Tech News #48 in brief of 21st October

Kanchan Ray

Tech News in brief of 21st October: News are just after the Table Of Contents.

New Splash Screen Feature coming in WhatsApp:

According to the report of WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is currently testing new features for the app which is Light Splash Screen feature for its Android users. This feature is already visible to everyone on the 2.19.297 Android Beta of WhatsApp.

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This Light Splash Screen feature means that while opening or loading the app it will pop up initially a WhatsApp logo on a white background. Moreover, there’s also a Dark Splash Screen feature which is under development and currently not visible to the users.

Google Pixel 4 will get its new fixed update for Face Unlock Flaw in next month:

The search giant Google has launched its flagship smartphone Google Pixel 4 last week. But two days before it has been found that this phone gets unlocked even when the eye are close of the user which was the major flaw in the smartphone. And today Google has confirmed that this bug will be fixed in the upcoming software update which is coming next month.

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Google has confirmed that the Pixel 4 would receive a software update “in the coming months” that will fix the face unlock flaw that was reported last week.

Jio Brings Rs. 222, Rs. 333, Rs. 444 ‘All-in-One’ Plans With 2GB Data, 1,000 Offnet IUC Minutes:

Today, Jio has launched its Rs. 222, Rs. 333, and Rs. 444 prepaid plans in India. These plans are offering 2GB data and unlimited Jio-to-Jio voice calling benefits. These plans are also including additional 1,000 of offnet IUC minutes which will be used to make a call to a network other than Jio. According to Jio, these new plans are 20 to 50% cheaper than the existing plans from the competition.

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All the details of the news plans like its price, validity and its benefits can be seen from above chat.

Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 VII With Real-Time Eye Tracking Launched in India:

The big tech company Sony had launched its flagship Cyber-shot RX100 VII camera in the month of July. But now the same device is finally available for purchase in India. This Cyber-shot RX100 VII is coming with many features which are a 20.1-megapixel sensor, burst shooting of up to 90fps, real-time tracking and, Eye-AF for humans and animals.

Sony Cyber-Shot RX100 VII With Real-Time Eye Tracking, 90fps Burst Shooting Launched in India
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This camera is coming for sale in India from today and will carry a price range of Rs. 96,990. This device can be purchased in Sony flagship retail stores, online stores, and all authorised dealers across the country.

Vivo U3 With Triple Rear Cameras and 5,000mAh Battery Launched:

Vivo has launched its another U series smartphone the Vivo U3 in China. This newly launched device is having many configurations such as triple rear cameras, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor, 5,000mAh battery along with the support of 18W fast charging.

Vivo U3 With Triple Rear Cameras, 5,000mAh Battery Launched: Price, Specifications

This newly launched smartphone is currently available for pre-order from the official Vivo e-shop in the country. This device is carrying a cost of CNY 999 (around Rs. 10,000) for its base variant of 4GB + 64GB storage option. On the other side, CNY 1,199 (around Rs. 12,000) for its 6GB + 64GB storage configuration. This Vivo U3 will be available in three colours which are Spar Blue, Agate Black, and Onion Blue.

Huawei Nova 5z With Quad Rear Cameras Launched:

The tech company Huawei has launched its Huawei Nova 5z smartphone in China. This phone is the cheaper variant of the Nova 5i Pro which was launched this year. This newly launched phone is coming with many features such as a hole-punch display design, a quad rear camera setup, 7nm octa-core HiSilicon Kirin SoC and many more.

Huawei Nova 5z With Quad Rear Cameras, Hole-Punch Display Launched: Price, Specifications
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This smartphone is carrying a price range of CNY 1,599 (around Rs. 16,000) for its 6GB RAM + 64GB storage option. On the other side, CNY 1,799 (around Rs. 18,000) for its 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option. These two variants are available for sale in China from 1st of November. This phone is coming in three colour options which are Black, Blue, and Green.

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