3G iPhone is official available from July 11

the For all of you who have been longing to get an iPhone .. Its Honey in your ears.

You can get a 3G iPhone with improved battery life and 3G connectivity for just $199 which is around Rs.8600

New Features

  • New iPhone 2.0 firmware
  • Relatively thinner Edges
  • GPS (Assisted)
  • 3G
  • Headphone Jack
  • Full plastic Panel
  • International Availability – will be available this year in India I Guess
  • Safari Mobile Kicks the butt of Nokia and Palm and Opera browsers
  • 10 hrs of 2G talktime ( Apple – I luv u) -5 hrs on 3G – 24 hours of Audio ( good bye ipod ! ) Continue reading “3G iPhone is official available from July 11”

Finally – Nokia N78 launched in India

Nokia finally launched the N78 in India equipped with a special feature – the ‘Location Tagger’ application, which automatically tags location data to the picture – allowing users to save pictures by date as well as by geographical coordinates.

At the launch, Vineet Taneja, Head-GTM, Nokia India said “The slim Nokia N78 fuses features in new ways.”

“It features location-tagging, which merges camera functionality and A-GPS to not only share pictures but also the places where they were taken. Users can now store all information about locations they visit using an image and share it online with the world. It also allows the fusion of music, camera and internet, enabling users to generate content right from the palms of their hands,” he added.

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LG KC 550 – 5 MP camera for a budgeted price

LG is out with a new 5 megapixel camera phone – the KC550. The handset is just 14mm thick.

It has a Schneider-Kreuznach auto-focus optics with an Image stabilizer.

This slider is a Tri-Band handset that comes quite well equipped for various media functions like a media player, FM radio, video and image editors and even motion sensitive games that work with the KC550’s integrated accelerometer sensor. Continue reading “LG KC 550 – 5 MP camera for a budgeted price”

Two new economy handsets by Philips

Philips has unveiled two economy mobile phones — Philips 198 and 199. These handsets are similar to each other with the only difference being the FM Radio feature in Philips 199 model.

The handsets will be rolled out only in Asia and Europe initially.

Features and specs:

• 1.5 inch CSTN colour display
• 128 x 128 pixel resolution with 62K colours
• 4-way navigation key
• 65 grams
• 99 x 42 x 13.5 mm
• SMS and MMS
• T9 predictive text
• Polyphonic ringtones Continue reading “Two new economy handsets by Philips”

Arun Sarin Steps down from Vodafone CEO post

May be being an Indian Himself he knew VodaFone India did terribly poor services and most of the subscribers are an unhappy lot.

Well thats not the reason why Arun is stepping down. Arun Sarin is Old He is 53 which is not quite old if he is working in India. Well Arun Sarin informed that he will retiring from the post of CEO of the worlds largest cellular conglomorate Vodafone. (PS Not in India though he is an Indian himself). Continue reading “Arun Sarin Steps down from Vodafone CEO post”

Confirmed: 3G coming at the end of this year in India

Indians were still waiting for 3G mobile services when other countries are forgetting 3G and looking towards 4G mobile technologies. Its time for the Indians to be happy now as, India’s Union Minister of Technology and Communication has made it clear that 3G telecom services in India will be up and running at the end of this year. Continue reading “Confirmed: 3G coming at the end of this year in India”

Apple planning big for the 3G iPhone

Apple is gearing up for the launch of the 3G iPhone this June. The company is also in talks with music label companies, just like Nokia is doing for its Comes with Music initiative. Apple is doing all this in order to expand the ringtones and music features that are currently available on the iPhone. Apple ia making sure that the iPhone 3G launch is a big one and the music lable deal should compliment it. Continue reading “Apple planning big for the 3G iPhone”

In Depth Review Of The N82 BLACK

If there is one device that has launched enough punch last year it definitely has to be N82 and if there is something that generated more buzz and fervor than N82 then it was its Black Version. The black version is nothing a colored cousin of the original N82. Looking sexier and more royal, N82 Black is touted to be yet another marketing gimmick from Nokia, which is known to always release similar black versions of its popular models ranging from N70 to N95 yet all. These days it’s a trend for mobile enthusiasts to wait for Black versions of a popular N series Model before they make their purchase plans. It does make sense to do so. Obviously a black version of any N series mobile does look sexier and packs in more punch.

