How the Honor 8 is the cutting edge of connectivity

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The main purpose of a smartphone is to keep its owner connected. However, this doesn’t just mean keeping the user connected over calls and messages. It also means that the device should be able to give the user multiple ways to store, access and share content and information to make his/her life easier. Many smartphones these days fail to do that and users have to find shortcuts or ways to overcome said shortcomings on their device. The Honor 8 however, will delight every user with its abundance of connectivity options.

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Top 4G VoLTE phones in India which support Reliance Jio

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LTE or 4G LTE as it is most commonly referred to and brings about a lot of improvements in terms of speed and efficiency compared to 2G or 3G standards. However, one of the features that hasn’t yet received proper recognition yet is VoLTE.

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More than 15.8 million 4G LTE devices shipped in India in Q1 2016: CMR

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More than 15.8 million 4G devices were shipped in the first quarter of 2016, according to the CMR’s 1Q CY report of India LTE Devices. Of these, 97.9% were smartphones, 1.5% were DataCards and the remaining 0.6% were tablet PCs. This amounts to 63% of the cellular devices shipped through the quarter.

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RCom 4G MiFi WD670 router with built-in battery gets listed for Rs. 2699

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Reliance Communications had listed its 4G LTE based MiFi pocket router on its e-store. The device listing was taken down from the e-store at the time of writing this article. Continue reading “RCom 4G MiFi WD670 router with built-in battery gets listed for Rs. 2699”

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Cat 9 LTE Speedtest

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge was fitted with a Cat 6 LTE modem while the new Galaxy S7 Edge comes with a Cat 9 LTE modem. We did a speedtest of the device over the LTE network in Barcelona to show you the kind of speeds the smartphone can achieve.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab E 7.0 specifications surface – Tab E Lite for Kids too

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Samsung is working on a 7 inch variant of their Galaxy Tab E and the specifications have surfaced online. It will also include a Tab E Lite version which will be directed specifically for kids.

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Sony acquires Israeli LTE Modem Chip Technology Innovator – Altair Semiconductor

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Sony has announced that it has come to an agreement with Israel based Altair Semiconductor and majority of its shareholders to acquire the company.

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Shipments of LTE smartphones in India grew by 2400% anually in Q3 2015: Report

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The year 2015 saw a 20% increase in the number of smartphone shipments in India and a subsequent increase of 12% during Q3 2015. However, the more interesting statistic is that the shipment of LTE smartphones in India alone grew by 2400% annually.

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BLU Studio Energy 2 and Energy X with Metal Build launched for $179 and $109 in the US

BLU has added two new phones in the new generation ENERGY Series. The BLU Studio Energy 2 and BLU Energy X smartphones focus on long battery life.

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Xiaomi Mi 4c to sport Snapdragon 808 SoC and 4G LTE, says co-founders

Xiaomi is all set to announce the new Mi 4c smartphone on September 22 at an event in China. Just a day before its launch, co-founders of the Chinese smartphone maker have revealed few specifications of the phone.

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Microsoft rolling out firmware update to enable 4G support for some Lumia phones in India

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Microsoft India is currently rolling out a minor software update to select Lumia devices to support 4G LTE networks. As Airtel continues to roll out its 4G service across the country Microsoft saw the need to enable 4G radios on devices which have the functionality built into the hardware but lacked the necessary software. So if you are using a Microsoft or Nokia Lumia device which has support for 4G globally, you should update your device to make the jump to 4G. Continue reading “Microsoft rolling out firmware update to enable 4G support for some Lumia phones in India”

EE switches on LTE-A (Cat.6) in London, offers 150Mbps download

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EE today switched on the next generation of 4G in London, offering download speeds of up to 150Mbps to any user who has a compatible device (currently the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha and the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 too supports the next-gen network). Continue reading “EE switches on LTE-A (Cat.6) in London, offers 150Mbps download”

Motorola updates Moto G in the UK with 4G and a micro SD slot, priced at 149 GBP unlocked

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Moments after launching the Motorola Moto E in India, stirring up the mobile market once again is the launch of the newly updated Moto G in the UK, with 4G LTE and a micro SD slot. Two of the biggest complaints regarding the Moto G have been literally decimated with this updated model of an already successful device. This device, launched in the UK, caters to the newly upgraded networks in the country and the addition of expandable storage is just icing on the cake. The Moto G for the Indian market comes without 4G or a micro SD slot, but we certainly feel it could have launched with the latter, as 4G is still in its very early stages here. Priced at US$219 / 149 GBP, it is a bit costlier than before, but is still well within the budget of many, especially with LTE.

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