Tag Archive: India


OnePlus ‘all set’ to launch the OnePlus 6 in India, Amazon’s ‘Notify Me’ page going live today

We don’t have a launch date yet, but the OnePlus 6 listing is going up on Amazon India later today.

After weeks of rumors, leaks, and teasers, it looks like we’re finally close to the launch of the OnePlus 6. The company has sent out a media note stating that it is “all set” to launch the OnePlus 6 in India “soon,” with the phone’s listing set to go live on Amazon India later tonight (at 00:00  [Read More…]

Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco go up for pre-order in India

HMD’s latest phones are now available for pre-order in India, with sales kicking off from April 30.

The Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco were announced for the Indian market earlier this month, and both phones are now up for pre-order. Both devices will be available at retail stores, and you’ll be able to pick up the Nokia 7 Plus from Amazon India for ₹25,999 ($ 400) and the Nokia 8 Sirocco from Flipkart for ₹49,999  [Read More…]

Amazon made a lightweight browser for India, and it’s fantastic

Amazon’s lightweight web browser is designed for low-powered devices.

Amazon introduced the Kindle Lite app late last month, offering a similar experience as the full-fledged Kindle client for a fraction of the size. Now, the retailer has rolled out a lightweight web browser dubbed Internet, which comes in at just 2MB and takes up just 26MB of storage space on your phone.

One of the key highlights with Amazon’s browser is a private mode, which is  [Read More…]

Huawei P20 Pro and P20 Lite are launching in India on April 24

Huawei is bringing its latest flagships to India next week.

Huawei unveiled the P20 and P20 Pro last month in Paris, and the flagships are set to make their way to India next week. Huawei India is sending out invites to the media for an event on April 24 in New Delhi, where the company is expected to launch the P20 Pro and the P20 Lite in the country.

The Huawei P20 Pro is notable for  [Read More…]

Xiaomi should bring its air quality monitor to India immediately

Xiaomi’s $ 75 air quality monitor is an essential commodity for the Indian market.

Air quality in India has deteriorated over the course of the last decade, with Delhi being a prime example of just how bad the situation is in the country. Last winter, the capital witnessed particulate matter (PM2.5) in excess of 500 (that’s because most of the instruments could only record up to 500), making the air toxic. For most major metropolitan cities in  [Read More…]

Google Home is a work in progress in India —but there’s plenty to like

Google Home isn’t customized for the Indian market, but it still has a few tricks up its sleeve.

The Google Home was unveiled back at I/O 2016, and the device is now available in India, alongside the newer Google Home Mini. Google has a limited presence in India on the hardware front, and the launch of the Home and Home Mini comes at a key moment as the company tries to takes on Amazon in this category.  [Read More…]

Google Home and Home Mini launch in India: Here’s what you need to know

Google Home and Home Mini make their long-awaited debut in India, and there’s a lot to et excited about.

At a media event in New Delhi, Google launched the Google Home and Google Home Mini for the Indian subcontinent. The Google Home will be available for ₹9,999, with the smaller Google Home Mini set to debut at ₹4,499.

The launch is a significant one for Google, as India is a market fraught with unique challenges. There are  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is setting up three new smartphone factories in India to meet demand

Xiaomi is furthering its commitment to local manufacturing by setting up three new factories in India.

Xiaomi started assembling phones in India back in 2015 — committing to the government’s Make in India initiative — and now the company is announcing that it is launching three new smartphone manufacturing facilities in the country. Xiaomi made the announcement at its inaugural Supplier Investment Summit, where it is hosting 50 global smartphone component suppliers to educate them about the  [Read More…]

Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 6 2018 launch in India: Everything you need to know

HMD Global brings its latest phones to the subcontinent.

HMD Global revived the Nokia brand last year, and the first wave of devices — the Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and the Nokia 8 — featured classic designs from Nokia phones of yesteryear, but with Android under the hood.

HMD announced earlier this year that it was committing to the Android One platform for all of its phones going forward, and in doing so it should  [Read More…]

Google Home picks up Gaana and Saavn integration, will be exclusive to Flipkart in India

Google Home now lets you play back music from India’s leading music streaming services ahead of April 10 launch.

Yesterday, Google confirmed that it was launching the Google Home and Google Home Mini in India, with a launch event scheduled for April 10. The landing page for the product is now live on Flipkart, suggesting the retailer will be the exclusive destination for Google’s upcoming smart speakers.

The Google Home also picked up Gaana and Saavn  [Read More…]