Samsung has decided to make the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ available for pre-registration in India. The exact pricing and availability details have not yet been revealed. Still, with the Samsung smartphones in the country now having pre-registrations, it’s only a matter of time before they hit the market.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ pre-registration page collects all your contact details and email ID to notify you when the smartphones are available. It’s still a mystery when the phones will launch, but if pre-registrations are open, our guess would be by the end of the month or early May.
Here’s what made even more news in the world of technology today:
YouTube Go is now available in beta in India. Since the fall, Google has been conducting extensive testing in India of YouTube Go,allowings users to save videos for offline viewing and monitor their data usage; you can try the app from the India play store. In an interview, company executives said India is the first country to receive this app, and it will be released in other emerging markets at a later date. YouTube executives said they wanted to build a product for Indian users rather than release a slimmed-down version of their primary app.
iPhone 8 was reportedly delayed until November, with a tip of less than $1,000. The iPhone 8 may be delayed due to “technical issues related to the lamination process of curved OLED panels and the introduction of a 3D detection system.” iPhone 8 has been tipped to make radical design changes, and these changes are now creating hurdles in production. The iPhone 8 is also expected to be called the “iPhone Edition” — following the lead of the Apple Watch series that calls its most premium line Apple Watch Edition. Previous reports have suggested that Apple’s next flagship smartphone might cost more than $1,000, but a new investor note from UBS suggests it could be priced from $850 to $900 (about Rs. 55,100 to Rs. 58,400).
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro with S Bike Mode launched for Rs. 8,490 Samsung has launched its budget Galaxy J3 Pro smartphone in the country for Rs. 8,490. Samsung has partnered with Paytm Mall to make it available exclusively on the platform starting Thursday, April 6. Like other Samsung J-series phones, the new Galaxy J3 Pro also has a frame with a metallic finish. The Android 5.1 Lollipop handset has the signature home button seen on almost all Galaxy smartphones except the latest flagships launched this year. It also features S bike mode, with dedicated hands-free features for cyclists.
As for the specs, the Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro has a 5-inch HD display, .5GHz Spreadtrum quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, up to 128GB microSD support, 8-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, 4G support, and 2600mAh battery.
Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 with Hexa-core MediaTek SoC, 13-megapixel camera launched Xiaomi has launched the Mi Pad 3 in China, priced at CNY 1,499 (approximately Rs. 14,100); the new tablet is currently available in Champagne Gold color. The Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 has an all-metal body featured in the previous version and has a 7.9-inch Retina display (2048×1536) with a pixel density of 326ppi. It has a Hexa-core MediaTek MT8176 processor under the hood, paired with 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM. The Mi Pad 3 offers 64 GB of internal storage, which is not expandable.
Snapdeal board considers sale, SoftBank to appoint second director The board of e-commerce major Snapdeal is said to have discussed a possible deal of the company during a meeting Tuesday where Japanese investor Softbank also set its second director in e-commerce. Tailor. When asked whether the board was discussing/concluding matters related to share sales and new fundraising, a Snapdeal spokesperson said, “There are no decisions in this regard.” SoftBank is Snapdeal’s largest shareholder.
New Mac Pro models unveiled starting at Rs. 2.49,900 After launching new Red variants for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and a new 9.7-inch iPad, Apple has now updated its Mac Pro range as promised earlier this week. The new model includes improved specs, including a 3.5GHz 6-core Intel Xeon E5 processor, Dual AMD FirePro D500 GPUs, and 16GB of RAM, compared to the old quad-core processor with 12GB of RAM. Prices have fallen in the US, but in India, the base model price remains the same at Rs. 2.49.900.
The second model costs Rs. 3,29,900 ($3,999 in the US) and features a 3.0GHz 8-core Intel Xeon E5 processor, Dual AMD FirePro D700 GPUs, and 16GB of RAM. Both models are configurable up to 32GB (four 8GB modules) or 64GB (four 16GB modules) of RAM. Storage expansion for both models supports up to 256 GB and can be configured up to 512 GB or 1 TB.
Huawei Y5 2017 with front flash, 3000mAh battery launched Huawei launched the new Y5 2017 smartphone, the price and availability details of which are yet to be revealed. The device has a 5.0-inch HD display and is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core MT6737T SoC (Cortex-A53). The phone comes with 2 GB of RAM. The Huawei Y5 2017 comes with 16 GB of built-in storage, which is expandable via a microSD card (up to 128 GB).
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