This week has been big on launches. It saw Asus launch the most-powerful Android smartphone in India yet, Asus ROG 5 Ultimate. Oppo, Samsung and Motorola too expanded their smartphone series. Apple too made two important announcements. All this and other top tech news of the week :
Asus launches most-powerful Android smartphone yet, ROG Phone 5 Ultimate
Taiwanese technology company Asus announced the ROG Phone 5 smartphone series in India this week. The series comprises ROG Phone 5, ROG Phone 5 Pro and ROG Phone 5 Ultimate. The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is most high-end of these and comes equipped with 18GB RAM and 512GB storage. Read the complete report here.
Apple to start making iPhone 12 in India
Apple has started the assembly of iPhone 12 in India. In a statement, the US tech giant said, “…We are proud to be starting production of iPhone 12 in India for our local customers.” The Indian unit of Apple’s Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn will assemble the device at its plant in Tamil Nadu. Read the complete report here.
Oppo F19 Pro, F19 Pro+ 5G launched in India
Oppo launched its F19 Pro smartphone series in India this week. The series includes two phones from Oppo — Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G and Oppo F19 Pro. The former is available at Rs 25,990, while the latter is available at a starting price of Rs 25,990. Read the complete report here.
TCL launches Smart TVs and ACs in India
TCL expanded its smart TV lineup with the launch of its first Android 11 TV. The smart TV comes in four screen sizes — 43-inch, 50-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch. Along with the new smart TV, TCL also launched its Healthy Smart AC Ocarina series in the country. Read the complete report here.
Sony Alpha 1 full-frame mirrorless camera with 50.1MP image sensor launched in India
Sony Alpha 1 full-frame mirrorless camera is now available in India. The company has launched a new camera with a 50.1MP full-frame stacked Exmor RS image sensor. Read the complete report here.
Samsung Galaxy M12 launched in India at Rs 10,999 onwards
Samsung expanded its Galaxy M-series of smartphones in India with the launch of Galaxy M12. This budget smartphone from Samsung packs a 6,000 mAh battery with support for fast charging. Read the complete report here.
Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics launched at Rs 89,999
Acer launched Nitro 5 gaming laptop in India. The laptop comes with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card and is powered by 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor. It features CoolBoost technology to regulate temperature and can be upgraded up to 32GB RAM. Read the complete report here.
Apple discontinues original HomePod in India
Apple has discontinued its original HomePod in India. Launched in 2017, the original HomePod is the first version of Apple’s smart speaker. The company will continue to produce and focus on the HomePod mini, introduced in 2020. Read the complete report here.
Garmin Lily smartwatch launched in India
Garmin launched a new smartwatch in India called Lilly. The smartwatch comes in two models — Classic and Sport. The Classic version comes with an Italian leather band, stainless steel bezel and hardware. Whereas, the Sport edition comes with a silicone band and aluminum bezel. Read the complete report here.
Motorola 4K Android TV Stick launched in India
Flipkart launched Motorola 4K Android TV Stick in India. Priced at Rs 3,999, it runs on Android 9.0 operating system and comes with built-in Chromecast that allows users to project their mobile screens onto the TV. Read the complete report here.
Motorola G10 Power and Motorola G30 smartphones launched, price starts at Rs 9,999
Motorola expanded its range of budget phones in India with the launch of Motorola G10 Power and Motorola G30 smartphones. They are available at a starting price of Rs 9,999. Read the complete report here.