MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

  • BlackBerry Leap: First official hands-on with BlackBerry's latest budget smartphone Yesterday

    New Delhi: Here's BlackBerry's latest Leap smartphone that was unveiled at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The BlackBerry Leap sports a 5.5-inch edge-to-edge HD display and runs on the BlackBerry 10.3.1 OS. The phone is powered by a 2,800mAh battery, which is said to last for 25 hours...
  • BlackBerry unveils budget Leap smartphone; plans to launch a slider phone with dual-curved display later this year Yesterday

    Barcelona: BlackBerry unveiled a new mid-market smartphone on Tuesday dubbed the BlackBerry Leap that is set to replace the Z3 device launched a year ago, in a move to woo buyers in certain emerging markets where BlackBerry still has a fairly large client base. The Waterloo, Ontario-based company said the phone,...
  • Google to soon sell data plans for smartphones, tablets; also working on 'Android Pay' mobile payment system Yesterday

    Barcelona: Search giant, self-driving car developer, smartphone and tablet maker. Turned data plan provider? Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it's shaking up the telecom world to do it. The company said Monday at the wireless show in Barcelona,...
  • ZTE launches new flagship ZTE Grand S3 smartphone that unlocks with just an eye scan Yesterday

    New Delhi: At the ongoing Mobile World Congress, ZTE announced a new feature to its flagship smartphone, ZTE Grand S3, that makes unlocking the device easy with a mere eye scan. The eye-based biometric solution, Eyeprint ID, is provided by EyeVerify and works by imaging unique vein patterns in the...
  • MWC 2015 highlights: From Samsung and HTC's flagship phones to Facebook and Google's big plans Yesterday

    New York: High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo and others too. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook are working on giving people more ways to use those devices. Here's a look...
  • HP launches its 'most premium' MacBook Air competitor Spectre x360 convertible laptop with up to 12 hours of battery life Yesterday

    New Delhi: HP has made official what it calls as its 'most premium' product yet, the Spectre x360, which seems to compete with Apple's MacBook Air in terms of battery life. Revealed at the Mobile World Congress, the high-end 2-in-1 laptop has a 15.9mm thick aluminium body that weighs 3.3 pounds....
  • Sony unveils its new mid-range waterproof Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone at 299 euros Yesterday

    New Delhi: Refocusing on its mid-range device strategy, Sony rolled out its latest Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone that packs the most popular features like the camera capacity, battery backup, and water resistant quality at a fair price. Unveiled at the ongoing Barcelona event, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua features a 13-megapixel...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge vs HTC One M9: How the new flagships measure against each other 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Following a string of leaks and rumours around its next flagship phones, both Samsung and HTC on Sunday launched their new high-end smartphones in the Galaxy S and One series, respectively. While the South Korean giant introduced two variants of the latest Galaxy S6 phone - one with...
  • Microsoft launches 5-inch Lumia 640, 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL budget smartphones; to be available from April 2 days ago

    New Delhi: At the ongoing Mobile World Congress 2015, Microsoft unveiled two new affordable smartphones in its Lumia series- the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL. The Microsoft Lumia 640 smartphone sports a 5-inch HD display and is packed with a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 1GB of RAM....
  • Photos: HTC One M9, HTC Vive, HTC Grip 2 days ago

    New Delhi: HTC launched its latest Android smartphone, the HTC One M9, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It comes with a new 20-megapixel rear camera that has a lens made of sapphire to protect from scratches and in the front is the HTC UltraPixel camera.It features a dual-tone,...
  • 10 things new in the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge 2 days ago

    While the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is the first phone with a dual-edge screen, both the S6 and the S6 Edge mark significant improvements and departures from previous Samsung flagships. 1. Now Samsung's S6 phones will have a metal frame - like the iPhone. The casing is made from light-weight...
  • With Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Samsung ditches signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass 2 days ago

    New York: Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. Full coverage: Mobile World Congress 2015 The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with...
  • Photos: Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Samsung unveiled on Sunday its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, at the Unpacked event during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Galaxy S6 smartphone features a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal and is designed from scratch in an operation dubbed...
  • Q&A: Here's what you need to know about Samsung Pay 2 days ago

    New York: Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones - at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced Sunday will come with mobile-pay capabilities. Samsung's payment service won't come until this...
  • HTC Grip: HTC launches its first fitness tracking band for the serious athletes at $199 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Along with its latest HTC One M9 dual-tone smartphone, the company also rolled out its HTC Grip fitness band in collaboration with the Under Armour Record app for iOS and Android at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The digital fitness tracking band for the serious athletes has...
  • Live: Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 at MWC 2015 3 days ago

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearWe have got glimpses...
  • Live: HTC One M9 launch event at MWC 2015 3 days ago

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearThe HTC One M9...
  • HTC's One M9 sees major leaks, rumours before the MWC 2015 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Although HTC's official unveilings most of the times happen after their unofficial leaks, the upcoming, or should we say the already out, HTC One M9 smartphone has been worst hit by leaks and rumours. So much so that even the official press images and commercial videos were out...
  • Samsung's Galaxy S6 tops the chart of 'most-anticipated' smartphone at the MWC 2015 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Mobile World Congress 2015 is just a few hours away and speculations are running all-time high around the possible unveilings of some of the most awaited smartphones and related technologies at the three-day event. The last two weeks have seen a lot of rumours and leaks surrounding one...
  • Huawei's smartwatch promotional videos pop online hours before MWC 2015 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Just hours before the Mobile World Congress 2015 kicks off, videos of Huawei's smartwatch have been spotted online that showcase the construction and usage of the luxurious digital watch. One video by Huawei device features the 'timeless design story' of the smartwatch, while another appears more like a commercial...
  • The first official look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 gives a glimpse of a curved side display February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: US mobile carrier, T-Mobile has officially unveiled the first look of Samsung's much-anticipated smartphone, the Galaxy S6, which hints to a curved display. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is yet-to-be-rolled out to the consumers, however, a Twitter post by T-Mobile's CEO John Legere confirmed that the device will be available...
  • Gionee to launch latest range of ulta-slim smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2015 February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Gionee, the current Guinness World Record holder for manufacturing world's thinnest smartphones, will unveil its new products at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. At the three-day event, which brings mobile industry's major companies and top management under one roof, Gionee is going to launch its new...
  • Now even supermarkets sell their own tablet PC brands February 28, 2014

    Barcelona: Originally derided as a pricey niche product for geeks, tablet computers have become so common that supermarkets are now selling their own brands, pushing out low-cost rivals. The shifting nature of the market underscores how millions of people are choosing simpler devices to surf the web, send emails and shop,...
  • Sony Xperia Z2 review: Noise-cancelling tech more promise than practical February 28, 2014

    Barcelona: I typically have headphones on when I'm home in New York, whether it's during a jog or a commute. I often crank the volume up, at the risk of hearing loss, so that I could hear my favourite podcasts over loud subways and honking cars. I was excited to see...
  • Review: Firefox OS, Sailfish OS, Ubuntu for phones February 28, 2014

    Barcelona: When it comes to smartphones, consumers have an array of choices from Apple to... well, Android. The impression you get stepping into most phone carriers' showrooms is that the programmers behind Apple's iOS and Google's Android are driving most of the innovation in smartphones. You'll find few phones on display...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Improvements might be enough to entice Samsung fans to upgrade February 26, 2014

    New York: Samsung is banking on you shaping up this spring. The company on Monday unveiled its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, which is set to go on sale in April, along with a pair of watches. And many of the features included on the devices focus on fitness. Considering the continued...