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Intex Aqua V4 with 3.5-inch Display and KitKat in India for Rs 2699

Intex has launched a entry level KitKat phone, dubbed as Aqua V4 Intex. It is available online in India via eBay with a price Rs 2699.

Intex Aqua V4The Intex Aqua V4 features a 3.5-inch HVGA (320 x 480 pixels) touchscreen screen display, which is powered by a 1GHz Spreadtrum SC7715 processor. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS. The smartphone houses a 2-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and a VGA front-facing camera onboard. It supports dual SIM (WCDMA+GSM) with dual standby functionality.

The Aqua V4 is equipped with 256MB of RAM and also comes with 512MB of internal storage, which is further expandable using 32GB of memory card. In terms of connectivity options, the handset includes 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth with A2DP, and GPS. It comes pre-loaded with Opera Mini, OLX and other Intex apps too.

The Intex Aqua V4 is 10.95 mm thick and weighs 107 grams. It is backed by a 1200 mAh battery only. It comes in White with Dark Grey, Silver Black, Grey Black and Gold Black color options.

Key specifications of Intex Aqua V4 :

  1. 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen screen display
  2. 320 x 480 pixels resolution
  3. 1GHz Spreadtrum SC7715 processor
  4. Android 4.4 KitKat OS
  5. 2-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash
  6. 0.3 MP front-facing camera
  7. dual SIM (WCDMA+GSM) with dual standby
  8. 256MB RAM
  9. 512MB ROM
  10. 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth with A2DP, and GPS
  11. 10.95 mm thick
  12. weighs 107 grams
  13. 1200 mAh battery

Allview Launches P4 Life with 4-inch Display in Romania with a price tag 399 RON

Allview has unveiled two new smartphone, the P4 Life and the P5 Life. Both the phones have been priced at 399 RON (about 109 US Dollar or Rs. 6,900) and 499 RON (about 137 US Dollar or Rs. 8,660) respective. Company also promises for Android 5.0 Lollipop update for these handset in 2015, but no specific date. It will be also available in selected European countries.

The Allview P4 Life uses 4-inch IPS LCD (800×480 pixels) touchscreen display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It is powered by a Cortex-A7 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor, coupled with Mali-400 GPU and 1GB of RAM. It is running on Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS, which is further upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop in future.

P4 Life comes with micro dual-SIM (WCDMA+GSM) slot, that features dual standby functionality. It houses a 5-megapixel OV5648 rear camera with Touchfocus and Flash; while there is a VGA front-facing camera is also fixed for video chatting. Built-in 8GB internal storage is also expandable with up to 32 GB of microSD card.

Fueled by a 1600 mA Li-ion battery, once Allview P4 Life is fully charged, able to deliver up to 165 hrs of standby and up to 435 min of talk-time. In terms of connectivity options, the phone has FM Radio with RDS, WiFi, Wi-Fi Direct, WiFi Display, Bluetooth, micro-USB v2.0, Mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, 3G, Hot-knot and 3.5mm audio jack.

The smartphone supports proximity, ambient light, accelerometer, magnetic and G-sensor. It measures 120.9 * 57.6 * 9.3mm dimensions and weight is 125.2 gms.

Key specifications of Allview P4 Life :

  1. 4-inch IPS LCD display
  2. 800×480 pixels resolution / Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  3. Cortex-A7 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor / Mali-400 GPU
  4. 1GB RAM / 8 GB ROM
  5. Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS
  6. dual-SIM (WCDMA+GSM) with dual standby
  7. 5-megapixel rear camera / 0.3 MP front camera
  8. 1600 mA Li-ion battery
  9. FM Radio with RDS, WiFi, Wi-Fi Direct, WiFi Display, Bluetooth, micro-USB v2.0
  10. Mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, 3G, Hot-knot and 3.5mm audio jack
  11. 9.3 mm thickness / weight 125.2 gms

Lenovo Miix 3 10.1-inch Windows 8.1 Tablet with keyboard in India at Rs. 21,999

Lenovo has launched a new tablet, dubbed as Miix 3. It comes in 8-inches and 10.1-inch display. Currently, bigger size slate is available in India with a price Rs. 21,999.

