It’s time to get to know everything that happened in the past few days in another edition of TC . duty, our weekly “newspaper” where we separate the week’s best news so you can stay on top of everything in one place.
In this week’s release we’re talking about Infinix’s arrival in Brazil in partnership with Positivo, the start of Realme sales in Havana stores, rumors of the Moto G200, the iPhone SE Plus due to arrive in 2022, new chips from Qualcomm, and the launch. From the Xperia Pro-I and the Redmi Note 11 line.
Did you miss any of this news? Then keep scrolling down the page to see what happened.
Infinix arrives in Brazil and Realme in physical stores
Positivo surprised the market this week by announcing a major partnership with Transsion Holdings, which, although not very well known in Brazil, is one of the fastest growing companies in the smartphone market, being responsible for the Infinix brand.
It is precisely her Positive for the Brazilian marketWith the Infinix Note 10 Pro being the first version to arrive here, with a 64MP camera, huge 90Hz screen, stereo sound, and Mediatek gaming chipsets with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage for R$1.7k.
The mobile phone is the first Infinix phone to arrive in Brazil, and Positivo promises a complete portfolio for 2022, with new ads appearing early in January.
Another brand that has moved to the Brazilian market is Realme, which after almost one year has decided to focus on online sales. Now it’s also betting on increasing its presence in physical retail, has partnered with Havan to sell its catalog in more than 160 retail stores across the country.
According to Realme, this is a strategic step in expanding its sales channels, which is very important in a market like Brazil where there is still a strong presence of sales in physical points.
Details first leaked on the Moto G200
At the beginning of the year, Motorola reworked its Moto G line, bringing from very basic models to other models that bump into the best in class. And it obviously won’t be long before the Moto G100 successor is presented, because First more concrete details about the Moto G200 It has already begun to appear.
As revealed, Motorola’s new cell phone will arrive in November with a Snapdragon 888 chipset and a 144Hz display, as well as a 108MP main camera, 13MP ultrawide with macro autofocus and a 16MP front sensor.
No details have been given about what the device will look like or its price, but Brazil is likely to be one of the first markets where it will be sold, so we should start seeing more rumors about it in the coming days.
iPhone SE Plus could arrive in 2022 with 5G
Or iPhone SE Plus hair seen Really going to launch in 2022Apple is striving to be Apple’s cheapest option with 5G to compete in the $400 market.
Despite its name, it will not have a larger screen than the iPhone SE released in 2020, being essentially the same body as the iPhone 8 with updated hardware to support 5G networks, and possibly using the same A15 Bionic chip that was released with the iPhone 13 line..
With that said, those who are really waiting for the new iPhone SE may have to wait until 2024, when the so-called iPhone SE 3 will arrive with a new look, bigger screen and more powerful hardware, possibly based on the iPhone XR or the body. iPhone 11.
Qualcomm renews its line of chips
Who already gave the news before the end of the year Went to Qualcomm, which has expanded its catalog of processors from the Snapdragon 400, 600 and 700 lines. The most powerful of them is the Snapdragon 778G Plus, which is nothing more than a slightly more powerful version of the 778G that was introduced earlier this year and offers performance that is closer to top-tier solutions.
The Snapdragon 695 5G and 680 4G intermediaries have different audiences, with the first being a long-awaited update to a line that has been somewhat marginalized in recent years and the second a solid solution for those who are still not too interested in introducing 4G on their products.
Finally, the Snapdragon 480 Plus 5G is also a secret update on another model already released, which seeks to further improve the performance of entry-level phones and even make 5G more popular.
Companies such as Motorola, Xiaomi, HMD Global and Honor have already confirmed that they are working on bringing new chipsets into their products, and the first launches with them are expected between the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022.
Xperia Pro-I comes with a professional camera sensor
The other release of this week was from Sony, which unfortunately left Brazil a while ago, and therefore the device should not be brought to our country officially. The Xperia Pro-I is a new phone in the brand’s portfolio, and it’s not enough to replace the Xperia Pro launched last year or the Xperia 1 III that was launched earlier this year.
Focusing entirely on professional photographers and videographers, the device is equipped with a massive 1-inch sensor inherited from the RX100 VII, which, although adapted for smartphone use, still stands out from its competitors.
The camera follows the ZEISS signature of lenses, as well as several applications dedicated to capturing and editing content, with the Sony Xperia Pro-I seeing it as a camera embedded within the body of a smartphone.
In addition to the main sensor, the device brings one for portraits with two times optical zoom and one ultra-fast, as well as a ToF sensor to help calculate depth in portrait mode.
The rear design is more impressive than the Xperia 1 III, with central cameras and highlights of the massive main sensor. The front is very similar to what has already been seen on the model since the beginning of the year, with small bezels above and below the screen.
NS Xperia Pro-I goes on sale on Thursday In selected markets, the suggested price is 1.8 thousand Brazilian riyals.
Redmi Note 11 line announced
In line with the new policy to update brokers every 6 months, Xiaomi introduced the new Redmi Note 11It seeks to stay in the spotlight while striving to regain the third position in the smartphone market.
The models do not bring much news regarding the Redmi Note 10, as Xiaomi views it as the successors to the Redmi Note 9 line that was introduced last year. The highlights, however, are many of the points already seen on previous models, such as a 108MP camera, an OLED display of up to 120Hz, and powerful hardware that supports 5G networks.
The big news is the support for recharging up to 120W (limited to Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus), because in the previous generation only the Chinese Redmi Note 10 Pro broke 33W, and the support reached 67W.
The models bring a look just like the Chinese version of the Redmi Note 10 Pro, while showing an identity that the brand should use at least until the arrival of the Xiaomi 12 line.
At the moment, the Redmi Note 11 line has only been introduced in China, but its global launch is expected soon.
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