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Samsung Launches Affordable Smart Television Funbelievable At Rs. 12,990

Samsung has been one of the leading players in television market in India and now this brand wants to focus on offline sales through traditional stores. But it still has to work hard to compete with brands like Xiaomi and Vu that are giving customers a reason to look elsewhere.

Samsung’s newest offer

The South Korean electronics giant is stepping up in the affordable television segment in India with its “Funbelievable” series of TVs. Starting at Rs. 12,990, the new series by Samsung will take on Xiaomi and Vu’s increasing presence in the budget segment.

Funbeievable by Samsung

Aimed at budget buyers, the television will provide online content and streaming in addition to giving content through traditional cable and DTH connections.

It packs a Personal Computer Modethat adds moreinteresting features to the TV. Also, there will be a Content Guide for easy access to details of content available on various platforms and a Music System to allows the TV to be used to play music.

The 32-inch variant will have a HD-resolution (1280×720-pixels) screen, while the 43-inch variant will have a full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) screen. … Read the rest

Oppo Find X2 Pro: Beautiful Phone With Amazing Features

Oppo Find X2 Pro has got impressive features. It sports a top-end screen and provides 5G connectivity. Also, it has a cutting-edge chipset but the cameras look relatively mid-range and battery capacity might not be so impressive.

Design and display

The Oppo Find X2 Pro gives a very premium feel due to side-edges that are curved to a 68-degree angle and it is IP68-protected from dust and water to a high degree. But the popular 3.5mm headphone jack is missing in the phone.

Camera and battery life

The Oppo Find X2 Pro has three cameras in the rear. Both the first main camera and the second ultra-wide snapper have 48MP sensors but the third telephoto snapper has 13MP sensor. On the front, there is a 32MP sensor for selfie pictures. Also, the Oppo said that is has fixed some pain points in the camera.

For power, it packs a 4,260mAh battery with 65W VOOC charging support that can charge the battery from 0 to 100% within a record time of 35 minutes. It is incredible charging speed but the battery won’t last longer due to large screen.

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PM Narendra Modi Will Give Away His Social Media Accounts On Women’s Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will “give away” his social media accounts to mark the upcoming Women’s Day on March 8. He will celebrate the women whose life and work inspire us. He tweeted his desire to give up his social media accounts to women on Tuesday.

PM Modi urged people to share inspiring stories of women

The PM encouraged people to share inspiring stories of women under hashtag #SheInspiredUs. These stories would be part of Women’s Day campaign of the PM and the selected entries will be given an opportunity to take over Modi’s Twitter account.

Modi will give away his social media accounts

On Women’s Day, PM Modi will feature inspiring stories of women on Women’s Day. He said that these stories would ignite motivation in millions. He urged women to come forward and share their stories. With this tweet, he put a full stop to all speculations that were doing round since Monday when the PM Modi revealed his desire to give away all his social media accounts.

On Monday, the PM said that he was thinking of giving up his social media accounts. He said that … Read the rest

WhatsApp Dark Mode Rolled Out For Android And iPhone Users

Finally, after one year of beta testing, WhatsApp Dark mode is available for users. The Facebook owned company has designed a unique colour scheme for Dark mode. Android and iOS users can find Dark mode on their WhatsApp settings.

WhatsApp Dark mode

It is a dark grey background in an off-white colour and its advantage is that it cuts down glare that improves contrast and readability. Aimed to minimize eye fatigue, the Dark mode uses colours that are closer to the system defaults on Android and iPhone.

According to a blogpost, the team WhatsApp worked on improving readability of content and information hierarchy. But the real objective of the Dark mode is to make WhatsApp more convenient to use in different screens. And the company used colour and other design elements in line with Dark mode to achieve the objective.

See WhatsApp Dark mode working

Team WhatsApp has created a video “Hello Darkness” to educate users about the Dark mode and its advantages. To make the video more interesting, the team has added a soundtrack by previously-unreleased version of The Sound of Silence by American musician Paul Simon.

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Samsung Galaxy A71 V/S Vivo V17 Pro: Which Phone Is Worth Buying?

Samsung recently launched its latest Smartphone Galaxy A71 in the Indian market. It comes with Infinity-O display and has quad-camera setup on the rear. It is competing with Vivo V17 Pro Smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy A71 and Vivo V17 Pro cost

Galaxy A71 is available in 8 GB and 128 GB variants in Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Silver and Prism Crush Blue.The first sale would be on 24th February on official website of Samsung and other important portals. It would cost around Rs. 29,999.

Vivo V17 Pro comes in two variants – Midnight Ocean and Glacier Ice. Available on Flipkart, Vivo V17 Pro carries a price tag of Rs. 27,990.

Samsung Galaxy A71 and Vivo V17 Pro specifications

Display: Galaxy A71 sports a 6.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity-O display with 20:9 aspect ratio. Vivo V17 Pro features a 6.44-inch FHD+ (1080×2400 pixels) Ultra Fullview Super AMOLED display with 20:9 aspect ratio. V17 Pro has 91.65% screen to body ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on the back panel.

Processor: Galaxy A71 packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Octa-Core processor. V17 Pro comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon … Read the rest

Xiaomi Launches Mi 10 Flagship Phones In China

Xiaomi will launch its latest 5G phones of flagship Mi 10 series in China. The new phones – Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro – sport 6.67-inch 2340 x 1080 OLED displays and feature Snapdragon 865 processors, dual-mode 5G, Wi-Fi 6, up to 12GB of RAM and wireless charging. Also, they boast of quad-camera configurations with a trendy 108-megapixel main shooter that can record 8K video.

Mi 10 Pro specification

It comes with 512GB storage, 50W fast wired charging and a slightly bigger display. On the contrary, the Mi 10 provides 256 GB storage and has only 30W charging capacity. But Pro packs a smaller batter (4,500mAh) in comparison to Mi 10 battery (4,780mAh).

Cameras

Mi 10 Pro features 108 MP sensor with an optically stabilized eight-element lens but Mi 10 has only seven lenses. The Pro packs a 12 MP lens for portraits; an 8 MP telephoto lens with 10x hybrid zoom; a 20 MP ultra-wide lens and 117-degree FOV.

Mi 10 comes with a 13 MP ultra-wide sensor, a 123-degree FOV and a pair of 2 MP cameras for macro shots and depth sensing. And top of the … Read the rest