Samsung releases white paper detailing 6G communication systems

It has only been a short period of time since 5G began mass commercialisation across the world and Samsung is already looking into next generation communication system, namely 6G. They have released a white paper document that covers various aspects of 6G, like candidate technologies, new services, requirements, etc.

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Jio 5G ‘Made in India’ solution announced, trials and deployment soon

Reliance Jio at its virtual 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) announced that the company has designed and developed a complete 5G solution from scratch using 100% home-grown technologies and solution. Continue reading “Jio 5G ‘Made in India’ solution announced, trials and deployment soon”

Reliance Jio announces Jio Glass mixed-reality glasses

At its first-ever virtual Annual General Meeting, Reliance Jio made a slew of announcements including its 5G network with home-grown technologies, Jio TV Plus, Jio Mart, Jio Meet, and more. Along with this, the company has also announced its new product for 3D interactions – Jio Glass. Continue reading “Reliance Jio announces Jio Glass mixed-reality glasses”

Reliance Jio and Google partner for entry-level 4G/5G smartphones

At the 43rd annual general meeting (AGM), Reliance Jio announced that Jio Platforms and Google will jointly develop an entry-level affordable 4G/5G smartphone with optimizations to the Android operating system and the Play Store. The 5G smartphone will be priced at a fraction of its current cost. “The Jio-Google partnership is determined to make India 2G-mukt,” said Mukesh Ambani. Continue reading “Reliance Jio and Google partner for entry-level 4G/5G smartphones”

Jio Platforms to raise Rs. 33737 Crore from Google for 7.7% stake

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries at the company’s 43rd annual AGM virtual event has announced that Google will invest Rs. 33,737 crore in Jio Platforms. The investment will translate into a 7.73% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis. Continue reading “Jio Platforms to raise Rs. 33737 Crore from Google for 7.7% stake”

Samsung 2020 Sound Tower and T Series Soundbars launched in India starting at Rs. 10990

Samsung has launched a bunch of new speakers as part of its 2020 Sound Devices line up in India. These include their new Sound Tower party speaker and their T series Soundbars, which have all been tuned to provide balanced and room-filling sound by the Samsung Audio Lab in Valencia, California.

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OPPO introduces 125W flash charge with 0 to 100% charging in 20 minutes, 65W AirVOOC and 50W mini SuperVOOC charger

OPPO just announced 125W flash charge with advanced encryption algorithm and strict temperature control regulators, 65W AirVOOC wireless flash charge, 50W mini SuperVOOC ultra-small portable charger as well as the 110W mini flash charger, as it had promised. Continue reading “OPPO introduces 125W flash charge with 0 to 100% charging in 20 minutes, 65W AirVOOC and 50W mini SuperVOOC charger”

Mi A3 v11.0.3.0 update affects Dual SIM functionality globally including India [Update: Fix rolling out]

Update: July 15 — Xiaomi has started rolling out a new update for the Mi A3 that fixes the Dual SIM issue. Continue reading “Mi A3 v11.0.3.0 update affects Dual SIM functionality globally including India [Update: Fix rolling out]”

Xiaomi’s 5G smartphone with 120W fast charging gets certified, expected in August

A new Xiaomi smartphone with the model number M2007J1SC has received 3C certification that reveals that it will come with 120W (20V-6A Max) charger in the box. This is faster than the 100W Super Charge Turbo that Xiaomi showed off back in March last year, but it didn’t appear any commercial smartphone. Continue reading “Xiaomi’s 5G smartphone with 120W fast charging gets certified, expected in August”

Flipkart secures $1.2 billion investment from Walmart for eCommerce development

Flipkart group has announced today that they have secured an additional $1.2 billion equity round from their majority owner, Walmart, to help continue the development of its eCommerce marketplace. With this investment, Flipkart Group’s total value stands at $24.9 billion now.

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Redmi Note 9 Pro Max MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.4.0 with June Android Security Patch]

Xiaomi’s Redmi launched the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in the country a couple of months ago running MIUI 11.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in a month.

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OnePlus Buds with up to 30 hours battery life, ultra-low latency gaming mode launching in India on July 21

Update: July 14 — OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the OnePlus Buds will feature a more ergonomic half-in-ear design and weigh just 4.6 grams per bud, so the earbuds feel comfortable all day long and it will let you charge more than three times from the 36 grams case, giving up to 30 hours of use. It features ultra-low latency gaming mode. Continue reading “OnePlus Buds with up to 30 hours battery life, ultra-low latency gaming mode launching in India on July 21”

Sony SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB23 wireless speakers launched in India starting at Rs. 8990

Sony has announced the launch of three new wireless speakers in their EXTRA BASS lineup, namely the SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB23. They all feature IP67 certification, EXTRA BASS sound technology, USB type-C charging, voice assistant support, a built-in microphone and more.

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Airtel partners with Verizon for BlueJeans video conferencing solution in India

The usage of video conferencing apps like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business, etc are witnessing a surge owing to the lockdown and people working from home. On similar lines, recently Reliance Jio introduced its video conferencing solution — Jio Meet and following that, now Bharti Airtel has partnered with Verizon for BlueJeans video conferencing solution in India. Continue reading “Airtel partners with Verizon for BlueJeans video conferencing solution in India”

Realme 125W fast charging to be announced on July 16

Realme today confirmed that it will introduce its fast charging technology on July 16th. The company said that it can charge up to _% in 3 minutes, without revealing the value. realme China CMO Xu Qi Chase in binary code hinted the number 125, so it should be 125W fast charging. Realme India CEO Madhav seth said “we’re about to usher in a new era of Dart”. Based on earlier rumours it could be called Ultra Dart. Continue reading “Realme 125W fast charging to be announced on July 16”