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Wednesday, August 12, 2020



Quixplained: Why Vivo's withdrawal as this year's IPL title sponsor matters

August 11, 2020 1:21 pm

How will Vivo’s departure hurt the BCCI as well as the franchises? How do expenditures, income and profit work for the franchises in a normal season? In what other ways can Covid and an IPL away home affect the revenue streams of franchises? We explain.

Daily briefing: Covid vaccine hunt in late stage; Major Generals likely to meet at DBO over Depsang tensions

August 08, 2020 8:32 am

From India's focus on Depsang Plains to a Bihar RTI activist's claims that his son is being wrongly framed in an Arms Act case, read the top stories from print edition today.

India’s smartphone market expected to recover in the upcoming festive season: IDC

August 08, 2020 10:12 am

According to IDC, the sub-US$100 segment increased to 29 per cent share in Q2 2020 from 20 per cent a year ago. The report further noted that the Redmi 8A Dual alone contributed 33 per cent of the shipments in this segment.

Explained: IPL's financial model, and how the withdrawal of Vivo impacts the balance sheets of franchises

August 11, 2020 1:04 pm

Vivo, the Chinese smartphone maker, acquired the IPL title sponsorship in 2018 for Rs 2,199 crore in a five-year deal. Accordingly, the company gives the Indian cricket board Rs 439 crore per year as sponsorship commitment.

Amazon sale: Best battery phones available during Prime Day

August 06, 2020 12:41 pm

Here are the five best battery phones you can get during the Amazon Prime Day sale starting tomorrow.

OnePlus Nord, Redmi Note 9, Realme 6i: Five Android phones arrived in India

July 28, 2020 8:35 am

OnePlus Nord, Redmi Note 9 to ROG Phone 3, here's a look at the newest Android smartphones in the Indian market.

Vivo X50 Pro review: A unique camera phone with few rivals

July 21, 2020 8:37 am

Vivo X50 Pro is the world’s first phone with a gimbal stabilisation system. Here is our review of the newest camera-centric Android phone in town.

We tried Vivo's X50 Pro, the world's first phone with gimbal-style stabilisation

July 17, 2020 6:44 am

First look: Vivo's X50 Pro has a tiny gimbal camera system that has reduces shakiness in images as well as videos.

Vivo X50 Series Launch Highlights: X50 series starts at Rs 34,990; TWS Neo at Rs 5,990

July 16, 2020 2:02 pm

Vivo X50, Vivo X50 Pro Price in India, Specifications, Features Launch Live Updates: Vivo India today launched three new products including X50, X50 Pro and TWS Neo. Here are the details.

Vivo X50 series India launch on July 16: What we know so far

July 14, 2020 9:16 am

Vivo has announced that it will be launching its X50 series of smartphones including the Vivo X50 and Vivo X50 Pro, on July 16 at 12 PM IST.


Here’s a look at the Vivo Apex 2020

February 29, 2020 9:54 pm

Vivo Apex 2020 comes with an under-the-display camera, 60W wireless fast charging support, Gimbal-Stabilising camera and more. Here's a closer look at the device.

Smartphones launching in India soon: Mi 10 Pro, Galaxy M31, iQOO 3, and more

February 16, 2020 8:27 pm

Smartphone manufacturers are gearing up to launch new phones in India in the upcoming weeks. We are listing down the phones that are coming soon in the country.

These are the top five smartphone vendors of India

February 03, 2020 6:20 pm

CMR, Counterpoint, and Canalys have released their market share research data where Xiaomi has again come on top followed by Samsung and Vivo.

These budget smartphones made an impression in 2019

December 30, 2019 6:53 pm

Best Budget Smartphones in India 2019: We are listing out the best budget smartphone of 2019 that stood out from the rest.

Tech launches of the week: Sony Alpha 9 II, HP Chromebook x360, Canon EOS M200 and more

December 05, 2019 6:15 pm

Tech launches of the week: HP launched the Chromebook x360, CloudWalked unveiled three 4K Smart Screens, HiFuture launched the TruBudsPro truly wireless earbuds, Oppo unveiled the Vanilla Mint colour edition of its Oppo A9 2020 smartphone. Sony Alpha 9 II also launched.

Here's a first look at Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone

November 30, 2019 4:55 pm

Though Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone is not available in India, got a first look at it. Among the key features of Vivo iQOO are the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, pressure-sensitive buttons on both the left and ride side as well as liquid cool technology.

Vivo U20 first sale on November 28 at 12 noon: Price, specifications, features

November 25, 2019 1:21 pm

Vivo U20 comes with triple rear camera setup and features Snapdragon 675 processor and 5,000mAh battery. It will go on sale at 12 noon on November 28, 2019.

Vivo Z1X In Pictures: A powerhouse phone with 4500mAh battery

August 29, 2019 6:59 pm

Vivo is scheduled to launch the Vivo Z1X in India on Septemeber 6, 2019. The phone features Snapdragon 712 processor, 48MP triple rear cameras, 22.5W fast charging and a Super AMOLED display.

Vivo S1 launched in India for Rs 17,990: The 'S' is for style

August 07, 2019 5:49 pm

Vivo launched its first S-series device Vivo S1 in India today for a starting price of Rs 17,990. Check pictures of the device along with its specifications.

Oppo F1 Plus, Vivo V3 and Vivo V3Max: Smartphones launched this week

April 08, 2016 11:01 am

Vivo V3, V3Max and Oppo F1 Plus are the three new smartphones launched by the two companies this week. Here's everything you need to know about them.


Vivo Nex Dual Display Edition first look: A high-end smartphone with dual screens

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

Vivo's latest flagship comes with no notches or holes to create a bezel-less smartphone. Instead, it comes with two screens and three cameras. Here is our first look at Vivo Nex Dual Display Edition.

Vivo Nex front camera and how it pops out

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

We take a look at the motorised selfie camera of the Vivo Nex.