one Fear that the gadget will be discharged
It turns out that users are so afraid of being left without a smartphone that scientists have come up with a name for this – nomophobia (no mobile-phone phobia). Considering that most of our lives are now connected with the phone, this fear is understandable. The HONOR brand even conducted a study according to which 45% of those surveyed faced problems due to a dead smartphone.
The problem is easily solved by fast charging, which today is supported by phones and wearable equipment like watches and wireless headphones. It is enough to leave an Android smartphone with Quick Charge at the outlet for 30 minutes – and you will receive at least 30% of the charge for further work. Even laptops have fast charging: for example, HONOR MagicBook supports SuperCharge technology, thanks to which it charges up to 53% in just half an hour.
Also on sale you can find external batteries with high output power. For example, Xiaomi Fast Charge PB3 at 18 W and 10,000 mAh.
2 Fast charging is dangerous
With the advent of fast charging, many have a new fear: that it is dangerous and generally spoils the equipment. Network adapters with a power of 40 W and even 65 W are especially frightening – and this is logical, because before the limit of dreams was a maximum of 5-10 W. But we hasten to reassure you – fast charging is often even safer than standard. Let’s explain on the example of SuperCharge technology, which is used in HONOR devices.
Also, smartphones and laptops with fast charging are equipped with a whole set of modules for protection against current and voltage overloads. This avoids overheating and makes the charging process as safe as possible.
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3 The program or game won’t start
Previously, this fear was really understandable: to run 3D applications, you needed at least a smartphone of the latest model, and to play top projects on a PC and work in Photoshop, you had to install a cool video card and a fast processor. Now it’s the other way around: it’s hard to find software that modern technology can’t handle.
So, even inexpensive smartphones today are equipped with productive hardware. For example, POCO X3 NFC can be bought for 18,000 rubles, while it runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G gaming processor. And the HONOR 10X Lite is equipped with the Kirin 710A, which supports GPU Turbo 3.0 for enhanced gaming performance. Both smartphones run Fortnite and everyone’s favorite Tanks without any problems even at high settings, not to mention working with the browser and “light” applications.
Flagship smartphones are completely comparable in power to laptops: thanks to new processors, they can process 4K video, stream, and work with augmented reality.
As for modern computers, the fear that the device does not have enough power is also a thing of the past. However, not due to the increase in the productivity of technology, but due to the fact that all popular programs are now available online. In a browser tab, you can create a design project and edit a video, and with the help of special cloud gaming services, you can run top games even on a budget laptop without a discrete graphics card.
four Vision deteriorates due to prolonged use of the screen
Despite the development of technology and the emergence of new secure displays, the fear of “spoiling the eyes” still torments many users. However, modern technology solves this problem as well.
Many devices have an eye protection feature that reduces harmful blue light. For example, in HONOR MagicBook models, this mode is called Eye Comfort – it filters out 50% of blue light, eliminates screen flicker and reduces brightness if necessary. This allows you to comfortably work on a laptop even for a long time.
Another new technology that reduces eye strain is the increased refresh rate of smartphone displays. So, models of the Galaxy S21 line can adaptively change the scan in the range of 60-120 Hz, depending on the content on the screen.
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But despite all the eye protection technologies, you still need to follow simple rules: do not bring the screen close to your eyes, take breaks when working at the computer for a long time, and manually adjust the brightness depending on the lighting if your device does not support adaptive adjustment.
5 Fear of being disconnected
In our age, this fear already seems irrational – after all, in any public place there is Wi-Fi. But many people remember the times when there was no connection in the metro, and megabytes of traffic flowed away before our eyes – and we had to buy a new one.
The problem with unstable communication was solved by the emergence of 3G and 4G networks, which have large coverage areas and provide high data transfer rates. 5G is also gaining popularity. And although fifth-generation networks are still in test mode, after their launch, all compatible devices will be able to take advantage of them. All flagship smartphones already support 5G: Galaxy S21, HUAWEI P40, HONOR 30, iPhone 12… Some affordable models like Redmi 9T also get 5G, which is good news.
Modern technologies also help laptops stay in touch with the outside world: the latest models seem to support Wi-Fi ac (5 GHz) and even Wi-Fi 6, which allows you to connect to the Web at maximum speeds. You can also connect a 4G modem to any laptop – look for the rating of the best here.
6 Memory will run out quickly
Remember the old smartphones where you had to choose which app to uninstall in order to install a new one? Today, even the most budget gadgets have a storage capacity of 32 GB and a slot for a memory card, on which you can throw all your photos and videos. And laptops are increasingly using capacious SSDs – for example, in the new HONOR MagicBook 14 based on Intel Core 11th processor generation costs a 512 GB NVMe SSD. It provides fast system and application loading.
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Even if you fill up the entire memory of the device, you can upload some of the files to the cloud and continue working with them online. It is easy to install Google Drive, Yandex Drive, OneDrive or Dropbox on any smartphone or laptop. Cloud storage works for free and often does not limit the amount of memory for uploading photos.
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