Apple Under Pressure to Dazzle With iPhone 8 as Smartphone Market Slows

Apple Under Pressure to Dazzle With iPhone 8 as Smartphone Market Slows
As Apple and Samsung gear up to launch new flagship smartphones, the market leaders are seeking a wow factor that can help them fend off challenges from rising Chinese-based manufacturers.Apple is under particular pressure to dazzle as the culture-changing California iPhone maker looks for a way to maintain its image as an innovation leader in a global market showing signs of slowing."Clearly, Apple wants to do something different for the 10th anniversary" of the iPhone, NPD Group analyst Stephe…
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Launch Today: Price, Specifications, and Everything Else We Know So Far

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Launch Today: Price, Specifications, and Everything Else We Know So Far
Xiaomi is set to launch the Redmi Note 5A smartphone in China on Monday, and a fresh confirmation from CEO Lei Jun himself gives us more clarity on what to expect from the smartphone. According to Jun, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is confirmed to have a 16-megapixel front camera with a dedicated flash for selfies, and a three slot tray - two for SIM cards and one for microSD expansion.Ahead of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A launch set to begin at 7.30pm China Time (5pm IST), let's take a look at all the l…
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Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin Has a Plan to Cure Our Smartphone Addiction

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin Has a Plan to Cure Our Smartphone Addiction
During a recent outing to a fancy restaurant, Andy Rubin spotted an all-too-familiar tableau: a couple on what seemed to be a first date taking pictures of their food and then losing themselves in their smartphones for the next 10 minutes. Rubin is partly responsible for this antisocial behavior; he helped create Android, which powers 85 percent of the world's smartphones.Rubin acknowledges the downsides to the smartphone revolution he helped unleash and says his new hardware company, Essential,…
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Coolpad Cool Play 6 With Dual Rear Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Coolpad Cool Play 6 With Dual Rear Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications
Coolpad has launched its flagship smartphone Cool Play 6 in the Indian market at Rs. 14,999. The phone was launched in China in May this year, and the company says it has customised the device for the Indian market. Available exclusively via Amazon India, the handset will go on sale in the country on September 4in Gold and Black colours.The new Coolpad smartphone has a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display and runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based custom Journey UI. The phone will get Android 8…
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Jio Phone Bookings Offline, Nokia 8 Launch, Game of Thrones Leak, and More News This Week

Jio Phone Bookings Offline, Nokia 8 Launch, Game of Thrones Leak, and More News This Week
Jio Phone beta testing for select users finally started on August 15, and the phone is scheduled to go on pre-order on August 24, but certain offline retailers started taking bookings for the handset earlier this week. According to one such retailer, you will need to submit a copy of your Aadhaar card to make the Jio Phone booking, and delivery for the initial batch would be between September 1 and September 4. The Rs. 1,500 security deposit will have to be paid at the time of delivery, not at t…
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Android O to Be Revealed on Monday, the Day of the US Total Solar Eclipse

Android O to Be Revealed on Monday, the Day of the US Total Solar Eclipse
Google will indeed reveal Android O on Monday, the day of the US total solar eclipse, as previously rumoured. The visible shape of the solar corona during the eclipse's totality neatly matches the symbol 'O', and we can expect Google to reveal the name of its latest Android version, as well as announce release dates of the final build of Android O for eligible Google devices, if not release it the same day. There is also a chance the company may give a glimpse of the new Pixel smartphones. The …
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Lenovo K8 Note India Sale, Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) & Galaxy A7 (2017) Price Cuts, and More: Your 360 Daily

Lenovo K8 Note India Sale, Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) & Galaxy A7 (2017) Price Cuts, and More: Your 360 Daily
The Lenovo K8 Note (Review) went on sale in India for the first time today, following its unveiling last week. The K8 Note is available exclusively on Amazon in India, and if you manage to buy one, you can choose between Black and Gold colour options. The next sale will be held on August 25. The Lenovo K8 Note variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage is priced at Rs. 12,999, but you can spend just Rs. 1,000 more for 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. During the launch sale, buyers were offered a…
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HTC U11 vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Google Pixel: Which Is the Best Camera Phone?

HTC U11 vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Google Pixel: Which Is the Best Camera Phone?
The Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Review) and the Google Pixel (Review) are two of the best smartphones you can buy right now if a great camera is what you’re after in a phone. We saw this during our flagship camera shootout, and during our camera comparison against the OnePlus 5 (Review). The cameras from both phones have also gotten very scores from DXOMark - the industry standard for benchmarking cameras and lenses. However, the U11, HTC’s flagship for 2017 beats the S8+ and Pixel, ranking the highest …
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Comio C1, S1, P1 Smartphones With 4G VoLTE Support Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Comio C1, S1, P1 Smartphones With 4G VoLTE Support Launched in India: Price, Specifications
Chinese manufacturer Topwise Communication has entered the crowded Indian market with three new smartphone launches under its Comio brand. The Comio C1, Comio S1, and Comio P1 have been priced at Rs. 5,999, Rs. 8,999, and Rs. 9,999 respectively. The Comio smartphones will be available at all key retail stores from the coming week in North India and will be available from third week of September in West India.The Comio C1, S1, and P1 smartphones run on Android 7.0 Nougat and come with 4G VoLTE su…
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 May Have Exploded Due to 'Extreme External Force', Company Finds

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 May Have Exploded Due to
Xiaomi launched an investigation after reports of a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone catching fire in a man's pocket surfaced earlier this week, and on Friday, the company has released its preliminary findings, saying extreme external force was applied to the smartphone - probably causing the incident. To recall, reports claimed East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh resident Bhavana Suryakiran sustained minor burn injuries on his thigh as the Redmi Note 4 he was carrying in his trouser pocket caught fire.…
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