Tech News #76 – September 21, 2020
1. Realme Narzo 20, Narzo 20A, And Narzo 20 Pro Launched in India.
Realme Narzo 20, Narzo 20A, and Narzo 20 Pro all launched in India.
Realme Narzo 20
Realme Narzo 20 runs on Android 10 with Realme UI on top and features a 6.5″ HD+ (720 x 1600) display. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 octa-core processor, along with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of storage.
The phone comes with the triple rear camera setup that includes a 48MP primary sensor, an MP sensor with an ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP sensor with a macro lens. For selfies, it has an 8MP camera sensor. It also packs a huge 6000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.
Realme Narzo 20 is priced at Rs. 10,499 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and Rs. 11,499 for its 4GB + 128GB variant. The Realme Narzo 20 will go on sale at 12pm on September 28.
Realme Narzo 20A
Realme Narzo 20A also comes with Realme UI based on Android 10 and comes with a 6.5″ HD+ (720 x 1600) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 octa-core processor with up to 4GB RAM and up to 64GB of storage.
There is a triple rear camera setup that houses a 12MP primary sensor, 2MP monochrome sensor, and a 2MP “retro” sensor. The phone also comes with an 8MP selfie camera sensor at the front. The Realme Narzo 20A packs a 5000mAh battery.
The Realme Narzo 20A is priced at Rs. 8,499 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage configuration and for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, you will have to pay Rs. 9,499. The Narzo 20A will be go on sale at 12pm on September 30.
Realme Narzo 20 Pro
Finally, the Realme Narzo 20 Pro runs on Android 10 with Realme UI on top and features a 6.5″ FHD+ (1080 x 2400) display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a 120Hz touch sampling rate. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 octa-core processor, paired with up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
There is a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP secondary sensor with an ultra-wide lens, a 2MP monochrome sensor, and a 2MP sensor with a macro lens. It also features a 16MP selfie camera at the front. The phone packs a 4500mAh battery with 65W fast charging.
The Realme Narzo 20 Pro is priced at Rs. 14,999 for the base 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and Rs. 16,999 for its 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The first sale of the Realme Narzo 20 Pro going live at 12pm on September 25.
2. LG K42 Launched.
LG K42 ‘a rugged smartphone’ has been launched in the Central America and Caribbean region. LG K42 runs on Android 10-based LG UX OS and features a 6.6″ HD+ display. It is powered by the Helio P22 processor with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
The smartphone features a quad rear camera that includes a 13MP primary sensor, a 5MP superwide sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP sesnor with a macro lens. On the front, the smartphone comes with an 8MP selfie camera. It also packs a 4000mAh battery and comes with MIL-STD-810G certification, which means that the smartphone can withstand extreme environmental conditions.
There is no information on the availability and price of the smartphones, though it should soon be going on sale in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
3. Oppo Reno 4 SE Launched In China.
Oppo Reno 4 SE has been launched in China. Oppo Reno 4 SE runs on ColorOS 7.2 on top of Android 10. It features a 6.43″ FHD+ (1080 x 2400) AMOLED display. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 720octa-core processor, with 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 2.0 storage.
There are three cameras on the back of the Oppo Reno 4 SE that includes a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP sensor with an ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP sensor with a macro lens. On the front, there is a 32MP sensor for selfies. The Oppo Reno 4 SE packs a 4300mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging.
The Oppo Reno 4 SE is priced at CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs. 27,100) for the 8GB + 128GB variant and CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs. 30,400) for the 8GB + 256GB variant . The phone will go on sale in China on September 25.
4. Realme C17 Launched In Bangladesh.
Realme C17 has been launched in Bangladesh. Realme C17 runs Realme UI on top of Android 10. It features a 6.5″ HD+ (720 x 1600) display with 90Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The Realme C17 is powered by the Snapdragon 460 processor octa-core processor with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
On the camera front, it features a quad rear camera setup that includes a 13MP primary sensor, an 8MP sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP sensor with a B&W lens. At the front, we have an 8MP sensor. The phone packs a 5000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.
The Realme C17 is priced at BDT 15,990 (approximately Rs. 13,800). The Realme C17 will first go on sale on September 22 in Bangladesh and it will also go on sale nationwide from September 24.
5. Logitech MX Anywhere 3 Wireless Mouse Launched.
Logitech MX Anywhere 3 has been launched with customizable side buttons. The mouse features a 4000 DPI sensor and is compatible with Windows, Mac, Chrome OS, and Linux. It also comes with what the company calls ‘next-generation MagSpeed metal scroll wheel’.
The Logitech MX Anywhere 3 mouse scrolls up to 1,000 lines per second. MX Anywhere 3 comes in three colors – Graphite, Pale Grey, and Rose – while MX Anywhere 3 for Mac is available in pale grey.
You can connect up to three devices via Bluetooth. Using Logitech Flow software, you can copy-paste content across devices as well. Using the USB Type-C quick charging, the mouse can last up to 70 days on a single charge, as per the company, and three hours on a one-minute charge.
The mouse is priced at $79.99 (roughly Rs. 5,900).
6. Infinix Hot 10 launched in Pakistan.
Infinix Hot 10 budget smartphone has been launched in Pakistan. Infinix Hot 10 runs XOS 7.0 on top of Android 10. The phone features a 6.78″ HD+ (720 x 1640) IPS display. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G70 processor with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
the Infinix Hot 10 packs a quad rear camera setup that includes a 16MP primary sensor, 2 x 2MP sensors, and an AL lens. For selfies, it has an 8MP sensor. The phone also packs a 5200mAh battery with 10W charging.
The Infinix Hot 10 is priced at PKR 20,999 (approximately Rs. 9,300) for the 4GB + 64GB variant. The 4GB + 128GB variant is priced at PKR 23,999 (approximately Rs. 10,600) and the 6GB + 128GB variant is priced at PKR 25,999 (approximately Rs. 11,500). The smartphone goes on sale starting September 28.
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