Honor 7 Now Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in India

Huawei’s Honor brand is now rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for its Honor 7 smartphone in India. The Honor 7 users however will have to register to receive the latest Marshmallow update via over-the-air (OTA). The required details include the IMEI number and previous OS version of the handset. Users can check for version number in Settings > About Phone. The company says users will start receiving OTA update…

29th December 2015
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Xolo 8X-1000i With 5-Inch Display, Hive UI Launched at Rs. 6,999

Xolo has launched a new variant of its 8X-1000 smartphone dubbed 8X-1000i. Priced at Rs. 6,999, theXolo 8X-1000i is now listed on the company site. So far, the company has not revealed any availability details. The handset however is now available to buy via Snapdeal at the same price. (Also see: Xolo 8X-1000 vs. Xolo 8X-1000i) Much like the original Xolo 8X-1000, the 8X-1000i runs Hive UI, which is the…

29th December 2015
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Xiaomi Mi 5 video and press renders surface online

After a number of rumours and plenty of leaks we now have a fresh new one spotted on Weibo that shows the first renders of the much-awaited Mi 5 smartphone. Alongside the images there is another video post on Weibo that shows off the UI of the Mi 5 smartphone placed in a dock. Clearly, after all those rumours, these indeed look like the first legitimate leaks. The leaked images show…

29th December 2015
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XOLO One HD price and specifications are announced for India

We thought we may have seen XOLO’s last handset of the year with the recently revealed XOLO Black variant, but they’ve just launched a new handset for India. The XOLO One HD is the company’s latest smartphone, and while it won’t tear up the specs sheet, it will be affordable. Smartphones with 4G still aren’t commonplace in some areas, and it’s a big selling point for mid-rangers in various parts…

29th December 2015
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HTC One X9 release is official with 3GB of RAM and Helio X10

Towards the end of each year, we see a couple of solid phones creep out and that’s the case this year with the HTC One X9. It’s a handset we’ve covered plenty of times in the past, and now that it’s official, we’re back to bring you the full scoop. There was a lot of buzz surrounding the new iPhones and Galaxy S6 this year, but things didn’t go quite…

29th December 2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Mini gets listed ahead of official announcement

We’re not sure if Sammy is king of the variant hill anymore, but they appear to have one more left in their arsenal for their latest flagship. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Mini has been spotted at an online retailer, which may have finally revealed the Samsung Galaxy S6 Mini specs. In a few months we’ll be getting our first official glimpse of the Samsung Galaxy S7, but Samsung will probably…

29th December 2015
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Moto G (Gen 3) Starts Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

Motorola in October laid out its Android 6.0 Marshmallow rollout plans for the handsets. Since then it has pushed out the OS update to the Moto X Style, Moto X Play, and Moto X (Gen 2). However, the Lenovo-owned firm is now rolling out the operating system to Moto G (Gen 3) (unlocked variant XT1540) over-the-air, report users. The Motorola Moto G (Gen 3), which was launched in India in…

28th December 2015
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ICICI Bank to Sell Indian Railways Tickets on Its App, Website

ICICI Bank Wednesday tied up with railway’s e-ticketing platform IRCTC to sell rail tickets through its website. The largest private sector lender will soon introduce the facility to book rail tickets on its mobile banking application and prepaid digital wallet, it said in a statement. Users will have to first register on the website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), where it primarily sells rail tickets, and then…

28th December 2015
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WhatsApp may soon support video calling feature

WhatsApp may soon give a tough competition to video calling apps such as Skype, FaceTime and others as the company is rumoured to soon introduce the video calling feature to the app. However, no date has been announced for this functionality. According to leaked screenshots by German website Macerkopf, the user interface will be quite similar to the voice calling function. One will also be able to use both, rear and front facing…

28th December 2015
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Samsung Galaxy A9 is official with a 6-inch screen and 4,000mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy A9 has been officially announced in China. Hardly anything about it is a surprise by now, as the smartphone has starred in more than its fair share of leaks. The Galaxy A9 sits on top Samsung’s premium-built A-series and is positioned right where midrange meets flagship. The design is the newly adopted glass and metal affair, and this 6-incher features a FullHD AMOLED panel. Side bezels are…

24th December 2015
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Xiaomi Mi 5 is portrayed in a new set of leaked renders, specs outed too

According to the source of the pictures, the Mi 5 will in fact sport the world’s smallest such sensor, and also the fastest. The rest of the design is unmistakably Xiaomi. And as the render to the right can attest, we’re going to be treated to a metal frame for the Mi 5. On the front we can discern 2.5D glass on top of the display panel, while the back…

24th December 2015
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XOLO Black variant with 3GB of RAM listed through Snapdeal

The XOLO Black has been out for a couple of months, but the company has just unveiled a new variant of the handset. The XOLO Black variant stays largely the same as the previous model, but you’ll get a bit more RAM this time around. The XOLO Black was one of the company’s better handsets of 2015, and while we’d like to say the variant brings something major to the…

24th December 2015
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