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(Promotion) Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro: Top class for 224 €

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(Promotion) Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro: Top class for 224 euros – The Xiaomi Redmi Note smartphone range is undoubtedly one of the most popular for consumers who really value a quality product at an attractive price. In other words, if you are a fan of a BBB cellphone (Good, Nice and Cheap), the Xiaomi Redmi range has been specially designed for you.

Well, all in all, now is the time to say hello to the Redmi Note 10, a range that has the brand new flagship. Redmi Note 10 Pro! A device that convinced us earlier this year and that is still one of the best alternatives if you want a quality machine without spending a lot of money.

We’re talking about a device that is basically about making cheap smartphones just plain brutal.

After all, with an AMOLED screen that can reach 120 Hz, a super premium design and even a 108 MP main lens … we have a smartphone ready to hit the market!



(Promotion) Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro: Top class for 224 € (you can buy here – Voucher: BG42008e)

You can also choose the 6GB / 128GB version here (Voucher: BG31cd4f) and 8GB / 128GB version here. (No coupon required.)

Therefore, the Redmi Note 10 Pro is the most powerful model in the range with a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen (FHD +) that can reach 120 Hz. It’s an impressive phone for the price, but before we talk a little about my first impressions, let’s take a look at the spec list.

Technical specifications:

  • Screen: 6.67 “FHD + AMOLED (120Hz)
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
  • RAM: 6GB or 8GB
  • Storage: 64GB or 128GB storage
  • Rear cameras: 108MP + 8MP + 5MP
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 5020 mAh (Full day of intensive use without major difficulties)
  • Operating system: MIUI 12 (Android 11)

design

First off, a Redmi phone almost always focuses on value for money, so despite the typical Xiaomi build quality, it’s not normal to stick with that premium feel of a Samsung or Huawei device … This is exactly what happened with the Note 10 Pro!

In truth, this Redmi doesn’t seem to belong to the Redmi range … I couldn’t explain it better, I was really impressed with the lightness and thickness of the device. It’s a phone that wants to be touched, just like most high-end devices out there.

Especially with the camera module, which may seem strange to some consumers, but just looks impressive live.

But let’s get to the concrete!

The Redmi Note 10 Pro is a large mobile phone that combines a 6.67-inch screen with a very substantial weight of 193 g, making it heavier than the iPhone 12 Pro, but lighter than the iPhone 12 Pro Max., It is a smartphone that doesn’t seem to be “too much” for everyday use due to Xiaomi’s smart design choices, particularly the curved back and rounded corners.

However, it should be noted that the Redmi Note 10 Pro is made of plastic, but in contrast to some high-end smartphones such as Samsung’s Note 20 and S21 / S21 +, it has a visual and haptic effect very similar to glass.

Interestingly, we still have access to a headphone jack as well as stereo speakers on this device.

screen

The screen is undoubtedly the star of this device, which offers image quality that is typical even for high-end and at the same time reaches the coveted and desired 120 Hz.

Although the smartphone comes with colors that are too saturated by default, this can be easily fixed in the settings. To be a screen with excellent brightness, reliable colors and of course 120 Hz … A dream come true for this price range. The battery may suffer a bit at this refresh rate, but that’s exactly why we have a 5020 mAh cell.

In short, for the price of the Redmi Note 10 Pro, you can’t ask for more. After all, we have an AMOLED screen that can reach 120 Hz, with HDR10 support and Gorilla Glass 5 glass.

This is the best screen for this price range.

camera

If you later forget the screen, we have a 108MP sensor, which is obviously not on the level of Samsung’s S20, Note 20 or S21 Ultra, but shines in this price range.

Especially when you are in bright environments where the sensor can see all of your muscles without any major difficulty. (We don’t have optical image stabilization, however!)

The ultra-wide sensor isn’t as impressive as the main sensor, but it can also “remove” good shots as long as the lighting conditions are good. Interestingly, the macro lens is a quality lens, something very rare in this price range as it is exactly the same sensor that we find on the Mi 11.

Now look at some examples:

Extra wide

Automatic mode
Night mode

Performance and autonomy

This boy’s SoC is obviously not the best Qualcomm has to offer, but in terms of day-to-day performance and autonomy, what we have here is a cellphone that can do whatever job it gets. At the same time, it offers autonomy that can withstand a whole day of intensive use.

It’s a very balanced smartphone that will fill you with measurements even if you are a demanding user.

Conclusion

In short, and overall, the Redmi Note 10 Pro is a mobile phone that will most likely be the choice of the consumer who wants a powerful mobile phone that offers some “premium” features but refuses to give the big bucks you ask for their top class.

This device is proof that the low-end and mid-range is going to be brutal and of course you don’t have to spend $ 1000 or more to have a great phone. It’s a device to impress, and that’s part of Xiaomi’s strategy for its Redmi range, to be honest, it just keeps getting better.

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Electric cars: what is the “real” battery wear and tear?

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As electric cars have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially now that fossil fuel prices are reaching prohibitive levels, we need to look at some of the potential problems with an electric vehicle … Namely in the area of ​​the battery!

Because while the maintenance costs of an electric car are now of course significantly lower than those of a car with a combustion engine (combustion engine), the longevity of batteries remains an issue that needs to be discussed.

In the end, all batteries will have a small degradation when charging and discharging. But is that such a serious problem? In the past, yes! But now? Not really.

Let’s do it gradually.

Electric cars: what is the “real” battery wear and tear?

