content top

Huawei wins the prestigious 2016 “Best Consumer Electronics Brand” Award

Huawei wins the prestigious 2016 “Best Consumer Electronics Brand”  Award

The winners of “Best Brands 2016 – the Chinese brand ranking” were announced by The Service plan Group, (The largest independent communications agency in Europe) jointly with GFK (World’s renowned market research organization) at an awards ceremony taking place in Shanghai. At the event, Huawei was named“Best Consumer Electronics Brand”, beating other brands competing for the category including Apple and Canon.Other winners this year include Airbnb-Best Disruptive Brand, WeChat-Best Digital Economy Brand, and BMW-Best Emotionally Bonding Brand. Launched in Germany since 2004, the Best Brands was designed to recognize the most successful and powerful brands. It is the first brand ranking in China to take a comprehensive view of exclusively the consumer’s opinions, evaluating it based on both emotional and behavioral dimensions – creating transparency and objectivity. Huawei has gained popularity and success at an extremely fast rate throughout the world including the Middle East region and Pakistan, which is very diverse in nature. Tapping into such markets is a challenge itself. With its new models, features, benefits, designs, and cost effective prices, nothing can stop Huawei from becoming No.1 enterprise in terms of technology and innovation. Glory Zhang, Chief Marketing Officer of Huawei Consumer Business said in his keynote speech at the ceremony“A few days ago, Time Magazine ranked the 100 most important photos in human history. Included, was the first-ever picture on a mobile phone. Can you guess, what is in that photo? A newborn baby in California, back to the year 1997. Today, Huawei has worked with Leica to redefine smartphone photography throughout the world. With the world’s first Leica dual-camera design, Huawei P9 has helped over 10 million people around the world to capture the wonderful moments in their life and turn them into artistic photos.” Huawei’s business is growing fast. In only five years, it has grown into one of the world’s top three smartphone brands. Interbrand ranked Huawei as one of the top 100 brands since 2014. This year, it has taken a step ahead and moved to number 72. The reason for this unprecedented success in such a short period of time is that Huawei has Innovation at the core of its business. Huawei focuses on meaningful innovations, which are very important to the consumer experience. This is evident with the break-through in performance and power consumption, with Huawei Mate 8 and the introduction of the world’s fastest chipset Kirin 960. And the latest Mate 9 Porsche Design, which is trending worldwide since consumers are excited to see the best combination of exquisite craftsmanship and powerful performance in a flagship smartphone. Ms. Glory Zhang further stated that on one hand, innovation leads the business. On the other hand, passion fuels the brand. It is the passion to aim high and to make a difference that unifies...

Read More

Google is all set to launch Android Wear 2.0 and two new Smartwatches at CES 2017

Google is all set to launch Android Wear 2.0 and two new Smartwatches at CES 2017

Google are all set to announce two new Smartwatches at the upcoming CES 2017 next month in Las Vegas. Details of which have been kept a hush hush but what we do know for a fact is that both the devices would be operating on the all new Android Wear 2.0 which promises to add a bunch of new exciting features. The most prominent additions to Android Wear 2.0 is the support for standalone apps which don’t require your smartphone, support for Android Pay and support for Google’s voice-activated Assistant that can be currently found in the Pixel devices. The update is also scheduled to arrive on a bunch of newer devices but for those of you who have older devices like the original Moto 360  or the ASUS ZenWatch are (unfortunately) not supported due to their hardware limitations most noticeable being the absence of NFC which is required for Android Pay to work. The devices that are scheduled to receive the Android Wear 2.0 update include the following: Moto 360 Gen 2 Moto 360 Sport LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE LG Watch Urbane LG G Watch R Polar M600 Casio Smart Outdoor Watch Nixon Mission Tag Heuer Connected Fossil Q Wander Fossil Q Marshal Fossil Q Founder Michael Kors Access Bradshaw Smartwatch Michael Kors Access Dylan Smartwatch Huawei Watch Huawei Watch Ladies Asus ZenWatch 2 Asus ZenWatch 3 Even though we were  left a bit saddened by the fact that the Moto 360 would not be getting the update since that was our very first Android Wear device, it does give us an added incentive to treat ourself to any of the aforementioned or maybe even one of the new upcoming Google devices this holiday season. Will keep you guys posted on this in the weeks to...

