Tag Archives: Smartphone

Lenovo Nabs Second Spot in Indian Smartphone Market in Q2 2016, Says IDC

Lenovo now holds the number two position in India in terms of value, surpassing past Apple, Micromax, and Oppo with a market share of over 9 percent, according to a report by IDC for Q1. The Chinese tech giant also stands at the third position in terms of smartphone shipments, with a 7.7 percent market share. Samsung and Micromax hold ... Read More »

LG V20 ‘First New Android 7.0 Nougat Smartphone’ to Launch Today

  The LG V20 is set to launch at an event in San Francisco at 6pm PT on Tuesday (6:30am IST on Wednesday), the successor to the LG V10. Ahead of the launch, the LG V20 has been been leaked with a complete list of specifications, detailing almost everything about the smartphone over and above the official details that have ... Read More »

Archos Unveils 50f Helium, 55 Helium Smartphone Lineups Ahead of IFA 2016

The 50f Helium is priced at roughly Rs. 8,800 The smartphone comes with a fingerprint sensor 55 Helium, 55 Helium Ultra, and 55 Helium Ultra 4 Seasons also launched French smartphone company Archos gearing up to showcase its new smartphones at IFA, alongside big names like Sony, Lenovom and Samsung. The company has announced the 50f Helium and 55 Helium ... Read More »

Apple Patents Idea to Capture Smartphone Thieves Through Touch ID

Apple is known for its privacy and security related features, and Touch ID is one prime example. Now, the Cupertino giant has been granted a new patent for Touch ID related technology that will help catch Apple device thieves. This feature, described as Biometric Capture for Unauthorized User Identification in the USPTO patent application, captures the thief’s fingerprint and may ... Read More »

LG V20 First New Smartphone to Ship With Android 7.0 Nougat, Confirms Google

LG V20 is a smartphone that has received most of its attention because of the simple fact that it is being touted as the first smartphone to come with Android 7.0 Nougat right out-of-the-box. Even though this claim by LG was never in doubt, the recent buzz about the upcoming phones in Google’s Nexus lineup took the attention away from ... Read More »

Gionee S6s Selfie-Focused Smartphone Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and More

Gionee on Monday launched its latest selfie-focused smartphone in India, the S6s. Priced at Rs. 17,999, the smartphone comes with selfie features such as a front-facing flash, and will be available online exclusively via Amazon from 2pm IST on Monday itself. The smartphone will in the coming weeks make its way to physical retail stores and other online retail partners. ... Read More »

Samsung Said to Be Planning Refurbished Smartphone Programme

Samsung Electronics plans to launch a programme to sell refurbished used versions of its premium smartphones as early as next year, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The South Korean technology firm is looking for ways to sustain earnings momentum after reviving its mobile profits by restructuring its product line-up. As growth in the global smartphone ... Read More »

Samsung Z2 Tizen-Powered Smartphone India Launch Expected on Tuesday

Samsung’s rumoured Z2 Tizen-based smartphone has finally got an anticipated launch day. The company over the weekend started sending media invites for an event on Tuesday where it is widely expected to unveil the Samsung Z2 Tizen-powered smartphone. To recall, the alleged Z2 smartphone was leaked in a promotional video last week suggesting few new features. In the video, the ... Read More »

Gionee S6s Selfie-Focused Smartphone to Launch in India Today

Gionee is all set to launch a new smartphone on Monday in India at a New Delhi event scheduled to start at 12pm IST. The company has already teased it will be a selfie-focused smartphone, and the teasers thus far have already shown us what the smartphone would look like, and its name – the Gionee S6s. The Gionee S6s ... Read More »

Indian Smartphone Market Grew 17.1 Percent in Q2 2016: IDC

The Indian smartphone market registered a healthy 17.1 percent growth over the previous quarter this year and a marginal 3.7 percent growth over the second quarter of 2015, market research firm International Data Corporation(IDC) said on Friday. According to the IDC’s “Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker”, smartphone market revived after declining for two successive quarters by registering 27.5 million units of ... Read More »