Lenovo Miix 3

The Lenovo Miix 3 (10.1″) is equipped with 2MP HD camera at the front. It is powered by an Intel Atom Z3700 processor and coupled with 2 GB of RAM. It is equipped with 32GB eMMC internal storage and features a big 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) full HD IPS display. It has an expansion slot that supports up to 64GB of microSD card.

The Lenovo Miix 3 runs on Windows 8.1 operating system and has pre-installed Microsoft Office 365. It has also a detachable Keyboard. Connectivity options include WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. Notably, there is no SIM slot and GPS are available.

The handset is backed by a 6800mAh battery that supports up to 7 hours of usage. It measures 256.8 x 172 x 9.2 mm and weighs 549 grams with battery.

Lenovo Miix 3 specifications

  1. 10.1-inch Full HD IPS multi-touch display with 180-degree viewing angle
  2. 1920×1200 pixels resolution
  3. up to 1.8 GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F processor
  4. 2GB RAM / 32GB ROM
  5. Keyboard Dock
  6. Windows Phone 8.1 with Bing
  7. 2MP HD front-facing camera
  8. dual Band WiFi 802.11b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, Micro HDMI-out, 2 x USB 2.0 in keyboard

The Lenovo Miix 3 is only 9.2mm thin and weight is 374.5 gms without keyboard. It has aluminium body. It comes in Black color and is available for Rs. 21,999 from Lenovo Store.

Walton Primo RX4 with octa-core SoC and Android 5.1 Lollipop Bangladesh

Walton has listed a new hi-end smartphone in the company website of Bangladesh. However, there is no word on its pricing and availability details in its homeland.

The Walton Primo RX4 functions a 5-inchess High Definition (1280*720 pixels) OGS screen that’s rolled under Real Dark IPS. For safety, the smart phone comes in the front with 3rd Gen Gorilla Glass and Dragontrail Glass is installed in the back.

Walton Primo RX4

The Primo RX4 facilitates cross dual sim (mini + nano / TF card) with double 3G stand-by function. The phone runs on the most up-to-date Google’s Android 5.1 Lollipop OS and a 1.4 GHz Octa-Core processor is driving the phone.

Casing a 13 MP BSI Autofocus back camera with LED flash, it also equips a 5MP front camera. It additionally comprise 2GB of Memory and Arm 450 GPU for better graphics performance. The integrated 16GB storage is further expanding with up to 32GB of micro-sd card. It’s designed with Gyroscope, Light Gravity and Magnetic sensors.

A 2500mAh Li-Poly (Lithium-Polymer) is running the Walton Primo RX4 smart-phone. Connection choices Bluetooth V4.0, WLAN, wifi Hot-Spot, MicroUSB v2.0, GPS, AGPS and Radio can be found.

The smart phone quantifies 142.7 x 70.2 x 7.3 mm so when 129.75 gms fat. It comes in Black color.

Acer Announced Liquid E600 – the Sleek New Smartphone with 4G LTE

Acer has announced its new smartphone, Liquid E600, the Sleek New Phone with 4G LTE, without any price. Along with Liquid E600, the company has announced Liquid E700, Liquid Z200, Liquid X1 and Liquid Jade phones and Iconia Tab 8 tablet. According to news, all these devices are scheduled to launch in Q3 2014, and run Android 4.4 KitKat OS.

Acer Liquid E600 Smartphone
Acer Liquid E600 Smartphone

According to Acer, Liquid E600 smartphone is compatible with the latest LTE Cat 4 standard, able to deliver download speed up to 150 Mbps and upload up to 50 Mbps. With AcerFLOAT technology and ultra-fast internet, users are able to multi-task by checking out their favorite social media site and streaming music whilst checking their messages or answer incoming calls from friends and family.

