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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 »

Nokia P1 Flagship Android Phone’s Price Leaked; Rumoured to Be Launched at MWC 2017

After the Nokia 6 launch, the first Android phone with Nokia branding in three years, HMD Global has now been tipped to launch its Android-based Nokia P1 smartphone at MWC 2017; the smartphone’s price has been leaked as well. Further, it has been suggested that the smartphone will be based on the Sharp Aquos Xx3 (seen alongside) smartphone, which was ... 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 »

Xiaomi Mi 6 Rumours Point to 3 Variants; MWC 2017 Launch Likely

Xiaomi Mi 6, the Chinese company’s highly anticipated 2017 flagship, has featured in tech grapevine quite a lot of late. Now, fresh Xiaomi Mi 6 leaks indicate that the device could be unveiled in three variants. The cheapest variant of the three will be MediaTek powered, while the other two will sport Snapdragon’s latest processor. The Xiaomi smartphone is also ... Read More »

HTC One A9 Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update; Rollout for HTC 10 Tipped to Resume in 3 Weeks

Android Nougat seems to be capturing the OS share in smartphone market at a snail’s pace but it might now gain some momentum as unlocked HTC One A9 smartphones have finally started receiving the much-awaited Nougat update. Further, leaks suggest that the Nougat update rollout for HTC 10, which was put on hold due to a bug, is now expected ... Read More »

LG G6 to Sport New Heat Pipe Cooling System; Undergo Extra Safety Tests Ahead of Launch

Post the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, several smartphone vendors are running additional safety tests on smartphones ahead of launch. LG, another South Korea-based smartphone brand, is one of the handset vendors that’s leaving no stone unturned when it comes to the safety of the upcoming G6 flagship. A report claims that LG is running additional safety tests ahead of actual ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Tipped to Sport IP68 Dust, Water Resistance

2017 is a big year for Apple as it marks ten years since the iPhone was launched. The company is looking to bring the iPhone 8 with major changes, and the smartphone is tipped to come with an all-glass body, and advanced wireless charging capabilities. Joining these ranks is improved dust and water resistance, if a recent leak is to ... 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 »

Samsung Galaxy S8 to Sport AMOLED Display, Bezel-Less Design, Promo Videos Suggest

The Internet is indeed full of spoilers. Weeks ahead of the official unveiling of Samsung’s next flagship, likely named Galaxy S8, almost everything from the design right down to the hardware have been speculated online. On Friday, two separate reports emerged – one regarding the size variants and the other regarding 3D renders. Now, Samsung may have just revealed all ... Read More »

Android Creator Andy Rubin Said to Be Near Comeback With ‘Essential’ Phone

Just over two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry he helped create. Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with artificial intelligence in a risky business: consumer hardware. Armed with about a 40-person team, filled with recruits from Apple and Google, Rubin is preparing ... Read More »