Samsung extends Galaxy S20 support, iPhone 16 batteries leak, Week 15 in review

Samsung extends Galaxy S20 support, iPhone 16 batteries leak, Week 15 in review
By: GSMArena Posted On: April 14, 2024 View: 29

Welcome to another week's recap. Samsung announced that it's moving the Galaxy S20 series from monthly security updates over to a quarterly schedule, meaning the S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra will get patches every three months.

Redmi announced the Redmi Turbo 3. It has a Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 chip, a 6.67-inch AMOLED with 2,712 x 1,220px resolution and 120Hz refresh rate, and a 50MP Sony LYT-600 main camera. The Turbo 3 runs Android 14 with Xiaomi's HyperOS, and packs a 5,000mAh battery with 90W charging. Pricing in China starts at CNY 1,999 ($276) for the 12/256GB trim, while open sales begin on April 15.

HMD launched three feature phones - the Nokia 6310, the 5310, and the 230. All three have USB-C ports and bigger batteries than their Nokia-named predecessors.

A major leak seemingly laid bare the iPhone 16 series batteries. The iPhone 16 is said to sport a 3,561 mAh cell, 6% larger than its predecessor's, while the iPhone 16 Plus will make do with a 4,006 mAh battery, which is 9% less than what the iPhone 15 Plus had to play with. Over on the Pro side of the fence, the iPhone 16 Pro is rumored to come with a 3,355 mAh cell, 2.5% larger than its predecessor's, while the Pro Max will allegedly have a 4,676 mAh battery, 5% larger than the iPhone 15 Pro Max's.

Motorola confirmed it will unveil the Edge 50 series in full on April 16. Expect the Edge 50 Pro, the Edge 50 Ultra, and the Edge 50 Fusion.

Samsung extends software support for the Galaxy S20 series

The S20 trio is already past its four-year software support cycle.


Redmi Turbo 3 announced with SD 8s Gen 3 and 90W charging

The newest member in the Redmi series may launch as the Poco F6 outside of China.


HMD launches Nokia 6310, Nokia 5310 and Nokia 230 featurephones

They all have a USB-C port and bigger batteries.


iPhone 16 series battery capacities leak

One of them is smaller than you might expect.


Motorola confirms April 16 event for Edge 50 series announcement

Expect the Motorola Edge 50 Fusion, Edge 50 Pro, and Edge 50 Ultra to go official.


Remember the Leica Leits Phone? You said no, right? Well, Leica unveiled the third generation with a 1-inch type main sensor, and Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip. The single camera on the back is a 47.2MP 1-inch type with an intriguing 19mm f/1.9 lens. There's a 12.6MP f/2.3 selfie shooter on the front. The Leitz Phone 3 will become available in Japan on April 19, and it ships with a 'lens cap' and matching case.

Leica launches Leitz Phone 3 with 1-inch Type sensor, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC

There are new software tricks on board.


Google Pixel 8a leaks again in new images showing large bezels

The corners are more rounded compared to its predecessor.


Redmi Turbo 3 launch date, key specs, design officially revealed

The company will also launch the Redmi Pad Pro this week.


Realme P1 and P1 Pro's launch date, key specs revealed

Both phones will have 45W charging.


Google finally turns on its new, global Find My device network for Android

It works even when your device is offline.


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