Android

  • ZTE V5 with a 5-inch display, 13MP camera launched in India at Rs 10,999 8 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Chinese telecom major ZTE has launched a new smartphone in India. Named the ZTE V5, the phone features a 5-inch (1280x720) display, 13 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash, and a 5 megapixel front camera. The budget smartphone from ZTE runs Android 4.4 KitKat with Nubia 2.0...
  • The Rs 5,999 Xiaomi Redmi 1S goes on sale in India today 13 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The cheapest smartphone from Xiaomi - the Redmi 1S - will go on sale in India starting today. Flipkart's first flash sale for the phone starts today from 2 PM. Priced at Rs 5,999, the phone will be available exclusively via Flipkart. The Redmi 1S will be available only...
  • Google expected to launch sub-Rs 6000 Android One smartphones in India on September 15 13 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Google is expected to launch its much-awaited sub-$100 (around Rs 6,000) smartphones in India this month, which will further intensify competition in the booming multi-billion dollar smart devices market here. According to an invite sent by the company, Google will make "an exciting new announcement" on September 15. Sources...
  • Lava Iris X5: Lava launches 'selfie' phone with a 5-inch display in India at Rs 8,799 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Lava has launched a successor to the Iris X1. Named the Lava Iris X5, the phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat and has a 5 MP BSI + Auto Focus front camera with LED Flash, which is claimed to capture great images even in low-light environments. It sports an...
  • Xolo Play 8X-1100 with a 5-inch display, octa-core processor launched in India at Rs 14,999 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Xolo has launched a new smartphone - the Xolo Play 8X-1100 - in India at a price of Rs 14,999. The phone is powered by a 1.7 GHz octa-core processor and 2 GB RAM. The Xolo Play 8X-1100 runs Andorid 4.4 KitKat OS and has a 5-inch HD...
  • LG G Watch R: LG unveils Moto 360-like circular Android Wear smartwatch 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Following the June release of its Android Wear G Watch, LG has announced a new smartwatch - the LG G Watch R. The LG G Watch R is said to be the world's first watch-style wearable device to feature a circular Plastic OLED (P-OLED) display. It utilises 100...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4: Xiaomi's new flagship phone coming to India year-end 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Chinese handset manufacturer Xiaomi, often referred as the "Apple of China", plans to launch its flagship Mi 4 phone by the year-end in India and also plans to set up its Mi Home experience zone in Bangalore within four to six months, a top company official said. "The next...
  • Android LMP: Is Lemon Meringue Pie the name for the next version of Android? 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Google had codenamed the next version of its Android operating system - that it has rolled out to developers - as Android L. The L, to many, stood for lollipop. But now, as many leaks are emerging - the next version of the most popular smartphone operating system...
  • Karbonn Mobiles expects to go public by 2016 1 week ago

    Bangalore: Karbonn Mobiles, the third-largest smartphone maker in India, expects to go public by 2016 as it bets on sales of Android devices made in partnership with Google Inc to boost revenue growth. "Frankly, I've been delaying it for the last couple of years because I wanted to know my valuation...
  • The 4.5-inch Asus Zenfone 4 up for pre-order on Flipkart at Rs 6,999 August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Asus that entered the Indian smartphone market with its three smartphones - ZenFone 4, ZenFone 5 and the ZenFone 6 - last month, has now announced a new variant of its Zenfone 4 smartphone. The phone is exclusively available via Flipkart. The company mentions the estimated release date...
  • Can't make it to the gym? Here are some apps that put fitness fans through short, sharp workouts August 24, 2014

    Toronto: Fitness buffs who can't make it to the gym but still want to exercise can turn to apps for a short, intense workout when they are pressed for time. The US Centres for Disease Control recommend that adults do at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity weekly. But recent...
  • Lava to launch a 5-inch 'selfie phone'; to be priced under Rs 10,000 August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Lava is all set to introduce a new smartphone under its X series. According to the company, the new phone under the series will be a 'selfie phone'. The phone will have a high-quality front camera with flash and a wide-viewing angle lens to help users capture perfect...
  • LG unveils L Fino, L Bello; aimed at first-time smartphone users August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled a pair of its new L Series smartphones - the L Fino and L Bello. According to LG, the smartphones are aimed at the first-time smartphone users in emerging 3G markets. Powered by quad-Core processors, the L Fino and L Bello will continue...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook: Samsung, Barnes & Noble launch a reading-focused tablet; features a 7-inch display, 3MP rear camera August 21, 2014

    New York: Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets. The 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook will sell for $179, the same entry price of the non-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. The move had been expected since Barnes & Noble...
  • Karbonn Titanium S19 with a 5-inch HD display, Android 4.4 KitKat, 13MP camera launched in India at Rs 8,999 August 20, 2014

    Karbonn Titanium S19 New Delhi: Karbonn has launched what is claimed to be a selfie phone - the Titanium S19. The phone features a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. The camera features Voice Capture and Live Photo Mode, a built-in BSI Sensor to help users take...
  • Noke: The world's first Bluetooth padlock turns your phone into a key August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Here comes a solution that may put an end to your frustration of losing keys or forgetting combinations. Noke (pronounced as "No Key") is claimed to be the world's first Bluetooth padlock that doesn't require any key to be unlocked. This hi-tech padlock uses the wireless Bluetooth technology....
  • Smartphone growth in India slips; Samsung still at top: Report August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: India, the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific, is witnessing a weaker pace of growth at 84 per cent year-on-year compared to the triple digit expansion seen in the first quarter this year. During the April-June quarter, smartphone shipment in the world's second most populous market grew 84...
  • Xolo Q510s with 4-inch display, Android 4.4 KitKat launched in India at Rs 6,499 August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Xolo has launched its new budget Android smartphone - the Xolo Q510s - in India at a price of Rs 6,499. There is no information yet on its availability. This dual-SIM smartphone features a 4-inch (480x800 pixels) WVGA IPS display and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The phone has an...
  • Motorola's Moto 360 Android Wear smartwatch to be priced at $249.99; coming on September 4 August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Weeks before Motorola announces the price of the Moto 360 smartwatch, the big-box retailer Best Buy has accidentally revealed the pricing information along with other key details of the much-awaited Android Wear smartwatch. The online retailer inadvertently put up a product page for the Moto 360 smartwatch, revealing...
  • iBerry Auxus Note 5.5 with a fingerprint sensor coming on August 21; to be priced at Rs 13,990 August 17, 2014

    Chennai: Technology firm iBerry has launched Auxus Note 5.5 smartphone with fingerprint scanner that will be sold exclusively on eBay India from August 21. Powered by Mediatek true octa-core processor, the Auxus Note 5.5 is equipped with an inbuilt fingerprint scanner on a 5.5" HD full lamination one-glass-solution (OGS) active matrix...
  • Low-cost smartphones boost Android: Survey August 17, 2014

    Washington: A surge in low-cost smartphone sales, notably in emerging markets, helped the Google Android platform extend its dominance in the second quarter, a survey showed. The report by market tracker IDC said Android phone sales were up 33 per cent over the past year to 255 million units, and accounted...
  • Low-cost smartphones - the power behind the Android surge August 15, 2014

    Washington: A surge in low-cost smartphone sales, notably in emerging markets, helped the Google Android platform extend its dominance in the second quarter, a survey showed Thursday. The report by market tracker IDC said Android phone sales were up 33 per cent over the past year to 255 million units, and...