The official announcement of the Lumia 650 budget smartphone is just around the corner. Reports suggest that Microsoft is planning to unveil the device on the 1st of February. But that’s not all the rumours are suggesting. Word is that the Lumia 650 might be the only Lumia device from Microsoft this year.
This news contradicts earlier reports that Microsoft will also launch the Lumia 750 and 850. While some believe that the two devices are still on the cards, there are many who believe that the launch has been cancelled citing the reason that Microsoft wants to focus more on its Surface phone. Microsoft is planning to launch a Surface phone that will sport [...]
Just until yesterday, the Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 edition was merely a device with a few rumors and speculations attached to it. Today, Samsung quietly launched the budget handset in Dubai without any major show or noise. Indeed, it looks like Samsung did not want to wait for its launches and is perhaps saving the big events for its upcoming flagship devices.
The launch of the new Galaxy J1 smartphone comes with confirmed specs and price tag. The device sports a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of only 480 x 800 pixels, but still using Super AMOLED technology. Powering the handset is a quad-core chipset, clocked at 1.3 GHz, possibly Samsung’s Exynos 3475 [...]
Looks like Lenovo has a launched a direct competition to Xiaomi’s Redmi 3. The Lenovo Lemon 3 budget smartphone has been launched in China. The device sports a 5-inch Full HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution IPS display with pixel density of 441ppi and is powered by a Snapdragon 616 chipset and Adreno 405 GPU.
Other specifications include 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage which is expandable via MicroSD card slot. On the camera front, the handset sports a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5 MP front. The device comes packed with a 2,750mAh battery, which is much smaller than the 4,100mAh battery found inside the Redmi 3. Connectivity options include 4G [...]
Micromax unveiled the Canvas 5 yesterday and we’ve provided all the technical details as well as a hands-on with the device. But if you’re still a little uncertain about whether you should buy Micromax’s latest flagship then have no worries. We’ve made a list of everything that is going for the Micromax Canvas 5, and if you find your needs mentioned then we suggest you have your wallets ready.Design
Right off the bat then, the Canvas 5 looks amazing. It has improved a lot since the Canvas 4 in terms of looks. The moment you see the Canvas 5 after unboxing, you’ll notice a shiny and attractive Gorilla Glass 3 on the front that has a 2.5D [...]
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 2 (4G) in India, and it is a mere upgrade over its predecessor, the Redmi 1S. But even with the slight bump in the specs, the device is still unconquerable in its segment. The device that comes closest in competing with the Redmi 2 is the Moto E (Gen 2). So let’s take a look at how the two budget badasses fare against each other.Specs Xiaomi Redmi 2 4G Motorola Moto E (Gen 2) Display 4.7 inch 720 x 1280 pixels 4.5 inch 540 x 960 pixels CPU 1.2 GHz, Quad-core, Snapdragon 410 1.2 GHz, Quad-core, Snapdragon 200 RAM 1 GB 1 GB Main Camera 8 MP 5 MP Front Camera 2 MP 0.3 MP Internal Storage 8 GB 8 [...]
Every time you think the Xiaomi mania has cooled down, the Chinese smartphone powerhouse drops a new product in the market that restarts the waiting line. Xiaomi is expected to launch the successor to its budget superhero, Redmi 1S in India. The company has sent out the invitation to the launch event of a new device scheduled on March 12, 2015.
The device is named Redmi 2 and was launched at CES this year. The device has a 4.7 inch 720p HD display like its predecessor and is now protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 2. The device runs on MIUI 6 which is based on Android 4.4 Kitkat.
MTS (telecom operator) has launched a new feature phone in association with Lava, the Lava L661. The device comes bundled with MTS unlimited talk plans, the company has not detailed the talk plans for the handset. Lava L661 has been priced at Rs. 1,199.
The device has a 1.8-inch TFT screen, a micro SD card slot with expandable memory of upto 4 GB. The device supports speaker phone and has some utility features like Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Predictive text T9, Vcard, Group SMS, Scheduler and can also be used for call conferencing. The device is powered by a 1000 mAh battery.
iGyaan has got hold of exclusive information that, Gionee will launch a 7.9mm slim smartphone in India soon, according to leaked images and specs. Dubbed “Gionee E3” the phone will be powered by a Mediatek 6589 Quadcore 1.2 GHz CPU and a PowerVR Series 5XT GPU.
The Gionee E3 will carry a 4.7 inch 720p display and will be loaded with 16 GB of inbuilt storage along with 1 GB of RAM. Of course you also get MicroSD expansion upto 32 GB. The Gionee E3 will also have traditional Dual Sim, Dual standby capabilities and 850/900/1800/1900 MHz frequencies for 2G and 900/2100 MHz frequencies for 3G.
Sony Mobile Communications India will launch their next Xperia phone the Tipo, targeted at the budget buyer, on the 16th of September 2012. The Xperia Tipo may not be the cream of the crop when it comes to specifications, but surely adds another to the list.
Specifications Include :800MHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor 512MB of RAM 3.2-inch TFT display with a HVGA resolution 3.2-megapixel rear camera 2.5GB of internal storage microSD card slot with 32GB of storage expandability 50GB of free Box.net cloud storage account 1,500 mAh battery pack Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Micromax’s newest offering to the entry-level Android smartphones, the A45 “punk”, was made available for purchase on Wednesday at a price tag of Rs 5,499. The device, like it’s predecessor the A50 “Ninja”, comes pre-loaded with Micromax’s voice assistant “AISHA” which helps you with simple tasks such as finding the nearest restaurants and weather forecasts and is mainly a music phone.
The A45 Punk runs Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread), and comes engineered with a 650 MHz processor, a 8.89 cm full touch capacitive screen with a resolution of 320 X 480 [...]
Times have changed over the years, but never did we see the smartphones reach the consumer market with such a blow that feature phones would almost disappear.
The new Samsung Galaxy Y offers a complete package for a fairly low budget, But is it actually a full smartphone ?Lets find out in this iGyaan review : Build Quality and Hardware
The Galaxy Y is well built to an extent where you wont be disappointed by any thing in terms of the exterior of the device. The screen is not tough so a screen protector is essential for the device. Every-thing else is built to last and will not need [...]
The Samsung Galaxy Y has been the most requested device by iGyaan Readers and here it is in the form of an Unboxing and Quick Review.
The device is a budget Android targeted at the youth of the country, a slap on the face of local brands we presume. Check out the Tech Specs followed by images and the Video for pleasure
Tech Specs Price Rs. 7,830 (MRP) Network Edge + HSDPA upto 7.2 Mbps Phone Style
Touchscreen CapacitiveOS Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread Thickness 11.5mm Length 104mm Width 58 mm Weight 97.5 g Built-in Memory 160 MB Rom Ram [...]