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Xiaomi Mi 5 Camera Samples Teased Again Ahead of February 24 Launch

Creating hype and teasing the phone ahead of an official announcement has become a norm lately for companies. Xiaomi seems to be leaving no stone unturned in teasing its upcoming Mi 5 flagship smartphone ahead of its February 24 launch. Soon after President Lin Bin shared images taken by the Mi 5 on his Weibo account, it was Xiaomi VP ... Read More »

Intex Aqua Craze, Aqua Lite Budget Smartphones Launched in India

Intex has unveiled its new Aqua Craze (seen above) smartphone in India at Rs. 6,190. Additionally, the Aqua Lite has also been launched by the company with a listing on its site that’s complete with a price of Rs. 3,199. Not availability details of the latter were mentioned however. The dual-SIM Intex Aqua Craze runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, and features ... Read More »

LG G5 Compares With Samsung Galaxy S7 in Leaked Benchmark Scores

We have already seen Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and its variants appearing on Geekbench listings. In a latest leak, LG’s upcoming G5 flagship has now popped on the same Geekbench listing showing scores that are purportedly par than the Galaxy S7. According to the Geekbench results, the LG G5 purportedly scored 2248 in single-core benchmark test and 5061 in multi-core tests. ... Read More »

Samsung to Bundle Free Gear VR Headset With Galaxy S7 Pre-Orders: Report

A new report from Netherlands claims that Samsung is looking to offer a free Gear VR headset to every pre-order of the Galaxy S7 as well as Galaxy S7 Edge. Android World reports that Samsung in Netherlands will offer the free Gear VR headset to all users who place the pre-orders for the new Samsung high-end Galaxy phones between February ... Read More »

Obi Worldphone SF1 Available at a Discount of Rs. 1,400 Till Sunday

Obi Worldphone SF1 smartphone is available at a discounted price of Rs. 10,599 for 16GB storage variant and Rs. 12,599 for the 32GB storage variant. The Rs. 1,400 discount comes as a part of the company’s Valentine’s Day offer. To purchase the Obi Worldphone SF1 smartphone, interested buyers can simply head to Gadgets 360 shopping website, choose the variant they ... Read More »

Qualcomm Unveils New Snapdragon SoCs for Mobiles, Smartwatches; First Gigabit LTE Modem

Qualcomm Technologies on Thursday introduced three new mobile chipsets, namely the Snapdragon 625, Snapdragon 435, and the Snapdragon 425. All three will become available in smartphones from the second half of 2016. As per the company, “the advancements and innovations inside these mobile processors are designed to support better experiences, higher performance, and longer battery life.” It also unveiled a ... Read More »

Lava A88, A71, and X11 Budget 4G Smartphones Launched in India

Lava on Thursday launched three new budget 4G smartphones in India, the Lava A88, A71, and X11. While the A71 is already available in the market at Rs. 6,499, Lava says the other two smartphones will go on sale in the third week of February – the A88 is priced at Rs. 5,499, while the X11 is priced at Rs. ... Read More »

Samsung Gave Apple Stiff Competition in the US in 2015: Report

Apple’s dominance in the United States may not last so long. Rival Samsung and other Android smartphone OEMs are slowly growing their presence in the country. The gap between the market capture of Apple and Samsung isn’t that wide any more, as per market research numbers for 2015. Parks Associates, a research and consulting firm, reports that Apple dominates the ... Read More »

Archos 50d Oxygen With 5-Inch Display Launched Ahead of MWC 2016

Archos on Thursday unveiled its latest high-end smartphone, the Archos 50d Oxygen. The handset will be showcased at the MWC 2016 trade show and will go on sale starting May this year priced at $149.99 (roughly Rs. 10,200). The dual-SIM dual standby supporting 50d Oxygen runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and features a 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display with ... Read More »

BlackBerry 10 Users Start Receiving Update to Fix Android Runtime Bug

BlackBerry last month released an update for its BlackBerry 10 users that bumped the OS version number to 10.3.2.2876. Soon after updating to the new BlackBerry 10 OS version, several users claimed that they were unable to delete Android apps. “Upon uninstalling an Android application, the application icon is removed from the home screen, however, the application is still installed ... Read More »