Tag Archives: Smartphone

LG G5 Teardown Gives the Modular Smartphone a High Repairability Score

LG’s latest flagship G5 smartphone has received its first proper teardown where it scores well due to its easily repairability. Teardown experts at iFixit cracked open the LG G5 to reveal its innards as well as see how easy was it to repair the handset. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy S7, the LG G5 scored a repairability score of 8 out ... Read More »

BlackBerry Priv ‘Secure’ Android Smartphone Gets Permanent Price Cut

BlackBerry on Tuesday announced price revision for the Priv Android slider smartphone which will now retail at $649 (approximately Rs. 43,000), down $50 from the launch price. Prior to this, the BlackBerry Priv was priced at $699 in the US. We can expect the Canadian company to make an announcement for the Indian market shortly. In the meanwhile, the BlackBerry ... Read More »

Double-Digit Growth in Indian Smartphone Market to Continue: Gartner

While the global smartphone market is set to see a decline this year, India, buoyed by aggressive smartphone launches and a huge consumer base, is likely to witness double-digit growth in 2016 as well as in the next two years, says a new report. According to information technology research and advisory company Gartner, sales of smartphones in India will reach ... Read More »

Global Smartphone Market Growth to Be Lowest Ever in 2016 – Gartner

Global smartphone sales are expected to grow in single digits in percentage terms for the first time ever and PC shipments are forecast to decline in 2016, according to research firm Gartner Inc. Gartner said on Thursday it expected smartphone sales to grow only 7 percent to 1.5 billion units in 2016 from 2015, stunted by flat sales in the ... Read More »

Soon, Your Smartphone Could Be Your Passport

Forgot your passport on way to the airport? Relax as De La Rue, a Britain-based commercial banknote printer and passport manufacturer, is working on a technology that can store “paperless passports” in smartphones. The technology would allow travellers to do without the booklets and switch to “paperless passports” that would act similar to mobile boarding cards enabling a tourist to ... Read More »

Huawei P9 Smartphone Leaked Yet Again in Images Ahead of Launch

We have already seen the upcoming Huawei P9 flagship smartphone in several leaked images. And, they don’t seem to be stopping, as another set of images has emerged on the Web showing the alleged handset. The images coming from a Weibo user (via 9to5Google) reveal nothing new in terms of design. The handset is seen sporting dual rear cameras along ... Read More »

Alleged Xiaomi Smartphone With 4.3-Inch Display, Snapdragon 820 SoC Leaked

Xiaomi earlier this month launched its flagship Mi 5 smartphone at the MWC 2016 event in Barcelona and will be bringing the device to India on Thursday. However, a new leaked image now indicates there might be a new smaller Xiaomi smartphone in the making already. The leaked image coming from Weibo (via Gizchina) shows an unknown black coloured smartphone’s ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Smartphone Maker in Trouble, FIR Registered

Noida Police has registered a case of cheating against the owner of Ringing Bells who had offered to sell the world’s cheapest smartphone following a complaint filed by BJP leader Kirit Somaiya. The police registered the case under Section 420 (cheating) of IPC and the IT Act on Tuesday. The owner of Ringing Bells Mohit Goel and company president Ashok ... Read More »

HTC 10 Flagship Smartphone Set to Launch on April 12

HTC has started sending media invites for an event on April 12 where the company is widely expected to reveal its next flagship smartphone, believed to be dubbed HTC 10. The Taiwanese company has announced that it will have simultaneous events in New York, London, and Taipei. The invite confirms that the launch event will be live streamed on the ... Read More »

Huawei P9 Lite Smartphone Allegedly Leaked in Images

Share on Facebook Tweet Share ShareEmail Reddit Huawei’s anticipated P9 smartphone, the flagship handset that has been leaked on several occasions, is expected to launch alongside the P9 Lite and P9 Max on April 6. Out of the two, the P9 Lite has now been purportedly shown off in some leaked images based on factory CAD. As tweeted by tipster ... Read More »