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  • Nokia 7 may become the next Nokia smartphone to be unveiled as the company has sent out invites for a launch in China on October 19. While there is no mention of which handset will be unveiled in the Nokia invite, a teaser on Tmall with the same date points to the number '7', or Qi in Chinese. This has sparked the speculation that it will be Nokia 7 that the company will unveil at the event. However, HMD Global may also launch the Nokia 8 (Review) in the country, as it has yet to reach the market despite being unveiled globally.According to a report by Nokia Mob, the Nokia 7 will be launched in three configurations - 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage, 4GB RAM/ 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage. It is supposed to be powered by a Snapdragon 630 SoC, and based on previous teasers on Tmall, offer the Nokia 8's OZO Audio and Bothie features.HMD China may launch the Nokia 8 instead, as we already discussed. The smartphone was recently made available to purchase in India, where it ..

    Nokia 7 Launch in China Expected on October 19 as HMD Global Sends Invites

    Nokia 7 may become the next Nokia smartphone to be unveiled as the company has sent out invites for a launch in China on October 19. While there is no mention of which handset will be unveiled in the Nokia invite, a teaser on Tmall with the same date points to the number '7', or Qi in Chinese. This has sparked the speculation that it will be Nokia 7 that the company will unveil at the event. However, HMD Global may also launch the Nokia 8 (Review) in the country, as it has yet to reach the market despite being unveiled globally.According to a report by Nokia Mob, the Nokia 7 will be launched in three configurations - 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage, 4GB RAM/ 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage. It is supposed to be powered by a Snapdragon 630 SoC, and based on previous teasers on Tmall, offer the Nokia 8's OZO Audio and Bothie features.HMD China may launch the Nokia 8 instead, as we already discussed. The smartphone was recently made available to purchase in India, where it ..
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  • BSNL and Micromax have partnered to launch the Bharat 1, a feature phone with 4G VoLTE capability at Rs. 2,200, to rival the Jio Phone. As part of the deal, Micromax says it will offer "unlimited" data and calling at Rs. 97 per month with BSNL, and supports over 22 Indian languages. The Bharat 1 is powered by an entry-level Snapdragon processor, and has a 2,000mAh battery, a 2-megapixel rear and a VGA front camera. The new Bharat 1 phone will also have access to over 100 live TV channels, alongside hours of songs and videos. At the launch event, Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma claimed that the Bharat 1 will cost less than Jio Phone over time, given the lower cost of running it.Mi MIX 2 goes on sale in India, already sold outXiaomi's bezel-less flagship Mi MIX 2 went on sale for the first time in India on Tuesday via Flipkart and Mi.com at Rs. 35,999, as part of a "preview sale". The Mi MIX 2 was sold out in less than 3 minutes, the company's India head Manu Kumar Jain said..

    BSNL & Micromax Launch Bharat-1, Mi MIX 2 First Sale, Moto X4 India Launch Date, and More: Your 360 Daily

    BSNL and Micromax have partnered to launch the Bharat 1, a feature phone with 4G VoLTE capability at Rs. 2,200, to rival the Jio Phone. As part of the deal, Micromax says it will offer "unlimited" data and calling at Rs. 97 per month with BSNL, and supports over 22 Indian languages. The Bharat 1 is powered by an entry-level Snapdragon processor, and has a 2,000mAh battery, a 2-megapixel rear and a VGA front camera. The new Bharat 1 phone will also have access to over 100 live TV channels, alongside hours of songs and videos. At the launch event, Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma claimed that the Bharat 1 will cost less than Jio Phone over time, given the lower cost of running it.Mi MIX 2 goes on sale in India, already sold outXiaomi's bezel-less flagship Mi MIX 2 went on sale for the first time in India on Tuesday via Flipkart and Mi.com at Rs. 35,999, as part of a "preview sale". The Mi MIX 2 was sold out in less than 3 minutes, the company's India head Manu Kumar Jain said..
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  • Moto X4 India launch will be held on November 13, the company has announced via a tweet. The launch was originally set for October 3, but was later postponed without a new date being specified. In its tweet, the company did not reveal any details of the Moto X4, which was unveiled globally at IFA 2017 in Berlin. There is no word on the Moto X4 price in India; the smartphone is priced at EUR 399 (about Rs. 30,000) in Europe. To recall, the highlight of the smartphone is that it features both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa as voice-based virtual assistants.With the launch of Echo devices and Amazon Alexa Voice Services in India earlier this month, we can now expect the smartphone to come bundled with a fully-functional Alexa in India as well.Moto X4 specifications, featuresThe Moto X4 sports a metal unibody design that was unveiled in Super Black and Sterling Blue colour options. It sports a fingerprint scanner under the home button on the front, while the USB Type-C port and 3.5mm ..

