Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Refurbished Units to Reportedly Be Sold in Emerging Markets

  After unsuccessful attempts at finding the flaw in its Galaxy Note 7, Samsung officially announced a recall of all the units from markets worldwide. The company has been using different tactics to encourage users to turn their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units in, the latest one being continuous prompts through a software update. However, a new report claims that ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Allegedly Explodes, Causing Severe Burns to Owner’s Hands

  There has been a drastic increase in exploding smartphone cases these days and one of the companies worst hit by the issue has been Samsung. In yet another case, Samsung’s Galaxy S7 flagship allegedly exploded in its owner’s hands while driving, causing severe burns. A report claims that a Canadian man named Amarjit Mann, aged 34, suffered second and ... Read More »

Vivo Says Will Double India Manufacturing Capacity by Next Year

  Buoyed by increasing demand, Chinese handset vendor Vivo on Tuesday said it is planning to double its manufacturing capacity in the country by next year. “The current capacity is one million pieces a month and it is running at full capacity. We are looking at more space to set up lines. We will be expanding it by another one ... Read More »

LeEco Secures $600 Million in New Funding for Its Global, Electric Car Businesses

Chinese handset maker LeEco Tuesday said it has secured a $600 million funding from major Chinese institutional investors and has appointed Anthony Gao its president for Asia-Pacific region. “LeEco has secured $600 million (roughly Rs. 4,067 crores) of funding from major Chinese institutional investors today. The first half of the funding will be transferred to LeEco within this November and ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

  OnePlus on Tuesday as expected unveiled an upgraded version of the OnePlus 3 – the OnePlus 3T. The only differences between the two smartphones are a faster SoC, increased storage, an improved front camera, and a larger battery. The 64GB model has been priced at GBP 399 (roughly Rs. 33,700), EUR 439 (roughly Rs. 31,200), and USD 439 (roughly ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Name Seemingly Confirmed by Company Website Hours Before Launch

  Earlier this month, OnePlus confirmed that it will be launching its next device with Snapdragon 821 processor on November 15. The company’s teasers from earlier this week further suggested that it will launch OnePlus 3T smartphone at its event on Tuesday, which kicks off at 11:30pm IST. Now, the company’s website has seemingly confirmed the name ‘OnePlus 3T’ for ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Allegedly Burns Woman While Sleeping

  An Australian woman has alleged that she got severe burns due to a charging iPhone 7. The woman shared the experience in a Facebook post and claimed that her recently bought iPhone 7 was on charging while she fell asleep on it. “I recently purchased an Apple iPhone 7 and accidentally fell asleep with my arm on my phone ... Read More »

Smartphone Shipments in India Cross 30 Million Units in Q3 2016: IDC

For the first time, the smartphone market in India crossed the 30 million unit shipments milestone in the third quarter of this year, the International Data Corp (IDC) reported on Tuesday. According to IDC’s Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone shipments clocked 32.3 million units in Q3 2016 with 17.5 percentage growth over the previous quarter, maintaining its traction with 11 ... Read More »

Huawei Confirms It Refused to Manufacture Google Pixel Due to Lack of Branding

  Google’s first self-branded smartphone, the Pixel, has received warm response from critics since its launch last month. The Pixel smartphone has been manufactured by HTC but as it turns out search giant’s first choice for manufacturing these smartphones was Huawei. Huawei has reportedly confirmed that it denied the manufacturing contract for Pixel due to the lack of co-branding on ... Read More »

Gionee S9 Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

Gionee S9 Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More Gionee, as expected, has unveiled the S9 smartphone in China. Priced at CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs. 25,000), the Gionee S9 will be available in China starting November 25. It will come in Black, Gold, and Rose Gold colour variants. The company has so far not revealed global rollout plans for the ... Read More »