Asus launches Padfone mini (PF400CG) in India


Asus India has been steadily expanding its portfolio and adding to the long list is Padfone mini (PF400CG). The interesting thing about Padfone mini is that it tries to give the best of smartphone and a tablet, depending on user’s need. The device is equipped with a 4-inch smartphone that can be docked to transform […]

Redmi Note releasing in India on Dec 2, 4G variant by end of year


Xiaomi’s very first press event in India confirmed the arrival of Redmi Note and after four months of the confirmation, the Chinese brand has announced the release of Redmi Note. The phone will be offered in two variants – 3G and 4G with the 3G variant going on sale on December 2 for Rs. 8,999 […]

First Microsoft-branded smartphone coming to India next week


Microsoft India just sent out a ‘Block Your Date’ mail for an event on November 26. The invite does not explicitly mention Lumia 535 but it’s safe to assume considering Microsoft has been marketing the device with the significance of three ‘5s’ with 5 Microsoft experiences, 5-inch display and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera. India […]

Gionee emphasises on affordable LTE devices with V6L, P5L


As carriers continue to expand the availability of its 4G LTE service in India, smartphone manufacturers want to be ready with the next-generation high-speed network. We’ve got some high and mid-range devices from companies like Samsung, LG, Apple supporting Indian LTE bands but it’s the entry-level where the success of any service depends. Last Friday, […]

LG AKA smartphone has its own personality


Eyes tell a lot of things about a living being and LG deems it a perfect new way to connect to a smartphone. Dubbed AKA (short for also known as), the new phones help users reflect their own individuality. The phones come in four different casings that reflect different personalities: affectionate Eggy in yellow, short-tempered […]

Microsoft branded smartphone is here – Lumia 535


Last month Microsoft confirmed to do away from Nokia branding for its Lumia smartphones and the first device bearing the Microsoft branding is here. Behold the Lumia 535, an entry-level Windows Phone 8.1 device that banks on “5x5x5″ features like five Microsoft “experiences”, 5-inch display and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera. The phone will come […]

Nexus 6 listed for India as coming soon, will sell from Rs. 44,000

Nexus 6

Nexus 6 is already on pre-order in some markets and it seems Indians will soon be able to get one as the phone has been listed on Google’s Play Store website. The phone is listed as coming soon with no sight of the exact release date but it will be available in India in two […]

Gionee Marathon M3 comes with a 5000mAh battery, affordable price tag


Gionee just announced a smartphone that wants you to keep the battery power bank at home next time you venture out. The Marathon M3 that will be available in India in the coming days boasts a 5000mAh battery that promises up to 32 hours of 3G talk time with over a month of standby. The […]

Lava announces Iris Fuel 50 phone with 3000mAh battery


Lava today announced its new smartphone series – Fuel under the Iris sub brand. The series’ USP is its long battery backup and the first device, Iris Fuel 50 sports a 3000mAh battery. Priced at just Rs. 7,799, the Iris Fuel 50 claims to power the device for almost a day and a half and […]

Samsung reveals Galaxy A3, A5 phones with full metal body

Galaxy A Series

Until last year, Samsung was pretty adamant on using plastic as the primary choice of material for its smartphones. Business dynamics and competition however, led them to soften their stance that resulted into Galaxy Alpha – their first Android phone with a metal frame. Today, the Korean giant has unveiled the Galaxy A3 and the […]

Oppo unveils N3 and R5 smartphones


Oppo today announced couple of new phones – the N3 with an automated revolving camera and R5 that takes the world’s slimmest smartphone badge. The N3 builds on the N1 and automates the 206-degree revolving camera with a motorised function. With just a swipe, the rear-facing camera can be turned into a front-facing one. On […]

Nokia Lumia will now be recognised as Microsoft Lumia


Microsoft has been slowly and steadily changing the Nokia branding after it took over Nokia’s Devices & Services business. But the biggest change will come in the coming weeks when Microsoft will transition from the Nokia Lumia branding to Microsoft Lumia. In short, you’ll see Microsoft-branded Lumia devices pretty soon and the change is already […]

HTC brings One M8 Eye, Desire Eye and Desire 516C to India


In addition to RE, HTC also launched the Eye experience-enabled smartphones in the Indian market. Although HTC plans to release the Eye camera experience to existing HTC devices, including the One M8, the One M8 Eye swaps the original’s Ultrapixel technology with the 13 megapixel Duo Camera. Needless to say, the One M8 Eye will […]

Google confirms Android Lollipop; announces Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player


Google today confirmed the dessert name of its Android 5.0 software update. The Android L as it was known till now will now be known as Android Lollipop. As we know, this Android update brings in Google’s new approach to design – Material Design along with a host of other features. Complementing the name is […]

LG introduces L Bello smartphone for Rs. 18,500


LG has expanded its mid-range smartphone lineup with the L Bello smartphone. The phone adopts LG’s unique rear-key design and features a floating arc curved back and gradually tapered edges for better one-handed operation. Features-wise, the phone runs Android KitKat and has a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM and 5-inch 854×480 pixel display. Additionally, the […]