Nokia 5 with 3GB RAM in India for Rs 13,499

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HMD Global, which owns Nokia-branded phones, on Monday announced that “Nokia 5” will be available in India in a new configuration with 3GB RAM at Rs 13,499.

The device features 5.2-inch IPS HD display with sculpted Corning Gorilla glass and comes with 13MP rear camera with phase detection auto-focus camera (PDAF) and 8MP front camera with auto-focus.

“Nokia 5 has already forged a reputation for being a beautifully-crafted phone which punches well above its weight.

Now we have added more memory so fans can get enhanced performance in the same precision-engineered design,” Ajey Mehta, Vice President India, HMD Global, said in a statement.

The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 mobile platform and has internal memory of 16GB that can be expanded up to 128GB via microSD card slot. It sports 3000mAh battery.

The Nokia 5 3GB will be available for a week on Flipkart from November 7. The device will also be available in selected retail outlets from November 14.



WhatsApp messenger down for some users in India

WhatsApp down

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Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger was down for some users in India, according to user accounts on Facebook and Twitter on Friday afternoon.


Users in other countries also reported a WhatsApp outage on social media. The extent of the outage was not immediately known, and Facebook was not immediately reachable for a comment.


India is WhatsApp’s biggest market with about 200 million of its billion-plus users.


Twitter users had some hilarious things to say as WhatsApp was down:


My son is now a pilot, Rahul Gandhi made it possible: Nirbhaya’s father

Rahul Gandhi


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Nirbhaya‘s younger brother is flying high — literally. He has joined a private airline after completing his commercial pilot training and his parents cannot stop thanking Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for making it possible.


Badrinath Singh told IANS that the Congress leader helped the grief-stricken family in “every way possible he could” after his 23-year-old daughter was brutally gang raped on December 16, 2012 that led to her death 13 days later.


“My son (he refused to name him) is now a pilot. He completed his training recently. He has joined IndiGo Airlines and is already flying planes. And it is true it was possible because of Rahul Gandhi,” said Singh, who works at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.


He said his son after completing his Class 12 got admitted to the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi, a government-founded autonomous institute in Rae Bareli — the Lok Sabha constituency of Rahul Gandhi’s mother and Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

Rahul Gandhi made it possible. He looked after us after the incident,” the father said, referring to the December 16 night when his daughter was brutally gang-raped.



Razer Phone with gaming-ready 120Hz display, dual-camera set-up launched

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Razer, a gaming-centric technology company based in Singapore, has officially unveiled its first gaming smartphone — Razer Phone.


The smartphone runs on Android operating system and boots Nougat out of the box with a promised Oreo update scheduled for the first quarter of 2018.


The Razer Phone brings some of the first technology advancements in the smartphone arena. The phone sports a 5.7-inch LCD screen of QHD resolution with wide color gamut and 120Hz refresh rate, a first for any smartphone available until now.


The phone also features an adaptive refresh technology, which according to company’s claims syncs the GPU and the display to ensure lag-free performance at high frame rates without compromising the battery life.


The phone offers dedicated amplifier powered stereo speakers tuned with Dolby Atmos.

The Razer Phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 8 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage.


The phone sports dual camera set-up on the back that utilises a 12-megapixel primary lens of f/1.75 aperture and a 13 MP fixed focus lens of f/2.6 aperture.


On the front, the smartphone uses an 8 MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture. There is a fingerprint scanner housed under power key on the side.



Honor launches Holly 4 Plus for Rs 13,999

Honor Holly 4 smartphone launched in India at Rs 11,999

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Chinese tech giant Huawei’s sub-brand Honor on Thursday launched the Holly 4 Plus smartphone with a 4000mAh battery and 8MP front camera for Rs 13,999, in India.


The device available in grey, gold and silver colours, will be available November 3, across all Honor partner stores.


“Holly 4 Plus has been curated to meet the preferences of our consumers better.


“The device is another offering with an aim to cater to the diverse Indian market and serve it in the best way possible,” said P. Sanjeev, Vice President – Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group India, in a statement.


Holly 4 Plus comes with a sleek 8.2mm thin body with a metal finish and a rear fingerprint scanner.


It has a 2.5D glass HD quality display and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 Octa-Core 64bit processor running on the Android 7.0 with EMUI 5.1 on top.


It has 3GB RAM AND 32 GB internal storage and can be expanded up to 128GB.


Holly 4 Plus has 12MP rear camera with 1.25 micrometer sensor for low light photography. The 8 MP front camera comes with a beauty mode that helps the consumer click crisper images with speed focus of 0.3sec.

Xiaomi launches Redmi Y-series selfie smartphones, ropes in Katrina Kaif

Redmi Y-series, Katrina Kaif

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China-based electronics maker Xiaomi on Thursday introduced the Redmi Y-series with the launch of the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite in India. The company has roped in Bollywood celebrity Katrina Kaif to endorse the selfie-centric smartphone series. The budget smartphones will go on sale starting November 8 on Amazon India and Mi online store.


The Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite look almost identical but are different in terms of specifications and camera set-ups.


The key differentiator for the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite is the selfie camera, which is also the key feature of the new series. The Redmi Y1 sports a 16-megapixel front camera assisted with LED flash, while the Redmi Y1 Lite sports a 5 MP selfie camera without LED flash.


Another difference lies in the strength of the processor, internal storage and RAM. The Redmi Y1 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 system on chip (SoC), coupled with two storage and RAM options – 32GB/3GB and 64GB/4GB. The Redmi Y1 Lite is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC coupled with 2GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage.


Both the smartphones sport 5.5-inch HD screens covered with Gorilla Glass for protection against accidental scratches. There is a 13 MP camera assisted with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) technology and LED flash in both the devices. The smartphones can house dual SIM cards and there is a dedicated microSD card slot to expand the storage. Both the devices run on 3,080 mAh battery.


As for the pricing, the Redmi Y1 is priced at Rs 8,999 for the base model and Rs 10,999 for the higher model. The Redmi Y1 Lite is priced at Rs 6,999.



IBPS PO 2017-18: Prelim Results Declared. What Next?

IBPS MT/PO 2017: Prelim, Main Exam and Interview Details

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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced the results of Probationary Officer Prelim exam.


Candidates can visit the site and check out the results Keep in mind the results link will be LIVE till 7th of November, 2017 (Tuesday).


The Institute selects the candidates on the basis of their performance in computer-based preliminary and Main exam and interview.


The Preliminary examination for the Probationary Officer recruitment took place on 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th of October this year.


The Participating Organizations for which IBPS PO Result recruits the candidates are Allahabad Bank, Andhra bank, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank, Central bank of India, Corporation Bank, UCO Bank and Union Bank of India.


Canara Bank aims to fill 1350 vacancies, Andhra Bank has 625 vacancies and UCO Bank is to recruit 500 plus candidates this year.


How to check your results: