ANDROID PHONES

  • Xiaomi Redmi 2 review: The new badshah of budget phones 3 days ago

    One recurring problem with most budget phones is that they also look and feel like budget phones. This is where the newly launched Xiaomi Redmi 2 stands out - the device doesn't reflect its price tag (Rs 6,999). The reason why Xiaomi might have been able to afford this premium feel...
  • You can now find your lost phone using your Android Wear watch March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Google has updated Android Device manager with support for Android Wear to help users find lost device. To use this new feature, just say "Ok, Google. Start. Find my phone," or select the "Find my phone" option in the Start menu. Your phone will ring at full volume,...
  • Motorola's new Moto E (2nd gen): First impressions review March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: The improved specs and same price as the last year's model may make the new Moto E a desirable upgrade, but do these enhancements make it a worthy contender to offerings from rivals in the same price segment? We got to spend some time with the successor to...
  • Fly Qik+, Qik, Snap: Fly Mobiles launches 3 Android smartphones at Rs 2,999 onwards in India February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: UK-based mobile manufacturer, Fly Mobiles, has launched three smartphones in India- the Qik, Qik+, and the Snap. These smartphones will be sold exclusively on Snapdeal. The Fly Qik+ is priced at Rs 6,999, the Qik at Rs 5,999, and the Fly Snap at Rs 2,999. Phones under the Qik...
  • Beware, Android users! A new virus steals passwords, sends SMSs without your permission December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyber security sleuths have alerted Android-based smartphone users against an infectious Trojan virus which steals vital information from the personal device and can even illegally send SMSes to those on the mobile contact list. The deadly virus has been identified as 'AndroidSmssend' and it can acquire as many as...
  • LG G3: LG's new flagship smartphone coming to India today; features a 5.5inch Quad HD display (2560x1440, 538ppi) July 21, 2014

    Update: LG G3: LG launches its flagship phone with 2560x1440 pixel display in India at Rs 47,990 New Delhi: LG is all set to launch the muchawaited G3 smartphone in India today at its event in Mumbai. The LG G3, which is the company's new flagship smartphone, however, has already made...
  • Idea launches new Androidpowered 3G smartphone at Rs 4,999 June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Extending its portfolio of 3G smartphones to 16, Idea Cellular launched another device for Rs 4,999, which comes bundled with data benefits. The country's third largest operator has already sold over 7 lakh devices from its earlier range of 3G smartphones. "Idea is the only mobile operator in...
  • Spice Stellar 360 with 3.5inch touschreen, QWERTY keypad available for Rs 4,799 June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice has now introduced a touchandtype Android smartphone that comes with a QWERTY keypad. The phone is available on ecommerce site Saholic.com for Rs 4,799. Spice Stellar 360 runs Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS, and is powered by a 1.3GHz dualcore processor with 512MB RAM. It has a 3.2...
  • Android phones with Adobe Reader app vulnerable to cyber attacks April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyber security agencies have alerted Indian Android phone users against a potential vulnerability in certain versions of their 'Adobe Reader' programme which could compromise their personal data. Categorising the activity of the virus as "high", the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERTIn) said the malfunction affects the Adobe Reader...
  • 8 lesser-known built-in Android features that can help you make the most of your smartphone April 16, 2014

    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 older...
  • Nokia X review: Fastlane on Nokia's Android-based phones is promising March 1, 2014

    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 though...
  • Why Nokia succumbed to Google's Android February 24, 2014

    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 the...
  • Nokia X, X+, XL: Nokia launches its first Android-based budget phones February 24, 2014

    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 family...
  • Nokia's Android phone might come with 4inch display, 5MP camera, Google Play January 28, 2014

    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 4.5inch display available online for Rs 9,999 January 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Xolo has silently introduced its new smartphone Xolo Q700s in India. The phone has a 4.5inch 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 1.3...
  • Micromax MAd A94 with 4.5inch display launched in India at Rs 8,490 January 18, 2014

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

    New Delhi: HP unveiled two new mobile devices, the 6inch HP Slate6 VoiceTab phablet and the 7inch HP Slate7 VoiceTab tablet. The new devices are powered by a quadcore processor and also feature voicecalling capability. Built on Android operating system, the HP Slate6 and HP Slate7 come equipped with a 3G...
  • Nokia's Android phone 'Normandy' may come in 6 colours, reveals a new leak December 24, 2013

    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 5.7inch display, 13MP camera listed online December 22, 2013

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

    New Delhi: Extending its Galaxy portfolio, Samsung has introduced a new smartphone named "Galaxy Core Advance". It has a 4.7inch 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...
  • Is this Nokia's Android phone? December 12, 2013

    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 lowcost phone. Speculations are rife that it will be a forked variant of Android. In other...
  • Gionee Pioneer P3 with 4.3inch display, quadcore CPU launched at Rs 7,499 December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Gionee has launched a new smartphone in India. Named Pioneer P3, the phone is powered by a 1.3 GHz quadcore processor. It features a 4.3inch display. The phone comes with a 5 megapixel rear camera a front VGA camera. This dualSIM phone is packed with a 1700 mAh battery. The...