Lenovo A6000 4G LTE Phone Launched in India for Rs.6,999 ($113)

Lenovo A6000 4G LTE Phone Launched in India for Rs.6,999 ($113)

Lenovo has its foot on the pedal here. Just a week after it announced the Lenovo A6000, the budget Android smartphone with 4G LTE capabilities at CES 2015, the company has launched it in India at an attractive price of Rs.6,999 (~$113). When it was announced at CES 2015, the Lenovo A6000 carried a retail pricing of $169, which translates […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi to Launch the Mi 4 in India on January 28th

Xiaomi to Launch the Mi 4 in India on January 28th

Much like we had reported in December last year, Xiaomi will be launching the Mi 4 later this month. The company just announced a new line of premium phablet series called the Mi Note, with Mi 5 launch at least a month away. The news was shared to some of the Indian journalists on the sidelines of the Mi Note […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Announces Mi Note for $370 and Mi Note Pro for $530

Xiaomi Announces Mi Note for $370 and Mi Note Pro for $530

As many of us were expecting Xiaomi to announce their next flagship, the Mi 5, the Chinese Apple has instead announced their new flagship series, the Mi Note which is basically a phablet taking on the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. At a gala event in Beijing, Xiaomi announced the new Mi Note and Mi Note Pro in its trademark style. […]

 
     
 
 

Samsung Z1 with Tizen OS Announced in India for Rs.5700 ($92)

Samsung Z1 with Tizen OS Announced in India for Rs.5700 ($92)

It’s not dead yet. We mean the Tizen based smartphones. What started off as a possible rival to Android and iOS met with so many roadblocks that some of us thought we won’t ever see a Tizen based smartphone. Well, Samsung has managed to get one out in the wild and has announced the first ever Tizen OS smartphone, the […]

     
 
 

OnePlus One Gets an Alpha Build of Android 5.0 Lollipop; Company’s Own Non-Cyanogen ROM

OnePlus One Gets an Alpha Build of Android 5.0 Lollipop; Company’s Own Non-Cyanogen ROM

OnePlus started 2014 with a bang by releasing its first community-driven smartphone which was also the first ever phone to officially ship with CyanogenMod ROM out of the box. But the company ended 2014 on an unhappy note following soured relations with the Cyanogen Inc, thanks to the legal tangle with Micromax in India. OnePlus had promised that it will […]

     
 
 

[Leak] Xiaomi Redmi 2S Poses Next to the Redmi 1S

[Leak] Xiaomi Redmi 2S Poses Next to the Redmi 1S

There have been a lot of rumors floating around Xiaomi’s 2015 lineup, one of which is the Xiaomi Mi5 which is expected to launch later this month (probably at CES?). But there are as many as 4 other phones Xiaomi is expected to launch in the next few weeks, and one of them is the Redmi 2S. Yesterday, Xiaomi teased […]

     
 
 

The Slim & Sexy Oppo R5 is Priced at Rs. 29,990 (~$475) in India

The Slim & Sexy Oppo R5 is Priced at Rs. 29,990 (~$475) in India

The ultra-thin Oppo R5 has been launched in India for a price of Rs. 29,990 (~$475). Unlike other Chinese players, Oppo isn’t going the online exclusive route, and has announced that Oppo R5 will be available for pre-order from Jan 1st 2015. Announced a couple of months back in Singapore along with Oppo N3, the Oppo R5 forays into the […]

     
 
 

Five Smartphone Trends That Ruled in 2014

Five Smartphone Trends That Ruled in 2014

Every year smartphone manufacturers try to come out with the ‘next big thing’, with expectations to stand out from the rest. While some companies managed to get it right (Motorola), some also terribly failed (we’re looking at you Amazon Fire Phone). A few just follow in the footsteps of what the successful ones are doing in terms of product design […]

     
 
 

Airtel Details its New VoIP Exclusive Data Plans for Customers [Updated]

Airtel Details its New VoIP Exclusive Data Plans for Customers [Updated]

Couple of days after silently changing its mobile internet data policy, India’s largest telecom provider, Airtel, has detailed its new VoIP exclusive data plans which will be applicable to its prepaid customers to start with. The new VoIP exclusive pack will be priced at Rs. 75 for 75MB with a validity of 28 days. Airtel claims that the minuscule 75MB […]

     
 
 

OnePlus One Ban Lifted by High Court in India; Brands Cyanogen as ‘Villain’

OnePlus One Ban Lifted by High Court in India; Brands Cyanogen as ‘Villain’

OnePlus has been granted a breather by the Delhi High Court, which has lifted the ban imposed by the same court on December 16th. A bench headed by Justice Pradeep Nandrajog set aside the single judge’s order restraining Chinese phonemaker Shenzhen OnePlus Technology Co Ltd from selling its mobiles on the plea of Micromax, which had alleged that OnePlus is […]