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Xiaomi’s upcoming smartphone ‘Mi Max 2’ set to launch on May 25

22 May

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Xiaomi is working on to bring the successor of Mi Max, dubbed as Mi Max 2. As per recent developments, the company is all set to launch the smartphone on May 25. The company has launched a dedicated website where it is teasing the phone for next week’s launch. (more…)

Lenovo restructures operations to focus China business towards customers

20 May

By Ashvita Anand,  The Tech Portal

According to latest news reports from Hong Kong, Lenovo Group Ltd. has decided to restructure it China business to focus on the customer in order to cope with the evolving personal computer (PC) industry. (more…)

India’s smartphone market grows 4.7% in first quarter ended in March, recovers from demonetisation

20 May

By Ashvita Anand,  The Tech Portal

The effects of demonetisation were felt in almost every sector of the market but the smartphone ecosystem was one of the worst hit. (more…)

Huawei Nova 2’s specifications leak ahead of its official launch on May 26

19 May

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Huawei reportedly launches a successor to the Nova, named as Huawei Nova 2, later this month on 26th May. (more…)

Average Memory Content for Smartphones to Grow 33.4% Annually to Reach 3.2GB in 2017, Says TrendForce

6 May

The sharp upswing in prices of mobile DRAM products is expected to hold back the growth of average per device memory content for smartphones this year, says the market intelligence firm TrendForce. Furthermore, TrendForce has lowered the estimated average memory content of smartphones for 2017, from 3.7GB to 3.2GB. The revised average memory content figure represents an increase of 33.4% compared with the 2016 figure. (more…)

Huawei Accused of ‘Cutting Corners’ on the Internals of Its Flagship Smartphones

1 May

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Earlier this year, Huawei took the wraps off its latest flagship smartphones — Mate 9 (the first phone with Amazon’s Alexa integration) and P10. These high-end devices come packed with impressive internal specs and features to battle against the likes of Apple’s iPhone. (more…)

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

20 Apr

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

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

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

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…)