Honor Note 10, Moto Z3 Launched, OnePlus 6 Tops Premium Phone Sales, Oppo F9, F9 Pro Leaked: Weekly News Wrap

Here are some exciting launches and more that happened this week and if you have not been following this week properly, then you can update yourself with our weekly news wrap

If you were busy this week and could not keep up with following the world of technology, we have to tell you that it was a very exciting one. There were several smartphone launches happening in India and worldwide, and you will know what is about to come in the following weeks and months. In short, things just keep getting better and better for everyone.

If you’ve missed out on all the exciting news and launches over the past one week, our weekly wrap is here to keep you up to date so that you will not be able to miss out on anything juicy and worthwhile. Are you ready to get up to date? Then let us begin.

Jio Digital Pack Offering 2GB Daily Data

Reliance Jio has introduced the Jio Digital pack where customers will be getting 2GB data per day for free. The offer is introduced as a top-up plan on an already recharged data plan.

Google Pixel 3 XL Visits Geekbench

The Google Pixel 3 XL apparently visited Geekbench, where it was reported that the smartphone was running Android P and would be sporting 4GB of RAM when it launches.

Reliance Jio Partners with SBI

State Bank of India or SBI for short recently collaborated with Reliance Jio to accelerate its digital payments by integrating Yono; its digital banking app, with Jio’s MyJio app. SBI’s spokesperson said that henceforth, Yono; SBI’s omnichannel digital banking, financial, and commerce platform, will come preloaded on all Jio handsets.

Flipkart Plus Loyalty Program Goes Live

The Flipkart Plus is a loyalty program for frequent customers who can get access to several benefits and offers. If you want to join the Plus program, there is no extra fee in joining and you can click here to learn more on how to join.

Huawei Nova 3i Pre-booking Extended Till August 6

Thanks to the amazing response from the pre-booking of the Huawei Nova 3i so far, the company has decided to extend the pre-booking date till the 6th of August. This means you can now pre-book the Nova 3i till the 6th of August and avail benefits like a Rs. 1000 cashback from Amazon.

Android P to Launch on August 20

According to Evan Blass, the official launch date of the Google’s newest OS update, Android P is going to be the 20th of August.

OPPO A3s 3GB Variant Launched

The 3GB RAM variant of the OPPO A3s has been launched in India and carries a price of Rs. 13990. Alongside 3GB of RAM, the smartphone also comes with 32GB of onboard internal storage.

BlackBerry Evolve, Evolve X Launched in India

The BlackBerry Evolve and Evolve X are the first BlackBerry-branded smartphones to feature bezel-less displays and they start at a price of Rs. 24500.

Infinix Smart 2 Launched in India

The Infinix Smart 2 is a very affordable smartphone that has been launched in India for a price of Rs. 5999 in order to compete with devices like the Redmi 5A.

Jio GigaFiber Plans Leaked

The Jio GigaFiber plans start from Rs. 500 and can go up to Rs. 1500, depending on what the subscriber wants to get for themselves. More details are expected to be unveiled on the 15th of August.

Moto Z3 with 5G Moto Mod Launched

The Moto Z3 is the first smartphone launched in the world that features 5G connectivity, but that will happen once you purchase the 5G-capable Moto Mod and attach it to the handset.

Mi MIX 3 to Launch on September 15

The truly bezel-less Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 is expected to launch on the 15th of September and might come with a pop-up camera and the best possible Android flagship specifications for a high-end phone introduced in 2018.

Jio Phone is Market Leader with 27% Market share

According to a news report, Reliance’s Jio Phone has emerged as a clear market winner among its contemporaries with an outstanding Indian Mobile market share of 27%.

Nokia 6.1 Plus Teased to Launch in India

Nokia India has started teasing its next exclusive launch event on its social media pages. While the company hasn’t given out any hints yet, it could be possible that HMD Global might be planning to launch the Nokia 6.1 Plus (X6) in India very soon.

Flipkart Big Freedom Sale to Kick Off From Aug 9

Flipkart is bringing its Big Freedom Sale to offer the best deals and discounts on a wide range of products across different categories. The sale will last for three days, and it will start on the 9th of August and end of the 11th of August.

