Qualcomm announced a partnership with Lenovo to make a strong push in the 5G-connected PC space with Project Limitless.Unlike the other 5G laptops, Project Limitless will shun traditional x86 silicon from Intel and AMD in favor of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon system on a chip and Qualcomm’s 5G modem.Lenovo’s Project Limitless will be an Always-Connected PC that uses Qualcomm’s ARM-based Snapdragon 8cx processor and Snapdragon X55 5G modem.Though Project Limitless was announced at Computex in Taipei, the platform won’t be available for consumers until an unspecified date in 2020.This particular model includes a bump above the screen where the webcam is located.Ports are fairly limited, just two USB-C ports on the left side and a headphone jack on the right.
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Qualcomm first announced its 8cx laptop processor back in December of 2018.The chip promised to bring two times the performance of its previous chip, the Snapdragon 850, while at the same time bringing 60 percent better battery life and new features like H.265 and dual 4K monitor support.Today, we got our first look at PCs running the new Qualcomm 8cx chipset.Qualcomm has partnered with PCMark and 3DMark to produce ARM 64-native benchmarking apps for the platform and pitted the chip against Intel’s most comparable laptop CPU, the i5 8250U.As a recap, the Qualcomm 8cx is a 7nm chip with a TDP of 7 watts, while Intel’s i5 8250U is based on a 10nm process and has a TDP of 15 watts.Based on these specs alone, it’s no surprise that Qualcomm is achieving about two times better battery life.
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Qualcomm announced during its Computex press conference today that it will launch the .The two companies describe the PC, called Project Limitless, as “the world’s first 7nm platform purpose-built for PCs that offers 5G connectivity.”The laptop runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx Compute Platform, which is designed to support both 5G and 4G connections, combines the Qualcomm Adreno 680 GPU with the Qualcomm Kryo 495 CPU and has a battery that Qualcomm claims can last for several days per charge.The platform uses the Snapdragon X55 5G modem, which has download speeds of up to 2.5 Gbps.Project Limitless’ release date and pricing haven’t been revealed yet.
They generally take the form of something adorable, with big doe eyes and a chunky white plastic body that is friendly and completely non-threatening.Or they’ll be the opposite, like Boston Dynamics’ agile robots that move in an uncanny valley-like way but lack things like faces.A robot called Misty falls squarely in the former category; even the name is cute.I wasn’t standing, and there was no mirror in front of nor behind me; maybe the glass-covered painting over my shoulder was especially reflective and caused the confusion.“We’re sending kind of a small image right now, but she generally gets that it’s a person [who is] doing something, or what they’re holding.”The results vary, Edwards said, but the notable piece is that Misty can connect to any similar sort of third-party service.
Xiaomi has revealed its upcoming budget phone, the Redmi 7A ahead of its official launch alongside the much awaited Redmi K20, on May 28.The 7A succeeds Redmi 6A which was launched in June 2018 and went on to become the bestselling phone across Xiaomi's catalog.Now, with the Redmi 7A, the company aims to disrupt the entry-level smartphone markets once again.Redmi 7A features a 5.45-inch HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) display with an aspect ratio of 18:9.This means the phone does not have any kind of notch cutout that has become an intrinsic part of modern smartphones.It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset paired with 2GB/3GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB onboard storage.
As such, we already have a pretty good idea of what the device will look like and what kind of specs it will have.This can be your one-stop-shop for all things Redmi K20.Redmi K20: Release date and availabilityRedmi posted on its official Weibo account that we can expect the launch of the Redmi K20 on May 28.As usual, after the China launch, we will likely see the device launch in other countries, including India.We got our first official glimpse at what the Redmi K20 will look like on May 23 via Redmi itself.
Android users have a wide variety of smartwatches to choose from.But if you’re looking for a wearable with all of the bells and whistles and best in class battery life, look no further than the Mobvoi TicWatch Pro.Today’s smartwatches are much more than just notification devices.With full access to the Google Play Store, the TicWatch Pro is a modern-looking timepiece that can run an almost limitless-number of apps and watch faces.But even without the downloadable apps, the TicWatch Pro comes running the latest version of Wear OS.Google’s wearable operating system allows the watch to check the weather, make calls through a connected phone, set an alarm, control smart homes, and more.
