It’s time to see everything that happened in the world of technology in another edition of TC . duty🇧🇷 If you’ve missed any news, don’t have time to read or would like a ‘summary’ of the week, just scroll down the page to be well informed.
In service this week, we have an invoice making USB-C the global standard in Brazil, more details about the Galaxy S23 Ultra and Samsung updating a series of devices with Android 13 and One UI 5.0.
In addition, rumors point to the arrival of PlayStation Slim in 2023, and a Chinese YouTuber decided to create his own version of the foldable iPhone.
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Bill wants to define USB-C as a standard charger in Brazil
One Submit the bill this week He wants to follow the EU and force USB-C to be used as the standard charging connector for smartphones in Brazil.
Written by Senator Carlos Favaro of Mato Grosso, the text states that Anatel only authorizes the sale of USB-C smartphones on national territory.
With this said, even the cheapest smartphones will have to stop using the MicroUSB port, while Apple will also have to ditch Lightning here.
The senator’s justification is basically the same as in the European Union: using different conductors increases the amount of e-waste generated in the country and the change can eliminate about a ton of rubble per year.
If parliamentarians approve the bill, companies selling phones in Brazil will have 180 days to adapt to the new legislation.
It is worth noting that Anatel itself was already considering the use of USB-C as a standard connector. Therefore, change can happen faster here in Brazil.
Galaxy S23 Ultra: 200MP camera shown in screenshot
The recently released rumor brought a screenshot showing that the Galaxy S23 Ultra should be Released with a 200MP main camera🇧🇷
This is evidenced by noting that there is a mode dedicated to Full Resolution, while the smartphone will also be able to compress pixels to deliver a 50MP image by default.
Sources also state that the S23 Ultra can use the new ISOCELL HPX sensor, and it should also have a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, a 120Hz AMOLED display, and a slightly larger battery.
Continuing in the world of Samsung, the Korean manufacturer has benefited from the week For One UI 5.0 with Android 13 for different devices.
Recipients are the Galaxy S21 line, the Galaxy S20 family, and even the Galaxy A53. At the moment, the update is distributed in Europe, but will soon be available in Brazil.
Playstation 5 Slim may be released in 2023
For some time now, rumors have been that Sony is preparing for it PlayStation 5 new version released🇧🇷 According to sources at The Leak, we’re talking about the new PlayStation 5 Slim.
This new “slim” version of the PlayStation 5 uses a console slimming treatment. It also uses less voltage so you won’t have any heating issues. Of course, this also means that it will become less complex as the size of its components will be reduced.
Additional information from sources also indicates that Sony is also working on no need for a stand when the console is lying down. This change may indicate that existing console tabs can be modified or removed.
Overall, the company’s focus is on reducing the size and weight of the PS5 to reduce shipping and production costs. Finally, the launch forecast for the third quarter of 2023. That is, there is still a lot of time to come.
MediaTek announces Dimensity 9200
Media Tech Announced the new model Dimensity 9200 this week🇧🇷 The chipset promises to bring incredible power efficiency and raw performance, as well as key features like Wi-Fi 7 and Ray Tracing for Android smartphones.
In specs, the Dimensity 9200 uses TSMC’s second generation 4nm lithography and offers 25% lower power consumption than its predecessor, as well as 10% to 12% better performance.
The SoC has eight cores with a maximum clock of 3.05GHz, supports 5G in millimeter waves, and brings Bluetooth 5.3 and IPS dedicated to using AI in photos.
At the moment, we still do not have the performance of this chipset in the real world, but the first smartphones with Dimensity 9200 will be on the market before the end of the year.
Realme C33 and C30s announced in Brazil and realme 10 abroad
The new Realme C33 and C30s Officially launched in Brazil🇧🇷 The devices arrived in the country this week and are focused on cost-effectiveness.
Starting with the C30s, it has a 6.5-inch IPS LCD with HD+ resolution, Unisoc platform, a single 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 5,000mAh battery. The limited promotional price is R$599, but it will retail for R$999.
The C33 has a 6.6-inch IPS LCD screen with HD + resolution, a Unisoc T612 processor, a 50 MP main rear camera, a 5000 mAh battery, and Android 12. The price is R$ 1,599.
On the other hand, the realme 10 Finally released outside Beautiful design and 6.5 inch AMOLED screen with 90Hz rate. It uses MediaTek Helio G99 platform, 50MP main camera, 5000mAh battery with 33W charging and Android 12. Price in Indonesia is R$922 in direct conversion.
Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro images have been leaked to confirm the design
Overall, the new unit should have three Leica-certified sensors and an LED flash, with a sensitive line on both to divide the cameras.
Another important feature is that the standard Xiaomi 13 should have flat sides and this gives the device the look of an iPhone. Finally, the sources reaffirm the specifications of the flagship.
Both should have an E6 AMOLED display with up to 120Hz rate, a 50MP main rear camera with a 1-inch sensor, a 5,000mAh battery with up to 120W charging and native Android 13.
The mystery is when Xiaomi will present the new top of the line, but everything indicates that this should change soon.
Foldable iPhone: Chinese YouTuber creates a prototype before Apple
A Chinese YouTuber got tired of waiting and decided to take on the task of creating The first foldable iPhone prototype🇧🇷 That is, he decided to anticipate the lengthy development process of Apple.
According to the owner of the “Tech Aesthetics” channel, the main goal is to use as many original parts from the iPhone itself as possible. Therefore, even the screen of the device was preserved, and went through a process to become as flexible as possible.
In search of a hinge for an iPhone, a YouTube user considered using the hinge on the Galaxy Z Flip, but discovered that it had the potential to damage the device’s screen.
Therefore, the solution that was found was the use of the Motorola Razr mechanism, as it is more “smooth” and prevents the appearance of wrinkles.
After this process, the entire internal structure of the iPhone was adapted and modified so that everything worked correctly. In addition, the original MagSafe components, amplifier and battery have also been removed.
iPhone works normally with iOS, but the interface is not user-friendly enough, which led to the installation of custom software. The end result is the iPhone Frankenstein, but it will get improvements over time.
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