LeEco is Running Out of Funds, Confesses Co-Founder

LeEco is Running Out of Funds, Confesses Co-Founder

LeEco, the Chinese company who just recently has become eminent in regions apart from its hometown, seems to be having troubles in the financing department. In an alarming letter sent to the shareholders, co-founder Jia Yueting confessed that LeEco is running out of funds primarily due to the rapid expansion they’ve been executing in various countries. Jia, further mentioned that […]

     
 
 

Chinese Smartphone OEMs: Rising in the West

Chinese Smartphone OEMs: Rising in the West

Indian smartphone market has been a volatile one with smartphone manufacturers changing ranks almost every single quarter. While Samsung and Micromax have maintained their No.1 and No.2 positions for quite a few quarters, the third, fourth and fifth rankings are in a constant flux. It is difficult to predict what would happen in the Indian smartphone market, but certain themes […]

 
     
 
 

Meizu Pro 6s Launched with Helio X25 Deca-Core SoC and 3,060 mAh Battery

Meizu Pro 6s Launched with Helio X25 Deca-Core SoC and 3,060 mAh Battery

Meizu has announced a successor to its Pro 6 handset which was launched a while back in April this year. The new Pro 6s carries forward most of the characteristics from its predecessor, however, annexes it with a significantly better camera and battery. The Meizu Pro 6s will go on sale in China on the 7th of this month for […]

     
 
 

OPPO R9s and R9s Plus with 16MP Front and Rear Cameras Launched in China

OPPO R9s and R9s Plus with 16MP Front and Rear Cameras Launched in China

As expected, Oppo has extended its R9 series with the launch of two new handsets in China – Oppo R9s and R9s Plus. The devices have been priced aggressively at $415 and $519 respectively and feature impressive camera arrangements, at least on paper. In terms of design, both smartphones heavily resemble Apple’s iPhone with aluminum unibodies and measure 6.5/7.35mm in thickness. […]

     
 
 

LeEco Le Pro 3 Unveiled in China; Features a Snapdragon 821 SoC and 6GB of RAM

LeEco Le Pro 3 Unveiled in China; Features a Snapdragon 821 SoC and 6GB of RAM

LeEco has made the much-rumored Le Pro 3 smartphone official at an event in China today. After Asus’ Zenfone 3 Deluxe, Le Pro 3 is the second handset to feature Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 Quad-Core processor. Besides that, it comes with the all the right ingredients for a premium flagship, an affordable price tag and ditches the headphone jack in […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Announces Amazfit Smartwatch in China for 799 Yuan

Xiaomi Announces Amazfit Smartwatch in China for 799 Yuan

After months of speculations and renders, Xiaomi has finally unveiled its first ever smartwatch – Amazfit in collaboration with Huami, the same startup responsible for manufacturing the Mi Band. The Mi smartwatch features a custom software and can track various activities, mirror a bunch of limited notifications like calls, messages and more. The Xiaomi Amazfit smartwatch slightly resembles Motorola’s Moto 360 […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with Helio X20 Unveiled in China for $135

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with Helio X20 Unveiled in China for $135

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series is one of the most successful budget smartphone lineups to date. While some buyers are still trying to purchase the Note 3, Xiaomi has already unveiled the Redmi Note 4 at an event in China today. There are no visual or any standout features it brings, however, it does include a deca-core processor at the same […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Smart Washing Machine Launched in China for $226

Xiaomi Smart Washing Machine Launched in China for $226

Xiaomi has been constantly backing emerging startups and launching products in numerous sectors like LED strips, electric bike and a whole lot more. Today, the Chinese giant has extended the lineup with yet another device and this time it’s a washing machine through their collaboration with Minij – smart Mi Washing Machine. The washing machine looks like a standard everyday […]

     
 
 

LeEco & Coolpad Unveil Cool1 Dual with 4060mAh Battery and a $166 Price Tag

LeEco & Coolpad Unveil Cool1 Dual with 4060mAh Battery and a $166 Price Tag

As expected, LeEco and Coolpad have launched their first product under the joint partnership which we had exclusively reported – Cool1 Dual, the “dual” referring to the dual-camera setup. The budget handset checks all the factors for succeeding in the smartphone industry in 2016 with an adequate hardware combination and a cheap price tag to lure in customers. To begin […]

     
 
 

Why 3G Networks Ended up as Fad in Emerging Countries?

Why 3G Networks Ended up as Fad in Emerging Countries?

3G networks have played a vital role in helping us make the most out of our smartphones. 3G standards such as HSPA and HSPA+ helped deliver speeds around 1-10 Mbps which finally made a 24×7 broadband like connection available for smartphones. While 3G networks gained adoption to quite some extent in western markets, their adoption in Asian countries hasn’t been […]