Tag Archives: Phones

7 Arrested For Using Mobile Phones To Cheat At Government Job Exam

Police said candidates were caught using mobile phones and Bluetooth headsets. (Representational)   Kolkata:¬†Seven candidates appearing for a government recruitment examination at a Kolkata-based college were caught cheating using mobile phones and Bluetooth headsets, police said on Monday. “The recruitment exam for judicial clerkship was being conducted on Sunday when officials of Heramba Chandra College caught candidates cheating using mobile ... Read More »

Sony’s move to focus on flagship Xperia phones could be good for it

Sony Mobile just announced on its Investor’s Day celebration that it is trying to streamline its product portfolio by eliminating ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact. Currently the company produces three separate lines of smartphones –¬† mid-range handsets like the Xperia XA1 Ultra and Xperia XA1, ‘Premium Standard’ models like the Xperia X and Xperia ... Read More »

Nokia 3 Budget Android Phone’s Specifications, Price Leaked

While the Nokia 3310 reboot and Nokia P1 flagship will certainly grab the limelight at Nokia’s MWC 2017 event in Barcelona later this month, it is expected that HMD Global will give the rumoured Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 Android phones equal importance. And for those who are curious about Nokia’s upcoming affordable Android smartphones, a new report brings the ... Read More »

Sony Starts Rolling Out February Android Security Update Ahead of Google Pixel Phones

Sony has earned itself some bragging rights as the Japan-based company has started rolling out the February Android security update to its Xperia devices, even ahead of Google’s own Pixel smartphones. Google makes its security patch available to the OEMs every month with bug fixes and security improvements to the Android build but this time around Sony has definitely surprised ... Read More »

Budget 2017: Mobile Phones Prices Likely to See 1-2 Percent Hike, Says Counterpoint

With the Union Budget 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley levied a 2 percent Special Additional Duty (SAD) on imported populated PCBs for use in the manufacturing of mobile phones. The new customs duty is likely to affect the pricing of the ‘Make in India’ mobile phones considering price of the PCBs make up a significant part of a phone’s cost. ... Read More »

Budget 2017: ‘Made in India’ Mobile Phones Likely to See Price Hike

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday presented the Union Budget 2017-18 with some changes in customs duties to “provide adequate protection to [the] domestic industry.” The government has imposed Special Additional Duty (SAD) on populated printed circuit boards (PCBs) for use in the manufacturing of mobile phones. The Budget 2017 has levied a 2 percent Special Additional Duty (SAD) on ... Read More »

Nokia P1 Concept Render Video Highlights Flagship Nokia Android Phone’s Design

Nokia P1, the long-rumoured flagship Nokia Android phone, is widely expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, where HMD Global has already slotted an event. The company, which has rights to the Nokia brand, is also expected to showcase more devices at the mega trade show, but the Nokia P1 will be the centre of things. ... Read More »

270 Million Mobile Phones Expected to Be Shipped in India This Year: CMR

The Indian market is estimated to ship 270 million mobile phones in 2017, of which 130 million (48 percent) will be smartphones, Gurgaon-based market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Wednesday. Samsung continues to remain the leader and its immediate next ‘floating’ competitor is still half the size in market share by volume. “However, as we see most of ... Read More »

Google’s Pixel Phones Shine Despite Misgauging Demand

The Pixel phone, Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy, is off to a promising start – but might have done even better had Google managed consumer demand as smartly as the device’s sleek design. Although Google hasn’t released sales figures, industry researchers say the Pixel has been a hot item since its October debut was greeted with mostly ... Read More »

Nokia P1 Flagship Android Phone’s Price Leaked; Rumoured to Be Launched at MWC 2017

After the Nokia 6 launch, the first Android phone with Nokia branding in three years, HMD Global has now been tipped to launch its Android-based Nokia P1 smartphone at MWC 2017; the smartphone’s price has been leaked as well. Further, it has been suggested that the smartphone will be based on the Sharp Aquos Xx3 (seen alongside) smartphone, which was ... Read More »