Mobile

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Open Sale Now Permanent on Amazon India, Mi.com

Xiaomi Redmi 5 variant is available in open sale on Amazon.in, Amazon India app, as well as Mi.com. This means, users do not need to register or queue up for limited time flash sales to buy the smartphone. Xiaomi has confirmed to Gadgets 360 that the smartphone is now available in a permanent open sale on Amazon and Mi.com, for all three ... Read More »

LG V30+, G6, Q6, Q6+ Available With Discounts in LG Mobile Days Sale on Amazon India

LG is offering discounted offers on four smartphones from its lineup in India under LG Mobile Days sale. These include the LG V30+, LG G6, LG Q6, and the LG Q6+. A maximum discount of up to 50 percent is applicable on the smartphones, Amazon says. However, the duration of the sale has not been revealed. The LG V30+ is currently available at a price ... Read More »

Mi Earphones, Mi Earphones Basic Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Xiaomi on Tuesday announced the addition of two affordable earphones – Mi Earphones Basic and Mi Earphones – in its portfolio in India. Cheaper of the two, Mi Earphones Basic has been priced at Rs. 399 and is available in Black and Red colour variants. On the other hand, the Mi Earphones have been priced at Rs. 699 and will be available in Black and ... Read More »

Samsung Retains Top Spot as Global Smartphone Sales Drop 4.6 Percent in Q4: Gartner

While global smartphone sales to end users were down 4.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, Samsungretained its top spot with 18.2 percent share, Gartner said on Thursday. The South Korean giant though saw a year-on-year unit decline of 3.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, but this did not prevent it from defending its top global smartphone vendor ... Read More »

Nokia 2 to Get Android 8.1 Oreo Update Directly, HMD Global Confirms

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 to receive Android 8.1 Oreo update HMD Global CPO confirmed the development Nokia 2 likely to get some Android Go features alongside new Android Oreo After bringing the latest Android experience to the flagship Nokia 8, HMD Global is now set to directly provide Android 8.1 Oreo to Nokia 2. The handset was launched in October with Android 7.1 Nougat. It comes with an ... Read More »

InFocus Vision 3 Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Vision 3 sports 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear cameras The InFocus Vision 3 is priced at Rs. 6,999 The phone has sturdy construction and comes with good battery life In 2018, we can pretty much expect a majority of smartphones to sport trendy 18:9 displays. We’ve already seen this feature trickling down from the flagships that launched this year ... Read More »

Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9810 SoC Launched, Based on 10nm FinFET Process

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung unveils the Exynos 9 Series 9810 SoC It is likely to debut on the company’s Galaxy S9 The chipset can be expected to feature on phones next year Samsung has announced a new flagship mobile processor in the Exynos 9 series, built on the 10nm process. As is traditional with such unveils, it can be expected that the ... Read More »

Moto Makes a Strong Comeback in the US, Enters Top 5: Counterpoint

Lenovo brand Moto made a significant comeback in the US in the third quarter this year, almost doubling its volumes and market share annually and was the fastest growing brand, Counterpoint Research said on Saturday. The US smartphone shipments remained flat during the third quarter. Moto, ZTE, and LG registered strong gains and Verizon remained the largest smartphone sales channel, revealed Counterpoint’s Market Monitor programme. “Motorola jumped back ... Read More »

Google Parent Alphabet Reports Strong Results on Mobile Ads, YouTube, Other Bets

Google’s parent company Alphabet on Thursday reported profit in the recently-ended quarter leapt as money poured in from ads delivered to mobile devices and returns improved on “other bets.” Alphabet profit was up 32.4 percent to $6.7 billion (roughly Rs. 43,555 crores) on in the quarter on revenue that increased 24 percent to $27.8 billion (roughly Rs. 1,80,724 crores), up 24 percent from the ... Read More »

Nokia 8 Now Has a Beta Build of Android 8.0 Oreo Available for Users

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 users can now beta test Android Oreo Users can sign-up for the beta test Nokia 3 likely to receive Android 7.1.2 update Nokia brand licensee HMD Global is indeed keeping its promise of timely software updates for its new Android smartphone portfolio. The company has launched Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8. Juho Sarvikas, ... Read More »