Tech Wrap: Nokia launches new budget smartphones, Airtel launches 456 prepaid data plan

More tech news includes Battlegrounds Mobile India being available for download for pre-registered beta users.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 18:00 IST
Tech Wrap
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Tech Wrap
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It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, HMD Global launched the Nokia 110 4G and the Nokia 104 4G smartphones. On the other hand, Itel launched Magic 2 4G feature phone in India.

So, here's what happened in tech today:

Battlegrounds Mobile India available for download for pre-registered beta users

Battlegrounds Mobile India, or as many like to call it, PUBG Mobile India, is available for downloads for pre-registered beta testers. Select pre-registered beta testers can head over to the Google Play Store right now and download the game.

Airtel launches 456 prepaid data plan

Airtel has launched a prepaid plan that costs 456 and offers 50GB of data along with unlimited calls and 100 SMSs per day. It comes with a validity of 60 days. Once users have exhausted their data, Airtel will charge them 50 paise per MB of data. You can check all the benefits here.

Tim Cook Says Android Has 47 times more malware than iOS

Speaking at the VivaTech 2021 event, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Google's Android mobile operating system has 47 times more malware than Apple's own iOS platform. The Apple CEO also gave a reason for this claim. He said that iOS has less malware than Android because it has been designed in a way that there's one app store and that ‘all of the apps are reviewed' before they are made available in the App Store.

Nokia 110 4G and Nokia 105 4G launched

HMD Global today launched Nokia 110 4G and the Nokia 104 4G smartphones globally. These phones are updates to the Nokia 110 and the Nokia 104 smartphones with 2G connectivity that were launched back in 2019.

Itel Magic 2 4G launched

Itel today launched the Magic 2 4G Superphone as its dual 4G VoLTE phone in India. The feature phone also comes with support for Wi-Fi and hotspot tethering that allows it to connect up to 8 devices. It is priced at 2,349 in India.

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First Published Date: 17 Jun, 23:49 IST