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August 6, 2018

Samsung Galaxy On8 goes on first sale in India

Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) will be going on its first sale in India. The device is placed in the mid-range segment and comes with Samsung's trademark Infinity display. The device will be competing against the likes of Redmi Note 5 Pro and Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. The device will be available on Flipkart and Samsung's online store from 12 pm today.
The Galaxy On8 is originally priced at Rs 17,990 but Samsung is selling the device at an introductory price of Rs 16,990. Samsung has not confirmed the number of units that will be sold at this price. However, on Flipkart, the device's original price is set at Rs 19,990 and the e-commerce website has announced a discount of Rs 3,000.

Honor launches Play with flagship chipset Kirin 970 at Rs 19,999

Huawei's sub-brand Honor has launched Play, a mid-range smartphone with features like a notch-display, dual-camera setup and even a lot of AI features that will put the smartphone's hardware to good use. The new device will be sold exclusively on Amazon India's website and will go on sale on  Monday.
The Honor Play will be available in two variants, one with 4GB RAM and the other with 6GB of RAM. The device comes with a 19.5:9 display which gives it a tall form factor and helps accommodate a large screen. The Honor Play comes with nifty features like GPU Turbo technology, which the company claims increases the performance of the device by 60 per cent and decreases the battery consumption by 30 per cent. The camera of the device comes with an AI-based feature that lets the user detect objects on the go and find them on Amazon's online e-commerce platform.

Facebook dating service undergoes testing within company

On the first day of the F8 Developer Conference, Facebook unveiled a product that got people talking. The biggest social network revealed its plans to play cupid through their own dating service. It has been two months since the company made that announcement and we have just got our first sneak peek into what the service will look like.
The dating app is being tested internally by Facebook employees. That doesn't mean the company wants their employees to date each other, instead, this is being done to rid the platform of the major bugs before it is made available for public testing. Facebook confirmed the news, as mentioned in a report in The Verge.
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