Sony Ericsson Live With Walkman Up For Pre-Order In India

Back in August, Sony Ericsson announced the mid-range Live with Walkman music smartphone. This handset runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. Sony Ericsson Live With Walkman comes with a dedicated Walkman hardware button, which provides instant access to the music player and allows you to like, share and discover content through a deep Facebook integration. This handset is currently available for pre-order at Flipkart. Check out the complete specs after the break.

sony ericsson live with walkman

Sony Ericsson Live With Walkman features a small 3.2 inch touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels, 1 Ghz processor, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, HD (720p) video recording, VGA front-facing camera, Walkman player, Android Market, 3D games, Stereo speakers, DLNA Certified, Micro USB support and more.

It also features a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio with RDS, A-GPS, WebKit Web browser, Wi-Fi, 3G Connectivity, Stereo Bluetooth with A2DP, PlayNow service, USB mass storage, 320 MB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, 2 GB microSD memory card bundled, up to 17 hrs 30 min of Music playback time, up to 6 hrs 30 min of Video playback time, up to 600 hrs of standby time, up to 14 hrs 15 min of talk time and a 1200 mAh battery.

The Sony Ericsson Live With Walkman comes with a price-tag of Rs.14,550 (approx. $280). This handset features an infinite button, which lets you explore even more music and video content using the Sony Ericsson’s new Qriocity service. It also allows you to access more than 300,000 apps from the Android Market. The Sony Ericsson Live With Walkman will compete with other Android smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy Ace, HTC Wildfire S and HTC ChaCha in the Indian market. To pre-order this smartphone, head over to this page at Flipkart.

Check out the official images below.

sony ericsson live with walkman

sony ericsson live with walkman

sony ericsson live with walkman

Samsung Omnia W Up For Pre-Order In India For Rs.20,900

Back in September, Samsung unveiled the newest member of its Omnia family, the Samsung Omnia W. It is the company’s first device, which runs on the latest Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Operating System. The Samsung Omnia W is the successor of the not-so-popular Samsung Omnia 7 smartphone. After waiting for nearly three months, this handset is available for pre-order in India. Flipkart, a popular online retailer, has already started taking pre-order of this handset. If you are planning to buy one, then check out the complete specs below.

samsung omnia w

Samsung Omnia W features a 3.7 inch Super AMOLED display, sporting a resolution of 800 × 480 pixels, 1.4GHz processor, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with HD (720p) video recording and playback, VGA front facing camera, Zune player, Marketplace Hub and much more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, Stereo FM Radio with RDS, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, 512MB of RAM, 8GB internal memory, A-GPS, People Hub, Picture Hub, Games Hub, Music and Video Hub, Office Hub, 25 GB of Windows Live Skydrive storage and a 1500mAh battery.

samsug omnia w flipkart

The Samsung Omnia W comes with a price-tag of Rs.20,900 (approx. $400). This handset will compete with the recently launched Nokia Lumia 710 in the Indian market. The Samsung Omnia W is expected to release during the 4th week of December. You will also get a Samsung Bluetooth Headset HM1200 and Samsung Car Charger with the purchase of this device.  To pre-order this handset, head over to this page at Flipkart.

Nokia Lumia 710 Goes On Sale In India For Rs.18,999

Last month, Nokia announced the new Lumia 710 smartphone in India. This handset was originally unveiled at the Nokia World 2011 in London. The Nokia Lumia 710 is the company’s second smartphone which runs on the latest Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Operating System. After waiting for a month, Nokia finally released the Lumia 710 smartphone in the Indian market. If you are planning to buy one, then check out the complete specs below.

nokia lumia 710

Nokia Lumia 710 features a 3.7 inch WVGA display, sporting a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, HD (720p) video recording and playback, Skydrive cloud storage and much more.

Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, MicroUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 512MB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, Zune Music, Internet Explorer 9 Mobile, A-GPS, up to 34 hours of music playback time, up to 7 hours of talk-time, up to 400 hours of stand-by time and a 1300 mAh battery.

The Nokia Lumia 710 comes with a price tag of Rs.18,999. This handset is preloaded with Nokia Drive, Microsoft Office Apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, SharePoint and Office 365) and Nokia Music with MixRadio. Nokia Lumia 710 is available in Black and White colors. You can also get the exchangeable back covers in Black, White, Cyan, Fuchsia and Yellow colors.

Beetel Magiq Glide Android Tablet Launched In India For Rs.11,999

Beetel, a part of the Bharti Group, recently launched its third tablet device, the Beetel Magiq Glide in India. This tablet is the successor of the Beetel Magiq II tablet. This device runs on the old Android 2.2 (Froyo) Operating System. Beetel Magiq Glide comes with Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n and 3G connectivity options.

