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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 »

Apple Supplier in China Accused of Harsh Working Conditions

At a Catcher Technology manufacturing complex in the Chinese industrial city of Suqian, about a six-hour drive from Shanghai, workers stand for up to 10 hours a day in hot workshops slicing and blasting iPhone casings for Apple, handling noxious chemicals sometimes without proper gloves or masks. These conditions — some described in a report Tuesday by advocacy group China Labor Watch, others in Bloomberg ... Read More »

Honor 9 Lite India Launch Set for Today: Live Stream, Expected Price, Specifications, and More

Honor 9 Lite India launch is set for Wednesday, and will be unveiled at an event in New Delhi. The affordable quad-camera smartphone has been teased for launch in the country since earlier this month, and will be a Flipkart-exclusive. The Honor 9 Lite was first launched in China in late December, and is in fact the second major launch by the Huawei brand ... Read More »

Moto X5 Rumoured With iPhone X-Like Notch; Moto Z6, Moto G6 Family Leaked Ahead of MWC

While companies like OnePlus and Vivo already opted for proprietary face unlock features to take on Apple’s iPhone X, Lenovo brand Moto brand is now reportedly preparing an even closer iPhone X competitor that would sport a notch and dual camera setup on the front. The new Moto offering, rumoured to be called Moto X5, is expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona next month. The company is ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T White Sandstone Variant Listed by Online Retailer Ahead of Anticipated Launch on Friday

OnePlus launched its flagship smartphone OnePlus 5T in November last year. A new variant of the OnePlus 5T, listed by an established online retailer for sales beginning Friday, January 5, is described as ‘White Sandstone’ confirming reports from last week. OnePlus has previously released two other special variants of the OnePlus 5T – the Star Wars edition and the Lava Red edition. According to a listing on ... Read More »

Samsung Beats Intel to Become Top Semiconductor Player in 2017: Gartner

With 14.6 percent market share, Samsung Electronics has replaced chipmaker giant Intel to become the top player in the global semiconductor industry in 2017, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. This is the first time Intel has been toppled since 1992 as worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $419.7 billion (roughly Rs. 26.6 lakh crores) in 2017 — a 22.2 percent increase from 2016. “The largest memory ... Read More »

Airtel Offers Cashback Worth Rs. 1,500 on Select Samsung 4G Smartphones

Airtel on Thursday partnered with Samsung to announce cashback on select Samsung 4G smartphones in India. The offer entails a maximum cashback of Rs. 1,500 on the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017), Galaxy J5 Prime, Galaxy J7 Prime, and Galaxy J7 Pro. The offer will be available in India starting Sunday, January 7, 2018. The purchase can be made from any Samsung retailer and recharges can be done ... Read More »

iPhone 6 Plus Replacement Batteries in Short Supply Until March: Report

Days after kicking off its battery replacement programme to compensate users experiencing slower performance on iPhone models with older batteries, it’s now being reported that Apple is facing supply shortages for the batteries of the iPhone 6 Plus. The latest development is said to have made the Cupertino company incapable of offering iPhone 6 Plus replacement batteries until late March to early April in the US and ... Read More »

OnePlus 2018 Flagship With Snapdragon 845 Launching in Q2: CEO Pete Lau

The 2018 OnePlus flagship smartphone is in the news even though nothing significant about it has been leaked so far. The upcoming OnePlus (6?) smartphone was discussed by company CEO Pete Lau at CES 2018, with the smartphone’s key feature and launch window being discussed. The second flagship of the year – something we have come to expect from the company owing ... Read More »

HTC U11 EYEs Launch Expected January 15; Price and Specifications Leak Alongside

HTC is teasing the launch of a smartphone in China next week, on Monday, January 15. The company has put up a post on Weibo asking fans to ‘save the date’, and tipping asking users to keep their ‘Eye’ open. This is all very timely, as prolific tipster Evan Blass has tipped the exact same date for the launch of the HTC U11 ... Read More »