Category: Mobile

Beijing Said to Shut Down 1,000 Manufacturing Firms By 2020

China’s capital Beijing will shut around 1,000 manufacturing firms by 2020 as part of a programme aimed at curbing smog and boosting income in neighbouring regions, state media said on Monday. Beijing will focus on dynamic, high-tech industries and withdraw from “ordinary” manufacturing, the Communist Party paper People’s Daily reported, citing a recent policy document […]

Huawei Plans to Launch Foldable Smartphone Before Samsung: Report

Huawei may beat Samsung in the race to launch the world’s first truly foldable smartphone. A foldable smartphone by Samsung has been a part of the rumour mill for over two years now, with the company in recent months confirming that it would be bringing the smartphone to market this year, adding it would not be a gimmick. Reports have indicated however that the South […]

Honor Play India Launch Date Is August 6, Confirmed to Be an Amazon Exclusive

The Honor Play gaming-centric smartphone will be launched in India on August 6, according to a listing on e-commerce website Amazon India. The upcoming Honor Play will an Amazon exclusive in the country, as per the listing on the website. It is one of the first phones to feature Huawei’s GPU Turbo technology for gaming and overall performance, and has a powerful HiSilicon […]

Moto E5 Plus India Launch Set for July, Moto E5 May Arrive at Later Date

After a couple of battery-related video teasers over the past week, Motorola India has now gone ahead and confirmed the upcoming launch of the Moto E5 Plus in the country next month. To recall, the Lenovo-owned smartphone manufacturer had refreshed its Moto G and Moto E series – namely, the Moto G6, Moto G6 Play, and Moto G6 Plus; and Moto E5, Moto E5 Play, […]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Starts Receiving Android Oreo-Based MIUI 9.5.14 Update: Report Read in

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro was launched in India back in February and the smartphone arrived with strong specifications, good design, dual cameras, among other features. However, the weak link in the Redmi Note 5 Pro was that it ran MIUI skin on top of Android 7.1.2 Nougat. But now, Xiaomi is keeping its promise and rolling out MIUI 9.5 based on […]

Apple, Samsung Settle 7-Year Patent Battle Over iPhone Design Read in

Apple and Samsung have ended a years-long patent battle over copied iPhone design with an undisclosed settlement, according to a US court filing Wednesday. The world’s two biggest smartphone makers reached a truce in their seven-year-old court battle a month after a federal court jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple some $539 million (roughly Rs. 3,700 crores) for […]