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Samsung Galaxy S9 might get the new ISOCELL sensor with 1080p at 480fps

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Samsung is working hard to bring the benefits of being on Samsung. They are inventing something new every time to cater best to their customers. Similarly, Samsung has invented a new ISOCELL sensor which allows you to record a 1080p video at 480 frames per second.

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Well, this is not the fastest but it is a great significant improvement from 240fps @ 720p to 480 fps. The fastest comes from Sony IMX400 sensor, which packs 3 layers on the camera sensor. There’s a new layer of memory which stores the data rather than storing it on the phone memory while clicking. It’s can record at 960 fps and is double the amount that Samsung has just achieved.

Well, Samsung has used Tetracell technology – small 0.9µm pixels are binned to improve sensitivity in low light. We expect this sensor to be present in the Samsung galaxy S9.

There are many reports that Samsung is emphasising on the Galaxy S9 camera. In order to make the camera more better, there’s nothing better than the home produced ISOCELL sensor which can record at the 480 frames per second and that too at 1080p.

Additionally, Samsung Galaxy S9 has already been leaked in rumors. As per them, it is going to carry Super Slow-Mo camera and Super Speed Dual Pixel. We are waiting for the device as it is coming very soon.

Multiple renders of Xiaomi Mi 7 leaks on the web

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Xiaomi Mi 7 Render Front

Xiaomi is confirmed to have presence at Mobile World Congress 2018. As Xiaomi this time listed on the official exhibitors page of MWC. Last year, they skipped MWC as they were short of new device to announce. But, this year as their presence is confirmed, Xiaomi might announce their next flagship – the Mi 7.

Xiaomi Mi 7 Render Front

Earlier today, multiple renders of the upcoming Mi 7 surfaced on the web. The first one (pictured above) has a display similar to the Mi Mix but with slimmer bezels at the bottom rather than top. On the back, it sports a dual camera setup similar to Mi 6. Even, the sides seems to be bit curved for better ergonomics. The fingerprint sensor is located where it needs to be. But, don’t get too excited because this one is not the final design.

The second set of images (pictured above) shows the dual camera setup of an unknown device which is rumoured to be Mi 7. This design clearly resembles Mi 6 as well as the Mi Note 3 which were launched last year. when comparing these renders to the first one, they look slightly different especially the cameras and the sides. Thus, we are still unknown of the final design of Mi 7. But, one thing is for sure that it will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 as confirmed by Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun at the Snapdragon Summit held in December last year.

What are your expectations for the upcoming Mi 7? Let us know in the comment section below.

Nokia 2 makes its way to Germany and the UK

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Nokia 2 black and white

HMD Global, the startup behind Nokia branded Android smartphones first announced the entry level Nokia 2 in India last November. As of now, this cheapest offering from Nokia is limited to certain regions such as India, US, Russia, South Africa and UAE. But now, the phone makes its way to Germany as well as the UK.

Nokia 2

The Nokia 2 is already up for sale in Germany. It is priced at EUR 119 and can be purchased from online retailer Amazon. As for UK, the Nokia 2 can be pre ordered from Amazon and it is priced at £99.99. The phone will be available from February 14.

Nokia 2 is an entry level smartphone from the Finnish smartphone maker. Also, it is the cheapest of all the Nokia Android smartphones. Under the hood, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

At the front, the phone sports a 5 inch HD display with Gorilla Glass protection. The frame of the device is made up of 600 series Aluminium but it has a body of polycarbonate. As for optics, it features a 8 MP primary snapper and 5 MP secondary shooter. Finally, the phone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box and is backed by a massive 4,100 mAh battery.

The Nokia 2 is expected to get Android Oreo in form of Android Go Oreo Edition.

Opera extends Cryptojacking Protection support for its Mobile Browser

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When we connect our device to the infinity long space of internet, there are lots of thing ongoing that’ll be impossible for our naked eyes to perceive. Some adversely affect us such that our privacy and security will be compromised. One such thing being the cryptojacking, which is indeed, might be a new term for most of us. Anyway, to safeguard us from this notoriety, Opera has extended the cryptojacking protection to the Mobile version of its browser.

