Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, Samsung Galaxy J2 Top List of 10 Best-Selling Phones in India: Counterpoint

Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4 by Xiaomi, along with Samsung’s Galaxy J2, topped the list of bestselling phones in India in the second quarter. This data comes from a report released by Counterpoint Research that shows the Oppo A37 and Samsung Galaxy J7 taking up the fourth and fifth spots, respectively. Along with this, the report claims the user base of LTE-enabled phones in India has crossed 150 million in the previous quarter; India presently stands behind China and the US in the number of 4G-capable handsets, and is estimated to cross the US in the next…

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Samsung ‘accidentally’ reveals Galaxy Note 8 on Twitter

San Francisco: Weeks after it was rumoured that Samsung will launch its next flagship Galaxy Note 8 device in September to counter its biggest rival Apple, the South Korean giant has “accidentally” revealed the device on Twitter. In a tweet, Samsung promoted its new processor Exynos 8895 (commonly known as Exynos 9) that is used in the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. “Do what you want. Exynos will get things done. Learn more about Exynos8895,” Samsung tweeted the message with an image of a device. But the smartphone used…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Refurbished Units to Start Selling Next Week: Reports

The world’s biggest smartphone maker Samsung will next week start reselling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices after a humiliating recall over exploding batteries last year, news reports said Tuesday. Samsung Electronics declined to comment on the reports. The recall debacle cost the Korean giant billions of dollars in lost profits and hammered its global credibility. Around three million Galaxy Note 7 devices were returned to the firm, but campaign groups including Greenpeace expressed concern that discarding them could harm the environment. Citing industry sources, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency and…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 With 6GB RAM, Dual Rear Cameras Said to Launch in September

While everybody is eagerly awaiting the launch of the next smartphone in Samsung’s flagship Note series, new information has indicated that the Galaxy Note 8 might launch later than earlier expected and cost more than previous estimates. As per a recent news report, the South Korean company might launch the smartphone in late September at a price tag of EUR 999 (roughly Rs. 72,100). According to a report by VentureBeat, a person who was briefed about the company’s launch plans has revealed that the Galaxy Note 8 will be Samsung’s…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Sale in India Today: Time, Variants, Where to Buy, and More

The much-awaited Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sale will start on Wednesday at 12pm on the two official channels – Flipkart and Mi.com. Redmi Note 4 (Review) price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. The variant with 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage is priced at Rs. 10,999, and the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model costs Rs. 12,999. The smartphone, available in Gold, Grey, Matte Black, and Silver colour options, was launched in India in January. Just a day ahead of the Redmi Note 4 sale, rival Honor 6X…

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Parents, Take Note: Your Smartphone Obsession May Harm Your Kids

It’s true that smartphones have made our lives easier. We are much more connected with each other these day but such convenience has come at the cost of our health. In today’s digital world, we are constantly plugged to our smartphones, tablets, laptops or other devices and find ourselves to have less time for real human conversations. A lot of health experts believe that digital devices, especially smartphones that are used the most throughout the day, can play havoc with our brain and even ruin our sleep. A new study, published…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4A to Be Available for Pre-Orders via Mi.com Today

Xiaomi is making the Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4A available for pre-orders on the company website, Mi.com, on Friday. The pre-orders open at 12pm IST, and give customers a guaranteed way to buy the smartphones without queuing up in weekly flash sales. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Review) was launched in January in India in three variants – the 2GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 9,999, the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage model is priced at Rs. 10,999, and the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model is priced…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Launch Set for Wednesday

Xiaomi is set to take the covers off the Redmi Note 4X, a Redmi Note 4 variant that it has teased on Weibo. The company announced on the Chinese social media website that it will launch the Redmi Note 4X smartphone on Wednesday, February 8; Xiaomi will also announce details about the pricing of the smartphone at the event as well. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X will go on sale in China on February 14, Valentine’s Day. The Redmi Note 4X teaser was shared by Xiaomi on its official Weibo…

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A Muslim Teacher Receives An Anonymous Note About Her Headscarf: ‘Hang Yourself With It’

A Muslim teacher in a Georgia high school said someone left her an anonymous note in her classroom on Friday, telling her that her “headscarf isn’t allowed anymore.” The note, scribbled in black ink, also told her to “tie” her headscarf around her neck and “hang yourself with it.” The note ended with the word “America” along with a drawing of the American flag. Mairah Teli, a teacher at Dacula High School in Gwinnett County, located outside Atlanta, posted a picture of the note to her Facebook page Friday. “As…

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2000 Rupees Note Has No GPS Tracking Chip, Arun Jaitley Confirms

In what should come as a surprise to no one, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday confirmed that RBI’s new Rs. 2000 note has no GPS tracking chip. “From where did you come to know this? I haven’t heard of it,” Jaitley replied when asked by a reporter if the new Rs. 2,000 note issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has a chip to enable its tracking via satellites. That’s official confirmation for something we already told you on Wednesday, dispelling rumours floating on WhatsApp and other social…

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