TechnikNews Weekly # 029: Apple Keynote, Telekom network coverage, new watches from Polar and more
For this Sunday we have brought a lot of news for you again! Get some snacks or whatever and let's get started because there was a lot to talk about this week. About the Apple Keynote, the network coverage of Telekom and the new watches from Polar.
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The Apple Keynote in September 2018
At this year's keynote, Apple's big event, the company has four new ones Proproducts presented. But not only that – Apple also has its new update for that Operating system iOS version 12 presented. The names of the new iPhone generation are similar to the names of the smartphones that were introduced last year with the iPhone X (10). Apple has presented its new smartphones iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR.
The new flagships iPhone XS and XS Max will be available in stores from Friday, 21.09.2018/19.10.2018/26.10.2018. You can currently pre-order the new iPhones online. The whole thing looks different with the flagship iPhone XR, which can only be pre-ordered from October XNUMX, XNUMX, and it will be available from October XNUMX, XNUMX.
The network coverage of Deutsche Telekom
In Germany, the best mobile network for telephony and mobile data still has Deutsche Telekom AG, as has been confirmed by several network tests. Then come the mobile phone providers Vodafone (also called D2) and Telefónica (also known under the brands O2, E-Plus and dozens of discount retailers).
My colleague Kevin Özgün took a closer look at everything for you in a column and made a personal conclusion about how good the Deutsche Telekom network really is.
Razer Phone 2: Specifications Announced Through Benchmarks
The gaming specialist Razer revealed that after the initial success of the Razer Phones now a second offshoot, the Razer Phone 2, is planned and is already being worked on. According to Razer, the new flagship will appear this year. Thanks to a benchmark that has now emerged for the latest smartphone from Razer, the specifications are now known: a Snapdragon 2 in combination with the Adreno 845 GPU, 630 gigabytes of internal memory and eight gigabytes of RAM are supposed to power the alleged Razer Phone 512.
Android 8.1 Oreo was listed as the operating system, but there is hope that Razer will have the latest by the time it is launched Android version 9.0 Pie Installed.
The new smart watch Proprocessor from Qualcomm
The manufacturer Qualcomm is known to most: This company provides Proprocessors for mobile devices from all over the world. Now Qualcomm has the new one Prozessor Snapdragon Wear 3100 which, as the name suggests, is used for smartwatches. The new Proprocessor from Qualcomm now has three different operating modes, the battery life of which is "adjusted" accordingly. This means that the battery life should last longer or shorter depending on the mode.
The Prozessor will be shipped to many smartwatch manufacturers soon, and will be included in the new Proinstalled. The company Mont Blanc has already announced that the new Proprocessor from Qualcomm is to be installed in their new smartwatch. However, it is not yet known when this will be launched.
The new Vantage V and Vintage M sports watches from Polar have arrived
The new sports watches from Polar now come with color displays for the first time. In general, the watches no longer look like sports watches, the rounder look confirms this. Features such as water resistance up to 30 meters, GPS and a heart rate sensor are of course available. In addition, up to 130 sports can be tracked with the new sports watches. That's a lot - so far, no competition has offered this.
In terms of price, the sports watches are more in the middle price segment - but they can also do a lot. More information can be found in the article.