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  • Huawei to bring Kirin 980 chipset to India this festive quarter

    New Delhi: Chinese tech giant Huawei on Friday said that the company’s  seven nanometre mobile chipset equipped with Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities, the Kirin 980, will reach Indian consumers in the fourth quarter of this year. Based on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer Company’s (TSMC) 7nm process, Kirin 980 delivers 20 per cent improved performance and 40 per cent more power efficiency, according to Huawei which surpassed Apple to become the second-largest global smartphone seller

  • Huawei Mate 20 to feature Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0

    Berlin: The upcoming Huawei Mate 20 smartphone, expected to be launched in October, will run EMUI 9.0, the next major update to the Android-based operating system (OS), the China-based company announced on Monday. The beta version of the Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 was introduced at the ongoing consumer electronics show IFA 2018 here. “With the launch of EMUI 9.0, Huawei becomes one of the first handset makers to launch a custom OS that is

  • Apple, Huawei grow as global tablet market slips in Q2

    San Francisco: As the global tablet market declined 13.5 per cent during the second quarter of 2018, Apple remained the leader with 34.9 per cent market share, followed by Samsung with 15.1 per cent share, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Friday. Apple shipped 11.5 million tablets in the second quarter of 2018 while Samsung shipped 5 million units.

  • Honor 10: Premium look, more storage, optimum run, less cost

    New Delhi: If you have a little over Rs. 30,000 and wish for a top-of-the-line smartphone, there aren’t many good options available in India although the price segment is full of Chinese devices and older Apple phones. The truth is that barring OnePlus 6, no device comes closer — even the much-hyped Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 – to charm the wannabes in the Rs 30,000-Rs 40,000 segment.

  • Govt examining Apple’s plea for extra concessions

    New Delhi :  The government is examining extra concessions being demanded by the US-based iphone maker Apple for setting up a manufacturing unit in India. “We are discussing that … no other mobile manufacturer have sought any extra concessions … we have not taken any decision,” Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told here when asked about the government’s view on the Apple issue.

  • Galaxy Note 7 fiasco: Smartphone makers need to introspect

    New Delhi: With Samsung suspending the sales and production of Galaxy Note 7 and urging its owners to turn off all devices, the bitter truth is out: Note 7 is, indeed, the worst flagship Smartphone launch in recent times a fear that the world of technology had for some time as more and more batteries exploded.

  • Apple faces revenue decline even after iPhone 7 launch: Report

    New York: Apple will post the first annual decline in iPhone shipments despite the launch of iPhone 7 in September, said a study, adding that India has emerged as a hot smartphone market and Apple must look seriously into making further inroads into the country.

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    Vodafone, Huawei conduct trial for new 4.5G technology

    New Delhi: Vodafone UK and Huawei have been conducting technical trials of a new mobile technology — 4.5G (TDD+) with LTE TDD — to significantly increase the capacity and efficiency of their 4G network in urban areas, as well as prepare for the introduction of 5G by 2020, a statement said here on Wednesday.

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    Oppo becomes smartphone market leader in China

    Beijing: Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is now the leader in the home smartphone market with 23 per cent market share, followed by Huawei with 17.4 per cent and Vivo with 12 per cent, a media report said on Tuesday. Oppo’s market share right now is also more than both Apple and Samsung combined in China. Apple’s share in China has shrunk to 2014 levels at nine per cent and Xiaomi is at

  • Huawei launches innovation solution-demo centre in B’luru

    Bengaluru: Information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei today announced the launch of the ‘Huawei Joint Innovation Solution and Demo Centre’.The centre is a first such solutions center for the Indian industry offering comprehensive ICT solutions testing,  the company said.

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    Mobile gadgets overtake PCs in China’s online retail sales

    Beijing: Smartphones and tablets are becoming the preferred choices for Chinese consumers to do online shopping as the value of mobile sales for the first time exceeded the transactions made through personal computers in the Communist country, according to a report.

  • The Moto X Play: Say Hello to the biggest battery in town!

    In the battle of the Android flagships, one name is conspicuous by its absence. That name of course is that of Motorola. The self-professed inventor of mobile telephony, Motorola was given step-motherly treatment by Google, before being hived off to Lenovo for 1/6th of what it had been bought for. But that’s old hat, cut to 2015, Motorola, or Moto as it is better known today, is one of the strongest brands

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    Charge Up For The Huawei Honor 7i

    Equipped with enticing features, the Huawei 7i throws some interesting tech mania at us. From flip camera to a finger print sensor, read all that you need to know about the new phone. Recently the announcement of the Huawei Honor 7i has been buzzing off the charts. With specs and pricing details being the first thing on everyone’s mind we put down all that matters below.

  • The Samsung Gear S2: Functional, but still a work in progress

    The world has been buzzing about wearables for a few years now. The world’s largest electronics company Samsung has been in this still nascent market ever since it launched its first and rather unwieldy Gear range of ‘smartwatches’ in 2012/13.

  • ‘India can’t afford to spend too much time to bring GST’

    New Delhi: Pitching for early implementation of GST, global giants IKEA and Huawei today said India cannot afford to spend too much time to bring the new indirect taxation system. “It (GST) is massive. It has to happen…Let’s move on and do not spend time on that. 5 per cent of the people are discussing and 95 per cent have pre consensus,” IKEA India CEO Juvencio Maeztu said here at the Economist India

  • Shanghai sneezes, Mumbai catches a cold

    Fear and panic gripped markets around the world following the meltdown in Shanghai’s stock exchange on Black Monday. Earlier, the devaluation of the Chinese yuan triggered a weakening of emerging economy currencies from Vietnam to Kazakhstan. The fiery dragon’s economy is also slowing down and threatens a full-blown global recession. As India is more open to global influences than before, when Shanghai sneezes, Mumbai is bound to catch a cold! Not surprisingly,