Tech Wrap: Android 12 is getting redesigned emojis, WhatsApp’s Android beta app gets HD Photos

More tech news includes Poco revealing the launch date for the Poco F3 GT and launching the 4GB RAM variant of the Poco M3 in India.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 18:45 IST
WhatsApp rolls out HD Photos feature and Poco M3 4GB RAM launched in India.
WhatsApp rolls out HD Photos feature and Poco M3 4GB RAM launched in India. (Pixabay)
WhatsApp rolls out HD Photos feature and Poco M3 4GB RAM launched in India.
WhatsApp rolls out HD Photos feature and Poco M3 4GB RAM launched in India. (Pixabay)

It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. Today, we got to know that Google will be rolling out redesigned emojis with the launch of Android 12. We also got to know that WhatsApp has started testing HD Photos in its Android beta app. Apart from this, Poco revealed the launch date for the Poco Fe GT.

So, here's what happened in tech today:

Poco M3 4GB RAM variant launched in India

Poco today silently launched the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant of the Poco M3. It is available in India via Flipkart at a price of 10,499. On the other hand, the 6GB+64GB variant of the Poco M3 costs 10,999, while the 6GB+128GB variant of the phone costs 11,999 in India.

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Poco F3 GT to launch in India on July 23

Poco India today announced the launch date of the Poco F3 GT smartphone. The phone will arrive in India on July 23. Poco F3 GT will come with Dolby Atmos and dual stereo speakers for advanced audio quality. On the display front, it will come with a 120Hz Super Smooth AMOLED display with support for HDR 10+.

Google is redesigning its emojis in Android 12

Google via a blog post has announced that its upcoming Android 12 operating system will come with redesigned emojis. They will be available on various Google platforms including Android, Gmail, Chat, Chrome OS and YouTube. And if you don't have Android 12 on your smartphone while launching, Google will be bringing these emojis to all apps that support Appcompat.

WhatsApp rolls out HD Photos to Android beta app

WhatsApp has started rolling out a new feature called HD Photos to the users of its Android beta app. This new feature is available as a part of WhatsApp Beta for Android version The blog site says that this new feature enables WhatsApp users to choose the quality of the photo that they want to share with their friends and family.

Apple offers free AirPods with select products for students

Apple has rolled out a new offer for students in India, under its educational program. For students buying a MacBook Pro, Macbook Air, Mac Pro, Mac mini, iMac, iPad Pro, or the iPad Air, there is a free wired charging AirPods. And these can be upgraded to wireless charging AirPods for 4,000.

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First Published Date: 18 Jul, 01:17 IST