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Tech Wrap: Xiaomi Redmi 9, Facebook News tab and more

More tech news PUBG Mobile becoming highest grossing game worldwide and Lenovo launching four new laptops.

Here's everything that made news in tech today.
Here's everything that made news in tech today. (Pixabay)

Xiaomi today launched a new Redmi smartphone -- the Xiaomi Redmi 9 -- in Spain at a starting price of 149 Euros. While Redmi 9 will go on sale in Spain starting June 18, there is no word on when the smartphone will arrive in India.

Apart from this, Lenovo launched four new laptops in India today and Facebook debuted a new News tab in the US today.

Here’s a breakdown of all the things that made headlines today:

Xiaomi Redmi 9 makes a debut

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 9 smartphone in Spain today. Pre-orders for the smartphone will begin on June 15 and the device will go on sale on June 18.

Lenovo launches four new laptops in India

Lenovo launched four new laptops in India today. The list includes IdeaPad Slim 3, IdeaPad Slim 5, IdeaPad Gaming 3 and the Yoga Slim 7i.

Facebook launches News tab in the US

Facebook introduced a new News tab in the Facebook app in the US today. The newly introduced News tab contains local news. It will also feature news from publishers who focus on five racial and ethnic groups in the US.

PUBG Mobile becomes top grossing game

PUBG Mobile became the top grossing mobile game in May recording over $226 million in user spending. This marks a 41% growth for PUBG Mobile.

Google Pixel smartphones gain popularity

Google’s Pixel smartphones performed exceptionally well in 2019 shipping 7.2 million units in 201, which accounted for a 52% growth year-on-year.