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Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS

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The Dev channel has been updated to 76.0.3807.0 (Platform version: 12236.0.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. View changes here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using 'Report an issue...' in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).


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SamMobile Daily Recap, May 31, 2019: Galaxy Note 10 rumors, red Galaxy S10, and more

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We publish a lot of stories on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the majority of news breaks during our European hours of operation, which makes it difficult for our readers in the US (and other regions) to keep up. However, we think we've come up with a fantastic solution — a daily recap.Here's what we covered today.PhonesIt's not looking good for the Galaxy Note 10's headphone jackCardinal Red Galaxy S10 may start shipping next monthGalaxy A80 may arrive in India as early as June 8Samsung starts selling Marvel-themed cases for select Galaxy A modelsExclusive: Galaxy M40 specs show it will offer great value for moneyWatchGalaxy Fit is now available to purchase in some countriesPoll[Poll] Would you buy the Galaxy Note 10 if it doesn't have a headphone jack?DealsUp to 60% off Full HD dual dashcamThe post SamMobile Daily Recap, May 31, 2019: Galaxy Note 10 rumors, red Galaxy S10, and more appeared first on SamMobile.
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Galaxy Fit is now available to purchase in some countries

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Samsung has released the much-awaited Galaxy Fit in some markets today. Spain, Italy, and South Korea are among the markets to get the device initially. The wearable is priced at €99 in the European countries, whereas in South Korea, it costs 118,800 won (~€90).Samsung announced the Galaxy Fit back in February, along with its cheaper version, the Galaxy Fit e. The Fit e, which costs €39.99, went on sale earlier this month. The Galaxy Fit should also be available in more markets soon. It comes in black and silver and weighs just 23 grams.Galaxy Fit and Fit e are almost equally capable fitness trackersDespite such a huge gap in pricing, the Galaxy Fit and the Galaxy Fit e are almost equally capable fitness trackers. Both can track activities like biking, hiking and running, have MIL-STD-810G military-grade ruggedness certification, and are water-resistant for up to 10 minutes at a depth of 50 meters. You also get automatic motion detection as well as sleep, stress, and heart-rate tracki…

Exclusive: Galaxy M40 specs show it will offer great value for money

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We have known for a few weeks now that Samsung is working on a new Galaxy M series device. We can now exclusively reveal some Galaxy M40 specs. As expected, this device is shaping up to be quite a feature-packed one in its price range.Samsung introduced the Galaxy M series in India about four months ago. These devices have been priced aggressively to compete with Chinese manufacturers. That's part of the reason why they have largely been sold online only. They also offer decent bang for your buck. The Galaxy M10, M20 and M30 have thus all been well received.Galaxy M40 specs revealedThe company is expanding the new lineup with the forthcoming Galaxy M40. A few details about the device were recently confirmed by a high-ranking Samsung executive in India. We know that the Galaxy M40 will have a 32-megapixel rear camera and that it will be priced around ₹20,000 (~$285). Given what we now know about its specs, the Galaxy M40 seems to offer great value for money.We can now reveal the ot…

Samsung starts selling Marvel-themed cases for select Galaxy A models

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Samsung has the habit of launching special editions of its flagship devices to commemorate special occasions such as major sporting events, release of popular movies, etc. Despite the much-awaited release of the Avengers: Endgame presenting a similar opportunity, the Korean company decided to go with just Marvel-themed cases this time for its Galaxy S10 lineup. It is now quietly bringing these accessories to some of its midrange devices as well.Samsung has started selling Marvel-themed cases for few of its newer Galaxy A models in select regions. Multiple Marvel cases for the Galaxy A40, A50 and A70 went on sale on many third-party portals recently without any fanfare. While these cases for the Galaxy A50 have been announced previously by Samsung Philippines, this is the first time we are seeing them for the Galaxy A40 and A70.Netherlands' retailer Coolblue has listed Avengers, Captain America, Iron Man, and Spider-Man-themed smart covers for the Galaxy A50 and A70. Amazon Germany…

Red OnePlus 7 Unveiled with 8GB RAM & 256GB Storage

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Earlier this month we have seen OnePlus launching its OnePlus 7 series and now a new Red color option of the OnePlus 7 has been unveiled today with 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage. We know OnePlus has the tendency of launching RED color variants of its smartphones and even the latest device can be seen getting the new color option. The OnePlus 7 was already unveiled in Nebula Blue and goldfish Almond color option along with the Mirror Grey. The new Red variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage has been priced at Rs. 37,999 in India and global Pricing and availability are not known yet.The new Red color option will be coming with the same specs while the OnePlus 7 with 12GB RAM is exclusive for the Chinese market. To remind you the OnePlus 7 comes with a curved glass body with a curve on the back and has a 6.41-inch Optic AMOLED display with Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. There is a 3700mAh battery on the back of the device with the support for 20W fast cha…

