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Vodafone Offers Cashback Worth Rs. 1,500 With Select Samsung 4G Smartphones

Vodafone on Thursday partnered with Samsung to offer a cashback worth Rs. 1,500 on select Galaxy series 4G smartphones. Existing and new Vodafone prepaid and postpaid subscribers can avail the cashback on purchase of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro, Galaxy J7 Nxt, and Galaxy J7 Max. The telco previously tied up China’s Transsion Group-owned Itel Mobile and Gurugram-based Micromax to launch similar cashback promotions with their devices. To avail the… Read More »

Gionee F6, F205 Bezel-Less Smartphones Teased Ahead of November 26 Launch

While the official launch is just a few days away, Gionee has teased the F6 and F205 bezel-less smartphones through its official Weibo account. The smartphone are expected to be two out of eight that will be launched at the November 26 event. Another points to the launch of the M7 Plus, S11, S11s, and Steel 3 smartphones at the same… Read More »

Intex Aqua Jewel 2 and Aqua Lions T1 Budget Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Intex has launched two new budget smartphones, the Aqua Jewel 2 and Aqua Lions T1, in India. The new smartphones have been listed by the company site, and will most likely be offline exclusive. The Intex Aqua Jewel 2has been launched at Rs. 5,899 while the Intex Aqua Lions T1 comes at Rs. 4,999. There’s no word when these new smartphones will go on… Read More »

Airtel Takes on Jio Phone With Karbonn A1 Indian, A41 Power Smartphones: Price, Offer Details

Jio Phone is effectively free, while the new Airtel phones’ effective price starts at Rs. 1,799 HIGHLIGHTS The new Karbonn phones will compete against Jio Phone Karbonn A1 Indian comes at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,799 Karbonn A41 Power at an ‘effective price’ of Rs. 1,849 Jio Phone is a looming threat for both phone makers and telecom… Read More »

More Than 1 Billion Smartphones Will Ship With Fingerprint Scanner Next Year: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint sensor is quickly becoming a common feature in smartphones Next year, the vast majority of smartphones are expected to ship with it Chinese phone makers are bringing fingerprint sensors to low-cost phones Fingerprint scanners, a feature that was introduced only four years ago, will be seen in nearly all of the smartphones that will ship next… Read More »

Micromax Bharat 3, Bharat 4 Affordable 4G VoLTE Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Micromax on Monday launched two affordable 4G VoLTE smartphones – Bharat 3 and Bharat 4 – in India at a price of Rs. 4,499 and Rs. 4,999 in India. The company says that both these smartphones, part of the company’s Bharat series of affordable 4G VoLTE smartphones, will be made available through the offline stores in the country starting Monday. The… Read More »

Alcatel Idol 5S, Idol 5, A7, and A7 XL Smartphones Launched at IFA 2017: Price, Specifications

After the Alcatel U5 HD, the company took the opportunity at IFA 2017 in Berlin to launch four more smartphones and expand its portfolio, namely the Alcatel Idol 5S, Alcatel Idol 5, Alcatel A7 XL, and Alcatel A7. The prices of these Alcatelsmartphones start at EUR 230 (roughly Rs. 17,500), and the Idol 5S, and Idol 5 will be made available this… Read More »

MediaTek Helio P23, Helio P30 SoCs With Dual 4G VoLTE Support Launched for Mid-Range Smartphones

Chipmaker MediaTek on Tuesday unveiled two new chipsets in its mid-range Helio P range – the Helio P23 and Helio P30. The two chipsets are aimed at delivering performance, power efficiency, dual camera photography, dual SIM, and dual 4G VoLTE capabilities to mid-range smartphones. While the MediaTek Helio P30 is on the higher end to garner more performance to the… Read More »

Lava Announces 2-Year Warranty for Its Smartphones and Feature Phones

Domestic mobile manufacturer Lava on Friday announced a 2-year warranty for all its major models in its product portfolio in India, across smartphones and feature phones. It added the 2-year warrant would apply to all future launches as well. The company claims its 2-year warranty promise, covering such a wide range of products, is the first of its kind in… Read More »

Chhattisgarh Government to Distribute Over 55 Lakh Smartphones

In an ambitious scheme, the Chhattisgarh government is going to distribute over 55 lakh smartphones in the state. “To bridge the digital divide, the cabinet headed by Chief Minister Raman Singh today approved a proposal to distribute free smartphones under a scheme titled ‘Sanchar Kranti Yojna’ (SKY),” Industry Minister Amar Agrawal said. The smartphones will be distributed in… Read More »