Android Phones

  • 8 lesser-known built-in Android features that can help you make the most of your smartphone 16-04-2014 11:55 AM

    Android users install a plethora of apps to enrich their smartphone experience, but what many miss on are built-in Android features that can make it even more fulfilling. These eight features come pre-loaded on Android phones running Jelly Bean and above and not all of them may be available on...
  • Nokia X review: Fastlane on Nokia's Android-based phones is promising 01-03-2014 01:41 PM

    Barcelona: By design, Nokia's new Android smartphones will underwhelm users of high-end phones. The Nokia X line was created with emerging markets in mind, so the company emphasised keeping prices low, meaning the user interface is relatively simple. The home screen resembles the one on Nokia's Windows-based Lumia phones, even...
  • Why Nokia succumbed to Google's Android 24-02-2014 04:08 PM

    Barcelona: Nokia, soon to be acquired by Microsoft Corp, is turning to software created by arch-rival Google for a new line of phones it hopes will make it a late contender in the dynamic low-cost smartphone market. Its first model, the Nokia X, will rely upon an open version of...
  • Nokia X, X+, XL: Nokia launches its first Android-based budget phones 24-02-2014 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: Nokia introduced a new family of smartphones, the Nokia X series of phones. The first three phones in the family - the Nokia X, X+ and XL - run on the new Nokia X software platform, that is based on Google's Android. The phones under the Nokia X...
  • Nokia's Android phone might come with 4-inch display, 5MP camera, Google Play 28-01-2014 03:51 PM

    New Delhi: While Nokia is expected to unveil its Android phone, codenamed Normandy, at its event on February 24, a new report has emerged claiming that the phone was spotted listed on Vietnamese online retailer Thegiodidong.com. The listing page apparently has been removed. Reportedly, the phone was listed on the...
  • Xolo Q700s with 4.5-inch display available online for Rs 9,999 19-01-2014 12:53 PM

    New Delhi: Xolo has silently introduced its new smartphone - Xolo Q700s - in India. The phone has a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels and an 8 megapixel camera with an LED flash. The Xolo Q700s also has a front VGA camera. Powered by a...
  • Micromax MAd A94 with 4.5-inch display launched in India at Rs 8,490 18-01-2014 02:39 PM

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched its new smartphone - Micromax MAd A94 - in India. Priced at Rs 8,490, the phone sports a 4.5-inch touchscreen, a 5 megapixel rear and a 5 megapixel front camera. The smartphone is equipped with a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and a 1800 mAh battery....
  • HP unveils Slate6 VoiceTab phablet, Slate7 VoiceTab tablet; coming to India in Feb 15-01-2014 06:31 PM

    New Delhi: HP unveiled two new mobile devices, the 6-inch HP Slate6 VoiceTab phablet and the 7-inch HP Slate7 VoiceTab tablet. The new devices are powered by a quad-core processor and also feature voice-calling capability. Built on Android operating system, the HP Slate6 and HP Slate7 come equipped with a...
  • Nokia's Android phone 'Normandy' may come in 6 colours, reveals a new leak 24-12-2013 04:52 PM

    New Delhi: Reports are already doing the rounds that Nokia is working on its version of an Android phone, and a new pictured, tweeted by tipster @evleaks, suggsests that the phone may come in a wide range of colours - green, red, black, green, yellow, and white. The phone is...
  • Xolo Q3000 with 5.7-inch display, 13MP camera listed online 22-12-2013 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: Xolo is expected to soon launch its new 5.7-inch Q3000 phablet in India as the device has already made its way to an e-commerce store. The Xolo Q3000 is listed on Flipkart.com under the "Coming Soon" section. The phablet has a 5.7-inch FHD 1080p IPS Display and runs...
  • Samsung Galaxy Core Advance with 4.7-inch display announced, to go on sale in 2014 16-12-2013 05:01 PM

    New Delhi: Extending its Galaxy portfolio, Samsung has introduced a new smartphone named "Galaxy Core Advance". It has a 4.7-inch WVGA TFT display and a coated back cover that increases durability providing a warm and makes making it comfortable to grip. The device also incorporates physical keys for frequently used...
  • Is this Nokia's Android phone? 12-12-2013 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: If recent reports are to be believed, Nokia is working on an Android phone, which is expected to be released sometime in 2014. Codenamed Normandy, the handset is believed to be a low-cost phone. Speculations are rife that it will be a forked variant of Android. In other...
  • Gionee Pioneer P3 with 4.3-inch display, quad-core CPU launched at Rs 7,499 09-12-2013 01:45 PM

