Did not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here is what stood out on Thursday, February 4: Xiaomi plans to launch a smartphone at more than 1300 euros, Google updates the interface of Android TV and Samsung is preparing a smartphone with a 7000 mAh battery. To not miss any news, consider subscribing to the Frandroid newsletter.
Xiaomi plans to launch a smartphone at more than 1300 euros and asks the opinion of its community
Last year, Samsung significantly increased the price of its Mi range, from 500 to almost 1000 euros for the Mi 10 Pro. However, the Chinese manufacturer would not be ready to stop this move upmarket to the premium segment. On Wednesday, Xiaomi boss Lei Jun spoke on Weibo. The leader thus asked his community if they would be ready to pay 10,000 yuan, or 1,300 euros, for a Xiaomi smartphone in the future. Lei Jun also took the opportunity to ask them what they would expect from such a premium smartphone.
While waiting for Google TV, Android TV will have a new interface
Last year, Google launched a new version of its HDMI key, the Chromecast. The manufacturer took the opportunity to unveil a new connected OS for televisions, Google TV. While it was thought that Android TVs would be quickly updated to Google TV, it is ultimately not. While waiting for Google TV to be installed on all new devices, Android TV will be able to take advantage of a new interface… while remaining Android TV. Deployment is planned in particular in France in the coming months.
Galaxy F62: Samsung to launch a smartphone with a huge 7000 mAh battery
In order to allow the best possible autonomy, there are no secrets, it is necessary that the batteries of smartphones have the greatest possible capacity. In this little game, we have seen in recent years a considerable increase in the size of accumulators, from 2000 to 6000 mAh. Samsung is not left out and, according to information from leaker Ishan Agarwal, could launch the Galaxy F62 soon. This smartphone would be equipped with a 7000 mAh battery, a 6.7-inch Oled screen and an Exynos 9825 chip similar to that of the Galaxy Note 10. However, it is expected only on the Indian market.