OnePlus opens its first Authorized Store in India in Mumbai

OnePlus opened its first Experience Store in India in Bengaluru last January, later it opened one in Noida. It also partnered with Croma to provide easy access to OnePlus products. On January 20th the company opened its first OnePlus Authorised Store in Mumbai located at Prime Mall in Vile Parle-West. Continue reading “OnePlus opens its first Authorized Store in India in Mumbai”

Samsung SM-J720F with 4GB RAM, Android 8.0 surfaces in benchmarks, could be Galaxy J8 (2018)

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Samsung SM-J720F, a new smartphone has surfaced in GFXBench and Geekbench benchmarks. This reveals most specifications of the phone including a 5.5-inch HD screen, Octa-Core Exynos 7885 14nm SoC with , Android 8.0 (Oreo) and more. This could be Galaxy J8 (2018), successor of last year’s Galaxy J7 (2017). Continue reading “Samsung SM-J720F with 4GB RAM, Android 8.0 surfaces in benchmarks, could be Galaxy J8 (2018)”

Vivo X20 Plus in-display fingerprint sensor version to be announced on January 24

Vivo at the CES 2018 earlier this month showcased the world’s first in-display fingerprint scanning smartphone that uses Clear ID FS9500 optical fingerprint sensor from Synaptics. Later the Vivo X20 Plus UD with in-display fingerprint sensor got certified by TENAA in China. Now the company has confirmed that the smartphone will be unveiled on January 24th. It is calling it Vivo X20 Plus in-screen fingerprint edition. Continue reading “Vivo X20 Plus in-display fingerprint sensor version to be announced on January 24”

Xiaomi MIUI 8.1.18 global beta update brings January Security Patch and optimizations

Xiaomi’s MIUI gets updated bi weekly including closed beta on every Tuesday and public beta on every Friday. Last Friday Xiaomi updated many of its devices including to MIUI 8.1.18 version and brought January security patch along with a few fresh changes to devices. We noticed the January security  patch on Redmi 4 and Redmi Note 4. Continue reading “Xiaomi MIUI 8.1.18 global beta update brings January Security Patch and optimizations”

Xiaomi India might be gearing up for Explorer Program for upcoming Redmi Note 5

Xiaomi has a tradition of involving Mi Fans in device exploration before the launch of Redmi Note models in India, these explorers get devices before the official launch and are expected to participate in challenges given by the company. For Redmi Note 3 company recruited 100 Mi Fans under the Mi generation program in 2016 and last year, company recruited 50 hardcore Mi Fans as Explorers to test and explore Redmi Note 4 before its official launch. It’s been a year since Xiaomi launched its budget champion in country and everyone is anxiously waiting for the successor of Redmi Note 4. Continue reading “Xiaomi India might be gearing up for Explorer Program for upcoming Redmi Note 5”

Xiaomi starts rolling out MIUI 9.2 with App Vault, Gallery Editor and Mi Video app

Xiaomi announced the lightning fast MIUI 9 Global back in November 2017 with many fresh changes including Split Screen, Interactive and Fresh UI changes, New Gallery App, Calendar Cards, App Vault, New Notification Shade, Mi Video App, New Mi Explorer and Mi Drop. Xiaomi rolled out these features to MIUI Global Beta ROM users in past two-three months but most of these features are still not available for Stable ROM users. Continue reading “Xiaomi starts rolling out MIUI 9.2 with App Vault, Gallery Editor and Mi Video app”

Get Rs. 5000 cashback on AirPods and Apple TV with Citi Credit Cards

Apple launched the Airpods back in 2016 and it was popular since then. Now Apple has partnered with Citibank India to offer flat Rs. 5000 cashback for the Airpods and several Apple TV variants, including the latest Apple TV 4K. Apple had already partnered with HDFC Bank to offer up to Rs. 10,000 cashback on iPhones and iPads with HDFC Bank Credit / Debit cards till 11th March 2018

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Honor 9 Lite sold out in 6 min in first sale, 3 min in second sale, next sale on Jan 23

Huawei’s Honor brand started selling the Honor 9 Lite smartphone exclusively on Flipkart on January 21st midnight, which was sold out in record 6 minutes of the sale opening, selling at a the rate of over 150 units per second. The company started selling the smartphone again on January 21st 12 noon, which sold out in 3 minutes, said the company.

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Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Best deals on Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, mobile accessories, LED TVs and more

Flipkart today started its three-day Republic Day sale as it had announced.  The sale offers great deals on smartphones including Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Redmi Note 4, HTC U11 , iPhones and mobile accessories. All these offers are available through the site, mobile site as well as Flipkart app.

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Amazon Great Indian Sale: Best deals on smartphones, accessories, TVs and more

Amazon today started its 4-day Great Indian Sale, as it had announced. It started the sale early for its prime members. In today’s sale it is offering great deals on smartphones, accessories, TVs, Kindle and lots more.

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Amazon Great Indian Sale now live for Prime members – Best deals on smartphones, microSD cards, hard disks and more

Amazon today started its early access Great Indian Sale for the Amazon Prime members, as it had promised. It is offering deals on smartphones, microSD cards, hard disks, pendrives, Kindle eReaders, TVs and lots more. Continue reading “Amazon Great Indian Sale now live for Prime members — Best deals on smartphones, microSD cards, hard disks and more”

Lava Red OnePlus 5T goes on sale in India with instant discount, No cost EMI, exchange offer and more

OnePlus launched Lava Red edition of the OnePlus 5T smartphone in India last week. Today the smartphone went on sale in the country for Rs. 37,999 through Amazon.in, oneplusstore.in as well as Croma stores and OnePlus experience zones in Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi NCR . Continue reading “Lava Red OnePlus 5T goes on sale in India with instant discount, No cost EMI, exchange offer and more”

Weekly Roundup: Honor 9 Lite, Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime, Meizu M6s and more

This week Huawei’s Honor brand launched the Honor 9i smartphone, Samsung launched the Galaxy On7 Prime, Meizu introduced the M6s with side-mounted fingerprint sensor, OPPO launched a mid-range A83 smartphone and lots more in our weekly roundup.

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Paytm Payments Bank now offering physical debit card

Paytm, probably the most used e-wallet app in India has received a new iOS app update, which enables users to setup BHIM UPI (one-touch payment). This was recently made available on the Android platform. Using the new BHIM UPI feature, users will be able to receive and transfer money directly into their bank account at no extra cost. Continue reading “Paytm Payments Bank now offering physical debit card”

Reliance Jio reports Rs. 504 crore profit in Q3, has over 160 million customers

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Reliance Jio today reported Rs. 6879.42 crore revenue, up 12.7% QoQ and a net profit of 504.38 crore for its second quarterly financial performance for the period that ended 31st December, 2017. This comes after the company reported a net loss of 270.59 crore in the previous quarter. Jio’s rival Airtel earlier this week reported over 39% decline in profits for Q3 2018. Continue reading “Reliance Jio reports Rs. 504 crore profit in Q3, has over 160 million customers”