Gionee Marathon M5 India launch scheduled for November 24

Announced back in June this year, the Gionee Marathon M5 is all set to land in India next week. The Chinese company has sent out invitations for the launch event which is scheduled to be held in the city of Bengaluru on November 24. If you aren’t in the know, the USP of the device is its dual-battery setup – it packs in a pair of batteries, each 3,010mAh in…

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Rose Gold Huawei Watch (plated with real 22K gold) now available to buy in the US

If you’re looking to buy a gold-plated Android Wear watch, you don’t really have many choices. However, as of today, Huawei is selling a Rose Gold Huawei Watch that has a 22K rose gold plated stainless steel case. Needless to say, this is significantly more expensive than regular Huawei Watch versions (which start at $349). Right now, you can only get the Huawei Watch Rose Gold Stainless Steel with Brown…

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Homtom HT7 specs reveal 3,000mAh battery

HomTom is a brand we have covered on occasion, and they’ve just announced a new smartphone. This one isn’t like their last one though as the HomTom HT7 appears to be geared towards the budget crowd. The last device we covered from HomTom was the HT6, and while the HomTom HT7 looks like it would be the heir apparent… it is not. The previous model had a large 6,250mAh battery…

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Pepsi’s phone revealed: Budget $78 5.5-inch P1 Android handset has 13MP camera and fingerprint sensor – but is only on sale in China

  Rumours have been bubbling away that Pepsi is set to launch a smartphone – and now the fizzy drinks firm has revealed its handset. Called the Pepsi P1, it boasts a 5.5inch screen, fingerprint scanner and 13 megapixel camera – and is similar in looks to Apple’s iPhone 5. However, it will initially only be available in China – and is being sold via a crowdfunding site. Scroll down…

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The Next Cheap Android Phone Comes From…Pepsi?

It’s pretty easy to find a random Chinese Android phone to slap your brand on these days. So easy, in fact, that Pepsi is having a go. Made by the Shenzhen Scooby Communication Equipment Co, the Pepsi P1 doesn’t actually look half-bad. There’s a 1080p screen, aluminum unibody design, 2GB of RAM, and even a fingerprint sensor. The phone is currently being crowdfunded at around $110 for a single handset,…

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Cooey’s IoT-enabled Healthcare Devices Now Available On Flipkart

Bengaluru-based IoT healthcare startup Cooey, which wants to be the ‘WhatsApp for Healthcare’, launched its wireless body fat analyser and blood pressure monitor on Flipkart earlier this month. Cooey’s WHT1-808-B1 Wireless Bp Monitor (seen below), priced at Rs. 3,950, connects with Bluetooth 4.0-enabled smartphones running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above. The device syncs the wearer’s blood pressure (both systolic and diastolic) readings automatically with the smartphone through an app,…

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Pepsi Phone P1 – an affordable, metal phone with a fingerprint reader

Diet Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Pepsi Phone P1 – one of those things is not like the other. The rumors were completely true and the soda-maker has lent its brand to a smartphone. It’s actually a surprisingly available mid-ranger that carries Pepsi’s famous logo on its back. The phone itself is manufactured by Shenzhen Scooby Communication Equipment. Its aluminum unibody houses a 5.5″ 1080p screen (with 2.5D glass) and an octa-core…

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Huawei Mate 8 with Kirin 950 SoC, 4GB RAM surfaces in benchmarks and live images

Huawei Mate 8 codenamed NXT-AL10 has appeared on AnTuTu revealing most of its specifications. It will be powered by Huawei’s latest Kirin 950 Octa-Core SoC that was introduced earlier this month. In AnTuTu, the 4GB RAM variant scores 79131 points, beating its competitors. It scores roughly between 76,000 and 79,000 points, according to AnTuTu. Kirin 950 has up to 2.3 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex 72 CPU + up to 1.8 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A53 GPU and…

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Android Wear Smartwatches to Get Marshmallow Update in ‘Coming Months’

Google has started rolling out API 23 SDK for Android Wear devices, based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The company has also confirmed that all previously launched Android Wear wearables will receive an update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The company on Wednesday confirmed that the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition is the first watch to run Android 6.0 Marshmallow (API 23) for Android Wear. Adding further, Google revealed that Android Wear-based…

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Xiaomi MiPad 2 with slim metal body teased ahead of Nov 24 announcement

Xiaomi recently scheduled an event on November 24th, to introduce a new product. Lin Bin, co-founder and President of Xiaomi already said that more than one product will launch at the event. He posted ateaser image of the Redmi Note 2 Pro smartphone in Golden color recently, few hours back he posted an image of a tablet on weibo, which is likely to be the upcoming MiPad 2. It appeared on Geekbench last week, revealing…

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MACOOX EX1 is a smartphone with a 9000mAH battery

If you probably thought that smartphones don’t have large enough batteries then MACOOX is a brand that agrees with you. They have announced the EX1 smartphone which has a battery capacity that is probably bigger than the capacity of most portable battery packs that people carry. But then again, this smartphone is probably thicker than or as thick as most battery packs that are available these days. So that extra…

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Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 With 8-Inch Display, Tegra K1 SoC Launched

Nvidia’s Shield tablet was launched last year with a price tag of $299 (roughly Rs. 19,000). The company however was forced to recall some of its Shield tablets in the US after it found the battery in device can overheat, posing a possible fire hazard. The company on Tuesday has re-launched its Nvidia Shield tablet as the Shield Tablet K1 priced at $199 (approximately Rs. 13,000). The tablet targeted at…

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