The big announcements have come from Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event in New York. Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 9, along with its first smart speaker Galaxy Home, and Galaxy Watch. The company also revealed price for India. Meanwhile, Vodafone has introduced two new 4G data plans for everyone, and gaming fans rejoice as Fortnite arrives on Android. Here are the top stories of the day.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 India price and pre-order announced
Samsung last night officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 in New York, and earlier today it announced the India pricing as well. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price in India starts at Rs 67,900 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM with 512GB storage variant will cost Rs 84,900. It will be available for pre-orders from August 10 to August 21. While it is not confirmed from Samsung yet, the sales are expected to begin on August 22.
Vodafone launches new high-data capacity plans with 98GB and 126GB 4G data offer
Vodafone today launched two high-data capacity plans priced at Rs 549 and Rs 799. These plans come with a daily data FUP of 3.5GB and 4.5GB, which makes it 98GB and 128GB of 4G data in total respectively. Not just that, Vodafone has launched these plans in all of its 4G circles across the country, which means most subscribers can avail the benefits of the plan. Besides that, the plan also comes with unlimited calling, and 100 SMS per day benefits.
Fortnite comes to Android in Beta
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event announced that Fortnite Beta is finally coming Android devices. Samsung Galaxy smartphone users are the first to get their hands on the popular game. The game will come on other Android devices starting next week. One thing to note here is that the version of Fortnite that Epic Games is launching today is not the final version. Instead, the company is launching the beta version of the game for Android users with Samsung Galaxy devices.
Xiaomi suspends MIUI 10 Global Beta rollout
Xiaomi has pulled back its latest Global Beta of the MIUI 10. The company updated the original release post for the 8.8.9 version to announce the suspension.
It stated that the version had some “major bugs” in its Dual Apps functionality which would lead to apps reloading, force quitting, and black screen while operating Dual Apps. The developers have already started working on the fix, but there is no clarity as to when the rollout will start again.