Press renders of the Vivo Z5x a few days before the announcement

Пресс-рендеры Vivo Z5x за несколько дней до анонса

Chinese company Vivo plans to announce a new smartphone called Vivo Z5x this week — may 24. At the moment no official information about the device, but the Android Pure has shared the press images and some information about the new product.

On the rear panel is a fingerprint sensor, the same module triple camera along with led flash. The images can be seen at least three color option: blue, black and grey. Selfie camera is positioned in a hole in the display. The details of the camera sensors is still unknown.

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Other details about the technical characteristics of the source reported several options memory: 4+64 GB 6+64 GB and 8+128 GB. Other rumors also indicate the presence of 6.53-inch display, a battery capacity of 5000 mAh battery and Qualcomm Snapdragon average.

At the moment it is also not known whether Vivo to launch this device in other countries outside of China.

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Honor 10i 13 980 rubles on the promo code «Beeline»

Honor 10i за 13 980 рублей по промокоду в «Билайн»

In the online store «Beeline» discount on the smartphone Honor 10i special promotional code. The cost in the store Honor is 19 990 rubles, while the competitor — six thousand cheaper.

Specifications Honor 10i:

  • Dimensions: 154,8×73,64×7.95 mm, 164 g
  • Display: 6,21″, 2340×1080 (~415 ppi) LTPS
  • Processor: 8-core Kirin 710, 2.2 GHz, Mali-G51 MP4
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM, 128 GB constant, microSD slot up to 512 GB
  • Camera: 24+8+2 MP, f/1,8+f/2,4+f/2,4 (triple main), 8 MP (front)
  • Battery: 3400 mAh
  • OS: Android 9 Pie, EMUI 9
  • Connection: microUSB, wifi 802.11 n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, LTE, NFC, headphone Jack

To reduce the price mentioned on the website 15 980 rubles, when ordering, enter the promo code h2000. Final cost — 13 980 rubles. Extra discount can be obtained by using a cashback service.


Sony showed how the PlayStation 5 PS4 performance Pro

Sony показала, насколько PlayStation 5 производительнее PS4 Pro

In a closed presentation of the Sony shared information about the performance of next generation game consoles, ie the PlayStation 5.

To download title the «spider-Man» is a new development left of 0.83 seconds, while with the PS4 Pro before the game will have to wait 8,10 seconds. PS5 better cope with the rendering: the city streets are rendered instantly, while the PlayStation 4 Pro have to stop to load.

In April Sony game designer mark Cheney revealed details about the PlayStation 5. The console will get Ryzen AMD third-generation SSD and 3D sound. Is backward compatible, most likely with the PS4, the use of physical media will remain.


Honor 20 Pro received 111 points in the DxOMark rating

Honor 20 Pro получил 111 баллов в рейтинге DxOMark

21 may in London hosted the presentation of the Honor line of smartphones 20. Pro-version DxOMark experts have got already announced the results of the tests.

For fotosmoralo Honor 20 Pro got 117 points for video 97. Average rating of 111 points, as many have recently introduced OnePlus 7 Pro. Now both devices share second place ranking DxOMark.

The advantages of photo experts attributed: good noise, fast, accurate, and repeatable focus, a good dynamic range in most conditions, good detail when shooting at close and medium zoom. Cons: soft edges of the image, no fine detail, especially in bright light, sometimes unnatural color.

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Honor 20 Pro got four main chambers: the main sensor Sony IMX586 48 MP (f/1.4), the second wide-angle 16 megapixels with an aperture of f/2.2, and a telephoto lens at 8 MP with aperture of f/2,48 and macro sensor of 2 MP. The maximum video quality — 4K with 30 frames per second.


Adobe released the video editing software Premiere Rush for Android

Video editor Adobe Premiere Rush is available on iOS and desktop since October of 2018, now released for Android.

Authors can place on the timeline, the cutscenes, the writing, the sounds and the transitions between the parts. There is a possibility of applying filters, and setting up the basic image parameters like brightness and contrast.

According to Adobe, the app is designed to share with YouTube bloggers and has built-in tools export to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Provided for cloud sync with desktop projects.

The list of supported smartphones:

  • Samsung Galaxy S10e/S10/10+, S9/9+, Note 8, Note 9
  • Google Pixel XL 2/2, 3/3 XL
  • OnePlus 6T

Premiere Rush is available on Google Play. The trial version includes three free export clips, then the app will ask you to subscribe with a cost of 644 per month for all platforms.


The second trailer of «Once in Hollywood» from Quentin Tarantino

Only in Cannes began premiere, Sony Pictures Entertainment unveiled a new trailer for the film «Once in Hollywood», which showed a large part of the stellar cast.

In the film of Quentin Tarantino has filmed such stars as al Pacino («the Godfather»), Kurt Russell («Fire swirl»), Margot Robbie («Tony against all») and Damon Herriman (TV series «Flesh and bone»). Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and brad pitt.

The film is set shortly before the murder of pregnant actress Sharon Tate in 1969. The two main characters, the star of Rick Dalton and his backup cliff Booth, realize that Hollywood in the 60’s, not quite the one that was previously and sent in the highest light.

View «Once in Hollywood» in the Russian hire will be starting from 8 August.


