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Leaked renders of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 show no headphone jack

Goodbye, Jack

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It’s about time for Samsung to give us its next flagship phone. For years, the South Korean company has been announcing its new Galaxy Note model during the third quarter and it seems like they are already prepared for a 2019 launch.

Leaked renders have been showing up online, like the first one we reported, but this new batch of images show us something new. Samsung’s Galaxy Note line has always been for power users because of its big battery and top-of-the-line features; however, the next release might disappoint those who favor the headphone jack.

The Galaxy Note 10, according to early reports and leaked renders, won’t have a 3.5mm headphone jack. Samsung has kept the jack on its Galaxy S10 series, so its removal from the Galaxy Note 10 is quite intriguing.

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Aside from the 3.5mm port, the Galaxy Note 10 will also lack a secondary loudspeaker that’ll allow it to blast stereo sounds. Of course, the S Pen will still be available because that’s practically the reason why the Note line exists.

It’s worth noting that, so far, the regular Galaxy Note 10 is the one reported to not have a headphone jack. There will be a Galaxy Note 10 Pro, which might retain it. Anyhow, nothing is certain until Samsung shows us the phone.

Speaking of, the Galaxy Note 10 is reportedly launching on August 7.

SEE ALSO: Samsung is reportedly targeting to launch the Galaxy Note 10 in August

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realme narzo 30A now official alongside Buds Air 2 TWS with ANC

The price of Buds Air 2 is unbelievable

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realme held a massive launch today in India and has announced a host of new products. While the narzo 30 Pro 5G is designed to be a premium offering, the brand has also launched an affordable phone called the narzo 30A. realme is also serious about accessories and has unveiled the Buds Air 2.

Starting with the narzo 30A, it has a diagonal stripe pattern design that’s rather unconventional. The phone will be available in Lazer Black and Lazer Blue color options and a physical fingerprint scanner is located on the rear for authentication.

On the front is a 6.5-inch LCD with HD+ support and a waterdrop-style notch. Powering the phone is an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 processor with up to 4GB RAM. You can add a microSD card for storage expansion.

The rear gets a dual-camera setup consisting of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel monochrome portrait sensor. The front has an 8-megapixel camera for selfies. Backing these internals is a massive 6000mAh battery with 18W fast charging.

The realme narzo is priced at INR 8,999 (US$ 125) for the 3GB RAM + 32GB while the 4GB RAM + 64GB option costs INR 9,999 (US$ 140).

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Realme Buds Air 2 features active noise cancellation (ANC), similar to Realme Buds Air Pro. This is a feature that’s missing from the first generation Buds Air. It also comes with an in-canal fit that enables passive noise isolation that is critical for the proper functioning of active noise cancellation.

In addition to ANC support, the Realme Buds Air 2 even has a transparency mode, which allows you to hear background sound while listening to music. On the audio side, it has a 10mm driver, 88ms super-low latency support, and smart touch controls.

The Buds Air 2 is priced at INR 3,299 (US$ 45) and shall be available from March 2 via Flipkart and realme.com.

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realme launches narzo 30 Pro 5G with Dimensity 800U, 48MP camera

Comes with a premium design

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The launch season has arrived, and realme has fired the shots first. While we’ve seen a few flagship and midrange phones, the affordable segment is yet to come into the spotlight. realme has finally launched the narzo 30 Pro 5G in India today, alongside the narzo 30A.

The narzo 30 Pro 5G is an affordable phone that comes with a premium touch. Instead of the usual flashy design that realme’s known for, the phone has a sleek premium look and will be available in Sword Black and Blade Silver options.

It sports a 6.5-inch LCD with Full HD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and a punch-hole cut-out. It has a peak brightness of 600 nits. Powering the phone is a MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor with up to 8GB RAM. It also has a dedicated microSD card slot for memory expansion.

On the rear is a triple camera module consisting of a 48-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. On the front is a 16-megapixel selfie shooter. Since the phone runs on realme UI,  we can expect a host of software modes that’ll help you perfect your pictures.

Backing these internals is a 5000mAh battery that supports 30W Dart Charging. For authentication, the narzo 30 Pro 5G has a fingerprint sensor on the side. As the name suggests, it has support for 5G, but India is yet to start 5G operations at a commercial scale.

The phone is priced at INR 16,999 (US$ 235) for the 6GB RAM+64GB variant, while the 8GB RAM+128GB option shall cost INR 19,999 (US$ 275). It’ll go on sale from March 4 via Flipkart, Realme.com, and offline stores.

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Globe, DITO ink interconnection deal for mobile calls, SMS

No additional charges when Globe, DITO subscribers call and send SMS

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Philippine telecommunications players Globe and DITO Telecommunity inked an interconnection deal linking subscribers of both telcos.

The interconnection agreement covers domestic mobile calls and SMS enabling Globe’s customers to make mobile calls, send SMS with DITO Telecommunity’s customers without additional charges. The interconnection is expected to commence next month.

Globe is also finalizing an interconnection deal with DITO Telecommunity on the fixed landline space.

Interconnection among telco providers is in line with provisions for compulsory interconnection of authorized public telecommunications carriers under Republic Act 7925. The law aims to create a universally accessible and fully integrated nationwide telecommunications network to encourage more infrastructure investments from the private sector that would benefit the consumers.

SEE ALSO: DITO Telecom shares surge as Globe, PLDT earns PH President’s ire

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