Android

  • Meet Sundar Pichai, the man behind Android One phones 11 hours 1 minutes ago

    He is the most important man in the mobile industry, the man behind the launch of Android One phones. Sundar Pichai is a Chennai boy who made it big and is already being spoken of as a possible successor to Larry Page. ...
  • Why Google's Android One can change the smartphone market 14 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Google on Monday launched in India three Android One phones capable of Internet access at prices starting at Rs 6,299, as it looks to win customers in the world's fastest growing smartphone market with low prices and better quality software. Powered by Google's Android operating system, the handsets, made...
  • 2 million Android One smartphones to be sold in India in 2014: Chip maker MediaTek 14 hours 18 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the initial response to Android One smartphones, chip maker MediaTek said it expects as many as two million handsets to be sold this year in India, the world's second largest market for mobile phones. The Taiwan-headquartered company has partnered with US-based tech giant Google on Android One,...
  • Android One users in India can soon watch YouTube videos offline 21 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: YouTube users in India will soon be able to save videos from the Google-owned service, making it possible to watch them offline, and the feature will eventually be available globally, the company said Monday. The feature will be available through the YouTube app on Google's new Android One smartphones...
  • Viewing India as our trial country: Google's Android Vice President Sundar Pichai 22 hours 6 minutes ago

    Hot on the heels of Apple launching the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Google has launched the first of its Android One phones in India. Speaking to Network18, Google's Android Vice President Sundar Pichai said that the company is now viewing India as a trial country for its products. ...
  • Google's Android One phones come to India at Rs 6,299: Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno Yesterday

    New Delhi: The first Android One phones have arrived. Google has launched the first set of three phones under its Android One project in India at a price starting at Rs 6,299. The first Android One devices to be available in India are the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V...
  • Google launches Android One phones in India, priced at Rs 6299 onwards Yesterday

    Update: Google's Android One phones come to India at Rs 6,299: Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno New Delhi: Google has launched the first smartphones under its Android One project in India, pricing them at around Rs 6,299 to capture the low-cost segment of the world's fastest growing...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S5 Mini in India at Rs 26,499 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Korean handset maker Samsung unveiled the successor to its flagship S5 smartphone - Galaxy S5 Mini - in India at a price of Rs 26,499. The handset is available in India from September 10 through e-commerce major Flipkart. With a host of innovative features like water and dust...
  • Micromax launches the octa-core Canvas Nitro smartphone in India at Rs 12,990 September 8, 2014

    New Delhi Micromax has launched its new smartphone - the Canvas Nitro - in India at Rs 12,990. The Micromax Canvas Nitro, to be available exclusively on eCommerce site Snapdeal, is powered by a 1.7 GHz Tru Octa Core processor and Android KitKat operating system. The handset features 5-inch HD IPS...
  • 5 ways in which the new Moto G (2nd Gen) betters the original September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In less than a year of its initial launch, Motorola has upgraded its hot-selling Moto G smartphone. The Moto G was first unveiled in November 2013 and came to the Indian market in February this year. This quicker-than-usual switch to the 2nd generation has raised some questions in...
  • Lenovo launches Vibe X2, Vibe Z2 smartphones at IFA 2014 September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding two new phones to its Vibe line of smartphones, Lenovo launched two new devices - Vibe X2 and Vibe Z2 - at IFA 2014 in Berlin. The Lenovo Vibe X2 comes with a tri-layered design, and is, therefore, claimed to be the world's first layered smartphone. It...
  • Nokia X2: Microsoft launches the Nokia X successor in India at Rs 8,699 September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Beefing up its budget smartphone portfolio, Microsoft Devices today launched Nokia X2, priced at Rs 8,699, in India to compete more aggressively with the likes of Samsung as well as homegrown firms like Micromax. The Nokia X2 was unveiled globally in June as a successor to its Android-centred...
  • Motorola's new Moto G: First impressions review September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Riding high on the success of the Moto G, Motorola today introduced the successor to its affordable smartphone. Named the '2nd Gen Moto G', the Android smartphone comes with improved specs and at a price, which is Rs 1000 cheaper than its predecessor. The new Moto G (16GB) carries...
  • Motorola's new Moto G, Moto X smartphones, Moto 360 Android Wear smartwatch coming to India today September 5, 2014

