Tag Archives: Smartphone

Chinese Manufacturers Capture Nearly 40 Percent of Indian Smartphone Market in 2016: IDC

Chinese smartphone vendors last year captured about 40 percent share in India, the second largest smartphone market in the world, the official media here reported. Among all, Lenovo saw its shipment volume rise to the second only after Samsung in the third quarter last year, state-run China Daily quoted global research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) survey as saying. Xiaomi ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone AR Tango-Enabled, DayDream-Ready Smartphone Leaked Ahead of CES 2017

Ahead of Asus’s event at CES 2017 on Wednesday, Qualcomm has mistakenly ousted the ZenFone AR, the Taiwanese company’s upcoming Tango smartphone powered by the new Snapdragon 821 processor. If Qualcomm’s blog is to be believed, Asus ZenFone AR – a smartphone that is both Tango-enabled and Daydream ready – will be unveiled at CES this week. Qualcomm has removed ... Read More »

Apple Partner Wistron Said to Seek Permission to Expand Bengaluru Smartphone Parts Plant

Smartphone component maker Wistron Corp, which counts Apple Inc among its customers, has applied for permission to expand its plant in Bengaluru, a high-ranking regional government official said on Monday. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer has also requested that its application be fast-tracked, the official at the state government of Karnataka told Reuters. The move comes less than two weeks after ... Read More »

More Entry-Level Smartphone Players Will Quit Indian Market in 2017: Counterpoint

With mounting revenue losses amid too many players fighting to grab a pie, exits will surpass entrants in the Indian smartphone market in 2017, analysts said on Thursday. There are nearly 250 million unique smartphone users in the country and by the end of 2016, there will be 280 million Indians with these devices. “With declining margins amid cut-throat competition, ... Read More »

HTC Schedules Product Announcement for January 12; New Smartphone Expected

HTC has started sending media invites for an event on January 12 where the company says it will make its “next big announcement.” The company has shared a teaser invite with “for U” as a tagline. Unfortunately, not many details about HTC’s upcoming announcement are available right now. It’s worth noting that the January 12 launch date is just after ... Read More »

Honor Magic Smartphone Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

Huawei Terminal’s Honor brand on Friday unveiled the Honor Magic smartphone. The new Honor Magic smartphone will be available starting Friday in China and has been priced at CNY 3,699 (roughly Rs. 36,000). It will be available in China via Vmall, Tmall, and JD.com. The Chinese company has not revealed any global availability details for the Honor Magic smartphone as ... Read More »

Moto M All-Metal Smartphone Launched in India Starting Rs. 15,999

The new Moto M – Motorola’s first all-metal smartphone – has been launched in the Indian market, and will be exclusively available on Flipkart. The Moto M smartphone has been launched in two variants in India – the 32GB + 3GB model priced at Rs. 15,999, and the 64GB + 4GB version that costs Rs. 17,999. Both the Moto M ... Read More »

Gionee Smartphone With 7000mAh Battery Teased Ahead of Launch

Gionee has teased the launch of its upcoming smartphone via Weibo, which is Chinese equivalent of Twitter. The upcoming smartphone believed to be dubbed M2017 is expected to sport a large 7000mAh battery, which will be the biggest USP of the handset. GizmoChina first reported the teaser image shared by Gionee which showed the new brand ambassador holding the upcoming ... Read More »

Zuk Edge Smartphone Set to Launch on Wednesday

Former Lenovo VP and current Zuk CEO Chang Cheng had earlier announced that the Zuk Edge would be unveiled sometime this week, and now he has shared an invite of the launch event confirming the date. The invite confirms that the upcoming Zuk Edge smartphone is launching on December 7, where the pricing, official specifications, and availability will be unveiled. ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury Smartphone With QWERTY Keyboard Leaked in Live Images

BlackBerry has been looking to revive its smartphone portfolio for a while now, but have been largely unsuccessful. BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed last month that the company is working on its last in-house smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard. This smartphone is largely expected to be codenamed Mercury, and now fresh live images leak has revealed key details of the ... Read More »