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Redmi Note 8 (2021) in the works; key specifications leaked

Redmi Note 8 (2021) in the works; key specifications leaked

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OPPO Find X3 Pro Mars Exploration edition to debut tomorrow

14 May 2021

OPPO Find X3 Pro Mars Exploration edition to debut tomorrow

OPPO, in collaboration with aerospace agencies, will be launching a special, limited-run variant of its flagship OPPO Find X3 Pro smartphone, called the Mars Exploration. It will be revealed on May 15.

Realme 8 5G's most affordable variant launched at Rs. 14,000

14 May 2021

Realme 8 5G's most affordable variant launched at Rs. 14,000

Realme has launched a new 4GB/64GB variant of its budget-friendly smartphone, called the Realme 8 5G. It costs Rs. 13,999 and will go on sale starting May 18.

Realme Narzo 30 to feature a 48MP triple rear camera

14 May 2021

Realme Narzo 30 to feature a 48MP triple rear camera

Realme is gearing up to launch the Narzo 30 smartphone in Malaysia on May 18. In the latest development, the company has confirmed that the handset will come with a 48MP triple rear camera system.

POCO M3 Pro 5G will feature MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset

14 May 2021

POCO M3 Pro 5G will feature MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset

POCO is all set to launch its latest budget-range smartphone, the POCO M3 Pro 5G on May 19.

HONOR 50 series to offer up to 100W fast-charging support

14 May 2021

HONOR 50 series to offer up to 100W fast-charging support

HONOR is gearing up to launch its flagship 50-series of smartphones soon. The line-up is said to include the HONOR 50, 50 Pro, and 50 Pro+ models.

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra's global prices and availability details announced

14 May 2021

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra's global prices and availability details announced

Chinese tech giant ZTE has introduced its latest flagship smartphone, the Axon 30 Ultra in the global markets at a starting price of $749 (roughly Rs. 55,000).

This is how Samsung Galaxy A22 will look like

14 May 2021

This is how Samsung Galaxy A22 will look like

Samsung is expected to launch its Galaxy A22 smartphone in the coming weeks. Now, 91mobiles has revealed the design and key specifications of the 4G and 5G variants of the handset.

Google Pixel 6, 6 Pro's renders reveal radical design change

14 May 2021

Google Pixel 6, 6 Pro's renders reveal radical design change

Google is gearing up to launch the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro smartphones sometime around October.

NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla doesn't like Bitcoin anymore, and more

14 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla doesn't like Bitcoin anymore, and more

Not long after allowing Tesla electric vehicles to be bought using Bitcoin, CEO Elon Musk has had a change of heart.

Samsung Galaxy M02s, F02s receive One UI Core 3.1 update

14 May 2021

Samsung Galaxy M02s, F02s receive One UI Core 3.1 update

Samsung has started rolling out the Android 11-based One UI Core 3.1 software update for the Galaxy M02s and Galaxy F02s smartphones in India.

Realme releases Android 11 update for 7i smartphone in India

14 May 2021

Realme releases Android 11 update for 7i smartphone in India

Realme is rolling out the Android 11-based Realme UI 2.0 update for the Realme 7i model in India.

Prior to launch, Nubia Z30 Pro revealed in official trailer

13 May 2021

Prior to launch, Nubia Z30 Pro revealed in official trailer

Nubia is all set to launch its latest Nubia Z30 and Z30 Pro smartphones in China on May 20.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G available with Rs. 40,000 discount

13 May 2021

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G available with Rs. 40,000 discount

If you wish to upgrade your smartphone experience to next level, then this deal is for you.

Infinix Hot 10S to debut in India on May 20

13 May 2021

Infinix Hot 10S to debut in India on May 20

Infinix is all set to launch its latest budget-range smartphone, the Hot 10S, in India on May 20.

Vivo V21 SE spotted on Geekbench with Snapdragon 720G chipset

13 May 2021

Vivo V21 SE spotted on Geekbench with Snapdragon 720G chipset

Vivo is gearing up to launch the V21 SE smartphone soon. It will join the recently-launched Vivo V21 series.

OPPO Reno6 tipped to cost around Rs. 28,500

13 May 2021

OPPO Reno6 tipped to cost around Rs. 28,500

OPPO is expected to launch the Reno6 series of smartphones on May 22. The line-up will include the Reno6, Reno6 Pro, and Reno6 Pro+ models.