Honor has just unveiled its 2019 entry into the smartphone race and while the company has been known to put out flagship-level phones with affordable prices, the Honor 20 Pro took things to a new level.It is, so far, the first Honor phone to almost reach the highest score on DxOMark, hinting at its photography chops.Naturally, that has caused it to be compared with the one is sharing that spot with it, the OnePlus 7 Pro.Both make the same promise of a premium-quality Android phone that won’t break your bank account.Sure, it’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 on the OnePlus 7 Pro versus a Kirin 980 on the Honor 20 Pro, but both are current-gen flagship chips from late 2018.They both also have 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage, though the OnePlus 7 Pro has more variation when it comes to memory.
Almost two years ago, Google parent Alphabet reminded the world that Google Glass wasn’t dead – it just wasn’t for regular consumers.Rebranding Google Glass as an enterprise tool for blue-collar factory workers and doctors was a savvy move that breathed new life into the smart glasses.It’s also transitioning Glass from its experimental X division to main Google.Dubbed Glass Enterprise Edition 2, the smart glasses are now powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR 1 chipset.A blog post announcing the update explains the beefier CPU will supposedly enable better battery life and performance for tasks involving computer vision and machine learning.The new glasses also improve on the camera for better video and live streaming, and adds a USB-C port for faster charging.
Google this week updated its workplace-focused Glass augmented reality (AR) headset, offering a more powerful processor and improved camera – a “significant improvement” over its predecessor, according Anshel Sag, an analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy.Google unveiled the consumer version of Glass in 2013 to much fanfare, but little commercial success.It was relaunched as Glass Enterprise Edition two years ago, after Google decided the headset was better suited to workers who need hands-free computing – such as in manufacturing, logistics and healthcare.With the launch of the latest version, Glass Enterprise Edition 2, the Glass team has now returned to the core business, the company said in a blog post.Glass 2 gets processor and battery boostWhile there is no significant departure from the original design, the new Android-based device boasts a variety of hardware improvements, including the new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 chip.
Google unveiled Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, a new version of its business-focused Google Glass wearable, on Monday, May 20.It ships with a faster processor, an updated camera and a $999 price tag.The new Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 platform which is designed specifically for augmented and virtual reality applications.According to Google, the new quad-core 1.7 GHz CPU processor is a”significantly more powerful” than the Intel Atom SoC in the previous Google Glass Enterprise model.Not only will this deliver better performance, but it also will increase the usage time wearers can eke out of the 820mAh battery.A new USB-C port provides faster charge times so a user can spend more time wearing the glasses and less time charging them.
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The story isn't over for Google Glass, the company's connected AR headset.Though the original product didn't make much of a splash, running into a bit of controversy with its awkward looks, Google didn't give up on it.The company instead transitioned it away from the consumer market with Glass Enterprise Edition.And, now Glass is getting another upgrade in the Glass Enterprise Edition 2 announced today by Google.The new AR glasses have a few key improvements, with USB-C for faster charging, Bluetooth 5.0, Android Oreo (using the AOSP), and a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 chip for improved computer vision and machine learning.The new chip should help save power while simultaneously boosting performance.
Google Glass is not only a product that still exists inside Google, but today, Google is announcing a new version of Google Glass, called "Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2."It has a new design, new specs, and a $999 price tag.Google has a blog post detailing the new product, and Google.com/glass has been resurrected with all sorts of details on the new face computer.The new Google Glass has a thicker, bulkier design, which probably helps to fit a larger 820mAh battery compared to the original's 570mAh.Given that Glass is now an enterprise-focused product, it makes sense that Google is promoting a design with built-in safety glasses, although a more traditional frameless style is still available.Glass Enterprise 2 is powered by the "Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 platform," which contains a quad-core 1.7Ghz CPU built on a 10nm manufacturing process.
