Day: June 24, 2020

Android 11 puts serious (and subtle) polish on the platform

Android 11 beta has been out for a while, and it offers a number of new features and improvements. Jack Wallen offers his take on why this might be the best yet for users.

Image: Jack Wallen

Recently a pair of events occurred, almost simultaneously, that had me using the beta version of Android 11 as my daily driver. I decided to join the Android 11 beta program with my previous phone, a Google Pixel 3. It was still a good phone and I’d need to be testing some of the new features for the upcoming platform. The same day I did that, I was coming in from the record store with a large package between my arm and body. I grabbed the package to place it on my desk, when the corner of the paper bag caught my Google Pixel 4, sending it to the floor.

As luck

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Redmi 9 Gets Two New Storage Variants With Up to 6GB of RAM: Price, Specifications

Redmi 9 has debuted in China, weeks after Xiaomi unveiled the phone in Europe. The Redmi 9 is getting two new 4GB + 128GB and 6GB + 128GB storage variants along with its existing 4GB + 64GB model in the company’s home market. Overall, the specifications of the phone are unchanged though there’s a new colour option available. Redmi 9 packs quad rear cameras, a 5,020mAh battery and octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 SoC. Xiaomi is yet to reveal the launch details of the phone for other international markets, including India.

Redmi 9 price, availability

The 4GB + 64GB storage option of Redmi 9 costs CNY 799 (roughly Rs. 8,500) while its new 4GB + 128GB variant carries a price tag of CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 1,100). The top variant, 6GB + 128GB is available for CNY 1,199 (roughly Rs. 13,000).

All the Redmi 9 models are currently up for pre-bookings

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