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Christmas is just a few days away, and Amazon India is now offering Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus, and Moto G4 Play smartphones at discounted prices. The e-commerce website is offering flat discounts, cashback offers, as well as exchange offers for the phones.

After the flat-out discounts of Rs. 2,000, Rs. 1,000, and Rs. 500, the Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus, and Moto G4 Play smartphones are currently available at Amazon India for Rs. 10,499, Rs. 12,499, and Rs. 8,499 respectively.

Apart from the discounted prices and offers for the Moto G4 Play mentioned above, the website is also offering Amazon Gift Cards worth Rs. 1,000 on purchases made through net-banking, credit cards, or debit cards. These gift cards can be used to purchase any item from the website.

Users with Standard Chartered Bank’s credit cards and debit cards will get an additional discount of 10 percent while those with cards from HDFC Bank will get an additional 5 percent off, as part of the offer. The cashback offer is valid for purchases made between December 20 and January 20 (both days inclusive).

Users can further avail more discounts on the Moto G4 smartphones with the help of the exchange offer but the offer is only available in select regions and the discount depends on the model and brand of the users’ phone. In our testing, we found that addresses in Delhi and Mumbai were not eligible for the offer while an address in Bengaluru was eligible.

Notably, all three Moto G4 phones are 4G VoLTE capable and come with access to the Jio Welcome Offer that was recently extended to March 31, 2017.

 
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Apple has been rumoured to introduce OLED panels to mark its ten-year anniversary for quite a while now. The company has also been reported to face supply issues, refraining it from introducing the battery efficient panel across all variants. It is expected to launch three devices, out of which, one premium variant only will sport OLED panels, while the others will stick to LCDs for now. A fresh report also reiterates this claim, and sheds light on the future of display makers because of this strategic shift to OLED by Apple.

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Apple will introduce three variants next year. The first two will be successors of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with upgrades in hardware and software – and will be called iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. These will continue to sport LCD panels, at least for next year. There will be a third premium variant which will adopt OLED panels and feature significant changes marking the ten year anniversary. It is only in 2018 that all iPhone models will offer OLED displays, the report adds.

This third variant is expected to sport an edge-to-edge OLED display with curved edges. It is said to get rid of the Home Button altogether and embed the fingerprint sensor and the Home Button underneath the display. All of this is mere speculations and early rumours, so we recommend you to take it lightly.

In any case, Samsung is reportedly the only major supplier for these small screen OLEDs making it difficult for Apple to shift to OLED on all variants. But LG Display, Sharp, and Japan Display have all ramped up efforts to scale up their OLED production and should be ready to produce in mass quantities by 2018. This means that Apple could eventually bring OLED in all variants, but for next year, only one variant will get it.

For those latecomers coming in 2018, the investment of billions into OLED effort may never bear fruit as the sudden influx of supply may bring the price down cutting down profit margins. The report states that LG could see negative financial numbers for the next two years, and even in the future their gain to make up for the losses is not certain.

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Oppo India on Thursday launched the Oppo F1s Diwali Limited Edition smartphone. Sporting the same Rs. 17,990 price tag as the original, the smartphone will go up for pre-orders from Oppo Concept Stores from October 8 to October 13, and will go up for sale on October 14 via Snapdeal.

The Oppo F1s Diwali Limited Edition smartphone is identical in terms of specifications with the original Oppo F1s smartphone that was launched in India in August. However, it features a redesigned rear panel with a ‘gilded Diwali pattern’ or a flame, alongside signatures from brand ambassadors Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor. The limited edition smartphone comes with Diwali Elements theme that bears special icons amongst other changes.

The Oppo F1s sports a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with a 1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture, certainly the highlight of the smartphone. Other selfie-focused features on the smartphone include its Beautify 4.0 app for selfie editing, the Selfie Panorama feature that stitches together three selfies, and the Screen Flash feature.

The smartphone also sports a fingerprint sensor on the home button, and Oppo claims it unlocks the F1s in as little as 0.22 seconds. The company is also touting the fingerprint sensor based shortcuts on the Oppo F1s for making voice calls and launching apps.

The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM card) Oppo F1s runs ColorOS 3.0 based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, and sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection apart from support for gloved and wet touch input. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC, coupled with the Mali-T860 MP2 GPU and 3GB of RAM.

The Oppo F1s bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with PDAF autofocus, an f/2.2 aperture, and dual-LED flash. The smartphone comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, USB OTG, GPS, and Bluetooth v4.0. The smartphone is powered by a 3075mAh battery, measures 154.5x76x7.38mm, and weighs 160 grams. Sensors on board include proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and digital compass.

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Four months after launch, HTC has announced two new colour options for the HTC 10, and has also introduced a $100 (roughly Rs. 6,700) temporary discount. The HTC 10 will now be available in Camellia Red and Topaz Gold colour variants in addition to the launch colours in the US. The price of the smartphone has also gone down to $599 (roughly Rs. 40,300), instead of the launch price of $699 (roughly Rs. 47,000).

This discounted price is only available till the end of this month, after which the price will go back to $699 (roughly Rs. 47,000). The HTC 10 is only available at the discounted price only on the company website for now. The Camellia Red and Topaz Gold colour variants are available for pre-order, and HTC notes that they have been manufactured only in limited quantities. The shipping of these new colour variants will begin in early October.

