Technology News Today, 07 July 2020 Highlights Updates: Poco M2 pro Launch, Redmi Note 9 Pro, BSNL New Plan, Airtel to offer Zee5 subscription, Apple iPhone 12 leaks and more.
Today Technology News Highlights updates: Poco M2 pro Launch, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Xbox Series X game news, Poco Controversy, BSNL New Plan, Airtel to offer Zee5 subscription, Apple iPhone 12 leaks and more.
BSNL introduces Rs 499 broadband plan for its customers
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced a new Rs 499 broadband plan for its customers. The plan is dubbed as ‘100GB CUL’ and it is applicable to all circles except for Andaman and Nicobar, Kerala, West Bengal, Calcutta, and Rajasthan.
The new 100GB CUL BSNL plan comes with 100GB high-speed data and up to 20Mbps speeds. It also offers unlimited local and STD calls within India. 100GB of high speed data with 20Mbps speeds. After the FUP limit is reached, the speed is reduced to 2Mbps. The plan was announced via circular on the BSNL Chennai website.
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Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 receives a price cut
Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 has received a price cut of Rs 500 in India. The revised price is now reflecting on Amazon.in and Mi.com. Additionally, the product now comes bundled with free Gaana Plus subscription as well.
Xiaomi Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 was launched with Mi Box 4K in India this year for Rs 4,499. Now after the price cut, the earphones are priced at Rs 3,999. Initially, the company sold Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 for a limited period at Rs 3,999 only but this was only valid till May 12-May 17.
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Honor MagicWatch 2 new update brings 85 new workout modes and more
Honor has started rolling out a new firmware update to its popular Honor MagicWatch 2 smartwatch. The update brings a host of interesting features along with new workout modes and more. The update is available on both 42mm (4.2 cm) and 46mm (4.6 cm) variants. The major highlight of the update is that it brings 85 customised workout modes that covers six different sports. The list includes extreme, leisure, fitness, aquatics, ball games and winter sports and other fitness activities ranging from street dance to parkour, rock climbing to yoga, and ballet to boxing, breathing exercises, etc. covering a total of 100 activities now.
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Google rolls out dark mode for Docs, Sheets, and Slides on Android
Internet search giant Google has now rolled out dark mode for Docs, Sheets, and Slides on Android. Google has started rolling out this feature starting July 6, and it will be rolled out for users in the next fifteen days.
The feature will be available for all G Suite users with personal accounts. However, it is only available for Android users right now and there’s no word on when it’ll arrive on iOS or desktop.
This was announced by the company on a G suite blog post where it said that Dark theme will intelligently adjust the product interface and user-generated content in ways that can make it more usable in low-light environments and save battery life.
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Motorola One Fusion+ price hiked in India within three weeks of launch
Motorola has increased the price of its Motorola One Fusion+ by Rs 500. This comes after just three weeks of its launch in India.
Motorola One Fusion+ was launched in India last month for Rs 16,999 for the single 6GB + 128GB variant. Now after the price hike, Motorola One Fusion+ is priced at Rs 17,499. The revised price is already reflecting on Flipkart and it will be applicable for the next sale scheduled on Monday.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series to reportedly go on sale from August 21
Samsung is said to launch Galaxy Note 20 at the annual ‘Unpacked’ event on August 5. Now reportedly Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series is planned to go on sale on August 21 after the Unpacked 2020 event. Apart from the Note 20 series, Samsung is also expected to launch Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Fold 2 foldable smartphone along with Galaxy Watch 3.
As per the report by South Korea's ETNews, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 will be revealed on August 5 and will go on sale on August 21. Although the official market launch date is not revealed, the report states that only the 5G variants of all models will be released in South Korea. Samsung will be creating LTE versions for the markets that still don’t have active 5G networks.
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Poco M2 Pro launched in India, price starts at Rs 13,999
Poco has finally announced the launch of its latest smartphone, the Poco M2 Pro. The smartphone comes with a Rs 13,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB option, Rs 14,999 for 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option and Rs 16,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The smartphone will be available for purchase from Flipkart starting from July 14.Read more: Poco M2 Pro launched in India, price starts at Rs 13,999
PUBG Mobile 0.19.0 update: New Livik Map, Royale Pass Season 14, Ancient Secret and more
PUBG Mobile has announced its latest 0.19.0 update that brings a host of interesting features. The new update brings the much-teased Livik Map along with Royale Pass Season 14: Spark the Flame theme along with Ancient Secret-themed gameplay and more. The update pushes out starting from today i.e July 7. The company has revealed that the server will not be taken offline for the update. The update requires approx. 1.84GB of storage space on Android devices and 2.13GB of storage space on iOS devices. Read the full story: PUBG Mobile 0.19.0 update: New Livik Map, Royale Pass Season 14, Ancient Secret and more.
