Category Archives: Alcatel

Motorola’s ‘shatterproof’ Moto X Force landing in India soon

Update: A new report, citing sources, says that the device will be launched on February 2. To access the report, head to the Via link at the bottom. (more…)

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Lenovo Phab Plus now available for purchase in India

Lenovo Phab PlusAlthough not officially, the Lenovo Phab Plus smartphone – which sports a gigantic 6.8-inch display – is now available for purchase in India, where Amazon is selling the Gunmetal Platinum color variant for INR 18,490 ($283). The device is already on sale in China and Malaysia.

Specs-wise, the handset is powered by a Snapdragon 615 chipset with octa-core (quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Adreno 405 GPU. It comes with 2GB RAM and 32GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a 3500 mAh battery. (more…)

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Samsung teams up with Barnes & Noble to launch Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK

Galaxy-Tab-S2-Nook-6Barnes & Noble, the largest retail bookseller in the US, has today announced that it’s teamed up with Samsung yet again to launch another Galaxy Tab with NOOK branding. This time we’re looking at a modified version of the 8-inch Galaxy Tab S2, which is now available to purchase in the United States for $399 from any of B&N’s brick-and-mortar stores or its website.

The device is almost identical to the original Galaxy Tab S2 — inside and out — but unlike its counterpart this one comes pre-loaded with NOOK’s standard suite of apps and an extremely simple custom user interface as opposed to Samsung’s TouchWiz UI. Users will also get complimentary access to Microsoft Office and a $5 voucher for the NOOK store. (more…)

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Samsung may alter its schedule to prevent clients from switching to 10nm chips from TSMC

samsSamsung has cemented its position as the market leader currently all thanks to its 14nm FinFET production method that brought us the Exynos 7420 in the Galaxy S6 and this production process allowed Samsung to steal big customers like Apple and Qualcomm from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. It appears that to counter this move TSMC is going to skip the 14nm process and head straight to 10nm as Samsung did when it skipped the 20nm process and went straight to 14nm. (more…)

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Blackberry’s first Android phone rumoured to come in August

BlackberryA few days ago, there were rumours that the Blackberry’s first Android-powered smartphone – codenamed Venice – might arrive in November. However, a new report is suggesting that the Venice might not run Android at all.

As per the report, the Canadian company’s debut Android phone will instead be called Prague. Aimed at emerging markets, it will be a low-end, all-touch device, with form factor similar to that of the BlackBerry Z3 (shown in the image above). The handset is expected to be released in August this year, the report notes.

Needless to say, none of this has been officially confirmed by the company, so take it with a pinch of salt.

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