Tech News wrap up, October 1: Motorola Edge 20 Pro has been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 36,999. Pre-orders will begin from October 3 from the Flipkart Big Billion Days sale. In addition, Oppo A55 launched in India, iPhone 11 gets cheaper, Amazon reveals more Great Indian Festival deals, Google Doodle celebrates actor Sivaji Ganesan’s 93rd birth anniversary, iPhone 12 festive offer brings free AirPods, and more in the world of technology today. Get all the latest news from the world of technology right here are BGR India. Also Read - Today's Tech News 29 September: Xiaomi 11 Lite NE and Samsung Galaxy F42 launched, Amazon Echo Show 15 unveiled
Movies and web series coming to OTT in October
From original releases to Bollywood drama, we have a festive collection to kick off this month. Some original releases like the ‘Army of Thieves, ‘The Guilty,’ ‘After We Fell’, ‘Rashmi Rocket’, ‘Sardar Udham Singh’ are making a complete package of incredible October. Vicky Kaushal’s film ‘Sardar Udham Singh’ is a biopic of freedom fighter Sardar Udham Singh. Directed by Shoojit Sircar, the film will be released on October 16 on Amazon Prime Video’s OTT platform.
Diwali With Mi Festive Offers: Discounts on Redmi phones, Smart TVs, and more
Xiaomi is hosting ‘Diwali with Mi’ that kick start on October 3 across mi.com and retail partners. During the festive sale consumers will be able to grab instant discount coupon of up to Rs 5,000, 10 percent instant discount on SBI credit cards. In addition, Chinese brand will provide up to Rs 3,000 off on Redmi Note 10 series. There will be discounts available on Mi 11 series as well. Redmi Smart TV X series will be up for grabs with a discount of up to Rs 7,000. Besides, consumers can grab offers on other products in Mi ecosystem including Mi Robot Vacuum Mop-P, Redmi Earbuds 2C, Mi Home Security camera 1080p.
Dyson Purifier Hot+Cool, Purifier Cool launched in India; start at Rs 45,900
Dyson just launched its latest generation of air purifiers, which include the Dyson Purifier Hot+Cool and Dyson Purifier Cool. Both the devices include fully-sealed HEPA 13 standard filtration, which according to the company ensures that no air bypasses the filter and the new air purifiers remove 99.95 percent of particles as small as 0.1 microns.
The Dyson Purifier Hot+Cool is priced at Rs 55,900 and the Dyson Purifier Cool is priced at Rs 45,900.
iPhone 11 under Rs 40000
iPhone 11 will be available with a massive discount during the Amazon sale. An official teaser reveals that the iPhone 11 will be available at a price under Rs 40,000. The exact pricing is yet to be revealed but it is safe to assume that the iPhone 11 will be up for grabs at Rs 39,999, which is Rs 10,000 lower than the current retail price. Check details.
New Malware affects 10 million Android users
Report from the mobile security firm Zimperium states that over 10 million Android smartphone users have been affected by a new malware. The GriftHorse malware has reportedly affected millions of Android mobile users globally including India. As per the mobile security firm, the malware has been distributed to Android mobile devices via Google Play and third-party application stores. Some of these infected apps include Handy Translator Pro, Heart Rate and Pulse Tracker, Geospot: GPS Location Tracker, iCare – Find Location, and My Chat Translator. Read to know more.
Redmi Note 10 Lite launched in India
Redmi has launched yet another Redmi Note 10 Lite in India. The smartphone series already includes phones such as the Redmi Note 10 Pro, the Note 10 Pro Max, the Note 10T 5G, and the Note 10S. The Redmi Note 10 Lite has been launched at a price of Rs 13,999 for 4GB/64GB model and Rs 15,999 for 4GB/128GB, and Rs 16,999 for 6GB/128GB storage model. The smartphone will be available to purchase via Mi.com and Amazon India starting October 3. Read to know more.
Oppo A55 Launched in India: Check Price
Oppo A55 has been launched in India. The smartphone comes in two variants – 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB at Rs 15490 and Rs 17490, respectively. The pre-orders will begin from October 3. Some of the key specs of the smartphone include – 50MP triple rear camera system, MediaTek Helio G35, LCD screen, 16-megapixel selfie camera, 5000mAh battery with 18W charging support and more. Read to know more.
Clubhouse adds four new features to its audio app
Clubhouse has finally brought one of the demanding features- the in-app recording to its platform. Along with it, the social app has added a bunch of new features that include ‘replays,’ 30-second shareable clips in rooms, etc. With the new add-ons, users will be able to record a room, save it to their profile and club, or even download it. To know more click here.
Motorola Edge 20 Pro Launched in India: Price, Spes
Motorola Edge 20 Pro launched in India with price starting at Rs 36,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB of storage model. The pre-orders for the smartphone will be begin starting from October 3 on Flipkart. Some of the key specs of the Motorola smartphone include a 6.7-inch full-HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, 108MP triple rear camera setup, a 32-megapixel selfie shooter, a 4500mAh battery and more.
Facebook enables group chats between Messenger and Instagram
Facebook in a blog post announced that it will allow users to establish group chats between Messenger and Instagram. The social media said that over 70 per cent of eligible people on Instagram have updated to the new Messenger experience to enjoy new features like cross-app communication. Read to know more.
iPhone 12 series free AirPods
Apple has announced to offer free AirPods with last year’s iPhones — the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 mini. The offer is available only for a limited period. The free AirPods offer is available only on Apple’s Online Store between October 7 and November 4. Know deal details here.
Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale: Discount on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
Amazon Great Indian Festival sale will begin on October 3 for everyone. Prime members will get access to these deals and discounts a day early from October 2. During the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone can be purchased for just Rs 36,999. This smartphone is currently listed on the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale for a price of Rs 50,999. Read to know more.
Free Fire Redeem Codes Today
Garena releases Free Fire Redeem Codes daily for players to win free diamonds and rewards. Check today’s (October 1) redeem code here and know how to claim these rewards right now. Notably, these redeem codes are available one-time and active only for today.
Motorola Edge 20 Pro India launch today
Motorola Edge 20 Pro India launch is set for today at 12PM IST. This is the third model launching under the Motorola Edge 20 series in India after the Motorola Edge 20 and the Motorola Edge 20 Lite. The Motorola Edge 20 Pro brings some powerful features including a 144Hz refresh rate, 10-bit AMOLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, a 108-megapixel triple rear camera system, and more. Read to know more here.
Redmi phones discounted on Flipkart Big Billion Days sale
Flipkart Big Billion Days sale begins on October 2 midnight for Plus users. Several smartphones from brands across Redmi, Realme, Samsung, and more will be available at a massive discount during the Big Billion Days sale. Redmi phones including Redmi 9 Prime, Redmi 9 Power, Redmi 9 Sport will be available at a massively discounted price. Read to know more.