Samsung announced the Galaxy M20 in Russia for 11 472 rubles

Samsung объявила о выходе Galaxy M20 в России за 11 472 рублей

South Korean company Samsung has unveiled its budget smartphone M20 for the Russian market. The new double ultrasonogram camera with lens, battery capacity of 5000 mAh battery and NFC support.

Technical specifications Samsung Galaxy M20:

  • Dimensions: 156,4×74,5×8.8 mm, 186 g
  • Display: 6,3″, 2340×1080, Full HD+, PLS
  • Processor: 8-core Exynos 7904, 1.8 GHz, Mali-MP2 G71
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM, 32 GB constant, microSD slot up to 512 GB
  • Camera: 13+5 MP, f/1,9+f/2,2 (main double), 8 MP, f/2.0 (front)
  • Battery: 5000 mAh, fast charging 15 watts
  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo, Samsung Experience 9.5
  • Connection: USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, LTE, NFC, Dual SIM

The smartphone has a 6.3-inch display, Infinity-V with a triangular cutout for the selfie camera. 5-megapixel sensor are wide-angle, capturing 130 degrees of space.

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According to the company, the battery will last throughout the day of 16.83 hours on video playback. In addition, there is a power management function, which further saves battery power.

Galaxy M20 will be on sale from may 24 on the platform Tmall in two colors: «Blue ocean» and «Wet asphalt». On the day of the start of sales model can be purchased with a discount of 18% for 11 472 roubles in the future, the price of the smartphone will amount to 13 990 rubles.


Apple has updated the MacBook Pro: 8-core processor and a more reliable keyboard

Apple обновила MacBook Pro: 8-ядерный процессор и более надёжная клавиатура

Apple has released a minor update of laptops MacBook Pro. The main innovation — fast Intel 8-th and 9-th generation.

The maximum version of the MacBook Pro 15 is the first to have 8 core processor: the company assures a two-fold increase in performance compared to a 4-core MacBook Pro.

MacBook Pro new 8-core processor for impressive performance, stunning Retina display, fast storage, a battery for a whole day of work and macOS remains the ideal notebook for professional work, — Tom Boger, senior Director of marketing for Apple’s Mac products

8-Core Intel Core i9 9-th generation has a maximum clock frequency of 2.3 GHz, in Turbo Boost mode accelerates to 4.8 GHz. The basic version of the MacBook Pro 15 is equipped with a 6-Core Intel Core i7 9th Gen with with 2.6 GHz and 4.5 GHz in Turbo Boost. The updated 13-inch models are equipped with 4-core Core i5 of the 8th generation, if you want you can choose Core i7.

Laptops without Touch Bar remained unchanged.

Another innovation — the fourth generation of the keyboard-«butterfly». Apple tried to fix a problematic mechanism that was frequently clogged, resulting in zalipanie keys. Now new materials are introduced to the shift mechanism.

Official prices:

  • MacBook Pro 13 2019 (8th Gen Core i5, 256 GB) — 155 990 rubles
  • MacBook Pro 13 2019 (8th Gen Core i5, 512 GB) — 171 990 rubles
  • MacBook Pro 15 2019 (9th Gen Core i7, 256 GB) — 207 990 rubles
  • MacBook Pro 15 2019 (Core i9 9th Gen 512 GB) — 240 990 rubles

The updated model is available for purchase today on the Apple website.


Google has suspended cooperation with Huawei and banned the use of Android

Google приостановила сотрудничество с Huawei и запретила использовать Android

Google has suspended its business relationship with Huawei. According to the source Agency Reuters, the Chinese manufacturer will lose access to updates of the Android operating system, and the following smartphones outside China will not get the popular applications, including Google Play, Chrome and Gmail.

The decision is due to the addition of Huawei in the «black list» of companies by the Ministry of Commerce of the United States. According to the source, Google is still discussing what services will be unavailable for Chinese devices — is expected to shutdown all the technical support and services.

Huawei will continue to have access to a version of the AOSP — the Android operating system, accessible through a license with open source. Lawyers for the Chinese companies are also studying the consequences of the actions of the Ministry of Commerce.

We will remind that on may 16 the President of Donald trump has signed the decree «on the protection of information and communications infrastructure of the United States from foreign threats.» According to statements of administration of the President, these steps are undertaken against the background of a trade war with China.

Founder and President of Huawei Ren Zhengfei said that the company will not follow in the footsteps of ZTE and will not compromise, and the situation with the United States this year will not affect the growth of production.

We won’t change the management and to agree to external monitoring requirement of the United States, as did ZTE.

In March of this year was confirmed by the development of own OS from Huawei. Then the head of the mobile division called a departure from Android’s «plan B».



The trailer of the third season of «World Wild West»

HBO presented the first trailer of the third season of the popular show «World Wild West». Episodes will be released in 2020, one of the main actors will be Aaron Paul.

In the two-minute clip shows like the real world with futuristic elements like self-driving motorcycles and personal aircraft, but still inhabited by robots. The soundtrack of the trailer was the song Brain Damage by the rock group Pink Floyd.

In the first two seasons, released in 2016 and 2018, the action of the story took place in an amusement Park, created by people to fulfil all their desires.