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Micromax’s Yu Sends Invites for Tuesday Launch Event

Micromax’s Yu brand is likely to launch its fourth smartphone next week. The company started sending media invites for an event on Tuesday tipping the launch of a new smartphone. The media invite includes a tagline that reads, “When future meets past. The next wonder will be unveiled” and was accompanied by an image of a handset. The company has ... Read More »

Japan Display CEO Hints at Big iPhone Orders Ahead of Launch

Japan Display Inc’s new chief executive said on Thursday the screen maker’s “biggest client”, widely understood to refer to Apple Inc, is increasing orders ahead of the expected launch of a new iPhone this month. Mitsuru Homma, who was appointed CEO in June, said weakness in China’s smartphone market, the world’s biggest, amid that country’s broader economic slowdown was not ... Read More »

Oppo in Talks With Foxconn to Start Smartphone Manufacturing in India

Chinese handset-maker Oppo on Wednesday said it was in talks with electronics assembly manufacturer Foxconn to start an assembly line for its smartphones in the Sri City plant special economic zone in Andhra Pradesh. “We are right now in talks with Foxconn to start an assembly line at the Sri City plant though we are undecided on the models and ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe S1, Vibe P1, and Vibe P1m Smartphones Launched at IFA 2015

Lenovo at the ongoing IFA 2015 in Berlin has already revealed new ThinkPad, IdeaPad, IdeaCentre, and Yoga Tab 3 devices. The Chinese company also took the wraps off its new Vibe smartphones – the Vibe S1, Vibe P1, and Vibe P1m. Additionally, Lenovo announced the new Phab-series smartphones – the Phab and recently unveiled Phab Plus. To start off, the ... Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC’s Kryo CPU Detailed

Qualcomm has released new details about the brand new Kryo CPU it is has designed as part of its upcoming flagship Snapdragon 820 SoC (System-on-a-Chip). First announced at the Mobile World Congress trade show in March 2015, Kryo will mark a return to custom CPU design for Qualcomm, which has relied on standard ARM Cortex CPUs for its most recent ... Read More »

Google to Launch Huawei, LG Nexus Smartphones on September 29: Report

The oft-leaked Google Nexus 5 (2015) smartphone and the Huawei-based Nexus model will reportedly be launching on September 29. Notably, the search giant for the past couple of years has been launching the Nexus devices in the month of October. The two Google Nexus smartphones would be launched in an event in San Francisco, reported CNET, citing people familiar with ... Read More »

Huawei G8 With Metal Body, Fingerprint Sensor Launched at IFA 2015

Huawei at its IFA 2015 event in Berlin launched the new Mate S smartphone. The Chinese manufacturer alongside also revealed the new G8 smartphone. Huawei has announced that the new G8 will be available in several markets starting this month at a recommended retail price of EUR 399 (approximately Rs. 30,000). Some of the markets where the Huawei G8 will ... Read More »

Huawei Mate S With 5.5-Inch Force Touch Display Launched at IFA 2015

China’s Huawei Technologies unveiled a new smartphone on Wednesday, taking aim at the high end of the market, which is dominated by Apple and Samsung Electronics. The Huawei Mate S, launched on the sidelines of Europe’s biggest consumer electronics show, IFA, in Berlin, has a 5.5-inch 1080×1920 pixel display, a 13 megapixel rear camera with RGBW sensor, and a fingerprint ... Read More »

Intex, Microsoft Partner to Offer Free Cloud Storage to Smartphone Users

Domestic handset-maker Intex on Wednesday said it was partnering with Redmond-based IT giant Microsoft to provide 50GB of cloud storage space for two years via Microsoft’s OneDrive in smartphones sold in India. “OneDrive will come pre-installed in Intex smartphones with a memory configuration of 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM, namely Aqua Speed HD, Aqua Power Plus, Cloud Power Plus and ... Read More »

Oppo R7 Lite and R7 Plus With Android 5.1 Lollipop Launched in India

Oppo on Wednesday launched the R7 Lite and and R7 Plus smartphones in India, priced at Rs. 17,990 and Rs. 29,990. The former will be available in Gold and Silver colour variants starting September 10, while the latter will be available in a Gold colour variant from September 25. Both smartphones support 4G LTE bands in India. The dual-SIM Oppo ... Read More »