Top Tech News Today: Redmi Laptop, Xiaomi Contest, Sony Xperia, Vivo Y15 & More!
Redmi Laptop to Launch With Redmi X
Xiaomi has been planning the launch of Redmi X aka Redmi K20 Pro on May 13, and along with that, the smartphone giant has announced the launch of its own laptop. The laptop is going to be a budget level laptop as the pricing is going to be affordable. This is going to be the first laptop by Xiaomi, however, the launch of the laptop is not yet confirmed in India.
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Xiaomi’s Global Photography Contest Coming Soon
Xiaomi has announced, through a teaser, the next round of a photography contest that will be launched soon. The previous one was launched in 2017 and more than 13000 participants fought for a prize of $30,000. In the next round of this competition, the winner will get a prize of Mi 9 and more. The other details of the competition, such as the date of its beginning, and other details are yet to be announced.
Sony Xperia 1 Leaks Reveal Specs
As per a new leak, Sony is apparently working with Zeiss on improving the camera capabilities of its new smartphone, Xperia 1. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony Xperia 1 was announced in February. The Zeiss lenses that will be employed in this camera is 12-megapixel primary lens, with another 12-megapixel 16mm ultra-wide lens F/1.6. The remaining 12-megapixel camera will be of Samsung.
Online Video Audience Expected to Grow
Google has released its ‘Year in Search – India: Insights for Brands’ report, which shows that the audience for online videos is expected to grow to 500 million by 2020. The report also says that about one-third of the searches are related to entertainment. Other categories like lifestyle, education, and business have also grown at a rate of 1.5 -3 times. Additionally, in voice searches have grown by 270 percent growth YoY.
Vivo Y15 Launching in India
Vivo is all set to launch a new smartphone, which will be called Vivo Y15, in India, and it will be a medium range smartphone. The phone will be priced at Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000, however, the launch date of the phone is not yet announced. The phone will have a tripe camera set up at the rear. Also, the other specifications of the phone, such as the processor, the battery are yet to be revealed.
Honor 20 Pro Promo Images Leaked
Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro is set to be launched in London on May 21. The Honor 20 Pro will be equipped with a punch hole camera and a pop-up camera. The images clicked by Honor P20 Pro have been leaked, and are ‘artsy promo images,’ which is the theme of the promotional campaign. Apparently, the images are not very well converted vector graphics so the colors are not precise. Also, the Honor 20 will have a Moschino Edition as well.