Did not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here’s what stood out on Monday, December 28: black plates for the PS5, the announcement of the Xiaomi Mi 11 and new leaks on the Galaxy S21. To not miss any news, consider subscribing to the Frandroid newsletter.
PS5: Dbrand announces alternative black chassis, challenges Sony to sue it
We know since the official presentation of the PlayStation 5: Sony offers only one chassis for its latest home console. Nevertheless, it has long been known that the two panels, on either side of the console, can be removed. Access that gave ideas to the American brand Dbrand, used to skins for smartphones, consoles and other devices. She announced the marketing of alternative panels, black, for the PS5. However, the brand is planning limited stocks and is already preparing for legal action from Sony.
Xiaomi Mi 11 formalized: QHD +, ultra resistant and 108 megapixel sensor on the menu
As expected, Xiaomi unveiled on Monday its latest high-end smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 11. Launched for the moment only in China, it should however arrive in the coming weeks in Europe. In terms of characteristics, it is currently the only smartphone with a Snapdragon 888 chip on the market. It also benefits from a 6.81-inch 120 Hz Oled screen and three cameras on the back, including a main one of 108 megapixels, an ultra wide-angle of 13 megapixels and a macro camera of 5 megapixels. For the prices, they range from 3999 yuan (500 euros) and to 4699 yuan (590 euros) in China. Xiaomi took the opportunity to present its new software update, MIUI 12.5.
Samsung Galaxy S21: leak reveals all about prices, design and features
While the presentation of the future Galaxy S21 is expected on January 14, new leaks allow to know a little more about them. The German site WinFuture has indeed published a fairly comprehensive list of the characteristics of the Samsung Galaxy S21. It would thus be equipped with a 6.2-inch Amoled screen, an Exynos 2100 chip, 8 GB of RAM, three cameras on the back, a fingerprint reader under the screen and a 4000 mAh battery. The smartphone should also be launched at 849 euros in Germany, enough to give an idea of the French price of the phone.