OPPO R17 with 6.4-inch Full HD+ display, 8GB RAM, in-display fingerprint sensor, 25MP AI front camera confirmed officially

Specifications of OPPO R17 surfaced last week along with an image, now the company has been listed on official website that reveals the complete specifications of the phone and also shows how the phone will look like. This reveals a 6.4-inch Full HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch and 91.5% screen-to-body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, 10nm Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC, which is expected to be recently announced recently. Continue reading “OPPO R17 with 6.4-inch Full HD+ display, 8GB RAM, in-display fingerprint sensor, 25MP AI front camera confirmed officially”

BlackBerry KEY2 LE with 4.5-inch FHD+ 3:2 display, QWERTY keyboard, Snapdragon 636, dual rear cameras surface

BlackBerry KEY2 LE passed through the FCC last month, now a new image and specifications of the smartphone has surfaced online that reveals that it will feature a similar 4.5-inch (1620 x 1080 pixels) display with 3:2 aspect ratio, 4-row QWERTY physical backlit keyboard, fingerprint sensor built into the spacebar (sans keyboard trackpad functionality like the Key One and the KEY2) and Android 8.1 (Oreo), but this will be powered by Snapdragon 636 with 4GB of RAM, different cameras and a 3,000mAh battery. Continue reading “BlackBerry KEY2 LE with 4.5-inch FHD+ 3:2 display, QWERTY keyboard, Snapdragon 636, dual rear cameras surface”

Weekly Roundup: Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Meizu 16 and 16 Plus, Honor Play, LG Q8 (2018) and more

This week Samsung finally introduced its flagship Galaxy Note9 smartphone, Meizu introduced the 16 and 16 Plus flagship smartphones, Honor launched its Honor Play smartphone in India, LG introduced its new Q8 smartphone, Microsoft launched its Surface Laptop and Surface Book 2 in India, and lots more in our weekly roundup. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Meizu 16 and 16 Plus, Honor Play, LG Q8 (2018) and more”

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 now available for pre-order India starting at Rs. 67900 [Update: Pre-order on Flipkart and Amazon]

Update: The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now available for pre-order from Flipkart and Amazon.in with exchange offers, in addition to other offers.

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Motorola P30, P30 Note with 6GB RAM and P30 Play surface in official listing, could go official on August 15

Motorola smartphones with model numbers XT1943 and XT1942 got certified by TENAA which were expected to be introduced as Motorola One and One Power with Android One branding for global markets, now the Motorola P30, P30 Note and P30 Play have surfaced on official Motorola website in China. The XT1943 could be P30 and the XT1942 could be P30 Note, and these are expected to be introduced alongside Moto Z3 in China on August 15th.

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HTC confirms Android 9.0 (Pie) update for some of its devices

Google released Android 9.0 (Pie) earlier this week for its Pixel devices and also said that it is working with several OEMs to roll out the update. Now HTC has confirmed Pie update for its flagship smartphones, including the HTC U11 that was introduced running Android 7.1 (Nougat). It is also the first company to confirm the update for several devices. Continue reading “HTC confirms Android 9.0 (Pie) update for some of its devices”

OPPO R17 Pro with triple rear cameras, Snapdragon 845 surfaces

OPPO R17 with model numbers  PBEM00 and PBET00 with in-display fingerprint sensor, and cheaper  PAGM00 and PAGT00  models with rear-mounted fingerprint sensor surfaced, now the OPPO R17 Pro has surfaced in first poster that reveals triple rear cameras arranged vertically. This also has a gradient design. It is said to come in two variants, one with Snapdragon 710 and the high-end version is said to be powered by Snapdragon 845 with 10GB of RAM and 128GB storage. Continue reading “OPPO R17 Pro with triple rear cameras, Snapdragon 845 surfaces”

Airtel offers Samsung Galaxy Note 9 at Rs. 7900 with 24-month plan, 100GB data, unlimited calls and more