Amazon Freedom Sale to Kick Off From Aug 9

Amazon is bringing the Freedom Sale next week starting from the 9th of August. There are going to be over 2500 brands in 200+ categories, meaning a lot of things to choose from when you have the time to do so.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Launched

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 10.5 is a powerful Android tablet that has been launched and it will serve as a great replacement for the Apple iPad Pro.

Samsung Galaxy Tab A Launched

A cheaper version of the Galaxy Tab S4 is the Galaxy Tab A, which has been launched with less powerful specifications and comes with a 7300mAh battery.

Reddit Hacked

Earlier this week, Reddit disclosed that they were hacked during the month of June, with the hacker breaking into their computer systems and gaining access to several email addresses and a database of usernames from the year 2007.

Mobiistar Launched New Set of Phones in India

Mobiistar has launched five brand new smartphone models for the Indian market and they will be starting at a very small price of less than Rs. 5000. They feature the model names C1 Lite, C1, C2, E1 Selfie and X1 Dual.

OPPO Find X Lamborghini Variant sale from August 10

OPPO introduced its latest flagship smartphone, the Find X at a global launch event held in Paris, France. At the same event, OPPO announced a more premium Find X Lamborghini Special Edition variant. The Find X Lamborghini Special Edition is now finally available to pre-order in China on the OPPO Shop online.

Moto E5, E5 Plus Support Vodafone VoLTE

Motorola has managed to roll out Vodafone VoLTE support for its Moto E series smartphones, the Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus.

ASUS Zenfone 5Z Receives New Software Update

The latest ASUS Zenfone 5Z (review) software update brings support for RAW file format as well as the Panorama camera.

Mi 8 SE 6GB Variant Goes on Sale

The affordable Xiaomi Mi 8 SE with 6GB of RAM went on sale in China earlier this week, becoming the first Snapdragon 710-fueled smartphone to be sold to the public.

Samsung Galaxy On8 Launched

Samsung’s latest Galaxy On8 is a rebranded Galaxy J8 that will be sold exclusively online and comes with decent hardware specifications for the price.

Redmi 5A Receives New Software Update

The MIUI 9.6.2.0.NCKMIFD update for the Redmi 5A rolled out in India via the OTA route earlier this week and featured 266MB in terms of size and comes with a few new features.

Honor 9N 128GB Variant Available on Chroma Offline Stores

The Honor 9N is a mid-range smartphone and it is available on sale for an affordable price, and the smartphone gives you 4GB of RAM, as well as 128GB of internal storage.

WhatsApp Group Voice, Video Calling Live

WhatsApp has now added a brand new feature to its ‘ever growing’ list, with the latest one allowing users to make group voice and video calls.

Lenovo Z5 Schumann Black Variant Went on Sale

A brand new Lenovo Z5 Schumann Black Variant went on sale in China and comes with impressive hardware specifications right off the bat.

Honor Note 10 Launched in China

The Honor Note 10 was launched in China and comes with a massive 6.95-inch display with a massive battery capacity present.

Airtel Rs.75 Prepaid Recharge Plan Launched

The Airtel Rs. 75 prepaid plan features a validity of 28 days and users will get 300 minutes of free voice calls. These calls cover the local, STD and the outgoing roaming voice calls as well.

Nokia 8110 4G Goes on Sale in China

After its pre-order run, the Nokia 8110 4G smartphone went on sale in China and carries an affordable price with it too.

OnePlus 6 Beats Samsung in Sales in India

Samsung’s market share in India has started to decline and thanks to the rise of affordable flagships from companies like OnePlus and its latest smartphone, the OnePlus 6 (review), sales in the country were at an ‘all-time’ high.

Oppo F9 Pro Leak, Oppo F9 Color Variants Teased

Oppo F9 Pro hands-on images leaked revealing waterdrop display notch. Oppo F9 color variants revealed to be sunrise red, twilight blue, starry purple

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Price, Retail Box, Intro Video Leaked

The Galaxy Note 9, its price tag, retail box and intro video were leaked thanks to an accident, but that gave potential buyers access to all the information they needed.

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