This week saw some really exciting news from Samsung. We finally got to see the foldable phone by the South Korean technology giant. The week saw a new colour variant of OnePlus 6T and rebranded versions of Oppo R17 Pro and Neo smartphones. Get all the details about these and find out what else happened in the world of technology this week:
Samsung unveiled its foldable phone
Samsung finally unveiled its foldable phone at its developer conference. The tablet-sized device by Samsung can be folded into a phone and the company calls it the Infinity Flex Display. Samsung’s foldable phone has a 7.3-inch AMOLED screen that can be folded in the middle. The device also has a 4.6-inch AMOLED secondary display that is placed on the outer cover and is visible when the device is folded. Although there is no official word on it, rumours suggest that Samsung plans to call its device as Galaxy F.
OnePlus rolls out a new colour variant of OnePlus 6T
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus launched a new colour variant of OnePlus 6T. And it’s none other than Thunder Purple colour that was reported about earlier. The new coloured OnePlus 6T is only available in China as of now and it is priced at CNY 3,599.
You would soon be able to unsend messages on Facebook messenger
iPhone users would soon be able to unsend messages on Facebook Messenger. However, the company will only let them recall a message within 10 minutes of sending. Till now, the feature was only available to a select few including CEO Mark Zuckerberg and some other Facebook executives. But now, the social networking giant will roll out the feature to all.
Oppo launched two new smartphones
Oppo RX17 Pro and RX17 Neo smartphones have been launched in Europe. Both the smartphones sport a waterdrop-shaped notch, have a gradient shiny back and come with an in-display fingerprint sensor. Other common specifications of the smartphones include a 25MP AI front facing camera, ColorOS 5.2 and a 6.4-inch display. Oppo RX17 Pro comes with a triple rear camera setup while Oppo RX17 Neo has dual rear cameras. Oppo RX17 Pro also comes with a bigger battery and a better processor.
Google working on two mid-range smartphones
Google is said to be working on two mid-range Pixel smartphones. A phone codenamed Bonito powered by Snapdragon 710 has been spotted in the code of the latest ARCore APK, along with another codename Sargo. Although there is no guarantee on the fact that these devices are made by Google, the fish related names do suggest that they are.