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Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 to Launch Simultaneously in 120 Markets during Q2 2017

27 Mar (1)

By Simran Agarwal, The Tech Portal

HMD Global launched three new Android devices namely Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and a global version of the Nokia 6 (previously launched in China) at MWC 2017. Just as the iconic brand’s strong comeback surprised everyone, it now intends to rattle the smartphone industry with a huge simultaneous global release. HMD plans to roll out the devices in 120 markets at the same time during Q2 2017. (more…)

Alexa will now answer your voice commands on Huawei Mate 9

25 Mar mate-9

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

During its launch event at CES 2017 back in January, Huawei announced that its flagship Mate 9 smartphone would soon be receiving Amazon Alexa’s smarts. And the Chinese hardware maker is today delivering on its promise as Alexa is finally making its way to Mate 9 owners in the United States in the form of an over-the-air update. (more…)

VAIO Is Back to Haunt Its Former Parent Sony, But with an Android Smartphone Release

25 Mar vaio-phone-990x401

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

The Japanese market will soon witness Sony and its former laptop division VAIO go head-to-head with each other in the smartphone market. (more…)

LG G4 and V10 Owners Affected by Bootloop Issues File Class-Action Lawsuit against the Company

21 Mar lg-g4-featured

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

At the beginning of 2016, several users reported bootloop issues with the LG G4 and V10 smartphones. The said bootloop issue usually arises when someone tries to tinkle with the software. However, in this case, the issue was raised even when people didn’t do anything with software. LG acknowledged the problem and offered to repair the devices. (more…)

Reliance Jio Is ‘Secretly’ Working with Google to Develop Budget 4G Android Smartphones: Report

17 Mar jio-digital-life-tech-portal-990x553

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Ever since its launch about six months ago, Reliance Jio has managed to on board over 100 million users to become one of the largest 4G telecom carriers in India. The company now seems to be looking to further its penetration in the market by launching budget 4G-enabled Android smartphones. But, it is said to be ‘secretly’ working with Google to build these smartphones to operate exclusively on their 4G network in the country. (more…)

Motorola’s Upcoming Modular Phone Moto Z (2017) Spotted ahead of Its Official Announcement

13 Mar moto-mod-2017-mwc-5

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Last year, Motorola launched its flagship smartphone Moto Z along with Moto Mods  — an interesting set of modular accessories for your phone. Now, it seems that the company is all set to launch a successor of the Moto Z in the coming months. There have already been numerous sightings. (more…)

Blackberry Launches New Smartphone in Indonesia

9 Mar bb

Canada based smartphone manufacturer Blackberry has launched the new “Aurora” smartphone in Indonesia targeting the country’s budget conscious consumers. (more…)

Soaring Prices of Key Components Are Starting to Squeeze the Margins of Smartphone Makers, According to TrendForce

2 Mar shutterstock_399241600-624x416

The markets for key components used in smartphones have experienced rising prices since the second half of 2016 because of tightening supply. TrendForce’s latest analyses indicate that prices of mobile DRAM, mobile NAND Flash products and AMOLED panels will continue to climb through 2017. As smartphone brands will be raising hardware specifications of their products, they are also revealing their intentions to build up their inventories in advance. High prices of AMOLED panels and memory components during this entire year will constrain smartphone makers’ ability to attain greater profits. (more…)

Meet the HUAWEI P10, a Stunning Combination of Technology and Art

1 Mar 640_huawei_logo-624x415-490x325

To kick off Mobile World Congress 2017, Huawei Consumer Business Group launched the HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 Plus. (more…)

Nokia to Rebrand Withings Products under Its Own Name

1 Mar nokia-default-tp-suri2-600x400

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Nokia is shuttering the Withings brand. Last year, the erstwhile smartphone maker acquired the French gadget manufacturer that creates smart scales, activity trackers, and other health gadgets. And it appears that the company is now ready to shut down the brand and take over in earnest. (more…)