Apple iPhone 5 launched in India

In New Delhi at a press event iPhone 5 got launched in India. This most awaited Apple iPhone 5 was launched with the special tariff plans from Airtel and Aircel.

Airtel offering the special tariff plans worth Rs. 300, 600, 1000, 1600, 2000 and Aircel is offering a special plan which includes benefits such as no monthly rental and free 1GB data usage, 500 minutes of voice calls, and 500 SMS per month. After hitting limit of free data and voice limits, users will be charged as per regular tariff rates. There is no rental fee on these plans. After 12 months, the customer has to pay only Rs. 399 per month to continue getting these benefits.

iPhone 5 is launched in 3 variants of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. 16 GB model will sell for Rs. 45,500, 32 and 64 GB  are priced at Rs 52,500 and Rs 59,500 respectively. iPhone 5 is 20% lighter than the iPhone 4S. It contains 4 inch Retina display. It is a great product to have and its unlocked version will be soon available at MirchiMart. Checkout out our coverage on iPhone 5 here.

Micromax Launches A110 Superfone Canvas 2 And A90S Superfone PIXEL In India

Yesterday Micromax officially launched its two new Android powered Phones in India, namely A110 Superfone Canvas 2 and A90S Superfone Pixel. These days Micromax is launching heaps of new devices in order to keep its sales high as the festive season is here.

Coming onto  the specifications A110 Superfone Canvas 2 features 5-inch (480 x 854 pixels) TFT capacitive touch screen IPS display with 196 ppi and is powered by 1 GHz dual-core processor, 512MB RAM and runs on Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS. Micromax A110 Superfone Canvas 2 is a Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) with Dual Standby phone. Camera wise it is gigantic as it comes with 8MP autofocus camera with Dual LED flash and 0.3 MP front-facing Camera. There is 4 GB of internal memory and external memory can be expanded to 32GB with MicroSD. For connectivity, this device offers 3G, Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio. Its powerful battery of 2000 mAh can allow you to talk upto 5 hours and up to 180 hours Standby. It available in two color options of black and white.

The smartphone is being sold for INT 9,990.

A90S Superfone Pixel

On other hand A90S Superfone PIXEL is compiled with 1.2Ghz dual-core processor and 512mb RAM. It also runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and have dual-SIM connectivity. It has the same features as that of A110 Superfone Canvas 2 except its battery which is of about 1600 mAh. It will cost you INR 12,990.

So who is gonna buy it?

iPhone 5 Coming To India On November 5

iPhone 5 is finally hitting Indian Shores on November 2 for INR 45550  for the 16GB version. Rs 52,500 for the 32GB version, and Rs 59,500 for the 64GB model. It will be distributed by Redington India and Ingram Micro within next two to three days and pre-orders will be live in a few hours.

iPhone 5 Features:

  • 4-inch, 326ppi Retina display at 1136 x 640 pixels,
  • GPRS, EDGE, EV-DO, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSDPA, LTE and Wi-Fi
  • GPS
  • Bluetooth
  • 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD recording, 720p front-facing camera
  • 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB versions

The online shopping site will start delivery of the mobile device from November 4, two days after the official launch in India. Earlier Apple had also partnered with Airtel and Aircel for iPhone 4S sales.

Along with India, several other countries like Greece, Bulgaria, Malta, Romania, Croatia, Dominican Republic, and Mexico will receive iPhone5. So anyone from here opting out for iPhone 5?

Galaxy Note 2: New arrival

Samsung today launched its new Phablet – Samsung Galaxy Note 2 in India. The much talked about ‘Phablet’ was launched at the IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) 2012 in the capital of Germany, Berlin on August 29, 2012. Samsung’s new offering will cost you around INR 39,450 but don’t worry you will get discounts from our Store. You can order Galaxy Note 2 from MirchiMart here.

Coming onto Galaxy Note 2 features:

  • 1.6GHz quad core Exynos 4412 processor
  • 5.5-inch SuperAMOLED touchscreen, 1280×720 resolution
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (could launch with Android 4.0 ICS and then later upgrade to v4.1)
  • 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
  • 1.9MP front camera
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16/32/64 GB storage
  • 3,100mAh Battery

Again Samsung powered this new Galaxy Note 2 with powerful hardware. It runs on Android 4.1 which is awesome on its own. Galaxy Note II will be shipped on first-come-first-serve basis for those who have booked it in advance, depending on timing for completing the full payment. So now wait and watch how Indians love this device and how much too.

