Vivo V9 sapphire blue variant launched in India

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Vivo on Thursday introduced its latest flagship Vivo V9 in a sapphire blue colour variant for Rs 22,990. Variant will be available for purchase from retail stores from May 18, the company said in a statement. Handset has earlier been available in champagne gold, and pearl black colours. The sapphire blue variant will also be available online on Amazon and Vivo E-store from May 21. Comes with a 19:9 “Full View” display, 24MP selfie camera with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities and “Game Mode” was launched in India in March.Is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 octa-core processor coupled with … Continue reading Vivo V9 sapphire blue variant launched in India

OnePlus 6 launched in India

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: OnePlus 6 smartphone is finally in India. The company unveiled the much-awaited Android smartphone, claimed to be a ‘flagship killer’, at an event being held in Mumbai today. This is the third launch event that OnePlus held for the smartphone, after launch events in the UK and China. This smartphone succeeds the company’s OnePlus 5T smartphone that launched in December last year. Runs on Qualcomm’s latest flagship processor Snapdragon 845. The smartphone is the third device in the country to run on Qulacomm’s top-end processor. The other two being Samsung’s this year flagship smartphones, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Has a 6.28-inch … Continue reading OnePlus 6 launched in India

Nokia X6 launched

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: HMD Global on Wednesday launched its new Nokia X series in China. From the series, Nokia X6 is the company’s first smartphone and also the first to feature the iPhone X-like notch display design. Nokia X6 also continues with the company’s design with 95% of its body covered in glass. Is currently available only in China with no word on a global launch as yet. Nokia X6 is offered at three storage variants going up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. Specifications Nokia X6 features a 5.8-inch full HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio, and a 2.5D curved glass. … Continue reading Nokia X6 launched

Honor 10 with Qualcomm ultrasonic fingerprint sensor launched in India

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Huawei’s sub-brand Honor on Tuesday announced the global variant of its Honor 10. The smartphone, which first launched in China last month, is one of the first Huawei phones to come with a notch-display, inspired by Apple’s iPhone X. Huawei recently adopted the notch display for its new P20 series of phones as well. Specifications Flaunts a 5.84-inch full HD+ edge-to-edge display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. Under the hood of the smartphone runs in-house octa-core Kirin 970 processor. In the photography department, Honor 10 sports a dual-camera setup at the rear which includes 16-megapixel and 24-megapixel sensors. … Continue reading Honor 10 with Qualcomm ultrasonic fingerprint sensor launched in India

Oppo Realme 1 smartphone launched in India

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Oppo in partnership with Amazon India launched its first smartphone under the Realme brand. Oppo Realme 1 smartphone is aimed at the youth crowd of India and will be available exclusively via Amazon India on May 25 at 12 pm. Specifications Features a 6-inch full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by MediaTek’s Helio P20 AI processor clocked at 2.0GHz. Is fuelled by a 3,410mAh battery with AI battery management. The AI studies the usage pattern and accordingly kills apps running in background to save power.  In the photography department, Oppo Realme 1 sports … Continue reading Oppo Realme 1 smartphone launched in India

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ gets cheaper, starts for as low as Rs 37,990 on Flipkart

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones have received a price cut in India. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is now priced at Rs 45,990 while the bigger Galaxy S8+ will bear a price tag of Rs 51,990. Both devices had seen a price correction to Rs 49,990 and Rs 53,990 respectively after the launch of this year’s flagship Galaxy S9 and S9+. The 128GB version of the Galaxy S8+ also received a price cut and costs Rs 64,900 instead of Rs 70,900. Both offer 4GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage with support for microSD card. Handsets flaunt a 12MP … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ gets cheaper, starts for as low as Rs 37,990 on Flipkart

Samsung Galaxy J4, J6 budget phones to look like Galaxy S9; likely to launch soon

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Samsung will introduce its premium ‘Infinity Display’ to low-end affordable smartphones in the Galaxy J series. Company will reportedly launch Galaxy J4 and J6 smartphones that are inspired by the design of the Galaxy S9 soon. Will offer a 5.8-inch AMOLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It will be powered by an octa-core 1.6GHz Exynos 7870 processor with Android Oreo operating system. The device could be available in three RAM variants -— 2GB, 3GB and 4GB—along with either 32GB or 64GB internal storage. There will be a 13MP camera at the back along with an 8MP front camera … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy J4, J6 budget phones to look like Galaxy S9; likely to launch soon

AMD’s Ryzen PRO Mobile & Desktop APU Systems to feature in Dell, HP and Lenovo

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: US. based semiconductor firm, AMD has announced that the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) – Dell, HP and Lenovo will offer AMD Ryzen PRO mobile and desktop Accelerated Processing Unit (APUs) with built-in Radeon Vega graphics in a variety of commercial systems. Ryzen PRO mobile processors with Radeon Vega Graphics comes in three different models – Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U with Radeon Vega 10 Graphics, Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics and Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U with Radeon Vega 6 Graphics. All three models come with configurable TDP of 15 Watt and sport 1300, 1000 and 1000 maximum GPU clock. The AMD Ryzen 7 … Continue reading AMD’s Ryzen PRO Mobile & Desktop APU Systems to feature in Dell, HP and Lenovo

Lenovo Z5 may be the true bezel-less phone everyone is waiting for

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: The term “bezel-less” is often used in the world of smartphones. Bezel-less phones are essentially those with higher screen-to-body ratio, giving the display more real estate on the front. A new wave of phones are coming with such aspect ratio, but most of them still have bezels or come with a notch on the top. Lenovo is now looking to disrupt this aspect — with a phone that has an all-glass front. Vice-president Chang Cheng posted a teaser of an upcoming smartphone, dubbed as Lenovo Z5, on China’s social networking website, Weibo. The image shows a slim smartphone with an all-glass front … Continue reading Lenovo Z5 may be the true bezel-less phone everyone is waiting for