So, what do you get for your hard-earned money?Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 platform16MP + 5MP rear-facing camera2,340×1,080 FHD+ display (408 PPI)Physical fingerprint reader (located on rear of phone)Android 9.0 (running ColorOS 6.0)
Realme is launching its mid-range flagship smartphone in the UK, Spain, Italy and France next month and if you're after a quality handset for a low (and I mean looow) price, you're going to want to pay attention.Powered by the 10nm Snapdragon 710 – just like the brand new Realme X (available in onion and garlic) that was revealed last week – the Realme 3 Pro is the first smartphone the Chinese manufacturer has introduced to the UK.The company used to be a part of Oppo but peeled off last year so if you've not heard of it before, that's probably why.Available in Nitro Blue and Lightning Purple with a gradient pattern, you can pick from the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, and 6GB RAM with 128GB storage.The handset boasts a 6.3-inch Full HD Gorilla Glass 5 display with a 90.8 per cent screen-to-body ratio.The device features Sony IMX 519 16MP + 5MP rear cameras, that incorporate a Nightscape mode for nocturnal video capture, 960fps/720P support for super slow-mo, and 4k.
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Six years after Google Glass was unveiled, it goes without saying that the first major augmented reality headset wasn’t the massive success some imagined: The $1,500 Enterprise Edition was ultimately pitched almost exclusively to businesses, and after less than two years, the company had to tell people it hadn’t been abandoned.It’s been a while, but Google is today ready to officially unveil Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, a followup with a faster processor, improved camera, and new Smith Optics frames — now for $999.The sequel has been publicly in the works for long enough to qualify as an open secret, having been outed with FCC filings and apparent benchmarks last year.But there’s more to the story: While leaks suggested it would feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, it’s actually arriving with a superior Snapdragon XR1 chip, which Google touts as offering significantly more processing power, greater energy efficiency, and support for both AI and computer vision.The chip has a 1.7GHz clock speed with four cores, and overall battery life is now up to 8 hours between recharges with an 820mAh cell.Google also says that it’s bumping the camera from 5MP to 8MP in still resolution, with 720p video support, but it didn’t have anything to say about enhancements to Glass’ display.
Previously a part of Oppo, the Chinese smartphone company split from its parent firm in May 2018 and this is the first time you'll be able to buy a Realme product in the UK.The Realme 3 Pro comes with a variety of top-end specs, but an incredibly low price that starts at around £175, though exact UK pricing isn't yet confirmed.The design of the phone comes with a gradient effect - you have the choice of Nitro Blue (that's the one above) or Lightning Purple - and there's also a fingerprint sensor on the rear of the phone.The Realme 3 Pro has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080) display that has a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio.It's able to get that by having a notch at the top to house the 25MP selfie shooter.Powering the phone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset, which we've yet to see in any phones since it was launched early this year.
In New York City, a lot of people around me are toting expensive flagship phones from big names in the smartphone business, like Apple and Samsung.And after checking out the few phones from 2019 so far, even the recent OnePlus 7 Pro, I can't say the OnePlus 6T feels like "last year's phone," at least when you consider its price tag.Surely, something this good shouldn't cost so much less than everything else, right?But ever since the first OnePlus phone, the company has gained a small-but-growing fan base in the US.The OnePlus 6T runs on the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip as most top Android devices from 2018 that cost $750 or more, like the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, Google Pixel 3 XL, LG V40, and LG G7.That's likely because OnePlus phones run a comparatively light "skin" — an extra layer of software that runs on top of Android for extra features and design elements.
Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online.Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.The OnePlus 7 Pro features top-tier specs at an affordable price, like previous OnePlus devices, though it is a bit more expensive than earlier versions.The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and up to 12GB of RAM, plus, it has a massive 6.67-inch screen with a full edge-to-edge design, thanks to the retractable camera.The OnePlus 7 Pro starts at $669, but the price increases as you add more storage and RAM.OnePlus has long been known for offering high-quality phones at reasonable prices, and the company has finally taken the wraps off of its latest and greatest model — the OnePlus 7 Pro.
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Rumored to be unveiled alongside the Xperia 1, we expected the Sony Xperia XZ4 Compact to be announced back in February but the handset never saw the light of day.Instead the brand introduced the Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus alongside its flagship, but a device with similar specs to the rumored Xperia XZ4 Compact has now been introduced in Japan.Currently an exclusive to the brand's home country (and Japanese network Docomo) the Sony Xperia Ace sports a similar design to what we'd expect from the brand's Compact range.The Xperia Ace doesn't have top-end specs, but they're still solid.It includes a 5-inch 18:9 aspect ratio Full HD+ display, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.Rather than sporting the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset that is set to be included in the Xperia 1, it comes with a Snapdragon 630, which is far less powerful.
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