Reliance Jio asks Foxconn to make LYF smartphones, other products in India

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Reliance Jio is gearing up to make LYF phones in India. The company has asked Chinese and Taiwanese device makers along with Foxconn to manufacture LYF VoLTE smartphones, smart set-top boxes, home automation and automobile telematics devices in the country, according to latest report from the Economic Times. Continue reading “Reliance Jio asks Foxconn to make LYF smartphones, other products in India”

Top 5 upcoming smartphones

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As we step into 2017, the advancements and popularity towards smartphones is growing at a rapid pace. You cannot deny the fact that the smartphones now feature highly capable technologies and ever exceeding processing power. But before you buy, you should know what’s coming next. If you are due for an upgrade, these are the upcoming smartphones you might want to wait for.
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Weekly Roundup: LG V20, Meizu M5 Note, Meizu Band, Lenovo PHAB 2 and more

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This week LG launched its flagship V20 smartphone, Lenovo launched the PHAB 2 smartphone, a cheaper variant of the PHAB 2 Plus, Meizu introduced the M5 Note smartphone and its first activity tracker – Meizu Band and more that happened this week in our weekly roundup. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: LG V20, Meizu M5 Note, Meizu Band, Lenovo PHAB 2 and more”

List of smartphones that will receive Android 7.0 Nougat update

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It is that time of the year again when users are eagerly waiting for their devices to be updated to the latest version of Android which is 7.0/7.1 Nougat. If you happen to own a Pixel or Nexus device, you should already be rocking Nougat and same is the case for LG V20 users. Google’s Pixel and Nexus devices will be getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat update starting this week. However, many of you might still be wondering whether your device will be getting the update while others maybe basing their device purchasing decision based on the update roadmap. This list will keep you informed up to date on matters regarding the updates.

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Apple starts selling refurbished iPhones for the first time, iPhone 6s starts at $449

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Apple has long offered certified refurbished iPads, iPods, and Macs on its online store, but this is the first time that the Cupertino giant has put up refurbished iPhones on sale.  Continue reading “Apple starts selling refurbished iPhones for the first time, iPhone 6s starts at $449”

Qualcomm confirms new OnePlus smartphone with Snapdragon 821, could be OnePlus 3T

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Rumours have been suggesting that OnePlus is ready with a new smartphone but it’s not OnePlus 4, instead it will be a variant of the existing flagship OnePlus 3. Couple of weeks back, we reported some specifications of the alleged variant expected to be called OnePlus 3T or OnePlus 3 Turbo, courtesy Weibo. Continue reading “Qualcomm confirms new OnePlus smartphone with Snapdragon 821, could be OnePlus 3T”

BlackBerry DTEK60 Hands On Impressions and Photo Gallery

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BlackBerry today launched its two new Android smartphones in India – the DTEK50 and the DTEK60. The BlackBerry DTEK60 comes with high-end specifications and is priced at Rs. 46,990. BlackBerry is touting these devices for its mobile security features and claims that these are ‘World’s most secure Android smartphones’. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK60 Hands On Impressions and Photo Gallery”

BlackBerry DTEK50 Hands On Impressions and Photo Gallery

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BlackBerry today launched two new Android smartphones in India – the upper mid-range BlackBerry DTEK50 for Rs. 21,990 and the high-end BlackBerry DTEK60 for Rs. 46,990. The company has titled these two devices as ‘World’s most secure Android smartphones’. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK50 Hands On Impressions and Photo Gallery”

Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, Huawei Mate 9, Samsung’s dual display flip phone and more

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This week, Xiaomi announced Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A, its two new smartphones in China. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, Huawei Mate 9, Samsung’s dual display flip phone and more”

Weekly Roundup: Samsung Galaxy On Nxt, C9 Pro, LeEco Le Pro 3, Nubia Z11 mini, Z11 miniS and more

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This week Samsung launched Galaxy On Nxt in India, which is the same On7 (2016) that was introduced in China last month. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Samsung Galaxy On Nxt, C9 Pro, LeEco Le Pro 3, Nubia Z11 mini, Z11 miniS and more”

Nubia Z11 mini Review: Good looking camera phone, a bit overpriced

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ZTE’s sub-brand Nubia in India launched its Nubia Z11 mini on Thursday. The handset boasts of a glass and metal design combination as well as a 16-megapixel rear camera with phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF). Continue reading “Nubia Z11 mini Review: Good looking camera phone, a bit overpriced”

Weekly Roundup: Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Apple iPhone 7, 7 Plus India launch, new Moto Z price and more

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This week Google finally unveiled its flagship Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones at its Keynote event in San Francisco. Also, the company alongside announced next upgrade of the Chromecast, Google-branded WiFi router, Daydream VR headset and the Google Home speaker. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Apple iPhone 7, 7 Plus India launch, new Moto Z price and more”

Ulefone Tiger with 5.5-inch display, fingerprint sensor, 4200mAh battery, 4G LTE announced

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Ulefone has announced Tiger, it’s latest mid-range smartphone with a 4200mAh battery that promises up to 2 days of battery life with normal use. It also has non-flammable heat-isolating material for protection. It has a unibody metal design and also has a fingerprint sensor on the back. Check out the complete specifications below. Continue reading “Ulefone Tiger with 5.5-inch display, fingerprint sensor, 4200mAh battery, 4G LTE announced”