    Moto X4 India Launch Date Revealed: What You Need to Know

    Moto X4 India launch will be held on November 13, the company has announced via a tweet. The launch was originally set for October 3, but was later postponed without a new date being specified. In its tweet, the company did not reveal any details of the Moto X4, which was unveiled globally at IFA 2017 in Berlin. There is no word on the Moto X4 price in India; the smartphone is priced at EUR 399 (about Rs. 30,000) in Europe. To recall, the highlight of the smartphone is that it features both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa as voice-based virtual assistants.With the launch of Echo devices and Amazon Alexa Voice Services in India earlier this month, we can now expect the smartphone to come bundled with a fully-functional Alexa in India as well.Moto X4 specifications, featuresThe Moto X4 sports a metal unibody design that was unveiled in Super Black and Sterling Blue colour options. It sports a fingerprint scanner under the home button on the front, while the USB Type-C port and 3.5mm ..
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  • HMD Global, the brand licensee of Nokia, appears all set to launch a new smartphone in China on Thursday. For now, not much is known about the device. HMD China has not yet launched the Nokia 8 (Review) in that country, and it may very well be a launch of that smartphone and its two variants (4GB RAM/ 64GB storage and 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage). Or, it could be an altogether new smartphone, with a teaser on a Tmall confirming the same date and pointing to the number '7', or Qi in Chinese.As we mentioned, HMD China has sent invites for the launch event in Shanghai on Thursday, something we've independently confirmed with the company. Not much can be seen from the invite, beyond the event beginning at 10:30am CST (8am IST).According to a report by Nokia Mob, the Nokia 7 will be launched in three configurations - 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage, 4GB RAM/ 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage. It is supposed to be powered by a Snapdragon 630 SoC, and based on previous teasers on Tmal..

    Nokia 7 Launch Expected on Thursday as Company Sends Invites for China Event

    HMD Global, the brand licensee of Nokia, appears all set to launch a new smartphone in China on Thursday. For now, not much is known about the device. HMD China has not yet launched the Nokia 8 (Review) in that country, and it may very well be a launch of that smartphone and its two variants (4GB RAM/ 64GB storage and 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage). Or, it could be an altogether new smartphone, with a teaser on a Tmall confirming the same date and pointing to the number '7', or Qi in Chinese.As we mentioned, HMD China has sent invites for the launch event in Shanghai on Thursday, something we've independently confirmed with the company. Not much can be seen from the invite, beyond the event beginning at 10:30am CST (8am IST).According to a report by Nokia Mob, the Nokia 7 will be launched in three configurations - 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage, 4GB RAM/ 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage. It is supposed to be powered by a Snapdragon 630 SoC, and based on previous teasers on Tmal..
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  • BSNL and Micromax have joined hands to launch Bharat-1, a 4G feature phone that will take on Jio Phone as well as the recently unveiled Karbonn A40 Indian Android smartphone launched in partnership with Airtel. Priced at Rs. 2,200, the new Bharat-1 will come with "unlimited" voice calls and "unlimited" high-speed data at Rs. 97 tariff from BSNL. The new BSNL-promoted Bharat-1, which is being called the 'Desh ka 4G phone', will become available for purchase from Friday, October 20 via retail stores.A standard feature phone on the outside, the Micromax Bharat-1 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with provision for 4G VoLTE. On the back of the phone of the phone is a 2-megapixel camera, and a VGA shooter in front. It is powered by a 2000mAh battery. The dual-SIM handset supports 22 local languages and provides buyers access to 100 live TV channels, and Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma said there will be tons of songs and videos as well. At Rs. 97 tariff plan, you can do everyt..

    BSNL, Micromax Launch Bharat-1, a Rs. 2,200 Jio Phone Rival With Unlimited Data & Calls

