1. Galaxy S10 Summary
According to recent leaked information, the Galaxy S10 is preparing three below models.
Galaxy S10 Lite : SM-G970
Galaxy S10 : SM-G973
Galaxy S10+ : SM-G975
Top of that, the new model number SM-G977 has been added. The US model SM-G977 is assumed to be SM-G977U (US), and is expected to be released in the second quarter of next year as a product compatible with 5G network.
According to British sources, the selling price varies from 128GB to 1TB.
Galaxy S10 Lite : 128GB (£670 / €745)
Galaxy S10 : 128GB (£800 / €890), 512GB (£1,000 / €1,115)
Galaxy S10+ : 128GB (£900 / €1,000), 512GB (£1,100 / €1,225), 1TB (£1,400 / €1,560)
Moreover, the expected release colors are
Galaxy S10 Lite : Yellow / White / Black / Green / Blue
Galaxy S10 : White / Black / Green / Blue
Galaxy S10+ : White / Black / Green / Blue
Galaxy S10+ Ceramic (SM-G975FC) : White / Black
The release date is expected to be on the February 20th, and March 8th in the UK.
2. Huawei Releases Nova 4
Huawei recently launched a low-end lineup, Nova 4.
Short specs are 6.4 “FHD + IPS LCD / Kirin 970 / 8GB RAM / 128GB ROM / Rear Camera 48M Pixel.
The rear camera consists of 48MP main camera, 16MP super wide angle with 2MP depth sensor and 25MP front camera. The sensor is small, but it has ultra-high-resolution camera since it contains a 4,800-megapixel.
A generic model with 20MP will also be released and is currently available only in China. The release color includes Honey red / Su Yinlan / Fritillaria / Bright black.
The 48MP model is CNY 3,400 (about €435) and the 20MP model is CNY 3,100 (about €400).
3. SONY Mobile Dismisses 25% of its European Headquarters Staff
Sony Mobile has fired 200 people, 25% of its European headquarters staff since the Sony’s mobile sales fell sharply.
The layoff will be completed by March 2019, and it seems to have been done as part of a way to reduce mobile business costs.
Moreover, some of the functions of Lund’s European headquarters in Sweden will be transferred to headquarters in Tokyo.
4. Microsoft Launches Surface Go in India
Microsoft has launched the Surface Go tablet in India, and the release product is available in two models:
64GB model is available for INR 37,999 (approximately $530)
128GB model is available for INR 49,999 (approximately $698).
The surface Go tablet has 10-inch 3:2 panel display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, and two cameras featuring 8MP on the back and 5MP on the front. Additionally, it comes with 1x USB-C, 1x Surface connect port, microSDXC card slot and 3.5mm headphone jack.
5. Xiaomi Redmi 7 Coming Soon
Xiaomi confirmed TENNA certified image as Redmi 7.
The model number is M1901F9T, and is expected to come with 5.84 ” display and a rear fingerprint sensor.