Apple’s big software upgrade landed on the iPhone in the form of iOS 14.5 whereas iPad, Mac and Watch also got updates. It was a busy week for launches as Oppo, Samsung, Vivo and iQoo all launched new devices. All this and more in our top tech news of the week.
iQoo 7, iQoo 7 Legend launched in India
Vivo’s standalone brand iQoo launched its latest iQoo 7 series of smartphones in India. The company entered the Indian market last year with the launch of iQoo 3 smartphone. These are the most affordable smartphones launched with Snapdragon 800 series, claims the company. Read the complete report here.
Major OS updates arrive on iPhone, Apple Watch, MacBook and more
Cupertino-based tech giant Apple rolled out a major software update for all its hardware products this week. The iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, macOS 11.3, Watch OS 7.4 bring in new features and important bug fixes.
Oppo A53s 5G phone launched in India
Oppo expanded its A-series smartphone range in India. The company has launched Oppo A53s phone with MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Read the complete report here.
Samsung Galaxy launches a mid-range 5G-enabled phone
Consumer electronics giant Samsung added another smartphone to its Galaxy M-series of smartphones with the launch of Galaxy M42 in India. The 5G enabled smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Read the complete report here.
Samsung launched Galaxy Book Pro, Galaxy Book Pro 360 laptops
At its Galaxy Unpacked April 2021, Samsung unveiled its new PC range. The South Korean tech giant launched Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360. According to Samsung, the Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360 are going to reshape the PC for mobile-first consumers. As of now, there is no word on the India availability of the devices. Read the complete report here.
Vivo V21 5G with 44MP selfie camera launched in India
BBK-owned smartphone brand Vivo launched a mid-range smartphone, Vivo V21 5G, in the country. The USP of the smartphone is its 44MP selfie camera with optical image. Read the complete report here.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 price hiked in India
Chinese consumer electronics brand Xiaomi increased the price of its budget smartphone — Redmi Note 10 — in India. There has been no formal announcement from the company on this front, however, the new prices are already reflecting on Xiaomi’s official website as well as Amazon India website. Read the complete report here.
iFFALCON launched new 4K UHD and QLED smart TVs, price starts Rs 26,999
TV brand iFFALCON has launched its new range of smart TVs, including the 4K UHD K71 and QLED H71 on Amazon. Read the complete report here.
Apple AirTag, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini Purple colour variants now on sale
All the products that Apple launched at its Spring Loaded event became available in India this week. While the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini Purple colour variants, Apple AirTag went on sale, iMac and iPad Pro went on pre-orders and will be available for sale starting the second half of May.