Airtel offers Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ at Rs. 9099 and Rs. 15799 with 24-month plan, 100GB data per month

Samsung started taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S10 and S10+ smartphones in India today. Now Airtel has announced that 128GB and 512GB versions of the Galaxy S10 and 128GB version of the S10+ will be available for order on its online Store at a down payment of  Rs. 9,099, Rs. 13,809 and Rs. 15,799, respectively with 24 monthly instalments of Rs. 2,999 for 128GB and Rs. 3,499 for 512GB. Continue reading “Airtel offers Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ at Rs. 9099 and Rs. 15799 with 24-month plan, 100GB data per month”

ARCHOS Diamond with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, pop-up front camera, Oxygen 68XL with corner water-drop notch and more announced

ARCHOS has introduced new Diamond smartphone with a Full HD+ AMOLED screen and no-notch design, pop-up camera as well as Oxygen 57, Oxygen 63 phones with a notch and Oxygen 68XL water-drop notch in the corner ahead of MWC . All the phones run Android 9.0 (Pie). The Diamond phone has  16MP + 5MP dual rear cameras, while the other Oxygen phones have 8MP + VGA dual rear cameras and a 5MP front camera. Continue reading “ARCHOS Diamond with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, pop-up front camera, Oxygen 68XL with corner water-drop notch and more announced”

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR with Snapdragon 835, dual 6DoF controllers announced

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HTC VIVE has introduced the VIVE Focus Plus which is its newest premium virtual reality standalone hardware for enterprise customers. Vive upgraded the existing six degrees of freedom (6DoF) Focus headset to incorporate dual 6DoF controllers, giving users the ability to seamlessly interact with their virtual environment with the same freedom as PC VR devices. Continue reading “HTC Vive Focus standalone VR with Snapdragon 835, dual 6DoF controllers announced”

Realme 3 launching in India on March 4

After several teasers, Realme has finally announced that it will launch the Realme 3 smartphone on March 4th. The company recently teased vertical dual rear camera arrangement for the first time since both the Realme 2 and Realme 2 Pro featured a horizontal dual rear cameras.

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Google shutting down Fit on the web on March 19th, to focus on Android and Wear OS

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Google back in August has completely overhauled Fit with new metrics, the Material Theme on Android, and a prominent role in Wear OS. However, to keep its focus mainly on the mobile, Google is now killing the service’s desktop web client in March.  Continue reading “Google shutting down Fit on the web on March 19th, to focus on Android and Wear OS”

MediaTek MT6731 SoC to power 4G smart feature phones running KaiOS

KaiOS, popular mobile operating system for smart feature phones that powers the JioPhone and the Nokia 8110 4G has announced their collaboration to integrate KaiOS with a series of MediaTek chipsets to power 3G and 4G devices. As part of this cooperation, the KaiOS mobile operating system will now run on the 3G MT6572 platform, and the latest MT6731, with support for dual-4G SIM cards. Continue reading “MediaTek MT6731 SoC to power 4G smart feature phones running KaiOS”

Samsung completes development of new mmWave RFICs and DAFE ASICs for 5G Base Stations

Samsung Electronics has announced that it has successfully completed the development of its mmWave Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFICs) and Digital/Analog Front End (DAFE) ASICs, supporting 28GHz and 39GHz bands for 5G Base Stations ahead of MWC 2019. Continue reading “Samsung completes development of new mmWave RFICs and DAFE ASICs for 5G Base Stations”

Light, Sony ink deal for multi-camera application for smartphones with four or more cameras

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Light — the company behind the L16 camera, and leader in advanced computational imaging has announced that is has signed an agreement with Sony Semiconductor Solutions to jointly work on development and marketing of multi-image sensor solutions. Continue reading “Light, Sony ink deal for multi-camera application for smartphones with four or more cameras”

Swiggy said to be in final stages of negotiations to acquire Uber Eats India

In a surprising move, Uber Eats, the food delivery arm of the global ride-hailing platform, is said to be in final stages of negotiations to sell its India business to rival Swiggy, according to a latest report. The deal is expected to close as soon as next month. This will be Swiggy’s largest acquisition to date and Uber’s first divestment of its food business globally. Continue reading “Swiggy said to be in final stages of negotiations to acquire Uber Eats India”

Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e price revealed in India as pre-orders begin

Samsung introduced the Galaxy S10Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e smartphones at its San Francisco event yesterday. As expected Samsung Online Shop have started pre-bookings for these phones, and Flipkart, Amazon and other online and offline retailers will begin soon.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro with 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor, Snapdragon 675 to be announced next week

At the Redmi Note 7 launch event last month Xiaomi confirmed that it will launch the Redmi Note 7 Pro soon with Sony IMX586 sensor replacing the Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor on the Redmi Note 7. Recent reports revealed that it will be powered by Snapdragon 675, compared to Snapdragon 660 on the Redmi Note 7. Today Redmi President Lu Weibing has confirmed that the Redmi Note 7 Pro will be announced next week without mentioning the exact date.

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Nokia 2.1 Android 9.0 (Pie) update starts rolling out

After releasing Android 9.0 (Pie) beta update for the Nokia 6 yesterday, HMD Global has released Pie update for its budget Android Go Edition smartphone Nokia 2.1, as it had promised. The phone was released back in August last year running Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition), so this should be one of the first Android Go Edition phone to get Pie update. Continue reading “Nokia 2.1 Android 9.0 (Pie) update starts rolling out”

OPPO F11 Pro with 48MP rear camera, no notch display, VOOC Super Fast charging launching in India on March 5

After teasers, OPPO has confirmed that it will launch its F11 Pro smartphone with 48-megapixel rear camera in India on March 5th. Promo image and video already revealed Thunder Black and Aurora Green colors as well as pop-up front camera.

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Indian brand CENTRiC to launch S1 pop-up camera phone, G5, G3, A2 and L4 smartphones at MWC 2019

It has been almost an year since the Indian smartphone manufacturer CENTRiC launched a smartphone. Today the company has announced that it will introduce its flagship pop-up selfie camera smartphone S1 at MWC on 25th February. The company says that it is the first Indian smartphone brand to come-up with this feature, and the smartphone will go on sale in 2-3 months. Continue reading “Indian brand CENTRiC to launch S1 pop-up camera phone, G5, G3, A2 and L4 smartphones at MWC 2019”

Xiaomi opens Android Pie Global Beta testing registration for Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 6 Pro and Redmi S2

Update – February 20, 2019: Xiaomi has opened registrations for global beta testing of Android Pie for Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 6 Pro and Redmi S2 (Y2) smartphones on its forum. Registration is open till March 15th (Beijing Time) and ROM will roll out staring March 19th so we can expect open beta starting March-end or early April.

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