Asus FonePad 7 Dual SIM 3G First Impressions

Asus FonePad 7 Dual Sim 3G (1)

Asus launched the Dual SIM version of their FonePad 7 today in Delhi for Rs. 12999/-. We got to check out the retail device for a very limited time. The FonePad 7 Dual SIM is a very unique tablet from Asus, especially at this price point. Let’s check out the first impressions the latest Android Tablet from Asus. Continue reading “Asus FonePad 7 Dual SIM 3G First Impressions”

Samsung Galaxy S5 launching in India on March 27th


Samsung announced their next flagship S series smartphone in MWC 2014 as Galaxy S5, and it is going to be available across 150 countries from April 11th. But just like Galaxy Note 2, India will get the Galaxy S5 before the Europe and USA. The India launch is in this week, and the date is March 27, 2014 same as Malaysian launch date. So on March 27, Galaxy S5 will get announced in India with price and exact model availability (Snapdragon or Exynos Octa Core) but the actual availability of Galaxy S5 is around April 11th globally including India. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S5 launching in India on March 27th”

Creative Aurvana Live! 2 Headphones Review

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Creative is quite well-known for its Audio Gear products across world and is now gearing up again to be a prime player in the Indian Market. Creative recently announced the Creative Aurvana Live! 2 in Global market as well in Indian market as the successor to highly acclaimed Aurvana Live!. Creative launched this flagship wired headphones in India for at MRP of Rs. 12,999. Fortunately we have received the opportunity to experience these flagship Head-Phones for a good time. Continue reading “Creative Aurvana Live! 2 Headphones Review”

Nokia MixRadio – A new refreshed Nokia Music Service


Nokia is still one of the most loved brands in India, and Indians are quite music loving people. Nokia understood that massive business opportunity few years back and before the competition, launched Nokia OVI Music services globally and in India. Back then Nokia was the only mobile manufacturer invested heavily in Entertainment and Music services in India. Yes, world had Apple iTunes but in India Nokia Ovi Music was the only service with massive tie-ups with majority of Music Labels, Artists, Copyright Owners, etc. Nokia Dropped the OVI branding and their Music services renamed to Nokia Music. Continue reading “Nokia MixRadio – A new refreshed Nokia Music Service”

IDEA ID 920 Hands-on

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IDEA ID 920 launched recently by the IDEA Cellular Limited is a successor to the ID 918 launched back in year 2012. Similar to the ID918 which was the entry level 3G android smartphone, ID920 is also a entry level dual SIM 3G device but with much faster CPU, yet at very aggressive price point. Similar to Aurus III, the ID 920 is also manufactured by Alcatel – TCT, a subsidiary of TCL, China. Continue reading “IDEA ID 920 Hands-on”

IDEA Aurus III Hands-on

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Idea Cellular recently launched  two more affordable but quality android smartphones to their portfolio to accelerate the 3G adoption by their customers in India. The higher end model is IDEA Aurus III. It is powered by MediaTek 6575 1GHz single core SOC and runs Jelly Bean 4.1.1 out of the box. Aurus III has 4″ 16M colours WVGA display, 512MB RAM, 4GB ROM, 5MP Fixed Focus camera, VGA Video Call Camera, 3G (HSDPA 7.2 Mbps), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 & A-GPS  . Continue reading “IDEA Aurus III Hands-on”

Nokia 808 PureView Gallery and Camera update now available in India

Nokia 808 PureView Camera and Gallery update India

When it comes to keeping the promise for Software Updates, Nokia is definitely one of those few companies who complies with such promise. Nokia pushed the Gallery and Camera update as software update to its imaging super-champ Nokia 808 PureView back in March. This update is now available in India.  The update which is little more than 2MB in size has been pushed through Software Update application than as separate firmware update. Continue reading “Nokia 808 PureView Gallery and Camera update now available in India”

Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 update brings new Hindi Keyboard

