Vodafone launches RED post-paid plans with unlimited local and STD calls, bundled data

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Vodafone today launched ‘Unlimited Vodafone RED’ plans for its post-paid customers starting at Rs 499, a month after launching similar packs for pre-paid customers. The Rs. 499 Vodafone RED plan now offers unlimited local and STD calls with free national roaming on incoming calls, 100 free local and national SMS, 3GB free data quota on 4G devices. Continue reading “Vodafone launches RED post-paid plans with unlimited local and STD calls, bundled data”

Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP dual front cameras, 4GB RAM launched in India for Rs. 27980

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Vivo just launched V5 Plus, the company’s selfie-focused smartphone in India as it had promised. The smartphone went official last week and has a 20-megapixel front-facing camera with Sony IMX376 1/2.78″ sensor, f/2.0 aperture and an 8-megapixel secondary font-facing camera for capturing depth information. Continue reading “Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP dual front cameras, 4GB RAM launched in India for Rs. 27980”

Amkette Evo Gamepad Wired for Android launched for Rs. 2599, exclusively bundled with Lenovo K6 Note

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After launching the Evo Gamepad Pro 2 Bluetooth game controller for Android last year, Amkette today launched Evo Gamepad Wired, which is the wired version of the popular Evo Gamepad Pro controller. “The wired version of the game controller is designed to enhance the smartphone gaming experience for the users and is compatible with all the OTG supported Android devices,” said the company. Continue reading “Amkette Evo Gamepad Wired for Android launched for Rs. 2599, exclusively bundled with Lenovo K6 Note”

Amazon announces 100% YoY growth on Day 1 of the Amazon Great Indian Sale

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Amazon today started its first 3-day Great Indian Sale for the year. With only few hours left for the Day 1 sales, Amazon has announced 100% YoY growth on Day 1 of sale and said that this is its biggest ever January Sale till date. Continue reading “Amazon announces 100% YoY growth on Day 1 of the Amazon Great Indian Sale”

Reliance Jio asks Foxconn to make LYF smartphones, other products in India

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Reliance Jio is gearing up to make LYF phones in India. The company has asked Chinese and Taiwanese device makers along with Foxconn to manufacture LYF VoLTE smartphones, smart set-top boxes, home automation and automobile telematics devices in the country, according to latest report from the Economic Times. Continue reading “Reliance Jio asks Foxconn to make LYF smartphones, other products in India”

NPCI asks ICICI Bank to unblock UPI transactions made on Flipkart’s PhonePe

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Last week, ICICI bank had blocked transactions on Flipkart’s payment app PhonePe citing security concerns. Now, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has asked ICICI bank to unblock transactions made on Flipkart’s PhonePe app immediately. Continue reading “NPCI asks ICICI Bank to unblock UPI transactions made on Flipkart’s PhonePe”

Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP dual front cameras now available for pre-order in India for Rs. 27980

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Vivo is all set to launch V5 Plus in India on January 23rd. The smartphone went official earlier this week. Now the selfie-focused phone is available for pre-order through retail stores in India, according to Mumbai-based retailer Mahesh Telecom. The main highlight of the phone is its 20-megapixel front-facing camera with Sony IMX376 1/2.78″ sensor, f/2.0 aperture and an 8-megapixel secondary font-facing camera for capturing depth information. Continue reading “Vivo V5 Plus with 20MP + 8MP dual front cameras now available for pre-order in India for Rs. 27980”

BHIM app for UPI-based payments hits 1.1 crore downloads in 20 days : Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Information Technology Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad has revealed that recently launched BHIM app for UPI-based payments has crossed 1.1 crore downloads. The app has reached this milestone within 20 days of its launch earlier this month. Continue reading “BHIM app for UPI-based payments hits 1.1 crore downloads in 20 days : Ravi Shankar Prasad”

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro Tango-enabled smartphone with 6.4 inch Quad HD display launched in India for Rs. 29990

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Lenovo introduced PHAB 2 Pro, the world’s first Google tango-enabled smartphone for consumers at the Tech World 2016 in San Francisco back in June last year. It was launched in the U.S. at the end of last year, today Lenovo has finally launched the smartphone in India. The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro has four cameras that includes a 16-megapixel RGB camera, a depth camera, a motion tracking camera and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera for Tango’s 3D mapping technology to understand the world around you.

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Indian Government would like Apple to have a base in India, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Apple has been striving for over a year to open retail stores in India and the company is also mulling to start manufacturing iPhones in the country. It looks like this could soon be a reality as Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said India will consider Apple’s request for incentives to invest in the country with an “open mind”.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Review

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Last year’s Redmi Note 3 turned out to be one of the most popular smartphones in the sub Rs. 15,000 segment and deservedly so. Between good specifications and even better pricing, the phone received praises from the critics and customers both. So when Xiaomi sent over the Redmi Note 4 over review, we were obviously very excited. Having spent the last few weeks with the phone, here’s what we think of the Redmi Note 4. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Review”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 625 launched in India starting at Rs. 9999

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Xiaomi has finally launched its Redmi Note 4 smartphone in India, as it had promised. It packs a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, similar to the Redmi Note 3, but this is powered by a an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 SoC, instead of Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 processor on the Redmi Note 3. It runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with MIUI 8 top, has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone  LED flash and phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 625 launched in India starting at Rs. 9999”

Airtel deploys ‘Dual Carrier’ technology in Rajasthan, promises 4G-like data speeds on 3G

After Delhi-NCR, Airtel today announced that it has rolled an upgraded mobile network in Rajasthan. The ‘Dual Carrier’ technology combines the spectrum capacities of two 5MHz carriers in the 2100 MHz band that significantly boosts network capacity through highly efficient usage, and promises a superior mobile experience in the form of faster data speeds, better voice quality, and improved network coverage – indoors and outdoors. Continue reading “Airtel deploys ‘Dual Carrier’ technology in Rajasthan, promises 4G-like data speeds on 3G”

Panasonic RP-BTS50 Bluetooth Sport Waterproof Headphones launched in India for Rs. 8999

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Panasonic has launched RP-BTS50, its latest Bluetooth Sport headphones with IPX5 waterproofing that repels sweat and water. It has 12mm driver, which is compatible with aptX and AAC codec. It has a round-the-ear 3D-Flex Hanger that stays in place even in strenuous workouts. It has blue LED lights on the edges that give it an attractive look and are perfect to provide security to runners during night. Continue reading “Panasonic RP-BTS50 Bluetooth Sport Waterproof Headphones launched in India for Rs. 8999”

Micromax Vdeo 3 and Vdeo 4 with metal back, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 5749 and Rs. 6249

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Few days after listing the Vdeo 3 and Vdeo 4 smartphones with 4G VoLTE support on the official site, Micromax has launched the phones officially. Both the phones pack a 5-inch HD screen, are powered by Snapdragon SoCs, have 1GB of RAM and run Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). The Vdeo 4 has a 4000mAh battery. These phones have a metal back, come pre-loaded with Google Duo video calling app out of the box and also come bundled with Jio SIM card. Continue reading “Micromax Vdeo 3 and Vdeo 4 with metal back, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 5749 and Rs. 6249”