Mobile

Motorola Moto X4’s Geekbench outing reveals Snapdragon 660 SoC

After GFXBench, the Motorola XT1789 – which is alleged to be the Moto X4 – has now been spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking website. While the listing confirms 3GB RAM and Android 7.1.1 OS, it also mentions a Snapdragon 660 SoC. Previously GFXBench pointed to a Snapdragon 630 chipset instead. Either one of the benchmarks got that wrong, or we are looking at ... Read More »

Lenovo teasing a Killer Note, likely the K7 Note

Lenovo Mobile has been teasing a #KillerNote on its Indian Facebook account. The most recent post boasts about “ordinary performance” being a thing of the past. Earlier posts railed against covering up bad photo quality with filters. This phone, likely the Lenovo K7 Note, has low expectations to beat in terms of performance – the K6 Note has a Snapdragon ... Read More »

ZeroLemon delivers Galaxy S8, S8+ and LG G6 battery cases with insane capacity

You may have heard of ZerLemon but if you haven’t, they make absurdly large battery cases for the top smartphones out there. And they just added the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ and LG G6to their list of supported devices. The cases bring different battery gains. The Galaxy S8 can get either 5,500mAh (120% extra battery) or 8,500mAh (195%), while the S8+ options are 6,300mAh ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and Features

HIGHLIGHTS Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra has been made available via offline stores The smartphone is priced at Rs. 29,990 It comes with a 6-inch display and 23-megapixel rear camera After launching the Sony Xperia XZ Premium in India last month, the company has now launched the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra smartphone in the country. The Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra has been priced at Rs. 29,990 ... Read More »

Mukesh Ambani’s 4G Phone Targets Two-Thirds Of India’s Mobile Phone Buyers

India’s youngest telecom operator Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. has launched a 4G-enabled feature phone as it looks to tap a market that contributes two-thirds of the handset sales in the country. The JioPhone, essentially a basic phone with some capabilities of a smartphone, will be “effectively free”, said Chairman Mukesh Ambani at the 40th annual general meeting of its parent ... Read More »

BlackBerry KEYone gets price cut in UK

If you are in the UK, and are planning to purchase the BlackBerry KEYone, you’ll be glad to know the device is currently available at discounted rates in the country. Specifically, retailer Carphone Warehouse has the phone listed on its website for £449. That, if you compare is a discount of £50 given that the phone usually goes for £499. A ... Read More »

Nokia 8 To Launch This Month For Below $600: Can It Steal The Thunder Of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8, Apple’s iPhone 8?

HMD Global, the Finland-based company that now owns the rights to the Nokia brand, is planning to launch the flagship Nokia 8 at the end of the month. The flagship Nokia smartphone was expected to be called the Nokia 9, but a report claims that it will instead be called the Nokia 8. No matter the name, will it be ... Read More »

Sprint Wants You To Lease Smartphones With New Sprint Flex, Sprint Deals Options

Sprint has announced two new smartphone upgrade programs, Sprint Flex and Sprint Deals. Sprint Flex, as the name suggests, offers users more options for upgrading their handsets. Both Sprint Flex and Sprint Deals seem akin to Sprint’s already existing Samsung Galaxy and iPhone upgrade programs. This time, Sprint will let users lease any phone and upgrade to a new device ... Read More »

Amazon’s Alexa Is Now Available For HTC’s U11. How Does It Compare To Other Digital Assistants?

HTC and Amazon have announced that Alexa, Amazon’s own digital assistant, is now available for use on HTC’s U11 smartphone. Amazon’s Alexa is already a fairly popular digital assistant, but its availability on smartphones is limited to the U11 and the Huawei Mate 9. Amazon’s slow expansion into the mobile phone market could be key to determining which smart assistant ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Renders Show the Handset From All Sides

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone will be launched on August 23 Leaked renders show curved corners on the display Galaxy Note 8 has been tipped to pack 6GB of RAM Samsung confirmed on Thursday that the company will be launching its upcoming Galaxy Note 8 smartphone on August 23. While several leaks have already given design cues about the handset, a new set of mockups have ... Read More »