Moto E40 to launch in India today
Motorola had unveiled the Moto E40 globally earlier this month, and now it is set to launch in India today, October 12, at 12pm (noon). The new smartphone is teased to sport a 90Hz display and an octa-core Unisoc T700 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The latest device will be exclusively launched on Flipkart and the Moto E40’s product page has already gone live on Flipkart. The Moto E40 was globally launched on October 8 with a price tag of EUR 149 (approx. Rs 12,900). We can expect the India variant of Moto E40 to be priced at around the same price.
Vivo Y20T launched in India
Smartphone brand Vivo expanded its youthful Y series with the launch of Vivo Y20T in India. Priced at Rs 15,490 for 6GB RAM + 64GB ROM variant, the Y20T features Vivo’s revolutionary extended RAM 2.0, which taps up to 1GB of idle ROM and gives a boosted 7GB RAM space for easier and quicker switch between apps. Vivo Y20T will be available for purchase in two attractive color options — Obsidian Black and Purist Blue on Vivo India e-store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, Bajaj Finserv EMI Store and across all partner retail stores starting October 11.
Itel S17 entry-level smartphone launched
Itel has launched its latest S series budget smartphone – the S17 – in Nigeria. The new handset is priced at NGN 45,000 (roughly Rs 8,200) for the lone 1GB RAM + 16GB storage model and can be purchased in Sky Blue, Multicolor Green, and Deep-Ocean Black color options. As for the key highlights, Itel S17 packs 1GB of RAM with 16GB of inbuilt storage. It comes with an HD+ display, triple rear cameras, an octa-core processor, and a 5,000mAh battery. Besides, there is no clarity on whether this budget-centric phone will launch in other international markets.
Windows 11 gets personal chats on Microsoft Teams
Microsoft rolled out Windows 11 to the users globally. Along with other features, the latest Windows operating system brings new Teams experience for the users. This feature is said to be a lightweight experience, which will allow Teams personal account users to quickly start a video call or chat with friends and family. The intent of the latest release is to keep separate the personal and professional aspects of a person – something that is getting blurred due to the Covid-19 pandemic that has forced everyone to adjust to the work-from-home culture.