Tag Archives: Smartphone

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 »

Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Smartphone Deals Detailed, Up to 80 Percent Off on Laptops, Cameras, and More

Flipkart has announced its Republic Day Sale just a day after arch rival Amazon revealed the dates of the next edition of its Great Indian Sale. No surprises for guessing, the two e-commerce sales will clash: the Flipkart sale will begin on January 21 and end on January 23, while the Amazon sale will begin the same day but end on January 24. Popular products… Read More »

Samsung’s Anticipated Foldable Smartphone Revealed Privately at CES 2018: Report

Samsung has reportedly revealed its first foldable smartphone in a private meeting at CES 2018. At the event, Samsung announced a slew of electronic devices such as smart TVs, computers, and home appliances. But the South Korean giant is also said to have showcased the fold-in and fold-out design of the new foldable smartphone to select clients. Meanwhile, Samsung is set to… Read More »

Xiaomi India Launches Smartphone Exchange Programme: Here’s How It Works

This Xiaomi initiative is the company’s latest move to boost offline sales HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi ties up with New Delhi-based Cashify to launch exchange programme The exchange value will be determined by Cashify team Customers need to visit nearby Mi Home to pick a new Xiaomi phone Xiaomi on Tuesday launched Mi Exchange programme in India as part of its… Read More »

Nokia 2 Budget Smartphone With 2-Day Battery Life Launched in India; Releasing Mid-November

HMD Global has launched the Nokia 2 entry-level Android smartphone in the Indian market as it looks to tap the lower end of the market. The company is touting the 4100mAh battery that delivers up to 2 days of juice and premium design with polycarbonate body and 6000 Series Aluminium frame as the highlights of the smartphone. Nokia 2 also has a… Read More »

Huawei May Launch a Foldable Smartphone Next Year

ZTE’s Axon M smartphone, which features foldable displays, could mark the beginning of a trend in the smartphone industry. In an interview with CNET, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei said it already has a working sample of a foldable phone, which it could launch as soon as next year. Aside from Huawei, Samsung has confirmed that it is working on foldable smartphones. Richard… Read More »

Razer Smartphone With 5.7-Inch QHD Display, 8GB RAM Spotted Online

Razer may have plans to make a big splash with its first smartphone. Weeks ahead of the company’s scheduled event, a Razer Android phone has appeared on GFXBench website which suggests that the phone will have 8GB of RAM among other high-end features. According to the listing, first spotted by PhoneRadar, the ‘Razer Phone’ will feature a 5.7-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) display. It… Read More »

Android Smartphone Makers Looking at iPhone X-Like Face ID Feature: KGI’s Kuo

Apple’s Face ID, the new biometric feature that Apple introduced with the iPhone X, could soon trickle down to Android smartphones. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Android smartphone makers are increasingly inquiring about 3D-sensing technologies. Without identifying any of these OEMs, Kuo said that before Apple officially unveiled the iPhone X, Android smartphone makers were looking at embedding fingerprint… Read More »

HTC’s Working on New Flagship Smartphone Despite Google Deal, Company Clarifies

Google and HTC on Thursday announced a $1.1-billion agreement that will see the former company buying part of latter’s smartphone operations. However, HTC has now announced that this agreement does not mean that the company will not be launching smartphones under its own brand from now on. Interestingly, HTC has clarified several queries regarding the company’s future with its statement. In its official statement on… Read More »

Airtel Said to Be in Talks With Handset Companies for Rs. 2,500 4G Smartphone to Rival Jio Phone

India’s largest telecom operator, Bharti Airtel, is in talks with multiple handset makers to bring a 4G smartphone for a price as low as Rs. 2,500-2,700 to take on Reliance Jio. While Mukesh Ambani-led Jio has announced plans to offer Internet-enabled feature phone for a refundable deposit of Rs. 1,500, Airtel is placing its bet on a full-fledged smartphone as… Read More »