Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro Unveiled: 5.99-inch Display, 4000mAh Battery, Improved Rear Camera
Xiaomi today unveiled the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in India. Unlike previous years, this was a global launch from Xiaomi meaning the handsets are being first unveiled in India before anywhere else. The Redmi Note 3 and Redmi Note 4 helped Xiaomi build and cement its position in the budget mid-range smartphone segment in India.
Samsung might not be copying the iPhone X’s notch display design for the iPhone X, but it is copying another feature from the handset: Animoji. A new leak points to the Galaxy S9 coming with “3D Emoji” which is the company’s own take on Animoji. Similar to Apple’s implementation, one could create various animated characters based on their facial expression.
If numbers from IDC analyst Francisco Jeronimo are anything to go by, Google managed to ship 3.9 million Pixel smartphones in 2017 — double of what they did in 2016. While impressive, one must remember that the original Pixel and Pixel XL went on sale only in late 2016 so they did very well in just 3-4 months despite a limited marketing push from Google.
Xiaomi is all set to launch the Redmi Note 5 in India tomorrow. While the company had done a commendable job in keeping the phone under wraps so far, detailed specs of the handset have finally been leaked out.
LG today announced that it will be unveiling a “suite of AI technologies” for its smartphones at MWC 2018 later this month. These new features will be a part of the company’s 2018 V30 smartphone and focus on camera and voice recognition.
Verizon has announced that it will start locking the phones it sells so as to deter thieves from stealing them. However, this will also prevent users from using a SIM card of a different carrier on their device.
When the Google Pixel Buds launched last year, the wireless headphones were only available in two countries: The United States and Canada.
Google Maps has become an indispensable part of almost every smartphone users’ life. Google has been continuously updating Maps with more features and data to keep it up to date. Despite all these improvements though, Google has also ensured that even Maps works on even older OS platforms.
Android P To Gain Support for iPhone X-like Notch Displays, Feature Tighter Google Assistant Integration
With Android Oreo out of the gate, Google is now working on Android P, the next major release of the OS. Bloomberg has provided details about some new features that Google is working on for Android P, which is internally dubbed as Pistachio Ice Cream.