Category Archives: Mobiles

Xiaomi Redmi 5A to Go on Sale in India for the First Time Today: What You Should Know

Xiaomi Redmi 5A, the latest entry-level smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer, will go on sale in India on Thursday for the first time today. To recall, the Redmi 5A (Review) was launched in the country last week, and will be available to buy via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores starting 12pm IST. While no specific launch offers were detailed by Xiaomi,… Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC Detailed: Kryo 385 CPU, Adreno 630 GPU, Secure Processing Unit, and More

Just a day after its formal announcement, Qualcomm on Wednesday revealed the major components making Snapdragon 845 a compelling processor for next-generation flagship Android devices. The new SoC is based on the company’s custom Kryo 385 architecture that is touted to speed up the performance by up to 25 percent compared with last year’s Snapdragon 835, while an Adreno 630 GPU is available to… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, especially in India. To woo back the pure Android lovers, Google and Flipkart are offering a major discount on the Pixel 2 during the latter’s Big Shopping Days sale, which starts on Thursday, December 7… Read More »

Airtel Partners Intex, Offers Aqua Lions N1 at an Effective Price of Rs. 1,649

Airtel has partnered Intex to bring three of the domestic brand’s smartphones under its Mera Pehla Smartphone initiative, which offers cashback to sweeten the purchase and lock customers onto the operator’s network. Thus far, Airtel has partnered with Karbonn and Celkon, with Intex becoming the third manufacturer to join the telco’s initiative. With the announcement on Wednesday, Intex has also launched a new smartphone… Read More »

Smartron Expands to the Middle-East Market, With srt.phone and t.book

Domestic original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Smartron on Tuesday announced that it will collaborate with multiple partners to introduce their devices in the Middle-East market. “With this expansion in the Middle-East market, we are extending the tronX ecosystem along with all our devices that are going to be launched in the next few months,” Mahesh Lingareddy, Founder and Chairman, Smartron, said in a statement.… Read More »

Redmi 5A vs Micromax Bharat 5 vs Nokia 2: Price in India, Specifications, Features Compared

Just a day after Redmi 5A launched in India, Bharat 5 has been unveiled by Micromax as its new budget warrior. The new Bharat 5 smartphone has a huge 5000mAh battery as its highlight, along with a 5.2-inch HD screen, and is aimed at entry-level smartphone buyers in Tier-3 and -4 cities. Unsurprisingly, it may see some tough competition its way… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Unveiled, WhatsApp Restricted Groups, Vodafone’s New Plans

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus images shared by Xiaomi executive WhatsApp Restricted Groups feature spotted in beta Vodafone unveils 5 new plans with unlimited calls We got the first official look at the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus today, ahead of their official launch on Thursday. Xiaomi global spokesperson Donovan Sung shared four images that gave… Read More »

Best Android boxes in 2018: for TV and everything else

Whether you want to use them to smarten up your dumb TV set or to empower your workforce on a budget, Android boxes have earned their place – with merit – in the wider personal computer ecosystem. Falling prices along with rising competition and a massive improvement in technology means that you can now have Android boxes capable… Read More »

Target launches a mobile wallet in its Android and iOS apps

Target released its own mobile payments system today, called Wallet, which will live inside its app on iOS and Android. Reports of Target working on an in-house mobile wallet surfaced as early as 2015. Target confirmed the reports this past January to The Verge’s sister siteRecode. The feature works like this: you open Wallet inside a Target store, scan any coupon barcodes, and then scan… Read More »

Gift Guide: Best Android phones you can buy [December 2017]

Looking for a new smartphone? There are dozens upon dozens of great options on the market today, but finding the best of the best can be a bit difficult. We’ve seen some great launches through the year and more should be coming soon too, so let’s take a look at the best Android smartphones you can buy as… Read More »