Tech Wrap: Galaxy Z Fold 2 launched, IT minister RS Prasad writes a letter to Facebook CEO and more

More tech includes Amazon launching its Wow Salary Days sale in India and MediaTek introducing its Helio G95 chipset.

| Updated on: Sep 01 2020, 22:42 IST
Here's what made headlines in tech today.
Here's what made headlines in tech today. (Pixabay)
Here's what made headlines in tech today.
Here's what made headlines in tech today. (Pixabay)

It was an eventful day in the world of technology today. On one hand, Samsung unveiled its next-generation Galaxy Z Fold 2 smartphone. On the other hand, MediaTek launched its Helio G95 gaming chipset. In addition to that, we saw the Nokia 5.3 going on sale in India.

So here is everything that made a buzz in the world of technology today:

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 launched

Samsung, nearly a month after launching its Galaxy Note 20 series smartphones, launched its Galaxy Z Fold 2 foldable smartphone. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is the successor to the Galaxy Fold smartphone that was launched last year and it costs $1,999 in the US.

Amazon Wow Salary Days sale announced

Amazon India today announced its Wow Salary Days sale in India. The sale began on September 1 and it will go on until September 3. During the course of this sale, Amazon will offer massive discounts on the purchase of personal and accessories, home electronic devices, smart TVs and home appliances among others.

Union minister RS Prasad writes a letter to Mark Zuckerberg

Union Minister of Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad has written a letter to the Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In his letter, Prasad has called out the company's political bias. He has also questioned the credibility of fact-checkers.

MediaTek Unveils Helio G95 SoC

MediaTek on Tuesday unveiled its next-generation Helio G95 chipset. The newly launched chipset is aimed at the premium 4G gaming smartphone segment and it joins G85, G80, and G70 chipsets for mid-tier gaming devices.

Nokia 5.3 goes on sale in India

HMD Global launched the Nokia 5.3 in India last month. The phone went on sale in India today via Amazon India and Nokia's website at a starting price of 13,999.

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First Published Date: 01 Sep, 22:42 IST