Lava has bring out its latest Iris 350 budget Smartphone listed on the company's website at price tag of Rs. 3,499. Lava Iris 350 supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat out-of-the-box. It is packed with a 3.5-inch (320x480 pixels) HVGA TFT display and powered by a 1GHz single-core processor coupled with 256MB of RAM. The handset bears 512MB of inbuilt storage, which it can expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Iris 350 Smartphone sports a 2-megapixel fixed-focus rear camera with LED flash, while 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. On the connectivity options also includes 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth options. It is packed with a 1400mAh battery, which the company claims that it can deliver up to 12 hours of talk time and up to 244 hours of standby time on 2G network. Lava also launched Iris Alfa runs Android 4.4 KitKat-based Iris Alfa supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) support at Price tag of Rs. 6,550. It also come out with a 5-inch (480x854 pixels) IPS full lamination display and powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core (unspecified chipset) processor.
Oppo has launched its flag ship dual-SIM runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat with ColourOS 2.0.1 UI on top. It is equipped with a 5.9-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) resolution display and it is powered by a 64-bit 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 SoC and 2GB of RAM. The Oppo U3 featured rear camera, 13-megapixel Sony IMX124 sensor. The Smartphone is also packed with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB of inbuilt storage comes in the handset, which It can expand storage via microSD card (up to 128GB). after the week of launching the Oppo Mirror 3 and Oppo R1C, the Chinese mobile maker is expected to introduce Oppo U3 Smartphone. Meanwhile, the company has not announced any official details of its release date and price. Oppo U3 Smartphone will carries a 3000mAh battery, which the company assures that it can be charged up to 75 percent in 30 minutes with the help of a bundled Oppo's VOOC fast-charging technology. The Smartphone will be available in two colors Black and White variants.
The Taiwanese company Asus has introduced the Fonepad 8 tablet at price tag Rs. 13,999 in Indian market, but the company has not announced any official availability details of the tablet. Asus Fonepad 8 features an 8-inch display with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels and supports dual SIM. Fonepad 8 tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box and the highlight of the tablet shows voice-calling and 3G connectivity. Asus Fonepad 8 offers latest 64-bit Intel Atom Z3530 1.33GHz quad-core processor alongside 2GB of RAM. It also carries 16GB of inbuilt storage and further expandable via microSD card (up to 64GB). The Asus Fonepad 8 is equipped with 5-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The 3G connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS and 3.5mm audio jack. Meanwhile, the tablet weighs 328 grams and it will be come out in two colors Black and Gold color. It is powered with a 4000mAh battery and the company has promised that it can deliver up to 12 hours of video playback or browsing the Web, or up to 21 hours of talk time.
Gionee unveiled a new budget Smartphone, the Pioneer P6 is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) handset, runs the Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box. It is packed with a 5-inch (480x854 pixels) FWVGA display. Gionee Pioneer P6 Smartphone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex A7 (unspecified chipset) processor coupled with 1GB of RAM and Mali 400 MP GPU. It also carries with 8GB of inbuilt storage, which it can expandable via microSD card up to 32GB. It sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. It measures 142.8x74.3x8.6mm. The rear camera features several best options like face beauty, Panorama, face detection, geo-tagging, touch to focus, continuous shots, gesture shot, and smile shot options. The connectivity options also includes 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB and Bluetooth options. The Smartphone powered by 1950mAh battery, which it can deliver up to 13.5 hours of talk time and up to 162 hours of standby time on 2G network. It will come out in Black and White colors. The Gionee Pioneer P6 will be available to buy from eBay India.
Lava has launched its flag ship Iris-series Smartphone, the Iris Alfa at priced tag Rs. 6,550, which will be available in market from Monday and it also available via eBay India. It will comes bundled with Truecaller premium app and includes Rs. 2,000 worth of free downloads on Hungama Music app. However, the Lava Smartphone also packed with preloaded with Adaptxt keyboard app that supports 11 Indian local languages. It will runs Android 4.4 KitKat-based Iris Alfa supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM). It will come out with a 5-inch (480x854 pixels) IPS full lamination display and powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core (unspecified chipset) processor that's coupled with 1GB of RAM. It will equipped with 8GB of built-in storage, which it can be expanded via microSD card up to 32GB. It also sports a 5-megapixel rear camera LED flash and 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The connectivity options includes 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio. It is powered by a 2200mAh battery. Lava Iris Alfa will be available in two colors Black and White.
The World's biggest Smartphone maker Samsung has launched its latest handset powered by its Tizen operating system in India at price tag Rs. 5,700. Samsung Z1 is going to offer localized entertainment apps and a simple user interface with the Tizen OS. Z1 is equipped with a 4-inch PLS display with a resolution of 480x800 pixels, runs on the Tizen 2.3 and supported dual core processor clocked at 1.2GHz including 768MB of RAM. Samsung Z1 is packed with a 3.1-megapixel camera, while at the front will be a 0.3-megapixel VGA camera. Onboard storage, it will have 4GB and it can be expanded up to 64 GB via its microSD card slot. It is powered by a 1500mAh version and the company has promised up to eight hours of talk time. According to the sources, Samsung had a 24% share of the India Smartphone market so far, followed by Micromax (20%), Lava and Karbonn (8% each) and Motorola (5%). Samsung India Electronics President and CEO Hyun Chil Hong said the Smartphone market in India has been increasing with new consumers every year, as their screen of choice for content including videos, television programs and video games, as well as a range of apps.
