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BusinessToday.In | June 26, 2018

Samsung Galaxy J8 to go on sale in India on June 28

The Samsung Galaxy J8 will go on sale in India on June 28. Samsung launched the Galaxy J8 in India last month and the company had announced the device would be available on June 20th. However, it did not go on sale on the date and will now be available in the market in three days time.
Samsung India took to Twitter to confirm the arrival of the device in India. The Tweet said, "Give the 'Infinity Touch' to your picture's background with the #BackgroundBlurShape of the new 16+5MP #DualRearCamera on #GalaxyJ8. Only 3 days to go for the big launch. Stay tuned."

Moto Z3 Play expected to launch in India by first week of July

Motorola announced the launch of the Moto Z3 Play smartphone at an event in Brazil, earlier this month. During the event, Motorola promised a 128GB variant of the device with 6GB RAM. The company has finally launched the third variant in Brazil. The device is available in Brazil at a price of R$ 2,699 (approximately Rs 48,550).
As far as the device's availability in India is concerned, Motorola has not confirmed a date. However, sources say that the phone could be launched in India by first week of July. According to a report by 91mobiles, the Moto Z3 Play will launch in India next month.

Apple iOS 12 Public Beta is now available for iOS devices

Announced earlier this month at WWDC 2018 in San Jose, Apple has finally released the Public Beta version of the iOS 12 for all. The idea of the pre-release or beta software is to let users familiarise themselves with the new software and at the same time help report bugs before the final software release.
Unlike the final version of the software, pre-release software is mostly stable but might have bugs, a few features might not work properly and you might even end up messing your iPhone. But reports suggest the iOS 12 Public Beta is much stable than the previous generation beta version of the iOS software. However, it is still recommended to download the beta profile on a spare iOS device and not your primary iPhone or iPad.

Apple starts manufacturing iPhone 6s in India


Last year, Apple started the production of the iPhone SE in India, making it the first 'Made-in-India' smartphone. Now the company is all set to add another iPhone to the list. According to a report by The Economic Times, the company has started assembling iPhone 6s in India. The device is being commercially manufactured, which essentially means that if you go and buy an iPhone 6s, there are high chances that it will have the "Made in India" badge on it.
Apple is building the new phone in collaboration with their Taiwan-based manufacturer, Wistron. The Taiwanese company has setup an assembly line for the new device at the Bengaluru facility. The new phone will be an upgrade to the current iPhone SE that has been on the production line since May, last year.

Xiaomi sells over a million units of Mi 8 series devices in just 18 days

Xiaomi sold more than 1 million units of the Mi 8 Series in just 18 days. Currently, the phones are only available in China but are expected to launch in India as well. Xiaomi launched the Mi 8, Mi 8 SE and the premium Mi 8 Explorer Edition last month and all the devices featured a notch-display. The smartphones went on sale in China from June 5. The Mi 8 went on sale in China on June 5 while the smaller Mi 8 SE went on sale on June 8.
Donovan Sung, the global spokesperson of the company took to Twitter and said, "Sharing some amazing news. The Mi 8 series first went on sale on June 5. Just 18 days later, we've already sold over 1M units!".  It must be noted that out of the three smartphones, the Mi 8 and Mi 8 SE are already available in the market. However, the Explorer Edition is likely to be released in July.
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