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The Alcatel Idol 4 smartphone, unveiled alongside the Idol 4s at the pre-MWC 2016 event earlier this year, has been launched in India at Rs. 16,999. Alcatel Idol 4 will be available exclusively via Flipkart starting 2pm IST on Thursday. The new Alcatel Idol smartphone has been made available by the company in Dark Grey, Metal Silver, and Gold colour variants.

Along with the Alcatel Idol 4 smartphone, the company has bundled a VR headset that allows users to get an immersive experience using the smartphone’s display. Alcatel Idol 4 also comes with bundled JBL earphones in the box. One of the unique features of Alcatel Idol 4 is the boom key, which is located on the right side of the device, and allows users to get access to camera, gallery, videos, games and other applications.

The dual-SIM Alcatel Idol 4 smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out-of-the-box, and sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS LTPS display. The Idol 4 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor coupled with Adreno 405 GPU and 3GB RAM. Alcatel’s latest smartphone comes with 16GB of built-in storage, which is expandable (up to 512GB) via microSD card.

In terms of optics, the Alcatel Idol 4 comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with touch focus and dual-LED flash. At front we have an 8-megapixel shooter, tagged with flash. Alcatel Idol 4 comes with a real-time face beautification feature.

Alcatel Idol 4 measures 147×72.5×7.1mm and weighs 135 grams. The Alcatel Idol 4’s battery is rated at 2610mAh, and further comes with support for Quick Charge version 2.0. In terms of connectivity options, the Idol 4 smartphone offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, USB OTG, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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Alcatel unveiled its smartphones Idol 4 and Idol 4s at its pre-MWC 2016 event earlier this year. Interestingly, these were the first smartphones launched by the company after its rebranding to simply Alcatel from Alcatel OneTouch. Now, the company has started sending out invites for the launch of the Idol 4 smartphone in India on Thursday.

The Alcatel Idol 4 will be launched with a VR headset in India and the company says that it marks its foray into the expansive VR space. “The uniquely designed Idol 4 smartphones take everything up a notch with a new Boom Key and an augmented multimedia experience,” Alcatel said in its press invite for the event.

The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box, and sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS LTPS display. The Idol 4 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor coupled with Adreno 405 GPU and 3GB RAM. It comes with 16GB of built-in storage, which is expandable (up to 512GB) via microSD card. In terms of optics, the Alcatel Idol 4 comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with touch focus and dual-LED flash. At front we have an 8-megapixel shooter, tagged with flash. The smartphone comes with a real-time face beautification feature.

The Alcatel Idol 4 measures 147×72.5×7.1mm and weighs 135 grams. It houses a 2610mAh battery, and further comes with support for Quick Charge version 2.0. The device was priced at EUR 279 (roughly Rs. 20,100) by the company at its launch but Indian pricing is yet to be announced by Alcatel.

Alcatel OneTouch. Now, the company has started sending out invites for the launch of the Idol 4 smartphone in India on Thursday.

The Alcatel Idol 4 will be launched with a VR headset in India and the company says that it marks its foray into the expansive VR space. “The uniquely designed Idol 4 smartphones take everything up a notch with a new Boom Key and an augmented multimedia experience,” Alcatel said in its press invite for the event.

The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box, and sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS LTPS display. The Idol 4 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor coupled with Adreno 405 GPU and 3GB RAM. It comes with 16GB of built-in storage, which is expandable (up to 512GB) via microSD card. In terms of optics, the Alcatel Idol 4 comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with touch focus and dual-LED flash. At front we have an 8-megapixel shooter, tagged with flash. The smartphone comes with a real-time face beautification feature.

The Alcatel Idol 4 measures 147×72.5×7.1mm and weighs 135 grams. It houses a 2610mAh battery, and further comes with support for Quick Charge version 2.0. The device was priced at EUR 279 (roughly Rs. 20,100) by the company at its launch but Indian pricing is yet to be announced by Alcatel.

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Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are already up for pre-orders in the US, UK, Germany, Canada, and Australia. In the US, the Pixel smartphone starts at $649.99 (roughly Rs. 43,300), and, in case users decide to buy their Pixel smartphones from the Google Store in the US or Verizon Wireless – the only US carrier to offer the smartphones – they will get a $79 (roughly Rs. 5,300) Daydream View headset free alongside. While this sounds like a lucrative offer, a Google representative has confirmed to Gadgets 360 that no such deal will be available for Indian users. In India, users will have to purchase the Daydream View separately, the India launch details of which still remain unknown.

In India, the pre-sale of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone will begin on October 13 on Flipkart online, and many other retail stores like Reliance Digital and Vijay Sales offline. The smartphone is expected to hit the market sometime late October, and the prices are at – Rs. 57,000 for the 32GB Google Pixel, and Rs. 66,000 for the 128GB Google Pixel smartphone. The larger 5.5-inch Google Pixel XL is priced at Rs. 67,000 for the 32GB, and Rs. 76,000 for the 128GB variant.

