Mobile

Sony Confirms Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4 Overheating Issues, Promises Software Fix

Another high-end smartphone featuring Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 is in the news for overheating issues. Sony’s recently launched Xperia Z3+ (launched as the Xperia Z4 in Japan) smartphone is reportedly facing overheating issues and the company has acknowledged the issue alongside announcing a possible fix coming this summer.Sony Netherlands has told GSMInfo that it “recognises the problems.” The Japanese company further ... Read More »

Celkon Millennia Q452 With 4.5-Inch Display Listed on Company Site

Celkon’s new Millennia Q452 smartphone is now listed on the company website with specifications. The firm is yet to announce the smartphone officially along with its price and availability details.The Celkon Millennia Q452 is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device which runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box. The handset features a 4.5-inch (480×800 pixels) WVGA IPS display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz ... Read More »

Intex Says Banking on Mobile Phone Business for Growth

Intex Technologies has said that it is riding on the success of its handset business to scale up its revenue. “Nearly 70 percent of our turnover comes from the mobile phone business. We have grown 100 percent from the last year to reach a turnover of Rs. 4,000 crores ($625 million) in 2014-15 and at least Rs. 2,800 crores came ... Read More »

Intex Aqua Q4 With 3G Support, 4.5-Inch Display Launched at Rs. 5,290

Intex has launched a new budget Aqua-series smartphone, the Aqua Q4, priced at Rs. 5,290. The smartphone, as of now, has been listed with price on the company’s sitewithout availability details. We can however expect the Intex Aqua Q4 to go on sale soon via online and offline stores.The Intex Aqua Q4 is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) smartphone which runs Android ... Read More »

Yu Yureka, Yuphoria’s Android 5.1 Lollipop-Based Cyanogen OS Updates in Final Testing

Yu Televentures, Micromax’s subsidiary, has announced that the Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Cyanogen OS 12.1 update for the Yu Yureka and Yuphoria has entered final phase of testing.Confirming the news, Micromax Co-Founder Rahul Sharma in a post on official Yu Playgod forum announced that interested Yureka and Yuphoria users can sign-in for the Yu beta testing program. Sharma said, “Some of ... Read More »

Frequent Smartphone Use Can Impair Hand Function

Frequent smartphone users are more likely to have an enlarged median nerve and have their hand function and pinch strength impaired, says a new study.However, the study, published online in Muscle & Nerve, doesn’t clearly link heavy smartphone use to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), medscape reported. “The exact clinical relevance of the study findings is not known. Future studies are ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition Leak Tips Complete Specifications

Samsung is reportedly working on a ‘lite’ variant of the mid-range Galaxy Grand Primelaunched last year. A German site has published the complete purported details of the Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition smartphone alongside claiming European prices of the handset.According to Winfuture.de (via GSMArena), the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition will be priced at EUR 199 (approximately Rs. 14,300) ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Reportedly Certified in China, Specifications Detailed

New details of the Xiaomi’s second-generation Redmi Note smartphone have surfaced on the Internet. According to a new report, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has reported passed China’s Quality Certification Centre tipping some innards of the handset.A Chinese site (via Android Headlines) lists specifications gleaned from the certification site of the Redmi Note 2. These include a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 ... Read More »

Micromax Canvas Hue 2 With 5-Megapixel Front Camera Available Online at Rs. 11,736

Micromax seems to be gearing up to launch a new Canvas-series smartphone, the Canvas Hue 2. The smartphone is now available to buy via an e-commerce website at Rs. 11,736. Notably, there has been no announcement from Micromax on the launch Canvas Hue 2.A Mumbai-based retailer has also claimed that the Micromax Canvas Hue 2 has been launched in physical ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 4i Black Variant Likely to Be Unveiled in India on Wednesday

Xiaomi is teasing the launch of the Black variant of the Mi 4i smartphone in India on Wednesday. The company alongside also confirmed that the pricing and availability details of the recently announced Mi 5000mAh Mi Power Bank. (Also see: Xiaomi Mi 4i Review: Back to the Winning Formula) Teasing the launch of the Black colour variant of the Mi ... Read More »