Smartphone

Here are the top budget smartphones of 2019

The segment under Rs 10,000 grew even more competitive with a shorter refresh cycle. Coming to brands, Xiaomi did well in the segment with Redmi 7A, 7, 8 and 8A, Samsung upped the ante with M30, M30s, M20, and M10.

Dec 29, 2019, 08:56 AM IST

Smartphone can help detect mental, physical stress

By suitably processing this signal, measurements can be acquired of the heartbeat rate and status of activation of the sympathetic-vagal balance, associated with the stress level, said the study.

Nov 22, 2019, 19:39 PM IST

Realme, Samsung have lowest return rates among brands: Survey

Across smartphone brands, users are excited about the design aesthetics, camera performance and build quality that phones sport across price bands.

Sep 19, 2019, 16:28 PM IST

How long should an incoming call ring on your mobile - TRAI seeks suggestions

The objective of this consultation Paper is to discover values for duration of ringing which should be configured by all the telecommunication service providers to forced release calls in case no answer condition persists beyond the given duration.

Sep 17, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

Realme 5 Pro review: Powerful, stylish smartphone that offers four rear cameras under Rs 15,000

Realme 5 Pro has a quad-camera setup and features a new crystal design in a 6.3-inch FHD+ Dewdrop Full Screen. It packs a massive 4305 mAh battery and Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 octa-core chipset. It comes in three variants, 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM for Rs 13,999, while 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM costs Rs 14,999 and the top variant that offers 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM comes for Rs 16,999. Watch this Zee Business review to know about the performance and how does the phone respond.

Sep 07, 2019, 14:28 PM IST

Nokia leads in updating its smartphones, Samsung 2nd

Only around a quarter of the top Android models are updated to the latest OS version, said a whitepaper titled "Software and Security Updates: The Missing Link for Smartphones" by Counterpoint Research.

Aug 30, 2019, 14:22 PM IST

Black Shark 2 review: Is it the next-gen gaming beast you are looking for?

Black Shark 2 review: This gaming smartphone has a bold styling that attracts gamers, backed by top-notch hardware and optimizations to deliver a smooth experience. From playing heavy games to do multitasking, know-how Black Shark 2 performs. Is it really worth the price it asks for? Watch this Zee Business video to know more.

Aug 28, 2019, 20:00 PM IST

Samsung launches Galaxy A10s in India

It runs Android Pie and packs a 4,000mAh battery

Aug 27, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Affordable Nokia 5G phone coming in 2020

HMD Global is expected to launch two Nokia 5G smartphones this year.

Aug 22, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Hackers can detect what is being typed with a smartphone

According to researchers from Dallas-based Southern Methodist University (SMU), it's possible to access your information in a subtler way: by using a nearby smartphone to intercept the sound of your typing.

Aug 16, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

Indian smartphone market saw highest ever Q2 shipment of 36.9 million in 2019

However, the feature phone market continued its decline with 32.4 million-unit shipments, registering a drop of 26.3 percent YoY in 2Q19.

Aug 13, 2019, 15:25 PM IST

Smartphone charging cable can steal your data too

Once plugged into your device, from a nearby device and within Wi-Fi range, a hacker can wirelessly transmit malicious payloads on your computer, reports Motherboard.

Aug 13, 2019, 10:54 AM IST

How you lock smartphone can reveal your age: Study

The study tracked 134 volunteers, ranging from 19 to 63 years of age, through a custom app installed on their Android phones.

Jun 20, 2019, 13:56 PM IST

This app turns your phone into robot

The researchers demonstrated this app with robots watering a plant, vacuuming and transporting objects. A study on the embedded app, called VRa, was presented at DIS 2019 in San Diego.

Jun 19, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

Nokia confirms 42 5G deals with operators globally

Since the announcement of the 30th commercial 5G contract at the end of March, the company has seen one major contract win each week.

Jun 05, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

Instagram unveils new data-saving feature on Android

The feature would neither pre-load videos nor download high-resolution images, unless the user chooses, giving people the ability to control their data usage on Instagram and increase the speed for loading images.

Jun 05, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Google Messages cross 500 mn installs on Play Store

The number is significant because Google does not require phone- makers to pre-install this app as a part of the Google Mobile Services package, despite which, the app seems to be in good use.

May 28, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

Smartphone shipment in Q3 up 5% at 44 million units

Xiaomi led the tally with 27 per cent market share, followed by Samsung (23 per cent), Vivo (10 per cent), Micromax (9 per cent) and OPPO (8 per cent) during the third quarter.

Oct 23, 2018, 16:57 PM IST

Teen refuses to give his smartphone, 'friend' kills him, burns his body in Hyderabad

The arrested youth picked the deceased from Uppal and took him to an isolated place in Adibatla where he attacked him with a stick before setting him ablaze. 

Jul 17, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Smartphone overindulgence blamed for weapons snatching in J&K; on-duty sentries banned from using it

The order said the tendency not only lowered the image of the police, but also compromises with personal security of individuals.

May 24, 2018, 12:53 PM IST