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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.


Vivo V15 Launched With Almost V15 Pro Specs But At Much Less Price

Vivo V15 Launched With Almost V15 Pro Specs But At Much Less Price

March 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

After a hugely successful V15 Pro, Vivo Friday launched its next phone – the Vivo V15. Both the phones come with almost similar specs, but the latest one is priced much less than the V15 Pro. While the V15 Pro was priced at Rs 28,990 the Vivo V15 is pricedRead More

Huawei To Launch Its Foldable 5G Smartphone Huawei Mate X In India Soon

Huawei To Launch Its Foldable 5G Smartphone Huawei Mate X In India Soon

March 22, 2019 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Huawei Consumer Business Group, the unit that looks after the smartphones and other devices business, has said it will launch its first foldable smartphone, the Huawei Mate X, sometime this year in India. The phone which is also the company’s first 5G smartphone was unveiled during the Mobile World Congress inRead More

Motorola To Launch Moto G7 In India Soon

Motorola To Launch Moto G7 In India Soon

March 20, 2019 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Motorola is planning to launch Moto G7, a mid-end smartphone in its Moto G series in the coming weeks. The company released a teaser of the new device in its Twitter account yesterday. The tweet reads “Make that Monday look count for you coz the sexy #motog7 is coming soon!Read More

Worldwide Wearables Market To Reach 199 Mn By 2019 : IDC

Worldwide Wearables Market To Reach 199 Mn By 2019 : IDC

March 19, 2019 at 7:10 pm 0 comments

The worldwide market for wearables including all kind wearable devices is forecast to grow 15.3% over the previous year to 198.5 million units by the end of 2019, according to IDC. This data includes the wireless headphones with smart assistants market as well. The research firm said that the drivers ofRead More

Vivo V15 Pro Is Best Selling Smartphone In Our History : Company

Vivo V15 Pro Is Best Selling Smartphone In Our History : Company

March 18, 2019 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo Monday claimed that its latest smartphone, the Vivo V15 Pro, has become the company’s best selling smartphone ever after it crossed a certain sales milestone. However, the company did not divulge what was the milestone. The phone was launched in February. Vivo said the newly launchedRead More

Worldwide 5G Smartphones Shipments To Reach 7 Mn This Year

Worldwide 5G Smartphones Shipments To Reach 7 Mn This Year

March 7, 2019 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

The just concluded World Mobile Congress 2019 was all about 5G and 5G smartphones with almost all the big names in the mobile phone industry showcasing their latest wares including foldable smartphones. Going by the buzz around that industry, and basis its research and study, IDC has predicted that byRead More

Honor Claims Shipping 10 Mn Honor 8X Phones In 5 Months

Honor Claims Shipping 10 Mn Honor 8X Phones In 5 Months

February 28, 2019 at 2:42 pm 0 comments

Honor, the smartphone-only brand from Huawei, Thursday claimed that it has shipped over 10 million Honor 8X smartphones since its launch in October last year. However, the company did not offer any market specific break-up. Mr. George Zhao, President of HONOR, said: “We’re very proud of the 10 million salesRead More

India Had 335 Mn 4G Smartphones By 2018

India Had 335 Mn 4G Smartphones By 2018

February 21, 2019 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

The total number of 4G smartphones in the country rose to 335 million at the end of December 2018 contributing around 52% of the total number of smartphones, a new study by Nokia said. The 4G smartphones constituted 52% of the total smartphone numbers rising from 22% in 2017, theRead More

Oppo Signs Patent License Agreement With Ericsson

Oppo Signs Patent License Agreement With Ericsson

February 19, 2019 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has signed a patent agreement license with Ericsson across smartphone technologies including 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G. This patent license agreement means Oppo will now get access to thousands of Ericsson’s technologies across these technologies that the Chinese phone maker can put to use for itsRead More

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