The biggest tech news of today is FAU-G’s pre-registration that crossed four million on Google Play Store, the company announced. Additionally, a Realme flagship smartphone with MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor has been confirmed, Microsoft launched the Surface Laptop Go in India, Oppo F19 launch details revealed, and Poco C3 one million units sold. Here are some of the top tech news of the day you need to know. Also Read - Microsoft awards around $50000 bounty to Chennai security researcher: Here's the reason
FAU-G was up for pre-registrations in India for the last one month now. The company had previously announced that the game garnered 1 million pre-registrations. The Bengaluru based nCore Games has now announced that FAU-G pre-registrations have hit four million in the country. The action game is all set to launch in India on January 26 on Google Play Store. The game will be available on Apple App store in the upcoming months. Also Read - Microsoft Teams gets new features: End-to-end encryption, channel-sharing and more
Oppo F19 launch in February
Oppo F19 is tipped to launch in February 2021. A latest report suggested that the company could end up calling this device Oppo F21. In a tweet Twitter user Tushar Mehta noted, “Given the irregular naming, this can also be called F21 instead but that’s simply a hunch.” The Oppo F19 series is said to feature 5x and 10x hybrid optical zoom technology. Also Read - Microsoft Mesh introduced; lets users appear as holograms in virtual meetings
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go launched
Microsoft has launched the Surface Laptop Go in India at a price of Rs 63,499 (commercial SKUs). The latest laptop will be available in India from January 22 through commercial authorised resellers, authorised retail, and online partners such as Reliance Digital and Amazon at no-cost EMIs up to 9 months starting Rs 8000/month. The Surface Laptop Go i5/4/64GB is priced at Rs 63,499, Surface Laptop Go i5/8/128GB is priced at Rs 76,199, Surface Laptop Go i5/8/256GB is priced at Rs 92,999 and the top-end Surface Laptop Go i5/16/256GB model is priced at Rs 110,999. The consumer SKUs Surface Laptop Go i5/8/128GB model is priced at Rs 71,999 while the Surface Laptop Go i5/8/256GB is priced at Rs 91,999.
Realme X9 with MediaTek Dimensity 1200 tipped
Realme X9 is tipped to launch in India with MediaTek Dimensity 1200 processor. Reports suggest that instead of Realme X7 the Chinese smartphone manufacturer will launch Realme X9. As per one of the teasers, the upcoming Realme smartphone will offer a glass back panel with an iridescent finish. The brand officially revealed the name of the upcoming X series. Earlier this week CEO Madhav Sheth teased the upcoming X series on Twitter but didn’t confirm the name of the model.
Poco C3 one million units sold in India
Poco has announced a new milestone for the Poco C3. The company announced that it has sold 1 million units of Poco C3 in India since launch. During the Flipkart Big Saving Days sale, the Poco C3 4GB RAM/64GB storage model is available at Rs 7,999 and 3GB RAM/32GB storage at Rs 6,999 along with additional bank offers. With the bank offer, buyers can effectively purchase Poco C3 for Rs 6,299 for the 3GB RAM/32GB variant and Rs 7,199 for the 4GB/64GB variant till Flipkart 24.