Idea to soon launch Rs. 2500 phone to counter Reliance JioPhone


Idea Cellular is said to be working with handset companies to bring down the cost of handsets. The telecom company will soon launch a phone to counter Reliance JioPhone which is raising net neutrality concerns about Reliance Jio’s 4G phones, according to a report from PTI. Continue reading “Idea to soon launch Rs. 2500 phone to counter Reliance JioPhone”

Microsoft reportedly considering manufacturing handsets in India

Microsoft is looking forward for manufacturing handsets in India as the government raised import duties on mobile phones, as per a report from the Economic Times. Nokia was once a leader in manufacturing feature phones in India.

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Microsoft Lumia 640 Hands On


At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft announced the next generation of mid range products in the form of the Lumia 640 & 640 XL. Part of the strategy to boost sales and gain consumers in the mid-range, the phones focus on providing a compelling experience with value for money specifications. We spent some time with both the devices. Here’s our hands on and first impressions of the smaller of the lot, the Lumia 640.  Continue reading “Microsoft Lumia 640 Hands On”

Xiaomi banned from importing and selling handsets in India

The Delhi High Court has given an “ex-parte”  injunction to ban Xiaomi from importing or selling phones in India, as per a latest report from SpicyIP. The Chinese smartphone maker received the order from court order for infringing on Ericsson’s Standard Essential Patents (SEPs).

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Micromax teases upcoming Windows Phone handset, set to launch on 16th June

Micromax just sent over an invite signalling the launch of its upcoming Windows Phone handset. The phone will be a part of the Canvas range of products as expected. The event invitation also indicates that the phone will be based on a Qualcomm chipset. If rumors are to be believed, two handsets will be launched at the event slated for 16th June.

Micromax Windows Phone

The devices are expected to straddle the lower to mid range spectrum. Over at BUILD, Microsoft unveiled an updated edition of Windows Phone that was further tuned for lower cost handsets despite adding much needed features. Additionally, the company has removed the licensing fee for Windows Phone handsets making it a viable alternative for local cost smartphone manufacturers.The two handsets are expected to be priced at between Rs. 6,000 – 7,000 for the lower end model and Rs. 10,000 – 11,000 for the mid range phone. Continue reading “Micromax teases upcoming Windows Phone handset, set to launch on 16th June”

Report: LG working on Windows Phone based handset

Its been a while since LG introduced a Windows Phone based handsets but if rumors are to be believed then the Korean company might be working on a new smartphone based on Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system.

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White Nokia N9 now available in select regions

The elusive White Nokia N9 now seems to be available in select regions. The MeeGo powered handset is already one of the more difficult handsets to procure and the white unit is poised to become even harder to obtain !

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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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