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LG Sends Out Press Invites for the G6 Launch Event at MWC on February 26

20 Jan lg-g6-mwc-invite

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Good news, fellas! LG has officially confirmed that it will unveil the G6 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Korean giant has started sending out early press invites, providing us with a definite date for its launch event. The LG G6 will be making its first public appearance on February 26 at 12:00 p.m Barcelona time. This means the phone will be unveiled at 3:00 a.m PST or 6:00 a.m ET or 4:30 p.m IST. (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S8 Is Still Expected to Sport the 3.5mm Headphone Jack: Reports

16 Jan Samsung-Galaxy-S8-concept-990x555

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

The hope of tech enthusiasts around the globe is now hinged on Samsung’s next flagship release — Galaxy S8. There have previously been rumors that the Korean giant too was following pursuit to Apple and removing the traditional 3.5 mm headphone jack. But fresh reports now suggest that the said port might actually stay intact. Samsung isn’t willing to take this leap of faith as of yet. (more…)

China-Exclusive Gionee Steel 2 Launched with 3GB RAM and 4000mAh Battery

14 Jan Gionee-Steel-2-Black

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Gionee has launched its first smartphone of the year — Gionee Steel 2. This new device is a part of its “Steel” series, which is exclusive to China only. (more…)

HTC Officially Announces HTC U Ultra and U Play at Its Scheduled Launch Event

14 Jan DSC02404-624x415

HTC has officially unveiled two new smartphones, the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play, in Taipei on Thursday as part of an ongoing effort to expand its presence in the smartphone market, according to the Taiwanese media. (more…)

Samsung and LG May Launch Foldable Displays Later This Year

13 Jan project-valley-samsung-foldable

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

According to news from the Korea Heraldboth Samsung and LG may be about to reveal foldable devices sometime later this year. Rumors of the companies efforts to come up with devices that could be folded onto themselves came out early last year. However, if the Herald is to be believed, we might see the public launch of such a product before the year is out. (more…)

Moto G5 Plus Specifications Leaked Online, Could Launch in March

12 Jan moto-g5-leak-990x660

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Motorola took the budget smartphone segment by storm when it debuted its G-series smartphone. Now, the company is all set to launch the fifth-generation smartphone in the same series – Moto G5 Plus. Droid-Life has posted the phone’s specs and photos, that’ve now been leaked online. (more…)

Streaming Tops All Forms of Music Consumption in 2016

10 Jan 16373624539_64c91d0931_b

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Music consumption is growing. You only have to take a look at the number of people you meet with headphones plugged into their ears while you are out, to know the veracity of the fact. Of the various modes of consumption available, streaming has taken the crown, with the maximum music consumption in the US through this relatively new modicum. (more…)

Post Note 7 Investigation Results, Samsung Note 8 Plans to Make a Debut by the Second Half of This Year

6 Jan samsung-galaxy-note7

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

Samsung has no plans to ditch the brand name ‘Note’ even after the Galaxy Note 7 wreck. The company keeps up the faith that the exploding blunder has not much affected the loyalty among its customers. (more…)

OPPO to Set Smartphone Fab in India, to Produce 100 M. Units in 2020

30 Dec oppo-624x421

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo, with a surging shipment growth in 2016, is eyeing the booming India market and plans to invest US $216 million (about NT $7 billion ) to build an Industrial Park in Greater Noida, India, according to Chinese media. (more…)

Qualcomm to Reveal Details for the Snapdragon 835 Processor at CES 2017

29 Dec qualcomm-snapdragon-pic

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

The dawn of the biggest electronics extravaganza is upon us. And adding to the anticipation is American chipmaker Qualcomm, who’s now shared a teaser video on Twitter saying that its latest and greatest mobile chip will be detailed at the trade show. Yes, the Snapdragon 835 is the company’s new 10nm processor that’ll see the light of day in the coming week of January. (more…)