Samsung is bringing a huge cover screen with the Galaxy Z Flip 5 smartphone this year, and we just got its preview. As rumored in the past, the upcoming Flip’s cover display looks a lot like the My Files app’s icon, similar to the “folder” icon.
This year, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 will bring a 3.4-inch large cover screen, which is the biggest upgrade in Flip’s history. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 come with a 1.9-inch cover display that can only be used to get simple tasks done without unfolding the device.
Well, the Galaxy Z Flip 5 is not going to be the first to feature such huge cover display this year. Oppo’s Find N2 Flip brings a vertically rectangular display, while the same you can see on Vivo’s Flip phone in horizontal placement. Meanwhile, Motorola will even defeat Samsung with Razr Plus’s 3.5-inch outer display.
“Confirmed!Galaxy Z Flip5 adopts a “folder” shaped external screen for 100% confirmation. Now adapting the software design,” @UniverseIce
My Files app icon
The cover display design of Flip 5 looks a lot like the app icon of Samsung’s My Files application. The logo is almost squarish, just a thin strip removed from the right corner to the center point. If we swap it downwards, it will look exactly like the Galaxy Z Flip 5’s possible cover screen.
Apart from the Galaxy Z Flip 5, Samsung will also unveil the Galaxy Z Fold 5 smartphone, which brings no significant change in the form factor. The Korean tech giant is making serious internal improvements, which will benefit users in everyday uses with thin and lighter body.
Meanwhile, tipster has recently revealed that the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 could introduce big changes in terms of form factor, read more here
Apple to reduce iPhone 15 ‘hotness’ w/ new iOS 17 update
Apple’s newly released iPhone 15 Pro models evolved controversial over the heating problems. Various users complain that their device gets warm even without heavy usage. Well, Apple has finally decided to acknowledge overheating issues with the iPhone 15 Pro.
The iPhone maker issued a statement via Forbes, as to how it plans to address the problems. Apple has finally acknowledged that the iPhone 15 Pro series is having overheating problems. The company will release a new iOS 17 update for the devices soon.
Apple said the following: “We have identified a few conditions which can cause iPhone to run warmer than expected. The device may feel warmer during the first few days after setting up or restoring the device because of increased background activity”.
Apple’s statement notes that recent updates to some third-party apps on iOS 17, like Instagram, Asphalt 9, and Uber, overload the A17 Pro chip’s CPU, causing the iPhone to get warmer than normal. The optimization work is underway along with implementing necessary fixes to completely address the problem.
Feature image – Ian Zelbo!
Samsung’s Galaxy S24 Ultra with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 will be the next king of gaming
Samsung is returning the Exynos chip, while the next Galaxy S Ultra will solely use the Snapdragon chipset. Equipped with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, the Galaxy S23 Ultra already surpasses the iPhone 15 Pro Max in graphics tests, the Galaxy S24 Ultra will be the next gaming king.
In a recent GPU compute test on Geekbench 6, Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 scored over 15,000 points, 60% higher than the GPU score (9,000 points) of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Since the Galaxy S24 Ultra will boast the 8 Gen 3’s “for Galaxy” variant, the GPU performance will likely be even better.
The time for Snapdragon has returned.
The GPU score for 8 Gen 3+ has been leaked.
8G3+ 15K. pic.twitter.com/PdR8S6RzWA
— Revegnus (@Tech_Reve) September 25, 2023
Previous reports revealed that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 brings one ARM Cortex-X4 CPU core, five ARM Cortex-A720 CPU cores, and two Cortex-A520 CPU cores. In particular, it packs the Adreno 750 GPU with hardware ray-tracing acceleration, offering 50% better graphics than its predecessor.
Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE with Exynos 2200 launching on October 4
Samsung is ready to return the Exynos chip with its next Fan Edition smartphone. The Galaxy S23 FE will come with Exynos 2200 processor and is set to officially debut on October 4. The aggressive pricing strategy of this device will help Samsung boost sales in key markets like India.
Earlier, tipster @stufflistings made an X post, revealing that the upcoming Galaxy S23 FE uses Exynos 2200 chip in India. In other markets like the United States, the device will get Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 AP, the same as the Galaxy S22 flagships.
Apart from the S23 FE, the South Korean tech giant will also unveil the Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Tab S9+ FE tablets alongside the Galaxy Buds FE on the same day. It’s worth mentioning that Google will also hold its made by Google event to introduce the Pixel 8 series.
[Exclusive] Here’s a real-life image of the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE.
Plus, here's the Geekbench score comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE (right) with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (left).
Furthermore, I can confirm that the Exynos 2200 variant of the Galaxy S23 FE will launch in… pic.twitter.com/5872oKbh6Q
— Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) September 30, 2023