Mr. Vinod Sawhny Executive Director & CEO, Beetel Teletech, said,
“The Magiq Glide is the latest addition to our successful Magiq range of tablets, which has been highly appreciated by the Indian consumers. After an extensive market research and keeping in mind the feedback received from our customers on our previous products we have come up with the Magiq Glide. The new tablet has all the features available in our previous products, which our customers liked and additionally we have added a capacitive touch screen to enrich the touch experience.”

beetel magiq glide

Beetel Magiq Specifications:

  • 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display
  • 800 x 480 pixel resolution
  • 1 GHz processor
  • Android 2.2 (Froyo) Operating System
  • Custom UI
  • Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n
  • 3G Connectivity
  • GSM calling support
  • 2 megapixel rear camera
  • 2 megapixel front camera for video calling
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Bluetooth
  • USB connector
  • Android Market
  • 8 GB Internal memory
  • 16 GB expandable memory
  • 2200 mAh battery

The Beetel Magiq Glide tablet comes with a price-tag of Rs.11,999 (approx. $230). The original Beetel Magiq tablet was expected to get the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update, but the company has not yet started rolling out the update even after 4 months of its official launch. If you are planning to buy this tablet, then don’t expect the Android 2.3 update, at least for the next few months. The Beetel Magiq Glide will compete with other entry-level Android tablets such as HCL ME Tablet X1, Reliance 3G Tab and iBall Slide in the Indian market.

LG Optimus 2X Now Available In India For Just Rs.19,999

Do you still remember the world’s first dual-core smartphone manufactured by LG? Yes, we are talking about the popular LG Optimus 2X. This handset originally runs on the Android 2.2 (Froyo) OS, but it was later updated to the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. LG Optimus 2X was launched in India with a price tag of Rs.30,000.

Most of us in India preferred Samsung Galaxy S II over Optimus 2X, thanks to the better specifications and features. Hence, the sales of LG Optimus 2X was too less compared to the Galaxy S II. After 6 months of its official launch, the price of LG Optimus 2X has been finally dropped. If you are planning to buy one, then check out the complete specs below.

lg optimus 2x

LG Optimus 2X features a 4 inch WVGA screen, Android 2.2 (FroYo) OS, 1 Ghz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n, Micro USB, 8 megapixel rear camera with full HD (1080p) video recording and playback, 1.3 megapixel front camera, 8 GB internal memory, 32 GB expandable memory, 3.5mm headset jack, HDMI mirroring, 1500 mAh battery and so on.

LetsBuy, a popular online retailer in India is selling this powerful smartphone in India for just Rs.19,999. Yes, that’s a Rs.10,000 discount on the original price. If you are planning to buy one, then head over to this page. If not, then which smartphone would you like to buy in this price range? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

Get Free Access to Twitter on Airtel

After having successfully launched the iPhone 4S in India and boasting of over 230 million subscribers worldwide, India’s major mobile service provider Airtel has announced that its customers can now enjoy free access to Twitter till March 1, 2012.

N Rajaram, Chief Marketing Officer – Consumer Business, Bharti Airtel said, “With this, 170 million+ (in India) Airtel mobile customers will now potentially be able to enjoy Twitter’s rich interface on their mobile web browsers or access updates posted by specific users through SMS notifications free of charge. This initiative will introduce new users to an exciting world of possibilities that mobile internet enables, thus providing an impetus to data services market.

Twitter on Airtel for free

This will allow its subscribers to share and read Tweets of up to 140 characters, which can also include photos, videos or links to websites and news stories.

Users can visit http://mobile.twitter.com for free, including those who have not subscribed for a data connection – That is, users can send SMS short code 53000 to sign up for Twitter and even Tweet or receive Tweets from specified users.

For instance, to follow Techie Buzz on Twitter via SMS, all you need to do is send the following text message to 53000 –

Follow techiebuzzer

At the AsiaD Conference, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey had announced that Twitter is teaming up with India’s largest mobile operator, Bharti Airtel to offer free access to Airtel customers.

Earlier in July 2010, Facebook had teamed up with Airtel to allow its users to access the social networking site for free by visiting the link m.facebook.com for a limited amount of time. Vodafone also announced the Facebook Phonecalled Vodafone 555 Blue.  The phone comes with a price tag of just Rs.4,950 (approx. $110). You will also get free unlimited access to Facebook for a year, with the purchase of this handset.

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HTC Sensation XL Launched In India For Rs.39,990

Last week, HTC launched the HTC Sensation XE smartphone in India. It is the company’s first smartphone to sport the Beats Audio tag. Today, HTC launched another smartphone in its popular Sensation family, the HTC Sensation XL. This handset runs on the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System and the device is bundled with the Beats audio headphones.

