With OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro, a Swedish duo is at the top of the charts and can clearly stand out from the other tests in favor of the readers. While Arlo Essential Video Doorbell followed in second place, most readers were interested in news about new rumors about the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti and 3080 Ti.
OnePlus has another success
For OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro, OnePlus has cooperated with the Swedish camera manufacturer Hasselblad, resulting in a significant improvement in the photographic quality of the two smartphones compared to their predecessors. In terms of hardware, OnePlus once again offers compelling smartphones with a very good display and a very fast SoC in the form of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 with 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2. Compared to stiff competition, trade-offs must be made especially in terms of battery life and memory expansion not possible.
The Arlo Essential Video Doorbell slides between
As a final test of last week, the two Arlo Essential video doorbells slid between the new OnePlus smartphones and the Xiaomi Mi 11. Wired or wireless with battery, they bring the doorbell and movements to the smartphone through the camera. , so that visitors not only do not get lost anymore, but you can also talk to them through the intercom, even when you are not at home. Motion detection also ensures that the Video Doorbell can monitor your own garden. However, there are restrictions on the possibilities of networking with other smart home components, even if Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant are supported.
With the Xiaomi Mi 11, the little things are annoying
Right behind is the Xiaomi Mi 11, which, like the OnePlus 9 (Pro), is also based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888. The smartphone lacks performance, a bright screen that enables WQHD + at 120 Hz, and a good camera. However, in everyday use, the unreliable fingerprint sensor and poor detection of incorrect entries on the curved edge of the screen annoy.
When is the US GPU duo coming?
As clearly as the Swedish duo in testing, the only American graphics card duo speculated so far, consisting of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti, can stand out from the competition in the news. New rumors about the memory equipment of both models circulated last week, according to which the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti with 12 GB GDDR6X and mining brake in April with GA102-225 and the RTX 3070 Ti without a memory capacity update. compared to the RTX 3070 GA104-400 with 6,144 CUDA cores and still 8 GB should come, which should now also be GDDR6X instead of GDDR6.
Intel’s Rocket Lake-S launches next week
After an early sales start of the Core i7-11700K, Intel announced the official sales start of the new generation Rocket Lake-S CPU. On March 30 at 3 pm the new processors will start, which after five years have a new CPU architecture for desktop CPUs with new CPU cores, the Xe graphics unit, a completely new memory controller and, in the platform side, chipsets with an extended OC – brings support, officially on sale. So at the latest, you can expect a test of the new Intel processors compared to AMD’s Ryzen, which in particular also deals with the Adaptive Boost that is still built in at the last minute, which in addition to the other turbo levels, the clock for all cores under favorable conditions at 5.1 GHz.
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