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Motorola said to launch a Moto Mod with QWERTY keyboard slider

By Karthik Iyer on Friday 24th of Feb 2017

Smartphones have come a long way from what we had a couple of years back. If you look back to the past, one of the things which majority of the people miss out on a smartphone, in general, is the …

10 Things We Know About the Re-launching Nokia 3310 Feature-Rich Phone

By Karthik Iyer on Thursday 23rd of Feb 2017

Nokia, the company which is known for making some of the best mobile phones, is once again in the news now since it has made its comeback announcement. Known for making some of the best sturdy mobile phones, Nokia is …

Huawei to unveil its EMUI 5.1 at MWC alongside it’s P10 & P10 Plus Smartphones

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Thursday 23rd of Feb 2017

On February 26th, Huawei has scheduled an event in Barcelona where it will be unveiling its latest offerings, the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus along with its new smartwatch. The company also decided to unveil its latest EMUI 5.1 as …

Samsung Launches Exynos 9 Series 8895 Octa-core SoC Built-on 10nm FinFET Process

By Teja Chedalla on Thursday 23rd of Feb 2017

Samsung has unveiled its latest Exynos 9 Series processor today in Seoul, South Korea. The new Exynos 8895 octa-core SoC will be manufactured using the most advanced 10nm FinFet process technology. Even the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC is also built …

Samsung Galaxy S8+ spec sheet leaks revealing everything about the smartphone

By Karthik Iyer on Thursday 23rd of Feb 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 & the S8+ smartphones are expected to make a debut later by the end of March. While we wait for both the smartphones to get an official announcement, we now have the specs of one of the …

Xiaomi Sued in China for Selling Redmi Note 2 with False Information

By Teja Chedalla on Wednesday 22nd of Feb 2017

Xiaomi is once again dragged to court for misleading the customers in China. Interestingly, the device in question is the two years old Redmi Note 2. This isn’t the first time Xiaomi was sued by its users at least in …

Microsoft launches Skype Lite in India that works on Slow Networks & Low-end Phones

By Karthik Iyer on Wednesday 22nd of Feb 2017

Skype, the web app from Microsoft is being used by million of people across the globe to make free video calls and one-to-one voice calls or group calls. The app is available across most of the mobile as well as …

Samsung India denies the plans to sell Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 in India

By Karthik Iyer on Wednesday 22nd of Feb 2017

Update: Yesterday, we had reported about Samsung’s plans to sell the refurbished units of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. While it sounded like a great plan, to begin with, Samsung India has denied the plans of selling the refurbished units …

Qualcomm’s New Gigabit LTE Modem Snapdragon X20 Promises 1.2Gbps Download Speeds on Mobiles

By Teja Chedalla on Tuesday 21st of Feb 2017

Qualcomm has been very active in adopting newer technologies, at least in the mobile space. Today, the company has unveiled its latest Gigabit LTE modem called Snapdragon X20. The Snapdragon X20 will be the Qualcomm’s seventh gen LTE modem and …

Xiaomi Debuts in Pakistan with Mi Max, Redmi 4A, & Redmi Note 4 Smartphones

By Teja Chedalla on Tuesday 21st of Feb 2017

The Chinese smartphone market has reached the saturation point, and it made the Chinese brands to explore new markets. Almost all the major Chinese brands are now available in the Southeast Asia and Indian sub-continent. Huawei, TCL, and ZTE are …

Sony’s Xperia X Smartphone gets a price cut of Rs. 14,000 in India

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Monday 20th of Feb 2017

Sony Xperia X which was launched last year in the month of May has got its second price cut in just three months. The handset was initially launched for a price of Rs. 48,990 in India and it got its …

Xiaomi’s In-house PineCone Processor to be Announced on February 28th

By Teja Chedalla on Monday 20th of Feb 2017

From the last few year’s, there are rumors about Xiaomi launching their own processor. It all started when the company launched the entry-level Redmi 2A smartphone with the Leadcore LC1860C processor. Though the company is then rumored to have worked with the low-cost chipmaker to …

This shattered iPhone 4s costs US $150,000 on eBay

By Karthik Iyer on Friday 17th of Feb 2017

Apple iPhones are considered to be among the most expensive smartphones which money can buy. Last year’s iPhones can cost you as upwards of $900 if you go for the top of the line iPhone 7 Plus. However, if that …

