Monday, March 8

Xiaomi on all fronts, Tesla in cryptocurrency and Microsoft Surface Duo in France – Most of the news of the week

Xiaomi marked the week with its multiple announcements, from the arrival of the Mi 11 to the deployment of MiUI 12.5 to a rumored new smartphone. Microsoft and Tesla have also been talked about with the arrival of the Surface Duo in France and a dive into bitcoin for the second. Back on a very lively week.

Xiaomi Mi 11 France straight verse

The Xiaomi Mi 11 is the first smartphone equipped with a Snapdragon 888 // Gamesdone: Xiaomi

Xiaomi unveils its Mi 11 and an enticing Qled TV

The beginning of the week was marked by the presentation in France and elsewhere in the world of the Xiaomi Mi 11, already unveiled at the end of December in China. We will still have to wait until February 16 to know the price of the Chinese flagship in France, but it has something to seduce with its onboard Snapdragon 888. Alongside the very first smartphone to be equipped with Qualcomm’s most powerful processor, another announcement made noise: a 75-inch 4K Oled TV. The Mi TV Q1 75 ″ should appeal to gamers with its strengths and especially its slashed price.

We also learned that MIUI 12.5, the new version of the software interface signed Xiaomi, will land on a dozen smartphones of the Chinese brand during the year 2021. The group has therefore communicated a first list of devices that can inherit it quickly.

Google Play Store: Uninstall this QR Code scanner app if you have it!

Malwarebytes researchers found malware in the popular Barcode Scanner app, which has been downloaded more than 10 million times. An app however pass under the scanner of Google Protect to be able to integrate the Play Pass, the monthly subscription service of Google which promises premium applications without advertising or other. This has succeeded in thwarting all security to pollute smartphones …

Tesla will accept Bitcoin to pay for its Model 3, the price of which is still falling

Elon Musk is no longer a far-fetched idea. The billionaire has never hidden his love for Bitcoin on Twitter and we can better understand why. In a document to the SEC, the policeman of the US Stock Exchange, Tesla said he wanted to accept bitcoin as a method of payment. It must be said that the company has invested $ 1.5 billion in cryptocurrency. It may give you ideas … Consequence or not, the price of the Model 3 continues to fall in France.

Getting started with the Microsoft Surface Duo arriving in France

After a mixed launch in the United States, Microsoft is launching its Surface Duo smartphone in the rest of the world. From February 18, you will be able to afford the two-screen device for more than 1,500 euros in access price. A funny idea when its price falls under 1000 dollars on the other side of the Atlantic… In the meantime, we have already been able to spend a few days in his company, just to offer you a first return. And for a foldable smartphone, it goes against the grain of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 or other Huawei Mate Xs.

Microsoft Surface Duo displays

The two screens of the Microsoft Surface Duo // Gamesdone: Arnaud Gelineau – Frandroid

Video of the week: Oppo X 2021

It was a small event this week. We were able to discover the Oppo X 2021, an original concept from the Chinese manufacturer that allows the smartphone to unfold. Don’t expect it right away in the store. But to make you wait (and salivate), take a look at our video!

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