MediaTek has officially launched the Dimensity 9000+ flagship 5G chipset for mobile devices. This new smartphone processor is built on TSMC’s 4nm process technology and Armv9 architecture, providing robust performance, on paper, with a flagship 5G experience.
According to MediaTek, the Dimensity 9000+ mobile chip has an octa-core CPU with 1 Arm Cortex-X2 super core with the main frequency of up to 3.2GHz, 3 Arm Cortex-A710 large cores, and 4 Arm Cortex-A510 energy efficiency cores as well as Arm Mali-G710 flagship ten-core GPU.
MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ supports LPDDR5X memory, built-in 8MB CPU L3 cache and 6MB system cache. Besides, it combines the company’s fifth-generation AI processor APU590 in order to provide energy-efficient AI computing power for thousands of applications.
MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ Key Features
MediaTek Imagiq 790 imaging technology:
Thanks to the flagship 18-bit HDR-ISP image processor, the Dimensity 9000+ can support up to 320MP cameras, and support the three cameras of smartphones to shoot 18-bit HDR video at the same time.
Moreover, the high-performance ISP has a processing speed of up to 9 billion pixels/second, supports AI noise reduction for 4K HDR video recording, and provides excellent noise reduction for low-light shooting.
Next gen 5G modem:
It comes with 5G modem, supports Sub-6GHz 5G full-band high-speed network, supports 3CC three-carrier aggregation (300MHz), the theoretical peak downlink rate can reach 7Gbps, and supports R16 super uplink.
Furthermore, the new chipset integrates multi-standard dual-SIM dual-pass technology to support multiple combinations of dual-SIM 5G and 4G. Combined with MediaTek 5G UltraSave 2.0 power saving technology, 5G communication power consumption can be greatly reduced.
MiraVision 790 mobile display technology:
Dimensity 9000+ supports WQHD+ resolution 144Hz refresh rate display and FHD+ resolution 180Hz refresh rate display, supports MediaTek Intelligent Display Sync 2.0 variable refresh rate technology, and has excellent energy efficiency. In addition, 4K60 HDR10+ video Wi-Fi wireless projection is also supported.
Wi-Fi 6E, Beidou III-B1C GNSS and Bluetooth 5.3:
Supports next-generation Wi-Fi, Bluetooth technology and GNSS standards, providing a seamless connection experience for smartphone users.
Smartphones powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 9000+ flagship 5G mobile platform are expected to be available in the third quarter of 2022.
Google Android 13 Beta 3.3: What’s new
Today, Google rolled out a new incremental update, Android 13 Beta 3.3 to eligible Pixel smartphone users that had joined the Developer Preview or Beta program. By version number, it seems just a minor patch update, while it contains fixes for a lot of issues in the software system.
According to Google, Android 13 Beta 3.3 fixes various issues related to Pixel launcher, system UI, WiFi network, signal strength, slow performance and cold starts for apps, a kernel panic in certain cases, slow UI rendering, unresponsiveness in apps, and poor battery performance.
This is the third minor patch update that arrived on top of the 3rd Beta build, which suggests, that Google wants not to expand the Beta program to any more major firmware (Beta 4). Well, we’ve also started hearing about Samsung’s Android 13 Beta activity which will bring the new One UI version 5.0.
You can check out the Android 13 Beta 3.3 update changelog below.
- Fixed an issue with the Pixel launcher where if the Always show keyboard option was enabled for the app drawer, then when the user closed the app drawer and opened an app folder on the Home screen, the keyboard was erroneously shown as well. (Issue #236584457)
- Fixed an issue where in some cases, such as gesturing to go back, the system UI crashed. (Issue #236558007)
- Fixed an issue where devices couldn’t connect to a WiFi network in some cases even when the network was available and the signal strength was good. (Issue #236617510)
- Fixed an issue where the BluetoothManagerService continued to try and bind to the TbsService even when bluetooth.profile.ccp.server.enabled was false, leading to slow performance and cold starts for apps.
- Fixed an issue where in some cases after a device was plugged in to charge (for example, overnight), the device would become unresponsive until it was rebooted.
- Fixed a kernel issue with lib/list_debug.c that caused a kernel panic in certain cases on some devices.
- Fixed an issue with the Connectivity Thermal Power Manager that caused slow UI rendering, unresponsiveness in apps, and poor battery performance in some cases.
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Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 launched: World’s first 240Hz 4K gaming monitor
Samsung has now officially launched the Odyssey Neo G8, in South Korea, which is the world’s first curved gaming monitor featuring 4K resolution support and high refresh rate of 240Hz. The Neo G8 (model name: G85NB) has a 32-inch size, 4K resolution (3,840 x 2,160), and a 1000R curvature curved design.
The company says Odyssey Neo G8 uses ‘Quantum Mini LED’, which is one quite slimmer than existing LEDs, as a light source, and uses ‘Quantum Matrix’, Samsung’s proprietary image quality control technology, and ‘Quantum HDR 2000’, which supports a maximum brightness of 2,000 nits.
Aside from this, the screen brightness is controlled in 4,096 steps (12 bits) to support a fixed contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1, which is the highest ever made, and more detailed and perfect black details are realized through a local dimming zone.
Moreover, Odyssey Neo G8 supports AMD FreeSync Premium Pro to reduce tearing when playing high-end games because of communication problems between PC and monitor. It has two HDMI 2.1 slots, DisplayPort 1.4 and CoreSync, which automatically recognizes the color of the screen and matches the rear lighting and color.
Also, Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 gaming monitor comes with a number of convenient gaming-related features, such as ‘Auto Source Switch+’, which automatically recognizes when the device is running and switches to the screen of the device for an immersive gaming experience.
Here’s what Samsung said –
“The world’s first 240Hz 4K gaming monitor Odyssey Neo G8, introduced this time, is an innovative product that provides a differentiated gaming experience with the core performance and features that customers expect,. We will lead the premium gaming monitor market by strengthening the Odyssey Neo lineup.”
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Samsung One UI Home 13.1.07.3 update enhances performance
Samsung One UI Home is a system launcher for Galaxy devices, which unlocks amazing new features. It is installed by default on any Samsung device that runs any version of One UI. At the moment, the company has started pushing a new update for One UI Home with version 13.1.07.3.
Samsung One UI Home 13.1.07.3 update
The latest update of the Samsung One UI Home comes with an installation package size of 14.18 MB. Users can install the update via their personal data as the update size is too small. This update compatibility is only for Galaxy devices running Android 12-based One UI 4.1/ One UI 4.0 or below.
According to the information, the most recent update brings general fixes for Galaxy devices. Aside from minor bug fixes, this package includes improvements to various optimization functions for a better user experience.
It is an initial rollout, so may take some time/days to reach all the eligible Galaxy devices. Still, you can get it now through our dedicated app file directory. Once downloaded, you will have to install it manually by allowing the system software to allow apps from third-party sources, however, we do not recommend this.
- Get Samsung One UI Home 13.1.07.3 Update – APKMirror
Previously, Samsung rolled out a new OTA update to the Samsung System Launcher 13.1.05.21 update, which improves the overall user experience alongside bringing fixes for some common issues,