Author Archives: Loknath Das

LG V35 ThinQ Renders Leak Shows No Display Notch; LG Expected to Use OLED Panels on V Series

HIGHLIGHTS First design renders of the LG V35 ThinQ are out OLED panels are said to be reserved for LG’s V series LG V35 ThinQ might be exclusive to AT&T in the US LG G7 ThinQ and LG G7 ThinQ are the company’s latest flagship smartphones launched at events in New York and Seoul earlier this week. We recently learnt that AT&T is not bringing the G7 ThinQ to ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 Said to Be Codenamed ‘Beyond’, Feature Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S10 codename surfaced The handset is said to be codenamed “Beyond” Samsung is reportedly working with Qualcomm, Synaptics, and Ezestek Ahead of any formal details, the alleged codename of the Samsung Galaxy S10 has surfaced online. The next-generation Galaxy S series flagship smartphone, which was previously rumoured to feature an under-display fingerprint sensor and an Apple Face ID-like technology, is now said ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Launch Date Confirmed by Xiaomi in Weibo Post

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi posted a teaser on its official Weibo account The phone might be exclusive to Suning.com in China An India launch is also expected Redmi S2 is all set to be Xiaomi’s upcoming budget smartphone as the Chinese phone maker has confirmed the phone’s launch date. A teaser posted on Weibo by Xiaomi confirms the launch of the Redmi S2 smartphone on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ 128GB, 256GB Storage Variants Finally Go on Sale in the US

Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung’s two popular smartphones of 2018, will now be available in two new storage variants in the US. The South Korean giant has rolled out 128GB and 256GB inbuilt storage models of the smartphones in the country. Both the handsets are available starting May 1 and will be released on May 18. They are available for purchase exclusively ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Android Oreo Update Starts Rolling Out: Reports

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have started receiving Android Oreo. The new Android version is available through a software update that some users in the UK have reportedly received at the present stage. The latest development comes shortly after Samsung officially revealed the update schedule for both of its 2016 flagships in South Korea. Also, the update emerges months after the company released Android 8.0 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) Android 8.0 Oreo Update Reportedly in the Works

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) are all set to get Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update in the coming weeks. The two smartphones were launched originally in December last year and arrived with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, with Samsung Experience 8.5 on top, out-of-the-box. Firmware version for the Android Oreo update A530FXXU2BRDx. In a report by Dutch media outlet GalaxyClub, the Oreo ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Himalayan gets customised into the D-71 Fiddler

Bulleteer Customs, a Bangalore-based custom motorcycle building outfit, was commissioned by Royal Enfield to modify a Himalayan. Royal Enfield gave Bulleteer Customs the design brief for a Fiddler crab inspired motorcycle, which was carried out to perfection by the customisation outfit. The motorcycle’s design is inspired by the Fiddler Crab, which has asymmetric pincers. To reflect this, even the customised Himalayan has a ... Read More »

Honda Activa-based NAVi NOT discontinued; To soon get a major upgrade

The Honda NAVi mini-bike hasn’t been discontinued. The mini-bike’s production has been paused temporarily even as Honda is working on adding a major upgrade – the combi-braking system. By law, all two wheelers with engine capacity of less than 125-cc need to feature combi-braking. To add this upgrade, Honda has pulled the NAVi off production. The mini-bike will soon be ... Read More »

All-new 2018 Ducati Monster 821 naked superbike launched in India

Ducati has just launched the all-new Monster 821 naked superbike in India. Prices start from Rs. 9.51 lakhs, ex-showroom India. Bookings are now open at all Ducati dealerships across the country. The Monster 821 is imported as a completely built unit (CBU) from Thailand, benefiting from the Indo-Thai free trade agreement, and this has allowed Ducati to price the iconic, ... Read More »

Nubia Red Magic Gaming Smartphone to Be Globally Available via IndieGoGo

HIGHLIGHTS Nubia Red Magic available for $399 in the IndieGoGo campaign The company will ship the handset to India as well Buyers can avail one of the three deals listed on the site Nubia Red Magic smartphone was launched last week as the first gaming smartphone by ZTE. Now, the handset has been made available through the crowdfunding site IndieGoGo. Early backers can get the smartphone ... Read More »