The foldable smartphone market is still in its early stage and it has a long way to go. Undoubtedly, Samsung is the leader in this segment with its Galaxy Fold devices. Recently, Samsung launched Galaxy Z Fold 4 smartphones with lots of advanced technologies. Meanwhile, to give it a competition, Vivo unveiled X Fold+.
Vivo X Fold+ specs:
Vivo X Fold+ comes with some minor upgrades over its predecessor. It flaunts an 8-inch 2K+ foldable screen with a 120Hz LTPO Samsung E5 AMOLED panel, UTG glass, and a 6.53-inch FHD+ 21:9 E5 AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate.
It is powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor that is paired with 12GB RAM and up to 512GB internal storage. It comes with a 4730mAh battery with support for 80W wired charging, 50W wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging.
On the camera side, the device equips a 50MP primary camera with a Samsung GN1 sensor, a 48MP ultra-wide camera, a 12MP portrait camera, and an 8MP periscope camera with OIS, 5x optical zoom, 60x super zoom, and Laser autofocus. Whereas, on the front, there is a 16MP selfie shooter.
Furthermore, the new Vivo X Fold+ comes pre-installed with OriginOS Ocean based on Android 12 OS. Meanwhile, Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 runs Android 12L-based One UI 4.1.1 OS, which is specially customized for larger screen devices.
Other than these, the new Vivo foldable smartphone has stereo speakers, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, USB 3.2 Type-C port, and an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner both for the inside and outside screen.
Made in India Chromebooks: Google signs new partnership with HP
Google and HP have announced a partnership to manufacture Chromebooks in India, making them the first Chromebooks to be made in the country. The partnership aims to improve the digital education scenario in India by providing affordable and secure computing devices to students and educators.
According to the information, the Chromebooks will be produced at the Flex Facility near Chennai, where HP has been making various laptops and desktops since August 2020. The production of HP Chromebooks starts on October 2, 2023.
Chromebooks are the leading devices in K-12 education globally, with over 50 million students and teachers using them. Chromebooks have built-in accessibility and security features that make them ideal for online learning.
Today, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai confirmed the partnership through a tweet on X (Twitter). He mentioned, “We are partnering with HP to manufacture Chromebooks in India – These are the first Chromebooks to be made in India and will make it easier for Indian students to have access to affordable and secure computing.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 Plus with Snapdragon chip spotted on Google Play Console
Google Play Console listing doesn’t reveal much about its specs, while its existence is almost confirmed. The Galaxy Tab A9 Plus will feature a 1200 x 1920 pixels resolution display, while the size remains unknown at the moment.
Past reports revealed that this tablet will be equipped with Snapdragon 695 processor, coupled with 4GB RAM. However, the Tab A9 is said to sport MediaTek’s Helio G99 chipset and a 1340 x 800 pixels resolution display.
Samsung enhances Smart View feature through new update
Now, the company is enhancing the Samsung Smart View feature through a new update. It fixes some issues that users spotted in previous versions to improve the performance and stability of the app.
The installtion package size of this update is 5.73MB, available on the Galaxy Store. If you use the Smart View function of a Samsung smartphone, then you should install the latest update of it.
You can get the Samsung Smart View 22.214.171.124 update through Galaxy Store >> Menu option >> Updates. Also, you can download it through the link mentioned here.