Mobile

HMD exec hints Nokia 5 (2018) is coming

HMD has seemingly confirmed the successor to the Nokia 5 from last year is coming. In a reply to a user query on Twitter, the company’s chief product officer Juho Sarvikas dropped a strong hint suggesting the phone is incoming. Sadly, as you can see, the response lacks any other details, including when to expect the device’s arrival. The only information we ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Launch Date Confirmed by Xiaomi in Weibo Post

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi posted a teaser on its official Weibo account The phone might be exclusive to Suning.com in China An India launch is also expected Redmi S2 is all set to be Xiaomi’s upcoming budget smartphone as the Chinese phone maker has confirmed the phone’s launch date. A teaser posted on Weibo by Xiaomi confirms the launch of the Redmi S2 smartphone on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ 128GB, 256GB Storage Variants Finally Go on Sale in the US

Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung’s two popular smartphones of 2018, will now be available in two new storage variants in the US. The South Korean giant has rolled out 128GB and 256GB inbuilt storage models of the smartphones in the country. Both the handsets are available starting May 1 and will be released on May 18. They are available for purchase exclusively ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Android Oreo Update Starts Rolling Out: Reports

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have started receiving Android Oreo. The new Android version is available through a software update that some users in the UK have reportedly received at the present stage. The latest development comes shortly after Samsung officially revealed the update schedule for both of its 2016 flagships in South Korea. Also, the update emerges months after the company released Android 8.0 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) Android 8.0 Oreo Update Reportedly in the Works

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) are all set to get Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update in the coming weeks. The two smartphones were launched originally in December last year and arrived with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, with Samsung Experience 8.5 on top, out-of-the-box. Firmware version for the Android Oreo update A530FXXU2BRDx. In a report by Dutch media outlet GalaxyClub, the Oreo ... Read More »

Samsung Flags Mobile Weakness as Chips Power Record Q1 Profit

Samsung Electronics said weakness in the global smartphone market would slow earnings growth, as it reported record quarterly profit on Thursday thanks to strong demand for semiconductors used in servers. The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets also flagged softer demand for smartphone OLED panels as a challenge for the second quarter, while its cash-cow chip business should remain ... Read More »

LG G7 ThinQ With Snapdragon 845 SoC, 4GB RAM Spotted on Geekbench

While much about the LG G7 ThinQ had been revealed up until now, the next-generation LG flagship has now surfaced on Geekbench database to detail its key specifications. The benchmark listing also confirms top-notch scores of the smartphone that is arriving in New York on May 2. The latest revelations emerge just after LG confirmed the presence of a 6.1-inch QHD+ (1440×3120 pixels) LCD panel with brightness of 1,000 nits ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 Will Be Made of ‘New Materials’, Confirms Company

While its formal launch is expected in a few days, OnePlus 6 has now been revealed with an all-new back panel that will likely enable wireless charging support. OnePlus has officially confirmed that the upcoming OnePlus 6 features “new materials”. It is being speculated that the smartphone will come with a glass back panel. A glass back on the OnePlus 6 will make it a closer competitor against the Apple ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 to Launch in India ‘Soon’, Amazon India Registration Page Now Live

The OnePlus 6 launch doesn’t seem to be too far away, as Amazon India has launched a registration page for the upcoming smartphone. The e-commerce titan also confirmed the OnePlus 6 will be exclusively available on its platform, and that it will be launched in India “soon.” OnePlus 6 will be the next flagship smartphone the Chinese brand launches, with ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro Price in India Slashed by Rs. 2,500

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro has received a price drop in India. To recall, the smartphone was launched at Rs. 27,990 in India in April last year, and the price had since fallen to Rs. 24,900. The retailer reports the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro price in India is now Rs. 22,400 – a price drop of Rs. 2,500. The updated price is already reflecting ... Read More »