Weekend Tech News: Jio GigaFiber Launch, Pixel 4 Leaked, Android 10 Spotted & More!

Jio GigaFiber launch is again making the hype before it's final roll out!

The much-awaited Jio GigaFiber launch is expected to happen in the next few months. The high-speed fiber based broadband service is currently being tested in multiple cities including New Delhi and Mumbai.

The upcoming Google Pixel 4 has been leaked, spotted with Android Q.

Weekend tech news (February 9, 2019)
Weekend tech news (February 9, 2019)

The recently launched Honor 8C price has been slashed. Available at Rs 11,999 till now, the Honor 8C from now on will sell at a Rs 1,000 permanently discounted price of Rs 10,999.

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


Honor 8C Price Shashled

Honor 8C starting price has been slashed to Rs 10,999. Available via Amazon, the base variant of Honor 8C will now be available at Rs 10,999 with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. The top Honor 8C variant comes with 4GB and 64GB storage will sell for Rs 12,999. The smartphone comes with Snapdragon 632 chip, widescreen display, dual cameras and more.

LG K12 Plus To Launch At MWC 2019

The midrange LG K12 Plus will launch alongside LG G8 ThinQ at the upcoming MWC 2019. The smartphone is expected to sport a notchless display HD+ display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1,440 pixels. LG K12 Plus is going to be budget offering, expected in India within a few months at under Rs 10,000.

Chrome Update: Dark Mode & Never Slow Mode

Google Chrome will soon be getting a dark mode for Windows 10 and macOS. The internet company is also working on the Never Slow Mode, expected with a few months. The much-needed Never Slow mode on Google Chrome will offer faster and seamless browsing experience. The dark mode will kick in with Android Q.

Google Pixel 4 Leaked

A mysterious Google device has been leaked via Geekbench. The device from Geekbench is expected to be the upcoming Pixel 4. The device is said to be running on the latest Android 10 Q, 2GB RAM and a 800 series chip. If not Pixe 4, the alleged device may be actually then this device could possibly end up the Google Pixel 3 Lite or Pixel 3a – the rumoured affordable Pixel device.

Jio GigaFiber Launch

The Jio GigaFiber was announced back in July last year, and since then the service has been in news. The registrations began in August, but an official launch is still awaited. The service has been made available in select as a free trial service. Jio GigaFiber launch is expected in a few months, most probably by April.

Vivo V15 Pro Will Be Priced Under 30,000 Rupees

As per the latest rumours, the upcoming Vivo V15 Pro will be priced under Rs 30,000 in India. The device will come with a pop-up selfie camera, 48MP camera, rear triple camera and an in-display fingerprint sensor. Vivo V15 Pro will launch in India officially on February 20. The device can be pre-ordered from February 15 via Amazon and Vivo India online store.

Indian Smartphone Market Grew By 10 Percent In 2018

The Indian smartphone industry grew by 10 percent in the last year, while the global market saw a decline. The total number of shipments grew to 137 million, and Xiaomi led the list. The company shipped about 41 million devices in 2018, taking up 29.9 percent market share of the total smartphone market in India.

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