Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium edition launched in India for Rs. 28490

Samsung launched the Galaxy Watch Active2 in India back in October last year in 44mm stainless steel model and the 4G version with stainless-steel case in India in December. Today it has launched Galaxy Watch Active 2 4G Aluminium edition in the country and said that it Samsung’s first smartwatch to be made in India. It has a 1.4-inch curved Super AMOLED screen with rotating touch bezel that turns both clockwise and counter-clockwise to advance screens so you can easily select favourite apps. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2 4G Aluminium edition launched in India for Rs. 28490”

Lava Z61 Pro with 5.45-inch HD+ display, 2GB RAM launched for Rs. 5774

Lava has launched Z61 Pro, the company’s latest budget smartphone in the ‘Z series’. It has a 5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display, is powered by 1.6GHz Octa Core SoC with 2GB of RAM, has an 8-megapixel primary rear camera with Portrait Mode (Bokeh), Burst mode, HDR, Night mode, 5-megapixel front camera is also equipped with face-unlock feature that unlocks the phone in just 0.6 seconds. It packs a 3100mAh battery. The company doesn’t say the Android version. Continue reading “Lava Z61 Pro with 5.45-inch HD+ display, 2GB RAM launched for Rs. 5774”

realme C11 with 6.5-inch Mini drop display, Helio G35, 5000mAh battery launching in India on July 14

realme just announced that it will launch its C11 budget smartphone in India, after it was introduced in Malaysia last week. It is one of the first smartphones to be powered by the MediaTek Helio G35 SoC. The company had been teasing the phone on its social channels as an alternative to feature phones and said that there are over 7.5 million users of C series phones in India. Continue reading “realme C11 with 6.5-inch Mini drop display, Helio G35, 5000mAh battery launching in India on July 14”

iQOO Z1x 5G with 6.57-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 765G, 5000mAh battery announced

Vivo’s iQOO brand just announced iQOO Z1x 5G the company’s latest 5G smartphone in China as it had promised. It has a 6.57-inch FHD+ 20:9 LCD screen with 90.4% screen-to-body ratio, 120Hz refresh rate and houses a 16-megapixel front camera in the punch-hole screen. It is powered by Snapdragon 765G Mobile platform with support for 85mm long liquid cooling tube, 10000mm² graphite sheet, combined with the intelligent Cooling Turbo technology to reduce the temperature up to 10℃. Continue reading “iQOO Z1x 5G with 6.57-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 765G, 5000mAh battery announced”

Lenovo Legion gaming phone with FHD+ 144Hz display, Snapdragon 865+, 16GB RAM to be announced on July 22

After teaser Lenovo today confirmed that it will introduce its first Legion gaming phone on July 22nd, the same day of the ASUS ROG Phone 3 is announced. It has also confirmed that it will be one of the first smartphones to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 865+ Mobile Platform with up to 3.1 GHz prime core offering 10% increase in CPU and GPU performance. Continue reading “Lenovo Legion gaming phone with FHD+ 144Hz display, Snapdragon 865+, 16GB RAM to be announced on July 22”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Mobile Platform offers 10% faster performance, will power ASUS ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion phone

Qualcomm has just announced its latest Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform as an incremental upgrade to the Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform. This packs Qualcomm Kryo 585 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 3.1 GHz, offering 10% increase in CPU performance and the Adreno 650 GPU offers 10% faster graphics rendering compared to 865, while the other cores are same. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Mobile Platform offers 10% faster performance, will power ASUS ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion phone”

Intel introduces Thunderbolt 4 universal USB Type-C connectivity solution with 40Gbps bandwidth

Intel just announced Thunderbolt 4, the next-generation Thunderbolt with USB4 specification. It still has USB-C connector offering 40Gbps speed, same as the Thunderbolt 3, but this will offer docks with up to four Thunderbolt ports and universal cables up to 2 meters in length. It has also doubled  minimum video and data requirements of Thunderbolt 3 and expanded end-to-end solution capabilities. Continue reading “Intel introduces Thunderbolt 4 universal USB Type-C connectivity solution with 40Gbps bandwidth”

Samsung Unbox Magic 3.0 and 2020 Crystal 4K UHD TVs launched in India starting from Rs. 20900

