Mobile

Samsung launches Galaxy Jean, a rebranded Galaxy A6+ (2018)

After launching the Galaxy A6 (2018), Samsung has launched a new smartphone in its home country of South Korea. Dubbed Galaxy Jean, the handset is a re-branded version of Galaxy A6+ (2018) that was released back in May this year. The phone’s listing on the company’s South Korean website itself confirms its A6+ – even the model number matches that of the standard ... Read More »

BlackBerry Ghost might have a large 4,000 mAh battery

A recently rumored BlackBerry device has been tipped by leakster Evan Blass to have a hefty 4,000 mAh battery in store. The device in question is the BlackBerry Ghost – a high-end and supposedly bezel-less BlackBerry device to be released exclusively in India. Its existence was first leaked in February and it is slated to be released sometime in the summer. Batteries this ... Read More »

Vivo Z1i With 19:9 Display, AR Stickers Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Vivo Z1i has been launched in China The smartphone comes with a price tag of CNY 1,898 It comes with a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio Vivo Z1i has been launched in China. The new handset, which appears as the cheaper version of the Vivo Z1, comes with 90 percent screen-to-body ratio and includes artificial intelligence (AI) backed smart beauty features. Vivo has also ... Read More »

HTC to Slash 1,500 Jobs for ‘More Effective and Flexible Resource Management’

HIGHLIGHTS Job cuts indicate fresh hiccups for the struggling HTC HTC employs 6,450 staff globally The layoffs will be completed by the end of September Smartphone maker HTC plans to slash around a quarter of its global workforce through job cuts at its manufacturing unit in Taiwan, in a bid to better manage resources as the company continues to battle dwindling sales. ... Read More »

Vivo V9 6GB RAM Variant With Snapdragon 660 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Vivo V9 6GB RAM comes is powered by the Snapdragon 660 SoC The cameras have been downgraded from the Vivo V9 It has been priced at IDR 4,299,000 (roughly Rs. 20,600) Vivo V9 has been launched in the market in a new 6GB RAM variant. When Vivo unveiled the V9 in India or Thailand and the Philippines earlier this year, the smartphone arrived in ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 Said to Face Battery Drain Issues With OxygenOS 5.1.8, OnePlus 3, 3T Also Said to Face Similar Issues

HIGHLIGHTS The development was reported on OnePlus forums and Twitter Users have reported up to 50 percent decrease in battery life A fix might arrive soon Chinese phone maker OnePlus, early last week, released its latest software update in the form of OxygenOS 5.1.8 for its current flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6. However, it seems, some users of the smartphone are experiencing ... Read More »

OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T Start Receiving OxygenOS 5.1.3 Update

OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T users have started receiving the OxygenOS 5.1.3 update. Earlier this week, OnePlus 6 had started getting OxygenOS 5.1.8 as a new software update. Specifically for Indian users, the update brought all the features that debuted through the OxygenOS 5.1.7 released last week. That said, the company has clearly not forgotten about its older smartphones – OnePlus 5 and 5T – ... Read More »

Xiaomi Said to Target as Much as $6.1 Billion in Honk Kong IPO

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years. Xiaomi, which also makes Internet-connected devices, plans to sell about 2.18 billion shares including about 65 ... Read More »

Moto One Power Alleged Live Images Reveal Display Notch, Vertical Dual Camera Setup

Moto One Power is expected to be Lenovo-owned brand Moto’s upcoming mid-range smartphone with premium specifications like a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC and 4GB of RAM. In a new report, alleged live images of the handset have been revealed that give us a closer look at the Moto One Power. As per the images, the mid-ranger is expected to arrive with a ... Read More »

LG Q8+ Spotted on Certification Sites, LG Q7 Android One Variant Tipped

  LG launched the Q series last year with the Q6 variants, and unveiled the LG Q8 soon after. Now, the company is working on the Q8 successor, and we’ve come to know about this through a KCC (Korean Certification) and Wi-Fi Alliance listing. The LG Q8+ has been listed there in two variants, hinting that the smartphone is in the offing real soon, and may be ... Read More »