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LYF Water 3 from Reliance Digital launched in India at Rs 6599: Check Specs and Features

LYF water 3

Reliance Digital has come up with another smartphone within the budget range which supports 4G. This new smartphone is called as LYF Water 3, and it is the latest phone launched by the company. LYF Water 3 smartphone arrives with the price tag of Rs 6,599. This smartphone is exclusively available on Flipkart. Apart from this, it is offered with the Reliance Jio Happy New Year offer which is valid till March 31, 2017. Under this offer, the user gets unlimited data, voice calls and access to the Jio content.

Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 LTE ZB450KL Launched in India for Rs. 6999: Exclusively Available on Amazon

The company is having four smartphones with the different categories namely Earth, Water, Wind and Flame. LYF Water 3 smartphone within its price range, it will compete with Redmi 3S, Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus and Coolpad Note 3 Lite smartphones. Check out the specifications, features and other details of this new smartphone.

LYF Water 3 comes with a 5.5-inch HD display supporting the pixel density of 267ppi. Water 3 phone is powered by 1.5GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and clubbed with 2GB of RAM. The internal memory of the device comes with 16GB and supports the expandable up to 32GB using the MicroSD card.

Swipe Konnect 4G comes with 4G VoLTE support and Android 6.0 available at Rs.2799

The phone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS which is the older version of Android. Water 3 is featured with 13 Megapixel as the primary camera along with the LED Flash and auto focus. The front facing camera comes with 5 Megapixel quality allows you capture the stunning selfies.

Reliance Digital LYF Water 3 Specifications

  • Display        :    5.5-inch HD display
  • Processor     :    Qualcomm MSM8939 octa-core processor
  • GPU             :    Adreno A405 3D
  • RAM             :    2GB
  • Storage        :    16GB Expandable up to 32 GB
  • OS               :    Android 6.0 Marshmallow and MIUI 8
  • Camera        :    13-megapixel Primary and 5 MP secondary
  • Connectivity :    4G LTE and VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Battery        :     3,000 mAh

Regarding the terms of connectivity, the device comes in Dual Sim support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The phone is packed with a 3000 mAh battery. The battery backup will deliver eight hours of HD video playback.

Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 LTE ZB450KL Launched in India for Rs. 6999: Exclusively Available on Amazon

Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 LTE ZB450KL

Asus has launched its second generation Zenfone Go 4.5 with the support of 3G earlier in this year and now the company has launched the 4G variant. Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 LTE (ZB450KL) is the new variant in the country.

The handset comes with 4.5-inch FWVGA display which is quite similar to the 3G version. This is powered by quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow along with ZenUI. In 3G variant, it comes with Snapdragon 200 SoC. Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 LTE is equipped with 1GB LPDDR3 RAM and 8GB as the internal storage. The storage can be expandable up to 128 GB using the microSD card.

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The Primary camera comes with 8MP rear camera with LED flash. You can capture the glorious photos that have a professional look with this camera. The front facing camera having 2 Megapixel. The phone comes with the Dual SIM support and other connectivity features on this handset are 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. It is equipped with High-Capacity 2070mAh Battery which is non-removable.

Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 LTE Specifications (2nd Gen) (ZB450KL)

  • Display        :    4.5-inch display
  • Processor    :    Quad-Core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
  • GPU            :     Adreno 306 GPU
  • RAM            :    1GB LPDDR3
  • Storage       :    8GB and expandable up to 128GB
  • OS              :    Android 6.0 Marshmallow with ZenUI
  • Camera       :    8MP Primary and 2MP Secondary
  • Connectivity:    4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS
  • Battery        :     2070mAh removable battery
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Asus Zenfone Go 4.5 LTE is available in Silver Blue, Glacier Grey, Sheer Gold and Glamor Red colour variants. The phone priced at Rs. 6999 and exclusively available on Amazon.in. By the end of this month, this handset is available in the retails stores as well.

Swipe Konnect 4G comes with 4G VoLTE support and Android 6.0 available at Rs.2799

swipe konnect 4g mobile

Swipe has launched the new budget 4G smartphone named Konnect 4G, which is the best 4G affordable smartphone with the VoLTE support. This is the next smartphone launched after Elite Star smartphone. Swipe Konnect 4G comes with 4-inch WVGA display supporting 800 x 480 pixels resolution.

The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. The primary camera comes with 5-megapixel along with the LED flash, and the front facing camera is with 1.3-megapixel. The phone is equipped with 1.5GHz quad-core processor and RAM of 512 MB which is quite similar to the Elite Star.

Gionee M2017 announced with 6GB RAM and 7000 mAh Battery

The internal storage comes with 4GB, and it supports the expandable storage up to 32GB using the microSD card. The connectivity features over this Swipe Konnect 4G are 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Hotspot, and GPS. The phone is packed with 2000mAh battery capacity.

