Tag Archives: Phones

Lava Announces 2-Year Warranty for Its Smartphones and Feature Phones

Domestic mobile manufacturer Lava on Friday announced a 2-year warranty for all its major models in its product portfolio in India, across smartphones and feature phones. It added the 2-year warrant would apply to all future launches as well. The company claims its 2-year warranty promise, covering such a wide range of products, is the first of its kind in… Read More »

Huawei Plans to Raise Prices of Phones Available Online Over Customs Duty Increase

Days after the government announced a 10 percent basic customs duty (BCD) on smartphone manufacturers as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into practice, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has said it will marginally hike prices of its smartphones available online. Speaking to IANS on the sidelines of the launch of Honor 8 Pro smartphone, Allen Wang, Director, Product Center, Huawei India Consumer Business… Read More »

Microsoft not planning new features for current Windows phones

Original Windows 10 Mobile is officially on maintenance mode During a Q&A session with the Windows Insider team, Microsoft revealed that the ‘feature2’ branch will be the last update for current Windows phones running the 32-bit Windows 10 Mobile. After the roll out of the Creators Update this spring, the company started working on the Redstone 3 (Creators… Read More »

TCL, Vertu Partner to Manufacture 30,000 Luxury Mobile Phones

Luxury phone brand Vertu on Tuesday announced its agreement with TCL Communication which will let the former use the latter’s smartphone technology for its Vertu-branded phones. The partnership will enable Vertu and TCL to come up with a new line of devices. The company in a press statement confirmed that this is the first agreement signed by Vertu… Read More »

Analyst takes a guess at the OnePlus 5’s price, a dubious poster shows the phone’s release date

So, the OnePlus 5 is coming. We don’t know when exactly, but seeing how the company’s “guerilla marketing” campaign is churning teasers left and right, we are guessing an unveiling should be pretty soon. As usual, it’s expected that the “flagship killer” will have top-notch hardware at an aggressive price point. But how much, exactly? OnePlus is well-known… Read More »

Flipkart Big 10 Sale Offers on Mobile Phones Announced: Here Are the Best Deals

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone 7 32GB is priced at Rs. 43,990 Redmi Note 4 open sale begins at 12pm Google Pixel exchange offer up to Rs. 29,000 Flipkart shoppers waiting for offers on mobile phones finally got their wish as the Big 10 Sale entered its second day. The highlight of the Flipkart was the promise of the “lowest price… Read More »

Binny Bansal Flipkarts other categories growing faster than mobile phones

Bengaluru: It’s been an eventful start to the year for Flipkart Ltd. In January, India’s most valuable Internet start-up named a new chief executive, replacing co-founder Binny Bansal with Kalyan Krishnamurthy, a representative of Flipkart’s largest investor Tiger Global Management. This week, it secured $1.4 billion in fresh capital from three technology companies, Tencent, eBay and Microsoft, and… Read More »

Google’s Pixel Phones Shine Despite Misgauging Demand

The Pixel phone, Google’s answer to Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy, is off to a promising start – but might have done even better had Google managed consumer demand as smartly as the device’s sleek design. Although Google hasn’t released sales figures, industry researchers say the Pixel has been a hot item since its October debut was greeted… Read More »

US regulators order recall of 1m Samsung Note 7 phones

US safety regulators have announced a formal recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after reports of fires caused by faulty batteries. The South Korean tech giant had already launched a voluntary recall after user complaints about ‘exploding’ phones. According to Samsung, the problem affects 2.5 million devices globally, including 1 million in the US. The recall comes… Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile update speeds up, still on only 14% of Windows phones

Windows 10 is making strides on desktop – it already makes up for more than 20% of the desktop OS market, having surpassed all Windows versions aside from the venerable Windows 7. Windows 10 on mobile… well, fans might want to sit down. It has reached 14% of Windows phones and half of those are up to Windows… Read More »