We say the first ever because this is really the first time the company would be dishing out TWS Earbuds. The device was speculated to debut with the OnePlus 8 series last month, but the Bullets Wireless Z wireless in-ear headphones was unveiled instead. This time the true wireless earbuds is rumoured to land in July alongside the expected OnePlus Z. The Chinese company hasn't revealed details about the earbuds yet, but a recent post by popular tipster Max J indicates the launch date and also revealed an image suggested to be the actual design of the earbuds which particularly looks identical to Apple's Airpods. However we shouldn't be surprised if this doesn't turn out differently from last month's occurrence since the image is just a render and there's no official word from OnePlus, but until then, we wait.
After several leaked details about the Samsung Galaxy A21s, today the device got officially introduced to the world. Samsung Galaxy A21s makes another addition to the Samsung 'A' line up and it comes with mega features similar to the A51, making it superior to the other members of the A20 family. The latest smartphone features a 6.5 inch HD+ Infinity-O display housing a 13 MP front camera. On the back is an 'L' shaped quad camera making up a combination of a 48MP wide shooter, a 8 MP ultra wide lens, a 2MP depth sensor that can be used for live focus and an additional 2 MP for macro shots. Balancing under the hood is the Exynos 850 chipset, with a maximum clock speed of 2.0 GHz with varying options of RAM ranging from 3GB, 4GB to 6GB and, accompanied by a 32GB & 64 GB in built-in storage that can be expanded with a MicroSD. Samsung Galaxy A21s is powered by One UI 2.0, of Android 10, a long lasting 5000mAh battery with a 15W fast charging support. Reports on the sales date indicates the phone will be made available from June 19, and can be ordered in black, white, blue and red. View here for detailed specifications.
NETWORKTechnologyGSM2G bandsGSM 900 / 1800 - SIM 1 & SIM 2GPRSNoEDGENo LAUNCHAnnounced2020, May 12StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2020, May BODYDimensions132 x 50.5 x 15 mm (5.20 x 1.99 x 0.59 in)Weight90.5 g (3.21 oz)SIMDual SIM (Mini-SIM, dual stand-by) Flashlight DISPLAYTypeTFT, 65K colorsSize2.4 inches, 17.8 cm2 (~26.8% screen-to-body ratio)Resolution240 x 320 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~167 ppi density) MEMORYCard slotmicroSDPhonebook2000 entriesCall recordsYesInternal4MB MAIN CAMERASingleVGAVideoYes SELFIE CAMERA No SOUNDLoudspeakerYes3.5mm jackYes COMMSWLANNoBluetooth3.0GPSNoRadioFM radio; built-in antennaUSBmicroUSB 2.0 FEATURESSensorsMessagingSMSGamesYesJavaNo MP3 player BATTERY Removable Li-Ion 1020 mAh batteryStand-byUp to 560 hTalk timeUp to 19 h MISCColorsCyan, Red, Black
Launched in Forest Green, Midnight Grey, and Polar White colour variants, and alongside the Mi note 10 lite recently, the Redmi note 9 makes another addition to the Note 9 series comprising the note 9s, Pro and Pro Max. Making it's debut to the Redmi Note 9 is the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, which according to the company, is made for everyday gamers and will give users incredible visual quality and smoother video experience while using less. The processor boasts an Octa-core 2.0 CPU with a Mali-G52, and the device itself runs on Android 10: MIUI 11 with similar battery rating to the note 9 line up which is at 5020mAH but with fast charging at 18W. With a plastic frame, a rear that has the fingerprint sensor, and gorilla glass 5 protection upfront, note 9 features a punch hole embedded on a IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen sizing up to 6.53 inches, at 83.5% screen to body ratio. In the camera department is an identical quad rear and single selfie setup with the Redmi note 8 as it (note 9) consists of a 48MP wide lens, 8MP ultra wide, 2MP macro with auto focus and another 2MP depth sensor. The front camera houses a 13 MP with HDR and panorama features. Click to view more specifications of the Redmi note 9.
