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Redmi Note 8 Price, Realme XT Specifications, Realme 5 Sale, Vivo Z1x and iPhone 11 Launch Date, More Tech News This Week

Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro, and Realme XT unveiling dominated the tech news this week. The two Redmi Note 8 phones and Realme XT are among the most-anticipated smartphones in India right now. Additionally, Apple sent out invites for the 2019 iPhone launch event and Oppo introduced its new Reno 2-series phones. Realme 5 and Motorola One Action also went on sale for the first time and Vivo Z1x launch is scheduled for next week. Read on to find out more details about the biggest happenings in the world of technology this week.

Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8 Pro price

Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro made their first appearance in China this week. The two new smartphones from Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi will succeed the company’s popular Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 1 Pro phones. It is quite likely that Redmi will continue to offer Redmi Note 7 phones in its portfolio after a price correction as the series has been quite popular. In fact, Xiaomi recently declared that Redmi Note 7 phones have crossed the 20 million unit shipments mark since their launch.

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  • Redmi Note 8 starts at CNY 999
  • Redmi Note 8 Pro will retail starting CNY 1,399

Specifications of Redmi Note 8 Pro and Redmi Note 8

  • pack a 64-megapixel primary camera.
  • a 48-megapixel primary shooter
  • an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter
  • a 2-megapixel macro camera,
  • a 2-megapixel depth sensor
  • USB Type-C port,
  • MIUI 10 software,
  • full-HD+ display,
  • 128GB of onboard storage,
  • 5mm audio jack,
  • rear fingerprint sensor
  • a 6.39-inch screen
  • Snapdragon 665 SoC at the core,
  • a 6.53-inch display with MediaTek Helio G90T SoC
  • a 4,000mAh battery,
  • 13-megapixel front shooter,
  • 6GB of RAM
  • packs a 4,500mAh battery,
  • 20-megapixel front shooter,
  • 8GB of RAM

Realme XT specifications announced

Realme this week gave the world a glimpse of its upcoming 64-megapixel camera phone Realme XT. The company showed off the smartphone at an event in China and also sent out a press release announcing several of the phone’s key specifications. The Realme XT will be going head-to-head with Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 8 Pro over the coming weeks as both smartphones make their debut

Like the Redmi Note 8 Pro, Realme XT also

  • uses Samsnug ISOCELL GM2 64-megapixel sensor
  • 64-megapixel primary shooter,
  • Triple rear camera setup
  • an 8-megapixel sensor
  • wide-angle lens for 8-megapixel sensor
  • a 2-megapixel sensor
  • a macro lens for2-megapixel sensor
  • a 2-megapixel depth sensor
  • powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 SoC,
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 128GB of onboard storage
  • a 4,000mAh battery
  • support for VOOC 3.0 fast charging
  • a 16-megapixel selfie shooter.
  • a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen
  • a waterdrop-style notch
  • on ColorOS Realme Edition,
  • based on Android 9 Pie.

Apple September 10 event

Apple has reported that it will be hosting an event on September 10 at its headquarters in Cupertino, California, where the company will reveal its new iPhone 11lineup. The specifics of the upcoming iPhone models are largely a secret at this point, still a few key details have managed to slip out. The iPhone 11 series is expected to include

  • three models,
  • two sporting OLED screen
  • third one carrying a LCD panel,
  • powered by the A13 chip.
  • triple rear camera setup,
  • iPhone 11 will pack two rear cameras
  • support Apple Pencil and keep the lightning port.

Vivo Z1x launch date and other tech news

Lenovo isn’t the only smartphone maker launching new phones next week, Vivo has additionally teased the launch of its Z1x phone on September 6. It will join the company’s Vivo Z1 Pro in the Z series.

Vivo Z1x Specifications

  • a 4,500mAh battery
  • 5W fast charging support
  • an in-display fingerprint sensor
  • run on Android Pie
  • feature a 6.38-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display
  • powered by the Snapdragon 712 SoC
  • 6GB RAM
  • triple rear cameras
  • a main 48-megapixel shooter
  • ultra-wide angle camera
  • a depth sensing camera

Motorola One Action

Motorola One Action went on sale for the first time propelled in the country last week and comes with the features like

  • a 6.3-inch full-HD+ IPS display
  • octa-core Samsung Exynos 9609 SoC,
  • a triple rear camera setup,
  • a 12-megapixel selfie shooter
  • 16-megapixel action camera

Redmi Book 14 Pro and Redmi TV 70

Redmi Book 14 Pro and Redmi TV 70 were also made official this week by Xiaomi in China. The two devices were showcased alongside the Redmi Note 8 lineup. While the Redmi TV is the first Redmi-branded smart TV from Xiaomi, the RedmiBook 14 Pro will join the primary Redmi branded laptop in the company’s portfolio.

The Redmi TV 70 supports

  • a minimalist design
  • packs a 70-inch 4K display
  • HDR support
  • runs on the company’s PatchWall platform
  • powered by a quad-core 64-bit Amlogic SoC,
  • 2GB of RAM
  • supports various audio technologies
  • Dolby Audio
  • DTS HD

The Redmi Book 14 Pro is

  • powered by 10th gen Intel processors
  • comes in three variants
  • base variant is powered by the Intel Core i5 (10210U) CPU,
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 256GB of SSD storage
  • middle-tier model is also powered by the same Intel Core i5 (10210U) processor,
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • last variant is powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core i7 (10510U) processor,
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 512GB SSD storage

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