Latest Device News

In the devices section we offer our readers latest device news and developments around the devices industry – be it global or local. We track new launches, leaks, updates and scoops around various devices – smartphones, feature phones, wearables, smart watches, accessories, AR and VR devices. We bring hands on, previews and reviews of various devices online. We also conduct an annual seminar on the Indian devices ecosystem named the Device World to create a collaborative platform for the device industry stake holders.


Global Smartphone Market In A Mess : IDC

Global Smartphone Market In A Mess : IDC

February 1, 2019 at 11:25 am 0 comments

IDC in its recent report on global smartphone market said smartphone vendors shipped a total of 375.4 million units during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), down 4.9% year over year and the fifth consecutive quarter of decline. The quarter closes out the worst year ever for smartphone shipments withRead More

With Galaxy M Series, Can Samsung Take Its Throne Back From Xiaomi

With Galaxy M Series, Can Samsung Take Its Throne Back From Xiaomi

January 28, 2019 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Samsung today will launch two smartphones that are primarily planned to take on Xiaomi Redmi series whose popularity helped the Chinese phone maker dethroned the South Korean major in the Indian soil. Placed under Galaxy M series, Samsung is launching two entry level phones – Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20Read More

HMD Global Pushes Nokia Phones With 3 North American Telcos

HMD Global Pushes Nokia Phones With 3 North American Telcos

January 28, 2019 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Customers of three North American telecom operators – Verizon, Cricket Wireless and Rogers – will now be able to use Nokia phones along with their mobile connection as HMD Global has partnered with these three telcos for a co-branded offering. HMD Global is offering Nokia 2 V with Verizon andRead More

Oppo Is Selling R17 Pro For Rs 70 This Republic Day

Oppo Is Selling R17 Pro For Rs 70 This Republic Day

January 22, 2019 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has announced to sell its popular model R17 Pro for Rs 70 to celebrate India’s 70th Republic Day. The rest amount, of course, will have to be financed through its financing partners like Bajaj Finance., The smartphone brand has partnered with Bajaj Finance to announce anRead More

Amazon Launches Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa Voice Remote

Amazon Launches Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa Voice Remote

January 16, 2019 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

Amazon Wednesday announced that its Fire TV Stick now comes with Alexa Voice Remote and TV Control. Customers can now find their favourite movies and TV Shows on Amazon Prime Video or launch their favourite apps by just asking Alexa. The Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote isRead More

Healthcare Spend In Wearables To Reach $60 Bn By 2023

Healthcare Spend In Wearables To Reach $60 Bn By 2023

January 14, 2019 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

New findings from Juniper Research reveal that wearables, including health trackers and remote patient monitoring devices, are set to become ‘must haves’ in delivering healthcare, with $20 billion forecast to be spent annually on these devices by 2023. Meanwhile, assistive hearables, or connected hearing aids made available via healthcare providers, asRead More

Xiaomi Launches Slider Phone Mi Mix 3 In The UK

Xiaomi Launches Slider Phone Mi Mix 3 In The UK

January 14, 2019 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi showcased its latest premium flagship device, Mi Mix 3. Mi Mix 3 will be available on Mi.com, Amazon and Ebuyer with an early bird price of GBP 449 beginning at 12pm on 16 January for a limited time only. The phone, a slider one, comes in 6.39Read More

OPPO A7 3GB Variant Launched At Rs.14,990/-

OPPO A7 3GB Variant Launched At Rs.14,990/-

January 11, 2019 at 8:52 am 0 comments

OPPO just announced a new variant of OPPO A7 with a RAM of 3GB. This variant will be available from today 11th via online platforms.   The A series has been among OPPO’s best-selling smartphones since its launch in India back in November last year. The A3s created headlines withRead More

Mobiistar Launches New Smartphone Xi Notch For Rs 8499

Mobiistar Launches New Smartphone Xi Notch For Rs 8499

January 10, 2019 at 2:32 pm 0 comments

Vietnamese smartphone maker Mobiistar Thursday launched a new smartphone in India. Named Mobiistar X1 Notch, the smartphone primarily targets the youth and is priced at Rs 8499. The phone comes in three colors- Gradient Shine, Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue. The phone comes with 5.7 inch screen with HD display. TheRead More

Smart Speakers Have Near 100% Satisfaction Rate In India : Study

Smart Speakers Have Near 100% Satisfaction Rate In India : Study

January 10, 2019 at 9:32 am 0 comments

A new study commissioned by global technology firm Accenture finds that nearly all customers of smart speakers in India are satisfied with the product and its services. The study also says that half of online consumers globally now use digital voice assistants, led by emerging markets such as India withRead More