March 3rd, 2020 11:49 AM 4 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Halts Android 10 Rollout for Mi A3

Chinese smartphone brand, Xiaomi, recently announced the rollout of Android 10 update to the Mi A3. However, the company has now stopped the update rollout as several users reported multiple issues after updating their device to Android 10. The Xiaomi Mi A3 is an Android One smartphone launched in August 2019 with Android 9 Pie out of the box. At the launch event, Xiaomi announced that the Mi A3 would... Read More

January 28th, 2020 11:32 AM 3 COMMENTS

Nokia 8.2 With Snapdragon 765 SoC and 5G Support Tipped to Debut at MWC 2020

Nokia 8.2 will be HMD Global's first 5G smartphone, according to a new report. At the Mobile World Congress 2020 tech show, HMD Global is rumoured to launch three smartphones- the Nokia 1.3, Nokia 5.2 and the much-awaited Nokia 8.2 5G. The Nokia 8.2 debuted back in December 2018 and several fans have been waiting for the device's launch. It seems like HMD Global is preparing a major smartphone in... Read More

December 29th, 2018 10:06 AM 2 COMMENTS

Google Confirms Android One Devices Will Continue to Get Guaranteed OS Updates for Two Years

Google has been in the news for a reason this week and it definitely wasn’t a good one. Google had quietly removed the statement about the “guaranteed two years of OS upgrade for all Android One phones” from its website. This created a lot of buzz among the Android One phone users. Soon after the report went viral, Google acknowledged it and said that the statement was removed due to... Read More

November 3rd, 2018 5:35 PM 3 COMMENTS

Motorola One Power to Get Android 9 Pie Update Very Soon, Suggests Geekbench Listing

Launched in September this year, Motorola One Power is soon going to be upgraded to Google’s latest OS Android 9 Pie. The smartphone has been spotted running Pie in a Geekbench listing, which otherwise means that Motorola is soon going to upgrade the One Power to Pie. The timeline of the rollout, however, is yet to be revealed by the company. But now that it has appeared on Geekbench, we... Read More

September 1st, 2018 12:14 PM 16 COMMENTS

HMD Sold 150 Units of Nokia 6.1 Plus Every Second During the First Sale Which is a Big Deal For the Brand

HMD Global has been in India with the Nokia range of Android smartphones for over a year now, but the company is yet to taste major success. But that's going to change with its two latest smartphones- the Nokia 6.1 Plus and the Nokia 5.1 Plus. While the latter will be arriving sometime later this month, the former was made available for purchase on August 30. During its first sale,... Read More

August 24th, 2018 9:36 AM 4 COMMENTS

Nokia 7 Plus, Xiaomi Mi A2 and Other Best Android One Smartphones Available for Purchase in India

Google's Android One program is picking up the pace with every passing quarter. If Xiaomi relaunched the program in September 2017 with the Mi A1, then it was HMD Global which took Android One to a whole new level by making all of its devices part of the program. For the unaware, Nokia launches all of its smartphones under Android One in India, while Xiaomi launches yearly one smartphone (at... Read More

August 20th, 2017 8:06 PM 5 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Teams Up With Google To Bring A New Android One Smartphone Sans MIUI : Report

The Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi seems to be coming up with a new strategy for the Indian market. Reportedly, the company is reportedly working on teaming up with Google India to launch its next Android One smartphone. For those not in the know, Google had initially launched the Android One smartphones back in 2014 with an aim to bring stock Android UI and prompt software updates to budget smartphones in... Read More

March 14th, 2017 12:21 PM 21 COMMENTS

Reliance Jio, Google Come Together to Launch Affordable 4G Smartphone by the End of 2017: Report

Reliance Jio, the high-flying telecom network in India is long-rumored to launch an affordable 4G handset, and some rumors were claiming that the company will launch a feature phone with VoLTE support priced under Rs. 1500. However, a new report claims that the firm is working closely with search giant Google to deliver a cheapest 4G Android smartphone. According to a report coming from The Hindu Business Line, both the Reliance... Read More

November 5th, 2016 1:33 PM 2 COMMENTS

First Android 7.0 Nougat-Based Android One phone ‘GM 5’ launched

General Mobile is not a new name when it comes to Android One smartphones. The company came up with a variety of Android One-powered devices in the previous years. Also, General Mobile is the first manufacturer to launch Android One phones for the European market. In yet another move, the company launched the first Android 7.0 Nougat-powered Android One phone - the GM 5. There are not many phones in... Read More

September 12th, 2016 6:00 AM 5 COMMENTS

Android 7.0 Nougat update now rolling out to Android One smartphones

Google usually rolls out its latest Android updates to Nexus devices. Recently, the tech giant rolled out Android 7.0 Nougat update to Nexus 6P. Although, the update was not a speedy one as there were issues with device performance and battery. Now, Google is rolling out the Nougat update to its low-end Android One smartphones. As per a report by GSMarena, a user tipped them with a screenshot of Nougat... Read More

July 26th, 2016 4:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

Google Phone app gets spam detection feature on Nexus and Android One

As a solution to the increasing number of spam callers, Google has updated its phone app with spam detection. From today, a new version of the Phone app is rolling out to Nexus and Android One devices with built-in spam warning capability. In 2013, Android phone app received its first major update by adding caller ID for incoming calls from businesses as part of the launch of Android KitKat. The... Read More

May 7th, 2016 10:00 AM 8 COMMENTS

Google has not given up on Android One yet, more devices expected this year

Remember Google's ambitious Android One project? Well, it is back in business, it seems. To recap, Google partnered with manufacturers such as Karbonn, Micromax, and Spice to bring the Android One to India. Last year, we saw the launch of Android One devices by the aforementioned makers. The idea behind the project was to make Android more appealing to the budget conscious segment of consumers. However, the buyers' response has... Read More

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