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Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 6 Pro in India

Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 6 Pro in India at an event in New Delhi. The phone will be available in two variants, 4/64GB and 6/64GB. It will be priced at INR 13,999 and INR 15,999, respectively and will be available through Mi.com and Flipkart. First Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro hands-on photos from India The Redmi Note 6 Pro will be replacing the Redmi Note 5 Pro that was launched in India earlier this year in February. This is perhaps the quickest Xiaomi has replaced a model with a successor, possibly due to increasing competition in the market. Having said that, the...



Google doubles its devices shipment in 2017, revenue goes up 38%

The parent company of Google, Alphabet, posted Q4 2017 and fiscal year 2017 results. The report said the 2017 revenues were $110.9 billion, which is a 23% increase year over year. The October-December period accounted for $32.3 billion, $4.69 billion of them coming from Google other revenues that include Pixel phones and Play Store sales. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, while not disclosing any numbers, said in its earnings call that shipments of devices doubled in 2017, including "tens of millions" Chromecast, Chromebook and Google Home speakers. Other revenue category posted 38%...



Google finalizes $1.1B acquisition deal with HTC

Back in September Google and HTC announced a $1.1 billion deal. The phone manufacturer is receiving the money in exchange for some of its employees and access to its intellectual property. The agreement was approved by the Taiwanese Investment Commission in December, and today Google officially welcomed the new members of its team. The deal includes about 2000 engineers who were already working on the Google Pixel 2 smartphone and its upcoming successors. They will remain based in Taiwan and Taipei will become the largest Google engineering site in the Asia-Pacific region. Rick...



vivo APEX spotted in the wild

The vivo APEX concept impressed us during this year's MWC and now it has allegedly taken another step towards becoming an actual product. Leaked photos said to depict its market-ready version hint at nearing launch. With the push for higher screen-to-body ratios being as strong as we've seen it, the vivo APEX certainly has a lot of potential. The 5.99-inch OLED display stands with 18:9 aspect ratio and Full HD+ resolution covers almost the entire front. Side bezels measure just 1.8mm while the bottom chin is 4.3mm. But that's not all, the phone also has a fingerprint sensor that...



Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro get certified on EEC

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 6 series back in June, but there was no Note variant whatsoever, just the Redmi 6A and the Redmi 6 Pro (later arriving as Mi A2 Lite with stock Android). Two phones just got certified by the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) in Russia and by the looks of it, they are indeed the Redmi Note 6 and the Redmi Note 6 Pro. The listing of the two Xiaomi phones Both phones appeared under one listing with the model numbers M1806E7TG and M1806E7TH. This is not the first time these devices are getting certified - they already appeared at FCC and Taiwan's NCC...