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 FAUG, Xiaomi, Airtel, and more. So let’s have a look at the top 5 trending news of the week.
1. PayPal Confirms To End Domestic Payment Service In India
PayPal the American online payment system and the same offers its service in almost every part of the world. It offers domestic payment service including India but now we got a new piece of information which will definitely hurt the merchants of the country who depends on this particular channel.
The company has confirmed that it will stop the domestic payment service in India and the same will be effective from April 1, 2021, and it is not an April fool joke.
It is also confirmed that the company will start to notify the merchants of the country from tomorrow onwards which means February 6. PayPal said that it is shifting from domestic products and bringing more International sales via cross border payments to the users of the country. Click here to read the full story.
2. Realme X7 Series Goes Official With Fast Charging Support And More
Realme X7 sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution along with a punch-hole at the top left corner as well as a 90.8 percent screen to body ratio and the same also comes with a 180Hz touch sampling rate. The smartphone is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset with the Mali-G57 GPU and the same is paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. In terms of storage, the smartphone supports 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
Moving to the camera department, the Indian variant of Realme X7 rocks a triple rear camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, an 8-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.3 lens, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter with f/2.4 aperture. On the front, there is a 16-megapixel sensor with an f/2.5 lens. The device also supports an in-display fingerprint scanner along with the traditional security options.
Coming to the Pro variant, the smartphone features a 6.55-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, along with up to 240Hz touch sampling rate, and 91.6 percent screen to body ratio. It has a peak brightness of 1,200 nits and 100 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 wide colour gamut, as well as 103 percent coverage of NTSC colour space. It is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC and the 9-core Mali-G77 GPU. The smartphone comes with 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM along with 128GB of USF 2.1 storage with Turbo Write technology.
Click here to read more about Realme X7 and X7 Pro.
3. Mi MIX Series Incoming
The Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi having busy days as the company recently introduced the flagship smartphone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 mobile chipset and the same actually the world’s first to have the new mobile processor. The company is also gearing up to launch the Pro variant and that is expected to be official this month.
The Chinese company has confirmed to launch Mi MIX series after a gap of 2 years and the same is one of the most innovative segments of the portfolio of its smartphone lineup.
Unfortunately, there is no information on the launch date of the upcoming smartphone series but it is said that the same will be the most expensive devices of the company. Click here to read the full story.
4. Poco M3 Goes Official In India With 48MP Camera
The latest smartphone features 6.53-inch full-HD+ display with 2,340 x 1,080 pixels resolution along with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 90.34 percent screen-to-body ratio. The display is also coming with a waterdrop-like notch and the same is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass. Under the hood, the phone is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC, and that is coupled with 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM. In terms of storage, the device is coming with 64 GB and 128 GB of internal storage. The device is also coming with a dedicated slot for micro SD card and the same will allow you to expand the storage upto 512 GB.
Moving to the photography department, the latest Poco M3 is coming with the triple rear camera setup and that is in the combination of a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens. The camera setup also includes a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 lens. Upfront, the device is coming with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. It also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for the additional layer of security.
Talking about the connectivity options, the smartphone supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack, as well as an Infrared (IR) blaster. It runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12 for Poco on top and the smartphone packs a 6000mAh battery with 18W fast charging capability. Click here to discover the pricing and availability of Poco M3.
5. Apple Watch 6 Limited Edition Variant Announced
Apple introduces the special edition of the wearable and the same is the Black Unity Apple Watch Series 6 smartwatch. The Limited Edition variant of the device is available in both 40mm and 44mm sizes and the same features a black, green, and red colour silicone strap and which is inspired by the Pan-African flag.
The wearable also features a custom “Black Unity” laser etching on the bottom of the watch casing as well as “Truth. Power. Solidarity” detailing on the pin loop.
Regarding the pricing and availability, the newly unveiled Black Unity Apple Watch 6 will be available starting today and the same will cost $399 for the 40mm size and $499 for the 46mm size. Click here to read the full story.
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.