Tag Archive: Debuts


Honor View 20 debuts in India for $530, sets sights on OnePlus 6T

Honor View 20 costs the same as the OnePlus 6T in India while offering a better camera.

After its global debut last week, Honor has introduced the View 20 in the Indian market. Right from the onset, it’s clear that Honor is setting its sights on OnePlus, with the View 20 debuting at ₹37,999 ($ 530) — or the same price as the 6T in the country.

The View 20 has plenty to offer: it has a  [Read More…]

Samsung debuts Galaxy M series for India

Samsung on Monday introduced its new Galaxy M series of phones, giving the Indian market a pair of devices aimed at millennials. The Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20 are highlighted by Samsung’s new “Infinity-V” teardrop display.

As successors to the Galaxy A line, the two handsets are low-cost phones with large displays and dual rear cameras. Both are offered in ocean blue and charcoal black and will be sold through Samsung’s website and Amazon.

Samsung Galaxy M10

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Philips debuts 4K Android TVs with Google Assistant with pricing as low as $350

Funai this week showed off the first Philips 4K UHD Android TV models with integrated Google Assistant for the US market. The two lines (5704 and 5904 series) are offered in five display sizes, ranging from 43-inches up to 75-inches.

The Philips 4K UHD Android TV models are powered Android 8.0 and provide easy access to streaming services and personalized recommendations from the likes of Netflix, Hulu, YouTube TV, and more. Additionally, the televisions include access to Google Play.

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NUU Mobile G4 debuts as budget-friendly flagship with Android 9

Buying a powerful flagship smartphone with the most recent version of Android is not always affordable. In fact, the last few years have seen the average price of tier-one hardware creep up to, and over, $ 1,000.

NUU Mobile, a brand who has offered unlocked smartphones for the last few years, is doing its level best to take price in the opposite other direction. The handset maker this week introduces its latest experience, the G4, at the annual CES trade  [Read More…]

Xiaomi debuts Mi TV 4X Pro in India, prices start at just ₹22,999 ($360)

Xiaomi builds out its TV portfolio in India with the launch of the Mi TV 4X Pro.

Xiaomi launched its first Mi TV in India just under a year ago, and the reception has been nothing short of astounding. The company has sold over 1 million TVs in India, and is now the leading TV maker in the online space.

Xiaomi offers the flagship 55-inch Mi LED TV 4 with extremely thin bezels, and more recently launched  [Read More…]

KitchenAid debuts Google Assistant smart display with IPX5 water resistance

Smart speakers and smart displays have found a natural home in the kitchen. It only makes sense as this communal area is often where you need hands free assistance the most. In particular, smart displays such as the Echo Show, Google Home Hub, JBL Link View, and Lenovo Smart Display have gained popularity with the ability to not only tell you recipes but show them to you.

Now, the Whirlpool owned KitchenAid is ready to take back their domain from  [Read More…]

Mophie debuts powerstation PD and PD XL for ultra-fast portable charging

Mophie, the top external battery brand in the US, has added a pair of new devices to its portfolio in the form of the powerstation PD and powerstation PD XL.

The two batteries share the same set of features across the board except for one, capacity. The powerstation PD houses a 6,700mAh battery while the powerstation PD XL packs a 10,500mAh power source.

The PD charging technology allows for a more universal charging experience, and it’s also incredibly fast. In  [Read More…]

Vivo Go debuts as Blu’s first phone with Android 9 Pie (Go edition)

Squeezing out one final model before the end of 2018, smartphone maker Blu is back with another new handset. This time we’re looking at the Vivo Go, the company’s first to launch with Android 9 Pie (Go edition).

Priced just $ 80, the Vivo Go is an unlocked phone that works with T-Mobile, AT&T, and their respective prepaid brands. For instance, if you’re a subscriber on Cricket, Metro, or Straight Talk, you’ll be able to use the new device.

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OPPO R17 Pro with triple rear cameras and 50W fast charging debuts in India

The R17 Pro goes up against the likes of the OnePlus 6T and Vivo NEX in the country.

After primarily catering to the mid-range market in previous years, OPPO has introduced its flagship Find X in India earlier this year. The company is continuing to build on that momentum and has introduced the R17 Pro in the country, the first devices from the R series to make their debut in India.

The phone features a 6.4-inch FHD+  [Read More…]

Qualcomm debuts new ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor technology

We’re already moving on to the next generation of in-display fingerprint sensors.

Alongside the announcement of the new Snapdragon 855 mobile platform, Qualcomm is also debuting new in-display fingerprint technology that is already available to manufacturers and will be launched in commercial phones in 2019. Unlike the current crop of in-display fingerprint sensors, like those in the OnePlus 6T, Huawei Mate 20 Pro and countless others that use optical scanners, this new technology uses ultrasonic waves from  [Read More…]