    BSNL and Micromax have joined hands to launch Bharat-1, a 4G feature phone that will take on Jio Phone as well as the recently unveiled Karbonn A40 Indian Android smartphone launched in partnership with Airtel. Priced at Rs. 2,200, the new Bharat-1 will come with "unlimited" voice calls and "unlimited" high-speed data at Rs. 97 tariff from BSNL. The new BSNL-promoted Bharat-1, which is being called the 'Desh ka 4G phone', will become available for purchase from Friday, October 20 via retail stores.A standard feature phone on the outside, the Micromax Bharat-1 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with provision for 4G VoLTE. On the back of the phone of the phone is a 2-megapixel camera, and a VGA shooter in front. It is powered by a 2000mAh battery. The dual-SIM handset supports 22 local languages and provides buyers access to 100 live TV channels, and Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma said there will be tons of songs and videos as well. At Rs. 97 tariff plan, you can do everyt..
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  • BSNL and Micromax have joined hands to launch Bharat-1, a 4G feature phone that will take on Jio Phone as well as the recently unveiled Karbonn A40 Indian Android smartphone launched in partnership with Airtel. Priced at Rs. 2,200, the new Bharat-1 will come with "unlimited" voice calls and "unlimited" high-speed data at Rs. 97 tariff from BSNL. The new BSNL-promoted Bharat-1, which is being called the 'Desh ka 4G phone', will become available for purchase from Friday, October 20 via retail stores.A standard feature phone on the outside, the Micromax Bharat-1 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with provision for 4G VoLTE. On the back of the phone of the phone is a 2-megapixel camera, and a VGA shooter in front. It is powered by a 2000mAh battery. The dual-SIM handset supports 22 local languages and provides buyers access to 100 live TV channels, and Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma said there will be tons of songs and videos as well. At Rs. 97 tariff plan, you can do everyt..

    BSNL, Micromax Launch Bharat-1, a Rs. 2,200 Jio Phone Rival With Unlimited Data & Calls

    BSNL and Micromax have joined hands to launch Bharat-1, a 4G feature phone that will take on Jio Phone as well as the recently unveiled Karbonn A40 Indian Android smartphone launched in partnership with Airtel. Priced at Rs. 2,200, the new Bharat-1 will come with "unlimited" voice calls and "unlimited" high-speed data at Rs. 97 tariff from BSNL. The new BSNL-promoted Bharat-1, which is being called the 'Desh ka 4G phone', will become available for purchase from Friday, October 20 via retail stores.A standard feature phone on the outside, the Micromax Bharat-1 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with provision for 4G VoLTE. On the back of the phone of the phone is a 2-megapixel camera, and a VGA shooter in front. It is powered by a 2000mAh battery. The dual-SIM handset supports 22 local languages and provides buyers access to 100 live TV channels, and Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma said there will be tons of songs and videos as well. At Rs. 97 tariff plan, you can do everyt..
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  • OnePlus 5T may be real after all. OnePlus has started sending invites for an event in Shanghai, China on November 5. The invite clearly mentions the letter 'T', and shows a smartphone with a bezel-less display, a trend most companies are following with their flagships this year. The news may come as a disappointment to OnePlus 5 users ahead of the launch, however, they should hold off on recrimination until all becomes clear. This is because, unlike last year with the OnePlus 3T upgrade to the OnePlus 3, the OnePlus 5T is not expected to be a minor upgrade - instead, it's expected to an entirely new smartphone with completely different design.Update: It turns out, the invite was a fake. OnePlus confirmed this to GSMArena.To recall, earlier this month, a rumour had hit the Web that claimed OnePlus was due to launch the OnePlus 5T in November, and that it would sport a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) 18:9 display. The smartphone was said to look similar to the Oppo F5..

    OnePlus 5T Launch Expected on November 5 as Company Sends Invites for an Event [Update]

    OnePlus 5T may be real after all. OnePlus has started sending invites for an event in Shanghai, China on November 5. The invite clearly mentions the letter 'T', and shows a smartphone with a bezel-less display, a trend most companies are following with their flagships this year. The news may come as a disappointment to OnePlus 5 users ahead of the launch, however, they should hold off on recrimination until all becomes clear. This is because, unlike last year with the OnePlus 3T upgrade to the OnePlus 3, the OnePlus 5T is not expected to be a minor upgrade - instead, it's expected to an entirely new smartphone with completely different design.Update: It turns out, the invite was a fake. OnePlus confirmed this to GSMArena.To recall, earlier this month, a rumour had hit the Web that claimed OnePlus was due to launch the OnePlus 5T in November, and that it would sport a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) 18:9 display. The smartphone was said to look similar to the Oppo F5..
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  • OnePlus 5T may be real after all. OnePlus has started sending invites for an event in Shanghai, China on November 5. The invite clearly mentions the letter 'T', and shows a smartphone with a bezel-less display, a trend most companies are following with their flagships this year. The news may come as a disappointment to OnePlus 5 users ahead of the launch, however, they should hold off on recrimination until all becomes clear. This is because, unlike last year with the OnePlus 3T upgrade to the OnePlus 3, the OnePlus 5T is not expected to be a minor upgrade - instead, it's expected to an entirely new smartphone with completely different design.To recall, earlier this month, a rumour had hit the Web that claimed OnePlus was due to launch the OnePlus 5T in November, and that it would sport a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) 18:9 display. The smartphone was said to look similar to the Oppo F5, a smartphone that has been leaked several time in the recent past, something th..

