Exclusive: an interview with Hugo Barra – Vice President, Xiaomi Global
August 26, 2014 – 8:27 pm | No Comment

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.

It’s still early days for Xiaomi in …

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Motorola Moto G2 shows up in India import export listing
September 1, 2014 – 3:52 pm | No Comment
Motorola Moto G2 shows up in India import export listing

Motorola is expected to launch new smartphones at the September 5th event in India later this week. According to a listing on Zauba, Indian import/export website, the (Moto G2) XT-1068 has been imported from China to …

MTS launches MTS Movies to offer free movies for its customers
September 1, 2014 – 2:27 pm | No Comment
MTS launches MTS Movies to offer free movies for its customers

Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited that operates under MTS brand has launched MTS Movies in partnership with Shotz7. This lets MTS dongle users and their smartphone customers enjoy more than 800 exclusive short films for free with a new …

Lava Iris X5 with 5-inch HD display, 5MP front camera with LED flash launched for Rs. 8799
September 1, 2014 – 1:39 pm | No Comment
Lava Iris X5 with 5-inch HD display, 5MP front camera with LED flash launched for Rs. 8799

Lava Iris X5, the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone in the X series is now available exclusively from online retailer Amazon.in. It has a 5-inch HD display based on one-glass-solution (OGS), powered by a 1.2 GHz …

BlackBerry partners with Idea Cellular to launch 1GB BIS data plan for postpaid customers
September 1, 2014 – 1:17 pm | No Comment
BlackBerry partners with Idea Cellular to launch 1GB BIS data plan for postpaid customers

BlackBerry has joined hands with Idea Cellular to launch a special 1GB data plan for Idea postpaid customers. This BIS plan for BlackBerry OS 7 customers offer 1GB of 2G data at Rs. 83 per …

Obi Mobiles launches five new Android smartphones, starts at Rs. 4200
September 1, 2014 – 12:57 pm | No Comment
Obi Mobiles launches five new Android smartphones, starts at Rs. 4200

Obi Mobiles has that launched Octopus S520, the company’s first smartphone back in July, today it has launched five new smartphones. These include, Obi S400, S450, Python S452, S500 and Wolverine S501 that are priced between Rs. 4,200 and Rs. 7,850. …

Flipkart pulls plug on PayZippy, invests in Ngpay
September 1, 2014 – 12:09 pm | No Comment
Flipkart pulls plug on PayZippy, invests in Ngpay

Flipkart has shut down its payment gateaway service PayZippy and made a strategic investment in mobile payment company Ngpay. The e-commerce giant had launched PayZippy in December last year where e-commerce merchants can accept payments from all …

Xolo Q700s Plus with 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, Android 4.4 launched for Rs. 8499
August 31, 2014 – 7:15 am | No Comment
Xolo Q700s Plus with 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, Android 4.4 launched for Rs. 8499

Besides launching the octa-core Play 8X-1000, Xolo today also unveiled the Q700s Plus. Unlike the 8X-1000, the Q700s Plus is a bit skewed towards the more budget-centric section of the market.

Xolo Play 8X-1100 with Octa-core processor, 2GB RAM launched for Rs. 14999
August 31, 2014 – 7:08 am | No Comment
Xolo Play 8X-1100 with Octa-core processor, 2GB RAM launched for Rs. 14999

India’s Xolo seems to be on an octa-core launch spree. After launching the 8X-1000 and the Play 8X-1200 earlier, the local vendor has now announced the Play 8X-1100.

Lenovo’s IFA press invite confirms Vibe X2 launch
August 31, 2014 – 12:16 am | No Comment
Lenovo’s IFA press invite confirms Vibe X2 launch

Lenovo’s upcoming flagship smartphone has been rumoured for quite some time now. Today, the company has sent out press invites for an IFA event, which is scheduled on September 4.

HTC One M8 Dual SIM Unboxing
August 30, 2014 – 3:26 pm | No Comment
HTC One M8 Dual SIM Unboxing

We managed to get the HTC One M8  Dual SIM device here at FoneArena and we decided to unbox it for you. Watch the unboxing video below and let us know if you have any …

OnePlus to do away with invite system this October
August 29, 2014 – 6:47 pm | No Comment
OnePlus to do away with invite system this October

The OnePlus One is perhaps one among the most wanted devices at the moment, at least among those who know about the phone. However, a major hindrance for those looking to purchase the device is …

Oppo Neo 3 R831K launched in India for Rs. 10990
August 29, 2014 – 6:28 pm | No Comment
Oppo Neo 3 R831K launched in India for Rs. 10990

Oppo Neo 3 R831k, an upgraded version of the Oppo Neo R831 has been launched in India. The main difference in the Neo 3 compared to Neo is 1GB RAM instead of 512MB RAM and an …

Micromax Canvas 2 Colours A120 Android 4.4 KitKat update starts rolling out
August 29, 2014 – 6:09 pm | No Comment
Micromax Canvas 2 Colours A120 Android 4.4 KitKat update starts rolling out

Micromax has started rolling out Android 4.4 (KitKat) update for Canvas 2 Colours A120 smartphone. It was launched back in April, running Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean), but the company promised KitKat update soon after the …

MIUI 6 update now available for Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4
August 29, 2014 – 5:27 pm | No Comment
MIUI 6 update now available for Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4

Xiaomi unveiled the MIUI 6, a major update with new features and a completely new design. The MIUI 6 update is now available for the both the Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi 3 smartphones for the public …

Nike+ Running App to come pre-loaded on Samsung Gear S
August 29, 2014 – 4:25 pm | No Comment
Nike+ Running App to come pre-loaded on Samsung Gear S

Earlier today Samsung partnered with HERE to launch HERE Maps for the Gear S smartwatch, now the company has announced a partnership with Nike to pre-load Nike+ Running App on the Samsung Gear S.