Did not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here is what marked Friday, November 27: Xiaomi which unveils two new 5G smartphones, Orange victim of a failure preventing access to certain sites and Kymco which launches a new electric motorcycle. To not miss any news, consider subscribing to the Frandroid newsletter.
Xiaomi puts the package on 5G smartphones and reveals a Redmi Watch
Xiaomi unveiled two new smartphones on Thursday. These are in fact 5G variations of pre-existing models, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. With these new devices, Xiaomi is therefore bringing 5G to entry-level smartphones that were up to this point. then deprived. To do this, the manufacturer has integrated a new processor on each device. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G thus benefits from the Snapdragon 750G while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 5G is equipped with the MediaTek Dimensity 800U. Finally, Xiaomi took the opportunity to present its latest connected watch, the Redmi Watch.
Orange failure: some sites are inaccessible on the fixed Internet network
This Friday, many websites were inaccessible for a large part of subscribers to the Orange network. This was particularly the case for media such as CNN, Le Monde and the New York Times, but also entertainment sites such as Reddit, Twitch and GitHub. If Orange has not communicated the reasons for this failure, it seems however that it is a concern of the DNS of the Internet service provider.
Kymco formalizes its F9, an urban electric motorcycle with a scooter look
After several models of electric two-wheelers launched in 2018 and 2019, the Taiwanese manufacturer Kymco presented its new vehicle: the Kymco F9. This is actually a new electric motorcycle with a 9.4 kW motor and 30 Nm of torque. Features that allow it to go up to a speed of 110 km / h and accelerate from 0 to 50 km / h in three seconds. Autonomy is planned for 120 km when its charge should take two hours.