Airtel unlimited call offer, Snapdeal cash delivery, other news of this week from the world of technology.
Finally the Zook Edge handset was launched. The most important features of Zuke Edge are quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, 5.5-inch full-HD TDDI display and U Touch fingerprint sensor. It has two variants. The price of 4 GB RAM variant is around Rs 22,500 and that of 6 GB RAM is around Rs 24,500.
LG launches midrange smartphones
LG realizes that if it wants to increase its share in the smartphone market, it will have to focus on the midrange segment. Ahead of the CES show to be held in Las Vegas next year, the company has announced the launch of 4 new K series smartphones and the new Stylus 3 phone. The LG K3 (2017), K4(2017), K8(2017), K10 (2017) and Stylus 3 have been introduced. The first glimpse of these handsets will be seen at the CES 2017 event. Except the price and availability, all the specifications of these smartphones have been made public. About which you can read on our website.
Cool S1 launched
LeEco and Coolpad together continue to launch affordable high-end smartphones. First the Cool1 in August and then the Cool Changer 1C in November. Now both these companies have launched their third smartphone Cool S1 in China. The price of 4 GB / 32 GB variant of Cool S1 is CNY 2,499, the price of 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage variant is CNY 2,699 while the price of 6 GB / 128 GB variant is CNY 3,199.
Other news from mobile world
1.Dual SIM variant of iPhone will also come. At present, it seems so… because the company has applied for a patent.
2. Information about a high-end smartphone from Nokia has been leaked. It will have 6 GB RAM and Snapdragon 835 processor.
3. Asus has made its Zenfone 3 Max 5.5 (ZC553KL) smartphone available in India. Its price is Rs 17,999. It was launched in the month of November.
The war that started in the telecom industry is about to end. Now Airtel has launched two affordable postpaid plans to challenge Jio. The two new plans of 'MyPlan Infinity' series are priced at Rs 549 and Rs 799. The only difference between both the plans is internet data, rest of the facilities are the same. In the Rs 549 plan, customers will get facilities like unlimited voice calls (local + STD), 100 free SMS per day, no charge on incoming calls while roaming and free subscription to Wynk Music-Movies. Apart from this, 3G handset users will get 1 GB data. If you have a 4G smartphone then 3 GB data will be given. At the same time, in the plan of Rs 799, 3G users will get 3 GB data and if they have 4G handset, they will get 5 GB data.
BSNL, on the other hand, has offered 300 MB data along with unlimited local and STD (BSNL to BSNL) calls. The validity of a plan of Rs 99 will be 28 days. These rates will be for in-network calls in Kolkata TD, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. For other circles these rates will be Rs 119 to 149.
However, the company has said that it is planning to provide 'free voice calls' and some data to its mobile customers on any network at Rs 149 or less per month 'tariff plan' from next month.
Airtel V-Fiber superfast broadband launched in Mumbai
After Chennai, Bengaluru and Delhi-NCR, Airtel's V-Fiber superfast broadband service was introduced in Mumbai. In V-Fiber service, customers will get internet speed up to 100 Mbps. Existing broadband customers will not have to pay extra for this service. However, to use the faster V-Fiber broadband, users will need a new modem.
Before the change of year, new features have been added to many apps…
Call me back feature in Truecaller
Truecaller has introduced a new feature 'Call Me Back'. It has just been made available for Android users. With its help, whenever you call someone and he does not pick up the call for some reason, you will get two options. One of these will be a notification to 'Ask the person to call back' and the other will be 'Call Again'. This feature will not only help the common users but will also make delivery easier for e-commerce companies. Users need to update their Truecaller Android app to version 7.82.
google toilet locator
Google has launched the toilet locator feature. Google Maps has now started providing information about public toilets to the people of Delhi-NCR and Madhya Pradesh. To use this new feature, Android, iOS and desktop users will have to search 'Public Toilet' in Google Maps. After this, the user will get information about toilets located nearby. Their address and opening hours will also be mentioned in this information. This feature is also available in Hindi.
Get cash delivered from Snapdeal
Snapdeal on Thursday launched a new feature called Cash@Home. Through this feature, people can order for delivery up to Rs 2,000. This feature works very easily. For this, the user will have to install the Snapdeal app and then check the location data to know whether the cash is available in his area. According to Snapdeal, if cash is available, users will receive a push notification and an SMS notification. And then the user will be redirected to the order page.
To avail this feature, the user will have to pay a fee of Re 1 or use a freecharge or debit card. The next day a Snapdeal executive will come to your home with a POS machine and you can swipe the card and take cash. A user can avail up to Rs 2,000 a day and there is no need to order any other product. Currently this service is available in Gurugram and Bengaluru and works only through the app.
Group video call on Facebook Messenger
Now Facebook Messenger users will be able to see up to 6 people on the screen simultaneously during a group video call. But up to 50 users can be connected to a call through voice or camera. The company wrote in a post, “As soon as more than 6 people join the call, only the user who speaks the most will be shown on the screen.” Before starting a group video chat, the user will have to go to an old group chat or a new chat. After this, you will have to click on the video icon on the top right side.
Facility to edit messages can be available on WhatsApp
WhatsApp may soon add a new feature to its iPhone app. With this feature, apart from editing the message sent to a user, you will also be able to take it back. It is being said that this feature has not been made available for WhatsApp iPhone beta app users yet. Apart from the edit option, as we mentioned, WhatsApp users will now also get a 'Revoke' button. Which means that now the messages sent can be deleted. However, it is expected that this feature will work even if the message has not been seen by the receiver. Currently, WhatsApp users can only delete messages on their own devices but the message remains visible to the receiver.
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