Release of High-tech Smartphones Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
The coronavirus outbreak has brought on significant changes in everyday life. With nearly the whole world going into lockdown as well as a considerable number of individuals in self-quarantine, the fight to acquire basic requirements is impacting the health of the international citizen. However, the current crisis has not stopped a few of the top smartphone manufacturers around the globe from releasing their flagship smartphones.
Many smartphone makers such as Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, and OnePlus held launch affairs online and declared the release of their forthcoming phones. In an attempt to fulfill the anticipations of the tech fans amid the worldwide pandemic, the smartphone manufacturers came with their top attitude. They launched quality pieces of devices that had a tech in full swing. This article will look at the different smartphones launched amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Enterprises, as well as sectors throughout the world, are taking the heat because of the coronavirus outbreak and the devastating state of the world economy. On 15 April, Apple introduced a basic iPhone SE to appeal to users having a hard time with an adverse economic background. Apple delivered a statement renouncing the ordinary flashy launch affairs of their smartphones in the last couple of years.
Tim Cook, the chief executive officer at the company, restricted his comments to twitter, dubbing the recent handset as the most affordable iPhone as well as an excellent choice in the company’s line-up to assist you to remain connected, entertained, and informed. Apple cut back on costs through leaving out a few of the luxury features like facial recognition, offering a fingerprint sensor as well as a home-screen button to iPhone SE, something that the fans will recall from past generations. Unlike their other smartphones, it has only one rear camera rather than the multiple lenses in the recent iPhone 11.
Oppo Ace 2
With a robust Snapdragon 865 processor, 40W wireless charging, and quad camera, Oppo Ace 2 is a gadget worth considering when it comes to smartphones. The new provision from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer was released on 13 April at a time when the coronavirus outbreak had reached a record high in multiple nations all over the globe. Strangely enough, Oppo Ace 2 was initially introduced in China, which is ground zero for the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Little is known concerning the worldwide availability. Oppo completely dropped the Reno brand name and marketed Ace as a different series of smartphones. Other than its fast-wireless charging, Oppo Ace 2 contains a refresh rate of 90Hz, as well as the support of 65W wired charging pretty similar to its predecessor.
Huawei P Series
In a launch event done online of 26 March, Huawei introduced three of its much-anticipated smartphone versions that belong to the P Series including P40, P40 Pro along with P40 Pro+. Huawei P40 has 5G connectivity as well as the other modified versions P40 Pro together with P40 Pro+. P40 includes support of 22.5W fast-charging, 8 GB RAM, 4,200 mAh battery, and HiSilicon Kirin processor. The triple rear camera in Huawei P40 has a setup of 50 MP, 40MP, and 12MP. While Huawei P40 smartphones goes for €799, P40 Pro is available at €999. The P40 Pro+ has 8 GB RAM, Penta rear camera, 4,200 mAh battery, and provides support of 40W wireless charging.
Among the launches most anticipated by tech fans throughout the world was the reveal of the OnePlus eight as well as 8 Pro smartphones during the OnePlus event. The smartphone maker in China had its first online event held on 14 April, as nations all over the world battled to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. When it comes to design, OnePlus eight is thin, light, and curvy. Complementing Glacial Green along with Onyx Black, the OnePlus eight comes with the Interstellar Glow color.
These smartphones are available in two storage versions, one at 8GB + 128GB while the other is 12GB + 256GB. On the other hand, OnePlus 8 Pro has a display of 120 Hz QHD+ AMOLED, matte-frosted, and silky-smooth touch, along with enhanced haze levels. It has two storage options, 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB. The Warp Charge 30 Wireless was also launched at the affair as well as the light OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z.
In a world where everyone is changing their daily routines to readjust to the new norm, even manufacturers are changing their approach in releasing smartphones. Notwithstanding, smartphone brands have successfully managed to satisfy their clients with various phone launch events through online streaming.