Highlights:Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 4.2 announced.Both phones sport a U shaped notch and come with a dedicated Google Assistant button.The phones are Android One certified and run on the latest Android 9 PieNokia has had a prominent presence at the Mobile World Congress, the world 's largest tradeshow for the mobile industry in Barcelona, ever since its comeback in in 2017. In just two years, Nokia claims to have expanded its user base by three times and also featured in the top 5 brands in key markets across the world. At MWC 2019, Nokia announced the Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 4.2 alongside the highly interesting Nokia 9 PureView and the Nokia 1 Plus and Nokia 210. The Nokia 3.2 and the Nokia 4.2 are mid range smartphones that incorporate some of the in vogue features like a U shaped notch, large batteries and more. Nokia 3.2 Price and specsThe Nokia 3.2 sports a 6.26 inch HD display and has a breathing notification light on the power button on the side. It 's an Android One powered phone like all Nokia phones but this time, Nokia announced that all its future Android One phones will come with a dedicated Google Assistant button, including the Nokia 3.2 and the Nokia 4.2. The Nokia 3.2 is powered by an entry level Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 SoC and sports a 6.26 inch HD display with an U shaped notch. There 's also a 4,000mAh battery that Nokia claimed delivers 2 day battery life. The phone has a polycarbonate body and will be available in black and steel colours. On the back is a 13MP sensor that has AI scene recognition. On the front is an 8MP camera. The device will retail for a global average price of $139 (roughly Rs 9,873). Nokia 4.2 price and specsThe Nokia 4.2 has most of the features that are present on the Nokia 3.2. It has the breathing notification light on the power button and the dedicated Google Assistant button. It 's also Android One certified with the promise of three year long security updates. Both phones also come with face unlock. The feature will be available in older Nokia phones via a software update later. The Nokia 4.2 also features a U shaped notch and has a 13MP camera on the back paired with a depth sensor. The Nokia 4.2 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439. In some regions, the Nokia 4.2 will also come with NFC for contact less payments. The phone is expected to arrive in April 2019 and will retail for a global average price of $169 (roughly Rs 12,005) and will be available in two colours Pink sand and black. Related Reads: Nokia announces Nokia 210, an internet enabled feature phone and Nokia 1 Plus powered by Android 9 Pie (Go Edition)
This year is bigger than ever Samsung has not only introduced what many have been waiting for, but it has also revealed the most exciting surprise of the year. The new release of the Galaxy S10 celebrates its 10th anniversary, and this deserved an extra guest on the stage of Unpacked 2019; the Galaxy Fold, which will initiate the trend of foldable smartphones and will be available soon in the UAE.
Light and Sony have announced a new partnership to advance a future of smartphones with four or more cameras on the back. Light, which previously launched a 16 camera point and shoot called the L16, has recently been pushing into the world of smartphones. Sony is the global leader in imaging sensors, so the partnership will see Sony sensors paired with Light;s multi camera module technologies.Both cameras will "jointly work on development and marketing of multi image sensor solutions. "
All eyes will be on Sony this Monday with the firm announcing its all new range of smartphones.
San Francisco: In a bid to take on Apple, Samsung on Thursday unveiled its flagship smartphones the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10 , a cheaper Galaxy S10e and the Galaxy S10 5G at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium here.The company was yet to announce the India pricing of the devices.
Reuters reports that Huawei is going to open a flagship store for its smartphones in Vienna. It will be the first such outlet for its smartphones outside China. The company is looking to further improve its fortunes in the European market.The company does have existing relationships with all three major telecom groups in the country which include A1 Telekom Austria, Deutsche Telekom 's T Mobile Austria, and Hutchison Whampoa 's Drei Austria. CEO of Huawei 's Austrian business Pan Yao said that the company is ready to work with these operators to help them build out 5G networks.
The agreement allows Light to use and recommend to its customers and partners, Sony s image sensors built in Light s computational imaging solutions and reference designs. These new reference designs combine Light s multi camera technology together with Sony s image sensors to create new multi camera applications and solutions beginning with the introduction of smartphones containing four or more cameras. Sony is the recognized quality and market share leader in image sensors and we are thrilled to partner with them, said Dave Grannan, CEO and co founder, Light. We are entering an entirely new era of intelligent imaging applications that will transform smartphones, autonomous vehicles, and security systems. With Sony s world class image sensors, we can introduce new innovations in the multi camera imaging space.
