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Gionee S8 With ‘3D Touch’ Display, ‘Dual WhatsApp’ Launched at MWC 2016

Gionee on Monday unveiled its new S8 flagship smartphone at MWC  in Barcelona, Spain. The company at the event also revealed its brand new logo and tagline that says, “Make Smiles.” The Gionee S8 has been priced at EUR 449 (approximately Rs. 34,000) and will go on sale by end of March in Rose Gold, Silver, and Gold colours. The ... Read More »

iPhone Graphics Chip Maker Launches GPU Aimed at Affordable Handsets

Imagination Technologies, the makers of graphics processors utilised in the A-series SoCs used in Apple’s iPhone models, on Monday unveiled its new PowerVR Series8XE GPU family targeted at the affordable mobile segment. The company believes that the new GPU family will set a new standard for performance, power, and area in cost-sensitive markets. “When looking at the current state of ... Read More »

Acer Liquid Jade 2, Liquid Zest Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

Acer on Monday launched the new Liquid Jade 2 flagship smartphone at the side-lines of MWC 2016 in Barcelona. The Taiwanese manufacturer alongside also revealed its new Liquid Zest series smartphones, the Liquid Zest and Liquid Zest 4G. The company has not announced pricing or availability details of the Acer Liquid Jade 2 smartphone. However, it has confirmed that the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X, Xperia XA, Xperia X Performance Launched at MWC 2016

Sony on Monday announced an aesthetic re-branding of its Xperia brand at MWC in Barcelona, and revealed an all-new X series of smartphones. Under the new X-series, Sony launched Xperia X (seen above), Xperia X Performance and Xperia XA smartphones. The company says that the brand new Xperia X series will personify Sony Mobile’s brand vision for the “future of ... Read More »

Obi Worldphone MV1 Dual-SIM Budget Smartphone Launched at MWC 2016

Obi Worldphone, the company backed by ex-Apple CEO John Sculley, has unveiled a new smartphone, the MV1, at the MWC 2016 in Barcelona. The company says that the Obi Worldphone MV1 smartphone is targeted at “young professionals” markets across Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. Priced at $149 (approximately Rs. 10,000), the smartphone will be available in 2GB and 1GB ... Read More »

ZTE Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

ZTE, as promised, has unveiled its new Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite smartphones at the MWC 2016 in Barcelona. The company also announced its new Android-based Spro Plus ‘smart projector’ alongside the smartphone. The new ZTE Blade V7 smartphone will go on sale in Germany, Mexico, South Africa, and Spain among other markets in the summer. The company has ... Read More »

Alcatel Pop 4, Pop 4+, Pop 4S Android Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

Alcatel at its pre-MWC 2016 keynote event launched the Idol 4 and the Idol 4S smartphones, apart from the Plus 10 tablet. The company however, is not yet done with the launches as it unveiled three new handsets under its Pop series – the Pop 4, the Pop 4+, and the Pop 4S. The three smartphones run Android 6.0 Marshmallow. ... Read More »

HTC Desire 530, Desire 630, Desire 825 Launched at MWC 2016

HTC at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday unveiled three new Desire-range smartphones, the Desire 530, Desire 630, and Desire 825 smartphones. The Taiwanese company also revealed the global variant One X9 smartphone, which was previously unveiled only for China. The company says that the three new Desire-range smartphones, which feature colourful rear panels complete with unique ‘micro ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Makes Surprise Appearance at Samsung Galaxy S7 Launch

Smartphone rivals Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics Inc unveiled their latest flagship devices on Sunday, seeking to revive sales momentum and buck slowing industry growth. Phone makers face another tough year in 2016 as subdued global growth and persisting currency weakness in key emerging markets sap consumers’ spending power. A push by Chinese manufacturers to expand overseas amid ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K5, Vibe K5 Plus Budget Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

Further expanding its presence in the affordable smartphone market, Lenovo ahead of MWC 2016 announced two new smartphones: the Lenovo Vibe K5, and the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. The only difference between the two smartphones is in the display resolution and SoC. Both the smartphones offer support for dual-SIM and 4G LTE connectivity. The Lenovo Vibe K5 is priced at ... Read More »