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.”

Reliance Communications launches Educational Portal on Reliance phones

Reliance Communications launched an exclusive educational portal on Reliance mobile phones, offering services such as exam results, college admissions, event calendar of exams, admission deadlines, mock tests etc. The portal will also have the list of top universities, colleges, secondary education boards as well as career options.

To use, subscribers have to call 53030101 (Exam Guru) and they will be guided by an IVR instructing them to press 1 for exams and admission, 2 for information on top colleges and universities in the country, 3 for career options, 4 for Board Exams and 5 for SMS based subscription.

These services can be accessed at a rate of one rupee per minute for which the user will have to subscribe to the “Exam Guru” pack, which is priced at Rs. 10 and carries a validity of 10 days. Continue reading “Reliance Communications launches Educational Portal on Reliance phones”

LG KF700 for the all round web experience

A fully loaded handset with a web browser integrating Google Search, Gmail, Maps and YouTube, the LG KF700 unveiled at the MWC 2008 is an HSDPA phone that also makes video calls possible.

The USP in the words of LGE’s Press Release – “The world’s first phone with three separate input methods, the LG-KF700 itegrates a 3-inch touchscreen, alpha-numeric keypad and Shortcut Dial. Each of these input methods is assigned to the tasks at which it is most efficient, making LG’s highly intuitive interface possible. With its user-optimized navigation, all of the phone’s functions and features are instantly accessible.”


Specs and features include:

• Triband
• 3 MP camera with auto focus
• MP3 player
• MPEG 4 video player
• Bluetooth
• MicroSD expandable memory
• 3 inch 262 K colour touch screen
• 240X480 pixels

The handset will be available in markets around Europe by April 2008

Moto W181 low end handset for economy buyers

While companies are using the MWC 2008 as an effective platform to launch one cool handset after another, it seems that the insider’s views on the troubles at Motorola Mobile division are not rumours after all. Motorola launched three handsets W181, W161 and Z6w and all of them are just so run-of-the-mill.

Moto W181


Absolutely nothing to write home about this candy bar handset’s looks. Let’s look at the specs and features: Continue reading “Moto W181 low end handset for economy buyers”

Sony Ericsson Z770 for ease of web access

At the on-going MWC 2008, Sony Ericsson launched the Z770, a mobile for ease of web access. This handset can be used for emailing, surfing the web etc as well as a modem.


The handset is HSDPA, resulting in high data speeds making internet access through it an absolute pleasure. For individuals who just need to be in touch even with their Inbox and do not want a Smartphone of PDS should opt for this clamshell handset.

Specs at a glance: Continue reading “Sony Ericsson Z770 for ease of web access”

MWC 2008 – Nokia 6210 Navigator launched

All of us knew that the MWC 2008 will bring a deluge of handsets. True to the expectation, Nokia launched several new models. The Nokia N96 has been covered extensively on Fonearena, with a deeply insightful perspective. Here’s more:

Nokia 6210 Navigator

The Nokia 6210 Navigator proves Nokia’s interest and commitment to developing navigation handsets.

The handset has a GPS that sends information to Nokia Maps 2.0 and allows you to download information, even of additional points of interest via the HSDPA.


The 6210 Navigator has a S60 operating system and apart from capturing photos and playing music and radio, it also computes a route and provides visual and vocal turn-by-turn directions.

Phew! That’s exactly what some folks driving on our roads need!!!! Continue reading “MWC 2008 – Nokia 6210 Navigator launched”