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Xiaomi’s Surge S1 In-House Processor to Help Streamline Production, Cut Prices

Chinese smartphone firm Xiaomi Inc announced its first in-house designed chipset, named Surge S1, on Tuesday, as it works to streamline production, lower prices, and gain greater control over handset design to counter the impact of slowing sales. The Surge S1, deployed in Xiaomi’s newest smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 5c, …

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LG G6 Teaser Reiterates the Smartphone Will Be Water Resistant

The latest teaser for upcoming LG G6 smartphone has provided hint for a feature that has almost become synonymous with flagship smartphones by most companies – water resistance. Even though the brief teaser video by the company doesn’t exactly reveal the level of water resistance that will be offered by …

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Intel XMM7650 Gigabit LTE Modem Unveiled With CDMA Support; May Be Used in 2017 iPhone Models

Intel has unveiled its new XMM7650 modem with download speeds of 1Gbps and support for CDMA, which means that it can be used in all of this year’s iPhone models. Separately, Intel has also formed the 5G Innovators Initiative (5GI2) with partners Ericsson, General Electric, Honeywell, and the University of …

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Xiaomi Reportedly Working on Snapdragon 660 Smartphone, Likely to Be Redmi Pro 2

Xiaomi is reportedly working on a new smartphone that is powered by Snapdragon 660 processor, which has not even been announced yet, after having unveiled its Redmi Note 4X smartphone last week. As per the latest leak, the company is working on the new smartphone that can be from company’s …

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Apple iPhone to Be Made in India: Winstron Plant Said to Be the Sole Manufacturing Hub

An assembly plant that Apple’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Wistron Corp is setting up in Bengaluru will focus solely on assembling iPhones, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The source, who asked not to be named because he was not cleared to discuss matters publicly, said Apple and …

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 2GB RAM Variant to Go on Sale for First Time on Friday

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage (Rs. 9,999) will go on sale for the first time at 12pm IST on Friday, February 3, via Mi.com. Along with this model, the other two variants of the smartphone – 3GB RAM + 32GB storage (Rs. 10,999), …

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Samsung Galaxy S8’s Unusual Screen Resolution Rumoured Ahead of March Launch

Samsung may have confirmed that it will be giving a miss to the MWC 2017 event in Barcelona next month, but that doesn’t mean that rumours around the handset would stop. A new leak claims that the Samsung Galaxy S8 flagship will sport an unusual screen resolution. According to a …

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Nokia MIKA Digital Assistant Launched to Aid Telecom Operators

Just earlier this month, Nokia Android phones were tipped to get their personal digital assistant named ‘Viki’, but now Nokia has now launched its MIKA (acronym for Multi-purpose Intuitive Knowledge Assistant) digital assistant, which is unexpectedly different from what Viki was tipped to be. The company says that the digital …

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Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro India Launch Reportedly Set for January 18

Samsung’s Galaxy C9 Pro went official in China in October 2016 and the mid-range smartphone appears set to finally make its way to the Indian market this month. According to a report, the Galaxy C9 Pro will be launched in the country on January 18. The rumoured Samsung Galaxy C9 …

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ZTE Blade V8 With Dual Rear Camera Setup Launched at CES 2017

At the ongoing CES trade show in Las Vegas, ZTE announced two smartphones for the American market – the ZTE Blade V8 Pro, which flagged the entry of ZTE’s Blade series in US, and the Hawkeye smartphone, which is powered by ZTE’s Project CSX. It seems the company isn’t done …

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