For those who’re wondering, Cryptojacking, also known as cryptocurrency mining, is the secret use of your computing device to mine cryptocurrency.  Basically, it works the following way: some websites run hidden cryptocurrency mining scripts in your browser without letting you know. They do it to mine cryptocurrencies by using your computer’s CPU to earn money for someone else. As a result, the computer/smartphone gets loud, hot, and slow.

Well, Opera has already implemented the protection on its PC browser earlier. Now, the cryptojacking protect feature introducing to the Opera Mobile as well, a huge number of internet users are being secured. In order to activate the protection, you’ve to update the browser to newest version of Opera. Then, turn on the built-in ad blocker with cryptocurrency mining protection on – the feature that safeguards you from being cryptojacked.

Download Opera Mobile For Android: Google Play Store

Samsung Starts rolling out January Security Patch on its Galaxy S6

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galaxy s6 update january security patch

Samsung starts rolling out Android security patch for the month of January 2018. Now Galaxy S6  and S6 Edge starts getting it Europe with the firmware version G920FXXU5ERA5 and G925FXXU5ERA5 respectively. Samsung recently updates there Galaxy S8 , S8+ and A8+ with January security Patch.

galaxy s6 update january security patch

The update weighs around 300 MB in size. It includes the January security patch along with some other improvements. The patch includes 91 fixes that Google released this month for the Android operating system. It also includes 13 Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) in the company’s own software.

The update is currently rolling out in Europe, other markets will soon get it. You can check the update by going through the settings>>about phone>>software updates. Note: We suggest you to charge your device up to at least 65% for smooth installation of the update. Also, you can switch to WiFi networks if you have any issues or limit on your carrier network. It will let you to save additional costs from carrier on your data limit.

New Sony Xperia device supposedly with no headphone jack appears on FCC

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Xperia Z5 update

A new Sony Xperia device has just spotted on FCC database with feeble details regarding its hardware components. Interestingly, certain schematic datas hints a lack of 3.5mm headphone jack on the device. If that proves to be true, then Sony would be joining Google as the Android OEM’s to ditch headphone jack in at least one of their devices.

Schematic Diagram Of The Xperia Device That Hints No 3.5mm jack.

The Xperia has hit the FCC with ID PY7-21831A and is supposed to be none other than an Xperia flagship. Also, the documents revealed an overall dimensions of 152.79 x 72.42 mm, with a 5.7-inch display of the device. There is a likely chance for Sony to adopt the trending 18:9 aspect ratio on the device.

Well, lack of dedicated 3.5mm headphone jack, of course, doesn’t mean that you can never experience audio via earphones/headphones. In fact, the USB Type-C port can serve multi-purpose through which the headphones can be connected. The only thing that matter here is, you need an extra Type-C to 3.5mm jack converter.

As the device has passed FCC, the launch of device should happen soon rather than later. Or else, since the MWC 2018 is mere few days far, we can expect it to be one of the Sony’s menu at the event. World’s largest smartphone showcasing event, the MWC 2018 will be raising the curtain on 26th February in Barcelona.

 

Airtel revised their Rs.399 plan with validity of 84 days, to Compete with Jio

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Since the entry of Jio, the data plans have become cheaper in India. Even all the telecom operators now offer free voice callings with almost every plans. Airtel is the only operator whose subscriber base did not decline as much as others due to Jio. And now, they have revised their most popular Rs.399 plan with validity of 84 days to compete against Jio’s new plan.

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Previously, Airtel’s Rs.399 plan offered 1 GB 3G /4G data per day, daiy 100 SMS and free unlimited local, STD and roaming  voice calls. The validity for this pack was 70 days which was only recently increased from 28 days earlier this month. But now, to compete against Jio’s new Rs.399 plan,Airtel has further increased the validity from 70 days to 84.

However, Jio’s Rs.399 plan is still better though it comes with the same validity of 84 days. It is packed with 1GB of 4G data, unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS per day. Moreover, It also includes subscription for Jio’s suite of apps comes free with the plan.

