Friday, 19 June 2015

OnePlus 2 pricing revealed

OnePlus yesterday revealed that the forthcoming OnePlus 2 will be powered by a Snapdragon 810 chipset, and promised more such revelations in the run up to the launch. True to its word, today the company has revealed some details about the pricing of the flagship.


LG G4 dual-SIM variant launched in India


Back in April, LG took the wraps off its latest flagship the LG G4. As expected, today the company has launched the smartphone in India. It is priced at Rs 51,000, which is in line with earlier reports.

The flagship boasts a slightly curved body with dimensions of 149.1×75.3×8.9mm. This curved body, the company claims, not only improves grip, but also makes it 20 percent more durable than a flat smartphone. As for the materials used, LG has opted for a polycarbonate body, and a distinctive leather back panel.


Thursday, 18 June 2015

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5, slimmest smartphone launched in India priced at Rs 17,999

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As expected, Micromax today launched its newest flagship smartphone called the Canvas Sliver 5. With an end-to-end thickness of only 5.1mm and weighing in at just 97 grams, Micromax touts it to be the slimmest and lightest smartphone in the world.


Xiaomi slashes Mi 4 16GB price in India to Rs 14,999

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Last week, Xiaomi slashed the price of the Mi 4 64GB to Rs 19,999. Today, it has slashed the price of the Mi 4 16GB variant.

The Xiaomi Mi 4 16GB variant was launched earlier this year, with a price tag of Rs 19,999. In April, the company announced Rs 2,000 price cut, bringing it down to Rs 17,999. Today, it has announced yet another price cut in the tune of Rs 3,000, which effectively brings the price tag down to Rs 14,999. The 16GB Mi 4 will be available at the new prices on Mi.com as well as Flipkart tonight. It will reflect on other sales channels soon.


Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri confirms return to mobile phone business in 2016

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In an interview with German publication Manager Magazin, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri has confirmed the company’s plans to return to the phone business. This is in line with reports from earlier this year, which claimed that the Finnish company would launch a smartphone next year.


First Android-based BlackBerry coming in August

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In case you haven't heard, BlackBerry is apparently getting ready to release smartphones that don't run its own operating system, using Android instead. One of these handsets, allegedly codenamed BlackBerry Venice, could be launched in November, bringing high-end features like a 5.4-inch curved Quad HD display, and a six-core Snapdragon 808 processor. However, this might not be BlackBerry's first Android product.


OnePlus One will soon be offered by Flipkart in India


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A teaser from Indian online retailer Flipkart hints that the OnePlus One will soon be offered by the company. Currently, the handset is an Amazon India exclusive in the country. A published report cites a reliable source who says that the OnePlus One will be offered by Flipkart starting on June 22nd. The 64GB Sandstone Black model is expected to be available first.


Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 officially announced: Smartphone with front-facing LED flash


Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 officially announced: smartphones with front-facing LED flashes
After showing up in various leaked photos over the last few weeks, the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 are now finally official. Samsung announced the two handsets in China, where they're going to be available starting this week, being targeted at young users.