MIUI 10 Android Pie beta rolled out for Redmi Note 6 Pro Xiaomi;s could be first foldable device you can buy; might sell in India for Rs 75,000 from June Xiaomi Mi Band 4 confirmed with new features, launch set in 2019 Here;s a list of the best smartphones you can purchase under Rs 15,000 during Flipkart;s Mobile Bonanza sale. Flipkart Mobile Bonanza sale 2019 Offers: Flipkart is currently running its Mobile Bonanza sale, which has commenced today and will go on till February 23. During this sale, the company is offering consumers discounts on various smartphones selling on its e commerce platform. Here is a list of the best smartphones under Rs 15,000 you might want to purchase during this sale.Realme 2 Pro during the sale is available starting at Rs 11,990 for the 4GB RAM 64GB internal storage variant. The device is also available in 6GB RAM 64GB storage and 8GB RAM 128GB storage variants priced at Rs 13,990 and Rs 15,990. However, the 8GB RAM 128GB internal storage variant has been out of stock on Flipkart for a long time.
From HMD Global to Xiaomi, a range of top smartphone companies are going to be present at the MWC 2019. Just like Samsung, these companies also have something interesting up their sleeves. Let 's take a look at who 's launching what at the mobile tech show. OnePlus 7, OnePlus TV
An iPhone with a foldable display may become a reality, if a patent filing is any indication. With Android smartphone makers going all in with the idea of foldable smartphones, it appears that Apple doesn't want to be left behind. A patent application filed by the Cupertino based iPhone maker suggests that the company might be experimenting with multiple designs for a foldable iPhone. The sketches in the patent application indicate that both inward and outward folding designs might be under consideration by Apple for a possible foldable iPhone. There is also a mention of a double folding smartphone design that will create a triple stacked form factor.
Google makes many operating systems: Android powers smartphones and tablets; Wear OS powers wearables like smartwatches; Chrome OS powers laptops and other computers; Android TV powers set top boxes and televisions; and Android Things, which was designed to all kinds of Internet of Things devices, from smart displays to kitchen appliances. However, Google has begun to refocus Android Things.
Highlights:Sony may launch Xperia XA3 and Xperia XA3 Ultra at MWCReportedly, the company may call these phones Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 PlusThe Xperia XZ4 may also have a new moniker, could be called Xperia 10Z or Xperia 10X Sony is holding an event at Barcelona and it will likely launch the Xperia XA3. According to a latest leak, the company could launch a larger variant of the phone which may be called the Xperia XA3 Ultra. Sharing the 3D renders of both the phones, WinFuture reports that the Xperia XA3 and the XA3 Ultra are expected to have similar internals but the notable difference could be the display sizes. Both the phones are said to sport Sony 's CinemaWide display and its speculated that the XA3 will have a 5.9 inch display while the XA3 Ultra may sport a 6.5 inch panel. The first notable mention of the phones was just ahead of the CES 2019 where a report claimed that the XA3 is expected to sport a 5.9 inch display with a resolution of 1080x2160 pixels whereas the Sony Xperia XA3 Ultra is expected to sport a 6.5 inch display with a resolution of 1080x2160 pixels. As far as the aspect ratio is concerned, owing to the ”CinemaWide ” technology, both the phones are said to have 21:9 ratio. Further, the information on internet suggests that Sony could also be changing the names of these smartphones. As per tipster Ishan Agarwal, the Japanese tech giant may use Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus monikers for the Xperia XA3 and the XA3 Ultra phones respectively. The Xperia XA3 has already been leaked in a hands on video as well as live images of the phone were leaked out earlier this month. Reportedly, the phones will tout a dual camera setup on the back, aligned horizontally with the LED flash above it. Previous photos had revealed three physical buttons on the right side of the device which is expectedly for volume and power. There seems to be a dedicated fingerprint sensor in between the volume and power button. Other rumours suggest that the phones will sport USB C port for charging, and under the hood, they could have a Snapdragon 660 processor paired with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Meanwhile, a separate report claims that Sony may also be changing the name of the Xperia XZ4. Sumahoinfo claims that Sony may rename the Xperia XZ4 to Xperia 10Z. There is also a possibility that instead of ”Z ”, the company may put ”X ” as the suffix. GSMArena notes that Sony Japan has been teasing a purple hue for the phone. The