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Oppo A57 India Launch Set for February 3

Oppo on Friday announced that its recently introduced selfie-focused smartphone, the A57, will hit Indian markets on February 3. For now, India price details of the Oppo A57 are not known. To recall, the Oppo A57 was launched in China in November at a price of CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs. 16,000). It will launched in two colour variants – Rose ... Read More »

Google’s Pixel Phones Shine Despite Misgauging Demand

The Pixel phone, Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy, is off to a promising start – but might have done even better had Google managed consumer demand as smartly as the device’s sleek design. Although Google hasn’t released sales figures, industry researchers say the Pixel has been a hot item since its October debut was greeted with mostly ... Read More »

Xiaomi to Skip MWC 2017 Next Month

The biggest mobile industry event this year, the Mobile World Congress (MWC), will see two of the most popular handset manufacturers out of action. After Samsung confirmed its absence from MWC, it was the turn of the Chinese handset vendor Xiaomi to give the event a miss, as per a report. TechCrunch reports that Xiaomi’s spokesperson has confirmed that the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Photo, Specifications, Release Date Leaked

We now have the best look yet at Samsung Galaxy S8, the most anticipated devices of 2017, from a source who is seldom wrong. The new leak shows the upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone in all its metallic glory and provides crucial details such as its key specifications and release date. Samsung Galaxy S8 Design The fresh latest Galaxy S8 ... Read More »

Qualcomm Misses Revenue Estimates, Defends Licensing Model

Qualcomm Inc reported a lower-than-expected 3.9 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, and defended its licensing model in the face of multiple legal challenges over its alleged “anticompetitive” tactics. The company’s shares were down 3.8 percent at $54.75 in aftermarket trading. The US Federal Trade Commission and Apple Inc have sued Qualcomm accusing it of resorting to “anticompetitive” tactics ... Read More »

Apple Sues Qualcomm in China Over Technology Fees

Apple Inc. has filed suit in China challenging Qualcomm Inc.’s fees for technology used in smartphones two years after Chinese regulators fined the chipmaker for its licensing practices. Two lawsuits filed by the iPhone maker accuse Qualcomm of abusing its control over essential technology to charge excessive licensing fees, a Beijing court said on its microblog. It said Apple reports ... Read More »

HTC 10, 10 Lifestyle, and One M9 Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

After unlocked HTC One A9 smartphones started receiving the Nougat update, it was the turn of HTC 10 Lifestyle to receive the latest Android version. Notably, HTC 10 and HTC One M9 have also started receiving the updates in Europe. The news was confirmed by HTC’s Graham Wheeler, Product and Service Director, HTC EMEA. In a tweet, Wheeler wrote, “HTC ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5c Launch Pegged for February in New Leak; Won’t Support Fast Charging

Just when we were about to give up hope on the Xiaomi Mi 5c, it has cropped up online again. The device has reportedly been spotted on the website of China’s Quality Certification (3C) centre, revealing key details about the device, and also re-igniting hopes of a launch. GizmoChina reports that five different Xiaomi models went through certification on the ... Read More »

Apple Ready With Blueprint for Manufacturing iPhones in India

Apple Inc on Wednesday indicated to the government that it is ready with a blueprint to begin manufacturing iPhones in India, but wants fiscal concessions, including Customs duty waiver on import of components. Apple executives made a detailed presentation on its road map for setting up a manufacturing unit in India to an inter-ministerial group headed by Department of Industrial ... Read More »

Intex Cloud Q11 4G With Selfie Flash, VoLTE Launched at Rs. 6,190

Intex on Wednesday unveiled the successor to the Cloud Q11 smartphone, the Cloud Q11 4G, in India. Priced at Rs. 6,190, the new Intex Cloud Q11 4G will be available exclusively via Amazon India – same as its predecessor. Intex is promoting the new in-house VAS feature, LFTY, which will come preloaded on the Cloud Q11 4G. The company is ... Read More »