Smartphone Archive

iPhone X Unavailability Pulls Down Apple Smartphone Market Share: Kantar

The unavailability of the iPhone X during the three months ended October pulled down the market share for Apple’s iPhones in some key regions, while phones running on Google’s Android recorded higher sales, data from a research firm showed on Tuesday. The market share for Apple’s iPhones, as measured by sales

Xiaomi India Head Teases ‘Desh Ka Smartphone’, Entry-Level Handset Likely

HIGHLIGHTS The launch has been teased as a smartphone made for India Xiaomi has not revealed any details about the launch yet Some rumours point to the launch of Redmi 5A in India Xiaomi India Managing Director on Twitter teased the launch of another handset in the country. Being

Huawei May Launch a Foldable Smartphone Next Year

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei just expressed its intentions to launch a foldable smartphone The phone, the company said, could launch next year Samsung also plans to launch a foldable phone next year ZTE’s Axon M smartphone, which features foldable displays, could mark the beginning of a trend in the smartphone industry.

Razer Smartphone With 5.7-Inch QHD Display, 8GB RAM Spotted Online

HIGHLIGHTS Earlier this year Razer acquired smartphone company Nextbit Later, Razer said it was planning to launch its own smartphone A Razer Phone got listed on a benchmarking website this week Razer may have plans to make a big splash with its first smartphone. Weeks ahead of the

3 Linux Smartphone Operating Systems You Can Install Today

Sick of Android? Don’t want to be part of a proprietary ecosystem? Security and privacy are becoming increasingly important for smartphone users, but what is the answer? For some, abandoning Android and switching to a phone that can run a Linux mobile operating system is the answer.

Coolpad Says Aspirational Smartphone Users Its Key Priority in India

HIGHLIGHTS Coolpad is bullish about their low-end phones in India The company claims to produce 34 million smartphones every year Coolpad recently launched Cool Play 6 in India at Rs. 14,999 Even as Coolpad rolled out a power-packed mid-budget Cool Play 6 smartphone targeting gamers over the last weekend,

Essential Raises $300 Million From Amazon, Others; Will Announce Smartphone Release Date Next Week

Essential Products, the smartphone startup founded by a co-creator of the Android mobile operating system, has raised $300 million (roughly Rs. 1,921 crores) in new funding and signed up retailers to sell its first device, it said on Wednesday. The $699 phone, with a titanium and ceramic

Indian Smartphone Market Will See Strong Growth in Q3, Says JP Morgan

A strong pick-up in smartphone market is expected in the third quarter of 2017 driven by improved sentiments and inventory build up before the upcoming festive season, according to a report by JP Morgan. The report estimated that demand was soft in the Indian smartphone market in

Siri vs Google Assistant: The Battle of the Smartphone Assistants [Infographic]

Virtual assistants are set to become a much bigger part of our every day process in 2017 and beyond. Already, Amazon’s Echo and Google Home are changing the way we interact around the home, and newer tools like Google Assistant and Facebook’s Messenger Bots are looking to

Windows smartphone sales collapse

Sales of Windows smartphones plunged 76% in the second quarter, plummeting from 8.2 million in 2015 to less than 2 million this year, researcher Gartner said today. The dramatic decline was more fallout from Microsoft’s botched acquisition of Nokia’s handset business, the writing off of more than