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Gionee to Launch Smartphones With 18:9 Displays in India on April 26

Amid restructuring plans to scale up its India business, Chinese smartphone maker Gionee has sent out invites for the launch a new range of smartphones on April 26. The launch invite does not say much but shows smartphones with very thin bezels on the sides. According to industry sources, the smartphones are expected to be priced in the bracket of Rs 9,000… 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 »

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 »

Samsung Confirms It Will Launch Foldable OLED Smartphones in 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung is planning to release focus on the Galaxy S9 in Q1 2018 The company posted revenues of KRW 65.98 trillion in Q4 2017 Samsung is expected to push for Bixby and 5G integration Samsung Electronics on Wednesday posted its fourth quarter and FY 2017 results in South Korea. In the announcement, Samsung revealed that it is planning to focus… Read More »

Vodafone Offers Cashback Worth Rs. 1,500 With Select Samsung 4G Smartphones

Vodafone on Thursday partnered with Samsung to offer a cashback worth Rs. 1,500 on select Galaxy series 4G smartphones. Existing and new Vodafone prepaid and postpaid subscribers can avail the cashback on purchase of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro, Galaxy J7 Nxt, and Galaxy J7 Max. The telco previously tied up China’s Transsion Group-owned Itel Mobile and Gurugram-based Micromax to launch similar cashback promotions with their devices. To avail the… Read More »

Gionee F6, F205 Bezel-Less Smartphones Teased Ahead of November 26 Launch

While the official launch is just a few days away, Gionee has teased the F6 and F205 bezel-less smartphones through its official Weibo account. The smartphone are expected to be two out of eight that will be launched at the November 26 event. Another points to the launch of the M7 Plus, S11, S11s, and Steel 3 smartphones at the same… Read More »

Intex Aqua Jewel 2 and Aqua Lions T1 Budget Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Intex has launched two new budget smartphones, the Aqua Jewel 2 and Aqua Lions T1, in India. The new smartphones have been listed by the company site, and will most likely be offline exclusive. The Intex Aqua Jewel 2has been launched at Rs. 5,899 while the Intex Aqua Lions T1 comes at Rs. 4,999. There’s no word when these new smartphones will go on… 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 »

More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint sensor is quickly becoming a common feature in smartphones Next year, the vast majority of smartphones are expected to ship with it Chinese phone makers are bringing fingerprint sensors to low-cost phones Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be seen in nearly all of the smartphones that will ship next… Read More »

Micromax Bharat 3, Bharat 4 Affordable 4G VoLTE Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Micromax on Monday launched two affordable 4G VoLTE smartphones – Bharat 3 and Bharat 4 – in India at a price of Rs. 4,499 and Rs. 4,999 in India. The company says that both these smartphones, part of the company’s Bharat series of affordable 4G VoLTE smartphones, will be made available through the offline stores in the country starting Monday. The… Read More »