This week in tech, we witnessed product launches from Honor, Vivo and Xiaomi, with rumors about the next iPhone and OnePlus 6T. Here are the top stories from today, September 6.
Honor 8X, Honor 8X Max launched
Huawei-owned Honor has launched the Honor 8X and Honor 8X Max in China, with both phones powered by mid-range chipsets and sporting big screens. The Honor 8X has a 6.5-inch screen, while the 8X Max has a larger 7.12-inch screen. Both phones could soon make it to India as well.
Vu launches the first 100-inch LED TV in India
Indian TV manufacturer Vu has launched its largest ever TV, the Vu 100, in India. The TV sports a 100-inch 4K HDR LED panel, and is a smart TV. Weighing in at over 100 kilos, the TV can’t be wall-mounted, and comes with a stand of its own. The TV does not come cheap; it’s priced at Rs 20,00,000.
Vivo V11 Pro launched in India
The Vivo V11 Pro has been launched in India, priced at Rs 25,990. The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, and also sports a large 6.41-inch full-HD+ screen with a waterdrop notch, an in-display fingerprint sensor and a dual-camera setup.
WATCH: Vivo V11 Pro First Look
OnePlus 6T render touts triple-camera setup
A new OnePlus 6T render has emerged online, and has been discovered on Chinese social media network Weibo. The render, which we advise to take with a pinch of salt, features a triple-camera setup at the back, a waterdrop notch and an in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone could launch as soon as next month.
YouTube Dark Theme gets a wider roll-out on Android
YouTube users on Android will increasingly see the new dark theme being available, which turns the app interface dark for easier viewing and battery life. It has taken admittedly long for the feature to finally start rolling out widely, after it was spotted in an app tear-down nearly a year ago.
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