Welcome, everyone, to our popular series – TechnoBugg’s Weekly Roundup. In this series, we list our top 5 trending news of the week. We have some shocking news this week and this week is trending for Oppo, Asus, Redmi, and more. So let’s have a look at the top 5 trending news of the week.
1. Finally, Clubhouse Launched On Android
Clubhouse the very popular audio chat application and it’s available on iOS users for the past couple of months but the application wasn’t available on the world’s most favourite mobile operating system and that is Android.
However, the wait is over as the developers of the Clubhouse application has launched the much awaited app on the Google Play Store and that means Android users can now able to download the audio chat application to enjoy a new way of communication.
It is worth mentioning that the application is currently available in the beta version and we don’t have a date for the stable version of the application. Click here to read the full story.
2. Asus Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip Arrives with Snapdragon SoC and AMOLED Display
Asus Zenfone 8 features a 5.9-inch E4 AMOLED Full HD+ display made by Samsung, paired with a 120Hz refresh rate and 240 Hz touch sampling rate. The display is having a 20:9 aspect ratio and is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass Victus. Other features include HDR10+ certification, 1,100 nits of peak brightness and it covers 112% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut.
The smartphone is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 paired with 6GB/8GB or 16GB of RAM. In terms of storage, it will have either 128GB or 256GB options. It features an under-display fingerprint scanner. It is the company’s first smartphone to feature IP68 dust and water resistance.
Coming to the camera department, the Asus Zenfone 8 features a dual-camera setup with a 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor spotted on its predecessor. This sensor boasts of 0.8µm pixels, OIS and an f/1.8 aperture lens. It is followed by a 12MP IMX363 macro sensor that supports Dual Pixel Auto Focus enabling it to focus close up to 4cm. The selfie camera on the front is a 12MP IMX663 sensor with Dual Pixel AF. It features OZO Audio Zoom and Noise reduction tech.
Regarding the connectivity options, it offers USB 2.0, Bluetooth 5.2, 5G, and Wi-Fi 6E. It comes with upgraded audio hardware that includes a 3.5mm audio jack that supports dual linear speakers with dual Cirrus Logic mono amps (CS35L45) and Dirac HD Sound support. the software runs Android 11 with ZenUI 8 on top. It is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery that supports 30W HyperCharge and USB PD. It weighs just 169 grams. Click here to read about Asus Zenfone 8 Flip and discover the pricing.
3. Redmi Note 10S Unveiled In India
Redmi Note 10S features a 6.43-inch Super AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution along with a punch-hole setup at the centre position of the screen. It also features 409 PPI, along with 1,100 nits peak brightness level, and the same covers 100% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut, it is also coming with the protection of a Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
It is powered by the MediaTek Helio G95 SoC and the same is paired with 6GB LPDDR4X RAM along with up to 128GB UFS 2.2 storage. The smartphone is also coming with IP53-rated for splash resistance.
Speaking about the camera department, the Redmi Note 10S features a quad rear camera setup and that is in the combination of a 64MP primary sensor, along with an 8MP 118° ultra-wide unit, a 2MP macro shooter, and a 2MP depth sensor. The smartphone also features a 13MP front camera.
It also features dual stereo speakers, along with Hi-Res Audio certification. Regarding the connectivity options, the device features dual-SIM, 4G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, and GNSS (GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BeiDou), 3.5mm headphone jack, and USB Type-C port.
The device also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, infrared sensor, and the same 5,000mAh battery with 33W fast charging. The Redmi Note 10S comes with Android 11-based MIUI 12.5. Click here to find the pricing and availability.
4. MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC Unveiled
he newly unveiled MediaTek Dimensity 900 5G SoC is coming with support for Wi-Fi 6 standard, and the same is capable to offer a 120Hz refresh rate on FHD+ displays. It can also feature 108 megapixel primary camera and the chip features 4K HDR visual enhancements.
MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset is also integrated with a 5G New Radio (NR) sub 6GHz modem with carrier aggregation and support for bandwidth up to 120MHz. It also has an octa core CPU and the same features two ARM Cortex A78 processors that have a clock speed of up to 2.4GHz.
The latest MediaTek Dimensity 900 also features PDDR5 memory along with UFS 3.1 storage and the same offers Arm Mali G68 MC4 graphics processing unit (GPU). It also features an independent AI processing unit (APU). Click here to read more about MediaTek.
5. Oppo Unveils Online Store In India
The outbreak of coronavirus made things difficult for everyone and the physical stores are now started to avoid by the people. Well, now the popular Chinese brand Oppo has launched its online store where the users can able to purchase the smartphones and other mobile accessories of the company.
Oppo has launched its online store on the official website and people can able to purchase mobiles and other items such as truly wireless earphones and fitness band via the online store and it is something like an alternative to Amazon India as the company sells its products via Amazon.
The company is offering amazing discounts to mark the opening of the new online store and that will also help users to purchase their dream products at an unexpected price tag, the offer is live on the official website of the company and will run through to May 17.
Oppo offers a 1 rupee flash deal as well and the same will be applicable on selected as well as wearables such as the W31 and W11 TWS earbuds. The Chinese company is also offering an 80% discount off on the Band Style as well as the Oppo A5 (2020), Oppo A5s, Oppo F11, Oppo F15, and the Oppo Reno 10X Zoom smartphones. Click here to read the complete 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.