Gadgets

Flipkart Sale to Include Discounts on Honor 9 Lite, Honor 7X, Redmi Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and More

Days after detailing deals on Google Pixel range, Flipkart has now revealed offers on other devices for its Big Shopping Days sale that is kicking off on May 13. The four-day sale will bring the Honor 9 Lite, Honor 7X, Honor 9i, and Honor 8 Pro with heavy discounts up to Rs. 7,000 and 10 percent cashback. It will also include offers on devices from Infinix, Oppo, Samsung, and Xiaomi. There will additionally be some flash ... Read More »

Xiaomi Valentino With Snapdragon 638 SoC Spotted on Geekbench

  While rumours of a new ‘S’ series are in the offing, leaks of a new Xiaomi smartphone with a brand new chipset have surfaced too. A new Xiaomi handset running on a Snapdragon 638 processor has popped up on Geekbench indicating that the Chinese giant is working on yet another new smartphone. The new device has been listed as ‘Xiaomi ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 Bootloader Unlock Tool, Kernel Source Code Released

  ZenFone Max Pro M1 was launched last month as the latest mid-ranger from Asus. It was available for pre-orders last week, and will next become available on May 10. The ZenFone Max Pro M1 packs decent specifications and is looking to compete in the market against the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Interestingly, within just 10 days after its India launch, the smartphone ... Read More »

Nubia Red Magic Gaming Smartphone to Be Globally Available via IndieGoGo

HIGHLIGHTS Nubia Red Magic available for $399 in the IndieGoGo campaign The company will ship the handset to India as well Buyers can avail one of the three deals listed on the site Nubia Red Magic smartphone was launched last week as the first gaming smartphone by ZTE. Now, the handset has been made available through the crowdfunding site IndieGoGo. Early backers can get the smartphone ... Read More »

Sony Expects Gaming Business Profit as Strong Yen Eats Into Image Sensors

Japan’s Sony Corp said on Friday it expects operating profit to fall 8.8 percent in the financial year through March 2019 as a stronger yen eats into profit from the image sensor business. The electronics and entertainment firm forecast profit to fall to CNY 670 billion ($6.13 billion) from CNY 734.86 billion a year prior, when earnings exceeded the previous peak set in the ... Read More »

The future of SMS – RCS messaging – to be called “Chat”, Android is all in

In a statement to The Verge, Google has confirmed that it plans to put all of Allo’s resources into smoothing the way for RCS or Rich Communication Services. This is a new standard that it set to replace SMS and will soon be compatible across most major carriers around the world. The Universal RCS Profile supports read receipts, typing notifications, larger ... Read More »

Redmi S2 Budget Phone With Dual Camera, Face Unlock Reportedly Coming to India

HIGHLIGHTS Specs and features of the Redmi S2 has surfaced online Redmi S2’s camera may come with facial recognition technology Phone may sport dual cameras with 12-megapixel + 5-megapixel sensors Xiaomi is reportedly planning to launch the Mi 6X (Mi A2 in India) at event it is hosting on April 25, but it might not be the only new handset coming our way. A new ... Read More »

ZTE Delays Earnings Over US Ban, Android Phones Thought to Be Key Area of Concern

HIGHLIGHTS ZTE said it needs time to assess the impact of the US order The order bans American companies from selling parts to ZTE Company was due to release results on Thursday China’s ZTE Corp on Wednesday postponed the release of quarterly earnings, saying it needs time to assess the impact of a US order that bans American companies from selling it parts, which could undermine ... Read More »

Best Phones Under Rs. 10,000 You Can Buy in India Right Now

Smartphones under Rs. 10,000 have taken giant strides in the past few years, with companies like Xiaomi and Motorola transforming the very definition of entry-level smartphones. This segment is rapidly evolving and changing – with decent Android smartphones getting cheaper and cheaper. Just a few months ago, it was hard to imagine a smartphone under Rs. 6,000 offering a reasonable user experience, but that’s no longer ... Read More »

Huawei P20 and P20 smartphones launched: All you need to know

Huawei has launched the P20 series, in Paris yesterday which includes three phones, the P20, P20 Pro and the Porsche Design Mate RS. While chances are slim for the Porsche Design Mate RS version to be available in India, we are hoping that the rest of the bunch make it to the Indian coast soon. And as it stands, the ... Read More »