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LG X4+ Rugged Smartphone With Hi-Fi DAC Audio Launched: Price, Specifications, Features

LG on Friday launched the new LG X4+ in South Korea. The LG X4+ is the first smartphone to feature the LG Pay smartphone payment platform. It will allow users to enter their fingerprints or passwords to make payments. Additionally, LG has introduced Finger Touch that will enable users to take selfies and screenshots by pressing the fingerprint sensor. The phone has been ... Read More »

iPhone Battery Replacement Cost Now Down to Rs. 2,000 (All-Inclusive)

In the midst of the ongoing shortage of batteries, Apple has dropped the cost of the replacement batteries to Rs. 2,000, all inclusive. The battery replacement programme costs $29 internationally and was set to originally cost around Rs. 2,000 plus taxes (roughly Rs. 2,600) in the country. The new price of replacements under Apple’s battery replacement program for iPhone models with ageing batteries was confirmed ... Read More »

Nokia to Launch Its Next Android Smartphones on February 25, Ahead of MWC 2018

HMD Global is set to launch its latest Nokia smartphones running on Android, on February 25, just ahead of MWC 2018. The company has sent invites for the launch event that will be held in Barcelona, which is also the host city for the mobile trade show. The invitation follows a teaser by HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas on Thursday, when he ... Read More »

Samsung Patent Details Holes Under Display for Front Cameras; Expected on the Galaxy Note 9

With ‘fullscreen’ smartphones galore in all of last year, 2018 is expected to be the year when smartphone manufacturers take it to the next level in terms of display technology. According to news reports, Samsung has filed a patent that has a concept which uses holes within the phone’s screen to incorporate components like the front camera and iris scanner. The Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

Sony Has No Plans to Exit Smartphone Market, Says CEO Kaz Hirai

While you may have some other choices in your mind or thinking of opting for a new iPhone or a fresh Galaxy series Android smartphone, Sony is set to continue the sale of its Xperia phones in the highly competitive smartphone market. In a media interview, CEO Kaz Hirai confirmed that Sony is not considering an exit from the smartphone market and instead, is planning to ... Read More »

Tecno Camon i With 5.65-Inch 18:9 Display, 13-Megapixel Camera Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Transsion Holdings-owned Tecno Mobile announced the launch of its latest smartphone in India, the Tecno Camon i, on Thursday. The phone is the company’s first phone to arrive with an 18:9 aspect ratio display. Priced at Rs. 8,999, the Camon i will go on sale in India starting in the first week of February via offline channels. The Tecno Camon i is available ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Variant Sold Out, Removed From Website Within Two Hours of Launch

OnePlus recently launched the Sandstone White variant of its latest OnePlus 5T, only in the US, Canada, and China. But it seems like excitement for OnePlus fans was extremely short-lived as the smartphone was sold out in about two hours of release. Add to that, the variant has also been removed OnePlus’ website entirely, except on the portal for China. Some reports ... Read More »

Xiaomi to Have Presence at MWC 2018, Mi 7 Launch Expected

Alongside some long-standing exhibitors such as Samsung and Sony, Xiaomi is joining the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. There are speculations that the Chinese smartphone maker will launch the Mi 7 as its next flagship at the forthcoming MWC, which is happening between February 26 and March 1. Notably, the company skipped the last year’s MWC but came to the MWC 2016 to preview the globally-focused Mi 5. The official Mobile ... Read More »

A Floating Car Is Born From the Carnage of Japan’s Tsunami

At best it is envisioned as a small electric vehicle. A second car for affluent families for short trips. Hideo Tsurumaki watched the giant tsunami waves crash onto Japan’s northeast coast on March 11, 2011, sweeping away cars filled with people trying to escape. As the vehicles sank slowly into the sea, Tsurumaki thought about his mother, who lives by ... Read More »

Studying Electric Vehicle Market In India Closely, Says Volkswagen

As and when the Indian market is ready for EVs, Volkswagen Group will be ready with its products German auto major Volkswagen is monitoring electric vehicle scenario in India and will be ready with its range of products for the country as soon as the market is ready, a company official said. “Volkswagen Group is studying the developments on electric ... Read More »