Xiaomi unveils Mi 4 with Snapdragon 801, Full HD Display

Xiaomi Mi 4

As India rushed to buy Xiaomi’s Mi 3 earlier today, the Chinese company was busy unveiling its successor – the Mi 4 at an event in China. The Mi 4 looks like an incremental update to the Mi 3 with a slight bump in specs but a new design. The phone improves on the predecessor […]

Xiaomi Mi 3 Review

Xiaomi Mi 3 Review

India is known to be a price sensitive market and though we’ve got Rs. 50,000 devices from Samsung, LG, HTC, Sony, entry-level and mid-range market is a totally different ball game. The success here, depends on how well the features are packed and most importantly, at what price? Motorola tasted success in the segment with […]

LG launches G3 in India, starts from Rs. 47,990

LG G3

LG today introduced its flagship phone – G3 completing the quartet of flagship launches amongst HTC, Samsung, Sony and LG in the Indian market. The phone was unveiled by Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan who highlighted the phone’s “simple” features. The G3 will sell in India in two variants – 16GB and 32GB for a price […]

LG G3 Beat promises G3-like experience in mid-tier segment

LG G3 Beat

LG has announced the ‘mini’ version of its G3 smartphone – the G3 Beat. LG says G3 Beat will offer similar premium user experience with Floating Arc metallic design and fast Laser Auto Focus technology in a more compact form factor. Targeted at the mid-range market, the G3 Beat is powered by Qualcomm’s 1.2GHz quad-core […]

Xiaomi announces Mi 3 for Rs. 13,999

Xiaomi Mi 3

As expected, Xiaomi today announced their arrival in the Indian smartphone market with the Mi 3. The flagship device from Xiaomi undercuts the highly competitive smartphone market with a lucrative price of Rs. 13,999 yet packing Nexus 5-like hardware that sells for double the price. The Mi 3 will be sold exclusively on Flipkart.com from […]

HTC launches One (E8) and Desire 616 in India

HTC One E8

HTC today announced two new devices in India – the HTC One (E8) and the Desire 616. The HTC One (E8) is similar to the company’s flagship but loses the premium metal finish and Duo camera for a 13 megapixel one at the rear. The HTC One (E8) comes with a “dual curve deisgn,” BoomSound […]

Asus launches ZenFone series in India

Asus ZenFone 6

As expected, Asus has announced its ZenFone series in India. The ZenFone series consists of three devices – ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 and are priced very aggressively to take on the highly competitive smartphone market. Priced at just Rs. 5,999, the Asus ZenFone 4 is powered by Intel’s 1.2GHz dual-core Atom Z2520 […]

Sony unveils Xperia C3, emphasises on selfies

Xperia C3

Sony just announced the Xperia C3 smartphone and is touted to be the “ultimate smartphone for selfies.” The phone sports a 5 megapixel wide-angle front-facing camera with soft flash that offers 25mm with 80 degree field of view, thus allowing the user to capture more in a single frame. The Xperia C3 also boasts selfie-centric […]

Xiaomi Mi3 will sell for Rs. 14,999 in India

xiaomi-mi3-ind

Xiaomi, another China-based company had been teasing its arrival in the Indian market and today they’ve confirmed the price of the launch device. The Xiaomi Mi3 will carry a price tag of Rs. 14,999 and given the current competition, Mi3 seems to blow every device in that price range out of the water. Xiaomi Mi3 […]

Asus Zenfone 5 First Impressions

Asus Zenfone 5

Asus has had a strong presence in the Indian market but the Taiwanese company hasn’t been able to penetrate the highly competitive smartphone market. This time, however, Asus plans to turn its fortune with the Zenfone series. The first in the range – the Zenfone 5 will soon be launched in the Indian market but […]

Gionee starts rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for CTRL V5 and Elife S5.5

Gionee Elife S5.5 Android 4.4 KitKat

China-based Gionee has started rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for CTRL V5 and Elife S5.5 devices. The update will bring the devices to Android 4.4.2 KitKat and bring in improved performance and hopefully improved battery life. While we’re unsure of the exact changes and improvements in the CTRL V5, the Elife S5.5 sports an […]

Google targets the next billion with Android One

Micromax Android One

Google kicked off the long I/O keynote with the announcement of Android One. The program aims to bring Android smartphone to the next billion consumers at a sub-$100 price. The program will basically include a hardware reference platform that small companies can take advantage of while the Android updates will be taken care by Google […]

BlackBerry Z3 announced in India for Rs. 15,999

BlackBerry Z3

At an event in New Delhi today, BlackBerry officially announced one of its cheapest BlackBerry 10 running device – BlackBerry Z3. The phone runs BlackBerry OS 10.2 and will be upgradable to the latest BlackBerry 10.3 later this fall that will also bring enhanced support for Android apps with the Amazon Appstore. Specs-wise the BlackBerry […]

Microsoft announces Nokia X2 Android phone

Nokia X2

Expanding the Nokia X Android lineup, Microsoft today introduced the Nokia X2. The design of the Nokia X2 has undergone a change, which now comes with a translucent cover and has even added a Home button along with the Back that was missing with the original Nokia X series. Hardware-wise, the Nokia X2 comes with […]

Karbonn Titanium S99 runs Android 4.4 KitKat, sells for Rs. 5,990

Karbonn Titanium S99

First came Motorola with the Moto E, next was Micromax with the Unite 2 and now Karbonn has announced their most affordable Android 4.4 KitKat running Titanium S99. This device from Karbonn is priced at Rs. 5,990 and packs in some decent hardware capable of running Android’s latest version. The Titanium S99 is powered by […]