Soon after the government announced scrapping of Rs. 500 / Rs. 1000 notes, Indians have suddenly got quite active on social media and there is one particular news that is been forwarded / gone viral – Rs. 2000 currency note with GPS, NGC tracking chip etc.
Wileyfox a UK based brand had launched Swift and Storm smartphone for under £200 that was in 2015 and now the company has launched Wileyfox Swift 2 and the Wileyfox Swift 2 Plus priced at £159 and £189 respectively.
BlackBerry today launched the DTEK50 handset as well as the DTEK60 in the Indian markets. BlackBerry DTEK60 is snapdragon 820 powered, packed with 4GB RAM and sports a Quad HD display. DTEK60 price in India is Rs. 46,990.
Samsung had recalled the Galaxy Note 7 handset as they were unsafe, some exploded, well one more category has added to the exploding list this time the Samsung Washing Machines. The company has recalled 2.8 Million washing machines in the U.S.
Lava Mobiles launched a new tablet in the Ivory series called the Lava Ivory Pop. This tablet comes with standard 7 inch screen and powered by Intel processor. Ivory Pop carries a price tag of Rs. 6,299 – supports 3G and running Lollipop.
Ziox Mobiles, the fastest growing handset brand in India specially in the feature phone category has launched Ziox Starz Power and Starz Mini for Rs. 1,063 and Rs. 975 respectively. There are basic phones with limited functionality.
iBall today launched a faster, mightier and stronger tablet in Slide series, the iBall Slide Brace X1 4G with VoLTE support. This tablet is powered by octa core processor running Marshmallow and it’s price in India is (MRP) Rs. 17,499.
Another brand Champ One India will conduct a first flash sale of their low cost handset called the Champ One C1. Though the handset is priced at Rs. 7,999 the company will be selling it for a price tag of Rs. 501. The C1 flash sale is on 18th November 2016, 11 AM onwards.
ZTE launched a Max version of Axon 7 called the Axon 7 Max. This handset comes with a big screen, is powered by snapdragon 625 chipset and houses a massive battery of 4100 mAh capacity. ZTE Axon 7 Max is available in China for RMB 2999 that comes to approx Rs. 30K.
LG has launched a new handset in the X series, the LG X Power in the Indian markets. Key highlight about the X Power is that it houses a quad core processor, supports 4G LTE with VoLTE and packed with a massive 4100 mAh battery.
Xiaomi at an event in China along with the Mi Note 2 handset also launched the Mi VR with a price tag of RMB 199 (approx Rs. 2K). This Mi VR is compatible with Mi Note 2, Mi 5s / 5s Plus and Mi 5. This VR also comes with motion controller.
Good news for Vodafone users, the company has announced that they will be offering free incoming calls for all its customers while roaming. Until now incoming calls were free but customers had to pay for incoming calls received while roaming.