Did not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here’s what stood out on Thursday, January 28: Tesla announces a new Model X, AMD explains PS5 and Xbox Series S and X out-of-stockings and Apple posts record sales. To not miss any news, consider subscribing to the Frandroid newsletter.
Tesla Model X (2021) made official: big aesthetic changes and faster Plaid version
Tesla has unveiled a new version of its Model X. This 2021 edition brings big changes to the design of the vehicle, especially the interior. It now benefits from a 17-inch screen displaying 2200 x 1300 pixels and is now equipped with a power of 10 teraflops, especially for video games. A second screen, for the driver, this time displays a diagonal of 12.3 inches. In addition, Tesla has launched a new version replacing the Performance model, the Tesla Model X Plaid, with more than 1000 horsepower, for a price of 120,000 euros.
PS5, Xbox Series X and S: AMD warns there will be no stock until mid-year
While the latest generation consoles were released more than two months ago, stocks are still just in time for resellers. Above all, it shouldn’t change so little. AMD, which supplies Sony and Microsoft with graphics chips, gave a few details during the announcement of its financial results. The boss of the American group thus indicated that the demand for chips was very high and that it will probably be necessary to wait beyond the first half of 2021 to find consoles in stock.
Apple: $ 111 billion in revenue in 3 months, 1 billion active iPhones, success of Mac M1, AirPods and iPad
It’s balance sheet season and, for Apple, it’s a new record. The American manufacturer has indeed announced to have reached a turnover of 111.4 billion dollars during the last quarter of 2020. Positive results for the firm which can be explained in particular by the release of new iPhones. The iPhone 12 thus brought in the manufacturer 65.6 billion dollars, and this despite their late launch.