Exclusive: Oppo to launch a camera phone dedicated to Selfie enthusiasts

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The popularity of Selfies or the self-portrait images have risen in the past year or so especially among the youth audiences. Now, Oppo is trying to attract all the seflie enthusiasts by developing an exclusive camera phone for them. Continue reading “Exclusive: Oppo to launch a camera phone dedicated to Selfie enthusiasts”

Motorola Moto 360 (2015) Android Wear smartwatch launching on December 1 in India

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Motorola is set to launch the all new Moto 360 (2015) in India on December 1. The firm has sent out invites hinting a smartwatch launch with hashtag #MotoTimeHack and a circular dial in the invitation image. Continue reading “Motorola Moto 360 (2015) Android Wear smartwatch launching on December 1 in India”

Exclusive: Oppo to announce Neo 7 on October 28

Oppo will be announcing their newest smartphone, the Neo 7 on October 28. The device will be the successor of the mirror-backed Neo 5 and will first launch in the Indian market. However, we have learnt that the device will be offered in 17 other oversea markets.

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Asus ZenFestival 2015 scheduled for August in India: ZenFone Go, Selfie and Zoom coming?

 

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Asus is all set with a global product launch in India. The grand ZenFestival 2015 is scheduled for next month in New Delhi at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium. Continue reading “Asus ZenFestival 2015 scheduled for August in India: ZenFone Go, Selfie and Zoom coming?”

Exclusive: First look at Xolo’s next version of Hive UI

It’s been almost 12 months since Xolo announced its new UI, which was dubbed as Hive. With its own user interface, the Indian manufacturer gave a lot of freedom to its consumers with the ROM offering a wide range of customization.

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Today, thanks to our insider, we get to know more about the enhanced version of the Hive UI. Our source has sent us two screenshots of the Hive UI 1.5 that will debut on the first device from Xolo’s new online only sub brand – Black. Continue reading “Exclusive: First look at Xolo’s next version of Hive UI”

An Interview with Chris Weber, CVP – Mobile Device Sales at Microsoft

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On Tuesday, the world’s first rebranded Microsoft Priority Reseller Store was inaugurated in India by Chris Weber (Corporate VP, Mobile Device Sales at Microsoft), and we got hold of the man for more information about this transition and his/ Microsoft’s thoughts on the overall boom in smartphone/ Android market. Continue reading “An Interview with Chris Weber, CVP — Mobile Device Sales at Microsoft”

Nokia Lumia 530 Hammer Test, Drop Test On Concrete

One of the biggest causes of a broken smartphone is undue pressure on the screen. This pressure can come from a small thing such as pressure from being in your pocket forcing a cracked LCD to a big thing such as dropping a box on it.

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Before the Stress Test Began

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FoneArena Labs: Introducing our all new battery test

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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 single day meant that we would come up with the feature that matters most to you, our loyal readers. Continue reading “FoneArena Labs: Introducing our all new battery test”

Exclusive: an interview with Carl Pei – Director, OnePlus Global

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We had a chance to sit down with Carl Pei – Director, OnePlus Global and talk to him about the company’s vision ahead of their launch in India. Continue reading “Exclusive: an interview with Carl Pei – Director, OnePlus Global”

Exclusive: an interview with Hugo Barra – Vice President, Xiaomi Global

We had a chance to sit down with Hugo Barra, Vice President of Xiaomi Global and clarify some of the burning questions surrounding the brand in the Indian market.

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It’s still early days for Xiaomi in the Indian market, but they have already managed to make a name for themselves with their first product. Thanks to their flash sale model, the Mi 3 made headlines each time it went on sale. Continue reading “Exclusive: an interview with Hugo Barra – Vice President, Xiaomi Global”

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 specs confirmed

The hardware specifications of the two edition of Samsung Galaxy Mega phablet was leaked just a couple of days ago. Today, we have received images of what looks like the AnTuTu benchmarking results of the upcoming Mega 2 smartphone.

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The unit involved in the benchmarking carries the model number SM-G750F, which reveals that the device is one of the variants of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2. Furthermore, the results confirm that the smartphone will sport a 6-inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 specs confirmed”

Exclusive : Xiaomi will have service centers in India

 

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Xiaomi the Chinese phone maker is all set to enter India tomorrow where the company will officially unveil its products for the Indian market. While most of you including myself are impressed with the design and build quality of the Xiaomi phones, what if something goes wrong, how do I get it fixed? Most of you have been asking us if the company will have service centers in India and we just have some interesting news to share. We just heard from a reader who has supplied us with the service center list and looks like Xiaomi is going to take its India operations quite seriously with service centers in major cities across the country.  You can find Xiaomi India Service Center List after the break.
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HTC One M8 Launch Event Live Blog

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Taiwanese phone maker HTC is holding an event in New York City and London today to announce the much expected successor to the HTC One. FoneArena is reporting live from the New York edition of the launch event. Do follow our live blog for minute by minute updates about the new HTC One which has been codenamed as the M8 and there have been many leaks about the product. We will soon hear from HTC itself about the new features of the new HTC One and espcially the camera which is expected to be a Dual-Camera arrangement.

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Oppo N1 Unboxing

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The Oppo N1 has landed at the FoneArena office today! As expected, we bring you the first look at the device through the unboxing of the gorgeous flagship device from Oppo. The Chinese company had announced this camera-centric flagship device as a part of its N-series smartphones, aptly naming the first one, the N1. While the camera is the most important feature of this phone, there is also the innovative OTouch rear sensor for an experience that you cannot see on any other phone out there in the market. With a 5.9 inch screen, this is the first Oppo device that firmly cements itself in the phablet territory and is unquestionably huge to prove that fact. So, how does it actually look and feel? Here’s our unboxing video, featuring the device and the box contents, or rather the boxes’ contents. Watch –

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Qualcomm Snapdragon Powerful Processors Giveaway #1

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I’am sure most of you would remember the Qualcomm Snapdragon powered Giveaways last year on FoneArena. We are pleased to announce that for the next several weeks, we are running the giveaways again, thanks to Qualcomm. All you have to do is just answer a few questions and you can walk away with one brand new Snapdragon device – Sony XPERIA Z. The contest was a great success last year with a record number of entries and it would have not been possible without support from you guys! Looking forward to your participation in this year’s giveaways too. Dive into the contest below and send in your entry. Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon Powerful Processors Giveaway #1”