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District SP in Uttar Pradesh says English, smartphones must for cops

The order was issued following classes and workshops organised at several police stations, the district headquarters and the police lines over the past week. Following the directives, district police personnel have started purchasing books and dictionaries to learn English.

Online smartphone shipments rose 26 per cent in Q2 led by multiple summer sales: Counterpoint

Shipments of smartphones through the online channels in India rose by 26 per cent on-year during Q2 2019, according to the latest report by Counterpoint Research.


Why having triple cameras on your mid-range smartphone doesn't really matter

As smartphones manufacturers start to offering triple rear cameras as a standard in their mid-range devices, one thing remains unanswered-- do we really need multiple cameras when none of them works properly?

Indians use the highest amount of data per smartphone: Ericsson report

India has the highest data usage per smartphone, reveals the Ericsson Mobility Report for June 2019. The number stood at 9.8GB per month on average for a smartphone at the end of 2018

Internet users in India to rise by 40 per cent, smartphones to double by 2023: McKinsey

As per McKinsey report, with data costs falling by 95 per cent since 2013, India will see internet users rise by about 40 per cent and the number of smartphones to double by 2023.

Important things to remember before buying a smartphone

Here is the smartphone buying guide you have been looking for; everything you need to check before buying a smartphone these days


iProov hopes to bring face verification to every smartphone

iProov uses a combination of RGB to illuminate the face in a cryptographic sequence which remains unique for a person in his or her entire lifetime.

Smartphones, smartwatches to get expensive as India set to raise import tariffs

The Indian government listed several items that could be impacted including wearables like smart watches, Voice over Internet Protocol equipment and phones

Wireless charging is here. So what is it good for?

Wireless charging technology relies on magnetic induction, which involves using an electrical current to generate a magnetic field, creating voltage that powers the phone without your plugging a wire into it.

Apple tops global premium smartphone segment in Q2 2018: Counterpoint

Apple has emerged as the top premium smartphone brand of Q2 2018, as per numbers from Counterpoint. The iPhone maker registered a market share of 43 per cent.

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Specs battle: Meizu m3 note vs Le 1s Eco vs Redmi Note 3 vs Coolpad Note 3 Plus

Meizu m3 note announced with 4,100mAh battery to take on Xiaomi's stellar comeback device Redmi Note 3. Here is how top budget smartphones stack against each other

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge to LeEco Le 1s (Eco): Best smartphones to gift on Mother's Day

Mother's Day is here, and if you've been waiting to give your mom a smartphone, we'd say there's no better time.


Coolpad Note 3 Lite, Lenovo Vibe P1m, Yu Yunique and more: Best Android phones under Rs 7000

Coolpad Note 3 Lite, Meizu M2, Lenovo Vibe P1m and more: Here are the top budget phones to buy under Rs 7,000.

YU Yureka Note, Le Max, Lenovo Phab and more: Top 6-inch phablets to consider

Yu Yureka Note has been announced at Rs 13,499. We take a look at other such phablets that come with a 6-inch screen and above.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 vs Lenovo K4 Note vs Le 1s: Specs, Price, and features

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is the newest smartphone to launch in India, and it will give LeEco Le 1s and Lenovo K4 Note, a tough run for their money.

No grand plans for Valentine's? These apps will save your day

Valentine's Day is closing in so we take you through a list of apps which will help you save the day with minimal efforts.


Lenovo Vibe X3, LeEco Le 1s, BlackBerry Priv and other top phone launches

BlackBerry Priv, Huawei Honor 5X, Lenovo Vibe X3 and more. Here's a quick look at the recently launched smartphones creating a buzz.

Coolpad Note 3 Lite, Huawei Honor 5X and more... Smartphones creating a buzz in 2016

Huawei Mate 8, Lenovo K4 Note and more. Here's a quick look at the smartphones that created a buzz in 2016.

Google in 2015: Yu Yureka, iPhone 6s most searched smartphones in India

YU Yureka, Moto X Play, iPhone 6s and more. Here is a list of top ten smartphones searched for by Indians on Google in 2015.

Nexus 6P, Lenovo Vibe P1, iPhone 6s Plus and more: Top smartphone reviews in November

Apple iPhone 6s, Lenovo Vibe P1, HTC One E9s, Acer Liquid Z530 and more. Here is a list of all the smartphones we reviewed in November.

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Origin stories: Where the Global Positioning System or GPS came from

Can you imagine your smartphone without the GPS? If not, you might want to thank god (or the scientists at MIT) for this day. See more:

Apple iPhone X to Redmi 5A: The best smartphones to buy in July 2018

Purchasing a smartphone is a tedious task. Finding the balance between performance and price can be another big challenge. With so much choice available we have come up with a list of smartphones that are the best options available in the market.


Keystrokes: Cheap Smartphone

A slew of cheap smartphones have come into the Indian market. India currently has over 30 smartphone players.

Best Smartphones Of 2015: Indian Express Tech Awards

This was a year in which smartphones started becoming cheaper, more powerful and were finally able to add the battery power that users wanted. While the focus was all on smartphones, the gadget everyone is interested in, in the first tech awards we will also look back at the other gadgets that impressed us. […]


Best Smartphones of 2014: The Express Top 5

At No 1 is the Lenovo Vibe X2, followed by the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Sony Xperia Z3, BlackBerry Passport and Micromax Canvas Knight in that order.