Mobile

New OnePlus 5 color option incoming

OnePlus is all set to launch a new color option for its 5 smartphone. The Chinese company has shared a teaser through its official Weibo account. The image shows the phone’s two exiting color options – black and gray – along with a new, colorless entry. There’s also a caption: “Who is coming?” So which color it could be? Well, we’ll place ... Read More »

Lenovo K8 Note to Be an Amazon Exclusive in India

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon India has created a dedicated webpage for Lenovo K8 Note Users can sign up to be notified about the smartphone The Lenovo K8 Note India launch is on August 9 Lenovo K8 Note, the next smartphone in the company’s K-series lineup, will be arriving in India on August 9. Now e-commerce website Amazon has revealed the handset will ... Read More »

Asus teases Zenfone 4, showing the dual camera on its back

Asus has been making the rounds in social media, building up hype for the Zenfone 4. The latest is a teasing peek at the back of the phone and its dual cameras. The photo features spokesperson Gong Yoo and sets the unveiling date to August 17. Asus Zenfone 4 teaser image starring Gong Yoo This will be one of several “Zenfone 4” devices, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) getting Android 7.0 Nougat in Russia

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is now receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update, just under two months after the 2016 model. The updates for the A5 (2017) and A7 (2017) are not out yet, even though they received Wi-Fi certifications before the A3 (2017) did. Back to the update in question. It’s currently rolling out in Russia (has been for a couple of days, actually). It ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Android Nougat Update Confirmed for India Model

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was left off the list of smartphones getting the MIUI 9 build based on Android 7.0 Nougat when the list was released earlier this month. Now, however, a Flipkart teaser has confirmed the popular smartphone – which was also the highest selling smartphone in India the past quarter – is getting Android Nougat. The Flipkart page for the Big Xiaomi Redmi Note ... Read More »

Micromax Selfie 2 With Front Flash Launched in India: Price, Specifications, Features

After listing it quietly on the company website last week, Micromax on Monday launched its Selfie 2 smartphone in India officially. As you already know, the big highlight of the Micromax Selfie 2 is its front camera setup, its latest Android software, and the fingerprint scanner support at the back. The smartphone is priced in the country at Rs. 9,999 and will be made ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Bezel-Less Display, Facial Recognition Features Spotted in HomePod Firmware

Apple itself has left a clue about what you could expect in at least one of the iPhone models it plans to launch later this year, expected to be the iPhone 8. Mentioned in the smart speaker HomePod’s firmware is a face unlock feature for the iPhone, which would allow customers to get past the lock screen by just looking at ... Read More »

EU prices of the Moto G5S and G5S Plus to be about €300 and €330 respectively

Prolific things-finder Roland Quandt has dug up information on European pricing of the upcoming Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus. According to a tweet of his the smaller model will carry a price tag around €300, while the Plus will command a small premium for a total of €330. He points out that the numbers come from Eastern Europe.   Motorola Moto G5S will be ... Read More »

Apple to pump $2.7 billion in LG Display to secure OLED panels for future iPhones

According to a new report out of South Korea today, Apple is investing KRW 3 trillion (about $2.7 billion) in LG Display. The point of this is to ensure a stable supply of OLED panels for future iPhones, the ones coming in 2018 and beyond. We’ve already heard that Apple plans on going OLED-only for its handsets starting next year, and this ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341) goes through Geekbench, leaves Snapdragon 835 footprints

The Sony G8341 was spotted again, this time in Geekbench scores. The benchmark confirms the suspected Snapdragon 835 chipset and 4GB of RAM, though it only showed Android 7.1 Nougat. Other leaks about this phone – supposedly the Xperia XZ1 – suggested it will run Android Oinstead. Considering that Google is still tinkering with the OS, we wouldn’t jump to any ... Read More »