    OnePlus 5T Launch Expected on November 5 as Company Sends Invites for an Event

    OnePlus 5T may be real after all. OnePlus has started sending invites for an event in Shanghai, China on November 5. The invite clearly mentions the letter 'T', and shows a smartphone with a bezel-less display, a trend most companies are following with their flagships this year. The news may come as a disappointment to OnePlus 5 users ahead of the launch, however, they should hold off on recrimination until all becomes clear. This is because, unlike last year with the OnePlus 3T upgrade to the OnePlus 3, the OnePlus 5T is not expected to be a minor upgrade - instead, it's expected to an entirely new smartphone with completely different design.To recall, earlier this month, a rumour had hit the Web that claimed OnePlus was due to launch the OnePlus 5T in November, and that it would sport a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) 18:9 display. The smartphone was said to look similar to the Oppo F5, a smartphone that has been leaked several time in the recent past, something th..
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  • Moto X4, the latest X-Series smartphone from Moto, was originally set to launch in India on October 3, following its global unveiling at IFA 2017. However, the company then announced a postponement to the launch, without confirming a new date. That has changed - on Monday, the Moto India Twitter handle revealed that the smartphone would now launch in India on November 13.To recall, the Moto X4 features both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa as voice-based virtual assistants. With the launch of Echo devices and Amazon Alexa Voice Services in India earlier this month, we can now expect the smartphone to come bundled with a fully-functional Alexa in India as well. The Moto X4 price in Europe was set as EUR 399 (roughly Rs. 30,300).Moto X4 specifications, featuresThe Moto X4 sports a metal unibody design that was unveiled in Super Black and Sterling Blue colour options. It sports a fingerprint scanner under the home button on the front, while the USB Type-C port and 3.5mm audio jack are ..

    Moto X4 India Launch Now Set for November 13

    Moto X4, the latest X-Series smartphone from Moto, was originally set to launch in India on October 3, following its global unveiling at IFA 2017. However, the company then announced a postponement to the launch, without confirming a new date. That has changed - on Monday, the Moto India Twitter handle revealed that the smartphone would now launch in India on November 13.To recall, the Moto X4 features both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa as voice-based virtual assistants. With the launch of Echo devices and Amazon Alexa Voice Services in India earlier this month, we can now expect the smartphone to come bundled with a fully-functional Alexa in India as well. The Moto X4 price in Europe was set as EUR 399 (roughly Rs. 30,300).Moto X4 specifications, featuresThe Moto X4 sports a metal unibody design that was unveiled in Super Black and Sterling Blue colour options. It sports a fingerprint scanner under the home button on the front, while the USB Type-C port and 3.5mm audio jack are ..
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  • HTC may have desires to further strengthen its smartphone lineup before it closes the year. The company has sent media invites to an event in Taiwan on November 2 where it is widely expected to unveil a new variant of the U11 flagship smartphone that it began selling earlier this year. The invite reads a big "U" at the top, further fuelling the rumours of an unconfirmed U11 handset.According to reports, HTC appears to be working on at least two different handsets. One of the handset purportedly is the HTC U11 Plus, a new variant of the U11 flagship with improved processor and other hardware modules. The other model is a mid-range device with pure Android software. This variant, reports suggest, will be part of Google's Android One programme.The supposed Android One handset would be the HTC U11 Life. It is expected to feature a 5.2-inch display, a Snapdragon 630 SoC, and 16-megapixel camera sensors on front and back. The phone is expected to come in two variants, with one carryin..

    HTC U11 Plus, U11 Life Launch Expected on November 2 as Company Sends Invite

    HTC may have desires to further strengthen its smartphone lineup before it closes the year. The company has sent media invites to an event in Taiwan on November 2 where it is widely expected to unveil a new variant of the U11 flagship smartphone that it began selling earlier this year. The invite reads a big "U" at the top, further fuelling the rumours of an unconfirmed U11 handset.According to reports, HTC appears to be working on at least two different handsets. One of the handset purportedly is the HTC U11 Plus, a new variant of the U11 flagship with improved processor and other hardware modules. The other model is a mid-range device with pure Android software. This variant, reports suggest, will be part of Google's Android One programme.The supposed Android One handset would be the HTC U11 Life. It is expected to feature a 5.2-inch display, a Snapdragon 630 SoC, and 16-megapixel camera sensors on front and back. The phone is expected to come in two variants, with one carryin..
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