Over the weeks we will be covering an in depth review of the N82 Black version hands on…

So keep watching this space.

Samsung B200 The new Guru

Samsung have launched the successor to the highly successful B100 (Samsung Guru) model, the Samsung B200. One of the main strong holds for the Samsung model was the attractive series of ads they had promoted the product with. The product itself was meant to be a basic entry level model with no oomph value attached to it. It was a sturdy no frills model. What it did have was a whooping 9 hour continuous talk time battery life.

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Three New Handsets For India – LG KF510, LG KP320 and LG KP110.

LG have announced that they will be launching three new models in our markets. The three models would be LG KF510, LG KP320 and LG KP110. They would be additions to their fairly popular music oriented series, the Dynamite series and the low end editions which they have plethora of devices actually.

The KF510 which seems to be in the limelight is actually a music oriented handset. It has a 3MP AF flash camera along with red eye reduction and image stabilization. It has GPRS EDGE for connectivity and Bluetooth and FM radio. Also present is MPEG-4 player and dedicated MP3 player. Besides all this the fruit on the cake is that it can record video in QVGA resolution and also play back.

Targeted at style oriented customers, the 10.9mm thick KF510 is also equipped with a touch sensitive navigational keypad. Its 2.2-inches 240 x 320 pixels LCD display is covered by tempered glass and features a light sensor on the front in addition to power-saving auto-luminance control.

The new member to the Dynamite series clan, LG KP320 features a 3 megapixel camera with auto focus, video-recording, speaker phone, document viewer, email and Internet capabilities and high internal memory with TV out feature. Targeting the youth and mainly young women, the phone measures 107 x 46 x 13.5 millimeters and weighs just 81 grams. Moreover, the phone has 2 inch TFT display with 262k colors back up, music and video player, FM radio and Bluetooth.

The primary features of the LG KP320 are these:

  • Triband GSM (900/1800/1900 MHz)
  • 2 inch QVGA 260K color display
  • 3 megapixel camera with autofocus lens
  • Bluetooth, TV out, and built-in FM radio
  • 900 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • 80MB of built-in memory and microSD card support

The low end newcomer, the ‘extremely lightweight’ KP110 is an expansion of LG’s Bullet Series, which saw tremendous success amongst first timers and college students. The phone targets first-time phone buyers inclined towards music. Additional features of the phone includes MP3 player, FM radio on speaker phone; the ability to store around 500 phone numbers and 500 SMS messages, expandable memory up to 2GB; GPRS and WAP connectivity; and battery life up to 4 hours of talk time, 400 hours standby time and many others.

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Confirmed: Vodafone to bring iPhone in India

I posted about iPhone being launched in India in the month of September 2008. There were lots of speculations about who will be the service provider for this feat. Most of the people including me felt that it would be AirTel and not Vodafone. But now this one comes from the horse’s mouth, according to this press release from Vodafone, “Vodafone has signed an agreement with Apple to sell the iPhone in ten of its markets around the globe. Later this year, Vodafone customers in Australia, the Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Italy, India, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa and Turkey.” Continue reading “Confirmed: Vodafone to bring iPhone in India”

Vodafone Confirms Iphone Prices for India

Iphone has finally released their pricing details via their exclusive indian carrier Vodafone. The 8GB model would cost around Rs.15960 and the 16GB model would cost around Rs.19960, both available only on exclusive 2 year contract with Vodafone. No exact details about the launch dates are available as of now.

UPDATE : Checkout our latest post about iphone 3g prices in india

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Nokia and Rahman, Do the Music

Nokia is doing it again. Few days back Nokia N Series teamed up with Rabbi, the hot Sufi sensational singer for a contest and this time Nokia has teamed up with the musical maestro, A R Rahman. Nokia and Rahman together will be doing the Do the Music initiative from Nokia. For the Rabbi contest you need to upload your video but for this contest, the entrants get a chance to showcase their music to the maestro himself and make him drool to the music. Continue reading “Nokia and Rahman, Do the Music”