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TECNO CAMON 15 and CAMON 15 Pro with Android 10, 48MP AI Quad rear cameras launched starting at Rs. 9999

Tecno, a budget smartphone brand has launched two new phones as part of its Camon series of photography focused phones called the 15 and 15 Pro. Differentiating between the two phones, the 15 Pro has a 32MP Pop-Up Selfie camera while the Camon 15 uses 16MP dot-in selfie Camera. Tecno Camon 15 specifications: 6.55-inch HD+ Dot-in display, 90% screen-to-body ratio 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, Expandable up to 256GB Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD) HiOS V6.0.1 based on Android 10 48MP r...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, DSP, Handsets, Tecno Camon, Camon, Tecno, Tecno Camon 15, Tecno Camon 15 Pro, Camera Tecno Camon, Ultra Night Lens


Global smartphone shipments with embedded hardware security grows by 39% YoY in 2019: Report

In recent times, we have seen a push towards smartphone manufacturers taking the security of their devices more seriously. According to a report, about one-third of global smartphones sold in 2019 had some level of embedded hardware security chips in them, with Apple continuing to be in the lead. Evident from their marketing, the company that leads the market share of secure devices is Apple with a nearly 42% share in 2019. Since the iPhone 5s, Apple has been embedding a Secure Enclave (e...
Tags: Apple, Google, News, Samsung, Blogging, Huawei, Qualcomm, Handsets, Kirin, SPU, PUF


Essential is shutting down, Essential phone PH-1 won’t get any future updates

Back in 2017, Android creator Andy Rubin launched the Essential brand and the Essential Phone PH-1 was the company's first smartphone. After almost 3 years, the company is shutting down and it confirmed that the PH-1 smartphone won't be receiving future updates. Post-2017, there was no new launch from the brand and late last year, the company introduced 'Project GEM' which was a new mobile experience that the hardware, software and cloud teams built and tested over the past few years. Howev...
Tags: News, Blogging, Handsets, Andy Rubin, Newton Mail, Essential is dead, Essential PH-1 dead, Essential shut down


China smartphone market shipped 366.7 million units, dipping 7.5% in 2019 as threat of Coronavirus looms: Report

While China remains as the biggest smartphone market in the world, it saw a decline in 2019 by about 7.5%, shipping about 366.7 million units in total. Q4 2019 was not a good quarter either as a decline of 15.6% YoY was reported, with the shipment volume coming up to 86.2 million. The top 5 manufactures in China for Q4 2019 are HUAWEI, Vivo, OPPO, Apple and Xiaomi. HUAWEI maintained its lead in the Chinese smartphone market for now, with the popular Mate 30 series, other 5G products alo...
Tags: Apple, News, China, Blogging, Xiaomi, Idc, Vivo, Handsets, Xiaomi Huawei, China Q4 smartphone shipment, China smartphone market decline, HUAWEI Vivo OPPO Apple


India smartphone market in 2019: 152.5 million units shipped, up 8% YoY; Xiaomi continues as market leader

India continues to be the second biggest smartphone market in the world, with over 152 million units that calculates 8.0% year-over-year (YoY) growth, according to IDC. The top 5 smartphone manufacturer who sold the most amount of units in India for 2019 were: Xiaomi, Vivo, Samsung, OPPO and realme. In regards to Q4 2019, the market saw a growth of 5.5% YoY, shipping a total of 36.9 million smartphone units. This does a calculate 20.8% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decline but that is expected...
Tags: News, India, Samsung, Blogging, Xiaomi, Idc, Vivo, Diwali, Handsets, YoY Xiaomi, 2019 IDC India smartphone shipments, Q4 2019 IDC India smartphone shipments, Xiaomi Vivo Samsung


Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 2.3% YoY in 2019, Samsung leads with 21.6% share, HUAWEI surpasses Apple: Reports

