India the Preferred Mobile Destination

Be it tourism, finance, economy, or newest technology, India is now the most preferred destination for all activities. India is now abuzz with activity and yes the world has finally understood its true potential. Well this is certainly why nokia has launched the Nokia E71 and the Nokia 6220 classic here, first amongst several markets. Nokia said India is an emerging market has the largest base for its handset markets. Moreover it’s a strategic move to take on a nearly close yet far rival Samsung.

Nokia E71 retails for 19500 INR and Nokia 6220 Classic retails for 17500 INR.

more info on E71 and 6220 classic follows

Skyfire Hands-on The PC Web on the mobile

I have been hearing a lot about Skyfire , finally I got to see a demo of the app on Mike Rowehl’s Samsung Black Jack.

I was impressed with the page loading speeds and ability to see video streaming within the browser

Also they have a feature called Smart Fit which lets you the webpage fit inside your screen.

You can zoom in on parts of the page .

The home page and search page have tabs on them and it looks uber cool Continue reading “Skyfire Hands-on The PC Web on the mobile”

Dual SIM PDA from Spice

Spice Mobiles, known in India for its range of highly functional economy handsets, has launched a dual SIM PDA in India.

The Spice D-1100 Dual SIM PDA has the capability of having both SIMs simultaneously active and has a touch panel, an integrated stylus and alpha-numeric keypad.

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MING handsets – the A1600 and A1800 from Motorola

Motorola unveiled two handsets that are categorized as business class devices that run on the same Linux OS, i.e. MING handsets – the A1600 and A1800.

Motorola MING A1600

A typical business phone as the Specs & Features will prove, but this is also a handset that tourists will love because the handset will feature the option of taking pictures of signboards and having them translated with the help of an on board dictionary.

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Samsung iKiller – i900 Omnia

Samsung launched the i-Killer, the i900 recently. Certainly has killer looks…

Specs & features:

  • Windows Mobile handset (6.1 Professional)
  • 3.2-inch QVGA display
  • 240 x 400 pixel resolution
  • Optical mouse
  • 12.5mm thick
  • 5-megapixel auto-focus camera
  • Geotagging
  • Inbuilt GPS

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Asus M930 communicator launched in India

Asus M930 smart phone has finally been launched in India.

The handset has two screens – external 2-inches TFT LCD with 240 x 320 resolution and internal 2.6-inches screen with 400 x 240 resolution. The surface is reflective and features a free-stop flipping hinge that allows users adjust to any preferred angle or position.

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HTC’s new launch – Touch Pro with QWERTY keypad

A handset launch from HTC is always interesting. Their handsets are highly technologically advanced and bring generation next business phones within reach.

HTC has unveiled the HTC Touch Pro that is a strong contender for the top slot amongst business phones.

Specs & Features:

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”

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.

Continue reading “Three New Handsets For India — LG KF510, LG KP320 and LG KP110.”

Blackberry Bold

The BlackBerry® Bold™ smartphone embodies elegant design – without sacrificing the features or functionality you expect from a premium smartphone. Well this is the official statement in the BlackBerry Website. Well Bold turns out to be the official name of the device we have come to know as the 9000.

UPDATE : Blackberry Bold 9000 is available in India and Pricing information

FEATURES:

THE BLACKBERRY EXPERIENCE

No compromises. With email, phone, IM and the Internet, it can connect you. With an integrated organizer, it can help you stay on top of your day. With camera and video recording, you can capture and share the moment with just a few clicks. And that’s just the beginning.

FAST PERFORMANCE:

Do more — do it faster. Take advantage of the speeds available on the HSDPA network and the BlackBerry Bold smartphone’s 624-MHz processor. Multitask and prioritize with access to your voice and data services at the same time. Continue reading “Blackberry Bold”

Low end Intex Handset – An Indian offering

Intex Technologies recently launched the IN-2222, a low-end economy handset. Kaushik Mitra, Product Group Head – Mobile Communications, Intex, said: “After receiving a very heartening response to our earlier model IN 2020, which has a talktime of 7.5 hours, this is our second offering in the entry-level segment this year. Considering that pricing is a major growth driver for mobile telephony in India – the second largest market for mobile phones in the world – Intex strives to launch affordable models with best of technology features to fulfill the communication needs of the masses who form a major part of the market.” Continue reading “Low end Intex Handset – An Indian offering”

HTC TyTN II launched in India

HTC TyTN II A new launch..and a hi-fi handset by a pioneering company.

Phew! It’s a high-speed HSDPA handset with a built-in GPS for personal navigation and an adjustable screen angle….just what we needed? Surely!

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Specs and features at a glance:

• 2.8-inch colour screen
• QWERTY keyboard
• Tri-band UMTS
• Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE
• 3.5G high speed internet
• HSDPA and WiFi 802.11b/g
• Word Mobile
• Excel Mobile
• PowerPoint Mobile
• Contacts, calendar
• Push e-mail, notes, tasks
• PDF viewer
• Business card scanner
• MapKing R12 Continue reading “HTC TyTN II launched in India”

Stylish LG KF300 flip phone launched

A Fashion phone that is bound to make waves in the mobile phone circuit, the new LG KF300 has good looks…although it does look like it is aimed exclusively at the ladies.

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Specs and features at a glance:

• 2.2-inch QVGA display
• 1.3-inch TFT screen outside
• 128 x 160 pixels External screen
• 240 x 320 pixel 256K colours internal screen Continue reading “Stylish LG KF300 flip phone launched”

Palm Centro smartphone in India

The smallest and lightest Palm phone Centro has made its debut in India with voice, text, email, web, contact and calendar capabilities, a full-colour touch screen and full keyboard.

The OS is ACCESS.

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Specs at a glance:

• 320X320 colour Touch screen
• 5 way navigator
• QWERTY keyboard
• One-touch speakerphone Continue reading “Palm Centro smartphone in India”

Sony Ericsson launches C702 and C902 Cyber-shot

While Sony Ericsson recently appointed Maria Sharapova as its global brand ambassador, it got tennis sensations Anastasia Rodionova (4th seed), Yaroslava Shevdova and Patty Schnyder to launch the Sony Ericsson C702 and C902 at the Sony Ericsson sponsored WTA Tour at Bangalore.

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Sudhin Mathur, General Manager, Sony Ericsson India said, “This is our third consecutive year of participation in the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour event in Bangalore, and we are excited to have Anastasia Rodionova, Yaroslava Shevdova and Patty Schnyder with us to unveil these new Cyber-shot phones here in India today. The C702 and C902 both place ease-of-use and best-in-class picture quality at the heart of their design. Yet both appeal to different audiences. One is engineered to let you take more pictures in more places and the other is designed to look as stunning as the pictures it takes.”

The two handsets are part of its Cyber-shot range. Continue reading “Sony Ericsson launches C702 and C902 Cyber-shot”