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Google Launches Android One Smartphones With Spice, Micromax & Karbonn

by VISHAL GAIKAR - on Sep 16th 2014 - No Comments

Google has finally launches its first set of Android One smartphones in the Indian market. This time they partnered with Spice, Micromax and Karbonn. These Android One smartphones – the Karbonn Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream Uno – will be available online at the Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal and also you can...

Why Should I Buy an Android Phone?

by VISHAL GAIKAR - on Mar 6th 2012 - No Comments

Today, the great debate rages as to why people should invest in Android phone. These are among the latest and greatest of smartphones that you have to choose from today, and they offer a lot of different options for people. Of course, choosing this OS over others like the iPhone, BlackBerry, or even Windows Mobile devices is going require a little bit of time to research the different benefits and features that you can appreciate in a device like this. If you’re questioning whether you should buy an Android phone or not, here are some great reasons to consider it.

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Home screen customization is a lot nicer than what you get with other OS devices on any Android phone. You can add and remove widgets, apps, contacts, and change wallpapers so that your home screen is exactly what you need. Plus, with multiple home screens, you can easily have room for everything to be just a touch away, no matter how much you have on your phone. Another perk of the Android phone are their cameras. These phones all have high quality cameras, many which are 8 megapixels and 720p HD video quality. If you’re looking for a stellar smart phone that can double as a digital camera when you don’t have one on hand, these devices take the cake.

Android phones also offer the option for removable storage. With a micro SD card you can expand the storage capacity of your phone, swap cards for different storage options, and get up to 16GB of extra space on almost all the devices that run the Android OS. When it comes to speed, these phones also have faster processors than other smartphones on the market today. You’ll lose a little bit of battery life for having a better processor, but all in all, it’s worth it.

There are a lot of different reasons to buy an Android phone. Even if you just don’t want to be locked into the constantly upgrading world of Apple technology with an iPhone, the Android makes a great choice. So many people like the simplicity of the user interface and the unique features that this OS has that they’ve sworn to never go back to a different phone again. You should check out Android for yourself and see everything that it can do. If you want one of the most popular, functional smartphones on the market, Android is definitely the phone for you.

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Top 10 Android Phones In India Below Rs. 10,000

by VISHAL GAIKAR - on Dec 12th 2011 - 4 Comments

If you are planning to buy your first Android phone, and you are confused to understand which one you should go for given a range of options available today in Indian market. As per recent reports, android smartphones have ranked as the no.1 smartphone and also ranked no.1 for number of free application available on Android market.

I hope you all know about Android OS, to give a quick Android introduction, it is an open source mobile operating system developed and supported by Google and gaining tremendous market share across the Globe.There are  number of Android Phones available in the Indian market.I have compiled the list of the best android phones below Rs. 10,000 for you, have a look;

1. Samsung Galaxy Y S5360  Price : Rs. 7350

The Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 is a smartphone with an aesthetically pleasing design. This touchscreen bar phone runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system and runs on a 832 MHz processor. A large TFT screen with a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels forms the face of this mobile.

Key features includes Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, 2 MP Primary Camera,  3-inch TFT Touchscreen, FM Radio, Wi-Fi Enabled,Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB and so on.

2. LG Optimus Pro C660  Price : Rs. 9599

The LG Optimus Pro C660 is a touchscreen phone with QWERTY keypad. The phone is powered by Android (Gingerbread) v2.3 operating system. The Pro C660 comes with 800 MHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor.  Display of 2.8-inch with a resolution of 240 x 320 pixels with 3 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom. Video in this phone can be recorded at 24 fps.

Key features includes Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS,2.8-inch TFT Touchscreen,3 MP Primary Camera,800 MHz Scorpion Processor,QWERTY Keypad,Wi-Fi Enabled, Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB and so on.

3. Sony Ericsson W8  Price : Rs. 9500

The Sony Ericsson W8 is the first ever Android based Walkman smartphone that looks very similar to the Xperia X8. Running on Android 2.1  OS, the W8 packs in a 600 MHz ARM11 processor under its hood.

Key features includes Android v2.1 (Eclair) OS,3-inch Capacitive Touchscreen,3.2 MP Primary Camera,600 MHz ARM11 Processor,2G and 3G Network Support,Wi-Fi Enabled,FM Radio,Expandable Storage Capacity of 16 GB and so on.

