Latest Smartphone News Updates of the Day (Friday, September 24, 2021)

2021-09-24 11:36:55

In this article, Mobile57 is reporting all the latest happenings about Smartphones, Tablets, Wearables, and mobile technology News of Friday, 24th September 2021, in the tech industry.

Latest Launch News:

Huawei unveiled Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro

Huawei has announced two new smartphones – Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro in China. Both smartphones appeared in black, blue, green, and violet. Huawei Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro will go for pre-orders on September 29.

Huawei Nova 9 features a 6.57-inch FHD+ OLED display with a 120Hz screen refresh rate and support for 10-bits color depth. The Nova 9 Pro, on the other hand, houses a 6.72-inches OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and similar support for 10-bits color depth. The Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro draw power from Snapdrgon 778G 4G chipset. Both phones run HarmonyOS 2.0 version.

For selfie experience, the vanilla Huawei Nova 9 has a single 32MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. On the other side, Huawei Nova 9 Pro offers two 32MP selfie cameras. The unique oval-shaped rear camera setups of the Nova 9 series have a 50MP Quad Camera setup. The Nova 9 packs a 4,300mAh battery (66W charge), whereas the Nova 9 Pro has a slightly downgraded 4,000mAh battery (100-watt fast charge support).

iQOO Z5 Launched with 120Hz Display and SD 778 chip

Vivo sub-brand iQOO has launched a new Z-series smartphone, iQOO Z5. The gadget comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G processor. The phone also has a sizeable 5,000 mAh battery with 44W fast charging support. iQOO has also packed the device with a 64MP triple-camera setup. It arrives in Arctic Dawn, Mystic Space, and Aurora colors.

The newly launched Vivo iQOO Z3 has a 6.67-inch display of 1080 x 2408 pixels resolution. Other display features include a 120Hz refresh rate, 96 percent NTSC colour gamut, and HDR support. You can get up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.

Redmi 9 Activ goes official

The Redmi 9 Activ is now official in India, expanding Xiaomi's budget offering. The prime factors of the Redmi 9 Activ are the battery and memory. The handset is available in 4GB and 6GB RAM, paired with 64GB ROM. The rest of specs include Helio G35 processor, 5000mAh battery, and 6.5inch HD+ display. The first sale of the Redmi 9 Activ will take place on September 24 through platforms like Flipkart,, and Mi Store.

Realme Narzo 50A, Narzo 50i, and Realme V11s go official

Talking about Narzo series, the Realme unveiled Narzo 50A and Narzo 50i today. Two siblings have 6.5-inch HD+ Display, Android 11 OS, and 4G connectivity. The rest of specs vary a lot. Realme Narzo 50i is a cheaper model, having an 8MP camera, 2GB RAM, and 5000 mAh power bank. Unluckily, it lacks Fingerprint Reader. Moving toward Realme Narzo 50A, this mid-range mobile has Helio G80 processor and 4GB RAM. The camera setup contains 50MP lens. Battery ranks at 6000mAh. Narzo 50A brings a Rear Fingerprint Scanner.

Apart from above phones, the Chinese brand introduced Realme V11s 5G. Users are getting Dimensity 810 processor, 6GB physical RAM, 5GB virtual RAM, and 128GB Storage. The 4G RAM variant gets only 1GB Dynamic RAM expansion. You can choose either Violet or Grey color variant.

Razer Kaira X announced

Razer Kaira is a gaming headset, available in Xbox and PlayStation variants. The Kaira X brings 20W dual speakers, 50mm TriForce drivers, audible frequency spectrum, bendable cardioids microphone, noise suppression, 3.5 mm audio jack, volume controllers, and various body color options including Black, White, Red, Blue, and Green.

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Xiaomi Civi Specs Leaked Ahead of Launch

Xiaomi has just confirmed that it will be launching a new Civi series smartphone on September 27. The brand also revealed Xiaomi Civi to have a 32MP selfie camera. According to tipster Digital Chat Station, Civi will be 6.98 mm thick and have 166 grams weight. The other features are rumored to include an AMOLED 120Hz display, Snapdragon 778G chipset, 8GB RAM, and In-Screen Fingerprint Reader.

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G Coming On September 29

Samsung India, via Flipkart (e-commerce store), has officially confirmed that Galaxy F42 5G is arriving on September 29. The Flipkart listing revealed a 64MP camera, 90Hz full HD+ display, and a 5000mAh battery. Another source suggested Samsung F42 5G to feature Dimensity 700 SoC.

Oppo Watch Free to announce on September 26

Oppo took Weibo to schedule a date of September 26 for the unveiling of Oppo Watch Free. It is a sports watch, which will have health tracking and sleep tracking modes. Oppo Watch Free will arrive in Black color.

Oppo K9 Pro to unveil on September 26

Oppo has saved the date of September 26. The Oppo K9 Pro launch event will take place in China. The Pro smartphone will have Dimensity 1200 SoC processor, 64MP camera, 6.43in AMOLED Display, up to 12GB RAM, and a 4400mAh battery. It will also support 5G network and In-screen FR.

Honor Tab V7 confirmed to arrive on September 26

The latest report comes from the brand's official account of Weibo. Honor posted an invitation card on Weibo. The card reveals that Honor will launch Honor Tab V7 on September 26. It is likely to be a rebranded Honor Pad V7 outside China. There is no word on price, but we knew that Honor Tab V7 may get Dimensity 1300T chipset.

Moto Tab G20 to launch on Sept 30

Motorola is gearing up to introduce Moto Tab G20 on September 30. The tablet is said to have an 8inch HD+ Display, Helio P22T processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage, and a 5100mAh powerhouse. Stay tuned to know more.


Samsung A30s, A50, and Galaxy M51 receiving September Security patch

The Korean brand Samsung is rolling out new software updates for Galaxy A30s, Galaxy A50, and Galaxy M51. The OTA brings September 2021 security patch. Three Samsung mobiles have firmware versions A307GUBU4CUH6, A505GUBS9CUH2, and M515FXXS3CUI1, respectively. The update will first hit Argentina, Panama, Tobago, Trinidad, France, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Slovakia, Romania, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Baltic, and Nordic Regions. You should check the update in settings manually.