Tag Archives: Smartphone

Oppo reportedly set to enter US smartphone market by year-end

With an aim to increase overseas shipments of its smartphones, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is all set to enter the United States smartphone market by the end of this year, according to a new report. There’s, however, no word on exactly when the company will start selling smartphones in the US, but given that it’s just a few weeks left ... 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 »

Android’s global smartphone market share now stands at around 88%

According to latest numbers released by market research firm Strategy Analytics, Android’s global smartphone market share in Q3 2016 stood at around 88%, up from the 84.1% figure reported in the same period last year.. Apple’s iOS, meanwhile, lost some of its market share – it’s now 12.1%, down from the 13.6% share it claimed in Q3 last year. Talking ... Read More »

Counterpoint: Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market may come down drastically

According to a new report from market research firm Counterpoint Research, Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market – which currently stands at 58% – may come down drastically to 35% in the fourth quarter of 2016. Not only this would be the lowest share for the South Korean company in many years, it would also result in the firm ... Read More »

The iPhone 6S is the best-selling smartphone, worldwide

The Apple iPhone 6S was a refinement of what the iPhone 6 was. The 6S gave us faster performance, a faster fingerprint scanner, improved camera performance. Even though the 6S isn’t much different over what the iPhone 6 offers, the 6S was the iPhone to beat, so to speak.Kantar World Panel analytics firm has the information. “In the three months ... Read More »

ZTE teases dual-camera smartphone for IFA

While we already know that ZTE will unveil an audio-centric phone at this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, the device might feature a dual-camera setup as well. The company has released a teaser image that still focuses on audio, but the number ‘2’ and the round camera lens-like speaker it partially encircles can be understood as pointing towards a dual ... Read More »


LG has announced that its upcoming V20 smartphone will feature 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC capabilities, making it the first of its kind in the world. The South Korean company has once again partnered with ESS Technology for the feature – the latter also provided the 32bit DAC for the LG V10. “A Quad DAC delivers a crisp and clear sound ... Read More »


Today has been all about the Samsung Galaxy Note7, finally announced this morning at Samsung’s Unpacked event in NYC. Even as we expect the Note7 to be successful as well, research firm Strategy Analytics says that an estimated 13.3 million Samsung Galaxy S7 edgeunits sold around the world for the first half of 2016. The research firm says the phone’s ... Read More »

LeEco and Coolpad are working together on a high-end smartphone launching in August

When it’s not buying American TV set makers, LeEco is busy purchasing controlling stakes in established Chinese smartphone manufacturers such as Coolpad. And now that the two companies have gotten closer (as LeEco holds a lot of Coolpad shares), they have also decided to collaborate on a new smartphone. It’s still unclear what this device will be called, but the ... Read More »

New Asus smartphone noticed on GFXBench

We have to deliver Asus credit score for the extremely good work it’s been doing with its current toollineup. Zenfones have a tendency to offer fantastic fee these days, but the real hassle is virtually locatingthe model you want and picking it up. Sifting trough the lineup is a somewhat fruitless enterprise,notwithstanding the reality that Asus has assured us that ... Read More »