Highest Screen-to-body Ratio Smartphone, OPPO Find X @ 93.8%

When vivo announced their vivo NEX smartphone we were impressed with the 91.24% screen-to-body ratio. Look vivo gonna drop their record holder to OPPO very soon as a solid rumor, the upcoming OPPO Find X will be featuring 93.8% screen-to-body ratio.

This made possible when the manufacture obtained dual-sided curve display at the same time maximize the lower chin and removing the notch. This is what we predict OPPO doing it by keeping a minimum top bezel that just enough to house earpiece, front camera, and some sensors.

Rumor, that the Find X will be packed with flagship specs including Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 8GB of RAM and AMOLED display to have the side-curved display possible.

The OPPO Find X will be announced during OPPO Global Launch on 20th June 2018 (Wednesday) at 2.30am.

Via: Twitter (@iceuniverse)

Apacer’s PANTHER RAGE DDR4 RGB Will Glow Away the Competition

For enthusiastic gamers and modders, powerful gear is a must.Apacer is bringing some colorful bling to DRAM. Since its last incarnation, PANTHER RAGE DDR4 has evolved from single-light LED to splashy RGB, with its bold new color in Gold. Apacer is going to show that the new gear is definitely worth the wait.

By implementing the newly developed hardware architecture to enhance the RGB controller, PANTHER RAGE DDR4 RGB has improved the performance by 200%. It also seamlessly integrates with the latest ASUS Aura Sync software which is popular among gamers and allows users to select various patterns based on their preference. On top of that, it is compatible with the latest platform by Intel and AMD.

PANTHER RAGE DDR4 RGB’s angular asymmetrical design and golden-mirrored material refract a riot of colors. The use of highly transparent materials makes Panther’s prism-like teeth more vivid. The competition looks downright dull in comparison. By integrating with Aura Sync, it gives users complete control of the light show. It has multiple patterns to add in the future and allows the synchronization of different devices. Users can effortlessly customize patterns to reflect their personalities. In addition, Apacer has teamed up with ASUS TUF Gaming to design a new edition which integrates Apacer’s PANTHER with the solid, durable and camouflaged force from TUF gaming. It shows the determination to thrive on every battlefield.

PANTHER RAGE DDR4 RGB is capable of high clock rate and low latency, offering options in 2400/2666/2800/3000/3200MHz. Users can overclock on Intel® XMP 2.0 without manual adjustments on BIOS parameters. Available in 8GB, and 16GB, this memory module can be combined up to a total of 128GB memory on Intel motherboards to achieve mind-blowing performance.

To ensure superior stability, Apacer has also deployed professional technologies for industrial DRAM, including a highly efficient heat spreader and quality IC. It can operate effectively at low voltage and reduce the need for heat release. With the incredible potential for overclocking, heat spread, stability, and excellent value, PANTHER RAGE DDR4 RGB is ready to blow away its rivals and become the leading light in DRAM.

For more information about Apacer PANTHER RAGE DDR4 RGB, see the official product page here: http://consumer.apacer.com/eng/content.php?sn=1475

Transcend Releases JetDrive 855/850 PCIe NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit for Mac Computers

Transcend Information Inc., announced the release of the JetDrive™ 855/850 PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe solid- state drive (SSD) upgrade kit for Mac computers. The JetDrive 850 features read and write speeds of up to 1,600MB/s and 1,300MB/s, and is made of the latest 3D NAND flash. The JetDrive 855 includes a sleek aluminum Thunderbolt™ enclosure for a simple upgrade experience. Both models are the perfect upgrade for a MacBook Pro®, MacBook Air®, Mac mini®, or Mac Pro®.

PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe interface allows transfer speeds of up to 1,600MB/s
Transcend’s JetDrive 850 features the PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe interface, meaning four lanes are used to transmit and receive data simultaneously. The result is compelling performance of up to 1,600MB/s read and 1,300MB/s write. Crafted of 3D NAND flash memory, the JetDrive 850 is reliable, highly compatible, and brings a whole new level of performance to Mac computers.

