Technology News Today, 22 SeptemberHighlights: Poco X3, Infinix Hot 10
Today Technology News Highlights: Poco X3, Infinix Hot 10
Xiaomi launches Mi Smart LED Bulb (B22) in India for Rs 799
Xiaomi has launched Mi Smart LED bulb (B22) in India today. The Mi LED Smart Bulb (B22) is priced at Rs 799 and is available for purchase from Mi.com.
The Mi Smart LED bulb comes with a rated power of 9W and a brightness rating of 950 Lumens. The bulb comes with a B22 base, which is perfect for Indian homes. You don’t need a separate E27 to B22 converter that was required for its Mi LED Smart Bulb launched in India last year.
SNOKOR iRocker Stix TWS earbud and Bass Drops wired earphones launched
SNOKOR, an audio company from Infinix, has announced the launch of their iRocker Stix truly wireless earbuds and their Bass drops wired earphones in India. The SNOKOR iRocker Stix TWS earbuds will be available from Amazon for Rs 1499, while the Bass Drops wired earphones will be launching on September 23 at Rs 449.
SNOKOR iRocker Stix comes in two classic variants black and white. The Bass Drops wired earbuds comes in three colours - Red, Green and Black.
Vivo V20 Pro goes official
Vivo has launched the Vivo V20 Pro smartphone in Thailand. The Vivo V20 Pro is priced at 14,999 Thai Baht (US$ 477 / Rs. 35,132 approx.). The phone is now available for pre-orders in Thailand. It comes in Midnight Jazz and Sunset Melody colour options.
Vivo V20 Pro features a 6.44-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, with a 20:9 aspect ratio and HDR10 support. The phone is powered by a 2.2GHz Snapdragon 765G 7nm processor with Adreno 620 GPU coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage.
LG G8X ThinQ receives Android 10 update in India
LG has rolled out the Android 10 update for LG G8X ThinQ in India. Also, the timelines for other LG phones have also been announced.
Android 10-based LG UX 9.0 comes with most of Android 10’s features such as Night Mode, Digital Wellbeing, Pop-Up Windows, Gesture navigation along with LG’s own customizations and options.
Poco X3 launched in India
Xiaomi spin-off Poco India has today launched Poco X3 smartphone in India. The phone is priced at Rs 16,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option, Rs 18,499 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option while the top-end 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version is priced at Rs 19,999.
The Poco X3 comes in two colour options including Cobalt Blue and Shadow Grey. The smartphone will be available for purchase from Flipkart starting from September 29.
Mi Power Bank 3i launched in India at starting price of Rs 899
Xiaomi has today launched its new powerbanks in India. The product comes in 10,000mAh and 20,000mAh capacities priced at Rs 899 and Rs 1,499 respectively.
The 10000mAh Mi Power Bank 3i comes in Midnight Black and Metallic Blue colours and is available from Amazon.in and mi.com. The 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 3i comes in Sandstone Black colour and is available from Amazon.in and mi.com.
LG Launches its new range of 8K OLED TVs in India
The new TV range from LG has been launched in India with a starting price of Rs 14,990 and it goes all the way upto Rs 29,99,990. The new TVs will include features like the new NanoCell technology, built-in Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple AirPlay, Self-lit pixel cinema, etc.
The TVs also feature variable refresh rate and ultra-fast response time for smooth experience. The TVs are powered by the new Alpha 9 Gen 3 AI 8K Processor.
WhatsApp working on Expiring Media feature
A new report by WABetaInfo suggests that WhatsApp is working on a new feature in addition to the expiring messages feature it is already working on since quite a while now.
The new feature would let you set a timer to the photos and videos, and once viewed, the photos and videos will disappear. It will work in the same way the feature does in Instagram.
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked For Every Fan event scheduled for tomorrow
Samsung is hosting its third Unpacked event within 2 months and this one is called 'Galaxy Unpacked for every fan'. This is the fourth Unpacked event in 2020 where in the first one in February, Samsung launched the Galaxy S20 and S20 Ultra, Followed by 2 separate events for Note 20 and 20 Ultra, and the Galaxy Fold2.
The name suggests that the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is arriving in all its glory. Also, Samsung has posted an official trailer on its YouTube channel for the event which the company says, contains various hints for what's to come in the event.
LG K71 goes official
LG has announced another K-series smartphone after LG K42 launch yesterday. The company has introduced LG K71 in the in Latin America. The company has not revealed the pricing and exact availability details yet.
The LG K71 will be available in a single 4GB+128GB memory configuration and in two colour options- Holo White and Holo Titan. It will go on sale in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Panama.
Infinix Note 7 goes on sale today
Infinix Note 7 will go on sale today at 12 PM on Flipkart. The phone was recently launched in India at Rs 11,499 for the single 4GB + 64GB variant. It comes in Aether Black, Bolivia Blue, and Forest Green colour options.
Infinix Note 7 features a 6.95-inch HD+ punch hole LCD display with a screen resolution of 1640 x 720 pixels, 91.5% screen-to-body ratio along with 20.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G70 SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM.
OnePlus 8T leaked pricing
OnePlus 8T, the new T series model by OnePlus is all set to launch officially on October 14. And now, the pricing for the same has been leaked by a tipster on twitter, though it is international pricing. According to the tipster named Chun on twitter, the OnePlus 8T will cost €799 (Approx Rs 61,000) for 8GB RAM and 128GB Storage variant, and €899 (Approx Rs 77,000) for 12GB RAM and 256GB storage variant.
According to the tipster, the same numbers can also be expected for US pricing as OnePlus keeps the price numbers almost the same
Read More: OnePlus 8T Prices Leaked
Infinix Hot 10 goes official
Infinix has announced the launch of a new smartphone, the Infinix Hot 10, in Pakistan. The smartphone comes with a price tag of PKR 20,999 (approx Rs. 9,302) for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, PKR 23,999 (approx Rs. 10,631) for the 4GB RAM and 128GB storage and PKR 25,999 (approx Rs. 11,517) for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant
The smartphone is available for purchase in Obsidian Black, Moonlight Jade, Blue, and Purple colour options.
Poco X3 Launching today in India
Poco is all set to launch its next mid-range device Poco X3 on today. The phone has already been launched in the European markets as Poco X3 NFC and the specifications of the Indian unit are expected to be no different.
The launch will be held online and is scheduled to start at 12 PM IST. The launch will be broadcasted on Poco’s official YouTube channel and other social media platforms.