May 3rd, 2014 2:30 AM 18 COMMENTS

Micromax to bring 4G LTE smartphone soon, to be powered by a Nvidia Tegra 4i processor

According to @LeaksterInc, Micromax is readying a 4G LTE compliant smartphone codenamed as 'Phoenix'.  It will be powered by an Nvidia Tegra 4i SoC which was announced way back in mid February along with Nvidia Tegra K1. This information was leaked along with the image of the device. [caption id="attachment_116842" align="aligncenter" width="302"] Micromax Phoenix 4G LTE Smartphone[/caption] The device is said to closely resemble Wiko Wax which is targeted towards the European market.... Read More

May 1st, 2014 9:43 PM 0 COMMENTS

Amazon’s first smartphone will focus on gesture-based navigation and digital services

After the success of the Kindle line of tablets, Amazon is getting ready to launch its first smartphone. While earlier rumors detailed the device's unique hardware assisted 3D abilities, the latest leak showcases the design of the device. As you can see from the image above, Amazon's first smartphone takes a lot of styling cues from devices like the iPhone, Galaxy S line and the HTC One. The front hardware button... Read More

May 1st, 2014 12:32 PM 8 COMMENTS

Airtel Launches 4G on Mobile in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula

Airtel today announced the launch of 4G on mobile in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula with the roll out of Airtel 4G services, customers can experience an all new ‘electrifying’ internet browsing experience anytime, anywhere. [caption id="attachment_115940" align="aligncenter" width="404"] Airtel 4G LTE[/caption]   Customers using Apple iPhone 5s or 5c have to just upgrade their existing SIM to a 4G SIM and select from any 4G plan or pack to start... Read More

April 25th, 2014 12:52 AM 15 COMMENTS

Samsung clarifies that the price drop of Galaxy S5 was never official

Samsung Galaxy S5 was launched in India with an official price tag of INR 51,500. Soon after HTC One M8 was launched with a price tag of Rs 49,900, Galaxy S5 price saw a drop of Rs 5,000 on Flipkart. After various blogs reported yesterday that Samsung has slashed the price of Galaxy S5, Samsung came out and clarified today that the reports are untrue and that price of the... Read More

April 24th, 2014 8:02 PM 8 COMMENTS

Tata Docomo Users to get 90 Days of free Truecaller Premium Services

Tata Docomo has partnered with Truecaller to offer free 90 days of premium services to its subscribers who are using Android and iPhone, Tata Docomo will also offer free data usage plans for the Truecaller App bundled with this offer. Truecaller premium service offers the following features • Ad Free: Users will experience an advertisement free Truecaller experience • Profile Views: Users will be able to see who’s viewed their... Read More

April 21st, 2014 7:34 PM 15 COMMENTS

Sony Xperia M2 launched in India for Rs 21,990

Announced in February 2014, during the Mobile World Congress, the Xperia M2 has been launched in India today at a price tag of Rs 21,990. This dual-SIM smartphone comes with a 4.8 inch LCD screen with qHD (960 x 540 pixels) resolution and 229 ppi. The software on it is based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean while the hardware guts includes a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno... Read More

April 18th, 2014 5:48 PM 0 COMMENTS

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. [caption id="attachment_116142" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Smartphone Shipments In Q1 2014[/caption] Samsung, with a 30% market share maintained its... Read More

April 13th, 2014 5:54 PM 19 COMMENTS

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

April 13th, 2014 4:18 PM 2 COMMENTS

Airtel Offering 6 Months Of Free 3G Data To Samsung Galaxy S5 Buyers

Bharti Airtel in collaboration with Samsung, is offering data bundles with the new Galaxy S5 to both pre-paid and post-paid customers. This is a part of Samsung's  large scale collaboration with SingTel, a Singapore based Telecommunications company which owns 32% stake in Bharti Airtel. [caption id="attachment_115991" align="aligncenter" width="614"] Airtel Samsung Galaxy S5 Data Bundle[/caption] As a part of what they call as a 'Retail Collaboration Programme', Airtel will offer mid-range and high-end smartphones... Read More

April 13th, 2014 2:41 AM 6 COMMENTS

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

April 11th, 2014 11:11 AM 0 COMMENTS

Mobile Handset Vendors & OEMs Pushing Telcos For Faster 4G LTE Rollout In India

Multiple mobile handset vendors as well as OEMs are in collaboration with telecom operators in India for faster 4G LTE network rollout. India uses TD-LTE technology for the deployment of 4G networks over Band 40 (2300 MHz). Earlier, this technology was being used only by China and India but now, more and more countries in Asia are adopting it due to its lower cost of deployment when compared to LTE FDD. [caption... Read More

April 8th, 2014 11:00 AM 9 COMMENTS

Qualcomm Finally Announces 64-Bit Snapdragon 808 and Snapdragon 810 High-End Mobile Processors

After Apple released 64-bit processor based iPhone 5S to everyone's surprise, Qualcomm felt like it was on the backfoot in the mobile processor market, so much so that it hit them in the gut and they were totally unprepared for it. back then, Qualcomm's CMO Anand Chandrashekhar went on to say that 64-bit processor is a gimmick. But yesterday, Qualcomm has finally unveiled its first high-end 64-bit mobile processors (also... Read More

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