Tag Archive for Russia

Yotaphone 2

Yotaphone 3 to cost €350 and include E Ink screen

Russian smartphone maker Yota is set to complete its comeback to the mobile market, with a new device that will sell for the equivalent of around €350/£275/$350. The Yotaphone 3 will retain the unique dual screen set-up, which has featured on previous devices from the company.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) - black

New leaks of Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) and J7 (2017) emerge

A notable amount of leaks have appeared online in recent days relating to the 2017 editions of Samsung’s J-series smartphones. Given the amount of information now available, an official announcement of the devices does not appear to be far away.

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Sailfish OS - lock screen

Sailfish OS receives Russian government backing

Sailfish OS has been ratified for use across Russian government departments. It is a development that means Sailfish becomes the only mobile operating system to be officially verified for governmental use in the country.

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Nexus 5X & Nexus 6P smartphones - assorted colours

Russian regulator fines Google after Yandex complaint

There is further good news for the Russian search engine giant Yandex in its ongoing battle with Google. In its latest decision, the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS) has ruled against Google, fining the company 438 million rubles (€6.05 million/£5.29 m/$6.75 m) for anti-competition practices.

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Yandex mobile search on Android

Yandex attracting more Android searches in Russia

Yandex has claimed that is has made gains when it comes to searches completed on Android devices, in its home market of Russian. The search engine company has said that it now accounts for around 40 percent of Android searches in Russia.

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Sailfish OS smartphones

Russian mobile operating system under development

A new mobile operating system is being developed in Russia. The platform is being targeted at enterprise users, as well as those who are concerned about privacy.

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HTC One (E8)

HTC One (E8) is heading to Russia

HTC are set to launch a cheaper version of their flagship HTC One smartphone in Russia. The HTC One (E8) features a polycarbonate plastic body, rather than the metal casing of its more expensive sibling, the HTC One (M8).

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HTC One - black

Android 4.3 hits the HTC One in Europe

There is some great news for European HTC One owners, as the process of updating to Android 4.3 handsets is now underway on the continent. The roll-out has started in Russia, as well as some central European and Scandinavian countries.

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