Zaobao: vivo S9 series officially released, Redmi K40 series ushered in sale

In recent days, the mobile phone circle has been very lively, and many mobile phone manufacturers have launched their own new mobile phones. Last night, after the warm-up of the spokespersons such as Cai Xukun, LISA, and Liu Haoran, the vivo S9 series finally officially met with us. This time it ushered in a new upgrade in selfies: the front double soft light. Subsequently, the Redmi K40 series also officially went on sale.

In terms of chip manufacturers, SMIC, which has always received much attention, announced that it has cooperated with Asim Group and signed a purchase order for lithography machines with a price of up to 1.2 billion US dollars. In addition, it is worth paying attention to the news of the price increase of home appliances in the near future. The biggest increase is air conditioners, followed by washing machines and refrigerators.

◎Slim and light selfie flagship vivo S9 is officially released: the front soft light selfie starts at 2,999 yuan (USD $428)

On the evening of March 3, a magical mobile phone finally officially met with us, it is the vivo S9. As early as the warm-up stage, this phone was enthusiastically anticipated by netizens. Not only because it has spokespersons such as Cai Xukun, LISA, and Liu Haoran, but also because it has ushered in a new upgrade in selfies, that is, the front double soft light. This new machine is now fully open for pre-sale, with a pre-sale price of 2999 yuan (USD $428) .

vivo S9发布
Vivo S9 released

Zaobao Comments: I really want it!

◎Redmi K40 dual flagship officially launched Snapdragon 870/888 blessing starting from 1999 yuan (USD $286)

Last month, Redmi held a K40 dual flagship conference, officially bringing us the Redmi K40 series. The new machines include the K40 Standard Edition and the K40 Pro series, which are equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 mobile platform and Snapdragon 888 mobile platform, respectively, and live up to the name of “dual flagship”. Today, the Redmi K40 series is officially on sale, starting at 1999 yuan (USD $286) .

Redmi K40系列正式开售
Redmi K40 series officially launched

Zaobao Comments: The price is really fragrant!

◎SMIC and Asmar signed a lithography machine purchase order valued at US$1.2 billion

On March 3, SMIC issued an announcement stating that, in accordance with the bulk purchase agreement, the company had purchased Asim’s products and Asim Group during the 12-month period from March 16, 2020 to March 2, 2021. Signed a purchase order with a price of up to 1.2 billion US dollars, which is one of the subsidiaries of ASML Holding NV. However, the company has not yet announced the product and machine models included in the US$1.2 billion order. Different types of equipment are very different for the advancement of SMIC’s R&D and production capacity. Whether it can solve the expansion of high-end chips or mid- and low-end chips is not yet known.

中芯国际与阿斯麦签订光刻机购买订单
SMIC and Asmar signed a lithography machine purchase order

Zaobao Comments: The latest trends!

◎Prices of many home appliances have risen! The biggest increase in air conditioning, washing machines and refrigerators are also rising

The period after the Spring Festival is often the off-season for sales. However, there have been recent price increases for many home appliances. According to a CCTV financial report, a shopping guide for an electrical appliance mall in Shanghai said that many air conditioners have already increased their prices or are preparing to increase their prices. Although the current label price may not change, the full reduction event will be cancelled in the future. The shopping guide said that in addition to TV sets, other home appliance categories will increase prices. Another shopping guide for home appliances said the price increase was the biggest increase in air conditioners, followed by washing machines and refrigerators.

多种家电涨价
Price increase of a variety of home appliances

Zaobao Comments: The wallet is empty