Mobile

LG opens up pre-orders of the V40 ThinQ in the US earlier than expected

The LG V40 ThinQ was unveiled two weeks ago and historically, the company has been opening up pre-orders a month after the announcement. This time around, however, LG says that the feedback from customers has led to the decision of launching the pre-orders sooner. So now, the handset can be found in the US with a price tag of $949 ($920 at ... Read More »

Verizon will sell a special version of the Nokia 2.1 soon

Nokia is making inroads into the US, it seems, after HMD Global hired a team to expand the presence of its phones over there. Some of its smartphones can already be purchased unlocked in the States, but soon you’ll be able to buy one from Verizon. We’re talking about the Nokia 2.1V, which will be a special version of the 2.1 built for the ... Read More »

Huawei Watch GT to run custom software on an efficient Cortex-M4 CPU

Huawei’s Mate 20 event is expected to bring a new smartwatch as well – the Huawei Watch GT. We saw a leaked render last week, but it was low resolution and it didn’t do the phone justice. So, here’s a much sharper version of the same image. It’s a beaut, with a dive watch style bezel and two plungers. The case is ... Read More »

Poco F1 Rosso Red Colour Variant Launched in India, First Sale on October 11

The Rosso Red colour was announced back in August It will be available for all 3 configurations The sale will be held on Mi.com and Flipkart Poco F1 has received a new Rosso Red colour option in the Indian market. Announced back in August, the Poco F1₹ 23,999 Rosso Red has been launched in India this week and will be available in all three ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ3 is now available in the UK for £699

Sony’s latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ3, was announced in late August at IFA. It’s been on pre-order in the UK since September 1. And following what was undoubtedly a pretty lengthy pre-order period, it finally became available today. Only Clove seems to have the units in stock at the moment, but the phone’s wider UK release is expected for tomorrow, October 5 (as announced ... Read More »

Nokia 7.1 Plus Alleged Live Images Reveal New Colour Option, Launch Expected on October 4

We have now have our first look at what are the first live images of the Nokia 7.1 Plus or Nokia X7 HIGHLIGHTS First alleged live images of the Nokia 7.1 Plus are out The phone is seen in a brownish colour option The design will be borrowed from Nokia 6.1 Plus/ 5.1 Plus Nokia 7.1 Plus has been making the ... Read More »

Realme 2 Pro With Snapdragon 660, Up to 8GB RAM Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Realme 2 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 13,990 HIGHLIGHTS Realme 2 Pro is priced in India starting at Rs. 13,990 Realme 2 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 660 SoC It sports 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual cameras on the back After the Realme 2 launch last month, the newly-formed brand has launched the Realme 2 Pro smartphone in India. The new Realme ... Read More »

Google Promises Fix for Pixel XL Charging Bug After Android Pie Update

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel XL users previously reported issued with third-party fast chargers The problem first surfaced in Android P DP4 Google is expected to resolve it within the coming weeks Users of the Pixel XL reported a bug on their smartphones after updating to the latest Android Pie, which prevented them from using fast charging adapters other than the ones bundled in the phone’s box. Google has ... Read More »

Samsung Gear Users Report Connectivity Issues With Android 9 Pie, Fix Coming Soon

HIGHLIGHTS Android Pie final build was released earlier this week Some of the Samsung Gear devices can be used with non-Samsung phones Modded APKs have been released by unofficial sources Google’s Android 9 Pie mobile operating system saw its final release rolling out to the Pixel range of handsets earlier this week. Having been in beta since March this year, Android P has finally been released in its ... Read More »

Qualcomm Reaches $93-Million Settlement in iPhone Antitrust Case With Taiwan Regulator

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm will settle an antitrust case with Taiwanese regulators for about $93 million (roughly Rs. 641 crores), and has also pledged to invest $700 million (roughly Rs. 4,800 crores) in Taiwan over the next five years. The settlement replaces a fine of roughly $778 million (roughly Rs. 5,350 crores) imposed by Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission in 2017, when it accused ... Read More »