Amazfit BIP and Stratos smartwatches with multi-sport tracking launching in India on July 24

Huami is finally launching its Amazfit BIP and Stratos smartwatches in India on July 24th. The teaser image shared on Twitter that shows a watch with round dial and buttons on the sides, as well as the one with square screen on the header image confirm that Stratos and BIP models are coming to India next week.

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Intex Indie 5 with 5-inch HD display, 4000mAh battery, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 4999

Intex has launched Indie 5, the company’s latest budget smartphone with a 5-inch HD screen with  Dragontrail Glass protection and a 4000mAh battery. It is powered by a quad-core MediaTek SoC with 2GB of RAM, runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) and has an 8-megapixel on the front and back, both with LED flash. It comes with dedicated dual SIM slots and comes with built-in app like SwiftKey, QR Code scanner, Gaana and more. Continue reading “Intex Indie 5 with 5-inch HD display, 4000mAh battery, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 4999”

OnePlus 5 and 5T OxygenOS beta update brings Google Lens support in camera, image quality improvements

OnePlus has released new beta updates (Beta 14 for the OnePlus 5 and Open Beta 12 for OnePlus 5T) for the OnePlus 5 and 5T smartphones that finally brings  support for Google Lens support. It also brings image quality improvements and optimizations to reduce oil painting effect. The smartphones got support for Project Treble in the previous OxygenOS beta update earlier this month. Check out the complete changelog below. Continue reading “OnePlus 5 and 5T OxygenOS beta update brings Google Lens support in camera, image quality improvements”

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 with 6.9-inch FHD+ display, 5500mAh battery teased in images ahead of July 19 announcement

Last week Xiaomi confirmed that it will unveil the Mi Max 3 smartphone in China on July 19th. Today Xiaomi co-founder and President Bin Lin has shared images of the smartphone in Blue Black and Gold colors. He said that even though the phone has a large 6.9-inch screen, the phone doesn’t feel big in hand. He also said that the 5500mAh battery will offer long battery life.

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Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Android One smartphone confirmed to be announced alongside Mi A2 on July 24

Last week Xiaomi sent out invites for the global launch of a new smartphone in Spain on July 24th. Yesterday the company started teasing the launch of the successor of Mi A1 smartphone. Today, the company said that it will be launching two smartphones at the event, as expected. The second smartphone that will join the Mi A2 will be the Mi A2 Lite, the global version of the Redmi 6 Pro which was introduced last month, and even passed through the FCC  recently. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Android One smartphone confirmed to be announced alongside Mi A2 on July 24”

Samsung introduces world’s first 8Gb LPDDR5 10nm-class DRAM for mobile devices, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM coming soon

Earlier this year Samsung introduced the first 10nm-class 16Gb GDDR6 DRAM as well as 16Gb DDR5 DRAM. Today the company has introduced the first 10-nanometer (nm) class 8-gigabit (Gb) LPDDR5 DRAM as the successor to the 8Gb LPDDR4 DRAM that was introduced back in 2014 and 8GB LPDDR4 RAM mass production started in 2016. Samsung said that LPDDR5 standard will be used in upcoming 5G and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered mobile applications. Continue reading “Samsung introduces world’s first 8Gb LPDDR5 10nm-class DRAM for mobile devices, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM coming soon”

HMD Global schedules an event on July 18, Nokia X5 with 5.86-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras expected

Update 3 – July 17: After postponing the launch event last week due to issue with the venue, HMD Global today confirmed that the launch of new ‘X series’ smartphone in China will take place tomorrow, July 18th at 2PM (11:30 AM IST). We already know the specifications and the design of the smartphone. We will know the price tomorrow. Continue reading “HMD Global schedules an event on July 18, Nokia X5 with 5.86-inch 19:9 display, dual rear cameras expected”

Honor 9N with 5.84-inch FHD+ display, dual rear cameras launching in India on July 24

Last week Huawei’s Honor brand sent out invites for the launch of a new smartphone in India on July 24th. It was expected to be the successor of last year’s Honor 9i and to be called as Honor 9X. Now the company has confirmed that that it will be called the Honor 9N. The Honor 9i (2018) was introduced in China last month.

