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  • Coolpad has launched its flagship smartphone Cool Play 6 in the Indian market at Rs. 14,999. The phone was launched in China in May this year, and the company says it has customised the device for the Indian market. Available exclusively via Amazon India, the handset will go on sale in the country on September 4in Gold and Black colours.Coolpad Cool Play 6 specificationsThe new Coolpad smartphone has a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display and runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based custom Journey UI. The phone will get Android 8.0 update by December 2017, the company says. Under the hood is the 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 653 processor (four 1.95GHz cores + four 1.44GHz cores), backed by 6GB of RAM. Coolpad Cool Play 6 has 64GB inbuilt storage, with provision for storage expansion up to xxGB via microSD cards; the dual-SIM (Nano+Nano) phone features hybrid setup.The Coolpad Cool Play 6's camera features two 13-megapixel sensors on the back, with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone, dual-LE..

    Coolpad Cool Play 6 With Dual Rear Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications

    Coolpad has launched its flagship smartphone Cool Play 6 in the Indian market at Rs. 14,999. The phone was launched in China in May this year, and the company says it has customised the device for the Indian market. Available exclusively via Amazon India, the handset will go on sale in the country on September 4in Gold and Black colours.Coolpad Cool Play 6 specificationsThe new Coolpad smartphone has a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display and runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat-based custom Journey UI. The phone will get Android 8.0 update by December 2017, the company says. Under the hood is the 1.4GHz octa-core Snapdragon 653 processor (four 1.95GHz cores + four 1.44GHz cores), backed by 6GB of RAM. Coolpad Cool Play 6 has 64GB inbuilt storage, with provision for storage expansion up to xxGB via microSD cards; the dual-SIM (Nano+Nano) phone features hybrid setup.The Coolpad Cool Play 6's camera features two 13-megapixel sensors on the back, with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone, dual-LE..
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  • A majority of F1 teams voted against introducing the Halo cockpit safety device for 2018 -- nine out of ten said "no". But as the ruling was effectively passed, it's time for teams to start development for next season's machines which include incorporation of the Halo equipment. While some have remained quiet about the decision, others have not been so timid, Force India included. Recent news from chief operating officer Otmar Szafnauer says that the "rushed" decision could put them behind for next season, delaying the team's car.Since the equipment must be worked into the monocoque's design, the car's structure must be retooled to fit in the new device. This is a major setback for the team according to Szafnauer, as he told Motorsport.com. ​"It may delay next year’s car,” Szafnauer said. “There’s a finite amount of time to design and build a monocoque. There is a finite amount of time that it takes to design and make a monocoque, and if we don’t get definiti..

    F1 Halo Introduction Could Delay Force India’s 2018 Car

    A majority of F1 teams voted against introducing the Halo cockpit safety device for 2018 -- nine out of ten said "no". But as the ruling was effectively passed, it's time for teams to start development for next season's machines which include incorporation of the Halo equipment. While some have remained quiet about the decision, others have not been so timid, Force India included. Recent news from chief operating officer Otmar Szafnauer says that the "rushed" decision could put them behind for next season, delaying the team's car.Since the equipment must be worked into the monocoque's design, the car's structure must be retooled to fit in the new device. This is a major setback for the team according to Szafnauer, as he told Motorsport.com. ​"It may delay next year’s car,” Szafnauer said. “There’s a finite amount of time to design and build a monocoque. There is a finite amount of time that it takes to design and make a monocoque, and if we don’t get definiti..
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  • Registering a year-on-year growth of 8.5 percent over the first quarter of 2016, the overall India traditional PC shipment for the first quarter of 2017 stood at 2.16 million units with HP leading the market having a 29.5 percent share, a new report said on Wednesday.According to the latest Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker by market research firm IDC, this is a 12.5 percent quarter-on-quarter growth over the last quarter of 2016."Post demonetisation reform, market observed an upbeat demand owing to an optimistic shift in discretionary spending from consumers in first quarter of 2017," Manish Yadav, Associate Research Manager, Client Devices at IDC India, said in a statement.The overall consumer PC market registered a shipment of 1.05 million units, with a healthy 14.5 percent growth from the same period last year and 19.4 percent quarter on quarter growth.The overall commercial PC market recorded a shipment of 1.11 million units in the first quarter of 2017."Commercial ..

