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Moto Z2 Force to Reportedly Feature a Headphone Jack, Won’t be Exclusive to Verizon

20 Apr Moto-Z2-Force-640x360

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

As per latest rumors, Lenovo is currently working on the next device for its Moto Z series, which will succeed the last’s year release of ‘Moto Z2 Force’. Thanks to 3D renders from Android Authority in collaboration with Onleaks, we now have a gist of the device and its specifications. The most significant changes as noted from the images is that the new smartphone will adopt back the headphone jack missing in the other the Z series devices — Moto Z and Moto Z Force. (more…)

LeEco Launches Le Pro 3 AI Edition with LeLe Assistant and Dual Rear Cameras, Starts at about $260

15 Apr lepro3aiedition

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

China’s LeEco has today launched its latest smartphone — Le Pro 3 AI Edition. As with every flagship smartphone nowadays, this one too comes with an AI-powered assistant. With this, the Chinese upstart is hoping to take on the likes of OnePlus 3T and other similar inexpensive devices. (more…)

TrendForce Reports 1Q17 Global Smartphone Production Volume Fell 23% From Prior Quarter Due to Seasonality; Demand to Remain Weak in Second Quarter

14 Apr shutterstock_393607117-624x416

Global smartphone production volume for the first quarter of 2017 totaled 307 million units, a drop of 23% from the previous quarter, according to market intelligence firm TrendForce. Smartphone brands, especially those based in China, lowered their production volume forecasts through the first quarter as demand slowed down significantly due to the conventional seasonal effect. (more…)

BlackBerry Eyes New Licensing Deals to Spread Its Reach to Tablets, Wearables and Appliances

6 Apr blackberry-wallpaper-14-990x557

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

As a part of its licensing strategy, BlackBerry now seeks to work with various device manufacturers to integrate BlackBerry Secure software into both BlackBerry-branded and co-branded devices. The company has already entered into new agreements with new licensing partners and plans to launch tablets, wearables, medical devices, appliances and point-of-sale (POS) terminals under its brand name, alongside Blackberry-branded smartphones. (more…)

Huawei’s Subsidiary Announces New Phone

6 Apr honor-8-pro-640x360

Huawei’s wholly owned subsidiary Honor has released a new 5.7 inch Honor 8 Pro smartphone which features a massive improvement from last year’s Honor 8 handset. (more…)

ZTE Announces the Prestige 2 Smartphone

5 Apr ZTE_logo_EN

ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and second largest in the no-contract market,* announced that the Prestige 2 is available online and in select Best Buy stores starting today for $79.99 MSRP. (more…)

Ericsson to Roll Out ‘5G for India’ Program in Collaboration with IIT Delhi

1 Apr 1200px-Isafjord_1_October_2015_01-e1490884909852

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

Swedish telecom giant, Ericsson, recently apprised its all new focused business strategy. One of the key points entailed in the release was to fully leverage the potential of 5G across its network worldwide. In lieu of the same, it has now signed a MoU with the country’s leading tech-education institutes, IIT Delhi for a joint roll-out of ‘5G for India’ program in the country. (more…)

Panasonic India Develops “Arbo,” a New AI Embedded UI Software for Smartphones

31 Mar 01_Aribo_India

Panasonic India Pvt. Ltd. has developed “Arbo,” a software for Android phones that brings to life simple smartphone operation utilizing AI and a new user interface. (more…)

Global Average Sales Price of Chinese Branded Smartphones to Reach RMB 2,000 by the End of 2017 as ‘Affordable Premium’ Becomes Impossible, Says TrendForce

31 Mar 32573966192_452da8d91a_z-624x416

The global smartphone market, which has been experiencing slowing growth and intensifying competition, has become an even tougher environment because of recent sharp rises in component prices. Avril Wu, smartphone analyst for the global market intelligence firm TrendForce, stated that China-based brands have been raising their prices as they face significant erosion of their margins. (more…)

Here Is Everything We Know about Samsung’s Upcoming Galaxy S8 Smartphone

29 Mar samsung-e1480409515573

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Samsung is set to reveal its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone next week. The upcoming device is widely being touted as Samsung’s comeback from a series of unfortunate events including Note 7’s explosive exit. (more…)