Tag Archives: Premium

BMW G 310R & GS 310R premium sporty motorcycles: Launch timeframe announced

TVS Motors has been manufacturing the BMW G 310R and the GS 310R motorcycles at its Hosur factory for the past many months but these motorcycles have been shipped only to export markets. Finally, these bikes will be launched in India as well, and BMW Motorrad dealers have announced that July 2018 will be when both the G 310R and ... Read More »

Car Review: Kia Cadenza Limited blurs the line between premium and luxury

WASHINGTON — The large premium sedan class once dominated by Buick and Lincoln has some real competition now from the likes of Lexus — and now Kia joins the crowd. The Cadenza has been around a few years already. And for 2017, a redesign is here to help it better compete. Before, the Cadenza was nice but not comparable to ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6 Premium Variant Rumoured to Have Dual-Edge Curved Screen, Ceramic Body, 6GB RAM

Xiaomi Mi 6, the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone of 2017, was recently rumoured to come in three variants and launch at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. While Xiaomi has now confirmed that it will not make an appearance at MWC, a new leak has revealed key features of the Mi 6 smartphone, most significantly that the top variant of the device ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Premium Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Sony has begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update to Xperia Z devices that currently include Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium, whereas it is expected to reach Xperia Z5 Compact some time later. The Android Nougat update is being pushed via an OTA update for select variants of phone. This means that the Android Nougat rollout is ... Read More »

Google Pixel Phones Capture 10 Percent of Premium Smartphone Share in India in October: Counterpoint

Last month, Google launched its first fully self-branded Pixel smartphones worldwide as well as in India. The unique and the distinguishing factor about these smartphones from the earlier Nexus series is that these smartphones are premium in terms of features as well as the price tag. Pixel phones have been pitched by the search giant as direct competitors to Apple’s ... Read More »

iPhone 8 to Sport OLED Display Only in Premium Variant Due to Supply Issues: Report

  The iPhone 8 next year is said to come with big changes, the most exciting one being the shift to OLED screens. However, a fresh report says that Apple’s suppliers are facing production issues, and this hurdle could force the Cupertino giant to abandon OLED display plans for all of iPhone 8 models – sticking to one. Bloomberg reports ... Read More »

SanDisk Ultra microSDXC Premium Edition Card, 2-in-1 SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 Launched in India

  SanDisk, the flash storage company now owned by WD, has launched two new products for mobile users in India: the 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Premium Edition card, and the SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 pen drive with both USB and Micro-USB connectors. The 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card is aimed at mainstream users in need of a ... Read More »

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle, Desire 10 Pro With 5.5-Inch Displays, Premium Designs Launched

As expected, HTC on Tuesday unveiled the Desire 10 Lifestyle and Desire 10 Pro smartphones. The company has not provided pricing details of the new mid-range smartphones in its lineup, though it says the Desire 10 Lifestyle will become available in select markets from September itself, while the Desire 10 Pro will become available in November. The highlight of the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X Dual, Xperia Z5 Premium Dual Price Slashed in India

Sony India on Monday announced it was slashing the prices of two of its top-end smartphones in India. The Sony Xperia X Dual, which was launched back in May, is now priced at Rs. 38,990. The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Dual on the other hand, which was launched in October last year, is now priced at Rs. 47,990. To note, ... Read More »

Samsung Takes India’s Premium Smartphone Crown in 2015: CMR

2015 was another remarkable year for smartphones. We saw different companies getting increasingly competitive and launch affordable products, and we also witnessed several new players arrive in the market. According to CyberMedia Research, 96.4 million smartphones were shipped in India last year. Of this voluminous number, 3.4 percent handsets accounted for premium segment smartphones (priced at Rs. 30,000 or above). ... Read More »