The Apple Vision Pro headset has already found its way into the hands of tens of thousands of customers in the US, with some starting to test it in a rather harsh mode. Like JerryRigEverything did, for example. In a recently published video, the blogger uses tools to determine Mohs hardness. Small scratches on the front panel of the Vision Pro appear already at the second level, while at the fourth they become much deeper. These indicators correspond to the usual hardness of plastic, so with a high degree of confidence we can assume that the top layer of the front panel of the headset is made of plastic.
Realme has officially unveiled its new mid-range smartphones realme 12 Pro and 12 Pro+. Externally, the devices are similar. Some characteristics are also the same. The main differences are in the chip model and camera sensors.
Integrated artificial intelligence Galaxy AI has become the main innovation of the entire line of new Galaxy S24 flagships. It is based on both Samsung's own developments and those created in collaboration with third-party companies, including the developer of the Android operating system, Google.
At CES 2024, Samsung unveiled an updated version of its round robot, Ballie. The main new feature is the built-in projector. The robot can project an image onto the floor, wall or ceiling. At the same time, he himself will calibrate the image depending on the situation.
Oppo Find X7 Ultra is based on a 4nm octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip with Adreno 750 graphics accelerator, combined with up to 16GB of LPDDR5X RAM and 512GB of UFS 4.0 flash storage.
Samsung has officially announced its winter Unpacked presentation, which will take place immediately after CES in Silicon Valley across the street from the headquarters of its largest competitors. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, January 17 at the SAP Center, home of the NHL's San Jose Sharks. According to the company, the upcoming Galaxy Unpacked will feature "the latest mobile devices in the Galaxy portfolio." In its teaser video, the company explicitly states that “Galaxy AI is coming,” so we can expect Samsung-developed artificial intelligence to appear in smartphones in some form or another.
Honor has introduced a new mid-budget smartphone in Saudi Arabia, Honor X8b. Honor X8b is equipped with a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution (2412 × 1080 pixels), 90 Hz refresh rate, 2000 cd/m2 peak brightness, and support for PWM backlight control at 3240 Hz. The screen supports 16.7 million shades of color and provides 100% coverage of the DCI-P3 color space. At the top of the screen there is an oval Magic Capsule cutout, which, like the iPhone's Dynamic Island, displays notifications and widgets. It also houses a front-facing 50-megapixel camera with flash.
Apple has planned to release several gadgets in the first half of 2024. Bloomberg reports this. According to columnist Mark Gurman, in the spring the company will introduce a new generation of the MacBook Air ultrabook, which will receive an M3 processor. The same chip was installed in the 14-inch MacBook Pro and the new iMacs, which were announced at the end of October.
ASUS, immediately after the announcement of Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, announced plans to announce a new ROG Phone 8 gaming phone with this chip at its core, but so far this device has not been presented and absolutely nothing is known about it. And today the Taiwanese unexpectedly showed a fragment of the device in a teaser.
After numerous leaks and rumors in recent weeks, OnePlus has officially launched its next flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 12. It succeeds the OnePlus 11, announced in January 2023. The initial release will be exclusive to China, with global availability of the phone expected in January 2024.