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Huawei unveils Ascend P7 Sapphire edition in China

September 9th, 2014

Ascend P7 saffireHuawei has unveiled the Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition, the first 4G LTE handset with a sapphire screen, a limited edition series which will debut in China in Q3, 2014.

Sapphire glass, as claimed by the manufacturer is the most “scratch-resistant” material, and it is expected to be the choice for premium handset device manufacturers in 2014. » Read more: Huawei unveils Ascend P7 Sapphire edition in China

Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310 at INR 12,990 in India

September 9th, 2014

micromax-canvas-nitroMicromax has launched its new smartphone Canvas Nitro A310 in India. The phone has been priced at Rs. 12,990, and is now available in two colour options- white and blue (dark). It is exclusively being sold at e-retailer Snapdeal in the country.

Coming to the specifications, the Canvas Nitro runs on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and is powered by 1.7 GHz octa-core Mediatek (MTK MT6592) processor. In addition, the phone packs a 5-inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. You will also get 2GB of RAM, 8GB of internal memory, and a microSD card slot in the phone. For photography, there is a 13MP rear camera, and 5MP front shooter. » Read more: Micromax launches Canvas Nitro A310 at INR 12,990 in India

Huawei introduces Ascend G7 smartphone at IFA 2014

September 9th, 2014

Huawei Ascend G7Huawei has announced the new Ascend G7 smartphone at the ongoing IFA trade fair in Berlin. The smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch HD screen, enhanced 4G LTE Cat4 connectivity and an optimized 13MP rear camera.

“In a market flooded with mid-tier smartphones that have a plastic look and feel, Ascend G7 stands out with its beautifully crafted, elegant metallic design,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “The vibrant 4G LTE-enabled Ascend G7 has been created for consumers around the world to ‘Make it Possible’ to embrace their individuality and live life their own way. » Read more: Huawei introduces Ascend G7 smartphone at IFA 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1S’ second flash sale scheduled for September 9 in India

September 8th, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1S registrationXiaomi is once again ready for the sale of Redmi 1S smartphone on September 9 in India. The smartphone will be available at online retailer Flipkart  with a price-tag of INR 5,999 and it is bundled with a screen protector and Micro-SIM adapter. The company has informed that a total of 40,000 units will be available as a part of the second sale on Tuesday.

To remind you, Xiaomi is following the same weekly sales model with Redmi 1S, which was followed for Mi 3 smartphone in the country. The customers interested in purchasing the smartphone will have to register at the Flipkart to make themselves qualify to purchase the phone. Registrations for the second sale are in progress and 2,00,000 people have already registered for it. » Read more: Xiaomi Redmi 1S’ second flash sale scheduled for September 9 in India

40,000 units of Redmi 1S available for sale on September 2 in India

August 29th, 2014

Redmi 1S registrationXiaomi announced the launch of its Redmi 1S smartphone on August 26 in India. The smartphone will be available for sale on September 4 at a price of INR 5,999. The company has now informed that a total of 40,000 units will be available as a part of the first sale on Tuesday.

To remind you, Xiaomi will be following the same weekly sales model with Redmi 1S, which was followed for Mi 3 smartphone in the country and the customers interested in purchasing the smartphone will have to register every week to get the phone at Flipkart. Registrations for the first sale are already in progress and 1,00,000 people have already registered for it. » Read more: 40,000 units of Redmi 1S available for sale on September 2 in India

Samsung announces Gear S smartwatch with 3G

August 29th, 2014

Samsung_Gear_S_BlueSamsung on Thursday announced the new Samsung Gear S smartwatch. The Samsung Gear S provides an up-to-date smart wearable experience with 3G connectivity.

​“Samsung is leading this exciting and rapidly developing wearable category through progressive innovation,” said JK Shin, CEO and head of IT & mobile communication at Samsung Electronics. “The Samsung Gear S redefines the idea of the smart wearable and the culture of mobile communication. It will let consumers live a truly connected life anywhere, anytime,” Shin added. » Read more: Samsung announces Gear S smartwatch with 3G

Xiaomi Mi 4 likely to launch by year-end in India

August 28th, 2014

Xiaomi Mi 4Xiaomi, Chinese smartphone maker, is likely to launch its flagship Mi 4 smartphone by the year’s end in India. As per company’s head of India operations Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi is expected to release Mi 4 during November or December this year.

Manu Jain, while speaking with IANS, also revealed that Redmi Note will be arriving in a month from now.

“Redmi Note, which is the elder brother of Redmi 1S, with a 5.5-inch panel, will hit the market around three-four weeks from now,” said Jain.

Xiaomi is also planning to open Mi Home experience centres in India and first such centre will come up in Bangalore within four to six months. Xiaomi already has such centres in China, where the company display products, accessories and these centres also acts as service centre. There is a small lounge or cafeteria as well available for the customers.

In addition, Xiaomi is planning to expand the service centres in India and new centres will be opened at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai and Gurgaon. These four service centres will be run directly by the company.

Manu Jain also revealed that Xiaomi is planning to use alternative channels of sales. The company may soon start selling through their official website mi.com as they have been doing in other countries like Singapore and Philippines.

Source : IANS