HTC One X Launched In India For Rs.37,899

HTC recently launched the much-awaited HTC One X in India. This handset comes with a 4.7 inch Super LCD touchscreen display as well as a 1.5 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad-Core processor. It is the first device in the HTC One range of smartphones. HTC One X was announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 in Barcelona. This handset runs on the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. Within 2 months of its official announcement, the powerful HTC One X is already available for purchase in India.

“One of the key objectives for the HTC One series, was to enable the user to remember their best moments in life easily, whether it be capturing a photo or listening to a song, so it was crucial for us to improve these emotional experiences with an amazing camera and authentic sound experience,” said Faisal Siddiqui, Country Manager of HTC India.

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HTC One X features a 4.7 inch Super LCD HD display, sporting a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass, 1.5 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad-Core processor, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, HTC Sense 4, 8 megapixel camera, Full HD (1080p) video recording, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, NFC (Near Field Communication), HDMI, DLNA connectivity, microUSB 2.0, 1 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, 25 GB DropBox cloud storage, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, Internal GPS Antenna, HTC Watch, Beats audio and a 1800 mAh battery.

HTC One X customers will get 25 GB of free Dropbox space for two years. This handset is available in 2 different colors – Polar White and Glamour Grey. The HTC One X comes with a price-tag of Rs.42,999, but you can easily get this device at a best buy price of Rs.37,899.

Motorola Defy Mini Now Available In The UK For £162

Do you still remember the Motorola Defy Mini smartphone? Yes, we are talking out the same rugged device which was announced earlier this year by Motorola at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 in Las Vegas. This handset is not the successor, but the compact version of the widely popular Motorola Defy smartphone.

The Motorola Defy Mini runs on the Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) Operating System and it comes with the Motorola’s MotoSwitch user interface, instead of the Motoblur UI found in the original Motorola Defy smartphone. Motorola Defy Mini is a dustproof and water resistant smartphone, which comes with the famous Gorilla Glass display.

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This handset was expected to go on sale from February in most of the European and Asian markets, however it got delayed due to some unknown reasons. After waiting for nearly 2 months, this handset is finally available for purchase in the UK. Clove, a popular online retailer have already started selling this affordable rugged smartphone for the folks living in the UK. If you are still unaware of the features, then check out the complete specs after the break.

Motorola Defy Mini features a 3.2 inch HVGA display with scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass, sporting a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels, 600 MHz processor, Android 2.3.6 (Gingerbread) Operating System, MotoSwitch user interface, 5 megapixel camera with digital zoom and flash, VGA front-facing camera for video calls, 512 MB of RAM, 512 MB of ROM and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, FM Radio, MicroUSB, DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance), A-GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G connectivity, Ambient light, proximity sensor, Stereo Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Google Play Store, up to 10 hours talktime, up to 21 days stand-by time and a 1650 mAh battery.

The Motorola Defy Mini comes with a price tag of £162 (approx. $260) in the UK. To get this smartphone, head over to this page at Clove.

HTC One X And One V Coming To India On April 2

Last month, HTC announced the new HTC One range of smartphone at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 in Barcelona. The HTC One X, HTC One S and HTC One V are the first three members of the HTC One family. These devices will go on sale from next month in most of the European and American markets. However, the release date of these devices in India were not announced by the company.

The HTC One X and One S are high-end smartphones, while the HTC One V is a mid-range phone. These devices runs on the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. Recently at a press event in Singapore, HTC confirmed that the much awaited One X and One V smartphones will go on sale from early-April in India.

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HTC One X comes with a 4.7 inch Super LCD HD display, sporting a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, 1.5 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad-Core processor, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, HTC Sense 4 UI, 8 megapixel camera with full HD (1080p) video recording, 1 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, 25 GB DropBox cloud storage, HDMI, DLNA connectivity and a 1800 mAh battery.

HTC One V features a 3.7 inch touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1 GHz processor, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, HTC Sense 4 UI, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with LED flash, HD (720p) video recording and playback, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB internal memory, Beats Audio, Bluetooth 4.0, 25 GB DropBox cloud storage, A-GPS and a 1500 mAh battery.

HTC One X and HTC One V will go on sale from April 2 in India. HTC has not yet announced the price and availablity of the HTC One S smartphone. The HTC One X will come with a price tag of Rs.35,000. On the other hand, the HTC One V will be available for just Rs.17,000. Stay tuned for more updates.

Motorola RAZR Price Drops To Rs.27,749 In India

Last year, Motorola launched the powerful Motorola RAZR smartphone in India. This handset comes with a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display as well as a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. The Motorola RAZR is the company’s thinnest smartphone with just 7.1mm thickness. This handset runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. However, Motorola has already announced the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) upgrade plans for this amazing handset.

The Motorola RAZR was launched during the Q4 of 2011 in India. This handset originally comes with a price-tag of Rs.33,990. However, Motorola recently reduced the price of this device in India. If you are still unaware of the features, then check out the complete specs below.

