Tag Archives: Phones

BlackBerry Mercury, Other New BlackBerry Phones to Be Launched Globally: BlackBerry

Even though TCL Communication Technology Holdings (TCT) recently confirmed to Gadgets360 that last phone to be designed and engineered by BlackBerry – the smartphone codenamed Mercury – won’t make it to the Indian market, it seems like there is a chance that the phone might make it to the country after all, albeit from a different manufacturer. This is because ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phones Tipped to Get a Personal Assistant Named ‘Viki’: Report

HMD Global launched its first Nokia Android smartphone – the Nokia 6 – on Sunday and now news reports are suggesting that the company might be working on its own text and voice-based virtual assistant named ‘Viki’. If the reports turn out to be true, Nokia will join the likes of Google, Apple, and Microsoft who already have their own ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phones Leaked in Images, Concept Sketches Ahead of Launch

Nokia’s return to the smartphone market has been heavily anticipated by the entire industry as well as mobile phone users around the world. The company has been tipped to showcase at least two new phones at MWC 2017 next year, however, there have been numerous leaks in the recent past pointing to budget, mid-range, and flagship models. Now, leaked live ... Read More »

Asus Tips Launch of 2 Phones at ‘Zennovation’ Pre-CES 2017 Event on January 4

Just like every other year, Asus has announced that it will be organising an event at CES 2017. The company’s ‘Zennovation’ event has been scheduled for January 4 and the latest teaser video by the company suggests that it has at least two new smartphones lined up for unveil. The CES 2017 trade show is set to begin on January ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phones Get New Android 7.1.1 Build to Fix LTE Connectivity Issues; Camera App Revamped for Nexus Devices

Google had started rolling out the final Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for compatible Nexus and Pixel devices last week, and it included the company’s monthly security update for December as well. Now, Google has posted a new build of Android 7.1.1 Nougat to the developer site for Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone, aimed primarily at fixing the previously reported connectivity ... Read More »

Nokia 150, Nokia 150 Dual SIM Are HMD Global’s First Nokia-Branded Phones

On Tuesday, HMD Global – which has the exclusive rights to use the Nokia brand name on mobile devices – unveiled the Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIM much earlier than previously expected. However, both Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIM – the first Nokia-branded mobile phones by HMD Global – are feature phones, and not the much ... Read More »

Samsung Foldable Phones Said to Be in Development; First Model Due in 2017

After transitioning its curved screen from an experiment to a standard feature at the top end, Samsung is reportedly working on foldable phones. Two foldable phones are said to be in the works at Samsung, with one model scheduled for launch in 2017. Samsung Electronics is working on a ‘dual-screen’ smartphone that has flat screens on both side as well ... Read More »

Apple Loses Court Case in Denmark Over Refurbished Phones

Apple Inc. has violated a consumer law in Denmark by giving a customer a refurbished iPhone with used components in replacement for his new one that wasn’t working properly, a Danish court ruled. The Glostrup City Court says consumer David Lysgaard “had a legitimate expectation” to receive a new product, adding the replacement smartphone “can’t be qualified as a brand ... Read More »

Pegatron Reportedly Working on Trial Production of Microsoft Surface Phones

One of Apple’s major suppliers is reportedly getting ready with production trials of Microsoft’s much-anticipated Surface phone. A China-based daily claims that Taiwan-based Pegatron will start trial production of Surface smartphone. Microsoft is rumoured to launch its Surface Phone in early 2017. The report unfortunately doesn’t get into specifics of the trial production of the Surface Phone. For those unaware, ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phones Capture 10 Percent of Premium Smartphone Share in India in October: Counterpoint

Last month, Google launched its first fully self-branded Pixel smartphones worldwide as well as in India. The unique and the distinguishing factor about these smartphones from the earlier Nexus series is that these smartphones are premium in terms of features as well as the price tag. Pixel phones have been pitched by the search giant as direct competitors to Apple’s ... Read More »