Google Nexus 9 Pegged for November 12 Launch in India; Pre-Order Coming Soon

Google Nexus 9 Pegged for November 12 Launch in India; Pre-Order Coming Soon

Google’s Nexus 9 tablet, manufactured by HTC, is all set to hit the Indian shores, as early as November 12th, according to a report on India Today. The tablet was announced globally on October 16th for $399 and set to go on sale from November 3rd. In India, it has been priced at Rs.28,900 (~$473) for the 16GB WiFi only […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Responds to Indian Air Force Circular Branding it a Security Threat

Xiaomi Responds to Indian Air Force Circular Branding it a Security Threat

Earlier today, a report from The Sunday Standard started making rounds on the Twitterverse citing Indian Air Force (IAF) circular branding Xiaomi a security threat. The circular was apparently sent by IAF to its personnel and their family members, warning them not to use the handsets and devices manufactured by the emerging tech giant. Xiaomi has responded by dismissing the […]

     
 
 

HTC Launches One M8 Eye with 13MP Rear Camera in India for Rs.38,990

HTC Launches One M8 Eye with 13MP Rear Camera in India for Rs.38,990

HTC has announced the variant of its flagship smartphone, dubbed the HTC One M8 Eye in India for Rs.38,990 (~$640). The One M8 Eye comes with a 13 MegaPixel rear camera instead of the ultrapixel camera on the original One M8. The phone was quietly launched in China last week, and has now made into Indian shores. As you’d expect, […]

     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Launched in India for Rs.58,300 (~$950)

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Launched in India for Rs.58,300 (~$950)

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note 4 phablet in India with a price tag of Rs.61,500 (~$1000), and best price of Rs.58,300 (~$950). Surprisingly, the Samsung has launched the Snapdragon 805 variant of Galaxy note 4 in India, instead of the Exynos version as we were expecting. The phone goes on sale on October 17th, the same day as Apple […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Brings Back Mi 3 to India, Available Only for Those Who Had Failed to Get in the Past

Xiaomi Brings Back Mi 3 to India, Available Only for Those Who Had Failed to Get in the Past

Trust Xiaomi to try and do something unique and newsworthy. After shocking Indian customers by suspending the sales their hugely popular Mi 3 smartphone in India a few months back, the Chinese company is bringing it back this festive season. Around 25,000 units will be available for purchase during the upcoming Big Billion Day sale on Flipkart on October 6th. […]

     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy Alpha with Sleek New Looks Launched in India for Rs.39,990

Samsung Galaxy Alpha with Sleek New Looks Launched in India for Rs.39,990

Samsung has launched the metallic Galaxy Alpha in India, and has priced it at Rs.39,990. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha comes with a unique metallic frame giving it a iPhone 5-like looks. At just 6.9mm, it’s the thinnest Galaxy smartphone ever, but rest of the specs aren’t top notch as such. The Galaxy Alpha comes with a 4.7-inch HD (720p) Super […]

     
 
 

Sony Xperia Z3 Launched in India at Rs 51,990; Z3 Compact Priced at Rs 44,990

Sony Xperia Z3 Launched in India at Rs 51,990; Z3 Compact Priced at Rs 44,990

Sony has launched their latest flagship smartphones, the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact in India at Rs.51,990 (~$850) and Rs.44,990 (~$735) respectively. Both the phones were announced at IFA 2014 in Berlin earlier this month. It’s impressive that Sony has managed to bring their flagship phones to India within a month of global launch. What’s not so interesting […]

     
 
 

Indian Android Users can Watch YouTube Videos Even When Offline

Indian Android Users can Watch YouTube Videos Even When Offline

In an interesting development, Google has announced that YouTube is going offline in India in the next few weeks, allowing users to save some videos to watch them even when they are not connected to the Internet. At the launch event of Android One in India, company’s executive, Ceaser Sengupta said: YouTube is popular here. You watch some videos again […]

     
 
 

First Set of Android One Smartphones Coming on Sep 15th; to be Sold Exclusively Online

First Set of Android One Smartphones Coming on Sep 15th; to be Sold Exclusively Online    

Come Monday, and Sundar Pichai will be in India to unveil the first set of Android One smartphones, one each from Micromax, Spice and Karbonn. Announced back at Google I/O in June this year, Android One is a Google reference hardware design with not just stock Android, but also automatic updates and Google Play auto-installs. Google has already sent out […]