    New Delhi: Gionee has launched a new smartphone in India. Named Pioneer P3, the phone is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. It features a 4.3-inch display. The phone comes with a 5 megapixel rear camera a front VGA camera. This dual-SIM phone is packed with a 1700 mAh...
  • Intex unveils prototype of its first octa-core smartphone 21-11-2013 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: Intex unveiled the prototype of its first octa-core smartphone. Intex says, the phone, which is yet to be named, will be launched early January next year at around Rs 20,000. Running Android 4.2.2, the phone will come equipped with a MediaTek Octa-core chipset clocked at 1.7GHz. "Unlike existing...
  • Intex to launch its first octa-core smartphone; to come with 6-inch display, 13MP camera 18-11-2013 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: Extending its smartphone portfolio, Intex announced the launch of its new smartphone, which it says will come equipped with a MediaTek Octa-core chipset. The phone will come engineered with a 1.7 Ghz Octa-Core processer. The smartphone is set to be launched globally this week. The smartphone is 7mm...
  • Motorola Moto G smartphone likely to be launched on November 13 04-11-2013 05:25 PM

    New Delhi: Following a string of leaks and rumours, Motorola has started teasing its upcoming smartphone - Moto G. Motorola has launched a teaser site, hinting the launch of the low-cost successor to the Moto X smartphone, Moto G, on November 13. The company has invited users to sign up...
  • Motorola Moto G details leaked, hints at a low-cost successor to the Moto X 04-11-2013 01:20 PM

    New Delhi: It seems that the budget successor to the Moto X smartphone from Motorola will be called Moto G. Over the past few days, we have come across reports hinting the arrival of the upcoming, midrange Moto G smartphone. The prolific leaker @evleakes recently tweeted an image of what...
  • Panasonic T31 with 4-inch display, dual-core CPU launched at Rs 7,990 16-10-2013 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: Expanding its smartphone portfolio, Japanese electronics major Panasonic today launched an Andriod-based handset for Rs 7,990. Panasonic T31, the fifth model to be launched since its entry into the Indian market, runs on Android Jelly Bean operating system, has 4-inch WVGA display screen and dual-core processor. "With our...
  • HTC Desire 500 launched in India at Rs 21,490 09-10-2013 07:04 PM

    new Delhi: HTC launched its new smartphone, Desire 500, in India at Rs 21,490. The phone has a 4.3-inch display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor. It has 1GB RAM. The HTC Desire 500 has an 8 megapixel rear camera and a 1.6 megapixel...
  • HTC Desire 500 with 4.3-inch display up for pre-order at Rs 21,490 06-10-2013 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: HTC's new smartphone, Desire 500, is now up for pre-order on e-commerce site Flipkart.com at Rs 21,490. The website mentions the 3rd week of October as the estimated release date. The phone has a 4.3-inch display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor....
  • LG G2 launched in India at Rs 41,500 for 16GB, Rs 44,500 for 32GB 30-09-2013 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: LG has finally launched its new flagship smartphone, G2, in India. Available in two variants - 16GB and 32 GB - the LG G2 is available in the Indian market starting today. The company has priced the 16GB LG G2 at Rs 41,500, while the 32GB version carries...
  • SmartNaMo Saffron One: Narendra Modi fanphone up for pre-order at Rs 18,000 24-09-2013 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Modi fanphone, which was teased two months back, is now up for pre-order on the e-commerce site Snapdeal.com. Named SmartNaMo Saffron One, the phone is available in two variants - 16 GB and 32GB. The 16GB model is priced at Rs 18,000, while the 32GB model will...
  • LG Vu 3 unveiled: 5.2-inch 4:3 display, 13 MP camera, Snapdragon 800 23-09-2013 02:49 PM

    New Delhi: Extending its Vu series, LG has announced the launch of its new squarish phone - LG Vu 3 - but this time the company has dropped the Optimus branding. The LG Vu 3 is a slightly bigger than its predecessor and has a 5.2-inch display (1,280 x 960...