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Technology News: Vivo Y33T, Sony WF-C500 TWS Earbuds, Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G, Moto G71 5G, Titan EyeX, Fire-Boltt Ninja 2 and more

Let’s catch up with some of the new updates that the tech world saw this week.

Technology News for Women
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Without any delay, let’s catch up with the Apps, technology news, device launches such as Vivo Y33T, Sony WF-C500 TWS Earbuds, Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G, Moto G71 5G, Titan EyeX, Fire-Boltt Ninja 2 and more in this week’s technology news for women.

Devices & Gadgets

1. Vivo Y33T with Snapdragon 680 SoC and 8GB RAM has been released

Vivo Y33T
Source: Vivo

The Vivo Y33T was released in India on January 10th. The new Vivo phone is simply an update over the Vivo Y21T, which was released in the nation last week. More RAM and a higher-resolution selfie camera sensor are among the enhancements. The Vivo Y33T, on the other hand, keeps the original Vivo phone’s waterdrop-style display notch and triple back camera arrangement. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC and a 5,000mAh battery power the phone. The Vivo Y21T is available with two different colour schemes. The Vivo Y33T is priced at Rs. 18,990 in India for the single 8GB RAM + 128GB storage combination. The phone is available in two colours: Midday Dream and Mirror Black.

2. Vu 75 QLED Premium TV with Android 11 and Dolby Vision support has been released.

The latest flagship television, the Vu 75 QLED Premium TV, has been released. The television comes in a single 75-inch size with a 4K HDR QLED screen that refreshes at 60 frames per second. It includes four speakers with a total sound output of 40W and supports Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG technologies. Google Assistant voice assistant capability is also available on the Vu 75 QLED Premium TV, which can be accessed via the microphone on the TV’s Bluetooth-enabled remote. The latest model comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage and runs on Android 11. MEMC (increased motion smoothing) technology is also included on the TV. It is available for purchase in India at an initial price of Rs. 119,999 through Flipkart.

3. Sony WF-C500 TWS Earbuds, which have a battery life of up to 20 hours, have been released in India

Sony WF-C500 Truly Wireless Headphones
Credits: Sony

On Monday, Sony released the WF-C500 true wireless stereo (TWS) earphones in India. The new low-cost earbuds have a total battery life of up to 20 hours, which includes the charging case’s battery. The Sony WF-C500 earbuds are also splash-resistant and come with flexible ear tips for a better fit while listening to music on the go. The TWS earphones also include simple control buttons and are compatible with Google Assistant and Siri speech assistants. The Sony WF-C500 is priced at Rs. 5,990 in India. The earphones will be available in four different colours: black, green, orange, and white.

4. Logitech G435 Lightspeed Gaming Wireless Headset with Up to 18-Hour Playback has been released

Logitech G435
Credits: Logitech

On Monday, the Logitech G435 Lightspeed wireless gaming headset was released in India. The headset combines comfort, affordability, sustainability, interesting colour options, and multi-platform support, according to Logitech G, a Logitech brand. On a single charge, it is said to provide up to 18 hours of enjoyment. They have 40mm drivers as well as twin beamforming microphones. The gaming headphones’ plastic pieces, according to the company, include a minimum of 22% post-consumer recycled material. They have two modes of connection. The pricing of the Logitech G435 wireless gaming headset is Rs. 7,495. It costs Rs. 6,995 and is available on Amazon. It comes in a variety of colours, including Black and Neon Yellow, Blue and Raspberry, and Off-White and Lilac.

5. Samsung has released the Galaxy S21 FE, which features a 120Hz display and a 32-megapixel selfie camera

On Monday, Samsung released the Galaxy S21 FE 5G in India. The new Samsung phone is a customized form of the normal Galaxy S21 and is the successor of the Galaxy S20 FE 5G, which was released last year. The smartphone has a 120Hz AMOLED display and triple back cameras. The Exynos 2100 SoC is used in the Indian model of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G, which comes in four different colours – Graphite, Lavender, Olive, and White. The pricing of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G in India is Rs. 54,999 for the 128GB storage option and Rs. 58,999 for the 256GB storage option.

6. Moto G71 5G with triple rear cameras and Snapdragon 695 SoC was launched

Motorola’s latest 5G phone, the Moto G71 5G, was released in India on Monday. A hole-punch display and triple back cameras are among the characteristics of the new smartphone. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 695 SoC and supports rapid charging. In November, the Motorola Moto G71 5G was released in Europe alongside the Moto G200, Moto G51, Moto G41, and Moto G31. The lone 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model of the Moto G71 5G is priced at Rs. 18,999 in India. The smartphone will be available in two colours: Arctic Blue and Neptune Green and will be available for purchase on Flipkart beginning January 19.

7. Oppo Enco M32 neckband-style earphones with a battery life of up to 28 hours have been released

In India, the Oppo Enco M32 neckband-style earbuds were released on Wednesday. Fast charging technology, a long battery life, balanced audio output, and IP55 dust and water-resistant rating are just a few of the features available. They include a separate sound chamber that allows for a bigger sound field and AI call-noise-reduction technology for clear calls, as well as a dual-device, fast-switching feature for switching between two devices rapidly. The Oppo Enco M32 is priced at Rs. 1,799 in India.

8. Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G With 120W Charging, Xiaomi 11i 5G Released in India: Price, Features

On January 6, Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G and Xiaomi 11i 5G were released in India. To a significant degree, both phones have the same set of specifications. The Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G is a one-of-a-kind alternative in the series, with 120W rapid charging while normal Xiaomi 11i can charge at a rate of 67W. The Xiaomi 11i series has two variants, each having a 120Hz Super AMOLED display and an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 920 SoC. In India, the Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G is priced at Rs. 26,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB model. The 8GB + 128GB model costs Rs. 28,999. The Xiaomi 11i 5G costs Rs. 24,999 for the 6GB + 128GB variant and Rs. 26,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant.

9. Vivo V23 5G and Vivo V23 Pro 5G with Dual Selfie Cameras are now available in India

On Tuesday, the Vivo V23 5G and Vivo V23 Pro 5G were released in India. The backs of the two cellphones are made of fluorite AG glass, which is said to change colour when exposed to UV radiation in the sun. The MediaTek Dimensity 920 and Density 1200 SOCs are used in both, with up to 12GB of RAM. They also include full-HD+ AMOLED screens, 5G connectivity, and twin selfie cameras with a 50-megapixel main sensor. The vanilla Vivo V23 5G costs Rs. 29,990 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage edition and Rs. 34,990 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage option. The 8GB RAM + 128GB storage edition of the Vivo V23 Pro 5G costs Rs. 38,990, while the 12GB + 256GB storage variant costs Rs. 43,990 and are available in Stardust Black and Sunshine Gold colour options.

Apps & Services

1. Jio users may now use UPI Auto-Debit to set up standing instructions for prepaid recharges

Following a tie-up between Jio and NPCI, consumers may now set up standing instructions for auto-debit for their tariff plans using UPI. In a joint release, the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Jio stated that UPI AUTOPAY has now been implemented for the telecom industry with Jio. Customers will be able to set up standing orders on the MyJio App, allowing them to use UPI AUTOPAY for their favourite tariff plans and enjoy a hassle-free recharging experience. With this integration, Jio has become the first telecom company to use the NPCI’s groundbreaking e-mandate technology. Customers who recharge up to Rs. 5,000 do not need to provide their UPI PIN after the recharge is completed.

2. After a developer discovered code in an iOS app, PayPal confirmed that it is working on its stablecoin

PayPal, a well-known international financial technology corporation, has allegedly expressed interest in “exploring” the possibility of developing its stablecoin, which is a cryptocurrency tied to the value of fiat money or a reserve asset such as gold, silver, or other precious metals. Developer Steve Moser noticed references to “PayPal Coin” within the company’s iOS app, which also included PayPal’s logo. Stablecoins have increased in popularity as a way to simplify transfers between exchanges and the usage of crypto in everyday business.

3. With a new season of Time to Walk and an artist spotlight, Apple Fitness+ will launch collections and Time to Run services

Next week, Apple Fitness+ will get Collections and Time to Run features. The first is a “selected set of exercises and meditation from the Fitness+ collection,” while the second is an “audio running experience” aimed to help users improve their running. Apple Watch will be used to access the new services. Apple Fitness+ will also debut the third season of Time to Walk, as well as a new Artist Spotlight featuring music from well-known performers, next week. Apple revealed a couple of new features for Apple Fitness+ in a blog post that goes live on January 10.


1. Titan EyeX Smart Glasses with Open-Ear Speakers and Touch-Based Controls are now available in India

Titan EyeX
Titan EyeX

Titan Eye+ debuted its first smart glasses just a few weeks ago. Open-ear speakers, touch controls, and fitness monitoring technologies are all included in the Titan EyeX. Titan’s new smart glasses link through Bluetooth v5 and are compatible with Android and iOS smartphones. They also include a built-in tracker and are dust and water-resistant to IP54 standards. On a single charge, the Titan EyeX may last up to 8 hours. An unspecified Qualcomm processor powers smart eyewear. Speech-based navigation and voice alerts are also included with the open-ear speakers. Titan EyeX, which was released on January 5, is priced at Rs. 9,999.

2. In India, the Fire-Boltt Ninja 2 budget smartwatch with 30 sports modes and SpO2 tracking has been released

The Fire-Boltt Ninja 2, the popular wearables company’s newest smartwatch, is now available in India. A 1.3-inch touch screen display and a blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) meter are included in this low-cost wristwatch. It also has arcade-style games built-in. The Fire-Boltt Ninja 2 has 30 sports modes and is said to have a battery life of up to 7 days in usage and up to 25 days in standby mode. With an IP68 rating, the Fire-Boltt Ninja 2 is dust and water-resistant. The new Fire-Boltt Ninja 2 is available in India for Rs. 1,899 as introductory pricing and will be sold exclusively through Amazon. Black, Blue, and Pink are the three colour possibilities for the newest Fire-Boltt smartwatch.

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Written by Marya

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