Oppo has launched slimmest Smartphone, the Oppo R5 kicks off pre-orders in India on January 1. It is available on major retail stores all over India at Rs. 29,990. The Oppo R5 sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) AMOLED display that offers a pixel density of 423ppi. It is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor (2.1GHz quad-core + 1.5GHz quad-core) alongside with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 405. Oppo R5 is also equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX214 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and a LED flash. It also sports a 5-megapixel front-facing camera and running the company's proprietary Color Operating System 2.0.1 (based on Android 4.4 KitKat). Oppo R5 is also supports a single Micro-SIM and comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage which is non-expandable. The Oppo’s latest Smartphone features metallic and ceramic finishes at the corners. The Connectivity options includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, TD LTE, LTE FDD, and Micro-USB. Notably, while there is no 3.5mm audio jack onboard.
Xiaomi has been planning to launch Mi Note phablet at price tag CNY 3299 (approximately Rs. 32,900), which it will enter mass production by end of March. Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is equipped with octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor (quad-core ARM Cortex A57 and quad-core Cortex A53) including 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and Adreno 430 GPU. It is also runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat-based MIUI 6, the Mi Note Pro supports a single SIM. Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is also features a 5.7-inch display with a higher QHD (1440x2560 pixels) resolution offering a pixel density of 515ppi. The Smartphone also carries a 64GB built-in storage variant with no word about expandable storage memory. However, it will supports LTE Cat. 9 networks with download speeds up to 450Mbps. Mi Note also includes a 13-megapixel rear camera with a six-element lens, OIS, a Sony CMOS sensor and two-tone flash from Philips, a 4-megapixel front-camera with large 2-micron pixels and a 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0 technology.
Lenovo has launched its flag ship Tab 2 A7-10 tablet in India at price tag Rs. 4,999 exclusively on Snapdeal, an e-commerce service. Lenovo Tab 2 A7-10 features a 7-inch screen size with 1024x600pixel display resolution with a pixel density of 170ppi. The tablet is also come out with a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT8127 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. It is also offers 8GB of inbuilt storage with an expansion option via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Lenovo Tab 2 A7-10 will be equipped with a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats, but it is completely missing a rear camera. Lenovo is also touting Dolby sound technology. Lenovo Tab 2 A7-10 is powered by a 3450mAh battery and it is available only in Ebony Black color. Lenovo has offered Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and an update of Android 5.0 Lollipop update also being confirmed.
Micromax has launched its flag ship Canvas-series Smartphone, the Canvas Hue will be available in the Indian market at Rs. 10,999 starting from Friday this week from online and offline stores. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat-based Canvas Hue supports dual-SIM (GSM+GSM). It also equipped with a 5-inch (720x1280 pixels) HD AMOLED display with scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor that's coupled with a Mali 450 GPU and 1GB of RAM. It is packed with a large 3000mAh battery, where the company has promised that it can deliver battery back-up of up to 30-days with the handset's super power saving mode. Micromax Canvas Hue comes out with 8GB of built-in storage and expanded via microSD card up to 32GB. It also features an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with Sony Exmor RS sensor, and LED flash, while housing a 2-megapixel fixed-focus front camera. The connectivity options include 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM radio. It is also available in Gold and White colors.
Samsung has release Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 Smartphones in Indian market, where both the handsets were launched last week, alongside the Galaxy E5 and E7. Samsung Galaxy A5 sports a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) Super-Amoled display; 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor and 16GB built-in storage expandable via microSD card up to 64GB, 2GB of RAM. Samsung Galaxy A5 also packed with 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera, where it will runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat. It has a 2300mAh battery, measures 139.3x69.7x6.7mm, and weighs 123 grams. Samsung Galaxy A3 equipped with 4.5-inch qHD (540x960 pixels) Super-Amoled display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage, which it can expandable storage via microSD card up to 64GB. Galaxy A3 sports 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel front camera, and Android 4.4 KitKat. Samsung Galaxy A7 comes out with a 5.5-inch HD (720x1280) Super-Amoled display in two variants with a choice of octa-core SoC (Exynos 5430 or Snapdragon 615), coupled with 2GB of RAM. It also includes 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 16GB of inbuilt storage with expandability via microSD card up to 64GB, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, and NFC.
Lenovo has launched its latest flag ship handset A6000 at CES 2015 on Friday January 16. Lenovo has sent out invites for an CES event in New Delhi and it is being targeted to support on 4G LTE offerings in the sub-Rs. 10,000. The Chinese mobile maker will have to compete against likes of Xiaomi and Micromax. Meanwhile, Lenovo have been offering only online sales exclusively via Flipkart and the Smartphone announced at CES at a price tag of $169 (around Rs. 10,500) but Flipkart has confirmed that Lenovo A6000 will be available at priced below Rs. 10,000 in India. Lenovo A6000 features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) IPS display, which it is smaller than 5.5-inch the display on both Micromax's Yu Yureka and Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4G. The dual-SIM Smartphone supports Micro-SIM cards. It also powered by a 64-bit quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) clocked at 1.2GHz and 1GB of RAM. It will runs Android 4.4 KitKat-based Smartphone.