Gadgets

Sony Xperia XZ3 With 18:9 Display, Snapdragon 845 SoC Spotted on GFXBench

Just days after specifications and features of the smartphone were leaked online, Sony Xperia XZ3 has been spotted on certification portal GFXBench. Interestingly enough, the listing suggests this upcoming Sony smartphone will run Android 9.0 (Android P), which means the phone will be launched only after a public release for the software is issued by Google. It may also be that the smartphone is running ... Read More »

Nokia X6 Global Variant Spotted on Official Website, Launch Appears Imminent

Nokia X6 was launched in China in May, and has since then been available in the country for the price starting at CNY 1,299 (approximately Rs. 13,800). Ever since its launch last month, arrival of its global variant has been regularly rumoured, and the company also assessed popularity of such a version in a poll. Now, the smartphone has been spotted on the company’s global website, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Opens Its 1000th Service Centre in India, Has Presence in Over 600 Cities

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi on Wednesday announced the opening of its service centre number one thousand in India. The company which has presence in over 600 cities in the country, opened up its 1000th service centre in the city of Hyderabad, Telangana. With the milestone, Xiaomi also announced that 500 of these service centres are authorised to repair its Mi TV range, ... Read More »

Nokia 5.1 Plus Specifications, Design Leaked on TENAA Certification Site

Nokia recently updated its entry-level and mid-range smartphone segment with the Nokia 2 (2018), Nokia 3 (2018), and Nokia 5 (2018). But, it seems the Finnish phone brand is not looking to stop just yet. Nokia 5.1 Plus has been in the news for the past few weeks now, having leaked in several renders and on certification portals. In the most recent set of developments, specifications of ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Sunrise Gold Edition Goes on Sale in India Today

Samsung had announced a new colour variant of the Galaxy S9+ – Sunrise Gold Edition – last week in India. While the pre-bookings of the new model had started on June 15, the smartphone will go on sale in the country starting today (June 20). Samsung has notified that the Sunrise Gold edition of Galaxy S9+ can be bought across select retail stores. And, ... Read More »

Moto X4 Unlocked, Prime Variants Get Android 8.1 Oreo Update: Report

Lenovo launched the Moto X4 smartphone at IFA last year, with the Moto X4 Android One edition for Project Fi following in September. The Android One variant got the Android 8.1 Oreo update a while ago, and now the unlocked Moto X4 as well as the Amazon Prime Exclusive variants are getting the update. The Moto X4 Amazon Prime exclusive variant comes with ... Read More »

Essential Phone Receives Audio Adapter HD Attachment Module, Now Supports Tidal’s MQA Tracks

HIGHLIGHTS Essential Phone has received an attachment module Called Audio Adapter HD, the new module brings 3.5mm jack The phone has also received support for Tidal’s MQA tracks A long time after its formal launch, Essential Phone has finally received a useful attachment module that brings connectivity with headphones and speakers requiring a 3.5mm audio jack. The new module, called Audio Adapter HD, ... Read More »

I Took the iPhone SE on a Trip and It’s Still a Great Secondary Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone SE was first launched in March 2016 Performance and camera quality is great for a two-year old phone An iPhone SE 2 is expected around September this year The iPhone SE 2 has recently been tipped for a launch in September this year, as dozens of leaks and rumours continue to circulate the Internet. Interestingly, one of the most notable aspects ... Read More »

BlackBerry KEY2 Spotted on GeekBench, KeyOne to Get Android Oreo Soon

HIGHLIGHTS BlackBerry KEY2 is tipped to powered by the Snapdragon 660 SoC It may be launched in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants BlackBerry KeyOne gets May security update BlackBerry KEY2, the successor to BlackBerry KeyOne smartphone is all set to launch on June 7 at an event in New York. Ahead of the launch, a few specification details of the smartphone have been leaked ... Read More »

Android Go Back to the Drawing Board Because This Isn’t Working (Yet)

HIGHLIGHTS Android Go is an operating system designed for low-cost smartphones It is Google’s second crack at building an OS for low-end devices The platform seems to lack optimisation at the moment Android is a complex and resource intensive operating system that is not designed to run on low-end hardware. Uber cheap smartphones are generally associated with a broken, frustration-filled ... Read More »