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Poco X2 Starts Getting Android 11 Through MIUI 12.1 Update, Comes With January 2021 Security Patch

Poco X2 has started receiving MIUI 12.1 that brings Android 11, Poco India confirmed to Gadgets 360. The update comes nearly six months after the Poco X2 received the MIUI 12 update that didn’t bring the anticipated Android 11 — and was based on Android 10. The Android 11 update for the Poco X2 comes along with the January 2021 Android security patch. You can also expect some of the core features of Android 11.

The Android 11 update for the Poco X2 is gradually rolling out to the users, Poco India told Gadgets 360. This means that you may need to wait for some days to get the latest experience on your Poco X2 device.

Several users have reported the arrival of the Android 11 update for the Poco X2 on social media. Some screenshots shared by the users suggest the Android 11 update comes as the MIUI 12.1.2.0.RGHINXM.

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Nokia 1.4, Nokia 6.3, and Nokia 7.3 May Launch in Late Q1 or Early Q2 This Year

Nokia 1.4, Nokia 6.3, and Nokia 7.3 could launch in Q1 or early Q2 of this year, a new report claims. All three of these Nokia phones have been in the news in the past with speculations around their release. While Nokia 1.4 is relatively new, Nokia 6.3 and Nokia 7.3 were originally expected to launch in the third quarter of 2020. It is also possible that whenever these two Nokia phones launch, they could also be named Nokia 6.4 or Nokia 7.4.

Starting with Nokia 1.4, the phone has made its way through multiple listings, as per a report by Nokiapoweruser. The report states that the phone may launch in February. Recently, specifications and pricing for Nokia 1.4 were tipped, suggesting a 6.51-inch HD+ LCD display, a quad core processor, 1GB + 16GB storage configuration, and dual-rear camera setup. The phone is expected to be priced under EUR

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Xbox Live Gold Subscription Price Hike Plan Withdrawn by Microsoft Following Outrage From Users

Microsoft backtracked on a plan to raise the price for subscriptions to Xbox Live Gold, its paid online gaming platform, after outrage from users.

The price bump would have doubled the cost of an annual pass and bring a six-month subscription to $60 (roughly Rs. 4,400). Last year, Microsoft removed the option for a full-year subscription at that price from the online store. The cost for a monthly subscription will also stay the same.

“We messed up today and you were right to let us know,” the company said in a statement. “Connecting and playing with friends is a vital part of gaming and we failed to meet the expectations of players who count on it every day. As a result, we have decided not to change Xbox Live Gold pricing.”

The earlier move would have pushed the price of Xbox Live Gold closer to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate,

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LG K42 With MIL-STD-810G Military-Grade Build, Quad Rear Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications

LG K42 has been launched in India with quad rear cameras and a 4,000mAh battery. The new LG smartphone also comes with a military-grade MIL-STD-810G certified build that is touted to have passed nine different categories of the US Military defence standard testing, including high and low temperature, temperature shock, vibration, shock, and humidity among others. The LG K42 is bundled with a free second-year warranty coverage to complement its sturdy build. Other key highlights of the smartphone include an HD+ display, hole-punch design, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 13-megapixel primary camera sensor. The LG K42 competes against the likes of the Oppo A31 (2020), the Infinix Hot 9 Pro, and the Samsung Galaxy M11.

LG K42 price in India

LG K42 price in India has been set at Rs. 10,990 for the lone 3GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and will be available for purchase exclusively through Flipkart.

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Motorola Edge S AnTuTu Scores Hint at Impressive Performance, Live Images Leak Ahead of Launch

Motorola Edge S is all set to launch in China on January 26. Running up to the event, live images of the phone have leaked online, alongside its key specifications. The phone is seen to offer dual selfie cameras and a quad camera setup on the back. Lenovo China’s general manager of mobile, Chen Jin, shared AnTuTu scores of Motorola Edge S ahead of launch to give users a sense of how the performance of the phone really is.

Jin posted the AnTuTu scores on Weibo and Motorola Edge S scored an impressive 679,860 on the benchmarking site. In the CPU test of AnTuTu, the smartphone scored 189,694. It scored 290,268 in the display test, 103,322 in the memory test, and 96,576 in the UX test. Comparing these scores with other phones on AnTuTu December leaderboard reveals that Motorola Edge S performs better than Mi 10 Ultra and the iQoo

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