Mobile Category

March 29, 2018

Galaxy Note 9 release tipped well ahead of iPhone X2

Whenever Samsung decides to release a new phone, it seems there's always some kind of competition launching in close proximity. In the spring, which is when it usually launches the next phone in its Galaxy S line, Samsung has to contend with spring flagships from other Android manufacturers. Google Alert – android new phone launch

March 28, 2018

Google releases Android P developer preview for Wear OS

Some watches were updated with this new look with Wear OS 2.8 back in January, and going forward with Android P, this will be the default look for all … There's currently no timeline for Android P's public launch for Wear OS, but if it lines up with Android P for phones and tablets, we should see it launch … Google Alert – android new phone launch

March 27, 2018

Nokia handset maker bets big on two new phones

The company had 3% market share by volume in smartphone segment, and 5% share in the feature phone segment, in January, as per Counterpoint Research data. On Monday, it launched Nokia 1with Android Go Edition for under Rs 5,500, and plans to launch Nokia 8110 4G feature phone in May in … Google Alert – android new phone launch

March 26, 2018

Redmi 5 Review

This new phone covers all the basics and delivers a lot of in-demand features, in a slick, well-built package. Xiaomi has … The Redmi 5 looks a lot like the Redmi Note 5, which was launched in India just last month. …. The phone is slated to get MIUI 9.5 in April, but even that is based on Android Nougat. Google Alert – android new phone launch

March 25, 2018

Face ID will only come to Android phones next year, but it won't be the same as the iPhone X

New reports say that Android device makers will have to wait one more year to deploy devices with 3D-sensing capabilities. When these devices … Samsung, who hasn't cloned the iPhone X yet, might not be the first Android device maker to launch a phone with 3D face sensing abilities. According to … Google Alert – android new phone launch

March 24, 2018

Vivo launches Vivo V9 with an iPhone X-like notch in India

Notably, the launch soon comes after the unveiling of Vivo X21 on March 19. It is also worth … The handset comes with Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box on the top of Funtouch 4.0 custom UI. … Meanwhile, Vivo India has recently announced Amir Khan as their new ambassador replacing Ranveer Singh. Google Alert – android new phone launch

March 23, 2018

Google Updates: New Android TV, Subscribe with Google, Instant Apps

A big launch this week was "Subscribe with Google" a new mechanism for news sites to manage subscriptions for their paywalls. … Users of the previously trouble-free Pixel (2016) phone are complaining of a problem with charging in the Oreo 8.1 OS release, which is causing a potentially huge problem … Google Alert – android new phone launch

March 22, 2018

Best Buy dumps Huawei phones, another major blow to the company's US aspirations

Huawei is set to unveil its new P20 flagship phone on March 27, rumored to feature an iPhone X-style notch. Last year's P10 didn't launch in the United States. After today's news, it's hard to imagine the P20 will launch here, either. Why this matters: Huawei has been fighting to crack the U.S. market for … Google Alert – android new phone launch

March 21, 2018

Android P Might Allow Automatic Launching of Apps When Certain Devices Are Connected

However, there are still some features that are yet to be revealed, and the latest one that has come to light involves apps launching automatically when certain … According to a teardown of Android P's SystemUI APK by XDA developers, it'll trigger the launch of predefined apps when a phone connects to … Google Alert – android new phone launch

March 20, 2018

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' comes to mobile worldwide as 'PUBG Mobile'

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been having its thunder stolen in recent months by Epic Games' Fortnite, and with the latter recently launching on mobile devices, it has been in plenty of headlines. But Bluehole and Tencent are aiming to become the most popular battle royale game once again, and … Google Alert – android new phone launch