Weekly Roundup: Week 38 in review, more smartphones with in screen fingerprint scanner

Meizu magic, More about Pixel 3, New Gen echo devices, etc.

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It’s been a while since we last posted a weekly review. As you know, Kerala was drowned in water due to the aggressive raining and flood. Our main office was in Kerala and we had to close down the office for several weeks to avoid any human casualties. However, we lost many appliances and valuable assets. Nature’s revenge!

Last week was very interesting and the tech world has exploded with many important leaks including Google’s most anticipated Pixel 3 series. Let’s check them out.

Top headlines of last week

1 Meizu 16X Launched In China With Snapdragon 710 and in screen FP Scanner

Chinese brand Meizu has launched one among the first smartphones to come with the Qualcomm’s midrange powerhouse, Snapdragon 710 in China – Meizu 16X. The company releases the device as a mid-range successor to its flagship models Meizu 16 & 16 Plus, which came with a Snapdragon 845 under the hood. The smartphone looks exactly the same as the latter, and only the core hardware features seem to differ from the higher option model. Read more

2 Nokia 7.1 Plus (X7) Leaked Render Shows Off Notch, Dual Camera

After the acquisition by the HMD Global, Nokia only started to make smartphone sin new X-series back in May this year. The company announced the Nokia X6 (Nokia 6.1 Plus) globally with a notch on the top of the display. The device has gotten a big applause from the smartphone industry and it seems the company is prepping up to launch another smartphone from the same lineup. The alleged Nokia X7, which will be called Nokia 7.1 Plus in some markets is on the news now. A newly leaked official (?) render of the Nokia X7 began to surface online several hours ago. Read More

3 Google Pixel 3 Spotted In A Google Pay India Ad

Google is almost all set to launch the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. Ahead of the launch, many leaks have started to surface and showed us the almost design aspect of both the smartphones. A new commercial video from Google India for Google Pay (Tez) seems to feature the forthcoming smartphone, Pixel 3, throughout the video. Read More

4 Amazon Launches New Echo Devices In India

The new five devices launched in Amazon India website are Echo Dot, Echo Show, Echo Input, Echo Plus, and Echo Sub. The newly launched Echo Dot is the third-generation one with a new fabric finish, similar to Google Home Mini. The new appearance change from plastic to the fabric makes it look more premium. The speaker output is claimed to have improved well with the generation change. Surprisingly, there is no change in the price tag — you can preorder the device from Amazon India website at Rs. 4,499 in three color options – Charcoal, Heather Gray, and Sandstone. Read More