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While HMD Global sent out press invites earlier this month for a Nokia event on June 13, the company has now confirmed that it will be launching Nokia smartphones at this event. This means that the company can expectedly launch its Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3 Android smartphones finally in India next week. HMD Global invites doesn't mention the devices, but only says "welcome the new era of Nokia Smartphones." To recall, the new Nokia 3310 was launched in India in mid-May at a price of Rs. 3,310 via offline stores. Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 price in India A report by NokiaPowerUser also says the Nokia 6 price in India will be between Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 16,000. On the other hand, the India price of Nokia 5 will be around Rs. 12,000, while Nokia 3 will cost about Rs. 9,000. Nokia 6, the best-specced of the new Nokia Android phones, has a 5.5-inch full-HD screen with 2.5D design and Gorilla Glass protection, and a fingerprint sensor. The smartphone was priced at EUR 229 …

Polaroid Enters LED TV, Monitor Market in India

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US-based consumer products maker Polaroid on Friday forayed into LED TVs and monitors segment in the Indian market. The company has tied-up with Indian manufacturing company Powerful Technologies Pvt Ltd, an authorised Polaroid licensee, to assemble and manufacture LED TVs and monitors in their Noida factory, Polaroid  said in a statement.
Initially six models have been launched - three Polaroid LED TV models and three monitor models. The products are currently available on e-commerce platform Amazon. It will be available on other online retailers, besides distribution and retail channels. The LED TVs are priced at between Rs. 7,999 and Rs. 13,999, while the LED monitors are priced at Rs. 3,499-Rs. 4,599. "India is one of the fastest growing markets worldwide, and we are confident that local partnerships are the right way to tap into this growing market and further introduce the Polaroid brand to India," Polaroid President and CEO Scott W Hardy said. Powerful Technologies i…

iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus, HP, Lenovo Laptops, and More Tech Deals

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The season of electronics sales may be over, but that doesn't mean you won't get deals on popular smartphones, laptops, and other gadgets. Scour the popular e-commerce websites and you will find discounts on iPhones, laptops, audio products, and wearables. If you are in the market for laptops or smartphones, it may indeed be a good time to take the plunge and get yourself some new gadgets. Here are some excellent deals on Windows laptops from HP and Lenovo, and even better discounts on iPhone 7 Plus, and more.
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Apple iPhone 7 32GB
Paytm is currently offering the lowest effective price on the Apple iPhone 7 32GB. You can grab one for as low as Rs. 40,500 (effective after cashback). The iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch display, and is powered by Apple's A10 processor coupled with M10 motion co-processor. The iPhone 7 includes a 12-megapixel primary camera and a 7-megapixel front-facing camera for video calls. The camera also includes support for optical image stabil…

Microsoft might be rethinking how users interact with Cortana

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Cortana might be getting a makeover. Two separate reports today from Thurrott and Windows Centralmention the possibility of a changed UI for Cortana that’ll make it more conversational. Generally, both stories allude to the idea that Microsoft is trying to make it easier to both discover and regularly interact with its virtual assistant. Windows Central reports that Microsoft is producing a more conversational UI for Cortana that’ll resemble Google Assistant on Android. Although users can already type a question to Cortana, the new interface might more closely resemble a texting conversation, like Allo. These written responses could be accompanied by a voice reply. Voice input will still exist, as well. Meanwhile, Thurrott says that in addition to making its interface more conversational, Microsoft is considering relocating the assistant in Windows 10 to the system tray, near the clock. This would make it harder for users to hide the assistant. We don’t have confirmation or a release …

Reliance Jio 4G Feature Phones' Specifications, Price Leaked

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The Reliance Jio 4G VoLTE feature phones, rumoured to be in the works since January, will reportedly hit the markets soon. Reliance Retail, the company behind Lyf range of phones, will soon be launching the feature phones in two variants, which are already in production - according to a report by 91mobiles. The Mukesh Ambani-backed company is aiming to tap the rural market with these low-cost feature phones, which are said to come bundled with Reliance Jio 4G SIM as well as Jio apps. Reliance Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone price According to the report, the Reliance Jio 4G VoLTE-enabled feature phones will be available with Qualcomm and Spreadtrum chipsets inside. The model with the Qualcomm chip will cost $28 (roughly Rs. 1,800), while the Spreadtrum variant will be a little cheaper at $27 (approximately Rs. 1,740). The company will sell the handsets at subsidised prices initially, as it has with the Reliance Jio 4G mobile services, in a bid to increase its telecom user base of around 1…