We already have enough of the iPhone 8 rumours and speculations, but that hasn’t stopped new reports from claiming that LG will be the exclusive battery supplier of the L-shaped batteries of next iPhone, dubbed ‘iPhone 9’. According to the report, Apple and LG have reached an agreement, making LG the sole vendor of the iPhone 9’s battery.
Apple is usually known to hire multiple providers for sourcing parts but apparently, LG’s huge investment in dedicated battery manufacturing facilities was a major reason why Apple sided with them. One of the other reasons could be the recent backing out of providers from the agreement causing an expected further delay in [...]
Staying true to its promise made in March, Samsung will recycle parts from then recalled exploding Note 7 devices . Sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 were suspended last year, due to the poorly manufactured batteries. As stated in the reports released in March, Samsung has recently released refurbished Galaxy Note 7 FE in Korea. Even with all the refurbished handsets for sale, Samsung will still be left with the heaps of devices to recycle.
Samsung will kick start its phone recycling process this month and is expected to recover 157 tonnes of rare metals like gold, cobalt and copper. Samsung also plans on utilising the existing parts like OLED display modules, memory chips, [...]
The luxury smartphone maker, catering to the elites, stars and the rich is dead. Established in 1998, Vertu, originally a part of Nokia, hit bankruptcy as a result of firm’s £128 million debt. The bankruptcy is reported to cost Vertu it’s UK’s manufacturing operation along with the 200 job cuts. The company changed hands before finally being acquired by the exiled businessman Murat Hakan Uzan in March. According to reports, Uzan plans to bring Vertu back from the dead.
The luxury smartphone provider manufactured phones which ran an older version of android and last year’s processors. But the precious metals, Sapphire Crystal Screens, fine [...]
Latest reports state that the Samsung might release the newest Note 8 on 23 August. And with the expected delay in Apple’s iPhone 8 launch, Samsung’s Note 8 might steal some of its thunder. Last year’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and the fact that it was recalled due to battery fires, makes the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 a crucial release for Samsung. So far a whole lot of rumors of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 have been floating the rumor mill.Display
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to have a larger 6.3-inch curved infinity display, similar to the one used on the Galaxy S8 and S8+. Samsung might switch to a 19.5:9 elongated ratio, which [...]
A minute of silence as Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows Phone 8.1, for those of you who have been paying attention, the inevitable has happened. Effective today, Microsoft is ceasing support for Windows Phone 8.1. Though phones running the platform will not be bricked, but the company will not be pushing any future updates for Windows Phone 8.1. The Windows Phone operating system was Microsoft’s biggest efforts in countering Android and iOS. However, as 99.6% of the smartphones run Android or iOS Microsoft failed to capture the market with Windows Phone and it never truly got off the ground.
While a few good phones were launched in the early days by HTC and then by [...]
Motorola has launched the Moto E4 plus in India at a price of Rs. 9999 . The phone group of the E series falls in between the C and the G series from the brand completing their budget offering for the year with the Moto G5s slated for later this month or early August.
The Motorola Moto E4 Plus is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core MediaTek MTK6737M processor and has 3GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage along with microSD card expansion. The Moto E4 plus has a 5.5 inch 1280 x 720px IPS LCD display along with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and an oleophobic coating.
The phone also runs Android 7.1.1 out of the box and should be updated to the next generation Android by the [...]
Honor 8 pro has officially been launched in India for a price of Rs. 29,999. The phone will be sold on Amazon on Prime Day for a limited sale model.
The Honor 8 Pro has a whopping 128 GB of storage along with 6GB of RAM. The Honor 8 Pro runs on the Kirin 960 chipset which is an octacore chip – four high-performance Cortex A73 cores clocked at 2.4GHz and four low-power Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.8Ghz.
The Camera setup consists of two cameras, 12+12 MP shooters, where one is a monochrome camera while the other is RGB. The Honor 8 Pro can combine the aperture to deliver an extremely wide f/0.95. The Phone also shoot 4K video at 30fps. The front camera is an 8 MP shooter [...]
The new design of the iPhone 8 has been doing rounds for more than a few months. However, till now the leaks mentioned a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display. But, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a note to investors that mentions several details for the upcoming iPhone expected to launch in September. Here is a full list of expected changes mentioned in the note.Apple will roll out three iPhone models in 2017; the new iPhone 8 with an OLED display & revisions of the LCD models including 4.7” display & 5.5” display. OLED iPhone will adopt full-screen design, with the “highest screen-to-body ratio of any smartphone currently available [...]
Motorola’s next X series phone the Moto X4 has leaked in images with detailed specifications. Prolific leaker Evan Blass has leaked more information on the Moto X4 including images and branding.
The Moto X4 will bring IP68 certification to Motorola’s portfolio, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 chipset with an Octa-Core CPU running at 2.2GHz, with a 5.2 inch full HD screen, and 4GB of RAM with a 64GB internal storage along with microSD storage.
The Moto X4 will have a 3,000mAh battery capacity along with TurboPower charging. The Moto X4 has two rear cameras, one of which is 8-megapixel and the other 12-megapixel. With the capability to [...]
Samsung’s next big launch of the Galaxy Note 8 is around the corner. With the company prepping for the August launch, a whole bunch of leaks have surfaced for the mega flagship from the company. The Note series will continue on despite the recall of the Galaxy Note 7 last year. The company plans to launch some exciting new things with the Note 8 , which will not only excite consumers but make them lighter by about US $ 1000 or more.
The Galaxy Note 8 is expected to be based on the design and build of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, think of wider Galaxy S8+ but with an S-Pen. The company will launch the Galaxy Note 8 with a lot of firsts, it will be the first [...]
OnePlus has launched the OnePlus 5 in India, the phone which stands as a revision to the OnePlus 3T and the company’s 2017 flagship will go on sale immediately on Amazon as an exclusive in India. Here: http://amzn.to/2twiWun.
6GB + 64 GB : Rs. 32999
8GB + 128 GB : Rs. 37999
The OnePlus 5 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset while running a combination of either a 6GB of RAM and 64 GB of Storage or an 8GB RAM along with 128GB of storage. OnePlus is focusing on the phone’s ability to utilize the new dual camera setup with some software capabilities that OnePlus claims to have spent a lot of time [...]
Motorola has confirmed via invite that the company will launch their budget Moto C Plus in India on the 19th of June. The Phone which is expected to launch under the Rs. 10000 price was launched back in May in other markets and will make it’s way to India in June.Motorola Moto C Plus runs a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor and has 2GB of RAM along with 16GB of internal storage. The Motorola Moto C Plus has an 8-megapixel camera plus a 2-megapixel front camera. The Motorola Moto C Plus announced in May is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone, however, the Indian variant may be launched with dual-SIM capability along with MicroSD card expandability.
The Motorola [...]