In what comes as a pleasant surprise for everyday photography enthusiasts, vivo V20’s major specs have been leaked revealing industry-leading camera features and top-notch ultra-sleek AG Glass technology.
From the images and information revealed so far, vivo is keeping up with its legacy of being the most youth-centric brand in the country. With V20, vivo is expected to introduce a new dimension of camera and design innovations to impress the selfie lovers and photography enthusiasts across the country. Let us find out more about what the leak has revealed:
V20 – a photographer’s delight!
vivo V20 is rumored to arrive in the market with a bounty of innovative camera capabilities and debut an all new Eye Autofocus feature to inspire the shutterbugs. The leak suggests that V20 could prove to be a game-changer in smart photography.
The intelligent Eye Autofocus feature can track users’ eyes no matter where they go, or what emotion they carry. It will enable users to capture highly crisp photos or videos, from an even greater distance, with the richness of color and depth.
Usually, the regular smartphones have fixed focus feature but, vivo’s intelligent Eye Autofocus feature unlocks a whole new world of possibilities in photography. From what we can tell, it is time to bid adieu to blurry selfies, photos, and videos.
With the powerful and intelligent Eye Autofocus feature, V20 is rumored to re-define the Front & Rear Photography gambit for young content creators and professionals and give them a chance to ‘Be the Focus’.
Design to create and impress
vivo has a history of delivering on its promise of introducing smartphones to empower the youth on-the-go’. Staying true to its promise, vivo V20 is rumored to have a splendid AG Glass Technology with ultra-slim design and fashionable appearance adding up to the overall aesthetics of the phone.
The iconic AG Glass technology polishes the surface with its scratch resistance capabilities and adds a more refined touch to this robust smartphone. The back cover increases the style quotient by bringing sophistication to the premium looking V20 phone body. It also ensures a smooth grip and prevents any fingerprint smudges. The AG Matte Glass is further complemented by a stunning camera matrix that will be an oomph factor to the smartphone’s aesthetics. The V20 also houses a sensational Dual Tone Step camera design that adds a unique layer to the overall appearance of the smartphone complementing its sleek design and impressive looks. It is expected to be very lightweight for a device of its size. Moreover, the AG Glass is speculated to add a subtle luxury with a delicate touch and comfortable hold, vivo surely knows best the importance of a sleek smartphone for the zesty youngsters.
V20 is a craft of simplicity with trendy slim design and colors inspired by the beauty of nature. As per sources, V20 is expected to arrive in – Midnight Jazz – the signature color, which is mysterious and full of energy & Sunset Melody, which is reminiscent of sunsets and beaches.
The all new trendsetter is deemed to be the epitome of style and innovation in the premium smartphone category.
We are waiting for more information about the V20 from official sources. Although not much has been revealed about the phone, the Eye Autofocus and stunning designs are the surprise elements that make the vivo V20, worth the wait. At the moment, V20, the upcoming smartphone of the vivo’s premium flagship V series, is highly anticipated in the market.
Galadari Colombo awarded ‘SLIM People’s Hotel Brand of the Year 2021’
The Galadari Colombo was given a thumbs up from the people as the People’s Hotel Brand of the Year for the second time running at the recently concluded SLIM (Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing) People’s Awards 2021.
The uniqueness of the SLIM People’s Awards is the fact that it is awarded by the public which shows the popular choice of the Sri Lankan people.
This is the 15th successful running of the much-anticipated event conducted by SLIM in association with Nielsen which is globally renowned for its measurement and consumer insights.
Having stood the test time of time in the hospitality industry for more than 3 decades the Galadari Colombo is hopeful to remain in the hearts of its people as a brand that is trustworthy and dedicated to service.
Expatriates’ organization painting competition for Sri Lankan children from care homes highlights close India-Sri Lanka ties
Celebrating 75 years of India’s independence in Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan children from care homes converged in Colombo from all across Sri Lanka over 10-11 April 2021 for the final round of the nationwide painting competition organized by Colombo Expatriates Cultural Association (CECA) – a voluntary organization of expatriates consisting of mainly Indians – with support of the High Commission of India, Ministry of Education of government of Sri Lanka and several other partners.
