Top Tech News Today: Honor 10 Lite Launched, OnePlus 6T Discount, Republic Day Sales & More!

Honor 10 Lite launch and Amazon, Flipkart's Republic Day sales have caught everyone's attention.

Top tech news today (January 16, 2019)
Top tech news today (January 16, 2019)

Huawei sub-brand Honor launched its much successful Honor 9 Lite successor, Honor 10 Lite in the country. Backed by some top features, the smartphone runs on Kirin 710 chip, Android 9 Pie and other AI features.

Xiaomi also confirmed Pie update for a number of devices in India.

After Amazon, now Flipkart has also confirmed its upcoming flagship sale for January. Some huge discounts are expected on the top selling smartphones like OnePlus 6T, Realme 2 Pro, Apple iPhone X and more.

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

Honor 10 Lite Launched In India

The newly launched Honor 10 Lite packs in a 3D rear panel, dual cameras, fingerprint sensor, water drop notched 6.21-inch Full HD+ panel, Kirin 710 SoC with 4GB or 6GB RAM and 64GB or 128GB of storage, further expandable up to 512GB. Honor 10 Lite costs 13,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant and Rs 17,999 for the 6GB+64GB variant.

Android Pie Update For Redmi Note 5, Redmi S2/Y2 & Redmi 6 Pro

MIUI forum has confirmed that Android 9 Pie has been confirmed for Redmi Note 5, Redmi 6 Pro and Redmi S2. Do note that Redmi S2 has been launched in India as Redmi Y2. The Pie update will be rolled out by the end of first quarter of 2019.

OnePlus 7 Design Leak

The new OnePlus 7 image leak hints at an design just like Oppo Find X. The smartphone may come with a mechanical slider just like Mi MIX 3, Honor Magic 2 or Oppo Find X. OnePlus is known to take inspiration from previous Oppo devices, so OnePlus 7 may sport a slider in between instead of a punch hole on the top.

Smartphones On Sale At Amazon Great Indian Sale

Amazon will offer top discounts on some of the best selling smartphones on its site: OnePlus 6T, Redmi Y2 and Huawei Nova 3i. Honor 8X will see some heavy discount with additional offers on Realme U1, iPhone X, Vivo V9 Pro, Oppo R17 and Mi A2. There will be discounts on other entry levels phones as well.

Vivo Y91 Launched In India

Vivo has launched an entry level Y91 in the country, manufactured at the at the company’s Greater Noida facility. Vivo Y91 comes with a 6.22-inch Halo FullView Display offering a 18:9 widescreen bezel-less form factor, massive 4,030 mAh battery and dual rear cameras. Vivo Y91 will be available in single variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB at Rs 10,990.

Free Rs 1,000 Amazon Pay Cashback

As a part of the upcoming Amazon Great Indian Sale offer, Amazon India is offering free Rs 1,000 cashback. If you will add Rs 5,000 to your Amazon Pay account, you will get a free Rs 1,000 balance. So, you can enjoy total benefits worth Rs 6,000 against the latest Amazon Pay offer.

Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Top Smartphone Offers

Flipkart will host its Republic Day Sale starting on January 19 with offers on some of the best affordable and mid range flagships like Realme C1, Realme 2 Pro, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, Poco F1 and more. Flipkart is also offering up to 70 percent buyback value and mobile protection at Rs 70 with additional offer 10 percent instant discount with SBI credit cards.

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