Smartphones: News

Smartphones can be defined as personal computers with a mobile operating system, but for handheld use and in the shape and size of an average mobile, typically being pocket-sized. Apple and Samsung dominate the current market share in smartphone sales with millions of units being sold every month, with almost 99% of all smartphones in the market either running on Android or IOS.

06 Jan 2023

Samsung Electronics

Samsung's quarterly profit falls to 8-year low amid diminishing demand

Samsung Electronics has announced its preliminary estimates for the quarter that ended in December, and it is not pretty. The South Korean company's profits plummeted to an eight-year low of $3.4 billion, per estimates.

15 Dec 2022

Mental Health

Can't stay away from your phone? You probably have nomophobia

Do you feel anxious and even feel panicked when you cannot find your phone?

08 Dec 2022

Reliance Jio

Jio Phone 5G's specifications leaked via Geekbench; launch imminent

Reliance Jio is expected to release its first 5G smartphone in India, which might be called Jio Phone 5G.

01 Dec 2022

Android 12

Infinix HOT 20 5G, 20 Play smartphones launched: Check specifications

Infinix has launched two budget smartphones, dubbed HOT 20 Play and HOT 20 5G, in India.

30 Nov 2022

Google Pixel

This is how Google Pixel 7a will look like

Google's upcoming budget smartphone, the Pixel 7a, will look similar to the Pixel 7.

30 Nov 2022


Realme GT 2 gets Android 13 update: How to update?

Realme GT 2 is getting the latest Android flavor in India, topped with the company's Realme UI 3.0 skin.

25 Nov 2022

Lava International

Lava Blaze NXT, with 5,000mAh battery, launched at Rs. 9,300

Lava has announced its latest budget smartphone dubbed Lava Blaze NXT. The device is priced at Rs. 9,299 for its sole 4GB/64GB model.

23 Nov 2022


Vivo X90 Pro+ debuts with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset

Vivo has launched its latest flagship smartphone range in China. The X90 series includes three models with the X90+ sitting at the top as the world's first smartphone with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset announced last week.

25 Oct 2022


OnePlus Nord N300 5G debuts with 48MP camera, 33W fast-charging

OnePlus has added yet another smartphone to its budget-friendly Nord series, dubbed Nord N300 5G.

23 Oct 2022


#DealOfTheDay: iQOO Z6 Pro 5G gets cheaper on official e-store

The iQOO Z6 Pro 5G is one of the top picks when it comes to gaming-focused mid-range smartphones in the sub-Rs. 25,000 range.

18 Oct 2022


How to detect phone scams and fight against them?

In the modern world, the distinction between our digital and real lives is minute. And mobile phones are one of the chief reasons behind this increased fluidity.

14 Oct 2022


Ahead of launch, Moto E22s' specifications tipped: Check price, features

Motorola is gearing up for the release of its entry-level smartphone dubbed Moto E22s in India.

29 Sep 2022


Moto G72 will be launched in India on October 3

Motorola is gearing up for the imminent launch of its next G-series smartphone, dubbed Moto G72.

28 Sep 2022

TECNO Mobile

TECNO POP 6 Pro launched in India at Rs. 6,100

TECNO has launched its latest budget smartphone dubbed POP 6 Pro in India.

21 Sep 2022

Google Pixel

Pixel 7 series' bookings to start from October 6

Google has officially confirmed the pre-order date for the upcoming Pixel series smartphones, including the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro.

19 Sep 2022


Flipkart's Big Billion Days sale: Deals on iPhones, Android mobiles

Flipkart is all set to kickstart its Big Billion Days sale on Friday (September 23).

19 Sep 2022

Nothing Phone (1)

Nothing Phone (1) gets another software update: Fixes, improvements, add-ons

The Nothing Phone (1) is receiving its fourth Android 12-based software update within two months of its debut.

18 Sep 2022


New leak reveals Xiaomi 12T series specs: Check price, features

Chinese consumer electronics brand Xiaomi is gearing up to introduce its 12T series, including the 12T Pro and vanilla 12T models, soon.

14 Aug 2022

Android 11

BLU Bold N2 launched with curved display, quad camera

US smartphone maker BLU has introduced the Bold N2 smartphone in its home territory.

02 Aug 2022

iPhone SE

Best smartphones for elderly people in 2022

Smartphones have become a fundamental part of our daily lives. Everybody needs a good handset, be it students, working professionals, or even retired parents.

