The latest block buster in smartphones, Xiaomi MI3’s sales are path breaking in India (atleast Xiaomi & Flipkart thinks so :P). The selling strategy of Xiaomi might seem very annoying to many, they have been following the same from the start. Xiaomi believes that this marketing strategy of selling limited units for only registered users and spreading the news of 2 sec and 5 sec sale would do good to them. It’s open for discussion as some support and some oppose. I am myself on the opposing side. But luckily I was able to get a MI3, thanks to Flipkart First Subscription. Now, it has been almost 2 weeks that I have MI3 with me. There have been a lot of positives and negatives we figured during the regular usage. I would be sharing my views about those strengths and weakness of Xiaomi MI3. If you are reading this post, I shall assume that you already know the specifications and the price, so I wont be focusing on that.
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has decided to discuss on the impact of the Over The Top (OTT) applications (which use only Data to function) on the Telecom Service Providers and their revenue in India. Soon they are planning to charge these Application providers to continue to use the Data of Telecom Operators and also might have to share their revenue with the Indian government.
After the super launch of Moto G and its success, a lot of smart phone enthusiasts were waiting for the launch of Moto G sequel. Similar to the way Google released Nexus 5 as a successor to Nexus 4 and reached everyone’s expectation of hardware upgrade in all the terms, there are expectations on Motorola too about its next launch in Moto G series. There were rumors that the new version of Moto G would be of 4.7″ screen. Some even spread a rumor that, the new version of Moto G would be Nexus’s next launch. Breaking all the rumors, recently the 2nd Generation Moto G (or may be Moto G2) has paid a visit to GFX benchmarks. In the GFX website we could get an overview of some physical and internal features. Continue reading
As soon as the specifications of Xiaomi MI3 and Asus Zenfone phones along with the launching dates in India were out, the hot topic among most of the smart phone users & buyers is which would be the best choice in the budget range of 10-20K. For almost 5 months, Moto G has totally captured the market of budget android phone in India. Though we can say that MI3 and Zenfone 5 had good startup sales and demand, we cannot say they have surpassed the craze of Moto G launch. One reason might be that, at the time of Moto G launch, it was the clear winner and only option available for brand conscious ones. Now that there are 3 options with different positives and negatives comparable, the buyer gets trapped in a confusion about which one to take. If the buyer is specific about his/her requirements, the choice would be easier, but it is not as simple as it seems as all the three smart phones have head turner specifications.