The Redmi Note 2 turned out to be a huge success in China, soon after its launch last week. Xiaomi claimed to have sold 800,000 units in just 12 hours, which set a new record for the company. With this success riding on their backs, one would assume that the device will launch in India as well, however, the company stated that it had no such plans.
Unfortunately, for Indian fans, Xiaomi has run into some legal tussles and hence, will refrain from launching the Note 2 in India. The Redmi Note 2 and Redmi Note 2 Prime run on MediaTek’s Helio X10 chipsets and hence Ericsson filed a patent infringement lawsuit against [...]
Chinese handset maker, Xiaomi, will be taking legal action against websites who are selling its phones illegally in India and infringing on the company’s trademark. The issue came into prominence when Ericsson alleged that Xiaomi was selling it’s products illegally through third party websites. The company is going through a patent dispute with equipment maker Ericsson.
Ericsson had alleged earlier this month that Xiaomi was selling Mediatek chipset powered smartphones through the site Xiaomishop.com. Ericcson claimed is it as a violation of the interim order of the Delhi High Court that allowed the company to [...]
Apple and Ericsson are suing each other in the US court after failing to reach an agreement regarding the pricing of wireless-tech patents used by various smartphone manufacturers.
According to Apple, Ericsson is seeking excessive royalties for its LTE patents, even though, they are not essential to the industry cellular standards anymore. The iPhone maker has asked the Federal Court of California to rule that Ericsson’s patents are not essential for long term evolution.
Apple’s spokesperson said that the royalties should be based on the value of the processor chip that [...]
The big split is finally, final. Sony and Ericsson have finally spilt up, to name the new company Sony Mobile Communications. Sony has finally taken over Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson’s 50-percent stake in the pair’s former joint venture, reported to have cost €1.05 billion ($1.37 billion). The reports of this split started to appear in the last months of 2011.
PRESS RELESE :The previously announced divestment of Ericsson’s share of Sony Ericsson to Sony, including the broad IP cross-licensing agreement, completed on February 15, 2012 Ericsson’s gain on the transaction will be approximately SEK 7.5 billion and reported as [...]
Continuing on with our Tradition of Holiday Guides today we bring the best phones under the 20,000 Rupees mark (15,000 – 20,000), Of course you can check out our under 15,000 guide and Under 10,000 Guide if they better suits your purpose.(In order of preference) Android Phones
Samsung Galaxy R (Rs. 20,000) : Have 20k to spend? This is our pick for smartphone under the 20 thousand mark. The dual core smartphone is available at online retailers for prices well below 19k including deals, searching will get you a good deal. The phone [...]
The court of MiddleSex has announced a Divorce b/w Sony and Ericsson and the latter has till the mid of 2012 to clear out their stuff and vamoose. Sony Ericsson will be renamed Sony in mid 2012 as apart of a merger break up decided earlier this year. Sony Vice President Kristian Tear said that the company will have a “‘fierce” advertising campaign to push the brand back into the eyes of the consumer.
[Times of India]
Rumors are all out, and put to an end. Sony has confirmed that it will buy out its stake from the JV of Sony Ericsson for a whopping €1.05 billion in exchange for its 50 percent. This will give Sony full ownership of the company soon to be rebranded worldwide. This will also enable the company to have a more systematic alignment with the arsenal of tablets and PCs it plans in the future.
The buyout will also give IP cross-licensing agreement and ownership of “five essential patent families” to ensure they stay in the mobile phone business. The separation will be finalized in Jan 2012.
Sony has decided to take some action about its current global standing in the top cellphone vendors list. Currently at 6th place , Sony has decided to finalize the deal between Sony and Ericsson that will give total control of the mobility division to sony and hence all future devices will be known as “Sony Mobiles” and not “Sony Ericsson”. Ericsson currently roughly $1.3 to $1.7 billion worth of mobile technology patents are the main reason for the partnership buyout.
[Wall Street Journal]
Japan is leaking, and information is flowing. The Sony Ericsson Nozomi is the SE’s answer to the HTC Vigor, with a native 1280x720p display, the device will boast Sony’s Bravia engine on a Reality Capacitive Display.
The Nozomi (which is Japanese for Desire) has a 1.4GHZ Snapdragon S2 chipset. There is also a Adreno 205 GPU and a screen with a resolution of 1280px*720px (4.3-inch) It will support 802.11 b/g/n WiFi W-CDMA and GSM networks.
Not to forget 1GB or RAM and Android 2.3, the device is also from the Xperia series according to the leak.
Looks like Sony Ericsson wants its loyal users to stick around, they are pushing updates sooner than promised. The new 2.3.3 Update for Sony Ericsson with Facebook integration was talked about , sometime last week. But the version mentioned was 2.3.4 , SE has however included this in ver. 2.3.3 .
Currently the update is available for the ARC and the Play, but all Xperia devices are set to get the Update.
The major focus of the update is “Facebook Inside Xperia,” which allows you to sync your social media with other aspects of your [...]
Sony Ericsson has just announced the new Xperia Neo for India, while we were getting this news several vendors have confirmed that they should get the stock today. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo was announced at MWC 2011. The device has a 3.7-inch ‘Reality type display’ with BRAVIA engine. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread on-board, with a 1GHz Qualcomm processor, and 8MP camera on its rear end with dual-LED flash.
Tech SpecsSnapdragon 1 GHz processor Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA® Engine Android OS, v2.3 3.7 inches (854 x480pixels Scratch-resistant Display 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash 720p@30fps Video [...]