Mobile

Nokia 3310, the Iconic Nokia Handset of the 2000s, Expected to Get a Reboot Next Week

Nokia 3310, one of the iconic phones of early 2000s, will be in the limelight once again next week, as HMD Global – which holds the rights to the Nokia brand on mobile devices – is rumoured to reboot the handset at its February 26 event, on the sidelines of MWC 2017 trade show. Other Nokia phones, including the Nokia ... Read More »

Apple Hits Record High but Leaves Some Investors in Dust

Apple shares cruised to a record-high close Monday, helping catapult the S&P 500 stock index over the $20 trillion (roughly Rs. 13,38,94,055 crores) mark in what amounts to a victory for plain-vanilla mutual funds over a bevy of hedge fund managers who recently backed away from the iPhone maker. The largest component of the S&P 500 and a core holding ... Read More »

LG G6 Confirmed to Come With Improved Quad DAC to Better Sound Quality

LG has teased yet another feature of the G6 flagship smartphone ahead of its launch later this month. The South Korean company has confirmed that the LG G6 smartphone will sport a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analogue converter) for enhanced audio playback. To recall, LG V20 was the company’s first smartphone to come with Quad DAC feature, and ... Read More »

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 »