Lava announces “Design in India” contest as anti-China sentiment grows

At the time, when the sentiment is growing against China-made products in India over border tensions, domestic handset maker Lava has announced the launch of its ‘Design in India’ contest. Continue reading “Lava announces “Design in India” contest as anti-China sentiment grows”

Lava 4G Connect M1 Unboxing – 4G VoLTE feature phone

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Desi handset maker Lava recently launched India’s first feature phone with VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) support dubbed as 4G Connect M1. It costs same as the cheapest LYF smartphone with full touch screen, but this is a good option for those who need a 4G VoLTE phone with a keyboard instead of touch screen. We have unboxed the phone. Check it out. Continue reading “Lava 4G Connect M1 Unboxing — 4G VoLTE feature phone”

Lava Ivory POP with 7-inch display, 3G and voice calling launched for Rs. 6299

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Soon after the launch of Ivory M4 tablet, the Noida-based handset maker Lava today launched Ivory POP tablet in India. It sports a 7-inch HD display, is powered by a 1.0 GHz quad-core Intel processor and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. Continue reading “Lava Ivory POP with 7-inch display, 3G and voice calling launched for Rs. 6299”

Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Mi 5S and Mi 5S Plus, Coolpad Note 5, Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) and more

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Xiaomi took the spotlight this week by announcing two new flagship smartphones as well as a new Smart TV lineup. We also had interesting announcements from Samsung, Coolpad and many more companies.

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Weekly Roundup: Lenovo Z2 Plus, Mi Air Purifier, Mi Band 2, Nokia 216, Moto E3 Power and more

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Lenovo launched its flagship the Z2 Plus this week in India. The smartphone is powered by high-end quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Lenovo Z2 Plus, Mi Air Purifier, Mi Band 2, Nokia 216, Moto E3 Power and more”

Lava launches 365 days screen replacement offer for its smartphones and feature phones

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Lava International today announced a special consumer offer for its customers ahead of this festive season. Under this offer, those who purchase a Lava mobile phone, either a feature phone or a smartphone between September 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016 will be entitled to avail a one-time mobile screen replacement. Continue reading “Lava launches 365 days screen replacement offer for its smartphones and feature phones”

Weekly Roundup: Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Watch 2, LG V20, Moto G4 Play, Sony PS4 and more

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Apple announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at its Keynote event in San Francisco this week. The phone is launching in the United States on Friday, September 16, whereas the India release date is also official and it will up for grabs from October 7th. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Watch 2, LG V20, Moto G4 Play, Sony PS4 and more”

Lava enters Egypt, partners with Easy Group for complete end-to-end business

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Lava will start selling its ‘Made in India’ feature phones, smartphones, tablets and accessories in Egypt soon. The company on Thursday announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Egypt based Easy Group for the same. Continue reading “Lava enters Egypt, partners with Easy Group for complete end-to-end business”

Weekly Roundup: First smartphone with Google’s Tango, Moto Z, Z Force, Lenovo Smart Shoes, LeEco Le 2 and more

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This week was big for Lenovo. It announced World’s First Project Tango-enabled smartphone PHAB 2 Pro for consumers at the Tech World 2016 in San Francisco in partnership with Google. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: First smartphone with Google’s Tango, Moto Z, Z Force, Lenovo Smart Shoes, LeEco Le 2 and more”

Weekly Roundup: YU YUNICORN, LG G5, Sony Xperia X, XA, Mi Band 2, Asus Zenfone 3 and more from Computex 2016

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This week, Micromax’s subsidiary YU launched its budget flagship smartphone YUNICORN in India exclusively on Flipkart. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: YU YUNICORN, LG G5, Sony Xperia X, XA, Mi Band 2, Asus Zenfone 3 and more from Computex 2016”

Weekly Roundup: HTC 10, One X9, 4 Desire phones, Nextbit Robin, Jolla C, Mi Drone and more

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This week, HTC introduced a long list of new devices in India including the flagship HTC 10. Other contenders in list include HTC 10 Lifestyle, Desire 628, Desire 630, Desire 825, Desire 830, and One X9. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: HTC 10, One X9, 4 Desire phones, Nextbit Robin, Jolla C, Mi Drone and more”

LAVA ropes in Dhoni as brand ambassador, plans to invest Rs. 2615 crore

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Lava International has appointed Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as its new brand ambassador. Supporting Government of India’s “Make in India” initiative, the company already set up its first manufacturing plant in Noida and plans to invest Rs. 2,615 crore in a phased manner to scale it up to have an annual production capacity of 216 million phones. Continue reading “LAVA ropes in Dhoni as brand ambassador, plans to invest Rs. 2615 crore”