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Huawei P20 Series Sells 6 Million Units Worldwide Since Launch

Sales of the Huawei P20 Series has hit the mark of 6 million units worldwide. The new series, which comprises the Huawei P20 Lite, Huawei P20, and Huawei P20 Pro, globally debuted back in March as the successor to last year’s Huawei P10 family. Huawei says that the latest record represents an increase of 81 percent compared to the last …

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Samsung Commits to Using Only Renewable Energy by 2020

Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone maker, has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020. With its announcement Thursday, the tech giant joins Apple and other Silicon Valley companies in making such a commitment, but it faces …

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Oppo Find X Specifications Leak, Tip Snapdragon 845 SoC and 8GB of RAM

The Chinese phone maker’s upcoming flagship, Oppo Find X, is expected to launch at The Louvre Museum in Paris at an event slated for June 19. Oppo has been teasing the launch of the Find X, which marks the comeback of the company’s Find series of smartphones after a 4-year long hiatus, over the past …

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Jio Phone to Increase ARPU in the Long Term: ICRA

Flagging concerns on the success of the new feature phone offering – JioPhone – from Reliance Jio, rating agency ICRA on Tuesday said it’s positive from an ARPU (average revenue per user) perspective, while rival Crisil estimated a massive slowdown in data usage growth to 4X in the next five years from the …

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Intex Aqua Power IV With 4000mAh Battery, 4G VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 5,499

Intex on Wednesday launched the Aqua Power IV smartphone in India at Rs. 5,499. The most notable features of the budget smartphone are its massive 4000mAh battery and 4G VoLTE support. It will be made available in Gold and Black colour variants. The Intex Aqua Power IV runs Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box and …

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MIUI 9 Launched: Download Date, New Features, and More

Xiaomi has unveiled MIUI 9, the much-anticipated new version of its MIUI custom Android ROM. MIUI 9 is based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and apart from Nougat features like split screen, it boasts of faster app launch times, a more dynamic resource allocation for a fluid experience, and other smart …

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Moto Z2 Force With ShatterShield Display, 6GB of RAM Launched Alongside Moto 360 Camera Mod

Lenovo has launched a new flagship smartphone, the Moto Z2 Force . Like the previous ‘Force’ smartphone in the Moto Z series, the Moto Z2 Force Edition – as the company calls it – sports a ShatterShield display that’s guaranteed not to crack or shatter. As rumoured, the smartphone also bears dual rear …

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Qualcomm’s Neural Processing Engine SDK to Enable Better Optimisation for AI

Artificial intelligence and neural networks have been at the core of almost every technological breakthrough that has come out in the last one year. Considering this, Qualcomm has now released its Neural Processing Engine (NPE) SDK that allows developers to accelerate the deep neural network or AI-type workloads on devices that have …

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Vivo India Says Greater Noida Unit Layoffs Part of Right-Sizing Operations

Vivo India on Wednesday said that the layoffs at its manufacturing unit in Greater Noida are in line with the company’s business decision. Reacting to earlier media reports, the China-based smartphone maker said: “We look at staffing the right size in various divisions to improve productivity. The layoff is in line …

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Huawei Leads China’s Smartphone Market as Xiaomi Pips Apple: Canalys

Domestic smartphone shipments have fallen by 3 percent to 11 million in the second quarter of this year after six consecutive quarters of growth, with Huawei leading the market, shipping over 23 million smartphones, new research said on Wednesday. According to a survey conducted by global market research firm Canalys, Oppo had to settle …