If you prefer Google's OS, then our best Android phone roundup should be right up your alley. The best phone doesn't always mean it has to be a flagship phone. The finest of phones can also be those that offer the most significant value-for-money. Different features have varying significance from person to person, so how do you decide which phone to buy at the end of day?As the options in the market increase and choosing the best phone gets more and more complicated. Aspects deviate with respect to power, specifications, features, design and obviously, the price. The options on this list range from Android to the iOS, so that you can find a phone that best suits your requirements. Some prefer a smaller, more compact phone while others need a bigger screen so that they can immerse themselves in the user experience.This list only gives you the cream of the crop, phones that deserve to be bought. Choose wisely! Apple iPhone XApple's first handset with an OLED displayWeight: … [Read more...] about Best phones of 2018 in India: The top smartphones we’ve tested
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For Samsung, much is riding on two new phones as the company suffers five consecutive quarterly declines in profit and continues to get squeezed by cheap Chinese gadget makers in the low-end, and Apple in the high-end.The South Korean tech giant set the price much lower for the Note 5 and Edge 6 Plus, unveiled last week in New York, than previous iterations in the Note series. Latest news on Asia India 'anti-colonial' to its economic detriment: Marc Andreessen in incoherent Twitter rant LG Pay will be a no show at MWC: Report Singtel shrinks net profit by SG$16m Facebook withdraws Free Basics project in India Samsung to provide public safety network in South Korea The Note 5 will cost 899,800 won ($762.15) based on the 32 GB model. The first Note launched in 2011 with a price tag of 957,000 won, with the Note 2 and Note 3 that followed 1.089 million won and 1.067 million won respectively. The Note 4 was priced at 957,000 won.The S6 Edge Plus' price is set at 939,400 … [Read more...] about Note 5, Edge 6 Plus, and Samsung Pay launch in South Korea
Google’s undivided attention towards emerging markets is a widely known fact. Building up on the same strategy, the search giant recently invested $22 million into KaiOS, the company that has built the feature phone OS based on the roots of misfired Mozilla Firefox OS. As a part of this investment, the OS-maker will be working towards integrating Google services like search, maps, YouTube and Assistant into KaiOS. It is aimed to provide smartphone like services to feature phone users and allow them access to Google’s services along with native KaiOS features. The aim behind the investment is to tap the emerging markets and introduce Google’s services to features phones users, who might eventually switch to smartphones. Google senses an opportunity to hold on to such users even if they are in the feature phone category. Especially, in a populous country like India, where smartphone and internet adoption is on a constant rise. Starting with the original Android OS on … [Read more...] about Google invests $22 million in Jio Phone OS to ramp India ambitions
In the context of demonetisation and a cashless economy digital payments systems are very important in India. Today, as Samsung prepares the launch its cashless payments platform - Samsung Pay, the entire focus of the market has shifted towards a cashless economy which has given a massive fillip to mobile wallets like Paytm, Freecharge and even the government's own BHIM app. Samsung Pay, however is a different animal. It is a hardware element embedded in Samsung's phones which allow the phone to act like a credit or debit card; not too dissimilar from Apple Pay which Apple had introduced to the world a couple of years ago with the iPhone 6 for the first time. Apple Pay, however, is not in India, which gives Samsung's platform a first movers advantage in India. Let us demystify what Samsung Pay means to the market in India and how it works. What is it? Essentially it is a hardware feature in select Samsung phones which allows the user to wave their phone around a cash register to make … [Read more...] about Why Samsung Pay’s launch in India is so important?
Android 7.0 Nougat update is rolling out to Moto Z phones in India after Motorola announced the same for its US users earlier. With the Android Nougat update, the Moto Z becomes the first non-Google phone to officially support Daydream, Google's platform for high-quality mobile VR. The Moto Z Force, which has not released in India yet are also receiving the update. "These are the first smartphones from another manufacturer to be recognized by Google as Daydream-ready devices - a distinction given to phones that have been certified for the Daydream platform and are built for VR with high-resolution displays, ultra-smooth graphics and high-fidelity sensors for precise head tracking," Motorola stated in a blog post.Users will receive the update in the form of an OTA update. To check, head to Settings, About Phone, System updates. The Moto Z update comes after Motorola came out with a list of 15 phones that would be receiving the update within some time. The Moto G4 and the Moto G4 … [Read more...] about Moto Z gets Android 7.0 Nougat in India