Samsung started taking pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone in India today. Now Airtel has announced that 128 GB version of the smartphone is available for order on its Online Store at a down payment of  Rs. 7,900 and 24 monthly instalments of Rs. 2,999. This comes to a total of  Rs. 79,876 for 2 years including the plan. Continue reading “Airtel offers Samsung Galaxy Note 9 at Rs. 7900 with 24-month plan, 100GB data, unlimited calls and more”

Nokia 2.1 Android Oreo (Go edition), Nokia 3.1 (3GB) and Nokia 5.1 Android One smartphones launched in India starting at Rs. 6999

HMD Global has launched Nokia 3.1, successor of last year’s Nokia 3 in India last month in 3GB RAM with 16GB storage version, now it has launched the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version in the country and also launched the Nokia 5.1, successor of last year’s Nokia 5 and the Nokia 2.1, successor of last year’s Nokia 2. Continue reading “Nokia 2.1 Android Oreo (Go edition), Nokia 3.1 (3GB) and Nokia 5.1 Android One smartphones launched in India starting at Rs. 6999”

ACT Fibernet upgrades plans in Chennai again at no extra cost, 100Mbps plan now at Rs. 999

ACT Fibernet

ACT launched its Gigabit broadband services in Chennai this week. It has also upgraded its plans for users as well at no extra cost, in just 3 months after the last upgrade.  In most plans speeds have also been upgraded. ACT Fibernet’s Retail 1999 plan now comes with 250Mbps speed up from 200Mbps even though the 2TB FUP remains the same.

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Flipkart: The Big Freedom Sale‬ – Best deals on smartphones, TVs, accessories and more

Flipkart has started The Big Freedom Sale, as it had promised. As a part of the sale it is offering some great deals on smartphones, accessories, LED TVs and more. All these offers are available through the web as well as Flipkart app. Continue reading “Flipkart: The Big Freedom Sale‬ – Best deals on smartphones, TVs, accessories and more”

ACT Fibernet launches Gigabit broadband services in Chennai, 1Gbps at Rs. 2999

After launching India’s first 1Gbps (Giga speeds) wired broadband service in Hyderabad and Bengaluru last year, today ACT Fibernet has launched Gigabit broadband services in Chennai.  Continue reading “ACT Fibernet launches Gigabit broadband services in Chennai, 1Gbps at Rs. 2999”

Samsung unveils Galaxy Home smart speaker powered by Bixby

Along with the Galaxy Note9 and the Galaxy Watch, Samsung at its New York event also introduced its new Galaxy Home smart speaker with Bixby smart assistant and eight fear-field microphone for voice recognition that works across the room. Samsung demoed it by playing its intro audio with a setup made of 160 Galaxy Home speakers.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch with Super AMOLED display, military-level durability, LTE announced

Samsung just announced Galaxy Watch at its New York event.  It comes in 46mm version and 42mm options with 1.3-inch and 1.2-inch (360×360 pixels) Circular Super AMOLED Always On Display with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass DX+ protection and has rotating bezel. These run Tizen- Based Wearable Platform 4.0. It has 5ATM + IP68 ratings for water resistance, certified for military-level durability, comes with NFC and Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) support for mobile payments using Samsung Pay, built-in speaker for activate voice messaging and music listening, and GPS.

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Samsung Galaxy Note9 with 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, 8GB RAM, 4000mAh battery, Bluetooth S Pen announced

Samsung just announced Galaxy Note9 smartphone at its New York event, as it had promised. It comes with a 6.4-inch Quad HD+  Super AMOLED Display – an end-to-end, bezel-less screen that extends to the phone’s sides, similar to the Note8. It has 12-megapixel rear camera with variable aperture tech that uses f/1.5 aperture for night shots for a brighter picture and f/2.4 aperture for normal shots in daytime as well as a secondary 12MP Telephoto lens for live focus for bokeh effect with background blur, similar to the S9+. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note9 with 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, 8GB RAM, 4000mAh battery, Bluetooth S Pen announced”