4. LG Optimus NET P690  Price: Rs. 9999

The LG Optimus NET P690 is a slim social networking touchscreen phone. LG Optimus NET P690 runs on Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) operating system. Powered by 800 MHz processor, 3.2-inch HVGA display screen with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.

Key features includes Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS,3 MP Primary Camera,2G and 3G Network Support,3.2-inch Capacitive Touchscreen,800 MHz Processor,Wi-Fi Enabled,Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB and so on.

5. Motorola FIRE  Price : Rs. 9300

The Motorola FIRE runs on Android v2.3(Gingerbread) operating system. Powered by a 600 MHz ARM 11 processor, the phone comes with 256 MB RAM, which allows smooth running of the programs.

Key features includes Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) OS,2.8-inch Touchscreen,3 MP Primary Camera,600 MHz ARM11 Processor,QWERTY Keypad,2G and 3G Network Support,Wi-Fi Enabled,Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB and so on.

6. Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670  Price: Rs. 9400

The Galaxy Fit is an Android v2.2 smartphone with features like 3G, Wi-Fi and 5 MP camera with autofocus & 3x zoom. The 5 MP camera on the Galaxy Fit offers a range of shooting modes like Panorama shoot mode and features like smile shutter and geotagging.

Key features includes Android v2.2 (Froyo) OS,3.31-inch TFT Capacitive Touchscreen,5 MP Primary Camera,600 MHz Processor,2G and 3G Network Support,Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB and so on.

7. Dell XCD35   Price: Rs. 8599

The Dell XCD35 is an Android touchscreen handset which runs on Android v2.2. The XCD35 is powered by a ARM11 600 MHz processor that supports faster multitasking while cutting back on power consumption.

Key features includes Android v2.2 (Froyo) OS,3.5-inch TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen,3.2 MP Primary Camera,600 MHz ARM11 Processor,Wi-Fi Enabled,2G and 3G Network Support,FM Radio,Expandable Storage of 16 GB.

8. Micromax A70  Price: Rs. 7500

The A70 runs Android v2.2 (Froyo) OS and brings in Wi-Fi tethering and easy notification bar access to wireless radios. A 600 MHz processor powers the A70.

Key features includes Android v2.2 (Froyo) OS,3.2-inch Touchscreen,5 MP Primary Camera,0.3 MP Secondary Camera,600 MHz Processor,2G and 3G Network Support,Wi-Fi Enabled,Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB.

9. Lava S12    Price: Rs. 8200

The Lava S12  runs on Android v2.2 (Froyo) operating system and possesses a 600 MHz Qualcomm Scorpion. This Lava phone has a 3.2-inch HVGA screen with a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels.

Key features includes Android v2.2 (Froyo) OS,5 MP Primary Camera,3.2-inch Touchscreen,600 MHz Scorpion Processor,Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB,2G and 3G Network Support,FM Radio.

10. Samsung Galaxy Pop i559   Price: Rs. 9100

Samsung Galaxy Pop i559 runs on Android v2.2 (Froyo) operating system and features 3.15 MP Primary Camera.

Android v2.2 (Froyo) OS,3.14-inch TFT LCD Touchscreen,3.15 MP Primary Camera,Wi-Fi Enabled,2G and 3G Network Support,FM Radio,Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB and so on.

HTC Sense 3.5 Comes Informally On The Desire HD [Video]

by VISHAL GAIKAR - on Sep 12th 2011 - No Comments
Very good news for hackers and possessors of Desire HD can, through a customized system (better known under the name ‘Roma custom’), benefit from the interface of  HTC Sense 3.5 

Capychimp, a member of the xda developers forum in the past had already borne the interface of HTC Sense in version 3.0. Now, that same hacker has managed to integrate the latest version of HTC Sense 3.5.

In short, this system that is based on the Android version 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) / ROM: Bliss / Build: 1.10.401.0 WWE RUU. Based on initial feedback, the composition has a few compatibility issues, particularly in terms of Bluetooth connectivity. Apart from this, the first users seem generally satisfied for an interface which is theoretically still in beta.

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