Tag Archives: Smartphone

Meizu Partners Google to Announce Android Go Smartphone Launch

Meizu recently launched its new range of smartphones, Meizu 15, Meizu 15 Plus, and Meizu 15 Lite, with 16:9 displays, in China. All these smartphones run Flyme OS 7, a custom Android ROM with heavy customisations and several proprietary apps and features. However, the company is now announcing a partnership with Google to launch Meizu’s first Android Go-based smartphone. Powered by ExploreadsGlobal Marketing chief at Meizu, Ard Boudeling… Read More »

Corning Sees Smartphone Glass Sales Decline Seeping Into Current Quarter

Corning on Tuesday reported a drop in sales at its screen glass unit for the first time in at least four quarters, and said it expects the weakness to spill into the current quarter, adding to growing market jitters about demand for high-end smartphones. Shares of the specialty glass maker, whose Gorilla glass became the screen of choice for… Read More »

Panasonic P101 Budget Smartphone With 18:9 Display Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Panasonic has launched a new P-series smartphone in India featuring a 18:9 display. Named Panasonic P101, it is, in fact, only the company’s second handset that comes with the 18:9 ‘Big View’ display. The smartphone has been announced is aimed at the budget-segment and its key features include a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 8-megapixel rear camera, Smart Actions, and the 5.45-inch… Read More »

Flipkart to Announce Exclusive Smartphone Brand, Smartphone, and Value Added Service on April 17

Flipkart on Sunday teased two new announcements expected on April 17 that are set to “disrupt the mobile phone landscape” as part of an exclusive partnership with a tech giant. While the company does not blatantly suggest which tech giant this will be, it does mention that the disruption will happen “in a BIG way”. From what past rumours… Read More »

Xiaomi Black Shark Gaming Smartphone Leaked Live Image Shows Dual Rear Camera Setup

While we are a few days away from the launch event, the Xiaomi Black Shark gaming smartphone has now been spotted online in a live image. The new smartphone, which is expected to be launched on Friday, April 13, is already teased with a Snapdragon 845 SoC. A teaser image also emerged recently that showed curved edges of the upcoming smartphone that will be backed… Read More »

Google Working on Mid-Range Pixel Smartphone Series With Android Go: Report

Google currently offers only the Pixel range of smartphones that is known for offering flagship specifications at premium price points. But, as per a new report, that is set to change for good. Rumours suggest the Mountain View-based tech giant is looking to launch a new inexpensive mid-range smartphone series that is codenamed Desire. This is of particular interest as HTC’s… Read More »

Nokia 1 Android Go Smartphone Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Nokia 1, the company’s first smartphone running Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition), is finally available for sale in India. Nokia licensee HMD Global had announced the smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February this year. The Nokia 1 is among the first handsets in India which come with the Android Oreo (Go edition). The Android Go ecosystem promises to deliver an… Read More »

Xiaomi ‘Blackshark’ Gaming Smartphone Now Spotted on Geekbench With 8GB RAM

While Xiaomi already gained huge popularity for selling affordable handsets, the Chinese giant is nowadays in the rumours for developing a gaming phone codenamed Blackshark. The smartphone originally surfaced on benchmarking site AnTuTu last month. And now, a leak is showing its performance results on Geekbench. The Xiaomi phone has apparently received 2452 single-core scores and 8452 multi-core scores on the Geekbench app version 4.2.2. As leaked by… 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 »

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 »