Samsung may have just launched the pricey Galaxy Note 8, but it hasn’t forgotten its ‘J’ range of affordable smartphones. The company has listed the Galaxy J7+ on its website in Thailand, which will be available on September 15 for 12,900 THB (about 24,800 rupees). The main features of the Samsung Galaxy J7+ include a dual camera setup on the back and the ability to use two WhatsApp accounts at once with the double app feature. Other specs include a full-HD 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display, a 2.4GHz Helio P20 octa-core processor, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage with the option to expand up to 256GB via a microSD slot.
Airtel takes on Jio with new Rs. 349 pack with 28GB of bundled data; revises Rs. 399 planAirtel has launched new data-heavy prepaid packages priced at Rs. 349 and Rs. 5 to tackle Jio and its ultra-low-cost plans. The Rs. 349 prepaid pack offers 1 GB of data daily and 1,000 minutes of bundled local and STD calls per week. The validity of this package is 28 days. Airtel also provides an Rs. 5 charging pack with 4 GB of bundled data for consumers who upgrade to the company’s 4G SIM card. It is a one-time package, meaning you will no longer receive this offer after the first charge. The validity of this package is seven days, and there are no bundled calls. In addition, the company has the Rs. 399 pack to offer free outgoing roaming calls, but the validity period has been reduced from 84 days to 28 days.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Lake Blue variant launched in India for Rs. 12,999Xiaomi has launched the Lake Blue variant of its Redmi Note 4 smartphone in India, but in just one configuration – 4GB of RAM and 64GB of built-in storage, priced at Rs. 12,999. Xiaomi says it was launched as part of its ‘Wake the Lake’ project in India, with a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each device going to support initiatives under the government’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Flipkart has announced that the upcoming Xiaomi smartphone will be sold exclusively in India through its e-commerce platform. The company also plans to announce a new handset tomorrow, and it looks like it will be part of an all-new series. As previously reported, there are rumors that Google is developing an Android One smartphone with Xiaomi, allegedly the Xiaomi Mi A1. Could this be it?
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 tipped to offer Snapdragon 836 SoC; box, promo images unveiled SoC and run Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. Separately, an alleged panel of the Mi MIX successor has also been leaked in live images.
Furthermore, the box of the Mi MIX 2 has been revealed. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun shared images of the Mi MIX 2 box on the social networking site Weibo. It is a flat square black box with a lid with a message. The cover hides that the Mi MIX 2 and the package inside are not revealed. Several images from promo campaigns have also been leaked, showing a man not holding a phone while taking a photo. This refers to the borderless nature of the smartphone, where the images from outside are merged with what is displayed on the screen.
Hotstar launches its premium service in the US and Canada Indian streaming service Hotstar is now available in US and Canada. Star India’s streaming service is expanding its Premium subscription to countries outside of India – $9.99 (about Rs. 640) per month in the US and CAD 12.99 (about Rs. 670) in Canada with a free trial of one month – through apps in the country’s respective iOS App Stores and Google Play Stores. According to the Hotstar website, Android TV and Roku apps are coming “soon”.
Previously, it was officially available only in India, although it was accessible from other regions; this is no longer the case. It is only available in India, Canada, and the US. Interestingly, while Hotstar India only allows one stream at a time, international subscribers can play two videos simultaneously. It’s also worth pointing out that the Hotstar FAQ mentions that the membership is not transferable between the countries where Hotstar is available, so US Hotstar users are entitled to watch videos only in the US. Likewise, an Indian user in the US cannot access any content either. This is not the case with Netflix or Amazon Prime Video.
LG V30 price revealed; Nokia 8 pre-orders go live in the UK The LG V30 recently launched at IFA 2017, and ahead of its hit shelves, the LG V30’s price has been revealed ahead of an official announcement. In the US, buried in the terms and conditions of a V30 contest from LG, it lists $749.99 (roughly Rs. 48,100) as the estimated price for the phone. If true, it is cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which costs $930 (about Rs. 59,600).
Meanwhile, a European Romanian retailer is already taking pre-orders of the LG V30 and has priced it at RON 3,990.90 (about Rs. 66,200). The listing doesn’t specify the exact shipping date but confirms that it won’t be until this month. This price is much higher than the price quoted in the US contest, and we hope the former is the actual price of the LG V30. It is also important to remember that the price may vary by region. Also, the pre-order price doesn’t reflect official pricing, and LG has yet to make that official announcement.
Another high-end smartphone coming soon is the Nokia 8, which has finally gone up for pre-order in the UK. Priced at GBP 500 (about Rs. 41,400), it is only available in blue and silver options. Customers who pre-order the Nokia 8 will receive a Steel smartwatch worth GBP 120 (approximately Rs. 9,900). It will be available in retail stores in the UK from September 13.
The number of phone calls fell by 8 percent last year, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said Friday in New Delhi that the number of phone calls has fallen by 8 percent in the past year. This was during an evaluation interview with telecom operators. He added that the government aims to lower it further before the year ends. Sinha also said there is a “substantial improvement” in customer satisfaction. Moreover, telecom companies reached the target of setting up 60,000 mobile sites or BTS with an investment of Rs. 12,000 crores in 100 days. In the same meeting, TRAI said that telcos could be fined up to Rs. 5 lakhs if call-drop rules were not met.
Fewer than half of phone makers responded to the government’s data protection directive. About 15 to 20 mobile phone manufacturers have reacted to the government’s order to share information about security measures they have put in place to ensure that user data is not compromised, said a top official Friday.
“We have asked 36 companies so far. Up to about 15 to 20 companies have responded. Some companies have asked for more time than we have given,” said Ajay Kumar, additional secretary of the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
He says that tIn response to a question, Kumar said there are reports of data leaks from certain phones. he government would like to know what security measures the companies are taking to prevent user data from being leaked. “Based on the information they provide, we will investigate it and inform them if there are any concerns,” the senior bureaucrat said. The Center had sent notices to mobile phone manufacturers in China and other countries to provide information about the procedures they were following for data security.
As many as 21 phone makers, including leading Chinese brands Vivo, Oppo, Xiaomi, and Gionee, were asked to provide a “detailed, structured written response” on how they safeguard data and ensure its safety and security, according to the latest release. Government order. Month.
ACT Fibernet now offers up to 150 Mbps broadband in BengaluruInternet service provider ACT Fibernet has upgraded broadband connections in Bengaluru, following a similar move in Delhi recently. As of September 1, the ACT Progress plan offers a speed of 150 Mbps with a FUP set at 1,000 GB. After FUP, the rates will decrease to 2 Mbps. Before this change, this plan offered 125 Mbps at a lower FUP of 750 GB. The Act Progress plan is offered for Rs. 3.999. Interestingly, the company has upgraded ACT Essential and ACT Incredible plans to provide speeds of up to 150 Mbps but with a lower FUP limit of 55 GB and 350 GB, respectively. Place the FUP limit for the above plans, available at Rs. 2,999 and Rs. 1999, and offers speeds of up to 2 Mbps and 1 Mbps, respectively.
Elon Musk sided with Putin, saying AI will likely cause World War III’. Elo Musk, CEO of Tesla, Solar City, and Space X, backed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s prediction that the country making major investments in AI research will dominate global business. He added that competition for superiority in AI “would most likely be the cause of World War III.” Earlier, Musk had expressed concern that AI would threaten humanity.
“China, Russia, [and] soon all countries will have a firm grip on computer science,” Musk wrote on Twitter. He added that country leaders might not initiate the war, but the AI system itself will turn the wheels “if it decides a preemptive strike is the most likely path to victory,” Musk tweeted.