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Xiaomi to Launch 2 new Phones Powered by Snapdragon 670, Codenamed Sirius & Comet

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Any news of Xiaomi devices is welcomed by Mi fans with open hands, and here we are, with more news. Reports say that two of upcoming Xiaomi devices may sport a Snapdragon 670 processor. The Snapdragon 670 will be a very powerful mid-range processor. One of it’s predecessors, the Snapdragon 660 is seen in devices like the Nokia 7 Plus and the Mi Note 3.

This comes from Mishaal Rehman (Editor in Chief at XDA developers blog), take a look at his tweet:

The Snapdragon 660 (predecessor of 670) is already used in Mi Note 3. We can expect the Mi Note 4 to have the Snapdragon 670 similarly. We’re not sure about the second device though. It might be Mi Max 3, or a lower variant of the Mi Mix 3 or Mi 7.

The two devices are code-named ‘Sirius‘ and ‘Comet‘ respectively. While comet has not been used for any device yet, Sirius has been used as a codename for an old Sony Xperia device- The Sony Z2. It was launched back in 2014 and was Sony’s flagship.

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Popular leaker Roland Quandt had revealed in Twitter that the Snapdragon 670’s little cluster has 6 cores and the bigger cluster has 2 cores. This must mean that the 6 cores are power-efficient while the two other ones are powerful cores. This signifies Qualcomm Snapdragon 670’s power efficiency. The SoC is also octa-core.

The bigger cores are composed of Kryo 300 Gold cores, which are basically Qualcomm’s customized version of the Cortex A75 cores. The power-efficient ones are the Kryo 300 Silver cores. They are ARM Cortex A55 cores, just that they’re customized for better power efficiency and performance.

The Kryo 300 Gold cores which are the performance cores, are clocked at 2.6 GHz. At the same time, the performance cores in Snapdragon 845 are at 2.8 GHz. This probably means that Snapdragon 670 is a downgraded version of Snapdragon 845.

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Oppo A2 Pro, AX5 & R15 Neo receives Bluetooth Certification

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Looking at the incoming reports, it seems that OPPO is focussing a lot on budget smartphones to stay in the competition. Two new Selfie-centric OPPO F9 and F9 Pro smartphones have recently passed through Bluetooth Certification. Now, three new devices from OPPO are reported to receive their Bluetooth certification as of July 19 and are alleged to be called as OPPO A2 Pro, OPPO AX5 and the OPPO R15 Neo.

The listing on Bluetooth’s official site reveals the model numbers to be “CPH 1829” and “CPH 1851”. Both the devices are yet to be released and sport the same Bluetooth version 4.2 as seen on the recently passed OPPO F9/F9 Pro and other OPPO devices like the OPPO F7, A5, A3s and the Realme 1.

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The OPPO AX5 and R15 Neo appear to be the same phones, with different names for different regions, similar to what we saw with the A5 and A3s. The OPPO A3S launched in India was the same OPPO A5 that was unveiled earlier this month in China.

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As far as the listing is concerned, the Oppo A2 Pro holds the model number CPH1829, whereas the Oppo AX5 or Oppo R15 Neo have the model number as CPH1851. The A2 Pro comes with three WCDMA bands and seven LTE bands while the R15 Neo aka AX5 comes with seven WCDMA bands and twelve LTE bands, indicating that either they have either different chipsets or else are prioritised to be sold in different regions.

The OPPO R15 Neo will succeed the previously launched R15 that came with Mediatek Helio P60 SoC. However, it is hard to comment anything about the specifications yet, as the Bluetooth listing revealed only limited things. These smartphones are expected to be launched starting from August 2018. The OPPO F9 and F9 Pro are reported to launch at the same time. Let’s wait for further leaks and reports. Till then, stay tuned.

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Mi A2 Unboxing Video & Images Posted Online Already!

