LG profits up 13.6%, mobile revenue down 21% YoY in Q2 2017

LG Electronics has reported revenues of 14.55 trillion won (US$ 12.89 billion) in the second quarter that ended June 30, 2017, which is up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. This is due to strong sales in home appliance unit, said LG. It has reported operating income of 664.1 billion won (US$ 588.2 million), up 13.6% for … Continue reading “LG profits up 13.6%, mobile revenue down 21% YoY in Q2 2017”

LG Electronics has reported revenues of 14.55 trillion won (US$ 12.89 billion) in the second quarter that ended June 30, 2017, which is up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. This is due to strong sales in home appliance unit, said LG. It has reported operating income of 664.1 billion won (US$ 588.2 million), up 13.6% for … Continue reading "LG profits up 13.6%, mobile revenue down 21% YoY in Q2 2017"

HTC Vive Standalone VR headset powered by Snapdragon 835 coming later this year

HTC at the ChinaJoy 2017 announced its first Vive Standalone VR headset for the China market. It will be a premium headset and promises outstanding standalone VR experience and doesn’t require PC to use it, unlike the HTC VIVE headset that was launched recently. HTC says that it will be simple, light-weight and portable. It will … Continue reading “HTC Vive Standalone VR headset powered by Snapdragon 835 coming later this year”

HTC at the ChinaJoy 2017 announced its first Vive Standalone VR headset for the China market. It will be a premium headset and promises outstanding standalone VR experience and doesn’t require PC to use it, unlike the HTC VIVE headset that was launched recently. HTC says that it will be simple, light-weight and portable. It will … Continue reading "HTC Vive Standalone VR headset powered by Snapdragon 835 coming later this year"

Samsung reports record profits in Q2 2017, up 73% YoY

Samsung has reported its earnings for Q2 2017, in which the company has made operating profit of 14.07 trillion won ($12.7 billion), up 72.85% YoY for the quarter that ended June 30, 2017. This is all-time high quarterly profit, due to strong System LSI sales through increased sales of AP and CIS products while the Display … Continue reading “Samsung reports record profits in Q2 2017, up 73% YoY”

Samsung has reported its earnings for Q2 2017, in which the company has made operating profit of 14.07 trillion won ($12.7 billion), up 72.85% YoY for the quarter that ended June 30, 2017. This is all-time high quarterly profit, due to strong System LSI sales through increased sales of AP and CIS products while the Display … Continue reading "Samsung reports record profits in Q2 2017, up 73% YoY"

Meizu PRO 7 and PRO 7 Plus with dual displays, dual rear cameras announced

Meizu just announced its flagship PRO 7 and PRO 7 Plus smartphones, as it had promised. The PRO 7 has a 5.2-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, while the PRO 7 Plus comes with a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen. Both the phones have a 1.9-inch secondary Super AMOLED 307 PPI display on the back to … Continue reading “Meizu PRO 7 and PRO 7 Plus with dual displays, dual rear cameras announced”

Meizu just announced its flagship PRO 7 and PRO 7 Plus smartphones, as it had promised. The PRO 7 has a 5.2-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, while the PRO 7 Plus comes with a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen. Both the phones have a 1.9-inch secondary Super AMOLED 307 PPI display on the back to … Continue reading "Meizu PRO 7 and PRO 7 Plus with dual displays, dual rear cameras announced"

USB 3.2 announced, aims to double the transfer speed

USB 3.0 Promoter Group that comprises of Apple, HP, Intel, Microsoft, Renesas Electronics, ST Microelectronics and Texas Instruments has announced a new USB 3.2 specification that will offer multi-lane operation for new USB 3.2 hosts and devices, allowing for up to two lanes of 10 Gbps operation. This succeeds the USB 3.1 that was first introduced in … Continue reading “USB 3.2 announced, aims to double the transfer speed”

USB 3.0 Promoter Group that comprises of Apple, HP, Intel, Microsoft, Renesas Electronics, ST Microelectronics and Texas Instruments has announced a new USB 3.2 specification that will offer multi-lane operation for new USB 3.2 hosts and devices, allowing for up to two lanes of 10 Gbps operation. This succeeds the USB 3.1 that was first introduced in … Continue reading "USB 3.2 announced, aims to double the transfer speed"

