Tag Archives: Phone

Jio Phone Now Supports Google Maps With New Software Update

Google Maps on Jio Phone HIGHLIGHTS Google Assistant is the latest Google app on KaiOS YouTube and WhatsApp arrive on the Jio Phone on July 21 Jio Phone 2 will be released on August 15 Jio Phone 2, successor to last year’s Jio Phone, which runs KaiOS, was announced earlier this month at parent company Reliance Industries Limited’s AGM 2018. Back in… Read More »

Jio Phone Sales at Nearly 40 Million Units So Far: Report

Highlighting the fact that Jio Phone is already a meaningful contributor Reliance Jio’s growth, a recent survey estimates that total Jio Phones sold so far could be close to around 40 million. A survey by Credit Suisse on the Indian Telecom Sector said as suggested by recent media reports, Jio Phone had 36 percent share of the feature phone market for January-March… Read More »

OnePlus 6 Price Leaked, Might Be Company’s Most Expensive Phone Yet

The OnePlus 6 launch is just round the corner as the Chinese phone maker prepares to unveil its next-gen flagship in Q2 this year. Yet another leak has emerged online that reveals the price and key specifications of the smartphone. According to the new leak, the OnePlus 6 will enter the ranks of the premium flagships when it comes to… 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 »

One in Two Feature Phone Users in India Intend to Buy a 4G Feature Phone in Next 6 Months: IDC

One out of three feature phone users in India are willing to purchase a data-enabled phone in next one year, and more than half are ready to spend between $100 to $200 (roughly between Rs. 6,400 and Rs. 12,800) on a new smartphone, according to a research study by IDC. The study, titled India Smartphone Pulse, also reveals that… Read More »

iPhone X vs Pixel 2 XL vs Galaxy Note 8: The Best Camera Phone in the World?

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone X does an excellent job with videos and in portrait mode The Galaxy Note 8 lets you adjust the blur effect in portrait mode The Pixel 2 XL captures the best detail in still photography The camera in a smartphone has become a crucial part of any shopper’s buying decision. Whether you’re a photography enthusiast… Read More »

Best mobile phone Cyber Monday deals 2017 including iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S8

Cyber Monday has arrived: the day where, traditionally, online shops make the most of the Black Friday weekend by extending deals into Monday. Many mobile phone retailers have continued their price reductions, with big savings still available on handsets and monthly plans. This year has seen some impressive new mobile phone releases, from the Samsung Galaxy S8 to the much-anticipated launch of the new… Read More »

Airtel Takes on Jio Phone With Karbonn A1 Indian, A41 Power Smartphones: Price, Offer Details

Jio Phone is effectively free, while the new Airtel phones’ effective price starts at Rs. 1,799 HIGHLIGHTS The new Karbonn phones will compete against Jio Phone Karbonn A1 Indian comes at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,799 Karbonn A41 Power at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,849 Jio Phone is a looming threat for both phone makers and telecom… Read More »

Jio Phone Production Being Stopped? Reliance Jio Says It Is Still ‘Committed’ to the Feature Phone

With some reports on Monday suggesting Reliance Jio is already looking to look away from its much-hyped Jio Phone, the company has said that it is still committed to the 4G feature phone that was announced at the Reliance AGM in July. Jio had earlier claimed to have received 6 million pre-bookings for the Jio Phone and the company insists it plans to… Read More »

Essential Phone Review: A Debut Phone from the Founder of Android

Built out of a ceramic back and titanium sides, Android founder Andy Rubin’s Essential startup’s eponymously named smartphone gets top billing in craftsmanship, eschewing the pedestrian aluminum and glass components on most modern flagships. The luxuriously crafted hardware is a marvel to behold and hold, and Essential is picking up the torch of the old Vertu, a spinoff… Read More »