Android 7.1 developer preview out for Nexus 5X, 6P and Pixel C tablet As announced earlier this month, Google has released Android 7.1 developer preview for select Google devices such as Nexus 6P. Nexus 5X and Pixel C tablet. Further, Google has also confirmed that other promised devices will also receive the developer preview soon though the company didn't reveal any timeline.

LeEco officially enters US market with its Ecosystem LeEco has entered the US market. The Chinese company announced its entry in the USA in an event held in San Francisco yesterday. It showcased its ecosystem model which is all about delivering content seamlessly across the different device which includes smartphones, TVs, smart bikes, virtual reality headsets and electric self-driving vehicles.

Oppo R9s, R9s Plus launched with 16MP rear and front cameras Oppo has announced the launch of Oppo R9s and R9s Plus at an event in China yesterday. The Oppo R9s is priced at 2799 Yuan (approximately Rs 27,680) while the R9s Plus comes at 3499 Yuan (approximately Rs 34,590). Both the smartphones have unibody metal design and come in Black, Gold and Rose Gold colour variants. The Oppo R9s will be available in China on October 28 while the Oppo R9s Plus on sale in December.

Blu Vivo 6 with metal body, 4GB RAM, full HD display launched Recently, Blu Products released Blu Energy X Plus 2, and Studio G Plus HD smartphones. Now company has launched its new smartphone under its Vivo series, dubbed as Blu Vivo 6. The smartphone is priced at ÂŁ224.23 and is available for pre-order through Amazon UK website. The phone comes in Rose Gold, Silver, and Gold colour options.

Xiaomi sold 1 million handsets in just 18 days in India Xiaomi seems to have done the most of the current festive season in India. The Chinese handset maker has just claimed to have sold 1 million handsets in just 18 days. Considering that the festive season has just started, Xiaomi could report an even bigger figure in the coming time.

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) surfaces with Android Marshmallow, 2GB RAM Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) which was recently spotted on Indian export import website Zauba, has now been spotted on GeekBench benchmarking website. The new Samsung phone comes with model number SM-J327V on GeekBench, same model number which was spotted on Zauba..

Honor 6X with Dual rear cameras, Kirin 655 SoC launched As expected, Huawei's sub brand Honor has launched the Honor 6X smartphone in China today. The smartphone comes in three variants- one with 3GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage at 999 Yuan, another with 4GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage at 1299 Yuan, while the third one has 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage and it costs 1599 Yuan.

OnePlus still making OnePlus 3, but soon it might come with an LCD panel OnePlus today rubbished reports that it has discontinued its latest flagship, the OnePlus 3. The rumour was first popped up in Gizmo China which reported that OnePlus is facing supply shortage for the AMOLED panels so it is working on a new variant which will come with an LCD panel. Also, later reports claimed that the refreshed variant might as well come with the latest Snapdragon 821 SoC which would make OnePlus 3 compatible with Daydream VR.

HTC to provide services for Google Pixel phones in India Google announced its Pixel smartphones on October 4 and they are now available in India for pre-orders. However, in absence of Google service centres, many were left wondering whom to approach if something goes wrong in the Pixel devices. To address that concern, Google has now teamed up with HTC whose service centres in India can now be approached by Pixel owners for services.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) spotted on Indian import tracking website The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016), which was launched in South Korea late last month, is now listed on Indian export import website Zauba with model no Samsung SM-A810F. This means that the phone may get launched in India, though Samsung has not said anything about it yet.

Oppo A59s launched with 4GB RAM, 16MP front camera Oppo A59s smartphone, which was found listed on TENAA earlier this month, has been launched in China. The smartphone is priced at Yuan 1999 (approximately Rs 19,867) and comes in Gold and Rose Gold color options.

Asus Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL now available in India at Rs 18,999 Back in August 2016, Asus launched its Zenfone 3 series with a total of four devices - Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Ultra and Zenfone 3 Deluxe. Now Asus has announced the launch of Zenfone 3 Laser ZC551KL in India at Rs 18,999 and it will be available on Flipkart initially and later on on other online retail websites.

Android powered BlackBerry DTEK60 now up for pre-order in US BlackBerry DTEK60 smartphone is in news from quite a while now owing to various leaks and rumors. Now finally the smartphone has been up for pre-order in US via a third party re-seller, B&H. The phone is priced at $499.99 (approximately Rs. 33,406). Interested customers can place the pre-oder on B&H's online store, as well as at its bricks and mortar store.

RIP Samsung Galaxy Note 7 On October 7, The Mobile Indian was the first tech website to suggest Samsung to stop making the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 and the Korean company seems to have listened to suggestion. On Tuesday, it announced its decision to discontinue the Galaxy Note 7 which has been marred in controversies ever since its launch in August this year.

Huawei Nova with 4GB RAM launched in China Huawei announced Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016, in Berlin last month. Huawei was expected to launch the Huawei Nova in China on October 6, but the company has however launched the device yesterday only. While Huawei had announced the Huawei Nova with 3GB RAM at IFA, the company has now launched the Huawei Nova with 4GB RAM in China. The new device launched is called the Huawei Nova (CAZ-AL10).

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