Technology News Today, 28 September Highlights: Realme Narzo 20, Tecno Spark 6, Realme 7 Pro SE
Today Technology News Highlights: Realme Narzo 20, Tecno Spark 6, Realme 7 Pro SE
Nokia 9.3 Purview, 7.3 5G and 6.3 might launch in November
The Nokia 9.3 Purview along with Nokia 6.3 and 7.3 are tipped for a November launch this year. The first one is supposed to be a flagship device whereas the other two are supposed to be mid-rangers. NokiaPowerUser, in its report, says that its sources have conveyed that HMD Global is expected to hold a major launch event in November.
According to its sources, only the 9.3 Pureview and 7.3 5G are tipped for launch but even the 6.3 is expected to debut at the same event. The reports also mentions that the launch is still being planned and might face a delay due to any type circumstances.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 launched in India
Samsung has today announced the launch of Galaxy Tab A7 with exciting pre-booking offers. The LTE model is priced at Rs 21999 while the Wi-Fi model is priced at Rs 17999.
Consumers can pre-book Galaxy Tab A7 starting today on Samsung.com, select retail stores and leading online portals. On pre-booking Galaxy Tab A7, consumers can get the Keyboard Cover at a special price of Rs 1875 (MRP: Rs 4499) and an additional cashback up to Rs 2000 when paying with ICICI credit and debit cards.
Offers on Oppo Reno 3 Pro, Reno 4 Pro and F17 series
Oppo has announced offers on their devices from the Reno series and recently launched F17 series. The company has introduced a variety of offers for consumers like the lowest down payment of Rs 777 from Home Credit on Oppo Reno4 Pro, Reno3 Pro and the recently launched F17 Pro & F17.
Customers purchasing the Reno 4 Pro can avail 10% cashback on Bank of Baroda & Federal Bank debit/credit card transactions and also a no-cost EMI for up to 6 months with an extended warranty of 7 months.
Mi Smart Band 5, Mi Watch Revolve price leaked
Xiaomi has scheduled its annual Smarter Living event in India on September 29 to introduce several ioT products at the event. Mi Smart Band 5 and Mi Watch Revolve wearables are expected to be launched at the event.
Now ahead of the launch, the price of the Mi Smart Band 5 and Mi Watch Revolve have been leaked by a tipster Ishan Agarwal. As per his tweet, the Mi Band 5 has an MRP of Rs 2,999. He has speculated that it could be priced at Rs 2,499. The Mi Watch Revolve has an MRP of Rs 10,999 which could be selling for lower than Rs 9,999.
Hisense launches 7 new refrigerator models
Hisense has launched 7 new refrigerators for the Indian market and the new range includes four categories – the French Door, Side-by-Side, Top Freezer and Single Door, with a capacity range between 44L and 690L. The brand will offer a 1-year warranty on the refrigerators and a 10-year warranty on the inverter compressor. These will be available starting September 29th, 2020 on Amazon, Flipkart and Reliance Digital.
Samsung Galaxy F41 to launch with 64MP triple camera setup
Samsung will be launching the Galaxy F41 smartphone in India next month on October 8 at 5:30 PM. Now ahead of the launch, the Galaxy F41 is now confirmed to feature a 64-megapixel rear camera.
Samsung Galaxy F41 is the first phone from Samsung’s new Galaxy F-series. The company has partnered with Flipkart for the upcoming launch. The latest teaser on Flipkart has confirmed a triple-camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary sensor on the Galaxy F41.
Redmi 9A new 6GB RAM variant announced
Xiaomi launched the Redmi 9A earlier this year in China in three storage variants – 4GB + 64GB, 2GB + 32GB, and 4GB + 128GB. Now the compnay has launched a new 6GB + 128GB storage variant in China.
The new variant is priced at 999 Yuan (approx Rs. 10,900) and it comes in Clear Sky Blue, Lake Green, and Sand Black colour options.
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Joker Malware affects 16 apps
Joker malware has been a part of Google's Operating System since quite a while. The research team at Zscaler ThreatLabZ has now again identified 16 apps on the Play Store that were infected with the Joker malware which have now been removed from the play store. All of these apps were uploaded to Google Play Store in September 2020.
Tecno Spark 6 goes official
Tecno has announced the launch of Tecno Spark 6 in Pakistan. Tecno Spark 6 is priced at PKR 20,599 (approx. Rs 9,200) for the sole 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant.
The smartphone is available for purchase in Pakistan and comes in Comet Black, Dynamic Orange, Misty Violet, and Ocean Blue colour options.
Farmville game on Facebook to shut down
The game that was launched by Zynga back in 2009 on Facebook, is now shutting down on 31st December. The move comes as a result of abandonment of Adobe Flash Player as the game required the same to function. The in-app purchases will also be disabled post 19th November.
Realme 7 Pro SE to launch in India soon
Earlier this month, Realme launched its Realme 7 and 7 Pro budget devices. Now Realme is teasing a new smartphone that will launch in India soon. This will be the third smartphone in the Realme 7 series which might be dubbed as Realme 7 Pro SE.
Tipster Mukul Sharma on Twitter has suggested the upcoming Realme smartphone will be the Realme 7 Pro SE. The Realme 7 Pro SE is likely to be the rebranded version of Realme 7i that debuted in Indonesia a few days back.
Google Meet to restrict video limit
Google earlier conveyed that it will be providing free unlimited calls in Google meet with upto 100 participants until September 30. Google has now told The Verge that it will restrict the time limit of the video calls to 60 minutes after September 30. Also going away are the advanced G Suite features like the ability to save recordings to Google drive, etc
Realme Narzo 20 first sale today
Realme Narzo 20 will go on its first sale today in India. The phone will be available for consumers on realme.com, Flipkart.com today from 12 noon.
The Realme Narzo 20 comes in 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 4GB RAM + 128 GB storage editions priced at Rs 10,499 and Rs 11,499 respectively. It comes in Victory Blue and Glory Silver colours.