29 Jul 2022

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Best Android smartphones (2022): From budget buys to full-fledged flagships

The Android smartphone world is flooded with heaps of great options from various brands, but choosing the one that fits your needs and budget can be a daunting task.

27 Jul 2022

Snapdragon 888

Best smartphones developers can buy in 2022

A performance-oriented smartphone helps developers in creating engaging and customer-centric mobile apps and services.

26 Jul 2022

Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G

Best smartphones for college students under Rs. 25,000

Whether you're a fresher or getting ready to return to college for a new semester, a reliable smartphone can assist you with many personal as well as academic tasks.

13 Jul 2022


Best camera smartphones in 2022 as rated by DXOMARK

Smartphone photography has advanced rapidly in just a span of a few years. In fact, the camera systems on modern-day handheld devices have killed the demand for digital cameras.

10 Jul 2022


Why is reading on lock screen fun? Let's find out!

All that you can think of is just a click away, on your smartphone.

Top 5 smartphones in India under Rs. 30,000

Finding a smartphone with premium features at an affordable price tag can be a time-consuming task.

29 May 2022


CUBOT Pocket with 4-inch QHD+ display and NFC goes official

CUBOT has expanded its compact phone range by launching its new "Pocket" handset in the US.

DoT withdraws notification regarding mandatory testing of smartphones, cameras, smartwatches

Amid widespread backlash, the Department of Telecom has decided to withdraw its notification to carry out compulsory testing and certification of consumer electronic products.

21 Apr 2022


Global smartphone shipments down by 11% in Q1 of 2022

Amid unfavorable conditions, smartphone shipments have fallen by 11% in the first quarter of 2022, says new data from Canalys.

BLU G51s launched with a dual camera and UNISOC chip

American smartphone maker BLU has launched a new G51s model in the global market. Although the smartphone is listed on the official website, the company is yet to make any announcements regarding its price and availability.

05 Jan 2022


#EndOfAnEra: BlackBerry pulls plug on its classic phones

All good things must come to an end. Starting today, you can no longer use that old BlackBerry phone you have loved for so long.

22 Dec 2021

NewsBytes Briefing

37 new emojis coming in 2022: How are they selected?

Nothing punctuates a text message like the perfect emoji. In the digital world, where face-to-face conversations have declined and most conversations take place through messages, emojis have become the go-to way of adding expressions and emotions.

02 Dec 2021


POCO M3 blasts in India; investigation underway

A new smartphone blast incident has surfaced in India and this time it is a POCO phone.

26 Nov 2021

NewsBytes Briefing

#NewsBytesExplainer: Understanding how in-display fingerprint sensors work in smartphones

Our phone unlocking journey started by pressing two keypad buttons on the Nokia 3310, passed through physical capacitive scanners, and has now reached a new level with in-display fingerprint sensors.

24 Nov 2021

Latest Tech News

Top 5 'flagship killer' smartphones available in India

It is a dream of all of us to get a feature-packed smartphone without denting the wallet.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What is virtual RAM technology in smartphones?

In almost every new smartphone these days, we hear terms like Dynamic RAM Expansion, RAM Plus, or even Extended RAM. All of these terms mean the same thing - virtual RAM.

23 Nov 2021

Foldable Tablets

#NewsBytesExplainer: What are foldable displays and how do they work?

Thanks to technological advancements, foldable devices are no more conceptual ideas that we would see in sci-fi movies. In fact, they are the latest innovation in the world of smartphones.

22 Nov 2021


Motorola G200 5G v/s Xiaomi 11T: Which one is better?

Motorola's latest Moto G200 5G has taken the Android world by storm with its premium specifications and affordable price-tag.

20 Nov 2021


Moto G200 5G v/s OnePlus 9RT: Which one is better?

Motorola had launched its latest smartphone, the Moto G200 5G, in Europe yesterday. Touted as the "flagship-killer," the handset offers high-end specifications, including a flagship Snapdragon processor, a high refresh rate display, and a 108MP main camera — all at an affordable price-tag.

19 Nov 2021

5G Technology

Best 5G smartphones to buy in India under Rs. 20,000

The 5G technology is rapidly moving from trials to commercialization and tech giants have already started incorporating it in day-to-day devices like smartphones and laptops.

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