Samsung opens One UI 4.0 Android 12 beta program starting with Galaxy S21 series

After teasers, Samsung just announced that it has opened its One UI 4 Beta Program for Samsung Galaxy S21 series that includes Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. This is based on Android 12 that brings new and improved customization and privacy capabilities. This also brings simplified and streamlined interactions and a clean and elegant design. Samsung said that some of the new features might not be supported when the beta program is open. Continue reading “Samsung opens One UI 4.0 Android 12 beta program starting with Galaxy S21 series”

Xiaomi India announces rebrand of ‘Mi’ product series to ‘Xiaomi’

After the global announcement last month, Xiaomi India today  announced that its premium “Mi” series products will now be replaced with the new “Xiaomi” logo. This move is to unify its global brand presence and close the perception gap between the brand. We have already started seeing the Mi logo being replaced in the recently launched Mi TV 5X series,  Running Shoes and more. Continue reading “Xiaomi India announces rebrand of ‘Mi’ product series to ‘Xiaomi’”

Nokia G10 with 6.5-inch display, triple rear cameras, 5050mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 12149

HMD Global has launched Nokia G10, the company’s latest smartphone in the new G series in India after launching the G20 smartphone in the country back in July. It has a 6.5-inch HD+ v-notch screen, is powered by MediaTek Helio G25 SoC with 4GB of RAM, runs Android 11 with two years of software upgrades and three years of security updates, comes with a 13MP + 2 MP Macro + 2 MP Depth cameras, 8MP camera on the front. Continue reading “Nokia G10 with 6.5-inch display, triple rear cameras, 5050mAh battery launched in India for Rs. 12149”

Nokia C01 Plus Android 11 Go Edition phone with 5.45-inch HD+ display launched in India for Rs. 5999

HMD Global has launched the Nokia C01 Plus, the company’s latest entry-level smartphone in the C series in India, after it was announced back in June. It packs a 5.45-inch HD+ screen, is powered by Unisoc SC9863A SoC with 2GB of RAM, runs Android 11 Go Edition with two years of security updates, packs an 5MP front and rear cameras with LED flash. Continue reading “Nokia C01 Plus Android 11 Go Edition phone with 5.45-inch HD+ display launched in India for Rs. 5999”

HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro with 1.39-inch AMOLED display, titanium frame launched in India starting at Rs. 22990

HUAWEI just launched the HUAWEI Watch GT 2 Pro, the company’s latest top-end smartwatch in India. It has almost similar specifications as the Watch GT 2, but this comes with a rugged design featuring premium materials, including a sapphire watch crystal, titanium case and skin-friendly ceramic case back. It supports 100+ workout modes, including 17 professional modes and 85 custom modes such as Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowboarding and Golf Driving Range. Continue reading “HUAWEI WATCH GT 2 Pro with 1.39-inch AMOLED display, titanium frame launched in India starting at Rs. 22990”

Motorola MH7020 Wi-Fi Mesh System launched in India

Minim, popular of creating intelligent networking products under the  Motorola brand has officially Motorola MH7020 Home Wi-Fi Mesh System in India. This comes with a companion mobile app, motosync, and the Motorola MH7020 mesh system combined with the motosync app promise exceptional coverage, network security, performance, and control at the competitive price. Continue reading “Motorola MH7020 Wi-Fi Mesh System launched in India”

Infinix X1 series Android TVs get up to Rs. 3000 limited period discount

Ahead of the festive season, Infinix has started offering discount on its X1 Android TV series — 32-inch, 43-inch and 40-inch models on Flipkart from September 12th to September 16th. The 32-inch and 40-inch models were launched back in December last year, and the 40-inch model was launched in India back in July at an introductory price of Rs. 19,999. Continue reading “Infinix X1 series Android TVs get up to Rs. 3000 limited period discount”