Today most of the Nokia PureView 808, 701, 700 and 603 users started getting Belle Feature Pack 2 update through OTA globally including India. There are lot of new feature in Nokia Belle FP2, but one of the features completely surprised me which is its new keyboard. Most of the 808 users were awaiting for the new improved keyboard with FP2, but I got completely surprised when I found new Hindi QWERTY keyboard as an option along with the English keyboard. Continue reading “Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 update brings new Hindi Keyboard”

IDEA TV app demoed on AURUS 3G Android Smartphone

Today we were at the Idea Cellular’s Press Conference for the AURUS smartphone launch. We also checked out the Idea 3G TV app on the entry-level Android Smartphone. The service is provided free for 3 months along with AURUS and other Idea smartphones. It would let you watch more than 100+ Live TV channels. Continue reading “IDEA TV app demoed on AURUS 3G Android Smartphone”

Idea AURUS Dual SIM 3G Android Smartphone Unboxing

Today we were at the Idea Cellular’s Press Conference for their new 3G Android smartphone called AURUS. It is an entry-level Dual SIM smartphone with Dual Standby that runs on Android Gingerbread 2.3.6. The device is manufactured by Alcatel.  Aurus priced at Rs. 7190 (inclusive of all taxes) with 3G benefits of Rs. 2340. Continue reading “Idea AURUS Dual SIM 3G Android Smartphone Unboxing”

Samsung Galaxy S III spare battery now available in Retail Stores in India

Samsung Mobile India launched the Galaxy S III, the flagship Smartphone in India in late May, 2012. Samsung has announced that most of the accessories for Galaxy SIII will be available along with the phone in retail market. Accessories like additional battery ( 2100 mAh with NFC) was not available till now. But now it is available in the market, so if you want an additional battery for the Galaxy S III, you can get it now. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy S III spare battery now available in Retail Stores in India”

Samsung Galaxy SIII in Garnet Red now available in stores in India.

At IFA2012 Samsung Mobile announced four more colours for Samsung Galaxy SIII, mainly Garnet Red, Sapphire Black, Amber Brown and Titanium Gray. Samsung Mobile India has launched Garnet Red version of Galaxy SIII (16GB) in India on Samsung e-store. It is now also available in Samsung premium and flagship stores as well local stores in India. The MRP of Garnet Red SIII is same as other 16GB variants which is Rs.42,500 and it’s retail price is around Rs. 37,500. Similar to blue and white, this variant has its packaging in Red. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy SIII in Garnet Red now available in stores in India.”

Nokia Belle Refresh update now rolling out, already available for Nokia N8 in India

After a long time, finally all Nokia N8, E7, C7, C6-01, X7 and Nokia Oro customers are going to rejoice. Nokia support has just posted on their Nokia Discussions support forums that they have just started rolling out the update for Symbian called Nokia Belle Refresh for the Nokia N8, Nokia E7, Nokia C7, Nokia C6-01, Nokia X7 and Nokia Oro with version number 111.040.1511. Nokia E6 will have FW version number 111.140.0058. It is already available for the Nokia N8 in India. Continue reading “Nokia Belle Refresh update now rolling out, already available for Nokia N8 in India”

Hands-on with LG Optimus L5 In India


LG Mobile is being quite aggressive this year when it comes to launching attractive Android smartphones running on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. LG Mobile has announced three international models running on ICS apart from a few Gingerbread running devices at MWC 2012. These three devices are the Optimus L5, L7 and Optimus 4X HD which run Android 4.0.3 out of the box. Continue reading “Hands-on with LG Optimus L5 In India”

Idea ID-918 Dual SIM 3G Smartphone Hands-on and Unboxing

Last week we were at the Idea Cellular’s Mumbai office for the launch of Idea 3G Dual Sim smartphone iD-918 priced at Rs. 5994. This is Idea’s 3rd Android smartphone launched in India and it runs on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). We managed to get the first unboxing of Idea iD-918 and also played with this nice looking device. Continue reading “Idea ID-918 Dual SIM 3G Smartphone Hands-on and Unboxing”