About the author: Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

March 24th, 2017 12:29 PM 1 COMMENTS

Google Finally Addresses the Bluetooth Issue on Pixel and Pixel XL

If you recall, nearly a month ago, several users of Google Pixel and Pixel XL started complaining about a weird bug that was causing them Bluetooth connectivity issues on their phones. As the complaint number increased, Google officially acknowledged that something has broken in the February security patch update. The search giant, however, was silent all these days and today, a user has posted on the forums page of Google... Read More

March 24th, 2017 10:31 AM 4 COMMENTS

The Dual SIM Variants of Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 to Have Dedicated mircoSD Card Slots, Unlike Nokia 6

Nokia, at the recently concluded MWC 2017 event has launched two new Android smartphones, the Nokia 3 and the Nokia 5, and also made the Nokia 6 global. The company, at the time of launch, confirmed that all the three phones would come in dual SIM variants, but the real question raised about the storage expansion in the phones, whether they come with a hybrid slot or dedicated microSD card... Read More

March 23rd, 2017 6:25 PM 27 COMMENTS

Airtel Acquires Tikona to Boost its 4G Services in Five Circles With 2300MHz Spectrum

Last week, it was rumoured that Bharti Airtel is planning to acquire the 4G business of local internet service provider, Tikona. Today, the company has officially announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Tikona Digital Networks to acquire the 4G business. After the deal, Tikona's 4G business including the Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and 350 sites in five telecom circles will be controlled by Airtel. The... Read More

March 23rd, 2017 5:03 PM 2 COMMENTS

Micromax Spark Vdeo With 1GB of RAM and 5MP Rear Camera Launched for Rs. 4499

Micromax is rumored to launch a slew of smartphones by the end of this month, and the first one on the list is the Micromax Spark Vdeo. The homegrown brand has silently launched the phone in India at Rs. 4499 and comes with entry-level specifications. The Micromax Spark Vdeo flaunts a 4.5-inch FWVGA display with a resolution of 854x480 pixels. An unspecified quad-core chipset powers the phone with the clock speed... Read More

March 23rd, 2017 11:50 AM 3 COMMENTS

RCom gets CCI approval for sale of towers to Brookfield

Reliance Communications on Thursday said that it has received approval from the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for the sale of the Tower Division of Reliance Infratel Limited to Brookfield Infrastructure Group. The sale will be carried out pursuant to a demerger of the Tower Division to Towercom Infrastructure Private Limited (Towerco), which will be the second largest independent and operator-neutral towers company in India after Indus Towers. Upon the... Read More

March 23rd, 2017 7:14 AM 15 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Introduces New Offers for Airtel 4G Hotspot Users; Prices Start at Rs. 3,200 for 10GB

Bharti Airtel has come up with two new special offers of Rs. 3,200 and Rs. 4,000 for the customers who purchase a new Airtel 4G Hotspot. Airtel is currently running the campaign in the offline market, so the offer is available only at some retail stores. Under the new Rs. 3,200 special offer, Airtel is providing 10GB of 4G data per month for three months along with a free hotspot... Read More

March 22nd, 2017 11:20 PM 21 COMMENTS

OnePlus Announces Midnight Black Limited Edition of OnePlus 3T and it Looks Dope

Earlier today, we reported that OnePlus is going to launch another limited edition of OnePlus 3T in Matte Black colour variant. The company, a few hours back announced the limited edition 'Midnight Black' variant of the OnePlus 3T. The best part of this version is you can actually get your hands on the phone. Recently, OnePlus released an exclusive variant of OnePlus 3T in collaboration with Paris fashion house, Colette,... Read More

March 22nd, 2017 6:18 PM 6 COMMENTS

Vodafone Launches 4G Services in Manipur Along With Introductory Offer of 22GB 4G Data at Rs. 999

Vodafone India, today, has announced the expansion of their 4G footprint to Manipur. The services were launched in the capital city of the state- Imphal. Vodafone is launching the 4G services after the successful roll out of services in Kerala, Karnataka, Kolkata, Delhi & NCR, Mumbai, Haryana, UP East, Gujarat, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Maharashtra & Goa, Odisha, Tamil Nadu & Chennai, UP West, Assam & North East, and Punjab. Also,... Read More

March 22nd, 2017 4:26 PM 13 COMMENTS

Lava Z25 and Z10 Smartphones with 4G VoLTE Launched for Rs. 18,000 and Rs. 11,500 Respectively

Lava Mobiles, today, at an event in New Delhi has launched two new smartphones, namely, the Lava Z25 and Lava Z10. At the launch event, Lava claimed that both the phones are aimed at shutterbugs and comes with impressive camera features. The Lava Z25 is the company's flagship phone, whereas the Lava Z10 will settle as a budget offering. Diving into the specifications, the Lava Z25 comes with a 5.5-inch... Read More

March 22nd, 2017 2:55 PM 7 COMMENTS

Samsung Pay With UPI Payment Integration Officially Announced in India

After offering the service under early access, Samsung has officially announced its payments service, the Samsung Pay in India today. The Samsung Pay service now comes integrated with Unified Payments System (UPI) service, which is touted as the next big thing in the payments system in India. In addition, Samsung also announced the support for American Express Cards from today. Samsung has roped in Paytm as one of the payment... Read More

March 22nd, 2017 12:54 PM 2 COMMENTS

Blue Sapphire Colour Variant of the Moto G5 Launching Soon

At the MWC 2017 tech show, Motorola launched the Moto G5 Plus and Moto G5. Just a week ago, the Moto G5 Plus was launched in India starting at a price tag of Rs. 14,999, whereas the Moto G5 is yet to reach Indian shores. At the time of its launch, Motorola unveiled the phones in only two colours- Fine Gold and Lunar Grey. However, rumours suggest that Motorola will... Read More

March 21st, 2017 11:57 PM 14 COMMENTS

Android O Developer Preview is Out; Google Promises Improved Notifications and Better Battery Life, Yet Again

It was just one year since Google released the Android N Developer Preview and that took everyone by surprise because Google broke their scheduled timeline by releasing the early preview OS. Google is continuing the same trend this year as well. To everyone' surprise, Google announced the first Developer Preview of Android O today. As expected, the new OS did not have any name for now and is codenamed as... Read More

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