Flipkart is now taking pre-orders for Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, which were unveiled at a special event in San Francisco last week. Price in India for the Google Pixel starts at Rs. 57,000 and Flipkart is promising delivery of these smartphones by October 25.
While only three SKUs of the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL smartphones are up for pre-order on Flipkart right now, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Gadgets 360 that the rest of the SKUs will go up for pre-order later on Thursday. Google unveiled the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones in two storage capacities, and three colours, out of which we were told the Really Blue colour won’t launch in India, leaving us with two colours. So two phones, two storage capacities, and two possible colours would mean a total of eight SKUs, all of which will become available for pre-orders on Thursday.
As launch day offers, Flipkart is offering exchange discount up to Rs. 27,000 on the new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, as well as electronic gift vouchers of 10 percent of the value of the smartphone you buy for the first 1000 Pixel/ Pixel XL smartphone buyers.
To recall, the Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones sport an aluminium unibody and also feature polished glass combination at the back. Both phones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, with two cores clocked at 1.6GHz, and two cores clocked at 2.15GHz. The Pixel and Pixel XL will pack 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and sport Pixel Imprint fingerprint sensor. The smartphones sport 12.3-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX378 sensor, PDAF, a large f/2.0 aperture and 1.55-micron pixels.
Both sport an 8-megapixel front camera with a Sony IMX179 sensor, an f/2.4 aperture and 1.4-micron pixels. The Google Pixel sports a 5-inch full-HD Amoled display and the Google Pixel XL sports a 5.5-inch Quad HD Amoled display – both with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Both the models will be available with almost identical innards except the screen size and battery size.
Google has specified however that both smartphones have access to unlimited storage for full-resolution photos and videos via Google Photos. The Android 7.1 Nougat-based Pixel smartphones will come with a USB Type-C port and will include the 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphones are also IP53 rated for dust and water resistance.
Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will go up for pre-order in India starting 23:59 on Thursday night via Flipkart, Apple’s newest online partner. The latest iPhone models come in 5 colours including Jet Black and Black, with Apple having revealed the India prices for the entire iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus lineup earlier, alongside the shipping date of October 7. Flipkart has already setup a page for pre-orders.
The iPhone 7 will start at Rs. 60,000 for the 32GB variant. The iPhone 7 Plus will start at Rs. 72,000 for the same storage capacity. The 128GB and 256GB variants of the iPhone 7 will be priced at Rs. 70,000 and Rs. 80,000 respectively, while the iPhone 7 Plus will priced at Rs. 82,000 and Rs. 92,000 for the corresponding storage capacities.
To recall, Apple partnered with Flipkart earlier this month to expand the online availability of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones in India. Until recently, Apple had Infibeam as its only authorised online reseller. Apple’s tie-up with Flipkart means the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus will be available at the official launch price at the online retailer. The biggest advantage for Flipkart with the partnership will be that it can source the new iPhone models from Apple directly, instead of Apple partners. Those units still carried Apple warranty, so for end users this is unlikely to be a big change.
The new iPhone 7 series sports a refreshed design and the rear antenna bands have been redesigned to make them less prominent than before. Both the phones feature a brand new home button that uses Taptic vibrations to simulate a physical tap. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus also come with IP67 water and dust resistance.
Samsung, as expected, unveiled the new Galaxy On8 smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 15,900, the new Samsung Galaxy On8 will be available in Gold, Black and White colours. It will go on sale via Flipkart from October 2 midnight as part of the online retailer’s Big Billion Days sale.
The biggest highlight of the new Galaxy On8 is its 5.5-inch full-HD Super Amoled display that was being teased ahead of its launch. The smartphone packs metal body and Samsung claims it features diamond cut metal frames. Much like recently unveiled Samsung mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy On8 will also come with features like UDS (Ultra Data Saving) mode and S bike mode as part of the company’s “Make for India” initiatives.
Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the Galaxy On8 is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz coupled with 3GB of RAM. The handset packs 16GB inbuilt storage and comes with expandable storage up to 128GB via microSD card. The 4G-enabled Galaxy On8 smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and f/1.9 aperture. There is a 5-megapixel front camera with LED flash on board as well. Backed by a 3300mAh battery, the smartphone supports dual Micro-SIMs. It measures 151.7x76x7.8mm and weighs 169 grams. Samsung says that the Galaxy On8 also supports VoLTE.
Commenting on the launch, Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India said, “The Galaxy On8 is the perfect smartphone for consumers seeking an optimal mix of style, portability and powerful performance. The device not only looks stylish but also packs a punch with a superior consumer experience with powerful processor and vivid display. We are extremely pleased to announce the new Galaxy On8 exclusively on Flipart’s Big Billion Day Sale.”
E-commerce website Flipkart is having an exchange offer on several smartphones, tablets, laptops, and televisions. The exchange offer is valid only for Monday and Tuesday. Under the offer, interested consumers can get a new device in exchange of an old device; though the product being exchanged needs to be functional with its display intact.
Some of the smartphones available under the Flipkart exchange offer include LeEco Le 2 available at Rs. 11,999, comes with exchange offer up to Rs. 10,000, which brings down the price to Rs. 1,999; Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 available at Rs. 12,990, comes with exchange offer up to Rs. 11,000, which brings down the price to Rs. 1,990; Moto X Play 16GB available at Rs. 15,499 with flat Rs. 2,000 off while also comes with exchange offer of up to Rs. 13,000, which brings down the price to Rs. 2,499; Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus available at Rs. 7,999 after a flat Rs. 500 discount while also comes with exchange offer of up to Rs. 6,500, which brings down the price to Rs. 1,499; Honor 5C available at Rs. 10,999, comes with exchange offer of up to Rs. 10,000, which brings down the price to Rs. 999; Samsung Galaxy On7 available at Rs. 9,990 after a flat Rs. 200 discount while also comes with exchange offer of up to Rs. 8,000, which brings down the price to Rs. 1,990; Lenovo K3 Note available at Rs. 9,199 after a flat Rs. 800 off while also comes with exchange offer of up to Rs. 8,000, which brings down the price to Rs. 1,199; Nextbit Robin available at Rs. 19,999, comes with an exchange offer of up to Rs. 16,5000, which brings down the price to Rs. 3,499; Xiaomi Mi 5 available at Rs. 24,999, comes with an exchange offer up to Rs. 16,500, which brings down the price to Rs. 8,499.
Some of the tablets available under the exchange offer include Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro available at Rs. 39,990, which is available with an exchange offer of up to Rs. 10,000 and users can exchange a phone for the tablet, and Micromax Canvas P680 tablet available at Rs. 7,299, comes with an exchange offer of up to Rs. 5,000.
Some of the televisions available under the exchange offer are Vu 40-inch full-HD LED TV available at Rs. 21,989, comes with an exchange offer of up to Rs. 10,000; Samsung 40-inch full-HD Smart LED TV available at Rs. 46,989, comes with an exchange offer of up to Rs. 10,000. You can change the television models available under the Flipkart exchange offer here.
Laptops include exchange offers up to Rs. 10,000, with the Dell Inspiron 3558 available at Rs. 25,990 after up to a Rs. 4,000 exchange, and the Lenovo G50-80 available at Rs. 34,990 after a Rs. 4,000 exchange.
Huawei released the respect 5C completely on Flipkart closing month. After to begin with promoting the phone through the flash sale version, the Chinese agency has now announced that the honor 5C can be Available thru the open sale on the e-trade web page.
