Week in Mobiles: BlackBerry Ghost, Samsung Galaxy S9 India launch, Vivo APEX & more (Feb 26-Mar 4, 2018)

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In addition to MWC 2018, a lot of things happened in the Mobiles space across India and abroad that are worth your attention. A mysterious BlackBerry smartphone called ‘Ghost’ is said to launch in India soon. Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are set to release in India on March 6. Vivo, on the other hand, is to showcase a new concept phone with on-screen fingerprint reader. Here’s a quick roundup!

BlackBerry ‘Ghost’ coming soon to India?

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Optiemus Infracom, a company responsible for production and distribution of BlackBerry-branded devices, is tipped to announce a bezel-less phone called BlackBerry Ghost. It could be the company’s first ever bezel-less smartphone. Continue reading…

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ launch in India

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung is all set to release this year’s flagship Galaxy S9 series, consisting of Galaxy S9 and S9+, in India soon. The company has scheduled a launch event for March 6 in New Delhi. Both the handsets are currently up for pre-orders for Rs 2,000. Both the handsets are more or less identical to their predecessors, but they do offer a few upgrades in image sensors, processor and AR emojis. Continue reading…

Vivo APEX to be showcased soon


Vivo recently came up with a new concept phone called Vivo APEX, featuring a fingerprint reader hidden underneath the display. Some other key aspects of the device include minimum bezels, measuring about 1.8mm and 4.3mm at the side and towards the bottom edge, respectively. And what’s more, it boasts of a 98 percent screen-to-body ratio! Continue reading…

HTC 10 receives Android Oreo in India

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Software update is expected to hit HTC 10 in coming weeks

HTC 10 started receiving Android 8.0 Oreo software update in India. First launched in April 2016 with Android Marshmallow, HTC 10 now receives VoLTE support too. The update version 3.18.400.2 measures around 1.43GB in size. As a result, HTC 10 now supports all Android Oreo features like Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode, Notification dots, Smart Autofill and a new Quick Settings menu. Continue reading…