Weekend Tech News: Xiaomi Robbery Of Rs 1 Crore, 50% Off On Mi TVs, Mi 9 & More!

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Weekend tech news roundup (February 16th, 2019)
Weekend tech news roundup (February 16th, 2019)

In a recent incident, few robbers in Andhra Pradesh stole Redmi smartphones worth Rs 1 crore from a truck when it was on its way to Kolkata. According to the report, robbers transferred all the mobile phones to a separate truck and disappeared.

Xiaomi India said that some insiders are involved.

Flipkart is hosting its TV Days sale, with top offers on a number of TVs including Mi TVs, Samsung, LG and others with an additional 10 per cent discount with Axis Bank debit and credit cards.


OnePlus New Update Rolled Out

OnePlus has rolled out a new update which will improve video calling on its smartphones by integrating Google Duo. The update will help the OnePlus smartphones offer stabilized video calling functions with core features of Oxygen OS backed by Google Duo. The OnePlus update will also retain the ability to make carrier-based video calls.

Moto G7 Power Officially Launched For Rs 13,990

Motorola officially launched it’s G7 Power in India for Rs 13,990 with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage in a Ceramic Black variant. Moto G7 Power will come with a 5,000mAh with a 15W TurboPower fast charging. The smartphone comes with a 6.2-inch display with a notch, fingerprint sensor at the back, Snapdragon 632, 12-megapixel rear camera and more.

Xiaomi Robbery: Robbers Steal Redmi Phones Worth Rs 1 Crore

Some robbers in Andhra Pradesh hit a truck carrying Redmi phones from Sri city to Kolkata worth 1 crore. The robbers then transferred all the Redmi phones to a separate truck and disappeared. The driver was later found tied to a tree by locals and then informed the police. The devices stolen ranged from Rs 6,000 to Rs 14,000.

Xiaomi Mi 9 Confirmed With Snapdragon 855

Xiaomi CEO has confirmed that Mi 9 will come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. Xiaomi Mi 9 will come with a 6.4-inch water drop notched display. Mi 9 will be backed by a 3,500mAh battery, 27W fast charging, triple rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel Sony IMX 586 sensor, 12-megapixel camera sensor and a 3D ToF lens as a third lens.

Facebook Tracks Users Who Threaten Its Employees

Facebook has a dedicated team who tracks users who threaten its employees. The security team is missioned to tracks all the potential threats against its employees and other Facebook members. The company has a BOLO which has all the details of all the blacklisted individuals. Then it uses its own app and IP address to track all the potential threats.

Flipkart TV Days Sale

Flipkart is hosting its special TV Days sale till February 17 to celebrate Valentine’s weekend. The company has big offers and top discounts up to 50 per cent off on Mi TV, LG, Samsung, MarQ and more. You can enjoy an additional 10 per cent discount on Axis Bank debit and credit cards.

Huawei P30 & P30 Pro Renders Show 40-Megapixel Triple Camera

With just a few weeks away from launch, the latest leak shows that Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro will come with a 40-megapixel triple camera, in display fingerprint sensor and a notched display. The design leaked shows an almost bezel-less design with a water-drop styled notch with a thin chin.

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