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 Apple, Xiaomi, and more. So let’s have a look at the top 5 trending news of the week.
1. Xiaomi Launches Mi 10, Mi Box 4K and TWS Earphones 2 in India
On May 8th, Xiaomi unveiled the much-hyped Mi 10 in India. The price starts at Rs. 49,999 for the 8+128 GB variant. It offers the latest Snapdragon 865 with 5G, 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen at 90 Hz refresh rate. The highlight of the Mi 10, is the 108 MP main camera. Extra features include Wireless Charging and Reverse Wireless charging. To know more about Xiaomi Mi 10, click here. In addition, Xiaomi also unveiled Mi Box 4K for Rs. 3,499 and Mi True Wireless Earphones 2, priced at Rs. 3,999.
2. LG Velvet Unveiled with 5G and Triple Cameras
LG introduced their new series – LG Velvet on May 7th. The new series comes in a design and concept. Aiming at mid-premium segment, this phone has all the flagship features such as, wireless charging, IP68 Dust and Water Resistance and stylus support. It is powered by the Snapdragon 765 and supports 5G connectivity. It features a 6.8-inch Full HD+ OLED display and a drop notch in the centre. It has a 48 MP primary shooter, an 8 MP ultrawide angle camera and a 5 MP depth sensor. To know more about the G Velvet, click here.
3. WhatsApp Pay To Be Official This Month
After months of testing in beta and seeking approval from the authorities WhatsApp Pay is finally ready to launch this month. Through the service inbuilt in to the app, users can send from and receive money in their bank account linked with the app. As WhatsApp is used by Billions of Indians, the service would enjoy a wider user base and ease process of money transaction. To know more, click here.
4. Realme Completes 2 Years in India by Becoming the Fourth-Largest Brand in the Country
Realme started its journey in 2018 with the launch of Realme 1 smartphone and till date, the company has launched dozens of devices including the first 5G enabled device in the market of India. The company celebrated its 2nd birthday last week and it has officially announced that it is the fourth-largest smartphone brand in India in Q1 this year. To learn more about the brand, click here
5. Apple iPhone SE Sales to Start in India Soon
Apple launched iPhone SE and shook the Flagship Killer segment. When people were looking to spend less on smartphones due to the pandemic, Apple picked up and launched the ultimate choice. The iPhone SE combines latest hardware and software and the much loved iPhone 8 looks. This enabled them to price the phone at a low cost of $399 in the USA. But when it comes to India you might want to think twice before buying one, as its priced at Rs. 42,500 for the 64 GB variant. According to a teaser page on Flipkart, the phone is soon launching in the country. To know more about the iPhone SE launch, click here.
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 many more information.