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Spice Stellar 519 with Snapdragon 410 and 4G LTE launched for Rs. 8,499

Telecom operators are busy preparing for the nationwide 4G LTE rollout and smartphone manufacturers are busy launching budget 4G LTE handsets. Spice Mobiles has joined the list too by launching the 4G LTE enabled Stellar 519 in the country for Rs. 8,499. The smartphone also happens to be the first handset from its stable which has a 64-bit chipset. The Stellar 519 comes shod with a 5-inch FWVGA display. A [...]

Sony Xperia P2 specifications leak, will feature a 12MP camera with OIS and a 4,240 mAh battery

Recently, Sony Xperia Z4 was quietly announced by the company in Japan, and it didn't excite us due to its similarities with the Sony Xperia Z3. Some reports suggested that the Xperia Z4 is an exclusive launch for the Japanese market and that Sony will bring an all new device for the rest of the world. Now, an upcoming smartphone from Sony, the Xperia P2, has been leaked, complete with [...]

LG’s mid-ranger smartphone ‘Magna’ now available in India for Rs. 15,590

LG’s mid-range smartphone, Magna (LG-H502F), is now available in India via retail stores. Mumbai-based mobile phones retailer, Mahesh Telecom, revealed the information. The device has a slight curved design with the display crafted in a 3000mm radius curve. LG also launched the Spirit smartphone with a 4.7-inch display in India recently, it was launched alongside Magna. LG Magna was first announced in February ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015. [...]

Intex launches Aqua Power+ with 4,000 mAh battery at Rs. 8,999

Intex has unveiled the Aqua Power+, which is another addition to the Aqua series and also the successor to the Aqua Power HD that was launched sometime back. The Aqua Power+ features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) screen, and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor paired with 2GB of RAM. It runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and has 16GB of internal storage, further expandable up to 32GB via microSD [...]

Asian Giants Bet Big on Digital India

Asian investors are making big plays in the Indian venture ecosystem and are honing in on all things India mobile. In today's news, sources indicate that Chinese digital commerce giant Alibaba, through its separate payment unit Alipay, is set to make its second investment into India, this time into Indian low-cost mobile phone maker Micromax. Earlier this year, the group invested in Paytm, a fast-growing Indian digital payment company. It's not just the Chinese [...]

iBall launches Cobalt Oomph 4.7D with 5MP front camera for Rs. 7,999

iBall has unveiled yet another smartphone in the Cobalt series, known as Oomph 4.7D. The phone features a sleek metallic design and after being listed on iBall’s official site, it has finally made an official entry in the market. The Cobalt Oomph 4.7D comes is a Dual SIM device with a 4.7-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor [...]

Ratan Tata invests in Xiaomi, Alipay picks up a stake in Micromax

Today is quite an important day in terms of announcements. An Indian giant has invested in a Chinese one and a Chinese juggernaut has invested in an Indian tech giant. To start off, Xiaomi has just announced that Mr. Ratan Tata,  Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons has invested an undisclosed amount in Xiaomi. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer is the third largest globally (largest in China) and this is the first [...]

Sony planning to launch India-specific budget smartphones

Sony has been struggling for the past quite some time in India as far as the smartphones are concerned. The global strategy of the manufacturer doesn’t seem to be working too well in the country as its devices come across as over-priced at times. The company seems to have realised this fact and re-evaluating its strategy for the Indian market these days. Sony has started working on budget handsets specifically [...]

Micromax Canvas Play gets listed online, coming soon with Android Lollipop

It seems like that Micromax is on a spree of launching budget smartphones with Android 5.0 Lollipop. After recently launching the Canvas Spark, the Indian smartphone brand is all geared up to launch another budget Android smartphone in the lower-end price category. The upcoming handset from Micromax will be named as Micromax Canvas Play and will bear the model number Q355. It will come with a 5.5-inch FWVGA display, which may seem a bit too stretched. Under [...]

Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen) and Moto G (2nd Gen) prices dropped in India

Motorola has just reduced the prices of the Moto X (2nd generation) and Moto G (2nd generation) in the country. The price of the Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) has been reduced from Rs 12,999 to Rs 10,999, while the price of the Moto X (2nd Gen) has been reduced by Rs 3,000 across the variants. The 16GB variant of the Moto X (2nd Gen) now costs Rs. 26,999 instead of Rs 29,999 [...]

These are the best 4G LTE smartphones in India as of April 2015

Telecom operators will start a nation-wide roll out of 4G LTE networks in India starting this year, and the smartphone brands are looking to capitalise on this. They are flooding the market with smartphones that are compatible with these 4G LTE networks. In this flood, many consumers might be confused as to which device to buy. So, if you are someone who wants to buy a 4G LTE smartphone in [...]

Laptop-grade ARM Cortex-A72 processors coming to smartphones next year

As more and more people are using their smartphones and tablets as their primary computing devices, the processing performance of these devices is getting all that important. ARM is the driving force behind mobile processors, and even the biggies like Qualcomm, Apple, Samsung, and Nvidia rely on it. After announcing its next-generation cores earlier this year, ARM has detailed some of the features of its upcoming CPU cores dubbed Cortex-A72. [...]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini won’t be upgraded to Android Lollipop

Samsung usually has a pretty clean record when it comes to providing regular updates for its devices. It has already begun updating its yesteryear mid-rangers and flagships with Android 5.0 Lollipop. Galaxy S4 Mini, the almost two-year old mid-ranger won't be getting Android 5.0 Lollipop as per the latest piece of information. Many of you who own the device may be disappointed but the flipside of the coin is that the [...]

Apple Watch App Store goes live with over 3,000 applications

The Apple Watch has finally started hitting the retail shelves; but not in all its variants and not everywhere. The first crop of users has already started posting its experiences and impressions of the smartwatch. Apple has just launched the App Store for the smartwatch and has made the app store worth the wait. There are over 3,000 apps in the App Store for the time being which seems like [...]

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