With Beats Audio, the HTC Sensation XL continues HTC’s commitment of delivering the best audio possible on your phone whether you’re listening to music, watching a movie or playing a game,said Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head, HTC India.This is an amazing example of why our partnership with Beats makes so much sense for customers today and into the future.

htc sensation xl

HTC Sensation XL features a 4.7 inch WVGA display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1.5 Ghz Qualcomm MSM 8255 processor, Adreno 205GPU, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, HTC Sense 3.5 UI, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 8 megapixel camera with two LED flash, HD (720p) video recording capabilities, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls and so on.

It also comes with a 3.5mm headset jack, stereo FM radio with RDS, 768 MB RAM, 16 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Android Market, Bluetooth 3.0, HTC Sync, GPS with A-GPS, 3G Connectivity and a 1600 mAh battery.

HTC Sensation XL integrates HTC Watch, an application and service that allows you to watch an entire library of the latest premium movies and TV shows. HTC Sensation XL comes with a price tag of Rs.39,990, but you can easily get this handset for a Best Buy price of Rs.38,799.

Nokia 500 Now Available In India For Rs.10,200

Back in August, Nokia announced the Symbian powered Nokia 500 smartphone. This handset runs on the Symbian Anna Operating System and it comes with a 3.2 inch display, 5 megapixel camera, 3G Connectivity, 2GB internal memory and more.

Nokia 500 is the first Symbian Anna powered smartphone, which runs on the 1GHz processor. We have a good news for those, who were eagerly waiting for the launch of this smartphone. Flipkart, a popular online retailer in India is already selling this smartphone in India. If you are planning to buy one, then check out the complete specs below.

Nokia 500

Nokia 500 features a 3.2 inch display, sporting a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels, 1 GHz processor, Symbian Anna Operating System, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n, 3G connectivity, 5 megapixel camera, VGA video recording, 4x digital zoom, geo-tagging and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, 2 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, up to 7 hrs talk-time, up to 500 hours stand-by time and a 1110 mah battery.

This handset measures 53.8 x 111.3 x 14.1 mm and weighs just 93g. Nokia 500 comes with a price tag of Rs.10,200. To buy this handset, head over to this page at Flipkart.

BlackBerry Curve 9380 Launched In India For Rs.20,990

Earlier this month, Research-In-Motion (RIM) announced the new BlackBerry Curve 93800 smartphone under the popular BlackBerry Curve series. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 is the first-ever smartphone in the BlackBerry Curve family with a touch display. This handset runs on the latest BlackBerry 7 Operating System. We have a good news for the folks in India, who were eagerly waiting for the launch of this smartphone in India. RIM recently launched the much-awaited BlackBerry Curve 9380 in India. Check out the complete specs below.

Krishnadeep Baruah, Director of Marketing for India at Research In Motion, said,
These new BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve smartphones offer compact designs with faster performance, enhanced browsing and richer multimedia, as well as NFC support.

blackberry curve 9380

BlackBerry Curve 9380 features a 3.2 inch touch screen display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 360 pixels, 806 MHz processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Optical trackpad, 5 megapixel camera with flash, 4X Zoom, Image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo-tagging, VGA video recording and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, integrated GPS with A-GPS ready, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, microSD/SDHC slot, 512 MB RAM, 512 MB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory and a 1230 mAh battery.

BlackBerry Curve 9380 comes with a price-tag of Rs.20,990. This handset comes with the premium version of Documents To Go, which offers powerful document editing features as well as a native PDF document viewer. BlackBerry Curve 9380 will be available for purchase from December 1, 2011.

BlackBerry Bold 9790 Launched In India For Rs.27,490

Last week, Reasearch-In-Motion (RIM) announced the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone under the popular BlackBerry Bold series. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is the slimmer version of the popular BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone. It runs on the latest BlackBerry 7 Operating System. Within a week of its official announcement, RIM finally launched the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone in India.

“We are pleased with the response that the new BlackBerry 7 operating system is receiving from customers in India and we are very excited to introduce these three new BlackBerry 7 based models here,said Krishnadeep Baruah, Director of Marketing for India at Research In Motion.

blackberry bold 9790

BlackBerry Bold 9790 features a 2.45 inch touch screen display, sporting a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels, 1 GHz MG1 Marvel Tavor processor, BlackBerry 7 Operating System, Full QWERTY keyboard, Optical trackpad, 5 megapixel camera with flash, Continuous auto focus, Image stabilization, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo-tagging, VGA video recording, etc.

Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, Integrated GPS with A-GPS ready, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, microSD/SDHC slot, 768 MB RAM, 8 GB eMMC, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory and a 1230 mAh battery.

BlackBerry Bold 9790 comes with a price tag of Rs.27,490. This handset will be available for purchase from December 1, 2011. Are you planning to buy this handset? Let us know your views in the comments section below.