Read More

Google adds some holiday cheer to Assistant and Google Duo

Google adds some holiday cheer to Assistant and Google Duo

Christmas is just around the corner and Google has come up with their own unique way to celebrate this festive holiday season. Starting from today, our favorite web giants have added a bunch of cool new features to Google Assistant as well as Google Duo. The Santa tracker has been added to Google Assistant which tells you the whereabouts of everyone’s favorite old man. For example, if you ask assistant right now, it’ll currently say he’s preparing for departure at the North Pole and will leave in 5 days. There are plenty of new Santa jokes that have been added to assistant as well which further enhances the fun and humor not just among the younger generation but for all those who are young at heart. For those of you who are celebrating Hanukkah, you can also ask it to spin the dreidel, too. It’s all in the name of holiday cheer 🙂   Besides this, Google have also integrated the festivities within Google Duo, their official video calling app with a twist; in which few unsuspecting kids experienced the magic of Santa in New York’s Made by Google store. Check out the video below and see the excitement on the faces of all the children who were lucky enough to be a part of this wonderful activity. From all of us at Talk Android Phones,  we would like to wish our dear readers and their families a very Happy Holiday Season. Stay Blessed you guys!!  ...

Read More

Huawei thrills consumers with Pakistani celebrity icon – Wiqar Ali Khan

Huawei thrills consumers with Pakistani celebrity icon – Wiqar Ali Khan

Huawei continues to create more hype for its much anticipated, new flagship smartphone Mate 9. This masterpiece of innovation is getting a tremendous response from the consumers in Pakistan. A live video session was recently orchestrated with the popular actor and style icon – Wiqar Ali Khan appearing on Huawei’s official facebook page, where fans had the chance to interact with him and ask him questions, both personal as well as about the Huawei Mate 9. All interested fans can go view the video on Huawei’s facebook page, anytime, where Wiqar can be seen revealing his personal experience with the Huawei Mate 9 and also talking about the amazing ‘User Interface’, exceptional speed and powerful camera of this cutting-edge device. The larger than life screen size was another plus point that personally appealed to the showbiz star. Wiqar ran a fun contest where he asked the viewers why they deserve a Mate 9? Everyone could post their answers in the comments section and the lucky winners would receive exciting prizes and the chance to attend the exclusive launch event of mate 9 in Pakistan. Earlier, Wiqar Ali Khan had also attended the global launch event of Mate 9 device, held in Germany on the 3rd of November, 2016. Huawei is expected to launch the Mate 9 in the Pakistan market, within the next 15 days. The sophisticated device promises exceptionally powerful performance, as it features revolutionary new technologies like; a groundbreaking UX with a 5.9 inch FHD display and a 2nd generation ‘Leica’ dual-lens camera with Hybrid focus and Hybrid Zoom. It runs on a Huawei Kirin 960; Octa-core processor (4 x 2.4 GHz A73 + 4 x 1.8 GHz A53) + i6 coprocessor. It is the world’s first device to combine an ARM Cortex-A73/A53 Octa-core CPU and a Mali G71 Octa-core GPU. It also has the highly intuitive EMUI 5.0 that analyses and adapts to its user’s behavior patterns to create an inspiring personalized experience. The Marketing Director, Salman Javed of Huawei in Pakistan stated that: Huawei has once again delivered the fastest, most intuitive and reliable experience. The second generation Leica dual-lens camera on the Mate 9 captures professional-quality images in all lighting conditions, The Mate 9 has a powerful 8MP front camera, AF, F1.9 Main: Dual, 20MP Monochrome, Plus a 12MP RGB, F2.2 OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) with 4K video shooting. Other features include: 64GB ROM, 4GB RAM, along with microSD card slot, that supports up to 256GB (using secondary SIM slot). The large display screen features a 2.5D glass and exceptionally high resolution and contrast. The sleek, dual-sim device runs on a 4000 mAh battery, enhanced with supercharge technology. The sophisticated device is available in numerous colors like:...

