Vivo Z5x with 6.53-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 710, up to 8GB RAM, triple rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced

Vivo just announced Z5x, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the Z series in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD with 90.77% screen-to-body ratio with 16-megapixel in-screen camera, is powered by Snapdragon 710 with …

Vivo just announced Z5x, the company's latest mid-range smartphone in the Z series in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD with 90.77% screen-to-body ratio with 16-megapixel in-screen camera, is powered by Snapdragon 710 with up to 8GB of RAM, runs Android Pie with Funtouch OS on top, has a 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel ultra wide sensor and a 2-megapixel camera for portrait shots. It has a plastic back with gradient options in some color variants, has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging and also lets you charge other devices with OTG, but it uses micro USB port. Vivo Z5x specifications 6.53-inch (2340  × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 LCD screen Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU 4GB / 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 6GB / 8GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD Dual SIM Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 (Pie) 16MP rear camera with f/1.78 aperture LED flash, 8-megapixel 120° wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture 16MP front-facing camera ...

Vivo Z5x with 6.53-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 710, up to 8GB RAM, triple rear cameras, 5000mAh battery announced

Vivo just announced Z5x, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the Z series in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD with 90.77% screen-to-body ratio with 16-megapixel in-screen camera, is powered by Snapdragon 710 with …

Vivo just announced Z5x, the company's latest mid-range smartphone in the Z series in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.53-inch Full HD+ LCD with 90.77% screen-to-body ratio with 16-megapixel in-screen camera, is powered by Snapdragon 710 with up to 8GB of RAM, runs Android Pie with Funtouch OS on top, has a 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel ultra wide sensor and a 2-megapixel camera for portrait shots. It has a plastic back with gradient options in some color variants, has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging and also lets you charge other devices with OTG, but it uses micro USB port. Vivo Z5x specifications 6.53-inch (2340  × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 LCD screen Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU 4GB / 6GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 6GB / 8GB LPPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD Dual SIM Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9.0 (Pie) 16MP rear camera with f/1.78 aperture LED flash, 8-megapixel 120° wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture 16MP front-facing camera ...

Realme 3 Pro will be available offline through 8000 stores across India from May 28

Realme launched the Realme 3 Pro smartphone in India starting at Rs. 13,999 last month, and the phone went on sale starting from April 29th through Flipkart and realme.com. Today the company has announced that the phone will be available from offli…

Realme launched the Realme 3 Pro smartphone in India starting at Rs. 13,999 last month, and the phone went on sale starting from April 29th through Flipkart and realme.com. Today the company has announced that the phone will be available from offline stores throughout the country in 8000 stores from 28th May 2019. But it will be selling only the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage and the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage versions offline at the same online price of Rs. 15,999 and Rs. 16,999, respectively. Looks like there is a huge demand for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version. Through an introductory offer, customer will be able to pre-book realme 3 Pro from 25th to 27th May 2019, at the nearest real partner stores and at the exclusive Kiosk at Pacific Mall, Subhash Nagar, New Delhi. Customers will receive an added benefit of 1 year extended warranty who will do their pre-bookings through these stores. Commenting on offline sales, Madhav Sheth, Chief Executive Officer, Realme India said: Considering the rapidly growing customer demand towards realme 3 Pro we are making the device available at our offline stores. Initially the device was available for sale in Flipkart.com and our official website and saw a phenomenal response. The initiative is to fulfil ...

