Flipkart tightens return policy, curbs on easy refunds for camera, mobile accessories

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In a bid to reduce its operational cost, Flipkart has tightened its return and exchange policy for major items on its porta. The homegrown ecommerce company will not offer refunds on an array of products like mobile accessories, personal care appliances, computer and camera accessories, office equipment, apart from high-cost items such as mobile phones, large appliances and furniture.
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HTC VIVE launched in India for Rs. 92990

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HTC today launched Vive VR system in India. This includes wireless VR controllers, room scale movement, and Head Mounted Display featuring a built in camera. “To celebrate Vive’s India launch, Indian consumers can enjoy free shipping when they order Vive from Amazon.in as well as two fully-fledged VR experiences, Everest VR and Richie’s Plank Experience,” said HTC.

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Samsung Pay now supports UPI payments in India

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Samsung officially launched Samsung Pay, contactless mobile payments service in India last month. The company had confirmed it will add UPI support for Samsung Pay in future. Now, the company UPI support has gone live for Samsung Pay that will allow users to make payments with their bank accounts. Continue reading “Samsung Pay now supports UPI payments in India”

Airtel launches Baahubali 2 4G SIM, free data benefits, packs and content for fans

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Airtel today announced its partnership with Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion to introduce several special offers for Baahubali fans. Airtel has launched a special ‘Baahubali-2’ 4G SIM with free 4G data benefits. It has also launched special ‘Baahubali -2’ 4G Recharge Packs that promise great value to customers. Continue reading “Airtel launches Baahubali 2 4G SIM, free data benefits, packs and content for fans”

LG G6 said to launch in India for Rs. 51990, go on sale from April 29

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LG today started pre-bookings for its flagship G6 smartphone ahead of launch on April 21st. It also announced special offers including up to Rs. 7000 cash back. Now Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom has revealed that the G6 will launch at Rs. 51,990 (MOP) and will be available 29th April, before the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ go on sale on May 5th. Continue reading “LG G6 said to launch in India for Rs. 51990, go on sale from April 29”

LG G6 pre-booking begins ahead of India launch on April 24, special offers include up to Rs. 7000 cash back

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LG has started pre-booking for its flagship G6 smartphone ahead of launch on April 21st. As a special offer it is offering up to Rs. 7000 cash back (Rs. 5000+ additional Rs. 2000 cash back) for HDFC Bank and SBI Card holders and 50% off on LG Tone Active+ HBS-A100 headset on all pre-bookings. Rs. 5000 and discount on headset are valid till May 31st and additional Rs. 2000 cash back is valid till April 30th. You can pre-book through LG India website or through your nearest stores. Continue reading “LG G6 pre-booking begins ahead of India launch on April 24, special offers include up to Rs. 7000 cash back”

ZOPO Color M4 with 4-inch display, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 4999

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ZOPO today launched Color M4, the company’s latest budget smartphone with support for 4G VoLTE. It has a 4-inch WVGA screen, is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor, runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a 5-megapixel fixed-focus rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “ZOPO Color M4 with 4-inch display, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 4999”

OPPO F3 dual selfie camera smartphone launching in India on May 4 in association with Baahubali

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At the launch of F3 Plus smartphone last month OPPO said that it will launch a cheaper version the smartphone called F3 with the same dual selfie cameras. Today the company has confirmed that it will launch the smartphone on May 4th in Tollywood movie – Baahubali. Continue reading “OPPO F3 dual selfie camera smartphone launching in India on May 4 in association with Baahubali”

Honor Bee 2 with 4.5-inch display, 4G VoLTE launched in India for Rs. 7499

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Huawei’s Honor brand has launched Honor Bee 2, the company’s latest budget smartphone in India. It packs a 4.5-inch FWVGA display, is powered by a quad-core processor, has a 5-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, but it still runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Emotion UI 3.1 on top. It has dual SIM support, 4G LTE connectivity with VoLTE. Continue reading “Honor Bee 2 with 4.5-inch display, 4G VoLTE launched in India for Rs. 7499”

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge Android 7.0 Nougat update starts rolling out in India

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Samsung has finally started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat update for Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge devices India, few months after rolling out the update for the S7 and S7 edge smartphones in the country. Even the Galaxy Note5 got the Nougat update recently. The update brings several UX and performance fixes, including improvements to notifications, multi-window mode and enhancements to the system upgrade and app installation process. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge Android 7.0 Nougat update starts rolling out in India”

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote launched in India for Rs. 3999

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Amazon today launched Fire TV Stick, its latest streaming device  that plugs into an HDTV that lets you watch movies, TV shows, use apps and play games. It is powered by quad-core MediaTek processor and has 802.11ac dual-band WiFi. It also comes bundled with a voice remote that lets you search Amazon Video content using just your voice and offers spoken language support for Indian customers in Hindi and English. Continue reading “Amazon Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote launched in India for Rs. 3999”

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launched in India for Rs. 57900 and Rs. 64900

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Samsung just launched its flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones in India, as it had promised. These phones were announced last month and pack a 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch Quad HD+ infinity screen, both with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and the back. These also have Iris scanner on the front, on the back there is a fingerprint sensor as well as heart rate monitor. These are water resistant up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes with IP68 ratings. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ launched in India for Rs. 57900 and Rs. 64900”

Timex iQ+ Move Gallery & Impressions

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Timex, the 160 year old American watch brand, introduced it’s latest smartwatch in India today. Called the Timex iQ+ Move, it combines an analog movement with smart functions like activity tracking, perfectly synchronised time and more. While a full review is forthcoming, here’s a gallery and some first impressions of the watch.  Continue reading “Timex iQ+ Move Gallery & Impressions”