Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air Windows 10 laptop with slim metal body announced

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air

Xiaomi has announced Mi Notebook Air, the company’s first Windows 10 laptop, along with the Redmi Pro at an event in China. It comes in 12.5-inch and 13.3-inch models with 1080p displays with 5.71mm and 5.59mm ultra-narrow borders, respectively. It has a full metal body with 135-degree opening and closing hinge. The 12.5-inch model is just 12.9mm thick and weighs 1.07kg and the 13.3-inch model is 14.8mm thick, compared to 17mm thick MacBook Air and weighs just 1.28kg.

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LeEco to acquire VIZIO for $2 billion

LeEco VIZIO

LeEco is all set to acquire VIZIO for $2 billion. The VIZIO hardware and software businesses will be owned and operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of LeEco, while the VIZIO data business, Inscape, will spin out and operate as a separate, privately owned company. Continue reading “LeEco to acquire VIZIO for $2 billion”

Exclusive : Reliance Jio JioLink Indoor WiFi Plans and Preview Offer Revealed

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FoneArena has obtained exclusive information regarding the Reliance Jio JioLink Indoor WiFi offering and also a 90 day Jio Preview Offer for the same. Jio is gearing up for a commercial launch soon and this solution could actually solve poor coverage or slow speeds in some areas especially when indoors. I have seen great speeds on Jio outdoors but when indoors , speeds do drop considerably. Let us dive in and find out what is JioLink and why it is big deal.

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Apple iPhone sales in India up 51% YoY, says Tim Cook

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Apple just announced earnings for the financial year Q3 2016 that ended June 25, 2016. The company CEO Tim Cook said in earnings call that iPhone sales in India have increased 51% from the same period in 2015.

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Xiaomi Redmi Pro with 5.5-inch 1080p OLED display, dual rear cameras, 4GB RAM announced

Xiaomi Redmi Pro

Xiaomi just announced Redmi Pro, the company’s latest smartphone in the Redmi series at an event in China. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p OLED 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by a deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 / X25 SoC and runs on MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has dual rear cameras, a 13-megapixel camera along with a 5-megapixel camera for achieving depth of field and real-time background blur. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the front built into the home button. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Pro with 5.5-inch 1080p OLED display, dual rear cameras, 4GB RAM announced”

Apple reports $42.4 billion revenue in FY Q3 2016, iPhone sales continue to fall

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Apple has reported revenue of $42.4 billion with a net profit of $7.8 billion in their earnings for the financial year Q3 2016 that ended June 25, 2016. Revenues were down 14.5% year-on-year and earnings per share were $1.42. It sold 40.4 million iPhones, 9.95 million iPads, and 4.25 million Macs during its fiscal third quarter of 2016. Continue reading “Apple reports $42.4 billion revenue in FY Q3 2016, iPhone sales continue to fall”

BlackBerry DTEK50 announced for $299, claims to be the world’s most secure Android smartphone

BlackBerry DTEK50

BlackBerry just announced DTEK50, which it claims to be the world’s most secure smartphone. It encrypts all users’ information, including business critical data and personal data and is FIPS 140-2 Compliant. It also has Malware protection along with back-up wipe and restore capabilities. Continue reading “BlackBerry DTEK50 announced for $299, claims to be the world’s most secure Android smartphone”

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note will be exclusive to Flipkart

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

Lenovo confirmed last week that it will launch the Vibe K5 Note smartphone in India on August 1st. It also confirmed 4GB RAM for the smartphone recently, today it has announced that it will launch the K5 Note smartphone exclusively  on Flipkart. It partnered with Amazon.in to sell the Vibe K4 Note smartphone.
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ZTE Blade V6 and Axon Mini with 4G LTE launched in India for Rs. 9999 and Rs. 23599

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ZTE has launched Blade V6 and Axon Mini smartphones in India. The Blade V6 packs a 5-inch HD display and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 SoC, while the Axon Mini comes with a 5.2-inch 1080p AMOLED 2.5D curved glass screen with 0.85mm slim bezels and is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 616 SoC. Both the phones have a dual SIM support and 4G LTE connectivity. Continue reading “ZTE Blade V6 and Axon Mini with 4G LTE launched in India for Rs. 9999 and Rs. 23599”

Samsung Evo Plus 256GB microSD card launched in India for Rs. 11999

Samsung Evo Plus 256GB microSD card

Samsung has launched 256GB UHS-I (U3), Class 10 microSD card in India. It has Samsung’s advanced V-NAND technology, offering high read and write speeds of up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively. It will be useful for high-resolution photography and 4K video recording, as well as graphic intensive multimedia like virtual reality (VR) and gaming.

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Jio 4G LTE and VoLTE Compatible Smartphones

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There has been rumours going around that the commercial rollout for the Jio 4G LTE and VoLTE network from Reliance will take place on Indian Independence Day i.e August 15th. However, it can often be confusing to find out just which phones are compatible and whether you need to change your phone or not. So we’ve compiled a list of smartphones that are compatible with their network to make the job easier for you.

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