Apart from a few differences in certain departments, it seems these devices have pretty much the same features and capabilities. For one, they all come with the same OS - MIUI 11 based on Android 10, performing with the same Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G chipset, Octa-core processor and Adreno 618 GPU. In addition, they are all powered by same 5020mAh battery rating, however while Xiaomi Redmi note 9 Pro max supports fast charging at 33W boosting your phone to 50% in 30 minutes, Note 9 Pro's fast charging is at 30W, leaving Note 9s to 18W which is the lowest of the trio. Another similarity lies in the display and build - the 3 devices are framed by plastic, with glass on the back and on the front with a punched hole IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen protected by gorilla glass 5. The side mounted fingerprint sensor on all devices looks really incredible. We also see that they all come in the display size of 6.67 inches, and screen resolution at 1080 x 2400 pixels. Now, let's get to the areas in which these devices differ. Starting with the camera segment, while the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max boasts a quad camera arrangement in the rear which comprises a 64 MP wide angle lens plus a 8 MP ultra wide sensor, a 5 MP macro sensor and an additional 2MP depth sensor with a 32 MP as a selfie camera. The Redmi Note 9s & 9 Pro on the other hand both feature a 48 MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP rear camera and a 16 MP selfie camera. Xiaomi should have done a little more in the selfie segments, as it seems they packed all the excitement in the rear. We already see the Redmi Note 9s in 64GB 4GB RAM and 128GB 6GB RAM variants and in the colours Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Gray. The Redmi Note 9 Pro will come in 64GB 6GB and 128GB 6GB RAM - in Tropical Green, Glacier White, and Interstellar Gray colour. Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will be available in the same memory variants as the Note 9 Pro but with an additional 128GB, 8GB RAM and in colour Aurora Blue, Glacier White, and Interstellar Black. While the Redmi Note 9s graced the market on the 30th of April which was last month, the other devices are expected to be released later this month.
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 23G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 21004G bands1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A LAUNCHAnnounced2020, March 12StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2020, May BODYDimensions165.5 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm (6.52 x 3.02 x 0.35 in)Weight209 g (7.37 oz)BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frameSIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Splash-proof DISPLAYTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSize6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~84.6% screen-to-body ratio)Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 450 nits typ. brightness (advertised) PLATFORMOSAndroid 10; MIUI 11ChipsetQualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)CPUOcta-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)GPUAdreno 618 MEMORYCard slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)Internal64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM UFS 2.1 MAIN CAMERAQuad64 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 1.12µm2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panoramaVideo2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS SELFIE CAMERASingle32 MP, (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µmFeaturesHDR, panoramaVideo1080p@30fps SOUNDLoudspeakerYes3.5mm jackYes COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotBluetooth5.0, A2DP, LEGPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, NavICInfrared portYesRadioFM radio, recordingUSB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh batteryChargingFast charging 33W, 50% in 30 min (advertised) MISCColorsAurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
Versions: SM-M115F/DSN NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 23G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 21004G bands1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A LAUNCHAnnounced2020, March 30StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2020, May BODYDimensions161.4 x 76.3 x 9 mm (6.35 x 3.00 x 0.35 in)Weight197 g (6.95 oz)BuildGlass front, plastic back, plastic frameSIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) DISPLAYTypePLS TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSize6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~81.6% screen-to-body ratio)Resolution720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~268 ppi density) PLATFORMOSAndroid 10.0; One UI 2.0ChipsetQualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 (14 nm)CPUOcta-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53GPUAdreno 506 MEMORYCard slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)Internal32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM eMMC 5.1 MAIN CAMERATriple13 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1", 1.12µm, PDAF5 MP, f/2.2, 14mm (ultrawide)2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDRVideo1080p@30fps SELFIE CAMERASingle8 MP, f/2.0, (wide)FeaturesHDRVideo1080p@30fps SOUNDLoudspeakerYes3.5mm jackYes COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotBluetooth4.2, A2DPGPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDSRadioFM radioUSB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh batteryChargingFast charging 15W MISCColorsBlack, Metallic Blue, VioletModelsSM-M115F, SM-M115F/DSN
NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE LAUNCHAnnounced2019, SeptemberStatusComing soon. Exp. release 2019, October BODYDimensions145.4 x 62.1 x 16.1 mm (5.72 x 2.44 x 0.63 in)Weight161 g (5.68 oz)SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) IP68 water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)MIL-STD-810G compliantFlashlight DISPLAYTypeTFT, 256K colorsSize2.4 inches, 17.8 cm2 (~19.8% screen-to-body ratio)Resolution240 x 320 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~167 ppi density) PLATFORMOSKaiOSChipsetQualcomm MSM8905 Snapdragon 205 (28 nm)CPUDual-core (2x1.1 GHz Cortex-A7)GPUAdreno 304 MEMORYCard slotmicroSD, up to 32 GB (uses shared SIM slot)Internal4GB 512MB MAIN CAMERASingle2 MPFeaturesLED flashVideoYes SELFIE CAMERA No SOUNDLoudspeakerYes3.5mm jackYes COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspotBluetooth4.1, A2DP, LEGPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASSRadioFM radioUSBmicroUSB 2.0 FEATURESSensors SNS applicationsMP4/H.264 playerMP3/WAV/AAC playerOrganizerVoice memoPredictive text input BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 2100 mAh batteryStand-byUp to 1032 h (3G) MISCColorsBlack Steel, Desert Sand