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Tech wrap: Twitter Topics in India, ROG Phone 3 price cut, Samsung earnings and more

We saw Xiaomi teasing a new laptop launch and Realme launching yet another budget smartphone. These and more in our tech wrap for now.

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Today we saw some action from microblogging website Twitter as it brought a new app feature to India, while Asus slashed the price on all its ROG Phone 3 variants. In addition, we saw Xiaomi teasing a new laptop launch and Realme launching yet another budget smartphone. These and more in our tech wrap for now.

Twitter Topics launched in India, available in English and Hindi

Twitter has finally launched Topics in India, a feature it announced last year in November. Twitter users can follow certain Topics that they’re interested in, and see more content from the Topics chosen. Twitter Topics in India are available in English and Hindi. Topics in Hindi will be visible in Devanagari script, and in Hindi speech typed in the Roman alphabet. Topics will appear in Hindi only when the device language is set to Hindi. 

All Asus ROG Phone 3 smartphone variants in India get a price cut

Asus is giving away its most powerful gaming smartphone of the year, ROG Phone 3 at lower than usual prices during the “Flipkart BIG DIWALI SALE”. As a part of the sale, all three variants of the ROG Phone 3 will be available at  3,000 less than what they are being sold for. 

Samsung beats Xiaomi to become numero uno in the Indian smartphone market

After coming in second for two consecutive years, Samsung has finally beaten Xiaomi to become the number one smartphone brand in India, as per a Counterpoint Research report. Samsung has shown a 32% year-on-year (YoY) growth to beat Xiaomi in the smartphone market here.

Realme C15 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 processor launched in India

Realme has launched a Qualcomm edition of its C15 smartphone. Realme C15 now comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 460 processor. The Qualcomm edition of the Realme C15 has the same specifications and features as the MediaTek one. Realme C15 Qualcomm edition starts at Rs 9,999.

Xiaomi to launch a new and affordable variant of Mi Notebook 14: Here are the details

Xiaomi seems all set to launch its new laptop in India. Company’s Global Vice President Manu Kumar Jain teased the launch of Mi Notebook 14 with Intel 10th-gen Core i3 processor. If it rings a bell, Xiaomi has already launched its Mi Notebook 14 and the Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition in India. However, when these came out in June, they were only available in Intel's 10th Gen Core i5 and Core i7 processor models.

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