ATB Tech Updates #26


Tech Updates #26

  • Vivo Announced its X21 and this phone has a version with the Under-Display Fingerprint reader also.
A few hours after Oppo announced the R15, Vivo also announced its its new Flagship Vivo X21 smartphone. It features a 6.28" AMOLED screen with a notch and is powered by the Snapdragon 660 chipset and has a dual rear camera setup.


The phone has a 6.28 inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels and there's a notch on the top of the display which contains the earpiece and the 12 MP selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.0 accompanied by an IR fill light. Then we have dual rear cameras on the back, the main camera is a 12 MP shooter with an aperture of f/1.8 and the secondary camera is a 5 MP shooter with an aperture of f/2.4.


What powers this device is the Snapdragon 660 chipset which is an octa-core CPU coupled with the Adreno 512 GPU and 6GB of RAM. Two storage variants are available viz 64 GB and 128 GB. The phone comes with Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and a 3200 mAh battery which supports fast charging. Its interesting to note that there's a special 128 GB variant with an Under-Display Fingerprint Scanner and the reagular variant will have the Fingerprint scanner on the bach side of the phone.
Coming to the price, the 64 GB variant costs CYN 2,898 (Rs 29,850) and the 128 GB variant costs CYN 3,198 (Rs 32,940) and the variant with Under-Display Fingerprint scanner is priced at CYN 3,598 (Rs 37,060).

  • Airtel's new Rs 499 Postpaid Plan offers Unlimited Voice Calls and 40 GB Data.
Airtel has announced a new postpaid paid plan to offer some kind of respite to its postpaid customers in the era of ultra-affordable prepaid plans. The plan offers unlimited local, STD and incoming/outgoing roaming calls, 40 GB of 3G/4G data (with rollover facility).


The plan also offers a full year subscription to Amazon Prime. The validity of the plan is for 30 days and this plan is launched in competition to Jio's 509 postpaid plan which offers 60 GB data for 30 days with a daily limit of 2 GB. 
Apart from above mention benefits, the Rs 499 plan also offers Wynk TV subscription, access to its library of Live TV and Movies and Handset Damage protection.
  • Asus ZenBook Flip S UX370UA Ultra-Thin Convertible Laptop Launched in India.
The Asus ZenBook Flip S UX370UA convertible laptop with ultra-thin and lightweight design launched in India. It is powered by 8th Generation Intel core i7 processor and a 16 GB LPDDR3 RAM.


The laptop has a 13.3 inch anti-glare, touch-screen display with a Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixel) resolution and 300 nits brightness. This Windows 10 laptop has a 1.8 GHz Intel core i7-8550 processor (upto 4.0 GHz), Intel UHD Graphics and a 512 GB SSD. The laptop also has a Fingerprint reader, a VGA camera and a 2 cell battery which can last for around 11 hours. The Laptop has a hinge which can turn 360 degrees so that the display can be tilted to various angles conviniently.
The laptop weighs 1.1 Kg and is priced at Rs 1,30,990 and will be available at retail outlets across the Country.

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