Mobile

Rumor: next Samsung Galaxy S to be called “X” instead of “10”

Romans may have conquered the marketing departments of major phone manufacturers. A new rumor claims that the Galaxy S9 will be the last of the S-line and that its successor will be dubbed Galaxy X. That moniker has been associated with Samsung’s foldable phone, though the company never officially confirmed the naming. Of course, there’s the off chance that the next ... Read More »

Nokia 8 Gets a Rs. 8,000 Price Cut in India, Nokia 5 Price Slashed Rs. 1,000

Nokia 8 price cut in India has made it a significantly more competitive device against the OnePlus 5T HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 5 3GB variant is now available at Rs. 12,499 Nokia 8 price has been reduced to Rs. 28,999 The new prices emerged weeks ahead of MWC 2018 Nokia 8, the flagship smartphone of HMD Global at the moment, has received ... Read More »

A Xiaomi store set to open in Romania in February

Xiaomi is expanding its European presence eastward – a Xiaomi store will open in Romania in less than two weeks, following Spain and (more recently) Italy. The announcement was made on Facebook and a site is already up – though it’s not hosted at Mi.com. There’s not much to see there besides a countdown clock. The store will open in 11 days from now. It’s ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Partners MediaTek to Make Android Oreo (Go Edition) Smartphone

HIGHLIGHTS MediaTek, Reliance Jio building Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone MT6739 SoC is among the new chips to support the lightweight Android MediaTek also showcased its Sensio MT6381 biosensor module MediaTek at its Curtain-Raiser for 2018 event in New Delhi on Tuesday revealed its partnership with Reliance Jio for developing an affordable smartphone running Android Oreo (Go edition). The new smartphone is expected to ... Read More »

HTC U11 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out in India

HIGHLIGHTS The update is rolling out to HTC U11 users in India It will be available as an OTA download with file size of about 1.5GB The update brings many core Android Oreo features to HTC U11 HTC India on Tuesday announced that the Android Oreo software update for the HTC U11 is now rolling out for users. Some users reporting having received ... Read More »

Nokia to Have a Major Showing at MWC 2018, HMD Global Teases

After grabbing eyeballs at its last outing in Barcelona, HMD Global is now all set to make another splash this year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, a senior executive teased. The company launched the nostalgic Nokia 3310 and showcased the first troopers from its army of Android smartphones at MWC 2017. And for the forthcoming convention, it is already rumoured to have a bunch of developments, ... Read More »

Motorola to Open 50 Moto Hub Stores in Delhi

To firm up its retail footprint in the country, Lenovo-owned Motorola on Thursday announced it would open 50 Moto Hubs stores in the capital this month. “We had earlier said that we will be moving into retail. This is the first big step in that direction,” Sudhin Mathur, Managing Director, Motorola Mobility India, told IANS. In the second phase, the company plans to ... Read More »

Samsung Exynos 5 Series 7872 SoC With Bluetooth 5.0, Iris Sensor Launched

Samsung has announced the new Exynos 5 7872 SoC that will power some of the upcoming mid-range smartphones in 2018. The new SoC is part of the mid-range Exynos 5 series. The first smartphone to be equipped with an Exynos 5 7872 SOC is the Meizu M6s, which was launchedon Wednesday. The launch was not the first time Samsung had partnered with Meizu, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Rollout Resumes

Android 8.0 Oreo update for Xiaomi Mi A1 has resumed after a brief suspension. Following complaints regarding performance issues on the Mi A1 after installation of the update, Xiaomi had recently suspended the rollout. But the company has now confirmed that the bugs have been fixed and the Mi A1 updates rollout has resumed. “Mi A1 updates have resumed with a phased rollout that started ... Read More »

Vivo X20 Plus UD With Under Display Fingerprint Sensor Listed on TENAA

Vivo X20 Plus UD with in-display fingerprint sensor has been certified by TENAA in China. The company had showcased the world’s first ready-to-produce in-display fingerprint scanning technology on the Vivo X20 Plus at CES 2018. Although the handset looks similar to the Vivo X20 Plus, it does not have a square rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Based on the ‘UD’ nomenclature, it is expected that ... Read More »