Tag Archives: Smartphones

Samsung Foldable Smartphones to Be Showcased at MWC, Launched in Q4 2017: Reports

Samsung has been rumoured to be working on foldable display devices for long, and if a new report is to be believed then it may launch a commercial product by Q4 2017. The company is said to be finally prepared to reveal the foldable smartphones in a closed door event at the side-lines of MWC 2017 in Barcelona later this ... Read More »

Smartphones With Diamond Screens May Be a Reality by the End of 2017

Your smartphone screen may feature a tempered glass cover but it doesn’t guarantee being shatter-proof. One of the worst nightmares of the modern age is to end up with a phone with a cracked display, but this might change by the end of 2017. A company that manufactures diamonds for use in electronic products claims that a commercial device with ... Read More »

MediaTek Helio P25 Octa-Core SoC Launched for Dual-Camera Smartphones

Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek on Wednesday announced a new Helio system-on-chip (SoC) specifically targeted at dual-camera smartphones. The all-new Helio P25 is built on the 16nm process, and offers octa-core processing with the company’s Imagiq, an Image Signal Processor (ISP) technology. The company says that smartphones featuring the new MediaTek Helio P25 can be expected to be available in the market ... Read More »

Sony Announces 3-Layer Stacked CMOS Image Sensor with DRAM for Smartphones

Sony on Tuesday announced its first 3-layer stacked CMOS image sensor with DRAM for smartphones. The company is promoting that the new CMOS sensor for smartphones will be the first in the industry to include a DRAM layer. Sony adds that apart from the DRAM layer added to the conventional 2-layer stacked CMOS image sensor, a layer of back-illuminated structure ... Read More »

Intex Aqua 4.0, Aqua Crystal, Aqua Supreme+ 4G VoLTE Smartphones Launched in India

Intex on Tuesday launched three new smartphones in India – the Aqua 4.0, Aqua Crystal, and Aqua Supreme+. The smartphones have been priced at Rs. 4,199, Rs. 6,990, and Rs. 9,490 respectively, and will be available from retail stores. All three Intex smartphones are 4G VoLTE-enabled. The dual-SIM (Micro + Micro) Intex Aqua 4.0 smartphone (seen above), the cheapest of ... Read More »

BlackBerry Partners Optiemus to Manufacture, Sell Smartphones in India in New Licensing Agreement

Canadian mobile maker BlackBerry on Monday announced its partnership with Optiemus, a Delhi-based telecom enterprise to licence software and services for the production of secure Android handsets in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. Under the terms of the agreement, BlackBerry will licence its security software and services suite, as well as related brand assets to Optiemus Infracom Ltd. The ... Read More »

Alcatel to Hold February 27 Event at MWC 2017; Tipped to Launch 5 Smartphones

Every big tech company is coming to the Mobile World Congress this year. Samsung, Lenovo, Sony, and Nokia have confirmed their presence, and now TCL-brand Alcatel has also sent out invites for its press gathering. The company will host an event on February 27 in Barcelona, and is expected to launch as many as five smartphones then. The event has ... Read More »

Sony Tipped to Unveil 5 Xperia Smartphones at MWC 2017 Next Month

Earlier this month, Sony was suggested to announce two new Xperia smartphones at MWC 2017 in Barcelona next month. However, now a new leak suggests that the Japan-based conglomerate is planning to announce five, not two, new Xperia smartphones. There is a good chance that this might be the company’s smartphone lineup for the entire year with release dates till ... Read More »

Sony Sends Out MWC 2017 Invites, 2 Xperia Smartphones Expected to Launch

Not to be left out, Sony has also sent out press invites for its event at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. The tech giant will host an event on February 27 at 1.00pm IST (8.30am CET), where it is expected to announce its next Xperia smartphones. The company has been rumoured to launch the successor of the Xperia XA smartphone. A ... Read More »

Lava A50, A55 Entry-Level Smartphones Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

Lava has launched two budget smartphones in India, the A50 and A55, at Rs. 3,999 and Rs. 4,399 respectively. Notably, the smartphones lack 3G functionality unlike some of the other devices launched recently in this price range. Both the devices have already been listed on company’s official website and are available in Black and Silver colour options. Both the newly-launched ... Read More »