Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S8 Release Date, Specifications, Price, and More: What the Rumours Say

With the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung has lost a lot more than just billions of dollars last year. The South Korean giant has spent considerable time and effort in making amends to Galaxy Note 7 buyers, fixing its reputation, as well as identifying the cause behind the smartphone’s explosions. And the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 is its first big ... Read More »

Fire-Extinguishing Lithium-Ion Batteries Could Prevent Explosions: Study

The unfortunate debacle of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has already made other mobile manufacturing companies extremely cautious towards what’s widely thought to be the cause of the issue – faulty batteries. Companies like LG have already started rigorous processes to ensure that their smartphones carry durable and non-explosive batteries. In a bid to make smartphone batteries better in terms of ... Read More »

Dual Camera Maker Corephotonics Receives $15 Million Investment From Samsung, Foxconn, Others

Israeli firm Corephotonics, specialised in making dual camera setups for smartphones, has managed to raise a whopping $15 million in a funding round. The biggest investors in the company include Foxconn, Samsung, and MediaTek. The investment is significant as it indicates the importance being placed on dual camera setups, seen in such smartphones as the iPhone 7 Plus and the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Premium Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Sony has begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update to Xperia Z devices that currently include Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium, whereas it is expected to reach Xperia Z5 Compact some time later. The Android Nougat update is being pushed via an OTA update for select variants of phone. This means that the Android Nougat rollout is ... Read More »

2 Days Ahead of January 19 Flash Sale, Nokia 6 Registrations Cross 1 Million

The nostalgia factor for the Nokia brand name seems to be working in favour of HMD Global as its new Nokia 6 smartphone has amassed over 1 million registrations for its first flash sale. The first Nokia 6 flash sale will be held on January 19 on JD.com; the smartphone will be available only in China. The smartphone had 250,000 ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6 Rumours Point to 3 Variants; MWC 2017 Launch Likely

Xiaomi Mi 6, the Chinese company’s highly anticipated 2017 flagship, has featured in tech grapevine quite a lot of late. Now, fresh Xiaomi Mi 6 leaks indicate that the device could be unveiled in three variants. The cheapest variant of the three will be MediaTek powered, while the other two will sport Snapdragon’s latest processor. The Xiaomi smartphone is also ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX Evo Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 SoC Spotted on Geekbench

A new smartphone from Xiaomi, dubbed as Xiaomi Mi MIX Evo, has now been spotted on benchmark website Geekbench. As per the specifications listed on Geekbench, it appears that the smartphone is a high-end device as it packs a capable processor in the form of Snapdragon 835 SoC. According to the Geekbench listing, the Xiaomi Mi MIX Evo smartphone is ... Read More »

LG X300 Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

LG’s CES 2017 booth had a lot of modern technology on display, including the very thin OLED TV, the Hub Robot, and its Gram 14 laptop. Now, the company has launched a mid-range smartphone expanding its portfolio further. The LG X300 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and sports a 13-megapixel rear camera. The smartphone has launched in the South Korean ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro With 6GB RAM Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

Samsung India on Tuesday announced the launch of the Galaxy C9 Pro in Bhubaneswar. Customers can pre-book the device through select stores and online platforms from January 27. The device will be available across all retail channels in the latter half of February 2017 at a price of Rs. 36,900. The Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro will be available in two ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Phone May Be a Foldable Smartphone, Tips Patent

Samsung is largely expected to launch its foldable device in Q3 this year, LG in Q4, and even Nokia is now tipped to launch a flexible device soon. Iin tow, Microsoft has also been granted a patent that shows its possible plans to make a flexible display smartphone. The patent reveals Microsoft is envisioning a smartphone that opens up to ... Read More »