Tech wrap: Tesla’s entry in India, Samsung Exynos 2100, Intel 11th-gen SoC, Lenovo Thinkpad and more

While most of the launches are a part of CES 2021, some other companies are also making headlines.

| Updated on: Jan 13 2021, 03:31 IST
Tech wrap
Tech wrap (Pixabay)
Tech wrap
Tech wrap (Pixabay)

CES 2021 has been the talk of the town lately as we are seeing some innovative products coming out during the event. While most of the launches are a part of it, some other companies are also making headlines. So, here's a brief on all the major news that has happened in the world of tech in last 24 hours.

Tesla gets incorporated in India, document shows Bengaluru office address

As per the image, showing the registration, the incorporation was done on January 8, 2021 as “Tesla India Motors and Energy Private Limited.” The image has been tweeted by Tesla Club India. It has also been mentioned that the company has listed three directors for the company. The office is said to be in Bengaluru.

Samsung takes on Qualcomm, Apple and Huawei with powerful 5nm Exynos 2100 chipset

On Tuesday, Samsung announced they were switching to a 5nm chip built on an advanced EUV process this year, which will deliver 10 percent higher performance while using 20 percent less power than its 7nm predecessor, the Exynos 990.

Qualcomm's new ultrasonic fingerprint reader offers 50% faster speed

Qualcomm has introduced a new and significantly improved ultrasonic fingerprint reader. Dubbed as 3D Sonic Sensor Gen 2, Qualcomm's new sensor offers 77% larger fingerprint reader area and captures 1.7x more biometric data. The company says it is about 50% faster than the current generation of its fingerprint reader.

Vivo Y12s launched in India, priced at Rs 9,990

Vivo on Tuesday announced the launch of a new handset in India. Called Y12s, the smartphone packs a 5,000mAh battery. Aimed at the budget segment, Vivo's new phone is available for Rs 9,990.

LG shows off its first rollable phone at CES 2021

LG's first rollable phone finally made an appearance at CES 2021. LG gave a brief glimpse at its rollable phone but it's the best look we've got so far. The South Korean company started its CES presentation with the rollable phone which has the display sliding upwards for a bigger tablet-like design.

CES 2021: Intel announces 11th-Gen Rocket Lake-S desktop processors, to arrive by mid-2021

At CES 2021, Intel today revealed its first 11th-Gen (Rocket Lake-S) range of chipsets for desktop. Called as the Core i9-11900K processor family, these will be arriving in the first quarter of 2021. They are said to feature 19% higher IPC (Instructions Per Cycle), along with up to 50% better integrated graphics and AI performance.

CES 2021: Lenovo launches its thinnest ThinkPad laptop yet, world's first with Dolby Voice

The company has announced what they call is their ‘thinnest' ThinkPad laptop ever, the ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga. It has also announced the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen-9 along with X1 Yoga Gen-6.

Microsoft's new Surface Pro 7+ comes with LTE, removable SSD, and better battery

Microsoft has introduced a new version of Surface Pro 7. The new model comes with removable SSD storage, LTE connectivity, and bigger battery capacity. Called Surface Pro 7+, it will be available only to business and education customers.

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First Published Date: 13 Jan, 03:31 IST
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