Smartphones

Global mobile phone shipments to decline 14.6% in 2020: Gartner

In 2020, affordable 5G phones were expected to be the catalyst to increase phone replacements, but now it is unlikely to be the case.

May 26, 2020, 14:20 PM IST

Samsung Galaxy A31 with quad camera to be launched in India on June 4

The phone will feature a quad camera set up at the rear backed by a 48MP main sensor.

May 25, 2020, 14:06 PM IST

Google Pixel 4a likely to be launched on July 13

The phone has been tipped to start selling at $399.

May 22, 2020, 18:03 PM IST

Samsung to launch Galaxy A31 in India in June first week

The smartphone will come with a 6.4-inch super AMOLED display and will be powered by MediaTek octacore processor in India.

May 22, 2020, 14:38 PM IST

CBI warns states, UTs about phishing software that uses COVID-19 messages for infecting smartphones

The Central Bureaus of Investigation (CBI) has issued an alert relating to a banking Trojan known as Cerberus.

May 19, 2020, 18:03 PM IST

Honor 9X Pro launched in India: Know price, specs and availability

The phone wil will be available on Flipkart from May 21.

May 12, 2020, 14:17 PM IST

Oppo to resume mobile production at 30% capacity

The company has also started sales of mobile phones through Amazon, Flipkart and retail stores in permitted areas.

May 07, 2020, 18:31 PM IST

Samsung Galaxy Buds+ to feature active noise cancellation: Report

There is no possible or rumoured launch date available, but one can expect them to make an appearance alongside the Galaxy Note 20 and the Galaxy Fold 2.

May 05, 2020, 11:51 AM IST

COVID-19 impact: Global smartphone shipments fall 13% in Jan-Mar

A report by Counterpoint Research also indicated a similar scenario stating that this is the first time since March 2014 quarter that the global smartphone shipments have fallen below 300 million units in a quarter.

May 01, 2020, 18:23 PM IST

Samsung warns of second-quarter profit fall as coronavirus hits sales of phones, TVs

The South Korean conglomerate joined other tech giants such as SK Hynix and Intel in declining to provide annual forecasts because of the uncertainty about the duration of the pandemic.

Apr 29, 2020, 12:03 PM IST

Vivo opens premium experiential retail store in Mumbai

The experience centre will have an interactive touch-enabled LED screen, where customers view and compare features, dedicated gaming, virtual reality (VR) and customer interaction zones.

Feb 08, 2020, 14:35 PM IST

Xiaomi Mi 10 series to be launched on Feb 23 in Barcelona

The smartphone will launch with 12GB and 16GB RAM variants.

Feb 08, 2020, 13:51 PM IST

Indian Navy bans use of social networking platforms and smartphones within naval areas

The Indian Navy has also passed an order stating that smartphones will not be allowed on board ships and naval airbases bases anymore. 

Dec 30, 2019, 08:39 AM IST

HTC planning comeback with new 4G, 5G handsets: Report

The handset maker announced last week it has made $23.5 million revenue in August, which is a significant increase compared to July.

Sep 17, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Xiaomi India sold 10 crore smartphones in 5 years

This milestone has been achieved in the period starting Q3 2014 till July 2019, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).

Sep 06, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

Rs 3,000 crore Diwali bonus coming via online handset sales: Samsung India

The sales will primarily be driven by the new "M" series smartphones arriving this month.

Sep 05, 2019, 17:32 PM IST

Lenovo introduces 3 new smartphones in Indian markets: Check features

The smartphones come with different specifications and have many other features.

Sep 05, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

Economy slowdown not to impact smartphones in India: Xiaomi

The India smartphone market saw its highest-ever shipment of 36.9 million in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019 -- with 9.9 per cent year-on-year (YoY) and 14.8 per cent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).

Aug 22, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

Bugs found in backend systems of top 5,000 free Android apps

While the researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology and The Ohio State University studied only applications in the Google Play Store, applications designed for iOS may share the same backend systems.

Aug 13, 2019, 16:06 PM IST

Global trade tensions may hit smartphone biz: Samsung

Early this week, Japan promulgated a revised Bill to remove South Korea from its 'whitelist' of trusted trading partners, following the July 4 export control measures on three materials used in chips and displays, Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday.

Aug 08, 2019, 17:44 PM IST