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Intex Aqua Craze, Aqua Lite Budget Smartphones Launched in India

Intex has unveiled its new Aqua Craze (seen above) smartphone in India at Rs. 6,190. Additionally, the Aqua Lite has also been launched by the company with a listing on its site that’s complete with a price of Rs. 3,199. Not availability details of the latter were mentioned however. The dual-SIM Intex Aqua Craze runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, and features ... Read More »

LG G5 Compares With Samsung Galaxy S7 in Leaked Benchmark Scores

We have already seen Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and its variants appearing on Geekbench listings. In a latest leak, LG’s upcoming G5 flagship has now popped on the same Geekbench listing showing scores that are purportedly par than the Galaxy S7. According to the Geekbench results, the LG G5 purportedly scored 2248 in single-core benchmark test and 5061 in multi-core tests. ... Read More »

Lava A88, A71, and X11 Budget 4G Smartphones Launched in India

Lava on Thursday launched three new budget 4G smartphones in India, the Lava A88, A71, and X11. While the A71 is already available in the market at Rs. 6,499, Lava says the other two smartphones will go on sale in the third week of February – the A88 is priced at Rs. 5,499, while the X11 is priced at Rs. ... Read More »

Samsung Gave Apple Stiff Competition in the US in 2015: Report

Apple’s dominance in the United States may not last so long. Rival Samsung and other Android smartphone OEMs are slowly growing their presence in the country. The gap between the market capture of Apple and Samsung isn’t that wide any more, as per market research numbers for 2015. Parks Associates, a research and consulting firm, reports that Apple dominates the ... Read More »

Microsoft Lays Off ‘Dozens’ as It Cuts Costs in Mobile Division: Report

Microsoft is reportedly laying off many of its employees related to its mobile division in multiple countries including Finland, in an attempt to cut costs. The report comes courtesy Finnish publication Helsigin Sanomat, which says that dozens of employees have been let go from the company. The report claims that the company is handing out pink slips to employees in ... Read More »

Innovation in Smartphone Technology Has Slowed Down

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow, and 2015 was a record year for smartphone shipments. Although Samsung and Apple between them still control nearly 40 percent of worldwide smartphone shipments, the remaining 60 percent is divided between dozens of manufacturers who are slowly but certainly making their mark on the industry. However, the idea of the smartphone is anything ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge’s 3600mAh Battery Tipped in Leaked FCC Listing

We are just few days away from Samsung’s pre-MWC 2016 event in Barcelona where the company is widely expected to showcase its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7. The company is also likely to reveal the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge with a dual-edge display. Both the phones were reported last week to have passed the US FCC certification website suggesting ... Read More »

HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM Price Slashed in India

Following its launch of the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM on Friday, HTC has dropped the price by Rs. 1,000 on Tuesday. The smartphone, which was launched Rs. 14,990, will now be available at Rs. 13,990. As before, the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM will be in Blue Lagoon and White Birch colour variants with major retailers in the coming ... Read More »

HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM Gets a Price Cut in India

A month after launching the HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM in India, the Taiwanese company realises that perhaps its smartphone would sell better with a cheaper price tag. HTC announced on Tuesday that it has slashed the retail price of the HTC Desire 728 (dual-SIM variant) in the country to Rs. 16,990. Launched in India last month, the HTC Desire ... Read More »

Apple Will Phase Out iPhone in Favour of AR/ VR Headsets, Claims Analyst

What does the future of iPhone look like? What kind of features and capabilities will Apple’s future flagship smartphone boast of? Will users still have to stare at their handset to get information? An analyst believes that there won’t be any iPhone in the next fifteen years. And everything will be replaced by augmented reality or virtual reality headsets. Piper ... Read More »