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Budget 2018: Customs Duty on Mobile Phone Imports Increased to 20 Percent

The Budget 2018 announcement of increase in custom duty on mobile phone imports was largely expected HIGHLIGHTS In Budget 2018, customs duty on phones raised to 20 percent Apple most likely to be affected as Xiaomi, Samsung mostly make in India This was first introduced in July at 10% and raised in December to 15% In the Union Budget 2018 speech, the ... Read More »

Zanco Tiny T1 Claimed to Be the World’s Smallest Mobile Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The tiny t1 can store up to 50 SMS messages and 50 call logs The mobile phone is smaller than a human thumb and lighter than a coin The phone supports only 2G bands, it does not have Internet access Claiming to be the ‘world’s smallest mobile phone’, the Zanco tiny t1 has been listed on a Kickstarter campaign. ... Read More »

Best Phone Under Rs. 20,000: Check Out the Best Mobiles Under Rs. 20,000 You Can Buy

HIGHLIGHTS The Huawei Honor 8 is a great pick under Rs. 20,000 If size isn’t an issue, consider the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 The Samsung Galaxy On Max delivers an excellent camera on a budget Best mobile phone under Rs. 20,000 would be on your mind if you have a budget sufficient for modern features but the mindset to not ... Read More »

Delete all the social media apps from your phone right now

Most of the time, I navigate to my social media apps reflexively, as though my finger and the icons are magnets. I don’t even realise I’m doing it until my thumb taps the Instagram icon on my screen. Again. And again. And again. It’s a dirty digital habit, and it doesn’t make me happy. Maybe you can relate. Studies have ... Read More »

Delete all the social media apps from your phone right now

Most of the time, I navigate to my social media apps reflexively, as though my finger and the icons are magnets. I don’t even realise I’m doing it until my thumb taps the Instagram icon on my screen. Again. And again. And again. It’s a dirty digital habit, and it doesn’t make me happy. Maybe you can relate. Studies have ... Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3 Offers Just One Hour Battery Life for Phone Calls, Requires iPhone 6 or Above

Apple Watch Series 3, which the Cupertino-giant announced alongside the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X earlier this week, brings with it a feature that most smartwatches out there don’t have: the ability to make cellular voice calls. However, if you’re looking to purchase the Apple Watch Series 3, you wouldn’t want to make a habit of making phone calls using the watch. ... Read More »

Jio Phone Bookings: How to Check Jio Phone Booking Status Online and Offline

The Jio Phone booking process was suspended roughly a day and a half after it started on August 24, likely leaving a lot of prospective buyers out in the cold. Of course, they will have the opportunity to book Jio Phone when the process starts again, though the company has not yet confirmed when it will open next. For those who were able to ... Read More »

Jio Phone Finally Released as Beta Testing Commences

HIGHLIGHTS Jio Phone beta tests are scheduled to start August 15 The testing units will likely be available for select RIL employees Reliance Jio will start delivering the handset to consumers in September The first batch of JioPhone units will become available Tuesday, August 15 as beta trials of the 4G feature phone are scheduled to commence today, a little over three ... Read More »

Reliance Jio plans to sell 200 million units of the 4G VoLTE feature phone

A recent report by PTI claims that the company might sell over 200 million units of the Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone in two years. The report goes on stating that Reliance has not decided on the final pricing of the feature phone, but it will be within Rs.1,500. Also, the feature phone will be smart with pre-loaded apps such ... Read More »

Jio Feature Phone: Manufacturing Talks in ‘Final Stages’, Says Intex

The long-rumoured Jio feature phone is likely to be announced at the Reliance AGM on Friday, July 21 as the company looks set to bring about sweeping changes in the mobile phone sector. While Chinese OEMs would be the obvious partners, Indian brands are not off Jio’s radar either. An official at Intex Technologies has confirmed to Gadgets 360 that it is in talks with the telecom upstart ... Read More »