Micromax Yureka with CyanogenMod Announced for Rs.8,999, Will be Amazon Exclusive

Micromax Yureka with CyanogenMod Announced for Rs.8,999, Will be Amazon Exclusive

The much awaited smartphone from YU is here. Named Yureka, this is the first ever smartphone from Micromax’s new subsidiary which is aimed towards youth and sold solely online. Micromax has priced Yureka at Rs.8,999 (~$147) and will sell the phone exclusively on Amazon.in. The phone comes with a 5.5-inch HD (720p) IPS display, and powered by an Octa-Core 64-bit […]

 
     
 
 

Gionee Elife S5.1 Unboxing & First Impressions

Gionee Elife S5.1 Unboxing & First Impressions    

Some phones are known for their cameras, some for their price, and some for their design. The Gionee Elife S5.1 is known for its slim & sexy looks, and we unboxed this beautiful device which was just launched in India at Rs.19,899. Gionee’s S series is known for its style quotient and the S5.1 takes it to a new level […]

     
 
 

ZTE Grand S2 Launched in India for Rs.13,999; Available Exclusively on Amazon.in

ZTE Grand S2 Launched in India for Rs.13,999; Available Exclusively on Amazon.in

ZTE has been an extremely low-profile handset OEM in India, and now trying to make some amends. The Chinese company has launched the ZTE Grand S2 android smartphone in India at a highly competitive pricing of Rs.13,999 (~$229), and has partnered with Amazon to make this an online exclusive endeavor. The phone was announced few days back, and starting today, […]

     
 
 

Triangular Mess: OnePlus One, Cyanogen and Micromax YU in India

Triangular Mess: OnePlus One, Cyanogen and Micromax YU in India

This is not something OnePlus expected or deserved right before their gala launch in India. Cyanogen, the company’s software partner has inked an ‘exclusive’ deal with Micromax’s new YU division which means that Cyanogen will not be supporting the CyanogenMod build of OnePlus One for its Indian users. In a detailed blog post, Carl Pei, the global face of OnePlus […]

     
 
 

OnePlus One 64GB Launched in India for Rs.21,999; Amazon Exclusive

OnePlus One 64GB Launched in India for Rs.21,999; Amazon Exclusive

Update: OnePlus has launched One at Rs.21,999 (~$360) for 64GB. Brilliant pricing we should say. As expected, OnePlus isn’t bringing the 16GB variant to India as of now. Around 20,000 units will be on sale in the initial rollout. Earlier: Much like we had reported last Saturday, OnePlus One is indeed launching soon in India and will be sold exclusively […]

 
     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi Note Launched in India for Rs.8,999, 4G Version will Cost Rs.9,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note Launched in India for Rs.8,999, 4G Version will Cost Rs.9,999

This one was long due. Xiaomi has finally launched the Redmi Note smartphone in India at Rs.8,999 (~$147). The phone will go on sale on Flipkart on December 2nd, through the usual ‘Flash Sale’. And interested people can register for the flash sale starting 6pm tomorrow (November 25th). The phone was announced back in July this year, but wasn’t launched […]

     
 
 

OnePlus One to Launch in India Soon, to be Amazon Exclusive

OnePlus One to Launch in India Soon, to be Amazon Exclusive

OnePlus, the new Chinese Android OEM is all set to launch its One smartphone in India, much like we had reported last month. And it seems that the phone will be sold exclusively online on Amazon. And before you ask, we should tell you that it will still be invite based. OnePlus has posted a contest to its forums, where […]

     
 
 

Micromax Announces a New Online Brand ‘YU’ to Counter Xiaomi’s ‘MI'; Ties up with Cyanogen for OS

Micromax Announces a New Online Brand ‘YU’ to Counter Xiaomi’s ‘MI'; Ties up with Cyanogen for OS

Micromax, the Indian smartphone OEM has announced a new brand called YU, which will be online only and ‘direct to the consumer‘. This is clearly a strategy Micromax has adopted to counter the ever growing threat from Xiaomi, whose recent successes in Indian market has made company executives sit back and rethink strategies. Much like Xiaomi’s MI, Micromax YU will […]

     
 
 

Google Nexus 6 Up for Pre-Order on Flipkart in India with Launch Day Offers

Google Nexus 6 Up for Pre-Order on Flipkart in India with Launch Day Offers

Just as we had mentioned earlier this month, Google and Motorola are all set to launch the Nexus 6 in India. Flipkart has announced that it’ll be taking up the pre-orders for the latest Nexus device starting today. The phone will be available in two colors (Midnight Blue and Cloud White) and two variants (32GB and 64GB) – for Rs.43,999 […]

     
 
 

5 Practical Ways to Solve the Smartphone Battery Life Problem

5 Practical Ways to Solve the Smartphone Battery Life Problem

There are countless how-tos written on how to save your smartphone battery life. All those ask you to turn off your WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, reduce brightness, use task killers, disable GPS for location reporting, disable Google Now… basically turn your smartphone into a dumbphone. So then, what’s the point of spending tens of thousands of rupees every few years on […]