InFocus Bingo 50+ With 13-Megapixel Rear Camera, Octa-Core Processor Launched at Rs. 7,999

InFocus Bingo 50+ With 13-Megapixel Rear Camera, Octa-Core Processor Launched at Rs. 7,999


  • It is exclusively available on Amazon India
  • The InFocus Bingo 50+ is powered by a MediaTek MT6753 octa-core SoC
  • It offers 16GB of inbuilt storage

After listing it on its company website last week, InFocus has now launched the Bingo 50+ smartphone in India. The smartphone is available exclusively on Amazon India, and is priced at Rs. 7,999.

Last week, InFocus listed the Bingo 50+ on its website, but the pricing availability details remained a mystery. Now, the smartphone has officially gone on sale on Amazon India. It is available in Silver and Gold colour variants, and InFocus is offering one year manufacturer warranty for the smartphone, and six months warranty for in-box accessories including batteries.

Judging by the name, the Bingo 50+ is an upgrade to the InFocus Bingo 50 that was launched earlier this year. The InFocus Bingo 50+ not only sees upgrades in the specifications department, but is also seen sporting a full metal body. The predecessor Bingo 50 (Read our review here) had options of fake leather or sandpaper finishes for the rear cover panel, and metal was only found on the sides.

As for specifications, the InFocus Bingo 50+ runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Infinite UI 2.0 OS, and supports a hybrid dual-SIM (Nano + Nano) slot. It features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display, and is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6753 quad-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. It offers 16GB of inbuilt storage, with the option to expand via microSD card (up to 64GB).


The InFocus Bingo 50+ sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus, HDR mode, and full-HD video recording. There is also an 8-megapixel selfie camera on board. It packs a 2600mAh battery that claims to last up to 12 hours of talk time, and 480 hours of standby time. The company claims that the InFocus Bingo 50+ can play music for 58 hours on single charge, and play video for 6.9 hours continuously.

Connectivity options include GSM, WCDMA, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, FM radio, USB OTG, and 3.5mm audio jack. The InFocus Bingo 50+ measures at 156×76.8×7.25mm and weighs 159 grams. The InFocus Bingo 50+ houses an accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Announced, Available from July 19 Priced at Rs. 22,999

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Announced, Available from July 19 Priced at Rs. 22,999


  • Nvidia promises performance matching that of the GeForce GTX 980
  • The GTX 1060 will compete head-to-head with AMD’s Radeon RX 480
  • GTX 1060 graphics cards are aimed at value-conscious gamers

Nvidia has announced its new GeForce GTX 1060 GPU, aimed at mainstream gamers. Graphics cards based on the new GTX 1060 will be available worldwide from partner companies including Asus, MSI, Gigabyte and Zotac on July 19. There will be only one configuration featuring 6GB of GDDR5 RAM. Pricing in the US is $249 (approximately Rs. 16,858) but the official price in India has not been announced yet. We can expect it to be considerably higher to account for import duties and distribution costs.

UPDATE, July 8 2016: Nvidia’s recommended pricing for India has been confirmed at Rs. 22,999.

The new GeForce GTX 1060 comes hot on the heels of Nvidia’s high-end GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 GPUs, and seems to be aimed at the same market segment as AMD’s new Radeon RX 480. The timing of the launch, and of earlier leaks, could be a direct shot at AMD. Interestingly, the Radeon RX 480 with 4GB of RAM is priced $50 lower in the USA at $199, but AMD’s higher overheads give Nvidia a decisive advantage here in India. However, the GTX 1060’s price could make it less popular than its predecessor, the GTX 960 which sells for under Rs. 18,000.

