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  • Bezel-less smartphones are arguably the biggest trend in the smartphone market right now, and Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, the successor to the smartphone that started it all, will launch in India today. The launch event is expected to kick off at 12pm IST, and as always, Gadgets 360 will have live updates from the event, and full details about Mi MIX 2 price in India, release date, and everything else. The smartphone has already been confirmed to be a Flipkart-exclusive, though it will obviously be available directly from Xiaomi as well.(Update: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 has officially launched in India)To recall, the Mi MIX 2 was launched in China last month alongside the Xiaomi Mi Note 3. Notably, the Mi MIX 2 India launch will be the first premium smartphone the Chinese firm has brought to India since the Xiaomi Mi 5 back in March last year.Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 price in IndiaThe Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 was unveiled in three RAM and storage variants - 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage at CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 32,300), 6GB RA..

    Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Bezel-Less Phone to Launch in India Today: How to Watch Live

    Bezel-less smartphones are arguably the biggest trend in the smartphone market right now, and Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, the successor to the smartphone that started it all, will launch in India today. The launch event is expected to kick off at 12pm IST, and as always, Gadgets 360 will have live updates from the event, and full details about Mi MIX 2 price in India, release date, and everything else. The smartphone has already been confirmed to be a Flipkart-exclusive, though it will obviously be available directly from Xiaomi as well.(Update: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 has officially launched in India)To recall, the Mi MIX 2 was launched in China last month alongside the Xiaomi Mi Note 3. Notably, the Mi MIX 2 India launch will be the first premium smartphone the Chinese firm has brought to India since the Xiaomi Mi 5 back in March last year.Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 price in IndiaThe Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 was unveiled in three RAM and storage variants - 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage at CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 32,300), 6GB RA..
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  • Some years ago, Lava's sub-brand Xolo started a process of reinvention with its premium line Black, and an in-house take on Android that it called Hive UI. While the company says that these efforts were met well, over time they petered out, and Indian brands like Xolo have largely been replaced by Chinese companies. On Wednesday, Xolo plans to launch a new lineup of phones that it hopes will bring the company back into the limelight. Towards that end, Xolo's trying to fix some of the missteps it made along the way, while retaining the bits that worked. Gadgets 360 sat down with Sunil Raina, Business Head, Xolo for an exclusive behind the scenes look at how it plans to turn things around, starting with what the company believes is crucial - user feedback.Raina says that to get started, the company carried out a survey of 700 people within its target group of 18-30 year old males to find out what features these users wanted from their phones."We wanted to focus on the camera ..

    Xolo Is Coming Back With a Focus on India’s True Love: Selfies

    Some years ago, Lava's sub-brand Xolo started a process of reinvention with its premium line Black, and an in-house take on Android that it called Hive UI. While the company says that these efforts were met well, over time they petered out, and Indian brands like Xolo have largely been replaced by Chinese companies. On Wednesday, Xolo plans to launch a new lineup of phones that it hopes will bring the company back into the limelight. Towards that end, Xolo's trying to fix some of the missteps it made along the way, while retaining the bits that worked. Gadgets 360 sat down with Sunil Raina, Business Head, Xolo for an exclusive behind the scenes look at how it plans to turn things around, starting with what the company believes is crucial - user feedback.Raina says that to get started, the company carried out a survey of 700 people within its target group of 18-30 year old males to find out what features these users wanted from their phones."We wanted to focus on the camera ..
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  • Lenovo brand Moto has announced limited period discounts on four of its smartphones in India, for the occasion of Diwali. The discounts are accompanied by a Reliance Jio bundled data offer, as well as EMI options. Notably, these 'Special Diwali Offer' discounts and deals are only available from offline stores, and will last from October 14 to October 21.Making the announcement in a tweet, Moto India revealed the discounts for the four smartphones. The Moto E4 will be available at Rs. 8,199, down from its Rs. 8,999 price. The Moto G5 price is down to Rs. 10,999, from Rs. 12,599. The Moto M price is down to Rs. 12,999, from its Rs. 16,999 price tag. The Moto Z2 Play price has been dropped to Rs. 24,999, down from Rs. 29,499.As we mentioned, Lenovo has also unveiled a bundled Reliance Jio data offer - users are eligible to get up to 100GB additional 4G data, though the exact terms of this offer have yet to be detailed. The Moto brand is also offering EMI schemes from two provi..

