SMARTPHONES

  • Motorola slashes prices of the new Moto G (2nd gen), Moto X (2nd gen) by up to Rs 3,000 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In the wake of strong competition from other smartphones players, Motorola has slashed the prices of the new Moto G (2nd gen) by Rs 2,000 and the Moto X (2nd gen) smartphone by Rs 3,000 in India. The new Moto G that was originally priced at Rs 12,999...
  • LG G4 leaked images and specs: 10 things that you need to know about the next LG flagship phone coming on April 28 2 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After Apple, Samsung and HTC, it's now LG's turn to unwrap its next flagship smartphone for the year 2015. The South Korean giant has scheduled events for April 28 in six cities - New York, London, Paris, Istanbul, Singapore and Seoul - where it will unveil its new...
  • Intex Aqua Power+ with 5-inch HD display, 13MP camera launched in India for Rs 8,999 3 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Intex Technologies has launched yet another budget smartphone, the Intex Aqua Power +, in the Indian market for a price of Rs 8,999. The phone sports a 5-inch HD display with 1280X720 ppi resolution and runs 1.3GHz quad core processor with 2GB RAM and 16 GB internal...
  • A new Google Nexus 5 coming this year? Google drops clues in Project Fi video 9 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Google rolled out its Nexus 5 way back in 2013 and the popular smartphone boasted of a quad core processor and a full HD display at a great price of $350. Now, speculations are rife that the search giant is coming with the next version of its flagship...
  • Ratan Tata's investment likely to bolster Xiaomi's presence in India 10 hours 13 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of the holding company of India's Tata conglomerate, has acquired a stake in Xiaomi Technology, a deal that is likely to bolster the Chinese phone maker's presence in the world's third-largest smartphone market. Financial details of the unspecified stake bought by Tata in Xiaomi, the first...
  • Nokia denies return to phone making, says 'these reports are false' 10 hours 36 minutes ago

    Helsinki : Finland's Nokia denied reports in Chinese media that it planned to return to manufacturing phones. "Nokia notes recent news reports claiming the company communicated an intention to manufacture consumer handsets out of a R&D facility in China. These reports are false," Nokia said in a statement posted on...
  • Your smartphone can detect earthquakes even without additional apps 10 hours 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a state of natural calamities, communication channels are the most impacted and we begin to wonder if that's just how far technology has been explored. However, did you know that the ubiquitous smartphone can detect earthquakes? And no, we don't mean you need to download a certain...
  • Ratan Tata acquires stake in Xiaomi Yesterday

    New Delhi:Iconic business leader Ratan Tata has acquired a stake in Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, the first investment by any Indian in the smartphone maker. The company declined to disclose the quantum and value of the stake, which Tata Group's former chief has picked in his personal capacity. "We are truly excited...
  • Smartphones still a luxury for many in India Yesterday

    New Delhi: Even as it expects Internet users in India to double to 400 million by 2018, BCG said prices of smartphones -- an important driver for net penetration - are "too expensive for many" in the country. Exuding optimism on the increasing Internet penetration in one of the world's...
  • Alibaba partners China Telecom to sell cheap smartphones Yesterday

    Shanghai: Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and state-owned China Telecom Corp Ltd have tied up to sell inexpensive smartphones aimed at boosting mobile commerce in smaller cities and rural areas. The phones, dubbed 'Tianyi Taobao Shopping Handsets', will come installed with either an app for easy access to Alibaba's...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i vs Xiaomi Mi 4: Does the new Mi 4i score over the more expensive Mi 4? 2 days ago

    New Delhi: It's not even been three months since Xiaomi introduced the flagship Mi 4 smartphone in India, and the company has now announced a new variant of the phone - Mi 4i - that comes at a relatively lower price. While many look it at as a successor to...
  • Lava Iris Alfa L with 5.5-inch display, 8MP camera launched at Rs 8,000 in India 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Adding a new member to its Iris brand of smartphones, Lava has launched a new smartphone - the Iris Alfa L - in India. The new phone features a 5.5-inch qHD IPS display with a resolution of 960x540 pixels and runs Android Lollipop 5.0. At its heart is a...
  • BlackBerry considers closing Sweden operations 2 days ago