Gamers will benefit from the same Pascal architecture that the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 are based on, although the actual GPU is a smaller unit codenamed GP106, rather than the GP104 which the other two are based on. The GTX 1060 has 1280 programmable graphics processing units and can run at up to 1.7GHz when under full load. The 6GB of GDDR5 memory has a 192-bit pathway to the GPU, resulting in memory bandwidth of up to 8Gbps. The maximum power draw is rated at 120W, and cards featuring Nvidia’s reference cooler will have a single 6-pin PCIe connector.


nvidia_geforce_gtx1060_specs_nvidia.jpgMost notably, the GeForce GTX 1060 dispenses with SLI connectors altogether. Nvidia had de-emphasised SLI with the launch of the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070, first saying enthusiasts would need a special key to unlock it, and then limiting it to two cards down from four. Now, the company says its research shows that only a miniscule number of people ever used SLI on mid-range cards, and it believes that one GTX 1060 delivers enough performance on its own.

Nvidia will offer a Founders’ Edition version of the GTX 1060, but it has a simple plastic shroud and blower fan rather than the elaborate metal vapour-chamber cooler that gives the GTX 1080 Founders’ Edition its premium pricing. It will be available only in France, Germany and the UK, directly through Nvidia’s online store, priced at EUR 319/GBP 275. Partner companies will offer GTX 1060 cards with their own custom cooler and PCB designs, not Founders’ Editions with their own branding, as is the case with the GTX 1080 and GTX 1070.

GTX 1060 cards will have three DisplayPort 1.4 outputs as well as a single HDMI 2.0b port and one dual-link DVI-D port by default. Partners might change this arrangement around on their custom designs, with extra HDMI outputs most likely replacing DisplayPort to allow users to connect a VR headset and monitor at the same time.

GeForce_GTX_1060_Back_nvidia.jpgNvidia’s new Pascal architecture, which underpins the entire GeForce 10-series, is the company’s first on a new 16nm process, which results in greatly improved performance and lower power consumption than previous offerings. Pascal has also been designed to enable simultaneous multi-projection which allows for multiple perspectives of the same scene to be rendered in one pipeline pass, greatly improving performance for VR and multi-monitor experiences. SMP support is built into the Unreal 4 and Unity engines, and will be coming to over 30 titles including Obduction, Raw Data, Unreal Tournament, and Adr1ft.

The company also points out that the Ansel screen capture feature which debuted with the more expensive cards is also fully supported, and will debut in July with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst.

Nvidia promises equal or greater performance from the GTX 1060 as from last year’s GeForce GTX 980, plus significant overclocking potential. Stay tuned for a full review once these cards are available in the market.

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Lyf Water 8 With 3GB of RAM, VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 10,999

Lyf Water 8 With 3GB of RAM, VoLTE Support Launched at Rs. 10,999


  • Lyf Water 8 sports 5-inch 720p amoled screen
  • The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor
  • It has 13MP rear and 5MP front camera, both equipped with flash

Reliance’s Lyf on Thursday launched its latest dual-SIM handset, the Lyf Water 8 at Rs. 10,999. The smartphone will come running Android Lollipop 5.1.1 out of the box. Lyf Water 8 sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280) amoled screen with pixel density of 294 ppi and is powered by QualcommSnapdragon 615 processor.

The 4G, VoLTE-enabled Lyf Water 8 has 3GB of RAM and has 16GB of internal storage, which is expandable by up to 128GB. The phone has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera, both of which come with HDR and flash. The company claims that features such as ChromaFlash (front LED flash) and OptiZoom enhance the quality of the images taken by phone significantly.

Both SIM slots in the Lyf Water 8 are 4G enabled, however, at a time only one of these two can support 4G connectivity. In terms of dimensions, the phone measures 142mm x 70.5mm x 7.0mm. Lyf Water 8 packs a Lithium-ion 2600mAh battery, which company claims provides up to 10 hours of talk time. The company claims that the battery can last up to 320 hours in standby mode. In terms of connectivity, the phone features Bluetooth v4.0, USB 2.0, Micro USB, and USB OTG, in addition to 4G/ VoLTE.

The Lyf Water 8 is available in Black and White colour variants.

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Reliance Offers 4G Phone With 3 Months Unlimited Data at Rs. 2,999

Reliance Offers 4G Phone With 3 Months Unlimited Data at Rs. 2,999


  • Reliance is offering unlimited calling and data on purchase of Lyf phones
  • The company announced price drops for several Lyf phones
  • Reliance Jio’s 4G services haven’t been officially launched

Gadgets 360 has learnt that several Lyf-branded smartphones have received official price drops. The company communicated to its dealers that the new prices are effective from Tuesday.

