Smartphone Archive

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

Meet CAT S60, the World’s First Smartphone with Thermal Camera

CAT, a U.S. based company well known for its heavy duty machine has just built another rugged machine but this time in form of a Smartphone. With MWC round the corner, CAT’s latest offering ‘S60’ is the world’s first Smartphone to be integrated with a thermal camera