Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy A32 as its most affordable 5G smartphone to date. Moving forward, the company is going to introduce two new devices under its Galaxy A lineup and one of them will have both 4G and 5G variants. Furthermore, new info reveals that Samsung is working on another 5G smartphone.
According to the latest information, the South Korean tech giant is working on a new M series handset that will become the first in this lineup having 5G connectivity support. However, an unreleased Samsung device having model number SM-M426B recently approved by the Wi-Fi Alliance certification. And, as per the naming strategy, it will be called the Galaxy M42 5G.
Along with this, the Bluetooth certification suggests that the upcoming Galaxy M42 5G will be a rebadged version of the previously launched Galaxy A42 5G. It is worth mentioning that the Korean phone maker has recently announced that it will be launching the Galaxy A42 5G in its home country on March 12, 2021. So, we can expect that Samsung will expand the availability of this handset in other markets too as a renamed M series smartphone.
As we know, the Galaxy A42 5G sports a 6.6″ Infinity-U display to deliver users a more immersive gaming and video streaming experience. On the back, it has a quad-camera setup consisting of a 48-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 5-megapixel depth lens, and a 5-megapixel macro sensor. For selfies, it features a 20-megapixel camera on the front.
Under the hood, it equips Snapdragon 750G/MediaTek Helio P65 octa-core processor as it already unveiled in some markets. However, the company has not yet confirmed the chipset of the Korean variant. Moreover, the storage options of the Galaxy A42 still unconfirmed, we’ve to wait for its official launch.
Apart from this, Samsung confirmed the Galaxy A42 5G equipped with a 5,000mAh large-capacity battery and can be recharged with a 15W fast charger. It will be available in three unique color options including Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, and Prism Dot Gray.
Samsung Gears Up for Early Release of Galaxy S24 Series to Challenge Apple’s iPhone 15
According to Korean media, Samsung’s Galaxy S24 series will be released early next year. The company will be starting to produce parts in the middle of next month, with the official launch taking place in January.
The report suggests that the early launch of the Galaxy S24 series is in response to Apple’s iPhone 15 series, which continues to see strong demand despite market concerns internationally.
Galaxy S23 Ultra GPU is better than iPhone 15 Pro Max
Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro series is the first to debut 3nm smartphone chipset. Meanwhile, Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra, equipped with a 4nm-based Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy chip has a better GPU compared to Apple’s new iPhone 15 Pro Max.
Galaxy S23 Ultra performs much better than iPhone 15 Pro Max in the 3DMark Wildlife Extreme test. The former starts at 3,886 points in the first run and drops to 2,794 points in the 20th run. Meanwhile, iPhone 15 Pro Max starts at 3,608 points in the first run and drops to 2,843 points in just the 2nd run.
The image shows that the iPhone 15 Pro Max’s GPU performance dropped by 22% after just one run of the test. On the flip side, the Galaxy S23 Ultra’s GPU performance dropped by 28% after 20 runs of the graphics test. This gradual decline ensures users won’t notice a sudden drop in performance during gaming.
Samsung will release the Galaxy S24 series next year, which will use Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy processor. It’s reported that select countries will get Exynos 2400 in their S24 and S24 Plus, while the S24 Ultra will solely use Snapdragon processor.
Be Gentle: Apple’s Titanium iPhone 15 Pro Max cracks within 5 seconds
Famous YouTuber, JerryRigEverything, posted his new durability test video on Apple’s latest iPhone. Despite titanium build and durability claims by Apple, the iPhone 15 Pro Max back glass immediately cracked in less than 5 seconds with minimal pressure applied.
The iPhone 6 Plus was the last Apple iPhone, which failed the durability test. The latest durability test video raises concerns that something is wrong with Apple’s latest iPhone 15 Pro Max as its back glass cracked within 5 seconds, even with the least force applied.
This year, Apple used the Aerospace-grade Titanium for the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. Meanwhile, JerryRigEverything’s iPhone 15 Pro Max durability test video reveals that it’s not as durable as the marketing would lead buyers to believe.
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max teardown by JerryRigEverything (Video)
The crack happened immediately at the back of the device whereby the back glass is shown to be completely cracked with glass coming out. However, the device passes the scratch test, with the Ceramic Shield glass starts scratching at Level 6 with deeper grooves on Level 7 on the Mohs scale of durability.