Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Digiflip pro: Affordable but powerful tablet from Flipkart

Flipkart and Intel have introduced a range new Intel powered affordable but powerful tablets. The base model costs only INR 5,999/- and comes with a host of offers and free bees. A very good buy for kids, or people who want a bigger screen for their computing needs.

Redmi 1s: Now going to be sold at INR 5,999

Flipkart and Xiomi have announced pre-registration of Redmi 1s and is not priced at INT 5,999/-
At this price it is made to kill off the Moto E market.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Intex Cloud FX : most inexpensive smartphone in India

Intex has announced the availability of Cloud FX on snapdeal ( At 1999 ₹ it is the cheapest smartphone and is powered by Firefox OS. 
I think this is definitely a phone that I would recommend over a feature phone. I will be reviewing this handset over the coming weeks, so stay tuned. 

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Redmi 1s: The new affordable flagship?

Mi India has just listed Redmi 1s for 6,999 INR (see, exactly the price for which Moto E is selling. While the spec sheet of Redmi 1s beats Moto E in every respect with a wide margin, the only forte remaining for Moto E is guaranteed OS update.

Spice Fire One : the first Firefox phone in India

Multiple media outlets are reporting that Spice Fire One is officially launched by Spice Mobiles (see: and

This is the first Firefox phone to be launched officially in India with an MRP of 2,299. With this price it easily beats out feature phones. I have not yet had a change to look at the device, but once it is available online I might be able to tell how good is the device.

Apart from the price the reason I am interested in Firefox is because it is totally opensource and community created as opposed to Android, which I classify as only 'partially open'. Jolla is also another interesting opensource platform, but their target is more mid-range rather than affordable segment.

Update: It seems the device will be available from starting from 29th of August.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Karbonn A1 + Super : another affordable Kitkat

Feature phones are dead. They are really. If you plan to get a feature phone, you may as well be dumb, or might really want some super good battery life.
Karboon A1 + Super is just another reason to not get a feature phone but a full smartphone with the latest Android OS on it. That too well below 4K INR.

Magic Swift: Kitkat @ 3K INR

Yes, the prices of the smartphone claiming to run Kitkat Android OS are hitting a new low. This time it is plain 3K ( And it has possibly everything you need.