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Samsung Galaxy A50, A30, & A10 Unveiled. Features Super AMOLED Displays & OneUI!



Samsung announced the Galaxy A50 and the Galaxy A30 two days back in an event. It was mentioned that there would be the Indian launch of these devices. Today, the event took place in Mumbai and Samsung has provided with three new smartphones.

All the three devices feature Super AMOLED displays. The Galaxy A50 features a large 6.4-inch Full-HD+Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution. The device maintains a 91.6 percent screen-to-body ratio.

Under the hood, it is powered by an octa-core Exynos 9610 chipset. There will be 4/6 GB RAM options to choose from. The storage provided is 64 GB which is further expandable up to 512 GB with the help of a micro SD card.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Galaxy A50 has a triple rear camera setup with 25 MP auto-focus f/1.7 lens, a 5 MP fixed-focus f/2.2 lens, and an 8 MP fixed-focus f/2.2 lens. The front camera used is a 25 MP fixed-focus f/2.0 lens. The device makes use of Samsung’s Intelligent Scene Optimiser for scene detection and optimization based on the subject.

The device has an in-display fingerprint sensor for unlocking purposes. It draws juice form 4,000mAh battery that supports 15W fast charging. The port used is USB Type-C.

Coming to the Galaxy A30, it also has a large 6.4-inch Full-HD+Super AMOLED Infinity-U display with 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution. The processor used is an octa-core Exynos 7904 with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage expandable up to 512 GB.

The camera setup in the Galaxy A30 comprises of dual rear cameras (16 MP f/1.7 lens and 5 MP f/2.2 lens) and a 25 MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. The device retains a physical fingerprint scanner and packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging and a USB Type-C port.

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The budget offering from Samsung in the series is the Galaxy A10. It has a 6.2-inch HD+ Infinity-V Display with 720×1520 pixel resolution. The processor used is an octa-core Exynos 7884 chipset. There will be 2 GB RAM coupled with 32 GB of expandable internal storage. It packs a 3,400 mAh battery.

In terms of optics, it features a single 13 MP rear sensor with f/1.9 aperture. In the front, there is a 5 MP lens with f/2.0 aperture.

The Galaxy A50 is priced at Rs. 19,990 for the 4 GB RAM/ 64GB storage version, while the 6 GB RAM/ 64GB storage goes on sale at Rs. 22,990. The phone comes in Blue, White, and Black color variants. The Galaxy A30 will be available to purchase at Rs. 16,990 while the Galaxy A10 will retail at Rs. 8,490. Both A30 and A10 will have Red, Blue, and Black color variants.

As far as the availability is concerned, the Galaxy A50 and A40 will be available to buy from the 2nd of March while the A10 will go on sale from March 20. The software used on all three devices is One UI based on Android Pie.

Samsung Galaxy A50 Specifications

  • 6.4-inch Full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display
  • Exynos 9610 chipset
  • 4/6 GB RAM
  • 25 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP triple rear cameras
  • 25 MP front camera
  • 64 GB internal storage
  • 4,000mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy A30 Specifications

  • 6.4-inch Full-HD+Super AMOLED Infinity-U display
  • Exynos 7904 chipset
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 16 MP + 5 MP dual rear cameras
  • 25 MP front camera
  • 64 GB internal storage
  • 4,000mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy A10 Specifications

  • 6.2-inch HD+ Infinity-V Display
  • Exynos 7884 chipset
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 13 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front camera
  • 32 GB internal storage
  • 3,400 mAh battery



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Vivo Z5x Launched in China! Comes with SD710, Triple Cameras & 6.53 inch Punch Hole Display.



Vivo today launched a new smartphone in its Z-series in China. Dubbed as the Vivo Z5x it is quite different from its predecessors in terms of the design and features. It is the first smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer to sport a punch-hole selfie camera design.

The Vivo Z5x comes with a premium design with the punch-hole camera located at the top left corner. The body is made up of metal with well-chamfered edges. The bezels are extremely thin on the sides and top but there is a small bezel on the bottom. The power button and the volume rocker are located on the right while the left side houses the dual-SIM card slot.

In terms of specification, the Vivo Z5x features a 6.53 inch Full-View LCD display with a resolution of FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels). Under the hood, it is powered by a Snapdragon 710 chipset paired with 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage that can be further expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card.

In the rear, the device flaunts a triple camera setup stacked in a vertical arrangement on the top left. It consists of a 16MP primary sensor with f/1.78 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide angle secondary sensor while the third is a 2MP depth field sensor. The punch-hole selfie camera is a 16MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture. The handset runs Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9 Pie and is backed by a massive 5,000 mAh battery supported by a USB-Type C port. Despite the huge battery, the phone is only 8.85 mm thick and weighs 204.1 g.