Moto Z4 Launched with 6.4” OLED Display & 48MP Camera

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A few days back the Moto Z4 was listed on Amazon accidentally and even after the listing was removed, the customers who have ordered it have received the smartphone. Today Moto Z4 has been launched officially in the US for the price of USD 499 for the unlocked variant. Verizon users can get the smartphone for USD 240. The users can also buy the 5G Moto Mods for USD 199 which supports 5G networks. Moreover, Motorola is also giving away Moto 360 camera mod for free along with the smartphone. The Moto Z4 comes with a 6000 series polished aluminum frame and sports 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front, it also comes with a 6.4-inch OLED FullVision display with Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution. The handset gives a 19:9 aspect ratio and has a waterdrop notch on the front. Under the hood, there is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor built on 11nm FinFET node coupled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. Talking about the camera of the smartphone, there is a 48MP camera on…

[Poll] Would you buy the Galaxy Note 10 if it doesn’t have a headphone jack?

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Multiple reports are now suggesting that there's a good chance the Galaxy Note 10 may not have a headphone jack. If that is the case, it would be the first flagship phablet without the 3.5mm headphone jack. As you can probably imagine, a lot of Samsung fans are going to be very opinionated about this.One can argue that this is inevitable. Samsung had to eventually remove the headphone jack from its flagship phones. It has to start somewhere, the Galaxy Fold notwithstanding. Others may feel that this is a good differentiating factor to have, that Samsung should stand out of the crowd by continuing its support for this standard.What we want to know is whether you'd buy Galaxy Note 10 if it doesn't have the headphone jack? Vote below and let's get a discussion going down in the comments section.Would you buy the Galaxy Note 10 if it doesn't have a headphone jack?Poll Options are limited because JavaScript is disabled in your browser. Yes, this won't influence my de…

Galaxy A80 may arrive in India as early as June 8

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Samsung launched the Galaxy A70 (review) and the Galaxy A80 in Thailand last month. While the former has already gone on sale in several countries, Samsung is making all of us wait a little longer for the latter. Not much long now, though, at least not for customers in India.We've learnt that Samsung is holding exclusive previews of the Galaxy A80 across the country next week. The events, where it will allow the public to play with the phone, will be held in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Kolkata on June 8 and 9.Galaxy A80 preview in five Indian citiesSamsung is holding exclusive Galaxy A80 preview events for its fans in India next week. Samsung fans in Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad can get their hands on the new Galaxy on Saturday, June 8. People in Bangalore and Kolkata will have to wait an extra day: The Galaxy A80 arrives in your city on Sunday, June 9. The events will kick off at 06:00 PM IST (01:30 PM CET) and are open for all. You may, however, need to register your …

Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 may start shipping next month

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It was first reported last week that Samsung may soon launch the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10. Renders of this new color option have already surfaced online so it may not be long before it arrives. A retailer listing suggests that this new color option might become available in some European markets from next month.Samsung often releases new colors for flagship smartphones several months after they hit the market. It's a good way to reignite consumer interest in the device. We have seen the company do this with its previous Galaxy flagships as well.Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 could arrive next monthSamsung is yet to confirm when it will officially begin shipping the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+. A retailer listing suggests that this option with 128GB storage will be available in Switzerland next month. An earlier report said that Samsung will only offer this in Russia and markets across western Europe.So it's possible that the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 may just see limited ava…

It’s not looking good for the Galaxy Note 10’s headphone jack

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There was a report about the Galaxy Note 10's headphone jack yesterday, in that the upcoming flagship won't have one. It will be a polarizing decision. Some will be fine with it while others will voice their displeasure.Yesterday's report also mentioned that the Galaxy Note 10 could ditch its physical power, volume and Bixby keys as well. Samsung was apparently considering capacitive or pressure-sensitive alternatives. The company might have thought about it but a well-known leakster says it's not going to happen.Galaxy Note 10 headphone jack could really get the axWe did highlight the possibility that these changes might have been part of an early Galaxy Note 10 prototype. There's no saying if they will make the cut. @UniverseIce gave his two cents on yesterday's report on Twitter. He says that it was indeed an early prototype which didn't have physical buttons. It was a radical change but apparently, it didn't pass Samsung's rigorous testing. This…