Swipe Konnect 4G Specifications

  • Display       :    4-inch WVGA display
  • Processor   :    1.5GHz quad-core processor
  • RAM           :    512MB
  • Storage      :    4GB and expandable memory up to 32GB
  • OS             :    Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Camera      :    5MP rear camera, 1.3MP front camera
  • Connectivity:    4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Battery       :    2000mAh battery

Swipe Konnect 4G is available in black colour variant only. The phone is available exclusively on shopclues.com. The phone comes with the price tag of Rs. 2799. This handset comes with one year Manufacturer Warranty. The buyers can avail the offers available on the website like EMI, Cashback, etc.

Offers on Swipe Konnect 4G

  • Get Sitewide 10% off using coupon code: PREPAID10 (Shopclues)
  • Get Jio Welcome Offer.
  • 5% Cashback. Max Rs 200 on Mobikwik.
  • 10% Cashback upto Rs 200 on Airtel Money Wallet.

Gionee M2017 announced with 6GB RAM and 7000 mAh Battery

Gionee m2017 launched

Gionee is one of the leading Chinese smartphone manufacturers. The company has announced its latest smartphone Gionee M2017 in the ‘M Series’. The highlight features on this phone are Battery and RAM. M2017 sported with 7000mAh polymer lithium-ion battery with its intelligent power management system and low power consumption display.

It supports 24W Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and contains dual fast charging chip. It provides up to 25 hours of continuous video playback standby time is 915.42 hours. The RAM on this smartphone is sported with 6GB.

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M2017 comes with 5.7-inch Quad HD AMOLED curved display with supporting the resolution of 2560 × 1440 pixels. It also comes with sapphire glass protection. It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 653 SoC, and the handset runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Amigo OS 3.5 on top.

The primary camera comes with dual rear cameras with 12-megapixel and a 13-megapixel, which offers 2X optical zoom. The front facing camera comes with 8-megapixel.

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Gionee M2017 has a metal frame and leather back. It is also having a fingerprint sensor on the front side of the device. The phone comes with the Dual SIM support, and the connectivity features are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB OTG.

Gionee M2017 Specifications

  • Display        :           5.7-inch Quad HD AMOLED Display
  • Processor     :           Octa Core Snapdragon 653 processor
  • GPU             :           Adreno 510 GPU
  • RAM             :           6GB RAM
  • Storage        :           128GB / 256GB
  • OS               :           Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Amigo OS 3.5
  • Camera        :           12MP + 13MP dual rear cameras, 8MP Front Facing Camera
  • Connectivity :           4GLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, OTG
  • Battery         :           7000mAh battery

Gionee M2017 is available in Gold and Black colour variants with the price tag of 6,999 yuan (Rs. 68240 approx. or US$ 1007) which is the standard version. Another variant Italian Custom Alligator Leather Back is priced about 16,999 yuan (Rs. 1,65,740 approx. or US$ 2446). The phone is currently available for pre-order in China.

Cyanogen Shutting Down by December 31: Lineage OS Will obtain CM Source Code

Cyanogen Shutting Down by December 31

Cyanogen has finally announced that it is going to shut down all its services and Cyanogen-supported nightly builds on December 31, 2016. The company revealed the main reason for this move is on behave of the ongoing consolidation of Cyanogen. Though the CyanogenMod will be killed, the company is confirmed with its next open-source initiative ‘Lineage OS’.

The team from Cyanogen Mentioned in the blog post, “The open source project and the source code will be available for anyone who wants to build CyanogenMod personally.”

The smartphones which are running on Cyanogen OS like OnePlus One and Lenovo Zuk Z1 will not receive the further Cyanogen updates. However, CyanogenMod open-source project is officially going to shut down, and community has the alternate plan to the Lineage OS.

CyanogenMod team has listed few reasons why CyanogenMod got affected due to Cyanogen’s recent discussions in the separate blog. “It will come as no surprise that this most recent action from Cyngn [Cyanogen] is a death blow for CyanogenMod,” the team wrote on the blog.

The CyanogenMod team also posted the detailed explanation how the decisions are taken by Cyanogen were causing the trouble to the CyanogenMod development. They also approve that the development is dependent on Cyanogen’s monetary support and the shared source base.

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Cyanogen also confirmed its next open-source project Lineage OS with some of the original team with on board towards the CyanogenMod development in the new model.

The team says “Embracing that spirit, we the community of developers, designers, device maintainers and translators have taken the steps necessary to produce a fork of the CM source code and pending patches.”

It is more than just a ‘rebrand’. This will return the popularity of the community effort which used to define CM while maintaining the professional quality and reliability where you have come to expect more recently, CM team added.