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 OnePlus, Google, Xiaomi, and more. So let’s have a look at the top 5 trending news of the week.
1. OnePlus to Launch 5 Other Products Alongside OnePlus 8T
Its Official!, OnePlus 8T will be unveiled on October 14. Ever since this piece of information has been confirmed by OnePlus, the rumor game regarding the smartphone and the launch event have been going strong. Adding to that we now have more details about the OnePlus 8T and the launch itself.
According to tipster Ishan Agarwal, the OnePlus 8T launch event will also be when the company will launch up to 5 new gadgets. If this leak indeed is true, we might see other audio products from the company which has been leaked before. There were many reports regarding the move from the company to launch a budget version of the TWS Earphone, dubbed as OnePlus Buds Z and a new smartwatch called OnePlus Watch. Which makes a total of three products. But the remaining two, are speculated to be another audio product and the much-leaked budget phone, Clover, powered by Snapdragon 6-Series SoC. Click here to know more about the event.
2. Mi Watch Revolve Launched In India With Upto 2 Weeks Battery
The latest Mi Watch Revolve comes with a 1.39-inch AMOLED display with 454×454 pixels resolution along with 450 nits of peak brightness and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Smartwatch will also provide information such as notifications, weather and the same will also allow you to control music and other features that you can find on a standard watch.
It also supports the PPG heart rate sensor, three-axis acceleration sensor, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, baroreceptor, and ambient light sensor. The device is also coming with the capability of Bluetooth 5.0 BLE to connect with the new Xiaomi Wear app for Android and Xiaomi Wear Lite for iOS.
The Smartwatch also supports 5ATM water resistance and a 420mAh battery which is claimed to offer up to two weeks and 20 hours with GPS turned on. Talking about the connectivity options, the Mi Watch Revolve also features Wi-Fi, GPS, and Glonass. Click here to know more about Mi Watch Revolve.
3. Xiaomi Unveils Mi 10T Lite With Snapdragon 750G
It features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution along with a punch-hole setup at the center of the device, and the same features a 120Hz refresh rate, and supports HDR10 rating, it also sports a 20:9 aspect ratio and the same is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC, along with Adreno 619 GPU, and the same is matted with up to 6GB of RAM. In terms of storage, the device supports up to 128GB of internal storage.
The smartphone is coming with the price tag of EUR 279 for the 6GB + 64GB storage variant, while its 6GB + 128GB storage variant is priced at EUR 329. The smartphone is currently available in the market of Europe and it is believed that the company will launch in the same in the market of India as well. As the backbone of the brand in India has shared a teaser of the devices and that suggests that the company will launch very soon in India. Click here to know more about the Xiaomi Mi 10T camera and battery details.
4. Google Unveils Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G
Pixel 5 features a 6-inch full-HD+ OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution along with a punch-hole setup at the top-left of the device, and the same features a 90 Hz refresh rate, and supports HDR rating, it also sports a 20:9 aspect ratio and the same is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. It is powered by the midrange 5G chipset, Snapdragon 765G SoC from Qualcomm, and the same is matted with 8GB of RAM. In terms of storage, the device supports 128GB of internal storage.
The pixel 4A 5G comes with several upgrades over the vanilla Pixel 4A. Starting with the display, it features a larger 6.2-inch OLED display with a Full HD+ resolution at 413 PPI. The 60 Hz display is protected by Gorilla Glass 3 and it houses the selfie camera inside a punch-hole cut out on the left side, like its 4G version. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 765G SoC and is paired with 6 GB of RAM. In terms of storage, the smartphone supports 128 GB of internal storage with the UFS 2.1 storage and it does not have the option to expand the storage.
Both the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G rocks a tried and tested dual-rear camera setup and that is in the combination of a 12.2-megapixel primary sensor having f/1.7 aperture. Its also touting dual pixel PDAF and 1.4-micron pixel size with support for both OIS and EIS. This is followed by a 16-megapixel secondary ultrawide angle sensor with 107-degree FOV, f/2.2 aperture. ON the front, the punch hole houses an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture and 83-degree FOV. The rear camera is capable of recording 4K videos at 60fps or 1080P videos at 240fps. The front camera is also capable of shooting videos in 1080P at 30fps. Click here to know about the pricing of Google Pixel smartphones.
5. Chromecast with Google TV Launched with a Dedicated Remote
It can be plugged into the TV via the usual HDMI extension, but the company has updated the power adapter to the USB Type-C standard. Speaking of aesthetics, it comes in a more elongated shape as compared to the round shape of the previous generation. It supports 4K HDR at up to 60fps, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Vision, DTSX, HDR10+, and h.265 streams. The connectivity options now include dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth. It weighs about 55 grams.
The new remote comes with shortcuts for YouTube and Netflix. The other buttons include a mute button, home button, back button, Google Assistant button, and a 4-way D-pad for navigation. Using the Google Assistant button, you can perform voice search and see results from all major streaming services. The CEC feature lets you control the TV volume with the remote. Click here to know about the pricing and availability of Chromecast with Google TV.
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.