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TechnoBugg’s Weekly Roundup


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, Xiaomi, Whatsapp, and more. So let’s have a look at the top 5 trending news of the week.

1. WhatsApp Brings New Privacy Policy

WhatsApp Gets Dark Mode

Privacy is one of the most important concerns in the current scenario of the digital world and we are also dependent on the digital platforms. WhatsApp is one of the most important mediums to communicate with our near and dear ones and also with our clients and now the instant messaging application has updated its privacy policy which will definitely create a big concern.

The instant messaging application which is the part of the social networking giant Facebook since 2014 has now updated its privacy policy and the same will now share your data with the Facebook companies.

It is rolling out globally and the same will enforce from February 8 which means you need to accept the new privacy policy otherwise you will never able to use the instant messaging application.

Speaking about the data, the company will share information such as location data, IP addresses, phone model, OS, battery level, signal strength, browser, mobile network, ISP, language, time zone, and even IMEI. It will also include the information about how you are messaging, calling, what groups you are attending, the Status, the profile photo, last time online, etc.

Click here to read the full story.

2. Lava Unveiled Four Smartphones In India

As promised, today the Indian smartphone brand Lava has launched its new smartphones and the company has introduced four new devices in its latest portfolio. The company has been launched four different smartphones in the Z series – Lava Z1, Lava Z2, Lava Z4, Lava Z6, and the company says that the new smartphones are designed for the users of the country.

The event was filled with lots of Patriotism and the company was trying to generate emotion for the Indian brand. The devices look pretty ordinary in designing language. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete specifications along with the pricing and availability details of the newly announced Lava smartphones.

These smartphones include, Lava Z1, Z2, Z4 and Z6. The Lava Z4 is coming with the similar specifications to the Lava Z2 and the storage as well as the camera department makes it different. This Smartphone comes with 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage. This particular smartphone is also coming with triple rear camera setup and that is in the combination of a 13 megapixel primary sensor along with 5 megapixel secondary sensor and a 2 megapixel sensor. The device is also coming with a 16 megapixel front facing camera. It also runs on Android 10 operating system and the same will support a fingerprint scanner at the back side.

Click here to read the specifications of the rest.

3. Mi 10i With 108-Megapixel Camera Launched In India

The latest offering of the company features 6.67-inch full-HD+ display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution along with punch-hole setup on the top of the display with up to 120Hz adaptive sync refresh rate, it also comes with NTSC 84 percent colour gamut, 450 nits peak brightness, and 1500:01 contrast ratio. The device is also coming with the support of HDR and HDR10+ and the device is coming with the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection at the front and back. The smartphone is also coming with the eye protection features like Reading Mode 3.0, Sunlight Display 3.0, and TUV Rheinland certification.

Now coming to the internal part of the device, the latest smartphone of the company is coming with the power of the 8nm-based Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC and that is paired with Adreno 619 GPU, along with up to 8GB RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage.

Regarding the connectivity options, the smartphone supports 5G, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, IR Blaster, and dual (L1 and L5) band satellite navigation. The device is also coming with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IP53 splash proof rating, and dual stereo speakers. Mi 10i packs a 4,820mAh battery with 33W fast charging support and the smartphone runs on the latest version of the Android operating system with MIUI 12 on top.

Click here to discover the pricing and availability of Xiaomi Mi 10i.

4. Samsung Galaxy S21 Series Unveiling Date Confirmed

Samsung has officially confirmed that its upcoming Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 will be held on January 14 at 10 AM EST. The company did not reveal the moniker of the upcoming smartphones but we already know that the company will announce its latest and greatest Samsung Galaxy S21 series.

Along with the new flagship Smartphones, the company is also expected to announce its new truly wireless earphones along with a Bluetooth Tracker which recently passes through the certification website of Taiwan.

So let’s wait for an official announcement of the upcoming devices of the company and if you guys are unaware about the smartphones then you can check out all the available details of the new Samsung Galaxy S21 series on our dedicated page.

5. OnePlus Band Teased Officially

OnePlus Band Teased Officially

Back in last weekend, we came across a massive leak about the upcoming fitness band of the very popular brand OnePlus and the coming device will be dubbed as OnePlus Band. Now the company has confirmed the existence of the device without revealing much about the same.

OnePlus has shared an image on the official Facebook page which confirms that the company is working on its firstever fitness band and the same will be official very soon.

The company didn’t reveal any specification details or pricing information about the upcoming device but we already have the complete details of the device.

It is said that the company will launch the device for ₹2,499. Well, that means it will be a pocket friendly device and the same to give a head to head competition with many other popular brands such as Xiaomi and Realme.

Click here to check out the leaked specifications of the upcoming OnePlus Band.


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.

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Written by Abin Benny


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