Worldwide smartphone shipments decreased 1.1% year over year in Q4 2019, and it was down 2.3% YoY for the whole 2019, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies shipped a 368.8 million smartphones during Q4 2019, and the total shipments for 2019 was 1371 million. This is third consecutive year of falling shipments despite the launch of 5G and foldable phones. The overall decline was partly due to we...
Tags: Apple, News, China, Samsung, Blogging, Xiaomi, Huawei, Handsets, IDC Apple, Worldwide smartphone shipments, Worldwide smartphone shipments 2019


Worldwide smartphone shipments up 1% YoY in Q3 2019 showing signs of recovery, Samsung leads with 20% market share: Reports

Smartphone shipments for Q3 2019, after a long time, has seen growth of 1% compared to the same period last year. Reports released by Counterpoint Research and Canalys show smartphone shipments of 380 million and 352.4 million, respectively. International Data Center (IDC) is yet to publish their report on smartphone shipments. The top 5 players in the market are Samsung, HUAWEI, Apple, OPPO and Xiaomi. Samsung is reported to have sold approximately 78 million phones in Q3 with a growth o...
Tags: Apple, Google, Usa, News, Samsung, Blogging, Huawei, Handsets, Xiaomi Samsung, Samsung Huawei, smartphone shipments Q3 2019, Counterpoint Research and Canalys, International Data Center IDC


India’s smartphone market grew 7.1% YoY in Q1 2019 despite fall in global sales; Xiaomi retained top spot

India’s smartphone market saw 32.1 million units shipped in Q1 2019, registering 7.1% year-on-year (YoY) growth, a report by the International Data Corporation said on Monday. This was despite the global market falling 6% YoY over the same period. The report said despite the government’s new... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, India, Xiaomi, Idc, Handsets, International Data Corporation, Research & Numbers, Indian smartphone shipments


Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 6.6% YoY in Q1 2019, HUAWEI posts 50.3% growth, Apple shipments down 30.2%: IDC

As the companies have posted their earnings, International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced that smartphone vendors have shipped 310.8 million units in Q1 2019, down 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year, and this also marks sixth consecutive quarter of decline. Samsung still retains the top spot with 71.9 million shipments, but it is down 8.1% from 78.2 million in Q1 2018. HUAWEI has posted 50.3% growth and climbs to the second spot with 59.1 million shipments, while Apple has be...
Tags: Apple, News, China, India, Samsung, Blogging, Huawei, Idc, Vivo, Handsets, International Data Corporation IDC, YoY Xiaomi, Worldwide smartphone shipments, Worldwide smartphone shipments Q1 2019, YoY Vivo


Energizer Power Max P18K Pop packs 18000mAh battery, dual pop-up front cameras and triple rear cameras

Avenir Telecom, under exclusive license from Energizer already confirmed that it will unveil Ultimate U620S,  U570S and the U650S smartphones at the MWC. Today the company has announced that it will introduce Power Max P18K Pop with five cameras, a 6.2-inch Full HD+ screen and a whopping 18,000 mAh battery, which it claims to be the highest capacity battery ever  in a smartphone offering several days of battery life on a single day of charge. The phone 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel, dual fro...
Tags: News, Barcelona, Blogging, Handsets, Energizer, MediaTek Helio, Congress Square, Avenir Telecom, Mwc 2019, Energizer Power Max P18K, Energizer Power Max P18K Pop, Power Max P18K Pop, Power Max P18K


CCI probing Google’s abuse of Android market dominance: report

Anti-trust watchdog the Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into accusations that Google is abusing its Android mobile OS to block rivals, reports Reuters. The CCI’s case is similar to the one Google faced in Europe last year, which led to a mammoth $5 billion penalty by the... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Android, Mobile, Europe, News, Internet, Government, Search, Regulation, Alphabet, Handsets, Reuters, CCI, Competition Commission of India CCI, Anti-trust


Essential Phone 2 could feature under-display camera, light sensor and fingerprint sensor

