Tag Archives: Smartphones

Samsung India to Focus on Large Screen Smartphones

Samsung, the leading player in mobile phones in the country, will lay emphasis on large screen displays to accelerate adoption rate for such devices among consumers. “Samsung will now focus on large screen devices with display sizes of 5.5-inches and upwards. Samsung today has two devices with screen sizes of six inches,” Samsung India, VP (Mobile Business) Manu Sharma told ... Read More »

Vivo V5 Plus, V5 Lite Selfie-Focused Smartphones Launched

Ahead of the smartphone’s India launch on January 23, Vivo has officially unveiled Vivo V5 Plus smartphone and the biggest highlight of the device, as already expected, is its front-facing dual camera setup. The company has further introduced a lower-specced version of the V5 smartphone in the form of V5 Lite. Interestingly, V5 Plus was recently made available for pre-orders ... Read More »

Google Planning to Launch Mid-Range Android One Smartphones in the US This Year

Google’s Android One initiative, which was launched back in 2014, is aimed at manufacturing affordable devices that meet a certain set of quality standards and are targeted at emerging markets. However, the search giant is now reportedly planning to launch mid-range Android One smartphones in the US later this year. The US-targeted Android One devices are expected to cost between ... Read More »

Nokia Foldable Smartphones May Be in Development, Recently Granted Patent Hints

Laptops have embraced the flexible design, and 360-degree hinges are now seen on most of the new launches out there. Smartphones are expected to see the same trend, and Samsung is heavily expected to launch a flexible display smartphone in Q3 this year – as is LG for Q4 2017. Expected to join the party is apparently Nokia, which has ... Read More »

HTC to Launch Six to Seven Smartphones in 2017; Will Focus on Core Features

HTC will introduce almost half as many smartphones this year compared to last year, if the company’s President of Smartphones is to be believed. The Taiwanese company this year will focus on its “smartphones’ core features” in an attempt to compete against other handset vendors. Chialin Chang, President of Smartphone and Connected Devices Business, told Engadget that HTC will unveil ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Price, Launch Date Revealed; More Android Smartphones Expected on February 26

The first of the much-anticipated Nokia Android phones, the Nokia 6, was unveiled earlier this month without much fanfare exclusively in China. The new Nokia 6 smartphone will be going on sale next week in the country, the company said in a Facebook post. “Get ready! The Nokia 6 is coming to China! More announcements to follow on February 26th… ... Read More »

Sundar Pichai Calls for Entry-Level Smartphones as Cheap as Rs. 2,000

Google’s India-born chief Sundar Pichai Thursday said the prices of entry-level smartphones in India need to come down further to around $30 to improve access to the Internet and digital services for people. Pichai, who was speaking at his alma mater IIT-Kharagpur, said the focus is also on areas like local language support and improving connectivity in India as the ... Read More »

Flipkart iPhone 6 Exchange Offer Reduces Apple Smartphone’s Price to Rs. 9,990

In what can be considered as the biggest discount yet, an ongoing Flipkart iPhone 6 exchange offer that brings down the price of the smartphone’s 16GB Space Grey to as low as Rs. 9,990. The Flipkart iPhone 6 offer provides up to Rs. 22,000 discount on the 16GB Space Grey variant, making it possible to buy the device under Rs. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 (2017) Smartphones Launched Ahead of CES 2017

Samsung on Monday launched the Galaxy A (2017) series of smartphones, specifically, the Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017), and Galaxy A7 (2017). All three smartphones will be available from early-January in Russia before being made available in more markets across the globe. For now, no pricing information has been provided. The South Korean consumer electronics giant touts that the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A (2017) Smartphones to Sport Water Resistance, Company Hints

Earlier last month, rumours suggested that Samsung’s alleged Galaxy A7 (2017) smartphone will come with IP68 certification, making it highly resistant to dust and water. Now, the South Korean company has added further fuel to these rumours as it has teased water resistance feature for next generation of devices in its Galaxy A Series of smartphones – which are anticipated ... Read More »