FoneArena Labs: Introducing our all new battery test
October 23, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

We heard you! And, we are giving you what you asked for. One of the most requested features by our readers was the battery life test. The sheer number of appeals that we receive every …

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Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He is currently using the Motorola Moto G. You can follow him on Twitter @ssrivatsan and on Google+

Huawei Honor X1 Benchmarks
October 24, 2014 – 7:26 pm | No Comment
Huawei Honor X1 Benchmarks

Huawei launched the Honor X1 tablet in India last week at a price tag of Rs. 19,990. It is powered by Huawei’s own quad-core HiSilicon Kirin 910 processor based on ARM’s Cortex A9 clocked at 1.6 GHz per …

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 goes on sale in India for Rs. 20900
October 24, 2014 – 7:11 pm | No Comment
Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 goes on sale in India for Rs. 20900

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 (SM- G750H) is now available for sale in India from the official Samsung India eStore, as expected. It has a 6-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) display, powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core …

Rockstar Mobile Sale: GTA San Andreas at $3.99, GTA III and Vice City at $2.99
October 24, 2014 – 5:18 pm | No Comment
Rockstar Mobile Sale: GTA San Andreas at $3.99, GTA III and Vice City at $2.99

Rockstar Games have started their discounted sale to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. It offers all the three GTA games for Android, iPhone and iPad at a discounted price. These games …

Spice Stellar 518 with 5-inch display, 4000mAh battery now available for Rs. 7799
October 24, 2014 – 4:03 pm | No Comment
Spice Stellar 518 with 5-inch display, 4000mAh battery now available for Rs. 7799

Spice Stellar 518, the company’s latest budget smartphone in the Stellar series with a whopping 4000mAh battery is now available from online retailer Saholic. It has a 5-inch FWVGA screen, powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core …

SwiftKey for Android finally gets Material Design themes
October 24, 2014 – 3:36 pm | No Comment
SwiftKey for Android finally gets Material Design themes

Months after launching its own store called SwiftKey Store for themes, SwiftKey has finally released two new themes based on Google’s Material Design for its Android Keyboard. These two premium themes are called Material Dark and Material Light. …

Microsoft Lumia brand official, to replace Nokia Lumia soon
October 24, 2014 – 2:40 pm | No Comment
Microsoft Lumia brand official, to replace Nokia Lumia soon

Microsoft finished its deal of acquiring Nokia’s Devices & Services business earlier this year, after it was announced in September 2013. After some reports and some hints, Microsoft has officially announced that the Nokia Lumia brand will be replaced to Microsoft …

Android Wear update brings GPS support and offline music playback
October 24, 2014 – 1:07 pm | No Comment
Android Wear update brings GPS support and offline music playback

Sony introduced the SmartWatch 3 at the IFA last month, which would launch later this month. This this is the first Android Wear Smartwatch to come with built-in GPS support. Google has announced a new …

Sony SmartWatch 3 up for pre-order in the US for $249.99, shipping October-end
October 24, 2014 – 12:28 pm | No Comment
Sony SmartWatch 3 up for pre-order in the US for $249.99, shipping October-end

Sony introduced the SmartWatch 3, the company’s first Android Wear-powered smartwatch at the IFA last month. At the announcement Sony just said that it would go on sale later in Autumn 2014 without any price tag. Now …

LG G Watch R to roll out globally starting from November
October 24, 2014 – 8:51 am | No Comment
LG G Watch R to roll out globally starting from November

LG G Watch R rolled out in Korea last week, today the company has announced that it would roll out in Europe starting from November.  It was unveiled ahead of IFA and has a 1.3-inch (320 …

LG NUCLUN Octa-Core processor announced, debuts in G3 Screen smartphone
October 24, 2014 – 8:30 am | No Comment
LG NUCLUN Octa-Core processor announced, debuts in G3 Screen smartphone

LG just announced NUCLUN (pronounced NOO-klun), the company’s first SoC targeted at high-end smartphone. It is an Octa-Core processor with four 1.5GHz cores ARM Cortex-A15 cores and four 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A7 cores. It is based on ARM big.LITTLE technology for …

Facebook Rooms anonymous app released for iPhone
October 24, 2014 – 8:07 am | No Comment
Facebook Rooms anonymous app released for iPhone

After Paper, Slingshot and Mention, Facebook has released Room, an anonymous chat app for iPhone developed by Facebook Creative Labs team. As the name suggests, it’s a chat room app that was popular a decade back. It lets you create rooms for the …

Xolo Q2100 Camera Samples
October 23, 2014 – 7:22 pm | No Comment
Xolo Q2100 Camera Samples

Xolo launched Q2100, the company’s first Android smartphone with a fingerprint sensor earlier this month. We brought you the unboxing and benchmarks of the smartphone recently, here we have the camera samples. The Q2100 has …

New Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 tablets now available in India, starts from Rs. 11999
October 23, 2014 – 6:03 pm | No Comment
New Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 tablets now available in India, starts from Rs. 11999

Dell introduced new Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 tablets running Android 4.4 (KitKat) back in June. Now these tablets are available in India from official Dell website. The Venue 7 has a 7-inch HD …

Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing
October 23, 2014 – 4:56 pm | No Comment
Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing

Nokia launched the Lumia 930 smartphone in India earlier this month at a price tag of Rs. 38,649. The Lumia 930 comes to India months after the launch in several countries. It has a 5-inch (1920 x …

Uber slashes fares in Mumbai by 25% and uberX rates in Bangalore by 45% for a limited period
October 23, 2014 – 1:52 pm | No Comment
Uber slashes fares in Mumbai by 25% and uberX rates in Bangalore by 45% for a limited period

After the 25% price cut for both Uber Black and uberX in Delhi, Uber has slashed rates for both these in Mumbai too by 25%. When Uber expanded to Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh and Kolkata, it slashed prices on …