Weekly Tech News #3: Apple, OnePlus, Xiaomi, S21 FE.
Weekly Tech News #3: Last week was all about launching the latest smartphones.
Apple 3Trillion Company:
Apple Becomes First American Company to Hit $3 Trillion Market Value. Apple’s huge success is due in large part to the iPhone, which revolutionized the smartphone industry and remains a cash cow for the company. From this hit, Tim Cook draws around $99 million from the company.
OnePlus 9RT is about to launch in by the 14th of Jan 2022. Talking about its specs: an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. It comes with 8GB of RAM and runs on Android 11, is powered by a 4500mAh battery that supports 65W fast charging. 120Hz of Refresh rate, AMOLED display that has Full HD+ 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution. 50MP primary main camera, a 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP monochrome lens.
OnePlus has officially announced its next series i.e OnePlus 10 series. Even this time OnePlus has made a partnership with Hasselblad (as same as in 9 series). Talking about its expected specs of OnePlus 10 pro: an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4nm), three variants – 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, and 12GB RAM + 256GB storage. 120Hz of Refresh rate, fluid AMOLED display, 5000mAh battery that supports, Android 12 based on Oxygen OS 12, dual stereo speakers with no headphone jack, 48MP+50MP+8MP rear camera. OnePlus 10pro will be coming in 2 different colors- Volcanic Black, Emerald Forest.
OnePlus has also announced the launch of the OnePlus Z2 buds (TWS) in India. It will be launched with the OnePlus 9RT on the 14th of Jan 2022. Features: active noise cancellation (ANC) of up to 40dB and carry 11mm, dynamic drivers. The earbuds are IP55-rated for water and dust resistance. OnePlus Buds Z2 also offers a Pro Gaming mode to deliver low latency for mobile gamers. Expected is Rs 4,999/- in the Indian market.
Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge:
Xiaomi has launched its latest hyper charging device i.e Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge. Let’s talk about its specs: it comes with a 6.67” FHD+ AMOLED display, 120Hz refresh rate, it is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 920 5G processor, Triple camera setup 108MP Primary Camera+ 8MP Ultrawide Camera+ 2MP Macro Camera and 16MP front camera. It comes in two variants 6GB/8GB RAM, 6GB/128GB, and 4500mAh battery with 120W charger. Fully charged in just 15 mins.
Price: 6GB + 128GB-> Rs 26,999/-
8GB + 128GB-> Rs 28,999/-
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE:
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G comes with the Snapdragon 888/Exynos 2100 SoC, up to 8GB RAM, up to 256GB storage, and Android 12-based One UI 4. The smartphone’s built around a 6.4″ Full HD+ 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED,12MP primary, 12MP ultrawide, and 8MP telephoto. 32MP selfie camera, 4,500mAh battery with 25W charger.
It will be coming in four different colors: Olive, Graphite, Lavender, White.