Are you going to own it or not?

Best Android Phones In The Price Range Of 10k-15k In India

These days Android is gaining too much attention because of several reasons. But I think people prefer Android Phones because they are Smartphones, customization options and inexpensive. Are you planning to buy an Android Phone? Here are some of the Best Android Phones in the Price Range of 10k-15k in India.

Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830samsung galaxy ace

  • 5 MP auto focus with LED Camera
  • 3.5 inches Capacitive touchscreen display
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 800 MHz processor
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • 3G HSDPA connectivity
  • 1350 mAh battery
  • Wi-Fi and AGPS navigation

With all these features, Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 is priced at INR 11,590. We would recommend this mobile phone and it’s a straight pick to get the taste of high end smartphones. You can buy Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 from Mirchimart only for  INR 11181. You can even checkout Galaxy S III from Mirchimart.

Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500Samsung GALAXY ACE PLUS S7500

Its the upgraded version of Galaxy Ace S5830. It features:

  • 5 MP Camera
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • 1 GHz Processor
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 3 GB Internal Memory
  • Expandable up to 32 GB
  • 114.5 x 62.5 x 11.2 mm
  • 115 g
  • WiFI, 3G and A GPS support

This phone is launched after Galaxy Ace 2 with a new processor and other additional changes. It is a good choice and Galaxy Ace 2 costs INR 15093 at Mirchimart.

Sony Xperia Mini ProSony Ericsson xperia mini pro

  • HD Video Recording With 5MP Camera
  • Facebook Integration
  • 1 GHZ Processor
  • 512MB RAM
  • Timescape UI
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread
  • Expandable up to 32 GB
  • 92 x 53 x 18 mm
  • 136 g

It is an excellent choice if we compare specs but it lacks screen size. It is available in India for INR 12000. Anyone going to buy this one?

HTC ChaCha

Yes, you got it right, it’s the Facebook Phone from HTC. HTC ChaCha brings different typing experience for Android users as it consists of a QWERTY Keyboard with TC Sense UI. Have a look at Specs:

htc chacha in india

  • 2.6-inch capacitive touchscreen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • 480 x 320 pixel resolution
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS, Wi-Fi
  • GPS with A-GPS support
  • Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, USB 2.0
  • 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash
  • Secondary VGA camera
  • Memory expandable up to 32GB
  • 3.5 mm handset jack

It is priced for INR 10699 from Mirchimart in India. You can even check out reviews of HTC One V and HTC One X.

HTC Desire Chtc desir c

  • 3.5 inch Display
  • 320 x 480 pixel LCD screen
  • 600MHz Single Core Processor
  • 5 Megapixel Camera
  • Android 4.0
  • Sense 4 UI
  • 25 GB of Dropbox space

HTC Desire C only lacks processor but it handles all processes very simply. It’s the only phone from trusted manufacturers which runs on Android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich in 10K-15K price range in India. You can buy it for INR 11899 from our store. Here’s HTC Desire VC which was released recently with better features than this.

Which one are you going to buy, please share your choice via comment. If you have another phone which is good within 10k-15k then do let us know via comment.

Lenovo India Gains Top Spot In Indian PC Market

For those who have been watching Lenovo India has become the No. 1 PC vendor in the country and now No. 2 in worldwide PC shipments.with an overall market share of 15.8%. With our great products, the right strategy and strong global execution, Lenovo has also been outpacing worldwide market growth for the past 10 quarters, consecutively.Lenovo’s rise to the top has been consistent over the past 3 years when it had a share of 4.8%. Lenovo’s success in India mirrors the success the firm has had at a Worldwide. It also increased its market share in the overall notebook segment to 21.2 %, taking the company to the 1st rank in overall Notebooks in the last quarter. Amar Babu, Managing Director, Lenovo India asked about the company’s  success in an interview and he give reasons for this success.

(Managing Director, Lenovo India) Amar Babu Says:

[quote]“We are extremely pleased with our results in the past quarter. The success has been driven by our Protect & Attack strategy supported with investments in Brand, Retail and Channel. I thank our partners and customers for their support and confidence in Lenovo products. We will continue to strive hard to live upto our Customer’s expectations and partner with our Channel partners in their growth.”[/quote]