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September 7, 2015: Roundup of today's top tech news by S Malhotra

1. Samsung Galaxy Note 5 phablet launched at Rs 53,900
Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note 5 smartphone in India priced at Rs 53,900 for the 32 GB version and Rs 59,900 for the 64 GB version. The smartphone will be available starting from Sept 20 in India.

2. BSNL to offer 2Mbps speed from Oct 1
BSNL will be offering a minimum broadband speed of 2 Mbps from October 1 at no extra cost to all its customers. The move has been made by the company to help compete with private vendors. Curerently the public operator offers a minimum 512 Kpbs speed to its customers.

3. Nokia 105 Dual SIM phone launched at Rs. 1,419
Microsoft has launched the budget dual-SIM variant of Nokia 105 at Rs. 1,419. The smartphone will be available in its Black and White colours.

4. Motorola Moto X Play with 21MP camera to launch in India
Motorola may soon launch the Moto X Play smartphone in India according to reports. The smartphone boasts of a 5.5-inch Full HD screen, a Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 1.7 GHz processor and comes with features like Natural Language Processor and Contextual Computing Processor.

5. Lenovo A2010 4G smartphone now available in open sale 
Lenovo A2010 affordable 4G smartphone is now available in open sale on Priced at Rs 4,990 the A2010 smartphone boasts of a quad-core 1 GHz processor, a 4.5 inch display and Android 5.0.
6. Xiaomi Mi 4c with 3GB RAM to launch on Oct 3
Xiaomi is going to unveil the next smartphone in its Mi 4 lineup the Mi 4c on October 3. The Mi 4c will be unveiled on September 24, and will be launched on October 3 according to reports.

7. YU palm size printer will print from your hand
Micromax YU has launched a palm-sized printer called the YUPIX, which connects with your smartphone via Wi-FI or NFC and instantly prints  2.1 x  3.4 inch photos. The YUPIX will be available from September 7 for Rs 6,999.

8. Lava Pixel V2 smartphone with Android 5.1 launched at Rs. 10,750
The Lava Pixel V2 smartphone launched, boasts of a 13 MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera with dual LED flash. The smartphone will be available to buy online starting September 15.

9. Lenovo A6000, A6000 Plus smartphones get Android 5.0 update
Lenovo has announced the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update for the A6000 and A6000 Plus smartphones in India. The new update will bring bug fixes, performance improvement and stability, along with Material Design elements.

10. Apple iPhone 7 to be the slimmest yet?
Apple's next generation iPhone 7 are expected to be as thin as the iPod touch which is just 6.1mm-thick according to reports. The current iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus smartphones are 6.9mm and 7.1mm thick, respectively.

The top stories of the day includes updates on new smartphones/tablets launches, trending apps, special offers and deals as well as other interesting tech news. 


By: Silky Malhotra

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