HTC announces Android 7.0 Nougat update timeline for HTC 10, One M9 and One A9

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During the Google I/O in May, HTC was first manufacturer to confirm the list of devices for the Android N update. The company had then tweeted saying that it will roll out Android N update for HTC 10, One A9 and One M9 smartphones first. Continue reading “HTC announces Android 7.0 Nougat update timeline for HTC 10, One M9 and One A9”

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge prices slashed in India by more than Rs. 5,500

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Samsung has slashed the prices of its flagship Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in India ahead of the Galaxy Note 7 rollout which starts from September 2nd. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge prices slashed in India by more than Rs. 5,500”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 breaks record online shipment in India, 17.5 lakh units sold in 5 months

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As per IDC India Monthly Smartphone Tracker report for June, Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 has become the highest-shipped smartphone ever in the history of India’s online market in any given quarter with record-breaking shipments of 880,000 units in Q2 2016, and it is almost twice the volume of the second highest-shipped smartphone for the same period. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 breaks record online shipment in India, 17.5 lakh units sold in 5 months”

Weekly Roundup: Huawei P9, Asus Zenfone 3 Series, Zenbook 3, Transformer 3 Pro and more

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This week, Huawei launched its much-anticipated flagship P9 smartphone in India as it had promised. The smartphone was first announced back in April and packs a dual 12-megapixel rear camera module. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Huawei P9, Asus Zenfone 3 Series, Zenbook 3, Transformer 3 Pro and more”

Freedom 251 Review

Freedom 251-11A lot has been said and written about Ringing Bells, the company behind the infamous Freedom 251 handset. A phone that has almost reached mythical status due to the ambiguity around its availability. While the company says that they’ve started shipping the phones, large-scale availability still remains a concern. We got our hands on a review unit to bring you the low down on what makes the Freedom 251 tick.   Continue reading “Freedom 251 Review”

Xiaomi Redmi 4 design leaked online, metal-unibody and fingerprint sensor confirmed

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The anticipated Xiaomi Redmi 4 design has now been leaked in few purported live images by a Weibo user. While it is rumoured that the company might host an event in China on August 25 to launch the Redmi 3/3S successor, thus far we only knew few specifications of the Redmi 4 courtesy GFXBench listing. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi 4 design leaked online, metal-unibody and fingerprint sensor confirmed”

HTC-made Nexus 2016 smartphones spotted in FCC, new images confirm two-tone design

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In past several weeks we have seen many leaks about two anticipated HTC-made Nexus devices codenamed Sailfish and Marlin for this year. Now in addition to those, the new leaked images by Android Police in a way confirm the alleged two-tone design, and these devices have also been spotted in FCC listing in the U.S, which makes it official that HTC is making the upcoming two Nexus smartphones for Google this year. Continue reading “HTC-made Nexus 2016 smartphones spotted in FCC, new images confirm two-tone design”

Exclusive: Samsung to launch a 5000mAh battery phone in India next month, could be Galaxy A9 Pro

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Samsung is gearing up to launch a big 5000mAh battery phone in India next month in September, exclusively tipped by an insider to FoneArena. Continue reading “Exclusive: Samsung to launch a 5000mAh battery phone in India next month, could be Galaxy A9 Pro”

Huawei, OPPO and Vivo maintain top three spots in China for Q2 2016: IDC

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According to the second quarter (Q2, 2016) smartphone shipment data by International Data Corporation (IDC) for China, the top three smartphone vendors Huawei, OPPO and Vivo together account for 47% of the China smartphone market in total. Continue reading “Huawei, OPPO and Vivo maintain top three spots in China for Q2 2016: IDC”

Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi 3S, 3S Prime, Lenovo Vibe K5 Note, new Vibe K5 Plus, Oppo F1s and more

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This week, Xiaomi launched its entry-level smartphones the Redmi 3S and the Redmi 3S Prime smartphones in India, as it had promised. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi 3S, 3S Prime, Lenovo Vibe K5 Note, new Vibe K5 Plus, Oppo F1s and more”

Panasonic Eluga Arc 2 Hands On Impressions and Photo Gallery

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Panasonic launched the successor of Eluga Arc earlier today dubbed the Panasonic Eluga Arc 2. The device is priced at Rs. 12,290 and will be available through all retail shops across India starting today. We went hands on with the Arc 2 and here are our first impressions of the device. Continue reading “Panasonic Eluga Arc 2 Hands On Impressions and Photo Gallery”

OnePlus tipped to be working with Reliance Jio for VoLTE support on OnePlus One, OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X

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OnePlus might be working to provide VoLTE support for its older flagships OnePlus One, OnePlus 2 and so as the mid-range OnePlus X as well. Continue reading “OnePlus tipped to be working with Reliance Jio for VoLTE support on OnePlus One, OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X”

Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Pro, Mi Notebook Air, Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro, Gionee M6, M6 Plus and more

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This week Xiaomi announced Redmi Pro, and Mi Notebook Air at an event in China. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Pro, Mi Notebook Air, Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro, Gionee M6, M6 Plus and more”

Hyve Buzz Review

Hyve Buzz Review -6Over the last few years we’ve seen the old guard get left behind as new entrants try and make their presence felt in the Indian smartphone market. While the Chinese have increasingly made inroads, today we’re going to take a look at a device from a new Indian brand. Called Hyve, the Delhi based company launched two new devices recently. Here’s our review of the Hyve Buzz, the higher end of the two devices.  Continue reading “Hyve Buzz Review”