Did not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here is what marked Monday, November 23: the new connected and inexpensive watch from Lidl, the potential disappearance of the Note range from Samsung and Sony which could relaunch a compact smartphone … but not a premium one. To not miss any news, consider subscribing to the Frandroid newsletter.
A Lidl connected watch that looks like Apple Watch
After the headphones true wireless, place the connected watch. With its Silvercrest brand, Lidl has recently started to manufacture electronic products. The smartwatch recently introduced and entitled “connected fitness watch” is therefore added to its catalog at a cheap price of 39.99 euros. If its design is reminiscent of the Apple Watch, its functionalities are very limited …
Samsung: what if the Galaxy Note range disappears?
A legitimate question given the latest information published by the South Korean media AjuNews, according to which the group would like to avoid duplicates between its high-end smartphones. Because if the S Pen stylus set Note phones apart from others, this should no longer be the case with the arrival of the Z Fold 3 which would also benefit from it. The next Galaxy S21 Ultra could also be entitled to it.
Sony could release a new compact smartphone
Almost three years ago, the Japanese firm Sony marketed its Xperia XZ2 Compact. But since then, this famous “Compact” range has been abandoned by the company, which would however hesitate to relaunch it through a new product under the names of “Xperia 1 III Compact” or “Xperia 5 II Compact”. But this time around, the phone wouldn’t fall into the high-end or premium category.