BSNL launches Rs 94 and Rs 95 prepaid plans with 3GB data
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has launched two new prepaid plans of Rs 94 and Rs 95. Both the plans comes with data and calling benefits. They are offered across India except in Andhra Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Ladakh, Lakshadweep, Telangana and Odisha circles.
The plans have been introduced after the company recently discontinued the Rs 96 prepaid plan, which is also known as Vasantham Gold PV 96 for its customers in both Chennai and Tamil Nadu circles. This plan was offering validity of 60 days along with calling and SMS benefits.
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Vivo Y12 (2020) key specifications revealed via Google Play Console listing
Vivo launched Vivo Y12 in India last year. Now the company is working on the Vivo Y12 (2020) smartphone which has reportedly surfaced on Google Play Console with the name "V1926." The Google Play Console listing has revealed a render and key specs of the upcoming Vivo Y12 (2020). The render only shows the front panel of the upcoming Vivo smartphone. As per the render, Vivo Y12 (2020) features a waterdrop notch in the center. According to the listing, the phone will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC, paired with Adreno 610 GPU.
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iPhone 12 new sizes and design leaked online
Apple is all set to launch its next-generation of iPhones that are said to support 5G connectivity. Now, new dummy models of the upcoming iPhones leaked online that gives a hint about the new iPhone 12 sizes and design. The iPhone 12 series will include four different models. There will be a 5.4-inch iPhone 12, a 6.1-inch iPhone 12, a 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and a 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. The Pro models will be higher-end and it will be more expensive, while the other two models will be slightly affordable similar to what we have seen with iPhone 11.
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Huawei Mate V foldable phone in works
Huawei Technologies filed a trademark at the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) for the brand name Mate V on July 3. The trademark is classified in category 9, and its description includes smartphones, mobile phones, etc. There are speculations that it will likely be a foldable smartphone. Apart from inner folding design, there are reports that this device will use a 120Hz display.
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Microsoft Xbox Series X game event scheduled for July 23
Microsoft has revealed that it will be holding an Xbox Series X game event on July 23. The company is planning to showcase a variety of games for its latest Xbox Series X gaming console. The event will be live-streamed at 9:00 AM PT and it can be viewed on major social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and Xbox.com. The company, during the event, will launch the title Halo Infinite. 343 Industries recently teased the latest Halo Infinite in a new trailer, which reveals that The Banished antagonists are returning to the next Halo game. Read more about the story: Microsoft Xbox Series X game event scheduled for July 23
Microsoft Xbox Series X game event scheduled for July 23
Redmi Note 9 Pro to go on sale today
Redmi Note 9 Pro will go on sale today at 12pm on Amazon and Xiaomi website. This is not for the first time the device is going on sale since its launch in March.The Redmi Note 9 Pro is priced at ? 13,999for the base 4GB + 6GB storage mode and the 6GB + 128GB storage variant costs Rs. 16,999.
Read more about the story: Redmi Note 9 Pro to go on sale today via Mi.com and Amazon
Poco M2 Pro to launch today
Poco M2 Pro will be lauched today in Indian. Ahead of the official launch, the company has revealed some details about the upcoming smartphone. Furthermore, the phone has been spotted on Geekbench revealing key information. The company has confirmed that its Poco M2 Pro will come with a 33W fast charging solution. Flipkart has set up a landing page of the upcoming smartphone, which reveals that it will feature the fast charging technology. However, the battery capacity is not known at the moment. Meanwhile, the smartphone has been found listed on Geekbench revealing some details. The Geekbench listing reveals that the smartphone will run on Android 10 operating system. The listing further states that the smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm octa-core processor, which has a base frequency of 1.8GHz.
Read more about the story: Poco M2 Pro to launch today in India: How to watch Livestream, specifications
Today Technology News Highlights updates: Poco M2 pro Launch, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Xbox Series X game news