So this is the time of the year when Samsung usually launch their flagship Galaxy S series smartphones. Last year during this time only Samsung announced Galaxy S20 series which includes 3 smartphones namely Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra. Galaxy S20 Ultra being the flagship device and costliest among all. But just after the launch, the coronavirus pandemic hits the globe and thereby subduing all the pomp and show around the Galaxy S20 series launch. To add salt on that Samsung’s decision to launch Galaxy S20 series with their own Exynos series SOC in Europe and other parts of the world including India didn’t go well with the end user consumers who decided to skip the Galaxy S20 series altogether and go for cheaper Chinese version from companies like Xiaomi, Oppo etc.
So truly speaking i have been waiting for this moment for quite a bit of time and i know many of you in India are also waiting for official price reveal of the new S20 series of smartphones by Samsung. The main reason for the wait is the 108 megapixel monster S20 Ultra.
Launch of next generation of gaming consoles are on the horizon. It is evident from the fact that Microsoft has decided to reveal its next generation XBOX gaming console at E3 gaming conference 2019. As Sony is not participating in E3 2019, it gives Microsoft the golden chance to reveal the features of its next generation of XBOX. The new XBOX is wrapped under the codename ‘Project Scarlett’. The XBOX Scarlett project is powered by AMD’s ZEN2 based CPU and RDNA gaming architecture based NAVI GPU. Both AMD Zen2 and Navi are latest products from AMD. ZEN2 was revealed few days back at Computex 2019.
Google is known for its Pixel series of smartphones and there is no denying in admitting the fact they are considered as one of the best if not ‘The Best’ android smartphones. Google Pixel series is usually powered by vanilla android platform with no custom skin or UI. This makes them popular among those users who hate the concept of custom UI and pre installed bloatware. Not only this, Pixel smartphones are like Apple’s iPhone. They will continue to receive priority updates directly from Google for at least 3 years and this makes them different from other android smartphone.
Intel’s difficulties with 10nm fabrication process seems to be ending at last as they have recently announced that by the end of June this year they will be ramping up the production of previously launched 10nm mobile/low-powered processors commonly known as Ice Lake series of CPU’s.