Tag Archives: 2017

HTC to Launch Six to Seven Smartphones in 2017; Will Focus on Core Features

HTC will introduce almost half as many smartphones this year compared to last year, if the company’s President of Smartphones is to be believed. The Taiwanese company this year will focus on its “smartphones’ core features” in an attempt to compete against other handset vendors. Chialin Chang, President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, told Engadget that HTC will unveil ... Read More »

Lenovo Sends Out MWC 2017 Invites; Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus Launch Likely

Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus are no strangers to the rumour mill, with the a press render of the latter handset leaking on Thursday, just days after some live images landed on the Internet. It now seems that fans will not have to wait too long for Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus launch, as Lenovo may just unveil ... Read More »

LG G6 With Waterproofing Abilities, Wireless Charging Teased for MWC 2017 Launch

LG is betting big on its 2017 flagship, the LG G6, to bring back its lost mojo. Last year’s LG G5 was heavily criticised for its modular design and wasn’t a popular choice among critics. Now, with the LG G6, the company claims to deliver a device that caters to all of users’ fancies. The company has been teasing features ... Read More »

Xiaomi Targets Sales of $14.5 Billion in 2017 After Business Overhaul

China’s Xiaomi targets 2017 sales of over CNY 100 billion ($14.47 billion or roughly Rs. 98,471 crores), Chief Executive Lei Jun said on Thursday, after a year that saw the firm fall down the smartphone vendor rankings while it overhauled its business. “The worst is over,” Lei said at an annual meeting in Beijing, describing 2016 as a “make-up year”. ... Read More »

ZTE Blade V8 With Dual Rear Camera Setup Launched at CES 2017

At the ongoing CES trade show in Las Vegas, ZTE announced two smartphones for the American market – the ZTE Blade V8 Pro, which flagged the entry of ZTE’s Blade series in US, and the Hawkeye smartphone, which is powered by ZTE’s Project CSX. It seems the company isn’t done yet and has now launched a new entrant to its ... Read More »

CES 2017: Alcatel A3 XL With Android 7.0 Nougat Launched

At CES 2017, Alcatel has launched a big screen budget smartphone. The Alcatel A3 XL is a 6-inch device that flags off the company’s new ‘A’ series. The pricing will be somewhere around $200 (roughly Rs. 13,600), and availability will vary depending upon region. It is set to be available in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America in ... Read More »

CES 2017: Xiaomi Unveils China-Only White Colour Variant of Mi MIX Smartphone

Making its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2017, Xiaomi announced a new Mi MIX variant in White colour option, which will be launched in China later this year. Xiaomi’s Global Vice President Hugo Barra at the CES 2017 event announced the new Mi MIX variant with pearl white finish, but did not reveal give away the pricing ... Read More »

Watch Xiaomi’s CES 2017 Event Live

Xiaomi is all set to make its debut at CES 2017 in a few hours. Based on its latest teaser, the Chinese tech giant is expected to launch the Mi MIX White variant among other things. The event will be live streamed online for users across the globe. The event will begin at Friday 12.30am IST (Thursday 11.00am PST), and ... Read More »

CES 2017: Intel Unveils a 5G Modem for Mobiles and Drones

Intel at CES 2017 in Las Vegas on Wednesday announced its 5G modem for mobiles, automobiles, and drones. The chipmaker claimed that its new 5G modem will be a “milestone for the industry” and added that this will enable businesses across the globe to develop and launch early 5G solutions. Intel’s 5G modem announcement come few months after Qualcomm’s 5G ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 Launched in the US, Will Get Amazon Alexa in Early 2017

At CES 2017, Amazon’s voice-based virtual assistant Alexa can be seen everywhere from inside different gadgets to cars. Alexa is now coming to smartphones – Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei on Wednesday at CES 2017 launched its Mate 9 flagship in the US, and alongside said Alexa will be pre-installed in the smartphone from early 2017. The smartphone will become available ... Read More »