Mobile

Huawei P9 and Mate 8 start receiving Nougat update

If you recall, earlier this month, Huawei officially announced its Nougat update plans, revealing that the Mate 8 and P9 will be the first devices getting the update, something which the company said will happen in Q1, 2017. However, a recent rumor suggested that the update will be pushed out – at-least to the units in China – on December ... Read More »

Xiaomi will likely unveil a new electric vehicle on December 12

Xiaomi is no stranger to experimenting with all sorts of products, spanning from light bulbs to air purifiers. In the western world, we mostly get glimpses from the smartphone business, but there are equally interesting and compelling offers on various accessories, TVs and other multimedia equipment that typically never leave the company’s home market. Some of you might remember the ... Read More »

Another Samsung patent gives a clearer picture of the upcoming foldable phone

It appears the Samsung foldable phone plot is thickening yet again. Another interesting patent has surfaced online, showing a brand new design concept for a foldable handset, with bendable displays and what appears to be a detachable camera module. Samsung foldable phone This comes as yet another piece in a puzzle that has coming together for over three years now. ... Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge Nougat beta update brings December security patch, other changes

Samsung has started pushing out a new Nougat beta update to eligible Galaxy S7 and S7 edge units, making it the third build that the South Korean company has rolled out as part of the beta program. Weighing in at around 530MB, the update brings along Android security patch for the month of December. Several other changes are included as ... Read More »

Honor sends press invites for December 16 event, it’s about Magic

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor yesterday released a teaser about a Magic smartphone, purported as a Mi Mix competitor. We were promised more information on December 7 and indeed Honor gave us a few more info bits. Honor is now officially inviting the press for a special event on December 16. The star of the show will be the Magic smartphone, a ... Read More »

Lenovo Phab2 arrives in India, to go on sale starting December 9

As scheduled, the Lenovo Phab2 has arrived in India. The device carries an INR 11,999 (around $175) price tag and will be available for purchase in the country starting this Friday (December 9) through Flipkart. Both Gunmetal Grey and Champagne Gold color options will be available. Follow Lenovo India ✔@Lenovo_in Prepare for a #PHABFriday! The stunning PHAB 2 has arrived. ... Read More »

Meizu M5 Note goes official with Flyme 6.0, 4,000mAh battery

The Meizu M5 Note went official and it follows a formula that the company knows well – an affordable metal phone with a 5.5” 1080p screen. It’s an LTPS screen guarded by 2.5D curved glass and promises 1,000:1 contrast ratio. Flyme OS 6.0 (based on Android 6.0)runs on a MediaTek Helio P10 chipset with 3GB of RAM and 16GB or ... Read More »

New ZUK Edge teaser shows black variant, reconfirms December 7 unveiling

Just yesterday, an official ZUK Edge teaser confirmed that the device will be made official on December 7. Today, another teaser has been outed, showing the black color variant of the phone, and reconfirming the December 7 unveiling. The ZUK Edge is going to be powered by Snapdragon 821 SoC and sport a 5.5-inch full HD display. RAM is 6GB, ... Read More »

Gionee outs first teaser for its 7,000mAh battery totting M2017 smartphone

Gionee has outed the first teaser image for its M2017 smartphone that recently cleared TENAA. While the teaser majorly focuses on Chinese actress-director couple Xu Fan and Feng Xiaogang, the latter is shown holding a phone with design similar to the M2017. The selling point of the M2017 is the mammoth 7,000mAh battery. In addition, the device also has 6GB ... Read More »

Latest Samsung Gear S2 update brings a slew of Gear S3 features

When Samsung introduced the Gear S3 family of devices at this year’s IFA, it definitely took a big and ambitious stem forward in the smartwatch realm. However, the Korean giant decided not to ditch last year’s Gear S2 and continue to sell and improve it. Not only is the S2 smaller and will cater to a different audience, it also ... Read More »