The Lyf smartphones that have received price drops are Lyf Water 2 which will now retail at Rs. 9,499 (a Rs. 4,000 drop from the earlier price of Rs. 13,499); Lyf Wind 6, which will be available at Rs. 5,999 (a Rs. 500 price drop from the earlier price of Rs. 6,499); and Lyf Flame 2 will be available at Rs. 3,499 (receives a Rs. 1,300 price drop from earlier price of Rs. 4,799).

Some of the other handsets that have received a flat Rs. 1,000 price drop are the Lyf Flame 4, Flame 5, and Flame 6. All three will now be available at Rs. 2,999.

With all Lyf-branded smartphones available right now with free unlimited data and voice-calling offers for three months on the Reliance Jio network, interested consumers can now effectively get a new 4G phone and unlimited 4G data and voice-calling for 3 months at Rs. 2,999.

Reliance Jio’s 4G services haven’t been officially launched yet but the company has been offering its services to consumers under an employee referral program. Reliance CDMA customers are also being offered chance to upgrade to a Reliance Jio SIM, and Jio SIMs have also been on offer to anyone who buys Lyf smartphones.

All Lyf branded handsets come with support for 4G and VoLTE (voice over LTE), which provides better call quality.

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Lenovo Vibe K5 With Snapdragon 415 SoC released at Rs. 6,999

Lenovo Vibe K5 With Snapdragon 415 SoC Launched at Rs. 6,999

Lenovo Vibe K5 can be available via Amazon India.
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As predicted, Lenovo has released its budget Vibe K5 cellphone in India, priced at Rs. 6,999. The phonemay be available via a flash sale version on Amazon India, with registrations starting Monday 1pm for the sale at 2pm on June 22. it will be to be had in Gold, Silver, and grey colour variants.

To don’t forget, the twin-SIM (Micro-SIM playing cards) Lenovo Vibe K5 turned into globally unveiled at MWC 2016 alongside the Vibe K5 Plus. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus however made it to India in March at Rs.8,499.

The Android wiwireless.1 Lollipop-based totally Vibe K5 sports a wiwireless-inch HD (720×1280 pixels)show, and is powered by way of a 1.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 SoC it is coupled with 2GB of RAM. It bears a thirteen-megapixel rear digital camera with flash, and a wi-five-megapixel the frontshooter for selwi-fies.

The smartphone bears 16GB of in-built garage that can be increased through microSD card (as much as32GB). The Lenovo Vibe K5 runs on a 2750mAh detachable battery, measures 142x71x8.2mm, and weighsone hundred fifty grams.

Connectivity alternatives on the Lenovo Vibe K5 encompass c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G (with aid for Indian LTE networks). Sensors on the smartphone include proximity sensor, ambient mild sensor, accelerometer, and gyroscope.

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Micromax Bolt Selfie With 4G Support, 5-Megapixel Front Camera Launched at Rs. 4,999

Micromax Bolt Selfie With 4G Support, 5-Megapixel Front Camera Launched at Rs. 4,999

The Bolt Selfie sports 5-megapixel front and rear cameras.
It supports 4G LTE connectivity, and is a dual-SIM phone.
The new Micromax smartphone features a 4.5-inch display.
Soon after launching the Bolt Supreme and Bolt Supreme 2, Micromax has launched its latest Bolt-series smartphone, the Bolt Selfie. The company has listed the handset on the company site and has confirmed that it will be a Flipkart exclusive. Priced at Rs. 4,999, the Micromax Bolt Selfie is now available to buy via the online retailer in White and Champagne colours.

The biggest highlight of the Micromax Bolt Selfie smartphone is its 5-megapixel front fixed-focus camera. The handset also sports a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. Apart from the camera, the Bolt Selfie supports 4G LTE.

