It’s time to stay well informed of everything that has happened and most importantly in the past few days in another edition of TC . dutyour 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 edition we commented on the arrival of the Galaxy M13 in Brazil, the launch of the Xiaomi 12S line and the new Xiaomi Band 7 Pro, rumors about the chipset and prices of the iPhone 14 line, the arrival of the “real” 5G in Brazil and the first benchmarks for models with Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1.
Did you miss any of this news? Then keep scrolling down to see what happened.
Galaxy M13 in Brazil and new rumors
The Samsung launched in Brazil Last Monday, the Galaxy M13, the latest entry-level cell phone focused on online sales. The device also has a main camera of 50 megapixels, a large screen of 90 Hz and a battery of 5000 mAh, and it arrives in our country with a single version with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.
The suggested price is R$1,800, and it is sold in green, copper and blue colors.
In addition to this 4G model, Samsung Should apply soon in India Galaxy M13 5G on July 14. In addition to supporting 5G mobile internet, the new device should bring visual and hardware changes, including a larger 6000mAh battery and MediaTek chipset.
last that It won’t take long to show up It is the Galaxy A23 5G version with updated network support for the model already sold in Brazil. The device has already been certified by the Indian body similar to Anatel, and has undergone tests on GeekBench that gave a better idea of its specs set.
It should bring more powerful hardware than the Galaxy A23 4G, including the Snapdragon 695 chipset as a key performance component. It is not yet known when the new A23 5G will be presented, but it shouldn’t be for long.
Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 breaks records in AnTuTu
And speaking of performance, in recent days, benchmark tests have been released for some models that have not yet been officially presented. What do they all have in common? It carries the new Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 and has crossed the 1,100,000 points range on the AnTuTu platform.
He was the first of these Moto X30 ProMotorola will be showing it in China later this month. Then we got a file OnePlus 10T, which still does not have specific expectations about when it will be released to the market, but it is supposed to be announced by September. Finally, it’s time for Nubia Red Magic 7S Prowhich outperformed the competitors and got its place at the top of the list.
The player model scored no less than 1,156,044 points on the platform, while the “normal” competitors with the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 were less than 1,155,000 points.
This shows that the performance-oriented look really works and is much more than just a way to make the device more attractive, as the Nubia cooling system seems to have been a great asset to making Qualcomm’s new chip even better.
Of the mentioned models, only Motorola should officially arrive in Brazil, and it is expected that it will be under the name Edge 30 Ultra.
Real 5G arrives in Brazil
After what seemed like an eternal wait, The 5G network “Real” has finally arrived in Brazil. At a major event held in Brasilia, Anatel officially announced the arrival in the country’s capital of the “pure” version of the new connection.
This is just a first step, but it will actually act as a means of putting pressure on other countries to push their implementation schedule, as well as a way to test with more people in a real use environment how well 5G is present in our country.
To help you know if your cell phone is compatible with the new generation of network, Anatel has updated files List of 5G certified mobile phonesIncluding over 60 models from the most diverse brands.
But not all is well. Satellite dish owners in Brasilia have already been warned that Equipment will stop working With the arrival of 5G, you’ll need to replace it with a digital antenna to pick up the open TV signal. This is because 5G was delivered precisely in the 3.5GHz C band used in analog satellite dishes, making it necessary to switch to equipment that picks up Ku-band waves.
Apple may limit new chips to iPhone Pro
It is not new that rumors suggest that Apple should not use its new A16 Bionic chip in all models of the iPhone 14 line, but it seems that the decision should not be limited to mobile phones launched in 2022, Also valid for the following years.
The information comes from famous analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who reported that Apple welcomes the restrictions on using the most powerful and latest chip only in the Pro variants of the iPhone. So even in 2023 we will have the iPhone 15 and 15 Max with the A16 Bionic, while the iPhone 15 Pro and 15 Pro Max will debut the A17.
He did not comment on whether the same would happen with future versions of the iPhone SE, which until then had always inherited the most powerful chipset available. In any case, the option would be a way for Apple to increase sales of more expensive variants, with an increase of about 60% compared to models with a previous processor.
With the change, Apple should also benefit and iPhone 14 line price hikeEspecially the Pro Max version. As he commented, the models will go up $100 each, and sell for $1,100 and $1,200, respectively.
Xiaomi Band 7 Pro released
Xiaomi officially introduced this week Band 7 ProThe most complete version of the recently announced Band 7. The model has a good rectangular screen of 1.64 inches with AMOLED technology and a brightness of 450 nits, which stands out for the presence of the Always On Display mode, in which information is displayed with less consumption while the bracelet is not in direct use.
It also gained an aluminum build and several color options for both the case and bracelets, and also introduced GPS, 5 ATM resistance certification, support for monitoring 117 physical activities, more than 180 viewing options, and even NFC for proximity payment.
Unfortunately, it is currently only available in China, but it is likely that a global version will be introduced soon.
Xiaomi 12S, 12S Pro and Ultra . released
And we close another version of Duty TC still talking about Xiaomi, but this time about Brand new cell phones The launch of its partnership with the famous Leica camera manufacturer.
The Xiaomi 12S and 12S Pro models are very similar to the Xiaomi 12 and 12 Pro models presented earlier this year, both in terms of visuals and technical specifications. The biggest news is the arrival of the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, plus now the use of a new 50MP Sony IMX 707 sensor in the main camera with special filters from Leica and other improvements.
But, the star of the day was the Xiaomi 12S Ultra, which arrived with a completely different look than the 2021 model, a massive 1-inch Sony sensor in the main camera, proprietary Surge P1 and G1 chipsets for charging and cameras, IP68 certification against water and dust damage and more.
Xiaomi released some Pictures taken with him, which shows that their cameras should really impress even the most demanding users. However, the downside is that No model from the 12S family should leave ChinaSo, anyone interested in the Xiaomi 12S Ultra may have to appeal to import.
Who should arrive soon with a global version is the Xiaomi 12 Lite, which replaces the 11 Lite 5G NE in the brand’s portfolio, offering an updated look and the same hardware already known, including Snapdragon 778G, 8GB of RAM and 6.55-inch AMOLED screen . , priced at about 500 euros.
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