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The Galaxy S20 FE will likely launch on September 23

Very likely, according to event invite

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Recently, Samsung accidentally leaked the rumored Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (or Galaxy S20 FE) in Samsung Philippines’s official website. The website page all but confirmed the rumors of its existence. Unfortunately (or fortunately for Samsung), the listing did not spoil any specifications, prices, or launch dates. We just know it exists. Today, we can finally lay some more rumors to rest. According to a newly sent invite, the Galaxy S20 FE will likely launch on September 23.

Earlier today, we received an invite from Samsung for an upcoming event on Wednesday, September 23. As expected, Samsung did not spoil what’s coming on the announced event. However, the event’s tagline, Galaxy Unpacked For Every Fan, practically screams about the Galaxy S20 FE.

Further, the accompanying graphic reveals differently colored smartphone silhouettes, occupying the same space as the two A’s in “Galaxy”. The colors cycle through navy blue and lavender, two colors already confirmed for the Galaxy FE. Besides the two, the graphic also reveals turquoise, red, white, and orange variants, which were leaked elsewhere.

Also, if it means anything, the graphic loops back around to navy blue and turquoise. Either Samsung just wants a cutesy graphic or having two navy blue and turquoise variants might mean something. At the risk of reading further into it, this strange tidbit can potentially hint at a Galaxy S20 FE variant with higher (or lower) specs.

In any case, Samsung is likely hosting the online-only launch event on September 23, 10am EST. You can tune in to their official page to watch the unveiling.

SEE ALSO: Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy S20 FE in October

Gaming

Ubisoft reveals animated trailer for Immortals Fenyx Rising

Discover Immortals Fenyx Rising Animated Trailer that shapes the myth of Fenyx

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Immortals Fenyx Rising

You might not be too hyped for this game but this trailer might change your mind. Immortals Fenyx Rising (formerly known as Gods & Monsters) is a fun new take on Greek Mythology. You play the role of Fenyx — a new winged demigod who’s on a quest to save the Greek gods and their home from a dark curse.

This short animation film created by CLM BBDO shows Fenyx battling epic creatures. He tussles against the Minotaur, the Cyclop and the Griffin while How You Like Me Now by The Heavy insolently plays in the background.

Using the Sword of Achilles, Axe of Atalanta, and Bow of Odysseus, Fenyx defeats the monsters one after the other. Each battle she wins dents the rock and, as huge boulders detach from the summit, she ends up shaping the mountain… and her myth!

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Immortals Fenyx Rising takes grand mythological adventure to new heights. Only by mastering the legendary powers of the gods, overcoming heroic trials and confronting powerful mythological beasts, will Fenyx be able to take on Typhon, the deadliest Titan in Greek mythology.

It will be available on December 3, 2020 on the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One family of devices (including the Xbox One X), Nintendo Switc, Epic Games and Ubisoft Connect. The game will also be available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

SEE ALSO: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla review: Home in unfamiliar territory

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vivo Y1s launches with Helio P35, 13-megapixel camera

Another silent launch by vivo

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vivo has been silently launching new phones this year, and it has managed to grab a significant chunk of the market. Today the brand launched the vivo Y1s in India, a market where affordable phones have maximum demand.

The vivo Y1s will be going up against the Redmi 9A, Realme C11, and Realme C3. Alongside, Vivo V20 Pro is teased to launch in India soon. The company has confirmed that the phone will launch in the country but hasn’t given an exact date.

Coming back to the vivo Y1s, it sports a 6.2-inch HD+ LCD with a water-drop notch. Powering the phone is a MediaTek Helio P35 MT6765 SoC paired with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. There’s also a microSD card slot for storage expansion.

On the rear is a 13-megapixel camera, while the front comes with a 5-megapixel selfie snapper. The phone has added software features like beauty mode, portrait mode, and slo-mo.

Backing these internals is a 4000mAh battery, but fast charging details haven’t been revealed. The phone has been listed on vivo’s website, but the pricing still isn’t official. However, Mahesh Telecom, a Mumbai-based retailer, confirmed Gadgtes360 that the phone would cost INR 7,990 (US$ 110).

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Apple’s MacBook Air M1 processor scores more than 1 million on AnTuTu

First to cross the 1 million mark

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Apple recently launched the new MacBooks that come equipped with a proprietary processor. Dubbed the M1, it’s based on ARM-architecture and hence meant to be mobile yet more powerful. Compared to a conventional Intel processor, the M1 is far more efficient and can perform at mind-boggling speeds.

Benchmarking app AnTuTu is widely used worldwide to push a processor to its limit and translate raw performance into easily understandable figures. The M1 chipset has been spotted on the, and it has scored more than a million.

To be precise, the MacBook Air manages to achieve 1,119,243 points that include a CPU score of 282,265, GPU score of 538,944, MEM score of 189,921, and UX score of 108,113.

The next best performer is the 12.9-inch iPad Pro (fourth generation), and the M1 performed almost 50 percent faster. It’s worth noting that the test sample for MacBook Air tests is tiny as the iPad’s results are based on thousands of tests.

The M1 processor becomes the first one to breach the 1 million mark on AnTuTu. There are multiple factors behind M1’s performance, though. It uses a 5nm production process, similar to the latest A14 chip in the iPhone 12. Meanwhile, Intel’s latest 11th-generation CPUs use a 10-nanometer production process.

Adding to this, the ARM-architecture is inherently more efficient since it’s designed for mobile devices. The new M1 processor can run apps designed for iOS and macOS, opening up a new world of an integrated app ecosystem that’s highly flexible and robust. As an added benefit, iPhone and iPad apps can now run directly on the M1-powered Macs.

What our M1 MacBook Air Review

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