Samsung’s next foldable screen smartphone is expected to come with the futuristic invisible selfie camera technology. Recently, it is reported that the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 3 will feature a brighter display than the last year’s Galaxy Z Fold 2, while the S Pen integration increased its thickness.
Now, Samsung insider IceUniverse revealed some more information about the under-display camera functionality. The latest leak suggests that the Galaxy Z Fold 3’s under-panel selfie camera will have 40% higher light transmittance compared to the current UDC phones such as ZTE Axon 20 5G.
Higher light transmittance means the camera sensor can grasp more light in order to offer comparatively brighter images and videos with less noise. At the same time, the tipster has shared a screen image that shows the invisible camera might look like a mosaic pattern.
Previously, reports revealed that the Galaxy Z Fold 3 could come with a 16MP under-display camera sensor – IMXx71, supplied by Sony. Although the under-display camera technology is still under development as the invisible selfie camera is not able to present images as well as the traditional punch hole camera.
According to a recent report, Samsung began the mass production of the external elements of the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 3 and it could be introduced somewhere in August this year, featuring an invisible selfie camera, S Pen support, One UI 3.5 version, and much more.
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Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max: So Hot It’s On Fire! Literally.
Apple’s new iPhone 15 Pro is a hot topic, why not it should be, it’s so hot (even on fire!). Following the release, some iPhone 15 Pro Max users complained about the overheating issues. Their device gets warm, even with no longer use cases or gaming, rendering them in big trouble.
Initial purchasers of the iPhone 15 Pro Max complain that their phone gets too hot within minutes. The phone’s temperature reaches a level where the iOS stops charging (if connected) until it decreases. Some report that the titanium body appears horribly hot, which is disappointing.
A user managed to check the temperature of the iPhone 15 Pro Max, which registered over 100-degree Fahrenheit. The model is getting warm even without using it as well as sometimes minutes after connecting the USB C-Type charging cable.
Notably, Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro Max is equipped with A17 Pro chipset. This processor is manufactured by Taiwan’s TSMC on the cutting-edge 3nm process technology. Apple recommends users not charge their iPhone with Android’s USB C cable, while the overheating reports continue to emerge.
It was over 100° Farenheit but I wasn't actually using the phone at all pic.twitter.com/iq4bWRAwqE
— Ale𝕏 Gear & Tech (@AlexGTech1) September 25, 2023
Rumor Mill Buzzing: Samsung Galaxy S24 Series May Hit Shelves in January 2024
Samsung launched the Galaxy S23 series in February, while the Galaxy S24 series is reportedly coming earlier. Recently, Korean media reported that the parts production for Samsung’s Galaxy S24 smartphones could begin in mid-October.
According to a reliable source, Samsung may launch the Galaxy S24 series in January 2024. The tipster claims the devices may be unveiled around January 18, but it’s not confirmed. Notably, Korean media reports that the S24 series will go official a month earlier than this year.
The South Korean tech giant believes that the early debut of its next-gen Galaxy S flagships will help counter the success of the iPhone 15 series. Following the release, Apple is securing outstanding consumer response towards its iPhone 15 series internationally.
Next year’s Galaxy S flagship lineup will present three models – S24, S24 Plus and S24 Ultra. Samsung appears to be bringing back the in-house Exynos 2400 chipset, but the Ultra will solely use Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy, manufactured by TSMC.
S24 to launch on January 18? pic.twitter.com/J1fXbMo1oR
— Revegnus (@Tech_Reve) September 26, 2023
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.