Why the selfie-parade, o people of social media? According to an article in the Washington Post, of the 27 officially recorded selfie-related deaths, almost half happened in India.
Yes, we are a country which has a very tech savvy Prime Minister, with various active social media accounts. PM Modi’s selfie-love is no big secret and now it looks like Indians are taking it a little too seriously.
Three girls were swept into the Arabian Sea while they tried to click a selfie on a rock. One of the girls, and a man who dived in to rescue them, were later reported dead. Following this, Mumbai now has specifically marked “no selfie zones” in the [...]
The old phrase “I’d rather be eaten by a shark” comes to mind, and it has never sounded more comforting than now. According to Mashable, selfie deaths this year have surpassed the number of deaths by shark attacks.
A 66-year-old Japanese tourist died after attempting to take a selfie with his companion at the Taj Mahal’s Royal Gate. The companion suffered injuries to his leg after both fell from the stairs of the monument. The man’s death takes the selfie toll to 12 for 2015. In comparison, shark attack deaths account for 8 so far.
Selfie risks are far worse than what one may think. These tragic accidents are a reminder that [...]
Sony has launched the Xperia M5 Dual at Rs.37,990 and will be available at all Sony Centers and all leading retail outlets across India today. Let us now have a look at its specifications and other details:
Fisrtly, the Xperia M5 Dual is a smartphone with a special selfie focused camera. So, on that front it comes with a 21.5MP primary camera with a 5248 X 3936p resolution, phase detection autofocus, and an LED flash. It has an impressive 13MP front camera with autofocus and 1080p resolution at 30fps. As if this wasn’t enough, it also comes with a full HDR video capturing feature with 2160p resolution at 30fps.
At the ongoing Zen Fest held in New Delhi, Asus has launched three new smartphones. One of them is the Asus Zenfone Selfie which, as name suggests, is aimed at selfie enthusiasts. With a 13MP front camera, it can click sharp self portrait images. The hi-res front camera is paired with a 13MP back camera as well; both come with Dual-LED flash. The device has been priced starting at Rs. 15,999.
Camera specifications aside, the smartphone sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1920x1080p) IPS LCD display, protected by Gorilla Glass 4. Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU is equipped to the Asus Selfie. [...]
Mobile phones have become an extended appendage to our bodies. Today though, with the stable establishment of the Smartphone, our lifestyle and etiquette has entirely changed. We embraced this change of modernity without much resistance, although it doesn’t hurt to wonder what it would have been like otherwise.The Word ‘Selfie’ Would Not Be a Part of the Dictionary
The still trending culture of the ‘selfie‘ would be non-existent and one would have to learn how to perfect the art of holding one’s digital camera awkwardly. It helps that the new smartphones now come with a good front camera with up to [...]
‘Selfie’ is a trend that refuses to die down. The proliferation of smartphones with front-facing cameras is giving a tremendous boost to it. Smartphones are fast eating into the market shares of camera makers and all they can do is try to catch up. Fujifilm has now taken an effort to cash in on the Selfie mania with its new X-A2 camera.
The Fujifim X-A2 is a mirrorless camera with a 175-degree flip screen which you can use to click selfies. The camera looks retro which gets extra points in the design category. It supports interchangeable lens and gives you far better selfie images than your phone’s front [...]
Selfies have become the biggest fetish of the 21st century. The once humble front-facing camera is now one of the most critical elements of a smartphone. We think that the Best Selfie Phone is one which has the front facing camera capable of revealing every pore and wrinkle on your face.
Voting is now Closed! The Winner for the Best Selfie Phone in the iGyaan Tech Awards 2014 is HTC One M8 Eye.
The winner of the giveaway is announced HERE.Back To Awards Categories
Now, Sony has made a move on the selfie trend by officially announcing its Sony Xperia C3 and Xperia C3 Dual smartphones, which have been designed keeping in mind selfie lovers.
The Xperia C3 is powered by the Snapdragon 400 chipset with a quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 processor, Adreno 305 GPU and 1GB of RAM. The rest of the specs include 8GB of expandable storage, an 8MP rear cam with a LED flash, and a super thin body at 7.6mm. Xperia C3 is also 4G-enabled and supports LTE Cat4 and a dual-SIM variant dubbed Sony Xperia C3 Dual, which supports not only dual-standby, but dual-call too.