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OnePlus 6, Oppo Realme 1 leaked, Xiaomi Redmi S2 launch date revealed, iPhone SE 2 delayed till September: Daily News Wrap

Here are the top news stories from the technology world today.

  • Published: May 14, 2018 6:59 PM IST
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Another Monday is coming to close, and while some may still be having Monday Blues, the tech world was a buzz with leaks and rumors. OnePlus 6 global launch is less than two-days away, but leaks haven’t stopped pouring. Tomorrow, Oppo is set to launch its online-only brand Realme, and details about the first smartphone, Realme 1 have been leaked. Xiaomi Redmi S2 launch date has been revealed in an official teaser, iPhone SE 2 launch has been reportedly delayed, and more. Here are the top news stories of the day.

OnePlus 6 leaks 

By now, we know that the OnePlus 6 is going to feature a glass back, something that the company has already confirmed. Now, a variant with ‘Mirror Black’ finish has been leaked in its full glory along with specifications and pricing details. Other leaks also hints that the OnePlus 6 could feature ‘AI’ capabilities in its camera department. With two-days to go, we will bring you all the coverage related to the smartphone launch, so stay tuned for that.

Oppo Realme 1 specifications leaked

Oppo is all set to launch the Realme 1 smartphone under its Realme online-only brand. The smartphone will be exclusively sold on Amazon India. Now, ahead of the official launch, specifications of the smartphone have been leaked. Among the key highlights, the smartphone is expected to feature a 6-inch IPS LCD display with a Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, MediaTek Helio P60 SoC, 6GB of RAM and 128GB. The device will be launched on May 15.

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Xiaomi Redmi S2 launch date revealed

After launching the smartphone in China, Xiaomi looks all set to bring the Redmi S2 in India. The company has teased the smartphone launch for June 7. While the teaser did not mention Redmi S2 name, Xiaomi has been teasing a selfie-centric smartphone. There are rumors that the Redmi S2 could be introduced in India as Redmi Y2, a successor to last year’s Redmi Y1.

Apple iPhone SE 2 reportedly delayed

There have been rumors about the iPhone SE 2, and while earlier reports hinted at the launch sometime in May or June at WWDC 2018, a new report brings some bad news. According to Macotakara, the compact iPhone will be introduced in September, along with the iPhone 9-series. The report also claims that the smartphone will come with a display notch and feature Face ID facial recognition feature.

Moto C2 and C2 Plus images leaked

After launching the Moto G6, Motorola seems to shift its focus to second-generation Moto C smartphones. Official renders of the Moto C2 and Moto C2 Plus have surface online, showing off a simple design and front-facing flash. The smartphones are expected to go heads on with the Xiaomi Redmi 5A and the Coolpad A1.

Besides these, a lot of other interesting developments did happen in the tech world. YouTube for iPhone X and iPhone 8 now supports HDR, Android P crashes incompatible apps when they become unresponsive. Xiaomi Selfie Stick Tripod and Mi Bluetooth Audio Receiver are now available in India.

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  • Published Date: May 14, 2018 6:59 PM IST