Technology News Today, 23 July 2020 Highlights: Asus ROG Phone 3, Lenovo Legion Phone Duel, Honor 9A and more
Today Technology News Highlights: Asus ROG Phone 3, Lenovo Legion Phone Duel, Honor 9A and more
Huawei FreeBuds 3i launched in India
Huawei has today announced the launch of its latest wireless earbuds in India. The brand has introduced the Huawei FreeBuds 3i in the country.
The Huawei FreeBuds 3i is available in Ceramic White and Carbon Black colour options. It will be available for purchase from Amazon starting from August 06 during the Amazon Prime Day sale. It comes with a price tag of Rs 9990. The company has also introduced a launch offer, under which it is offering Huawei Band 4 will be also available for buyers, which is worth Rs 3,099.
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Dell Alienware M15 R3, Dell G5 15 SE, G15, G3 15 gaming laptops launched in India
Dell has today announced the launch of its new range of gaming laptops in India. The company Dell Alienware M15 R3, Dell G5 15 SE, Dell G15 and Dell G3 15 in the country.
Dell Alienware M15 R3 comes with a starting price of Rs 1,99,990. The Dell G5 15 SE comes with a starting price of Rs 74,990, while the G15 price starts at Rs 82,590. Lastly, the G5 15 comes with a starting price of Rs 73,990. The new range of laptops will be available for purchase from Amazon, Flipkart and select Dell exclusive stores in the country.
Honor 9S to launch in India on July 31
Honor recently confirmed that it will be launching the Honor 9A smartphone in India on July 31. Now, the brand has revealed that it will be introducing Honor 9S on the said date.
The brand has revealed that the upcoming smartphone will be available for purchase from Flipkart. Honor has further revealed that the Honor 9A will be exclusively for purchase from Amazon. To recall, the smartphone was launched in Russia for RUB 6,990, which roughly translate to Rs 7,200.
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Samsung Galaxy M31s render, specs leaked ahead of launch
Samsung is all set to launch the Galaxy M31s smartphone in India soon. Now, ahead of the official launch, some render and key specifications of the Galaxy M31s has been leaked online.
As per a known tipster Ishan Agarwal, the smartphone will be available in two colour options Mirage Black and Mirage Blue. The render shows a L-shaped quad-camera setup at the back panel along with a punch-hole design at the front. The render also shows that the phone will come with a gradient finish with Blue colour at the bottom and silver colour at the top half of the device.
BSNL rationalises several prepaid plans to base tariff of Rs 94 and Rs 95
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has revealed that it is rationalising the base tariff plan of several Plan Vouchers (PV) and First Recharge Coupons (FRC) to Rs 94 and Rs 95 plan. The new prepaid plans were recently introduced by the state-owned telecom operators.
As per BSNL, the revision has been introduced in Tamil Nadu and Chennai circles. The notice reveals that base plans for the FRC 107 along with the PV186, PV365, PV485, PV997, PV999, PV1699, PV1999 and PV2399 will be modified to the Advance Per Minute PV94 plan and Advance Per Second PV 95 pack.
The new plan replaces the PV75 plan that was the base plan tariff for several PV and FRC packs. Furthermore, the base plan tariff of PV153, PV429 and PV666 will also be modified from their present tariff to PV94 plan. Additionally, FRC106 and FRC108 plans will be modified to PV95 pack.
Jabra Elite 45h on-ear headphones launched in India
Jabra has today announced the launch of its new on-ear headphones in India. Dubbed as Jabra Elite 45h, the headphones come with a price tag of Rs 9,999 and it will be available from Amazon starting at August 06, 2020.
The on-ear headphones from Jabra come with a light and comfortable design and it is said to be crafted from premium materials. The company reveals that users can download the Jabra Sound+ application to customise the audio experience with the Jabra MySound feature.
The company claims that the headphones come with a 40mm speaker for superior music experience. The headphones can be folded easily and it comes with Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity option. It features dual-microphone technology that allows clear calls even in noisy environments. Users will also have one-touch access to Amazon Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant.
