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Rumours indicate LG is expected to launch G6 Pro and G6 Plus by end of June

5 Jun

By Ashvita Anand,  The Tech Portal

LG is supposedly releasing the LG G6 Plus and G6 Pro by the end of June. Both these handsets are expected to first be launched in South Korea, home of the company. This news was first seen on South Korean news site ET News, although there is no official source for the information. (more…)

A Smartphone Surprise: U.S. Ownership Hits Record Levels, Says CTA Research

1 Jun

Smartphones are now in 80 percent of U.S. homes – a six percentage point increase year-over-year (YOY) – and U.S. consumers now own 27 million more smartphones than they did just last year, according to new research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). (more…)

The Asus ZenFone AR is slated to enter the US market come July

31 May

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

The Asus Zenfone AR is a pretty cool device. I mean sure, I can’t speak from first hand experience, but the kind of stuff we have been hearing about, make the Zenfone AR one of the most eagerly anticipated devices of the year. The device will support Daydream, and is also only the second deice to also support Google’s project Tango. Asus has revealed that the device will be coming to the US in July. However, it will be made available exclusively though Verizon. (more…)

This may be your first look at the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

25 May

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

As you can see in the image attached above, we aren’t in for a treat with the rugged version of the Galaxy S8. The Korean behemoth seems to be opting out of including that gorgeous ‘Infinity display‘ in the Galaxy S8 Active. It will instead sport a much bulkier body with no dual-curved edges, which were the highlight of the flagship devices unveiled earlier in March 2017. (more…)

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…)