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Vivo uncovers world’s 1st smartphone with in-display fingerprint sensor at CES 2018



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Rising Smartphone company Vivo uncovers the world’s 1st smartphone to support an in-display fingerprint sensor provided by Synaptics at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2018. The company says the device is all set for production and exhibited how users will be able to unlock the device by positioning the finger on the display. Under display fingerprint sensor is a technology that has been long anticipated to appear as smartphone companies bring out edge-to-edge displays.

Vivo has been playing with in-screen fingerprint sensors for a while now had declared in December that it would be the first company to bring out a smartphone with in-screen fingerprint sensor. The company presented an idea phone at last year’s MWC with an under display fingerprint sensor provided by Qualcomm. However, the sensor wasn’t as receptive as Vivo would have liked. The company said a top five OEM would be obtaining its 1st set of sensors and that brand is now verified to be Vivo.

World’s first smartphone to support an in-display fingerprint sensor

Aside from its showcase in-display fingerprint sensor, nothing else is identified about this smartphone as of now. Company said that the handset will be announced later this year although the actual date has not been confirmed yet. We’ll know more about this smartphone as we approach its launch. With Vivo’s statement, the in-display fingerprint sensor is now officially here and we expect more companies to use the same technology as they look to come with bezel-less displays. So far, smartphone manufacturers have moved the fingerprint sensor to the back of their full-screen smartphones, a solution that hasn’t been too favorite with smartphones users.

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List of few Smartphones running on Android 8.0 Oreo OS.



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Android Oreo is the latest OS which Google launched last year. However, till now the operating system has managed to cross just 1% of the business. However, smartphone designers are gearing up and are slowly rolling out Oreo update for their handsets. So, if you want to buy a new smartphone with Android Oreo then here is the list for you-

Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+

Samsung Galaxy S8 is the high-end smartphone from Samsung to obtain Android 8.0 Oreo OS update. The device comes with Infinity display and is powered by company’s own Exynos processor. Along with this, the Galaxy S8+ has also acquired Oreo update with the newest security patch. The device also comes with a bezel-less display and is powered by Exynos processor.



Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 is the current leading smartphone of Google and it comes with Android 8.0 Oreo. The gadget is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone comes with an IP67 rating which makes it dirt and water resistant. Google Pixel 2 XL is the bigger version of Pixel 2 and it was also released with Oreo OS. The product comes in two storage versions — 64GB and 128GB and is also dust and water resistant like the Pixel 2.

Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL

Pixel is the last year’s flagship of Google and the handset runs the newest Oreo operating system. Google Pixel Xl is one the first smartphones that acquired the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. Just like the Google Pixel, Google Pixel Xl also comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor paired with 4GB of RAM.

Google Pixel

OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5

Despite being the leading smartphone, the OnePlus 5T has received Oreo update this month. The smartphone is supported by a 3300 mAh battery with fast charging and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. OnePlus 5 has also received Android Oreo update from January this year. The smartphone comes with a dual rear camera of 16MP and 20MP. There’s also a 16MP front shooter for selfies.



Sony Xperia XZs and Sony Xperia XZ1

The Xperia XZs was released in 2017 and it came with Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The device has recently received Android Oreo update. Sony Xperia XZ1 is the first non-Google smartphone to come with Android Oreo out-of-the-box. The main feature of the device is its 3D scanning mode that lets the handset capture high-resolution 3D images of an object.


Nokia 8 and Nokia 6

Nokia 8 is the smartphone to receive Android Oreo update last year in December. The smartphone comes with a dual rear camera setup and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. Nokia 6 is the budget smartphone of the Nokia which it released in June last year.


Nexus 5X

Released in 2015, the Nexus 5X is one of the earliest smartphones to acquire Android 8.0 Oreo update. This Google smartphone was created by LG and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor.


Xiaomi Mi A1

Mi A1 is the first Android One smartphone of Xiaomi and has recently received Android Oreo update.The handset comes with the 5.5-inch full HD display and 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.


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Apple Found A New Bug in iPhone 7



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Apple has finally found the reason of showing ‘No Service’ in the status bar of iPhone7. This occurs even if the smartphone is in an area where whole network coverage is available. The Cupertino-based technology company stated that this is happening due to a component failure in the primary logic board.

The iPhones 7 have been made between September 2016 and February 2018 and are handy in five regions. This means model numbers – A1660, A1660, A1780, and A1779.

The company says that if your handset is also seen display such issue, Apple will repair the device free of charge. “Your iPhone will be examined prior to any service to verify that it is eligible for this program. This program only applies to iPhone 7,” says the company.
For those iPhone 7 users who have already paid for the repair of the similar issue, Apple will be getting in touch with them over email for a refund. In case you are one of them who have paid for it and have not yet received an email, they can contact Apple. The company, however, requests customers to wait until the end of March 2018 for the refund email.

Talking about smartphones, since the govt of India lately raised the customs duty on mobile phones by 20%,

we may see a rise in the price of all the devices including iPhones in the market. In its recent Q1 2018 earnings call,

Apple said it marketed a slightly lesser number of iPhones in 2017 in comparison to 2016 but gained more.

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Consumer Electric Show 2018



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CES is known as global stage for alterations in technologies. Undoubtedly, it is the best platform
available for the business of consumer technologies which is serving its results from past 50 years. The
stage is owned and produced by consumer technology Association. CES is one place where pioneer
thinkers or entrepreneurs meer market leaders for fundings and other aids.
CES 2018 is the latest edition which happened from 9-12th january at Las Vegas Convention Centre,
United States. Despite the huge rainfall, there was no decrement in enthusiasm of innovators and
audience which resulted in some gems of innovative products. The top leading companies and other
various new entrepreneurs displayed their products which will be available in the year 2018. Here is the
list of 4 cool gadgets displayed at CES 2018 which were marked best by Nerd Wallet:

1 . Who’s at door:
Security is one of the major concerns in modern era as thieves easily breakout in houses by providing
false identities. The Blink Video Doorbell is the innovative solution towards this problem. The doorbell is
powered by batteries and allows us to record and speak with the people at our door. The whole system
including installation is priced at $129 while the release date is yet to be confirmed.

2. Click, Whir
The ONESTEP 2 device; priced at $99; allows people to click pictures in retro Polaroids. This enables us to
capture pictures as well as videos in different modes using a variety of films and effects.

3. Cheaper than a Face Lift
The HIMIRROR MINI being powered by Amazon Alexa is one of the necessary gadgets for someone in
modeling industry. It analyses our face and gives a score based on dark circles, wrinkles and pores. It
also lets the user see the improvements by comparing the previous results. The HiMirror mini will be
available for $249 starting these summers.

4. A Watch for every Sport:
We have seen a lot of devices which count calories burnt based on our step count but CASIO PRO TREK
The smart outdoor watch is solution for every sport to count various aspects. The gadget is made for every
sport such as kayaking, cycling, hiking and also fishing. It lets the user record data such as favorite fishing
place and the numbers of fish caught. The watch is readily available in market for $500.

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