Top Tech News Today: Realme Sale, Redmi Snapdragon 855 Phone, Max Pro M2 Pie Roll Out & More!
Redmi's new Snapdragon 855 phone and Realme Sale news are trending today.
Soon after becoming the fourth largest smartphone brand in the country in the last quarter, Realme is set to take the celebrations further. After permanently reducing the price of Realme U1, the company is now hosting a special You and Realme Days sale.
Xiaomi has confirmed that its Redmi sub-brand is working on a Snapdragon 855 smartphone.
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 will soon be getting the Android Pie beta program update in India. The company will also exclusively host Asus OMG Days sale on Flipkart to offer discounts on its smartphones on the platform.
Asus OMG Days On Flipkart From February 6
Asus will host its special OMG Days sale on Flipkart starting on February 6. Starting with the newly launched Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 to Asus Zenfone 5Z to Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 to Asus Zenfone Lite L1, some of the top models will receive an exclusive price cut during the sale. The Asus OMG Days will continue till February 9.
Xiaomi Redmi Snapdragon 855 Smartphone
Xiaomi Redmi CEO has confirmed that the company is working on a Snapdragon 855. Recently the company separated Redmi from its hat to establish it as an independent brand. Mi 9 is expected to be the first Snapdragon 855 smartphone from the company. The Snapdragon 855 Redmi phone is still in its making, and will probably launch in the second half of 2019.
Samsung Pop-Up Selfie Camera Phone
Samsung may soon launch a smartphone with a pop-up selfie camera phone like Vivo NEX. Reportedly Samsung is working on a smartphone called Galaxy A90 with such a feature. The alleged Samsung Galaxy A90 has been leaked in some of the concept renders with a selfie pop-up camera in the middle. Vivo NEX was the first smartphone with a pop-up selfie camera, but placed on the left.
SBI Fixes Glitch, Says Everything’s Okay Now
SBI has fixed the glitch which reportedly exposed bank balance and other essential details of millions of users. India’s largest public bank said in an official statement that it has fixed the glitch, and it wants to assure all its customers that their data is safe and secure and State Bank of India is fully committed to ensuring this.
New Nokia Phone Spotted On FCC
After Nokia 1 Plus, a new entry-level Nokia phone has been spotted on FCC site. Just ahead of the Nokia 9 launch, an unnamed Nokia phone has been leaked on the certification site. The device is said to be an entry level device with latest features and Zeiss branded dual cameras at the back.
Google Bans Malicious ‘Beautification’ Apps From Play Store
Google has banned a total of twenty nine malicious ‘Beautification’ apps from its Play Store. These apps reportedly uses clever tactics to evade the Android’s built-in security measures. Most of the apps could evade into user data by breaking the security measures of like Google Play Protect. The apps directed users to phishing websites to trick users into giving away their personal information.