Jio Phone bookings finally opened today, ending the more than a month wait for those who wanted to get their hands on the 4G feature phone. The single Nano-SIM JioPhone has a 2.4-inch QWVGA display and is powered by the 1.2GHz Spreadtrum SPRD 9820A/QC8905 dual-core processor with Mali-400 GPU and 512MB RAM. It offers 4 GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded with a microSD card. Reliance Jio has also released the full specifications of Jio Phone on its website.

The Jio Phone has a 2000 mAh battery with a capacity of 12 hours of talk time and 15 days of standby time. There is a 2-megapixel camera on the back and a VGA camera on the front. Connectivity options include support for 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi, NFC, FM radio, GPS, and USB 2.0.

However, the online booking process of Jio Phone has not been very smooth as it seems that the sheer number of users trying to access the app and the online website is not letting everyone complete their transactions.

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According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, known for accurate Apple leaks, the iPhone 8 will have 3GB of RAM, just like the iPhone 7s Plus. The iPhone 7s, on the other hand, would be stuck with 2GB of RAM. The extra RAM will help the phones handle the improved camera and AR features coming soon. However, this and other new features could push the iPhone 8’s price up to $1,000, which could isolate it from some perspective buyers, says Barclays’ Mark Moskowitz.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 price comes with a new Gear VR headset. As you can see from yesterday’s launch, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is quite a large smartphone with a huge 6.3-inch Infinity Display. To meet this, Samsung has launched a new Gear VR headset, especially for this. It costs $129.99 (about Rs. 8,300) and is already available in the US online store. The Galaxy S8 comes with 6GB of RAM, but a variant with 4GB of RAM has been spotted via the Chinese certification agency TENAA. Coming to the Galaxy Note 8, you should be prepared to pay a hefty amount for the device as it is priced between Rs. 60,000 and Rs. 75,000, depending on the market.

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Samsung has also confirmed that it will launch the successor to the Gear S3 (Review) smartwatch next week at the IFA event in Berlin and that it is also working on smart home speakers that could be launched soon. Separately, the company’s rumored Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch has been tipped as the first wearable device powered by the Tizen 3.0 operating system.

You can check if you are depressed with Google. Clinical depression is a fairly common condition, with nearly one in five Americans experiencing an episode, according to NAMI. Now people in the US will soon have the option to take a screening test on Google to know if they are depressed. When users search for “clinical depression” on Google on mobile, they see a box above the results, which the search giant calls a knowledge panel. The Knowledge Panel contains information about what depression is, what the symptoms are, and the possible treatments.

Google Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2 launch date tipped With the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 out of the way, the next big exciting Android launch might just be the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2, and now a new tip gives us a date to look forward to look up to. On Thursday, popular tipster Evan Blass tweeted that the second-generation Pixel smartphones will be unveiled on October 5. The tweet also mentions that the upcoming Pixel handset will feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 836 SoCs. This would ensure that the Pixel smartphones will be the first with Qualcomm’s latest SoC.

Google Pixel, and Nexus Users Report Bluetooth Issues on Android 8.0 OreoGoogle recently unveiled the next version of Android, Android 8.0 Oreo, which will soon make its way to Pixel and Nexus devices as an OTA. However, users who have already forced this update on their devices report Bluetooth issues, and Google is asking for feedback to address the issue. There are bound to be minor bugs with every major new version of the operating system, and we hope Google fixes them before they roll out to the public.

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YotaPhone 3 with dual screens launched earlier rumored to be called Yota 3; Yota Devices has launched the YotaPhone 3 in China. The phone runs YotaOS 3.0 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box and has a 5.5-inch full-HD display on the front and a 5.2-inch E-Ink display on the show. Rear end. It is priced at CNY 2,398 (approximately Rs. 23,050) for the 64GB version and CNY 3,098 (roughly Rs. 29,750) for the 128GB version. will take pre-orders for the YotaPhone 3 starting September 5, and the phone will be released on September 18.

The partnership between Uber and Ola with AAI makes booking taxis at airports easier to hire these taxis at selected airports. As part of this alliance, Ola and Uber will meet passenger commuter demand at the AAI-operated airports of Chennai, Kolkata, Pune, Lucknow, and Bhubaneswar, a report said on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Uber also reported a 16 percent increase in quarterly bookings and a smaller loss than in the previous period, as the ride-hailing company showed signs that it was moving towards profitability.

The Facebook camera now allows you to take 360-degree photos. For VR to go mainstream, there has to be an easy (cheap) way to create such content. Facebook hopes to accelerate this by enabling 360-degree photo capture through its in-app camera. The update has been rolled out in both iOS and Android and includes the ability to zoom in and tag friends. According to a report, these 360-degree images or those from other sources could be used as “cover photos.”

Nikon launches D850 full-frame DSLR Nikon had confirmed that its next full-frame flagship DSLR was in development, and today, the company unveiled the D850, the successor to the D810. The new D850 will compete with Canon’s EOS 5D Mark IV in the high-end DSLR space. The Nikon D850 will go on sale in September for a retail price of $3,299.95 (approximately Rs. 2,24,300). Highlights include weatherproof housing, a 45.7-megapixel sensor, 7fps burst shooting, and 4K video recording capabilities.

Jet Airways Partners with Airbnb To bolster its offering of global hospitality choices, Jet Airways, has partnered with Airbnb to provide a wider selection of accommodations for its guests. The partnership will also boost Airbnb’s presence in the Indian market. Airbnb country manager Amanpreet Bajaj said Indian travelers have become more decisive and eager to break with conventional modes of travel and accommodation.

Chhattisgarh government distributes more than 55 lakh smartphonThe the Chhattisgarh government will distribute more than 55 lakh smartphones nation to bridge the digital dividewide. It will be distributed in two phases in rural areas and among families living below the poverty line (BPL) in urban areas, and college youth ,said Industry Minister Amar Agrawal. About 50.8 lakh handsets will be distributed in the first phase in 2017-18 and 2018-19.

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