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Samsung Unveils Galaxy S20 Flagships – S20; S20+ And S20 Ultra With Amazing Features

Samsung officially unveiled its range of S series 2020 flagship phones – Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra. These flagships sport new 120Hz refresh rate displays. Also, they feature 5G connectivity; improved camera features including 8K video recording support; bigger battery and an updated design with slimmer bezels.These flagships would cost from Rs. 71,300 to Rs. 1,14,100 depending on the variant.

In addition to phones, Samsung also launched Galaxy Buds+ wireless earbuds that give 11 hours of support per charge.

Samsung Galaxy S20 specifications

Direct upgrade of Galaxy S10, the new phone sports a 6.2-inch Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X display. It is HDR certified and it supports a high refresh rate of 120Hz. It packs a 7nn octa-core processor and it is available in two variants – Exynos 990 Soc and Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC.

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Galaxy S20 features a triple-rear-cameras including a wide-angle sensor, ultra-wide angle and a telephoto camera. Other camera features include a 3x hybrid optical zoom, super resolution zoom up to 30x and a new shooting mode called Single Take.

Samsung Galaxy S20+ specifications

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Chevy Launches First 2020 Mid-Engine C8 Corvette Car

Chevy announced roll-out of the first production ready mid-engine 2020 Corvette from its plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The production C8 Corvette was to start late in 2019 but was delayed due to UAW strikes.

C8 Corvette 2020

The for the new Chevy is almost over and those who have ordered and waiting for their cars could get the cars in late this month or in early March. But car lovers are crazy to see the first-ever mid-engine C8 Corvette on the roads.

C8 Corvette 2020 features

Projected as an affordable alternative to pricier cars like McLearn 570S/GT and the Audi R8, the C8 Corvette launched 0-60 only in 2.8 seconds in test drives. Also, the new Chevy impressed with its quarter-mile time of 11.2 seconds at 122 mph. Also, it has an astonishing EPA that is 27 mpg in highway driving. Powered by a 6.2-liter V-8 engine, the all new C8 Corvette is expected the competition in the car market a level up with its performance.

Final verdict

The mind-boggling performance of the latest mid-engine C8 Corvette makes it a serious contender against the established models and its price … Read the rest

Vehement Critic Of AI Elon Musk Hires AI

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been a vehement critic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) but he is now using AI technology. The technology works like his subordinate and reports directly to him.

Elon Musk using AI

A strong critic of AI, Elon Musk often criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and former Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma over the role of AI. But he has finally decided to use AI. He is using AI in his startup Neuralinkthat is creating a brain-machine interface.

Musk tagged the popular host of AI podcast on YouTube Lex Fridman while tweeting about his obsession with AI. He tweeted that he was using AI to solve self-driving. But for him, AI could only do benign tasks and he critically evaluates those tasks.

Tesla using AI

Artificial Intelligence is used for vision and planning to achieve a general solution to full self-driving. Tesla is developing silicon chips that it could use to power its full self-driving software from ground. It is taking every aspect of design of the chips to get expected results. The company is applying cutting-edge research to solve issues from perception to control.

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Amazon Leaks Highly Anticipated OnePlus 8 Pro And OnePlus 8 Phones

An Amazon India affiliate page published pictures of two highly anticipated phones of OnePlus. But the brand has yet to make any confirmation about release of the published phones.

Upcoming phones of OnePlus

The brand is expected to release two new models OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro in the first half of 2020 but the phones are featured alongside existing models of OnePlus on Amazon. The retail giant published the new phones from OnePlus with an advertising fee.

Specs of the rumored OnePlus phones

Both the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are expected to carry similar design and features. The display would have hole-punch design. Also, it would be 120Hz QHD+ Fluid Display that the company accounted last month. Wireless changing is also expected as the brand has joined the Wireless Power Consortium.

The OnePlus 8 series phones are expected to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC and up to 12GB of RAM. They would also pack Android 10 out-of-the-box. Earlier there were reports that the OnePlus 8 Pro would sport a quad-rear camera with Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor. It is also rumored that these phones would have a curved … Read the rest

Mercedes-Benz 2020: The All-New GLE SUV Launched At Rs. 73.70 Lakh

Mercedes-Benz launched its all-new GLE SUV starring Rs. 73.70 lakh in India. It comes in two variants – GLE 300d and GLE 400d. While the first one is the base model and the latter is called a Hip-Hop Edition that is a direct import.

New SUV by Mercedes-Benz

The new-gen GLE sports a fresh grille design; has an improved shoulder line and boasts large wheel arches. Also, it has got new headlights with two LED bars and a sporty tail-light design.

GLE 300d

According to the manufacturer, the booking for GLE 300d model has already been closed till March 2020 and the delivery would start from April. It packs a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine that produces 245hp and 500Nm of torque.

GLE 400d

It is a higher variant and a direct import and for this reason it costs up Rs. 1.25 crore. It is powered by a more powerful 3.0-litre, six-cylinder diesel unit that generates 330hp and 700Nm of torque.

GLE 450d

It is the petrol variant of the new-SUV. It packs a 3.0-litre, six-cylinder turbo-petrol engine paired with a mild-hybrid system. The combined system … Read the rest

WhatsApp Achieves 5 Billion Download Mark On Android; TikTok Becomes Number 2 In Download

WhatsApp for Android has clocked 5 billion downloads. This Facebook-owned instant messaging app has become the second non-Google app to achieve this high mark.

WhatsApp popularity

With 1.6 billion active users, WhatsApp outperformed Facebook Messenger that had only 1.3 billion users and WeChat that had only 1.1 billion users in 2019. Also, it is the third-most-popular social networking site after Facebook and YouTube.

Android Police reported that like most Android apps that reach high download milestones, WhatsApp downloads also include downloads from Play Store and pre-installed app in branded Smartphones like Samsung and Huawei. These Smartphone manufacturers provide WhatsApp in the pre-installed app’s packages.

WhatsApp market

South Korea was the fastest-growing WhatsApp market for Google Play Store. In 2019, the download of instant messaging applications increased by almost 56%. Also, Google became the top publisher of mobile apps beating Facebook and it happened for the first time in five years.

Analytics firm Sensor Tower reported that Google recorded 850 million downloads from its Play Store but Facebook could amass only 800 million. But Google is still far behind in the overall number of downloads from … Read the rest