Welcome, everyone to our popular series – TechnoBugg’s Weekly Roundup. In this series, we list our top 5 trending news of the week. This week is trending for Samsung, OnePlus, Vivo, and more. So let’s have a look at the top 5 trending news of the week.
1. Android 11 Beta Launch Delayed
It seems that the Mountain View company Google has not adjusted with the new online event medium as the company postponed the Android 11 Beta launch once again and the same happened a couple of times now. Last week Google announced that it will launch the Android Beta on June 3 which was actually delayed from June 1 and now the company once again pushes back the event. That said, now there is no information about the launch date. It is worth mentioning that Google is expected to announce its mid-range smartphone called the Google Pixel 4a along with the Android 11 Beta. Read more about the news here
2. Vivo X50 Series Unveiled with Snapdragon 865 and 48 MP Gimbal Camera
Vivo is going global with its official flagship of 2020. The company showcased Vivo X50, X50 Pro, and X50 Pro+. All three smartphones sport a 6.56-inch AMOLED Full HD+ display with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution. The X50 and X50 Pro are powered by the Snapdragon 765G and the X50 Pro+ is having the flagship, Snapdragon 865 chipset. All of them support 5G connectivity as well. The X50 and X50 Pro share a 48-megapixel custom-made Sony IMX598 as the primary sensor and X50 Pro+ has a 50-megapixel custom-made Samsung ISOCELL GN1 as the main camera. Vivo X50 starts at CNY 3,498 ($490) for the 8 GB/128 GB variant and Vivo X50 Pro+ starts at CNY 4,998 ($700) for the 8 GB/128 GB variant. Read the complete specifications and features of the Vivo X50 Series from here.
3. Samsung Launches Galaxy M01 and Galaxy M11 in India
Samsung has launched Galaxy M01 and M11 in India for the budget segment in India. Samsung Galaxy M01 has a small display size of 5.71-inch IPS LCD with Infinity-V notch design and Galaxy M11 gets a 6.4-inch HD+ Infinity-O-Display with a resolution of 720×1560 pixels. Both Galaxy M01 and M11 has Snapdragon 4xx Series processors. Galaxy M01 gets a dual-camera setup in the back with a 13MP and a 2MP while the Galaxy M11 gets a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 13MP main sensor, a 5MP ultrawide sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. M01 gets a 4,000 mAh battery while the M11 gets a 5,000 mAh battery. Click here to know about the pricing of Galaxy M01. To read more about Galaxy M11, click here.
4. Amazon Tipped Buy Stake In Bharti Airtel
According to a report, Amazon is in the early stage of talks with Airtel to purchase a 5% stake and that will cost a whopping $2 billion. This news is not surprising considering the fact that Facebook has bought a nearly 10% stake in Jio and Google is eyeing shares in Vodafone Idea as well. If the deal goes well, Airtel could relieve itself from the AGR dues and other debts. The company could also enter the 5G race which clearly is the future. Airtel is now the third-largest telecom operator of the country after Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea. Read more about the report here.
5. Complete List of OnePlus Z Specifications Leaks
Following the announcement from OnePlus CEO, that the company is ready to venture into the mid-range segment with more affordable options, rumors have been spreading about the existence of an OnePlus Z. Last week, we got hold of the complete list of specifications of the same. According to the leak, OnePlus Z will feature a 6.5-inch AMOLED display from Samsung. The smartphone will be having a center punch hole housing the selfie camera. It might be powered by the Snapdragon 765G from Qualcomm. It might have a 4,000 mAh battery and 30W Wired Charging. Coming to the optics, the smartphone could have a 48MP Sony sensor as the primary camera. Judging by the specs the 5G smartphone should be priced around the Rs. 30,000 mark. If the company manages to make this phone a reality, other mid-ranger phones will have serious competition. Read more about the OnePlus Z leak here.
So these are the top 5 trending news of this week. What are your thoughts on this list? Let us know in the comments section below. This Weekly Roundup will be available every Sunday, so stay tuned for that and much more information.