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Tech Podcast: Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 9 on August 9

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June 28, 2018

Samsung Galaxy J8 with AMOLED Infinity Display to go on sale in India from June 28

The Samsung Galaxy J8 has finally gone on sale in India. 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 was postponed to June 28. The device will be available via Samsung's offline retail outlets. The J8 will be available across most major retailers, including Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm and even Samsung's own online store. The device is priced at Rs 18,990 and has been released in Black, Blue and Gold.

Vivo Nex S and Nex A to launch in India on July 19

The Chinese technology company, Vivo, is geared up to introduce two new smartphones in India, i.e. Nex S and Nex A on July 19. On Wednesday, Vivo sent an invite indicating new developments in the near future. Vivo's current flagship phone in India is the X21, which is priced at Rs.35,999. The Nex S and Nex A series will offer superior hardware and software specifications and will supersede the X-series. One of the most notable features of the phone is the presence of a pop-up camera. The new camera system helps Vivo attain a 91.24 per cent screen-to-body ratio, making it almost bezel-less.

Apple, Samsung finally reach settlement over patent infringement lawsuit

Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday settled a seven-year patent dispute over Apple's allegations that Samsung violated its patents by "slavishly" copying the design of the iPhone.
Terms of the settlement, filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, were not available.
In May, a US jury awarded Apple $539 million, after Samsung had previously paid Apple $399 million to compensate for patent infringement. Samsung would need to make an additional payment to Apple of nearly $140 million if the verdict was upheld.
How much, if anything, Samsung must now pay Apple under Wednesday's settlement could not immediately be learned.

Instagram rolls out video calling feature along with new features in Explore tab

Instagram is no longer just a picture sharing a social network. The application has rolled out support for video calling within its messaging interface. It also received a few major updates including an all-new IGTV interface and platform for longer video uploads.
The new video calling feature on Instagram is available to all users. To access the feature, you'll have to update the app to the latest version.
In order to make a video call, the user will have to head to the chat section and select a contact. In the chat section, you'll find a camera icon on the top right corner for video calling. Tap the new camera icon in the right corner, and the video chat will ring your friends' phones.

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 9 on Aug 9
 
Samsung is all geared up to launch its latest flagship, Galaxy Note 9. The upcoming Galaxy Note series will be unveiled in New York on August 9. The handset is likely to come with an upgraded battery and faster wireless charging. Press invites have been sent for the big event which will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York at 11 am EST (8:30 pm IST) on August 9.
The Galaxy Note 9 will feature a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Earlier this month, renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 were leaked from OnLeaks. Renders reveal the phone to be thicker and also have horizontal camera arrangement. It will also feature a fingerprint scanner under the camera.
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