This is how POCO M3 Pro 5G will look like

13 May 2021

This is how POCO M3 Pro 5G will look like

POCO is gearing up to launch its latest M-series smartphone, the POCO M3 Pro 5G on May 19.

Huawei P50's leaked renders reveal rear camera design

13 May 2021

Huawei P50's leaked renders reveal rear camera design

Huawei is working to launch its P50 series of smartphones by June this year. The line-up is expected to include three models.

Redmi Watch, with built-in GPS, launched at Rs. 4,000

13 May 2021

Redmi Watch, with built-in GPS, launched at Rs. 4,000

Alongside the Redmi Note 10S smartphone, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi has launched its budget-friendly smartwatch in India, called the Redmi Watch.

Google begins rolling out dark mode for Search on desktop

13 May 2021

Google begins rolling out dark mode for Search on desktop

Google had been working on implementing dark mode for its Search service for Windows and Mac machines for quite some time, after introducing the much-requested feature to Android devices last year.

Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as it is not environment-friendly

13 May 2021

Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as it is not environment-friendly

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been a vocal promoter of cryptocurrency and electric mobility. Late in March, Tesla announced that it would accept Bitcoin as payment for its cars.

Redmi Note 10S goes official in India at Rs. 15,000

13 May 2021

Redmi Note 10S goes official in India at Rs. 15,000

Redmi has launched its Note 10S smartphone in India with a starting price-tag of Rs. 14,999. To recall, it was revealed in March alongside the Redmi Note 10 5G.

Infinix Note 10 series, with a 90Hz screen, goes official

13 May 2021

Infinix Note 10 series, with a 90Hz screen, goes official

As the successor to its Infinix Note 8-series of smartphones, Hong Kong-based Infinix Mobile has launched the all-new Note 10, Note 10 Pro, and Note 10 Pro NFC models.

Instagram allows users to list preferred pronouns on their profiles

13 May 2021

Instagram allows users to list preferred pronouns on their profiles

Social networking platform Instagram has launched a new, albeit small feature where users will get to update up to four pronouns on their profile.

ASUS announces ZenFone 8, 8 Flip smartphones with flagship hardware

13 May 2021

ASUS announces ZenFone 8, 8 Flip smartphones with flagship hardware

ASUS has launched the much-awaited ZenFone 8 and 8 Flip flagship smartphones in the international markets.

NewsBytes Briefing: YouTube's TikTok clone already doing well, and more

13 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: YouTube's TikTok clone already doing well, and more

Silicon Valley's foundation is built on compelling ideas. But ideas can be stolen, which happens with clockwork precision in the world of social media platforms. For instance, YouTube's TikTok clone has been gradually phased out from testing to global roll-out now.

Vivo Y12s (2021), with Snapdragon 439 chipset, goes official

13 May 2021

Vivo Y12s (2021), with Snapdragon 439 chipset, goes official

Expanding its range of budget-friendly smartphones, Vivo has launched a new Y12s (2021) smartphone in Vietnam.

Nokia G10, G20 bag BIS certification; India launch imminent

13 May 2021

Nokia G10, G20 bag BIS certification; India launch imminent

HMD Global had launched the Nokia G10 and G20 smartphones in Europe in April.

OnePlus Watch Cobalt Limited Edition to debut on May 14

12 May 2021

OnePlus Watch Cobalt Limited Edition to debut on May 14

OnePlus had unveiled its first-ever smartwatch in March this year alongside the flagship OnePlus 9 series.

Realme Narzo 30 to feature a 90Hz display

12 May 2021

Realme Narzo 30 to feature a 90Hz display

Realme is gearing up to launch a new budget smartphone, called the Narzo 30 on May 18. In the latest development, the company has confirmed that the handset will come with a 90Hz screen.

Dell XPS 15 and 17 debut with Intel's H-series processors

12 May 2021

Dell XPS 15 and 17 debut with Intel's H-series processors

Tech giant Dell has introduced the updated versions of its XPS 15 and XPS 17 laptops. They have been refreshed with Intel's latest 11th-generation Core i9 H-series processors.

Rumor suggests Apple is developing a console rivaling Nintendo Switch

12 May 2021

Rumor suggests Apple is developing a console rivaling Nintendo Switch

Apple has long abstained from launching products and software features that would attract gamers to the company's ecosystem. However, if rumors circulating on the Korean forum Clien.net are to be believed, Apple could be in the process of developing a Nintendo Switch rival.

