Tag Archives: 2016

Alcatel Shine Lite With Fingerprint Scanner, 13-Megapixel Camera Launched at IFA 2016

Ahead of the IFA 2016 tradeshow in Berlin, Alcatel has launched a new smartphone – the Shine Lite. With a focus on camera for good photography, Alcatel’s Shine Lite boasts of a 13-megapixel camera that is also the biggest highlight of this smartphone. The new Alcatel Shine Lite sports a metallic design along with glass. The smartphone is available is ... Read More »

ZTE Axon 7 mini With Dual Front Speakers, Dolby Atmos Audio Launched at IFA 2016

  ZTE on Thursday unveiled the latest smartphone in its Axon lineup at IFA 2016, the Axon 7 mini. It has been priced at EUR 300 (roughly Rs. 22,400), and will become available starting this month in Europe and Russia. The smartphone is also slated to arrive in India, apart from Australia, Japan, and Saudi Arabia, starting from September 7. ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ, Xperia X Compact Launched at IFA 2016

  Sony has announced two new Xperia smartphones, the Xperia XZ and Xperia X Compact, at the sidelines of IFA 2016 in Berlin. The Sony Xperia XZ will be going on sale from early October while the Sony Xperia X Compact will go on sale soon in September, as per the company. No pricing details have been announced for the ... Read More »

Huawei Nova, Nova Plus, and MediaPad M3 Launched at IFA 2016

Huawei at IFA 2016 on Thursday launched unveiled its Nova series of smartphones, with two offerings – the Nova and Nova Plus. The company alongside also unveiled the MediaPad M3. The Huawei Nova has been priced at EUR 399 (roughly Rs. 29,800) while the Huawei Nova Plus has been priced at EUR 429 (roughly Rs. 32,000). The Huawei MediaPad M3 ... Read More »

HTC One A9s Launch Tipped for Thursday Ahead of IFA 2016

  It will be an understatement to say that HTC’s One A9 shares some design similarities with Apple’s iPhone 6/ iPhone 6s, with critics as well as consumers around the world pointing out how the devices look exactly the same, barring some minor changes here and there. If rumours are to be believed, the successor to the HTC phone will ... Read More »

Archos Unveils 50f Helium, 55 Helium Smartphone Lineups Ahead of IFA 2016

The 50f Helium is priced at roughly Rs. 8,800 The smartphone comes with a fingerprint sensor 55 Helium, 55 Helium Ultra, and 55 Helium Ultra 4 Seasons also launched French smartphone company Archos gearing up to showcase its new smartphones at IFA, alongside big names like Sony, Lenovom and Samsung. The company has announced the 50f Helium and 55 Helium ... Read More »

iPhone, iPad Had Higher Failure Rates Than Android Counterparts in Q2 2016: Study

When it comes to reliability and performance, Apple iPhones and iPads are failing more often than Android smartphones, a study has revealed. According to the study global data security firm Blancco Technology Group, iOS devices had a 58 percent failure rate while Android smartphones reported an overall failure rate of 35 percent in the second quarter of 2016. It is ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Available at a Discounted Price

As a part of its ‘Samsung Days’ sale, Flipkart is selling the Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) at Rs. 11,990, which is a discount of Rs. 1,300 from its MRP. The website is also offering up to Rs. 10,000 off on the MRP of the phone as part of its exchange offer. In order to avail the exchange offer, you are ... Read More »

Indian Smartphone Market Grew 17.1 Percent in Q2 2016: IDC

The Indian smartphone market registered a healthy 17.1 percent growth over the previous quarter this year and a marginal 3.7 percent growth over the second quarter of 2015, market research firm International Data Corporation(IDC) said on Friday. According to the IDC’s “Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker”, smartphone market revived after declining for two successive quarters by registering 27.5 million units of ... Read More »

Lenovo Reveals New Moto Mods, Tablets, and More Will Be Launched at IFA 2016

After Sony’s announcement, Lenovo has also confirmed its presence at IFA in Berlin this year. The tech firm is hosting a pre-IFA 2016 event on August 30, and has in a video teased the launch of new products from both the Lenovo and Motorola stables – from new Moto Mods, to an innovative new keyboard, and new Yoga laptops and ... Read More »