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The Vivo Z5x price starts at 1,398 Yuan (Rs 14,000 approx) for the 4/64GB variant while the 6/64GB and 6/128GB variant costs 1,498 Yuan (Rs 15,000 approx) and 1,698 Yuan (Rs 17,000 approx) respectively. The high-end 8/128GB variant comes at a price tag of 1,998 Yuan (Rs 20,000 approx). It will be available in Extreme Night Black, Phantom Black and Aurora color options of which the Aurora is a gradient finish. It is currently up for pre-sale from the company’s official site which will continue till May 31. The mid-range model is expected to be available for purchase from June 1.

Vivo Z5x specifications

  • 6.53 inch Full-View FHD+ LCD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset
  • 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB internal storage
  • 16MP + 8MP +2MP rear
  • 16MP front
  • Funtouch OS 9 based on Android 9 Pie
  • 5,000 mAh battery
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Redmi 7A Announced in China! Comes with Snapdragon 439, 5.45 inch HD+ Display.



Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi is all set to release its first smartphone flagship smartphone, the Redmi K20 in China next week. Ahead of the launch, the Chinese manufacturer has revealed another smartphone which will be launched alongside the K20. Dubbed as the Redmi 7A, it is the successor to the Redmi 6A launched back in June last year.

From the images, the Redmi 7A seems to sport a polycarbonate body with a more seamless design than the 6A. The rear panel comes with a P2i coating to repel water and oil-based liquids and is splash-resistant. Like the predecessor, it misses out a fingerprint sensor and the back seems plain with just the camera sensors. To make up for it, there will be AI Face Unlocking on the phone.

The Redmi 7A features a 5.45 inch HD+ display that is claimed to have better response and improved blue-light filtering over its predecessor. Under the hood, it houses an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset that offers a 26% performance boost over the MediaTek Helio A22 on the Redmi 6A.

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The company is yet to reveal the storage variants and RAM options. It is likely to come with a standard offering of 2GB + 16GB and 3GB + 32GB. The company did confirm that it will come with a non-hybrid SIM tray which supports up to 256GB SD cards.

In the optics department, it has a single 13MP rear sensor with a LED flash and is aided by AI algorithms to improve imagery. The resolution of the front camera is yet to be revealed but Redmi promised that it will have AI beauty enhancements and background bokeh effect. It will draw power from a 4,000 mAh battery. While this will be 33% larger than the 6A, the in-box charger has been upgraded from 5W to 10W.

The Redmi 7A will be available in blue and black shades. The price and the available will be revealed on the Redmi K20 launch event on May 28. According to rumors, the company may launch a new laptop with the two smartphones, likely to be called RedmiBook 14.

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OPPO K3 Launched in China. Comes with 6.5 inch AMOLED display, In Display FP & SD710!




OPPO today launched a new mid-range smartphone in its K-series in China. Dubbed as the OPPO K3, it is the successor to the OPPO K1 launched back in  August last year.

The OPPO K3 features a 6.5 inch FHD+ AMOLED display made by Samsung. It has a 19:5:0 aspect ratio, no notch or punch hole with a screen-to-body ratio of 91.1 percent. It comes with features such as DC dimming, always-on display and stroboscopic eye protection and has a  sixth generation in-display fingerprint scanner like its predecessor. The company claims the new sensor to be 28.5 times faster.

Under the hood, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core chipset paired with an Adreno 616 GPU. The phone is available in two configurations: 6GB RAM + 64GB onboard storage and another with 8GB RAM + 128GB/256GB internal storage. In the optics department, the smartphone comes with a dual camera setup in the rear consisting of a 16MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor. On the front, it offers a pop-up 16MP camera with f/2.0 for video calling and selfies.

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The device runs on ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9 Pie and is backed by a 3,765 mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging technology. Connectivity options include Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, and a USB Type-C port.

The OPPO K3 pricing starts at 1.599 Yuan (Rs 16,000 approx) for the 6GB/64 variant while the 8/128 and the 8/256 costs 1,899 Yuan (Rs 19,000 approx) and 2,299 Yuan (Rs 23,000 approx) respectively. The handset will be available in Nebula Purple, Green and White color options. It will be up for sale in China from June 1. The company has not revealed any details about the global launch but since the OPPO K1 made it to other markets we can expect the same from the OPPO K3.

OPPO K3 specifications

  • 6.5 inch FHD+ AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB/256GB internal storage
  • 16MP + 2MP rear
  • 16MP front
  • ColorOS 6.0 based on Android 9 Pie
  • 3,765 mAh battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging
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