Essential Phone 1 was launched way back in 2017; almost two years since launch and the company is yet to bring a sequel to it. However, filling the void, a set of design images show that the company is working on it and has not given up. Earlier reports suggested that it was working on a futuristic phone powered by AI. Analyzing the drawings reveal that the next Essential phone may feature unique display opaqueness and transparency. Unlike the PH-1, the second generation would not have any no...
Tags: US, Blogging, Rumors, Handsets, Essential, Essential Phone, Essential PH-2


Tambo TA-40 Android Oreo (Go edition) phone with 5.45-inch 18:9 display, fingerprint sensor launched in India for Rs. 5999

Tambo has launched the TA-40 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone in India. It has a 5.45-inch  18:9 aspect ratio display, is powered by a quad-core SoC with 1GB of RAM, has a 5-megapixel front and rear cameras with LED flash, face unlock, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 2400mAh battery. Tambo TA-40 specifications 5.45-inch 18:9 aspect ratio display 1.3GHz quad-core processor 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD Dual SIM Android 8.1 (Ore...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Ram, Handsets, Sudhir Kumar, Tambo, Tambo TA-40, Agaston Mobile Pvt Ltd, Superphones TA


Worldwide smartphone shipments expected to further decline by 3% in 2018, will return to growth in 2019: IDC

According to IDC, worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to decline by 3% in 2018 before returning to low single-digit growth in 2019 and through 2022. Despite the on-going US-China trade war, IDC says that it believes that continued developments from emerging markets, combined with potential around 5G and new product form factors, will bring the smartphone market back to positive growth. Smartphone shipments are expected to drop to 1.42 billion units in 2018, down from 1.47 billion in 2...
Tags: Ios, Android, News, China, Blogging, Idc, Handsets, US China


Yandex.Phone with 5.65-inch FHD+ display, dual rear cameras, water-resistant body announced

Yandex, the leading Internet company in Russia has introduced Yandex.Phone, the company's latest Android smartphone. It has a 5.65-inch FHD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, is powered by Snapragon 630 with 4GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Yandex Launcher, has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel secondary camera for portait shots, and a 5-megapixel camera on the front that also has an LED flash. It has a glass back with Corning Go...
Tags: Android, News, Russia, Blogging, Gpu, Handsets, Corning Gorilla Glass, Yandex.Phone, Yandex.Phone price, Yandex Launcher


Vertu ASTER P with 4.97-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM announced

Vertu is back again with a smartphone launch; Aster P, two years after announcing is shutting down its operations in the UK. This time it has introduced the new phone in China. It is built out of titanium alloy frame, sapphire glass screen and back panels from real leather. The device comes with a traditional concierge button on the side that allows for a customized personalized service that helps you travel plans, book you a table for dinner and much more.  The Aster P sports a 4.97-inch Ful...
Tags: Android, UK, News, China, Blogging, Handsets, Vertu, Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa Core, Vertu ASTER P


Razer Phone 2 with 5.7-inch QHD 120Hz display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, water-resistant body, Chroma RGB logo announced

Razer just announced the Razer Phone 2, successor of last year's Razer Phone, as it had promised. The phone packs a 5.72-inch Quad HD 120 Hz UltraMotion display delivering fastest refresh rates and smooth graphics suitable for gaming, same as the predecessor, but this has 645 nits, making it brighter than the predecessor. This is powered by the latest Snapdragon 845 with Vapor Chamber Cooling that allows heat to spread throughout the phone via a custom vapor chamber which vastly increases the ...
Tags: News, Blogging, Handsets, Qualcomm Quick Charge, Razer Phone, Razer Phone 2, Razer Phone 2 price, Dolby Atmos Similar


HOMTOM forays in India, launches H1, H3 and H5 with 18:9 display, dual rear cameras, Android 8.1 starting at Rs. 7490

Shenzhen-based HOMTOM has forayed into te Indian market with H1, H3 and H5 series of smartphones with 18:9 aspect ratio display, feature dual rear cameras, run Android 8.1 (Oreo), comes with a fingerprint sensor on the back as well as face unlock.  The company said that it has a global presence, across varied geographies like South Asia, Middle East, Russia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America and has opened office in Noida, India. It aims to manufacture in India in order to endors...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, North America, Shenzhen, Handsets, Noida India, HOMTOM H1, HOMTOM H3, HOMTOM H5, HOMTOM


