March 24th, 2015 4:02 PM 4 COMMENTS

Huawei Honor 4X and Honor 6 Plus launched in India for Rs 10,499 and Rs 26,499

Huawei is trying to make its presence felt in the smartphone arena after being overshadowed by other Chinese smartphone manufacturers in the country. It has now launched two new smartphones in the country to catch the attention of buyers. The first one is the Honor 6 Plus (Rs. 26,499) and the other is Honor 4X, which is priced at Rs 10,499 and has been aimed squarely at Redmi Note 4G... Read More

March 19th, 2015 4:08 PM 5 COMMENTS

Chinese smartphone maker Meizu all set to debut in India

The year 2014 witnessed the entry of many Chinese manufacturers into the Indian market, such as Oppo, OnePlus, and Xiaomi . Now, another celebrated manufacturers from china, known as Meizu, is debuting in India. The company is known to provide affordable smartphones with high-specifications. Yesterday evening, Meizu created its India Facebook page and tweeted the link via its official Twitter handle. Also, the company is running a giveaway contest on... Read More

March 16th, 2015 1:00 PM 46 COMMENTS

Exclusive : Airtel Platinum 3G hands on review in Mumbai circle

As we reported previously, Airtel has launched 3G services on 900MHz in Mumbai circle which they have termed as Platinum 3G and claim that it has 30% better indoor coverage and is 34% faster than traditional 3G on 2100MHz band. Also Airtel claims that videos stream 25% faster and battery on platinum 3G lasts 16% longer than on traditional 3G. We decided to put Platinum 3G through our litmus test... Read More

March 12th, 2015 8:48 PM 0 COMMENTS

Android 5.0 Lollipop based Cyanogen OS 12 will ship with Boxer as its default email app

The Android 5.0 Lollipop-based release of Cyanogen OS, the Cyanogen OS 12 will usher in a host of changes along with featuring a brand new default email app, Boxer. Cyanogen has always been vocal about its intention to “take away Android from Google” and one of the biggest challenges faced by the venture-funded start up is to provide persuasive alternatives to many of Google’s popular services such as Maps, Gmail... Read More

February 11th, 2015 6:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

Gionee Elife S7 to be unveiled during MWC 2015, won’t be ultra-slim

It has been quote a long time since Gionee released a high-end smartphone. The last high-end smartphone from the company was the Elife E7, which received very little attention from when it came to software updates. Now, Gionee is sending out press invitations for its keynote event which is to be held during MWC 2015, where it is expected to officially unveil its next smartphone, the Gionee Elife S7. As... Read More

February 9th, 2015 6:40 PM 3 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Mi 4 64GB variant to be launched in India on February 24 for Rs. 23,999

After launching the 16GB variant of the Mi 4 in India, Xiaomi has announced that it would launch the 64GB variant of the device on February 24. As per the company's official announcement through its official Facebook Page, the Xiaomi Mi 4 64GB would be priced at Rs. 23,999 in India. When Xiaomi first announced the price of the 16GB variant of the Mi 4, there was a bit of... Read More

February 6th, 2015 8:42 PM 6 COMMENTS

Asus announces a 9,600 mAh power bank with a design quite similar to Xiaomi’s

Asus has become quite popular since it released the Zenfone lineup of value-for-money smartphones. Now, it has taken this chance to announce a power bank with a capacity of 9,600 mAh, which means that it can charge most smartphones for at least 3-4 times. On the inside, it is powered by three batteries, each with a capacity of 3,220 mAh, unlike Xiaomi's 10,400 mAH power bank, which has 4 2,600... Read More

February 1st, 2015 11:27 AM 0 COMMENTS

HTC One M8 and One M7 Android 5.0 Lollipop update delayed

After Google officially showcased Android 5.0 Lollipop last year, some smartphone brands promised that they will push out the latest Android update to their smartphones as soon as possible. LG, HTC, and OnePlus were some of these brands, and HTC had reaffirmed that it would push the Android 5.0 update to its high-end smartphones within 90 days of Google releasing the source code. However, it seems like HTC has failed... Read More

January 28th, 2015 6:11 PM 6 COMMENTS

Cyanogen wants to break away from Google, plans to launch its own app store

Cyanogen is looking to make Android its own, and if you're wondering about their solution, they are planning to fork Android. They want to make Android truly open source, by breaking it away from Google, in order to allow developers to provide a deeper level of integration as much as possible. Kirt McMaster, CEO at Cyanogen, later explained it to Android Authority, "We're making a version of Android that is... Read More

January 25th, 2015 7:03 PM 3 COMMENTS

News Roundup: Everything that Xiaomi has launched or announced in January 2015

Within  six months of its launch in India, Xiaomi has become one of the most popular smartphone brands in the country. All the smartphones launched by Xiaomi; the Mi 3, the Redmi 1S, the Redmi Note 3G, and the Redmi Note 4G, have become the best-sellers in their respective price ranges. However, brands like Asus, Huawei, and Lenovo are catching up to the game with their new smartphone launches. To compete... Read More

January 22nd, 2015 5:13 PM 4 COMMENTS

Lava to launch new sub-brand of Xolo to recreate Xiaomi’s online-only model

Following the steps of Micromax, another Indian smartphone maker, Lava is going to replicate Xiaomi and Motorola’s online-only business model for selling its smartphones. To take this decision forward, the company has announced that it will soon launch a sub-brand of its popular Xolo brand along with an exclusive e-commerce portal for conducting the online sales smoothly. The news also received a confirmation from the founder of Lava, Vishal Sehgal, via Economic Times. Although, Sehgal refused to unleash the... Read More

January 13th, 2015 10:37 AM 4 COMMENTS

Micromax’s Yu Yureka to go on sale today for the first time, 10,000 units available

Micromax's first smartphone under its new series of Cyanogen OS powered smartphones, the Yu Yureka will go on sale today for the first time. Around 10,000 units of the smartphone, will be available for purchase from Amazon India from 2PM today to registered members only for Rs. 8,999. The Yu Yureka features a 5.5-inch HD IPS LCD display, a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, and... Read More

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