New Delhi: Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings is set to launch a disruptive affordable smartphone under its brand Infinix Mobile for less than Rs 8,000 in India on September 4. Industry sources told IANS on Wednesday that the new device, named “HOT 8”, may sport a triple rear camera system with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. The new smartphone is the third launch in the popular “HOT” series. Taking cue from the leaked images, HOT 8 appears promising in the affordable price segment with cutting-edge features. The brand has witnessed many successful devices like Smart 3 plus, S4, HOT7 and HOT7 PRO. Infinix Mobile is present in 36 countries, including emerging markets like Latin America, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, South and South-East Asia. It was recently listed among the top 30 most admired brands in Africa by the British magazine “African Business”.
OTTAWA — The body of a Canadian soldier who died in a parachute exercise in Bulgaria is returning to Canada tonight.Bombardier Patrick Labrie died after something went wrong in a training jump from a low altitude Monday night.He was from Buckingham, Que., near Ottawa.The Department of National Defence says Labrie’s remains will land at the Ottawa airport at about 8 p.m. and will be met by his commanding officer.The military is investigating Labrie’s death.At least three other soldiers were injured in the U.S.-led exercise, including two Americans, but the Defence Department says those came in separate incidents.The Canadian Press