Some iPhone 15 Models Not Arriving Before Nov In India
In line with a few predictions, the shipments of the new Apple iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max models will be delayed until November in India, thus, pointing at higher demand for the Pro models, according to a report by news agency Bloomberg. The delivery of non-Pro models, the iPhone 15 and 15 Plus have also been pushed back, but not too far from the scheduled date of availability, said a report by Business Standard. The iPhone 15 series is slated to be available in India starting September 22 with pre-bookings beginning last week.
OnePlus Pad Go’s First Look Officially Revealed
Handset maker OnePlus on Monday officially revealed the first look of its next Android tablet, the OnePlus Pad Go. The tab is set to be launched only in India on October 6, the company confirmed. The OnePlus Pad Go will mark the expansion of the brand’s foray into the affordable tablet segment. As reported earlier, unlike OnePlus’ first tab, the OnePlus Pad (read our full review here: OnePlus Pad Review: A Spellbinding First Attempt), the OnePlus Pad Go will be an affordable tablet, which has been confirmed by the handset maker.
Apple-Supplier Foxconn Promises Investment In India
Foxconn, a major supplier for Apple, is looking to significantly boost its presence in India by doubling its workforce and investment within the next year, according to a company executive. The Taiwan-based tech giant, known as the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronics, has been rapidly increasing its operations in India, investing in manufacturing facilities, particularly in the southern regions of the country, aiming to diversify away from its reliance on China.
WhatsApp May Support Group Calls With More Than 30 People
Meta-owned WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature for people who make group calls on the chat platform. According to WABetaInfo, which tests WhatsApp beta features, the instant messaging platform is rolling out a feature for beta testers on Android via version 184.108.40.206 that will let them initiate group calls with up to 31 participants. Earlier, the feature was said to be available for only up to 15 participants and it was available for up to 7 members before that. The Meta-owned massaging platform has also introduced minor changes to the calls tab.
TRAI Invites Public View To Make Smartphones Affordable In India
Telecom regulator TRAI has invited public comments to explore ways and means to make smartphones affordable in the country for digital inclusion. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) as part of its consultation paper on “Digital Inclusion in the Era of Emerging Technologies” will assess if measures taken by the government such as focussing on local manufacturing are sufficient to bring down the prices of smartphones in India.