Ulefone recently released the Armor 12 5G rugged smartphone of its kind, which features an antibacterial body and a number of useful features.
The company has now released a video demonstrating how the Armor 12 5G is tested before it hits the market. Armor 12 5G goes through hundreds of thousands of test cycles. The USB port is tested 5,000 times, the screen is touched 100,000 times, the smartphone is squeezed 2,000 times, 5,000 times thrown from a low altitude, 300 times from a high altitude. A metal ball weighing 30, 60, 90 and 130 g is thrown onto the screen. The smartphone is immersed under water 1.5 m for 30 minutes, exposed to high and low temperatures.
Ulefone Armor 12 5G is based on the MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G SoC and supports 5G dual standby. The phone received 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash memory, as well as a 5180 mAh battery with support for 18 W wired and 15 W wireless charging. The large 6.52-inch HD + display has a waterdrop notch for a 16MP camera. The main camera is equipped with image sensors with a resolution of 48, 8, 2 and 2 megapixels.
There is a fingerprint scanner, NFC, GPS and Android 11 out of the box. Ulefone Armor 12 5G meets the requirements of the American military standard MIL-STD-810G, as well as IP69K protection degree. The Armor 12 5G is equipped with two loud 1216 speakers, which are symmetrically positioned at the top and bottom of the cabinet. In addition, Ulefone Armor 12 5G allows you to play FM radio without a headset connected.
Suppliers fear low demand for iPhone 14, but Apple is optimistic
With the upcoming iPhone 14 series, Apple is preparing a number of changes. It will no longer have a mini model, but there will be a Max version, two different processor and screen options are promised, as well as other differences. And because suppliers are afraid that this may scare away users, which will lead to low sales of new items.
According to sources in the supply chain, Apple partners are not sure about the demand for upcoming smartphones. In addition to fears associated with too revolutionary changes in the new series, suppliers are worried about possible global inflation. At the same time, Cupertino is confident that they will be able to sell the planned number of devices, they even asked to increase the supply of components by 5%. Apple plans to sell at least 95 million finished devices.
In addition, the pessimism of suppliers is fueling a possible increase in prices for smartphones, this applies to the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max. But the basic versions are likely to be available at the same price as the 13th line.
The iPhone 14 is expected to have a minimum storage capacity of 128GB and prices start at $800. The presentation of new devices is expected in September.
Xiaomi is preparing a super-cheap Redmi A1 smartphone, and it will be a global model
Xiaomi will launch a very affordable smartphone under the Redmi brand. The novelty will be called Redmi A1, and it has already appeared in the databases of various regulators and industry groups (IMEI, FCC, TUV Rheinland), as well as in the Geekbench 5 database. Thanks to this, there are already some technical details about the device.
Redmi A1 has part numbers 220733SL, 220733SG and 220733SPI – these nomenclature differences indicate that the device will be sold in different countries and regions. Based on Geekbench data, the Redmi A1 is powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 SoC with a quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, and runs Android 12. According to the FCC database, the Redmi A1 is 164.67mm long and 75mm wide. .56 mm.
There is speculation that Redmi A1 will be released under another Xiaomi brand – Poco. It’s just not yet clear when the official premiere of the novelty will take place.
Folding smartphone Xiaomi Mix Fold has fallen in price in China to the level of Xiaomi 12S Ultra
Xiaomi has launched the next generation of its foldable smartphone, the Xiaomi Mix Fold 2. Pre-orders have already begun to be accepted in China. Meanwhile, the first generation of Xiaomi Mix Fold has fallen in price to a record level.
Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 is priced starting at $1,335. The first generation is now available in China for $1,038 with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. For so much, the device is now offered on the JD.com site. At the same price, you can buy a flagship, but standard Xiaomi 12S Ultra smartphone in the maximum configuration.
Recall, Xiaomi Mix Fold debuted in the spring of 2021. Features include an 8.01-inch 2480 x 1860 pixel flexible AMOLED panel, a 6.52-inch 2520 x 840-pixel AMOLED external screen, a triple rear camera (108, 13 and 8 MP), Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 flash memory, NFC, Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, two rechargeable batteries with a total capacity of 5020 mAh with support for 67 W charging.
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