A new Nokia smartphone got certified, revealing major specs
HMD Global is reportedly working on a new Nokia smartphone as the phone has got certified by Chinese regulatory body TENAA. The listing reveals the design and key specifications of the upcoming smartphone. The listing reveals that the smartphone will come with model number TA-1258. The images revealed that the phone will be available in Gold Sand colour option, though it will also come with a Nordic Blue colour option. The image reveals that the back panel comes with a single rear camera along with LED flash. The fingerprint sensor sits right beneath the camera module. The right side of the device comes with volume controls and power on/off button, while the left features a dedicated Google Assistant key.
Realme V5 5G smartphone with quad-camera setup to launch soon
Realme has revealed that it will be launching a new 5G smartphone under its new V-series in China. The company has revealed that the upcoming smartphone will be named as Realme V5. The company has shared the teaser of the upcoming smartphone on its official Weibo account. The teaser reveals that the phone will come with a quad-camera setup at the back panel with an AI camera. The primary lens will be 48-megapixel. The back panel comes with a matte finish and there is a big Realme Logo as well.
The image also reveals that the smartphone will come with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone is said to feature a large 5000mAh battery. As per various rumours, the Realme V5 will come with a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The smartphone is said to be powered by a 2GHz octa-core processor, which could be MediaTek Dimensity 820 or Dimenisty 720 chipset.
MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G chipset announced
MediaTek has today announced the launch of its latest 5G chipset for mid-range smartphones. Dubbed as MediaTek DImensity 720, the chipset is designed for global sub-6GHz 5G networks in Asia, North America and Europe.
The latest chipset is meant for the mid-range 5G smartphones. It is made using 7nm process and it comes loaded with a power-efficient 5G modem. It’s built with MediaTek 5G UltraSave technology which uses both network and content awareness intelligence to manage the modem's operating mode in real-time to extend battery life.
The processor supports 90Hz refresh rate for smooth gaming and streaming experience. It comes wtih MiraVision HDR10+ video playback that supports a variety of video features including dynamic range remapping. It also comes with camera configuration of up to 64MP or 20+16MP dual cameras, plus a range of AI-camera enhancements powered by MediaTek’s integrated APU (AI Processing Unit).
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Honor 9A to launch on July 31 in India
Honor has revealed that it will be launching a new smartphone in India. The company has revealed that it will launch Honor 9A smartphone in the country soon. The brand has started teasing about the upcoming smartphone on social media. Honor will launch Honor 9A smartphone in the country on July 31. To recall, the smartphone was launched in Europe. The phone comes with a price tag of EUR 149.90 (approx. Rs 12,900). The phone comes with Midnight Black and Phantom Blue colour options.
Lenovo Legion Phone Duel gaming smartphone announced
Lenovo has today announced the launch of its first gaming smartphone under its Legion branding. The smartphone comes loaded with the latest Qualcomm chipset along with 90W fast charging support and more. The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel comes with a price tag of 3499 Yuan (approx Rs 37,400) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage with 45W charging, 3899 Yuan (approx Rs 41,600) for the 12GB RAM + 128GB storage with 65W charging, 4199 Yuan (approx Rs 44,800) for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage with 65W charging and 5999 Yuan (approx Rs 63,800) for the 16GB RAM + 512GB storage with 90W charging support. The phone is available in Blazing Blue and Vengeance Red colour options.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 foldable smartphone announced
Samsung has finally announced the launch of its latest foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip 5G. The latest smartphone comes with 5G connectivity and it features an identical design language as seen on its 4G counterpart. The smartphone comes with a price tag of $1,449 (approx. Rs 1,08,300) and it is available with the single 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option. The foldable smartphone will be available for purchase in the US starting from August 7. It is available in Mystic Gray and Mystic Bronze colour options.
Asus ROG Phone 3 gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 865+ chipset launched in India
Asus has announced the launch of its latest gaming-centric smartphone, the Asus ROG Phone 3. The smartphone is the first to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor along with gaming-centric features and more.
The ROG Phone 3 comes with a price tag of 1099 Euros for the 16GB RAM and 512GB storage option, while the 12GB of RAM and 256GB is available for 999 Euros. The ROG Phone 3 with 8GB RAM + 256GB internal storage is priced at 799 Euros. As for the Indian pricing is concerned, the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option is priced at Rs 49,999, while the 12GB RAM + 256GB model is priced at Rs 57,999.