Redmi Note 11 series with 120Hz AMOLED display, triple rear cameras, JBL dual speakers to be announced on October 28

October 22, 2021: Redmi today confirmed that the Note 11 series will feature an AMOLED screen with 1.75mm ultra-narrow side bezels and a 2.96mm small punch-hole, same as the Redmi Note 10 Pro that was launched in India last year. It will feature a 120Hz refresh rate and 360Hz touch sampling rate. The Note 10 Pro has a 240Hz touch sampling rate. Continue reading “Redmi Note 11 series with 120Hz AMOLED display, triple rear cameras, JBL dual speakers to be announced on October 28”

HUAWEI WATCH GT 3 with 1.43″ / 1.32″ AMOLED display, 100+ workout modes, up to 14 days battery life announced

HUAWEI has announced WATCH GT 3, the company’s latest smartwatch in the GT series. It has almost similar specifications as the WATCH 3 that was introduced in China back in June, including the rotating crown to zoom in and out of the apps and quickly access target functions. It comes in 42mm version with a 1.32-inch and a 46mm version with a 1.43-inch AMOLED screen. The watch comes with sveral pre-installed faces, including animated faces and 1,000+ designs available on HUAWEI Watch Face Store. Continue reading “HUAWEI WATCH GT 3 with 1.43″ / 1.32″ AMOLED display, 100+ workout modes, up to 14 days battery life announced”

OPPO said to launch its own 3nm SoC for smartphones; expected in 2023 or 2024

Smartphone manufacturers are designing their own chipsets for their smartphones like the Tensor SoC on the Google Pixel 6 Series. On similar lines now, a new report suggests that a popular Chinese manufacturer is also said to design its own SoC for smartphones. Continue reading “OPPO said to launch its own 3nm SoC for smartphones; expected in 2023 or 2024”

realme ropes in KL Rahul as its new brand ambassador

After signing Bollywood actor Salman Khan as its brand ambassador last year, realme today announced the appointment of Indian cricketer K.L. Rahul as its new brand ambassador smartphones. realme said that the partnership will further complement the brand’s attitude of setting new benchmarks, inspiring thousands of millennials across the country. Continue reading “realme ropes in KL Rahul as its new brand ambassador”

Windows 11 Insiders Build rolls out support for Android apps

When Microsoft unveiled Windows 11 to the world back in June 2021, they announced that Windows 11 be adding native support for Android apps via the Amazon App Store. The feature is finally available to test via the Windows 11 Insider beta channel for users in the US.

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Hisense launches new 65″ 4K and 75″ 120Hz 8K QLED TVs with Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos in India

After launching its 55-inch (55U6G) QLED TV in India, which went on sale in the country recently, HiSense has launched new 65-inch (65U6G) 4K QLED and 75-inch (75U80G) 8K QLED TVs in the country. Hisense said that the Full-Array QLED TV delivers refined, life-like images and Full-Array Local Dimming boosts image contrast that gives you more a more accurate and dynamic viewing experience, while the Quantum Dot delivers over one billion shades of bright and vivid colors for an elevated experience. Continue reading “Hisense launches new 65″ 4K and 75″ 120Hz 8K QLED TVs with Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos in India”

vivo confirms Android 12 based Funtouch OS update for range of smartphones in India; beta roll out begins in November

vivo launched its vivo X70 Pro and Pro+ smartphones in India last month with Funtouch OS 12, but it was running Android 11. Today, vivo has confirmed the roll-out of Android 12 based Funtouch OS update in India with beta release for the X70 Pro+ starting by the end of November and will continue to roll out till April 2022. Continue reading “vivo confirms Android 12 based Funtouch OS update for range of smartphones in India; beta roll out begins in November”

realme GT Neo2 Review: Brilliant screen and long battery life

realme GT Neo2 was launched in India last week as the successor to the realme GT Neo which was launched in India as realme X7 Max back in May. It retains the same cameras as the predecessor, but replaces the Dimensity 1200 with a more powerful Snapdragon 870 SoC, and also upgrades the display and the battery. Is this the best upgrade from the X7 Max (GT Neo)? Let us dive into the review to find out.

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Twitter acquires London-based groups chat app startup ‘Sphere’

Social media giant Twitter has reportedly acquired a London-based startup company called Sphere that is known for their group chat app service. The team from Sphere will be joining Twitter and will work on various services within Twitter such as Communities, Direct Messages, and Creators initiatives.

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Global PC market records 9.3% YoY growth in Q3 2021, 84.2 million units shipped: Counterpoint

The global PC market continued its strong, albeit slower, growth of 9.3% YoY during the third quarter of 2021, shipping a total of 84.2 million units. The top manufacturers for the quarter were Lenovo, HP, Dell, Apple and ASUS.

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Nokia C30 with 6.82-inch HD+ display, 6000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 10999

HMD Global just launched the Nokia C30, the company’s latest smartphone in the C series in India, after teasing it last week. This comes after the Nokia C20 Plus, which was launched in the country back in August. It packs a 6.82-inch HD+ screen, is powered by Unisoc SC9863A SoC with up to 4GB of RAM, runs Android 11 with two years of quarterly security updates, packs an 13MP rear camera with LED flash along with a 2MP depth sensor and a 5MP front camera. Continue reading “Nokia C30 with 6.82-inch HD+ display, 6000mAh battery launched in India starting at Rs. 10999”

India smartphone market ships 47.5 million units in Q3 2021, records 5% YoY decline: Canalys

After months of steady growth, the Indian smartphone market has recorded a decline of 5% Year-on-Year (YoY) for the third quarter of 2021. It shipped a total of 47.5 million units during the quarter, and the top 5 manufacturers continued to be Xiaomi, Samsung, vivo realme and OPPO.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch4 update brings new watch faces, more gesture controls, improved fall detection and more

Samsung has started rolling out a major update to Galaxy Watch4 series that brings several new features including gesture control, fall detection improvements, improved watch faces that lets you customize the look of the watch to match your style and show relevant data. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Watch4 update brings new watch faces, more gesture controls, improved fall detection and more”

Samsung Galaxy Watch4 and Buds2 Maison Kitsuné Special Edition announced

At its Galaxy Unpacked 2 event, along with the Z Flip3 Bespoke Edition, Samsung also introduced the Galaxy Watch4 Maison Kitsuné Edition and the Galaxy Buds2 Maison Kitsuné Edition in partnership with lifestyle brand Kitsuné. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Watch4 and Buds2 Maison Kitsuné Special Edition announced”

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 Bespoke Edition with 49 customizable color combinations announced

At its Galaxy Unpacked 2 event, Samsung introduced Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 Bespoke Edition with new customizable color combinations and special UX. Samsung says that it researched current and future color trends and analyzed sociocultural trends to anticipate changes in customer’s preferences and needs to identify color options. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 Bespoke Edition with 49 customizable color combinations announced”