The results of the week: the announcement of the TV Xiaomi Mi TV 4A, the iPhone 6s battery and other important news

Company Xiaomi has presented television TV Mi TV 4A with a diagonal of 50 inches. The model was announced last year, just now they were joined by a version with a 50-inch screen. The new Mi TV 4A received a display with a resolution of 4K (3840 × 2160p) and a refresh rate of 60 Hz with support for HDR10 + HLG. The TV has 3 HDMI ports, 2 USB ports, AV input, Ethernet port and S / PDIF port. It has 2 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. The device works on a quad-core Amlogic L962 processor. There is support for Bluetooth 4.2 LE for connecting peripherals. Mi TV 4A runs on Android OS, on top of which a special shell is installed. The price of the novelty is 370 US dollars. Pre-order in China will begin on January 19, and the start of sales is scheduled for 23. While there is no information, whether this version will appear in other countries.

The results of the week: the announcement of the TV Xiaomi Mi TV 4A, the iPhone 6s battery and other important news

Company Xiaomi has presented television TV Mi TV 4A with a diagonal of 50 inches . The model was announced last year, just now they were joined by a version with a 50-inch screen. The new Mi TV 4A received a display with a resolution of 4K (3840 × 2160p) and a refresh rate of 60 Hz with support for HDR10 + HLG. The TV has 3 HDMI ports, 2 USB ports, AV input, Ethernet port and S / PDIF port. It has 2 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory. The device works on a quad-core Amlogic L962 processor. There is support for Bluetooth 4.2 LE for connecting peripherals. Mi TV 4A runs on Android OS, on top of which a special shell is installed. The price of the novelty is 370 US dollars. Pre-order in China will begin on January 19, and the start of sales is scheduled for 23. While there is no information, whether this version will appear in other countries.

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The battery of the smartphone iPhone 6s caught fire right during her replacement at the official Apple store in Zurich. The battery flashed when an Apple Store employee tried to remove it from the smartphone's case. Visitors panicked, rescuers evacuated about 50 customers and employees of the Apple Store. The master who made the replacement of the battery received small burns on the palms. He and seven others received first aid. What caused the fire is still unknown.

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Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 started receiving Android Oreo . Nokia 7 showed on the old OS, and 15 days later update it. There is a theory that OEMs do not want to release smartphones with Oreo in order not to support Project Treble, a new Android framework architecture that allows you to update the "base" part of the operating system from Google, regardless of the device manufacturer's add-ons. While it is encouraging that both devices are already updating to the current OS before they are sold worldwide.

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Smartphones Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 + will receive an update Android Oreo beta . The peculiarity of the firmware is that this is the latest beta version before the full release of Android 8.0. The update does not introduce new chips, but only corrects existing bugs. Update Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 + to Android Oreo will occur closer to the end of January this year, although if there are unexpected problems, the release may be postponed until early February.

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Thanks to the Federal Communications Commission, the specifications of the Galaxy S9 for the US market became known . American versions of the flagship will receive new serials: SM-G960U for Galaxy S9 and SM-G965U - Galaxy S9 +. Also, according to rumors, there are two versions of the smartphone on the store shelves: with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and Samsung Exynos 9810.

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The anniversary flagship Galaxy S10 will receive a case from the alloy Metal 12 , which appeared in the revived metal notebook Samsung Notebook 9. The company registered in the European Union Intellectual Property Office (European Patent Bureau) the trademark Metal 12. The description states that it will be used in new smartphones of the Galaxy series and smart watches of the Gear line.

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Someone has plugged into the network a box with the characteristics of the Samsung Galaxy S9 . Judging by it, the flagship will get Super AMOLED resolution Quad HD +. The diagonal of the Galaxy S9 will be 5.6 inches. Iron: 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of built-in. The factory box confirms - there will be a pumped Dual Pixel camera that supports the variable aperture f / 1.5-f / 2.4. Plus frontalka at 8 megapixels. The smartphone will receive an iris scanner, and a dust-moisture protection class IP68. Also promise wireless charging and headphones AKG in the kit.

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At the CES in Las Vegas, representatives of Samsung Electronics showed prototypes of their sensational smartphones with bent OLED screens . The presentation was held behind closed doors and only for the elite. Samsung showed two prototypes of devices: one gadget bends inward, the other - outside. In this case, the display of the first is bent with a smaller radius than the second type. The diagonal of screens of both models is 7.3 inches. Sources say that the prototypes of smartphones have a complete look. It is expected that first light will see smartphones in the form of a "clamshell": that is, the screen in the folded form will be protected by the casing. Most likely, they will add to the line Galaxy Note. Mass production of bent smartphones should begin at the end of this year.

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