    HP Leads PC Market Growth in India, Says IDC

    Registering a year-on-year growth of 8.5 percent over the first quarter of 2016, the overall India traditional PC shipment for the first quarter of 2017 stood at 2.16 million units with HP leading the market having a 29.5 percent share, a new report said on Wednesday.According to the latest Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker by market research firm IDC, this is a 12.5 percent quarter-on-quarter growth over the last quarter of 2016."Post demonetisation reform, market observed an upbeat demand owing to an optimistic shift in discretionary spending from consumers in first quarter of 2017," Manish Yadav, Associate Research Manager, Client Devices at IDC India, said in a statement.The overall consumer PC market registered a shipment of 1.05 million units, with a healthy 14.5 percent growth from the same period last year and 19.4 percent quarter on quarter growth.The overall commercial PC market recorded a shipment of 1.11 million units in the first quarter of 2017."Commercial ..
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  • India wants Apple Inc. to commit to investment and creation of jobs before it will consider the company's plea for tax concessions for manufacturing iPhones in the South Asian nation, people with knowledge of the matter said.Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has asked the US company to lay out details of the money it plans to pump into the country and the potential number of jobs the investment will create, the people said asking not to be identified as the talks are private. The move comes amid concerns that growth in Asia's third-largest economy isn't helping add jobs.The Cupertino, California-based manufacturer of iPads and iPhones already started initial production of 4-inch iPhone SEs last month at a Wistron Corp. plant in Bengaluru in Karnataka. Electronics and IT secretary Aruna Sundararajan had said on May 23 that the company was in talks with the government on its expansion plan in the world's fastest-growing major smartphone market.The Modi..

    India Wants Apple to Create Jobs in Exchange for Tax Breaks: Report

    India wants Apple Inc. to commit to investment and creation of jobs before it will consider the company's plea for tax concessions for manufacturing iPhones in the South Asian nation, people with knowledge of the matter said.Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has asked the US company to lay out details of the money it plans to pump into the country and the potential number of jobs the investment will create, the people said asking not to be identified as the talks are private. The move comes amid concerns that growth in Asia's third-largest economy isn't helping add jobs.The Cupertino, California-based manufacturer of iPads and iPhones already started initial production of 4-inch iPhone SEs last month at a Wistron Corp. plant in Bengaluru in Karnataka. Electronics and IT secretary Aruna Sundararajan had said on May 23 that the company was in talks with the government on its expansion plan in the world's fastest-growing major smartphone market.The Modi..
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  • Gadgets 360 has learnt the India pricing of the new products unveiled at WWDC on Monday. Apple is in the process of updating its India website and some of the prices are already on the respective product pages as well. Let’s take a detailed look at the India price of the new iPad Pro models, and the MacBook Air, MacBook, MacBook Pro, and iMac updates that were announced in San Jose.iPad Pro price in IndiaThe new 10.5-inch iPad Pro starts at Rs. 52,900 for the 64GB Wi-Fi model, Rs. 60,900 for 256GB, and Rs. 76,900 for the 512GB model. The premium for Wi+Fi cellular variants is Rs. 11,000 for each storage capacity, so the models cost Rs. 63,900 (64GB), Rs. 71,900 (256GB), and Rs. 87,900 (512GB).Pricing for the two entry-level Wi-Fi 12.9-inch iPad Pro models remains unchanged, though you get double the storage. The top-end variants have seen some price bumps, though you are getting a lot more storage in return. The Wi-Fi-only iPad Pro 12.9-inch is priced at Rs. 65,900 (64GB), Rs. 73,900..

    India Price of New iPad and Mac Models Apple Announced at WWDC 2017

    Gadgets 360 has learnt the India pricing of the new products unveiled at WWDC on Monday. Apple is in the process of updating its India website and some of the prices are already on the respective product pages as well. Let’s take a detailed look at the India price of the new iPad Pro models, and the MacBook Air, MacBook, MacBook Pro, and iMac updates that were announced in San Jose.iPad Pro price in IndiaThe new 10.5-inch iPad Pro starts at Rs. 52,900 for the 64GB Wi-Fi model, Rs. 60,900 for 256GB, and Rs. 76,900 for the 512GB model. The premium for Wi+Fi cellular variants is Rs. 11,000 for each storage capacity, so the models cost Rs. 63,900 (64GB), Rs. 71,900 (256GB), and Rs. 87,900 (512GB).Pricing for the two entry-level Wi-Fi 12.9-inch iPad Pro models remains unchanged, though you get double the storage. The top-end variants have seen some price bumps, though you are getting a lot more storage in return. The Wi-Fi-only iPad Pro 12.9-inch is priced at Rs. 65,900 (64GB), Rs. 73,900..
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  • US-based consumer products maker Polaroid on Friday forayed into LED TVs and monitors segment in the Indian market.The company has tied-up with Indian manufacturing company Powerful Technologies Pvt Ltd, an authorised Polaroid licensee, to assemble and manufacture LED TVs and monitors in their Noida factory, Polaroid said in a statement.Initially six models have been launched - three Polaroid LED TV models and three monitor models. The products are currently available on e-commerce platform Amazon.It will be available on other online retailers, besides distribution and retail channels.The LED TVs are priced at between Rs. 7,999 and Rs. 13,999, while the LED monitors are priced at Rs. 3,499-Rs. 4,599."India is one of the fastest growing markets worldwide, and we are confident that local partnerships are the right way to tap into this growing market and further introduce the Polaroid brand to India," Polaroid President and CEO Scott W Hardy said.Powerful Technologies is the Polaroi..

