How Samsung Galaxy S9 compares with other premium smartphones

The S9 is the successor to the S8, and the S9+ succeeds its bigger sibling, the S8+. Samsung is rushing the new Galaxy S9 and S9+ to India within weeks of the global unveiling at the MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2018. The Galaxy S9 will be available at Rs57,900 (64GB) and Rs65,900 (256GB), while the … Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Starts Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo Update

Sony has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Xperia XZ Premium. The update was originally expected for December, but the Japanese company had evidently sped up the process, and has brought the latest software to its high-end smartphone that was launched with Android 7.1 Nougat at MWC 2017. The Android Oreo update brings the Xperia XZ Premium closer to the … Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Premium Launched in India: Price, Release Date Specifications, and More

Perhaps in a move to preempt OnePlus and its claim of being the first to launch a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 smartphone in India, Sony on Thursday launched its flagship Xperia XZ Premium in India. Available from June 12, the Xperia XZ Premium price in India is Rs. 59,990 (best buy price). It will be available … Read more

Sony to Discontinue ‘Premium Standard’ Range, Xperia X Series No More: Report

After less than satisfactory sales numbers, Sony has reportedly decided to shut down one line of its smartphone portfolio altogether. The company’s ‘Premium Standard’ smartphones that comprise the Xperia X and Xperia X Compact launched last year will not get successors this year. Sony has confirmed this development at 2017 Investor Day citing not-so-satisfactory sales, … Read more

LinkedIn enhances Premium subscriptions to help you optimize your career

LinkedIn is rolling out updates to its Premium subscription plans in a move to boost the value proposition and direct outcomes delivered through LinkedIn data on businesses, careers and education. The changes are designed to make better use of both existing data and the new datasets LinkedIn is gathering on salary, company details and the … Read more

Nvidia job posting reveals GTX 1080 Ti, premium ‘Club GeForce Elite’ subscription

Between the introduction of the Shield lineup, GeForce Experience 3.0’s mandatory registration, and the arrival of GeForce Now’s cloud-based PC game streaming, it’s clear that Nvidia’s been striving to position itself as a one-stop gaming ecosystem for PC gamers, rather than a mere purveyor of graphics cards. Now, what appears to be an accidental TMI … Read more

Counterpoint: Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market may come down drastically

According to a new report from market research firm Counterpoint Research, Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market – which currently stands at 58% – may come down drastically to 35% in the fourth quarter of 2016. Not only this would be the lowest share for the South Korean company in many years, it would … Read more

Only ‘premium’ Xperia smartphones will be sold in India, Sony confirms

Sony has confirmed that moving forward, the company will sell only ‘premium’ Xperia smartphones in India. The confirmation came from the Japanese company’s India head of Xperia business Vijay Singh. “Sony Mobile drove transformation in FY15 towards a profitable and sustainable company globally including the areas mentioned. As part of our transformation, we are sharpening … Read more