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August 11th, 2015 2:02 PM 2 COMMENTS

Xiaomi to launch Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based MIUI 7 in India on August 19

Providing timely software updates isn't something Xiaomi is very good at. It brings in the software updates but with a delay. Xiaomi now plans on launching its Android 5.1.1 Lollipop based Chinese MIUI 7 ROM on August 13th in China and the same in global guise will then make its way to Indian shores on August 19. The company's Vice President, Hugo Barra will be heading the event and will be showing... Read More

August 11th, 2015 1:07 PM 0 COMMENTS

OnePlus 2 goes on sale at 4pm today on Amazon.in

Today is the day when one of the most awaited handsets of the year, the OnePlus 2 goes on sale. The smartphone will be made available on Amazon.in in the country at 4pm today. The ones who have been lucky enough to get an invite can head over later today and buy the so-called "2016 Flagship Killer". The 16GB version has been priced at Rs 22,999 whereas the 64GB version... Read More

August 11th, 2015 9:32 AM 2 COMMENTS

Phicomm Energy 653 with 4G LTE launched in India for Rs 4,999

Phicomm, another Chinese OEM who entered India a few weeks ago with the Passion 660 smartphone has just announced its second device for the Indian market called the Phicomm Energy 653. The budget smartphone comes with a sticker price of Rs 4,999 and brings 4G LTE on a budget. The device comes with a 5-inch HD display and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop. It is powered by a 1.1GHz quad-core Snapdragon... Read More

August 11th, 2015 9:12 AM 2 COMMENTS

Foxconn plans on opening a facility in every Indian state

The Indian Government's "Make in India" initiative is driving a lot of brands across categories towards manufacturing their products in India. Foxconn, the world's leading electronics assembly manufacturer is no different either and is looking to open a facility in every state in India. A slew of smartphone brands outsource their manufacturing process to Foxconn so it is only fitting that the company wants to leverage the same to achieve... Read More

August 10th, 2015 10:02 PM 6 COMMENTS

Future Android One devices might cost below Rs 3,000

Google's Android One program hasn't really ticked the boxes that Google would have liked it to. The first generation Android One device failed to bring about the traction Google started out to achieve and the response to the recently launched Lava Pixel V1 hasn't been great either. And Google has acknowledged the fact that the program is not turning out as it hoped it would. In order to give the sales... Read More

August 8th, 2015 9:40 AM 2 COMMENTS

Xiaomi smartphones are coming to brick and mortar stores, ties up with Redington

Xiaomi, the company has totally changed the smartphone arena in the country is set to further expand its reach to the nooks and corners of the country. After having covered its base quite well in online retail and is now focusing its attention towards offline retail. It already has offline presence through Airtel stores and The Mobile Store being its offline retail partners. But it seems like that Xiaomi doesn't want to... Read More

August 7th, 2015 6:18 PM 6 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage gets listed on Amazon

Xiaomi recently dropped the price of the Redmi 2 to Rs. 5,999. It seems that the Chinese smartphone OEM is gearing up to launch an upgraded version of the smartphone. The Redmi 2 Prime, which happens to be a slightly upgraded version of the device, was listed on Amazon briefly before it was taken down. There was no mention of the price, but we are guessing it would be around the Rs. 6,999... Read More

August 7th, 2015 5:48 PM 1 COMMENTS

Asus Zenpad 7 and Zenpad 8 launched for Rs 11,999 and Rs 14,999

The Asus ZenFestival 2015 played host to the launch of a wide array of devices, and two of them are the company's next-generation budget tablets. Dubbed ASUS Zenpad 7 and ASUS Zenpad 8, the tablets are priced at Rs. 11,999 and Rs. 14,999 respectively, and both feature Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system and voice calling. The ASUS Zenpad 7 features a 7-inch HD IPS LCD display with Gorilla Glass, 64-bit quad-core Intel Atom x3 C3230 processor, 2GB... Read More

August 6th, 2015 6:07 PM 5 COMMENTS

Asus Zenfone Max with 5,000 mAh battery launched, goes on sale in October

Asus is on a launch spree with its ZenFestival 2015. It has just announced the launch of a new smartphone called the Zenfone Max which comes with a 5,000mAh battery that can also be used to charge other phones. The pricing for the device hasn’t been revealed yet but will instead be revealed in October this year when this goes on sale. The Asus Zenfone Max is just 5.2mm thick... Read More

August 6th, 2015 4:30 PM 1 COMMENTS

Asus Zenfone Selfie with 13MP front camera launched in India at a starting price of Rs 15,999

Front cameras these days are getting as good as rear cameras courtesy of the craze among the masses for selfies. To cash in on the same, Asus has launched a new device called the Zenfone Selfie which it showcased last week in the country. The Zenfone Selfie has been pegged at a starting price of Rs 15,999 and will come in two variants. The two variants will be differentiated on the... Read More

August 5th, 2015 6:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

Lava Iris X5 4G with 13MP camera and 4G LTE launched for Rs. 10,499

Smartphones with 4G LTE connectivity are becoming increasingly popular in India, and every major OEM wants to ensure that they are present in the 4G arena. Lava has just announced a new 4G LTE handset in the country dubbed 'Lava Iris X5 4G', which has been priced at Rs. 10,499. The Lava Iris X5 4G uses of a 64-bit MT6735 chipset from MediaTek to handle the processing tasks, and features a glass rear with anti-smudge coating. The... Read More

August 5th, 2015 3:42 PM 6 COMMENTS

Karbonn Titanium MachFive with 2GB RAM and 5MP front camera launched for Rs 5,999

Karbonn has been keeping itself quite low profile while majority of the smartphone OEMs have been going all guns blazing the smartphone arena as far as the new launches go. But that won't be the case anymore as Karbonn has now launched a new device that will surely heat up the sub Rs 6,000 smartphone arena. Karbonn has just launch the Titanium MachFive in India and it has been priced at Rs 5,999.... Read More

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