Week in Mobiles: Samsung Galaxy S9 launch, Vivo on-screen fingerprint scanner phone and more (January 22-28, 2018)

Let’s quickly recap everything important that happened in the mobile world last week

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Last week in Mobiles brought in some good news for Samsung fans, especially those who are waiting for the company to release this year’s flagship Galaxy S9 series. In other news, Vivo unveiled its much anticipated smartphone with on-screen fingerprint scanner in China. So without any further ado, let’s quickly recap everything important that happened in the mobile world last week:

Many Xiaomi handsets receive MIUI 9 Global Stable update

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Following Redmi 5A, Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM for certain other handsets. The list of smartphones consists of Redmi Y1, Redmi Y1 Lite, Mi MIX 2, Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus, Redmi 4, Mi 3, Mi 4 and Mi Note. The company also said that they are working to “gradually release the update for other devices” as well. Continue reading…

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ launching on February 25

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Samsung is all set to unveil this year’s much-awaited flagship smartphones Galaxy S9 and S9+ next month. The company has sent out media invites for their upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) “Unpacked” event in Barcelona on 25th February 2018. Samsung suggests that their upcoming Galaxy S9 series features improved camera over its predecessor. Continue reading…

Vivo phone with on-screen fingerprint sensor launched

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Image Source: Weibo

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo announced its much anticipated smartphone with on-screen fingerprint sensor called Vivo X20 Plus UD. The handset comes in a single black colour variant with golden frame. Vivo X20 Plus UD goes on sale in China starting February 1 for 3,598 Yuan (approximately Rs 36,100). Continue reading…

iPhone SE 2 tipped to launch with wireless charging

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As per a new report, Apple could be working on a new handset similar to iPhone SE but it may have support for wireless charging this time around. If we have to go by the report, Apple iPhone SE 2 is likely to arrive in the market by the end of next quarter. It may also flaunt a glass back similar to iPhone X and iPhone 8 series. Continue reading…