Nokia's Budget Smartphone Asha 501 Pre-Order Opens, Priced ₹5,199

Nokia's much awaited budget smartphone Asha 501 has finally opened up for pre-order on its official website with a price-tag of ₹5,199. It sports a QVGA (320x240p) two-point capacitive touch screen having a pixel density of 133 ppi (pixels per inch). It runs on the new Asha software platform v1.0 and houses 64 MB RAM and a microSD slot which enables users to expand memory space up to 32GB. Jun 22, 2013

Micromax Canvas 4 A117 Spotted at Online Store

Popular online store Saholic has listed the much anticipated next generation Micromax Canvas 4 A117 smartphone on its website.Before the company could officially launch the smartphone, Spice Group owned e-commerce website Saholic has went ahead to reveal the speculated features of the Canvas 4 A117. The retailer also mentions that the coveted Micromax device will be up for sale by 30 June, but chose to remain silent regarding the details of its price. Jun 22, 2013

Lava's Gesture Control Smartphone Iris 504Q Up for Grabs; Priced ₹13,499

Lava's recently unveiled gesture control smartphone Iris 504Q is now up for sale in multiple online stores in India.Popular e-retailers, Saholic and Snapdeal have begun the sales of the new Lava smartphone for ₹13,499 whereas others such as Flipkart and Infibeam have opened the pre-order window and have mentioned that the delivery of smartphones is expected begin from next week. Jun 22, 2013

HTC's Dual-Core Smartphone Desire XC Available for ₹16,249

HTC's Dual-core mid-range smartphone Desire XC has set its foot in to the Indian market.As of now, popular online shopping market, Snapdeal is offering the HTC handset for 16,249. Desire XC sports 4.0-inch WVGA LCD screen and runs on Android mobile OS v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich powered by a 1650 mAh battery. Jun 22, 2013
A man checks a map as he walks past an advertising of the new Sony Xperia Z at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week. (Credit: Reuters)

Sony Xperia ZL Gets Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean Update

In the past few months, Japanese smartphone maker Sony has been rolling out firmware updates to older Xperia models. And now, 2013 device Xperia ZL has reportedly received the latest Jelly Bean v4.2.2 OS update. Jun 21, 2013

Micromax's New Teaser Snapshot Hints Canvas 4's Innovative Screen Lock Feature

The new promotional picture of the Micromax phone seems to take a potshot at Apple, Android and BlackBerry smartphones, which have horizontal slide, swipe and button based screen un-locking techniques. The new picture tagline read as - "Slide, Swipe, Press to unlock....What's next?" hinting that Canvas 4 might come with an innovative screen un-locking feature, most probably a finger-print or a face-recognition based scanner. Jun 20, 2013

Micromax A116 Canvas HD vs. Intex Aqua i5: How do They Stack-up?

Micromax's flagship A116 Canvas HD handset still managed to remain as the most sought-after device in the market. But with the launch of the low-cost Intex Aqua i5 along with Intex's advertisement campaigns, it might pose a threat to the Micromax phone sales. Jun 20, 2013