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S goes for open sale

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7S that was launched earlier this month in India is now going for open sale in the country starting today. The Redmi Note 7 Pro which was announced a few months back is still going for weekly flash sales via Flipkart and Mi online store. Furthermore, the Redmi Note 7s comes with a 48MP camera sensor on the rear making it the most affordable smartphone with such a camera. The Redmi Note 7 was launched earlier this year with the same specs and now talking about the Redmi Note 7S it comes with 6.3-inch waterdrop notch display with Full HD+ resolution display and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Moreover, it has the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass on top and bottom as well to protect it from minor falls and scratches. Under the hood, there is a 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Mobile SoC coupled with Kryo 260 CPU and Adreno 512 GPU.Furthermore, the Redmi Note 7S will be available in 4GB + 64GB storage option along with 3GB + 32GB variant that is priced at Rs. 12,999 and Rs. 10,999 r…

Daily Deal: Up to 60% off Full HD dual dashcam

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Dashcams are getting more important in today's traffic. Not only can they be used for entertainment (e.g. recording a time-lapse of your commute), but they also come in handy while trying to make an insurance claim in case you get in an accident. Moreover, others on the road will behave better if they see you have a dashcam installed in your car, therefore contributing to overall safety.We've found a great deal to get you started with dashcams – Amazon is currently giving you an Apeman dashcam with front and rear cameras at 60% off! This dashcam can record in 1440p resolution (1080p when both front and rear cameras are active) at a 150 degree angle, making sure you're able to capture all that's important.Get this deal while there's stock available and use the Buy Now button to claim your discount!The post Daily Deal: Up to 60% off Full HD dual dashcam appeared first on SamMobile.
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Dev Channel Update for Desktop

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The dev channel has been updated to76.0.3806.1for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

A partial list of changes is available in thelog. Interested inswitchingrelease channels? Find outhow. If you find a new issue, please let us know byfiling a bug. Thecommunity help forumis also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.
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Galaxy Note 10 said to ditch the headphone jack and physical keys

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Some new information has surfaced regarding Samsung's upcoming flagship. It's about the Galaxy Note 10 headphone jack, or lack thereof. The report claims that Samsung will remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from the Galaxy Note 10. Not only that, it's also said to ditch the physical buttons.So if the information turns out to be accurate, the Galaxy Note 10 won't have a headphone jack. It also won't have buttons for power, volume and Bixby. Though I'm sure not a lot of people are going to miss that last one.Don't keep your fingers crossed for the Galaxy Note 10 headphone jackCiting a source familiar with the company's plans, Android Police reports that Samsung will likely not include a 3.5mm headphone jack with its next flagship smartphone. The company is perhaps the only major Android vendor still selling flagships with the jack. It's not like Samsung is entirely opposed to the idea. There are a couple of recent mid-range handsets that don't have i…

Taking Action on Deceptive Installation Tactics

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Privacy, security and transparency are at the forefront of all the work we do on Chrome. In October, we announced changes aimed at ensuring Chrome extensions are trustworthy by default, but the work doesn't end there.


As part of our commitment to transparency, we are announcing a new policy targeting deceptive installation tactics for extensions on the Chrome Web Store. We've seen that the path to downloading a Chrome extension influences user trust in all extensions. One bad experience can affect a user's interest in the many great extensions our developers create. Setting the right expectations for what an extension does, from the start, helps create a healthy and thriving ecosystem of extensions, developers, and passionate users.


Last year, to improve user transparency we deprecated inline installation and began requiring all extension installs to go through the Chrome Web Store. This change has helped reduce user complaints about unwanted extensions by 18 percent. Howeve…

[Sponsored] Summer Sales: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Key under $12 with big discount

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We all know Microsoft as the company that made the first 32-bit operating system, setting the standard for personal computers, with the accompanying software leading up to the big dot-com bubble investment burst in the late nineties. Microsoft is still making some of the most used programs in the world and, of course, their latest OS: Windows 10. Windows 10 is always improving and currently working better than ever in terms of reliability, efficiency and security. If you are thinking of using their software, this could be a good chance to pick it up with a discount.URCDKeys.com is an online retailer offering keys for various software and a quick and secure way to purchase game codes/CD keys. Its offering includes keys for various software, games and gift cards for PC, MAC, Xbox, Playstation and many more, as well as CD keys for Steam, Origin, and Uplay platforms. They were one of the first to offer codes for MMO (massively multiplayer online) games. But one of our favorite sections of…

