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, Realme, Poco, and more. So let’s have a look at the top 5 trending news of the week. This week we saw a streak of new phones launching, let us discover what these phones were.
1. Poco F3 Launched With Snapdragon 870
Poco F3 features a 6.67-inch full-HD+ E4 AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution along with 1,300 nits of peak brightness, and the same also features a 120Hz refresh rate, as well as 360Hz touch sampling rate. The display also comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a punch-hole at centre of the screen.
The smartphone is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, along with 6/8GB of LPDDR5 RAM. In terms of storage, the device is coming with up to 256 GB of internal storage.
Speaking about the camera department, the Poco F3 features a 48-megapixel Sony IMX582 primary sensor, along with an 8-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 5-megapixel tertiary sensor with a macro lens. You will also get a 20-megapixel camera sensor at the front. The smartphone is also coming with fingerprint scanner along with the traditional security options. It is also coming with the stereo speakers as well as IP53 rating. Click here to find the pricing and availability, of Poco F3.
2. OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro Unveiled with Hasselblad Tuned Camera and 120Hz LTPO DIsplay
OnePlus 9 Pro features a 10-bit curved 6.7-inch Quad-HD+ Fluid AMOLED 2.0 display meaning it supports a 120Hz variable refresh rate panel that is able to switch from 1Hz to 120Hz dynamically. It also comes with a highly sensitive HyperTouch sensor and offers 1,440 x 3,216 resolution and 525 PPI. The 20:9 aspect ratio display also offers an HDR10+ rating. The display offers 10-bit colour support and can crank the brightness up to 1,300 nits and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the latest and greatest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor based on 5nm architecture, and the GPU is Adreno 660. It is paired with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of 3.1 storage. It also features five-level cooling to maintain the temperature.
Moving to the photography department, the latest OnePlus 9 Pro rocks a quad rear camera setup led by a 48MP Sony IMX789 primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture lens and a sensor size of 1/1.43″ along with support for Optical Image Stabilisation. It is followed by a 50MP Sony IMX766 FreeForm Lens ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture. It is tuned by the camera giant Hasselblad. The third sensor is an 8MP telephoto sensor with an f/2.4 aperture that can offer zoom levels of 3.3x optical zoom and 30x digital zoom. Finally, there is a 2MP monochrome sensor. The selfie camera is a 16MP Sony IMX471 sensor with an f/2.4 aperture, and it is housed inside the punch hole on the top-left corner. OnePlus 9 Pro is priced at ₹64,999 for the 8GB + 128GB model and ₹69,999 for the 12GB + 256GB variant.
Click here to find the details of the OnePlus 9.
3. Realme 8 Series Debuts with AMOLED Screen and Fast Charging
Realme 8 Pro sports a 6.4-inch Full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution along with a punch-hole at the top left corner of the screen and it also comes with a 60Hz refresh rate complemented by 180Hz touch sampling rate and supports up to 1000 nits of maximum brightness. Other features include DC-like Dimming and eye protection mode.
It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC, along with Adreno 618 GPU. The smartphone is paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM. In terms of storage, the smartphone coming with 128 GB of internal storage and that can be expandable via MicroSD card.
The Realme 8 Pro also features the quad rear camera setup which consists of a 108-megapixel Samsung HM2 primary sensor with f/1.88 aperture that is capable of a digital zoom up to 3x, followed by an 8MP secondary sensor with an f/2.3 ultra-wide-angle lens, along with a 2MP monochrome sensor, and a 2MP sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens. The front snapper is a 16-megapixel camera sensor with an aperture of f/2.45.
The smartphone also supports an in-display fingerprint scanner for added security. The Realme 8 Pro packs a 4,500 mAh battery and the same ships a 65W SuperDart Charging but supports only up to 50W SuperDart Charge fast charging technology, it runs on Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0. It weighs just 176 grams. It comes in Infinite Blue, Infinite Black and Illuminating Yellow Colours. Talking about the Pro variant, the pricing starts at ₹17,999 for the 6GB + 128GB storage variant, while its 8GB + 128GB storage variant comes with a price tag of ₹19,999. Click here to find the specifications and details of Realme 8.
4. Vivo X60 5G, X60 Pro 5G and X60 Pro+ 5G Launched in India
is coming with a 6.56-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display with 2376 X 1080 pixels resolution along with a punch-hole at the centre position of the screen, it also features a 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 19.8:9 aspect ratio, and 92.7 per cent screen-to-body ratio. It supports HDR10 as well as HDR10+ and features 103 per cent coverage of the NTSC colour space. The display is capable of producing maximum brightness of 1,300 nits.
Under the hood, the latest Vivo smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC, and the same is paired with Adreno 660 GPU. The device comes with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM combined with 3GB of virtual RAM making it a total of 15GB and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage.
Speaking about the camera department, the latest Vivo X60 Pro+ 5G features a quad rear camera setup that is in the combination of a 50MP ZEISS powered Samsung GN1 primary sensor with an f/1.57 lens and support for OIS, followed by a 48MP Sony IMX598 ultra-wide-angle micro-gimbal sensor with an f/2.2 lens that doubles as a macro lens, along with a 32MP Samsung S5KGD1 portrait shooter with f/2.08 aperture, and finally an 8-megapixel periscope OVO8A10 camera with 5x optical zoom and f/3.4 aperture. At the front, the smartphone features a 32-megapixel sensor with an f/2.45 lens. The smartphone also supports an in-display fingerprint scanner along with the traditional security options.
Regarding the connectivity options, the newly launched Vivo X60 Pro+ 5G supports dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, and a USB Type-C port. The smartphone has packed a 4,200mAh battery that supports 55W fast charging and the same runs FunTouch OS 11.1 based on Android 11 out of the box. It weighs 190 grams. The Vivo X60 Pro+ 5G will be sold with a price tag of ₹69,990 from April 2. It will be available in a leather finish in Emperor Blue colour. Click here to find the specifications and price of Vivo X60 5G and X60 Pro 5G.
5. Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G 5G Surfaced Online
The newly surfaced Snapdragon 780G 5G is a 5nm processor and the same features two Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.4GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. It is matted with Adreno 642 GPU and it will offer True 10-bit HDR gaming, along with ultra-smooth gaming, and updateable GPU drivers.
It is also tipped that the chip will have a new triple ISP called the Spectra 570, and the setup can capture using three cameras simultaneously. and the same features a “new low-light architecture and that means you can capture amazing moments in the low light atmosphere.
The upcoming Snapdragon 780G supports 5G and the same comes with a 6th gen AI Engine, along with the Hexagon 770, it is also integrated with the second-gen Qualcomm Sensing Hub and it will offer a low-power AI processor for audio processing.
It also features the modem-RF System which will offer download speeds of up to 3.3Gbps on sub-6GHz frequencies and the same supports Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 and offers multi-gigabit Wi-Fi 6 speeds up to 3.6Gbps. It also supports Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2 and the new Snapdragon Sound technology. Click here to read the full story on Snapdragon 780G 5G.
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.