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Xiaomi Reportedly Working on Snapdragon 660 Smartphone, Likely to Be Redmi Pro 2

Xiaomi is reportedly working on a new smartphone that is powered by Snapdragon 660 processor, which has not even been announced yet, after having unveiled its Redmi Note 4X smartphone last week. As per the latest leak, the company is working on the new smartphone that can be from company’s Redmi series of smartphones (likely to be Redmi Pro 2) ... Read More »

Intex Aqua Lions 4G With VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 5,499

Intex has launched its Aqua Lions 4G smartphone in India at Rs. 5,499. The smartphone is already listed on the company’s site but the availability has not been disclosed by the company as of now. The smartphone will be made available in Champagne and Grey colours by the company. Intex is evidently looking to target the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read More »

Chinese Firms Dominate Indian Smartphone Market in Q4 2016: IDC

Smartphone shipment in the country remained almost flat at 25.8 million units in the October-December 2016 quarter compared to the year-ago period, impacted by demonetisation and seasonal slowdown after festive sales, research firm IDC said. Compared to the July-September 2016 period, shipment in the said quarter declined sharply by 20.3 percent. “In CY Q42016, smartphone shipments clocked 25.8 million units, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Reportedly Codenamed ‘Baikal’

For Samsung, 2016 will be remembered as one of the worst years in the company’s smartphone business as it had to permanently discontinue the Galaxy Note 7 after multiple fire and explosion cases were reported by users. The debacle caused Samsung to take a hit of at least $5 billion (roughly Rs. 35,433 crores) since the third quarter. The issue ... Read More »

Samsung Signs $4.3 Billion-Deal With Apple to Make OLED Displays for iPhone: Report

Apple is strongly anticipated to use an OLED panel for at least one model of its iPhone lineup this year, expected to be the top-end model that may be called the iPhone 8 or iPhone X. To this end, the company has been rumoured to use displays from several manufacturers, including Samsung, Japan Display, Sharp, and LG. Now, a new ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Tipped to Sport Iris-Scanner; 5-Inch Model Said to Make a Comeback

Apple’s iPhone 8 may feature an iris-scanner which can be considered as the biggest highlight of the upcoming iPhone models. 2017 is already being considered an important year for the iPhone as it marks Apple’s tenth anniversary of the launch of the original iPhone. Additionally, the 5-inch model of the iPhone has been rumoured again to launch this year. The ... Read More »

Gionee A1, A1 Plus to Launch on February 27 at MWC 2017; Images, Price, Specifications Leaked

Gionee has started sending out invites for the launch of its A1 and A1 Plus smartphones and as per the invites, the new devices will be unveiled by the Chinese smartphone manufacturer on February 27 at MWC 2017. Separately, the Gionee A1 smartphone was leaked in live images alongside price and specifications. The launch invite for the Gionee A1 and ... Read More »

LG G6 Will Use Snapdragon 821 SoC to Get Advantage Over Samsung Galaxy S8: Report

LG’s next flagship smartphone, the G6, has been rumoured for few weeks now to sport the Snapdragon 821 processor instead of the latest Snapdragon 835. A new report has corroborated to the earlier leak and adds that this will mean that the LG G6 will have a head start compared to the Galaxy S8 availability in the market. SemiAccurate has ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Price, Specifications Detailed Ahead of Tuesday’s Launch

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X was unveiled last week, and is set to go on sale for the first time on Tuesday, which is Valentine’s Day or February 14. While the company hadn’t provided price and specifications details during the unveiling, it has made them available in the intervening period. As per the company site, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X ... Read More »

Some iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Matte Black Users Complain of Chipped Paint

Many Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus users are heading to the Apple Support forum to complain that the paint on their smartphones is chipping off just months after buying it. Users grumble that their Black (aka Matte Black) variant is chipping off paint on the edges and back, even though they have been shielded with a protective case. ... Read More »