Samsung has launched its Crystal 4K UHD and Unbox Magic 3.0 series as a part of 2020 Smart TV line-up. The new Crystal range comes in 43-inch, 50-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch and 75-inch versions. The Unbox Magic 3.0 series comes in 32-inch and 43-inch versions. Continue reading “Samsung Unbox Magic 3.0 and 2020 Crystal 4K UHD TVs launched in India starting from Rs. 20900”

PLAYGO T44 TWS earbuds with 10mm EBEL drivers launched for Rs. 2999; PLAYGO N82 Neckband ANC earphones coming soon

PLAY, popular for its mobile accessories has launched PLAYGO T44 True Wireless Earphone and has teased its upcoming PLAYGO N82 Neckband earphones. It uses proprietary EBEL (Enhanced Bass and Extra Loud) 10mm drivers promising crisp audio experience.  Continue reading “PLAYGO T44 TWS earbuds with 10mm EBEL drivers launched for Rs. 2999; PLAYGO N82 Neckband ANC earphones coming soon”

H.266/VVC codec will be 50% more efficient than H.265/HEVC without quality compromise

Fraunhofer, which developed H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC has finalized H.266/Versatile Video Coding (VVC), a new global video coding standard after being in development for almost three years. It promises improved compression, which reduces data requirements by around 50% compared to previous standard H.265/High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) without compromising visual quality. Continue reading “H.266/VVC codec will be 50% more efficient than H.265/HEVC without quality compromise”

Nokia 1 Android 10 Go Edition update starts rolling out

HMD Global has started rolling out Android 10 update for the Nokia 1 (2018)  Android Go Edition phone smartphone, which makes it the 16th Nokia phone to get the update after the Nokia 8.1, Nokia 9 PureViewNokia 7.1Nokia 6.1 PlusNokia 7 PlusNokia 6.1Nokia 2.2, Nokia 7.2Nokia 3.2Nokia 4.2Nokia 8 SiroccoNokia 2.3Nokia 6.2, Nokia 1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus. The phone was introduced back in March 2018 running Android 8.1 (Oreo) Go Edition, and got Android Pie update in June 2019. Continue reading “Nokia 1 Android 10 Go Edition update starts rolling out”

RedmiBook 14 II and Redmibook 16 with 10th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 10nm processor, NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU announced

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand today announced the new Redmibook 16 and RedmiBook 14 II with the latest Intel 10th Gen 10nm ‘Ice Lake’ i5 and i7 processors, as it had promised. These have 16.1-inch FHD screen with 90% screen-to-body ratio and 14-inch FHD screen with 90.6% screen-to-body ratio, respectively and pack NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU, upgraded DDR4 3200MHz RAM, Wi-Fi 6, and support for fast charging of up to 50% in about 30 minutes when the laptop is off. Continue reading “RedmiBook 14 II and Redmibook 16 with 10th Gen Intel Core i5/i7 10nm processor, NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU announced”

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked virtual event scheduled for August 5, Galaxy Note20 series expected

After rumours, Samsung has officially scheduled Samsung Galaxy Unpacked virtual event on August. Samsung says that it will unveil the “latest ecosystem of Galaxy devices designed to empower your life”. The invite shows a drop from S Pen that falls and splashes, and it is in the Mystic Bronze colour. Based on recent rumours the company is expected to introduce Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Z Fold 2 and the Galaxy Z Flip 5G. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Unpacked virtual event scheduled for August 5, Galaxy Note20 series expected”

Moto G 5G Plus with 6.7-inch FHD+ 90Hz CinemaVision display, Snapdragon 765, 5000mAh battery announced

Motorola just announced Moto G 5G Plus, the company’s latest mid-range 5G smartphone. It packs a 6.7″ CinemaVision Full HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10 and 21:9 aspect ratio and the company’s first dual punch-hole selfie camera system with a 8MP ultra-wide in addition to 16MP main camera with Quad Pixel technology. Powered by Snapdragon 765 Mobile Platform with Snapdragon X52 5G modem, it supports up to 6GB of RAM and runs Android 10. Continue reading “Moto G 5G Plus with 6.7-inch FHD+ 90Hz CinemaVision display, Snapdragon 765, 5000mAh battery announced”

OnePlus Nord AR launch event set for July 21, India pre-orders begin July 15

OnePlus just confirmed the launch of Nord smartphone on July 21 in world’s first AR smartphone launch event. The company launched the OnePlus 2 in a VR launch event five years back. Since it leverages AR technology, users can experience the product from the safety of their homes, said the company. Continue reading “OnePlus Nord AR launch event set for July 21, India pre-orders begin July 15”