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 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 »

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Launched, Vodafone’s New Jio Phone Rival, Ola Buys Foodpanda India, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) price not revealed Apple might be slowing down older iPhone with worn-out batteries Ride-sharing platform Ola is buying Foodpanda’s India operations Samsung launched the 2018 updated variants of its Galaxy A8 series on Tuesday, simply called Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018), both of which riff on the company’s well-known flagship, the Galaxy S8. That means they ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Specifications Tipped by Geekbench, Design Possibly Leaked by Company

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung may have revealed Galaxy S9 in app screenshots Geekbench benchmark results for Galaxy S9+ leaked Case renders suggest dual camera setup on Galaxy S9+ Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are about to become the talk of the town – come 2018 – and it seems Samsung is too eager to announce its next flagship smartphone range. Screenshots from ... Read More »

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 »