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Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ launched with Bixby assistant

I: Samsung has finally taken the wraps off its latest flagship smartphones – Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ . The all-new smartphones succeed Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge phones that launched in March 2016. Both the smartphones come with the company’s home-brewed Bixby digital assistant, rival to Apple Siri and Microsoft Cortana. There’s a dedicated button to fire up …

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Xiaomi Mi 6 hardware specifications surface online

ELHI: Chinese tech giant Xiaomi recently confirmed that it will be launching its next flagship smartphone – Mi 6, later this month. And now, detailed hardware specifications of the same have surfaced on benchmarking platform GFXBench. As per the GFXBench listing, the Mi 6 will feature a 5-inch Full HD display of 1080×1920 pixel resolution. Running Android 7.0 Nougat operating …

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Smartphone buyers in India prefer Xiaomi over Samsung and Apple, claims report

Xiaomi has become the most preferred smartphone upgrade choice for Indian consumers in 2017, beating popular brands like Samsung and Apple , market research firm Strategy Analytics said on Friday. According to the report, 26% of potential Android buyers looking to upgrade their devices in 2017 list Xiaomi as their preferred brand. “With an array of devices selling in the …

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Samsung Galaxy S8: Why it is biggest test for the company

The world’s biggest smartphone maker Samsung will unveil its latest flagship, the Galaxy S8 , on Wednesday in New York as it seeks to move on from last year’s humiliating recall crisis. Samsung Electronics was forced to discontinue the Galaxy Note 7 , originally intended to compete with Apple ‘s iPhone , after a chaotic recall that saw replacement devices …

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Samsung Mobile Fest brings discounts on Galaxy On8, C9 Pro and more

As part of its Samsung Mobile Fest promotion, Flipkart is offering discounts on several Samsung smartphones. The offer is valid on six smartphones and one wearable, and interested buyers can get up to Rs 3,000 off on Galaxy handsets. The smartphones included in the offer are Galaxy On Nxt , Galaxy On8 , Galaxy J5 (2016) , Galaxy On5 , …

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Google Pixel users complain of microphone issues, company recommends replacement

Seems that Google Pixel smartphones’ troubles are just refusing to end. Ever since their launch in late October, the duo have been in news every now and then. Courtesy, the issues faced by several users of the two phones. This time, several users are complaining about the handset’s microphone. Many users on Google Product Forum are complaining that the microphones …

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Why ‘made-in-America iPhone’ is not that simple

As US President Donald Trump pushes hard for goods to be “made in America,” how realistic is it to expect Apple to stop manufacturing its iconic devices in China? The freshly installed president vowed while campaigning that he would force Apple to bring production to US soil. Yet, as other big companies have sought to appease the new administration with …

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Moto G5, G5 Plus design shown by accessories maker

Motorola has already sent out press invites for its upcoming MWC 2017 conference, where it’s expected to launch multiple new smartphones. The Lenovo-owned company is rumoured to introduce the Moto G5 and G5 Plus at the event. And now, a smartphone case manufacturer has already spilled the beans about the design of the two handsets. The images of the smartphones, …

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Google Pixel smartphones fail to make a dent in the Indian smartphone market

Pixels are not adding up to make a perfect picture for global technology giant Google. Certainly not in India, the world’s fastest growing and second largest mobile phone market after China. Google’s Pixel smartphone was launched in India with an advertising blitz in October 2016. And given its super premium positioning, November 2016’s demonetisation wasn’t an inhibiting factor. But sales …

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Micromax Vdeo 3 smartphone listed on official website

Last year, Micromax launched its Vdeo 1 and Vdeo 2 smartphones in India. And now, it seems that the domestic manufacturer is all geared up to launch the next handset in the line-up – Vdeo 3. The 4G VoLTE capable handset has been listed on the company’s official website. However, nothing has been mentioned regarding the price and availability of …

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