Tag Archives: Smartphones

Google on Track to Sell 3 Million Pixel Smartphones This Year; 5-6 Million Next Year: Morgan Stanley

With the demise of Galaxy Note 7, many believed that Google’s Pixel smartphones will fill the gap left by it. It certainly does appear to be turning out true in Google’s favour. Morgan Stanley has predicted that Google will sell 3 million Pixel smartphones by end of 2016 and this will generate $2 billion in revenue. It further estimates that ... Read More »

Xiaomi India Says Over 2 Million Smartphones Sold in Q3 2016

Xiaomi has claimed that it has sold over 2 million smartphones in India in the third-quarter of 2016. The Chinese company revealed the news via a tweet. Xiaomi also claimed that it achieved over 150 percent year-on-year growth from Q3 2015 to Q3 2016. The figures claimed by Xiaomi are impressive considering that the third-quarter is yet to get over. ... Read More »

Star Wars Smartphones Are Flying Into Japan This December

With Rogue One nearing release, there are bound to be brand tie-ups around the world. In Japan, telecommunications giant SoftBank Corp is launching a pair of Star Wars themed phones, one for each side of the Force. The decision of which variant to buy will also affect your colour choice, so you may want to look at it from that ... Read More »

BlackBerry Black Friday Sale Is Already Live With Big Discounts on Smartphones

Black Friday sale and it gives customers the chance to save up to 53 percent on select smartphones like the BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50, BlackBerry Passport, and BlackBerry Leap. As part of the sale, BlackBerry has slashed prices on most of its smartphone lineup on the ShopBlackBerry website. Starting with the BlackBerry Leap – it is now available for purchase for ... Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, Quick Charge 4.0 Announced for 2017 Android Flagship Smartphones

  Qualcomm has announced that its next flagship SoC for Android devices will be called the Snapdragon 835, and that it will be fabricated by Samsung on a 10nm FinFET process. The new chip will replace this year’s Snapdragon 820 and Snapdragon 821 chips, and the first devices built around it will most likely debut at the next edition of ... Read More »

Chinese Firm Installed Back Door on Thousands of Smartphones; Says It Was a Mistake

  A security firm claims it has found mobile phone firmware on smartphones being sold in the US that transmitted personally identifiable information (PII) to servers in China via a back door. Several such reports have emerged over the years, and conspiracy theories usually point to the Chinese government being the ultimate beneficiary of the data. The software company in ... Read More »

Lenovo Will Use Moto Branding for All Its Future Smartphones: Report

Lenovo launched its smartphone Moto M in China on Tuesday and the smartphone has already been listed on company’s website as well its China Store. Now the company has announced that as part of larger restructuring at Lenovo, all the future smartphones by the company will be named under its ‘Moto’ brand and not under its own name. According to ... Read More »

Steve Ballmer Says Smartphones Broke His Relationship With Bill Gates

Steve Ballmer said his decision to push Microsoft into the hardware business contributed to the breakdown of his relationship with longtime friend and company co-founder Bill Gates. Ballmer’s only regret: not doing it sooner. Ballmer, who was chief executive officer of Microsoft for 14 years, told Bloomberg Television that if he could do it all again, he would have entered ... Read More »

Huawei Wants to Beat Apple in Smartphones in 2 Years

  China’s Huawei Technologies wants to be the world’s second-largest maker of smartphones in two years, Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business group, told Reuters on Thursday. Having made its name as a builder of telecommunications networks, Huawei has been active in the consumer devices market for only a few years and is now the third-biggest smartphone maker ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Note 2, Mi MIX Smartphones Aren’t Coming to India in the Near Future

Xiaomi has some disappointing news for fans in India looking forward to get their hands on the company’s new Mi Note 2 and Mi MIX smartphones. The company has said that it currently has no plans to launch the new smartphones in the Indian market. The company’s confirmation to Gadgets 360 will dishearten many a buyer in India looking for ... Read More »