Samsung to Invest $7 Billion to Boost Its China NAND Memory Chip Output

Samsung to Invest $7 Billion to Boost Its China NAND Memory Chip Output
Samsung Electronics expects to invest $7 billion (roughly Rs. 44,726 crores) over the next three years to expand its NAND memory chip production in China's northwestern city of Xi'an, the South Korean tech giant said on Monday.In a regulatory filing Samsung said it approved $2.3 billion of the expected investment of $7 billion on Monday.In early July, when Samsung announced an investment of $18.6 billion in South Korea, it said it would add a production line at its NAND plant in Xi'an, but did …
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MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM Now Rolling Out to Second Batch of Devices

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM Now Rolling Out to Second Batch of Devices
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has rolled out its MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM to a few more of its devices. The company had launched the MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM for a handful of devices like the Xiaomi Mi 6, Redmi Note 4 (Review), and the Redmi Note 4X in the first phase. With the second rollout, the MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM is now available for the Xiaomi Mi Mix, Mi Note 2, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi Max, Mi Max 2, Redmi 4 and the Redmi 4X.Also, an update for MIUI 9 will be rolling out to the Mi 6, R…
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LG V30 to Offer More Customisable Audio Options Over Predecessor, Claims Company

LG V30 to Offer More Customisable Audio Options Over Predecessor, Claims Company
LG has been teasing us about the features on its upcoming V30 flagship smartphone for quite some time and continuing the same trend, the company has now shared some of the audio capabilities offered by the handset. Interestingly, the company says that the LG V30 will come with more customisable audio options in comparison with predecessor model LG V20, which already came with some impressive audio capabilities.The South Korean company has said that the V30 will offer "next-generation audio funct…
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Amazon Apple Fest Offers iPhone 7, MacBook Pro & More With Cashbacks and Discounts

Amazon Apple Fest Offers iPhone 7, MacBook Pro & More With Cashbacks and Discounts
Amazon India is hosting a two-day Apple Fest where it is offering a cashback of Rs. 1,500 as Amazon Pay balance on a range of Apple products including iPhone, MacBook, iPad, and Apple Watch models. In order to be eligible for the cashback on all the Apple product purchases, you need to use American Express cards from Monday, August 28 to Tuesday, August 29. Among the products, the mobiles that are featured with comparatively low prices are iPhone 7, iPhone SE, and iPhone 6, whereas the MacBook …
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Xiaomi Mi 5X 'Global Launch' Expected on September 5

Xiaomi Mi 5X
It seems like Xiaomi is gearing up for a global launch as the company has teased the launch of a Mi series smartphone on September 5. As the company has mentioned that the launch will see the global unveiling of a flagship smartphone with dual cameras, it might launch the Mi 5X handset, which has only been launched in China, at the event. Apart from that, Xiaomi could possibly launch is its heavily-anticipated Mi Mix 2 smartphone at the event as well. We might see the launch of a completely new …
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Western Digital CEO Said to Be in Japan to Finalise Toshiba Chip Deal

Western Digital CEO Said to Be in Japan to Finalise Toshiba Chip Deal
Western Digital's chief executive is in Tokyo to finalise an agreement to buy Toshiba's memory chip business, ending months of dispute over the auction, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.Toshiba is scrambling to sell its flash memory unit to cover losses from its bankrupt US nuclear business Westinghouse.A group including Western Digital, US private equity firm KKR & Co and Japanese government investors are offering around JPY 1.9 trillion ($17.3 billion or roughly Rs. 1,…
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Jio Phone Bookings Open (and Close), Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch, Nokia 6 Goes on Sale, More News This Week

Jio Phone Bookings Open (and Close), Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch, Nokia 6 Goes on Sale, More News This Week
Welcome back to our weekly roundup of all the news that you can use from the world of tech. Among the major events that took place this week was the start of Jio Phone bookings - bookings that are already closed, in very short order. On the Reliance Jio website, a message now reads that millions have pre-booked Jio Phone, and pre-booking will resume at a later point. When the bookings initially opened, Reliance Jio servers struggled to cope with the load, but we - and apparently 'millions' of ot…
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Jio Phone Bookings Paused After 'Millions' Pre-Book a Unit

Jio Phone Bookings Paused After
Reliance Jio has paused bookings of the Jio Phone, with a message on its website saying that "millions" have already pre-booked a unit. The Jio Phone bookings went live at 5:30 pm on Thursday amidst heavy demand, which the Jio website and apps struggled to cope with for the first couple of hours. Things eventually settled down, and many were able to pre-book a Jio Phone by paying Rs. 500.Now, however, Jio has paused the bookings, with no indication of when the phone will be up for pre-bookings a…
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Samsung Galaxy S8+ Price in India Cut, Nandan Nilekani Returns, iPhone 8 Price Leaked, and More: Your 360 Daily

Samsung Galaxy S8+ Price in India Cut, Nandan Nilekani Returns, iPhone 8 Price Leaked, and More: Your 360 Daily
Samsung has cut the price of its high-end Galaxy S8+ variant for the second time in two months. The Galaxy S8+ with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage was launched in India at the beginning of June priced at Rs. 74,900, and Samsung cut that by Rs. 4,000 in early July to bring the price down to Rs. 70,900. Now, a further Rs. 5,000 has been shaved off the price, bringing it down to Rs. 65,900. Interestingly, the original version of this phone with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage is still priced at Rs.…
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Lava Announces 2-Year Warranty for Its Smartphones and Feature Phones

Lava Announces 2-Year Warranty for Its Smartphones and Feature Phones
Domestic mobile manufacturer Lava on Friday announced a 2-year warranty for all its major models in its product portfolio in India, across smartphones and feature phones. It added the 2-year warrant would apply to all future launches as well. The company claims its 2-year warranty promise, covering such a wide range of products, is the first of its kind in the Indian mobile handset industry.Detailing the move, Lava says a handset purchased after August 26 will have the 2-year warranty activated…
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