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The site AnTuTu emerged the top 10 most powerful smartphones in 2016. In the first place there was the Apple flagship - iPhone 7 Plus.
The second place took its "little brother" iPhone 7, and in third place is the Chinese gadget OnePlus 3T. Also in the "top ten" included such smartphones as
Apple interdicted to users search for lost AirPods headphones.
Apple Corporation removed from App Store the application Finder for AirPods, which helps to find the Lost AirPods headphones.
Finder for AirPods allows you to find the headphones via Bluetooth-signal and tells you when the signal gets stronger. Cost of the program was $4. However, users reported that the application worked inaccurately. In spite of this the app was very popular.
In the smartphone market returned Nokia with its new Nokia 6 phone. Company HMD Global, which owns exclusive rights to the Finnish brand, introduced in China, the new smartphone Nokia 6.
The novelty has not the best specifications, but has an all-metal body and the operating system Android 7.0 Nougat.
Experts estimate the cost of iPhone 7.
IHS Markit experts dismantled the iPhone 7 to parts and estimate the cost of the smartphone without taking into account marketing costs and software. The clear price is - 219.80 US dollars. The price in the Apple market is 649 dollars.
The most expensive part of "apple" smartphone was not the lauded processor A10 Fusion, but the phone's display, which is valued at $ 43.
An YouTube-channel blogger compared water resistent of 2 flagman smartphones iPhone 7 with its direct competitor - Samsung Galaxy S7.
The video became a hit and in two days gained nearly 15 000 000 views.
During the test, both gadgets were laid in aluminum can with holes for water ingress. After that those 2 phones were immersed to a depth of 1, 9 and 10 meters, and they were in the water for 5 minutes.
Doogee X5 Pro with 4G module and Android 5.1 was estimated at $80
Doogee and MediaTek introduced an updated version of the smartphone X5 - Doogee X5 Pro. The technical characteristics of the updated smartphone are like on its immediate predecessor. It is also equipped with a 5-inch IPS-display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels, 5 megapixel main and a 2-megapixel front camera.
Pepsi is preparing to release its own smartphone
The manufacturer of various food products Pepsi company is preparing to announce a smartphone Pepsi P1. Information about this is known from the resource Phone Arena, citing sources in China.
According to this information Pepsi P1 smartphone will get a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels.
The device will run on MediaTek MT6592 eight cores clocked at 1.7 GHz. It is also expected that the smartphone will get 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory.
ZTE Mighty 3C budget smartphone for $80
Family of budget smartphones from ZTE has expanded wiyh model ZTE Mighty 3C, built on a software platform Android 5.1 Lollipop with proprietary user interface Nubia UI.
Smartphone Ubik Uno with 8-core chip, 3GB of RAM and a 20-megapixel camera will cost $ 320
Participants of the Ubik Uno project reported about appearance of powerful smartphone they are ready to begin deliveries of new items.
The funds for organizing the Ubik Uno release were collected via Kickstarter: the developers have managed to attract nearly a quarter million dollars. Those who have supported the project on kraudfanding stage will receive their smart phones in the second half of October.
LeTV Max 2 - Glass smartphone with 6GB of RAM is preparing to release
The Chinese company LeTV is preparing LeTV Max 2, which was introduced this spring. The novelty will receive a 5.7-inch screen with a resolution of 1440x2560 and very thin frame.
As well as 23-megapixel camera sensor based on the Sony IMX300 with an incredibly fast autofocus speeds of up to 0.1 seconds.
Sugar instead of iPhone 6S
Not the first time people have become victims of scams
A street vendor from Manchester sold sugar instead of iPhone 6s to a stranger. For this the buyer paid £500.
Not the first time people are becoming victims of scams that offer to buy new gadgets at a good price. One of these victims was a man from Manchester, UK. The seller has to iPhone 6s for the price of £ 500.
HTC Butterfly 3 received a 5.2-inch QHD-screen, eight-core Snapdragon 810, 3GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, a slot for memory cards microSD, battery to 2700 mAh, and a 20-megapixel camera with optical image stabilization system, and front 13-megapixel module, and stereo BoomSound.
Chan Sau bought a new phone of Kewang brand for $ 40. He placed it in his pocket and went to visit a friend. During the visit something slammed in jeans, begins fire and appears a nasty smell of burning plastic and flesh. As it turned out, the phone has blown up because of damage of the lithium battery.
Pictures taken by iPhones of all generations were compared with each other
In each new iPhone generation, Apple is trying to improve the quality of the photos made by the phone that does not remain without attention of fans.
The Apple smartphone is one of the most popular mobile devices worldwide. In the new smartphone iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus manufacturer increased the resolution of the matrix with 8 to 12 megapixels, that imroved the quality of photos. Lisa Bettany, is co-founder of application Camera +, compared the quality of pictures taken on the iPhones of all generations.
Google Nexus 6P able to shoot video at 240 fps
Google equipped two phones: Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P with advanced cameras. The basis of the cameras is Sony IMS377 sensor, that is most commonly used in portable video cameras. Thanks to this sensor, users can make high-quality pictures and videos. As an example, one of the employees of Google Inc. posted a short video in the network, that shows a flying hummingbirds. Frame rate of video from Nexus 6P is 240 fps.