LIVE STREAM – Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 India Launch

Xiaomi is streaming the unveiling of its latest mid-range smartphone, the Redmi Note 4, via Youtube. It will not be streaming the event live on Facebook or Twitter, but only via a Youtube link.  UPDATE: The phone has been priced at Rs 12,999 for the 4+64 GB version, Rs 10,999 for the 3+32 GB variant and Rs 9,999 for the 2+16 GB variant. It comes with advanced Snapdragon 625 chipset that can run cooler and faster for longer than most other chipsets in the price range, and has increased the…

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At Rs 18k, Lenovo P2 is no challenger for Redmi Note 4

Lenovo is all set to kick off the 14 nm revolution in India with the launch of its P2, the successor to the no-so-hot-selling P1. The P series phones are ‘upper mid range’ devices priced around Rs 16,000 — or about 25% higher than the company’s K series devices. While the K series looks primarily at affordability, the P series is a blend of style and a premium feel without being limited by pricing requirements without leaving mid range (Rs 10,000-20,000) territory. You can watch the live transmission of the unveiling…

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CoolPad Cool 1 to be launched in India on Wednesday, price 11k expected

Coolpad and its parent LeEco will launch the much-anticipated mid-range smartphone Cool 1 in India on Wednesday at a starting price of around Rs 11,000. The phone was launched in Chine in late August, and the company has taken four months to make it available in its second biggest market. However, on the positive side, the India launches could sport cheaper prices compared to the Chinese market. While the starting model — which carries 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage — is likely to be priced at the same…

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WATCH LIVE: Lenovo K6 Power launch in India at 3 PM today

Flipkart and Lenovo are launching their latest mid-range smartphone, the K6 Power, in India today at 3 PM. The live stream of the even is available on Youtube (see below). It remains to be seen what specifications of the K6 Power are introduced in India. Globally, it is available in 3G and 4GB versions. Given that the Coolpad Note5 is available at Rs 10,990 and comes with 4GB of RAM and Snapdragon 616 chipset. The K6 Power is built around the Snapdragon 430 chipset. The display is a 5-inch full-HD…

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REVIEW: Why the new Lenovo K5 is no match for Swipe Elite Plus

As expected, Lenovo has announced its entry-level Vibe K5 in India at a price of Rs 6,999, which brings it into direct competition with models such as the Coolpad Note 3 Lite, one of the most successful models of this year, and the Swipe Elite Plus. This is a homecoming of sorts for Lenovo, which practically owned the entry-level 4G phone market last year with its A6000 and A6000 Plus, but loosened its grip when it priced the K5 Plus at Rs 9,000 earlier this year. Now that the company has again…

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FIRST SALE: Lenovo K5 Plus takes on Coolpad Note 3 Lite, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Lenovo K5 Plus, the successor the enormously successful A6000 series, is all set to go on open sale in less than two hours on Flipkart, but at Rs 8,499 — can it really compete against models like Coolpad Note 3 Lite and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3? Besides, can it overcome the divide between entry-level and mid-range segments? One of the interesting things about India’s phone market is the prevalence of pricing and demand clusters. People who go out to buy a phone usually have a clear budget in mind. There…

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Infocus Bingo 20 better than Coolpad Note 3 at Rs 7,499 price?

Infocus, the US electronics brand, has launched the cheapest smartphone in India with 3 GB of RAM — the M460. The biggest attraction of the phone is the price of Rs 7,499, which easily makes the device cheaper than Coolpad Note 3, which, at Rs 8,999, used to be the cheapest 3 GB model with a fingerprint sensor as well. However, if you are not hung up about fingerprint unlocking, the Infocus M460 could get you an Android Marshmallow experience at a lower price. in almost all the ways, the…

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Lenovo A6000 Plus price slashed to take on Coolpad Dazen 1

Lenovo has slashed the price of its wildly successful entry-level smartphone A6000 Plus to Rs 6,999 after Snapdeal cut the price of rival Coolpad Dazen 1 to Rs 5,999. The Lenovo A6000 Plus is currently the biggest selling phone in India, and is estimated to be selling around 50,000 units per week. Last week, Lenovo said it has sold over 1 million 4G enabled entry-level handsets in India this year so far. However, the company can easily sell another 1 mln in the next two months if it has the…

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Coolpad Dazen 1 price cut: New ‘Black’ version at just Rs 5,999 in India with 2 GB RAM and 4G

After seeing great traction in the Indian market, Coolpad today launched Coolpad Dazen 1 Black, which is cheaper by Rs 1,000. Responding to this, Lenovo has also cut the price of the A6000 Plus by Rs 500 to Rs 6,999. Priced at just Rs 5,999 and available on Snapdeal, Dazen 1 is now the undisputed value-for-money king in entry-level 4G segment. Unlike ZTE Blade Q Lux, which is priced at only 4,999, the Dazen 1 comes with an HD display. HD displays come with 1 mln (1 MP) pixels on…

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Can’t get Yu Yuphoria? Buy Coolpad Dazen 1 tomorrow

The latest entry-level LTE phone, Coolpad Dazen 1, will go on flash sale on Snapdeal tomorrow, offering an alternative to those who have not been lucky enough to buy phones like Yu Yuphoria and Lenovo A6000 Plus and Xiaomi Redmi 2. Though the name Coolpad may be new, the phone company definitely is not. Coolpad has been a big supplier of phones to many Indian brands, and chances are that many of the readers may have already used one. As far as Coolpad Dazen 1 is concerned, it’s very comparable to the…

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