Top Tech News Today: PUBG Ban, Redmi Note 6 Pro Scam, Honor 10 Lite Launch, Samsung 5G Phone & More!

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Top tech news today (January 15th, 2019)
Top tech news today (January 15th, 2019)

While the craze for PUBG is growing day by day, the makers are taking it seriously in the spirit of it being an e-sport. A lot of professional players has been banned till now, and in the latest development, again some of the players has been banned.

Redmi 7 Note is found to waterproof in the inside (almost).

Honor 10 Lite is making its India debut today. It’s going to be a toned down version of Honor 10 and a successor to the Honor 9 Lite. Pixel 3 XL Lite has been spotted on Geekbench with 6GB RAM.

Let’s have a quick look at the top tech news from today.

Redmi Note 6 Pro Scam

A few Xiaomi consumers have received a message with a Redmi Note 6 Pro offer. The message says, Xiaomi is selling Redmi Note 6 for a price of Rs 11 under a new offer. But, it’s a scam. Even Xiaomi India head Manu Jain confirmed it, and warned customers to stay away from such online frauds.

Pixel 3 XL Lite Spotted With 6GB RAM

Google Pixel 3 XL Lite will reportedly come with more RAM than Pixel 3 XL. As per a recent leak, Pixel 3 XL Lite was spotted on Geekbench with 6GB RAM as standard. Pixel 3 XL Lite will run on Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset backed by Android 9 Pie.

Honor 10 Lite India Launch Today

Huawei sub-brand Honor will today launch its Honor 9 successor in India at an event in New Delhi. A toned down version of Honor 10, the Honor 10 Lite will come with an updated display design featuring a water drop notch. Further, the smartphone will be backed by AI-backed cameras and Android Pie.

Redmi Note 7 Waterproofing

In a recent teardown, newly launched Redmi Note 7 is found to be partially waterproof. The smartphone comes with watertight seals on all the sides around Note 7. The seals on the sides makes Redmi Note 7 resistant to occasional splashes and even accidental dips. But do note, that Redmi Note 7 is not water resistant, but will probably run through all the mishaps.

New PUBG Ban

After the maphack player ban, Developer Bluehole is again started to ban players on the grounds of different cheats. Again, it has now banned a total of 12 professional players from playing PUBG for 3 years. Till now PUBG has banned 13 million accounts and also introduced BattlEye to flag cheaters automatically.

WhatsApp Fingerprint Unlock Feature Confirmed

The WhatsApp fingerprint unlock feature has been confirmed, and its soon coming to the Android users. You can already use third party apps to secure WhatsApp, but now with end-to-end encryption at the back, you will also have fingerprint unlock feature to keep your chats more private and secure on your side.

Samsung 5G Phone Is Called Galaxy S10 X

As per reports in Korean media, Samsung’s new 5G smartphone will be called Galaxy S10 X. Here, X denotes 10, as the Galaxy series completes 10 years in 2019. Besides, terms such as “experience” and “expand” shall be used for branding of this new offering. More details are awaited.

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