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Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 in unlocked mode available in United States

Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 in unlocked mode available in United States

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Microsoft is offering an unlocked version of Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 and VR support for $470.00 through their exclusive online store. Interestingly, the Alcatel Ido 4S was launched in the US in November 2016. However, the phone was made available only via T-Mobile till recently. Equipped with a 5.5-inch FHD AMOLED display, the Alcatel Idol 4S features a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB expandable internal storage loaded with Windows 10. You can expand the storage up to 128GB. While the rear camera is equipped with a 21MP sensor with autofocus and dual tone flash, the front-facing snapper features an 8MP sensor with FHD video support at 30 fps. In addition to 4G VoLTE, the Alcatel Idol 4S provides support for VoWifi, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth including USB-Type C port for fa...
Micromax Vdeo 5 (Q4220) with 5.5-inch display expected to hit Indian market soon

Micromax Vdeo 5 (Q4220) with 5.5-inch display expected to hit Indian market soon

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Micromax Vdeo 5 (Q4220) with a 5.5-inch display is expected to hit the retail shelves in India within the next few weeks. However, the site hasn’t revealed the estimated launch date and pricing information. According to a report published on Pricebaba, the Micromax Vdeo 5 features a polycarbonate body with brushed metallic finish on the rear side. Moreover, the Vdeo 5 offers rounded edges similar to that of Samsung Galaxy S7. Micromax Vdeo 5 specifications On the specifications front, the Micromax Vdeo 5 features a 5.5-inch HD Corning Gorilla Glass protected display with a pixel density of 267 PPI. Under the hood, the Vdeo 5 will be equipped with a quad-core processor, 1GB RAM coupled with 8GB expandable internal storage. You will be able to expand the storage up to 32GB via microSD
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 confirmed to launch in India on January 19

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 confirmed to launch in India on January 19

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will be launched on January 19. The company has teased the official launch of the Redmi Note 4 on its official site and social media platforms. Dubbed as Flipkart exclusive, Manu Kumar Jain who is the head of Mi India has confirmed via Twitter that the Redmi Note 4 will be launched on January 19. This has put an end to all the speculations. Launched in August 2016, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 was launched in both 2GB RAM and 3GB RAM variants. While the 2GB RAM model is equipped with 16GB internal storage at CNY 899, the 3GB RAM offers 64GB storage at CNY 1199. Mathematically, the price equates to Rs. 9000 and Rs. 12000 respectively. The main attraction of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the integration of metal build coupled with Helio X20 processor. However, there are...
Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace and Galaxy J1 4G smartphones launched: Features, Specifications and Price

Samsung Galaxy J2 Ace and Galaxy J1 4G smartphones launched: Features, Specifications and Price

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Samsung has launched Galaxy J2 Ace and Galaxy J1 4G at Rs. 8490 and Rs. 6890 respectively. While the Galaxy J2 Ace features a front camera flash, the Galaxy J1 4G will be equipped with Super AMOLED display. You can buy Galaxy J2 Ace in Gold, Black and Silver color variants. However, you can buy Samsung Galaxy J1 4G in Gold, Black and White color options. The company has added white color in the Galaxy J1 4G. Commenting on the development, Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India disclosed that the response to the affordable 4G J Series has been phenomenal with consumers appreciating the build quality. Moreover, with the India-centric features, the J series is a rich and compelling offering for their consumers. The company is excited to expand the portfolio with the l...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Android Nougat update rollout stopped due to bugs

Samsung Galaxy S7 Android Nougat update rollout stopped due to bugs

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Samsung has temporarily stopped the roll out of the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 handset. According to the reports emerging from China, the company has halted the rollout of the update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge due to the discovery of bugs. There are reports that the new beta update for the Galaxy S7 Edge has been released in China. However, the Nougat beta program for both the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge ended in December 2016. With build number G9350ZCU2ZQA4, the latest Galaxy S7 edge beta update provides support for the new power saving mode including performance and stability enhancements. As of this writing, we don't have any information as to whether the Android Nougat update rollout has been halted only in China or worldwide. To recall, ...
Elephone C1X – A smartphone that dedicates to the youth

