Mobile

Redmi Note 5A to be made official next week, Xiaomi confirms

In line with recent rumors, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will be made official next week. The confirmation came in the form of official press invites that reveal August 21 unveiling for the device. The CEO even posted images of the device! The Note 5A has already been certified by China’s TENAA. The listing revealed two major versions for the handset, having a ... Read More »

Sharp Aquos S2 sells out in China, back again on August 18

Chinese e-tailer JD.com started selling the Sharp Aquos S2 on the 14th and less than 24 hours later there are no more units left. There will be another batch available on August 18, but you’ll need to register first. The bezel-less phone is priced at CNY 2,500 locally for a unit with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. There is an international version – CNY ... Read More »

Nokia 5 goes on sale in India tomorrow

HMD continues to count up in India and it goes like this – Nokia 3 in June, Nokia 5 tomorrow and Nokia 6 in a week. The middle model of the current line-up will be available through retail stores initially in Matte Black, with the other three colors coming in a few weeks (Silver, Tempered Blue and Copper). The Nokia 5 will sell for ... Read More »

Android O will be the last major update to hit the OnePlus 3 and 3T

OnePlus’ track record with software support for its devices has been decent for some products, and very bad for others (remember the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X?). And with the release of the OnePlus 5 it’s understandable that owners of last year’s flagships, the OnePlus 3 and 3T, have gotten a bit antsy not knowing exactly what to expect from this point forward. So today the Chinese company’s ... Read More »

Xiaomi celebrates 5 million Redmi Note 4s sold in India

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has grown to 5 million sales in India. Back in March, it celebrated over 1 million units sold in 45 days and sales have remained strong since. To mark the occasion, Xiaomi created the world’s largest grain mosaic (using millet, the namesake of its phones). The mosaic covered an impressive 6,000 square feet. Besides promotion, the company did some ... Read More »

Oppo F3 Deepika Padukone Limited Edition Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Oppo F3 has been priced at Rs. 19,990 It comes in Rose Gold colour It comes with Deepika Padukone’s signature After launching the Rose Gold and Black Limited Editions, Oppo has now unveiled another special edition of its F3 smartphone. The company on Friday unveiled the Oppo F3 Deepika Padukone Limited Edition in India. Priced at Rs. 19,990, the Oppo F3 Deepika ... Read More »

Live video of the iPhone 8 shows more than before

Another day, another iPhone 8 leak. This time we see a live video of a black device that looks like the flagship which Apple is going to launch in September. It might be just a dummy, but the evidence is mounting that Apple would have at least one phone, which will look like this given the increasing number of leaked prototypes. The ... Read More »

Smartphone shipments in China decrease in H1 2017

Sigmaintell Consulting published its data research on smartphone shipments on the Chinese market for the first half of 2017. The initial numbers reveal that companies shipped 230 million units or 1.4% less than the January-June period of 2016. China-based vendors sent abroad 290 million phones, but this figure is 6.2% less than the same time span a year ago. Even ... Read More »

First live images of the iPhone 8 back surface

Apple is yet to announce a date for the iPhone 8 launch. But with the event closing in, the leaks are coming at a faster pace. The latest lead we have about the design is an image from the Foxconn factory. A picture of the iPhone 8 back is taken right before it is packaged and transferred to another line of production ... Read More »

New Philips S310X pops up on TENAA

Philips has been keeping a rather low profile on the smartphone scene lately. In fact, to the best of our knowledge, the Dutch company’s last Android handset release dates back to the end on 2015. This might change soon, as a mysterious Philips S310X recently passed through the TENAA Chinese certification authority. Typically, this is indicative of an imminent release, ... Read More »