VAIO SE14 and SX14 launched; prices start at Rs. 89,000

12 May 2021

VAIO SE14 and SX14 launched; prices start at Rs. 89,000

VAIO, in partnership with Nexstgo, has launched two new laptops in India, called the VAIO SE14 and VAIO SX14. The line-up starts at Rs. 88,990.

NASA spacecraft now homeward bound after collecting Bennu asteroid samples

12 May 2021

NASA spacecraft now homeward bound after collecting Bennu asteroid samples

NASA has recently announced that its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has begun a 2.5-year journey back to Earth after reportedly collecting samples from an asteroid called Bennu.

POCO M3 Pro 5G to be launched on May 19

12 May 2021

POCO M3 Pro 5G to be launched on May 19

Xiaomi-backed POCO is gearing up to launch its latest 5G smartphone, the M3 Pro. In the latest development, tipster Mukul Sharma has revealed that the handset will debut globally on May 19.

Lenovo launches gaming laptops with new Intel Core H-series processors

12 May 2021

Lenovo launches gaming laptops with new Intel Core H-series processors

Lenovo has refreshed the Legion 5i, 5i Pro, and 7i gaming laptops with the new 11th-generation Intel Core H-series processors.

YouTube begins global roll-out of TikTok clone Shorts

12 May 2021

YouTube begins global roll-out of TikTok clone Shorts

After borrowing from Instagram Stories, YouTube has its eyes on TikTok with YouTube Shorts. The video sharing platform is rolling out its short video format globally after more than a year of development and testing.

OnePlus 9 series won't get additional 5G bands in India

12 May 2021

OnePlus 9 series won't get additional 5G bands in India

OnePlus has confirmed that its 9 and 9 Pro flagship smartphones, which were announced in March, will not get additional 5G bands via software update in India.

NewsBytes Briefing: WhatsApp masters the art of lying, and more

12 May 2021

NewsBytes Briefing: WhatsApp masters the art of lying, and more

After the public outcry over WhatsApp's ham-handed privacy policy, Facebook was forced to delay the deadline and assure that users won't lose their accounts or functionality.

OPPO Reno6 Pro, Reno6 Pro+ spotted on TENAA; specifications leaked

12 May 2021

OPPO Reno6 Pro, Reno6 Pro+ spotted on TENAA; specifications leaked

OPPO is likely to launch its latest Reno6 series of smartphones on May 22, including the Reno6 Pro and Reno6 Pro+ models.

Prior to launch, Realme confirms Narzo 30's battery details

12 May 2021

Prior to launch, Realme confirms Narzo 30's battery details

Realme is all set to launch the Narzo 30 smartphone in Malaysia on May 18.

Nubia Red Magic 6R bags FCC certification; key specifications revealed

12 May 2021

Nubia Red Magic 6R bags FCC certification; key specifications revealed

Nubia is gearing up to launch a new Red Magic 6-series smartphone, called the Red Magic 6R.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3's camera specifications leaked

11 May 2021

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3's camera specifications leaked

Samsung is expected to introduce its flagship Galaxy Z Fold3 smartphone in August this year. In the latest development, tipster @FrontTron has shared the camera details of the handset.

Spotify enables timestamped sharing for podcasts, Snapchat integration for Canvas

11 May 2021

Spotify enables timestamped sharing for podcasts, Snapchat integration for Canvas

On May 10, Spotify announced new features that make it easier to share music and podcasts to other platforms. Users can now share links to podcasts so the recipient can start listening from a defined point.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G available with Rs. 32,000 off

11 May 2021

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G available with Rs. 32,000 off

If you are planning to buy a high-end smartphone under Rs. 45,000, then this is a great deal for you. Amazon is offering a Rs. 27,000 discount on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G model.

This is how 2021 MacBook Air will look like

11 May 2021

This is how 2021 MacBook Air will look like

Apple is working on a new-generation MacBook Air which is expected to be launched later this year or early-2022.

Lava Z2 Max launched in India at Rs. 7,800

11 May 2021

Lava Z2 Max launched in India at Rs. 7,800

Expanding its portfolio of smartphones, Lava has launched a student-focused budget-friendly model in India, called the Z2 Max.