Top Tech News Today: Realme C2 Launch, PUBG Ban, Google Pixel 3a, and More!
From Realme C2 launch, Redmi’s mysterious phone with a pop-up selfie camera, to OnePlus’ Smart TV and PUBG ban, we have all the latest news from the world of technology right here!
- 1 Realme C2 and Realme 3 Pro Launch on April 22
- 2 Redmi’s Phone with Pop-up Selfie Camera For Their Mysterious Phone
- 3 Samsung Galaxy A80, A70 Price and Launch Date Revealed
- 4 OnePlus to Enter TV Segment, No Foldable Phones Yet
- 5 PUBG To Be Banned in Maharashtra
- 6 Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL Canadian Price Leaks
Realme C2 and Realme 3 Pro Launch on April 22
Realme has been teasing its upcoming smartphone Realme 3 Pro for days now, and the phone will be launched on April 22, 2019, at the Delhi University Stadium.
Reportedly, Realme is also planning to launch Realme C2 at the same event, although the news hasn’t been confirmed yet. Realme C2 will have a MediaTek Helio P22 processor. It will also have an 8 MP shooter and a water-drop style notch. For all the details, go here!
Redmi’s Phone with Pop-up Selfie Camera For Their Mysterious Phone
An ‘accidental’ leak has emerged, and this is for Redmi’s mysterious new smartphone with Snapdragon 855 processor. As per the leaked images, this new flagship will have a popup selfie camera and a 3.5mm audio jack. The design seems completely bezel-less and a notch-less display, as the popup selfie camera has been placed in the top.
Meanwhile, Redmi Y3’s launch date has been finally revealed. Check out more details here.
Samsung Galaxy A80, A70 Price and Launch Date Revealed
Finally, putting rest to all speculations and rumors, Samsung has revealed the launch date of Samsung Galaxy A80 and Samsung Galaxy A70. The Korean smartphone brand has pinned a lot of hopes of their latest A-series smartphones, as they are targeting revenues of more than $4 billion from their sale, in 2019.
While A70 would be launched next week, A80 is scheduled for May launch. As per senior officials, A70 will be in the price range of Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000; A80 will be expensive, and can be priced more than Rs 40,000.
OnePlus to Enter TV Segment, No Foldable Phones Yet
OnePlus is planning to enter the Smart TV segment and seems to have no interest in making foldable smartphones. CEO Pete Lau interacted with designers and journalists at European Institute of Design and revealed that they are not planning foldable smartphones, as that doesn’t make sense today.
On the issue of smart TVs, he revealed that the niche is the same as it was 20 years age: Outdated, and without any sync with reality. OnePlus has some amazing plans for the next generation of smart TVs, which will be actually Smart displays, which can be seamlessly connected with the smartphone and IoT, without any hiccups.
We are awaiting the future!
PUBG To Be Banned in Maharashtra
PUBG has been banned in Gujarat already and a PIL has been filed to get the content of the video game regulated in Maharashtra.
The Bombay High Court instructed the Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to regulate the content of the video game.
However, the court asked the parents to keep a check on their children and ensure that they are kept away from the game as asking the school to ban the game is not plausible.
Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL Canadian Price Leaks
Upcoming phones of Google, Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL have another leak – their price in Canada. Apparently, Pixel 3a (Sargo) will cost CAD $649 (~€430/$490) whereas, Pixel 3a XL (Bonito) will be priced at CAD $799 (~€530/$600). These are Google’s phones that fall in the mid-range level. Also, the pricing of the Pixel 3a with 4GB of RAM and 64GB ROM variant has been sighted in Germany, which is around €450.
The Pixel 3a will come with a 5.6-inch 1080x2220px display, and the Pixel 3a XL will have a 6.0-inch 1080x2160px screen.