Xiaomi introduced a new lineup of smartphones in India which will focus on the ever-growing craze of selfies. The Redmi Y1 is the first smartphone launched in the lineup along with the Redmi Y1 Lite. Priced competitively, is the Redmi Y1 the new budget king?Watch Our Unboxing Watch Our Full Review
Focus on Digitization and big reforms towards building infrastructure as well as bridging the rural gap – these are some of the key elements of the Union Budget 2017, tabled in the Parliament. The Finance Minister said that their agenda is to ‘transform, energise and clean India, that is ‘Tech India’. Here’s a complete lowdown on this year’s budget and what it means for Digital India.Increase in Duty of Printed Circuit Boards
Mobile phones are expected to get costlier as the addition of Special Additional Duty of 2% will be enacted on PCBs or printed circuit boards which account for approximately 50% of manufacturing costs of phones. This [...]
Got a lot of friends but not a lot of dough? Don’t let your budget dampen your festive spirit. We scoured the web for the best tech deals and curated this very special list for all your gifting needs. And all under a thousand rupees. Who says a budget can’t buy happiness?
1. Sandisk Ultra Dual Drive- 32 GB
A USB Thumb drive that doubles up and works with smartphones and tablets. The 64 GB one costs just a tad over the 1k price, however, the 32 GB falls right in the spot.Weight 9 GM Memory storage capacity 32 GB Warranty 5 years
2. Roccat Taito Gaming Mousepad
Gamers need this, but so do [...]
According to communication received from LG, the latest range of mid range offerings from the South Korean Tech giant, LG K7, and LG K10 are slated for launch this week. These smartphones will be available in South Korea starting January 14th.
Specifications of the model launched in Korea reveal the device to have a quad-core 1.2 GHz CPU, backed by 1.5GB, while internal memory is 16GB. In terms of camera, the device sports a 13MP rear unit and a 5MP front shooter.
The measurment of the phone will be 146.6 × 74.8 × 8.8mm and it will weigh 140g. On the outside will be a nice 5.3 inch, 720p display. The phone will come equipped with Android 5.1 Lolipop, and will [...]
ASUS launched a variant of ZenFone Go called ZC451TG in India today. The phone comes equipped with a 4.5 inch display and 480X854 resolution. It further has a 5 MP primary camera with auto-focus and F2.0 aperture and a front camera marked at 0.3 MP.
The handset is made available in four colours which include Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Rouge Pink and Flash Blue and is priced at Rs. 5,299. It can be purchased on Flipkart, and from ASUS Exclusive Stores and other retailers starting January, 2016.
The new ZenFone Go variant is powered by Android Lollipop 5.1 and has 8 GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 64 GB using microSD card. The phone further has 5 GB of [...]
According to reports, Samsung is going to lower the shipment of its smartphones in 2016 by 12%. This means the company would be shipping about 420-430 million units next year. Samsung is going to focus less on its high-end S series, and more on its budget and mid-range phones. The J series and the A series ensured that Samsung performed well in 2015. However, the year also saw a fall in the over-all demand of smartphones globally.
While Samsung still continued to be a leading smartphone manufacturer despite the falling demands, the company is altering its course a little next year. There will be some new additions to the Samsung Galaxy A and J series. There are also big plans [...]
The tech world had its hands full with enough going on in 2015. Here’s a list of our favourite budget phones under Rs. 10,000 that came out this year. Let us know about your favourites in the comments below.
Micromax Canvas A1: Micromax Canvas A1 has a 4.5 inch FWVGA (854 x 480 Pixels) display and is powered by a 1700 mAh battery. The processor is a MediaTek SoC with a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and Mali 400 GPU paired with 1GB of RAM. On the back, there is a 5 MP camera with LED Flash. For selfie convenience, the phone provides a 2 MP camera.The Canvas A1 has a beautiful wooden-like platform for the main camera on the back of the device. The device is priced at Rs. [...]
With all the news of smartphones getting bigger, costlier, and more tech-savy, we tend to forget about the good old feature phones that remind us of a simpler time. Though companies like Samsung are working on the next flagship smartphones, they still make time out to focus on ultra low budget phones so that everyone’s happy.
Here’s a list of some popular feature phones under Rs. 4000 for those in the market looking for something cheap and good. We’ve steered clear of Chinese companies offering substandard products and brought you a list of the best:Nokia 105
We start the list with a brand we know and (used) to love before it went extinct. The [...]
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 [...]
Having a smartphone with endless battery is something most of us dream about. Karbonn has launched the new Aura 9 smartphone with a 4,000mAh battery in India, today. This phone is priced at Rs. 6,390 and offers up to 10 hours of talk time and 300 hours of standby time.
The Karbonn Aura 9 comes with a 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) IPS-LCD display and a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM space. It has an internal storage of 8GB that is expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot.
On the camera front, it comes with an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front camera. Other [...]
A few days back, iGyaan leaked the news about an upcoming budget smartphone by Micromax. We reported that the new device included a sleek gold and black design, Snapdragon 615, and a 13MP rear camera.
While we were wrong about the chipset, we got the rest of the details right. In an iGyaan Launchpad episode, iGyaan’s Founder, Bharat Nagpal sat down with Shubhajit Sen, CMO of Micromax to discuss the new Canvas Xpress 2.
Watch the whole conversation here:
In December 2014, Micromax launched Canvas Xpress to compete with Motorola’s [...]
If our source is to be believed, this is Micromax’s next big thing. However it is going to be an ultra budget device. Details are sketchy at the moment, however it appears to have a black and gold design with a metal frame. The phone is expected to be below the 10k price bracket considering their own Yureka sells for Rs. 8,999.
The second image illustrates the device slightly better and also shows off the 13MP rear camera. The Micromax logo appears to be in a gold colour as well. The rear appears to have a rubberised back cover. Our source (who refuses to be named) also tells us that the device will be a Snapdragon 615 handset and may possibly run Cyanogen [...]