Read More

Daraz and Zong all set to create a Digital Revolution with Black Friday 2016

Daraz and Zong all set to create a Digital Revolution with Black Friday 2016

After successfully introducing Pakistani customers and retailers to Black Friday last year, Daraz.pk has joined hands with Zong to bring Zong Black Friday 2016 powered by EasyPay on November 25. Black Friday on Daraz will be the biggest and most extraordinary sale event in Pakistan to date; that coupled with increased penetration of 4G internet and widespread use of online payment, this event is set to bring a digital revolution in Pakistan. Zong is Pakistan’s No. 1 Data Network and leads the telecommunications category with its unmatched 4G experience in more than 200 cities. With Daraz Black Friday, Zong will further propel 4G internet penetration, living up to its vision of touching the lives of all Pakistanis with their exciting offer of 4G SIMs with 12 GB data with all Black Friday 4G smartphone sales. “Daraz is the pioneer of Black Friday in Pakistan and we are very excited to work with them to bring the biggest online retail event of the year. What we are going to see on November 25, 2016 is going to be nothing short of a Digital Revolution and we are very excited to be working together towards the same,” said Moied Javeed Executive Director Commercial, Zong. Last year, customers enjoyed discounts worth Rs 132 million across multiple categories, saving big bucks on high value items ─ more refrigerators,washing machines and gaming consoles were sold on Black Friday than they had in the history of Daraz. Products were flying off the virtual shelves and stocks were constantly updated to make sure that everyone got a chance to fulfill their wishlists. This year, the team has worked relentlessly to put together an event that promises a lot more discount and a better shopping experience. The sale event will have up to 80% off on the entire online marketplace with over 150,000 genuine products. Daraz offers all payment options to its customers, from Cash on Delivery (COD), online card payment and internet bank transfer (IBFT). Additionally, EasyPay, Pakistan’s first and leading comprehensive online payment solution has partnered with Daraz yet again to bring another digital revolution with exciting offers and additional discounts for Zong Black Friday customers. Daraz’s long standing alliance with EasyPay has only grown over the year, the dynamic duo will be offering additional discounts across various payment platforms. Customers can pay with EasyPay by using their debit/credit cards, EasyPaisa mobile accounts or via any EasyPaisa Shop – it’s a completely secure and hassle free way to shop online. “With Pakistan’s best Online Payment Solution, EasyPay, we are very happy to have partnered with Daraz again for Black Friday 2016 ─ together we will continue to move the boundaries of...

Read More

Yayvo.com & JazzCash Team Up For Black Friday 2016

Yayvo.com & JazzCash Team Up For Black Friday 2016

After the success of its ‘Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF)’ in September, Yayvo.com, the nation’s leading online e-commerce portal, has joined hands with JazzCash to bring its customers ‘Yayvo Black Friday 2016’. Focused on making life simple, easy and convenient for customers, Yayvo.com has entered into strategic alliances with JazzCash as the official payment partner, where the mobile financial service provider will also be topping up discounts. On the other hand, FM 107 is the official radio partner for the event. “JazzCash has been at the forefront of the boom in local e-commerce industry with introduction of complimentary mobile financial services throughout the years. By continuously bringing innovation in our digital and mobile financial platform, JazzCash provides online shoppers a secure and convenient shopping experience. It is this payment security, which has played a significant role in making online shopping popular amidst smartphone users,” said Aniqa Afzal Sandhu, VP Digital & Mobile Financial Services – Mobilink. “By partnering with Yavyo.com for the Black Friday Sale, we are looking to provide customers greater convenience and security in payments, while also ensuring our continuous support of the e-commerce industry.” Already known for fantastic discount offers and sales, on this occasion Yayvo.com is offering its online shoppers discounts of up to 80% on over 1,000 products; exclusive brand launches; cost-effective deals – coupled with immediate nationwide delivery through the TCS logistics network. Adam Dawood, Head of Yayvo.com, commenting on the partnership said, “The objective of this partnership is to enable our customers to experience the best of e-commerce with amazing discounts and convenient payment systems brought to them through JazzCash. With this initiative, we plan on taking e-commerce to the next level.” Expected to be the one of the biggest things to hit the online shopping industry across Pakistan this year, ‘Yayvo Black Friday 2016’ promises to bring amazing benefits to each and every customer who visits the site with amazing deals and never before seen benefits for customers. Intended shoppers can subscribe for ‘Yayvo Black Friday’ on http://yay.deals/2fhlXZh  to get updates on the latest...

Read More
content top