Tag Archives: Smartphone

Innovation in Smartphone Technology Has Slowed Down

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow, and 2015 was a record year for smartphone shipments. Although Samsung and Apple between them still control nearly 40 percent of worldwide smartphone shipments, the remaining 60 percent is divided between dozens of manufacturers who are slowly but certainly making their mark on the industry. However, the idea of the smartphone is anything ... Read More »

India Amongst Fastest Growing Smartphone Markets in Asia Pacific: IDC

Nearly 103.6 million smartphones were shipped in India in 2015 – an increase of 28.8 percent as compared to 2014 – positioning India as one of the fastest growing smartphone markets in the Asia Pacific region, said a report on Tuesday. According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) “Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker”, 25.6 million smartphones were shipped in India in the ... Read More »

Lenovo Reveals Dual-Speaker Setup for ‘Gorgeous’ New Smartphone Set to Launch at MWC

Lenovo India on Monday posted a teaser image on its Twitter account, showing the top half of its upcoming smartphone’s rear panel. The company has this time revealed the bottom half of the handset as well, teasing its superior audio quality with a dual-speaker setup The smartphone is set to launch during the MWC 2016 trade show. The image tweeted ... Read More »

Indian Company to Launch $7 Smartphone on Wednesday

Once considered a luxury product, a smartphone has grown to become a commodity over the years. But on Wednesday, things will reach a whole new level. As part of its attempt to connect every Indian, local smartphone manufacturer Ringing Bells ‘with immense support from’ the India government will launch an affordable smartphone called the Freedom 251 on Wednesday. The Freedom ... Read More »

Lenovo Announces Launch of ‘Gorgeous’ New Smartphone at MWC 2016

Lenovo will be launching a new smartphone at the upcoming MWC 2016 trade show, according to a recently posted teaser by the company. The Chinese giant teased the handset in an image via its Twitter account last week. “A gorgeous new device has been engineered from scratch to deliver the #Knockout punch. Brace yourselves,” tweeted Lenovo India along with an ... Read More »

Soon, You Could Charge Your Smartphone by Walking

Mechanical engineers from University of Wisconsin-Madison are developing an innovative energy harvesting and storage technology that can reduce reliance on batteries in mobile devices and charge your smartphone as you walk. Tom Krupenkin, professor of mechanical engineering, and senior scientist J Ashley Taylor described a technology that could capture the energy of human motion to power mobile electronic devices. This ... Read More »

Innovation in Smartphone Technology Has Slowed Down

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow, and 2015 was a record year for smartphone shipments. Although Samsung and Apple between them still control nearly 40 percent of worldwide smartphone shipments, the remaining 60 percent is divided between dozens of manufacturers who are slowly but certainly making their mark on the industry. However, the idea of the smartphone is anything ... Read More »

Indian Smartphone Market Seen to Be Maturing With Falling Demand: Survey

Country’s smartphone market is showing signs of maturity as lesser number of consumers are planning to buy new devices in the next one year, says a survey. “Smartphone market has reached maturity…the percentage of consumers planning to purchase a smartphone in the next 12 months has dropped from a peak of 80 percent in 2014 to 68 percent,” the survey ... Read More »

Oppo F1 Selfie-Focused Smartphone Now Available in India

After launching the selfie-focused smartphone in India last month, Chinese manufacturer Oppo on Sunday announced availability of the smartphone in the country, starting with New Delhi. Priced at Rs. 15,990, the dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) supporting Oppo F1 runs on ColorOS 2.1 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. The sports an aluminium body and is slim at 7.25mm. The Oppo F1 ... Read More »