As expected, the iPhone 5 is live on RCom, which the company will officially announce via a press release later today. We now have a detailed list of plans that RCom is offering to new iPhone users who come on to its network. At the moment, it isn’t clear whether the plans are for the CDMA or GSM variant of the iPhone 5, considering RCom operates networks on both technologies. RCom is giving users free access to Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp for three months and is also offering some cheap data plans. ...
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After the success of its iPhone 4 buyback scheme where Apple offered Rs 7,000 off if the buyer gave his old smartphone, Apple is now announcing a similar scheme for the iPad mini. We are hearing that Apple would offer a minimum of Rs 4,000 off if buyers exchange their old tablets when they buy the iPad mini or the 16GB iPad with Retina Display. (more…)Google+
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Mobile phones would be getting more expensive this fiscal year, especially those that cost more than Rs 2,000 as they will now attract an excise duty of 6 percent. Finance Minister P Chidambram made the announcement while tabling the annual budget in the Parliament today. (more…)Google+
Samsung launches REX 60, REX 70, REX 80 and REX 90 in India to take on Nokia Asha, starts from Rs 4,280
Like we reported, Samsung today launched its REX series of feature phones to take on Nokia’s Asha. The series consists of four phones – REX 60, REX 70, REX 80 and REX 90 – that start from Rs 4,280 and go up to Rs 6,490. (more…)Google+
Nokia has announced the Asha 310 in Dubai. Notably, it becomes the first Asha device to feature dual-SIM capabilities and support for Wi-Fi networks. Other key features of the Asha 310 include a scratch less capacitive display, 17 hours of talk time, 25 hours of standby time, and easy swap SIM. (more…)Google+
We are live at Nokia’s press event in Delhi where it has officially announced the Lumia 510 in India, which has been spotted in the wild multiple times in the past month. The entry-level smartphone will offer Windows Phone features at a new price point, taking over from the Lumia 610 which had been the most affordable Windows Phone smartphone so far. The Lumia 510 will start retailing in the first week of November in India. At the moment, Nokia is saying it will be priced under Rs 11,000 but will reveal...
Huawei has launched the Ascend P1 LTE in India, which becomes the country’s first LTE smartphone. Huawei has launched the device with Airtel and it will run on Airtel’s brand new LTE 4G network. (more…)Google+
This is the news you all had been waiting for and you read it first on BGR India! Multiple sources have confirmed to us that Apple is preparing to launch the iPhone 5 in India on the last Friday of this month, which happens to be October 26. As we had exclusively reported earlier, Apple will be distributing the iPhone 5 in India on its own rather than relying on its carrier partners. (more…)Google+
With 30 minutes remaining before Apple’s iPhone keynote, french blog Nowhereelse.fr has leaked an image of the final product. It looks like the new iPhone has an anodized aluminum uni-body casing and an more accentuated antenna. (more…)Google+
Apple has started sending out invites for a September 12 event. Apple will unveil the next iPhone at the event. The invite just shows the number 12 but its shadow shows 5. This confirms the next iPhone will be called the iPhone 5 and not the new iPhone or just iPhone. (more…)Google+
Microsoft has revealed via Twitter it has over 1 million registered users for its just-announced Outlook.com email service. A preview for the revamped webmail service, which will phase out Hotmail was announced less than 12 hours ago. It is unclear at the moment how many users migrated from Hotmail and how many were new signups but we expect Microsoft to drop some numbers sooner than later. The feat is incredible considering the number of people ranting on Twitter who want to check out Outlook but have not be...
Aircel today announced that it has cut the price of iPhone 3GS from Rs 19,999 to Rs 9,999. Aircel subscribers can pay an additional Rs 3,000 upfront to get unlimited data (2G/3G depending on 3G availability in the circle) for a one year. These are factory unlocked iPhone 3GS units, which means users can use it on any GSM network. (more…)Google+