Technology News Today, 31 July 2020highlights: Oppo Reno 4 Pro, Honor 9A, Honor 9S, Huawei and more
Today Technology News highlights: Oppo Reno 4 Pro, Honor 9A, Honor 9S, Huawei and more
Honor MagicBook 15 launched in India
Huawei Honor brand has launched the company’s first laptop in India - HONOR MagicBook 15. It comes in Space Gray and Mystic Silver colours.
Honor MagicBook 15 is priced at Rs. 42,990 and will be available from Flipkart starting from August 6. Honor is also giving a Rs 3000 discount so that you can get it for Rs 39,990.
The Honor MagicBook 15 features a 15.6-inch FULL HD IPS display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 87 percent screen to body ratio, TÜV Rheinland certification to reduce blue light effect, and 178-degree viewing angles.
Oneplus Nord to go on open sale from August 4
Oneplus which was launched in India recently will now go on open sale from August 4 on Amazon India.
The OnePlus Nord comes with a price tag of Rs 24,999 for the 6GB RAM + 64GB internal storage, Rs 27,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage and Rs 29,999 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB internal storage.
Only the 8GB RAM and 12GB RAM models will be available for sale. The 6GB RAM option is slated to go on sale sometime in September this year. All three variants will be available in two colours Blue Marble and Gray Onyx.
Oppo Watch with dual-curved AMOLED display launched in India
Oppo has today announced the launch of its first smartwatch in India. The company has introduced Oppo Watch, which comes with dual-curved AMOLED display along with host of other features.
The Oppo Watch comes with a price tag of Rs 19,990 for the 46mm variant, while the 41mm model is priced at Rs 14,990. The smartwatch will be available for purchase from August 10 from Amazon, Flipkart and leading retail stores. The Oppo Watch 41mmm variant has a 1.6-inch AMOLED display with 320x360 pixels resolution, while the 46mm model comes with a 1.91-inch curved AMOLED display with 402x476 pixels resolution and 326ppi pixel density. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 2500 & Apollo 3 processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage.
Oppo Reno 4 Pro with quad-camera setup, Snapdragon 720G chipset launched in India
Oppo has today announced the launch of its latest smartphone in the Reno series with Oppo Reno 4 Pro. The smartphone comes loaded with a sleek design language along with a host of interesting features. The Oppo Reno 4 Pro comes with a price tag of Rs 34,990 and it will be available for purchase from Flipkart, Amazon and offline retail stores in the country starting from August 5.
The smartphone is loaded with a 6.5-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels along with 1100nits brightness, 100 per cent DCI-P3 colour gamut. It comes with a 90Hz refresh rate and 180 Hz screen sampling rate.
Xiaomi launches Mi Protective Glass for Redmi Note 9 Pro series
Xiaomi has launched Mi Protective Glass for the Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max smartphones for Rs 399. The Mi Protective Glass is now available for purchase on Mi.com.
The Mi Protective Glass for Redmi Note 9 Pro series is made with Accessory Glass by Corning. It is an alkali-aluminosilicate glass that claims to offer better safety compared to the generic soda line tempered glass.
Realme 10W wireless charger launched in India
Realme has launched a new 10W wireless charger in India. The product is priced at Rs 899 and it is now available to buy on the company's website. It comes in a single Grey colour.
Talking about the features, the wireless charger gives you an effortless way to quickly charge your Realme Buds Air that support Qi protocol. Moreover, it can also charge smartphones and other devices that support wireless charging.
The charger has a round and minimalistic design. It is coated with Realme special matte soft paint which offers an elegant look and protects against damage from accidental slip-offs.
Huawei MatePad T8 to launch soon in India
Seems like Huawei is gearing up to launch a new tablet in the country. The company has posted a puzzle on its social media handles which hints that MatePad T8 will be launched soon.
Huawei has however not revealed the exact name of the product but the teaser has cross-word puzzle to fill in the blanks with letter that spell “MatePad T8”. The words used to describe the tablet are metal body, big battery, an octa-core processor among others.
Xiaomi partners with Disney+ Hotstar to bring new feature to its Mi TVs in India
Xiaomi has announced a partnership with popular streaming platform, Disney+ Hotstar. Under this partnership, Xiaomi Mi TV users will get Bollywood movie titles directly under the Multiplex banner, starting 31 July.
The company has revealed that the Multiplex Banner feature on Mi TVs will allow the viewers to access these movies two hours prior to the official release (7:30 PM) i.e. at 5:30 PM.
Through this integration, the company is focusing on providing first-day, first-access to Mi TV – Patchwall users. Starting from film Lootcase, to Laxmmi Bomb, Bhuj: The Pride of India, Sadak 2, among others, consumers can enjoy the most-awaited movies of 2020 before the official release time.
Nokia 65-inch 4K LED Smart TV launched in India
Nokia, in partnership with Flipkart, has announced the launch of a new Nokia-branded Smart TV in India. The company has introduced Nokia 65-inch 4K UHD Smart Android TV in the country. The Nokia Smart TV 65-inch comes with a price tag of Rs 64,999 and it will go on sale on Flipkart starting from August 6.
The Smart TV comes loaded with a 65-inch UHD display with a screen resolution of 2840 x 2160 pixels. The Smart TV comes with a viewing angle of 178-degree and it features 480nits brightness. The Smart TV also features Dolby Vision and it comes intelligent dimming to enhance the viewing experience.
Huawei MateBook D 14, MateBook D 15 with AMD Ryzen processor announced
Huawei has announced the launch of its latest laptop range in China. The company has introduced Huawei MateBook D 14 and Huawei MateBook D 15 laptops that are loaded with latest AMD Ryzen 4000 series and it comes with the sleek design language and more.
The Huawei MateBook D 14 comes with a price tag of 4,099 Yuan (approx. Rs 43,800) for the AMD Ryzen 5 variant, while the Ryzen 7 option is priced at 4,599 Yuan (approx. Rs 49,300). The MateBook D 15 is available for 4,199 Yuan (approx. Rs 44,900) for Ryzen 5 chipset and the Ryzen 7 variant is priced at 4,699 Yuan (approx. Rs 50,300). The laptop is available in two colour options including Space Grey and Silver.
Oppo Reno 4 Pro India Launch Today
Oppo will be launching its new smartphone in India today under its Reno series. Dubbed as Oppo Reno 4 Pro, the phone will be available for sale on Amazon and Flipkart as well as offline stores.
Oppo will be holding an Augmented Reality (AR) launch event for the Oppo Reno 4 Pro. The launch event will begin at 12.30 PM IST, and it will be live-streamed on the company’s social media channels. To recall, the phone was launched in China last month at 3799 yuan (Rs 40,470 approx.) and the 12GB RAM with 256GB storage version is priced at 4299 yuan (Rs 45,790 approx.). Oppo Watch will also reportedly launch in India alongside Reno 4 Pro.
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