Top Tech News Today: Poco F2, Redmi 7, Google Pixel, Huawei, Android Viruses & More!

Talks about Poco F2 and Redmi 7 launch dominated the headlines.

Top tech news today (March 18, 2019)
Top tech news today (March 18, 2019)

Huawei plans to employ Samsung’s OLED panels and Google’s Pixel 4 is rumored to have dual rear cameras.

Two-thirds of Android antivirus applications are bogus, Poco F2 will flaunt the Snapdragon 855 and the launch of the phone that is set to shake the world of technology – Redmi 7.

Read on to know all about the top tech news of today!


Poco F2 Will have Snapdragon 855

Apparently, Xiaomi’s sub-brand, Poco has a new smartphone to launch. Poco F2 will function on Snapdragon 855 and with 4 GB RAM, as per sighted on Geekbench. The phone has scored 1,776 in the single-core test and 6,097 in the multi-core test. It is also rumored to have the Android Q, as shown on Geekbench.

Redmi 7 Launched at Rs. 7000

Redmi 7 has been launched by the Chinese smartphone company, Xiaomi in China. Although the launch date of the phone in India is not set, but April is our best guess. Priced at Rs. 7000, the phone comes with a 2GB RAM with 16GB storage. There are other variants too, and the price of them differs with the change in the variant.

Google Pixel to Have Dual Rear Camera

Leaks by an online website, SlashLeaks, Google Pixel 4 will have a dual lens set up on the back panel. Pixel 4 is rumored to be an ‘affordable’ phone by Google. The phone is said to be functioning on Android 10 Q, 2GB RAM and an 800 series chip. It will also have an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Vodafone’s Offer: 1GB Data on Wifi Hotspots

Competing with the hotspot facilities of Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio, Vodafone has come up with a new and unique way of treating its customers with wifi. Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, and Bengaluru will have over 200 locations with public wifi hotspots, specifically for Vodafone users who will be able to enjoy 1 GB data free, and by buying vouchers for more.

Huawei to Employ Samsung-made OLED panels

Huawei is all set to unveil their new handsets – P30 and P30 pro smartphones in an event on March 26, in Paris. A new report has surfaced that revealed that for these smartphones to use Samsung made OLED panels, Huawei has made a deal with Samsung for the supply of the said panels.

Two-thirds of Android Antivirus Apps Useless?

As tested by AV-Comparatives, 80 out of 250 Android Antivirus Apps have proven to be entirely useless as they failed at the basic security required by the site and other minimum requirements. Kaspersky Lab, McAfee, Avast, AVG, Trend Micro, and Symantec are the few apps that managed to pass with flying colors.


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