Tech wrap: Apple to make iPhone 11 in India, JioMart app sees high downloads and more

The highlight of the day was Apple ‘manufacturing’ its iPhone 11 device in India.

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 22:13 IST
Tech wrap up
Tech wrap up (Pixabay)
Tech wrap up
Tech wrap up (Pixabay)

In the world of tech Reliance JioMart made headlines as it surpassed 10 lakh downloads within days while Corning introduced its 7th-generation Gorilla Glass protection for smartphones. However, the highlight of the day was Apple ‘manufacturing' its iPhone 11 device in India. We also had a word with Dell India's Director of Product Marketing about the Alienware and G-Series laptops in India. 

So here are the major news of the day!

Apple starts manufacturing flagship at Chennai plant

Apple has for the first time started ‘manufacturing' its top-end iPhone 11 in India. The move is set to give a big boost to the government's Make in India initiative, as per railway and commerce & industry minister Piyush Goyal. Apple iPhone 11 will be assembled at the Foxconn plant in Chennai as per a report.

Reliance JioMart app surpasses 10 lakh downloads within days

The app has already become the second and third most popular app in Apple and Google's app stores, as per App Annie. the app was downloaded more than 10 lakh times within days, according to the data compiled by Appbrain. The shopping platform is said to take more than 2.5 lakh daily orders from across the country with numbers rising at a consistent rate.

Realme 6i with 90Hz display launched in India

The smartphone starts at  12,999 for the base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It also packs 6GB RAM and 64GB storage which is priced at Rs 14,999. Some key specs include 6.5-inch full HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate, dual rear camera, front punch-hole camera, 4300mAh battery and MediaTek Helio G90T SoC.

Corning unveils Gorilla Glass Victus, its toughest glass for mobile consumer electronics

Gorilla Glass Victus successfully survived the drop test of up to 2 meters. Samsung will be the first brand to launch a product with Corning's latest glass.  We assume the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note20 series will be featuring it. The glass can be used for smartphones, laptops, tablets and even wearables.

Dell India's product marketing head talks about Alienware laptops with AMD processors, G-series laptops and more

Subramanya said that G-series gaming laptops saw better growth than Alienware laptop in India. Talking more about Dell's plan to grow in the gaming space in India, Subramanya added that as the market will naturally expand, Dell will also grow as it will cater to more gamers.

Sony ZV-1 compact camera launched for vloggers in India

It is priced at  77,990 and will be available online exclusively via Amazon India. Some features included are MI (Multi Interface) Shoe, flip-out, tiltable LCD screen, 1.0-type stacked Exmor RS CMOS image sensor and 24-70mm F1.8-2.8 ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T large-aperture lens.

This Logitech and Herman Miller's gaming chair costs a whopping $1,495

This rather futuristic chair brings together Herman Miller's Embody line of ergonomic office seats and gaming-specific touches by Logitech's gaming brand - the Logitech G. If Herman Miller's normal line of furniture is anything to go by, a price tag of this type should not surprise anyone.

Intel chip delay forces shift to using more outside factories

Intel said that its new 7-nanometer chip technology was six months behind schedule and it would consider farming out more work to outside semiconductor foundries, eroding a founding principle that manufacturing is key to its success.

Follow HT Tech for the latest tech news and reviews , also keep up with us on Twitter, Facebook, Google News, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

First Published Date: 24 Jul, 22:04 IST
keep up with tech