Moving on, Airtel also revised their Rs.149 plan with free unlimited local, STD and roaming calls. Earlier, this plan only provided free calls across Airtel network only. But, this plan is limited to some regions only and they are Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Redmi Note 5 might be launched next month in India

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (3)

Xiaomi is growing popular as well as more demanding in India day by day. All because of their products which are priced effectively for what they offer. The most popular lineup for couple of years in India is the Redmi Note series. It’s been almost a year since Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note 4. And now if rumours and speculations are true, the Chinese smartphone maker might announce the Redmi Note 5 next month in India.

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (MIUI 9)

In early December last year, Xiaomi launched Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus in their home country China. The Redmi 5 Plus is rumoured to be the next Redmi Note which was even hinted by a reviewer in MIUI Forum while reviewing the device back in December. But, we can only take it as a grain of salt as the Redmi 5 Plus does not bring much changes when compared to Redmi Note 4.

Xiaomi Note 5 Rumors

According to latest rumours, Xiaomi is going to start the ‘Explorer Programme’ soon to test the new Redmi Note in India. In case you are not aware, Xiaomi has done the same for the previous generation of Redmi Note. The company would select a handful number of people from their Mi fan clubs across India to test the phone before the launch. Which clearly means the launch of new Redmi Note is too near than expected. Even, Xiaomi’s Product PR Clinton Jeff tweeted that next month is going to be lit. This confirms that Redmi Note 5 will be certainly launched next month.

Expectation: Redmi 5 Plus Specs

It will be really sad if Xiaomi launches Redmi 5 Plus as Redmi Note 5 in India. Because, the only difference between both the phones is the new  18:9 display which has now become a trend. Whereas the processor(Snapdragon 625) and storage configurations remain the same. But, the Redmi 5 Plus has an improved camera sensor which is the same sensor used in primary shooter of Mi A1. However, that does not make the Redmi 5 Plus a worthy successor to Redmi Note 5.

Thus, chances are less that Xiaomi might launch the Redmi 5 Plus as Redmi Note 5 in India. But, there are rumours that the device might come with upgraded processor in India like the previous two generations of Redmi Note (fingers crossed). What are your expectations for the upcoming Redmi Note 5? Let us know in the comment section below.

Vivo X20 Plus UD with Snapdragon 660 Soc and under display fingerprint sensor is Launched

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Vivo X20 Plus UD

World’s first Smartphone with under display fingerprint sensor Vivo X20 Plus is Official now. Under display fingerprint sensor was first showcased in CES 2018. It is promised by Vivo that on January 25th the device will be launched with this feature.

Vivo X20 Plus UD

This is very good news for people who are wanting this, as Vivo has launched Vivo X20 Plus. It features a 6.43-inch 18: 9 OLED screen (2160×1080) resolution. The phone powers with Snapdragon 660 Soc and pairs with 4GB RAM and 128GB  storage. Storage can be expandable up to 256 GB via MicroSd card. Vivo X20 Plus UD packs with 24-megapixel camera + 5-megapixel dual-camera as primary camera and 24-megapixel selfie camera.

The phone is backed up by the huge battery of 3800 mAh. It runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box. Now coming to connectivity options, phone includes 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth, GPS and micro USB port for data transfer and charging.

Vivo X20 Plus UD is priced at3998 Yuan (Rs 39,800 approximately).

 

Xiaomi Mi A1 is now available to buy in US via eBay

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Xiaomi Mi A1 colors

Xiaomi Mi A1 is not officially available in US yet. So if you people want to have Xiaomi Mi A1, than here is one seller on eBay US who is selling Xiaomi Mi A1. The phone is only available in Gold color variant and price at $224.99.

Xiaomi Mi A1 colors

Xiaomi Mi A1 is based on Android One which will give you stock Android experience. It features a 5.5 inches LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. It powers with Snapdragon 625 soc which pairs with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be expandable upto 128GB via MicroSD card. It is also packed Dual 12 MP primary camera and 5MP secondary camera for shooter selfies and video calls.

The Xiaomi Mi A1 has a battery of Li-Ion 3080 mAh capacity with fast charging feature. Now coming back to the deal, seller has posts limited stock left. So if you want to buy than act soon.

Buy Xiaomi Mi A1 at eBay

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