Xiaomi Mi 6 Mercury Silver Edition price revealed, will roll out in limited numbers

Xiaomi introduced its flagship Mi 6 smartphone back in April. At that time it announced Silver Edition with reflective mirror finish Stainless steel frame. Today at the Mi 5X and MIUI 9 event, the company announced that it will be available for 3999 yuan (US$ 592 / Rs. 38,110 approx.) starting August 3rd, but the company will make only … Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 6 Mercury Silver Edition price revealed, will roll out in limited numbers”

Xiaomi introduced its flagship Mi 6 smartphone back in April. At that time it announced Silver Edition with reflective mirror finish Stainless steel frame. Today at the Mi 5X and MIUI 9 event, the company announced that it will be available for 3999 yuan (US$ 592 / Rs. 38,110 approx.) starting August 3rd, but the company will make only … Continue reading "Xiaomi Mi 6 Mercury Silver Edition price revealed, will roll out in limited numbers"

Xiaomi MIUI 9 is faster, smarter and more refined, Beta ROM coming in August

Xiaomi has announced MIUI 9, the latest MIUI ROM at an event in Beijing along with the Mi 5X smartphone. It brings several improvements, optimizations and new features, including new smart assistant and universal search. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun said that now there are 281 million active MIUI users worldwide in 55 languages and 142 countries. Features of MIUI 9 … Continue reading “Xiaomi MIUI 9 is faster, smarter and more refined, Beta ROM coming in August”

Xiaomi has announced MIUI 9, the latest MIUI ROM at an event in Beijing along with the Mi 5X smartphone. It brings several improvements, optimizations and new features, including new smart assistant and universal search. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun said that now there are 281 million active MIUI users worldwide in 55 languages and 142 countries. Features of MIUI 9 … Continue reading "Xiaomi MIUI 9 is faster, smarter and more refined, Beta ROM coming in August"

Intex Aqua Power IV with Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE, 4000mAh battery launched for Rs. 5499

Intex has launched Aqua Power IV, the company’s latest budget smartphone in the Aqua series with a 4000mAh battery. It has a 5-inch FWVGA screen, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 processor and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. It has a 5-megapixel camera on the front and back with LED flash for both. Intex … Continue reading “Intex Aqua Power IV with Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE, 4000mAh battery launched for Rs. 5499”

Intex has launched Aqua Power IV, the company’s latest budget smartphone in the Aqua series with a 4000mAh battery. It has a 5-inch FWVGA screen, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6737 processor and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. It has a 5-megapixel camera on the front and back with LED flash for both. Intex … Continue reading "Intex Aqua Power IV with Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE, 4000mAh battery launched for Rs. 5499"

Xiaomi Mi AI Speaker with voice assistant, 360-degree sound announced

Along with the Mi 5X, Xiaomi also announced new Mi AI speaker, a new speaker with voice assistant from Mi lab. This offers 360-degree audio experience, thanks to six omnidirectional microphone array that senses external noise to cancel out echo. It promises the best sound quality and has voice control so that you can say … Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi AI Speaker with voice assistant, 360-degree sound announced”

Along with the Mi 5X, Xiaomi also announced new Mi AI speaker, a new speaker with voice assistant from Mi lab. This offers 360-degree audio experience, thanks to six omnidirectional microphone array that senses external noise to cancel out echo. It promises the best sound quality and has voice control so that you can say … Continue reading "Xiaomi Mi AI Speaker with voice assistant, 360-degree sound announced"

Xiaomi Mi 5X with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 625, 12MP dual rear cameras announced

Xiaomi just announced the Mi 5X, the company’s latest smartphone at an event in China, as it had promised. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 Mobile platform, runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) based on MIUI 8 and will get MIUI 9 update. It has 12 … Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 5X with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 625, 12MP dual rear cameras announced”

Xiaomi just announced the Mi 5X, the company’s latest smartphone at an event in China, as it had promised. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 Mobile platform, runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) based on MIUI 8 and will get MIUI 9 update. It has 12 … Continue reading "Xiaomi Mi 5X with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 625, 12MP dual rear cameras announced"