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Samsung Galaxy A8s is now for sale, costs less than $450

Samsung was the first company to officially introduce a smartphone with a camera under the display. The device is called Galaxy A8s and has just appeared for sale at the Chinese online retailer JD.com. There is only one memory choice and a single price tag of CNY2,999, or under $450. Samsung Galaxy A8s was announced with either 6 or 8 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Cheaper to Make Than iPhone X, But Costs More Than Galaxy Note 8: TechInsights

While it is cheaper than the Galaxy Note 8 for the consumers, the new Galaxy S9+ is apparently the most expensive Galaxy series phone to build. Samsung reportedly spends $379 (approximately Rs. 24,700) in manufacturing the Galaxy S9+. This is more than the cost incurred in producing the Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 as well as the Apple iPhone 8 Plus. However, the overall cost of goods sold (COGS) ... Read More »

Lenovo Posts First Quarterly Loss Since 2015 on Higher Costs, Slowing PC Market

HIGHLIGHTS Revenue was flat at $10.01 billion (roughly Rs. 64,205 crores) Lenovo has suffered from a global decline in PC demand Lenovo’s PC shipments declined 6 percent, after two quarters of growth Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group posted a first-quarter loss on Friday citing higher costs and slower growth in the personal computer market, and said the outlook was challenging due ... Read More »

How to Take Advantage of Rising Real Estate Costs

With real estate costs rising across the country, now is the perfect time for people to take advantage of the market’s boom and line their own pockets. If you’ve never bought or sold a house before, then entering the real estate market might seem a little overwhelming. As it turns out though, it’s not nearly as complicated as it sounds. ... Read More »

CyberPowerPC’s Oculus-ready system costs $499 — if you buy a Rift

CyberPowerPC’s $499.99 Gamer Ultra VR is the first desktop ready for the Oculus Rift headset that is priced under $500, but there’s a caveat. You’ll need to buy it with the Oculus Rift headset, which costs more than the PC at $599.99. The bundle will put you back $1,099.98, but that’s still a good deal for an Oculus Rift plus desktop, ... Read More »

Petrol costs dearer by Rs 2.21, while diesel costs more by Rs 1.79 per litre

Petrol,costs,dearer,by,Rs,2.21,,while,diesel,cost On November 30, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) a group of 13 oil-producing nations had on November 30 decided to cut global output of crude oil by 1.2 million barrels a day. This was done to control the dropping prices and raise it. Owing to it, petrol will now cost more by Rs 2.21, while diesel costs ... Read More »

32GB Google Pixel XL costs around $285 to make

The 32GB version of Google’s Pixel XL has an estimated Bill of Materials (BoM) of $285.75, including component costs and assembly costs. This is according to the BoM experts at IHS, who have released their report regarding Google’s smartphone today. This, however, does not mean that the entire difference from $285.75 to the $769 selling price for this model is ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK50 becomes official, runs Android and costs $299

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen a lot of leaks and rumors regarding BlackBerry’s second Android-running smartphone. At various points this was referred to as Hamburg, Neon, or DTEK50, with an official press render leaking mere hours ago. And now we know that, out of those three, BlackBerry chose DTEK50 to be the phone’s official name. As rumored, the ... Read More »

Nokia 230 24K-gold-plating costs more than the phone, still worth it

We understand the urge to have your flagship LG V10 gold-plated, and the gold bath adds an extra bit of flair to curved-body Samsung high-end models Galaxy S6 edge and Note5. But what about that Nokia 230 that you keep in your car’s glove box for backup, or use as a secondary phone for basic needs? Now Vietnamese specialists in ... Read More »