It is completely fine if you were busy this week and could not keep up with following the world of technology, but we will tell you that it was a very exciting one and you missed a lot of content. There were several smartphone launches happening, 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 news 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.
YouTube Originals Rolled Out in India
YouTube has now joined the original content bandwagon and decided to produce YouTube Originals like Amazon Prime or Netflix. There are 60 projects that have already been completed, with 50 more in the pipeline before the start of the new year globally. Perhaps YouTube will be able to draw in a healthy Indian viewership with the latest move.
Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Launch Confirmed to be on October 9
Moto G5 Plus Finally Gets Android 8.1 Oreo
The large-sized Moto G5 Plus is finally experiencing the taste of Android 8.1 Oreo in both India and Brazil. This only means that Android 9 Pie for the device is going to be arriving next year.
Honor 7S First Sale On September 14
The Honor 7S is a budget-friendly smartphone that was launched earlier in India, and its first sale in the country will take place on the 14th of September.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Specifications Leaked
Jio Celebrations Pack Offers 2GB Daily Data
Reliance Jio has completed its two-year run in the telecom industry, so existing subscribers of Jio will now be getting free 2GB 4G data every day for 4 days till the expiry of the offer on 11th of September.
Nokia 6.1 Plus ‘Hide Notch’ Feature Removed & Will Revert
The Nokia 6.1 Plus features a notch that you could hide before, but that feature was removed. However, this feature will be re-introduced to the smartphone once more in the future.
Just to close the "notch gate", we will enable setting to black out notch on the Nokia 6.1 Plus.
Have a great & relaxing weekend everyone! ?️ #nokiamobile
— Juho Sarvikas (@sarvikas) September 7, 2018
Vivo X23 Launched in China
The Vivo X23 features a Snapdragon 670 and the device was launched in China earlier this week. It offers a gradient colour design and also sports a teardrop notch at the top centre of the display.
Vivo V11 Pro Launched in India
The Vivo V11 Pro was launched in India earlier this week for the price of Rs. 25,990. Its first sale is set to be held on September 12 and the device will be available via all leading online as well as offline retailers.
Redmi 6, 6A, 6 Pro Launched in India
Honor 8X, 8X Max Launched in China
Honor Band 4 Launched in China
The Honor Band 4 was launched in China alongside the Honor 8X and the Honor 8X Max. The latest wearable sports upgraded features in comparison to its predecessor.
Redmi Note 5 Pro Red Edition Launched in India
POCO F1 Gets New Update that Improves Camera
OnePlus 6T Retail Box Leaked
The OnePlus 6T retail box was apparently leaked and it shows a teardrop notch and an in-display fingerprint sensor.
PayTM Money Launched
The PayTM money app is a brand new way in which the user will be able to not only buy and sell mutual funds but also to conduct their portfolio, on the go.
Jio Phone 2 Second Flash Sale Held
The second flash sale of the Jio Phone 2 was held this week in India, with the device getting some additional and appealing features.
Lenovo Z5 Pro Hands-on Video leaked
Reliance Jio Celebrates Second Anniversary
It has been two years since Reliance Jio emerged and it has become a threat for several telecom players in India, including Airtel.
ASUS Zenfone Max Pro M1 Gets New FOTA Update
POCO F1 Armoured Edition First Sale
The first sale of the POCO F1 Armoured Edition took place later this week. This variant is an upgraded version of the original POCO F1 and features 8GB of RAM paired with 256GB of internal storage.
— POCO India (@IndiaPOCO) September 4, 2018
Moto G6 Plus Launch Date Confirmed to Be on September 10
The new #motog6plus is set to arrive on 10th September and is built to give you more with every feature!
Which one are you most excited about? Take a screenshot and share it with us! #BuiltForMore pic.twitter.com/HyoigsRBv3
— Motorola India (@motorolaindia) September 4, 2018
LG Q Stylus+ Launched in India
The LG Q Stylus+ was launched in India earlier this week, comes with a large screen size and is accompanied with a pen accessory.
Airtel Launches Combo Prepaid Recharge Plans
Airtel launched a combo prepaid recharge plan that has been introduced as the company has been struggling with revenue and customer loss ever since the launch of Reliance Jio.
Honor 7S Launched in India
The Honor 7S is a budget smartphone that was launched in India and it aims to complement the lineup of the Honor 7A and the Honor 7C. It carries a price of Rs. 6,999.
Honor Play Receives 4D Smart Shock Gaming Feature in a New Update
Mi MIX 3 Running on 5G Network Spotted
We've successfully tested 5G data connections on Xiaomi phones, and we can't wait for the official rollout of 5G next year! ??
5G download speeds are more than 10X faster than 4G speeds. What's everyone looking forward to the most? ⚡⚡️⚡️ https://t.co/vLAH3wosni
— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) September 3, 2018
BSNL Revamps Broadband Plans to Offer Three Times More FUP Limit
BSNL made some major changes to all of its plans that were priced between Rs. 249 and Rs. 2,295, and these include entry-level to high-end plans.
Huawei Mate 20 Lite Launched
During the IFA 2018 trade show, Huawei launched the Mate 20 Lite, a 6.3-inch smartphone that is armed with a Kirin 710 and features a total of four cameras.
That is it for our weekly news wrap. If you want to know more about launches, pricing, rumours, leaks and several other info, you can head over to the home page of our website and find out more.