Top Android Stories of the Week: Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Unveiled, Pixel Watch Rumors Intensify, Nothing Launches Black Earbuds, More
In case you missed events and exciting news from the world of Android this week, check out this roundup of top stories so you’re all caught up with everything Android.
According to a report from Business Insider, Google is planning to foray into the smartwatch hardware segment with an offering likely to be called the Pixel Watch.
On December 1, Honor launched the new Honor 60 and Honor 60 Pro smartphones in China. The devices feature a curved OLED display with 4,800mAh batteries that support 66W fast charging. A Snapdragon 778G SoC powers the phones. Here are all the details about the new devices.
Carl Pei’s venture, Nothing, has launched a new variation of its Ear (1) truly wireless earbuds. A stark contrast to the original white and transparent variant, the new one sports matte black plastics and some transparent elements.
At the annual Snapdragon Tech Summit on Wednesday, the chipmaker unveiled its new 5G mobile platform for next-generation flagship Android devices, called Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. The first chip to supersede 17 Snapdragon 800-series models for flagships until now.
On Thursday, Oppo launched the new Reno 7 series in China, comprising three different models, namely the Oppo Reno 7 5G, Oppo Reno 7 Pro 5G, and the Oppo Reno 7 SE 5G.
Motorola has finally announced the successor to its Moto G Power launched earlier this year. With a better MediaTek Helio G37 SoC and improved battery capacity of 5,000 mAh, the device also boasts a triple camera setup and textured back panel.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has launched the OnePlus Nord 2 x PAC-MAN Edition in India, Europe, and the UK. The phone has been developed in conjunction with Japanese game studio Bandai Namco. It sports a fantastic new back panel inspired by the retro arcade game PAC-MAN.
OnePlus is expected to launch its latest flagship lineup, the OnePlus 10 series, sometime in early 2022. Tipster Mukul Sharma claims the OnePlus 10 Pro will offer 125W fast charging support.
Google Pixel 6 users can now enjoy early access to heart rate and respiratory rate tracking features via the Google Fit app. The features work using the phone’s rear camera, flash, and onboard sensors.