Samsung said to launch foldable Galaxy X smartphone in early 2019

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It is a known fact that Samsung is working on a foldable smartphone and this phone is said to be launching in 2019. Now according to fresh rumors coming from sources of The Wall Street Journal, the phone bears an internal codename ‘Winner’ and sports a 7-inch display and will arrive as early as 2019.  Continue reading “Samsung said to launch foldable Galaxy X smartphone in early 2019”

Corning Gorilla Glass 6 announced, offers 2x improved damage resistance over Gorilla Glass 5

Corning Incorporated today announced the Gorilla Glass 6, successor of the most popular Gorilla Glass 5 that was introduced back in 2016. “Subjected to a new and rigorous test methodology in our labs, on average, Gorilla Glass 6 survived 15 consecutive drops from 1 meter onto rough surfaces and is up to 2x better than Gorilla Glass 5. Under the same test conditions, competitive glass compositions such as soda lime and aluminosilicate didn’t even survive the first drop,” says Corning.  Continue reading “Corning Gorilla Glass 6 announced, offers 2x improved damage resistance over Gorilla Glass 5”

Huawei Kirin 710 12nm Octa-Core SoC with Mali-G51 GPU, Dual 4G VoLTE announced

Huawei introduced the Nova 3i smartphone yesterday which is powered by the company’s new Kirin 710 SoC. It also detailed some of the features of the processor. It uses 12nm processor technology, first in the Kirin series. It has four ARM Cortex-A73 bigger cores clocked at 2.2GHz  and the other four smaller ARM Cortex-A53 cores are clocked at 1.7GHz. It has ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU. The company says that it will offer AI photo features and immersive gaming experience with independent ISP and DSP.

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Xiaomi Mi Max 3 with 6.9-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 636, 6GB RAM, AI dual rear cameras, 5500mAh battery announced

Xiaomi just announced Mi Max 3, the latest smartphone in the Mi Max series in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.9-inch FHD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display with 1.3mm slim bezels on the sides, is powered by Snapdragon 636 with up to 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI on top, has a 12-megapixel rear camera with dual PD focus along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera for AI and has AI features for the camera that can detect 206 scenes, comes with AI voice assistant, and there is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with support for face unlock. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Max 3 with 6.9-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 636, 6GB RAM, AI dual rear cameras, 5500mAh battery announced”

Huawei’s upcoming products in India will have advanced AI capabilities

Ahead of Nova 3 launch in India next Thursday, Huawei today said that it is boosting its efforts on the innovation of AI capabilities with specialized team that focuses on R&D, here in India. The company said that it has focused on customer research and localization of its offerings to provide the best ever experience on mobile phones. Continue reading “Huawei’s upcoming products in India will have advanced AI capabilities”

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018) surfaces in first press render

Samsung Tab A (2018)

Samsung apart from working on Tab S4 is also busy prepping the Tab A 8.0 (2018) and from the rendered image, you can read the date August 9, possibly hinting at its launch date, which also happens to the same day as the Galaxy Note 9 launch. As the name suggests, the tablet sports an 8-inches display with more compact housing compared to the Tab A (2017). Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018) surfaces in first press render”

Airtel to deploy 4400 new mobile sites, 1500 kms of additional optic fiber in Odisha

After Kerala, Mumbai,  Tamil NaduAndhra Pradesh and Telangana, and West Bengal, Airtel has announced massive network expansion in Odisha as part of its network transformation initiative – Project Leap. During the FY 18-19, Airtel plans to roll out 4,400 new mobile sites taking the total number of sites to 15,600 along with an addition of more than 1,500 kilometers of optic fiber, taking the total footprint to 9,500 kms to enable high speed data transmission. Continue reading “Airtel to deploy 4400 new mobile sites, 1500 kms of additional optic fiber in Odisha”

European Commission fines Google $5.04 billion for forcing its apps on Android manufacturers

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The European Commission has fined Google €4.34 billion ($5.04 billion) for breaching EU antitrust rules. It claims that since 2011, Google has imposed illegal restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile networks to cement its dominant position in general internet search.

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Huawei Nova 3i with 6.3-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 710 12nm SoC, 6GB RAM, AI dual front and rear cameras announced

After rumors, Huawei has officially announced the Nova 3i, a cheaper version of the Nova 3 in China. It packs a 6.3-inch FHD+ 19:5:9 aspect ratio curved glass display with a notch, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2 and a 24-megapixel front camera along with a 2-megapixel secondary camera, similar to the Nova 3, but this has a 16-megapixel rear camera AI scene recognition along with a 2-megapixel secondary rear camera for portrait shots. It is powered by new Kirin 710 Octa-Core 12nm SoC with support for GPU Turbo feature. Continue reading “Huawei Nova 3i with 6.3-inch FHD+ display, Kirin 710 12nm SoC, 6GB RAM, AI dual front and rear cameras announced”

Huawei Nova 3 with 6.3-inch FHD+ display, 6GB RAM, dual front and rear cameras official [Update: Price]

Huawei Nova 3, the company’s latest smartphone in the Nova series is now official, after rumors and certification. It packs a 6.3-inch FHD+ 19:5:9 aspect ratio curved glass display with a notch, is powered by Kirin 970 SoC with support for GPU Turbo, packs 6GB of RAM and runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2, similar to the Honor Play, but this has a 16-megapixel rear camera AI scene recognition that can detect over 500 scenes and the 24-megapixel secondary rear camera for portrait shots.

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Huawei TalkBand B5 with 1.13-inch AMOLED touch display, heart rate sensor, pop-out Bluetooth headset announced [Update: Price]

Huawei has introduced TalkBand B5, successor of TalkBand B3 which was introduced back in 2016. It has a 1.13-inch AMOLED 2.5D curved glass touch screen display, which is 2.4 times bigger than the predecessor. The pop-up Bluetooth headset has trip-core audio chip with high-definition voice, thanks to dual microphone with noise reduction. It has caller ID support, call muting as well as speed dial option to quickly call a person.

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Infinix Hot 6 Pro Review

Over the last year, Infinix has managed to carve out a niche for itself. With well-balanced devices that offer large displays and good battery life, they’ve managed to stand out against the competition. The Infinix Hot 6 Pro is yet another smartphone that brings some key features like a large display and big battery at an affordable price point. Neither of these are new features in a very crowded market so let’s take a closer look at how the phone performs. Continue reading “Infinix Hot 6 Pro Review”

Instagram testing the ability to allow public accounts to remove followers

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Instagram apart from building a new two-factor authentication is also working on bringing the ability for public accounts to remove followers. This feature was available for Private accounts holders for a long time and it is only now the feature is making the news for public account holders.  Continue reading “Instagram testing the ability to allow public accounts to remove followers”

Samsung, Deezer brings High Fidelity Lossless Audio on select soundbars and wireless speakers

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Samsung Electronics today has announced that it is adding Deezer High Fidelity Lossless Audio on select Samsung soundbars and wireless speakers. This move comes from the company’s partnership with Deezer.  Continue reading “Samsung, Deezer brings High Fidelity Lossless Audio on select soundbars and wireless speakers”

Nokia 7 Plus Android P Beta 3 (DP4) now available via OTA, here’s how to get it

HMD Global has finally released Android P  Developer Preview 4 (Beta 3) V3.110 for the Nokia 7 Plus smartphone, weeks after Google pushed the update for its Pixel devices. In addition to option to side-load the update manually, the company is also offering  OTA update, similar to Google.  Continue reading “Nokia 7 Plus Android P Beta 3 (DP4) now available via OTA, here’s how to get it”