The Liquid E600 equipped with a 5-inch screen with 480×854 pixels resolution and IPS technology, which provides clear wide viewing angles. The phone houses a 8MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash light to take detailed landscape photos with HDR mode, or clear and crisp videos even in low-light with f2.0 aperture. With the AcerRAPID, users are able to capture photos at any time with one click, and to launch their preferred apps without touching their screen. The device has also a front camera.

The Liquid E600 sports a quad-core processor, alongside Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 chipset clocked at 1.2GHz with 1 GB of RAM. The phone comes with 4GB ROM, the internal storage can be upgraded upto 32 GB via an external memory card.

The Java supported phone runs on Android KitKat 4.4 OS out-of-the-box. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/ g/ n, GPS, Bluetooth, 3.5mm ear-jack, 3G and single GSM SIM are connectivity options.

The Liquid E600 also boasts Proximity, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensors.

In addition, the Liquid E600 uses AcerFLOAT technology which allows app windows to stay open, making it perfect for multitasking. Caller notification ensures users will not be interrupted by incoming calls as a mini-window appears allowing users to choose whether to answer or reply with a quick message.

For those who need to use their phone a lot, users can enjoy more thanks to the Liquid E600’s long-lasting battery (2500mAh non-removable). The Liquid E600 also comes equipped with Swype Keyboard, meaning users only have to swipe around the keyboard in order to type, making the Liquid E600 the perfect solution for new smartphone users. Its wight is 156gm.

The key features and specifications of Acer Liquid E600 Smartphone :
  1. 4G-LTE cat.4 for ultimate connectivity speed
  2. Modern and sleek design
  3. 5-inch display with IPS technology
  4. Quad-core processor
  5. AcerFLOAT and AcerRAPID™ design
  6. lasting battery with up to 6 hours of talk-time

Spice Stellar 445 – a 4-Inch Smartphone with Quad-Core SoC Launched at Rs 5299

The Spice – Indian network and smartphone provider, has launched its another smartphone of Stellar series, Spice Stellar 445 with a price of Rs 5299 in India, will be available from first week of July.

Spice Stellar 445 With 4-Inch Screen and Quad-Core SoC Launched at Rs 5299
Spice Stellar 445 With 4-Inch Screen and Quad-Core SoC Launched at Rs 5299

The latest smartphone from Spice; Stellar 445 comes is a 3G phone, sports a 4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) touchscreen display and 262K colours.

The Stellar 445 is powered with the Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core SoC, clocked at 1.2 GHz of speed, combined with 512MB of RAM.

The smartphone comes with dual-SIM (GSM+WCDMA) functionality; runs of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box.

It boasts a 3.2-megapixel rear camera without flash, also houses an 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling through Skype and useful for selfies.

The Stellar 445 comes with inbuilt storage of 4GB capacity, can be expanded via microSD card up to 32GB.

Commenting on the launch, T M Ramakrishnan, CEO, Devices, Spice Retail Ltd, said, “This is the first 10.16 cm smartphone from Spice with a quad-core processor that enables multitasking and faster speed. The idea to empower every Indian through their smartphones has been our engine of growth and we have been working towards it by proliferating data services through our 3G enabled handsets.”

Connectivity options on this Spice’s Stellar 445 included are 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3.5mm headphone-jack, FM Radio, Micro-USB, Bluetooth, GPRS, EDGE and A-GPS.

The new budget cellphone is available in Black and White colour variants.

It is backed by a 1500mAh battery. The handset comes with Proximity and Accelerometer sensors.

The Spice Stellar 445 also comes pre-loaded with apps such as OLX, WhatsApp and Spice Cloud, which offers 2GB of free cloud storage.

Previous month, Spice has launched its first Android 4.4 KitKat-based smartphone, the Stellar Mi-600, with a price of Rs 9999.