It’s time to stay well informed of all that has happened in recent days in another edition of TC dutyOur weekly ‘newspaper’ where we break down the week’s best stories so you can stay on top of everything in one place.
In this week’s issue, we will talk about the launch of the new Mac Mini and MacBook Pro with chipsets from the M2 line here in Brazil and about the rumors regarding the new Moto G53 and G73.
Other significant highlights include leaks of basically everything about the Galaxy S23 line and Windows 12 on Microsoft’s launch radar and also the possible delay of the Xiaomi 13 Ultra presentation.
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The transition from Windows 11 to 12 is marked with AI
According to Panos Panay, Head of Product at Microsoft, the transition from Windows 11 to 12 will be marked by a new implementation. Artificial intelligence based technologies.
Banai points out that artificial intelligence is a resource that fundamentally changes all aspects of people’s lives, given that jobs are increasingly present in our daily lives.
So there is a possibility that Windows 12 will use artificial intelligence to create text, images, and lines of code and offer more automated functions. Obviously, the executive branch still lacks a predictability of when the operating system will be released.
The Sony document states that the PS6 will not be released until after 2027
An internal Sony document indicated that the Japanese giant is only planning to put it on The next generation of consoles on the market after 2027.
The leak was published this week and is part of Sony’s legal battle against Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard. In the material, the Japanese company claims that the Redmond company supported the release of Activision games on PlayStation only until 2027.
Sony complains that this will prevent them from accessing Call Of Duty at the next console launch.
While the exact year Sony plans to release the PS6 has been censored, a bit of discounting suggests that the PS6’s release date will be sometime after 2027.
This means that the PlayStation 5 will have a healthy lifespan of at least seven years. Given that the console launched seven years after the PS4, a 2027 release date for the PS6 would actually be reasonable.
The launch of the Xiaomi 13 Ultra may have been delayed
In a post published this week, the leaked digital chat station revealed that Xiaomi 13 Ultra should be left out of the list Devices that will become official at MWC 2023.
As for the leaker, Xiaomi wouldn’t want to block the global offer of the Xiaomi 13 line with a much more powerful device. Therefore, some company executives believe that it is wise to delay the announcement of the Ultra model until the end of March or the beginning of April.
In addition, China will be the first country to have access to the Xiaomi 13 Ultra. Thus, it is unlikely that it will be immediately available in the global market, despite previous promises from the brand’s CEO.
As usual, Xiaomi has not commented on the matter. However, let’s summarize here the main specifications of the device: it should be announced with a 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, 50MP main camera, and Android 13 with MIUI 14.
The Galaxy S23 line has leaked promotional materials ahead of the official presentation
Samsung ended up leaking promotional materials It will be used in France to advertise the Galaxy S23 line. As a result, we now have official photos of each model as well as its specifications.
The three smartphones are to be announced with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and AMOLED display. Additionally, Samsung confirms that the Galaxy S23 Ultra has a 200MP main camera.
On the other hand, the Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus should adopt a 50MP main sensor accompanied by a 12MP ultrawide lens and a telephoto lens with optical zoom.
All smartphones in the Galaxy S23 lineup are expected to feature Gorilla Glass Victus 2, an under-display fingerprint reader, Dolby Atmos-certified stereo sound, an IP68 rating, and wireless charging.
In addition, the battery of the devices can reach 5000 mAh and the operating system for all is Android 13, which runs under the One UI 5.1 interface.
Samsung confirms which phones will receive One UI 5.1
A shared leak this week ended with confirmation Smartphones that need to be updated to One UI 5.1. The article appears in the changelog for an update released for the Galaxy Watch 5.
The update note states that the Galaxy S20, S21, S22, and all foldable lines should get the update. Unfortunately, no Galaxy A mid-rangers have been listed, but of course that may change in the coming weeks.
Motorola Moto G53 and G73 have more specifications leaked
Indian sources revealed this week That the new Motorola Moto G53 should hit the market with Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 processor, 6.5 inch IPS LCD display with HD Plus resolution and 120Hz rate.
In addition, this model should have a 50MP main camera and a 5000mAh battery.
On the other hand, the Moto G73 will be a little more equipped. Sources claim that it should have a MediaTek Dimensity 930 chipset, a 6.5-inch 120Hz display, and a 5,000mAh battery with 30W charging.
The rear camera also tends to be 50MP, but Motorola has yet to say an official launch date for these devices in India or even here in Brazil.
Thus, we can only wait for the manufacturer’s next steps. Anyway, the company started in Selling the Moto E22 turbo version here in Brazil.
What sets it apart is the presence of 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Otherwise, the specification has not been modified.
Thus, the cheap still has a 6.5-inch HD plus 90Hz IPS LCD display, Helio G37 chipset, 16MP main camera, and 5,000mAh battery.
Apple releases MacBook Pro and Mac Mini with M2 line processors
Apple announced the new generation Mac Mini, as well as the MacBook Pro with chipsets from the M2 line. Starting with Mac Minithe device kept the design of the previous generation, but got versions with M2 and M2 Pro processors.
According to Apple, the device now offers much more processing power and can count on up to 24GB of RAM, in addition to 512GB of storage.
In addition, the mini-computer also gained more connectivity, with support for up to three screens in the variant with the M2 Pro chip. This model also has four Thunderbolt 4 ports and supports 8k displays.
Other extras include USB-A, HDMI, and P2 ports for headphones, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, and macOS Ventura installed. Prices are R$7,500 for the Mac Mini with M2 chip. The model with the M2 Pro costs R$15,800 here in Brazil.
Jump to the MacBook Pro, the notebook was announced with 14- and 16-inch screens and M2 Pro and M2 Max processors. The design is basically the same as the previous generation.
That is, we have the controversial notch on the screen, and the panels of both support a rate of 120Hz. Apple also comments that the new M2 Pro and M2 Max processors guarantee six times more performance and autonomy, now up to 22 hours.
Laptops are sold with unified memory up to 96 GB and SSD up to 8 TB. Let’s move on to prices, the 14-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Pro costs R$24,000.
The version with the M2 Max starts at R$37,000. On the other hand, the price of the 16-inch model with the M2 Pro is R$30,000 and goes up to R$41,000 in the variant with the M2 Max.
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