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iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus to Launch in Red Casing Next Year: Report

This year, Apple introduced the Black and Jet Black colour options with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plussmartphones. Now, a fresh report claims that the successors will bring in another new option – Red. Macotakara reports that the successors next year will add a Red colour variant into the already existing options of – Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, Black, ... Read More »

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 »

iPhone 4 Reportedly Survives Even After Spending a Year at the Bottom of a Lake

Photo Credit: Buzzfeed Apart from this year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, all the previous generation iPhones were not officially water resistant. However, in an interesting turn of events, a 2010-released iPhone 4 reportedly managed to survive underwater for about a year and even turned on after being dried. iPhone 4 owner Michael Guntrum went ice fishing in March ... Read More »

Vivo Says Will Double India Manufacturing Capacity by Next Year

  Buoyed by increasing demand, Chinese handset vendor Vivo on Tuesday said it is planning to double its manufacturing capacity in the country by next year. “The current capacity is one million pieces a month and it is running at full capacity. We are looking at more space to set up lines. We will be expanding it by another one ... Read More »

iPhone Sales in India Rose Over 50 Percent This Year; Apple Banking on Reliance Jio, Middle Class for Future Growth

On the back of its first annual revenue decline in 15 years, Apple is now looking at India – one of its fastest-growing markets – for future growth. CEO Tim Cook said in the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call that it saw a 50 percent growth in iPhone sales in the fiscal year ending September 2016 and sees headroom for more ... Read More »

37 Mobile Manufacturing Plants Set Up in India in Last Year: Prasad

India has attracted investment from 37 mobile manufacturing companies in last one year that have generated 40,000 direct jobs and 1.25 lakh indirect employment, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. “We decided to make India a big hub of electronics manufacturing. In the last one year, 37 new mobile manufacturing units have come,” Prasad said after inaugurating government-funded ‘Electropreneur ... 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 »

iPhone Shipments This Year to Remain Below 200 Million Units: Report

Reports about dropping iPhone shipments were already making rounds in a few markets, with several analysts also predicting a sharp decline for Q1 2016 from a year ago. The iPhone has peaked, is the general consensus, with little chance of Apple ever beating the 74.8 million iPhone units shipped in a single quarter record from Q4 2015. Now, a reliable ... Read More »

Samsung May Unveil Foldable Smartphone-cum-Tablet Next Year: Report

South Korean smartphone maker Samsung may unveil a game-changer device next year which can be a 5-inch smartphone when folded and turn into a 7-inch tablet when opened, a media report said. A prototype of foldable display is finished with development and the company is hoping to mass-produce the device starting from second half of this year, Korean news site ... Read More »

Microsoft Says Windows Phone Isn’t Its Focus This Year

There were Android smartphones and iPhone handsets to be seen at Microsoft’s developer conference Build 2016 on Wednesday, but surprisingly, company’s own Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile handsets were completely out of the picture. The company also chose not to share any development it has been working on to improve the receding status of Windows Phone. There’s a reason ... Read More »