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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 »

Huawei Mate 9 With 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage Goes on Sale on Third-Party Retailers

Huawei in November launched its high-end smartphone – Mate 9 – at an event in Munich. At the time of launch, the Chinese mobile company had revealed only the 4GB RAM option with 64GB of inbuilt storage. Apart from that no other storage variant was revealed by Huawei. Now it seems that the company has started selling another Huawei Mate ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX Evo Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 SoC Spotted on Geekbench

A new smartphone from Xiaomi, dubbed as Xiaomi Mi MIX Evo, has now been spotted on benchmark website Geekbench. As per the specifications listed on Geekbench, it appears that the smartphone is a high-end device as it packs a capable processor in the form of Snapdragon 835 SoC. According to the Geekbench listing, the Xiaomi Mi MIX Evo smartphone is ... Read More »

Redmi Note 4 India Launch on January 19, Confirms Xiaomi India Head

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has been teasing its upcoming Redmi launch in India for quite some time, and the Redmi Note 4 was largely expected to arrive on January 19. Flipkart too joined the bandwagon to tease a Redmi Note 4 smartphone’s exclusive availability on its website. Now, Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain has confirmed that the Xiaomi Redmi ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Now Available on Snapdeal: Launch Offers Detailed

Online marketplace Snapdeal on Monday partnered with Google Pixel, the first Google smartphone, as its online retail partner, offering cashback and mobile protection plans. Snapdeal is offering Rs. 10,000 instant cashback from Yes Bank, Rs. 10,000 e-cash from Yatra, and a free mobile protection plan from Allianz worth Rs. 5,999 on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. “Pixel has already ... Read More »

Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X Users Report In-Car Bluetooth Issues on Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update brought several useful additions to the mobile platform but has seemingly brought connection issues with in-car Bluetooth to some Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones. As per some of the online posts, the connection issues can be traced back as far as the beta program for Android 7.1.1 Nougat developer preview, which was launched in October. ... 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 »

Nokia 6 Price, Launch Date Revealed; More Android Smartphones Expected on February 26

The first of the much-anticipated Nokia Android phones, the Nokia 6, was unveiled earlier this month without much fanfare exclusively in China. The new Nokia 6 smartphone will be going on sale next week in the country, the company said in a Facebook post. “Get ready! The Nokia 6 is coming to China! More announcements to follow on February 26th… ... Read More »

Android Nougat Running on 0.7 Percent of Active Devices and Froyo Is Dead, Says Google

Google has released its monthly Google Play distribution data and Android users will finally be able to bid adieu to Android 2.2 Froyo. The data shows, among other things, that Froyo has dropped to below the 0.1 percent mark, marking the end of what was the oldest active Android version until last month. The date was collected from Android devices ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Silver Colour Variant Spotted on Certification Site

Nokia 6, the first Nokia Android phone by HMD Global, was launched on Sunday in China. While only the black colour variant of the smartphone was launched officially, a Nokia 6 Silver colour option has shown up on Chinese certification website TENAA. This suggests that nother Nokia 6 variant may be on the way, though whether this model will be ... Read More »