The cellphone changed into launched with a rate tag of Rs. 10,999. The primary flash sale became performed on June 30, and now the cellphone is To be had freely on Flipkart. The e-trade website online has additionally listed an Alternate provide which could get you a reduction of up to Rs 10,000 via replacing an old tool. Therefore, customers should purchase the respect 5C for as little as Rs. 999. Of direction, the Trade bargain relies upon at the situation and the version of the cellphone being exchanged. Flipkart mentions that the vintage smartphones must useful, their display must be intact, and their valid IMEI quantity should be regarded.
the respect 5C (Review) comes with a fifteen-month assurance, and screen substitute warranty for The first month. It turned into launched in China in April, earlier than making its way to India in June. The dual-SIM Honor 5C supports Micro-SIM playing cards with 4G LTE connectivity on each the SIM cards, and runs on Emotion UI 4.1 based totally on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It sports activities a 5.2-inch full-HD show, and is powered by the enterprise’s in-house HiSilicon Kirin 650 octa-core processor (4 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz + 4 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2GHz).
The cellphone comes with 2GB of RAM and packs 16GB of garage which may be accelerated through microSD card (as much as 128GB). the honor 5C additionally sports activities a fingerprint scanner at the back, a 13-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel selfie digital camera, and a 3000mAh battery.
Xiaomi’s flagship Mi wiwireless smartphone is now to be had thru greater on line retail platforms aside from the employer’s personal online shop in India, Mi.com. The chinese language organisation on Thursday introduced the information in a tweet and named the partners.
The Xiaomi Mi wi-fi is now available thru Amazon India, Flipkart, Snapdeal, and Tata Cliq on-line stores. returned in March, the Mi wiwireless telephone changed into to be had through flash sale version on simply the Mi.com. The Mi wi-fi drastically went on open sale wi-final week.
drastically, Xiaomi has to date handiest introduced a single variation of the phone in India offering 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB built in garage.
last month, Xiaomi global vp Hugo Barra showed to devices 360 that the corporation turned into operating on bringing the Black colour variation of the Mi wiwireless to India soon.
To refresh at the wi-fications, the dual-SIM (Nano + Nano) Xiaomi Mi wiwireless functions a 5wireless.15-inch complete-HD (1080×1920 pixels) with curved 3D Ceramic glass, and a pixel density of 428ppi. it’s miles powered by means of a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with Adreno 530 GPU. It sports activities a 16-megapixel Sony IMX298 digital camera sensor with PDAF (segment detection autofocus) and LED flash. The rear digital camera additionally sports activities 4-axis OIS (optical picture stabilisation) and sapphire glass protection lens. The telephone supports 4K video recording. It also sports a 4-megapixel the front camera with 2-micron pixels. both cameras feature an f/2.0 aperture.
It measures 144.5×69.2×7.25mm and weighs 129 grams. The Mi wiwireless packs a 3000mAh battery and supports Qualcomm short price three.zero. The company says that the quick charge 3.zero is 20 percentage faster than its predecessor, the quick rate 2.zero. additionally onboard is a USB kind-C port. Connectivity alternatives encompass VoLTE aid, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a 802.eleven a/b/g/ac, 4G, Bluetooth four.2, Glonass, and NFC.
investors’ frame CAIT Wednesday filed a complaint with the department of commercial coverage & promoting alleging violation of FDI norms for e-trade with the aid of online retail foremost Flipkart.
The grievance is in connection with an commercial in newspapers announcing the sale of an item together with its discounted charge to be available on the e-commerce platform of Flipkart, that’s said to be a market.
The stated advertisement violates conditions of the guidelines for FDI in e-trade spelled out in Press word No.2 (2016 series) issued via DIPP on March 29, 2016.
“We invoke your attention to Provision of the said Press be aware which said ‘e-trade entities providing marketplace will now not at once or circuitously impact the sale charges of goods or offerings and shall hold stage playing area,’” the Confederation of All India buyers (CAIT) said in a letter to the DIPP Secretary.
but, instant response could not be obtained on a mail sent to Flipkart concerning the allegations by means of CAIT.
CAIT stated the advertisement “clearly contravenes the above provision in as a good deal as it’s miles inviting the purchasers to register themselves for buy at a discounted rate at marketplace of Flipkart… and this act at once or indirectly impacts the sale charge of products and also creates an choppy degree gambling subject”.
The buyers’ body entreated DIPP Secretary take cognisance of the advertisement and demanded appropriate movement in opposition to the erring entities.