WhatsApp to introduce end-to-end encrypted backups on iOS and Android soon

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been constantly adding new features to its platform like the recent iPhone to Android chat history transfer. Following that, the company is all set to introduce end-to-end encrypted backups soon. Continue reading “WhatsApp to introduce end-to-end encrypted backups on iOS and Android soon”

India smartwatch shipments grew 206% YoY in Q2 2021, Noise tops the chart: Counterpoint

Recently, Counterpoint released the report for Global smartwatch shipments, which grew 27% YoY in Q2 2021. Following that now, the company has released the report for India smartwatch shipments in Q2 2021. Continue reading “India smartwatch shipments grew 206% YoY in Q2 2021, Noise tops the chart: Counterpoint”

OPPO confirms ColorOS 12 launch for September 16 along with new products

Update – September 13: OPPO today confirmed that ColorOS 12 based on Android 12 will be introduced at an event in China on September 16. This has the tag line “One More Step”. We can expect ColorOS 12 beta for flagship products soon after the announcement, but the stable release and the global roll-out is expected only later this year. It has also confirmed the launch of new products which could be Reno 7 series, new smartwatch that might be OPPO Watch Free and a new tablet. Continue reading “OPPO confirms ColorOS 12 launch for September 16 along with new products”

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2021: realme 4K TV stick, Nokia Android 11 TVs, Nokia laptop, Hisense 55-inch QLED TV and more new launches

Flipkart has started teasing the eighth edition of Big Billion Days sale ahead of the sale in October.  There will be new launches, crazy deals, rush hour deals, flash sale and more. This year, Flipkart has partnered with Axis Bank and ICICI Bank to offer instant discount and also partnered with Paytm to offer assured cashback to consumers paying through Paytm Wallet and Paytm UPI. Continue reading “Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale 2021: realme 4K TV stick, Nokia Android 11 TVs, Nokia laptop, Hisense 55-inch QLED TV and more new launches”

realme GT Neo 2 with 6.62-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 870, 5000mAh battery to be announced on September 22

After rumours, realme today confirmed that it will introduce the realme GT Neo 2, successor to realme GT Neo in China on September 22nd. It already got certified by TENAA revealing the complete specifications of the phone. Another rumour also said that it will launch globally as realme GT Neo Gaming Edition. Continue reading “realme GT Neo 2 with 6.62-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 870, 5000mAh battery to be announced on September 22”

Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G update brings RAM expansion and camera improvements

Samsung launched the Galaxy A52s 5G in India earlier this month. Now it has received its first software update after the launch that brings RAM Plus feature, which is the RAM expansion technology, which uses the internal memory of the phone to expand the RAM by 4GB, in addition to the existing 8GB of RAM that the phone already has. The virtual RAM feature is available in realme, OPPO, Redmi and more smartphones. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G update brings RAM expansion and camera improvements”

Google Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor SoC, 12GB RAM, Android 12 surfaces in benchmarks

Google already confirmed that it will use its own Tensor SoC for the first time. A recent rumour revealed that the SoC is nothing but an unreleased Samsung Exynos 9855 SoC that will offer similar performance as the Exynos 2100 SoC. Now the pixel 6 Pro has allegedly surfaced in Geekbench listing that reveals 2 x 2.8 GHz ARM Cortex-X1 CPU for ultimate processing power, 2 x 2.25 GHz performance cores and 4 x 1.8GHz power efficient CPU cores. Continue reading “Google Pixel 6 Pro with Tensor SoC, 12GB RAM, Android 12 surfaces in benchmarks”

JioPhone Next delayed due to chip shortage; will be available before Diwali

Reliance Jio announced the JioPhone Next as the ultra-affordable Android smartphone in partnership with Google, back in June. At that time, it said that it said that the phone will be available in market from Ganesh Chaturthi, 10th September. Today, the company said that both Jio and Google have made considerable progress towards launching the much-awaited JioPhone Next, but it is not ready yet. Continue reading “JioPhone Next delayed due to chip shortage; will be available before Diwali”