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iPhone 7 Top-Selling Smartphone Globally in First Half of 2017: IHS Markit

Last year’s iPhone models have performed admirably well, as per a new report. IHS Markit claims that globally, the iPhone 7 outsold all other smartphones in the first six months of 2017. The next in that list was the iPhone 7 Plus, giving Apple two market leaders. The top bestselling smartphones were rounded off by two Samsung models and one more iPhone model. ... Read More »

BlackBerry ‘Krypton’ Motion Full-Touch Android Smartphone Leaked

HIGHLIGHTS BlackBerry’s new all-screen smartphone leaked BlackBerry Krypton likely to launch as Motion It is said to come with Snapdragon 625 SoC BlackBerry’s long-rumoured ‘Krypton’ Android smartphone has been leaked in a new render. Prolific tipster Evan Blass has leaked a render showing the alleged BlackBerry ‘Krypton’ which is speculated to be unveiled as BlackBerry Motion. One of the biggest highlight of ... Read More »

Huawei Surpasses Apple in Global Smartphone Sales, Takes Second Spot: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time in global smartphone sales This could be temporary as Apple will launch new iPhones this month Apple continues to drive its flagship momentum with iPhone 7 and 7 Plus As Apple prepares to launch its next flagship device – probably iPhone 8 – on September 12, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Has the Best Smartphone Display Ever Tested, Says DisplayMate

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s display is the brightest yet The Galaxy Note 8 comes with a record 1,200 nits of brightness DisplayMate said that Galaxy Note 8 has almost 3K resolution Samsung once again grabbed thousands of eyeballs when it unveiled its second flagship, the Galaxy Note 8 last week. The Galaxy Note 8 features a stunning 6.3-inch super AMOLED QHD+ display with ... Read More »

E-Commerce Smartphone Wars Are Part of a Bigger Picture

HIGHLIGHTS Over the last two years, Amazon has ramped up its phone category The company is increasingly striking exclusive deals with phone makers The phones serve as an entry point to Amazon’s marketplace Yash Agarwal, a sales man at a New Delhi-based travel firm, purchased his first smartphone from a neighbourhood mobile store about three years ago. When that phone ... Read More »

Hike Acquires Creo, a Bengaluru-Based Smartphone and Streaming Media Dongle Maker

HIGHLIGHTS Hike acquired Creo for an undisclosed sum Creo has launched products that include media dongles and smartphones Creo will work on a platform for third-party developers to build services Hike on Friday announced it had acquired Bengaluru-based technology startup firm Creo for an undisclosed sum. Creo was founded in December 2013 by Sai Srinivas Kiran G and Shubham Malhotra. Both ... Read More »

Chinese Brands Hold 48 Percent Smartphone Market Share Globally: Counterpoint

While overall global smartphone shipments grew 3 percent Year-over-Year (YoY) reaching 365 million units in the second quarter of 2017, Chinese brands have emerged as the dominant force, making a dent in Apple’s market share, a report said on Wednesday. According to the market research firm Counterpoint Research, Chinese smartphone brands marked a record 48 percent market share worldwide with India, ... Read More »

Aqua Lions 3 is the latest sub 10k smartphone from Intex

Intex Aqua Lions 3 has a 5-inch IPS HD display along with a sleek body. It weighs 162 grams and comes in two premium shades of Champagne and Black color. The device has MT6737 quad-core processor from MediaTek which performs at 1.25GHz. Well, it looks like MT6737 is out on a spree to find a place in as many smartphones ... Read More »

Meizu A5 Budget Smartphone Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone has expandable storage of up to 128GB The Meizu A5 is available in China for now It supports 4G VoLTE as well Chinese manufacturer Meizu has launched a new ‘A’ series smartphone. The Meizu A5’s big highlight is its budget price tag. The smartphone is listed on the company’s website, and the price of the smartphone is at CNY ... Read More »

Gionee Offers Up to 60GB of Reliance Jio 4G Data to Smartphone Buyers, Unveils Paytm Cashbacks

Gionee India has announced strategic partnerships with Reliance Jio and Paytm to roll out offers on the purchase of its smartphones. These offers are on a vast portfolio of smartphones, and while Reliance Jio offers additional 4G data benefits of up to 60GB, Paytm offers cashbacks of a maximum of Rs. 500 on a shopping of Rs. 700 or above ... Read More »