Week in Mobiles: New curved Sony Xperia, Redmi Note 5 Pro ‘Face unlock’ feature and more (Feb 19-25, 2018)

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Last week in the Mobile world saw a couple of reports that tried to steal the thunder from MWC 2018. Having said that, a new Sony Xperia handset is en route. Similarly, LG is all set to announce two new K-series smartphones at the trade show. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, on the other hand, started receiving Face Unlock feature already. Here’s everything important that happened in Mobiles space last week:

Sony to launch a new ‘curved’ smartphone at MWC 2018?

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Sony could expand their Xperia lineup with a curved smartphone at MWC 2018. The company recently posted a new teaser suggesting the same. A short 23-second clip posted on Sony’s Twitter account showed a palm and a bunch of wavy lines coming down onto it. Those lines slowly turn into a curvy shape and eventually disappears, leaving us all clueless about Sony’s actual plan. Continue reading…

New LG K-series smartphones launching at MWC 2018

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LG is all set to refresh their K-series lineup with two new handsets dubbed LG K8 2018 and LG K10 2010. LG made the announcement ahead of MWC 2018. LG confirmed both the handsets will go on sale in Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, shortly after MWC 2018. List of colour options includes Aurora Black, Moroccan Blue and Terra Gold. Click here for more details.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro receives ‘Face Unlock’ feature

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Xiaomi’s newly unveiled Redmi Note 5 Pro received face unlock feature, courtesy of their latest MIUI 9.2.4 OTA update. The update consumes over one and a half GB space and claims to deliver significant camera improvements and stability patches. Xiaomi also said face unlock is faster than the fingerprint unlock, something that is claimed to unlock the phone in less than half a second. Continue reading…

Windows Phone 7.5/8 push notification support ends

The Nokia Lumia 1020 packed amazing camera tech, but fell under the app-deficient Windows Phone ecosystem.

Microsoft officially announced that support for push notification on Windows Phone 7.5 and 8 has come to an end. However, they assured this won’t affect Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile users. Continue reading…