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Asus Zenfone Selfie 4 Pro first impressions: Another one for the selfie addicts
Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Asus is out with Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro, which has dual 24MP front cameras, though at a bit expensive price-point of Rs 23,999. The focus is clearly on selfies as it ships with company's own 'Selfie Master' app and Portrait mode for front camera.

Intex ELYT e7 review: Value for money budget option
Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Intex ELYT e7 has a premium design, one that looks stylish. There’s smooth metal finish at the back with slightly curved edges and surrounding metal frames. Priced aggressively at Rs 7,999, the phone aims to take on the likes of Moto C Plus, Xiaomi Redmi 4A etc. Here is our full review.

Coming up next week: Apple iPhone 8, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Brace yourselves, as three big smartphones - Apple iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 - will make their debut pretty soon, and incidentally all of these launches are lined up for next week.

Micromax Evok Dual Note review: Dual rear-cameras at a budget price
Wed, Sep 06, 2017

Micromax, the home-grown player has been losing its market share thanks to the growth of Chinese smartphone makers in India, but that doesn't mean the player has given up. We spent a few days with Evok Dual Note and here’s our full review.

New to Instagram? Tips and Tricks you should check out
Sun, Sep 03, 2017

Instagram has grown to become one of the most popular ways to share photos and videos worldwide. There’s no doubt that a lot of personal sharing has shifted to Instagram. We have put together a list of tips and tricks that are likely to step up your Instagram game.

‘Moto G5S Plus dual-camera offers much better experience’
Wed, Aug 30, 2017

Sudhin Mathur, Country Head of Lenovo Mobile Business Group, told Indianexpress.com that Moto G5S Plus' dual rear cameras differ from the rest because the company understands how to tweak the software on-board to enhance the photography experience.

Moto G5S, Moto G5S Plus launched in India, Amazon sale starts today: Price, specs, and more
Thu, Aug 31, 2017

Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus smartphones have been launched in India at Rs 13,999 and Rs 15,999 respectively. The device are Amazon exclusive. Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus will go on sale starting tonight at 11.59 pm.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8+: Key differences in design, specifications and more
Sat, Aug 26, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 takes several cues from Samsung's Galaxy S8 series smartphones. So how do Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones really differ in terms of design, specifications, and features? We take a look.

Reliance JioPhone pre-bookings now open: A look at full specifications of the 4G VoLTE phone
Sat, Aug 26, 2017

Reliance Jio JioPhone can be pre-booked starting 5:30 today. Ahead of registrations, Jio has put out full specifications and detailed data plans for this 4G -enabled feature phone on its website. Here's a detailed look at the specs, features.

Reliance JioPhone pre-bookings at 5:30 PM: Price, how to register and more
Thu, Aug 24, 2017

Reliance Jio JioPhone will hit the stores in September, and pre-bookings for the 4G-enabled features phone has already started. Here's how to pre-book Jio's 4G VoLTE feature phone, the booking amount, detailed specifications and everything else you need to know.

Coolpad to expand into offline retail in India, plans new launches at Diwali
Tue, Aug 22, 2017

Coolpad is gearing up to expand its presence in the offline retail sector in India. In fact, there could be an announcement on the lines of an exclusive Coolpad store from the Chinese company before Diwali. The company has already penetrated into the offline segment.

Coolpad Cool Play 6 first look: Dual-rear cameras at a budget
Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Coolpad is known for pricing its smartphones aggressively in India. Hoping to boost sales in festive season in India, Coolpad unveiled its latest smartphones called Cool Play 6 in Dubai, and it comes with dual rear cameras.

Indian smartphone market is so huge that you can create your own space: Comio India CEO
Sun, Aug 20, 2017

Comio, a new Chinese smartphone brand backed by Topwise Communications, wants to take things slow in India for now. Comio unveiled three smartphones in India – P1, S1 and C1 –in the sub Rs 10,000 category. All the three devices will be up for grabs offline as well as online.

Coolpad Cool Play 6 has dual camera for Rs 14,999, will be Amazon exclusive
Mon, Aug 21, 2017

Coolpad Cool Play 6 is priced at Rs 14,999 in India and it will be an Amazon exclusive smartphone. The phone will go on open sale from September 4. 

Comio P1 first impressions: Another budget smartphone from China
Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Comio P1, which is the flagship smartphone, will be available at Rs 9,999 and it packs a massive 5,000mAh battery. Comio S1 and C1 come at Rs 8,999 and Rs 5,999 respectively. Here's our first impression of Comio P1 smartphone.

Comio is the new Chinese name in Indian smartphone market; launches three phones
Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Chinese smartphone maker Comio has entered the Indian smartphone market backed by Topwise Communications with three budget smartphones -- the C1, P1, and S1. The company is offering a year and 100 days of warranty as well as buy back plan for its smartphones. Comio smartphones ship with anti-virus as well as features such freezer, which restricts unused apps from running in the background.

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs OnePlus 5: Battle of the premium smartphones
Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Nokia 8 is here and it packs top-of-the-line specifications such as Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, dual rear cameras, and more. So how does Nokia 8 fare against iPhone 7 Plus, Galaxy S8+, and OnePlus 5 in terms of specifications? We find out in our quick comparison.

How to use Sarahah app, privacy policy and everything else you need to know
Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Sarahah, which has been created by Saudi developer ZainAlabdin Tawfiq has gone viral for a simple reason - it lets you send anonymous messages to people. The app is available in two English as well as Arabic for iOS and Android users. So, how does Sarahah work? We take a look.

