Samsung is expected to introduce the Galaxy S23 series on February 1st, while important information just emerged suggesting that all models may be equipped with overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset.
The Galaxy S23 lineup will have three different models namely Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra. Geekbench listing of all three handsets has been revealed, confirming the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for all.
In a recent development, the international variant of the Galaxy S23 standard model spotted running Snapdragon 8 Gen 2’s overclocked variant on Geekbench. It would be interesting to see how it can control issues like overheating.
The Galaxy S23 Ultra and Galaxy S23 Plus will have bigger bodies with additional cooling techniques. At the same time, the Galaxy S23 doesn’t have any kind of cooling function, and the small body could cause overheating issues.
Samsung may still use the overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 in the base Galaxy S23 with throttling to maintain heating. Processor is the most important part of any smart device, hence, the company is not compromising now.
A74 sent to Eden after S22 FE and Note
To focus on its premium smartphone lineup, Samsung is canceling unnecessary models with the Galaxy A74 being the latest entry. There are no clues about the Galaxy A74 arrival, and the same goes for the anticipated S22 FE.
Last year, the Korean tech officially confirmed that the Galaxy Note lineup has been discontinued. Later, it brought the S Pen support to the Galaxy S21 Ultra and the Galaxy Z Fold 3 as external accessory.
This year, the Galaxy S22 Ultra introduced a hybrid design with all the hardware/software capabilities of Galaxy S line + iconic S Pen and boxy design of the Galaxy Note line. The Galaxy S23 Ultra also features dedicated S Pen silo.
Samsung Galaxy A55 to boast 32-megapixel selfie camera
Details about Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy A5x smartphone continue to appear. In a new report, it has been revealed that Samsung considering bringing a 32-megapixel selfie camera to the Galaxy A55 5G, scheduled for launch in 2024.
Starting with the Galaxy A51, Samsung utilized a 32-megapixel front camera in the Galaxy A52, Galaxy A53, and Galaxy A54. If the report is correct, it’s going to be the company’s fifth handset, bringing the same resolution front camera sensor.
Besides 50-megapixel primary and 32-megapixel selfie cameras, the Galaxy A55 5G will be equipped with a 12-megapixel ultrawide sensor, the same as its predecessor. Besides, details about the phone’s macro (third rear) camera sensor remain unknown, leaving hope for improvement.
iPhone 15 Faces Critical Issue with BMW Wireless Charging!
Apple has yet to muffle the iPhone 15’s overheating complaints, another problem pops up on the web. This time, the problem is related to the failure of NFC, causing to users have a BMW car.
According to reports on the internet, some BMW owners have complained that their iPhone 15’s NFC chip no longer works after charging with their vehicle’s wireless charging pad.
Consumers report that their iPhone 15 enters the data recovery mode with a white screen, and the NFC chip is no longer functional. Notably, the NFC chip powers features like Apple Pay and digital car keys.
Due to the NFC failure, some consumers got a replacement unit from Apple, but the replacement iPhone is then vulnerable to the same issue. Affected users receive a “Could Not Set Up Apple Pay” error message in the Wallet app.
OnePlus Strikes Back: New Foldable Hinge and Gapless Design Take on Samsung!
OnePlus is expected to introduce its first foldable smartphone in the market this month. Ahead of official unveiling, OnePlus Chief Pete Lau sat down with a well-known YouTuber to discuss their first foldable phone and show off the new foldable hinge and gapless design of an early model.
This year’s foldable phone by Samsung brings new Flex Hinge technology, which results gapless foldable. Since the Chinese phone maker confirmed to introduce OnePlus Open in the global market, the Korean tech giant may face some heat of competition, which is radically rising.
Through an exclusive interview with Unbox Therapy, OnePlus gives an official look at an early build of its upcoming foldable, showcasing the revamped hinge build and “gapless” design. Pete notes that OnePlus retains over 600 patents surrounding elements of the hinge alone.
OnePlus Open foldable phone will come with a gapless design, similar to the Oppo Find N2. Notable, the company’s forthcoming foldable brings 31 fewer components in comparison.
In the video, Pete has Lew close the Open with a piece of paper tucked inside. It looks more like a case of strong magnets laid across the outer edges of the inner display to an outside viewer.
When it’s coming?
OnePlus is expected to launch its first foldable smartphone on October 19. Tomorrow, Samsung and Google will have their epic events, with the former set to unveil a set of Fan Edition products and the latter will unveil the Pixel 8 flagship and Pixel Watch 2nd generation.