The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro will go on sale in India from next week. The budget mid-range handsets from Xiaomi are all set to rule the sub-15k smartphone market in India thanks to the insane price-to-performance ratio they offer.
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Xiaomi has been rolling out constant updates to MIUI, its own Android skin, with a major update every year. With MIUI 9, the company introduced a slew of optimizations for performance improvements. However, MIUI 9 failed to bring a radical redesign of the UI which means the stock launcher on MIUI looks and still behaves in the same way. This also means that the task of moving applications on the home screen, adding widgets, and more remain as complicated as before.
Google is testing a new system that will send a more accurate location information of people calling 911 to emergency responders. The company tested the system across 50 call centers in Texas, Tennessee, and Florida in December and January covering over 2.4 million people.
With its smartphone division struggling to turn a profit, LG has decided to revamp its flagship smartphone strategy this year. Leaks have already confirmed that the company will not be releasing a new flagship smartphone at MWC this year. Instead, it will be launching an upgraded version of the LG V30 with some new AI features.
Essential is trying to keep the attention on its first smartphone, the Essential Phone, and offering new colors and variants is one way to go about that.
Google is sending out emails to some ‘loyal’ Nexus customers offering them a 20 percent discount towards the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The discount is valid until February 28, though Google is sending out emails to potential customers living in the United States.
Ahead of the official release of the Galaxy S9 on February 25 at MWC, Samsung has released a 30-second teaser video to highlight some of the new features of its upcoming flagship.
If you are a fan of limited edition smartphones, and happen to be a fan of the Essential brand and the Essential Phone, then the company has something worth considering.
In the second half of last year, Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 2 — the successor to the original Mi Mix which surprised everyone in the smartphone market with its bezel-less design. While the Mix was a concept phone that was released in limited numbers, the Mi Mix 2 saw a wider launch. Now, six months later, Xiaomi seems to be preparing the Mi Mix 2S for launch at MWC 2018.
Last week, Samsung started rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The update was first seeded to S8 owners in Germany before making its way over to India and other markets of the world. However, even before a wider rollout of the update could occur, Samsung has had to pull the update.