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Sub $100 entry-level Nexus smartphone in the works

Google's Nexus smartphone are generally great value for their price and offer the latest and greatest in terms of Android operating system. According to a new report from MTKSJ, Google is currently working on an ultra-cheap variant of Nexus smartphone which would bear a sub $100 (Rs 6,500) price tag. Google is said to be collaborating with MediaTek this time by using their processor chipset in this entry-level Nexus smartphone. ... Read more

UPDATED: Motorola Moto E specifications leaked, might be a slimmer version of the Moto G

It looks like Motorola is looking to replicate its success of Moto G in the low-end price range with the upcoming Moto E. The specifications of the Moto E have been leaked in Mexico and from the looks of it, the Moto E will be priced similarly to the Moto G. 4.3 inch touchscreen, 1280 x 720 pixels (expected) 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM, microSD card slot (expected) ... Read more

More details about OnePlus One’s camera, hardware and customisation options surface online

OnePlus is a new smartphone brand by a former top employee of Oppo. The device is set to be announced on 23 April but more details about their first smartphone, OnePlus One have surfaced online. Information about its hardware internals, camera samples and customisation options are now available. The OnePlus One will come with a 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB of RAM and a 5.5 inch full HD ... Read more

Apple starts offering discounts worth Rs 10,000 on iPhone 4S and 4th Generation iPad

Apple has always been known as the company that could sell its products without offering discounts. But in a recent bid to boost the sales of its yesteryear products, it is offering discounts that are bound to attract a slew of buyers. Apple is offering a discount of Rs 10,000 on the iPhone 4S 8GB and the same holds true for 4th Generation iPad with Retina display. Let us have ... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 listed on Samsung India eStore for Rs 36,340

Samsung India eStore has listed the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 on their website for Rs 36,340 but it isn't readily available yet. It was originally announced in June 2013 and launched in Q3 of 2013 in other countries. Samsung had already launched the 7 inch and 8 inch variants of the Galaxy Tab 3 last year but we are not sure why it took Samsung close to a year to ... Read more

Over 267 million smartphones shipped worldwide in Q1, 2014

According to a market researcher TrendForce, over 267 million smartphones were shipped worldwide during Q1, 2014. As per the research firm, it was a 1.13% rise when compared to the same quarter last year. Smartphones are expected to reach 6.7% more shipments in the current quarter (Q2, 2014) when compared to Q1, 2014. Samsung, with a 30% market share maintained its podium position, thanks to sales of its low and ... Read more

Nokia X gets a price cut, now selling for around Rs 7,000 in India

Nokia X, first Android based smartphone from Nokia which was launched last month has received a major price cut today. Originally, launched at a price of Rs 8,599, is now selling for Rs 7,027. Running on a custom version of Android v4.1.2 JellyBean, the device has looks borrowed from the Lumia smartphones while the UI looks like a mix of Asha OS and Microsoft's  Windows Phone operating system. The Nokia X ... Read more

Obi Mobiles, backed by former Apple Inc. CEO launched in India

Yet another smartphone brand has launched in India today. Obi Mobiles, backed by former Apple Inc. CEO John Sculley, plans to sell Android smartphones in the price range of Rs 5,000 to Rs 8,000 in India. They are planning to sell a million handsets within next five months and turn profitable. According to analysts, around 15 - 18 million smartphones will be sold in India in a price range of ... Read more

HTC Is Working On A Cheaper Version Of HTC One M8 With Plastic Materials

According to TMTPost, HTC might be working on a cheaper version of One M8 with plastic materials. According to the report, the price of the plastic version of HTC One M8 would be set at 3,000 YUAN (Rs 29,027) while the metal version of the One M8 is currently priced at 5,299 YUAN (Rs 51,271). If this price difference turns out to be true, it would have a great impact ... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S5 Experienced 30% More Sales Than Galaxy S4 On Launch Day

Samsung has released the Galaxy S5 last week throughout the world and as per reports, it has already broke the launch day sales records of all the previous smartphones from Samsung. As per the latest report from Korea, Samsung Galaxy S5 has experienced 30% more increase when compared to that of Samsung Galaxy S4. The sales of Galaxy S5 might have doubled that of Galaxy S4 in some European countries. ... Read more

Amazon Might Launch Its First Smartphone In June With 3D Capabilities

Starting its venture into hardware with e-book reader Kindle, Amazon hasn't looked back. It's hardware efforts have been very well received, be it Kindle PaperWhite or Kindle Fire. After launching Kindle Fire, it was widely guesstimated that Amazon might enter the smartphone market to compete with Google, Microsoft and Apple. Instead, last week, they entered into media streaming box business with Amazon Kindle Fire TV. Just like Xiaomi, Amazon sells its ... Read more

Xiaomi’s India Launch Plans Might Be Delayed As It Prefers Entering South-East Asian Countries First

As per a report from The Guardian, India is set to be the second largest market for mobile phones in 2014 and it's no wonder that every mobile phone brand wants to make its presence felt here. All the Chinese smartphone brands are flocking to India one by one. Gionee made it's entry in India sometime in 2013 with the launch of Dream D1. Oppo made its entry in India ... Read more

Apple iPhone 6 With A 4.7 Inch Screen Could Launch In September This Year

We all have craved for an iPhone that could compete with Android smartphones these days in terms of screen size. It looks like Apple may have finally realised the need of bigger screen size and they might already be testing an iPhone with a screen larger than the current 4 inch size. According to a report from Japanese publication EMSOne, Apple might launch the iPhone 6 with a 4.7 inch ... Read more

LG G3 Screenshot Leaked, Could Pack In A QHD (2560 x 1600 Pixels) Display

LG missed out on releasing a flagship Android smartphone in the same cycle as the Sony Xperia Z2, Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8. But they are preparing the successor of LG G2 for a May 17th release as per rumours. The only details that are kind of available right now are that it will feature a 5.5 inch QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution screen and a quad-core ... Read more

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