Tech wrap: Motorola launches, Samsung Galaxy M21s, PUBG India comeback and more
Samsung introduced a budget handset under the M-series in the country while WhatsApp rolls out its payment system to all after the government approval. These and more in our tech wrap.
In the world of tech, today we witnessed Motorola launching a couple of new smartphones but not in India. One of them is also a 5G supporting device. On the other hand Samsung introduced a budget handset under the M-series in the country while WhatsApp rolls out its payment system to all after the government approval. Interestingly, PUBG is planning to make a comeback in India despite the ban. These and more in our daily tech wrap.
Moto G 5G and Moto G9 Power launched in Europe
The G9 Power costs EUR 199 (roughly Rs. 17,400) for the 4GB RAM+128GB option and will be available in Electric Violet and Metallic Sage colour models. It will also be coming to more regions in future including Asia, Latin America and Middle East. The Moto G 5G has been priced at EUR 299.99 which translates to roughly Rs 26,200.
WhatsApp Pay now available to all users in India
WhatsApp finally received the approval to launch its UPI-based payment system in India after running it in beta for over two years. The Facebook-owned company has now announced WhatsApp Pay is available to all users on Android and iOS in India.
Samsung Galaxy M21s with 6,000mAh battery launched: Check price, specs
Samsung Galaxy M21s is official, and it looks like a rebranded version of the Galaxy F41. The smartphone has been launched in Brazil, and it offers the same specs as the Galaxy F41. Samsung Galaxy M21s is priced at BRL 1,529 which translates to roughly ₹20,500. The smartphone comes in only one storage variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
iOS 14.2 now available with 117 new emojis, wallpapers and more
Apple has rolled out a new update for iPhones and iPads. iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 comes with new features and bug fixes, and a whole bunch of new emojis. There are over 100 new emojis that iPhone and iPad users can use with the latest software update.
PUBG Mobile might be planning its India comeback, announcement expected soon
PUBG Mobile was banned in India due to cybersecurity concerns in late June. Now, after all these months, the battle royale is plotting to make its return, according to TechCrunch. According to the two sources who spoke to TechCrunch, PUBG Corp has engaged with global cloud service providers over the last few weeks to store Indian users' data within the country, thus allaying the centre's concerns about user data residency and security.
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