Therefore, all batteries lose capacity with use, regardless of whether they are smartphone batteries or electric car batteries. Well … how long does it take to reach a certain level of degradation? This already depends on several factors, from the basic components of the cell to its use in daily life.

To sum it up, we have 4 big factors:

  • Fast loading
  • surroundings
  • Use (KM)
  • Time (age)

Fast loading

  • Fast charging can degrade the battery faster. However, the degree of degradation is not as high as some experts would have us believe. According to a very interesting study, we have the example of 4 Nissan Leafs, 2 were charged with just 3.3 kWh, while the other 2 were charged over 50 kWh stations. Well, at 65,000 KMs the Leafs loaded quickly and showed only a 3% higher degradation.

surroundings

  • Batteries suffer greatly from the ambient temperature, especially when it is too low (the same thing happens when it is too high, but modern cars already have complex and efficient cooling systems in this case). By the way, in case you didn’t know, your electrical autonomy is greater on hot days than on cold days.

Use

  • This is obvious, but the more you use the battery, the more deterioration you will experience in the end. According to Tesla’s calculations, the Model 3 will lose 5% of its “juice” in the first 40,000 KM.

Time / age

  • This is also obvious, especially when we consider the particular model. For example, a first generation Nissan Leaf loses 35% of its battery capacity after 8 years. However, this is one of the first models known for this bug. The latest models with new cooling systems no longer have these values.

We finally have daily use! Care should be taken with the battery of an electric car, just as it is with a diesel or gasoline car.

So it’s always a good idea to keep the battery between 40% and 80% charged. It’s a good idea to leave your car in a garage instead of leaving it on the street in extreme heat or cold.

It’s also a good idea to use the car’s charge controller to instantly turn on the AC while it’s plugged into the charger so as not to put too much strain on the cold battery.

diploma

Nowadays every electric car has a warranty of 8 years or a fixed number of KM (100k ~ 200k) if the battery drops below 70%. A great deal of security for everyone who is buying an electric car now, whether new or used.

But you have to take something into account. Batteries are much more advanced today, especially if we compare them to the electric or hybrid cars from 10 years ago.

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Galaxy S22 Ultra relies on “water drop” cameras

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Despite all the rumors that point to a delay, it looks like it won’t be long before Samsung announces its new Galaxy S22 range of smartphones! That range, which of course will have the flagship, is the new S22 Ultra.

Well, we are about 3 months away from the official launch, but today we already have access to some renders that show us a lot of what Samsung has developed in its laboratories. Especially in the area of ​​rear-view cameras.

Galaxy S22 Ultra relies on “water drop” cameras

So in the S22 Ultra space, we’ve had some design conflicts, with some experts pointing to one side while others pointing to an entirely different side.

But … it is very likely that this is the way. At least according to Super Roader, a well-known South Korean source in the smartphone world.

In short, Samsung wants water drop cameras on its S22 Ultra. Interestingly, this all seems to pay homage to LG Velvet.

This means we won’t have an “island” of cameras as usual, as Samsung prefers a more similar design to that already used in the Galaxy A range of smartphones.

Obviously, the cameras of the S22 Ultra will stand out more due to the size of the sensor and optics used. After all, smartphones like the A32 do not have lenses designed for zoom, while the S22 Ultra will have two telecameras with 3x and 10x optical zoom.

As already mentioned, the waterdrop design reminds us of the very curious LG Velvet. A smartphone that tried to differentiate itself from anything we could find on the shelves. An excellent idea! With LG pulling out of this market, Samsung can use its disappearance to differentiate itself from other brands.

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Matrix: Morpheus won’t return because he died in a game!

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If you’ve reached your expectations of seeing Matrix Ressurections, you’ve probably seen the trailer a couple of times already! Once a year the saga was in theaters without grace. This trailer shows the return of Keanu Reeves (Neo) and Carrie-Anne Moss (Trinity), but leaves out Laurence Fishburne (Morpheus).

This is where you’re probably thinking that the actor turned down the role, or that the project team thought she was too old or out of shape to get back into the saga. But the reason is a lot simpler and actually a lot more silly. Morpheus is dead in the Matrix universe!

Morpheus is not returning to the Matrix because he died in an unknown game

So we have known since 2019 that Morpheus would not be back. But of course there is always a glimmer of hope in the hearts of real fans. And indeed, seeing a Matrix without that character turns out to be an incomplete experience for all the potential that return brings to the table.

But let’s get down to business … What do you mean?

Well, the actor had to answer that question himself and said:

  • “I’m not in the new film. You have to ask Lana Wachowski why! I have no answer to that question. “

This gives the impression that the actor wasn’t even addressed. Do you know why? Morpheus died in an almost unknown game called Matrix Online.

Matrix Online is an MMO spin-off that was released back in 2005. Interestingly, this game had the big goal of continuing to tell the story of this legendary saga.

Well, during the game that takes place after the events of The Matrix Revolutions, Morpheus returns to the Matrix to speak to the Oracle. To be clear, you understand why Neo’s body was not returned from the machines despite the apparent truce between the two parties.

Frustrated by the events, Morpheus tries to virtually restore Neo in order to somehow revive him. A project that fails and results in the character going straight to the machines to recover the body of “The Chosen One”. A request that is again denied.

After all of this, Morpheus turns into some sort of terrorist who detonates “code bombs” all over the Matrix in an attempt to force the machines to comply with his request. However, this only resulted in the appearance of “Assassin,” a machine-created program to eradicate Morpheus from the face of the earth.

In short, the new Matrix is ​​a sequel to the original saga, and since the game is “Cannons” there is no Morpheus for anyone.

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