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Jio Phone Effect: Intex Launches Turbo+ 4G, Its First 4G VoLTE Feature Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The prices for the phone range from Rs. 700 to Rs. 1500 Intex Turbo+ 4G comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA display The company launched nine phones in total on Tuesday It seems like the introduction of the Jio Phone has made the budget segment – specifically the 4G VoLTE feature segment – more competitive in India. Intex Technologies on Tuesday launched its first feature phone ... Read More »

Moto G5S and G5S Plus go official with improved cameras

Motorola’s new mid-rangers went official today – the Moto G5S and the Moto G5S Plus. The duo is an incremental upgrade over the Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus that debuted at the MWC back in February, bringing more capable cameras and a few other minor niceties Moto G5S The phone comes with 5.2” screen of Full HD resolution. There is a fingerprint scanner/home button that ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Android Nougat Update Confirmed for India Model

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart banner mentions Android Nougat update for Redmi Note 4 There is no release timeline set for the update as of now Gadgets 360 has learnt the Nougat build is in beta testing phase Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was left off the list of smartphones getting the MIUI 9 build based on Android 7.0 Nougat when the list was released earlier ... Read More »

Moto X4 colors leak in press render

The Motorola mid-ranger Moto X4 might be announced at IFA at the beginning of September but we already know plenty about the device. After being benchmarked on GFXBench and Geekbench, the phone that would cost €350 was leaked by Evan Blass, revealing its color palette. The colors from right to left are Nimbus Blue, Lunar Grey, and Pink. The last one is new for Moto, and it ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Renders Leak, Said to Have Richer Multimedia Capabilities

As the August 23 launch date for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is still far away, more leaks regarding the smartphone are continuing to pour in. Following the earlier pattern, the upcoming Note series smartphone has been leaked in renders yet again and has reportedly received FCC certification as well. Separately, the South Korean company has also purportedly hinted at multimedia capabilities of ... Read More »

Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Flaw Threatens 1 Billion Smartphones, Google and Apple Roll Out Fixes

A Broadcom chip flaw found and demoed by Exodus Intelligence’s Nitay Artenstein exposed a potential critical threat to 1 billion Android and iOS smartphones. This exploit was possible due to a specific Broadcom Wi-Fi chip bug that let the hacker gain remote execution access on smartphones. Fortunately, before this could happen, Google and Apple both have fixed the bug. The Wi-Fi chip is vulnerable ... Read More »

Nokia 5 Users Report Dolby Equalizer Issues, HMD Global Says Fix Incoming: Report

  Nokia 5 smartphone has been launched in multiple countries, including India, and now users are reporting of a strange equaliser issue on their units. Apparently, users are unable to open the Dolby Equalizer settings when in certain music apps like Google Play Music or Spotify. HMD Global was quick to respond on the issue, and has confirmed that it is working on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note8 receives FCC certification

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 has received FCC certification, marking another necessary step before release to the public. You know what that means – another line of hideous markings on the back of the phone. The Note7 that wasn’t meant to be now lives on as the Note FE Seriously though, the US telecom regulator has carried out the required testing and deemed the Note8 consumer ... Read More »

The Nokia 2 appears in artist renders

HMD Global launched three Nokia smartphones with Android and two more are on their way – the flagship Nokia 8 and the ultra entry-level Nokia 2 that appeared on Geekbench earlier this week. Based on the specs and the current design HMD implements, a digital artists published renders, which present an educated guess of what the phone looks like.     ... Read More »

Rose Pink Galaxy S8 arrives in North America

Samsung launched the impressive-looking Galaxy S8 in March, but its pink variant took until June to arrive. The Rose Pink option was announced in Taiwan and now it’s starting to expand to other markets as it’s hitting Mexico. The Rose Pink Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will be available for pre-order from August 10 and will start shipping on August 16. Samsung partnered with case manufacturer ... Read More »