Top 5 Trending Tech News 18 March 2021 #12- Airtel XStreme, Black Shark 4, Samsung Galaxy A-Series, Micromax In 1, Vivo Iqoo Z3


  • Airtel to be the first Telecom operator to provide 1Gbps broadband speed.
  • Xiaomi finally confirms the Black Shark 4 launch date.
  • Samsung Galaxy A52 4G and 5G variant launched along with A72.
  • Micromax In 1 listed on Geekbench, specifications tipped.
  • Iqoo Z3 finally listed on the Google Play Console, key specs are teased.

top 5 trending tech news 18 march 2021

1. Airtel offers upto 1Gbps broadband speed under XStream

Airtel becomes the first telecommunication operator in India to offer upto 1Gbps of data speed. The 1Gbps broadband speed will be provided via Airtel Xstream broadband. The 1Gbps data speed plan starts from the Rs 3999 plan which offers unlimited data with additional services such as TV channels, OTT platforms support, and a lot more.

With the all-new Airtel Xstream box, the customers will be offered 500+ TV channels which also includes 10,000+ movies and web series across 7 OTT platforms and 5 studios. Airtel has also offered its subscribers the subscriptions of Amazon Prime Video and ZEE5.

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2. Xiaomi to unleash its Black Shark 4 on March 23, launch date officially confirmed

Xiaomi Black Shark 4, one of the upcoming gaming smartphones from Xiaomi is going to launch officially on 23rd March in China. As per the tipped specifications, the phone will be powered by the Snapdragon 888. The Black Shark 4 has been spotted at Google Play Console, TENAA, and other benchmarking platforms with the model number KRS-A0. Though it is not confirmed by Xiaomi but still it is expected to have the Pro variant in Black Shark 4 series that will come with 108MP primary camera.

Another variant of the Black Shark 4 series with the model number PSR-A0 spotted with Snapdragon 870 processor. This variant of Black Shark 4 is expected to have a 6.67-inch display with a 144Hz refresh rate. Apart from that, the phone will have a 4500mAh battery with 120W fast-charging support.

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3. Samsung Galaxy A-series smartphones finally launched in European Countries

Samsung has finally unveiled its upcoming Galaxy A-series smartphones which include A52 4G, A52 5G, and A72 smartphones. The all-new Samsung Galaxy A52 comes in both 4G and 5G variants but the Galaxy A72 comes in only 4G variant.

Samsung Galaxy A52 comes with a 6.5-inch SUPER AMOLED display that weighs around 189 grams. The 4G variant of Galaxy A52 supports a 90Hz refresh rate whereas the 5G variant comes with a 120Hz refresh rate. The phone’s maximum brightness can reach upto 800 nits which does provide good outdoor visibility. The phone comes with a quad rear camera with a 64MP of Primary camera. The 4G and 5G variants of the smartphones are powered by Snapdragon 720G chipset and Snapdragon 750G respectively.

Talking about the Samsung Galaxy A72 then it has got a 6.7-inch large SUPER AMOLED display with a large 5000mAh battery too. The phone runs on Snapdragon 720G chipset. The phone has got a 90Hz refresh rate with an inbuilt fingerprint sensor.

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4. Micromax In 1 finally listed on Geekbench, specifications revealed

Micromax In 1 smartphone which is going to launch on the 19th of March means tomorrow has been listed on Geekbench. As per the Geekbench listing, the phone will be powered by a MediaTek Helio G80 SoC processor with a 5000mAh battery. As per the released teaser on Flipkart, the phone is going to have a similar design as of Micromax In Note 1.

Additionally, the phone is said to have 6GB of RAM and comes with the latest Android 11 support out of the box. Some rumors also stated that the phone will have Android 10 support instead to cut off the price and bring it under the Rs 10,000 range. Let’s wait for today as we gonna seeing this phone tomorrow with exact specifications.

vivo iqoo z3

5. Vivo has officially teased its Iqoo Z3 on the Google Play Console

Iqoo Z3 is another smartphone going to launch very soon in the Chinese market after Iqoo Neo 5. The phone was previously certified by 3C and recently it was spotted on the Google Play Console. Iqoo has shared the official poster from their Weibo account calling the phone “little prince of speed”.

From the teased poster it is pretty much clear that the phone will support 5G. The recently spotted Iqoo Z3 on the Play console with the model number V2073A confirms that the phone will run on a Snapdragon 765G processor along with the latest Android 11 support out of the box.