Google Nexus 5X to launch on Oct 13, OnePlus X to launch in Oct and more tech stories of the day!

Oct 5, 2015: Roundup of today's top tech news by S Malhotra

1. Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet launched at Rs 42,000
Samsung has launched its flagship Galaxy Tab S2 tablet at Rs 42,000. The tablet has a 9.7-inch display and is lighter and thinner than its predecessor. The tablet has an inbuilt fingerprint sensor and supports 4G LTE connectivity.

2. OnePlus X budget smartphone to unveil in Oct
OnePlus is expected to launch a new budget smartphone called the OnePlus X in October. According to leaks the OnePlus X will be priced at Rs 16000 approx and will feature a 5inch HD display, qualcomm snapdragon processor, fingerprint sensor and USB Type C. 

3. LG G3, G4 to receive Android Marshmallow upgrade soon
LG's flagship devices the G3 and G4 will be among the first to receive Google's latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow update. 

4. HTC launches One E9s for Rs 20,497
HTC has launched the One E9s phablet, features a 5.5-inch 720p display, 1.5 GHz octa-core processor with 2GB RAM and Android with HTC Sense UI.

5. Gionee Elife E8 smartphone to launch in India on 8 October
Gionee has sent out press invites for the launch of Elife E8 smartphone in India on October 8. The E8 boasts of a 6-inch Super AMOLED display, 2 GHz octa-core processor and runs Android 5.1 (Lollipop).

6. Moto X Style to launch in India soon
Motorola has announced via its Twitter handle that it will be launching the Moto X Style "very soon" in India. The smartphone has a 5.7 inch display, 21 MP rear camera, snapdragon processor with 3 GB RAM and runs Android 5.1.

7. Lenovo launches Phab Plus at Rs. 20,990
Lenovo has launched the Phab Plus smartphone for Rs 20,990 in India and has s a 6.8-inch full-HD display and an octa-core qualcomm snapdragon processor.

8. InFocus M370 smartphone launched at Rs 5999 in India
InFocus has launched the M370 smartphone in India for Rs 5,999. The smartphone will be available exclusively via Snapdeal from 9 October. It has a 5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core 1.1 GHz processor with 1GB RAM and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.

9. Google Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P to launch on Oct 13
Google has announced that it will be launching its Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones in India between October 10-14, two days before the launch of the latest Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

10. Yu Yuphoria smartphone gets a price cut
Micromax Yu Yuphoria smartphone has slashed the price of the smartphone by Rs 500 and the device will now be available for Rs 6,499 with stock Android.

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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