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MIUI 9.5 Is Coming Soon to These 30 Xiaomi Smartphones

Xiaomi on Tuesday announced the rollout of its latest MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM for several of its smartphones in the Redmi, Mi MIX, and Mi Max series. Additionally, the company also announced estimated schedule and availability for MIUI 9.5 on numerous other phones in the coming weeks. Updates will be rolled out via over-the-air (OTA) method. Xiaomi also states that it will ... Read More »

Nokia to Launch Its Next Android Smartphones on February 25, Ahead of MWC 2018

HMD Global is set to launch its latest Nokia smartphones running on Android, on February 25, just ahead of MWC 2018. The company has sent invites for the launch event that will be held in Barcelona, which is also the host city for the mobile trade show. The invitation follows a teaser by HMD Global’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas on Thursday, when he ... Read More »

Airtel Offers Cashback Worth Rs. 1,500 on Select Samsung 4G Smartphones

Airtel on Thursday partnered with Samsung to announce cashback on select Samsung 4G smartphones in India. The offer entails a maximum cashback of Rs. 1,500 on the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017), Galaxy J5 Prime, Galaxy J7 Prime, and Galaxy J7 Pro. The offer will be available in India starting Sunday, January 7, 2018. The purchase can be made from any Samsung retailer and recharges can be done ... Read More »

Vodafone Now Offering Rs. 2,200 Cashback on Select Micromax 4G Smartphones

Vodafone India on Thursday announced a new partnership with Micromax, where it will offer cashbacks on various entry-level Micromax 4G smartphones. The new offers follow on the first partnership between Vodafone and Micromax last month, when Vodafone offered a cashback on the Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra to bring its effective price to Rs. 999. Notably, the trend of announcing an ‘effective price’ when taking into account cashbacks was ... Read More »

Alcatel A5 LED, A7 Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The Alcatel A7 price in India is Rs. 13,999 The Alcatel A5 LED price in India is Rs. 12,999 Both smartphones are exclusive to Amazon India TCL brand Alcatel on Thursday launched two smartphones in India – the A5 LED and the A7. Both smartphones will be exclusively available via Amazon India, with sales starting from 12:01pm on Friday, November 10. The Alcatel ... Read More »

In dirt-poor Myanmar, smartphones are transforming finance

Rudimentary financial services are on offer in places roads do not reach MYANMAR’S democratic transition sometimes seems marked as much by continuity as by change. Depressingly, the army continues its bloody persecution of Rohingya Muslims in the west, for example (see article). But elsewhere moves to open the country’s markets, started by the preceding military regimes, have gathered pace. New commercial ... Read More »

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: Samsung, Micromax, Panasonic, Infinix Offer Discounts on Budget Smartphones

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung On5, On7, and J3 Pro are all priced under Rs. 7,000 The Infinix Hot 4 Pro is going to priced at Rs. 6,499 Flipkart’s Big Billion Days smartphone sale will begin on September 21 Flipkart’s annual Big Billion Days sale will commence on September 20 and go on till September 24 in the country. The smartphone sale will ... Read More »

Sony Mobile unveils 3D scanning smartphones

Today saw the unveiling of two new smartphones from Sony Mobile, both of which feature world-first smartphone technology: 3D scanning. The Sony Xperia XZ1 (available from mid-September) and the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact (available from October) feature a 3D scanner named Creator that is able to capture 3D scans in just one minute, providing users with highly detailed 3D scans ... Read More »

Gionee’s latest update for A1 revamps smartphone’s front camera

Gionee A1’s USP for propagating sales in India is evident from the tag line this smartphone carries which is “Super Selfie, Super Battery”. Gionee A1 has a long lasting battery along with a great front camera. However, through the new OTA update, Gionee has provided Indian users with few more front camera features. The update equips the front camera to ... Read More »

Vivo X9s, X9s Plus Smartphones Set to Launch on July 6

Vivo is all set to launch X9s and X9s Plus smartphones next week, as the company has started sending out press invites for the unveiling on July 6 in Beijing. While the launch teaser doesn’t reveal much information about the smartphones, the image suggests that Vivo X9s might carry some of the design elements from its predecessor. The launch teaser ... Read More »