    Bengaluru: BlackBerry Ltd is considering closing its offices in Sweden, a move that would result in the loss of up to 100 jobs, a company spokesperson told Reuters. "At this time, we are considering the closure of our offices in Sweden. Since this may impact approximately 100 employees, we are now...
  • Lenovo K80: Lenovo launches its 4GB RAM smartphone to take on the Asus Zenfone 2 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After enlarged display and slim profile, the smartphone trend now seems to be shifting to the increased RAM. After Asus, which launched the world's first 4 GB RAM Zenfone 2 early this year (and on April 23 in India), Lenovo has now introduced its new phone that packs...
  • The Xiaomi Mi 4i shows how important India is for Xiaomi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Mi 4i "is not a Chinese design that is imported to India, this is a product that is designed with this market in mind," said Hugo Barra, Xiaomi's vice president of international operations at the smartphone's launch event in New Delhi on Thursday. The Xiaomi Mi 4i unveiling...
  • The Rs 12,999 Xiaomi Mi 4i to be available from April 30 in India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi said it plans to launch its data centre in India by later this year or by early next year as it looks to address data security concerns of Indian authorities. In October last year, Xiaomi had announced that it will set up a local data...
  • How the Chinese are using Bollywood, cricket to conquer India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: China's smartphone makers are drafting in cricket teams and Bollywood stars to conquer India, their largest overseas market and a key testing ground for their international expansion, as they try to rebrand as more than just sellers of cheap handsets. Xiaomi Technology - the fast-growing No. 3 global smartphone...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i images: Xiaomi's feature-packed Rs 12,999 smartphone 4 days ago

    The smartphone wars in India just got even more exciting with the launch of Xiaomi's Mi 4i. Priced at Rs 12,999 the phone has a unibody design and is powered by a 2nd generation Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor. The 5-inch device has a full HD resolution of 1920x1080 pixels...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i unveiled in India at Rs 12,999: 1920x1080 px, 3120mAh, 13MP, 4G dual SIM, octa-core 64 bit 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Xiaomi has just upped the smartphone competition in India with its newest smartphone - the Xiaomi Mi 4i - that carries a very competitive price tag of Rs 12,999. The phone goes on sale from April 30 and registrations begin on April 23 at 8 PM on Flipkart. The...
  • Asus Zenfone 2 review: A powerful warrior but with weight issues 4 days ago

    It's been less than a year since Asus entered the Indian smartphone market in July last year, and the Taiwanese company appears to be again all geared up with its new squad of warriors to fight on the battleground where there are no allies. But are Asus' soldiers fit, trained,...
  • Google rolling out Android 5.1.1 to fix camera issues in Android 5.1 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Within a month of its latest Android 5.1 OS rollout, Google has started issuing new releases to patch bugs in the system. Users of the Nexus 5 and 6 have raised complaints about the smartphones' camera apps malfunctioning after they updated to the latest Android operating system. The latest release...
  • Asus Zenfone 2 comes to India in 4 variants, priced from Rs 12,999 to Rs 22,999 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Asus has launched its new smartphone - the Asus Zenfone 2 - in four variants in the Indian market. The prices for the Zenfone 2 start at Rs 12,999 for the base model and go up to Rs 22,999 for the top variant. (Read our review of the...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i to be unveiled for the world at Xiaomi's India event today 4 days ago

    Update: Xiaomi Mi 4i unveiled in India at Rs 12,999: 1920x1080 px, 3120mAh, 13MP, 4G dual SIM, octa-core 64 bit New Delhi: An upbeat Xiaomi, that just sold a Guinness Record breaking 2.11 million handsets in 12 hours, is all geared up to unleash its newest smartphone - dubbed the Xiaomi...
  • Asus Zenfone 2: The 'world's first 4GB RAM smartphone' coming to India today 4 days ago

    Update: Asus Zenfone 2 comes to India in 4 variants, priced from Rs 12,999 to Rs 22,999 New Delhi: Asus which had given the media a preview of its new flagship smartphone - the Asus Zenfone 2 - is all set to launch what it calls the "world's first 4GB...
  • Gionee Pioneer P4S with 4.5-inch display, 5MP camera launched in India for Rs 7,799 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Gionee has rolled out its latest budget smartphone, the Gionee Pioneer P4s, in India for a price of Rs 7,799. The phone sports a 4.5-inch multi-capacitive touchscreen and runs on a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. It includes 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 32GB...
  • Asus Zenfone 2: Photos taken with Asus' upcoming flagship phone. No effects. No filters 5 days ago

    New Delhi: We put the Asus Zenfone 2's 13-megapixel rear camera to tests in different lighting conditions and captured some random shots. The photos were taken in three different environments - outdoor under the sun, room environment, and low-light. Based on the lighting conditions, we have classified the photos into...