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”

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.

Obi Octopus S520 launched in India

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Obi Mobiles has announced the launch of its first smartphone, Octopus S520 in India. Obi Mobiles has been co-founded by John Sculley, former Apple CEO.

Obi Octopus S520 features a 5 inch HD IPS display. The phone runs latest Android 4.4 KitKat on a 1.7GHz octa core  processor and 1GB RAM. It has got 8GB of internal storage which is expandable via micro SD slot.

Obi Octopus S520 comes with 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, 1800mAh battery. The phone supports 3G, dual SIM, WiFi, Bluetooth.

“S520 is a beautifully designed product. It is engineered to highest quality specifications to reliably deliver a superior performance. This flagship device is an affirmation of our stated commitment to extend the best in class smartphone experience. From hardware specifications to the quality of accessories there are no compromises whatsoever, because we know our young customers conduct their lives around their smartphones,” said Ajay Sharma, CEO, Obi Mobiles.

Obi octopus S520 has been priced in India at INR 11,990 and is available on Snapdeal. Obi is giving a flip case and a screen protector with the phone.

Panasonic P81 5.5 inch octa-core smartphone for INR 18,990

panasonic p81

Panasonic has launched P81 in the country. Panasonic P81 features a 5.5 inch HD display, powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. P81 runs the dated Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. P81 also comes with dual SIM support. P81 has got 8GB of internal storage expandable via micro SD slot and is fueled by a 2500 mAh battery.

“With the launch of the Panasonic P81, we have reached yet another milestone as this is the first model of the “P” series featured with octa-core processor. The introduction of this model reiterates our commitment to keep innovating as we believe that it is a direct result of the consumers’ needs, and customer centricity has to be at the core of developing products for the Indian consumer,” said Manish Sharma, Managing Director, Panasonic India.

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On the imaging front, P81 is equipped with a 13MP rear camera with AF, LED flash and a 2MP front camera.

Panasonic P81 has been priced at INR 18,990. In this price, you also get freebies worth Rs. 11,900 which include 6 month Evernote Premium subscription, one month of free downloads from Hungama. Panasonic is also giving a flip cover and a screen  protector with the P81 smartphone.

Gionee launches Elife S5.5, World’s thinnest smartphone in India

gionee Elife S5.5 india launch

Chinese phone maker Gionee has announced the launch of Elife S5.5, world’s thinnest smartphone in India today. Elife S5.5 is just 5.5 mm thick. The announcement was made at an event held in Goa. Elife S5.5 was introduced last month. Elife S5.5 features a 5 inch FHD Super AMOLED display protected by Corning Glass 3. The 1.7GHz octa-core processor on Elife S5.5 makes the smartphone a top-notch performer.

Elife S5.5 runs on Amigo OS. The Amigo OS is based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and includes compelling shortcuts, homescreens apart from the usual ones. Elife S5.5 has got 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Elife S5.5 has a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP on the front. A 2300 mAh battery fuels the Elife S5.5. A mere 5.5 mm thickness and 130 grams of weight with a 5 inch screen makes Elife S5.5 ultra portable.


Gionee Elife S5.5 Key Specifications, Price and Availability :

5 inch FHD Super AMOLED

1.7 GHz octa-core


Android 4.2 based Amigo OS

13MP rear camera, 5MP front facing

16 GB internal storage

WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, OTG

2300 mAh battery

5.5 mm thickness, 130 grams


Gionee has priced Elife S5.5 in India at INR 22,999 and will hit the stores on 27 April. The Elife S5.5 will be available in five colour variants – Black, Blue, White, Pink and Purple.