Flipkart to sell the Motorola Moto Maxx (aka DROID Turbo) in India

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Consumers living in India that are in the market for a new smartphone should keep an eye on what Flipkart has coming soon. The online retailer posted the teaser image above, showing that an unspecified Motorola device is nearing a release. Based on the use of the word “turbocharged” and the description below it, we believe that the DROID Turbo is what Flipkart is promoting. It will not be sold as the DROID Turbo in India as that name is utilized only in the United states. Motorola will instead market the handset as the Moto Maxx.


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Samsung Galaxy A7 now available in India

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Availability of the Galaxy A7 has not been widespread, but Samsung has consistently launched the handset in new markets over time. Now, the Galaxy A7 is available to consumers in India for Rs 30,499 (or about $491) with color options being gold, black, and white. The company setup a page for the Galaxy A7 in its India eStore and it is already out of stock there. Whether it is due to low supply or high demand, Samsung must be happy to see the Galaxy A7 sold quickly in India.

Source: Samsung India eStore
Via: Fone Arena

Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 starting to see Lollipop update in India

Samsung_Galaxy_S_4_Main_TAWhile we’re still waiting on Samsung to get its Lollipop update pushed out to all variants of the Galaxy S 5, last year’s flagship is beginning to see the 5.0 update rollout. Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 has started receiving the Lollipop upgrade, at least in India.

The update brings all of Google’s 5.0 improvements, including the Material Design aesthetic, but you’ll also get a handful of bug fixes, performance improvements, and better battery life. 
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Chromecast now available for purchase on Play Store in India

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Covered by Talk Android’s Josh Levenson last month (link here), India got its first ability to purchase the Chromecast from Snapdeal during Google’s annual Great Online Shopping Festival. Rajan Anandan, Head of Google India, had made the announcement but gave no indication on when we might see the Chromecast grace India’s Google Play Store.

Starting today, our sisters & brothers on the other side of the globe can get the Chromecast from the Play Store now! It’ll run you a small 2999 (Rs).
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Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus launches in India

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It is not clear what exactly is new, or neo, or plus about Samsung’s latest smartphone to hit the Indian market, but the company has decided to launch yet another device in their low- to mid-range line of Galaxy Grand smartphone devices. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo Plus is now available for purchase in India, and given its presence on the Italian version of Samsung’s site, it may be coming to some other countries as well.
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