Huawei could abandon smartphones, the launch of the new GeForce RTX, the postponed release date of the PS5 … We take stock of all the big news this week!
On this Friday, September 4, 2020, it’s time to take stock of the big news of the week, before going on a well-deserved weekend. If, like many French people, you have returned to work, you may not have had the time to follow the latest news with us.
Rather than forcing you to go through long research phases, we debrief all the news for the week that you shouldn’t miss. Follow the guide !
Huawei would stop producing new smartphones
According to renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Huawei could end up abandoning the smartphone market. If the US sanctions were to harden and persist, the Chinese company would have no choice but to exit the mobile phone industry in favor of other activities.
Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G: the latest info before launch
The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, the next smartphones from the Mountain View company, have just passed certification from the FCC, the US telecommunications regulatory body. Usually, this step is synonymous with an imminent launch. The documents of the American institution confirm several technical characteristics of the two devices such as the presence of a Snapdragon 765G for each smartphone.
GeForce RTX 3070, 3080 and 3090: Nvidia presents its new graphics cards
It was the major event of this week: the launch of the new generation of Nvidia graphics cards: the GeForce RTX 3070, 3080 and 3090. In a one hour video presentation, the founder of Nvidia Jen Hsun raised sailing on the three maps based on Ampere architecture. One thing is certain, they ridicule the previous generation. The numbers speak for themselves. With a power of 58 teraflops and an engraving fineness of 8nm, the RTX 3080 is twice as powerful as the RTX 2080.
PS5 release could be postponed in Europe
This is the disturbing new rumor about the PS5. According to the recent trailer for the upcoming Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, the home console could launch on different dates in North America and the rest of the world. Indeed, the trailer mentions: “Released on PS5 during the 2020 end-of-year holidays in the USA and Canada” and “Released on PS5 later in 2020 in the rest of the world”.
Other information and not the least, the PS5 will not be backwards compatible with the PS3, the PS2 and the PS1. French publisher Ubisoft, a Sony partner, has just confirmed that backward compatibility will be limited to PS4 games.
Samsung unveils its HDR10 + compatible 4K video projector
At an online conference called ” Life Unstoppable “, Samsung unveiled The Premiere, a series of next-generation video projectors. The two models shown are capable of displaying images of 120 ″ and 130 ″ respectively. Thanks to their ultra short focal length, the two projectors can display an image of 3.3 meters or 3 meters (depending on the model) just a few tens of centimeters from the display surface.
Disney + announces date of availability of Mulan in France
Disney has finally put an end to the suspense regarding Mulan’s case in France. The live-action remake of the famous classic will be available from December 4, 2020 for free on Disney +. The big-eared firm has confirmed the news. It should be noted that only France is affected by this special regime. Indeed, other regions of the world will be able to take advantage of it from this Friday, September 4, 2020, for a payment of $ 30 in the United States or € 22 in Europe.
All our tests and tips for the week
This week has been busy at Phonandroid, since we have tested no less than three products: the brand new Freebox Pop, the Asus Zenfone 7 Pro which is one of the best value for money of the year, and the Citroën Ami, the new electric car in mini format from the French manufacturer.
That’s not all since we were able to get our hands on the Galaxy Z Fold 2, Samsung’s next foldable smartphone. The manufacturer doesn’t want to repeat the mistakes made on the first Galaxy Fold, and it shows. Only this quality has a price: 2020 €. A futuristic smartphone unfortunately reserved for the wealthy.