Release date of Vivo S1 Pro India, Oppo Reno 3 Series, Samsung A30s price reduction and more technological developments this week
The Jio 2020 Happy New Year offer was also announced this week for Reliance Jio prepaid subscribers and potential Jio phone customers.
The release date of Vivo S1 Pro reveals, the launch of the Oppo Reno 3 series, the news that the Redmi Note 8 duo will go on sale in India was the biggest technological story in a week that was quite light in the news. In addition, on our last weekend of this year, we talked about the launch of Vivo Y11 (2019) in India, the Realme 2020 device plans and the Jio 2020 Happy New Year Offer. We have also published more than a dozen of features this week, taking a look at what happens in the world of technology in 2019 and this decade. Leaving the year and decade aside, keep reading to get more information about what happened this week in technology.
Vivo S1 Pro India launch on January 4
Vivo has revealed that it will launch the Vivo S1 Pro next week in the country. Amazon India also published a teaser page for the smartphone on its platform that offers some details about the phone, which in turn indicates that we will see the same Vivo S1 Pro variant that was launched in the Philippines and not the one that was launched in the market Local company in China. Part of the S series focused on the style of the company, the S1 Pro will be the second phone of the line in the country.
If Vivo does not change anything of the Vivo S1 Pro model available in the Philippines, we can expect to see a design with a waterdrop style notch on the front and a shared diamond camera module on the back. It will also have degraded finish on the back. Vivo has confirmed at least the subsequent design and configuration of the camera in its advances. On the front of the specifications, Vivo S1 Pro will include Android 9 Pie with Funtouch OS 9.2, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC and 6.38-inch full-HD + Super AMOLED display.
In addition, the phone has a quad rear camera configuration that houses a 48-megapixel primary shutter, an 8-megapixel secondary ultra-wide-angle camera and two 2-megapixel sensors for depth detection and macro photography. For selfies, the Vivo S1 Pro comes with a 32-megapixel front shooter. The price of Vivo S1 Pro India is a mystery at the moment, however, if the price of the phone in the Philippines – PHP 15,999 (approximately Rs. 22,500) – is any indication, we can expect it to be sold around Rs. 22,000 in the country.
Oppo Reno 3, Reno 3 Pro launch
Oppo, which shares the same parent company as Vivo, presented its new line of Reno 3 smartphones in China this week. The line includes two new phones, Reno 3 and Reno 3 Pro, as well as a special edition of Reno 3 Pro, called Pantone Edition. In addition to the new phones, the company also introduced its true Enco Free wireless headphones.
Speaking first of the Oppo Reno 3 Pro, it has an initial price of 3,999 CNY (approximately 40,000 rupees) for the 8GB + 128GB model, while the high-end 12GB + 256GB configuration of the phone will cost buyers 4,499 CNY (approximately Rs. 45,000). It works with Android 10, with ColorOS 7 at the top, and it works with Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC. In addition, Oppo has included a 6.5-inch Full-HD + (1080 x 2400 pixel) curved AMOLED display, quad rear cameras, a 32-megapixel self-timer and a 4,025 mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge 4.0 support.
Oppo Reno 3, on the other hand, has a price of CNY 3,999 (approximately Rs. 40,000) for the 8GB + 128GB model, while the high-end configuration of 12GB + 256GB will cause buyers to go back at 4,499 CNY (approximately Rs 45,000). It also runs on Android 10, with ColorOS 7 at the top. In addition, the company has included SoC MediaTek Dimensity 1000L 5G, 6.4-inch Full-HD + screen, quad-rear cameras, 32-megapixel selfies trigger and 4,025 mAh battery with VOOC 4.0 fast charge support.
Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8 go on open sale in India
After weeks of flash sales, Xiaomi finally started selling Redmi Note 8 ₹ 8,490, Redmi Note 8 Pro ₹ 14,999 and Redmi 8 ₹ 8,748 24×7 smartphones in the country. Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro can be purchased through Amazon, Mi.com, Mi Home stores and other associated retail outlets of Mi, while Redmi 8 is sold through Flipkart and other regular selling publications of Xiaomi To recap the price, the price of Redmi Note 8 in India is set at Rs. 9,999 for the 4GB + 64GB variant, while its 6GB + 128GB option is priced at Rs. 12,999. The price of Redmi Note 8 Pro in India, on the other hand, starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 6GB + 64GB option. The phone also comes in the 6GB + 128GB variant is Rs. 15,999 and the high-end version of 8GB + 128GB is Rs. 17,999.
Finally, the Redmi 8 is priced at Rs. 7,999 for the base variant of 3GB + 32GB, while its option of 4GB + 64GB is priced at Rs. 8,999. However, Xiaomi currently only offers the 4GB + 64GB model at an introductory price of Rs. 7,999 for the first five million sales of Redmi 8 units.
As for the specifications, the three phones run Android 9 with MIUI 10 at the top and have received the MIUI 11 update. Redmi Note 8 has a 6.39-inch Full-HD + screen, while Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi 8 They come with a 6.53-inch Full-HD + (1080 x 2340 pixels) HDR screen and a 6.22-inch HD + (720×1520 pixels) screen, respectively. Both Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro also include rear quad cameras, while Redmi 8 has a dual-camera configuration.