Google Duo gets support for group video calling, Data Saving mode for India and more

Google has finally added group video calling support for Duo, after testing it earlier this year. This lets you make calls with up to eight people. Similar to Duo calls and video messages, group calls are also encrypted end-to-end, said Google. It …

Google has finally added group video calling support for Duo, after testing it earlier this year. This lets you make calls with up to eight people. Similar to Duo calls and video messages, group calls are also encrypted end-to-end, said Google. It is available for both Android and iOS. It has also added Data Saving mode for Indonesia, India, and Brazil that limits data usage on mobile networks and Wi-Fi on Android. This lets both you and the person you’re calling save data usage in video calls. This will be rolling out to more markets in the coming months. It has also added personalized video messages that lets you record messages when you don’t have time to call or when the person you’re calling can’t pick up. You can also personalize video messages by adding text and emojis, or drawing using brushes. This is already available on Android and will be available soon to iOS. Source

Xiaomi Redmi 7A with 5.45-inch HD+ display, Snapdragon 439, 4000mAh battery, splash-resistant body announced

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand just announced the Redmi 7A, the company’s latest budget smartphone and the successor of last year’s Redmi 6A in China, after it got certified last week.  It has a 5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display, is powered by Snapdrag…

Xiaomi's Redmi brand just announced the Redmi 7A, the company's latest budget smartphone and the successor of last year’s Redmi 6A in China, after it got certified last week.  It has a 5.45-inch HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display, is powered by Snapdragon 439, runs Android Pie with MIUI 10, has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, PDAF, AI scene detection and a 5-megapixel front camera with support for AI face unlock and beautify. Similar to other Redmi 7 series phones, this also has a splash resistant P2i coating. It has a polycarbonate body, dedicated dual SIM and microSD card slots, and packs a 4000mAh battery with support for 10W (5V/2A) charging compared to 5W (5V/1A) charging in the predecessor. It has a Family Guardian app with SOS Emergency Help option that also limits your kid's access to certain websites and restrict kid's use of the phone, location reminder when they enter an area such as school, one-click guard and more. There is has a minimalist mode for elders with large icons, and simplified MIUI features such as magnification, 20% more call volume and more that makes it easy for elders. The phone also has wireless FM Radio. Xiaomi Redmi 7A specifications 5.45-inch (1440 x 720 pixels) 18:9 ...

Samsung Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M30 Android Pie update to roll out in India from June 3

Samsung launched the Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20 and the Galaxy M30 smartphones this year in India. All these run Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Samsung Experience 9.5, compared to Android 9.0 (Pie) with One UI in the latest Galaxy A series. Today the company …

Samsung launched the Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20 and the Galaxy M30 smartphones this year in India. All these run Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Samsung Experience 9.5, compared to Android 9.0 (Pie) with One UI in the latest Galaxy A series. Today the company has announced that all the three smartphones will get  Android 9 Pie update, bringing important improvements and security patches starting from June 3, 2019. Even though the phone didn't launch with Android Pie, it is a good thing that the company is providing the update soon after the launch. The company recently rolled out Android Pie update for the Galaxy J6, Galaxy J8 and the Galaxy On7 Prime in India. One UI brings several visual changes, system-wide Night mode, the Scene Optimizer feature for the camera, dedicated Kids Mode, floating mode in the Samsung Keyboard app and lots more.

AT&T now lets you pay your phone bills with Bitcoin

AT&T has become the first major U.S. mobile carrier to accept payment in cryptocurrency. AT&T customers can now use BitPay to pay online bills using Bitcoin (BTC). Customers will be able to select BitPay as a payment option when they log on…

AT&T has become the first major U.S. mobile carrier to accept payment in cryptocurrency. AT&T customers can now use BitPay to pay online bills using Bitcoin (BTC). Customers will be able to select BitPay as a payment option when they log on to their accounts online or with the myAT&T app. BitPay, one of the popular cryptocurrency companies will process the cryptocurrency for AT&T and give them the payments in cash. Currently, you can only pay AT&T phone bills using Bitcoin, but it might eventually let you expand it to other services such as buying phones using cryptocurrency. After this move, other operators in the U.S. and other countries are expected to introduce mobile bill payments using cryptocurrency. Commenting on this, Kevin McDorman, vice president, AT&T Communications Finance Business Operations, said: We’re always looking for ways to improve and expand our services. We have customers who use cryptocurrency, and we are happy we can offer them a way to pay their bills with the method they prefer. Source

Samsung Galaxy A70S with 64MP camera said to launch later this year

Samsung introduced the Galaxy A70 smartphone with 32-megapixel front and rear cameras back in March. New reports from Korea say that Samsung will launch the Galaxy A70S, an improved version with world’s first 64MP sensor later this year.

