Daily News – 8th of November 2018
What’s new

Android will natively support foldable phones

Google announced that it will be adding native support for devices with foldable displays into Android. Android VP of Engineering Dave Burke said that he expects to see foldable devices from several different Android manufacturers. He also mentioned Samsung, saying that they are working closely together on a device planned for an early 2019 launch.
You can read more here. 

Samsung showcased a prototype of its “Infinity Flex Display”

Samsung has unveiled a flexible display at the company’s 2018 developer conference in San Francisco. When closed, it looks like a regular smartphone, and the cover can be used to display information like the weather and time. It can then be unfolded like a book to reveal a 7.3-inch display that functions similarly to a miniature tablet.
More info are available here. 

New products

Galaxy J4 Core

The phone will have a 6-inch display, 16GB of internal storage and Snapdragon 430 processor. It will come with 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera and a 3,300 mAh battery.
More info here. 

Oppo RX17 Pro

Oppo RX17 Pro has a 6.40-inch display, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It comes with a dual main camera with 12MP+20MP sensors ana a 25MP front camera.
More info here. 

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Facebook launched Portal

Facebook’s home video chat devices, the Portal and Portal Plus, have AI-powered cameras that can track users as they move around while talking to friends and family. The devices also have built-in access to Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant.
You can read more here. 

Samsung revealed the new One UI software

One UI features not only a refreshed design with rounded corners in its icons, but also a minimalist aesthetic that the company said will draw users’ eyes “to what matters”. This appears to be a successor to the Samsung Experience, which itself replaced TouchWiz, the company’s early name for its Android skin.
More info can be found here. 


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