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Nokia 6 Isn’t Being Sold in Flash Sales, It Just Sells Out That Fast, Clarifies HMD Global

Nokia 6, the comeback smartphone for Nokia, is selling like hot cakes in China. HMD Global, which owns rights to the Nokia brand, has now clarified that the Nokia 6 wasn’t being sold via JD.com following flash sales model. HMD Global wrote to Nokia Power User clarifying that the Nokia 6 is selling too quickly giving an impression that it ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Tipped to Cost Above $1,000; May Be Named iPhone X

There’s been a lot of speculation about the iPhone 8 with specifications and design changes being at the forefront. However, a fresh report sheds some light on the iPhone 8 price bracket. Reportedly, the premium device marking Apple’s 10-year anniversary could well be priced north of $1,000 (roughly Rs. 67,100) – thanks to the introduction of OLED displays. Furthermore, the ... Read More »

Android Nougat Finally Running on Over 1 Percent of Active Devices, Reveals Google

Google’s Android Nougat has finally crossed the 1 percent mark in the monthly Google Play distribution data. The latest distribution numbers confirm that Android Nougat is running on 1.2 percent of active devices with Android 7.0 on 0.9 percent and Android 7.1 on 0.3 percent devices. Considering that Android 7.0 Nougat was officially made available to Nexus devices in August, ... Read More »

Moto G5 Plus Leaked Live Image Suggests 5.2-inch Display, 3000mAh Battery, and More

The long-rumoured Moto G5 Plus is widely expected to be unveiled by Lenovo at the Mobile World Congress 2017 at the end of the month. A Moto G5 Plus leaked live image has now surfaced online and gives us a look at some of the key features of the upcoming smartphone, including the screen size, camera resolution, battery capacity, chipset ... Read More »

Fire at Samsung SDI Factory; Faulty Batteries Blamed

A minor fire that broke out at a Samsung SDI factory in China on Wednesday was caused by waste products including faulty batteries, the Korean company and local emergency services said. The fire broke out at the Samsung Electronics Co Ltd affiliate’s factory in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin earlier on Wednesday and has been extinguished, a Samsung spokesman ... Read More »

MediaTek Helio P25 Octa-Core SoC Launched for Dual-Camera Smartphones

Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek on Wednesday announced a new Helio system-on-chip (SoC) specifically targeted at dual-camera smartphones. The all-new Helio P25 is built on the 16nm process, and offers octa-core processing with the company’s Imagiq, an Image Signal Processor (ISP) technology. The company says that smartphones featuring the new MediaTek Helio P25 can be expected to be available in the market ... Read More »

Moto Z Play Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update, Including in India

After the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, Motorola is now rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for Moto Z Play users in India. The update is arriving on Indian units as version NPN25.137-15-2, and brings along new multitasking features and more efficient notification controls. Moto Z Play users in India should start seeing a notification for the update, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Bixby Digital Assistant May Support 8 Languages at Launch

Samsung is gearing up to launch its 2017 flagship smartphone – the Galaxy S8 – on March 29, and leaks about the device have been overflowing. The latest one brings more information about the rumoured digital assistant Bixby, hinting that it will come with support for 8 languages. South Korean publication ETNews reports that Samsung Galaxy S8’s digital assistant Bixby ... Read More »

Google Pixel’s Audio Distortion Issue Reportedly Fixed With February Security Update

Google seems to have finally fixed one of the issues that have been plaguing the audio output of the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Several Reddit users are pointing that the latest February Android security update seems to fix the audio distortion issue. The audio distortion issue was first reported last year and caused the Google Pixel as well as ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X With Snapdragon 625 Processor, 4100mAh Battery Unveiled

As expected, Xiaomi has officially unveiled the Redmi Note 4X smartphone in China. While the company has revealed certain features and specifications of the Redmi Note 4X smartphone, it has not given out the full specifications and price yet. For Valentine’s Day, Xiaomi has also introduced the Hatsune Miku Limited Edition variant of the smartphone as well. Xiaomi Redmi Note ... Read More »