Welcome everyone to this week’s Weekly Round-up. In this series of Weekly Round-up, we will showcase Top 5 trending news of this week as well as two mentioned news which are very interesting but can’t make there way to the Top 5 list. This week is trending for Jio, Samsung, Xiaomi & more. So, let’s have a look at this week’s Top 5 trending news.
1. Reliance Jio Feature Phone Launched:
This week one of the most popular & trending news is the launch of Reliance Jio Feature Phone. It’s a 4G VoLTE phone through which you can make free calls via Jio SIM. There are many more features in this like Jio TV support, play live TV on big screen, cashless payments via NFC, and a lot more. But the main USP of this phone is price. Everyone expects a very budget friendly product or service from Jio, & Jio remains the same with this phone as well. The Jio Feature Phone is priced at INR 1,500 but it is effectively free. To know how it is free & for more coverage on this news Click Here.
2. Xiaomi Launched Mi Max 2 in India:
This week Xiaomi also launched their new smartphone ‘Mi Max 2’. It is the successor of last year’s best mid-range Phablet phone with 6.4” display. This year also it sports same 6.4” display with 1080p resolution. This phone was launched in China back in May. There are some changes in Mi Max 2 as compared to Mi Max are Snapdragon 625, bigger battery, fast charging support, Dual Speakers, and improved 12MP Camera. This time they launched the Matte Black colour, not Fine Gold colour. 1st flash sale was already over on 20th July, and open sales across other online & offline stores will start from 27th July. For detailed coverage on this news Click Here.
3. Samsung Sent Invites For Galaxy Note 8 Launch:
After some leaks & rumours of Galaxy Note 8’s launch event date, this week we got an official stop for this. As Samsung has announced the launch date of Galaxy Note 8 i.e. 23rd August 2017. This event will take place in New York City. Samsung has sent a teaser image with the infinity display design of the phone along with Samsung’s S-Pen. So now we have to wait for 1 more month for all official specs and other details. Also till 23rd August the leaks will pop-up very frequently. For detailed coverage on this news Click Here.
4. Xiaomi to Launch Mi5x on 26th July:
We all know that Xiaomi is going to launch MIUI 9 very soon, probably this month. Now Xiaomi has teased a new teaser of Mi5x smartphone launch that is going to be on 26th July. Now there are very strong rumours that Xiaomi will unveil MIUI 9 at the same launch. Although we got an earlier teaser by Mi India that MIUI 9 might launch in India on 16th August. Now I guess that 16th August is the MIUI 9’s India launch date, and China launch is on 26th July. The Mi5x is a premium mid-range phone with Dual Camera Setup, Snapdragon 625 SoC, and more. For detailed coverage on this news Click Here.
5. Facebook New Patent Indicates Modular Smartphone Project:
Last year Google stopped their Project Ara, which was the Project for modular smartphones, for unknown reasons. Now seems like Social Networking giant Facebook is taking interest in this Modular category. As this week Facebook has taken patent rights for their new Modular Smartphones. This project seems to be very similar to Project Ara but seems like Facebook has a solution for the problem which let Google to shut-down the Project Ara. As of now we don’t have any official word from Facebook in regards to this Project. For detailed coverage on this news Click Here.
Two Mentioned News Of This Week:
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