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Reliance JioPhone impact: More companies plan 4G feature phone by 2017

More mobile phone companies are gearing up to launch affordable 4G feature phone by the year-end, anticipating a pick-up in demand following Jio’s foray into the space, a top official of 4G chipset firm Spreadtrum said. “We are in talks with four-five players for launching phones (on Spreadtrum chipset). We expect they will be launching in the fourth quarter,” Spreadtrum ... Read More »

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 »

Reliance Jio Phone is a single SIM mobile, but will you be restricted to a Jio number? Find out

Reliance Jio Phone has been confirmed to be a single SIM 4G feature phone. In a report on Gadgets360, it was confirmed, and later a Jio representative told The Indian Express that the new Reliance Jio mobile will not be a dual SIM device. Meanwhile, there is no surety on whether Reliance will stick with the single SIM variant or ... Read More »

Jio Phone Key Specification Confirmed: 4G VoLTE Mobile Will Be Single SIM

The much-awaited Jio Phone launched last week with a lot of focus on its features like VoLTE calling and support for apps, but not much was shared by Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani and others at the event about its specifications. Sadly, post-event either not much has been forthcoming from Reliance Jio on the subject in terms of official details of the feature ... Read More »

Jio Phone Comes With Dedicated Rs. 153 Plan; Jio Phone TV-Cable Announced Too

HIGHLIGHTS JioPhone will come with exciting data plans Voice calls will always be free on the JioPhone, Ambani said The company also announced two sachets for data usage With the JioPhone finally launched, there is a lot of excitement in the market to see whether the handset would be emulate the success of the Reliance Jio telecom venture. A lot of ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Office sales soar and Windows Phone fades in cloud-happy earnings call

Remember when Microsoft touted Windows Mobile during earnings calls? Now, Microsoft’s Windows Phone business is “immaterial,” while Office, Azure, and other cloud and services products continue to propel the company to profitability. In a small note during its second-quarter earnings report Thursday, Microsoft said its phone business had declined $361 million in revenue from a year ago, leading to the ... Read More »

IDC: Worldwide smartphone shipments grew 3.4% in 1Q17, Windows phone market falls

The report said that, Windows Phone shipments continue to fall as the lack of new hardware partners, developer support, and overall enthusiasm for the platform show no immediate signs of recovery. Meanwhile, the report said that Android would continue to capture roughly 85 percent of the worldwide smartphone volume. It said, Despite a slew of very attractive high-end Android products, ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Feature Phone Images, Specifications, Features Leaked

Reliance Jio is set to make a splash once again, if rumoursare anything to go by. It is widely expected the company will launch the Rs. 500 Jio feature phone on July 21, the day the Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) holds its Annual General Meeting. The Jio feature phone has been in the tech grapevine since early this year, and now two new reports ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Is The Compact Android Phone On Par With Google’s Pixel: Rumor

According to a rumor, Samsung might be rekindling its “mini” offering, and this time around, it could be one worth having. Why? Because it could be the Galaxy S8 mini. Now the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S7 skipped out on the mini deal. And sure, the Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy S5 all have mini versions, but even during ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 review: This mid-range Android phone is speedy inside, but stale outside

There are certain things you can usually count on in a OnePlus phone: great performance, an awesome price, and a touch of originality. But with the OnePlus 5, you’re only getting the first two parts of the three-part equation. The OnePlus 5 is packed with the latest components on the inside, but its display is nothing special. It’s still a ... Read More »