RED HYDROGEN ONE with Holographic display coming to AT&T and Verizon on Nov 2, Pre-orders to ship starting October 9

RED finally has announced the launch timeline of its first smartphone; Hydrogen One. The phone was first announced back in July 2017 and its unique selling point is a holographic display. Though the initial launch date was Q1 2018, after delaying it for a while the company has now finally mentioned that it is coming to AT&T and Verizon in the USA and Telcel in Mexico. The company announced that the Hydrogen One will be available at AT&T and Verizon on November 2, even though it was expected i...
Tags: Verizon, Usa, News, Mexico, Blogging, AT T, Handsets, AT amp, Houdini, Telcel, RED Studios Hollywood, RED Hydrogen One, RED HYDROGEN ONE launch date


Huawei surpasses Apple to become second biggest smartphone vendor worldwide with 54.2 million shipments in Q2 2018: IDC

According to the research data from the International Data Corporation (IDC), smartphone vendors shipped a total of 342.0 million units in the Q2 2018, resulting in a 1.8% decline when compared to the 348.2 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2017. With this drop, it is the third consecutive quarter of year-over-year decline for the global smartphone market.   For the first time, Huawei moved to second place surpassing Apple and this is also the first time since Q2 2010 where App...
Tags: Apple, News, Samsung, Blogging, Xiaomi, Huawei, Idc, Handsets, Oppo, International Data Corporation IDC, Xioami, Ryan Reith


Sirin Labs Finney Dual-screen Blockchain smartphone with Snapdragon 845, SIRIN OS will be available in November

Sirin Labs, the Switzerland-based company that has a history of raising fourth largest crowdsale in history;  $157.8M, recently unveiled the final design of the FINNEY which is the first ever blockchain smartphone. Today the company has confirmed that it will hit markets in November and will cost around $999 (Rs. 68,430 approx.). https://youtu.be/5GE3lwa-ixY It features “Safe Screen” which is a standalone screen that functions on dedicated firmware and it will be able to independently verify...
Tags: News, Blogging, Switzerland, Phones, Foxconn, Tcs, Handsets, Finney, Sirin Labs, Sirin Labs Finney


Tambo TA 4 with 5.45-inch 18:9 display, fingerprint sensor, face unlock launched in India for Rs. 6999

Tambo, a new company has forayed into Indian market with 3 new smartphones – TA 2, TA 3 and TA 4 and six feature phones – S2440, S2430, A2400, P1850, A1810 and A1800 back in April. It launched the TA 3 smartphone in the country back in May, today it has launched the TA4 and also revealed the complete specifications of the smartphone.  Tambo TA4 specifications 5.45-inch (640 x 1280 pixels) 18:9 aspect ratio display 1.25GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor with Mali-T720 GPU ...
Tags: News, India, Blogging, Mali, Gpu, Handsets, Reliance Jio, Ta, Sapphire Blue, Tambo, Jio Football, Tambo TA 4


Samsung opens world’s largest mobile phone factory in Noida

Samsung on Monday opened the largest mobile phone manufacturing factory in the world in Noida. The facility, said to be built at a cost of over ₹ 4,900 crore, will almost double the South Korean company’s manufacturing capacity to produce 120 million phones per year by 2020 from the 68... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Samsung, Xiaomi, Handsets, Oppo, Noida, Handset Manufacturers


Light is said to be working on a smartphone prototype with 9 cameras

Light — the company behind the L16 camera, which packed 16 lenses into one pocket-sized device is said to be upping its smartphone game with not two, not three, but nine cameras. If reports from Washington are to be believed, the company is experimenting with prototype phones featuring between five and nine camera lenses on the back. According to Light, the multi-lens array on its current working on prototype can shoot up to 64-megapixel shots, promising a better low-light performance and dep...
Tags: News, Washington, Blogging, Light, Rumors, Lg, Huawei, Handsets, Phone Android