Vivo Y11 (2019) debuts in India
In other news from Vivo, the company launched its Y11 (2019) phone in the country. It is a cheap Android phone and is priced at Rs. 8,990 for the only 3GB + 32GB option. It is now on sale through leading online and offline retailers. Vivo Y11 (2019) specifications include Android 9 Pie with Funtouch OS 9, 6.35-inch HD + (720×1544 pixels) LCD display, an eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC.
In addition, there is a dual rear camera configuration on the Vivo Y11 (2019) and an 8-megapixel selfie camera in the front. The Vivo phone also includes a 5,000 mAh battery, a rear fingerprint sensor, a Micro-USB port and a 3.5 mm audio jack. The Vivo Y11 (2019) is offered in Mineral Blue and Agate Red.
Samsung Galaxy A30s 128GB model launched in India, the 64GB model price cut
Samsung introduced a new 128GB model of its Galaxy A30s smartphone in India this week. It carries a price of Rs. 15,999 and will soon be on sale. It joins the 64GB storage model of the phone that also experienced a price cut. 64GB models were previously sold in Rs. 15,999, but it is now available in Rs. 14,999, below Rs. 1,000 To remember, the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy A30s include a 6.4-inch HD + Infinity-V Super AMOLED display (720×1560 pixels), SoC Exynos 7904 octa-core, 4GB of RAM.
The phone also includes three cameras on the back, including a 25-megapixel primary trigger with f / 1.7 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, the Samsung Galaxy A30s houses a 16-megapixel f / 2.0 selfie camera. The Samsung Galaxy A30s also comes with a fingerprint sensor on the screen, a 4,000 mAh battery with a 15 W fast charging support and NFC.
Realme X2 Pro 6GB RAM variant coming soon, and other tech news this week
In several developments related to Realme this week, the company’s CEO in India, Madhav Sheth, revealed that the company will bring a 6GB + 64GB model of Realme X2 Pro in the country. There is no release date at this time, but we know it will be priced at RS. 27,999. Realme already sells Realme X2 Pro on 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB models. In addition, Sheth scoffed at an interview that the company is working on a 108-megapixel camera phone, as well as an exercise band, which is expected to arrive next year.
Separately, Realme is preparing to launch its first 5G phone, Realme X50 5G, in its local market next month. The company revealed that the phone will be launched on January 7. Thanks to several advances we already know that Realme X50 5G will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC and will support VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge technology. In addition, it will feature a side fingerprint sensor, quad rear camera configuration, dual hole screen and more.
In telecommunications news, Jio announced its Happy New Year 2020 offer this week. The offer for Jio prepaid subscribers includes unlimited voice calls, 1.5 GB high-speed data per day, 100 SMS messages per day and access to Jio applications such as JioTV, JioCinema, and JioNews, all valid for 365 days. This special promotional recharge plan will cost Rs. 2,020. Potential Jio phone customers will also receive a Jio Phone 2020 Happy New Year offer that includes a Jio phone worth Rs. 1,500 unlimited benefits of voice calls, 0.5GB daily high-speed data, SMS messages and access to Jio applications.
BSNL unveiled its own Christmas and New Year offer for Rs. 1,999 prepaid plan. During the offer period, Rs. The 1,999 plan will come with 425 days of validity, instead of 365 days, and will offer 3 GB of high-speed data per day, unlimited voice calls to any network and 100 SMS messages per day. BSNL also provides BSNL Tunes and a free BSNL TV subscription for 365 days with the package. The offer will end on January 31 of next year.
After presenting its Wi-Fi calling function in Delhi NCR, Airtel has expanded it to Mumbai, Kolkata, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu. In addition, the company began supporting OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T, Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10e, and Galaxy M20 smartphones. To remind you, the Wi-Fi calling feature allows Airtel subscribers to make calls over Wi-Fi networks in areas with poor connectivity. It is a very useful feature, however, the company currently only supports Wi-Fi calls through its own broadband service.
Airtel also reviewed his Rs. 558 prepaid recharge this week. The plan is now offered with a reduced validity of 56 days, 82 days before. The change has been part of Airtel’s recent review of its entire prepaid recharge portfolio. Rs. The 558 prepaid recharge offers truly unlimited voice calls, high-speed data of 3 GB per day and 100 SMS per day. Additional benefits of the plan include a free four-week course at Shaw Academy that allows users to learn anything from photography to music.
Dish TV has presented three new Bangla packages for its Bengali subscribers. New packages include Sampurna Bangla, Swagat Bangla, and Swagat Cricket Bangla. These come in SD and HD versions and are available from Rs. 169. Dish TV offers up to 234 channels through the new combined packages.
In-game news, Sony has reduced the price of its 1TB PlayStation 4 Slim console. Currently, you can buy in Rs. 27,990. The price cut on the PS4 Slim 1TB model is part of a limited time offer, which began on December 24 and ends on February 29 next year. You can find it even cheaper at some electronic retailers. At this price, you may also get some free games as a combined offer.