Micromax’s flagship Canvas 5 is a marked improvement from its predecessors, bumping up specs where it needed to most. The newest flagship tries to step out of Canvas 4’s shadow which saw some negativity regarding build quality and camera performance. With impressive design, performance, specs and a smooth UI for a budget device, the Canvas 5 is a solid device in the sub-Rs. 15,000 price range and gives a stiff competition to the Moto G (3rd Gen) and the OnePlus X. The Canvas 5, however, still has issues that will be familiar to long time Micromax users.Overview
The Canvas 5 is available for Rs. 11,999 with [...]
Continuing with our 2015 roundup, here’s our pick of some of the best smartphones launched this year priced between Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000. Let us know your favourites in the comments below.Samsung Galaxy On7
The Samsung Galaxy On7 sports a 5.5-inch (138.6mm) HD display. It runs on a 1.2GHz quad core Sanpdragon 410 processor and a 1.5GB RAM. The storage is the same as the On5 at 8GB and both are expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card slot. Bith the devices are dual SIM. The On7 houses a 13MP primary camera with auto-focus and a 5MP front.
The device is touted as youth friendly and comes an Ultra Data Saving mode that compresses data and saves up to 50% [...]
The official Cyanogen 12.1 update for Yureka and Yureka Plus has begun rolling out. Some of the highlights include a Live Display feature which adjusts the screen based on environmental conditions. This would ensure better readability in sunlight and a softer, dimmer screen during the night. Your eyes will definitely be happier about this update.
Another feature of this update is the calendar which is integrated with the email. This allows you to sync emails from different sources like Gmail and Exchange in the calendar, making sifting through appointments and reminders easier and more convenient. It also allows scheduling of appointments directly from an [...]
Micromax Canvas is a name that popularised Micromax with the new market of India. The latest Canvas from the company is the Canvas 5 and comes at a time where Micromax needs it the most.
The device is a big improvement from the build quality standards of the company and has a lot to offer for a consumer at a price of Rs. 11999. The phone goes on sale today online and offline.
The handset has decent specifications, however only to be burrowed by the likes of its own YU Yureka Plus. The new Canvas has a fantastic 2.5 D curved glass that not only looks good and feels great to use, the aesthetic makes the device look a lot more premium.
The handset also [...]
YU Yutopia has been confirmed by the company and the market is rife with speculations about the device. YU has released four smartphones so far and now Yutopia is going to be it’s fifth launch. The company has put up a page mentioning pre-registration for the device. However, the page is not what you may assume. It’s not for buyers to register or pre-order Yutopia, but only to leave their information there. They will be informed by YU when the phones finally go on sale or are up for pre-order.
The company also mentions, ”This phone will not be available to the users through flash sales”. This could mean that the YU Yutopia would be available for purchase in [...]
Right after OnePlus announced the open sale for its OnePlus 2 yesterday, YU has made a similar announcement regarding its devices. The three smartphones, YUNIQUE, YUPHORIA and YUREKA PLUS will be up for grabs on Snapdeal and Amazon next week.
YUNIQUE will be made available to buyers on 13th October as part of Snapdeal’s Electronic Bonanza. Similarly, YUPHORIA and YUREKA PLUS, both phones on Android, will be available for buyers on Amazon as part of Amazon’s Great Indian Festive sale from October 13th -17th. Unlike OnePlus, which has made its newest smartphone available only for an hour for potential buyers, YU devices have no limited time period you should worry [...]
Yu Yuphoria is now available at a price of Rs. 6,499 on Amazon, following a Rs. 500 price-cut. The phone was launched in the country in May with a price tag of Rs. 6,999. Another update the smartphone comes with is that of the operating system. The older Android Lollipop-based Cyanogen OS 12 custom ROM has now been replaced with stock Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Additionally, the company made Yureka Plus available at a price of Rs. 8,999 on Amazon. Cyanogen OS 12 of the phone has been replaced with Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Yunique is another smartphone by Yu which has been updated in a similar fashion. It’s [...]
