Monthly Archives: December 2010

Sharp Galapagos coming to US, India with 3G, EPUB support

Sharp today announced that it will start shipping its Galapagos e-readers in United States next year. Company is also planning to launch it in India, China and Brazil for faster global adoption. Sharp will be tweaking Galapagos before launching it outside Japan. The tweaked version will have 3G, and EPUB format support. There is no word on pricing and exact ...

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Verizon Thunderbolt images leaked; trademark filed

A truck load of Verizon Thunderbolt 4G images were delivered to Droid-Life earlier today. Considering the phone has already seen image leak tsunami, it was expected. HTC or Verizon, one of them really wants it to get a lot of press before actual announcement, which is happening at CES next month. Now, it is almost certain that it will be ...

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Olive Telecom to launch a series of Android phones in 2011

Olive Telecom is gearing up to release a series of Android smartphones in India next year. Available around March, these smartphone will have Android 2.2 on-board and catering to different budgets. According to Telecom Yatra, company is also planning to launch one high end Android phone to compete with the likes of Galaxy S.  We hope they get their hardware ...

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Android captures 9 pc of smartphone market in India

Android growth is in full swing in India. According to the IDC’s India Quarterly Mobile Handsets Tracker, 3Q 2010, Android share in Indian smartphone market rose to 9 percent, up from 2.9 per cent in 3Q 2009. That is a significant growth in last one year. The number of available Android smartphones also increased to 19 in 3Q’10, while there ...

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Over 178K Android phones sold in India in Q3; Samsung leads the pack

Continuing our last post, in which we reported that Android OS has captured 9 percent of total smartphone share in India. In the third quarter 2010, the total number of Android phone sales was approximately 178,000 units, significantly up from only 63,000 units in the second quarter. According to IDC’s India Quarterly Mobile Handsets Tracker, 3Q 2010, Samsung led the ...

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Xperia X10 Mini successor spotted with Gingerbread, 1 Ghz processor

Sony Ericsson seems to have quite a few Android phone launches lined up at Mobile World Congress. After an unnamed Xperia series Android leak yesterday, we have another so-called successor of Xperia X10 Mini. This leaked Android smartphones is expected to come with Android 2.3, 3-inch (320 x 480) multi-touch display, 1GHz processor and the Adreno 205 GPU. Not bad ...

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IANS launches Android news app

Indian news agency IANS has launched its Android application. Based on open news platform from Nuvus Technologies, the application is available for free download in Android Market. It brings top news stories along with State, Sports, Business, and Technology news. Being the first version of the application, it crashes a lot right now, but the future updates are expected to ...

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First Russia made smartphone with GLONASS to launch on March 1

Well, Russians are finally ready with first home-made smartphone, and it runs Android. Apart from being the first smartphone by Russians, it is also the first smartphone to integrate GLONASS/GPS chip. On paper, this double navigation system is 93 per cent accurate, as opposed to GPS’s 64 per cent. The smartphone is being developed in collaboration with Qualcomm and ZTE ...

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Dell Venue India launch in Jan first week – Exclusive

Update: Dell Venue is now available online, official announcement is expected tomorrow. Dell India has readied their New Year Android gift for Indians. Company will be launching their latest Android smartphone Venue in the first week of January. Dell India is betting big on their telecom segment in India and recently started a large TV campaign for Dell Streak. Dell ...

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