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KGI: 2018 iPhone with LCD will rejuvenate Apple sales volume

Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI posted his latest prediction on 2018 iPhones, brings some details about the three upcoming versions. According to Kuo, the cheapest iPhone will have 6.1" LCD panel with a battery of around 2,900 mAh. Due to the lack of major breakthrough technologies and the alleged lower price of $700-$800, the phone is expected to account for 50% of all 2018 iPhone sales. Apple will implement FaceID and the notch while ditching the Touch ID and replacing the glass back with an aluminum panel. Kuo adds that the lower-than-expected shipments of iPhone X are due to the high...



Nokia 8 goes on sale in India

As scheduled, the Nokia 8 smartphone is now available for purchase in India. Amazon currently has the Steel variant in stock, with Tempered Blue set to arrive tomorrow. Price tag, which was already confirmed late last month, is INR 36,999 (around $572). Those interested in other color options can head to the website of retailer Sangeetha Mobiles, which currently has all four colors in stock. Pricing remains the same at INR 36,999. The device comes with 4GB RAM, although a new, 6GB RAM variant has also been launched by the company in Europe. Via | Amazon • Sangeetha Mobiles



Xiaomi introduces product recycling program in India

Xiaomi has announced a new product recycling program in India in collaboration with TES-AMM who will be doing the actual recycling. As part of this program, the company will be taking back electronics, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, power banks, speakers, headphones, etc. across all brands and recycling them for the user. To take advantage of this program, users will have to fill out a form on the Xiaomi website. The products will be collected by Xiaomi within 15 days at no charge to the user. As an added bonus, a discount coupon worth INR 100 will be given to the user, which...



Nubia Alpha and Nubia Pods releasing in India in May

Nubia Alpha foldable smartwatch that could be also called wearable phone was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 tech trade show in February. The Chinese company had Furthermore displayed Bluetooth wireless earbuds called Nubia Pods together Nubia Alpha at MWC 2019. Both the products have recently released in China. Through a press launch, the manufacturer has claimed that it will be announcing Those two gadgets along with Red Magic 3 gaming phone in India in Might.

Nubia Alpha Wearable Phone

The Nubia Alpha wearable phone comes with a flexible OLED display of 4 inches. It could be wrapped on the wrist and even unwrapped to use it like a phone with a tall aspect ratio display. The smartwatch is equipped with a water-resistant stainless-steel body with heat-resistant coating. It incorporates a 500mAh battery. The Sd Wear 2100 and 1 GB of RAM powers the wearable phone. It has an inbuilt memory of 8 GB and it is equipped with a 5-megapixel image sensor. The gadget runs on custom version of Android OS and it carries support for motion gestures. It comes in Bluetooth-only and e-SIM. It remains to be seen whether both the variants are made out there in India. In China, it carries a starting price tag of 3,499 Yuan (~$520; Rs. 35,950).

Nubia Pods

Nubia-Pods-box Built in collaboration with 1MORE, the Bluetooth enabled Nubia Pods wireless earbuds will be rivaling with Samsung Galaxy Buds and Apple AirPods in India. It carries a price tag of 799 Yuan (~$119; Rs. 8,200) in China. It comes with 55mAh battery and its case has a ability of 410mAh. By charging it once, it last for up to 6.5 hrs.

Oppo R17 goes on sale as the Find X hits Europe

Oppo announced the Oppo R17 and R17 Pro last month with plenty of features to look forward to but while we are still waiting on the Pro version to arrive, the standard R17 is now available in China. Oppo R17 Prices are as expected - the standard 6GB/128GB memory variant goes for CNY 3,199 ($468) while the 8GB/128GB model sells for CNY 3,499 ($512). There's also a gradient fog alteration of the latter with a cooler paintjob that will set you back CNY 3,599 ($527). The Pro version is still expected to ship sometime in mid-October. Meanwhile, Oppo also had a little something...