Last month, it is reported that Samsung is working on a new Galaxy F phone that will be equipped with 5G network connectivity support. The device could be called the Galaxy F42 5G as it was spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance database with model number SM-E426B.
After WFA approval, the handset with the same model number has been completed the Bluetooth SIG certification, which confirms the upcoming Galaxy F42 5G features Bluetooth 5.0 tech. However, the Wi-Fi Alliance revealed that it supports Wi-Fi 5 for enhanced connectivity.
It is important to mention that the Galaxy F42 5G seems to be a rebadged version of the recently introduced Galaxy A22 5G smartphone. Meanwhile, the Bluetooth SIG certification shows the company is also working on two more rebranded variants called Galaxy Buddy (SM-A226L) and Galaxy Wide 5 (SM-E426S).
Other than this, the Bluetooth SIG listing didn’t suggest further specifications of design aspects of these upcoming Galaxy devices. Nevertheless, the Galaxy F42 5G is expected to feature a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate.
On the back, it could be equipped with a triple camera system, which consists of 48MP+5MP+2MP, plus an 8MP camera on the front. On the right side, it could have a fingerprint sensor on the power button for biometric authentication.
Under the hood, it will be powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor supported by 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage. Additional features combine 5G, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, a USB Type-C port, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, a 3.5mm headphone jack, 6000mAh battery with 15W charging, Android 11, and more.
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Google confirms Galaxy S23 FE coming in two SoC variants
Google Play Console database confirmed that Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE will be available in two SoC variants. The company is about to introduce a handful of new Fan Edition products including a smartphone, two tablets, and a pair of wireless earbuds.
In a recent development, Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE surfaced on the Google Play Console database, which not only confirmed that two SoC variants are coming but an image of the phone also got shared. The device will have Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chips, based on market/region.
In addition, the S23 Fan Edition will bring 8GB of RAM, well, at least one of its variants will. It’s easily possible this will be the only RAM variant, though. Android 13 is also confirmed, while One UI 5.1 will be included on top of it as well as eligibility of 4 OS plus 5 years of security updates.
Here’s when Samsung Galaxy Z Fold rival by OnePlus going official!
OnePlus will launch its first foldable smartphone – the OnePlus Open on October 19. A reliable source revealed the launch date, following OnePlus’ announcement about the “soon” arrival of its first foldable handset.
The upcoming OnePlus Open reportedly features a form factor of OPPO Find N2. After Google’s Pixel Fold, the OnePlus Open will compete with Samsung, which has dominated the international foldable market.
Notably, the Chinese phone maker kicked out China’s BOE in favor of Samsung Display. This decision led the vendor delay the unveiling of the foldable phone as major change in its OLED panel supply chain.
OnePlus today announced that #OnePlusOpen is launching “soon”
Now let me tell you what soon means: The very first foldable smartphone from @OnePlus is launching October 19th! 🗓️
I’m truly excited about this device!
— Max Jambor (@MaxJmb) September 20, 2023
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 on Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus gains sequential improvement
Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S24 Plus featuring the unreleased Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy processor visited Geekbench. Following its first appearance on the benchmark platform in late July, the Galaxy S24 Plus scored slightly better points in the fresh test.
According to the input, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy, powering the Galaxy S24 Plus, scored 2240 points and 6743 points in Geekbench 6’s single-core and multi-core tests. For reference, the device reached up to 2242/6730 and 2233/6661 as of July 2023.
The South Korean tech giant will also introduce the Exynos 2400-powered Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24 Plus. These variants will be available in certain markets including Europe, with the Galaxy S24 Ultra only equipped with the Snapdragon chipset.