Call it the proverb of calm before a storm, but looking at the news from this week, it is clear that the flood gates are about to open. Very soon, we will be immersed with new devices, and what can I do, things are so exciting when we go into March. Before that, look at some news from the week.
News: 5G, PUBG and other Gs
Negotiations around 5G are heating up, and as we slowly step inches towards the 5G-laden light at the end of the endless 4G tunnel, the ecosystem seems to be gearing up.
We already have very few smartphones in the ecosystem and entry points are falling in terms of asking prices. Telcos are doing their bit as well Airtel announces partnership with Qualcomm To accelerate expansion. If you remember, Airtel becomes first Indian telecom operator to conduct field trial of its 5G network Last month. With Geo already commercially adding 5G services in the middle of this year, things seem to be looking up.
While moving, PUBG fans may have reason to celebrate, a The new Battle Royale game is being announced. However, even the new game is not yet available in the country, with the PUBG ban still in effect. Let’s see how quickly the conditions change, but I know the troop of fan game in India is waiting with bloated breath.
In other big news from the week, Shiomi has Announces ramp-up at its mobile manufacturing facilities in India, Thanks for adding two new factories. A new facility has also been added to make smart TVs. With these additions, Xiaomi has been able to increase its smartphone production in India by 20 per cent, with 75 per cent of the components being sourced locally. On the TV side, 100% of the Xiaomi devices sold in India are now made in India. This will not only help the brand’s Make in India efforts, but also help keep prices in check and meet local demand growth.
EXCLUSIVES: They are things you should not know, at least not so quickly
As always, secret agents have been busy this week and have discovered some undisclosed details on upcoming devices. Earlier in the week, they brought us a piece of news New 6GB RAM variant of Redmi 9 Power, And a few days later, The news turned out to be true. Next, they Some details revealed On the RAM, storage and color options for the upcoming Redmi Note 10 Pro Max, then some Pricing information for OPPO Find X3 Pro, Find X3 Lite and Fine X3 Neo. One of the most exciting news regarding the upcoming RealMe 8 series has been revealed and all the signs are pointing towards this blockbuster The lineup is coming soon.
Launches: The Redmi K40 is worth the wait
The number of smartphone launches has continued unabated this week, with many actions reported from outside the country before this. We have one New foldable from Huawei It comes in the form of Mate X2. Now, this phone which is unique to China looks very special. I can not say that I am very happy about it, especially since its ancestor did not come to our shores. Plus, its sticker price is Rs 2 lakh + a little, wrong… heart stopping side. Elsewhere, OPPO has new equipment in its Renault series Renault 5F Yet Renault 5K. However, the most interesting international launch comes in the form of the new Redmi K40 series Its main specs, temptations with 120Hz AMOLED displays And the amount of other goodies. Can’t wait for these to come to India.
Closer Home, LG Surpassed the new competitor in its W series In W41 form, Realme continued the launch frenzy Its new Norjo 30A and 30 Pro. Both phones look as compelling as ever, but it’s the thunder-stealing Narzo 30 Pro, the most affordable 5G phone in the country at the time of launch. We will have detailed reviews of these devices soon.
Coming Soon: Phones are raining in March
Through the headlines earned by the handsets soaring up the horizon, we see a very busy march. Some new smartphones pop up with leaks, teasers and verification / benchmarking websites. These include likes I live in S9, I live in S9E, Vivo X60 Pro, iQOO 7, iQOO Neo5, OPPO A54, Among others. In fact, the Renders of the upcoming Google Pixel 5A have arrived Also, and surprisingly and frustratingly, they do not look very different from current Pixel phones. The news around the OnePlus 9 Pro is a bit interesting, Of these the specs have just been leaked. More affordable variant with ride, Called the OnePlus 9R.
Going to smartphones will definitely get used to it very quickly (some of them coming soon next week), ASUS ROG 5 And OPPO F19 Pro / F19 Pro + Part of the list. Samsung will soon release a 4G version of its Galaxy A32, Although obvious, the 5G model looks even more exciting. Should be the next The most affordable 5G phone from Samsung In the country, and can be seen by many consumer interest.
In fact, we know that Xiaomi is all set to launch its eagerly awaited Redmi Note 10 lineup in India on March 4th. Some specs are floating around online. However, the latest revelation from Manu Jain, the top dog in Xiaomi India The Redmi Note 10 Series displays a 108MP camera Added the freshest excitement. The 108MP camera on the phone is expected to be very affordable. Xiaomi should not overtake a close opponent Realme announced Its own 108MP offering, which is part of the RealMe 8 series. The affordable and mid-range smartphone segment in India is definitely growing, and with these latest announcements, we can expect a small revolution of camera-focused (pun unplanned). More on this in next week’s edition.