This week was a big one. Four major events unfolded and brought a variety of devices. Apple kicked things off with the unveiling of its new M1 Pro and M1 Max processors, which power the new MacBook Pro 14 and 16. The M1 Pro has an 8-core CPU, while the M1 Max can offer a 32-core GPU.
The new MacBook Pro’s have mini-LED Liquid Retina XDR displays, three USB-C ports, a full-sized HDMI port, an SDXC card slot, and see the return of the MagSafe charging port.
The AirPods 3 are here with 3D audio, a new water-resistant design, up to 6 hours of playback and a price of $199/€199.
The Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro arrived with a Tensor processor, new 50MP main cameras, a 4x periscope zoom on the 6 Pro and high-refresh displays – a 6.7-inch 120Hz 1440p on the Pixel 6 Pro and a 6.4-inch 90Hz 1080p on the Pixel 6. Both are available for purchase now for $599/€649 and $899/€899, respectively.
Samsung unveiled the Bespoke Edition Galaxy Z Flip3 and Galaxy Watch4 with the Bespoke Studio, which lets you choose the color of the Front, Back, and Frame of the phone and gives you 49 color combinations to choose from.
Huawei launched the nova 9 in Europe with a price of €499 – it features a Snapdragon 778G with 8GB of RAM, a 6.57-inch 120Hz OLED and a 4,300mAh battery.
That’s it for this week. See you here in a seven days!
Redmi Note 11 series is arriving on October 28
The lineup is rumored to consist of two smartphones – Note 11 and Note 11 Pro.
Latest Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra renders depict water drop camera design
Looks like the Ultra model in the S22 series will offer a tangibly different look compared to the other two models.
Google’s Pixel 6 and 6 Pro are all about smarts and imaging
Impressive new cameras and a super powerful custom-built Tensor chipset.
[Edit: Target Promo] Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro US prices leak – $599 and $898
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Redmi Note 11 Misty Forest color variant shown off in official teasers
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Apple M1 Max inside the new MacBook Pro 16″ tested, blows past previous models
The last 16″ MacBook Pro used an Intel Core-i9 (9th gen). The last MacBook Pros to be announced before these was the M1-powered 13″ model.
Apple’s M1 Pro and M1 Max SoCs are official with much improved performance over the M1
CPUs are 70% better, GPUs even more so.
Google Pixel 6 Pro listed on Amazon UK, base version starts at £849
Less and less intrigue ahead of tomorrow’s big Google event.
Apple introduces new MacBook Pro in 16-inch and 14-inch sizes
Features a new design, display, ports, and the M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets.
Snapdragon 898 and Dimensity 2000 specs revealed
The Dimensity will likely have a higher clock on its Cortex-A710 cores.
Sony teaser describes upcoming Xperia as a camera attached to a phone
It will have a physical shutter button and will apparently excel in taking photos and videos.
Poco F3 gets MIUI 12.5 Enhanced update in Europe
This is supposed to make MIUI 12.5 even smoother.
Reports suggest iPhone SE 3 is coming with LCD next spring
It will be based on the iPhone XR and will have a side-mounted Touch ID.
Google Tensor chipset announced with barely any official details
It’s a mobile SoC with a lot of AI and ML stuff built in.
Pixel 6 availability check: vanilla phone available almost everywhere, Pro is hard to find
The Pixel 6 Pro is available only with 128GB storage in some places, often only in Black. In some countries it is completely out of stock.
One UI 4 beta 3 starts rolling out with new weather app, removed ads, improved animations
Samsung is continuing the development of its Android 12 skin.
Here are all the US carrier promotions for the Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro
AT&T has the highest markup for buying the Pixel 6 phones outright while T-Mobile offers the highest trade-in value for select devices.
Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Flip3 and Watch4 series Bespoke Edition
Users in select markets can customize the Z Flip3 with two frame colors and can pick between five colors for the top and bottom panel on the back.
Apple unveils AirPods 3 with longer battery life and MagSafe support, Apple Music Voice Plan
You can order the new true wireless earbuds today.
Facebook plans to rebrand itself next week
The name change will be discussed during the company’s annual Connect conference on October 28.
vivo S10e goes official with 6.4-inch AMOLED, Dimensity 900 chip
Bookings in China start on October 20.
Watch the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro debut live here
The Pixel Fall Launch begins at 5 PM GMT.
Honor 50 finally hits first international market with GMS, $400 price tag
The first market is Malaysia, pre-orders are already live.
vivo unveils T1 and T1x with 64MP cameras and big batteries
The T1 is powered by a Snapdragon 778G, the T1x comes with Dimensity 900.
Two Redmi Smart TV X 2022 models unveiled, 55″ and 65″, both with 120 Hz displays
These two support variable refresh rate and auto low latency mode, so they got an official recommendation from the Xbox team.
Huawei nova 9 launches in Europe with a €499 price tag
It was unveiled for the European market alongside the Watch GT 3 series and FreeBuds lipstick earphones.