Tech News #3 – June 3, 2020
1. Remove China Apps Suspended.
The highly downloaded Remove China Apps over the past few days has now been removed from the Play Store.
The app scanned the phones of users and prompts them all the Chinese apps that they have in their phones and optionally delete them within the app itself. However, Google said that it violated its Deceptive Behavior Policy and thus removing the app from the store.
2. New HP Omen 15 and Pavilion Gaming 16 Laptops Launched.
HP launched it’s 2 laptops the Omen 15 and Pavilion Gaming 16. They come with either Ryzen 7 or Intel’s new 10th Gen Processors.
The Bezels are narrowed down quite a lot. The Omen 15 starts at 999.99$ and the Pavilion Gaming 16 starts at 799.99$ and will be available for sale in the US later.
3. Oppo Find X2 series to launch in India.
The launch date of the new Oppo Find X2 series is revealed and is set to launch in India on June 17.
Oppo seems to have gone with a traditional design that all the companies are following these days instead of a unique design that they approached with their first Find X phone that surprised many people.
4. Vivo launching new smartphones in their Y series.
Vivo Y50 and Y30 are expected to launch in India next week. The specs of both the phones were leaked way before.
The Y50 is supposed to have a Full HD+ display with Snapdragon 665 processor with a rear fingerprint scanner.
The Y30 will have an HD+ display with a MediaTek Helio P35 processor. Both the phones are rumored to be priced below 20,000 rupees.
5. Poco new smartphone teaser
Poco has released yet another teaser of its upcoming smartphone. The video doesn’t give any signs of a new smartphone till the very end when it states “The next Poco for India coming very soon”. Rumors are it can be the Poco F2 Pro but there have also been leaks about a new smartphone from Poco called the Poco M2 Pro.
6. Samsung’s new chipset
Samsung announced their brand new chipset called Exynos 850. The chipset is based on 8nm process with Cortex A55 cores and Mali G52 GPU with support for LPDDR4X RAM.
The Processor will be used in Samsung’s budget offerings and it is rumored that Samsung’s A21s will be the first phone to have this chipset.