Top Tech News Today: Realme 3 India Launch, Redmi Note 7, Xiaomi Punch-Hole Display & More!
Realme 3 launch in India is trending, and fans are excited, all right!
Realme recently stormed into the top four Indian smartphone brands in the latest quarter. While the company is most likely to enter the top zone very soon, it’s now prepping up to launch its next set of devices, Realme 3 and Realme A1.
After Samsung and Huawei, it’s now Xiaomi up next who is working on a punch-hole display smartphone.
The Redmi Note 7 India launch will take place in the second week of February. While the company is all set to launch the much-anticipated device in India, it shared a teaser taking a dig at its closest competitor in India, Samsung and its recently launched M-series smartphones.
Let’s take a quick look at the top tech news from today.
Xiaomi Punch Hole Display Smartphone
Xiaomi has been granted a patent which lets it hold holes on its smartphones. The patent listing has a total of twenty-four different punch-hole display design variations. The different designs include both holes at one corner, one hole each at the left and right corners, and even Galaxy S10 Plus-shaped holes on both the corners to hold dual sensors and more.
Xiaomi is all set to launch its next Note iteration, the Redmi Note 7 in the second week of February. The company recently indirectly took a dig at it’s rival by boasting its 48-megapixel camera phone. Redmi shared a video on Twitter showing that it’s upcoming Redmi Note 7 outperformed a smartphone with an M badge on AnTuTu benchmarking site.
Realme 3 & Realme A1 India Launch In March
After a successful run over the past few quarters, Realme is now set to launch two more smartphones in the country before even completing a year in the market. The company is working on it’s Realme 3 and Realme A1 smartphones up next. As per a recent report, both the Realme smartphones will launch sometime before March.
Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Unsend Messages
A feature being missed on the Messenger platform for long, now you can unsend texts on the Facebook Messenger. The unsend feature is available with the latest Messenger update on both Android and iOS platforms. Like the Delete for Everyone option on WhatsApp, Facebook now offers you with a window of 10 minutes to delete or unsend a in a conversation.
Oppo K1 Launched In India
Oppo launched its much-hyped K1 smartphone in India yesterday. Backed by some top features like Snapdragon 660 chipset, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, dual cameras and more, the device does stand out among others. Most importantly, Oppo K1 comes with a blazing in-display fingerprint sensor, the cheapest you can get in a smartphone in India. Oppo K1 retails for Rs 16,990 hosting some awesome gradient colours.
Nokia 6.1 Plus & Nokia 5.1 Plus Price Cut
The Android One top Nokia notched smartphones from last year, Nokia 5.1 Plus and Nokia 6.1 Plus have received a price cut. You can now buy the Nokia 5.1 base variant for Rs 9,999. The Nokia 6.1 Plus from now on will be available at Rs 14,999. Nokia 5.1 Plus is currently available in blue and black color variants, while Nokia 6.1 Plus with black, blue and white color options.
Apple In-Display Fingerprint Sensor
The Touch ID on the upcoming iPhone 11 may use sound to scan fingerprints. The latest patent from Apple hints at a fingerprint verification tool which uses sound waves to register a fingerprint impression. A first for any Apple device. It will use a technology which will allow users to use Touch ID under an smartphone’s display.