HONOR launched its 9X Pro smartphone with App Gallery in India back in May this year. It shipped with Android 9 Pie on top of EMUI 9.1.1 and after 2 months of launch in India, now HONOR has started rolling out the first Android Security Patch for the 9X Pro smartphone. Continue reading “HONOR 9X Pro May 2020 Android security patch starts rolling out in India”
HMD Global has started rolling out Android 10 update for the Nokia 2.3 smartphone, which makes it the 12th Nokia phone to get the update after the Nokia 8.1, Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 7.1, Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6.1, Nokia 2.2, Nokia 7.2, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 4.2, and Nokia 8 Sirocco. It was launched last year running Android 9.0(Pie). Android 10 update on Nokia smartphones bring a number of additional privacy and security features for users, as well as Dark Theme, Focus mode, dedicated ‘Privacy section’, and more.
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Google released Android 10, the next version of Android back in September last year and OEMs are gradually rolling out the update. Android 10 has several new features including enhanced Privacy Controls, Smart Reply, Dark Theme, Gesture Navigation, and more. Xiaomi has been rolling out MIUI 11 based on Android 10 to its lineup of smartphones and now with the latest beta update in China, it is finally bringing the Android 10 gesture control feature.
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Apple has rolled out new software updates to iOS and iPadOS changing the software version from 13.3 to 13.3.1. As the software version indicates, this update is a small incremental update with quite a few bug fixes. Noticeably, there is a security fix that now stops contacts being added without entering passcode and Apple has added a setting to control location data sent via the U1 Chip.
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OnePlus has released an incremental OS update to the OnePlus 6 and 6T that fixes multiple small system wide bugs like black screens appearing after unlocking the device with a fingerprint, device heating issues when charging, random disconnection issue with 5Ghz Hotspot and more. There are also fixes to the camera, specifically the camera crash issues and image preview times in the Pro mode.
Continue reading “OnePlus 6 and 6T OxygenOS 10.3.1 update brings multiple bug fixes, December Android security patch and more”
OPPO appears to be dedicated in delivering strong and smooth gameplay experience with updates to their new ColorOS 7. Claiming to reduce major issues like unresponsiveness, lagging and dropped frame rate, OPPO has optimised their ColorOS7 and added intuitive features like Game Space and Game Assistant.
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HUAWEI unveiled EMUI 9.1 alongside the P30 Pro earlier this year. The update was slated to be released this week and as promised, the company has released EMUI 9.1 for HUAWEI Mate 20 Series which includes Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 X, and PorscheDesign Mate 20 RS.
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Last month, Google announced that it has suspended some of its business operations with HUAWEI which includes a ban on using Google Services and Play Store, later the period was extended for 3 months. After a month of the announcement of the ban, HUAWEI has today released a statement that it will continue to provide security patches and Android updates (including Android Q) to its existing smartphones. Alongside, HUAWEI smartphones, a range of HONOR smartphones are also expected to receive the update.
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Google unveiled Android Q Beta 1 back in March, released Beta 2 in April 2019 and released Beta 3 earlier last month at I/O 2019. Many non-pixel smartphones were in the eligible list of smartphones to get Android Q Beta including OnePlus. The company released Android Q Developer Preview 1 last month and now, almost exactly after a month, the company has started rolling out Android Q Developer Preview 2 for OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro.
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ASUS Zenfone 6 was launched earlier last month at an event in Spain. The smartphone is launching as 6Z in India on June 19th, after a recent high court order not to use ‘Zen’ or ‘ZenFone’ due to the trademark issue. Now, Asus 6Z is receiving a new firmware update that brings Super Night mode to the ultrawide camera, optimizes translation strings in Setting, improves system stability and more.
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OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 9.5.7 for the OnePlus 7 Pro. The update is mainly focussed on improvements to the rear camera and the changelog includes a bunch of changes like improved overall contrast and color performance, improved white balance consistency, improved accuracy of autofocusing and more.
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Last month, Google announced that it has suspended some of its business operations with HUAWEI which includes a ban on using Google Services and Play Store. Subsequently, some HUAWEI smartphones including Mate 20 Pro was removed from Android Q Beta site. But today, Google has reinstated HUAWEI Mate 20 Pro on Android Q Beta site.
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Samsung introduced its new One UI for Galaxy smartphones last year as part of Samsung firmware updates to Android 9 Pie. It was included in the Galaxy smartphones launched in 2019 i.e., Galaxy S10 series and Galaxy A(2019)series. Now, Samsung has started rolling out One UI for its smartwatch lineup which includes Galaxy Watch, Gear S3, and Gear Sport.
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Microsoft today announced the second major Windows 10 update this year and the October 2018 Update will be available to all Windows 10 users starting today. The update brings new features and additions to the Windows 10, Office 365, To-Do and Outlook.com. Continue reading “Microsoft Windows 10 October update with new Phone app, Timeline, AI ink features and more announced”
According to the IDC India’s Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone companies shipped a total of 33.5 million units to India in the Q2 2018. This resulted in a growth of 20% year-over-year (YoY). This could be because of the slew of online exclusive launches and strong shipments by offline heavy vendors. Continue reading “Indian smartphone shipments reach 33.5 million in Q2 2018, Xiaomi retains top position with 29.7% market share: IDC”