Week in Mobiles: OnePlus 6 coming this June, Samsung Galaxy A8+ launched in India and more (January 8-14, 2018)

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Last week in the Mobile world was nothing but a roller coaster ride! Thanks to CES 2018 where we saw brands like Sony launch two new Xperia smartphones. In India, Samsung took the wraps off its Galaxy A8+ (2018) and OnePlus released a new Lava Red variant of its flagship OnePlus 5T. Meanwhile, HMD Global has acquired ‘Asha’ brand trademark. So, why don’t you sit back, relax and watch how the week went by with a cup of tea (or coffee).

Sony launches two new Xperia smartphones

Sony Xperia XA2

This week at CES, Sony announced two new worthwhile Xperia smartphones, namely Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra. Some of the key highlights – both the phones run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box and pack Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 630 SoC under the hood. Sony said both the devices will start shipping sometime in February. Continue reading…

Samsung unveils Galaxy A8+ (2018) in India

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Samsung released its Galaxy A8+ (2018) smartphone in India at the price of Rs 32,990. Some of the primary attractions, Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) has dual selfie camera, Super AMOLED Infinity display similar to Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and and IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. The handset goes on sale exclusive via Amazon India starting January 20. Continue reading…

OnePlus 5T now comes in Lava Red variant in India

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Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus unveiled OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant in the Indian market. The announcement comes in less than a month of unveiling OnePlus 5T Star Wars limited edition in India. Registrations for OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant begin starting today on Amazon. The actual sale, however, starts January 20, 2018 at 12:00 IST. Continue reading…

HMD Global to revive Nokia’s Asha series?

nokia asha smartphones

In what could be good news for Nokia fans, Nokia’s affordable lineup of Asha phones could soon make a return. HMD Global, a company responsible for selling Nokia-branded phones has acquired ‘Asha’ brand trademark. In case you don’t know, the trademark was initially filed in November 2011 at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Continue reading…

Next OnePlus flagship phone releasing this June

OnePlus 5, 5T
OnePlus 5, 5T

OnePlus confirmed that upcoming OnePlus flagship, believed to be OnePlus 6, will release sometime in June this year. OnePlus CEO, Pete Lau in an interview with CNET also said that it will be powered by Qualcomm’s upcoming top-of-the-line Snapdragon 845 chipset. Continue reading…