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Reliance Jio may soon launch two sub-Rs 1,500 VoLTE feature phones

Thursday, January 12, 2017 | More »

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After disrupting the telecom market with free calls and data, Reliance Jio may now launch two sub-Rs 1,500 4G VoLTE handsets, a major financial daily reported on Thursday. The low-cost handsets, to be launched under Jio’s LYF brand this quarter, will be priced at Rs 999 and Rs 1,500, a report ...

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Nokia’s first-ever Android smartphone launched in China

Finland’s HMD Global, which owns the rights to the Nokia brand, has announced the first Android-powered Nokia smartphone, marking the comeback of the once-dominant mobile phone brand. The new device, Nokia 6, has been launched in China for 1,699 yuan ($246) and will be manufactured by Foxconn....

9 January, 2017 | More »

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TCL to unveil BlackBerry devices at Consumer Electronics Show

TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCT) will be unveiling the new BlackBerry devices at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES). An annual trade show, CES will be held on January 4 next year in Las Vegas. With a mobile handset product portfolio that includes devices from Alcatel and...

23 December, 2016 | More »

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Nokia to re-enter smartphone market in 2017; to be powered by Android

Nokia officially announced that it will re-enter the smartphone market in early 2017 with a range of new smartphones in a blogpost on Thursday. “We’ve been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm shown around the world for the return of the Nokia brand to smartphones. The HMD Global team has the a...

2 December, 2016 | More »

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Samsung temporarily halts production of Galaxy Note 7

South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics has temporarily suspended the production of its flagship device Galaxy Note 7 after several reports said a few Note 7 replacements have caught fire. The halt is to comply with consumer safety regulators from South Korea, the US and China, South Kore...

10 October, 2016 | More »

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BlackBerry to stop making smartphones itself, focus on software

BlackBerry Ltd, the Canadian company that introduced smartphones to the world, will stop manufacturing its iconic devices internally to focus on growing its software business. BlackBerry-branded phones will now be developed by the company’s partners, who will license the Waterloo, Ontario- based f...

29 September, 2016 | More »

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Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 globally amid battery explosion fears

Tech giant Samsung Electronics said it will replace the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices globally as reports of the smartphone’s battery exploding while charging emerged on social media. The recall comes a week before Samsung’s rival Apple is expected to launch its new iPhone model. ...

2 September, 2016 | More »

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Uber launches web interface for customers wary of downloading apps

In a move that signifies that the app-only model of consumer-facing internet companies may be limiting their reach and use, cab hailing company Uber has launched a web interface, dial.uber.com, which allows users to book a cab directly from their smartphone without downloading the app. For now, the ...

16 August, 2016 | More »

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Will BlackBerry’s second Android phone click after a failed first attempt?

Canadian handset maker BlackBerry Ltd has unveiled its second Android-powered device in an effort to revive its mobile-phone business. The launch of the DTEK50, its slimmest device, comes less than a month after the company announced that it will stop making the Blackberry Classic. The beleaguered s...

27 July, 2016 | More »

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Smartphone maker Lava strengthens top deck

Homegrown mobile handset maker Lava International Ltd—that manufactures mobile phones under the brand name Lava—has appointed Rahul Agarwal as chief technology officer (CTO) and Ankit Pal as design head, as it gears up to enter the services sector spanning entertainment, education, agriculture a...

20 June, 2016 | More »

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