Elephone C1X – A smartphone that dedicates to the youth

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Do you want to kick off 2017 with a brand new smartphone? Have you ever considered the most desirable thing you wanna complete at the beginning of 2017? If you existing smartphone is getting old, you should consider replacing it with a budget friendly smartphone. If rumors are to be believed, Elephone will unveil a new smartphone named Elephone C1X within the next few days. Dubbed to suit the younger generation, the upcoming Elephone C1X will not only offer a gorgeous look but also will be a highly cost-effective smartphone. In all probability, Elephone C1X will be available in Black, Gold and Peacock blue color options. In addition to three color options, Elephone C1X will be equipped with a 5.5-inch 2.5D HD display alongside a full-metal body. The phone will feature 2GB...
NVidia Shield (2016) gets better with Android Nougat update alongside 4K HDR support

NVidia Shield (2016) gets better with Android Nougat update alongside 4K HDR support

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NVidia has released the Android 7.0 Nougat update with support for 4K HDR support for the original Shield TV. With the introduction of the update, you will be able to experience all the features included with the new model. You will find significant enhancements to Nvidia Shield (2016) that includes faster performance. Some of the key highlights of the update include the ability to spread across gaming, smart home including video features. Furthermore, 4K HDR is also enabled in the latest Shield TV Nougat update. If you are unaware, the NVidia Games app is a single umbrella for exclusive Android games and GeForce Now titles. This is similar to the GameStream but makes use of the cloud instead of your personal PC. Technically, GeForce Now can provide up to GTX 1080 performance. ...
Google Pixel audio problem is related to hardware with only support service availability

Google Pixel audio problem is related to hardware with only support service availability

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Ever since Google released Pixel and Pixel XL, the smartphones have been marred with problems. According to a screenshot of an email conversation between a customer and the official Google Store Support team, the Pixel audio issue is related to hardware. Recently, a post was created on Reddit, which garnered huge response among users who are facing the same issue. Moreover, there were reports that Google offered a refund to a customer who reported problems with the audio on the Pixel XL. Apparently, a new email which surfaced on January 13 revealed the fact that Google is not offering refunds for Pixel smartphones with audio problems. However, they are willing to issue a replacement since the phone is under warranty. The email was written by the official Google Support team c...
Rumor roundup: Apple iPhone 8 dubbed to ship with bezel-less display, wireless charging and IP68 protection

Rumor roundup: Apple iPhone 8 dubbed to ship with bezel-less display, wireless charging and IP68 protection

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Apple is expected to release iPhone 8 on September 8, 2017, in a grand way because the company is celebrating its 10th anniversary of iPhone launch. If rumors are to be believed, the iPhone 8 will feature an all-glass body with advanced wireless charging functionalities. Moreover, the upcoming handset will also offer an enhanced water and dust resistant features. According to The Investor, the iPhone 8 will be integrated with an IP68 rating. Hence, you will be able to immerse the phone for up to 30 minutes in up to 1.5 meters bucketful of water. If you compare with iPhone 7, the recently released phone features an IP67 rating. The main difference is that the iPhone 7 provides protection up to 1 metre of water. Although the IP68 is a significant enhancement over the existing rating, ...
Android Nougat rollout for HTC 10 expected to resume within three weeks with January security update

Android Nougat rollout for HTC 10 expected to resume within three weeks with January security update

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Finally, we have a good news for HTC 10 users. According to popular tipster @LlabTooFeR, the Android Nougat rollout for HTC 10 is expected to resume within three weeks. @LlabTooFeR took to Twitter and shared the breaking revelation. He also added that the upcoming new refresh of the update will also be equipped with the January Android security patch. HTC 10 (EU + carrier versions) to get Android N with January security patch within next 3 weeks. Relax and wait. — LlabTooFeR (@LlabTooFeR) January 14, 2017 Recently, the company had halted the OTA delivery of the update due to the discovery of a series of bugs. The company hasn't yet confirmed the exact date for the availability of the update. Since the tipster had provided credible information in the past, there is no reason to