Mobile

Xiaomi MIUI 7.1 to roll out starting tomorrow

Just over a couple of months after the MIUI 7 started rolling out, Xiaomi has announced that the latest iteration of its mobile OS – MIUI 7.1 – will begin hitting supported devices starting January 5. Both global as well as China stable build will roll out tomorrow. Devices that will get the former include the Mi 3, Mi 4, ... Read More »

Acer announces the Liquid Jade Primo, again

If you’ve been following the mobile convention scene for the past few years, then one particular trend has surely become apparent. CES isn’t quite what it used to be, with less and less OEM interest each year, but most major brands still tag along and bring at least a couple of things to show. Well, this year Acer didn’t skip ... Read More »

Archos launches two new smartphone ranges: Power and Cobalt

Archos has just announced two new smartphone series for this year. The Power range features phones with big batteries and long endurance, while the Cobalt lineup is all about colors. Archos 40 Power The Archos 40 Power is an entry-level device with a 4-inch display of 480 x 800 pixel resolution. It’s powered by the Spreadtrum SC7731C chipset with a ... Read More »

Vodafone UK trots out exclusive HTC One A9 in Deep Garnet

The HTC One A9 has been available in the UK for a couple of months now, but Vodafone is spicing things up with an exclusive Deep Garnet version of the premium mid-ranger. The metal unibody is painted in the dark red color, while the glass front is black. HTC One A9 in Deep Garnet (exclusive to Vodafone UK) The One ... Read More »

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S7 edge+ specs confirm new camera, Snapdragon 820 SoC option

We are only a few days into 2016, but it never seems to be too early for a new batch ofSamsung Galaxy S7 rumors. Last we heard, there will, be a total of four S7 handsets – a basic one with a 5.1″ screen, S7 edge at 5.5″ and a couple of 6.0-inchers – the S7+ and S7 edge+ respectively. ... Read More »

Camera-focused Oppo F1 launching this month, more F-series to follow

Oppo announced today it will launch a new camera-focused F series of smartphones in 2016. “The F series is rooted in a growing global demand for premium-quality mobile photography experiences, and in research that has indicated a strong consumer recognition that OPPO shoots great photos,” the press release said. It was also revealed that the first device – dubbed Oppo ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016) now available for purchase, costs $490

The Galaxy A9 smartphone, which was unveiled by Samsung in China last month, is now available for purchase in the country. The device is listed on the South Korean company’s Chinese website carrying a price tag of RMB 3,199, which translates into $490 at current exchange rates. If you recall, there were reports last week saying the handset will cost ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone Max with 5.5-inch display and 5,000mAh battery now up for pre-order

Unveiled back in August last year at the company’s ZenFestival in India’s capital city of New Delhi, the ZenFone Max smartphone from Asus is now available for pre-order in the country. Online retailers including Amazon and Flipkart currently have the device listed for INR 9,999 ($150) with a release date of January 15 and January 14, respectively. Specs-wise, the device ... Read More »

Huawei teases a new device ahead of CESHuawei teases a new device ahead of CES

Ahead of its pre-CES event, Huawei has posted a teaser on its official Weibo account that contains a side image of a thin metal device with words “Rhythm x Entertainment,” over it. As per reports, it could be the Honor X3 tablet. As for the specs, previous leaks have suggested that the Honor X3 will be powered by a Kirin ... Read More »

Huawei P9 rumored to come with whopping 6GB RAM

While earlier rumors have suggested that Huawei’s P9 flagship smartphone will be launched in March this year, a new one out of China is saying the device will be made official at the company’s pre-CES event, which is scheduled for tomorrow – January 5. In terms of specs, the new rumor says that the handset will come with a whopping ... Read More »