Samsung today launched the Galaxy NotePro tablet at the Samsung Forum event in Indonesia. This is the company's first 12.2-inch tablet in the market, and it combines a powerful hardware with a number of software features, including some enterprise and business related apps as well. And with all these features, this gigantic tablet has been placed in the premium segment and is priced at a whopping Rs 64,900 in India. We went hands on with the tablet and here is how it looked to us.
LG has unveiled its first curved screen smartphone G Flex in India though it will be available only in February next year priced between Rs 60,000 to Rs 65,000. The major attractions of the phone remain to be its curved display and self-healing back panel, and otherwise it brings the LG G2 like features on board, which does help it score some more points. We got to play with it for a short while at the event and here are our first impressions about this unique smartphone. [nggallery id=323]
Indian telecom operator BSNL, in collaboration with Pantel, launched its affordable mobile devices, which come bundled with free data and BSNL to BSNL talktime for a limited period. These devices include the 5-inch PentaSmart PS501 and the 6.5-inch PentaSmart PS650. We checked out the devices at the launch event, and here is how these looked to us:
Nokia has launched the Lumia 625 in India within a month of its global launch and boasts the largest display in Nokia's Lumia portfolio. We had the phone with us for a short while and here are our first impressions.
Look what we stumbled upon! Today Huawei was showcasing the unreleased Ascend D quad-core smartphone which the company unveiled at an enterprise event in New Delhi. Huawei has made some bold claims with this device, especially in relation to its in-house SoC, which the company claims to be the fastest on the planet. We go hands-on with the device, read on for more. [nggallery id=157]
You see the missing 'Ericsson' branding in headline? Yup, this is the first Sony smartphone ever. Back at CES we had done a first impressions of the Xperia S but that was the Sony Ericsson Xperia S (a prototype perhaps). Finally, we have the device that Sony thinks could trigger a second coming for the Japanese giant's portable devices division and fully instill Kaz Hirai s 'One Sony' ethos. [nggallery id=148]
With the Lumia series Nokia is trying to breath new life into its fledging smartphone portfolio. Windows Phone is a hip and slick new platform but it lacks mindshare and with Nokia's world wide appeal chances are the world will warm up to Microsoft s Metro UI, so on the face of it, this is a marriage made in heaven. The first two fruits of this marriage are the Nokia Lumia 800, which we have already reviewed, and the more mass market Lumia 710, which attempts to tempt the masses with some Metro style sophistication. Read on for our first impressions of Nokia s Lumia 710, which will go head-to-head with an armada of Android smartphones and Nokia s own Symbian offerings! [nggallery id=133]