New Nokia Android phones to be made in India and launch in June

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Nokia finally launched new Android smartphones at MWC 2017 in Barcelona including the Nokia 3,5 and 6 devices. We had a chance to speak to Ajey Mehta, India VP at HMD Global who shed light on the company’s India plans. HMD plans to manufacture these phones through Foxconn in India from day one. The new Nokia Android phones are expected to hit stores in India by June this year.

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MWC 2017 Live Coverage: Nokia, LG, Moto, BlackBerry, Samsung, Huawei, OPPO and more

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It’s time for Mobile World Congress (MWC) again, and it’s time to welcome some amazing devices of all shapes and sizes. In case, if you haven’t keeping tabs on our live coverage so far, you can quickly catch up the latest updates here up to date. Continue reading “MWC 2017 Live Coverage: Nokia, LG, Moto, BlackBerry, Samsung, Huawei, OPPO and more”

Huawei P10 Launch MWC 2017 Live Blog

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Huawei is making their presence known at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. Their event is scheduled to take place today at 2 PM CET (6 30 PM IST) and will see the announcement of three devices namely the P10, P10 Plus and the Huawei Watch 2 smartwatch. Join FoneArena’s live blog where we bring you minute by minute updates from the event today.

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Moto G5 Launch MWC 2017 Live Blog

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Moto is bringing it’s extremely popular G series to the Mobile World Congress. Once again, expect to see the Moto G & G5 Plus packing a good balance between performance and price. Follow along here on our live blog where we’ll be bringing all the details as we get them. The event begins at 4:30pm European time / 9:00pm Indian time.

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LG MWC 2017 G6 launch live blog

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LG will be launching its flagship smartphone the G6 at MWC 2017 in Barcelona and some of the details have already been leaked. The press conference is just a few hours away so go ahead and bookmark this page where we’ll keep dropping the latest updates from the show floor. The event begins at 12:00pm European time / 4:30pm India time.  Continue reading “LG MWC 2017 G6 launch live blog”

Nokia MWC 2017 Live Blog

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Nokia is all set to make a massive comeback under the HMD Global leadership. We are all set for the Nokia ( handset division) press conference later today in Barcelona where the company is expected to unveil new smartphones and even a re-introduction of the iconic 3310. Join FoneArena’s live blog where we bring you minute by minute updates from the event today. Find our live blog below where you’ll find all the action as it begins at 4:30pm European time / 9:00pm Indian time.  Continue reading “Nokia MWC 2017 Live Blog”

Nokia 6 First Impressions – The first real Nokia Android smartphone

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While I was in the US recently , I had a chance to briefly use the Nokia 6 which is the first ever smartphone from HMD Global which calls itself the home of Nokia phones. The company is launching the Nokia 6 in China this month and expected to launch more devices at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona next month. Nokia was once a house hold name in India and many other markets. Sadly the previous Nokia management never managed to release an Android smartphone as the company embraced Windows Phone from Microsoft. Post that Nokia was acquired by Microsoft and the company continued to release Lumia smartphones which failed to gain main stream adoption in a smartphone market dominated by Android phone makers and Apple’s iPhone. All that is going to change with HMD Global taking over the Nokia brand from Microsoft last year and the new entity is aiming to bring to the market what was once not possible under the previous entity.

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Asus Zenfone AR Hands On and Photo Gallery

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Taiwan-based handset maker, Asus introduced Zenfone AR smartphone at the ongoing CES 2017. In fact, the Zenfone AR becomes the first smartphone to support both Google’s Tango and DayDream technologies. We were live at the event and have got our hands on the phone. Let’s take a detailed look at hardware and specs of the phone. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone AR Hands On and Photo Gallery”

MacBook Pro 2016 15-inch with Touch Bar Unboxing

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Apple introduced the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and TouchID back in October. It went on sale in India starting at Rs. 1,55,900 for the 13-inch model. We managed to get the 15-inch version from ITNET Infocom Here we have the unboxing of the top-end 15-inch MacBook Pro 2016 with Touch Bar that is priced at Rs. 2,41,900. Continue reading “MacBook Pro 2016 15-inch with Touch Bar Unboxing”

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 promises 5 hours of battery life with 5 minutes of charging

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Qualcomm has announced its new fast charging technology Quick Charge 4.0 along with the next generation Snapdragon 835 processor which it announced recently. Quick Charge 4.0 is up to 20 percent faster or 30 percent more efficient when compared to Quick Charge 3.0. Continue reading “Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 promises 5 hours of battery life with 5 minutes of charging”

Jio Experience Center Tour – JioFiber, SmartCar, SmartHome and more

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Recently I was invited to Reliance Jio headquarters in Mumbai.I have been following the technology scene in India for the past 12 years and I genuinely got excited when I started to hear about the plans Reliance Jio has for the India market. It is not only about the High Speed 4G network being deployed but also the fact that 4G smartphones have become so affordable unlike few years back when 4G was restricted to expensive smartphones. When Reliance announced the Jio Preview offer earlier this year in May along with the purchase of a Lyf device, I decided to buy one without any hesitation. It was a ticket to test drive the Reliance Jio 4G network for the very first time for users outside the company. Continue reading “Jio Experience Center Tour — JioFiber, SmartCar, SmartHome and more”