As mentioned, the free Daydream View VR headset offer is applicable to Google Store buyers in the US as well as Verizon Wireless buyers, and Indian buyers won’t get this deal. The deal is valid till supplies last on the Google Store. In case Verizon runs outs of Daydream View headsets, users will get a $80 Via Prepaid card instead. To get the free headset, users will need a redemption code, scored from the Verizon Daydream View page.

The Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones will be available in Very Silver and Quite Black variants, and the Really Blue limited variant won’t be coming to India. The smartphones come with unlimited cloud storage, inbuilt Google Assistant, a camera that achieves an 89 score from DxOMark, and is running on the latest Android out-of-the-box.

Google also confirmed to Gadgets 360 that the Nexus range is being put to rest, and all the products have been pulled from the Google Store.

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Intex has unveiled its new Aqua View telephone with the organisation’s wirelessrst digital truth (VR) cardboard, the Eyelet. Priced at Rs. 8,999, the Intex Aqua View may be to be had built-in India integrated gray and White colour variants. The agency touts that its wi-first VR cardboard is a Google-certified VR viewer. The telephone could be available via offlintegratede stores built-inside theintegrated usa.

The Intex Aqua View comes with an inbuilt cardboard app and the domestic handset maker notes that the Eyelet is based totally on the second one version of the Google cardboard and will work with any phone which supports gyroscope and accelerometer sensors. Intex provides that the Eyelet cardboard can aid smartphones with a screen size up to six-built-inches. The smartphoe additionally sports a wi-fingerprintegratedt sensor on the home button.

The built-inintegrated-SIM Intex Aqua View runs Android wi-fi.1 Lollipop, and features a wi-five-integratedch HD (720×1280 pixel) IPS show with a pixel density of 294ppi. the brand new Intex smartphone is powered with the aid of a 1GHz quad-center MediaTek SoC, coupled with 2GB of RAM. built-inwearbuiltintegrated an eight-megapixel rear autofocus camera, the Aqua View additionally sports a 5wireless-megapixel front-built-inintegrated digital camera. It bears 16GB of 7fd5144c552f19a3546408d3b9cfb251 garage that is expandable thru microSD card (as much as 32GB). Connectivity options integrated 3G (HSPA+), c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a 802.eleven b/g/n, Bluetooth four.0, Micro-USB 2.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and a three.5mm audio jack.

The smartphone also supports 4G connectivity together with VoLTE (voice over LTE). The busbuiltintegrated but notes that the smartphone will support 4G on one SIM at a time. Measurintegratedg 124x64x10.3mm, the Intex Aqua View is backed with the aid of a 2200mAh battery. It bears an accelerometer, ambient mild sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.

Commentbuilt-ing at the release, Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, cell commercial enterpriseintegrated Head, Intex technologies stated, “digital reality is built-in huge built-ing built-inintegrated built-in of purchaser generation. we’re delighted to accomplice with Google integrated brbuilt-ingbuilt-ing Intex Eyelet Cardboard bundled with Aqua View thereby markintegratedg our access integratedto the VR space.”

Google desires to play an even bigger role in coping with humans’s every day lives, while also nudging them into an trade fact, because the net employer responds to competitive threats posed by way of facebook, Amazon and Apple.

As part of an onslaught of upcoming merchandise, Google will implant a more personable form of synthetic intelligence into a web-linked device referred to as home, which echoes the Echo, Amazon’s present day smart-domestic speaker.

in the meantime, Google can even delve deeper into the still-nascent realm of digital truth with a gadget referred to as Daydream this is meant to project facebook-owned Oculus’s early lead in fabricating artificial worlds.

Daydream is a new digital truth surroundings a good way to be made available to all comers, duplicating a method that labored nicely for Google after it fell in the back of Apple following the iPhone’s debut almost a decade ago.

To get the ball rolling, Google will sell a virtual-reality headset with a wi-fi movement controller predicted to carry the Nexus logo that the organization unique created as a exhibit for its Android running device for smartphones. Google failed to announce the charge for the VR headset at Wednesday’s convention, nor did it specify while it’ll hit the marketplace. A comparable headset, the tools VR, made by using Samsung and powered by way of facebook’s Oculus subsidiary, charges $a hundred.

consumers will want a new phone to energy the headset. it’s miles going to be tethered to the “N” version of Android that Google plans to launch later this 12 months and calls for greater processing electricity and sensors unavailable in any telephone already out.

the brand new headset marks a major improve from Google’s preliminary foray into VR in 2014, a cheap version constituted of cardboard that sells for as little as $15 and is even given away in income promotions through some businesses.

“you can say Google has been the paper-based totally chief in VR, but otherwise you may say Google is properly at the back of fb in VR,” Blau said.

Google’s new VR headset may not be as state-of-the-art because the recently launched Rift from Oculus, which prices $600 and must be tethered to computer systems that can cost some other $1,000 or so. Oculus spent several years perfecting the Rift, which capabilities technology that looks so modern that fb paid $2 billion to buy the startup in 2014.

Google is now part of a larger conserving enterprise called Alphabet Inc.