Local electronics brand Walton has extended its ongoing Digital Campaign after witnessing huge customers' response.
The campaign provide chance of getting Tk 10 lakh or Tk 1 lakh or attractive amounts of cash vouchers on the purchase of any model of fridge, washing machine and microwave oven from Walton Plaza, distributors’ outlets or E-plaza across the country.
Under the Digital Campaign Season-7, already, a good number of customers became millionaire, also received Tk 1 lakh worth and different amounts of cash vouchers, said a press release.
Walton has been conducting ‘Digital Campaign’ across the country to make customer database for delivering online based sales service.
The details of the customers and their purchased products including are being stored on a server through the digital registration. As a result, customers are getting the after sales service from any Walton service center any time, even if they lost the product’s warranty card.
Engineer Al Imran, CEO of Walton Home Appliances, said they have 12 models of semi-automatic and automatic top and front loading washing machines.
Prices range from Tk.6,900 to Tk.45,500 with nine models of Walton microwave ovens will cost between Tk.6,990 and Tk.19,000.
Walton refrigerators have received several standard certifications at national and international level, including BSTI’s ‘Five Star’ energy rating, ISO, OHSAS, EMC, CB, ROHS, SASO, ESMA, ECHA, G-Mark, E-Mark etc. Walton refrigerators are also being exported to different countries of the world as well.
Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited on Monday inaugurated its annual programme - ‘Seeds for the Future 2020 in Bangladesh’.
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak, was the chief guest of the virtual inauguration ceremony, said a press release.
Palak said, “We believe this program will boost the students in their career paths and help them to gain knowledge about new technologies such as big data and IoT. Besides, this will aid them in helping the country to achieve the Vision of Digital Bangladesh 2021.”
‘Seeds for the Future’ is a flagship CSR programme of Huawei which mainly focuses on bridging the gap between academic and industry knowledge and also a long-term CSR activity dedicated to the top STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) students worldwide.
This year, students from Dhaka University (DU), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), and Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET) will be participating in the program.
The students from DU, CUET, and KUET will be from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) department and in contrast, the students from BUET and RUET will be from Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department.
Two best students from the final undergraduate year in the said department from each university will be chosen based on their CGPA (Cumulative Grade Points Average), spot examination and their presentation on new technology and innovative companies.
The selected students will be attending five days online programme of cultural and technological training from the Huawei Headquarters of China (Beijing and Shenzhen).
Banglalink, the third largest mobile operator company of Bangladesh, said the data revenue and data customer base grew by 30.3% YoY and 3.3% YoY respectively in Q2 2020 during coronavirus pendamic.
Erik Aas, Chief Executive Officer of Banglalink came up with the announcement on Banglalink’s performance in Q2 2020 at a virtual press conference held on Monday, said a press release.
He shared his views on Banglalink’s role during the pandemic, its key undertakings, customers' benefits and other related issues with the journalists.
Banglalink’s continued investment in 4G network contributed to 30.3% YoY data revenue growth in Q2 2020, said a press release.
The enhanced 4G network enabled Banglalink to achieve 79.2% YoY increase in data usage supported by accelerated 4G penetration which resulted in 3.3% YoY growth in data customers during the quarter.
Moreover, the strengthened 4G network attributed to Banglalink’s winning of the Ookla® Speedtest® Award as the fastest mobile network in the country for Q1-Q2 2020.
As part of Banglalink’s increased focus in embracing digital services, Banglalink actively promoted the use of digital channels to facilitate top-ups, account management and the adoption of additional services.
As a result, the user base of the Banglalink self-care app increased by 58% during 2Q20 compared to 1Q20 while Banglalink’s video streaming app “Toffee” saw a 62% uplift in its user numbers.
In line with the general industry trend resulting from Coronavirus outbreak, Banglalink experienced decline in its customers base and total revenue during 2Q 2020 although there were impressive growth in data customers base and data revenue.
Aas said, “As part of our prompt response to the pandemic, we had to implement the ‘home office’ work model to make sure that our employees stay safe and keep working for providing uninterrupted services. It is really encouraging to see our earnest efforts yielding positive results, especially in the digital business segment. Our digital endeavors have received the recognition from the recent Ooklaaward. It was given for being the fastest mobile network in the country for Q1-Q2 2020, which is the result of our technological advancement such as the expansion of 4G network and more spectrum per customer. We would like to dedicate it to our valued customers, whose consistent support always inspires us to move forward as a digital service provider.”
