In this article, Mobile57 is reporting all the latest happenings about Smartphones, Tablets, Wearables, and mobile technology News of Tuesday, 14th September 2021, in the tech industry.
Latest Launch News:
The much-awaited iPhone 13 series has finally debuted. The iPhone 13 lineup looks identical to iPhone 12 family, with a smaller notch on display, and a camera matrix on the back. The only difference is iPhone 13 series is 0.26mm thicker than iPhone 12 series. There is a new Matte Black color edition. Apple includes strong magnets for MagSafe charging. iPhone 13 series have a metal body. The affordable iPhone 13 Mini getting an Aluminum frame, whereas the standard, iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max are crafted with a Stainless Steel body. All of them are IP68 rated, assuring up to 6-meters water submission.
Apple carried out 120Hz displays on two of the four models, Pro and Pro Max. Those Pro models come equipped with LTPO OLEDs. Apple used Y-Octa display technology, which is thinner and more affordable. Talking about size, iPhone 13 Mini shrinks to 5.4-inches. The iPhone 13 and 13 Pro are 6.1inches tall. Meanwhile, the iPhone 13 Pro Max measures 6.7inches diagonally. An entirely new operating system iOS 15 is operating iPhone 13 series.
iPhone 13 family has the same camera setup as the iPhone 12 lineup had last year, Dual Cameras for Standard and Mini, and Quad Cameras for Pro and Max. However, the sensor-shift stabilization feature extends to ultrawide and other lenses this year. Apple is offering Astro-photography mode on iPhone 13 lineups. This feature was first introduced by Google Pixel 4. Also, Portrait Video mode is available for next-gen iPhones. Like last year, a LiDAR sensor is coming with iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max, while the standard and Mini edition lack it, unfortunately. The rest of camera features include Cinema mode, ProRes codec like RAW, and video editing tools.
An all-new Apple A15 chipset, working on a 5nm+ processor, is more efficient than any other. Even it surpasses the newer Qualcomm chip. iPhone 13 series get Qualcomm X55 modem to allow 5G connectivity and WiFi 6E that increases bandwidth over 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands.
iPhone 13 series arrived in a similar amount of RAM and Storage configuration as iPhone 12 series – a 4GB RAM for 13 and 13 Mini, while a 6GB RAM for 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max. The former two come with a 64GB base variant, and the latter two bring 128GB storage for starting variant. The maximum storage is 1TB for the first time for iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max.
Each and every version get a 10% boosted battery. The vanilla iPhone 13 and 13 Pro carry a 3095mAh powerhouse. The 13 Mini gets a 2406mAh power cell. The most exclusive iPhone 13 Pro Max tops up with a 4325mAh battery. They all support 25W Fast Charge.
Samsung has silently added an official page for Galaxy M22 on its Germany website. All specifications are official but no pricing details. It is likely to ship to other countries soon. Samsung M22 offers a 6.4in AMOLED display, 90Hz refresh rate, and 48MP photography lens. The power derives through the Helio G80 chipset. Enjoy long gameplay, thanks to 4GB RAM and 5000mAh battery. You can top up fast with a 25W charge. Android 11 OS is running out of the box. Some rumors whispered a price of €240 for Samsung Galaxy M22.
We have been hearing rumors of the Zero X series so far. But this time is for an official announcement. Infinix has introduced Zero X, Zero X Pro, and Zero X Neo. All of them have the same Helio G95 chipset, 8GB RAM, and periscope camera that supports Galileo Algorithm Engine.
The most affordable smartphone is Infinix Zero X Neo among its siblings. The key specs include a 6.78inch IPS LCD display, 90Hz refresh rate, 48MP back camera, 5000mAh battery, 18W Fast Charge, and a side-mounted Fingerprint.
Coming to the next, the standard Infinix Zero X brings a 6.67-inch AMOLED display, 120Hz refresh rate, 64MP camera setup, 4500mAh battery, 45W Fast Charge, and under-screen Fingerprint technology.
The Infinix Zero X Pro is the most exclusive version. The display, OS, battery, and the rest are identical to the standard phone except for optics. There is a 108MP triple camera system, enabling OIS and 4k video recording.
Early this month, Kodak and Oppo announced their partnership. And now they have come up with their first co-developed product, the Find X3 Pro Photographer Edition. Nothing is changed specs-wise, but only design. It has a coloring scheme of Kodak 35 camera. The handset back is crafted with silver and black leather. It will go on sale for a limited time. You would be able to buy Find X3 Pro Kodak Editon on the official Oppo website.
Upcoming Phone News:
Xiaomi has scheduled September 15 event. Rumors are pointing toward Xiaomi 11T Lite NE for India, while Xiaomi 11T and 11T Pro for the global market. The Lite version would be a cheaper model, whereas the latter two will be expensive. The standard 11T is likely to have Dimensity 1200 processor. Meanwhile, the 11T Pro is said to have Snapdragon 888 chipset.
Meizu has confirmed that it will be launching Meizu 18s, Meizu 18s Pro, and Meizu 18x smartphones on September 22. The launch event will take place in China and the live streams will be played across official social media accounts. The brand will also introduce many other products.
This is a unique color option. Realme GT Neo2 is arriving on September 22 and the brand has already scheduled an announcement. Ahead of the unveiling, Realme GT Neo2 Black Mint edition went viral on the internet. The leaked model has an AG Glass Back and a Satin finish. Last week, GT Neo2 was spotted on TENAA. The regulatory revealed a 120Hz display, 64MP camera, and snapdragon 772 processor.
OnePlus 9 RT, which is codenamed Martini, is likely to debut on October 15. The given launch has suggested by a famous leakster, OnLeaks. The handset has already appeared in leaks and rumors. The OnePlus 9 RT is said to carry an AMOLED 120Hz display, Snapdragon 870 chip, 4500mAh battery, and 65W Fast Charging.
With a model number V2148A, iQOO Z5 Pro gets listed in the database of Google Play Console. The phone will follow a punch-hole selfie camera style and curved display. Qualcomm SD 778G will empower it. The listing disclosed 8GB RAM, Full HD Display, and Android 11 OS.
It was earlier available for only Pixel smartphones. Thanks to Samsung, Galaxy S21 and its siblings Galaxy S21+ and S21 Ultra are receiving Android 12 beta updates. The roll-out brings OneUI 4 version. The update is hitting South Korea, the US, UK, China, Germany, and Poland. For those not enrolled yet, registrations are open. The update comes before nearly three weeks of stable Android 12 OS update.