Mobile

HTC U11 First Impressions

HIGHLIGHTS The HTC U11 will be available for purchase later this month The Edge Sense feature currently has limited functionality The Snapdragon 835 SoC makes apps run smoothly After launching its HTC U11, aka the ‘squeezable’ smartphone, in Taiwan last month, HTC has now launched it in India. While internationally, HTC has introduced two memory/storage variants, i.e 4GB RAM/64GB storage ... Read More »

Moto C Plus India Launch: Lenovo Wants a Greater Share of India’s Affordable Smartphone Market

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo brand Moto on Monday launched budget smartphone Moto C Plus It is priced at Rs. 6,999 competing with Redmi 4 Lenovo wants to capture more of the affordable smartphone market in India Lenovo’s Moto brand is accelerating its efforts to cash in on the affordable smartphone (Rs. 6,000-10,000) segment in India with the launch of the Moto C ... Read More »

Sony’s new PlayLink brings mobile and console gaming together

Update: We’ve had a chance to try four of the five games Sony is releasing for PlayLink out for ourselves on the show-floor at this year’s show. Check out our impressions of That’s You!, Hidden Agenda, Frantics, and Knowledge is Power down below.  Article continues… At its E3 conference this year, Sony has announced a new collection of smartphone-controlled games ... Read More »

Sony Mobile Xperia L1: a beautiful handful

The Sony Mobile Xperia L1 is a must-have for anyone looking for a low priced smartphone with a big display screen size. With so many smartphone’s out on the market, it can be difficult to choose the right device for you, but if you’re looking for a cost-effective smartphone with an impressively big display then you’ll want to check out ... Read More »

Sony’s move to focus on flagship Xperia phones could be good for it

Sony Mobile just announced on its Investor’s Day celebration that it is trying to streamline its product portfolio by eliminating ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. Currently the company produces three separate lines of smartphones –  mid-range handsets like the Xperia XA1 Ultra and Xperia XA1, ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia ... Read More »

Sony Mobile Xperia XA1: small but spectacular

The Sony Mobile Xperia XA1 is the smallest of the recently released lineup of Xperia smartphones that includes the Xperia XZ Premium and the Xperia L1, yet it comes with some particularly powerful features, namely the 23MP rear camera. It boasts an Exmor RS for mobile sensor, resulting in brighter and more vivid images and professional quality smartphone pictures, while ... Read More »

Sony WS623 Walkman launched for Rs 8,990

Sony is a water and dust proof headphone. It will be available in stores from June 15, 2017 Sony India has launched the new WS623 Walkman headphone with Bluetooth Wireless Technology for Rs 8,990. It will be available from 15 June 2017 at all Sony Centres and electronic stores across India. Apart from the  Bluetooth Wireless Technology, its has an option of ... Read More »

Sony culling ‘Premium Standard’ smartphones, blames poor sales

Sony has vowed to kill off ‘Premium Standard phones, the company’s line of affordable near-flagship smartphones. During the company’s 2017 Investor Day, Sony pledged to eventually discontinue the ‘Premium Standard’ smartphone range following an uninspiring sales performance. Examples of these handsets include 2016’s Sony Xperia X and Sony Xperia X Compact. Both featured relatively premium specs, but were priced more ... Read More »

Nokia 9 FCC Listing Hints at HMD Global US Expansion Plans

Nokia 9, which has previously been spotted with the codename ‘HMD Global TA-1004’ on benchmark websites as well as on a leaked official teaser video, has now made an appearance on the FCC website. The FCC listing is a significant development since this means HMD Global – the custodians of the Nokia mobile phone brand – is looking to launch ... Read More »

iPhone 8 May Not Be as Fast as Rivals When It Comes to LTE Speeds: Here’s Why

Verizon, AT&T and the rest of the US wireless industry have a big boast for this year’s crop of smartphones: thanks to network upgrades, devices will be able to download as much as a gigabit of data in a single second – speeds 100 times faster than before. But that won’t be the case for Apple’s newest iPhones, devices to ... Read More »