Buyers can even opt to not take the discount, and instead go for the JBL noise cancelling headphones. This isn’t the first time HTC has introduced the $100 (roughly Rs. 6,700) discount on the HTC 10 since its launch, and these price slashes reflect on possible low sales figures of the flagship. The company launched the smartphone in April in Glacier Silver and Carbon Grey colour variants. It arrived in India a month later with a price tag of Rs. 52,990.

As for the specifications, the HTC 10 sports a 5.2-inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) Super LCD 5 display with a pixel density of 564ppi and curved edge Gorilla Glass. It is powered by a Snapdragon 820 SoC paired with 4GB RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. There is also a 4GB of RAM/ 64GB of storage variant that has not been brought to India. Optics include a 12-UltraPixel laser autofocus camera with an f/1.8 aperture, dual tone LED flash, BSI sensor and optical image stabilisation (OIS); a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with autofocus and optical image stabilisation (OIS). It offers Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, DLNA, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, and 4G connectivity options, and a 3000mAh battery.

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Creo, the maker of the Mark 1, on Monday announced that it has dropped the price of its first smartphone by flat Rs. 6,000 for a limited period. The Creo Mark 1 will be available for purchase at its new price of Rs. 13,999 for a week starting Monday. The company on its website clearly points out that this is a “limited period offer” ending August 15.

This is not the first price cut for the Creo Mark 1 smartphone as last month it received a similar price cut for a limited period. As before, the smartphone will be exclusively available via Flipkart.

The highlight of the Creo Mark 1 is its proprietary Fuel OS that’s based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, with which Creo seeks to deliver new features to users every month in the form of over-the-air updates. The other highlight of the smartphone at this price point is its 5.5-Inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) resolution display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on both sides of the device.

The Creo Mark 1 is a dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) smartphone that’s powered by a 1.95GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 SoC, coupled with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It bears a 21-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and 4K video recording, apart from an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with full-HD video recording. It also comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).

As for connectivity, the Creo Mark 1 offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS options. The smartphone is powered by a 3100mAh battery.

 
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Creo is offering a discount of Rs. 6,000 on its recently launched Mark 1 smartphone. The Mark 1 is available on Flipkart exclusively at Rs. 13,999 for a limited amount of time.

The company had launched the Mark 1 smartphone in April this year at Rs. 19,999. Apart from the Rs. 6,000 discount, Flipkart has also made its exchange offers applicable on this smartphone. By exchanging an old phone, buyers can avail a further discount of up to Rs. 11,000. This would effectively make the Creo Mark 1 available at just Rs. 2,999. Of course, the exchange discount varies on the condition and the model of the old smartphone. At the moment, there is also an additional 10 percent cash back for CitiBank debit and credit cardholders.

It is important to note that this isn’t a permanent price cut, and the company clearly states that the discount will only be applicable till stocks last.

Creo is the company behind the media-streaming stick Teewe. The big highlight is the custom Fuel OS built on top of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. It brings hoards of customisations, and aims to bring new experiences for users every month.

As far as the specifications are concerned, the Creo Mark 1 supports dual-SIM (Micro-SIM + Nano-SIM) connectivity and features a 5.5-Inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) resolution display. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on both sides of the device. The smartphone is powered by a 1.95GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 SoC, coupled with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM.

Optics comes in the form of a 21-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and 4K video recording, alongside an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with full-HD video recording. It comes with 32GB of inbuilt storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB), and packs 3100mAh battery. As for connectivity, the Creo Mark 1 offers 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS options.

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chinese language handset maker Coolpad has introduced that it bought 500,000 units of the be aware 3 Lite telephone in India. The organization on Tuesday also revealed the confined Gold version of the Coolpad note three Lite in India.

the new restrained Gold version of the Coolpad word three Lite cellphone will go on sale exclusively thru Amazon India from Thursday at Rs. 7,499. To recall, the unique Coolpad notice three Lite was launched in January with a price tag of Rs. 6,999.

Commenting at the release of the new restricted Gold version, Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India said, “To mark the occasion of promoting wiwireless lakh gadgets in much less than 6 months, we unveiled the limited gold edition of note three Lite. This new variation is our way of thanking our esteemed clients for the sizeable support.”

To refresh at the specswireless, the dual-SIM dual-4G Coolpad be aware three Lite runs on Android wi-five.1 Lollipop skinned with Cool UI 6.0, and functions a wi-five-inch IPS display with an HD (720×1280) decision. it’s miles powered by using a 1.3GHz quad-middle MediaTek MT6735 SoC, coupled with 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. It additionally sports activities a wi-fingerprint sensor, placed at the returned panel underneath the digicam module. The Coolpad note 3 Lite bears a 13-megapixel rear digital camera with and f/2.zero aperture and LED flash, aside from a 5wireless-megapixel the front-going through digicam. The phone comes with 16GB of in-built storage this is expandable thru microSD card (up to 32GB). Connectivity alternatives encompass 4G (with aid for Indian LTE bands), Bluetooth four.zero, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a, and Micro-USB (with OTG). The observe 3 Lite runs on a 2500mAh non-removable battery.