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Tech Insider: OnePlus 6, Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite, ASUS ZenFone 5Z

Today in Tech Insider: ASUS is testing a new smartphone on Snapdragon 845; Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite date of the announcement was determined; OnePlus 6 was shown on video.

ASUS is testing a new smartphone on Snapdragon 845

During the February MWC exhibition in Barcelona, ASUS announced the flagship smartphone ZenFone 5Z, but the new device wasn’t sold. The other day in the Geekbench was discovered an unknown smartphone ASUS Z01RD based on the top chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. It’s assumed that this is the upcoming ZenFone 5Z.

ASUS is testing a new smartphone on Snapdragon 845

In contrast to this theory, it should be noted that ASUS ZenFone 5Z previously figured under the model number ZS620KL. Which smartphone was actually tested in the benchmark will be known after the start of ZenFone 5Z sales.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite date of the announcement was determined

Flagship smartphones Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are sold already around the world, but the company does not intend to close last year’s Galaxy S8 line. A day ago, advertising teasers of the new Samsung smartphone got into the network, in which the insiders recognized Galaxy S8 Lite – a “lightweight” version of Galaxy S8 flagship.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite date of the announcement was determined

Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite date of the announcement was determined

According to rumors, Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite will get Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal memory with the ability to increase by memory cards, 3,000 mAh battery, 5.8-inch screen with resolution of 2220×1080 pixels. The smartphone will be presented in China on May 21 in red and black colors. Nothing is reported about the international release.

OnePlus 6 was shown on video

The OnLeaks insider, in conjunction with the CompareRaja resource, published a 3D video of the upcoming flagship OnePlus 6. The video confirms early leaks with design changes – as expected, there are a lot of it in the new device.

In comparison with the predecessor, OnePlus 6 will get an enlarged 6.28-inch screen with a resolution of 2280×1080 pixels with a cut-out at the top edge. The vertical camera is now located in the center of the back panel, and the slider of switching modes of alerts moved from the left end to the right. The pleasant news was the preservation of a 3.5-mm audio jack. The announcement of the smartphone will be held on May 16.