Huawei developing its own AI Assistant to go with its smartphones in China

By Karthik Iyer on Friday 17th of Feb 2017

One of the trends which we expect to see in the smartphone of 2017 apart from the bezel-less displays is the Virtual Assistant. Apple was the first one to pioneer this concept of having a virtual assistant in a meaningful …

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium adding more sparks to the iPhone 8 rumors

By Karthik Iyer on Tuesday 14th of Feb 2017

Apple‘s upcoming iPhone 8 is expected to break all the barriers and come out really strong with some unique new features. On the same lines, one of the features which all of us are waiting for is the wireless charging. …

New Alpha version of Google app seems to be enabling Google Assistant on few non-pixel phones

By Karthik Iyer on Saturday 11th of Feb 2017

Google Assistant is the only feature which most of the Android users are eyeing for since the assistant is pretty much restricted only to the Pixel smartphones. While there are a ton of methods through which you can get the …

LG is sticking to Snapdragon 821 SoC instead of Snapdragon 835 for the upcoming G6

By Karthik Iyer on Saturday 11th of Feb 2017

The LG G6 is one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year alongside the Samsung‘s Galaxy S8. Both of them are scheduled to launch over the next couple of months, and we can’t wait to see what each of …

Samsung may debut a Google Now competitor with the Galaxy S8 called ‘Samsung Hello’

By Karthik Iyer on Friday 10th of Feb 2017

The Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone looks like it is going to be the Samsung’s best attempt at making a smartphone. We have been hearing a lot about the Galaxy S8 lately, and it looks like we will see a lot …

Micromax Vdeo 5 Launched in India with 5.5″ Display & Quad Core Processor, Price INR 6,749

By Nitesh Rathore on Friday 10th of Feb 2017

Earlier, we told you about Micromax Vdeo 5 smartphone listed on company’s website. But the price and full specifications of the smartphone was not out. Now the same smartphone listed on an e-commerce website with a price tag of INR …

Oppo F1s Rose Gold Limited Edition now available exclusively via Flipkart

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Friday 10th of Feb 2017

The Oppo F1s Rose Gold version that was teased a couple of days earlier officially is now available on Flipkart exclusively for a price of Rs. 18,990 which Rs. 1000 more that its actual price. This handset will be available …

ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini get new update, brings VoLTE support & Enhanced Camera Features

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Thursday 9th of Feb 2017

The ZTE Nubia Z9 Mini that was launched in India couple of years back is now getting updated which will bring VoLTE support along with many other features. ZTE’s Nubia brand has made this official update and it now live …

Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone could be the most expensive iPhone yet

By Karthik Iyer on Thursday 9th of Feb 2017

Apple is expected to launch a 10th anniversary iPhone this year which is supposed to bring some revolutionary changes to the iPhone lineup. It has been reported that Apple is betting big bucks on this variant of the iPhone, so …

Xiaomi India Expecting 25% Sales from Offline Channels in 2017

By Teja Chedalla on Wednesday 8th of Feb 2017

The Chinese smartphone brand, Xiaomi has claimed 22% market share in the Q3 2016. All this is achieved by just selling most of their smartphones via online channels. Last year, the company started selling their devices via offline with the …

The Factory of Exploding Galaxy Note 7 Batteries Itself Catches Fire

By Teja Chedalla on Wednesday 8th of Feb 2017

The Galaxy Note 7 is the hottest smartphone in 2016, not due to beefy specifications but for the battery explosions. Almost all the airlines banned the device from using on their flights, and few governments banned it even from carrying. Both the Samsung …

Samsung plans to showcase Prototype of foldable Display Smartphones at MWC

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Wednesday 8th of Feb 2017

At the MWC 2017 which is scheduled later this month, Samsung Electronics and Samsung Display will unveil its foldable smartphone and its display in a private exhibition room which is not accessible by all (general public) as it only limited …

UCWeb to offer Free Internet in India, similar to Facebook’s Free Basics Initiative

By Pavan Kumar B.C on Tuesday 7th of Feb 2017

Facebook initially launched the internet.org and then its Free Basic initiatives in India, but it didn’t clear the country’s regulations. Now Alibaba’s UCWeb is planning to provide free internet across the country and this internet software and service provider is …

Samsung Galaxy S8 launch date, price & the Specifications we know till now

By Karthik Iyer on Tuesday 7th of Feb 2017

The South Korean smartphone manufacturer, Samsung, is currently working on what appears to be one of the most advanced smartphones that they have ever made and is also expected to be one of the best smartphones of the year 2017. …