Xiaomi says it produces one device every second in India

Written on Monday, 27 March 2017 13:00
Smartphone maker Xiaomi has revealed is produces one device every second in India. The Chinese tech colossus says a staggering 95 percent of Xiaomi smartphones being sold in India were being made in the country. The disclosure was made by vice president and managing director of Xiaomi India, Manu Jain, at the announcement of a new manufacturing plant in the scenic coastal city of Vizag in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Xiaomi also disclosed details of its latest…
US tech giant Apple has unveiled their latest version of its popular iPad tablet – and it’s set to retail at the lowest-ever price for a full-sized tablet from the company. The newly updated product will be available to order from Friday and has a starting price of $329. In addition to this, Apple also disclosed that its smaller iPhone SE model will be available in 32 and 128 gigabyte (GB) versions which will subsequently replace the 16GB and 64GB…
Sony Mobile Communications (Sony Mobile) has unveiled the Xperia L1 - a sleek smartphone with a large 5.5” HD display and fluid performance, all at an accessible price point. “Xperia L1 is a smartphone that matches form with function" said Tsutomu Sato, Director of Global Product Marketing, at Sony Mobile Communications. “It combines an immersive display and smooth performance within an iconic Sony design, that you can be proud to show off." Xperia L1 has understated premium looks – a…

Samsung reportedly working on a foldable smartphone

Written on Sunday, 19 March 2017 07:51
For some time now there have been rumors that South Korean technology giant Samsung is working on the world’s first foldable smartphone. So far, there has been no evidence to clarify the rumors, until a report from Korean news site ETNews said Samsung could finally be unveiling a prototype model later this year. According to the report, a prototype will be launched and given to partners so they can test the foldable phones and assess the demand from consumers. However,…
The GSMA announced that Sony's Xperia XZ Premium is the "Best New Smartphone or Connected Mobile Device at MWC 2017" at the annual Global Mobile Awards (Glomo Awards) at Mobile World Congress 2017. "Xperia XZ Premium is our most technologically capable smartphone ever," said Hiroki Totoki, President and CEO at Sony Mobile Communications. "We're honoured by this recognition - Xperia XZ Premium has received endorsement from operator partners, media, consumers and industry peers alike, which is testament to our relentless…
TCL Communication launched the BlackBerry KEYone smartphone on February 25 at MWC 2017 following the inking of a licensing agreement with BlackBerry in late 2016. The BlackBerry KEYone smartphone smartly keeps legacy features beloved by Blackberry users, yet goes miles beyond the traditional Blackberry device. TCL chairman and CEO Tomson Li said at the event that BlackBerry licensed its security software and service suite, as well as related brand assets, to TCL Communication, who would design, manufacture, sell and provide…

ZTE showcases Daydream-ready phone at #MWC17

Written on Sunday, 05 March 2017 11:44
ZTE, a leading global mobile device maker, is showcasing the newly updated Axon 7 with both Android Nougat and Daydream by Google at MWC 2017. As the first Daydream-ready phone from Chinese manufacturer, the ZTE Axon 7, not only delivers the best VR experience, but also the best value of any flagship smartphone at an unbeatable price. With the Axon 7's stunning 2k WQHD AMOLED display, Hi-Fi and dual front facing speakers, the Axon 7 brings users one of the…
Chinese telecom companies Huawei and ZTE and also Samsung's LG were among the firms that unveiled new smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017, perhaps in an attempt to capitalize on Samsung's withdrawal from the event where it was supposed to release its flagship but decided to delay to take extra precautions to avoid another exploding battery disaster. The annual Mobile World Congress, held in Barcelona, Spain, usually hosts Samsung's new smartphone releases. But this year, the world's largest mobile phone…
Sony Mobile Communications (Sony Mobile) announced its most ground-breaking smartphone to date, Xperia XZ Premium, at Mobile World Congress 2017, with a camera so advanced it captures motion that the human eye can’t see, a beautiful 4K HDR display, super-fast download speeds, a stunning loop design and even more intelligent features. Encapsulating decades of Sony innovation, Xperia XZ Premium incorporates imaging know-how embedded on Sony ‘α’ and Cyber-shot cameras to create the new Motion Eye camera system, for capturing life…
Lenovo at MWC 2017 announced an ecosystem of devices and services that support the new era of mobility and represent how today’s users are demanding solutions that bridge connectivity, hardware and user-centric design. Lenovo is introducing a new device portfolio that spans nearly all mobile form factors for the ultimate in choice with: the detachable Miix 320, blending affordability with connectivity on-the-go – two convertibles, mobile powerhouses Yoga 720 and 520 – four tablets, the versatile Tab 4 family built…
To kick off Mobile World Congress 2017, Huawei Consumer Business Group launched the new Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus. The highly-anticipated additions to the P series feature a combination of beautiful hardware and the latest advances in software technology. Additionally, the new smartphones feature striking new colors and finishes, and introduce new Leica front and rear cameras with cutting-edge portrait features to make every shot a cover shot. Commenting on the launch, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business…
China’s ZTE has announced that it will unveil its first ‘gigabit’ handset at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. The eagerly anticipated device is set to contain 360-degree panoramic video capabilities, enhanced HD video and cloud storage. Full specifications of the new handset remain under wraps, but the Chinese company teased the Barcelona launch of the ZTE Gigabit Phone alongside an upgraded version of its flagship Axon7 and other new products in its Blaze series. ZTE have further disclosed…
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