HTC Desire 816 + ZTE Grand Memo II SmartPhones at #MWC 2014

Live Picture of HTC Desire 816 Launch at MWC 2014At the MWC, HTC launched its new mid-end device, Desire 816, which features 5.5″ Super LCD screen, 720p video recording, QCOM MSM8228 1.6GHz quad-core AP, dual front-facing speakers, Boom Sound, 2600 mAh battery life, and 5 MP/13 MP camera (both front/rear camera being upgraded). We view these hardware spec attractive, but pricing could be the key swing factor.

HTC M8 High End SmartPhone Features & Review
On 25 March 2014, HTC plans to announce its new flagship model, M8. We expect M8 to be slightly bigger than M7 (4.7″), and to upgrade its camera to something similar with Google’s Project Tango (two camera modules to capture the depth information). If M8 is going to support 4K video recording (more…)

Samsung Galaxy S5 + Sony Xperia Z2 + LG G Pro 2 – Flagship SmartPhones MWC 2014

Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, the mobile industry’s largest annual event took place in Barcelona. Several flagship models were launched, including Samsung’s Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia Z2, and LG’s G2 Pro, with this year’s releases focusing on incremental improvements in user experience and hardware specifications, but fewer gimmicks or breakthroughs to accelerate high-end replacements. Samsung’s innovations improved on design (dust/waterproof/colours/icons, camera upgrades, processing and connectivity and better fitness / health tools while Sony made a more modest upgrade from its (more…)

BigCommerce Next – Powering Offline Retailers to Go Online / Mobile

Big Commerce The homegrown engineering team from Aussie tech startup Bigcommerce has revealed new tools to help anyone become an online / mobile retail entrepreneur.

Called Bigcommerce Next, it’s a whole host of new tools and systems (20 new features). It rolls out today to the 50,000 stores that use this Aussie startup’s software. We’d be happy to put you in touch with one or two of them so you can see how (more…)

How Reliance Jio intends to Deploy & Use 1800Mhz Spectrum ? Voice or 4G LTE ?

Reliance Jio Home LTEReliance Jio Infocomm won 5-7MHz spectrum in 1800 band in 14 circles. These 14 circles account for 71%+ of industry revenues, and include all the metros and Category A circles.

Reliance Jio Infocomm in a press release said,
There are several mobile phones and devices available today which have the capability to operate both TD-LTE and FD-LTE technologies in 1800MHz and 2300MHz bands as well as conventional 2G / 3G networks. Rapid strides in global LTE rollouts and introduction of several new chipsets is making LTE enabled smart mobile phones and devices affordable. In any case, Wi-Fi enabled 2G/3G device can access RJIL’s services through an (more…)

Google’s India Vernacular for Android Very Soon; To get 1 Billion Indians Online

Google India Target 1 Billion IndiansSpeaking at the IIFL Investors Conference, Rajan Anandan, Managing Director, Google India said that Google’s basic objective in India is to get a billion people on the Internet. With smartphone base in India increasing rapidly, this is achievable quickly, as India is a unique country. Within two years, a majority of Internet users would be accessing the net only through their mobile. The biggest challenge and the biggest opportunity are in creating a vernacular user interface. (more…)

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