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Samsung Pips Intel as Top Semiconductor Player in 2017: Gartner

In a significant development, Samsung Electronics with 14.2 percent share surpassed Intel as the top vendor for the global semiconductor market in 2017 – a feat that took 25 years to happen – Gartner said on Monday. Samsung registered $59,875 million (roughly Rs. 3.97 lakh crores) in revenue while Intel at second place reported a revenue of $58,725 million (roughly Rs. 3.9 lakh crores) ... Read More »

Nokia X Receives Certification in China; Affordable Price Tag Likely

Nokia X is yet to receive an official confirmation, but it recently surfaced in China with a launch dateslated for April 27. And now, two of the long-rumoured Nokia X models have received a certification from wireless authority China Compulsory Certification (CCC) that points to an affordable price bracket. The listing shows that both Nokia X models will come with a regular ... Read More »

LG V30 Gets AI Cam, March Android Security Patch, ThinQ Branding With Software Update

LG V30 is now receiving a software update on certain Verizon-branded units in the US. The update brings software version VS99620b to the LG V30 with features like the new AI Cam, a new start screen with ThinQ branding, and the “latest Android security updates”. These features were rolled out to the LG V30+ back in March this year. To check for the LG V30 OTA ... Read More »

Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus Leaked Case Renders Show Dual Cameras, 18:9 Display Ahead of April 19 Launch

Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, and Moto G6 Plus are set for an unveiling in Sao Paulo, Brazil on April 19. With just about a day to go before the Moto G6 series launch, there’s not much left to be seen as the Internet has been abuzz with design and internal specifications of all three variants in Lenovo-owned Motorola’s mid-range refresh for 2018. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Android Oreo Update Coming Soon: Report

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are expected to get an upgrade to Android Oreo in the coming days, if certain reports are to be believed. All US carrier versions of the 2016 flagship handsets – including the ones branded by AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon – as well as unlocked variants have reportedly received Android Oreo certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance. This development comes after SamMobile reported that carriers operating ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ Design Reportedly Finalised, Said to Sport Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor

  Samsung Galaxy S10, expectedly the next flagship smartphone from the South Korean giant, has been known to have gotten its design finalised recently. As per reports coming in from the company’s home country, the Galaxy S10 will get the same Infinity Display as the one introduced with the Galaxy S8. Additionally, the Galaxy S10 is said to sport a 5.8-inch ... Read More »

Nokia 1 Starts Receiving April Android Security Update in India

Nokia 1(Review) has started receiving a new stability update that includes the April Android security patch. HMD Global had previously brought the same security patch for Nokia 3, Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 Plus models. The update comes days after Google formally released the April Android security patch for compatible Pixel and Nexus smartphones. HMD Global had announced the Nokia 1 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini Spotted on TENAA and AnTuTu Sites, Tipping Design and Specifications

Samsung may soon launch a variant of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones, called the Galaxy S9 Mini. The compact counterpart of the South Korean giant’s 2018 flagships may make its way to the markets this year, if certain reports are to be believed. A smartphone, with model number SM-G8750 was spotted earlier this month on a benchmark site. Now, another handset with model number SM-G8850 has ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium With 4K HDR Display, Dual Rear Camera Setup Launched: Specifications, Features

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium was launched on Monday, an upgrade to the Sony Xperia XZ2 that was unveiled at MWC 2018 earlier this year. The smartphone has several improvements over its predecessor, including a Motion Eye dual camera setup (one colour, one monochrome) with an ISO 12800 sensitivity for video recording, said to be the highest on a smartphone ever. It also has an ISO 51200 sensitivity ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini Spotted on TENAA and AnTuTu Sites, Tipping Design and Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Specifications of an upcoming Samsung handset revealed SM-G8850 could be another variant of the Galaxy S9 Latest leaks showcase renders and specifications Samsung may soon launch a variant of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones, called the Galaxy S9 Mini. The compact counterpart of the South Korean giant’s 2018 flagships may make its way to the markets this year, if certain reports are to ... Read More »