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Gionee launches 8 new smartphones with FullView display

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Gionee Mobiles has unveiled eight new smartphones each featuring a dazzling FullView display. The phones on offer include the S11, S11S, M7 Plus, M7, S11 Lite, F205, Steel M7 Power and M7 Mini. “Gionee’s strategy of producing a complete line

Thinking of a tech diet? This ‘Substitute Phone’ could be of help!

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Come New year and we will all have our resolution list ready. I can’t say about others but mine usually has this resolution ‘to reduce my tech intake.’ Technology may be my bread and butter but sometimes we allow it

Will Xiaomi’s ‘Desh ka Smartphone’ be a JioPhone rival?

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Xiaomi India head Manu Jain has hinted towards the launch of a new smartphone in the country-‘Desh ka Smartphone’. He tweeted that the device “will change the lives of the entire country, especially the people living in rural areas.” The

Infinix Zero5 and Zero5 Pro with dual rear cameras launched in India

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Infinix Mobile, the smartphone brand from Transsion Holdings has unveiled its Zero 5 smartphone for the Indian market. The smartphones titled Zero5 and Zero5 Pro are priced at Rs 17,999 and Rs 19,999 respectively. The Zero5 comes in three colors-

Xiaomi smartphones ruling the roost in India- Top 5 picks

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Xiaomi now controls 23.5 percent of India’s smartphone market, which ties it with Samsung as the leading smartphone vendor in the country, according to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) latest quarterly mobile phone tracker. Since its launch, the Chinese company

Flipkart to launch its Billion Capture+ smartphone on November 15

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Flipkart that announced its own brand- Billion earlier this year is gearing up to launch its first smartphone under the brand. The e-tailer will be launching Billion Capture+ on November 15 priced at Rs 10,999 for the 32GB model and at Rs

Razor launches its first Android smartphone for gamers

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Razor, the company is known to design gaming computers will now enter the smartphone market. The new smartphone titled Razor Phone will be the first Android-powered smartphone by the company. Tom Moss, head of Razer’s mobile business, told The Guardian, “We

India saw a phenomenal rise in dual-camera smartphone shipment in H1, 2017

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In a highly competitive market, with all specs equal, cameras have increasingly emerged as the differentiator for smartphone brands. In the last few years, smartphone vendors strived hard to bring superior photography experience to the users, by improved

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 with AI Beautify feature and 6GB RAM launched

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Xiaomi has launched the Mi Note 3 at an event in China yesterday. The phone which is a successor to the Xiaomi Mi Note 2, comes with a 16-megapixel camera, dual rear camera setup, facial recognition feature and 4 sided curved

Huawei launches AI-enabled Kirin 970 phone chip to take on Apple and Samsung

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Huawei is using artificial intelligence features like the instant image recognition to take on Apple and Samsung, as per a Reuters report. Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei‘s consumer base, revealed a new phone chip that Huawei is betting on

Shortage of components to affect premium smartphone sales in H2, 2017

BANGALORE, INDIA: Despite the sales growth of all types of smartphones in the second quarter of 2017, compared with the second quarter of 2016,  there is a concern that the rising component costs, as well as limited supply, will result

Essential Phone finally available for pre-order

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After a few months of delay, Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone has finally arrived now and available to order, via Essential’s own site, Best Buy, and Sprint.  The company has also been sending out notifications to early customers who had pre-registered to purchase the device to

Asus leaks four new Zenfone models on its website

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Asus has accidentally leaked its entire Zenfone 4 series of smartphones on its website. According to a report from German mobile news website WinFuture, it shows the website where Asus has accidentally spilled details of its upcoming range of ZenFone 4 series.

Lenovo launches K8 Note in India, price starting at Rs 12,999

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Lenovo has launched the newest entrant to its ‘K Note’ series- K8 Note in India. The K8 Note is priced at Rs 12,999 for 3GB+32 GB variant and Rs 13,999 for 44GB+64 GB variant. The newly launched device is a

Google’s upcoming Pixel XL may sport a squeezable frame: Report

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As rumor mills keep buzzing with regard to Google Pixel XL, a new report from Android Police claims that the Pixel’s next iteration may be a curious mix of LG G6 and HTC U11. While the original Pixel design is expected to

Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 specifications leaked

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Google launched its flagship Pixel smartphones last year and received an overwhelming response for its camera, optimized software, and zippy performance. The search engine company is now expected to launch the successors to this smartphone- the Pixel 2 and Pixel

Chinese smartphone co. iVOOMi to invest 250cr in product development for India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Chinese electronics OEM/ODM company, iVOOMi said it will invest Rs 250cr to further strengthen its position in the entry level smartphones segment in the Indian market. The company focuses on strengthening its foothold in the market through

Bumper opening for Xiaomi Mi Home with Rs 5cr sales in first 12 hours

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Xiaomi knows the importance of India in its global expansion plans and well, India never disappoints the Chinese tech company either. The company launched its first Mi Home store in India on May 20th and raked in a record-breaking Rs 5 crore in

Two new, high-end Nokia phones accidentally leaked online

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Though tech companies like to keep their new devices under wraps until official release, accidental/intentional leaks keep the rumour mills buzzing all throughout building up the anticipation. Well, something similar happened recently, when a video uploaded to Vimeo gave us a peek

HTC fans rejoice: HTC U Play gets a Rs 10K cut; now available on Amazon at Rs 29,990

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The HTC U Play that was launched in India three months back for the price of Rs 39,990 has got a massive Rs 10,000 discount and will now be available for Rs 29,990, the company said in a statement while also announcing exclusive online