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Tech Insider: Meizu 16, Samsung Galaxy S10, Nokia X6, Huawei Watch 2 (2018)

Today in Tech Insider: Meizu 16 was considered in the photo; Cost of Nokia X6 with a cut-out in the screen became known; Samsung postpones the introduction of intra-screen fingerprint scanners; Huawei Watch 2 (2018) will acquire an electronic SIM card; Razer can introduce a new smartphone next week.

Meizu 16 was considered in the photo

The user of the site SlashLeaks under the nickname Leakspinner has published two photos, which allegedly shows Meizu 16 – the sequel to the recently presented jubilee smartphone Meizu 15.

Meizu 16 was considered in the photo

The smartphone will be released in white, although it’s unlikely to be the only version of Meizu 16. A double vertical camera will be installed behind it, round flash under it. At the bottom there is a speaker, USB Type-C port and round cutout of 3.5 mm audio port.

Meizu 16 was considered in the photo

There is a possibility that it isn’t Meizu 16, but another device developed by Meizu forces. In any case, treat this information with caution.

Cost of Nokia X6 with a cut-out in the screen became known

Nokia X6 will officially be unveiled tomorrow. The device will get a screen with ratio of 19:9 and cut at the top edge. In addition, a dual camera and fingerprint scanner will be installed at the rear. Other features of Nokia X6 can be attributed to the case, which is covered with glass on both sides.

Cost of Nokia X6 with a cut-out in the screen became known

Nokia X6 features include a 5.8-inch Full HD + screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, pre-installed Android 8.1 Oreo operating system, dual 16 and 5 megapixel main camera, 16 megapixel front camera, AI components and HDR to improve the quality of captured images . A battery of 3 060 mAh supports fast charging of Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, thanks to which the battery is replenished by 50% in 30 minutes.

Cost of Nokia X6 with a cut-out in the screen became known

Cost of Nokia X6 with a cut-out in the screen became known

Cost of Nokia X6 with a cut-out in the screen became known

Cost of Nokia X6 with a cut-out in the screen became known

Cost of Nokia X6 with a cut-out in the screen became known

Two days before the announcement it became known that Nokia X6 with 4 GB of operating and 64 GB of internal memory will cost $ 236. It’s known that the pre-order for the smartphone will open on May 21.

Samsung postpones the introduction of intra-screen fingerprint scanners

In the middle of spring, insiders shared information, according to which Samsung conceived this year to release a flagship with a fingerprint scanner inside the display. As you might guess, they should have been Galaxy Note 9, but new information refutes this claim. After analyzing the work of already released devices with such fingerprints, the South Korean company decided to postpone the introduction of technology until the release of the Galaxy S10.

Samsung postpones the introduction of intra-screen fingerprint scanners

The main reason is the slow operation of the fingerprint sensor hidden under the display matrix. In addition, such a scanner doesn’t always accurately distinguish the imprint. For example, the recently introduced Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design uses two sensors – inside the display and physical on the rear panel.

Huawei Watch 2 (2018) will acquire an electronic SIM card

Huawei intends to update the model line of smart watches, but we aren’t expecting Watch 3, as predicted earlier, it’s Watch 2 (2018), as Evan Blass reported. The novelty will in many respects be similar to last year’s Watch 2, but will acquire an electronic SIM-card – eSIM. Earlier this option was available only on Huawei Watch 2 Pro.

Huawei Watch 2 (2018) will acquire an electronic SIM card

Huawei Watch 2 (2018) will get a preinstalled Wear OS, 1.2-inch AMOLED-display with resolution of 390×390 pixels, Snapdragon 2100 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 768 MB of internal memory. For autonomy, the battery of 420 mAh. Declared Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, heart rate monitor. The housing will be protected from dust and moisture according to IP68.

Huawei Watch 2 (2018) will acquire an electronic SIM card

The electronic SIM-card allows making calls from the watch through the subscriber number of the SIM-card installed in the smartphone. This means that the user can forget the phone at home and go for a walk while staying in touch. At the same time, many cellular operators offer special tariff plans to owners of such devices.

The announcement date and cost of Huawei Watch 2 (2018) aren’t disclosed.

Razer can introduce a new smartphone next week

A whole galaxy of gaming smartphones was introduced this year, and spawned this trend of Razer. Since the announcement of Razer Phone was only six months, but the company has already planned another event, which will be held on May 22 in China. Probably, Razer will introduce a new smartphone or other gaming device.

Razer can introduce a new smartphone next week

Razer Phone got 5.72-inch UltraMotion display, which is made on technology IGZO and has a refresh rate of 60, 90 or 120 Hz. In addition, Razer Phone employs Qualcomm QSync technology – an analog of NVIDIA G-SYNC and AMD FreeSync. The display is covered with a tempered glass Corning Gorilla Glass 3.