Tag Archives: Battery

Samsung Halts Galaxy Note 7 Sales After Battery Explosions

  Samsung suspended sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Friday, just two weeks after the flagship phone’s launch, after finding batteries of some of the gadgets exploded while they were charging. Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung’s mobile business, said customers who already bought Galaxy Note 7s will be able to swap them for new smartphones, regardless of when ... Read More »

Moto E3 Power With 3500mAh Battery Goes on Sale

Motorola unveiled the Moto E3 smartphone in July, revealing a few specifications, a price tag of GBP 99 (roughly Rs. 8,800), and early September availability in the UK. Now, a variant called the Moto E3 Power has gone on sale via a third-party retail site in Hong Kong – with no official announcement for it yet. As the name suggests, ... Read More »

Zen Cinemax 3 With 2900mAh Battery Launched at Rs. 5,499

Zen Mobile on Monday launched the successor to the Cinemax 2 in India, the Cinemax 3. Priced at Rs. 5,499, the smartphone comes with a ‘free protection kit’ worth Rs. 499. The highlight feature of the Zen Cinemax 3 is its sandstone finish back panel, similar to what OnePlus offered with its One smartphone. It also bears a 2900mAh battery, ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe C2 Power With 3500mAh Battery Goes Official

Lenovo, shortly after revealing the Vibe C2, has now unveiled the Vibe C2 Power smartphone in Russia. The new Lenovo Vibe C2 Power features upgraded innards compared to the Lenovo Vibe C2. There is no pricing announced for the Vibe C2 Power as of now. At the time of writing, the smartphone was not listed by the company’s Russian site. ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 3S With 4100mAh Battery Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

Xiaomi Redmi 3S budget smartphone featuring a 4100mAh battery and a metal body has been launched in India. The Redmi 3S with 16GB storage and 2GB of RAM has been priced at Rs. 6,999, while another variant sporting 32GB storage, 3GB of RAM, and a fingerprint scanner called the Redmi 3S Prime will retail at Rs. 8,999. Both models will ... Read More »

Panasonic T44 Lite With 4-Inch Display, 2400mAh Battery Launched at Rs. 3,199

After the Eluga Note, Panasonic has now launched a smartphone in the budget category. The Panasonic T44 Lite will exclusively be sold on Snapdeal from Monday, and will be priced at Rs. 3,199. As for specifications, the Panasonic T44 Lite supports dual-SIM (Normal+Micro) cards, and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It features a 4-inch WVGA (800×480 pixels) display. It is ... Read More »

Sony Says to Sell Battery Business to Murata Manufacturing

Sony Corp said on Thursday it has agreed to sell a portion of its battery business to Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd, as the electronics giant responds to slowing demand for smartphones. The announcement comes as Sony banks on growth in its games business with the upcoming launch of its virtual reality headset, while it also plans to re-enter the robotics ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Price, Larger 1960mAh Battery, and Lightning EarPods Tipped

Apple’s next iPhone offering is supposed to come packed with new hardware and minimal design changes. The latest information tips at a possible bump in battery life, while leaked images of Lightning-powered EarPods tip the anticipated demise of the 3.5mm headphone jack. A separate leak also tips the prices of the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 7 Pro. ... Read More »

iBall Andi 5Q Gold 4G With 3000mAh Battery Launched at Rs. 6,799

iBall has launched its new Andi 5Q Gold 4G smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 6,799, the smartphone is now listed on the company’s India website. We can expect the handset to be soon available via offline retailers. It’s worth noting that the handset first showed up on site few weeks back but had no pricing mentioned. The iBall Andi ... Read More »

Blu Energy XL With 6-Inch Display, 5000mAh Battery Launched

US-based smartphone maker Blu has launched its new smartphone, the Blu Energy XL. It is now available exclusively via Amazon.com at $299 (approximately Rs. 20,000) for the unlocked version. The Blu Energy XL smartphone comes with support for 4G LTE and is compatible with T-Mobile and AT&T networks in the US. The company, as of now, has not revealed availability ... Read More »