Sony Xperia XZ4, or the Xperia 10Z 10X, will be a flagship phone. As far as the specs are concerned, leaks suggest that the phone is expected to feature a 6.4 inch OLED display with a tall 21:9 aspect ratio. The display is said to have support for HDR and a maximum resolution of 3360 x 1440 pixels. The Sony Xperia XZ4 Xperia 10Z is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, complemented by 6GB of RAM and 128GB local storage with support for expandable storage using microSD card. Like its predecessor, the Sony Xperia XZ4 is said to ship with IP68 certification. The phone is assumed to ship with Android Pie out of the box, and may house a 4,400mAh battery. Unfortunately, there is no information on the cameras or the pricing of the phone. Related Read:Sony Xperia XA3 press renders leaked
We have already heard that the Japanese, Sony is planning to abandon the Xperia XA line, and the new Sony Xperia XA3 and Xperia XA3 Ultra Plus smartphones may come out under completely different names. And today;s leak fully confirmed these rumors.Before the Sony Xperia XA lineup vanishes secure your device at the best price.
At Google and beyond, Android is typically used to refer to the operating system for smartphones. However, Google also develops platforms for different devices under the Android brand, including Android TV for smart TVs and Android Things for Internet of things (IoT) applications and devices. However, according to a new announcement by Google through a new blog post, it is refocusing the Android Things platform to concentrate only on smart speakers and smart displays, and future development will likely be limited to these applications only.The blog post further elaborates on how support for production System on Modules (SoMs) based on NXP, Qualcomm, and MediaTek hardware will not be made available through the public developer platform going forward. However, system images for popular hardware such as the Raspberry Pi 3B will still be available through the developer console for non commercial use.
We are just over a week away from Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event, where the company is going to announce the new Galaxy S10 family for smartphones, and the last minute leaks about the phones have revealed some new bits of information and seemingly confirmed a few old ones. Over the past 24 hours, an alleged banner showing Samsung Galaxy S10 , renders claim to be showing Galaxy S10 in Cinnabar Red and Blue, and a purported retailer listing for Ceramic Black Galaxy S10 have popped up online.Starting with the alleged banner for the Samsung Galaxy S10 , which was shared by known tipster Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) on Twitter, the banner seems to confirm the design of the Galaxy S10 that we have seen in multiple leaked renders until now. Also, one can spot the 3.5mm audio jack in the photo, meaning Samsung isn't ready just yet to ditch the audio jack like other major Android manufacturers. You can also see the punch hole design with space for a front dual camera setup.
The LG G8 ThinQ will be introduced at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2019, with time of flight infrared technology and algorithms from Infineon and pmdtechnologies integrated with the front facing camera. The technology provides an excellent recognition rate, indoors and outdoors, and is ideal for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications, according to the announcement from LG. Infineon is poised to revolutionize the market, says Infineon Power Management #038; Multimarket Division President Andreas Urschitz. We have demonstrated service beyond the mere product level specifically catering to phone OEMs, associated reference design houses and camera module manufacturers. Within five years, we expect 3D cameras to be found in most smartphones and Infineon will contribute a significant share.
In 18 developed countries surveyed, three out of four adults were using smartphones based on the 2018 survey. Another 17 percent used another kind of mobile phone and only six percent used none.The picture was mixed in the nine emerging economies surveyed, with smartphone adoption ranging from 60 percent in South Africa to 24 percent in India.
Samsung Galaxy M Series is the new India first lineup of smartphones from the South Korean electronics giant, and they will be launch in India on Monday. Ahead of that date, we wanted to give you a fair idea of what to expect from the Galaxy M Series launch, and to that end, here's everything we know thus far about the smartphones, from the official titbits Samsung has teased to the numerous leaks and their accompanying specifications. So far, the company is rumoured to launch several Galaxy M Series handsets, such as the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20, with the Galaxy M30 and Galaxy M50 also said to be in the pipeline.