SanDisk Extreme 400GB world’s fastest UHS-I microSD card announced

Last year at the IFA Western Digital Corporation introduced SanDisk Ultra 400GB microSDXC world’s highest-capacity microSD card. This week at the MWC it has introduced SanDisk Ultra 400GB microSDXC world’s fastest UHS-I microSD card offering 160MB/s  read speed.  It also meets the Application Performance Class 1 (A2) requirements to help launch and load apps faster, compared to A1.

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Best of MWC 2018 Awards – FoneArena

MWC 2018 is now over. We gave out FoneArena Awards to some of the latest products and innovations that were introduced at the event. We gave these awards under several categories such as Best Product, Best Smartphone, Most Innovative Product and Editor’s Pick of MWC 2018. Continue reading “Best of MWC 2018 Awards – FoneArena”

Sony Xperia XZ2 Hands On and Photo Gallery

Keeping up with tradition, Sony unveiled its next generation flagships at MWC. The Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact are both top of the line phones with flagship grade specifications. The biggest change however is the all new design language. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XZ2 Hands On and Photo Gallery”

Samsung Galaxy S9 Hands On and Photo Gallery

Another MWC means it’s time for one more Samsung Galaxy flagship. The Korean giant finally unveiled the S9 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and  S9, S9 Plus combo could very well be the hottest Android phones this year. We spent some time with them at MWC and here’s what we think. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S9 Hands On and Photo Gallery”

Google Flutter beta launched for faster cross-platform app development

Google at the MWC 2018 event has announced the first beta of Flutter which is a new mobile UI framework that helps developers in designing high-quality native interfaces for both iOS and Android. It lets developers to create native apps in record time. Continue reading “Google Flutter beta launched for faster cross-platform app development”

ASUS Zenfone Max (M1) with 5.7-inch full-view display, dual rear cameras, 4000mAh battery announced

ASUS introduced Zenfone Max Plus (M1) in Russia back in November last year, now at the MWC 2018, it has introduced the Zenfone Max M1. It has 5.7-inch HD+ full-screen 2.5D curved glass display  with 18:9 aspect ratio and 82% screen-to-body ratio and has a 13-megapixel / 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, PDAF for 0.03 second quick focus and a secondary 8-megapixel rear camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens for group photos. There rear camera arrangement is is vertical compared to horizontal arrangement on the Max Plus M1. It also comes with 13MP or 8MP front camera with face unlock. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone Max (M1) with 5.7-inch full-view display, dual rear cameras, 4000mAh battery announced”

ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite Hands On and Photo Gallery

Asus along with the Zenfone 5 has also introduced the Zenfone 5 Lite  at the MWC 2018 event. Just like the Zenfone 5, the 5 Lite also packs full-screen display. We have got our hands on the phone so let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specifications of the phone. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite Hands On and Photo Gallery”

ASUS Zenfone 5 Hands On and Photo Gallery

ASUS just introduced the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5 Lite smartphones at the MWC 2018 event just as promised. The Zenfone 5 comes with 19:9 aspect ratio full-screen display with minimal bezels, falling in line with most of the smartphones launching these days. We have got our hands on the phone so let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specifications of the phone. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5 Hands On and Photo Gallery”

ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite with 6-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 630/430, dual front and rear cameras announced

Along with the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 5Z, ASUS also introduced the Zenfone 5 Lite at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona. It has a 6-inch Full HD+ display with 1.79mm slim bezel and 80.3% screen-to-body ratio with support for glove touch. It is powered by Snapdragon 630 or 430 SoCs with 3GB or 4GB RAM. It runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with ZenUI 4.0, but it will get Android Oreo update with ZenUI 5.0 by Q3 2018, says the company. It has a 16MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, 0.03-second PDAF, LED flash along with a secondary 120-degree wide-angle camera. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5 Lite with 6-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 630/430, dual front and rear cameras announced”

ASUS Zenfone 5 with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 bezel-less display, Snapdragon 636, 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras announced

ASUS just announced the Zenfone 5, the latest smartphone in new series at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona, as expected. It has a 6.2-inch Full HD+ 19:9 Super IPS display with notch design and 90% screen-to-body ratio. The company says that it has AI Display with auto color temperate adjustment and smart screen on. It is powered by Snapdragon 636 with support for up to 6GB RAM and runs Android Oreo with ZenUI 5.0, which the company says is the cleanest ZenUI yet without any separate apps for browser, email, messaging and minimal third-party apps like Facebook and Instagram. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5 with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 bezel-less display, Snapdragon 636, 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras announced”

ASUS Zenfone 5Z with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 bezel-less display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, dual rear cameras announced

ASUS today announced the Zenfone 5Z, the top-end smartphone in Zenfone 5 series at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona, as expected. It has the same 6.2-inch Full HD+ 19:9 Super IPS display with notch design and 90% screen-to-body ratio with AI Display for auto color temperate adjustment, but this is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with support for up to 8GB RAM. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5Z with 6.2-inch FHD+ 19:9 bezel-less display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, dual rear cameras announced”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 700 Mobile Platform Series with multi-core Qualcomm AI Engine announced

Qualcomm at the MWC 2018 announced Snapdragon 700 Mobile Platform Series with on-device Artificial Intelligence with multi-core Qualcomm AI Engine offering 2x improvements compared to Snapdragon 600 Series. This will bring features and performance previously only available in the premium Snapdragon 800 Mobile Platform Series, says Qualcomm. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon 700 Mobile Platform Series with multi-core Qualcomm AI Engine announced”

KaiOS 2.5 will run on feature phones with Qualcomm, Spreadtrum chipsets with just 256MB RAM

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At the MWC event, KaiOS Technologies announced that it is partnering with Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA, Airfind, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Doro, HMD Global, Micromax, NXP, Qualcomm to integrate with newest chipsets and offer advanced functionality on lite phones. Furthermore, KaiOS is already supported on high-performance LTE chipset platform Spreadtrum’s SC9820A which is now running on JioPhone.

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Actions on Google Assistant gets 7 news languages, deeper app integration, available to more developers

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At the Mobile World Congress, Google shared some major developments in Actions on the Google Assistant; it will now be available in seven more languages including Hindi, Thai, Indonesian, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, and Dutch bringing the total supported languages to 16. Continue reading “Actions on Google Assistant gets 7 news languages, deeper app integration, available to more developers”