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Xiaomi Mi 6X arrives at TENAA with a larger 18:9 screen, new dual cameras

The Mi 6 is a year old at this point and yet the Mi 7 exists only in rumors. Here's an intermediary update - the Xiaomi Mi 6X, which just hit TENAA. Note that this will likely be available outside China as the Mi A2, a sequel to Xiaomi's Android One phone. It radically changes the screen from 5.15" 16:9 to 5.99" 18:9. It's still an IPS panel, but the resolution is now 1,080 x 2,160px. This made the phone significantly taller and wider - 158.9 x 75.5mm vs. 145.2 x 70.5mm. You can think of the "X" as a tilted plus. It's heavier (166g) but a tad thinner (7.3mm). The cameras were...



What is color science and why does it matter?

Color science is the latest term to hit the internet and thrown around by anyone who has an opinion on cameras. These days, you can't go through any camera review, whether of an actual camera or of a smartphone, without someone mentioning how good or bad the color science is. So what exactly is the color science of a camera and is it really as important as thecoolcameraguy69 says it is in some YouTube comment you saw online? Let's find out. What is color? Before we find out what color science is, we must learn what color is and how it comes about in a digital image. Color (or chroma...



Meizu yet again lays off employees and closes down handful of stores in China

If the news approaching from China are to be thought, then the phone maker Meizu is in deep waters. Like per the report, what cites the company’s employees, Meizu carried out a fresh spherical of layoffs and the heavily hitten department was marketing. The report, citing Meizu insiders, says that the manufacturer has laid off additional than 30 percent of its workforce this year so far and is now left with just around a thousand employees. Meizu has Furthermore established that its well-known systems engineer Hong Hansheng has also left the Chinese manufacturer. On the other hand, Meizu, what was touting itself to be a competitor of Huawei and was focusing on expanding its offline presence, appears to be backing down. The company, which had more than 2,700 offline stores at its peak in 2016, is now left with just 5 or 6 this sort of stores in one province. As we week ago so-called, Li Nan, co-founder and Vice President of Meizu, resigned from the manufacturer announced this month. In the memo broadcasted publicly, he said that he had started taking fewer responsibilities following the launch of the Meizu 16. He did acknowledge that the company is facing challenges but believes things will get better as long like they do not stop improving. Although Li Nan hasn’t specified which his next step would be, he has uncovered that he is yet focused on the customer market and developing fresh brands. Although departing from Meizu, he thanked his co-workers, investors, and shareholders. The Blue Charm brand was being headed by Li Nan although Bai Yongxiang became the CEO of the flagship Meizu brand. Huang Zhang was leading the gadget design efforts. Hong Hansheng, on the other hand, was delivering the Flyme OS development. Whereas all was decent, the manufacturer couldn’t compete with the top OEMs in terms of profits. Meizu was co-founded by Li Nan alongside with Bai Yongxiang who is the current CEO, and Huang Zhang (Jack Wong). Initial, the manufacturer was started as an MP3 player manufacturer prior switching to smartphones in 2008. Although the company’s portfolio is currently diverse, phones remain Meizu’s major source of income. Last year, Meizu Additionally celebrated its 15th anniversary.



Nokia launches a heartwarming holiday video

With Christmas and New Year knocking on the door, Nokia launched its holiday-themed TV ad. The video shows a mother that keeps contact with her son only on the Copper White Nokia 3, while he sends messages and pictures from university on his Nokia 8. The ad urges you to switch off during Christmas and spend more time with the beloved people, or as Nokia puts it - "give the gift of you". Nokia also depicts that there are phones for all ages and lifestyles, including your mom that fills her time with recreational yoga and dog walks. Nokia says "technology unites us all in amazing...



Allo for Web coming soon, confirms Google

Google has confirmed that Allo for Web will be released soon. The confirmation came in the form of a tweet from Amit Fulay, who is Head of Product (Allo and Duo) at Google. Specifically, he said the application will be made available in a "few more weeks." On it ... few more weeks— Amit Fulay (@amitfulay) July 8, 2017 Back in February this year, Google's Nick Fox tweeted a sneak peak of the web-based client, saying that it's in early development phase. He, however, didn't provide any specific launch time-frame. But now it's reasonable to assume that the application will be released...