During the virtual discussion session with the journalists, Aas highlighted some of the initiatives taken by Banglalink during the pandemic such as setting up free Corona hotline numbers, launching e-learning facilities through “Teach It”platform, introducing virtual internship and seminars for university students and distributing relief among affected households in association with Bangladesh Sena KalyanSangstha and Bangladesh Army.
Aas concluded the session welcoming Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)’s initiative to implement the Significant Market Power (SMP) Guidelines, which he believes is a positive step towards establishing a level playing field in the industry.
He also reiterated Banglalink’s firm commitment to enhancing customers’ digital experiences by introducing more innovative digital products and platforms.
Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Officer, Banglalink, Cem Velipasaoglu, Chief Financial Officer, Banglalink, Mohammad Zubayed Ul Islam, Sales & Distribution Director, Banglalink and other top management members of the organization also participated in the virtual press conference.
Starting the journey in 2019, the Oppo Reno series phones won the hearts of numerous fans for camera centric features. It is good news for the gamers that Oppo is providing efficient gaming hardware in their latest Reno Series phones. In this wake, Oppo has released their latest mid-range phone Oppo Reno 4 in Bangladesh on August 8, 2020. Can it be the best mid-range all-rounder Smartphone in 2020? Read this article to get this answer.
By virtue of its stylish design, Oppo Reno 4 will steal your attention on the first look. Its shiny backside declares the splendor of Oppo with pride. The rear camera cutout will remind you the design of iPhone 11. This phone’s sleek body (160.3 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm) enriched with slim bezels (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio) completes its premium look.
On the right side you get the power button. The volume rocker and SIM card tray rest on the left side. On the bottom side, it has a bottom firing speaker, USB-type C port, Primary microphone, and a 3.5mm headphone jack port. Besides these, you get a secondary noise cancelation microphone on the upper edge.
Reno 4 is built with plastic frame including plastic back. Its glass built front side is protected by Gorilla glass 4. On the front screen, Reno 4 presents dual punch-hole selfie camera set up. Oppo Reno 4 is available in Bangladesh in two cool colors: Space Black and Galactic Blue.
Oppo Reno 4 comes with a 6.4-inch display. It may dishearten those people, who are looking for phones with bigger screen. However, weighing only 165g, Oppo deserves appreciation for maintaining excellent weight-balance ratios. If you prefer lightweight phone with trendy features, do not miss Oppo Reno 4!
With OLED panel touch-screen display, Oppo Reno 4 promises magnificent color accuracy with less battery draining issue. The screen resolution features 1080 x 2400 pixels at 20:9 ratios with ~ 409 PPI densities. Where some budget phones – like Realme 6 – are offering 90Hz refresh rate at far lower price-range, Oppo Reno 4’s 60HZ refresh rate lacking HDR truly disappoints us.
Like the contemporary phones, Oppo Reno 4’s rear camera section accommodates quad sensors. Now what is the most exciting feature of Oppo Reno 4? Its 48MP wide-angle camera (6P lens @ f/1.7 aperture) is built by Sony IMX586 sensor. This main rear sensor can support smart features like auto focus, Ultra Steady Video and Ultra Night Mode.
Its 8MP Ultra 119-degree wide-angle camera owns Hi846 sensor featuring 5P lens at f/2.2 aperture. This sensor offers advanced options like Ultra Steady Video Pro. The image qualities captured by the primary and secondary sensors are fascinating due to color precision, sharpness and dynamic range.
Oppo Reno 4 is blessed with a 2MP monochromatic sensor (3P lens @ f/2.4 aperture) that allows you to change the color of subject or background. Its 2MP macro sensor (3P lens @f/2.4 apertures) delivers average image quality. Though Oppo boasts the Reno 4 as camera killer, with a lower price-tag Samsung Galaxy M31 (64MP+8MP+5MP+5MP) offers better configuration in rear camera setup.