    Polaroid Enters LED TV, Monitor Market in India

    US-based consumer products maker Polaroid on Friday forayed into LED TVs and monitors segment in the Indian market.The company has tied-up with Indian manufacturing company Powerful Technologies Pvt Ltd, an authorised Polaroid licensee, to assemble and manufacture LED TVs and monitors in their Noida factory, Polaroid said in a statement.Initially six models have been launched - three Polaroid LED TV models and three monitor models. The products are currently available on e-commerce platform Amazon.It will be available on other online retailers, besides distribution and retail channels.The LED TVs are priced at between Rs. 7,999 and Rs. 13,999, while the LED monitors are priced at Rs. 3,499-Rs. 4,599."India is one of the fastest growing markets worldwide, and we are confident that local partnerships are the right way to tap into this growing market and further introduce the Polaroid brand to India," Polaroid President and CEO Scott W Hardy said.Powerful Technologies is the Polaroi..
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  • After making a big splash at MWC 2017, HMD Global has launched the trio of Nokia Android smartphone in India, as promised. The Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 have been launched in India starting at Rs. 9,499 and will run on stock Android Nougat with 4G VoLTE support. The Nokia Android smartphones will also have varying launch offers like cash back for Amazon Prime members, as well as discounts on Kindle eBooks and Makemytrip.com. Starting with the Nokia 6, which is priced in India at Rs. 14,999 and will be exclusive to Amazon India. Specifications of the Nokia 6 include a Snapdragon 430 SoC, 3GB of RAM, 5.5-inch full-HD display, 3000mAh battery, a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 8-megapixel front camera. The smartphone will go up for registrations on Amazon from July 14. The Nokia 5 is priced at Rs. 12,899 and will also be available via offline retailers only, with pre-bookings starting on July 7. Pre-bookings will be carried out via select mobile retail channels across all major cities..

    Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 Launched in India, Moto E4 Plus Unveiled, Apple’s Autonomous Car, More: Your 360 Daily

    After making a big splash at MWC 2017, HMD Global has launched the trio of Nokia Android smartphone in India, as promised. The Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 have been launched in India starting at Rs. 9,499 and will run on stock Android Nougat with 4G VoLTE support. The Nokia Android smartphones will also have varying launch offers like cash back for Amazon Prime members, as well as discounts on Kindle eBooks and Makemytrip.com. Starting with the Nokia 6, which is priced in India at Rs. 14,999 and will be exclusive to Amazon India. Specifications of the Nokia 6 include a Snapdragon 430 SoC, 3GB of RAM, 5.5-inch full-HD display, 3000mAh battery, a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 8-megapixel front camera. The smartphone will go up for registrations on Amazon from July 14. The Nokia 5 is priced at Rs. 12,899 and will also be available via offline retailers only, with pre-bookings starting on July 7. Pre-bookings will be carried out via select mobile retail channels across all major cities..
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  • HP India on Wednesday launched a new range of products aimed to 'inspire creativity' among students, professionals and millennials. The company announced two new convertible notebooks, the HP Pavillion x360 and HP Spectre x360 that come packed with latest 7th-gen Intel Core processors, IPS full-HD touchscreen displays, and a premium design language, among other things. Notably, they are also bundled with the HP Active Pen stylus which uses Windows Ink capabilities.HP Pavilion x360 and Spectre x360 price and availabilityHP India has priced the HP Pavilion x360 starting Rs. 40,290 for the 11.6-inch model going up to a starting price of Rs. 55,290 for the 14-inch variant. Meanwhile, the HP Spectre x360 with 13.3-inch form factor comes with a premium price tag starting Rs. 1,15,290. These new notebooks will be available across select HP World stores and online e-commerce channels as well as on www.hpshopping.in some time during the first half of July. You can pre-book the Pavili..

