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 Motorola, Poco, Qualcomm, and more. So let’s have a look at the top 5 trending news of the week.
1. Motorola One Vision Plus Launched With Triple Rear Cameras
Motorola has launched its new smartphone called Motorola One Vision Plus and expanded its Motorola One Series, the device is launched in the market of Middle East and the same is actually a rebranded version of Moto G8 Plus which was launched in the market of India last year. It features a 6.3 inch IPS LCD display with Full HD+ (2280×1080) resolution and 400 pixel density (ppi). It comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 665 octa core processor. It has 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, along with MicroSD card support up to 512GB.
Talking about the camera, Motorola One Vision Plus comes with Triple Camera Setup at the back. Primary is a 48MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture, PDAF, and laser autofocus. Then there’s a 16MP wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture. Lastly, the third one is a 5MP depth sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. The primary camera can record videos up to 4K at 30fps, and at 1080p with EIS. Good thing is that the wide-angle lens can also record videos up to 1080p, which is rare to see in mid-range. At the front, there’s a 25MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture and video recording up to 1080p. Read more about it here.
2. Xiaomi To Host Global Launch Event Next Week
Get ready to meet the newest members of the Xiaomi ecosystem family!
— Xiaomi (@Xiaomi) July 10, 2020
Xiaomi has confirmed to launch its new products in the Global market on July 15 and the confirmation came through the official Twitter account. The company did not reveal the name of its upcoming products but we can guess from the image which the company has shared. Xiaomi hides a smartphone but the designing language suggests that it must be Redmi Note 9 which was recently unveiled, there is a TV which might be the newly announced Master TV which comes with a 65 inch OLED display and more. Apart from this, the company will also launch its latest fitness band called Mi Band 5 along with an electric scooter and the company could also launch Mi Smart Home Hub. The event will be live-streamed through the social networking platforms of the company and the same will start at 12 noon GMT. To read the full story click here.
3. Instagram Reels Goes Official In India
The latest Instagram Reels offers a new editing tool in the Instagram Story camera and that will allow you to record a 15-second video with popular song tracks or sound clips, something similar to the TikTok videos. You can browse popular songs or sound clips with the hashtags or can borrow audio from other videos. Then you can record a new video clip with the music or the dialogue and you need to do the lip-syncing which means the entire setup is the same as the TikTok. Furthermore, the Reels also brings a new set of editing tools such as the timed captions (which is another very popular feature of the TikTok), new video transitions, and special effects with more of them will be added later. Click here to read the full story.
4. Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Unveiled With Boosted CPU And GPU
The latest Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC is based on the 7nm process and the same features Qualcomm Kryo 585 CPU cores with clock speeds of up to 3.1GHz and the company claims that it will offer a 10 percent performance boost compared to the current 865. The newly unveiled chipset also comes with the Adreno 650 GPU which is also 10 percent faster than the GPU of the Snapdragon 865, and the same also comes with Snapdragon Elite Gaming features and that includes Desktop Forward Rendering, Qualcomm Game Smoother, Qualcomm Game Color Plus v2.0, and more, with support for true 10-bit HDR gaming. It also supports a 144 Hz refresh rate.
Regarding the connectivity options, the latest Snapdragon 865 Plus supports 5G with the in-house X55 Modem-RF System along with 6GHz operation (Wi-Fi 6E), Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, Beidou, Galileo, GLONASS, NavIC, GPS, and more. It also supports FastConnect 6900 System, and the same integrates advanced audio capabilities to Wi-Fi 6. Click here to read more about the new Snapdragon 865 Plus.
5. Poco M2 Pro Goes Official In India With Quad Rear Cameras
As expected, Poco has launched its third smartphone in the market of India, and the device is dubbed as Poco M2 Pro, the device is coming with Quad rear cameras and 128 GB of internal storage. Basically, the smartphone is the tweaked version of the Redmi Note 9 Pro smartphone which was unveiled in late March this year.
The smartphone sports a 6.67 in full HD+ display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution and it also offers a 20:9 “Cinematic Screen” aspect ratio. The smartphone also features a punch-hole design at the center of the screen, and the screen is protected by the Gorilla Glass 5. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor and paired with 4/6GB LPDDR4X RAM, along with Adreno 618 GPU for the graphical task. In terms of storage, the smartphone supports 64/128 GB of internal storage and that can be expandable via MicroSD card. To read about the camera specs and others details, click here. The 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant is priced at ₹13,999, while its 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant costs 14,999, and the high-end variant i.e. 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant has a price tag of ₹16,999. The first sale of the device is set for July 14 at 12 p.m. and available via Flipkart. To read more about the new Poco M2 Pro, click 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.