Oppo Reno 4 is provided with a 32MP Selfie Camera (5P lens @ f/2.4 aperture). The selfie lovers can take awesome selfies using AI beautification mode. What is more? This sensor supports the night mode algorithms.
At 48MP mode, its rear camera series is capable of supporting 8000 x 6000 resolutions at maximum mode and 4000 x 3000 resolutions at ordinary mode. Whereas, its front camera can produce images up to 6560 x 4928 resolutions. The Shooting mode owns a range of handy features including portrait, video, night, expert, pano, slow motion, text scanner, sticker, Google Lens, time lapse, and photo.
With the main rear camera you can shoot videos up to 4K resolution at 30fps. This sensor is competent with digital video zooming with slow motion feature. On the other hand, the selfie camera can capture up to 1080p video at 30fps. Though front camera supports slo-mo video, it has no option for video zooming.
Turning to hardware, Reno 4 is equipped with Octa-core processor including two Kryo 465 Gold core at 2.3 GHz clock speed, while the rest six Kryo 465 Silver cores feature 1.8 GHz clock speed. This Smartphone holds Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm) chipset with Adreno 618 GPU. However, we have seen the same configuration, in lower priced Smartphone POCO M2 Pro.
With Reno 4, you can play PUBG at HD graphics with high frame rate. You can enjoy the game at Ultra Frame rate with medium graphics level. Call of Duty games can be played at Max frame rate under medium graphics. Though, the Snapdragon 720G chipset may perform a bit slower than Snapdragon 720G or Mediatek Helio G90T chipset, you won’t experience lag or stuttering while playing games. This Smartphone does not catch excessive heat after gaming for a while.
Thanks to Oppo for providing 8GB of RAM with 128GB internal storage. You can freely store professional documents as well as media files. Its RAM capacity facilitates smooth user experience with navigating and swapping to different apps. Oppo Reno 4 is programmed with ColorOS 7.2 operating system on top of Android 10. You can enjoy the dark mode option on its clean UI.
The sound quality of its bottom firing speaker is good; however, many fans are expecting stereo speaker at this price range. Reno 4 is rich in versatile app collection including G-sensor, Light sensor, Geo-magnetic sensor, Proximity sensor, Acceleration sensor, Gyroscope, Supports step counting and Supports step counting. This phone also supports UFS 2.1 technology.
Furthermore, this Oppo Reno Smartphone can maintain Hidden Fingerprint Unlock as well as Face Unlock options. You can control the actions of Oppo Reno 4 Smartphone via its exclusive Smart AirControl technology. Though this feature may not offer butter smooth performance, Oppo should be given credit for stepping into futuristic design.
Oppo Reno 4 is powered by 4000mAh battery support. However, the lower-priced competitor Samsung Galaxy M31 again beats Oppo with its 6000mAh battery. Do not worry! Reno 4 comes with a 30W fast charging adapter that can fully charge this device in less than one hour.
Thanks to Oppo for providing a USB type-c cable that supports VOOC 4.0 fast charging mechanism. On a single charge session of Reno 4, you can do gaming, video streaming, and web browsing for about 5h, 10h and 12h respectively. However, wireless charging facility would have been better. If you use this gadget moderately, it can run for one to two days.
Oppo Reno 4 (8GB/128GB) is officially available at BDT 34,990 in Bangladesh.
Internet users in Bangladesh are experiencing slow speeds as the power supply to a submarine cable has been disrupted at Kuakata in Patuakhali district.
Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Ltd, is working for recovery, said Moshiur Rahman, managing director of BSCCL on Sunday.
“There is a problem in the power supply of the second submarine cable (SEA-ME-WE-5) in Patuakhali. Work is going on since afternoon to fix it. Hopefully that will be resolved by today. About half of the bandwidth usage in the country is supplied from the second submarine cable. The internet is slowing down across the country following closure of the line,” he said.
According to BSCCL, Bangladesh was connected with the first submarine SEA-ME-WE-4 in 2005. Bangladesh was connected to SEA-ME-WE 5 in 2017 through the 2nd submarine cable landing station in Kalapara of Patuakhali.
Bangladesh receives 1,500 gigabits per second or Gbps of bandwidth from the Southeast Asia-Middle East-Western Europe International Consortium Submarine Cable (SEA-ME-WE-5) through the landing station.