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Jio Price Hike, Realme 5s Price Reveal, Realme X2 Pro Launch, Vivo U20 Release, and More Tech News This Week

Jio Price Hike, Realme 5s Price Reveal, Realme X2 Pro Launch, Vivo U20 Release, and More Tech News This Week

Realme X2 Pro price starts at Rs. 29,999 in India and it will go on sale next week Highlights

  • Redmi Note 8 Pro now has four storage variants
  • Realme 5s price starts at Rs. 9,999 in India
  • Jio will increase plan prices next month

Realme X2 Pro and Realme 5s India launch dominated this week in tech news. Vivo also revealed the pricing and availability details of the Vivo U20 phone. Xiaomi released a new variant of the Redmi Note 8 Pro in China. Additionally, Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Reliance Jio revealed that they will be increasing the tariffs in the coming month as the telecom companies struggle financially. Read on for more details on these news items as well as other major technology news stories of the week.

Realme X2 Pro, Realme 5s India launch

After weeks of teasers, Realme launched its flagship Realme X2 Pro smartphone in the country this week. It is the first high-end smartphone from the company and carries a starting price tag of Rs. 29,999 for the 8GB + 128GB model, whereas its 12GB + 256GB model will retail at Rs. 33,999. At this pricing, the phone will be going head to head with the likes of Redmi K20 Pro, OnePlus 7, and host of other phones.

Realme X2 Pro was first launched in China last month and comes with features like a 6.5-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED 90Hz display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ octa-core processor. Additionally, Realme has included an in-display fingerprint sensor, 4,000mAh battery with support for 50W fast charging, vapour cooling, and up to 256GB of onboard storage.

In terms of the imaging capabilities, Realme X2 Pro includes a quad camera setup on the back that houses a 64-megapixel primary shooter, a 13-megapixel telephoto camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There is a 16-megapixel selfie shooter on the front as well, as a part of a waterdrop-style notch.