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Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) India Launch Expected on January 10

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) India launch is round the corner, what with Amazon setting up a dedicated page for the handset a day ago. Now, Samsung has sent invites for an event it will host next week in India, which the company is calling “the year’s first big innovation.” This invite pretty much confirms the fact the Galaxy A8+ (2018) launch event will be held ... Read More »

iPhone Battery Replacement Programme Will Cost Apple $10 Billion From Reduced Sales: Barclays

Apple’s offer to replace old batteries at cheaper rates may affect new iPhone sales in 2018. Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz, in a note, says that even a small percentage of people opting for battery replacement over upgrade could affect the sale of new iPhone models. Apple had recently apologised for slowing down iPhone models and offered a new battery replacement programme. Under the ... Read More »

Moto Mods’ Latest Additions Are Vital Health Checkup and a Full-Sized QWERTY Keyboard

Lenovo brand Moto on Tuesday at CES 2018 announced the launch of two new products in its Moto Mod product lineup – the Lenovo Vital Moto Mod and the Livermorium Slider Keyboard Moto Mod. Both these Moto Mods were developed with a combination of crowdfunding campaigns on Indiegogo, Moto’s Accelerator Program, and Moto Mod Development Kit distribution to developers. As before the Moto Mods will work ... Read More »

Samsung Faces French Legal Case Over Alleged Abuses in China

Two French campaign groups filed a legal case against Samsung in France on Thursday over the alleged use of child labour and other abuses in Chinese manufacturing plants working for the electronics giant. Accusing the company of misleading commercial practices, the NGOs Peuples Solidaires and Sherpa lodged a complaint in Paris against Samsung’s French subsidiary and international parent company. Based on research ... Read More »

BlackBerry Brand to Launch at Least 2 More Smartphones in 2018: TCL

BlackBerry licensee TCL Communication at CES 2018 announced it would be launching “at least two new BlackBerry smartphones” in 2018. Just what these will, is uncertain. Separately, TCL Communication launched a GSM unlocked BlackBerry Motion and a new colour variant and dual-SIM version of the BlackBerry KEYone. Getting back to the two new BlackBerry smartphones – in a statement, Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry ... Read More »

Honor 7X, 8 Pro, 9i, 6X Now Available With Discounts; Honor 7X to Get New Red Colour Variant in India

Honor 7X Red variant HIGHLIGHTS Honor Blockbuster Days sale will run until January 12 The sale will be hosted on Amazon.in and Flipkart Honor 7X Red variant will be available in limited, 20,000 units Days after hitting the sales record of 40 million Honor X-series units, Huawei’s Honor brand on Monday rolled out the ‘Honor Blockbuster Days’ to offer discounts on the Honor 7X, Honor 8 ... Read More »

Honor India to Launch Smartphone With Four Cameras in January, Honor 9 Lite Expected

HIGHLIGHTS Honor will bring another smartphone with four cameras in India in January It is expected that Honor 9 Lite will be launched The smartphone is likely to be priced around Rs. 10,000 for base variant Huawei-owned brand Honor has said it plans to release a smartphone with dual front and dual rear cameras later this month. The company did not say ... Read More »

Entry-level LG Tribute Dynasty launched with octa-core CPU, 8MP camera

The LG Tribute Dynasty, user manual for which was spotted late last month, has been launched. The device is powered by a Mediatek SoC with octa-core CPU, and sports a 5-inch HD display. The device comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory. It features an 8MP main camera and a 5MP front shooter. The handset runs Android 7.1 Nougat and packs ... Read More »

10.or D Budget Smartphone Launched in India Under ‘Crafted for Amazon’ Programme: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Crafted for Amazon products are made in India The 10.or D will go on sale on January 5 10.or D price in India starts at Rs. 4,999 10.or D has been launched in India, following teasers from earlier this week. Part of the company’s 10.or (pronounced tenor) private label for smartphones, the launch of the 10.or D follows the launch of the ... Read More »

Samsung starts mass producing second-gen 10nm RAM

Samsung is now mass-producing the second generation of its 10-nanometer class 8Gb (read gigabit, not gigabyte) DDR4 DRAM, which will be the foundation for its future DDR4 RAM. The new generation of 10nm class RAM is about 10% faster and 15% more efficient than the previous one. The new 8Gb DD4 can operate at 3,600 megabits per second per pin ... Read More »