Mobile Phones

Samsung Q3 2014 earnings reveals a sharp decline in its smartphone sales

Provided, the stiff competition prevailing in the global smartphone arena, Samsung Electronics has reported its third quarter earnings, representing stark decline in profits, by almost 49 percent compared to the last year. Global profits registered at $3.9 billion, which is in accordance with the guidance Samsung had previously issued. Revenues steeped by almost 20 percent to $45 billion when compared to the third quarter previous year. Samsung’s profits from its mobile business has hit a

BlackBerry is bringing the QWERTY Back with Q20 Classic

BlackBerry is not giving up on smartphone bandwagon as yet. It is making a return to its roots with the highly anticipated smartphone, the ‘Q20’ Classic, which was originally announced at the MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2014, along with Passport. While addressing lately at the MIT Enterprise Forum in Hong Kong, the company's CEO John Chen, disclosed the launch timeline for the Classic smartphone, though he didn’t mention an exact date for that. Chen said

[Video] Watch the first Project Ara smartphone prototype in action

The concept of a modular smartphones, which started under PhoneBloks, was made into a reality when Motorola started working on an initiative called as 'Project Ara' while it was still under Google. Even though Motorola was later acquired by Lenovo, Google kept Project Ara to themselves. Project Ara will, in the future, help consumers in upgrading certain parts of the device rather than buying a new device every couple of years. Now

Exclusive: Reliance to offer Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with Zero Plan starting Rs. 3,099 per month

It looks like Reliance will be offering the Apple iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus with Zero Plan starting Rs. 3,099 per month. We aren't sure if it is the GSM variant of the iPhone 6 or the CDMA variant, but as per the information available on the website, customers can buy the device without any down payment. We are guessing that the iPhone 6 will be available for

Oppo unveils N3 with motorized swivel camera and R5 with slimmest design

As reported and predicted earlier, China based smartphone manufacturer, Oppo has launched two new smartphones; the Oppo N3 and the Oppo R5. The former features a swivelling camera lens while the latter boasts the title of world’s slimmest smartphone (as of yet). The Oppo N3 comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD display, a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage which could be

The back of an all new Xiaomi device has been leaked in an image

Xiaomi is yet to launched the Redmi Note in India but it is already readying a new device for the home market; China. An image has been leaked which shows a completely new device. It could be the successor to the Redmi Note or a completely new product line. The back suggests that the camera will be an 8.0-megapixel unit but the current Redmi Note has a 13-megapixel unit so a downgrade is something we don't understand. May