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Technology updates #33
OnePlus Nord Goes Up for Pre-Order on July 15 in India; AR Invite Costs ₹99
Oneplus’s much awaited Nord Series is about to launch on July 21st and the company has already started inviting for the first of its kind AR launch event which costs ₹99 and the preorders will start from July 15th in India.
The first-ever truly-wireless earbuds from OnePlus might have just been certified by Finland’s SGS Fimko testing and certification agency. The development suggests that the device may be finally ready to launch in the coming days.
India’s Vice President Launches Social Media Super App ‘Elyments’ to Take on Facebook
Elyments is the first official and indigenously-developed super app for social media activities in India. It has been created by Sumeru Software Solutions, a team of over 1,000 IT professionals who also promote ‘The Art of Living’ organization.
Mi Community App and Website Temporarily Disabled in India: Latest Weekly Tech News
By this time you must have known that the Indian Government recently banned 59 Chinese apps in response to the growing tension between the two countries. One of the apps among those banned was Xiaomi’s Mi Community. In an official statement shared on its forum, Xiaomi has temporarily disabled the Mi Community app and website in India. The website is currently unreachable.
Poco M2 Pro launched as a Rebranded Version of Redmi Note 9 Pro, Price Starting at Rs. 13,999
The first phone to arrive under the new M-series is the Poco M2 Pro. The Poco M2 Pro has made its debut in India today and it’s the least interesting phone to me. It’s a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 9 Pro that’s already available in India, with the design and charging capabilities from the global variant.
Qualcomm Announces the Snapdragon 865 Plus
After multiple reports of phones with Snapdragon 865 Plushttps://www.notebookcheck.net/Qualcomm-Snapdragon-865-SoC-Benchmarks-and-Specs.448194.0.html, Qualcomm has finally unveiled the latest flagship chipset in its armada. The Snapdragon 865 Plus is the next step for Qualcomm from the Snapdragon 865 announced at the Qualcomm Tech Summit last year.
Realme C11 India Launch Confirmed for July 14th, Realme 6i may also launch on the same day
Realme started teasing the launch of its next C-series phone in India yesterday. Now, the Chinese phone maker has sent out media invites for the Realme C11 India launch, along with the official launch date. Another leaks from Fli[kart showed us that the company is also launching the 6i on the same day.
Moto G 5G Plus with Snapdragon 765G, 48MP Quad-Cameras Goes Official: Latest Weekly Tech News
The Lenovo-backed giant is now looking to make 5G smartphones accessible to a wider audience with the debut of the Moto G 5G Plus. This is the first Moto G series phone to launch with 5G support and comes equipped with the Snapdragon 765G, 48MP quad-camera, and fast-charging support.
WhatsApp Animated Stickers Rolling Out Now
After briefly testing on Android and iOS, Facebook-owned messaging platform WhatsApp announced support for animated stickers last week. The company has now started widely rolling out the feature to all users.
Asus ROG Phone 3 with Snapdragon 865 Plus Launching in India on 22nd July, Lenovo Legion also launching on the same day with Snapdragon 865+
Asus ROG Phone 3 has been confirmed to launch in China on 22nd July for close to a week now. The company has, however, started sending out press invites, confirming that the ROG Phone 3 launches in India on the same day. Lenovo on the other hand is also inviting for the launch of its legion gaming phone with Snapdragon 865+.
Instagram Expands TikTok-like Reels to India, Also Rolling Out Pinned Comments to Everyone
After expanding to France and Germany last month, Instagram’s Reels is now available in India. The expansion comes at a time when the Indian government has banned several Chinese apps including TikTok. Instagram also announced that it’s rolling out the pinned comments feature for everyone.
iQOO Z1x with 120Hz Display, Snapdragon 765G & 33W Fast-Charging Goes Official
iQOO Z1x helps continue to expand the company’s affordable gaming-centric Z-series, which was debuted earlier this year. iQOO Z1 arrived as the first MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus-powered phone back in May. It is now being followed by the even cheaper iQOO Z1x, which features a 120Hz LCD display, Snapdragon 765G, 5G support, fast-charging, and more.
All iPhone 12 Models to Have OLED Screens, No Charger in Box: Latest Weekly Tech News
A new report from Nikkei Asian Review is corroborating a bunch of leaks we have seen over the past months. The report says that Apple will launch four iPhone models in the iPhone 12 line up. According to the report, Apple will not include a charger or earbuds in the iPhone 12 box.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Series Confirmed to Launch on August 5, May Soon Stop Including Chargers with Its Phones
Samsung has announced that its next Galaxy Unpacked event will be held on August 5. This is where the Korean giant is expected to take the wraps off its next flagship, the Galaxy Note 20 series. We recently saw reports that Apple will not include a charger in the iPhone 12 box. Well, it turns out, Samsung may be planning a similar step for its smartphones as well.
Canon Launches New EOS R5 and R6 Mirrorless Cameras in India
The EOS R5 is the more expensive of the two, and is priced at Rs. 3,39,995 without a lens. It comes with a 45MP full-frame CMOS sensor and a native ISO that goes up to 51,200. There’s the new DIGIC X image processor inside the R5 allowing it to shoot at 20FPS burst at full resolution.
The EOS R5 and R6 are the first cameras in Canon’s R series to feature in-body stabilisation. They also come with dual card slots. 8K shooting is limited to 30FPS, but you can shoot 4K at up to 120FPS for the R5. The EOS R6 isn’t an 8K camera. It can, however, shoot 4K at 60FPS, and 120FPS slow-motion videos at Full HD resolution with its 20.1MP CMOS full-frame sensor and is priced at Rs. 2,15,995 without a lens.
Apple Will Release 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon in 2021: Latest Weekly Tech News
Apple finally announced a switch to ARM for the Mac at WWDC 2020. That new MacBook Air may launch late winter, or early spring. Also, his note adds that Apple will launch a redesigned 16-inch MacBook Pro and a 14-inch MacBook Pro in 2021.
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