    Moto E4, Moto G5, Moto M, Moto Z2 Play Get Limited Period Discounts, Offers in India

    Lenovo brand Moto has announced limited period discounts on four of its smartphones in India, for the occasion of Diwali. The discounts are accompanied by a Reliance Jio bundled data offer, as well as EMI options. Notably, these 'Special Diwali Offer' discounts and deals are only available from offline stores, and will last from October 14 to October 21.Making the announcement in a tweet, Moto India revealed the discounts for the four smartphones. The Moto E4 will be available at Rs. 8,199, down from its Rs. 8,999 price. The Moto G5 price is down to Rs. 10,999, from Rs. 12,599. The Moto M price is down to Rs. 12,999, from its Rs. 16,999 price tag. The Moto Z2 Play price has been dropped to Rs. 24,999, down from Rs. 29,499.As we mentioned, Lenovo has also unveiled a bundled Reliance Jio data offer - users are eligible to get up to 100GB additional 4G data, though the exact terms of this offer have yet to be detailed. The Moto brand is also offering EMI schemes from two provi..
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  • Xiaomi launched the bezel-less Mi MIX 2 in India on Tuesday priced at Rs. 35,999. Powered by the Snapdragon 835 alongside 6GB of RAM, and a 5.99-inch 18:9 full-HD+ display, the phone is the global successor to last year's concept Mi MIX that was only launched in China. The Mi MIX 2 has support for 43 LTE bands to allow you to take the phone anywhere you like.Owing to its design, the 5-megapixel front camera on the Mi MIX 2 is placed at the bottom, and the ear speaker is located on the back using a 'hidden sound-guided' one that resonated sound through the display. There's a 12-megapixel sensor at the back, a 3,400mAh battery inside, and dual-SIM support. The Mi MIX 2 will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com in a "preview sale" on October 17, with a general sale in the first week of November.OnePlus 5T with 18:9 display might be a thingAccording to a report by GizmoChina, OnePlus will launch a modified version of its latest flagship in the OnePlus 5T, just like i..

    Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Price in India Revealed, OnePlus 5T Rumours, Oppo F5 Launch Date, and More: Your 360 Daily

    Xiaomi launched the bezel-less Mi MIX 2 in India on Tuesday priced at Rs. 35,999. Powered by the Snapdragon 835 alongside 6GB of RAM, and a 5.99-inch 18:9 full-HD+ display, the phone is the global successor to last year's concept Mi MIX that was only launched in China. The Mi MIX 2 has support for 43 LTE bands to allow you to take the phone anywhere you like.Owing to its design, the 5-megapixel front camera on the Mi MIX 2 is placed at the bottom, and the ear speaker is located on the back using a 'hidden sound-guided' one that resonated sound through the display. There's a 12-megapixel sensor at the back, a 3,400mAh battery inside, and dual-SIM support. The Mi MIX 2 will be available via Flipkart and Mi.com in a "preview sale" on October 17, with a general sale in the first week of November.OnePlus 5T with 18:9 display might be a thingAccording to a report by GizmoChina, OnePlus will launch a modified version of its latest flagship in the OnePlus 5T, just like i..
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  • The government is considering iPhone maker Apple's proposal for setting up manufacturing unit in India, Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam said on Tuesday.Cupertino-based iPhone and iPad manufacturer Apple has sought certain concessions for setting up manufacturing unit in the country."We would like Apple to come in India [for setting up manufacturing unit] and we are examining Apple's proposal," said the Minister of State for Electronics and IT on the sidelines of an event organised by industry body CII.The company had sought concessions, including duty exemption on manufacturing and repair units, components, capital equipment and consumables for smartphone manufacturing and service/repair for a period of 15 years.The technology major had also asked for relaxation in the mandated 30 percent local sourcing of components besides reduction in custom duties on completely-knocked-down and semi-knocked-down units of devices that are to be assembled in the country.Apple Said ..

