• News tagged "smartphones"

Friday, 3 Jul 2015

Xiaomi sold more than 34.7 million phones in the first half of 2015

Xiaomi sold more than 34.7 million phones in the first half of 2015

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun announced on his Weibo account that the company has sold more than 34.7 million smartphones in the first half of the year. This marks an increase of 33% compared to the same period last year.

Saturday, 20 Jun 2015

Iris-based authentication systems coming to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5?

Iris-based authentication systems coming to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5?

South Korean publication INews24 reports that Samsung and LG are preparing to launch smartphones with iris-based authentication systems as early as next year. Could this mean that the Galaxy S7 and G5 will integrate the new biometric login systems?

Saturday, 13 Jun 2015

Sony admits that the Xperia Z3+ and Z4 have heating issues, fix is on the way

Sony admits that the Xperia Z3+ and Z4 have heating issues, fix is on the way

Sony reportedly admits that its Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 smartphones have overheating issues. The company also said that a software update is coming soon to fix the issue.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Smartphone maker Xiaomi ventures into finance, launches own money market fund

Smartphone maker Xiaomi ventures into finance, launches own money market fund

China's largest smartphone maker Xiaomi has just announced the launch of its own money market fund, signaling the company's intentions to enter finance.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Xiaomi launches Mi Note Pro, will go on sale in China next week

Xiaomi launches Mi Note Pro, will go on sale in China next week

Announced earlier this year, Xiaomi has just finalized the specifications of its new Mi Note Pro phablet. It also said that it will go on sale in China next week for just 2999 yuan.

U.S. market for phablets reportedly quadrupled in 2015, with the iPhone 6 Plus leading the way

U.S. market for phablets reportedly quadrupled in 2015, with the iPhone 6 Plus leading the way

The U.S. market for phablets, smartphones that are a cross between regular phones and tablets, reported grew four times in size in 2015, thanks to stellar products like the iPhone 6 Plus.

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

NVIDIA winds down Icera modem business, open to selling it

NVIDIA winds down Icera modem business, open to selling it

NVIDIA has just announced that it will be giving up on its own modem efforts and that they are also open to selling its Icera modem unit.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Xiaomi to unveil 5.2-inch Mi 5 and 6-inch Mi 5 Plus in July?

Xiaomi to unveil 5.2-inch Mi 5 and 6-inch Mi 5 Plus in July?

Fresh from its recent Mi 4i launch, rumors are pointing that Xiaomi would be launching two new flagship smartphones, the Mi 5 and Mi 5 Plus, sometime in July.

Monday, 27 Apr 2015

Nokia: No plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets

Nokia: No plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets

Nokia just issued a statement on its website denying reports that it will be manufacturing consumer handsets out of a R&D facility in China.

Sunday, 26 Apr 2015

HTC One E9+ Dual-SIM model coming soon to Singapore?

HTC One E9+ Dual-SIM model coming soon to Singapore?

HTC's first smartphone with a Quad-HD display may be coming soon to Singapore as it is listed on IDA's Equipment Search List. Read on to find out more!

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