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 […]

 
     
 
 

Phone Design: Thin is in, But Should Length and Width be out?

Phone Design: Thin is in, But Should Length and Width be out?

In late 2006, I got my first proper smartphone: the Nokia N70. It could handle mail, browse the Web, take decent photographs (for its time), and handled most routine tasks like calls and texts pretty well. It was 21.8 mm thick. My first ‘high-end’ smartphone was the N95 8 GB. And this brought a more powerful 5.0-megapixel camera to the […]

 
     
 
 

How Google is Envisioning the Future of Smartphones and Beyond

How Google is Envisioning the Future of Smartphones and Beyond

Almost two decades ago, Google was just a search engine with a textbox and a promising algorithm that curated the ever growing internet into a list of blue links. As technology paced further, the Mountain View based company invested in a bunch of rising platforms and ideas that revolved around the future of the World Wide Web. Spreading across soon […]

 
     
 
 

Chinese Smartphones are Now a Force to Reckon with Even Outside of Asia

Chinese Smartphones are Now a Force to Reckon with Even Outside of Asia

Despite continuous efforts and solid product launches, OEMs that used to lead the smartphone race are now struggling to get a hold of the market. As expected, the major reason behind this plummet is the ascending levels of more economical and attractive launches from Chinese manufacturers as well as other new entrants. Troubles for big names including Samsung and even […]