SamMobile Daily Recap, May 30, 2019: Galaxy S8 update, Galaxy A10e specs, and more

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We publish a lot of stories on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the majority of news breaks during our European hours of operation, which makes it difficult for our readers in the US (and other regions) to keep up. However, we think we've come up with a fantastic solution — a daily recap.Here's what we covered today.PhonesGalaxy M40 camera details surface ahead of June 11 launchGalaxy A10e specifications revealed by Geekbench benchmarkFirmwareGalaxy J7 Duo, Galaxy J5 Pro, and more getting May security updateNew Galaxy S8+ May update improves camera stabilityNew bug-fixing Galaxy S10 update now available in more countriesGeneralSamsung's Exynos Auto 8890 to power Audi A4's in-vehicle infotainment systemDealsUp to 60% off a premium Samsung Galaxy Watch wrist bandThe post SamMobile Daily Recap, May 30, 2019: Galaxy S8 update, Galaxy A10e specs, and more appeared first on SamMobile.
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New bug-fixing Galaxy S10 update now available in more countries

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Samsung is now rolling out the newest Galaxy S10 update in a handful of more countries, following its debut in Switzerland earlier this week. The new update (XXU1ASE6) is the second one that has been issued to the Galaxy S10 lineup this month and brings fixes for the freezing issues users had been facing with the first May security update. At the moment, we can confirm it is out in Germany, India, and Russia, and it shouldn't be long before more countries join the party.The new update does seem to fix all problems: Our devices here at SamMobile are running fine after installing it, and many of our readers have also confirmed to us that that's indeed the case. Samsung was pretty quick with releasing the bug-fixing update, which is good considering the severity of the issues that have been plaguing users after installing the previous update. Now, they can simply enjoy all the camera improvements instead of worrying about when their S10e, S10, or S10+ might start up acting again.…

New Galaxy S8+ May update improves camera stability

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The Galaxy S8+ was one of the first few devices which received the May 2019 security patch earlier this month. However, Samsung is now rolling out a new Galaxy S8+ May update today. There are no big ticket items included in the update so don't expect much in the way of new features.Germany was the first country where Samsung rolled out the May 2019 security patch for the Galaxy S8+. Today's update also happens to be rolling out in Germany first. It weighs in at quite a bit more than the first May update.New Galaxy S8 May update rolling outSince the device has already received the latest security maintenance release, it doesn't apply a new monthly patch. Samsung won't actually be detailing June's patch until next week at the very least.The changelog of this update, bearing version number G955FXXU4DSE4, only mentions camera stability improvements and an update for the security patch. We checked anyway just to be certain if features like the new Night mode and Scene O…

Xiaomi Mi 9T Teased with Notch-less Full-Screen Display

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Not very long ago, we have seen Redmi launching its Redmi K20 flagship series smartphones in China and few rumors suggested that the Redmi K20 along with Redmi K20 Pro could be launched as Mi9T and Mi 9T Pro in Russia. The new teaser image of the upcoming Mi 9T has come up on Twitter and the device will be the successor of the Mi 9 that was launched a few months back. The teaser also reveals a full-screen display with no notch on the front and also a triple rear camera set up on the back.According to the latest teaser, it is clear that this device is from the Mi 9 series and not related to the Redmi K20 series since the triple camera set on the upcoming smartphone is placed towards the corner instead of the middle like we have seen on Redmi K20 series. Along with the teaser image, Xiaomi has also used a hashtag- "PopUpInStyle" which clearly indicates a pop-up selfie camera for the handset. From the image, we can see that the smartphone will be coming with a gradient color bu…

Meizu 16Xs Launched with Snapdragon 675 SoC, 6GB RAM & Triple Rear Cameras

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Meizu has been launching many smartphones under its Meizu 16 series and now the latest addition to it is the Meizu 16Xs which is also the fifth in the series. This handset is going to be the Meizu's first smartphone with a triple rear camera setup but like many other Chinese companies, even Meizu has less market and is limited mostly to China. The handset is going to be available in Coral Orange color and Atlantis Blue color options. It will be coming with a 3D curved body and an aluminum frame and measures at 152 x 74.4 x 8.3 mm and weighs 165 grams. The Meizu 16Xs is equipped with a 6.2-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolutions giving 18.6:9 aspect ratio which is a bit odd considering other devices in the market. Meizu calls this display as Extreme bezel-less display as it has no bezels and notch. Furthermore, the display of this particular device has been VDE certified for blocking harmful Blue light that is emitted from the screes of the phone. Well, under the hood, there …

