After revealing its desire to debut in the Indian market earlier this year, OnePlus announced the One in India last week. The company is hosting a launch event tomorrow in New Delhi, and the flagship killer is all set to go on sale tomorrow on Amazon India.
Earlier today, Cyanogen announced an exclusive partnership with Micromax. As a part of the deal it would not only support the latter s forthcoming Yu smartphones, but any other company launching a Cyanogen smartphone in India wouldn t get any support, including the recently announced OnePlus One. In response to this, OnePlus has put up a blog post announcing that the launch will go on as planned, and it will eventually shift to its own custom ROM next year.
Asus launched its first smartwatch called the ZenWatch earlier this year ahead of IFA in Berlin. Today, the company showcased the Android Wear smartwatch at an event in Delhi, and according to IBNLive, will launch it in the country in the first quarter of next year.
While Apple hasn t revealed when exactly it plans on launching the Apple Watch, reports claim it will be sometime early next year. Now Economic Times reports that Apple s wearable device could be launched in India as early as February.
World's third largest smartphone vendor Xiaomi is keen on investing in start-ups in India and is scouting for opportunities in Bangalore and Delhi-NCR as it looks to add new features and services to its products. Innovation is the key at Xiaomi. We want to build an ecosystem of innovation and for that we are looking at investing in start-ups, Xiaomi Vice President Hugo Barra told PTI.
In addition to the Redmi Note that goes on sale on December 2, Xiaomi is also launching the 4G variant of the phablet in India. This variant is priced at Rs 9,999, and will go on sale in the second half of December. This makes the Redmi Note 4G the cheapest 4G dual-band device in India.
On the sidelines of the Redmi Note launch, Xiaomi has also revealed its plans of launching the Mi Band and the 16,000mAh Mi Power Bank in India soon.
Apple launched the iPad Air 2 as well as the iPad mini 3 last month, and the Cupertino-based company is now planning on launching the two new tablets in India as early as this month. Sources tell BGR India that Apple will start taking preorders for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 anytime within the next three to four days. These tablets will then go on sale towards the end of this month.
While Apple has not revealed a launch date for the Apple Watch, it is widely believed to be hitting stores sometime in the beginning of next year. According to a Digitimes report, chipmakers in Apple s overseas supply chain are reportedly gearing up to begin production of the Apple Watch.
iOS 8.1.1 public launch is imminent as Apple recently stopped signing iOS 8.1.1 beta 1 without releasing beta 2. This is a sign that the update could be launch soon, and as per the folks at CultofMac, the release could happen as early as today.
Xolo has today launched a new smartphone in its Q-series called the Q1020 via its Facebook page. The device is priced at Rs 11,499, and is currently listed on Xolo s official website, though there is no word on when it will be available.
Apple won t be releasing its first wearable Apple Watch in early 2015. The company unveiled the Apple Watch at its new iPhones event in September. Since then it has maintained that it will be launching the device in early 2015. However, according to a 9to5Mac report, Apple Retail SVP Angela Ahrendts has told retail employees in a video message that the Apple Watch will be coming in spring (starts at the end of March).
Microsoft s next generation productivity suite Office 16 won t be arriving anytime soon. At its TechEd event, Julia White, General Manager of Office and Office 365 Marketing revealed that Microsoft is planning to release both the next Office client and server apps together in the second half of 2015.
Since launching the Nexus 7 2013 edition in July, many have been waiting to hear about the future of its bigger sibling the Nexus 10. Now reports surfacing online suggest that Google might be on the verge of launching the next-generation LG manufactured Nexus 10 later this week on November 22.
Apple officially launched the new iPhones in India today, and the response has been very positive. Cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Ahmadabad are all reporting long queues and an overwhelming response. [nggallery id=316]
It s no secret that BlackBerry is going through some tough times and the launch of its popular BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) on Android and iOS platforms was seen as an important moment for the Canadian company. But what has transpired in the last 18 hours can be described as messy at best as BlackBerry missed the launch date for the Android variant as the APK got leaked online and then removed the iOS version from the App Store.
BlackBerry is expected to launch its BBM service on Android and iOS later this week. Multiple reports have suggested that BlackBerry has sent out invites to the media in a few countries for an event tomorrow. Elsewhere, the APK for BBM app for Android has been leaked though users cannot log into the messenger service, yet.
In the last week or so, we have been hearing quite a bit about Nokia s rumored Lumia phablet and a tablet running on Windows RT, though details are sketchy at best. Now, multiple sources familiar with Nokia s plans have confirmed that the Finnish company is indeed going to launch more than one handset, which includes the aforementioned phablet and tablet, Reuters reports.
HTC seems to be on a mobile launching spree recently with reports about upcoming mobile devices surfacing thick and fast. After recently announcing devices like the Desire 200 and the Desire 600 in Taiwan, HTC has sent out invitations for yet another event where it will be launching a new device called the Desire 500, Engadget reports.
The hype around the Samsung Galaxy S 4 has barely died down, and now reports have surfaced claiming that the South Korean company maybe releasing as many as three devices soon. According to reports on SamMobile Samsung is reportedly planning to launch the Galaxy Note III, Galaxy Tab 3 and a Galaxy Tab 3 Plus at the IFA trade fair in Berlin later this year.