Week in Mobiles: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro launched, JioPhone on Amazon and more (Feb 12-18, 2018)

Let’s do a quick recap of everything important from the world of mobile last week!

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In what could be one of the most exciting news in smartphone space this year, Xiaomi announced two new handsets last week – the Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro – in India. Meanwhile, Motorola expanded their smartphone line-up in the country with the Moto Z2 Force, and there was more. So, let’s do a quick recap of everything important from the world of mobile last week:

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro in India

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Product Shots

Finally, Xiaomi’s most-awaited Redmi Note 5 saw the light of the day in India. But the biggest surprise came in form of Redmi Note 5 Pro, which seems like a true successor to their Redmi Note 4. The Redmi Note 5 price in India starts at Rs 9,999 whereas the Redmi Note 5 Pro starts at Rs 13,999. Xiaomi also announced their Mi TV 4 in India. The sale begins February 22. Continue reading…

Oppo A71 with AI Beauty feature comes to India

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Oppo announced a decent spec-ed Oppo A71 in the Indian market. The main highlight, it comes with an AI Beauty feature to generate up to 200 facial features for the camera. It comes in Black and Gold colour options and cost Rs 9,990. Although it has an attractive price tag, it may face stiff competition from brands like Xiaomi and Amazon’s 10.or. Continue reading…

Motorola unveils Z2 Force in the Indian market

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Lenovo-owned Motorola launched their Moto Z2 Force in India at the price of Rs 34,999. The biggest attraction of this handset should be its shatterproof display, something they call ‘ShatterShield’ technology. It also bundles TurboPower Pack Moto Mod worth Rs 5,999 for no extra charges. The handset is up for grabs via Flipkart and Moto Hub Stores. Continue reading…

Reliance now sells JioPhone on Amazon

JioPhone

Reliance has started selling their highly popular feature phone, JioPhone on Amazon. The move came shortly after they partnered with a digital wallet company MobiKwik recently. Amazon users can shop with their Pay balance and get Rs 50 cashback, which is valid if you buy one before February 28, 2018. Prime users can avail one-day guaranteed deliveries across select pin codes. Continue reading…

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S may not launch at MWC 2018

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S
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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is making the headlines lately, however, indianexpress.com reported Xiaomi won’t be launching any new smartphone at the upcoming MWC 2018. Of all the rumours about this mysterious Xiaomi handset, here are the 3 key things that seem credible for now. Continue reading…