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TecQ: Nokia 8, OnePlus 5, iPhone 8 Plus, JioPhone & More 

Top tech stories of the week on The Quint. 

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Glassback body on both the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus this year.
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TecQ is our weekly round-up of top stories within the technology space.

1. Apple iPhone 8 & 8 Plus Review: What’s Inside is What Matters

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with improved cameras. 
iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with improved cameras. 
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Almost as soon as the world got its first glance of the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple launched the latest iPhone (some would say obsolete!) with the radically-redesigned all-screen iPhone X, the company’s bold vision of the smartphone of the future.

Bit of a pity, really, since under the same-old-same-old exterior iPhone 8s, lurk a couple of rather nice devices, as I’ve found out in the last two weeks of using the phones.

Read the full review here on the latest iPhones in town

2. Paytm vs Google Tez vs BHIM: The Best Digital Payment App Is...

Google is finally entering the digital payment space in India with Tez. 
Google is finally entering the digital payment space in India with Tez. 
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You carry your phone to the grocery shop, pick up groceries, pull out your smartphone, and pay the bill. Ah! the ease!

You’d be lying if you say that digital payment apps haven’t made your life easier. Today, an assortment of digital payment applications sit at your disposal, but only a few of them end up on your smartphone.

With another player like Google Tez entering the digital payment app universe, how do you make sure that you get the best out of your digital wallet?

Read the story here.

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3. India Mobile Congress 2017: What We Saw At the Event

Mosquito-away feature on the phone, no kidding. 
Mosquito-away feature on the phone, no kidding. 
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The first ever Indian Mobile Congress held at Pragati Maidan in Delhi witnessed major telecom operators like Reliance Jio, Airtel and Vodafone showcasing their prowess in 5G technology.

We also got a glimpse of how they are looking to transform India’s telecommunication network as a strong contender in the global communication forum. Here’s everything we saw at the event this week.

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4. OnePlus 5 or Nokia 8: Which Dual Camera Phone for You?

Nokia 8 is available in India, and comes with dual cameras. 
Nokia 8 is available in India, and comes with dual cameras. 
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Nokia 8 will soon be available in India and HMD Global has surprised quite a few by pricing it below Rs 40,000. By doing so, they’ve given us a chance to compare the dual camera-totting Nokia 8 with the OnePlus 5, which is priced for Rs 37,999.

So, which one of these should you go for? How do they compare in terms of features, design and, of course, camera? We’ve got it all covered here.

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5. You Gotta Check Out The Terms & Conditions of Reliance JioPhone

Reliance has started delivering the JioPhone to those who’ve pre-booked the device. The phone, which the company claims to be selling for ‘effectively free’, offers 4G VoLTE on a small-sized display, and runs on Kai OS.

The company has updated its website with terms and conditions for the buyers of JioPhone.

JioPhone users will have to recharge their number every month, as Jio Prime (offering data for 3 months) is not applicable for them. But that’s not all and we’re putting down the important ones for you below. Take a look at them over here.

The Jio Phone comes with a 2000mAh battery 
The Jio Phone comes with a 2000mAh battery 
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