Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne Edition and Galaxy S20+ 5G Olympic Games Athlete Edition announced

Samsung announced the Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, and the foldable Galaxy Z Flip smartphone yesterday at the Galaxy Unpacked event. The Galaxy Z Flip brings in major design changes compared to the previous generation Galaxy Fold. Alongside the Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung has also announced the Thom Browne Edition of the Galaxy Z Flip and Galaxy S20+ Olympic Games Edition.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip with 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex Display, 1.1-inch cover display announced

At the Galaxy Unpacked event last year, Samsung introduced its first foldable smartphone, Galaxy Fold and it was re-launched in the market later after it was plagued with issues. While the next version of a clamshell phone from Samsung has been in the leaks for quite some time, now, Samsung has officially announced its clamshell phone – Samsung Galaxy Z Flip at the Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event alongside the Galaxy S20 Series and Galaxy Buds+.

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Google Assistant-powered ‘Ambient Mode’ starts rolling out to OnePlus devices

Google released the Android 10 operating system earlier last year which brought in several new features like Dark Mode, native 5G support, Focus mode, and more. It also introduced the new ‘Ambient Mode’ which essentially turns any android smartphone into a smart display. While it was available on a handful of Lenovo tablets and Nokia smartphones, ‘Ambient Mode’ is now rolling out to OnePlus devices as well.

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Vodafone launches new Rs. 499 prepaid plan with Unlimited Calling, 70 days validity

Late last year, Vodafone Idea and other telecom operators revised prepaid plans and increased tariffs by up to 40%. After revising the tariff, Vodafone came up with a new Rs. 997 prepaid plan recently and following that, now Vodafone has launched the new Rs. 499 prepaid plan which is positioned below Rs. 599 plan and above Rs. 398 plan.

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Sony, NVIDIA, Amazon, Intel, Vivo, and MediaTek withdraw from MWC 2020 due to coronavirus concerns

Update 2-11th Feb 2020: While many brands are pulling out of MWC 2020, Xiaomi has confirmed that it is attending the event and will introduce their new range of smartphones and smart hardware. On the other hand, MediaTek has announced that it is not attending MWC this time due to coronavirus concerns. Continue reading “Sony, NVIDIA, Amazon, Intel, Vivo, and MediaTek withdraw from MWC 2020 due to coronavirus concerns”

Redmi 10000mAh and 18W two-way fast charging 20000mAh powerbank launched in India starting at Rs. 799

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand announced its entry into the power bank category with two new power banks back in July last year and now, the company has launched the 10,000mAh and 20,000mAh power banks in India. Redmi branded power banks have been launched alongside the Redmi 8A Dual smartphone. Continue reading “Redmi 10000mAh and 18W two-way fast charging 20000mAh powerbank launched in India starting at Rs. 799”

Samsung Galaxy A50s gets another price cut in India, now available starting at Rs. 17499

Samsung launched the Galaxy A30s and Galaxy A50s last year in India and the A50s got its first price cut in November 2019. It was available starting at Rs. 19,999 and now again, the Galaxy A50s has got another price cut in India which brings down the starting price to Rs. 17,499.

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Motorola One 2020 and One 2020 5G with 90Hz curved “waterfall” display, punch-hole camera surfaces

Recently, specifications of Motorola’s upcoming mid-range smartphones – Moto G8 and G8 Power surfaced. Both the smartphones are said to sport punch-hole displays, Android 10, and more. Following the leaks of Moto G8 Series, now, Motorola’s 2020 high-end smartphones – Motorola One 2020 and One 2020 5G have surfaced along with key specifications.

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HUAWEI, Xiaomi, OPPO and Vivo said to create Google Play Store alternative

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Earlier last year, Google suspended some of its business operations with HUAWEI which includes a ban on using Google Services and Play Store. Subsequently, the company got another 90-day license extension to do business with American firms and there have been reports that the company has been working on alternatives. On similar lines now, according to the latest reports, Chinese mobile giants Xiaomi, HUAWEI, OPPO, and Vivo are said to be working on a platform to rival Google Play Store.

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realme C3 Review: Third time’s the charm!

realme has been in a launch spree lately and the brand that was introduced under OPPO back in 2018 launched its first smartphone realme 1 before branching out from OPPO. Within a year, realme launched an array of smartphones and has devices in its portfolio to cater to a wide range of users. realme C2 which was launched last year was an entry-level offering from the brand and now, the company has launched its successor – realme C3. This time around, realme C3 brings major changes compared to realme C2, both internally and externally. Flaunting the new ‘Sunrise’ design, realme C3 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G70 chipset and is the first smartphone in India to feature this new chipset. We put the realme C3 through multiple tests and in this review, let us see if the C3 is worth your money or not. Continue reading “realme C3 Review: Third time’s the charm!”

1MORE Piston Fit Wireless Review

Wired earphone market dominated for quite a long time and over the course of years, users are transitioning to wireless audio, thanks to smartphone manufacturers (not all) removing the most liked 3.5mm audio jack. While truly wireless earbuds are becoming popular swiftly among consumers, there are a lot of users still who prefer wireless neckband earphones. Lately, many brands are coming up with neckband style wireless earphones and the choice is plenty for consumers to choose from. We have reviewed wireless neckband earphones from brands like Mi, realme, etc, and the latest product to join the list is 1MORE Piston Fit wireless earphones. 1More is a popular brand in the audio segment, and they have some great products like 1MORE Piston Fit (wired), 1MORE Stylish TWS, and more. In this review, let us find out if the 1MORE Piston Fit wireless is worth buying or not.

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OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro listed on Amazon India affiliate page, launch imminent

OnePlus launched the ‘OnePlus 7T’ and ‘OnePlus 7T Pro’ last year and leaks and rumours have been surfacing on the next version i.e., OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. This time around there have been leaks on a cheaper version of the OnePlus 8 i.e., OnePlus 8 Lite. The launch of the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro India could be imminent as Amazon India affiliate page has listed both the smartphones.

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Nokia smartphone code named ‘Captain America’ with 6GB RAM surfaces, could be Nokia 5.2

HMD Global launched the Nokia 5.1 smartphone back in 2018 and later launched the Nokia 5.1 Plus which was a success for the company. While there was no information regarding the successor of the Nokia 5.1 for quite some time, now, a new Nokia smartphone with a circular quad rear camera module, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and a waterdrop notch has surfaced and it could be the Nokia 5.2 smartphone.

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Google launches SOS alert for Novel Coronavirus in Search

Novel Coronavirus which is spreading in several parts of the world has now turned into an emergency situation worldwide. World Health Organization (WHO) has released important information and safety measures to tackle Coronavirus and now, Google has also stepped in to aid people. Google has now launched an SOS alert for Novel Coronavirus in Search.

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‘Tangi’ short video platform focussed on DIY and creativity released by Google’s Area 120

Area 120, which is a workshop for Google’s experiment projects in the past has tested many services like a hyper-local experiment app, podcast app, and more. On similar lines now, Google’s Area 120 has launched its new short video platform – Tangi which focusses on DIY and creativity.

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