Latest TechNews Insider: OPPO with rotating camera, iPhone XR (2019), Huawei Ark
In this edition of Inside: OPPO prepares a smartphone with a rotating camera; iPhone XR (2019) showed in new colors; HONOR head: Android surpasses iOS in speed.
OPPO patented a smartphone with a rotating camera
OPPO N1, announced in 2013, was advertised as the world’s first smartphone with a rotating camera. The only photo module depending on the position served as the main and front camera. At the site of the turning mechanism, there was a double LED flash. Apparently, OPPO has not forgotten about its long-term development and plans to improve the technology. Documents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) hint at this.
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The patent shows a smartphone with a display and an ultra-thin frame around. In the upper part, there is a semi-circular platform with a double chamber. There, obviously, located sensors and flash. In the inactive position, the module is folded backward and sunk into the housing, acting as the main camera when the application is activated. In the selfie mode, the mobile part goes over the smartphone and goes back after the picture.
OPPO plans to release a real smartphone with a similar mechanism that is not mentioned.
Apple iPhone XR (2019) showed in new colors
There is no doubt that Apple will update the iPhone XR smartphone this year. Engineers will add an additional camera module, pump the hardware component, and designers will offer customers new colors. Screen size and cutout size will remain the same.
According to the IndiaShopps website, this year the iPhone XR will be presented in black, gold, gray and red. The latter color was previously present in the iPhone XR line, but only in a limited edition of some operators. The iPhone XS and XS Max are not at all represented in this shade. In addition, the gold color on the render is far from the bright yellow version of the original iPhone XR.
Head HONOR: Android surpasses iOS in speed
At the last conference dedicated to the release of the HONOR 20 series of smartphones, the head of the brand Zhao Ming said that the Ark compiler as part of the new products was a revolutionary breakthrough for the Google operating system. He argues that Android can be comparable to Apple iOS and even outperform a competitor.
Zhao Ming claims that after soft processing, the efficiency of application execution has increased by 29%, the system speed is 24%, its response is 44%, and the speed of third-party applications has increased 60%.
“This is an extremely big update. We look forward to the Android system being able to outperform iOS. After the HONOR 20 series has been optimized with Ark, we have experienced compared to the iPhone. In some ways, we are better than him, ”said the general director of HONOR.Head of Honor
It is possible that the future operating system from Huawei will be based on the specified software technology.