OnePlus 2 Open Sale Kicks Off in India

OnePlus, as promised, has kicked off its open sale for the OnePlus 2 smartphone in India. Interested consumers in India can buy the OnePlus 2 without invitations from Wednesday to Friday. As before, the OnePlus 2 is exclusively available via Amazon India. (Also see: OnePlus 2 Review: Second Time’s Almost the Charm) Apart from India, the Chinese smartphone maker has confirmed that it would sell the OnePlus 2 internationally without…

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QiKU Q Terra Smartphone India Launch Set for Friday

QiKU, a joint venture between Chinese Internet company Qihoo 360 and handset maker Coolpad, will launch its first smartphone Qiku Q Terra in India on November 27, the company told Gadgets 360. With the Q Terra, QiKU will become the latest Chinese company to enter the Indian market. Chinese smartphone manufacturer Coolpad debuted in India in May earlier this year with the launch of the entry-level Dazen 1, and the…

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LG Ray With 5.5-inch Display, Octa-Core SoC Launched

LG on Wednesday launched its Ray smartphone, which will be reaching the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) regions this week followed by Latin America. The availability in other regions would be announced when the handset is launched locally. For now, no pricing details have been provided. The LG Ray features a metal design includes “best-in-class features”, the company says. It sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution display wit pixel…

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Nokia 230, Nokia 230 Dual SIM Internet-Enabled Feature Phones Launched

Microsoft has unveiled Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual SIM feature phones. Both the phones have been priced at $55 (approximately Rs. 3,700) before local taxes and subsidies. The Nokia 230 and Nokia 230 Dual SIM will go on sale in India next month. The phones sales are also expected to start in December in Asia, and the Middle East. The company confirmed that other markets will follow in 2016….

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HTC One A9 and Desire 828 Dual SIM Announced for India

HTC on Wednesday announced its much-talked-about One A9 smartphone for India, alongside the Desire 828 Dual SIM. Both smartphones will go on sale in the country in December, and for now, no pricing information has been provided. The company said pricing will be provided closer to availability, and it hopes to ship the smartphones to India within two weeks. Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the HTC Sense UI skin on…

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Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 Launched; Touted to Be More Compact and Efficient

On Tuesday, at its media event in China National Convention Center in Beijing, Xiaomi announced the launch of a range of products. The company announced the Redmi Note 3 and the Mi Pad 2. At the event, the Chinese conglomerate also took the wraps off the Mi Air Purifier 2. The successor to last year’s air purifier, the latest-generation device is priced at CNY 699 (roughly Rs. 7,250). The company…

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Micromax’s Yu Yuphoria Successor Specifications Tipped in Benchmark

Micromax’s Yu brand has lately been teasing its upcoming high-end Yutopia smartphone in a series of social posts. However, a new leaked benchmark listing has suggested that the company might be working on another handset dubbed Yu Yuphoria (Yu6000), which is said to be the successor of the Yu Yuphoria (seen above) smartphone currently available in the market. According to the GFXBench listing, the Yu Yuphoria (Yu6000) will feature upgraded…

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

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

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

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

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

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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