Select Lumia devices in India start receiving Denim update

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Microsoft has started the roll-out of the Denim update to select Lumia devices in India. The Lumia Denim Update combines new enhancements from the latest Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, with exclusive experiences for Lumia smartphones. In India, Lumia 520 and Lumia 525 started receiving the update. Apparently, the update is also rolled out in […]

Micromax launches YU brand with a new phone, YUREKA

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YUREKA is the first YU brand phone from Micromax that features Cyanogenmod OS 11 (Android 4.4.4 – KitKat). This 5.5 inch screen smartphone features 1.5 GHz Octa-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 32 GB using a microSD card. One of the […]

Spice launches Hindi Android One with Google

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Spice Mobiles launched the Hindi edition of the low-cost Android One device dubbed as Spice Dream Uno H. To tap the mass hindi speaking audience in India, the phone features complete Hindi keyboard, voice input along with Hindi versions of popular Google products such as Android OS, Chrome, Search, YouTube, Google Maps and other popular […]

Microsoft launches the most affordable 4G Windows phone

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The Lumia 638 is the latest entrant in the Windows 8.1 phone lineup. This 4G smartphone runs Windows 8.1 OS and is powered by a quad-core processor and a 1GB RAM. The device features a 4.5 inch LCD screen with True Color and capacitive multi-point touch. The pre-booking of Lumia 638 starts today at Amazon.in […]

HTC Desire 620G now available in India

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The successor to the Desire 620, the HTC Desire 620G is a dual sim smartphone which features an 8 megapixel main camera and 5 megapixel front camera with Auto Focus and continuous shooting functionality. The option to capture video at 1080p high-definition on both the front and rear cameras makes it ideal for video chats […]

Xolo brings Omega smartphone range in India

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Xolo has announced a new affordable smartphone series for the Indian market. The Omega series will feature two devices, a 5-inch one and a 5.5-inch one and will boast an octa-core processor along with Xolo’s Hive UI. Xolo targets the entry-level market but touts the premium-ness with curved back that makes it easy to hold […]

Lava announces its first Windows Phone device for Rs. 4,999

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It’s raining Windows Phones in India. After Microsoft and Celkon, Lava has announced their maiden smartphone running Windows Phone 8.1. Lava’s Iris Win1 comes with a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, 1GB RAM and a 4-inch WVGA display. The phone also has a 5 megapixel BSI+ sensor at the back, front facing VGA camera, Dual […]

OnePlus One released in India at Rs. 21,999

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OnePlus today announced the pricing of its One smartphone (64GB) for the Indian market and they’ve priced it at a lucrative Rs. 21,999. The price is certainly the talking point because a similarly spec’d device will easily set you back by at least Rs. 30,000. The only gripe with the device is the buying mechanism, […]

Celkon’s first Windows Phone is here – WIN 400

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Microsoft is slowly and steadily expanding its wings to bring in more Indian-branded smartphone manufacturers under its wing. The latest entrant is Celkon with their very first Windows Phone 8.1 running WIN 400. The phone is priced at just Rs. 4,979, breaking the important Rs. 5k benchmark for a Windows Phone 8.1 devices. It’s a […]

Microsoft announces Lumia 535 for Rs. 9,199, we go hands-on

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As expected, Microsoft announced its new Lumia smartphone, Lumia 535 for the Indian market. The Windows Phone device is special in its own way because it is the first Lumia to bear the Microsoft branding. The phone runs Windows Phone 8.1 that brings the usual features you’d expect from Microsoft’s OS and features the ‘power […]

Amazon selling unlocked Fire Phone for $199, includes Amazon Prime subscription as well

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Amazon’s maiden smartphone attempt – the Fire Phone has been a dud and in a bid to offload unsold inventory, Amazon seems to put the device on sale for just $199. This is an unlocked device, which means it will work with any GSM carrier in the world and to top it off, also bundles […]

OnePlus One releasing in India on Dec 2 through Amazon, will require an invite to buy one

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OnePlus has teamed up with Amazon to launch its maiden OnePlus One phone in India. The company will follow its international sales model to sell the device, which will require an invite. There will be 1000 India-specific invites up for grabs which the company will give away through a contest or by subscribing to its […]

Asus launches Padfone mini (PF400CG) in India

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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

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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

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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 […]