Thursday, October 10, 2013

Samsung announces Galaxy Round with curved display

The first curved display smartphone is here. Samsung today announced Galaxy Round featuring a 5.7-inch full HD Super Flexible AMOLED display. As earlier rumoured, Samsung Galaxy Round seems like variant of  galaxy  Galaxy Note 3 with flexible display and absence of S-Pen slot being the only differences.Samsung Galaxy Round

Samsung Galaxy Round will begin selling on Korean telecom operator SK Telecom as soon as tomorrow in luxury brown colour option for around 1 million won (around $1,000). There is no word on release elsewhere.

“Samsung has been a mobile display innovator by introducing color TFT-LCD, AMOLED, and Super AMOLED flexible display for its mobile product. With this pioneering curved display technology, GALAXY ROUND blends the latest smartphone screen innovations with unique design features,” Samsung noted in a press release.

XOLO Q700i goes on sale in India for INR 11,999

Just a day after we first reported about  XOLO’s Q700i smartphone, it has gone on sale in the country. Available now via online retailers like Flipkart, the smartphone has been priced at INR 11,999.XOLO Q700i

The phone is an upgraded version of XOLO’s previously launched Q700 with imaging capabilities being the only difference between the two devices. XOLO Q700i comes with an upgraded 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera instead of 5MP rear camera and 0.3MP front camera present on Q700.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Celkon RahmanIshq AR45 dual-core smartphone launched at Rs. 7,999

Celkon Mobiles has launched its first AR Rahman-themed smartphone, the AR45, introduced under the RahmanIshq series for Rs. 7,999. The Oscar-winning music director was roped in to provide an exclusive ringtone.

LG India launched G2 for INR 41,500

LG  has announced the launch of its flagship smartphone ‘G2’ in the Indian market. The smartphone, which is available starting today, has been priced starting INR 41,500 in the country.

Originally unveiled in August, LG G2 features a 5.2-inch full HD IPS display, 2GB of RAM, 3000 mAh battery, and 13MP rear camera. The phone also comes with 2.26 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, 2.1MP front camera and 16/ 32GB of internal storage.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Sony Xperia M dual goes on sale in India for INR 14,490

Sony has released its dual-SIM version of Xperia M smartphone in the Indian market. Known as Sony Xperia M dual, the smartphone is now available at online retailers like Snapdeal and Saholic for around INR 14,490.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear launched in India

Samsung's latest device offerings, the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, recently went up for pre-order in India. The company has now starting shipping the devices to users who had pre-ordered the devices from the company’s online store. Multiple buyers reportedly started receiving tracking details of their shipments yesterday, according to BGR.

A quick look at the Note 3 reveals that the phablet comes with a refreshed design, sporting a leather-esque material for the back panel with stitched accents. In terms of specifications, the phablet comes with a 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and a pixel density of 386ppi. The Note 3 model being sold in India comes with the company’s improved version of the Exynos 5 Octa chip clocked at 1.9GHz, packing an ARM Cortex-A15 chip as well as a more power-friendly Cortex-A7. It runs the latest Android 4.3 Jelly Bean as well as 3GB of RAM.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

LG G2 goes on pre-order for INR 40,499

LG's  upcoming G2 smartphone is already up for pre-order at online retailer Saholic  in the Indian market. The smartphone, which is set to be launched on September 30 in the country, has been priced at INR 40,499 and will be available on the launch day itself.

Considering the specifications of this LG flagship, the pricing seems to be decent and the phone will be competing with the likes of Sony Xperia Z1.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Flipkart finally launched Android app

Flipkart has launched an Android app that offers users the ability to browse and purchase from the online shopping website's product catalogue from their smartphones.

The app allows users to navigate through Flipkart's different product departments including fashion products, electronics and accessories, books and entertainment, beauty and personal care and toys and baby care.

The app also lets users search for products, categories or brands through text based keywords, barcodes and even voice, which was recently introduced on Flipkart's website and offered to select users.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Sony Xperia Z1 launched in India at Rs. 44,990

Sony  has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z1, in India. The phone was unveiled at IFA, Berlin earlier this month.

Sony Xperia Z1 comes with 5-inch full-HD display and the power of a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, recently seen inside the blazing fast Sony Xperia Z Ultra (Review), alongside 2GB of RAM. The Xperia Z1 comes with 16GB of internal storage, that can be expanded by up to 64GB via a microSD card. The phone runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with a 3,000mAh battery underneath.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Android OS Lassi or Ladoo Coming Soon?

After Google's announcement that the next  Android OS will be named KIT KAT, Indian Android users came up with their own ideas for future Android releases.