Category Archives: Mobiles

Samsung Galaxy S9 to Feature 3D Emoji and Stereo Speakers: Report

Samsung Galaxy S9 could take yet another cue from Apple’s iPhone X if rumours are to be trusted. While earlier rumours had claimed that Samsung has been working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s Face ID feature, a new report has said that the Galaxy S9 may also come with a 3D emojis. An ETNews report claims the upcoming flagship… Read More »

Nokia 8 Starts Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Nokia 8 has now started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update. The update comes just weeks after HMD Global released a beta test programme for the flagship handset that was running Android 8.0 Oreo until now and recently received the February Android security patch. The company’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas on Tuesday announced the latest update rollout through a tweet. “We are rolling out Android Oreo… Read More »

Nokia Shipped More Smartphones in Q4 Than HTC, Sony, Google, Lenovo, OnePlus: Counterpoint

HMD Global has seen a steady increase in Nokia-branded smartphone shipments ever since it relaunched the brand in late 2016. According to a report citing raw figures earlier this month, Counterpoint Research had said that Nokia licensee HMD Global managed to capture 1 percent of global market share in Q4 2017. This market share, the report said, translated to around 4.15 million units… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Wireless Charger Revealed in User Manual

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are all set to launch at the Galaxy Unpacked event, ahead of MWC 2018, in Barcelona on February 25. We have reported most of the upcoming specifications, features, and accessories that are expected to arrive with Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone range. Now, a user manual has surfaced on Samsung’s official website that reveals a new wireless… Read More »

Indian Smartphone Phone Market Grew 14 Percent in 2017 to Record 124 Million Shipments: IDC

Analyst firm IDC (International Data Corporation) on Tuesday posted reports from its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker wherein it observed that India recorded total smartphone shipments of 124 million units in 2017, with an annual growth of 14 percent over last year. This double digit growth makes India the fastest growing smartphone market in the world, among the top 20 global… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 Successor May Be Called Galaxy X: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy X moniker has already been trademarked by Samsung The move might be to avoid a confusion in the naming scheme This change is expected to come into place with the 2019 flagship Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are right around the corner, but rumours for the next-generation in the Galaxy S series are already… Read More »

Infinix Hot S3 With 20-Megapixel Selfie Camera, Full View Display Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The Hot S3 is the first Infinix phone to sport a Full View display The selfie camera comes with dual soft light LED flash The phone is priced starting at Rs. 8,999, available via Flipkart Transsion Holdings-owned Infinix Mobile on Tuesday announced the launch of the Infinix Hot S3 in India. The all-new Infinix Hot S3 features a 20-megapixel selfie camera… Read More »

HTC U11+ With 6-Inch 18:9 Display Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS HTC U11+ will be available on Flipkart from February 7 HTC U11+ comes with an edge-to-edge display It will initially be available in an Amazing Silver colour variant HTC U11+, the Taiwanese company’s first smartphone with an edge-to-edge display, has launched in India. HTC had unveiled the smartphone back in November 2017 promising that the U11+ will go on… Read More »

Idea Offers Up to Rs. 2,000 Cashback on Karbonn Smartphones and Feature Phones

Idea Cellular on Tuesday partnered with Karbonn Mobiles to announce cashback of up to Rs. 2,000 on select Karbonn 4G smartphones and feature phones. The offer entitles buyers to avail a cashback of Rs. 1,500 on the Karbonn A41 Power and A9 Indian, a cashback of Rs. 2,000 on Karbonn Yuva 2, and a cashback of Rs. 1,000 on the Karbonn K310n, K24+, and… Read More »

Nokia 3310 4G Launched: Features, Specifications, and More

The Nokia 3310 4G has now been officially launched in China, weeks after receiving TENAA certification. HMD Global, the company licensing the Nokia brand, has silently listed the 4G variant of the Nokia 3310 on the official Nokiasite and has partnered with China Mobile to make the new model available in the country. Price and global availability details of the new Nokia 3310 variant are… Read More »