February 27th, 2018 1:28 PM 0 COMMENTS

Airtel, Google to Offer Budget Android Go Smartphones Under Mera Pehla Smartphone Program

Bharti Airtel today announced its partnership with search giant Google to bring low-cost smartphones powered by Android Oreo (Go Edition) platform to the Indian market and enable more Indians to get online. Indian smartphone brands such as Micromax and Lava has showcased their Android Go edition smartphones at the ongoing Mobile World Congress tech show in Barcelona. Airtel has partnered with Micromax and Lava to bring the Android Go edition... Read More

February 27th, 2018 12:05 PM 10 COMMENTS

HTC 10 Receiving Android Oreo Update With Jio VoLTE Support in India

HTC is now seeding a new software update to its two-year-old flagship device, the HTC 10. The update takes the device to Android 8.0 Oreo and comes with December 2017 security patches. And finally, the HTC 10 users will be able to use Reliance Jio's 4G VoLTE service as the update includes the same. The OTA update, weighing 1.43GB takes the device to version number- 3.18.400.2 and includes all the... Read More

February 27th, 2018 11:13 AM 4 COMMENTS

Trai Releases Consultation Paper on Fixing Quality of Service Norms for VoLTE Networks

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) today released a consultation paper on 'Voice Services to LTE users (including VoLTE and CS Fallback).' In the paper, Trai discussed the growth of LTE networks and various migration paths followed by different Indian telecom service providers for providing voice services via LTE. The paper also highlights various options for providing voice services on an LTE network like VoLTE, Circuit Switch Fall Back... Read More

February 27th, 2018 10:13 AM 137 COMMENTS

Vodafone to Legally Challenge Trai’s New Predatory Pricing Order that Favours Reliance Jio

Vodafone global CEO, Vittorio Colao has raised voice against the Trai's new predatory pricing order saying that it favours and benefits Reliance Jio the most. Speaking with reporters at the Mobile World Congress, Colao said that the company would legally challenge the Indian telecom regulator on the new predatory pricing order. “Yes, it does (favour RJio). Yes, we will do (challenge it in court),” when asked about the recent order... Read More

February 27th, 2018 9:07 AM 3 COMMENTS

Heres How the Apple iPhone X Compares to the Newly Launched Galaxy S9 Duo

Year after year we have seen Samsung pitted against Apple, Galaxy against iPhone. This time we have Samsung’s newly unveiled Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ pitted against the Apple's tenth anniversary iPhone, the iPhone X. Both the phones are most high-end smartphones on the planet. Though they come with similar features, including OLED screen technology and high-end cameras, they still differ on many things. Design & Display Samsung adopted the... Read More

February 26th, 2018 8:11 PM 1 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi 7 Launch Likely Delayed Until June, Courtesy In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

Xiaomi is already working on the Mi 7 flagship smartphone, but the launch date of the phone is unknown at the moment. Today, a well-known industry insider Mocha RQ stated that Xiaomi is preparing the flagship Mi 7 device and it will be launched in June 2018, clashing with the OnePlus 6 launch. And the insider also revealed a few details about the smartphone. He claims that the launch of... Read More

February 26th, 2018 6:53 PM 14 COMMENTS

BSNL and Nokia Join Hands to Relay 4G VoLTE Network in India

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia today signed a network modernisation agreement, under which the latter will support the former's launch of 4G and VoLTE services in southern and western regions of India. Nokia will deploy its Single Radio Access Network (RAN) software, which will simplify network installation and at the same time allows BSNL to save operational costs as it supports 2G, 3G and... Read More

February 26th, 2018 5:42 PM 3 COMMENTS

MediaTek Helio P60 Unveiled With Focus on Battery Life and Artificial Intelligence

MediaTek has unveiled its latest system on chip, the Helio P60 at ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The octa-core Helio P60 chipset includes four ARM Cortex A53 and four ARM Cortex A73 cores all of which are clocked at 2GHz. Based on big.LITTLE architecture, the tasks that require more power use the A73 cores, while those who don’t use A53 cores to preserve battery. The P60 built on TMSC’s 12nm... Read More

February 26th, 2018 3:59 PM 1 COMMENTS

Vivo’s Concept Phone APEX Might Really Be at the Apex of Smartphone Design

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo teased its new APEX Full View concept phone on its Facebook and Weibo accounts. Though the video doesn’t reveal any key specifications of the APEX phone, it shows stunning design and some interesting features of the device. It is the very same phone which appeared a few days ago with nearly full-screen design without any bezels either on top or bottom. The concept smartphone sets a... Read More

February 26th, 2018 2:48 PM 12 COMMENTS

BSNL’s New Ghar Wapsi Rs 399 Plan Can Be a Boon for Postpaid Users

BSNL today introduced a new postpaid plan of Rs 399 to stay in-line with private telecom operators postpaid plans. And the new Rs 399 plan offers better benefits than other operators, especially the data benefit is 50% better than what others are offering. The new Rs 399 BSNL postpaid plan is dubbed as Ghar Wapsi and will be effective from March 1, 2018. All the top telcos Airtel, Vodafone India... Read More

February 26th, 2018 2:01 PM 1 COMMENTS

Sony Announces Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact Smartphones With Android Oreo and X20 LTE Modem

Sony hasn't been the best in the smartphone business, but the Japanese brand is still considering the smartphone market. This time around, the company has come up with two gorgeous looking smartphones with 18:9 displays, latest Android flavour, flagship hardware and of course industry-leading cameras. The Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact are the latest devices announced at the Mobile World Congress event just a while ago. Like always, Sony... Read More

February 26th, 2018 12:29 PM 2 COMMENTS

Huawei Unveils World’s First 5G Device Supporting 3GPP Standards

At the Mobile World Congress tech show in Barcelona, Huawei announced the world's first commercial terminal device supporting the globally recognised 3GPP telecom standard for 5G network. Huawei says the new device marks a milestone as the company sets the stage for the next generation of wireless connectivity. To ensure peak performance from its 5G CPE (customer-premises equipment), Huawei uses its self-developed Balong 5G01 chipset – the world’s first commercial... Read More

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