Mobile

Most US Toddlers Hooked to Smartphones, Tablets: Study

Almost all children under age four in the US have used a device like a tablet or smartphone, a new study finds. The kids are using them at younger ages, according to the study. Parents surveyed in the study said tablets are the most popular mobile devices for children, and kids as young as one-year-old use them more than 20 ... Read More »

Chinese City Aims to Become Global Mobile Phone Capital by 2025

A southern Chinese city which produces about 263 million mobile phones annually, accounting one-eighth globally, plans to become a global mobile phone capital by 2025. The government of Huizhou in Guangdong province has broken down its ambitious plan into three phases for the next decade. It will focus on infrastructure and bringing in businesses for brand-building, design and core industrial ... Read More »

LG Nexus 5X Listed on Amazon India Ahead of Launch

Google is widely expected to launch new Nexus smartphones – believed to be dubbed Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P – at its September 29 event in San Francisco. The yet-to-be-announced LG Nexus 5X however may have been leaked by an online retailer already. Amazon India has listed the LG Nexus 5X 16GB variant as ‘Currently unavailable.’ The listing potentially spills ... Read More »

Gionee Pioneer P3S With Android 5.1 Lollipop Launched at Rs. 5,999

Gionee on Wednesday further expanded its smartphone portfolio with the launch of the new budget handset Pioneer P3S. Priced at Rs. 5,999, the Gionee P3S will be going on sale in India this week. The Gionee Pioneer P3S is an upgrade over the existing Pioneer P3 model that was launched in December 2013. The Pioneer P3S comes with slightly bigger ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone Go Price in India Announced as Rs. 7, 999

Asus ZenFone Go smartphone finally has a price tag in India, and it’s Rs. 7,999. The new ZenFone-series handset is now available via the company’s exclusive stores apart from other retail stores and Flipkart. The Taiwanese company had last month listed the Asus ZenFone Go on its official website as well as on Flipkart. The company was rumoured to be ... Read More »

Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P Names ‘Confirmed’ by Retail Box Leak

New leaked retail box images have claimed that the upcoming Nexus smartphones will indeed be called Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, in line with earlier leaks. We are less than a week away from Google’s September 29 event where the company is expected to reveal the new Nexus hardware. Many of the details about specifications and design of the upcoming ... Read More »

Coolpad Rogue Entry-Level Smartphone With Android 5.1.1, 4G Launched

Chinese smartphone vendor Coolpad on Wednesday launched one of the cheapest Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based smartphones in the market called Rogue. The smartphone manufacturer has teamed up with T-Mobile, a US-based telecom carrier, for exclusive launch in the US. Priced at $49.99 (approximately Rs. 3,300), the Coolpad Rogue will be available to buy via T-Mobile online and offline stores starting September ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe 3X Specifications Leaked Again via Benchmarks

Lenovo ‘Lemon X’ aka Vibe 3X was first spotted earlier this month in Tenaa Chinese certification website and last week show up in a rendered image as well. The rumoured smartphone has now gone through the GeekBench benchmark cementing the previous speculations about its specifications. As per the benchmark listing shared by Napidroid, the Lenovo Vibe 3X runs on a ... Read More »

Alcatel Flash 2 With 13-Megapixel Camera, 4G LTE Announced for India, Other Markets

At a virtual launch event on Tuesday, Alcatel announced the Indian launch of Flash 2, the successor to its last year’s sleeper hit handset, Alcatel Flash. The handset will go on sale on e-commerce shop Flipkart from October 2015. In terms of specifications, the Alcatel Flash 2 comes with a 5-inch IPS LCD HD display (720×1280 screen resolution) with 5-point ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5 Tipped to Sport Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor

There have been several previous reports claiming that Xiaomi may include a fingerprint scanner on its long-rumoured flagship Mi 5 smartphone likely to launch in November this year. Now, a new leaked detail coming from China tips that the company may use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Sense ID fingerprint scanner technology. Additionally, Xiaomi is rumoured to launch the second-generation of its Mi ... Read More »