Last year, Google threw in a free Daydream View headset with every Pixel or Pixel XL purchase. This year, early adopters of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are getting free Google Home Minis! If you were quick to snag either of Google’s 2017 flagships, check your email now, as the company has begun sending out promo codes to those eligible for the offer.
MediaTek announced two new chipsets last month, the Helio P23 and P30, which will be commercially available in Q4 2017. Starting next year, the Taiwanese company is expected to up its offerings with the first chipset built on the 12nm manufacturing process.
A new report coming out from China claims Meizu will be among the first companies to adopt MediaTek’s new Helio P40 chipset, which will be introduced in early 2018.
The Helio P40 chip will be based on TSMC’s 12nm process and will feature an eight-core architecture. …
As you may know from previous publications of ours, a beastly Galaxy S8+ model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage exists, but is exclusive to South Korea and, later on, the Chinese market. During the preorder period in Korea, it went out of stock for five days, despite the hefty price, equivalent to about $1020. The initial batch of 150,000 units apparently wasn’t enough to meet demand for the souped-up version, and now additional reporting says that even that set is facing early supply bottlenecks.
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