Tag Archives: Phones

Google Pixel, Pixel XL Phones Tipped to Launch With Android 7.1 Nougat

There is no shortage of leaks for the upcoming Google-branded Pixel phones, and the latest ones in line suggest that the smartphones will come with yet-to-be-released Android 7.1 Nougat. Further, the leaked renders of the smartphones Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL show the front panel designs in their full glory. As per the tests on Geekbench, Google Pixel phones ... Read More »

Lenovo A6600, A6600 Plus, A7700 Phones With Reliance Jio Offers Launched

  Lenovo on Monday unveiled three new A-series VoLTE-enabled smartphones – the A6600, A6600 Plus, and A7700 – in India. The new Lenovo A6600 will be available at Rs. 6,999, while the company hasn’t announced price for the Lenovo A6600 Plus. Both these smartphones will be available via retail outlets starting mid-September and will come in Matte White and Matte ... Read More »

Microsoft to Discontinue Lumia Phones This December: Report

There was a time when Microsoft couldn’t stop talking about the innovation it was trying to bring to the smartphone market with its Lumia devices. The company believed that the line-up, tagged with its mobile platform, could compete with the likes of Apple and Google. However, things seem to have not gone according to the company’s plans. Latest reports now ... Read More »

US FAA Warns Airline Passengers Not to Turn On Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phones

Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights or stow them in checked baggage due to concerns over the phone’s fire-prone batteries, the US Federal Aviation Administration said. In a statement on Thursday, the FAA said it “strongly advises” passengers to follow its guidance “in light of recent incidents and concerns raised ... Read More »

Google Said to Shelve Plan for Project Ara Modular Phones

  Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended Project Ara, its ambitious effort to build what is known as a modular smartphone with interchangeable components, as part of a broader push to streamline the company’s hardware efforts, two people with knowledge of the matter said. The move marks an about-face for the tech company, which announced a host of partners for Project ... Read More »

New Digital Antenna Could Revolutionise Mobile Phones: Study

Scientists have developed new digital antennas which may lead to next generation of smartphones that are more energy efficient and are up to 100 to 1000 times faster than current cellphones. Currently, smartphone antennas are placed at the top and bottom of the screens, which means phone’s touch screen does not cover the entire phone. With the help of new ... Read More »

Galaxy Note 7’s Iris Scanner May Come to Mid-Range Samsung Phones

Samsung launched its smartphone Galaxy Note 7 on Tuesday and the feature that makes it stand out from the rest of Samsung’s smartphone lineup is its iris scanner. The feature is aimed at providing improved convenience and security for unlocking a the smartphone. Now Samsung mobile division president DJ Koh has said that in the future, the feature can eventually ... Read More »

Xiaomi to Offer Phones and More at Re. 1 to Celebrate 2 Years in India

Xiaomi is launching a three-day carnival to commemorate its two years in India. Kicking it off on July 20, the Chinese conglomerate looks to conduct a host of contests, announce some temporary price drops and introduce Re.1 flash deals during its Mi 2nd Anniversary carnival. Beginning with the flash deals, Xiaomi is giving away a host of its devices for ... Read More »

Best 4G Mobile Phones Under Rs. 10,000

Most new smartphones support 4G in India, but there are so many options in the market that it can be hard to zero in on any one of them. You could spend several hours poring over specification sheets and still be unable to decide which phone you should buy. That is where this article will help. We’ve reviewed several of ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Delivery Update and 6 New Phones

Freedom 251 units will finally start shipping on Friday, the controversial manufacturer of the Rs. 251 smartphone said in New Delhi on Thursday. At the event, Ringing Bells also announced two new budget Android smartphones – Ringing Bells Elegance and Ringing Bells Elegant – as well as four new feature phones, three power banks, and a HD TV. The company ... Read More »