Tag Archives: Smartphones

MWC 2016: ZTE Eyes Selling 60-70 Million Smartphones in 2016

China’s ZTE, the world’s sixth largest smartphone maker, is introducing new value-priced phone models and aims to sell between 60 million and 70 million devices overall this year, an executive said on Monday. ZTE Senior Director of Mobile Devices Waiman Lam said in an interview at the Mobile World Congress that the company is cautiously targeting growth of around 60 ... Read More »

ZTE Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

ZTE, as promised, has unveiled its new Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite smartphones at the MWC 2016 in Barcelona. The company also announced its new Android-based Spro Plus ‘smart projector’ alongside the smartphone. The new ZTE Blade V7 smartphone will go on sale in Germany, Mexico, South Africa, and Spain among other markets in the summer. The company has ... Read More »

Alcatel Pop 4, Pop 4+, Pop 4S Android Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

Alcatel at its pre-MWC 2016 keynote event launched the Idol 4 and the Idol 4S smartphones, apart from the Plus 10 tablet. The company however, is not yet done with the launches as it unveiled three new handsets under its Pop series – the Pop 4, the Pop 4+, and the Pop 4S. The three smartphones run Android 6.0 Marshmallow. ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K5, Vibe K5 Plus Budget Smartphones Launched at MWC 2016

Further expanding its presence in the affordable smartphone market, Lenovo ahead of MWC 2016 announced two new smartphones: the Lenovo Vibe K5, and the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. The only difference between the two smartphones is in the display resolution and SoC. Both the smartphones offer support for dual-SIM and 4G LTE connectivity. The Lenovo Vibe K5 is priced at ... Read More »

Smartphones to Replace Cards at ATMs

Here’s another use for the smartphone as it invades daily life: in place of your debit card at your bank cash machine. The “cardless” automatic teller machine (ATM) is gaining ground in the US and around the world, with smartphone technology allowing for speedier and more secure transactions. Dozens of US banks are installing new ATMs or updating existing ones ... Read More »

HTC to Preload Keeper Security Password Manager in Upcoming Smartphones

HTC on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with Keeper Security, the maker of Keeper password manager and digital vault app, to give enhanced password security to its users. HTC adds that the application will come pre-installed in select HTC models this year. Users will get the option to choose the premium or the free version. The Keeper app will ... Read More »

Free Gameloft Games With Videocon Smartphones

Gameloft, the company responsible for mobile game franchises like Asphalt, Modern Combat, and Nova is now making its titles available on Videocon’s smartphones. Games like Asphalt Nitro, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, Nova 3: Freedom Edition, and Bubble Bash are among those that will be playable on Videocon handsets. Don’t expect all of them to be full versions, playable in ... Read More »

Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro 2 for Android Smartphones Launched at Rs. 2,899

If you liked the Evo Gamepad Pro, you might find Amkette’s new offering interesting. The Indian electronics company announced on Tuesday the launch of the Evo Gamepad Pro 2. The highlights of the new gamepad, which works with Android smartphones, is the inclusion of media control buttons and an improved design. The Evo Gamepad Pro 2 is available for purchase ... Read More »

Free Gameloft Games With Videocon Smartphones

Gameloft, the company responsible for mobile game franchises like Asphalt, Modern Combat, and Nova is now making its titles available on Videocon’s smartphones. Games like Asphalt Nitro, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, Nova 3: Freedom Edition, and Bubble Bash are among those that will be playable on Videocon handsets. Don’t expect all of them to be full versions, playable in ... Read More »

For Smartphones, Experience Finally Trumps Specifications

For years, each new smartphone was launched with a barrage of specifications highlighting why this handset was the latest, greatest, and the only phone worth your money. It’s been so pervasive in marketing that most customers also focus only on the specifications under the hood, instead of the experience they would derive from the device. If you look at the ... Read More »