Pixel 2 Launch: Everything Google Announced at Its Hardware Event

Pixel 2 Launch: Everything Google Announced at Its Hardware Event

HIGHLIGHTS The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were launched on Wednesday Google also launched new smart speakers, headphones, and VR headsets Only the phones and Daydream VR headset are confirmed for India right now At its hardware launch event on Wednesday, Google unveiled a number of new products – from smart speakers, to an AI powered camera that can automatically save clips you’ll want to keep, the two new Pixel phones, and more. Although Google unveiled several products, it also laid out a roadmap of how these products will evolve, and get more powerful…

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Oppo Given Green Clearance to Set Up Manufacturing Unit in Noida

Oppo Given Green Clearance to Set Up Manufacturing Unit in Noida

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has been given green clearance to set up a mobile manufacturing unit in Greater Noida at a cost of Rs. 2,200 crores, a senior government official said. The Union Environment Ministry has granted the environment clearance to its Indian subsidiary Oppo Mobiles India Pvt Ltd for the proposed project. “The clearance has been given to the Oppo’s project after taking into account the views of an expert green panel. It is subject to compliance of certain conditions,” the government official said. The environment clearance certificate has already been…

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Vivo V5s Gets a Price Cut in India, Now Available at Rs. 15,990

Vivo V5s Gets a Price Cut in India, Now Available at Rs. 15,990

HIGHLIGHTS The new price tag is applicable to both offline and online channels Vivo V5s was launched in April at Rs. 18,990 It’s powered by MediaTek MT6750 SoC and has 4GB of RAM The Vivo V5s has received a permanent price cut in India and will now be available for a new price tag of Rs. 15,990. The Vivo V5s, originally launched in April at a price of Rs. 18,990, had received its first official price cut to Rs. 17,990, back in July this year. The revised pricing of Rs. 15,990 seems to be…

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Nokia 3 Gets December Android Security Patch Update

Nokia 3 Gets December Android Security Patch Update

HIGHLIGHTS Update is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat Gets the latest security patch update from Google Rolling out to users globally, including India HMD Global has started rolling out the monthly software update for the Nokia 3. The Android update, which started rolling out last week, includes Google’s latest Android security patch update. Although this update is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, the security patches offer an improved level of security for HMD’s budget Nokia 3 smartphone. Most high-end, flagship smartphones from other brands haven’t yet received the update for the…

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Smartphone OLED Display Shipments Surge 30 Percent: Report

Smartphone OLED Display Shipments Surge 30 Percent: Report

Shipments of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays for smartphones surged 30 percent globally in the third quarter of 2017 as compared to the same period in 2016, data showed on Thursday. According to data from industry tracker IHS Markit, the global market for the OLED displays for smartphones came to $4.7 billion (roughly Rs. 30,253 crores) in the third quarter, rising sharply from $3.6 billion (roughly Rs. 23,166 crores) posted a year earlier, Yonhap News Agency reported. Samsung has maintained the top spot in the area at 34.1 percent, trailed by Japan…

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Nokia 9 May Sport New Dual Camera Setup, With Telephoto and Wide-Angle Lenses: Report

Nokia 9 May Sport New Dual Camera Setup, With Telephoto and Wide-Angle Lenses: Report

HIGHLIGHTS New version of Nokia Camera app spotted in Nokia 5 Oreo beta App teardown revealed support for telephoto and wide-angle lenses Nokia 9 and Nokia 6 (2018) expected to launch in January Nokia licensee HMD Global is expected to launch the much-anticipated Nokia 9 flagship next month, with an event in China said to be the venue. The refresh of the Nokia 6, being referred to as the Nokia 6 (2018), is expected to be launched alongside. Both rumoured smartphones have been the recipients of numerous leaks, including a TENAA listing for the latter, cheaper…

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OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Set to Launch in India Today

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Set to Launch in India Today

HIGHLIGHTS Launch event to be followed by screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition to be available from December 15 Sports a white back panel, Star Wars logo, and red Alert Slider Announced earlier this month, the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition, will be released at an event in Mumbai on December 14 at 7pm. OnePlus, in collaboration with the Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will showcase the smartphone at a special event at IMAX Wadala in Mumbai. After the launch event, a special screening of…

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Paytm Mall 2017 Grand Finale Sale Has Discounts, Cashbacks on iPhone X, iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S7, and More Offers

Paytm Mall 2017 Grand Finale Sale Has Discounts, Cashbacks on iPhone X, iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S7, and More Offers

HIGHLIGHTS Paytm Mall 2017 Grand Finale Sale kickstarted on Wednesday iPhone X 64GB comes with a cashback of Rs. 4,000 Samsung Galaxy S7 is listed at Rs. 32,750 Just a day after the conducting its 12.12 sale, Paytm on Wednesday kicked off the 2017 Grand Final Sale on Paytm Mall, lasting till Friday, December 15. The new sale includes offers, cashbacks, and discounts on a range of smartphones and tablets, including the iPhone X, iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S7, Vivo V7+, apart from iPad models and Kindle ebook readers. Paytm Mall has listed offerings from all the…

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Xiaomi Mi Noise-Cancelling In-Ear Headphones With 3.5mm Jack Launched: Price, Specifications

Xiaomi Mi Noise-Cancelling In-Ear Headphones With 3.5mm Jack Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Succeeds last year’s USB-C variant with a 3.5mm jack Features active noise cancellation with broadband of 50-1500 Hz Priced at 299 Yuan (roughly Rs. 2,900), available in China Xiaomi has launched a new pair of noise-cancelling in-ear headphones in China on Tuesday. The pair comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack and is the next generation of last year’s Mi Noise Cancelling headphones, which were originally launched with a USB Type-C port. The launch coincides with the 12.12 calendar date, considered auspicious in China. The new Mi Noise Cancelling headphones have…

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How Technology Will Change the Future of Gaming Industry

How Technology Will Change the Future of Gaming Industry

The gaming industry is a growing at a very fast rate in India. The industry’s growth is being predominantly driven by smartphone users spending more and more time on games. Smartphones and new technologies have totally transformed the gaming experience globally. According to a Google-KPMG report, the online gaming industry in India is expected to grow to $1 billion by 2021 from the current $360 million, a growth rate of 20 percent with the online gamers community reaching 310 million by 2021 Entrepreneur India spoke to few experts to find out technologies…

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