Tag Archives: Smartphone

The Moto X Pure Edition is an Anti-Bloatware Smartphone

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Most smartphones are sold with carrier bloatware on top of manufacturer bloatware, but the value of a phone that’s “pure Android” is to eliminate much of that annoyance. The Moto X Pure Edition is the third and latest iteration of the Moto X, and surprisingly priced lower than 2014’s Moto X. It’s the first Motorola phone ... Read More »

LG’s Latest Budget-Priced Smartphone Includes Nano Coated Tip Stylus Pen

LG will be introducing the latest version of its flagship smartphone at the upcoming Mobile World Congress conference this week. At the event, the South Korean company will show off the new LG5, but fans of stylus devices will be more interested in the 5.7-inch phablet LG Stylus 2. Currently there is one phone that dominates the stylus segment on mobile, ... Read More »

New LG Smartphone Added to the G3 Line Has a Stylus Pen

LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is getting set to introduce a new smartphone to the G3 line it introduced earlier this year. The latest advent of this series will feature a stylus pen, according to new information from the company. The announcement comes just days ahead of LG’s official unveiling of the aptly-named G3 Stylus at the IFA conference in ... Read More »

Micromax Smartphone Users to Get Exclusive Discounts on Oyo Rooms

HIGHLIGHTS Apart from discounts, a simplified booking experience is promised The new booking experience will be accessible through Steroid Launcher 25 percent instant discount, 100 percent cashback on checkout touted Micromax on Thursday announced a partnership with Oyo Rooms to give customers of its devices a ‘seamless booking experience’ as well as exclusive deals. The integration will available either in ... Read More »

These Habits of Yours Are Hurting, Not Helping Your Smartphone

These Habits of Yours Are Hurting, Not Helping Your Smartphone HIGHLIGHTS Obsessively cleaning apps from memory can slow things down Keep your battery between 30 and 80 percent; 0 to 100 isn’t good An anti-virus app isn’t really necessary A smartphone has become an essential tool to survive for many today. We care so deeply about these slabs with faces ... Read More »

Vivo V5 vs Oppo F1s vs Gionee S6s: The Sub-Rs. 18,000 Selfie Smartphone Battle

Vivo V5 vs Oppo F1s vs Gionee S6s: The Sub-Rs. 18,000 Selfie Smartphone Battle HIGHLIGHTS Vivo V5, Oppo F1s, Gionee S6s are among the top mid-range selfie phones All three have similar features, with only a few differences The three smartphones all cost under Rs. 18,000 Vivo on Tuesday showcased the V5 smartphone with a 20-megapixel camera in the front ... Read More »

Sony to Return Image Sensors to Full Capacity on Smartphone Pickup

HIGHLIGHTS Sony commands about 40 percent of the market for CMOS image sensors The sensors were central to Sony’s recovery from years of losses Sony’s clients include Apple and Samsung. Sony Corp’s image sensor production will return to full capacity in the October-March half-year due to a pickup in smartphone demand, having spent part of the past year running just ... Read More »

Kodak Ektra Smartphone With 21-Megapixel Rear Camera, DSLR-Like Features Launched

HIGHLIGHTS It comes with a huge camera protrusion at the back The smartphone supports 4K video capture It has launched only in Europe for now In a bid to entice photo enthusiasts, camera company Kodak has launched the photo-focused Ektra smartphone. The smartphone has a unique design with a huge camera lens at the back, and it boasts of DSLR-like ... Read More »

Imagination Tech Warns on Profit as Smartphone Market Softens

Imagination Tech Warns on Profit as Smartphone Market Softens Imagination Tech, the British company whose graphics technology powers some Apple devices, warned on profit on Tuesday, saying it had been hit by a slowdown in semiconductor and smartphone markets. The company swung to an operating loss of 7.3 million pounds for the six months to end-October, from a profit of ... Read More »