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SMARTPHONES NEWS

GST rate for mobiles hiked to 18%, next meet to focus on compensation payout

March 15, 2020 1:01 am

The impact of COVID-19 on the economy was also discussed in the meeting, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, adding the government is trying to assess the economic impact of the outbreak and is in talks with the industrial and the services sectors.

No IP rating? Here are some tips protect your smartphone from water

March 11, 2020 8:22 am

Holi is here and with that comes the risk of smartphones getting damaged with water. Here are some ways you can protect your smartphone from water splash even if it doesn't come with an IP rating. 

How Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is impacting Indian smartphone market

March 07, 2020 8:33 am

Analysts say most vendors have enough supplies for the month of March. However, the true impact of coronavirus will be visible when manufacturers starting running low on components.

Is 'phubbing' ruining your life? Here's what you need to know

February 04, 2020 5:14 pm

Experts believe that phubbing takes away from the experience of being physically and mentally present with people and engaging with them.

In 2020, India smartphone market will see push from mid-price segment: Gartner

January 29, 2020 10:26 am

Globally the smartphone market will bounce back in sales. In India, the market will be driven by higher demand in the mid-price smartphones, according to the research firm's predictions

From ‘concept phones’ to more megapixels, the top smartphone trends for 2020

January 01, 2020 5:07 pm

With 2020 here, there are certain clear trends that smartphone vendors are expected to follow, which will include more focus on the camera and 5G. Here's a look at what we expect see more of this year.

Phone stolen or lost? Here's how to get it blocked, so no one else can use it

January 02, 2020 5:23 pm

Lost your phone? Well, the Central Equipment Identity Register portal for blocking stolen mobiles is now available. It will is available to users in Delhi NCR and help them with lost or stolen mobiles or smartphones.

India smartphone shipments hit record high of 49 million, defy slowdown: Counterpoint

October 25, 2019 9:45 am

India's smartphone sector appeared to defy the economic slowdown trend in other sectors as shipments hit a record high of 49 million units, according to research firm Counterpoint Research.

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

October 06, 2019 7:16 am

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

September 14, 2019 12:45 pm

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.

SMARTPHONES PHOTOS

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

May 13, 2016 4:39 pm

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

May 09, 2016 11:20 am

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

May 02, 2016 1:24 pm

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

April 18, 2016 9:56 am

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

March 11, 2016 11:30 am

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

February 06, 2016 5:04 pm

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

January 31, 2016 10:34 am

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

January 17, 2016 12:24 pm

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

December 19, 2015 1:26 pm

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.

QiKU Q Terra, Gionee Marathon M5 first look

November 30, 2015 1:44 pm

QiKU Q Terra, Gionee Marathon M5, Lenovo Vibe S1 and more. Here are the top smartphones launched in November.

SMARTPHONES VIDEOS

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

July 18, 2018 10:57 am

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: https://bit.ly/2Ld0BOG

Keystrokes: Cheap Smartphone

February 29, 2016 12:38 pm

First Look: Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

August 19, 2015 11:06 pm

Best Smartphones of 2014: The Express Top 5

December 24, 2014 12:15 pm

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.