The onset of smartphones carried an innate problem of lower battery life, caused due to higher mobile computing on older battery types. The first few waves of smartphones hadn’t implemented any revolutionary design to curb the quick-drying devices. However, OEMs quickly caught on and developed smartphones with better and longer battery life. Nokia now sits at the forefront with its claim of doubling the known battery life of its devices.
Most smartphone manufacturers have either increased the battery capacity or optimised it through AI. Even smart machine learning has been used to cleverly increase battery backup of handsets. The world is now moving towards a [...]
In the month of February, Samsung held the Galaxy Unpacked event where it unveiled the Galaxy S10 lineup (1,2,3) of flagship smartphones. Besides, the company also unveiled a wide variety of accessories which include the Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit e and the Galaxy Watch Active. The Galaxy Buds were made available in the country alongside the flagship smartphones, but the three previously mentioned smart wearables were not.
On the 25th of June, Samsung India sent out a press release where it officially announced the three fitness oriented smart wearable devices for the country. To recap the features and specs of the devices are as follows:Samsung Galaxy Fit and [...]
Foldable smartphones have been a hot topic of the year. A smartphone that can bend its screen was a far off fantasy in the past. Samsung, with the Galaxy Fold, became one of the first companies to ever make this dream a reality for many enthusiasts. Unfortunately, the technology was prematurely revealed to the world. However, A brand new report has suggested that the company might be working on a new folding device with curved edges.
Samsung has still not given an official announcement for the launch of its Galaxy Fold, and are now seemingly applying patents for a new device. The patent is for an upcoming foldable smartphone with a curved edge display. Unlike, [...]
Samsung rebranded its wearable lineup starting the Galaxy Watch last year. The successor to the Gear S3, it features an upgraded design and better features. The company then launched its fitness variant, the Galaxy Watch Active at the Galaxy Unpacked event in the month of February. Now, reports of the successor to the Galaxy Watch have started to surface online. According to a source, Samsung is working on the next generation wearable, purportedly called the Galaxy Watch 2 and may release it soon.Samsung Galaxy Watch 2
As mentioned above, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 will be a successor to the Galaxy [...]
In order to maximise the screen-to-body ratio on a smartphone, OEMs started embracing design changes like a notch. Even though Apple was not first company to launch the a smartphone with a notch, iPhone X from 2017 made this design change much more acceptable to the general public. As it seemed, displays with notch on top were here to stay, companies including Samsung and Huawei launched devices with punch hole (1,2). Surprisingly, users quickly got accustomed to handsets with this type of display as well.
Although the punch hole is widely accepted, there is no doubt that this cutout in the [...]
Xiaomi is known to incorporate its Beta builds of MIUI with multiple new features that it wants to test out. Historically speaking, the Chinese region generally receives these form of updates before any other country. The latest beta build for MIUI has just received new gestures support for the Xiaomi Mi 9. The company has dubbed this new feature “3D Air Gestures”.
The new feature will let users launch various apps by simply waving their smartphones in the air in a certain manner. Programmable gestures demonstrated by a Xiaomi executive include M, W, C, and Z. According to the source, drawing any of the previously mentioned alphabets in the air with the [...]
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 waterproof [...]
Apple announced new versions of its operating systems for all of its devices earlier this month at the World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC). These include the new version of the iPhone operating system, iOS 13; a brand new OS for iPads, iPadOS and an upgraded MacOS called MacOS Catalina.
While the aforementioned software were available to download in developers beta; it was only possible if the user was signed up to the Apple’s developer program. On 24th of June however, the company has released the first public betas for all the operating systems. This means they can be download by anyone owning a compatible device. Here is a step by step guide on how to [...]
In the month of February, Samsung launched its first 5G compatible smartphone which is called the Galaxy S10 5G. Due to inadequate adoption of the 5th Generation of telecommunication, the device was commercially available in limited regions including South Korea.
A report shared by Yonhap News Agency states that the Galaxy S10 5G has seen phenomenal success in the home country. According to Samsung, the sales of the flagship smartphone have exceeded 1 million since its 5th of April availability date. This is a praiseworthy feat for the South Korean Giant, Samsung that has managed to take a headstart in the expected 5G telecom revolution. The report also states that [...]
Korean electronics giant Samsung is one of the few manufacturers that still make Android tablets. After the popularity of tablet devices that were not Apple iPad fell a few years ago, only companies like Samsung, Lenovo and Huawei have managed to occupy the Android tablet market. The company’s latest device is the Galaxy Tab S5e that was announced at the Galaxy Unpacked event in the month of February. Now a mysterious device has surfaced via a listing on performance benchmarking website Geekbench. It confirms a few key details about the tablet and may be launched soon.Samsung SM-T545
The Samsung tablet that has been leaked via the renowned performance [...]
Realme has just unveiled its plans on launching the worlds first smartphone with a 64MP camera. This new device will have its debut in India before being launched to the global market, as promised by Realme. The Shenzhen-based Chinese company was once a subsidiary of OPPO. Notably, in the past, Xiaomi had also claimed to launch worlds first smartphone with a 64MP camera sensor which is yet to happen.
Realme is developing the smartphone which will utilize Samsung’s GW1 camera sensor to achieve the 64MP title. The handset which will premiere in India has the largest sensor that can be found in a smartphone at 1/1.72 inch. This enables a large 1.6µm pixel size that is [...]
Samsung is bracing for the launch of its 10th generation Galaxy Note smartphone which is expected to happen in the month of August. Similar to what was seen with the Galaxy S10 lineup, the Galaxy Note 10 is also reported to be launched in four variants. The four different models of the flagship handset will allegedly be called Galaxy Note 10e, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10 Pro and Note 10 5G.
Similar to the Galaxy S10e, the Note 10e will be the most affordable device while the 5G variant of Note 10 will be the most expensive and spec laden handset out of the bunch. Even though the expected launch date of the upcoming devices is still far, several details about them have been [...]
Rumours regarding the first 16-inch Apple MacBook Pro have been making rounds on the internet for a while now. Though, the tech giant has made no announcement or given any confirmations regarding the anticipated device. However, A new report seems to claim that the release of the upcoming Apple MacBook Pro is actually right around the corner. The launch is expected to be set somewhere in September.
Analysts at IHS Markit have reported that the 16-inch Apple MacBook Pro will be unveiled in September alongside its speculated specifications. The latest laptop will feature the new display size and high end CPU along with Catalina MacOS. An OLED panel is being skipped over [...]
Huawei had just gone on stage to unveil its new Nova 5, Nova 5 Pro and MediaPad M6 among its other products. The Chinese company, regardless of the restrictions by the US, still plans on expanding its business horizons on multiple fronts. A fresh report has uncovered that the tech giant will soon enter the tablet market in India.
Huawei will compete with the likes of Samsung, Apple and Lenovo. These companies currently have a hold over the Indian tablet market, with Samsung in a dominating lead. The South Korean manufacturer has freshly unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e and Galaxy Tab A10.1 which will seek to boost tablet sales in India.