New LG GSM Models for the Indian Buyer

LG Electronics India Private Limited announced the launch of two new colour handsets; the KG 288, and the KG 285 for GSM users in India.

Even though these two models are entry level handsets targeting the low end of the user spectrum, they are rich with features to enable users to enjoy more features without paying through the roof.


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TAG Heuer to launch Mobile Phones

Fresh on the list of Luxury Good manufacturers, after watches, eye wear, perfumes and clothes is the booming market for Mobile phones.

With more and more luxury accessory houses joining the fray, the Mobile Phone world is likely to get competitive, to the advantage of the user.


With an intention to cash in on this mania, in a release to the Press on 26 November 2007, TAG Heuer, the French watch giant, announced their decision to launch a series of luxury Mobile phones. The handsets will hit the market in the second half of 2008. Continue reading “TAG Heuer to launch Mobile Phones”

Philips Xenium Range

They do not care much for features. They are not a name to reckon with in the mobile business. But they generate products consistently, and do have a following amongst “value for money” buyers.

The Xenium range of mobile phones from Philips has been in the news since 2001 for its long lasting battery. With the introduction of several new models in the same range, the long lasting battery phone will now have a slicker and trendier look.


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Nokia E61i, N81 and N95 8GB get new firmware

Some good news for Nokia E61i , Nokia N81 and Nokia N95 8GB users . Nokia has released the latest firmwares for thes phone which are available for download via Nokia software update.

I have to try upgrading my Nokia E61i to the latest firmware this weekend.

Heres a screenshot below from Aallaboutsymbian shows the latest firmware for the N95 8gb as v11.0.026


Nokia E61i gets predictive input accoring to e-series

I will try it and post my experience.

WARNING : Upgrading Firmware might break your phone and you will loose all data on the phone

So please upgrade only if you know what you are doing !!

Opera Mini 4 get the full web on your phone

Opera Mini 4 is out for download and has already crossed 1 million downloads. Its a great piece of software to browse the full web on even a low-end phone over a insanely slow GPRS connection.


For folks how have not heard about Opera – Most of you would have heard about Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox for the PC. There is also another widely used browser called Opera which is known very well for its mobile offerrings.

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Samsung U900 FlipShot from Verizon

Verizon, the American wireless network operator launched the Samsung U900 FlipShot with a two year term contract on 22 November 2007.

The handset has cutting edge features such as 3 mega pixel camera, Camcorder, PictBridge printing, business card  scanner, QVGA screen and stereo Bluetooth support. Through Verizon’s supporting network and services, users will be able to their VZ Navigator, V CAST Music and Video.

The camera has a rotating display for optimal viewing while in camera mode for optimal photo capturing comfort.

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LG Viewty KU990 to debut in Asia

LG’s high-end five million pixel camera phone with a 3-inch wide touch screen, Viewty (Model: LG-KU990)  is all set to make its debut in Asia starting in November.

The first Asian Nations where it will make its presence felt is Hong Kong and Singapore. It will make its Koran debut in mid December. India will follow suit, optimistically by early 2008, although there no reports confirming the same.

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Sony Ericsson P1i with BlackBerry Connect v4.0 in India soon

Sony Ericsson P1i, a 3G Touch screen phone will now come pre-loaded with the BlackBerry Connect software v4.0. This announcement was made on 22 November 2007.

The handset will be available in select countries in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

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The Moto Q phones – smart phones to liberate you

Motorola unveiled its latest smart phone loaded with features, ideal for the business traveller.

At .45 inches width, it is amazingly sleek and stylish. It runs on Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 platform and is packed with features such as voice activated dialling, a 1.3 megapixel camera with photo lighting, Bluetooth wireless, stereo sound, MP3 music player, and video and web surfing capabilities.



• 2.4” colour screen
•  Integrated 1.3 mega-pixel camera
• Windows Media Player Mobile
• Video capture with sound and playback
• Dual stereo-quality speakers
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Spice up your life with Spice S7

If you are a music buff and cannot do without hooking on a pair of ear plugs, the Spice S7 is just for you.

The latest addition to the Music Spice Series, this handset targets the mid segment buyer and is ideal for young college goers.



• Bluetooth
• Wireless Music (A2DP)
• 1.3 mega pixel camera with flash
• 2.0-inches screen in 262 Colour
• Video and Photo caller ID
• Expandable memory up to 1 GB with T-Flash card

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Sagem Bleu 454x

The Sagem Blue 454x, a light weight and slim mobile phone was launched by the company’s National distributor Pratham Telecom on 16 November, 2007.

The handset targets the widest selling instrument section, the mid-range section with its unbeatable price of Rs 4699.

The handset weighs a mere 75 grams and measures less than 10.3mm.

The slim and stylish design can store up to 500 contacts, 300 messages, and comes equipped with an extra battery as well.

Sagem Bleu 454x

“The Indian market and potential for the mid range handsets is huge. Bleu foresees tapping a large chunk of the audience in this segment and therefore they introduced Bleu 454x in India.” said Mr Sajal Roy – Senior General Manager -Pratham Telecom (I) Pvt. Ltd


• FM-Radio; MP3 player
• VGA Camera – Video Recording and Playback
• Expandable phone Memory, with T-Flash
• Polyphonic ring-tones
• Java Enabled

The Sagem Bleu 454x is priced at Rs.4699.

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Levi’s Mobile Phone – Live info and live pics

The latest fashion accessory unveiled by Levi’s in Paris is the Levi’s Mobile Phone.


The mobile phone does not boast of swanky features but promises to sell fashion and brand conscious youngsters what they seek; the ultimate accessory from ‘The Original’.

“The functional essence of the Levi’s® brand’s design philosophy is perfectly captured by the phone’s compact design and sturdy riveted steel casing”revealed You Nguyen at the launch.

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Samsung U940 prototype released

A prototype of the Samsung U940 was released on 16 November 2007.

The handset is similar to the F700 which is an exclusive Vodafone handset in the UK, with a few changes in features.

This CDMA handset has a 2 mega pixel camera and a vertical slide out QWERTY keyboard. The user interface is not stylus reliant, but will work better with finger touch.

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Win a free Nokia N95 N81

Looks like Nokia is promoting its NSeries lineup again in India.

The N95 , N95 8GB and N81 are available in the market and they are the most recent entrants to the NSeries range.

You can win a Nokia  N95 and N81 by signing up at the Nokia’s digital playground

The Contest runs only till the 30th of November , meaning you just have 14 days more to try our luck

So Hurry up !!

Thanks to Rajiv for the tip-off