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Indian Smartphone Market Seen to Be Maturing With Falling Demand: Survey

Country’s smartphone market is showing signs of maturity as lesser number of consumers are planning to buy new devices in the next one year, says a survey. “Smartphone market has reached maturity…the percentage of consumers planning to purchase a smartphone in the next 12 months has dropped from a peak of 80 percent in 2014 to 68 percent,” the survey ... Read More »

Lava A71 With 5-Inch Display Now Available Online at Rs. 5,849

Lava’s new budget smartphone, the A71, is now available via a third-party online retailer. Priced at Rs. 5,849, the smartphone is yet to be listed by the company. We can however expect Lava to announce the smartphone officially in the coming days. The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Lava A71 is a dual-SIM supporting smartphone that features a 5-inch IPS display with ... Read More »

HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM Price Slashed in India

Following its launch of the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM on Friday, HTC has dropped the price by Rs. 1,000 on Tuesday. The smartphone, which was launched Rs. 14,990, will now be available at Rs. 13,990. As before, the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM will be in Blue Lagoon and White Birch colour variants with major retailers in the coming ... Read More »

Moto G (Gen 3) and Moto G Turbo Edition Now Available via Amazon

Motorola India last year announced that the Moto devices will no longer be exclusive to Flipkart and will be available through more partners. The company on Tuesday confirmed that the Moto G (Gen 3) and Moto G Turbo Edition will be now available via Amazon India, apart from Flipkart. Currently, the Moto G (Gen 3) 16GB storage model is only ... Read More »

HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM Gets a Price Cut in India

A month after launching the HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM in India, the Taiwanese company realises that perhaps its smartphone would sell better with a cheaper price tag. HTC announced on Tuesday that it has slashed the retail price of the HTC Desire 728 (dual-SIM variant) in the country to Rs. 16,990. Launched in India last month, the HTC Desire ... Read More »

Phicomm Energy E670 With 4G Support, 5-Inch Display Available Online at Rs. 5,499

Phicomm, the Chinese smartphone brand, appears set to launch its new entry-level Energy E670 smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 5,499, the Phicomm Energy E670 is now available to buy from e-commerce site Snapdeal. We can expect an official announcement soon. The highlight of the Energy E670 smartphone is that it supports both 1800MHz (Band 3) and 2300MHz (Band 40) ... Read More »

Samsung Patent Tips Future S Pen Stylus Doubling as a Kickstand

A new patent granted to Samsung by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) suggests that the South Korean tech firm might make its future S Pen stylus work as a kickstand for smartphones. The South Korean tech giant filed the patent back in Q3 2015. The schematics in the patent, shared by Patently Mobile website, suggests that users will ... Read More »

Panasonic P66 Mega With 21 Indian Language Support Launched at Rs, 7,990

Panasonic on Tuesday launched the P66 Mega in India priced at Rs. 7,990. The highlight of the smartphone is its support for 21 Indian languages. The dual-SIM (3G+2G) supporting Panasonic P66 Mega bears a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display, and is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz (unspecified), coupled with 2GB RAM. The smartphone runs Android 5.1 ... Read More »

Intex Aqua Raze, Aqua Wing Affordable 4G Phones Launched

Intex has expanded its 4G smartphone portfolio with the launch of the Aqua Raze and Aqua Wing. Priced at Rs. 5,199 and Rs. 4,599 respectively, the Intex Aqua Raze (see above) and Intex Aqua Wing smartphones are now available to buy in India. The biggest highlights of both the devices are they feature 4G LTE. To recall, a physical retailer ... Read More »

Apple Will Phase Out iPhone in Favour of AR/ VR Headsets, Claims Analyst

What does the future of iPhone look like? What kind of features and capabilities will Apple’s future flagship smartphone boast of? Will users still have to stare at their handset to get information? An analyst believes that there won’t be any iPhone in the next fifteen years. And everything will be replaced by augmented reality or virtual reality headsets. Piper ... Read More »