Over 2.5 lakh Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphones sold out in 10 minutes in first sale

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Xiaomi launched its most expected Redmi Note 4 smartphone in India last week. It went on open sale at 12PM yesterday. Yesterday it did not announce the number of units it sold. Today it has revealed that it sold over 2,50,000 units of Redmi Note 4 units in just 10 minutes on both Flipkart and Mi.com. Xiaomi said that the first sale of Redmi Note 4 witnessed more than 3x and 5x quantity of the first sale of Redmi 3S and Redmi Note 3 respectively.

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Nokia ‘Heart’ with 5.2-inch display, Snapdragon 430, 13MP camera spotted

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HMD Global introduced the Nokia 6 smartphone exclusively for China earlier this month. The phone got sold out in the first flash sale in under a minute. Now, it looks like Nokia is working on a budget smartphone. Codenamed as Heart, the device has been spotted on GFX benchmark. Continue reading “Nokia ‘Heart’ with 5.2-inch display, Snapdragon 430, 13MP camera spotted”

Honor 6X with 5.5-inch 1080p display, dual rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 12999

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Huawei’s Honor brand introduced the Honor 6X smartphone for global markets earlier this month at the CES 2017. Today it has launched the smartphone in India, as it had promised. It was introduced in China last year, has a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 655 16nm processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1. It will get EMUI 5.0 based on Android 7.0 (Nougat) in Q2 2017.  Continue reading “Honor 6X with 5.5-inch 1080p display, dual rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 12999”

Samsung profits up 50% YoY in Q4 2016 despite Galaxy Note7 recall

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Samsung has reported its earnings for Q4 2016, in which the company has made operating profit of 9.22 trillion won ($7.9 billion), up 50.2% YoY for the quarter that ended December 31, 2016. It reported revenues of 53.33 trillion won, almost same as Q4 2015 and net profit of 7.09 trillion won (US$ 6.1 billion), compared with 3.22 trillion won a year earlier. Continue reading “Samsung profits up 50% YoY in Q4 2016 despite Galaxy Note7 recall”

Google Voice gets revamped look, new features in its first major update

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Earlier this month Google confirmed that it is working on new Google Voice. Now, the company has given Google Voice a major overhaul with refreshed design and new features. The update is first major one in five years for the service. Continue reading “Google Voice gets revamped look, new features in its first major update”

Intex Cloud Style 4G with 5-inch HD display, VoLTE launched for Rs. 5799

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Intex has launched Cloud Style 4G, the company’s latest budget 4G smartphone with support for VoLTE. It has a 5-inch HD display, is powered by a quad-core Spreadtrum processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Intex Cloud Style 4G with 5-inch HD display, VoLTE launched for Rs. 5799”

Apple reportedly picks Wistron as the main iPhone manufacturer in India

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Apple has picked Wistron as the primary iPhone manufacturer for India, according to a latest report from Digitimes. Wistron will be the lead supplier for 2017 iPhones which are expected to be dubbed as iPhone 8. Continue reading “Apple reportedly picks Wistron as the main iPhone manufacturer in India”

Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Best deals on smartphones, wearables, accessories and more

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Flipkart today started this year’s first Republic Day Sale. In this sale it is offering great deals on smartphones, smart TVs, accessories and more. All these offers are available through the Flipkart app, website and also on Flipkart Lite. Continue reading “Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Best deals on smartphones, wearables, accessories and more”

Asus Tinker board is a Raspberry Pi-like mini PC that supports 4K video

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Amid Smartphones and Laptops, Taiwan-based Asus has announced single-board computer dubbed as Asus Tinker Board. Aimed at developers, this board features a quad-core Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex-A17 processor along with ARM Mali-T764 GPU. Continue reading “Asus Tinker board is a Raspberry Pi-like mini PC that supports 4K video”

Hugo Barra quits Xiaomi, Vivo V5 Plus with dual front cameras launched and more – FoneArena Daily

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Check out the new FoneArena Daily video that gives you a quick roundup of today’s technology news. Continue reading “Hugo Barra quits Xiaomi, Vivo V5 Plus with dual front cameras launched and more — FoneArena Daily”

UberEATS online food delivery app launching in India soon

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Uber launched its standalone online food delivery mobile app – UberEATS in the U.S. last year after piloting it in Los Angeles back in 2014. Currently it is live in 58 cities. Today it has announced that UberEATS is coming to India soon. It will be partnering with local restaurants to get you the food you want, delivered faster.
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Vodafone launches RED post-paid plans with unlimited local and STD calls, bundled data

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Vodafone today launched ‘Unlimited Vodafone RED’ plans for its post-paid customers starting at Rs 499, a month after launching similar packs for pre-paid customers. The Rs. 499 Vodafone RED plan now offers unlimited local and STD calls with free national roaming on incoming calls, 100 free local and national SMS, 3GB free data quota on 4G devices. Continue reading “Vodafone launches RED post-paid plans with unlimited local and STD calls, bundled data”

HTC Android Wear smartwatch surfaces again in live images

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A few months back, HTC’s Android Watch code-named Halfbeak surfaced on Chinese social media network — Weibo. After a much longer gap, the wearable has surfaced on the Internet once again with lots of photos revealing the device in full glory. Continue reading “HTC Android Wear smartwatch surfaces again in live images”

LineageOS official ROMs for Nexus 6P, 5X, Moto G4, G4 Plus and more now available

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Cyanogen and CyanogenMod shut down its operations last month, as promised CyanogenMod is now in the form of LineageOS on a separate site officially. Couple of days back it said that Download Portal, Install stats page and Wiki are all live. Today it has started rolling out builds for devices gradually. Continue reading “LineageOS official ROMs for Nexus 6P, 5X, Moto G4, G4 Plus and more now available”