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Motorola RAZR features a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display, sporting a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, Android 2.3.5 (Gingerbread) OS, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 801.11 b/g/n, 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Full HD (1080p) video recording and playback, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video calls and much more.

Other features include a 3.5mm headset jack, 1 GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, 11.5GB user available memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Corporate Sync, DLNA, Stereo Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR, GPS with aGPS, Google Play Store, up to 13.5 days of standby time, up to 10 hours of talk-time and a 1780 mAh battery.

Flipkart, a popular online retailer is currently selling the Motorola RAZR for just Rs.27,749 in India. If you are looking for a powerful smartphone in the sub-30k price range, then Motorola RAZR is one of the best options. To get this handset, head over to this page at Flipkart.

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Now Available At T-Mobile For $149.99

Earlier this year, Samsung announced the Galaxy S Blaze 4G smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 in Las Vegas. This handset is exclusively available for the T-Mobile subscribers in the US. The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G currently runs on the old Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. However, the device will get the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update in the coming months.

This handset is finally available for purchase for T-Mobile customers. The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G comes pre-loaded with a some useful apps such as Yelp, DropBox, Evernote, Square, TripIt, Camscanner, and LinkedIn. If you are planning to buy one, then check out the complete specs after the break.

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Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G features a 3.97 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display, 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor, 42 Mbps HSPA+ connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 5 megapixel camera with 4x digital zoom, flash and advanced shooting modes, HD (720p) video recording and playback, 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera for video chat, and so on.

Other features include a 3.5 mm headset jack, FM Radio with RDS, Samsung Kies Air, Google Play Store, Bluetooth 2.1, Micro SD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, micro USB, A-GPS, full HTML web browser, up to 230 hrs of stand-by time, up to 7 hrs of talk-time and a 1750 mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G is T-Mobile’s third smartphone to take advantage of 42Mbps HSPA+ technology. T-Mobile customers can buy this device for $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and a 2 year service agreement. However, you will get an additional discount of $30, if you order this device from T-Mobile’s online store. To get this handset, head over to this page at T-Mobile.

5 Million Samsung Galaxy Note Units Shipped Globally

Last year, Samsung launched its first phone/tablet hybrid device, the Samsung Galaxy Note. This device was originally announced at the IFA 2011 in September and it was later released in October in most of the European and Asian markets. Earlier this year, we reported that Samsung managed to sell 1 million units of Galaxy Note even before launching the device in the American market. Samsung also sold 700,000 units of this smartphone in its home country alone.

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Samsung announced the LTE version of the Galaxy Note at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 in Las Vegas. Within few days of its launch in the US, Samsung announced that the company managed to sell 2 million units of this device globally. This device is selling like hot cakes in its home country as well as in France, Germany, Taiwan and Hong Kong. However, the sales of this device was quite low, compared to the sales of Samsung Galaxy S II.

Today, Samsung has reached another milestone. The company finally managed to ship 5 million units of this device globally. This is not the exact number of devices sold to the customers, but it is the number of devices sold to operators, retailers etc. It took nearly 5 months for the company to reach the 5 million milestone. The sales of Galaxy Note doubled after the device was launched in the United States.

Samsung announced that the company managed to grab about 67 percent of the smartphone market share in Korea. Samsung also holds the number one position in countries like China, France and Spain. The company will launch the LTE variant of the Galaxy Note in Japan next month exclusively for the NTT Docomo customers.

HTC One X And HTC One S Up For Pre-Order At Vodafone And Three UK

Last month, HTC announced 3 new smartphone in its latest HTC One family, the HTC One X, HTC One S and HTC One V. All of these handsets runs on the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. The HTC One X and One S are high-end smartphones, while the HTC One V is a mid-range phone. HTC has announced that these device will be available for purchase from Q2 of 2012. Now, Vodafone and Three have already started taking pre-orders of the HTC One X and One S in the UK. If you are still unaware of the features, then check out the complete specs below.

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Sylvia Chind, head of handsets at Three said, “The new HTC One X and HTC One S are two of the hottest smartphones for 2012. Our new worry free data plans make Three the network of choice for these innovative handsets as they give customers the freedom to explore and enjoy the mobile internet without ever having to worry about surprise data charges. Demand will be high so we’re delighted that we can offer customers the chance to be one of the first to get their hands on one.”

HTC One X comes with a 4.7 inch Super LCD HD display, sporting a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, 1.5 GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad-Core processor, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, HTC Sense 4 UI, 8 megapixel camera with full HD (1080p) video recording, 1 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, 25 GB DropBox cloud storage, HDMI, DLNA connectivity and a 1800 mAh battery.

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HTC One S features a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display, sporting a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels, 1.5 GHz Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, HTC Sense 4.0, 8 megapixel camera, VGA front-facing camera, 3.5mm headset jack, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory, Bluetooth 3.0, Play Store, 25 GB DropBox cloud storage and more.

