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OnePlus 5T leak, Moto X4 India price leak, Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra launch and more: Daily news wrap

Take a look at the top five news stories of the day.

  • Updated: October 24, 2017 10:13 PM IST

We are here with our daily wrap for the day. Things kicked off with a massive OnePlus 5T leak that gave us the best look at the upcoming device. Micromax then launched a new smartphone in partnership with Vodafone. The soon-to-launch Moto X4 leaked online again with an alleged India price tag. Apart from that COAI has also announced that India now has over 946 million mobile subscribers as of end of September. Lets take a more detailed look at the day s top stories. Also Read - Airtel 5G Mumbai trials show download speeds of 1.2Gbps, upload at 850Mbps

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OnePlus 5T leak

Rumors have been doing the round lately regarding OnePlus launching a variant of the OnePlus 5, just like it launched the OnePlus 3T around the same time in 2016. Today, the leak showed images, which is a clear hint that the launch of the OnePlus 5T is near. The leaked images show that the OnePlus 5T will come with a 6-inch display featuring 18:9 aspect ratio. The display is likely to have a resolution of 2880×1440 pixels. Another image showed the speaker grille placed at the bottom of the device. In terms of other specifications, the OnePlus 5T is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. The smartphone is also expected to sport the same dual-camera system that is seen on the OnePlus 5.

READ: OnePlus 5T leaks yet again reveal 18:9 near bezel-less display

Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra launched

After launching an affordable 4G VoLTE smartphone with BSNL last week, Micromax today launched yet another affordable smartphone in partnership with Vodafone. Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra comes with a price tag of Rs 2,899, but effectively the price comes down to just Rs 999. One only needs to recharge at least Rs 150 every month for a duration of 36 months. The recharges can be done in parts, but the total sum should amount to Rs 150 every month.

Coming to the specifications, the Bharat-2 Ultra features a 4-inch WVGA display and is powered by quad-core Spreadtrum SC9832 processor paired with 512MB RAM. The phone sports a 2-megapixel rear camera and a 0.3-megapixel front camera. Armed with a 1,300mAh battery, the phone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.

READ: Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra 4G smartphone launched, priced at Rs 999

ALSO READ: Micromax Bharat 2 Plus, Bharat 3, and Bharat 4 announced: Specifications, features

Increase minimum internet speeds

The government has started working towards boosting of minimum-mandated internet speed to 2 mbps and more from the existing 512 kbps. This will also contribute as a part of Narendra Modi launched initiatives such as smart cities, Digital India programs. The telecom secretary said that the country needs faster speed in the wake of the gradual transformation of the country to a digital economy. TRAI has also been pushing for the increase in the minimum-internet speed as several telecom companies are rolling out faster 4G services. This is not the first time the internet speed in India has been taken into consideration. TRAI had pointed out the weaker internet connection in its ‘Consultation Paper on Data Speed Under Wireless Broadband Plans’ released in June this year.

READ: Government looking to increase minimum internet speeds to 2Mbps: Report

ALSO READ: The buzz is great, but 5G on Indian phones is still a distant dream

Moto X4 India price leak

The government has started working towards boosting the minimum-mandated internet speed to 2Mbps and more from the existing 512Kbps. The telecom secretary said that the country needs faster speed in the wake of the gradual transformation of the country to a digital economy. TRAI has also been pushing for the increase in the minimum-internet speed as several telecom companies are rolling out faster 4G services. This is not the first time the internet speed in India has been taken into consideration. TRAI had pointed out the weaker internet connection in its ‘Consultation Paper on Data Speed Under Wireless Broadband Plans’ released in June this year.

READ: Moto X4 India price allegedly leaked ahead of November 13 launch

Mobile subscriber base in India in September

As per the data, telecom service providers have a total of 946.66 million subscribers. The data also includes the figures of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd and MTNL by the end of August 2017. Among individual companies, Bharti Airtel continues to lead with 29.80 percent market share by adding another 1 million subscribers in the month of September to take the grand total to 282.04 million. Second on the list is Vodafone India, which stands at 207.44 million, followed by Idea Cellular at 190.15 million subscribers at the end of September. The data also revealed that Uttar Pradesh accounted for the highest number of subscribers at 83.46 million subscribers, while Maharashtra occupied the second spot with 79.2 million subscribers.

READ: India had over 946 million mobile subscribers at the end of September: COAI

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  • Published Date: October 24, 2017 10:12 PM IST
  • Updated Date: October 24, 2017 10:13 PM IST


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