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Samsung introduced the Galaxy A70 smartphone with 32-megapixel front and rear cameras back in March. New reports from Korea say that Samsung will launch the Galaxy A70S, an improved version with world’s first 64MP sensor later this year. The Galaxy A70S will use the latest ISOCELL Bright GW1 that was introduced earlier this month. It is a 0.8-micrometer (μm) pixel image sensor, similar to the company's 48MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1, but this uses Pixel-merging Tetracell technology and remosaic algorithm offers 16Mp images in low-light environments where four pixels are merged to work as one to increase light sensitivity and highly-detailed 64Mp shots in brighter settings. It also has Dual Conversion Gain (DCG) that converts the received light into an electric signal according to the illumination of the environment and Super PD, a high-performance phase detection auto-focus technology. We still don't have any other details about the smartphone yet, but we should find out in the coming months, as we inch closer to the launch. Source

Tor Browser (stable) released for Android

Tor Browser, official mobile browser supported by the Tor Project has finally hit stable version, after months of alpha testing since September. This browser offers private browsing and protects you from tracking, surveillance, and censorship.

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Tor Browser, official mobile browser supported by the Tor Project has finally hit stable version, after months of alpha testing since September. This browser offers private browsing and protects you from tracking, surveillance, and censorship. The developers say that it has made sure there are no proxy bypasses, that first-party isolation is enabled to protect users from cross-site tracking, and that most of the fingerprinting defenses are working. The Android version promises essentially the same protections that can be found on desktop platforms. Tor Browser 8.5 stable is available for Download from Google Play Store or Tor website. There is no official iOS version due to restrictions by Apple, and it recommends third-party Onion Browser. Features of Tor Browser for Android BLOCK TRACKERS Tor Browser isolates each website you visit so third-party trackers and ads can’t follow you. Any cookies automatically clear when you’re done browsing. DEFEND AGAINST SURVEILLANCE Tor Browser prevents someone watching your connection from knowing what websites you visit. All anyone monitoring your browsing habits can see is that you’re using Tor. RESIST FINGERPRINTING Tor aims to make all users look the same, making it difficult for you to be fingerprinted based on your browser and device information. MULTI-LAYERED ENCRYPTION When you use Tor Browser for Android, your traffic is ...

Xiaomi Mi Polarised Square and Polarised Pilot Sunglasses go on sale in India starting at Rs. 899

Xiaomi started crowdfunding for its Mi Polarized Wayfarer and Mi Polarized Aviators in India back in December last year, and it started shipping for its backers in January this year. Today, the company has started selling these glasses for everyone…

Xiaomi started crowdfunding for its Mi Polarized Wayfarer and Mi Polarized Aviators in India back in December last year, and it started shipping for its backers in January this year. Today, the company has started selling these glasses for everyone through mi.com, and the company is now calling them Mi Polarised Square Sunglasses and Mi Polarised Pilot Sunglasses. These polarized glasses minimizes glare, enhances contrast, are scratch resistant and will reduce eye strain. These have O6 layered lens technology that is formulated to provide throughout elimination of glare, polarized light and harmful UV rays. The Square glasses have a flexible TR90 frame, while the Pilot glasses have a 304H Metal Frame. The Xiaomi Mi Polarized Square Sunglasses come in Blue and Grey colors and Mi Polarized Pilot Sunglasses come in Blue and Green colors and are available from Mi.com at Rs. 899 and Rs. 1099, respectively. This is Rs. 200 more than the crowdfunding price, but it is still Rs. 100 less than the original price. Last month the company started selling its Sports Shoes 2 to everyone, and it has restocked them for sale on mi.com earlier this week.