Tech NewsWrap: Mi 11 Lite 5G camera ties with Google Pixel 4a…and more

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G’s camera ties with the Google Pixel 4a on DxOMark tests

Xiaomi’s Mi 11 Lite 5G’s camera has impressed the reviewers at the noted benchmark site DxOMark. The recently launched Mi 11 Lite was awarded a total score of 111, and has tied with the Google Pixel 4a in its price segment. Also, it is worth mentioning that the score has been given to the 5G variant of the Mi 11 Lite, which is yet to be launched in India.

Solar storm likely to hit the Earth, can impact GPS and mobile signal

A high-speed solar storm, at a speed of 1.6 million kilometers per hour, is approaching the Earth. According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), it is likely to hit the magnetic field of our planet later today, affecting communication infrastructure and electricity supply. As per the report quoted by, this collision will produce beautiful light. People living on the North and South Pole will be able to see this light during the night. The satellites in the Earth’s upper atmosphere are also likely to get impacted by the incoming flares. This will directly impact mobile phone signal, GPS navigation and satellite TV.

Google Play launches ‘play as you download’ for Android games

Google, on Monday, announced ‘play as you download’ for its upcoming Android 12 update. This will help the players to be able to play the game during a download so that they won’t have to wait as long to jump into a game. According to Google, the feature works with games that use the Play Asset Delivery system so the developers won’t need to do anything to turn the feature on.

Apple’s redesigned iPad Mini 6 expected to launch this fall

Apple’s next generation iPad Mini is likely to launch later this year. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple iPad Mini 6 with revamped design is on track for release this fall, while Apple is also continuing to work on a larger iMac with Apple Silicon. It is expected that iPad Mini’s newer model will come with some major design overhaul, including thinner bezels.

Reliance Jio adds 4.7 million mobile users in April

India’s largest telecom operator Reliance Jio continued to lead the market as it rose to 1,203.4 million at the end of April. According to the latest subscriber data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Reliance Jio added 4.7 million mobile users in April and its subscriber base swelled to 427.6 million.

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