Redmi Note 5 Up for Grabs Today as Xiaomi Announces Surprise Flash Sale

Redmi Note 5 will become available for purchase in India second time this week as Xiaomi announced a surprise flash sale on Twitter. In its tweet early on Friday, Xiaomi said the new Redmi 5 is being made available “on public demand” via Flipkart and websites at 12pm IST. The tweets also mentions that the cash on delivery option will only be ... Read More »

Huawei P20 Lite With 5.84-Inch 19:9 Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

Huawei’s flagship P20 range of smartphones is nearing an imminent launch and frequent leaks are steadily ascertaining rumours and speculation about the P20, P20 Pro, and P20 Lite. In an official confirmation, Huawei has listed the P20 Lite on its consumer website in Poland, and linked to to e-commerce sites where it is up for pre-order. Additionally, the same variant has also reportedly ... Read More »

MIUI 9.5 Is Coming Soon to These 30 Xiaomi Smartphones

Xiaomi on Tuesday announced the rollout of its latest MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM for several of its smartphones in the Redmi, Mi MIX, and Mi Max series. Additionally, the company also announced estimated schedule and availability for MIUI 9.5 on numerous other phones in the coming weeks. Updates will be rolled out via over-the-air (OTA) method. Xiaomi also states that it will ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Compact Pre-Orders Come With Free PlayStation 4 or PlayStation VR

Sony Mobile’s flagship smartphones for 2018 – Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact – were announcedat the company’s keynote during Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona. The company opened up pre-orders of the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact across Europe last week. Interestingly, as part of the pre-order promotions, Sony is giving away goodies along with its two new smartphones, including the PlayStation gaming console, PlayStation VR pack, ... Read More »

LG G7 to Include an LCD Panel Instead of OLED Display: Report

Unlike most flagship models that feature OLED panels, LG G7 might sport an LCD panel, according to a new report. The move is said to help the South Korean company reduce the production cost of its next-generation flagship and sustain market losses. The company skipped the MWC this year but, as per a previous report, is set to launch the LG G7 and G7 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Cheaper to Make Than iPhone X, But Costs More Than Galaxy Note 8: TechInsights

While it is cheaper than the Galaxy Note 8 for the consumers, the new Galaxy S9+ is apparently the most expensive Galaxy series phone to build. Samsung reportedly spends $379 (approximately Rs. 24,700) in manufacturing the Galaxy S9+. This is more than the cost incurred in producing the Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 as well as the Apple iPhone 8 Plus. However, the overall cost of goods sold (COGS) ... Read More »

Nokia Now Selling Smartphones, Accessories in India via Official Site

The Nokia brand, aiming to make a big comeback in one of its favourite markets, is now selling a range of its phones via its official site in India. HMD Global, the Finnish company which holds the licence for the Nokia brand, has opened its online mobile in the country. Interested buyers can now purchase phones and accessories in India directly through the ... Read More »

BlackBerry Must Face Revived US Lawsuit Over BlackBerry 10

A US judge on Monday rejected BlackBerry’s request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders by painting a misleadingly positive picture of sales prospects for its BlackBerry 10 smartphones. While an earlier version of the case was dismissed in March 2015, Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the US District Court in Manhattan said the proposed class action can ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Drop Tests Show They Are Tougher Than iPhone X, Galaxy S8

Samsung claims that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ feature 20 percent thicker glass protection and a stronger 7-series aluminium frame, compared to their predecessors. A new drop test video puts that claim to the test. The video finds that despite being breakable, the Galaxy S9 models are more durable than the last year’s Galaxy S8 and iPhone X. Another video on YouTube compares the ruggedness of the ... Read More »

Honor 7X Android Oreo-Based EMUI 8.0 Beta Update Starts Rolling Out

HIGHLIGHTS Android Oreo beta update with EMUI 8.0 rolling out to Honor 7X Those who signed up for beta test will receive the update Android Oreo update on Honor 7X expected in Q2 this year Honor 7X, the affordable dual camera smartphone from Huawei brand Honor, was launched running EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. However, Huawei had started an Android Oreo beta programme ... Read More »