    Read: Motorola launches the new Moto G, new Moto X smartphones and Moto 360 smartwatch in India Live from the Motorola's new Moto G, Moto X, Moto 360 India launch event New Delhi: Motorola has barely left anything for us to guess. It's almost clear what the company has up its sleeves...
  • The 4.5-inch Asus Zenfone 4 to be available in India from September 5; priced at Rs 6,999 September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The 4.5-inch Asus Zenfone 4 (A450CG) will go on sale in India from September 5. The phone is priced at Rs 6,999 and is a new variant of its Zenfone 4 smartphone. The phone has been available for pre-order on Flipkart for over a week. With a 4.5-inch display,...
  • HTC Desire 820: HTC launches new mid-range 64-bit octa-core smartphone with an 8MP front camera September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding a new member to the HTC Desire family, HTC has launched a new smartphone - the HTC Desire 820, the successor to the HTC Desire 816. The phone is powered by the latest Qualcomm octa-core 64-bit processor with integrated LTE modem. The phone features a 5.5-inch 720p...
  • Motorola to launch new Moto G, Moto X smartphones, and Moto 360 Android Wear smartwatch on September 5 September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Motorola has barely left anything for us to guess. It's almost clear what the company has up its sleeves for its event today in Chicago. Google-owned Motorola, which is slated to be acquired by Lenovo, has already teased the sequels to its affordable Moto G and mid-range Moto X...
  • Sony introduces SmartBand Talk, Android Wear-based SmartWatch 3 wearable devices September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding two new products to its wearables category, Sony has introduced two new devices - the SmartBand Talk and SmartWatch 3.^M ^M With its built-in microphone and speaker, the SmartBand Talk comes equipped with a short call function so you can talk into it and hear your caller. It has...
  • Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4: 5.7-inch display, 16MP camera, selfie-friendly; to be available from October September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 4 phablet, the successor to the Galaxy Note 3, at its event in Berlin. The Galaxy Note 4 features a 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) Super AMOLED display. The new Note has a metal frame and soft-textured back cover. The Galaxy Note 4 has...
  • Asus ZenWatch: Asus launches its first smartwatch; expected to come to India by year-end September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Asus has unveiled its first wearable device - ZenWatch. The smartwatch runs Android Wear OS and features a version of the ASUS ZenUI developed specifically for the ZenWatch. It sports a curved display, leather watchband and a quick-release clasp design. This device pairs with a smartphone running Android 4.3...
  • Lenovo Tab S8: Lenovo launches its first Intel-powered Android tablet September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Lenovo has announced the launch of its first Intel-powered Android tablet at the 2014 IFA Consumer Electronics Unlimited show in Berlin. Named the Lenovo Tab S8, the tablet has an 8-inch (1920x1200) display and includes the One Glass Solution touch-panel technology. The tablet's ultra-slim bezel merges the screen...
  • Why Samsung is afraid of Android One September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Google's partnership with three Indian phone makers is set to rev up fast-growing demand for lower priced smartphones, and spell more trouble for Samsung Electronics which is rapidly losing share in emerging markets. Micromax Infomatics, Karbonn Mobiles and Spice Group are the first phone manufacturers to sign up for Google's...
  • ZenWatch: Asus to launch its first smartwatch today September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: After Samsung, LG and Motorola, it's time for Asus to launch an Android Wear smartwatch. The company today, at its press event in Berlin, will unveil the ZenWatch - its first wearable device. It, reportedly, will come for under $199. The Asus smartwatch will be on display at...
  • ZTE V5 with a 5-inch display, 13MP camera launched in India at Rs 10,999 September 2, 2014

    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 September 2, 2014

    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...