I’m Ricky Wang, and I’m thrilled to join the Community to tell you all about a new smartphone series we’re launching today – the OnePlus Nord N Series. As the product manager of these two products, I’m really excited to show you how the OnePlus Nord N Series builds on years of OnePlus innovation, bringing the same fast and smooth user experience that OnePlus is known for to the most affordable price segments yet for OnePlus smartphones.
Just over a decade ago, smartphones became commonplace in pockets. The 35% of Americans who took the plunge in 2011 has now grown to more than 85%. This had made smartphones a staple of daily life in just a few years.
But we’re talking adults here, right? These are people who understand the potential dangers of the internet, as well as the risks of smartphone addiction and reliance, right? Not quite.
Today, just over half of children in the U.S. now own a smartphone by age 11. Yes, you read that correctly: over half. It’s no wonder that many kids expect a phone by the time they finish grade school.
Apple today announced iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, introducing a powerful 5G experience and advanced technologies that push the boundaries of innovation for users who want the most out of iPhone. iPhone 12 Pro models feature a new design and edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays, the largest ever on iPhone, protected by the all-new Ceramic Shield front cover, which provides the biggest jump in durability ever on iPhone. The Apple-designed A14 Bionic chip, the fastest chip in a smartphone, powers impressive computational photography features including the all-new Apple ProRAW for more creative control in photos, and enables the first end-to-end Dolby Vision video experience, up to 60 fps. The reimagined pro camera systems include an expansive Ultra Wide camera, a Telephoto camera with an even longer focal length on iPhone 12 Pro Max, and new Wide cameras to capture beautiful professional-quality images and video in bright and low-light environments. iPhone 12 Pro models also introduce a new LiDAR Scanner for immersive augmented reality (AR) experiences and MagSafe, which offers high-powered wireless charging and an all-new ecosystem of accessories that easily attach to iPhone.
When it comes to wireless service, your experience should be simple, straightforward, and always improving. On Google Fi, that means being able to join from the comfort of your home, connecting all your devices with full-speed tethering at no extra charge, and choosing a plan that’s right for you—whether that’s the Unlimited plan or just paying for what you use.
It was only a few weeks ago that we released Android 11, the latest version of the operating system. Today, we’re highlighting six of the latest Google features for Android—available even on older versions—that make your life a little easier and more enjoyable this fall.