LG G4 Beat With Snapdragon 615, Mid-Range Specs and Flagship Looks Launched

LG G4 Beat With Snapdragon 615, Mid-Range Specs and Flagship Looks Launched

LG today launches the LG G4 Beat, a toned down variant of its flagship G4 with similar looks but less powerful internal components. The mid-range smartphone will be first available in Europe and Latin America, followed by a global rollout eventually. As for the specs, the G4 beat sports a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display, which as the company claims, […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp Working to Make Voice Calls Cheaper, Low Data Usage Feature Spotted on iOS App

WhatsApp Working to Make Voice Calls Cheaper, Low Data Usage Feature Spotted on iOS App

Popular messaging client WhatsApp, which introduced the voice calling feature on its mobile apps earlier this year, is now figuring out how to reduce the data usage while making those VoiP calls. Making progress on that front, the company has introduce a new feature dubbed “Low Data Usage” on a recently released beta v2.12.5 of WhatsApp’s iOS app. The description of […]

     
 
 

65% Indians Use Sub-Rs 10,000 Smartphones; Internet Penetration Largely Limited to 6 States: Study

65% Indians Use Sub-Rs 10,000 Smartphones; Internet Penetration Largely Limited to 6 States: Study

India has become one of the world’s largest smartphone markets. Each quarter we see millions of new smartphones shipped across the country. But what kind of smartphones are those? And what kind of people use them? A new study is shedding light on the matter. According to the latest data released by UC Web — a popular Chinese internet company […]

     
 
 

Sony Will Never Sell or Exit From Smartphone Business, Says CEO Hiroki Totoki

Sony Will Never Sell or Exit From Smartphone Business, Says CEO Hiroki Totoki

There has been a lot of talk around Sony’s mobile business. The Japanese technology conglomerate hasn’t been able to make much money from selling its smartphones, which is why it didn’t surprise us earlier this year Sony Mobile CEO Hiroki Totoki noted that the team had been contemplating on whether they should shut down the mobile division. He had later […]

     
 
 

Google Further Expands Android One Project, Launches QMobile A1 in Pakistan

Google Further Expands Android One Project, Launches QMobile A1 in Pakistan

After India (the initial launch place), Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Turkey, and Philippines, Google is adding one more nation to its slowly growing Android One territory. The Android-maker today launched the new QMobile A1 in Pakistan. Android One, for those who don’t recall, is Google’s ambitious plan to improve the user experience in the low echelon segment. Announced at the I/O […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Price Dropped to Rs. 5999 in India [Updated]

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Price Dropped to Rs. 5999 in India [Updated]

In just five years, Xiaomi has worked its way up to find a spot among the tentpole smartphone manufacturers. The Chinese technology conglomerate has managed to pull it off by strictly sticking to two strategies. First up, sell good, durable product with best-in-line specs possible at a ridiculously cheap price point. Second, slash their price even further after a few […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Mi Band 1S With Heart Beat Tracker Spotted on Certification Website, Hints at an Imminent Launch

Xiaomi Mi Band 1S With Heart Beat Tracker Spotted on Certification Website, Hints at an Imminent Launch

Xiaomi is seemingly prepping to launch a new fitness tracker device. The successor to the Mi Band recently stopped by a Taiwanese certification website, hinting at an imminent launch. The new activity tracker, which is expected to carry a low price tag as well was spotted on Taiwan’s National Communications Commission recently. The listing reveals that the new health tracker […]

     
 
 

OnePlus Cardboard VR is Available for Purchase Now — Grab One for Free and Pay Only for Shipping

OnePlus Cardboard VR is Available for Purchase Now — Grab One for Free and Pay Only for Shipping

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus, which will be launching the OnePlus 2 flagship at a VR event later this month, is giving away Cardboard VR for free across the globe. Starting today, you can grab one for yourself. The company announces today that users can grab the Cardboard VR for free, as long as they are willing to take care of […]

     
 
 

Android One Isn’t Dead, Lava to Launch an “Affordable Nexus” on July 14: Report

Android One Isn’t Dead, Lava to Launch an “Affordable Nexus” on July 14: Report

After slowing down on its Android One project, and one of its executive suggesting the demise of the initiative, Google is prepping to revive its ambitious plan to further unify Android experience across low and affordable tiers. The company is pegged to launch a new Android One smartphone later this month. In last one year, the Android experience in low-tier […]