Gionee Marathon M5 With 3GB RAM, 6020mAh Battery Launched at Rs. 17,999

25th November 2015

Gionee has launched the Marathon M5 in India, priced at Rs. 17,999. The smartphone will go on sale exclusively via Flipkart from Tuesday in Black, Gold, and White colour variants. The highlight of the Gionee Marathon M5 is its battery life. The smartphone comes with two 3010mAh batteries, taking the total to 6020mAh. The company says the batteries should last up to 4 days. It also features an extreme mode…

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Samsung Galaxy J1 mini Tipped in Multiple Leaks

25th November 2015

Samsung’s rumoured new Galaxy J-series smartphone, the Galaxy J1 mini, has been tipped in several leaks. The Samsung Galaxy J1 mini has been spotted on GFXbench listings as well as Zauba listing, and lastly at chipset maker Spreadtrum’s database that refers the Galaxy J1 mini name. According to the GFXBench listing (via GSMArena), the yet-to-be-announced Galaxy J1 mini comes with SM-J105F model number and packs a quad-core Spreadtrum (SC8830) processor…

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Tipped to Reintroduce MicroSD Card Support

25th November 2015

The anticipated Samsung Galaxy S7 flagship due next year will reportedly feature a microSD card slot, something that was missing with the company’s flagships this year. Notably, Samsung for the first time ditched microSD card support in this year’s flagship handsets – theGalaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 5, and Galaxy S6 Edge+. This resulted in a backlash from many loyal Samsung users, who had come to expect storage…

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Micromax Canvas Nitro 3 With 2GB RAM Listed on Company Site

25th November 2015

Micromax Canvas Nitro 3, shortly after going on sale via a third-party online retailer, has been listed on the company site. So far, there has been no announcement from Micromax on the launch of the handset. To recall, the Micromax Canvas Nitro 3 recently went on sale via a third-party online retailer priced at Rs. 8,130. The Micromax Canvas Nitro 3 (E352) runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM)…

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Intex Cloud Zest With 4000mAh Battery Launched at Rs. 4,999

25th November 2015

Intex has expanded its affordable Cloud-range with the launch of the Cloud Zest smartphone. Priced at Rs. 4,999, the latest Intex Cloud Zest has been listed on the company site. So far, there has been no announcement from Intex about the launch of the handset. The highlight of the Cloud Zest is its large 4000mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 15 hours of talk time and up…

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Samsung Galaxy A-Series Smartphones Tipped to Feature Fingerprint Sensor

25th November 2015

Successors of the existing Samsung Galaxy A smartphone series may include fingerprint sensors. The smartphones namely Galaxy A3 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A7 (2016) and Galaxy A9 are rumoured to feature a fingerprint sensor on their device home buttons like other previously launched Galaxy handsets. The news was tipped by HDBlog writer Antonio Monaco. Although Samsung has not yet confirmed the existence of any of the next-gen Galaxy A…

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BlackBerry Phone With Samsung Exynos 7420 SoC Spotted in Benchmark

25th November 2015

A new BlackBerry smartphone has been spotted in GFXBench listings tipping that the company may be testing use of Samsung’s Exynos chips in its devices. Spotted first by a Weibo user, the BlackBerry smartphone is codenamed as STV100-1 in GFXBench listings. According to the benchmark listings, the handset will feature a 5.1-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) and pack Samsung’s octa-core Exynos 7420 processor clocked at 2.1GHz. Other specifications include 3GB of…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 With Full Metal Body, Fingerprint Scanner Launched

25th November 2015

Xiaomi on Tuesday, as promised, unveiled its new Redmi Note 3 smartphone at an event at China National Convention Center in Beijing. Xiaomi has announced that the Redmi Note 3 will be available in two variants: one with 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage variant priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs. 9,500) and another with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage at CNY 1,099 (approximately Rs. 11,500). There’s no word…

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Lava Iris Atom 2X With Android 5.1 Lollipop Available Online at Rs. 4,499

24th November 2015

Lava appears set to launch the Iris Atom 2X smartphone in India. While no announcement has been made by the company, the smartphone is available to buy via an e-commerce site at Rs. 4,499. As per the c-commerce site listing, the dual-SIM Lava Iris Atom 2X runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, and features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) IPS display with a calculated pixel density of 217ppi. The smartphone is powered…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Mi Smartwatch Launch Today

24th November 2015

The latest teaser by Xiaomi tips that the anticipated Redmi Note 2 Pro smartphone may actually be launched as the Redmi Note 3 at the company’s launch event on Tuesday. The event is also rumoured to introduce Xiaomi’s first ever smartwatch. Xiaomi over the weekend posted an image on its Weibo account stating Redmi Note 3 alongside an image caption stating, (translated) “Major news: next Tuesday released Note3 # #…

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Marshmallow Is Like All of Our Features, Says Cyanogen Co-Founder

24th November 2015

Cyanogen at Big Android BBQ Europe earlier this month detailed its plans for the next year. The company also revealed that the plans are centred around dirt-cheap phones priced at as low as $75 (approximately Rs. 5,000) and a flagship. Co-Founder and CTO Steve Kondik at the side-lines of the event also talked about various other things including Marshmallow and upcoming chipsets among others. Speaking to Alex Dobie of Android…

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iPhone 7 to Be Waterproof, Sport 3GB of RAM: TrendForce

24th November 2015

The iPhone 7, which Apple is expected to launch next year, could feature a memory boost, according to a research firm. The handset is also said to have waterproof capabilities. The research firm also expectsApple to launch a 4-inch iPhone next year. TrendForce said that it expects the next iPhone – currently expected to be called the iPhone 7 – to sport 3GB of RAM. Interestingly, TrendForce notes that the…

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