    HP Pavillion x360, Spectre x360 Convertible Laptops With Active Pen Launched in India

    HP India on Wednesday launched a new range of products aimed to 'inspire creativity' among students, professionals and millennials. The company announced two new convertible notebooks, the HP Pavillion x360 and HP Spectre x360 that come packed with latest 7th-gen Intel Core processors, IPS full-HD touchscreen displays, and a premium design language, among other things. Notably, they are also bundled with the HP Active Pen stylus which uses Windows Ink capabilities.HP Pavilion x360 and Spectre x360 price and availabilityHP India has priced the HP Pavilion x360 starting Rs. 40,290 for the 11.6-inch model going up to a starting price of Rs. 55,290 for the 14-inch variant. Meanwhile, the HP Spectre x360 with 13.3-inch form factor comes with a premium price tag starting Rs. 1,15,290. These new notebooks will be available across select HP World stores and online e-commerce channels as well as on www.hpshopping.in some time during the first half of July. You can pre-book the Pavili..
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  • On the day that GST has gone into effect, Apple has announced a reduction in the maximum retail prices of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac line of computers across the board, with a few exceptions.All iPhone models have received a price cut, starting with Rs. 1,200 drop for the 32GB iPhone SE and going all the way up to a Rs. 6,600 reduction in MRP for the top-of-the-line iPhone 7 Plus 256GB variant.Price cuts for iPad models range from Rs. 900 to Rs. 3,900, with the newly announced iPad Pro models also receiving a reduction, even before anyone's had a chance to buy them in the country.MacBook Air prices remain unchanged, but the 12-inch MacBook and MacBook Pro models have received price drops between Rs. 5,100 and Rs. 11,800. Mac Pro, which is due to get a big revamp next year, gets a price cut as well, as do some iMac models.Once again, newly refreshed Mac models have also received price cuts even before their availability in the market.Top-end 27-inch iMac models and Mac..

    GST Effect: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch Prices in India Slashed

    On the day that GST has gone into effect, Apple has announced a reduction in the maximum retail prices of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac line of computers across the board, with a few exceptions.All iPhone models have received a price cut, starting with Rs. 1,200 drop for the 32GB iPhone SE and going all the way up to a Rs. 6,600 reduction in MRP for the top-of-the-line iPhone 7 Plus 256GB variant.Price cuts for iPad models range from Rs. 900 to Rs. 3,900, with the newly announced iPad Pro models also receiving a reduction, even before anyone's had a chance to buy them in the country.MacBook Air prices remain unchanged, but the 12-inch MacBook and MacBook Pro models have received price drops between Rs. 5,100 and Rs. 11,800. Mac Pro, which is due to get a big revamp next year, gets a price cut as well, as do some iMac models.Once again, newly refreshed Mac models have also received price cuts even before their availability in the market.Top-end 27-inch iMac models and Mac..
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  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered for the PS4 has a June 7 release date for India and a price of Rs. 2,699. Not too bad when compared to the US price of $40 (around Rs. 2,589). No price for the Xbox One or PC versions have been announced just yet.However, the game is exclusive to Flipkart what with the e-commerce company’s use of the #OnlyOnFlipkart hashtag. Gadgets 360 has confirmed with the game’s distributor World Wide CD ROM that this is indeed the case. It won’t be hitting other retailers both offline and online. While the game released globally last week, India gets it on June 7 due to delays related to GST implementation.GTA V, WWE 2K17, and Uncharted 4 are Flipkart’s Top Selling Games; PS4 Games Sell Better than Xbox OneHow to get Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered cheap in IndiaConsidering that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition - which comes with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is available for as low as Rs. 1,899 on sites like Amazon, we wond..

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Price and Release Date for India Revealed; to Be Flipkart Exclusive

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered for the PS4 has a June 7 release date for India and a price of Rs. 2,699. Not too bad when compared to the US price of $40 (around Rs. 2,589). No price for the Xbox One or PC versions have been announced just yet.However, the game is exclusive to Flipkart what with the e-commerce company’s use of the #OnlyOnFlipkart hashtag. Gadgets 360 has confirmed with the game’s distributor World Wide CD ROM that this is indeed the case. It won’t be hitting other retailers both offline and online. While the game released globally last week, India gets it on June 7 due to delays related to GST implementation.GTA V, WWE 2K17, and Uncharted 4 are Flipkart’s Top Selling Games; PS4 Games Sell Better than Xbox OneHow to get Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered cheap in IndiaConsidering that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition - which comes with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is available for as low as Rs. 1,899 on sites like Amazon, we wond..
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