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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro vs Mi A1 vs Nokia 6 vs Honor 9 Lite: Price in India, Specifications, Features Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is one of the few smartphones with 6GB RAM under Rs. 18,000 HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 13,999 Xiaomi Mi A1 leverages Android One programme to offer faster updates Nokia 6 has Dolby Atmos sound experience Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will go on sale in India on Thursday, February 22 ... Read More »

Samsung patents Galaxy J3 Star and Galaxy J7 Star monikers

Samsung classifies its Galaxy smartphones in three major categories – S goes for the flagship devices, the A is for upper-midrange phones and the J series is where the lower-midrangers hang out. According to the US Patent and Trademark Office, the third family is about to get bigger – the Korean company trademarked the monikers Galaxy J3 Star and Galaxy J7 Star. The “Star” addition will ... Read More »

IDC: China smartphone market declined by 5% in 2017

IDC released its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report for China, and the numbers do not look good. According to the data, the market declined 15.7% in Q4 2017, compared with the same period 12 months ago, and 4.9% for the whole 2017. In absolute numbers, the October-December period saw 114.3 shipments, totaling to 444.3 million in 2017 against 467.3 million ... Read More »

Xiaomi updates Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime to MIUI 9

The global MIUI 9 rollout continues with Xiaomi Redmi 3s and Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime getting the Nightly update. The firmware version is MIUI V9.2.2.0.MALMIEK and is 376 MB in size and is based on Android Marshmallow with an April 2017 security patch. Bear in mind that this is a Nightly build. Xiaomi pushes Stable update to random users and if feedback is going ... Read More »

Google Bets $1.1 Billion More Brains Can Help Take On Apple

  HIGHLIGHTS Google officially closed its $1.1 billion deal with HTC The Mountain View company gains 2,000 smartphone specialists The move should help it compete with Apple on smartphones Google officially closed its $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,000 crores) deal with HTC, adding more than 2,000 smartphone specialists in Taiwan to help the search giant chase Apple in the cut-throat premium handset market. The deal will ... Read More »

LG V30 to Get an AI-Focused Variant at MWC 2018: Report

In a move to take on Apple, Huawei, and Samsung, LG is now rumoured with a new variant of its V30 smartphone that will feature enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) features. The new LG V30 variant, which is said to be codenamed V30+ alpha or V30+a, is expected to debut at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona next month. The South Korean company launched the original V30 model back in August ... Read More »

Moto Folio Is the Cheapest Moto Mod for the Moto Z Range

Moto has listed a new inexpensive Moto Mod on its US website, the new Moto Folio. The Moto Folio is a case that is compatible with all smartphones in the Moto Z range. It is currently the cheapest Moto mod in the company’s lineup. The Moto Folio is available in Super Black, Fine Gold, and Grape Juice colour variants. It has been priced at $14.99 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ to Feature AI Chips: Report

While the tech world is all set to see some of the major rumours getting transformed into reality at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Samsung is reportedly preparing a surprise, too. This is the building of the company’s native neural processing units aka artificial intelligence (AI) chips that are expected to be a part of the upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ models. The AI chips by Samsung are claimed to ... Read More »

Nokia to Have a Major Showing at MWC 2018, HMD Global Teases

After grabbing eyeballs at its last outing in Barcelona, HMD Global is now all set to make another splash this year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, a senior executive teased. The company launched the nostalgic Nokia 3310 and showcased the first troopers from its army of Android smartphones at MWC 2017. And for the forthcoming convention, it is already rumoured to have a bunch of developments, ... Read More »

Motorola to Open 50 Moto Hub Stores in Delhi

To firm up its retail footprint in the country, Lenovo-owned Motorola on Thursday announced it would open 50 Moto Hubs stores in the capital this month. “We had earlier said that we will be moving into retail. This is the first big step in that direction,” Sudhin Mathur, Managing Director, Motorola Mobility India, told IANS. In the second phase, the company plans to ... Read More »