Another week of 2018 just passed away and took us to the last month of the year. The past week saw some great development from the technology and mobile industry. If you have missed the tech updates of last week then we are going to talk about Five tech news to keep you updated.
Key highlights of the week are expected the launch of Mclaren edition of OnePlus 6T, after the announcement of a partnership between both the companies. Realme has launched another budget-centric phone in the market named Realme U1. All these things covered in this article.
On Tuesday, OnePlus announced a new partnership with automaker McLaren. OnePlus is having an event with British supercar maker, McLaren on 11 December and it is expected that the two companies will unveil their first collaboration in the event. From the looks of it, the smartphone brand will be revealing a special edition variant of the current OnePlus 6T flagship, the McLaren OnePlus 6T. The event will be hosted at McLaren Technology Centre in the United Kingdom.
Realme subsidiary of Oppo has launched the new phone under their brand name on Wednesday, Realme U1. The Realme U1 is a new budget offering that comes after the Realme 2 Pro and Realme C1. Not only does the phone highlight a 25MP selfie camera, but it also happens to be the first smartphone in the world to run the latest Helio P70 chipset.
The device comes when the company has got a good response and popularity in the Indian market, as stated in the launch event “Realme claims to be No.3 overall during Diwali and No.2 in online sales.”
Infinix, the online smartphone brand of China-based Transsion Holdings, on Monday launched the Infinix NOTE 5 Stylus” as its first smartphone with a stylus in India.
The stylus “XPen” would enable the handwriting recognition feature on the phone and would allow users to doodle, write and paint.
Designed with 4,096 sense of pressure, the stylus would be able to produce fine and detailed lines as well, the company said in a statement.
The Nubia Red Magic Mars is the new Gaming Smartphone that has been launched in Shanghai, China today. The device was teased a month ago with 10GB of RAM and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 SoC and now the gaming smartphone has been launched in three different storage options with 10GB + 64GB being the top model priced at 3999 Yuan. The device will be available from 7th of December in Jingdong and it will be coming with a similar design to the Red Magic 1 with better ergonomics.
The foldable smartphone is going to be the next big thing in the smartphone industry for the year 2019. The buzz started with the Samsung foldable smartphone and we have seen world-first smartphone being launched as Royole FlexPai. Recently we have reported that LG is also going to launch the foldable smartphone and now the new name in the list is Oppo, as per reports Oppo foldable smartphone can be launched early 2019.
Recent reports have revealed that other Chinese smartphones like Xiaomi and Lenovo are also working on smartphones with foldable displays.