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Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.1 update resumes with July 2018 Android security patch, SMS issue fix

Xiaomi Mi A1 finally got stable Android 8.1 (Oreo) update for last month, but it was pulled quickly after users started complaining about the SMS bug that wipes entire SMS history after updating. After testing a beta ROM earlier this month, Xiaomi today has started rolling out a new update for the Mi A1 A1 userse to fix the issue. In addition the update also brings Android security patch for July 2018. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.1 update resumes with July 2018 Android security patch, SMS issue fix”

Fastrack Reflex 2.0 water-resistant fitness tracker with OLED display launched for Rs. 1995

Fastrack has launched its Reflex 2.0 fitness tracker, successor of last year’s Reflex. It has an OLED display, which enables users to be notified of incoming calls, SMS, WhatsApp messages and shows physical activities as well as calories consumed. It has IPX6 ratings for dust and water resistance and promises up to 10 days of battery life. Continue reading “Fastrack Reflex 2.0 water-resistant fitness tracker with OLED display launched for Rs. 1995”

Sound One SP-40 Sports Water-resistant Bluetooth headset launched for Rs. 1590

Sound One, a Hong Kong based company, popular for portable audio products has launched SP-40 sports Bluetooth headset. It has Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity that lets the stereo earphones pair with iPhone, iOS, Android, tablet or laptop. It has Noise Suppression technology that blocks outside noise and it is water-resistant, thanks to nano-coating that efficiently protects sport earphones from sweat making it perfect for running, exercises, gym, and travelling. Continue reading “Sound One SP-40 Sports Water-resistant Bluetooth headset launched for Rs. 1590”

Xiaomi Mi A2 Android One smartphone teased officially ahead of July 24 announcement

Last week Xiaomi sent out invites for the global launch of a new smartphone in Spain on July 24th where it is expected to introduce global version of the Mi 6X. Today the company started teasing the launch of the successor of Mi A1 smartphone and also said that #2isbetterthan1 which confirms the Mi A2.

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Vivo NEX pre-booking offer on Amazon India gives Rs. 1000 cashback, extended warranty

Vivo India today announced launch offer for its NEX smartphone ahead of launch on July 19th. As a part of the sale customers can buy an Amazon.in e-Gift Card worth Rs. 1,000 between today, July 16th and 17th July, 2018 that can be used to buy the Vivo NEX smartphone between 19 and 25th July, 2018 to avail additional cashback of Rs. 1,000 in the form of Amazon Pay balance and also extended manufacturer warranty of 6 months over and above the existing 1 year warranty on the NEX. Continue reading “Vivo NEX pre-booking offer on Amazon India gives Rs. 1000 cashback, extended warranty”

Amazon Prime Day 2018 Sale: Best deals on smartphones, accessories, TVs and more

Amazon just started its Prime Day sale, exclusively for Prime members, as it had promised. In this 30-hour sale, it is offering great deals on smartphones, accessories, Kindle, TVs and more.  Continue reading “Amazon Prime Day 2018 Sale: Best deals on smartphones, accessories, TVs and more”

CloudWalker Cloud TV X2 40-inch and 43-inch Full HD Smart TVs launched in India starting at Rs. 24990

CloudWalker Streaming Technologies, a tech start-up has launched Cloud X2 TVs 40 and 43-inch sizes, that join 32, 50 and 55 inch models.  Powered by Android 7.0 Nougat OS with Quad-core ARM cortex processor, 1GB RAM and 8 GB ROM, the TVs have Made-In-India Content Discovery Engine that is intelligent enough to automatically curate thousands of hours of trending digital content & apps on TV. Continue reading “CloudWalker Cloud TV X2 40-inch and 43-inch Full HD Smart TVs launched in India starting at Rs. 24990”