Reliance Jio JioPhone’s upcoming rivals: Intex’s 4G VoLTE phone, Idea plans one at Rs 2500
Thu, Aug 03, 2017

Reliance JioPhone has not officially gone on sale, but it looks like Indian customers are set to get more 4G feature phone options across networks. After Reliance Jio announced its 4G-enabled JioPhone, Intex has unveiled a similar offering called Turbo+ 4G.

Reliance JioPhone 4G VoLTE feature phone: Price, specifications, availability and tariff
Sat, Jul 22, 2017

Reliance Jio Phone with 4G VoLTE has been announced by Mukesh Ambani a company's Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Reliance Industries Limited chairman called the new JioPhone 'India ka smartphone', and it comes loaded with features like expandable SD card slot, 4-way navigation, and more.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2, Moto E4 Plus and more: Top smartphones with 5000mAh plus batteries
Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has been launched in India at Rs 16,999 and comes with a 5,300mAh battery. Moto E4 Plus, InFocus Turbo 5, Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro, Panasonic P55 Max, Asus Zenfone 3s Max are some other smartphones that come with a 5000 mAh battery on board.

Zopo Flash X review
Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Zopo Flash X competes with the likes of Moto G5 Plus, Lenovo Z2 Plus, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Honor 6X which has a dual rear camera setup. Zopo Flash X is difficult to recommend, despite decent specifications on paper. We used Zopo Flash X for about a week and here’s what we think of the smartphone.

Intex Aqua Supreme+ review: Budget phone, but competition is ahead
Sat, Jul 15, 2017

Intex Aqua Supreme+, with its Rs 9,490 price-tag, will compete with the likes ox Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Lenovo K6 Power, Lenovo Vibe K5 and even Xiaomi’s Redmi 3S series. Intex Aqua Supreme+ gets a lot of things right, but not enough to convince me to spend Rs 10,000 on it.

Karbonn K9 Kavach with BHIM app launched in India at Rs 5,290
Tue, Jul 04, 2017

Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G has been launched in India at Rs 5,290. It will be available in three colour variants. The highlight of the smartphone is it comes with BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) app pre-installed. K9 Kavach is backed by a 2,300mAh battery.

Moto Z2 Play review: Camera works well, but where are the new Mods?
Thu, Jun 29, 2017

Moto Z2 Play smartphone review: Successor of Moto Z Play, which was announced last year, the new Moto Z2 Play is thinner than its predecessor, and the battery capacity has been reduced. We used Moto Z2 Play for over a week, and here’s our full review.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) review: Stylish design, excellent camera
Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has a stunning design, thanks to a glass back and rounded corners. The phone easily fits in your hand, despite a 5.5-inch display. The glass back is curved around the two sides, and seamlessly merges into the display. Here is our full review.

Moto C Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi 4: Price, specs and features comparison
Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Motorola's Moto C Plus has been launched in India at Rs 6,999. Moto C Plus follows the launch of Moto C, which was unveiled earlier this month with a price tag of Rs 5,999. The pricing puts Moto C Plus in the budget segment, where it will compete with the likes of Xiaomi Redmi 4.

Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 India launch: Price, launch offers, sale date, and more
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

HMD Global has finally launched Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 smartphones in India. Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will be offline exclusive with Nokia 3 going on sale first on June 16. Nokia 6 will be exclusively available on Amazon India and is priced at Rs 14,999.

Lenovo’s Motorola to increase offline presence in India, says Mods adoption growing
Fri, Jun 09, 2017

Motorola Moto Z2 Plya was just launched in India at Rs 27,999. For Lenovo, the dual brand strategy of launching Motorola and Lenovo smartphones online has worked well in India, and now the company plans to apply this same strategy in the offline market as well.

Motorola Moto Z2 Play first impressions: Worth its Rs 27,999 price tag?
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

Motorola Moto Z2 Play has been launched in India at Rs 27,999. The phone is an expensive device, especially if you look at its specifications on paper. So, what has really changed with the new Moto Z2 Play? Here’s our first impressions of Moto Z2 Play.

Motorola Moto Z2 Play sale from June 15: Price, specifications, and features
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

Motorola Moto Z2 Play, along with new Moto Mods has been launched in India. Moto Z2 Play is priced at Rs 27,999, and it will be available on Flipkart, and offline retail stores as well. The new Mods will be coming to India by the end of the year, says Motorola.

Apple’s new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, updated 12.9-inch iPad price in India revealed
Wed, Jun 07, 2017

Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro price in India has been revealed. The new iPad Pro was unveiled at Apple's WWDC in San Jose. The WiFi models start at Rs 52,900 for 64GB storage variant. Apple's updated 12.9-inch iPad Pro is priced starting at Rs 65,900 for the 64GB Wi-Fi model.

Apple WWDC 2017: iOS 11 to HomePod, top seven things announced
Wed, Jun 07, 2017

Apple WWDC 2017 keynote highlights: iOS 11, HomePod, smarter Siri, iMac Pro, new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, macOs High Sierra, watchOS 4, and everything else that was announced on Day 1 of Apple's worldwide developer conference (WWDC) 2017.

Uber’s big focus on India: Exploring offline bookings, Autohawk pilot project and more
Wed, May 31, 2017

Uber is focussed on offering a friction less experience for riders as well as drivers. And the company is working on routing, payment options and types of products to make that possible. Uber is also exploring ways to let riders book cabs offline.

Oppo F3 review: The ‘selfie expert’ becomes more affordable
Thu, May 18, 2017

The highlight of Oppo F3 is the dual (16MP+8MP) front camera setup, which has a group selfie mode as well. Here is our full review.

LG K10 (2017) review: Wait… what’s new?
Tue, May 16, 2017

LG K10 (2017) looks slightly better than its predecessor thanks to 2.5D curved glass and metal frames. Here is our full review.