Essential Phone Android P latest build with July security patch, improvements to Android Auto starts rolling out

Google rolled out the Android P Beta 3 (DP4) update to Pixel series smartphones yesterday. Now Essential Phone is getting another update to Android P Beta with latest Google Code Drop, improvements to Android Auto, and July security patch. Essential rolled out Android P beta last month along with bug fixes & June security patch.  We're also rolling out a new Android P Beta build that includes July security patches, the latest Google Code Drop and improvements to Android Auto. — Essential (@es...
Tags: Google, News, Blogging, Handsets, Essential, Android Oreo, Essential Phone, android P


Smartisan Nut R1 with 6.17-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, up to 1TB storage announced

Smartisan has announced Nut R1, the company latest flagship smartphone in China, which is the first smartphone in the world to come with 1TB storage. It has a 6.17-inch Full HD+ display with 18:7:9 aspect ratio and 84% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by Snapdragon 845 with up to 8GB RAM and runs on Android-based Smartisan OS 6. It has a 12-megapixel rear camera with OIS along with a 20-megapixel secondary camera to capture depth information for portrait shots, both with Sony sensors and a 24-...
Tags: News, China, Blogging, Sony, Qualcomm, Handsets, Smartisan, Smartisan Nut R1, Smartisan R1, Smartisan OS


360 N7 with 5.99-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras, 5030mAh battery announced

Qihoo 360 has introduced its 360 N7 smartphone in China. It packs a 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 display, is powered by Snapdragon 660 with 6GB RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with custom 360 OS on top and Game Accelerator 2.0, has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel secondary rear camera to capture the depth information for portrait shots and an 8-megapixel front camera with smart beauty features. It has a unibody metal design, features a fingerprint sensor on the back that can...
Tags: News, China, Blogging, Gpu, Handsets, Octa, 360 N7, 360 N7 specs


Apple iPhone X world’s best-selling smartphone with 16 million shipments in Q1 2018: Report

Earlier this week IDC reported  that  global smartphone shipments reached a total of 334.3 million units during the first quarter of 2018. Now Strategy Analytics has reported that global smartphone shipments reached 345 million units in Q1 2018. Despite the claims of being on the costlier side, the Apple's iPhone X becomes the best selling model with shipping touching an impressive 16 million units during the quarter. As for the Android side of things, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Samsung Galaxy...
Tags: Apple, News, Samsung, Blogging, Idc, Strategy Analytics, Handsets, iPhone X, Galaxy S9 Plus, Smaartphones


Apple iPhone X world’s best-selling with 16 million shipments in Q1 2018: Report

Earlier this week IDC reported  that  global smartphone shipments reached a total of 334.3 million units during the first quarter of 2018. Now Strategy Analytics has reported that global smartphone shipments reached 345 million units in Q1 2018. Despite the claims of being on the costlier side, the Apple's iPhone X becomes the best selling model with shipping touching an impressive 16 million units during the quarter. As for the Android side of things, the Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Samsung Galaxy...
Tags: Apple, News, Samsung, Blogging, Idc, Strategy Analytics, Handsets, iPhone X, Galaxy S9 Plus, Smaartphones


Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 2.9% YoY in Q1 2018, Xiaomi posts 87.8% YoY growth: IDC

Worldwide smartphone shipments have declined 2.9% YoY in Q1 2018. The smartphone vendors shipped a total of 334.3 million units during the first quarter of 2018. This is a sharp decline compared to the 344.4 million units shipped in the first quarter of 2017. According to IDC, a drop of 100 million in the first quarter in China led to the drop in the worldwide shipments. This decline is first since 2013 in the Chin market. According to the survey, despite the presence of flagships from Sams...
Tags: Apple, News, China, Samsung, Blogging, Smartphones, Xiaomi, Huawei, Idc, Handsets, Samsung Huawei, Samsung Galaxy S9