We had earlier discussed the possibilty of a smartphone named Yutopia by YU launching in India. Instead the company had gone ahead to launch the low-budget Yunique. Now we’ve got confirmation from the brand that the earlier discussed smartphone would arrive with 4GB RAM in tow.
YU, which is a Micromax-owned smartphone manufacturer based in India, is all set to launch its first high end smartphone next month. YU Yutopia is expected to go on sale next month, being the first of its kind since YU launched its three smartphones, entry level YU Yuphoria, followed by YU Yureka and YU Yureka Plus, all three powered by [...]
YU had very recently launched the Yunique on the 8th of September 2014. This was it’s first affordable LTE-capable smartphone. Just today, founder Rahul Sharma tweeted hinting that another smartphone may already be on its way.
Micromax spinoff YU Televentures was formed with the aim to bring exciting products through innovating and reinventing technology. Their motto #YUPlayGod suggested that we, the consumers were in charge of developing the kind of products we wanted. YU Yureka was the first smartphone from the Indian-bred smartphone manufacturing firm to gain recognition in the international market; it [...]
Planning to buy a cheap, affordable phone right now but don’t know where to start looking? We’ve made a list of 5 phones under Rs. 10,000 that you can look up.Xiomi Redmi 2 Prime
The Redmi 2 Prime is a simple, elegant looking phone that packs a lot at at a very low cost. The phone is powered by a 64-bit Cortex-A53 processor and 2 GB RAM with 1.2GHz MSM8916 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, Adreno 306 GPU, with 16GB internal memory that is expandable to 32GB.
It has a 4.7 inch HD IPS Display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and 312 ppi pixel density and an 8-megapixel primary camera and 2-megapixel front. The takeaway of this phone is [...]
We’ve already reported that Yu Televentures is back with another announcement of a new phone that will be launched on the 8th of September. Now, we also know what it’s going to be called – the Yutopia.
Now, considering the fact that it is part of the YU series, the smartphone should be more or less within the mid-range. Yu had pleasantly surprised its users with the Yu Yureka Plus that was priced at Rs.9,999 with all the right specs.
If reports are to be believed, [...]
Ahead of its smartphone launch scheduled for 8th September, Yu has announced a unique smartphone printer priced at a mere Rs. 6,999. The device helps you instantly create prints of pictures, directly from your smartphone.
The new printer, which is compatible with both iOS and Android devices, uses a ‘dye sublimation’ printing tech with a 291DPI resolution. The YUpix comes with a 750mAh battery and can print a picture sized 2.1x 3.4 inch; it supports the JPEG format. Connectivity-wise we have the option of using NFC/Wi-fi as well as Wi-fi direct.
Yu launched the Yu Yureka Plus last month with a minor change in specs and pricing. Termed by our review as the “phone that the Yu Yureka should’ve been in the first place,” it received a fair response. Now Yu Televentures is back with another announcement of a new phone that will be launched on the 8th of September.
Claimed to be the “next wonder that will be unveiled,” no other details have been spilled about the phone and we hope that it is a dynamic change from what Yu offered its users, last month. Since the Yu Yureka Plus costed a mere Rs. 9,999, we’re certain that this phone too, will be priced reasonably.
All we can do [...]
Meet ZOPO, a new Chinese smartphone company, that is planning to launch a phone called ZOPO Speed 7 in India on the 26th of August 2015. They have currently partnered with Advantage Computers India Pvt. Ltd. (ADCOM) to be their Indian distributor. The ZOPO Speed 7 will be sold online through an exclusive retailer and also through offline stores in India.
The phone is said to come with a 5 inch display and 1080 X 1920 pixels resolution along with a full HD view. It is powered by a 1.5GHz Octa-Core 64-bit MediaTek MT6753 processor with Mali-T720 GPU and a 3GB RAM. It has 16GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 64GB with the help of a microSD slot.
It is [...]