    Apple’s India Manufacturing Proposal Being Weighed by Government: Kannanthanam

    The government is considering iPhone maker Apple's proposal for setting up manufacturing unit in India, Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam said on Tuesday.Cupertino-based iPhone and iPad manufacturer Apple has sought certain concessions for setting up manufacturing unit in the country."We would like Apple to come in India [for setting up manufacturing unit] and we are examining Apple's proposal," said the Minister of State for Electronics and IT on the sidelines of an event organised by industry body CII.The company had sought concessions, including duty exemption on manufacturing and repair units, components, capital equipment and consumables for smartphone manufacturing and service/repair for a period of 15 years.The technology major had also asked for relaxation in the mandated 30 percent local sourcing of components besides reduction in custom duties on completely-knocked-down and semi-knocked-down units of devices that are to be assembled in the country.Apple Said ..
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  • Taiwanese electronics giant Acer on Tuesday expanded its Nitro gaming series by introducing a new convertible gaming laptop, the Nitro 5 Spin, in India. Priced starting Rs. 79,990, the laptop is now available to buy via Flipkart, leading retail stores, and Acer exclusive stores. The biggest highlight of the laptop is its 360-degree hinge, allowing it to be used in several different form factors.The Acer Nitro 5 Spin features a 15.6-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS LED-backlit display with touchscreen functionality, and is powered by a choice of eighth generation Intel Core i7-8550U or Core i5-8250U processors, coupled with 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM. As for storage, the laptop is available in 1TB HDD and 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD options. The Intel Core i7 option with the 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD is priced at Rs. 94,990 on Flipkart. Both models come with Windows 10 Home.Connectivity options on the Acer Nitro 5 Spin include Wi-Fi 802.11 ..

    Acer Nitro 5 Spin Convertible Gaming Laptop Launched in India: Price, Specifications

    Taiwanese electronics giant Acer on Tuesday expanded its Nitro gaming series by introducing a new convertible gaming laptop, the Nitro 5 Spin, in India. Priced starting Rs. 79,990, the laptop is now available to buy via Flipkart, leading retail stores, and Acer exclusive stores. The biggest highlight of the laptop is its 360-degree hinge, allowing it to be used in several different form factors.The Acer Nitro 5 Spin features a 15.6-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS LED-backlit display with touchscreen functionality, and is powered by a choice of eighth generation Intel Core i7-8550U or Core i5-8250U processors, coupled with 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM. As for storage, the laptop is available in 1TB HDD and 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD options. The Intel Core i7 option with the 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD is priced at Rs. 94,990 on Flipkart. Both models come with Windows 10 Home.Connectivity options on the Acer Nitro 5 Spin include Wi-Fi 802.11 ..
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  • HP on Monday launched its Pavilion Power notebook range for creative professionals in India at a starting price of Rs 77,999. The range of laptops will be available in three models at leading retail stores. It has been launched in its Shadow Black with Acid Green colour variant.The Windows 10-powered HP Pavilion Power notebook is equipped with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card and latest 7th-generation quad-core Intel processors. It bears a 15.6-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS display. "With HP 'Pavilion Power', we are reaching out to the creative professionals seeking to fulfil their passions by turning visions into reality. Being a leader in the consumer PC segment, HP has strived to bring the best value to its customers - from design, form-factor to engineering and performance," said Anurag Arora, Head-Consumer Personal Systems, HP Inc India, in a statement.The HP Pavilion Power has full-HD IPS display along with audio by B&O Play and HP Audio Boost. The noteboo..

    HP Pavilion Power Laptop Launched for Creative Professionals in India: Price, Specifications

    HP on Monday launched its Pavilion Power notebook range for creative professionals in India at a starting price of Rs 77,999. The range of laptops will be available in three models at leading retail stores. It has been launched in its Shadow Black with Acid Green colour variant.The Windows 10-powered HP Pavilion Power notebook is equipped with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card and latest 7th-generation quad-core Intel processors. It bears a 15.6-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) IPS display. "With HP 'Pavilion Power', we are reaching out to the creative professionals seeking to fulfil their passions by turning visions into reality. Being a leader in the consumer PC segment, HP has strived to bring the best value to its customers - from design, form-factor to engineering and performance," said Anurag Arora, Head-Consumer Personal Systems, HP Inc India, in a statement.The HP Pavilion Power has full-HD IPS display along with audio by B&O Play and HP Audio Boost. The noteboo..
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  • Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi MIX 2 bezel-less display smartphone in India on Tuesday, October 10. Just ahead of the New Delhi launch event, which kicks off at 11:30am IST, Flipkart has revealed that the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 will be exclusively available on its platform in India. To recall, the Mi MIX 2 was launched in China last month alongside the Xiaomi Mi Note 3. So far, there's no indication that the latter phone will make its way to India as well. Notably, the Mi MIX 2 India launch will be the first premium smartphone the Chinese firm has brought to India since the Xiaomi Mi 5 back in March last year.Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 priceThe Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 was unveiled in three RAM and storage variants - 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage at CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 32,300), 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage at CNY 3,599 (roughly Rs. 35,300), and 6GB RAM/ 256GB storage at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 39,200). The company had also unveiled the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition 8GB of RAM, 128GB storage, and a full ceramic b..

    Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 India Launch on Tuesday, Will Be Flipkart Exclusive

    Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi MIX 2 bezel-less display smartphone in India on Tuesday, October 10. Just ahead of the New Delhi launch event, which kicks off at 11:30am IST, Flipkart has revealed that the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 will be exclusively available on its platform in India. To recall, the Mi MIX 2 was launched in China last month alongside the Xiaomi Mi Note 3. So far, there's no indication that the latter phone will make its way to India as well. Notably, the Mi MIX 2 India launch will be the first premium smartphone the Chinese firm has brought to India since the Xiaomi Mi 5 back in March last year.Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 priceThe Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 was unveiled in three RAM and storage variants - 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage at CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 32,300), 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage at CNY 3,599 (roughly Rs. 35,300), and 6GB RAM/ 256GB storage at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 39,200). The company had also unveiled the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Special Edition 8GB of RAM, 128GB storage, and a full ceramic b..
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  • Swipe Technologies on Saturday launched a new budget smartphone in India, the Swipe Elite Pro. Priced at Rs. 6,999, the smartphone is now available to buy via Snapdeal. The smartphone's highlights are its 4G VoLTE support, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of inbuilt storage at its price point."Swipe Elite Pro is power packed with features that stands on our promise of delivering true quality at the true value of money," said Shripal Gandhi, Founder and CEO, Swipe Technologies, in a statement.The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Swipe Elite Pro runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and sports a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC (model unspecified) clocked at 1.4GHz, coupled with 3GB of RAM. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Swipe Elite Pro packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear with flash, apart from a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.The Swipe Elite Pro packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card ..

    Swipe Elite Pro With 4G VoLTE Support, 3GB RAM Launched in India: Price, Specifications

    Swipe Technologies on Saturday launched a new budget smartphone in India, the Swipe Elite Pro. Priced at Rs. 6,999, the smartphone is now available to buy via Snapdeal. The smartphone's highlights are its 4G VoLTE support, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of inbuilt storage at its price point."Swipe Elite Pro is power packed with features that stands on our promise of delivering true quality at the true value of money," said Shripal Gandhi, Founder and CEO, Swipe Technologies, in a statement.The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Swipe Elite Pro runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and sports a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC (model unspecified) clocked at 1.4GHz, coupled with 3GB of RAM. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Swipe Elite Pro packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear with flash, apart from a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.The Swipe Elite Pro packs 32GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card ..
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  • A wayward leopard has been caught after spending over a day and a half hiding from wildlife officers amidst the maze-like complex of India's largest car factory, according to the BBC.The Maruti Suzuki manufacturing facility outside New Delhi pumps out over a million cars a year, so it's no small thing that officials were forced to shut it down when security officers spotted the leopard wandering inside on a security monitor on Thursday. Police and wildlife officers reportedly evacuated the workers inside the plant and attempted to use live goats to lure it out of hiding. A few also tried using fireworks to scare the animal. Eventually, the big cat was spotted wandering through the plant's sprawling six-acre engine shop, and wildlife officers were able to move in a tag the leopard with a tranquilizer gun."The animal has been removed from the factory and after medical examination will be released in the wild," a local police official told AFP."No one was injured in the ..

    Leopard Caught in India’s Largest Car Factory After 36-Hour Chase

    A wayward leopard has been caught after spending over a day and a half hiding from wildlife officers amidst the maze-like complex of India's largest car factory, according to the BBC.The Maruti Suzuki manufacturing facility outside New Delhi pumps out over a million cars a year, so it's no small thing that officials were forced to shut it down when security officers spotted the leopard wandering inside on a security monitor on Thursday. Police and wildlife officers reportedly evacuated the workers inside the plant and attempted to use live goats to lure it out of hiding. A few also tried using fireworks to scare the animal. Eventually, the big cat was spotted wandering through the plant's sprawling six-acre engine shop, and wildlife officers were able to move in a tag the leopard with a tranquilizer gun."The animal has been removed from the factory and after medical examination will be released in the wild," a local police official told AFP."No one was injured in the ..
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