realme C3 realme UI Software Update Tracker [Update: A.33 with June Android security patch, Optimizations and Bug Fixes]

realme launched the realme C3 in the country earlier this month running Android 10 based realme UI 1.0, check out this post to learn about realme UI features in details. realme doesn’t follow a fixed update frequency but the company rolls out updates frequently. Continue reading “realme C3 realme UI Software Update Tracker [Update: A.33 with June Android security patch, Optimizations and Bug Fixes]”

realme 2 Pro realme UI Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 10-based realme UI 1.0]

realme launched the realme 2 Pro smartphone in India running ColorOS 5.2 on top of Android 8.1 (Oreo) and updated it to Android 9.0 (Pie) based ColorOS 6 back in June 2019. The device has started receiving Android 10 based realme UI 1.0.

realme UI brings new features such as dual earphone connection, animated wallpapers, screen-off display, customizable icon shape, new charging animation, realme Share (cross-brand file-sharing technology) and more. Check out this post to learn about new features that realme UI brings to realme 2 Pro.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip gets a price cut in India, now available for Rs. 1,08,999

Samsung launched its first clamshell device – Galaxy Z Flip in India earlier this year for Rs. 1,09,999. The price was increased to Rs. 1,15,999 after the recent GST Rate hike, but now the smartphone has received a massive price cut in India along with upgrade bonus. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Z Flip gets a price cut in India, now available for Rs. 1,08,999”

HONOR X10 Max with 7.09-inch FHD+ display, Dimensity 800, 5G, Stereo speakers, 5000mAh battery announced

HUAWEI’s HONOR brand just announced the HONOR X10 Max, the company’s latest smartphone in the X10 series. It has a huge 7.09-inch FHD+ RGBW LCD screen with HDR support and 91% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by the latest MediaTek Dimensity 800 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM and runs Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1 on top. It has a 48-megapixel rear camera along with a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Inside the water drop notch on the front there is an 8-megapixel camera. Continue reading “HONOR X10 Max with 7.09-inch FHD+ display, Dimensity 800, 5G, Stereo speakers, 5000mAh battery announced”

Apple iPhone 12 production said to be 1 to 2 months behind schedule

Over the past few months, there have been multiple reports of Apple facing delays in the development of its 2020 iPhone models due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it looks like Apple is trying to minimise the delay and launch the new iPhones earlier than expected by pushing ahead with mass production along its supply chain.

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HONOR 30 Lite with 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Dimensity 800, 5G, up to 8GB RAM, 48MP triple rear cameras announced

HUAWEI’s HONOR brand just announced HONOR 30 Lite, the company’s latest 5G smartphone in the ‘HONOR 30 series’, as it had promised. It packs a 6.5-inch FHD+ LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate and 91.2% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by the latest MediaTek Dimensity 800 SoC with up to 8GB of RAM and runs Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1 on top. It has a 48-megapixel rear camera along with an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 2-megapixel 4cm macro lens. Inside the waterdrop notch on the front there is a 16-megapixel camera. Continue reading “HONOR 30 Lite with 6.5-inch FHD+ 90Hz display, Dimensity 800, 5G, up to 8GB RAM, 48MP triple rear cameras announced”

Lava announces “Design in India” contest as anti-China sentiment grows

At the time, when the sentiment is growing against China-made products in India over border tensions, domestic handset maker Lava has announced the launch of its ‘Design in India’ contest. Continue reading “Lava announces “Design in India” contest as anti-China sentiment grows”

POCO M2 Pro with quad rear cameras launching in India on July 7 [Update: 33W fast charging]

POCO has confirmed 33W fast charging support for the M2 Pro smartphone. The image also shows 3.5mm audio jack, next to the USB Type-C port. The Redmi Note 9 Pro Max that was recently launched also comes with 33W fast charging.

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Xiaomi Mi 10 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.7.0 with June Android Security Patch, and Bug Fixes]

Xiaomi launched  Mi 10 in India last month running MIUI 11.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. With Mi 10, Xiaomi is making a long-due comeback in the flagship segment in India, the last Mi flagship in India, Mi MIX2 was released about 3 years ago.

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Google discontinues Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL

As per a recent report, Google has confirmed the discontinuation of the Pixel 3a series – Pixel 3a and 3a XL. Right now, both the smartphones are not available for sale in the official Google Store. From now on, it will be available only through 3rd party retailers as remaining units sell-through. Continue reading “Google discontinues Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL”

Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12 Stable roll out begins in India]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi K20 Pro smartphone in India on July 17th running MIUI 10.3 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on an average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in 30-45 days. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 12 Stable roll out begins in India]”

WhatsApp rolls out Animated Stickers, QR codes to add contacts, Dark mode for Desktop and more globally

A little over a week ago, an update to WhatsApp Beta revealed that the developers were working on animated stickers and now, in a blog post, they have confirmed the feature. Along with it, they also announced the ability to add WhatsApp contacts via QR codes, brought dark mode for their desktop apps and WhatsApp Web and more.

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Xiaomi introduces Mi TV Lux 65-inch 4K OLED 120Hz TV with MEMC, 65W speaker, Dolby Atmos

Xiaomi just announced its flagship Mi TV Lux series 65-inch 4K OLED TV with ultra narrow bezels, 4.6mm sleek metal frame and 98.8% screen-to-body ratio, as it had promised. It has industry-leading screen self-luminous technology that does not require the backlight of traditional LCD screens, and has precise light control capabilities. It offers 1000 nits peak brightness and close to 0 nits for black areas, shows 1.07 billion primary colours that is far more rich than recognizable by the human eye. The TV offers 98.5% DCI-P3 wide colour gamut, 120Hz high refresh rate, MEMC motion compensation and response time of just 1ms along with gaming mode, offering the best gaming experience. Continue reading “Xiaomi introduces Mi TV Lux 65-inch 4K OLED 120Hz TV with MEMC, 65W speaker, Dolby Atmos”

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra in Mystic Bronze briefly appears on official website

After rumours, Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note20 Ultra (SM-N986U) in Mystic Bronze colour has briefly appeared on the Samsung Russia website before it was taken down. This reveals the new colour with a matching S Pen and triple rear cameras, which is rumoured to be 108MP + 12MP ultrawide + 13MP periscope cameras along with laser autofocus and LED flash. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra in Mystic Bronze briefly appears on official website”

iQOO Z1x 5G with 6.57-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 765G, 5000mAh battery to be announced on July 9

iQOO has confirmed that it will introduce Z1x 5G, an enhanced version of Z1 5G on July 9th. The teaser image confirms a punch-hole screen and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and the company has confirmed 120Hz refresh rate display. Continue reading “iQOO Z1x 5G with 6.57-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 765G, 5000mAh battery to be announced on July 9”