You can get these device for free on Three UK with a 2 year service agreement and a monthly plan starting from £24. On the other hand, Vodafone is offering the HTC One X and One S for free with a 2 year service agreement and a monthly plan of £41 and £36 respectively. You will get a free pair of urBeats headphones, if you pre-order any of these devices from Vodafone. Three UK customers can pre-order these smartphones from Three stores or by calling 0800 358 4339.

HTC Wind Leaked Pics And Specs Emerge

HTC is expected to launch a mid-range Android smartphone in China. This handset will be called as the HTC Wind smartphone. Recently, the leaked pics and specs of this device was spotted at the Taiwanese forum ePrice. This handset looks quite similar to the recently launched HTC One S smartphone. It offers a mid-range hardware along with the dual-SIM support.

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The HTC Wind runs on the latest Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Operating System. It comes with a 4 inch Super LCD WVGA display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels, 1 GHz single-core processor, 5 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3.5 mm headset jack, Play Store, Bluetooth 3.0, Beats Audio, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, MicroSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory and a 1650 mAh battery.

HTC Wind will be available for just 1999 Chinese yuan (approx. $315). This handset is not expected to launch in European and American markets. The release date of this handset is still unknown. HTC might launch this device in India and other developing countries, where dual-SIM phones are quite popular. Stay tuned for more updates.

Sony Xperia Sola Announced; Comes With Floating Touch Technology

Sony Mobile Communications recently unveiled the new Xperia Sola smartphone. Sony Xperia Sola is the company’s first device to feature the unique “Floating Touch” technology. Sony’s floating touch allows the users to navigate the web by hovering their finger above the screen, without actually touching the screen. Once the link is found, it can be highlighted and a simple tap will load the page. This handset runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS. However, Sony will roll out the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update shortly after launch.

Calum MacDougall, Head of Xperia Marketing for Sony Mobile Communications, said,

“Xperia sola comes with the power of Sony and a sense of magic with floating touch, giving consumers a fun new way to browse the web and latest technology to show off. With Xperia SmartTags out of the box and access to the latest content through Sony Entertainment Network, Xperia sola is perfect for consumers looking for ease of use and the best in entertainment in a smart and innovative smartphone.”

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Sony Xperia Sola features a 3.7 inch Reality display, sporting a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels, 1 GHz STE U8500 dual-core processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System (upgradable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS), Floating Touch, Xperia Timescape, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with Flash, 16x digital zoom, Face detection and Geotagging, HD (720p) video recording, Facebook inside Xperia, DLNA Certified, Native USB tethering, NFC (Near Field communication), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3G Connectivity and more.

Other features include a 3.5 mm audio jack, FM radio with RDS, 3D surround sound, Stereo Bluetooth with A2DP, PlayNow service, Google Play, NeoReader barcode scanner, A-GPS, Wisepilot turn-by-turn navigation, Micro USB support, 8 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, Wi-Fi Hotspot functionality, up to 40 hrs of music playback time, up to 6 hrs of video playback time, up to 6 hrs of talk-time, up to 470 hrs of stand-by time and a 1320 mAh battery.

This handset measures 116 x 59 x 9.9 mm and weighs just 107 grams. Sony Xperia Sola is NFC enabled and it comes with two NFC Xperia SmartTags. This handset will be available in 3 colors – Black, White and Red. The price of this device will be announced soon. Sony Xperia Sola will be available for purchase from Q2 of 2012. Check out the videos after the break.

Sprint Unveils The Android Powered ZTE Fury Smartphone

ZTE recently announced a new Android powered smartphone, the ZTE Fury. It is an entry-level smartphone which will be exclusively available for the Sprint customers in the US. This handset comes with a powerful 1 GHz processor as well as a 5 megapixel camera. The ZTE Fury currently runs on the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Operating System. However, the owners of ZTE Fury should not expect the device to get the Android 4.0 update ever.

“We realize that there are a lot of choices in the market when it comes to choosing the right cell phone that fits the needs of both a working parent and their family,” said David Owens, Sprint vice president-Product Development. “Providing affordable, Android-powered devices, like ZTE Fury, in our lineup helps give families the tools and information to better manage their wireless usage while still providing the style and functionality they need to keep up with their busy lives.”

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ZTE Fury features a 3.5 inch IPS capactive display, sporting a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels, 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS, 5 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 512 MB RAM, 4 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 32 GB expandable memory, WiFi 802.11 b/g, Mobile Hotspot capabilities, Bluetooth 2.1 w/ EDR, 2 GB microSD card bundled, Sprint Zone, Sprint ID, Sprint TV, Sprint Music Plus and a 1500mAh battery.

This handset measures 4.65 x 2.46 x .047 inches and weighs just 140 gms. Sprint customers can get this handset for just $19.99 with a 2 year service agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate. ZTE Fury will be available for purchase from Sunday, March 11.