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Meizu launches 15 line in celebration of their 15th year

A total of three smartphone releases!

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After 15 years in the business, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Meizu launches the Meizu 15 line to celebrate. According to Ard Boudeling, Head of Global Marketing for Meizu, the Meizu 15-series is “how we shape the future.”

Three phones make up Meizu’s newest roster: The Meizu 15 Lite, Meizu 15, and Meizu 15 Plus. All three devices come in a symmetrical steel-aluminum body for a more premium look and feel. And no, there are no notches. Here’s a quick rundown:

Meizu 15 Lite

The Meizu 15 Lite is powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor with 4GB of memory and 64GB of storage. It features a Full HD display and bezels at 1.175mm with a fingerprint scanner in front. There’s a 13-megapixel shooter on the rear and 20-megapixel selfie shooter. This device will retail for roughly around US$ 270.

Meizu 15

This device is equipped with a dual-cam setup on its back that features a 12- and 20-megapixel combo with one wide-angle shooter and a telephoto lens. Of course, there’s also a 20-megapixel front-facing camera. The Meizu 15 is powered by a Snapdragon 660 processor with 4GB of RAM and 3000mAh of battery capacity. It will retail for US$ 400 for the standard 64GB variant and US$ 445 for the deluxe 128GB version.

Meizu 15 Plus

The Meizu 15 Plus sports a larger 5.95-inch AMOLED display and is powered by a Samsung Exynos 8895 processor with a 3500mAh battery. This phone is equipped with the same cameras that the Meizu 15 has. It also has two storage versions and will retail at US$ 475 for the standard version and US$ 525 deluxe version.

They all run on the newest Flyme 7 OS with AI built into the cameras.

Apps

There’s a new Jollibee app and you need to download it!

Yes, the fastfood chain. The one with Chicken Joy

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Jolibee App

Bida ang saya! It’s now easier than ever to satisfy your Jolibee cravings. Coming our way via the Apple App Store and Google Play Store is the all new Jolibee app.

The app is home to features that will make for a more joyful, fast, and convenient online ordering experience. There will also be exclusive promos that you need to watch out for. The UI is user-friendly and there’s also a store locator that tells which branches are nearest you.

You can order to receive right away but you can also do your future self a favor by ordering in advance with the app’s Scheduled Deliveries feature.

Jollibee favorites make a comeback

Aside from the new app announcement, Jollibee also brought back two fan favorites to their menu — The Champ burger and the Ultimate Burger Steak.

 

ULTIMATE Burger Steak is back! Enjoy this ultimate rice meal in select stores in Luzon via the new Jollibee App,…

Posted by Jollibee on Thursday, October 29, 2020

Go ahead. Order them both on the Jollibee app. We won’t judge. 😉

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AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series announced

Undercutting NVIDIA significantly

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AMD has unveiled three new graphics cards under the Radeon RX 6000 series — AMD Radeon RX 6800, AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT, and the flagship AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT.

The coming months will be fascinating for the gaming community since NVIDIA has announced its new RTX 3000 series, and gaming consoles like Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and the PlayStation 5 the stores soon. AMD was playing catch-up for the last few years against NVIDIA, but this could finally change.

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

The Radeon RX 6800 XT’s big specs include 72 compute units, 16GB of DDR6 video memory, 2,015MHz game clock, or 2,250MHz boost, and 128MB Infinity Cache. The chipset intends to deliver 4K gaming at the highest settings. It will compete directly with the NVIDIA RTX 3080 while consuming lesser power.

While NVIDIA’s chip costs US$ 699, AMD is going for an aggressive price of US$ 649. Sales of AMD could also rise because the RTX 3080 has been running short on supply and cannot actually fulfill the high demand. AMD can use this supply-chain gap to its benefit.

AMD Radeon RX 6800

On the other hand, the Radeon RX 6800 has 60 compute units, a game clock of 1,815 MHz, and a boost of 2,105 MHz. The cache and memory remain the same as the RX 6800 XT. It’s priced at US$ 579 and goes up against NVIDIA’s RTX 3070 that’s priced at US$ 499.

AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT

Lastly, the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT leverages the Big Navi GPUs that are based on AMD’s RDNA 2 architecture. It offers up to 65 percent better performance per watt. In terms of technical specs, it has 80 compute units, 2,015 game clock, and 2,250 boost clock.

With a smaller form factor and lower thermal design power, the RX 6900 XT not only seems to be an excellent alternative to RTX 3090 but also cost a lot lesser. It’ll cost US$ 999, a whopping US$ 500 discount from NVIDIA’s marked price. It’ll be available for purchase from December 8.

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Huawei Y7a quad-cameras on a budget now official

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Huawei Y7a

The avalanche of phones continues. This time, it’s a budget offering from Huawei — the Huawei Y7a.

It’s powered by the Kirin 710A chip that’s supported by 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Storage is expandable up to 512GB via MicroSD card. It also has a 5000mAh battery with support for 22.5W SuperCharge.

Elsewhere on the phone is a 6.67-inch display. Housed in a punch-hole on the middle top area is an 8MP f/2.0 selfie camera. On the rear you have a quad-camera setup: 48MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide, 2MP depth, and 2MP macro. The usual budget setup these days.

It’s running EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10. Apps are available via the App Gallery or Petal Search.

Pricing and availability

The Huawei Y7a will come in Crush Green, Midnight Black, and Blush Gold. It will retail for PhP 8,990. It’s available for pre-order today online via the Huawei Store, Lazada, and Shopee, or offline at Huawei Experience Stores and various retail partners.

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