Prof. G.L Peiris, Minister of Education was the Chief Guest and Gopal Baglay, High Commissioner of India was the Guest of Honour at the final round. Several other dignitaries including State Minister Piyal Nishantha were also present. The dignitaries lauded the effort as a shining example of strong people-to-people ties between India and Sri Lanka and stressed the enormous significance of the enriching experience for the children.
The competition was held in three categories – Sub Junior, Junior and Senior. The first round of the competition had seen enthusiastic participation of 4,375 students from child care homes across Sri Lanka. Contestants from all provinces who had produced sixty best paintings were invited along with one care-giver for the final round held in Colombo on April 10 at Hotel Taj Samudra. While top three winners in all the three categories were awarded SLR 100,000, SLR 75,000 and SLR 50,000 respectively in addition to various other gifts, certificates and medals, all the 60 finalists received cash awards, desktop computers, and other gifts contributed by various sponsors.
The event also formed part of ‘India @ 75’ celebrations in Sri Lanka which comprise events and activities in the run up to completion of 75 years of India’s Independence in August 2022. Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi had launched these celebrations in India on March 12 2021, 75 weeks before the 75th Anniversary of Independence. In Sri Lanka, formal launch of these celebrations had taken place on April 9 2021 with the inauguration of ‘India Corner’ at the Nagananda Institute for Buddhist Studies.
Chrissworld to raise Rs. 56.25 million through IPO
By Hiran H.Senewiratne
Chrissworld Ltd. (CWL), an SME company engaged in the provision of third-party logistics (3PL) services, is gearing to raise up to Rs. 56.25 million via an initial public offering (IPO) on the Colombo Stock Exchange, sources said.
The company plans to offer 7,500,000 Ordinary Voting Shares for subscription at Rs. 7.50 per share. The subscription will open on April 27, with Atara Capital Partners representing the company as managers to the issue.
Meanwhile, the CSE noted in a statement that it has approved an application submitted by Chrissworld Ltd. for the listing of its Ordinary Voting Shares by way of an offer for subscription on the Empower Board of the CSE.
The company, starting off with Rs. 6 million capital in 2019, expanded its capital to Rs. 22.5 million and projects to obtain Rs. 79 million after the IPO.
Chrissworld will be earmarking milestones with the IPO as the first to be listed on the Empower Board, CSE’s newest listing platform, dedicated to SMEs. Further, Central Depository Systems (Pvt.) Ltd., a subsidiary company of CSE, will step in for the first time as the registrar to the issue.
Amid those developments the CSE started on a bullish note yesterday and during the latter part of the day with heavy retail investor participation the CSE witnessed a bullish trend. It is said that manufacturing sector counters became the most popular stocks during the day. Notable price appreciation was reported in Hayleys Group, Royal Ceramic Group and Distilleries.
Both indices moved upwards. The All Share Price Index went up by 100.10 points and S and P SL20 rose by 49.18 points. Turnover stood at Rs. 3.51 billion with a crossing. The crossing was reported in JKH, which crossed 1.32 million shares to the tune of Rs. 199.3 million and its share price was Rs. 151.
In the retail market, companies that mainly contributed to the turnover were; Royal Ceramic Rs. 511.2 million (1.46 million shares traded), Expolanka Holdings Rs. 359.9 million (4.5 million shares traded), Hayleys Group Rs. 359.9 million (4.5 million shares traded), Dipped Products Rs. 321 million (5.5 million shares traded), JKH Rs. 290 million (1.9 million shares traded), and Haycarb Rs. 177 million (1.5 million shares traded). During the day 87.8 million share volumes changed hands in 23900 transactions.
Hayleys shares appreciated by Rs. 6 or eight percent. Its shares started trading at Rs. 75.90 and at the end of the day they moved to Rs. 82. Royal Ceramic shares appreciated by Rs. 13.5 or nine percent. Its shares started trading at Rs. 328.25 and at the end of the day they moved to Rs. 358.75. Expolanka shares appreciated by Rs. 2.70 or five percent. Its shares started trading at Rs. 49.70 and at the end of the day they shot up to Rs. 52.40 and Distilleries shares appreciated by 70 cent or 3 percent from Rs. 20.20 to Rs. 20.90
Sri Lanka’s rupee quoted steady at 202.00/203 to the one month US dollar Monday, while gilt yields remained unchanged, dealers said.
The rupee last closed in the one-week forward market at 202/203 to the US dollar on Friday. Sri Lanka markets were dull as seasonal bliss kicks in.
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