6 Must-Have Features Every OEM Should Include in Premium Smartphones

6 Must-Have Features Every OEM Should Include in Premium Smartphones

In the past year, OEMs have tended to shift their core focus towards budget handsets. After all, it is the most substantial category where the majority of buyers invest. Today, you can spend as low as $175 (or Rs 10,000) and still get a phenomenal handset. However, this eventually led to flagship devices lose market share and justifications as to […]

 
     
 
 

How OnePlus is Casually Swooping in the Premium Market

How OnePlus is Casually Swooping in the Premium Market

In April 2014, when a Chinese startup (some would prefer to have called it an “upstart” given its penchant for clever social media messaging) came out with a phone that it tagged “flagship killer,” many laughed at the notion. Not too many could have predicted that the OEM would disrupt the industry and the market in a matter of months, […]

 
     
 
 

Latest Report Reveals Positive Growth in Sony’s Mobile Business

Latest Report Reveals Positive Growth in Sony’s Mobile Business

Sony’s mobile business hasn’t seen potential growth since the sudden embankment of affordable smartphones. They’ve been unable to keep up the pace and as a result, their share in the market has almost reached a point of extinction when compared with what they used to relish before. However, unlike the previous year where they faced a tragic loss of $172 […]

     
 
 

Qualcomm Doubles Down on Dual Camera Setups with new Clear Sight Technology

Qualcomm Doubles Down on Dual Camera Setups with new Clear Sight Technology

This year we witnessed a majority of leading smartphone OEMs include dual camera setups on their flagships – Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus, LG G5, Huawei P9, and more. However, each of them is using a native and independent hardware for processing the captured shots. Now, Qualcomm, the manufacturer responsible for most phones’ processor out there, has introduced a new dual-lens […]

     
 
 

HTC’s Upcoming “Sailfish” Smartphone Revealed in a Render Video

HTC’s Upcoming “Sailfish” Smartphone Revealed in a Render Video    

Google, along with its hardware comrade – HTC is all set to reveal their new Nexus/Pixel branded smartphones possibly next month. While we do already know quite a bit about them, a clear glance into what materials and design HTC is going to opt for was uncertain. Today, however, thanks to the good folks at Android Authority and Twitter personality […]

     
 
 

Google is Reportedly Launching New Pixel-Branded Phones and 4K Chromecast on October 4th

Google is Reportedly Launching New Pixel-Branded Phones and 4K Chromecast on October 4th

Rumors and leaks have been pouring in bulk as we approach Google’s annual Nexus season where they announce new hardware which includes phones, tablets and what not. Today, however, we finally might have an exact date for the event. According to Android Police, Google is reportedly planning to hold the conference on October 4th, almost a month after Apple unveils […]

     
 
 

Huawei Nova and Nova Plus Smartphones Launched at IFA 2016

Huawei Nova and Nova Plus Smartphones Launched at IFA 2016

Huawei has announced yet another smartphone brand, “Nova” at Berlin’s largest electronics show, IFA 2016. The first two products out of the new lineup are called “Nova” and “Nova Plus”. Both the handsets are targeted at the mid-range price segments and feature specifications accordingly. The smaller Nova takes design cues from Huawei’s Nexus 6P and the Nova Plus is genetically […]

     
 
 

Indian Independence Day Special: Three Indian Phones That Dare to Stand Out

Indian Independence Day Special: Three Indian Phones That Dare to Stand Out

About three years ago (around 2013), it seemed that Indian phone brands were turning the corner – Nokia was in decline, Samsung seemed to be stuttering, Motorola was busy being sold, BlackBerry was passive, and LG and Sony oddly indecisive. Yes, the upper echelon of smartphones was still ruled by the traditional powers but if you needed a smartphone that […]

 
     
 
 

Samsung’s Secret Ingredient for Succeeding in the Smartphone Market

Samsung’s Secret Ingredient for Succeeding in the Smartphone Market

If you haven’t realized yet, Samsung makes a lot of phones and despite potential ups and downs, they still lead the smartphone rivalry by an immense percentage. Sales blasted off with affordable Android handsets and massive “phablets” customers started buying over feature phones as time passed by. Their smartphone line-up has encountered several iterations throughout the journey, the latest flagship […]

 
     
 
 

Why it No Longer Makes Sense to Enter the Smartphone Market

Why it No Longer Makes Sense to Enter the Smartphone Market

Over the past few weeks, a lot of reports have shown how the small players of the mobile ecosystem were struggling to make meaningful inroads in the competitive smartphone industry. This industry has enjoyed rapid growth over the last decade, but the fuel seems to be running out. Long gone are the days of explosive growth, if anything, we should […]