In this article, Mobile57 is reporting all the latest happenings about Smartphones, Tablets, Wearables, and mobile technology News of Tuesday, 7th September 2021, in the tech industry.
Latest Launch News:
Itel, renowned for cheapest phones, has brought a new entry level device called Itel Vision 2S. The handset has just arrived in India and is priced at INR 6,999 ($95) for 2GB RAM and 32GB Storage. It runs on Android 11 Go Edition and gives 24 days stand-by while 25 hours talk time, thanks to a 5000 mAh battery. Three gradient colors are there to choose from, Gradation Purple, Gradation Blue, and Deep Blue. The other key features include 6.52 inches HD+ display, 8MP back camera, and Rear Fingerprint Unlock.
Vivo Y21s is a superior edition to Y21. It is the first mid-range Smartphone to bring 50MP AI camera setup. The Y21s packs a MediaTek Helio G80 processor and 4GB physical RAM plus 1GB extended RAM. Lasting hours of gameplay, Vivo mobile houses a 5000 mAh battery, compatible with 18W Fast Charge. Vivo Y21s sports Android 11 OS, 6.51inch HD+ display, and 60Hz refresh rate.
Vivo Y21s is currently on sale in Indonesia and priced at IDR 2,799,000 which equals about $197. It arrives in two colors Pearl White and Midnight Blue.
TCL introduced an affordable phone, the TCL 20Y. The handset is available in South American and African countries. The cost of TCL 20Y is GHS 799 ($132). For such a low price, TCL 20Y offers up to 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. Hence, you can enjoy gameplay within budget. The other features include 6.52 inch HD+ display, 48MP main camera setup, Helio A25 chipset, and 4000mAh battery.
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The upcoming Samsung flagship, Galaxy S22 is likely to launch in two chipsets, Snapdragon 898 and Exynos 2200. The latest leak from Korean site Tron has reported that the Samsung S22 Qualcomm model will launch in India. The European markets will get Exynos model. The Galaxy S22 lineup is likely to unveil at MWC 2022.
Honor Tab V7 Pro is already having a Kompanio 1300T chipset. Recently, MediaTek has sent invitations for an event that has to be scheduled on 9th September to unveil a new Kompanio series chip. The forthcoming chip name and abilities are mysterious.
Realme has confirmed that GT Neo 2 is on its way to launch. It will be called GT Neo Gaming in certain markets. The confirmation received via official Realme Weibo account. However, they did not reveal the actual release date. Realme GT Neo 2 has also passed 3C certification that disclosed a 65W Fast Wired Charge.
A fresh leak via Weibo revealed Realme GT Neo2 Mercedes AMG Special Edition. The color is green and the back shows an “AMG” logo. Having such a premium branding, this GT Neo2 AMG will cost much more than regular version.
Two Weibo tipsters claimed a 4nm MediaTek chipset to be in works. The chipset will be called Dimensity 2000. 4nm MediaTek SoC is suggested to use ARM V9 architecture. It is likely to be at least 20% more efficient than predecessor Dimensity chipset. We don’t know when it will launch or which mobile will equip 4nm Dimensity 2000.
The Nokia X20 has been enrolled for Android 12 Developer Preview mode. The other Nokia mobile phones, which are enrolled, will also get this update soon. Nokia has cautioned users before installing Android 12 as the software development is not completed yet.
Xiaomi 11T and 11T Pro are likely to arrive on 15th September. Ahead of the launch, a tipster, Snoopy, has published some case renders of Xiaomi 11T and 11T Pro model. The renders disclosed a centered punch hole selfie camera and a square back camera matrix containing three vertical lenses next to LED flash. Rumors are the main camera is of 108-Megapixels for the Pro model. However, a 64MP lens is likely to debut in standard variant. Dimensity 1200 is said to run both Xiaomi devices.
Oppo is gearing up to introduce ColorOS 12, a new software skin for Oppo mobiles. The official ColorOS Weibo has confirmed that the event will be held this month. ColorOS 12 will be installed upon Android 12, which is the latest operating system by Google. ColorOS 12 is likely to bring Cross Screen Interconnection, a feature similar to Huawei Multi Screen Collaboration.
The largest India e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart, has a landing page for two new DIZO smartwatches. The listing revealed that DIZO Watch 2 and Watch Pro will be up for sale on September 15. DIZO Watch 2 will have a 1.69 inches display and 100 watch faces. It will provide 5ATM water resistance. Heart Rate Tracker and Spo2 sensors will also be there. As far as DIZO Watch Pro, it has a square-shaped display and GPS + GLONASS connectivity.
A promo image of ColorOS 12 shared by Digital Chat Station shows an Oppo tablet heavily inspired by iPad. It seems Oppo made a clone of Apple tablet at a low cost. It is mysterious: What the Oppo tab will be called? OR, when it will debut?
This is not for the first time. Moto G Pure has already spotted on FCC, WiFi Alliance, TUV, and REL Canada. Today, Moto G Pure has scored 135 points in single-core test and 501 points in multi-core performance test. Powered by Helio G25 chipset, Moto G Pure appeared in 3GB of RAM and 2.0 GHz Octa-core processor.
Android 11 OS based Realme UI 2.0 update starts rolling out for Realme 6, Realme 6i, and Realme X smartphones. The X model gets the firmware version RMX1901EX_11.F.03, whereas the Realme 6 duo receives firmware version RMX2001_11.C.12. The update also brings bug fixes, interface customizations, and enhanced dark mode. Realme Narzo 10A is also reported to receive new software update soon.
The firmware version named N971NKSU2FUH7 is rolling out for Samsung Note 10. The firmware brings some software tweaks and monthly security patch. If you are the owner of Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10+, check the software update in the settings.
EDL stands for "Emergency Download" mode. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are getting stuck after this message. Many users complaining about Pixel 3 or 3 XL stopped working and became unresponsive after receiving EDL message. No fix is working as the experts said it to be a hardware issue, not a software bug. According to familiar people, Google knew about the EDL issue and it may extend Pixel 3 and 3 XL warranty for those having this trouble.
One is a Finish company and the other is a Chinese brand. So they filed lawsuits for 5G patents against each other in China and Europe. Nokia is not the first time doing do, it earlier filed 5G patent lawsuit against Lenovo in certain countries. While Huawei facing ban, Nokia sees a great opportunity to foothold in telecom industry. Nokia has lost major mobile market since the last decade. Now, the brand is being aggressive with any firm on its way to 5G patenting. If Nokia won, it will benefit from patenting fees and licensing fee and will get major contracts. In an earlier case, Lenovo and Nokia reached an agreement. But this time, Oppo retaliate with a counter lawsuit. This is interesting how this legal dispute will end, whom the patent holder or whom the license holder. Both sides should reach an agreement to settle it down.