Tag Archives: Smartphones

LG V20 Smartphone’s Rear Camera Glass Shatters Easily, Claim Some Users

These days, every smartphone is put under immense scrutiny right after their official launch to test how it fares against other smartphones. It might be because of the extended reach that social media provides or because of carelessness shown by the companies, but new flaws on phones are discovered every other day. This time it is LG V20’s turn as ... Read More »

Samsung Says Will Launch Only 4G Smartphones in India Now

Samsung India Electronics will make all the future launches, including entry level smart phones, with 4G facilities and it expects to gain the market share in the current year on the back of new launches, a top company official said on Thursday. “There is huge conversion happening from feature phones to smart phones at the entry level. This migration will ... Read More »

Britain’s Royal Mail Bans Delivery of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones

Royal Mail Plc, operator of Britain’s main postal service, said on Wednesday it had banned the delivery of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones through its network for safety reasons, making it potentially difficult for many Britons to return the recalled devices. Samsung recalled about 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7s last month after reports some had caught fire due to faulty ... Read More »

HTC’s Consolidated Revenue for September Sees Year-on-Year Jump; Likely Boosted by Pixel Smartphones

HTC posted its earnings for September on Thursday following the official announcement of Google Pixel smartphones that were assembled by the company. The Taiwanese company reported a 31.3 percent year-on-year rise, and a 42 percent rise in comparison to August, in its consolidated monthly revenue during September to TWD 9.33 billion (roughly Rs. 2,000 crores). Even though there was no ... Read More »

Xiaomi India Claims It Sold Half a Million Smartphones in 3 Days

The October festive sales in the country have proven to be phenomenally successful for Xiaomi. The company’s Indian arm has reported that it has sold more than 500,000 smartphones in less than three days between October 1 and 3, which it claims is an industry first and milestone for the Chinese smartphone maker. The company sold Xiaomi and Redmi devices ... Read More »

These Moto Smartphones Are Set to Receive Android 7.0 Nougat

Lenovo in September announced that its Moto Z lineup and the Moto G4 would receive the latest Android 7.0 Nougat update beginning Q4. The company has now put up a full list of its smartphones that will soon receive the Android 7.0 Nougat update. The list now includes Moto G4 Plus and Moto G4 Play along with Moto X Pure ... Read More »

Huawei Reportedly Refused to Build Google Pixel Smartphones Without Its Own Logo

A new report claims Google’s partnership with Huawei has been unsteady, adding that while the Chinese telecommunications giant was originally due to produce the Pixel smartphones, it backed out once Google said the OEM logo would not be placed on the smartphones. According to a report by Android Police, which cites a source familiar with Huawei’s operations, Google made the ... Read More »

BlackBerry to Stop Making Smartphones, Focus on Software Business

  BlackBerry Ltd. reported fiscal second-quarter sales that missed analyst estimates and said it will stop making its iconic smartphones and focus on its software business. The shares rose in premarket trading in New York. Key points Fiscal second-quarter earnings per share, excluding some items, was flat, compared with analysts’ average estimate of a loss of 5 cents. Revenue in ... Read More »

Sony Reveals Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout Timeline for Its Smartphones

As soon as Google started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat, Sony wasted no time in releasing the list of its smartphones that will be getting the firmware update. However, the company didn’t reveal the timeline for these updates at the time. The company has now reportedly revealed the timeline for the rollout at its Slovakia press conference. The software update ... Read More »

Chinese Billionaire’s Son Purchases Eight iPhone 7 Smartphones for His Dog

  In today’s weird news, a Chinese billionaire’s son purchased eight iPhone 7 smartphones. But that’s not the weird part. The iPhone 7 smartphones were purchased for the son’s dog. You may need a moment to digest what you just read, but the story is fantastically true. Wang Sicong is the son of Wang Jialin, a Chinese businessman whose net ... Read More »