Mobile

Weekly poll: What is the best 2017 flagship – the compact options

You’re all bummed out that smartphone makers keep making larger phones and devices that can be used with one hand and don’t make a bulge in your pokcket are getting few and far between? Well, the situation isn’t as dire as it may seem and there are still compact phone holdouts. Here’s a list of the ones that we can ... Read More »

Fallout 4 VR review: An epic sense of scale bolsters this janky VR port

Fallout 4 VR makes a terrible first impression. Boot it up and it’s immediately clear it wasn’t built for VR first and foremost. The main menu does that thing where it’s just the original 2D menu projected in empty space. The “War never changes…” intro does the same. Then when you get into the actual game, you see a rudimentary version ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Oreo beta 2 begins rolling

OnePlus 5 users enrolled in the company’s Oreo beta program, have started getting a new build. The OxygenOS Open Beta 2 update brings along several changes related to launcher, camera, file manger, and system. Starting with the launcher, issues related to shortcut and widget have been fixed. Camera changes are mostly UI improvements, while file manager changes include addition of f4v ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) handled on video, full specs list in tow

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) series is now completely detailed, thanks to a new hands-on video. It shows off the bigger Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) from all sides and flashes its full specs sheet for all to see. It also confirms the findings from a recent Galaxy A8 (2018) manual leak – that the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) won’t ... Read More »

Redmi 5 Launched, Honor 7X and Redmi 5A in India, Flipkart Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi launched Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus in China Honor 7X and Redmi 5A go on sale in India for the first time Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale starts Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus were unveiled at an event in China today, featuring large displays with 18:9 aspect ratio, bezel-less design, and selfie flash. The Redmi 5 has a ... Read More »

LG V30+ India Launch Set for December 13

HIGHLIGHTS LG V30+ is LG’s second flagship to launch in 2017 Floating Bar to replace trademark secondary display Has 128GB built-in storage compared to 64GB on the V30 Launched originally in August at IFA 2017, the LG V30+ is now finally making its way to Indian shores on December 13. LG India sent out media invites for the launch event that is set to take ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 leaks again, this time in promo video

Xiaomi is launching the Redmi 5 on December 7. The phone will arrive in four colors and most of its specs are already known thanks to a TENAA listing. Now, a leaked Chinese commercial lets us see the phone in action. The video is set in a sanctuary where the main protagonists are always arguing. Our knowledge of Chinese is scarce, but what is ... Read More »

Nokia 2 India Release Date, OnePlus 5T Early Access Sale, Umang App Launched, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 to release on Friday at Rs. 6,999 OnePlus 5T to go on sale again on Amazon India, OnePlus online store Prime Minister Modi launches Umang e-governance app Nokia 2 price in India has been revealed by HMD Global almost four weeks after it was unveiled in the country. The entry-level smartphone with stock Android 7.1.1 Nougat will cost Rs. ... Read More »

Gionee FullView Smartphones Launched, Oppo F5 6GB RAM Variant in India, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Gionee unveils 8 Android 7.1 smartphones with FullView displays Oppo F5 with 6GB RAM now up for pre-orders in India OnePlus 5 Android 8.0 Oreo beta build now available Gionee has unveiled as many as eight new smartphones with FullView displays at its winter launch event in China. The new entrants to the company’s portfolio include the Gionee S11, S11S, F6, F205, M7 Mini, M7 Plus, M7 Mini; ... Read More »

Xiaomi Ousts Samsung, Leads Smartphone Sales in Top 50 Indian Cities: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS IDC claims Tier I cities in India are “key volume driver” Major 50 cities account for 50 percent of smartphone sales in India Bhopal, Gurugram, and Jaipur emerge as “fastest growing cities” As per a report by International Data Corporation (IDC), Xiaomi held the maximum market share in the top 50 Indian cities in the Q3 2017 period, followed by Samsung, Lenovo (including Moto), Oppo, and Vivo. ... Read More »