Micromax Canvas A290 listed online, available for INR 12,499

micromax canvas knight cameo a290

Micromax has silently listed Canvas A290 on its website. The phone has been listed Canvas A290 under the name Canvas Knight Cameo, and not as Unite Anthem as predicted earlier. The smartphone is available in retail stores for INR 12,499 as tweeted by Manish Khatri of Mahesh Telecom. Canvas Knight Cameo is also available online on Snapdeal.com. Continue reading “Micromax Canvas A290 listed online, available for INR 12,499”

Celkon launches Millennium Dazzle Q44 for INR 6,499

Celkon Millennium Dazzle Q44

After launching Millennium Vogue, Millennium Elite and Millennium Power in the country, Celkon has launched yet another budget Android 4.4.2 KitKat smartphone. Dubbed Millennium Dazzle Q44, the smartphone comes with a 4 inch IPS OGS WVGA display, 1.3GHz quad core Cortex A7 processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal storage.

Celkon Millennium Dazzle Q44 supports dual SIM, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth and micro SD for expandable storage of upto 64GB.  The phone packs a 5MP rear camera with LED flash, 2MP front camera and a 1500mAh battery.

“We are happy to bring out yet another exciting offer for our customers. We thank Airtel for associating with us and providing free data plan for all our Millennium Dazzle customers. At Celkon we believe in innovation and our latest offering Millennium Dazzle Q44 is the most innovative, stylish, elegant, and as aptly named, has outstanding features,” said Murali Retineni, Executive Director, Celkon Mobiles.

Priced at INR 6,499 the smartphone is available online and at offline stores.

AirTel is offering 500MB of 3G data per month for two months on this phone.


XOLO launches Play 8X-1200 with Octa Core and 700 MHz Mali 450 GPU for INR 19,999

XOLO Play 8X-1200

XOLO made an addition to its Play series today by launching Play 8X-1200, targeted at hard core mobile gamers. 

XOLO Play 8X-1200 features a 5 inch Full HD IPS OGS display giving a pixel density of 441ppi. The device comes with a 2.0 GHz Octa Core MT6592T processor and Mali 450 GPU with clock speed of 700MHz. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat and has got 2GB of RAM along with 32GB internal storage.

On the imaging front, XOLO Play 8X-1200 packs a 13MP rear camera with PureCel Sensor and dual LED flash and a 5MP front camera with BSI sensor, flash and auto-focus

XOLO has included a number of sensors on this gaming smartphone : Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity and Hall Effect sensors. The phone supports 3G on its dual SIM slot, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG, AGPS and has got dual MIC. The device is 9.7mm thick. Play 8X-1200 packs a 2300mAh battery.

XOLO Play 8X-1200 has been priced at INR 19,999 and is available at XOLO authorised retails stores.

Sony Xperia E1, E1 Dual getting Android 4.4 KitKat

sony xperia e1 dual

Sony has announced in a blog post that it has started rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat update for its Xperia E1 and E1 Dual devices. The update is available Over The Air (OTA)  and through PC Companion.


The update brings :

Performance and UI optimisation

Tweaked status bar and quick settings

Sleek launch animation and livewallpaper across the lock and home screens (like on the PS4)

Option to move apps between internal storage and memory card

Sony’s native app portfolio : Messaging, Smart Connect, TrackID, Sony Select, and Battery STAMINA Mode

Sony’s Media apps: WALKMAN, Album and Movies

Sony Xperia themes with UI packs


Sony has also announced that Xperia m2 and Xperia M2 Dual will be the next in line to get KitKat update.

Note : The updates are released in phases and may take some time reaching your device.

Celkon launches Signature Two A500 for INR 5,999

Celkon launches Signature Two A500

Celkon has launched yet another budget KitKat smartphone in the country. Dubbed Signature Two A500, the smartphone has a 5 inch FWVGA display at 480×854. It runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat on a 1.3GHz MT6572M dual core processor, Mali 400 GPU and 1GB RAM. Signature Two A500 has got 8GB of internal storage expandable upto 32GB via micro SD slot.

Celkon Signature Two A500 packs a 5MP rear camera w/ LED flash, VGA front facing and a 2000mAh battery. It supports dual SIM, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth. The handset weighs 147 grams and is 9.9mm thick.

Mr. Murali Retineni, Executive Director Celkon Mobiles said, “At Celkon, our endeavor is to bring out the best each time we launch an offering. We look forward to the success of this latest model in Signature series. We always strive to combine the best in quality with the latest features to create a wow experience for our customers. The Signature A500 will certainly be a unique and engaging device for all. We are pleased to have this partnership with Flipkart to enable reaching out to the entire country with this exciting new model.”


Celkon Signature Two A500 is available exclusively on Flipkart.com. Celkon is giving a free flip cover with the phone.

Spice Smart Flo Mi-359 and Stellar Mi-451 launched with Android KitKat

Spice Smart Flow Mi-359 and Stellar Mi-451

Spice Mobiles has announced the launch of two new Android KitKat powered smartphones in the country, Smart Flo Mi-359 and Stellar Mi-451. Both the smartphones come with quad core processors.

Spice Smart Flo Mi-359 is a dual SIM smartphone with a 3.2 inch HVGA display. It has a 1.3GHz quad core processor, 256MB RAM along with 512MB internal storage expandable via micro SD slot.

Mi-359 packs a 2MP rear camera, 1.3MP front camera and a 1400mAh battery. This quad core KitKat smartphone Mi-359 has been aptly priced at INR 3,599 and is available INR 2,899 on Spice online store, Saholic.com

Spice Stellar Mi-451 is a 3G enabled dual SIM smartphone with a 4.5 inch FWVGA display. It also comes with a 1.3GHz quad core processor. Mi-451 has got 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage with micro SD slot.

Spice Mi-451 packs a 3.2MP rear camera, 2MP fron camera and a 1450mAh battery.  Spice Mi-451 has been priced at INR 6,299 and is available for INR 5,499 on Saholic.com.