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Tech Wrap: Battlegrounds Mobile India, Realme C25Y, Realme Band 2 are the newsmakers today

Battlegrounds Mobile India imposed a ban on over 1.4L accounts, Realme C25Y and Realme Band 2 were launched today as were some Bharti Airtel plans.
Battlegrounds Mobile India imposed a ban on over 1.4L accounts, Realme C25Y and Realme Band 2 were launched today as were some Bharti Airtel plans. (Pixabay)

Apart from Battlegrounds Mobile India, Realme C25Y and Realme Band 2, some other movers and shakers today were Bharti Airtel.

Thursday was filled with launches and endless excitement in the world of technology. Even as we saw Battlegrounds Mobile India slapping a ban on as many as 1.42 lakh accounts of those caught cheating, Realme launched the Realme C25Y smartphone and the Realme Band 2, while Bharti Airtel launched some plans that offered Disney+ Hotstar subscription for free. So, here’s what created a buzz in the tech world today:

BGMI bans 1.42 lakh accounts

Krafton has reportedly deleted the accounts of over 1.42 lakh Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) players in the latest crackdown. According to Krafton, the company has investigated cases via its “security system and community monitoring” and has noted the gamers who are cheating the system in order to gain an unfair advantage. So, it has banned 1,42,578 accounts beginning this September.

Airtel launches three new prepaid plans with Disney+ Hotstar subscription

Bharti Airtel today introduced three new prepaid data plans in India. These newly introduced Airtel prepaid plans start at 499 and they go all the way up to 2,798. They offer a one-year subscription to Disney+ Hotstar Mobile for free among other benefits.

Realme C25Y launched

Realme today launched the Realme C25Y smartphone in India. The Realme C25Y comes in Glacier Blue and Metal Grey colour variants. While the variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space costs 10,999 in India, the variant with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space is priced at 11,999 in India.

Snapchat lets you travel to Paris on AR

Snapchat today announced that in partnership with Sotheby’s and Christo, Snap is bringing the wrapping of the Arc de Triomphe to Sotheby’s visitors globally as well as to Snapchatters all over the world with augmented reality with “The Last Christo: Original Works for The Arc de Triomphe” global portal Lens.

Realme Band 2 announced

Realme has unveiled its next iteration of the Realme Band. It is called the Realme Band 2. Realme Band 2 price in Malaysia is MYR 139, which translates to 2,500 approximately. Details about the India launch of the Realme Band 2 are yet to be officially announced.

 

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