Moto G4 Play Officially Launching in India on September 6th

Moto G4 Play Officially Launching in India on September 6th

Lenovo’s Moto G 4th Gen series has had mixed reviews in the Indian smartphone market due to the widely known heating issues. However, the company is planning to escalate those sales by launching yet another budget handset, the Moto G4 Play which was originally introduced back in May. The company has been promoting the new product on its social profiles […]

     
 
 

ChampOne C1 4G with 2GB RAM and Fingerprint Scanner will be Available for Rs 501* ($7.5)

ChampOne C1 4G with 2GB RAM and Fingerprint Scanner will be Available for Rs 501* ($7.5)

We’ve seen various attempts in the past by smartphone OEMs for creating headlines through announcing incredibly cheap products. Although, whether it’s “Namotel” or “Freedom 251“, none of them have actually managed to deliver and fulfill their overweening promises. And now, there’s a new name in the market – ChampOne that is offering its C1 4G smartphone at an unbelievable price […]

     
 
 

Is India Really the Next Big Market for iPhones?

Is India Really the Next Big Market for iPhones?

The iPhone accounts for the vast majority of Apple’s revenue and an even greater majority of Apple’s profits. Depending on how well the iPhone sells, Apple can either have a spectacular quarter or a really bad quarter. Apple is trying to make investors focus more on its growing service revenues, but for the forseeable future, iPhone will continue to be […]

 
     
 
 

Messaging App Hike Raises $175M from Tencent and Foxconn at a $1.4B Valuation

Messaging App Hike Raises $175M from Tencent and Foxconn at a $1.4B Valuation

In the recent times, Hike has been unable to penetrate the Indian messaging market with its popular application. With services like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger taking enormous leads, Hike’s attempts have been mostly futile being unable to convince users to switch. However, today the company at a press conference, announced that it has closed a funding of $175 Million from […]

     
 
 

Indian Independence Day Special: Three Indian Phones That Dare to Stand Out

Indian Independence Day Special: Three Indian Phones That Dare to Stand Out

About three years ago (around 2013), it seemed that Indian phone brands were turning the corner – Nokia was in decline, Samsung seemed to be stuttering, Motorola was busy being sold, BlackBerry was passive, and LG and Sony oddly indecisive. Yes, the upper echelon of smartphones was still ruled by the traditional powers but if you needed a smartphone that […]

 
     
 
 

Apple Teams up with Bollywood Celebs for Freedom Series on iTunes

Apple Teams up with Bollywood Celebs for Freedom Series on iTunes

There’s a conscious shift in approach for Apple in India as we saw with Tim Cook’s crazy schedule earlier this year including a house party at Shahrukh Khan’s place and then an IPL cricket match in Kanpur followed by the official meeting with country’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. It’s clear that Bollywood and Cricket will form the core of Apple […]

     
 
 

Coolpad Mega 2.5D with 8MP Front-Camera and 3GB of RAM Launched in India For Rs 6,999

Coolpad Mega 2.5D with 8MP Front-Camera and 3GB of RAM Launched in India For Rs 6,999

Coolpad has launched yet another budget handset in India in an attempt for regaining their lost tracks in the smartphone market. Dubbed as Coolpad Mega 2.5D, the Chinese OEM is targeting the selfie-centric audience looking for something in the lower end price segment. In terms of specifications, the Coolpad Mega 2.5D flaunts a 5.5-inch HD panel up front with 2.5D […]

     
 
 

Why 3G Networks Ended up as Fad in Emerging Countries?

Why 3G Networks Ended up as Fad in Emerging Countries?

3G networks have played a vital role in helping us make the most out of our smartphones. 3G standards such as HSPA and HSPA+ helped deliver speeds around 1-10 Mbps which finally made a 24×7 broadband like connection available for smartphones. While 3G networks gained adoption to quite some extent in western markets, their adoption in Asian countries hasn’t been […]

 
     
 
 

Asus Zenfone 3 and Huawei P9 Smartphones Launching in India on August 17th

Asus Zenfone 3 and Huawei P9 Smartphones Launching in India on August 17th

Announced originally at the Zenvolution event in Taipei, Asus has finally announced an official date, August 17th for their latest flagship Zenfone 3’s arrival in India. It is, however, uncertain as of now whether the Taiwanese giant will be bringing the entire series including ZenFone 3, the ZenFone 3 Deluxe, and the ZenFone 3 Ultra at the same event or […]