Galaxy A10e specifications revealed by Geekbench benchmark

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Samsung's upcoming "e" variant of the Galaxy A10 is nearing its launch. The device, Galaxy A10e, recently passed through the FCC with model number SM-A102U and also secured Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Alliance certifications. Now, ahead of the impending launch, it has been spotted on the Geekbench benchmark database, revealing some key specs.Galaxy A10e specs include Exynos 7884 SoC with 2GB RAMThe Geekbench listing says the Galaxy A10e has the Exynos 7885 chipset with eight physical cores. However, the actual benchmark scores and the CPU's base frequency of 1.35 GHz suggest it to be the Exynos 7884 instead, the same chipset as the standard A10. After all, it wouldn't really make sense for an "e" variant to better than its non-"e" sibling. Coincidentally, the Galaxy A10 was also reported to have an Exynos 7885 chipset by the Geekbench benchmark.The Galaxy A10e also gets 2GB of RAM and will come with Android 9 Pie out of the box, exactly like the A10. …

Galaxy J7 Duo, Galaxy J5 Pro, and more getting May security update

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A number of Galaxy devices are receiving an update with the May 2019 security patch in various parts of the world. These devices include the Galaxy J7 Duo, Galaxy J5 Pro, Galaxy Note Fan Edition, and the Galaxy Tab Active 2, and the updates seem to be basic ones with only security fixes. That means that other than the Galaxy Note Fan Edition, no device is getting the Android Pie update.However, security updates are important as well, and these devices have fixes for the most recent security flaws discovered in the Android operating system and Samsung's own software. The May patch fixes seven critical and dozens of high and moderate risk Android OS vulnerabilities, along with 21 vulnerabilities of varying severities that only affect Galaxy devices. Samsung details these critical vulnerabilities on its security website for those who are interested in the specifics.If you own any of the devices mentioned above, you can check if the update is available for you by going into the Settin…

Daily Deal: Up to 60% off a premium Samsung Galaxy Watch wrist band

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We bring our readers great deals on Samsung products daily and they particularly seem to love the ones for smartwatches. Custom wrist bands are a great way to personalize your smartwatch. Besides, the bands can also get worn out over time so it's always a good idea to have a few ready to go. We've found a great deal, allowing you to get a decent smartwatch replacement band at 60% off! This band is compatible with the Galaxy Watch 46mm, Gear S2, and the S3 Frontier/Classic.Be sure to be quick to place your order using the Buy Now button below because these deals usually run out fast.The post Daily Deal: Up to 60% off a premium Samsung Galaxy Watch wrist band appeared first on SamMobile.
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Galaxy M40 camera details surface ahead of June 11 launch

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The Galaxy M40, Samsung's fourth smartphone in the Galaxy M series, will soon be making its official debut, with the company having confirmed a June 11 launch for the device. The Galaxy M40 is going to have plenty of attractive features, like a triple rear camera setup, Snapdragon 675 SoC, and an Infinity-O display, which suggest it is going to be similar to the Galaxy A60 that was launched in China a few weeks ago. And supporting those rumors is a new report from 91Mobiles, which reveals the megapixel count for the primary rear camera and the front-facing camera.32 million pixels at the back, half that for selfiesThe information comes straight from the horse's mouth: 91Mobiles was told by Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President at Samsung India, that the M40 will have a 32MP rear camera and a 16MP front-facing camera. The rear camera resolution matches that of the Galaxy A70, so we're assuming the other two cameras at the back will be 8-megapixel ultra-wide and 5-megapixel dept…

Samsung’s Exynos Auto 8890 to power Audi A4’s in-vehicle infotainment system

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Samsung has been supplying its auto chips to Audi for use in its infotainment systems since 2017. Continuing the partnership, the South Korean electronics giant will now supply the German carmaker with its Exynos Auto 8890 processor. The processor will power Audi's A4 and other upcoming cars' upgraded in-vehicle infotainment system. The new Audi A4 will be available in Europe starting this fall.Exynos Auto 8890 powers Audi A4The Exynos Auto 8890 boasts 8 CPU cores and 12 GPU cores, and is capable of powering Audi's modular infotainment platform (MIB). MIB is a technology "that anticipates the drivers' needs by keeping up with the latest advancements in information and entertainment equipment". The Exynos Auto 8890 will function as its main processing unit, handling multimedia playback, navigation, and vehicle control. The chip also supports multi-OS and can manage up to four displays simultaneously.Samsung's auto chips will continue to power Audi's fu…