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Realme 3 Pro Beats Redmi Note 7 Pro in Sales
Ever since Realme launched Realme 3, it was a widely known fact that Realme 3 has been competing against Redmi Note 7 Pro. Now, Realme 3 has emerged as the clear winner in the fight against Redmi Note 7 Pro, which is clear by the online sales of Realme 3. As declared by Counterpoint Research, within 3 weeks of its launch, Realme 3 has become India’s #1 smartphone as far as online sales are concerned. Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth has announced this via a tweet as well. For details, go here!
Realme X Pop-Up Selfie Camera Leaked
Realme is all set to launch its smartphone, Realme X on May 15 in China. However, days ahead of the launch, a teaser has been released that confirms that the phone will come with a pop-up selfie camera. The teaser that has been posted on the Realme’s official account of Weibo, also shows that the phone will have an in-display fingerprint sensor and that the phone will have no bezels on its display, and a 91.2 screen-to-body ratio. As per the teaser, the phone will come in two colors.
Oppo To Launch Another Flagship by June End
Oppo has recently announced the launch of two new smartphones, Oppo Reno X and Oppo Reno 10X Zoom. But there is something new that has casually been slipped to us by OPPO VP Shen Yiren Brian. Apparently, the company is working on a new mysterious phone that will be released by the first half of the year, which means we can expect the launch of a new phone by the end of June. Brien posted on Weibo that there will be “a mobile phone to be released in the first half of the year” which “will be secretly cool.” There are speculations that this phone is the Oppo Find X2.
Samsung Galaxy M40 Price in India
As per fresh reports, Samsung’s smartphone Galaxy M40 will probably be launched next month in India and will be priced at Rs. 25,000. Galaxy M40 is the fourth device in the Samsung Galaxy M-series, after Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20, and Galaxy M30, which were launched in India earlier this year. Apparently, the Samsung Galaxy M40 will not be functioning on a Samsung Exynos processor, but a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. There was a leak earlier which suggested that the phone will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 675, and a 5000 mAh battery.
Xiaomi Unveils Mi Express Kiosks
Xiaomi has come up with an unusual way of selling its devices in its offline retail market in India, a first of its kind smartphone vending machine. The company has set up Mi Express Kiosks that will enable users to buy Xiaomi’s smartphones and mobile accessories too. Payment can be done at these kiosks through any method convenient to the users, such as cash, credit cards, debit cards, and UPI, etc. these kiosks will be available at tech parks, metro stations, airports, and shopping malls, etc.
Spotify Lite Beta App Live in India
Spotify has launched the Lite version of its app in India, that will use up lesser data and space in smartphones. The app has been tested in markets such as Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Mexico, and Brazil, and will be about 10 MB in size. This app has been built for low range Android phones and will be great for old phones that lack internal storage. Also, the app will be called Spotify Lite Beta. The Beta app will be similar in look and use to the original app.