Thunderbolt technology in a sleek enclosure
Transcend's JetDrive 855 features as its storage media the JetDrive 850 PCIe NVMe SSD. Utilizing a 10Gb/s Thunderbolt interface, the drive boasts blazing-fast transfers. The JetDrive 855 is housed in a sleek, aluminum alloy enclosure designed to tastefully complement the Mac's simple, clean design. In addition, the SSD inside can be removed, making it even more adaptable to user preferences.

Monitoring SSD Health with Exclusive JetDrive Toolbox
Transcend's exclusive JetDrive Toolbox, a free download from the Transcend website. It is a software kit tailor-made for Transcend's Apple Solutions. JetDrive Toolbox helps users to maintain a healthy SSD by keeping it up-to-date, preventing functional degradation, and predicting problems before they occur. Easy to use, the Toolbox includes Drive Information, Health Indicator, and Firmware Update functions.

Transcend's JetDrive 855 and JetDrive 850 come in 240GB and 480GB capacities, and are backed by Transcend's five-year limited warranty. Note: MacBook Pro®, MacBook Air®, Mac mini®, Mac Pro®, and Mac® are trademarks of Apple Inc.; Thunderbolt™ is a trademark of Intel Inc. The JetDrive series is compatible with many Mac models and MacOS versions. Please visit the Transcend website for more information.

Xiaomi Launched 3-axis Smartphone Gimbal with Powerbank Feature

Mijia, the sub-brand of Xiaomi launched a 3-axis gimbal for the smartphone. The design of the gimbal is similar to the gimbal made for their action camera.

The new Mijia gimbals offer like others 3-axis stabilization to the smartphone but at a very affordable price tag. It priced at RMB 599 (translated to RM 374). It features high precision altitude sensor and real-time stabilization with 0.03-degree accuracy.

It supports a maximum width of 86mm and weight of a 200gram smartphone. With the provided app, the gimbal has the auto-follow function and as well as time-lapse video shooting.

The packed 5,000 mAh battery can operate more than 16 hours at the same time charge your smartphone.

Although it packed with such large battery, the gimbal is weighed less than 500 gram and built with durable polycarbonate shell. At the bottom is a quarter inch standard screw for tripod mounting if required.

Currently, the Mijia Gimbal is only made available for China market. We may expect it to reach to Malaysia soon through grey market since the demand for smartphone videography is growing and smartphone camera getting seriously good.

Source: Phone Radar

[OFFICIAL] All-screen Display Smartphone is Getting Closer - vivo NEX

vivo announced their's latest and closest to all-screen display smartphone, vivo NEX. It sports a 6.59-inch AMOLED Full HD+ pushing it to 91.24% screen-to-body ratio. The top and side bezels are at very minimum without a notch like others. But it does come with a small chin at the bottom.

Powering the device is top-of-the-line Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 or a more affordable variant Qualcomm Snapdragon 710.

vivo obtained Piezoelectric earpiece speaker that similar to the Xiaomi Mi MIX, it generates vibration of an audio algorithm that selectively amplifies voice signals with proper wavelength and sends through the metal body.

Unlike others Tri-bezel-less smartphone like the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 and Maze Alpha, the front camera is not positioning it oddly at the bottom corner. Instead, it comes with a motorized pop-up front-facing, hiding an 8-megapixel f/2.0 aperture lens camera. You must be concerned about the built on the motorizing module, according to vivo its made out of stainless steel and has been tested to withstand over 50,000 pop-ups without any failure.

The rear camera is a 12-megapixels f/1.8 with OIS plus a secondary 5-megapixels f/2.4 that work as a depth sensor.

Just like its first vivo X21, the vivo NEX also get an in-screen display fingerprint sensor where you can unlock your phone by placing your thumb on the screen. This only available on the high variant vivo NEX, the Snapdragon 710 variant settle with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

vivo NEX packed with 4,000 mAh battery that supports fast-charging via USB Type-C. It also runs FunTouch OS 4 based on Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box.

The vivo NEX is now official for China market and priced as per below;

∙ Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 8GB+128GB - RMB 4,498 (about RM 2,806) 
∙ Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, 8GB+256GB - RMB 4,998 (about RM 3,118)
∙ Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, 6GB+128GB - RMB 3,898 (about RM 2,432)