Tag Archives: 2017

Fuel Prices, RBI Policy To Fuel Passenger Vehicle Demand In 2017: Fitch

Chennai: Low fuel prices coupled with an accommodative monetary policy from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is what credit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects to support demand for passenger vehicles in 2017. According to Fitch, the demonetisation of 500/1,000-rupee notes would impact sales of luxury cars and not sales of other automobiles — two wheelers, small cars and commercial ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) Price, Image, Specifications Leaked; Set to launch in India soon

  Samsung first launched the Galaxy J3 last year and followed it up with an upgraded Galaxy J3 Pro earlier this year. Now, a fresh image leak hints that the successor Galaxy J3 (2017) is set to be unveiled soon. Prolific tipster Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) has shared a press render of the Galaxy J3 (2017) indicating that its launch ... Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, Quick Charge 4.0 Announced for 2017 Android Flagship Smartphones

  Qualcomm has announced that its next flagship SoC for Android devices will be called the Snapdragon 835, and that it will be fabricated by Samsung on a 10nm FinFET process. The new chip will replace this year’s Snapdragon 820 and Snapdragon 821 chips, and the first devices built around it will most likely debut at the next edition of ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Rumoured to Sport 16-Megapixel Front Camera, Water Resistance

It’s that time of the year when Samsung launches a new generation of Galaxy A lineup. Last year in December, Samsung unveiled the second-generation Galaxy A smartphones which included the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A7. As we wait for the South Korean giant to unveil the 2017 versions of the Galaxy A series, some fresh rumours (regarding the ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone AR Google Tango Smartphone Set to Launch at CES 2017: Report

  Asus may be the next smartphone manufacturer to launch Google Tango-ready smartphone. According to a report citing Asus CEO Jerry Shen, the company is gearing to launch the ‘ZenFone AR’ at CES 2017. Shen was cited to say the ‘ZenFone AR will come with advanced functionality and performance at a competitive price.’ The Taiwanese company is expected to showcase ... Read More »

iPhone SE Will Not Get a New Model in 2017, Claims KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo

  Apple’s iPhone sales have been on a decline this year, and that trend is likely to continue next year as well. If KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is to be believed, then Apple’s sales in the first and second quarter of 2017 will continue to decline, falling short of how it performed in the same quarters in 2016. Kuo ... Read More »

Government Mandates Indian Language Support on All Phones Sold From July 2017

Government has mandated support for Indian languages in all mobile phones to be sold in the country from July 1, 2017 onward. “In exercise of the power conferred by clause 10(1) of Bureau of Indian Standard Act… the central government, hereby includes the Indian language support for mobile phone as per IS 16333 (Part-3) to the schedule of ‘Electronics and ... Read More »

Nexus and Pixel C Users to Get Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview Before 2017

Google unveiled its own Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones at its keynote running on the new Android 7.1 Nougat software. While the Pixel smartphones ran on new software, Google kept mum about the update roll out details for other Google-supported devices. However, Google has now confirmed that it plans to release Android 7.1 Nougat to Nexus devices and the Pixel ... Read More »

2017 iPhone Tipped to Sport No Home Button

After months of rumours speculating about the upgrades on the iPhone 7, Apple finally took the wraps of its 2016 offering last week and confirmed the death of the 3.5mm headphone jack. This year’s iPhone 7 is faster, water resistant, comes with more base storage, and has a better camera. The first pre-orders in launch countries are scheduled to begin ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017), A7 (2017) Specifications Spotted in Benchmarks

Samsung seems to be working on the successors of the Galaxy A3 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016) smartphones. The alleged Galaxy A3 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) have been spotted in benchmarks, tipping innards of the upcoming handsets. Additionally, Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) live images has surfaced on the Internet. According to GFXBench listing, the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) will ... Read More »