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Xiaomi is gearing up for the launch of the Mi A2 and the Mi A2 Lite on July 24 in Spain, but ahead of that an unboxing video of the phone was uploaded to andreagaleazzi.com & its official YouTube account. The Mi A2 is the successor to the Mi A1 smartphone launched last year with stock Android. It shares the same specs except with a stock Android with Mi 6X, which was launched earlier in May this year.

Take a look at the unboxing video here:

The video shows a gold variant of the device and confirms the no notched design that have previously suggested. It gives a clear look at the device both front and back. The body is metallic and the volume rocker along with the power button is placed on the right side.

The top side houses the 3.5 mm headphone jack while the lower part has a micro USB port. The front has rounded corners, bezels on the top and bottom while the rear sports a dual camera setup with a LED flash in between stacked in a vertical position on the top left along with a circular fingerprints sensor. The rear cameras protrude from the surface which may lead to scratches in the lens

Also take a look at the images posted to their website:

 

From the video, it is once again confirmed that the phone will feature a 5.99 inch LCD display with 1080p+ resolution, 403 ppi brightness and an aspect ratio of 18:9. It will be powered by a Qualcomm 660 chipset clocked at 1.84 GHz with Adreno 512 which will be coupled with 4/6 GB of RAM and 32/64/128 GB of internal storage.

On the optics department, the smartphone sports a dual camera setup of 20 MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture and a secondary 12 MP camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture. On the front it will offer a 20 MP camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture. It will run on stock Android 8.1.0 Oreo and will be backed by a 3010 mAh battery.  It measures 158.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm and weighs 168 grams.

Also, the Romanian prices of the devices were leaked on Quickmobile.ro and PCGarage.ro. Quickmobile listed the Mi A2 for RON 1,288 (Rs22,000) for the 4/32GB variant , RON 1,424 (Rs 24,500 approx) for the 4/64GB while the Mi A2 came with a price tag of RON 943(Rs 16,000 approx) and RON 1,143 (Rs 19,500 approx) for the 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB respectively.

PCGarage lists the prices of Mi A2 as RON 1,400 (Rs24,000) for the 4/32GB variant, RON 1,600 (Rs 27,500 approx) for the 4/64GB while the Mi A2 came with a price tag of RON 1000 (Rs 17,000 approx)and RON 1,200 (Rs 20,500 approx) for the 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB respectively.It is expected to be available in gold, red and black colour options.

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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 6GB to Finally go on sale on July 26th!

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During the launch of the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 back in April, Asus announced that the 6GB version will be available a few weeks after the initial sales of the base variants. Now, the company has officially confirmed that the 6GB variant will be available for purchase exclusively on Flipkart, starting from July 26th.

Here’s the official announcement from Asus India on Facebook:

The 6GB variant of Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 is not just an upgrade in terms of RAM, but also brings few improvements over the existing 3/32GB and 4/64GB variants.

In addition to the extra 2GB of RAM, the dual camera setup on this variant features a 16MP primary sensor along with a 5MP secondary sensor compared to the 13+5MP setup on the other two. Also, it has a 16MP sensor at the front too, aided by a front flash, which is definitely a major upgrade over the 8MP shooter found on the base variants.

Rest of the specifications remain the same. The device sports a 5.99-inch (2160×1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, maintaining a 15000:1 contrast ratio and 85 per cent NTSC colour gamut coverage. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC coupled with Adreno 509 GPU.

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On the software front, it runs on Stock Android 8.1 Oreo. Connectivity options like Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and MicroUSB are present onboard. Additionally, a dedicated SD card slot is given too for storage expansion up to 2TB. It is backed by a large 5000 mAh battery which unfortunately doesnt support any sort of fast charging.

The upcoming 6/64GB variant will be available for Rs. 14,999 on Flipkart, starting from July 26, at 12 pm IST. The phone is available in Meteor Silver and Deepsea Black colour options. As of now, the 3/32GB and the 4/64GB variants retail for Rs.10,999 and Rs.12,999, respectively. Stay tuned for more updates.

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