Micromax today launched the new lineup of the mobile phones, named ‘Bolt’ starting with A35. A35 is a Android smartphone running on Android Gingerbread. A35 is powered by a 1 GHz processor and has 3.9 inch touchscreen. It also has a 2MP rear camera and 0.3 MP front camera. Micromax has included 1500 mAh which is supposed to give 4.5 hrs of talktime. Micromax has loaded an proprietry app called ‘Flash Transfer’ which transfers data over Wi-Fi. The phone will be available for INR 4,250 in retail stores across India from today itself.
Micromax’s Canvas HD went on sell starting today. Canvas HD is the successor to the highly successful Canvas 2. The Canvas HD has the upgraded innards to match the competition. It features MediaTek’s MT6589 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor, PowerVR 5XT GPU and has 1 GB RAM. The display has been pumped up to 5 inch IPS LCD with HD resolution (1280×720). Micromax Canvas HD will run on Anroid JellyBean 4.1.2 out of the box. It also has support for dual SIM and it is powered by 2000 mAh battery. It also sports 8 MP AF camera with LED flash. The Canvas HD is currently being sold online for the price or Rs.13,990 on Micromax website. It’ll be delivered in 5-7 working days. You can buy the Micromax Canvas HD here.
Nokia has announced another addition to their Asha series of handset, Asha 310. The highlights of Asha 310 are that, it has dual SIM and Wi-Fi connectivity on-board. It nicely fills the gap between elder Asha 311 and Asha 309/308 duo by offering best of all the phones.
Mobile World Congress, the biggest exhibition of mobile electronics & telecommunication products, is soon going to be held at Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Like previous years many mobile phone manufacturers & service providers will unveil their new products & services at this event. Last year we saw Nokia unveiling their mighty 41MP shooter Nokia 808 Pureview & new range of Lumia windows phone handsets. So what’s gonna happen this year? We reckon something exciting! Read more »
Sony has commenced updating their Xperia 2012 lineup of smartphones from this week. In the first round Xperia V, Xperia T and Xperia TX will be updated to Android 4.1 Jellybean. The Android 4.1 Jellybean update for Xperia devices will, apart from standard Android features, also bring updated Sony media apps such as Walkman, Album and Movies. It’ll also increase number of homescreen to seven with addition of auto-resizable widgets and actionable notifications thus improving the user experience. It also adds the ability to search for the apps in the application tray. Sony has also improved camera interface. Last not but no least, it also added Google Now to the Xperia smartphones. The update could be delivered via OTA (over-the-air) or through Sony PC Companion app on Windows and Bridge for Mac for Mac users.
It looks like Sony’s upcoming Xperia P (C530X) codenamed HuaShan will be the bigger and better Xperia V. At least that’s what latest leaked images of the handset say. In the new set of pictures, it’s compared against the existing Xperia V. Read more »
Day before yesterday ago we reported that Vodafone UK is all set to bring Windows Phone 8 devices to their portfolio. Though it was official, Vodafone UK didn’t mention the pricing and availability. Yesterday, they officially launched Windows Phone 8 devices and various plans for the same. The Windows Phone 8 lineup on Vodafone UK will include all three Windows Phone 8 Lumia’s from Nokia and Windows Phone 8X and 8S from HTC, giving subscribers wide variety to choose from. Here are the price details and expected availability,
- Lumia 920 will be available without any upfront cost with 24 months contract plan £42
- Lumia 820 will be available without any upfront cost with 24 months contract plan £33
- Lumia 620 will be available without any upfront cost with 24 months contract plan £21
- Windows Phone 8X will be available without any upfront cost with 24 months contract plan £33
- Windows Phone 8S will be available without any upfront cost with 24 months contract plan £21
It seems that Lumia 920 is the costliest device out there. Vodafone UK has already started stocking the aforementioned devices. Head on to the Vodafone UK site for more details. Link below.
Vodafone UK will be launching Windows Phone 8 devices tomorrow on 6th February. It’d rather be a army of latest and greatest in Windows Phone 8. The portfolio will contain all three Windows Phone 8 Lumias from Nokia, Lumia 620,820 and Lumia 920 and Windows Phone 8X and 8S from HTC. There is no mention of pricing and availability yet as Vodafone will be keeping it for the official launch event happening tomorrow.
Dual SIM Androids are not new to us. We’ve seen many of them in last few months especially from local OEMs. In global OEMs, Samsung has already been on the lead in providing dual SIM phones to the market. So how could HTC stay away? The Desire SV is the companies first ever dual SIM handset. Well it doesn’t share the same table as cheaper Galaxy Y Duos, rather it tries to fit itself with mid-range Androids with the power of yesteryear’s flagships. It carries the design for which HTC is famous and comes with a hefty price tag too. We will try to explain why it’s worth your money.