Mobile

Rumored Snapdragon 635 to use Kryo cores on a 14nm process

The Snapdragon 660 is used in several high-end phones while the 630 isn’t getting much love. Both are mid-range (so affordable) 14nm chips (so power-efficient), but only one of them uses the faster Kryo cores. A new chip may be coming to bridge the gap between these two. The Snapdragon 635 will also be built on a 14nm LPP process ... Read More »

Indians are hooked to mobile Internet. Read how

In India, 70% use only mobile with male users outnumbering females. Mobile accounts for over half of all digital minutes in 13 markets, and over 75% in Mexico, India and Indonesia. More than 80% of mobile minutes in all markets are spent on apps. In India, 70% use only mobile with male usersoutnumbering females. [“Source-economictimes”] Read More »

First update hits Galaxy Note8, improves camera stability and wireless charging

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 has reached consumers in limited quantities and Samsung already has a firmware update ready – right on time before the masses get their hands on the new flagship (its big rollout is set for September 15). The new firmware – version N950FXXU1AQI1 – improves the stability of the camera app. Wireless charging should work better as well and ... Read More »

New Apple TV 4K adds UHD and HDR support

Apple sees movies and shows as a new avenue of growth – the company is already producing shows and is even rumored to be bidding on the James Bond movie rights. But to make that work, it will need to update the Apple TV, which hasn’t seen a refersh since 2015. So feast your eyes on the Apple TV 4K ... Read More »

Nokia 8 arrives in Asia, Malaysia gets it first

The Nokia 8 has made its way to Asia. The Snapdragon 835-powered flagship smartphone is now available to purchase in Malaysia, where it costs RM 2,299, which currently translates into just over $545. Available color options include Stainless Steel, Tempered Blue, Polished Blue. The Polished Copper variant will be made available at a later date. Other countries where the phone is ... Read More »

Weekly poll results: V30 was the best at IFA

IFA 2017 came and went and we saw some hot new hardware debut there. And now that the votes have been counted we can clearly see that one of the phones to debut was much more exciting than the rest – the LG V30 got nearly three quarters of the votes.     LG V30 • Sony Xperia XZ1 • Sony Xperia XZ1 ... Read More »

iVoomi Me 3, Me 3s With Shatterproof Display Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The iVoomi Me 3 is priced at Rs. 5,499 The Me 3s is priced at Rs. 6,499 Both the smartphones feature shatterproof screens iVoomi entered the Indian market earlier this year and has since launched a series of entry-level smartphones such as the Me 1 and Me 1+. The Chinese electronic major on Friday expanded its lineup with two new budget smartphones, the iVoomi ... Read More »

Snapdragon 836 delayed until next year, Pixel 2 will use 835

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will likely be powered by a Snapdragon 835, instead of a Snapdragon 836. Apparently Qualcomm has been forced to delay the upgraded chipset until the beginning of next year. Snapdragon 836 is still likely coming, despite some other rumors. Re: SD836, I haven’t heard anything further since my initial tweet, and since the source has proven accurate ... Read More »

Video shows vivo X20 operational in the wild

Here’s the first video of the vivo X20. It doesn’t divulge much in terms of specs or features but does show the phone from both sides (we have seen it in stationary form). Meanwhile a slide seems to confirm that the phone will have 24MP cameras on the front andon the back. What the resolution of the second camera on the back will be is ... Read More »

Ziox Mobiles eyes 7% share in smartphone segment

Indian handset maker Ziox Mobiles is eyeing 7% smartphone market share with up to 10 million units sold by the end of this financial year as it gets ready to launch as many as nine new smartphone models priced Rs 3,500-6,500, a top official said. (Representative Image: IE) Indian handset maker Ziox Mobiles is eyeing 7% smartphone market share with ... Read More »