Tag Archives: Smartphones

Huawei Y3 II, Huawei Y5 II Android Smartphones Go Official

Huawei has introduced two new Y-series handsets, the Y3 II and Y5 II, both of which are now listed on the official site. While there are no official availability and pricing details of the Huawei Y3 II and Huawei Y5 II, we expect that the company will announce them in the coming days. Both the new Huawei Y-series smartphones will ... Read More »

Google Launches Custom Live Cases for Nexus Smartphones

Google on Thursday introduced custom Live Cases for Nexus smartphones. From now on, LG Google Nexus 5X, Motorola Google Nexus 6, and Huawei Google Nexus 6P users can customise their own cases via the Google Store. The custom Live case has been priced at $35 (approximately Rs. 2,300). Kari Clark, Senior Manager, Live Cases, in a blog post said that ... Read More »

LG K-Series Smartphones India Launch Set for April 14

LG has started sending media invites for a launch event on April 14 where the company will launch the K-Series of smartphones in India. The invite says, “Kinetic two new smartphones made by LG for 4G.” The company is anticipated to launch the K10 and K7 smartphones first from the lineup. Considering LG in press invite is teasing 4G connectivity ... Read More »

BlackBerry Will Launch 2 Mid-Range Android Smartphones This Year: CEO

BlackBerry, after launching its high-end Android smartphone Priv, is said to be focusing on the mid-range segment this year. The company CEO John Chen in an interview said the Canadian smartphone maker will be launching two new mid-range Android smartphones this year, but did not reveal the exact time-frame of launch. It is worth mentioning that Chen had in the ... Read More »

LG Innotek Unveils 15-Watt Wireless Charging Module for Smartphones

LG Innotek, the materials manufacturing subsidiary of the LG group, last week announced a new 15-watt wireless transmission modules for smartphones. The company says wireless chargers with the technology can supply the same amount of electric power supplied by wired chargers. LG Innotek says that it has plans to start mass production this year. It adds that the new modules ... Read More »

LG UX 5.0 UI Unveiled for LG G5, Upcoming Smartphones

LG has already announced it will roll out of the flagship LG G5 handset worldwide starting Thursday. The South Korean tech company on Monday also unveiled its LG UX 5.0 custom UI for Android. The new Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based UX 5.0 software will not only be arriving with the LG G5 but on “upcoming smartphone models as well.” LG says ... Read More »

HTC 10 Flagship Smartphone’s New Teaser Touts ‘New Boom’

HTC has come out with a fresh teaser for its upcoming flagship smartphone which promises ‘new boom’. The Taiwanese company has shared an image on Twitter showing the speaker grille of what appears to be the HTC 10, with the text, “Here comes the new boom. You’ll hear it.” As with earlier teasers, this tweet is accompanied by the hashtag ... Read More »

New App to Enable Mid-Air Commands on Smartphones, Smartwatches

As wearable devices grow and screens shrink, a team of Indian-origin researchers has developed a new sonar technology that allows you to interact with smarwatches by writing or gesturing on any nearby surface – a tabletop, a sheet of paper or even in mid-air. Called FingerIO, it tracks fine-grained finger movements by turning a smartphone or smartwatch into an active ... Read More »

Sony Sees Average Selling Price of Smartphones Rise, Second Only to Apple: Report

According to a blog post by freelance journalist Charles Arthur that estimates global smartphone sales figures in Q4 last year, Sony has the highest average selling price (ASP) for its smartphones – only behind Apple. Average selling price for a smartphone manufacturer represents the average price at which it sells its current smartphone lineup. In Q4 2014, Sony’s ASP was ... Read More »

LG K5, K8 Mid-Range Android Smartphones Launched

LG has expanded its K-series of smartphones with the launch of K5 and K8. The South Korean company unveiled its all-new K-series of mid-range smartphones at CES this year and has thus far announced the LG K4, LG K7, and LG K10. LG says that both the K5 and K8 will start rolling out to key markets this week. The ... Read More »