World’s ‘best-selling’ 5G phone, new launches from Realme, Samsung, Nokia and other
This week saw new launches from Samsung, Realme, Nokia, HP and other companies. While Nokia entered the home appliance product category with the launch of ACs, Samsung unveiled a smart clothing care solution. A Counterpoint research said Apple iPhone 12 was the highest selling 5G phone in October. These and more in top tech news of the week
Apple iPhone 12 is the world’s best-selling 5G smartphone: Report
Despite delayed launch this year, Apple iPhone 12 is already the world’s best-selling 5G phone in October. According to a report by Counterpoint, “iPhone 12 Pro, which was also launched alongside the iPhone 12, was the second best-selling 5G model for the month”. The duo captured close to one-fourth of the total 5G smartphone sales in October, the report says.
Airtel beats Reliance Jio in active user market share in October
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released its monthly report for October. As per the report, Airtel overtook Reliance Jio in terms of active users’ market share in October, regaining the No. 1 slot by this parameter. TRAI’s latest VLR ratio showed that 96.74% of Airtel’s users were active, while the numbers were much lower at 88.8% for Vi and 78.6% for Jio.
Realme Watch S and Realme Watch S Pro launched at Rs 4,999 onwards
Realme has launched Realme Watch S and Watch S Pro in India. Both the smartwatches come with a circular dial and offer support for 100 watch faces. While the Realme Watch S is priced at Rs 4,999, the Pro model has a price tag of Rs 9,999. The company also announced Realme Watch S Master Edition.
Realme launches Buds Air Pro Master Edition at Rs 4,999
Realme has expanded its true wireless earbuds with the launch of Realme Buds Air Pro Master Edition. It is priced at Rs 4,999 and comes in only one colour variant- New Wave Silver. It is equipped with a 10mm bass boost driver and dual-mic noise cancellation for calls.
Samsung AirDresser smart clothing care solution launched at Rs 1,10,000
Samsung has launched its first smart clothing care solution in India called the Samsung AirDresser. It is priced at Rs 1,10,000 and helps in removing dust, pollutants and germs from clothes with the help of air and steam. The JetSteam in the AirDresser is claimed to eliminate 99.9% of viruses and bacteria including influenza, adenovirus and herpes virus…