India being one of the most populated country in world, also has a massive smartphone user base. The research firm, Canalys has shared an India bound sales report that exhibits the sales performance of different smartphone OEMs in the country.
According to a report published by Canalys, Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi has once again come out on top as the most selling smartphone maker in India for the Q2 of 2019 (April to June). Noteworthy, the position has been held by Xiaomi since 2017 after it surpassed Samsung that held the postition for an extended period of time.
In terms of sales figures, Xiaomi sold 10.3 million (1.03 crore) smartphones in the Q2 of 2019 [...]
India is currently one of the largest smartphone markets and is also amongst the fastest growing one as well in the industry. According to a new report, the Indian smartphone market has broken previous records with a massive 37 million units being shipped in just the second quarter of 2019 alone. The increase is just a single digit growth but which the country gains steadily after each passing year.
Counterpoint, a research and analytical firm, has reported via its Market Monitor services that “the growth was driven via new launches, price cuts on older devices and channel expansion across brands.” One of the contributing factors were the expansion of [...]
American technology giant Google has not found much luck in building a social network. While the company’s Orkut was quite popular when it launched in the year 2004; the subsequent release of Facebook led to the demise of the social networking website in 2014. The company gave the idea another try in 2011 by launching Google+. This time, the release was met with a great response, however, due to the lack of new features it also saw a sharp decline in its popularity. Google+ was officially dissolved in April this year and it looked like the company is done with building a social network in general. Contradicting most expectations, Google has announced Shoelace, a social [...]
Motorola launched its latest smartphone, the One Vision at an event in India on the 20th of June. The device is the successor to the Motorola One Power by the company launched last year. While the handset offers competitive specifications at a lucrative price; here are the top reasons why the Motorola One Vision might just be the perfect smartphone for you.Android One Certification
One of the best things about the Motorola One Vision is the Android One Certification. Which means that the device will receive major Android software updates for two years, and security updates for at least three years guaranteed. The bloatware free software experience, along with regular [...]
Taiwanese electronics giant Asus launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Asus 6Z in India on the 19th of June. The device was first launched in Valencia Spain on the 16th of May. It succeeds the ZenFone 5Z which was announced last year and boasts of notable improvements in design, camera and the performance department over its predecessor. The device offers top tier specifications and goes up against some of the best devices in the segment like the OnePlus 7. But is the Asus 6Z the new flagship killer in town or is just an underwhelming offering by the company?
Check out the Asus 6Z on FlipkartBuild Quality & Design
The 6Z has a glass sandwich design [...]
Xiaomi will complete 5 successful years in India next month. To commemorate its 5th year anniversary, the company will launch 5 new products in the country over the next 5 weeks. On the 25th of June, the first product in the aforementioned launch cue has been unveiled which is the Mi Beard Trimmer. As the product name suggests, it is a grooming product which is targeted towards male consumers. The segment is currently lead by the offerings from Philips and Syska, which Xioami plans to disrupt with its latest addition.Mi Trimmer Quick specs Self-sharpening blades with 0.5mm precision 40 length setting with two combs 90 minutes of battery life on one charge IPX7 [...]
Google launched devices under the Pixel branding starting the Pixel C tablet in 2015. The American technology giant has since then expanded the lineup to smartphones, laptops and smart speakers. While the latter has found some success in the market; the company has always found itself struggling with making a perfect tablet. The last device from the company, the Pixel Slate launched last year received abysmal reviews owing to its poor software experience. Now fresh reports claim that Google has completely axed its tablet lineup and will no longer make them in the future. The company will instead focus on laptops starting forward.About the decision
‘Smart’ homes nowadays are incomplete without a voice assistant enabled speakers. These smart speakers have been becoming increasingly more popular as a household gadget. They bring a variety of both entertainment and practicality to its users. Tech giants like Amazon and Google have pushed for these type of products with their own Echo and Home products respectively. Latest updates constantly add more functions to such gadgets, like the ability to detect heart attacks being developed by certain researchers for emergencies.
A dedicated team from the University of Washington are working towards perfecting a machine learning algorithm that can detect heart [...]
South Korean electronics giant is one of the remaining few Android tablet manufacturers. Despite the sharp decline in the sales of Android tablets over the past few years, devices from the company have seen a positive response from the market. The company launched its latest tablet device, the Galaxy Tab S5e back in the month of February. Now, a new Samsung tablet called the Galaxy Tab A 2019 has made an appearance on the Android Enterprise website which suggests its launch is imminent.Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2019
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A 2019 will be the company’s latest budget tablet offering. According to the listing on Android Enterprise website, the device [...]
AMD has taken the computing world by storm with its announcements of various new generation CPUs and GPUs. The American company’s latest lineup have spurred its competitors such as NVIDIA and Intel. Both companies’ have seen a downfall in their respective stocks post-AMD’s announcement two-weeks prior at Computex 2019. Team red went on stage about the pricing of some of its top-notch products at E3 gaming expo 2019.Ryzen 9 3950X
AMD’s Next Horizon Gaming Event at E3 2019 gaming expo unveiled the pricing of the worlds only gaming-centric CPU with 16 cores. Ryzen 9 3950X is priced at $750 (approx. Rs.52,000). The 16-core/ 32-thread CPU chipset has a [...]
Taiwanese electronics giant HTC has seen better days. Once a force to be reckoned with, the company has seen its smartphones sales decline sharply over the last few years. Due to increasing competition by Chinese competitors such as Xiaomi, Huawei and OnePlus, the company has lost a major chunk of the market share. Now, latest reports claim that HTC is trying to make a comeback with a mid range smartphone; that it plans on launching on the 11th of June. This device is speculated to be called the U19e and will be a watered down version of the company’s flagship handset due later this year.HTC U19e
As previously mentioned, the alleged HTC U19e will be a mid range [...]
Korean electronics giant Samsung is one of the few brands that still makes Android tablets. Despite the sharp decline in the sales of Android tablets over the past few years, devices from the company have seen a positive response from the market. Samsung launched its current flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S4 last year, which has since been overdue for an upgrade. Now, the successor to the device, purportedly called the Galaxy Tab S5 has been leaked on benchmarking platform Geekbench. It features top tier specifications and is expected to be marketed as a full fledged computing device.Galaxy Tab S5
The model number of Samsung’s upcoming tablet mentioned on the [...]
At WWDC 2019, Apple finally launched the highly-anticipated iOS 13 operating system for iPhones. The new update brings a ton of improvements to the Apple ecosystem. It is touted to be the next great release that will bring improvements all across the board for popular iPhones alongside various UI overhauls and apps revamps. Here are some of the major changes that Apple introduced with the all new iOS 13.Dark Mode
The feature that had been long rumoured and asked for by iPhone users was finally showcased. This has been one of the single most anticipated changes ever occuring on the the iOS. It marks the second major aesthetic change to the UI after iOS 7. The true [...]
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, South Korean technology company LG unveiled the world’s first 8K OLED TV, the LG OLED88Z9. The company has now opened pre-booking of the television in South Korea. Consequently, the television will be retailed in North America and Europe in the third quarter of the year 2019. As of now, the company has not hinted at an India launch yet.LG OLED88Z9: Features And Specifications
The 8K OLED TV has a resolution of 7680 x 4320 px with a massive 88-inch display. The resolution implies that the screen houses a total of 33 million pixels. Additionally, the TV supports HDR and Dolby Vision formats. In terms. In terms of [...]