At the beginning of December, HTC announced two new mid-range smartphones, the HTC Desire 620 and the HTC Desire 620G. Although the phones are very similar, there are a few hardware specs that differ, notably the processors used in each and the lack of 4G LTE support for the Desire 620G. When the devices were unveiled, HTC did not share any information regarding market availability outside of Taiwan. New information from HTC indicates the device will be sold in the U.K. starting in early 2015. Along with the U.K., HTC is also making the devices available in India later this month and other Asian markets may see the device this month as well.
Starting today, residents in India can pick up HTC’s latest mobile accessory, the RE Camera, from online retailer Snapdeal for Rs. 9,990 ($160). The device is currently available in white and black colorway’s with stock of the teal and orange versions expected to arrive soon.
Back in July 2013, Google launched its first media streaming dongle, the Chromecast, in the United States and ever since residents in India have been itching to get their hands on the device, but, unfortunately for them, there wasn’t any word regarding an Asian release.
Up until now, that is.
Back in September, OnePlus let slip to supporters during a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” discussion that it was planning to launch a second generation variant of its incredibly-popular flagship smartphone, the One, in 2015.
Earlier today, OnePlus director Carl Pei disclosed that the upcoming handset is going to be called the “OnePlus Two” and will officially replace the One. It’s expected to go on sale in “Q2 or Q3 of next year” and will feature some “surprises” when it comes to hardware.
Late last week, OnePlus announced a surprising development in their partnership with CyanogenMod, Inc., supplier of one of the operating systems used on the OnePlus One smartphone. Just was OnePlus was preparing to release the device to the market in India on December 2nd, it was announced that CyanogenMod had inked a deal to be the exclusive provider of an operating system to Micromax for their new Yu line of phones, which will be a competitor for both OnePlus and Xiaomi, in the Indian market. The exclusive nature of CyanogenMod’s new partnership means OnePlus owners will not receive future updates to the operating system.
Google has just taken the wraps off of a cool new feature for Google Hangouts users in India. Starting today, it’s completely free to make phone calls to US and Canadian phone numbers from within Google Hangouts, and they’ve introduced some pretty low international rates if you need to call another country. Of course, Hangouts to Hangouts calls are still completely free, anyway.
Turning on voice calls in the Hangouts Dialer app will enable the feature automatically. The feature has also made its way to iOS and the web versions of Hangouts and Gmail, so whatever platform you use, you’re covered.
source: Google India
The Nexus 6 has been posted as a product page on Flipkart, an India-based online retailer, but is not yet for sale, as the device is still listed as “coming soon.”
When the phone was unveiled by Google, it was announced that it would be available in 28 counties, India being one of them — the device still isn’t available in India, but this could mark its entrance into the country.
It hasn’t been listen on Google Play in India, but we would expect it to show up soon.
Starting today, residents in India can purchase the unlocked variant of Samsung’s largest smartphone, the Galaxy Mega 2, from the manufacturer’s online store for Rs.20,900 — approximately $340.
Samsung has sent out invites for a Galaxy Note 4 launch event it’s holding in India on Friday, October 15. According to the invitations, the handset will be available to purchase in stores from Sunday, October 17, and is expected to be priced at around Rs. 56,650.