Tag Archives: Smartphones

Alcatel to Hold February 27 Event at MWC 2017; Tipped to Launch 5 Smartphones

Every big tech company is coming to the Mobile World Congress this year. Samsung, Lenovo, Sony, and Nokia have confirmed their presence, and now TCL-brand Alcatel has also sent out invites for its press gathering. The company will host an event on February 27 in Barcelona, and is expected to launch as many as five smartphones then. The event has ... Read More »

Sony Tipped to Unveil 5 Xperia Smartphones at MWC 2017 Next Month

Earlier this month, Sony was suggested to announce two new Xperia smartphones at MWC 2017 in Barcelona next month. However, now a new leak suggests that the Japan-based conglomerate is planning to announce five, not two, new Xperia smartphones. There is a good chance that this might be the company’s smartphone lineup for the entire year with release dates till ... Read More »

Sony Sends Out MWC 2017 Invites, 2 Xperia Smartphones Expected to Launch

Not to be left out, Sony has also sent out press invites for its event at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. The tech giant will host an event on February 27 at 1.00pm IST (8.30am CET), where it is expected to announce its next Xperia smartphones. The company has been rumoured to launch the successor of the Xperia XA smartphone. A ... Read More »

Lava A50, A55 Entry-Level Smartphones Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

Lava has launched two budget smartphones in India, the A50 and A55, at Rs. 3,999 and Rs. 4,399 respectively. Notably, the smartphones lack 3G functionality unlike some of the other devices launched recently in this price range. Both the devices have already been listed on company’s official website and are available in Black and Silver colour options. Both the newly-launched ... Read More »

Samsung India to Focus on Large Screen Smartphones

Samsung, the leading player in mobile phones in the country, will lay emphasis on large screen displays to accelerate adoption rate for such devices among consumers. “Samsung will now focus on large screen devices with display sizes of 5.5-inches and upwards. Samsung today has two devices with screen sizes of six inches,” Samsung India, VP (Mobile Business) Manu Sharma told ... Read More »

Vivo V5 Plus, V5 Lite Selfie-Focused Smartphones Launched

Ahead of the smartphone’s India launch on January 23, Vivo has officially unveiled Vivo V5 Plus smartphone and the biggest highlight of the device, as already expected, is its front-facing dual camera setup. The company has further introduced a lower-specced version of the V5 smartphone in the form of V5 Lite. Interestingly, V5 Plus was recently made available for pre-orders ... Read More »

Google Planning to Launch Mid-Range Android One Smartphones in the US This Year

Google’s Android One initiative, which was launched back in 2014, is aimed at manufacturing affordable devices that meet a certain set of quality standards and are targeted at emerging markets. However, the search giant is now reportedly planning to launch mid-range Android One smartphones in the US later this year. The US-targeted Android One devices are expected to cost between ... Read More »

Nokia Foldable Smartphones May Be in Development, Recently Granted Patent Hints

Laptops have embraced the flexible design, and 360-degree hinges are now seen on most of the new launches out there. Smartphones are expected to see the same trend, and Samsung is heavily expected to launch a flexible display smartphone in Q3 this year – as is LG for Q4 2017. Expected to join the party is apparently Nokia, which has ... Read More »

HTC to Launch Six to Seven Smartphones in 2017; Will Focus on Core Features

HTC will introduce almost half as many smartphones this year compared to last year, if the company’s President of Smartphones is to be believed. The Taiwanese company this year will focus on its “smartphones’ core features” in an attempt to compete against other handset vendors. Chialin Chang, President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, told Engadget that HTC will unveil ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Price, Launch Date Revealed; More Android Smartphones Expected on February 26

The first of the much-anticipated Nokia Android phones, the Nokia 6, was unveiled earlier this month without much fanfare exclusively in China. The new Nokia 6 smartphone will be going on sale next week in the country, the company said in a Facebook post. “Get ready! The Nokia 6 is coming to China! More announcements to follow on February 26th… ... Read More »