Top Tech News Today: Google Pixel 3a, Nokia 9 PureView, Redmi 7 Launch, and More!
We are back with all the top tech news from today! Google Pixel 3a and Google Pixel 3a XL have been leaked, Blackberry messenger will soon be shut down, Nokia 9 PureView will be launched in India soon.
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Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL Official Renders Surfaced
After multiple leaks of Google Pixel 3a and Google Pixel 3a XL, none of them official, finally official renders of the Google devices have emerged on Android Headlines. While the site doesnt tell us anything about the design specifications of the phone, the launch date has now been confirmed by the company. Pictures of the phone have been leaked which clearly have the date May 7 on the lock screens of both the phones.
Blackberry Messenger To Shut Down on 31 May
Its been a long time since Blackberry Messenger went out of popularity and will now be shut down for good, too. However, current BBM users will not have to worry about the app going out completely, as the company has found a way to keep it running. As per a blog posted by the official website of BBM, Emtek, which is the company that has partnered with and taken over BBM explained the move. While BBM got beaten at the game by Whatsapp and Messenger, the company is planning to set up a BBMe app for the fans of BBM.
Apple iPhone 2019 Series Will Have 12 MP Cameras
As per reports by the popular Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is planning to upgrade the front camera on the iPhone 11 or the iPhone 2019 series. Two variants will come with a triple camera at the back. As per his reports, the camera will be increased up to 12 MP in the 2019 series. Additionally, it has also been revealed that the successors of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will come with a triple camera at the back.
Millions of Instagram Passwords Exposed
Facebook had recently admitted to storing passwords of users in plain text where any employee could see and access them easily. Adding to that, Facebook has also revealed that ‘millions’ of Instagram users were affected by this, while previously, the social media giant had admitted to the flaw affecting only ‘tens of thousands’ users before.
Nokia 9 PureView Launch Around April End
HMD India is reportedly on its way to India with plans to launch Nokia 9 PureView in India. As per rumours, the phone is set to be launched at around Rs. 46999 in India. Nokia 9 PureView Penta-Lens camera comes with Snapdragon 845 and 6GB RAM/128GB ROM. It will also have HDR10 support, in-display fingerprint sensor, and a 2K resolution PureDisplay.
Redmi 7 to be Launched on April 24
Xiaomi is all set to launch its Redmi 7 smartphone on April 24 along with Redmi Y3. Redmi 7 has already been launched in China last month. The smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 632, and come with 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage. The phone functions on MIUI 9 based on Android 9 Pie and comes with a 4000 mAh battery. For more details, go here!