The dual-SIM Bolt Selfie features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) IPS display and is powered by a 1GHz quad-core MediaTek (MT6735) processor paired with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of inbuilt storage. The handset supports expandable storage up to 32GB via microSD card. The Android 5.1 Lollipop-based Micromax Bolt Selfie supports dual Micro-SIMs. The handset is backed by a 1750mAh removable battery that can offer up to 18 hours of talk time and up to 260 hours of standby time. Apart from 4G, the Micromax Bolt Selfie supports GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, and GPS.

Last week, Micromax launched two entry-level 3G-enabled Android smartphones in the country, the Bolt Supreme, and the Bolt Supreme 2. The former was priced at Rs. 2,749, while the latter was priced at Rs. 2,999.

The Indian handset maker earlier this month had also unveiled its new Canvas Evok smartphone range. Under the new Evok-series, Micromax introduced the first smartphone Canvas Evok priced at Rs. 8,499. The new smartphone went on sale exclusively via Flipkart.

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Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 launched for Rs 9,999

In a bid to take the lion’s share in the mid-pricedsmartphone segment, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomion Thursday launched


Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM

— the world’s first device equipped with Snapdragon 650 processor in India.

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  • Xiaomi says 75% of phones sold in India made locally

Available in two variants – 2GB RAM, 16 GB ROM for Rs 9,999 and 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM for Rs 11,999 – the smartphones will be initially available on official Mi website and e-portal from March 9.

“We are extremely excited to launch Redmi Note 3 in India, which is the start of many firsts for us in 2016 and more than meets the demands of our hardcore Mi fans,” Xiaomi vice president Hugo Barra said in a statement.

“With Redmi Note 3 we are redefining what you can get in the category of ‘phablets’ below Rs 10,000 in India. 2016 is a significant year for us and we are looking forward to introduce even more amazing products in India in the year to come,” he added.

Two of the many features of Redmi Note 3 are its metal body and a huge 4,050mAh battery that can last a full day on a single charge. The device supports 5V/2A Qualcomm Quick Chargetechnology, charging up to 50% in one hour and taking only three hours for a full charge.

Xiaomi’s first-ever smartphone with a fingerprint sensor, Redmi Note 3 uses capacitive scanning technology for accurate, secure and fast performance, unlocking the device in just 0.3 seconds.

Due to its impressive MIUI 7, the scanner can be used for unlocking apps, accessing hidden folders, and even taking a front or rear camera selfie.

The 5.5-inch display phone weighs only 164 grams and measures only 8.65mm at its thickest point.

The device also incorporates “Reading Mode” that cuts down blue light emitted by the display, which reduces eye fatigue.

The new Wallpaper Carousel feature in MIUI 7 delivers stunning wallpaper images daily, so your lockscreen looks refreshingly different every day.

Powered by Snapdragon 650 processor, the first Qualcomm Technologies’ chipset equipped with ARM’s two Cortex-A72 performance cores and four A53 CPUs makes it exceptionally fast.

It features the latest Qualcomm Adreno 510 GPU, which provides impressive graphics performance for an unparalleled gaming experience without heating problems.

“Qualcomm Technologies is very pleased to work with Xiaomi on their latest smartphone Redmi Note 3, featuring the Snapdragon 650 processor designed to deliver amazing performance, thanks to its powerful 64-bit capable hexa-core CPUs and super-fast 4G LTE connectivity,” said Qualcomm India president Sunil Lalvani.

The phone comes with 16MP rear camera, which has dual ISPs for more powerful post-processing of photos.

It also comes equipped with Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) for faster focusing, as well as “Local Tone Mapping”, which adjusts contrast at a pixel level to deliver images with much better contrast levels.

Redmi Note 3 has been designed for full compatibility with India’s cellular networks and supports all Indian LTE bands allowing the users to fully utilise the Voice over LTE (VoLTE) technology.

The smartphone will also be available on Flipkart, Snapdeal and offline partners soon.

The company also announced the launch of its colourful range of powerful bluetooth speakers in the last week of March – around Holi in India.

The speaker has a 1,500mAh battery and gives a eight-hour playback, while aluminium body speakers, which measure less than a pencil case, are available for Rs 1,999.

The company also announced that their Mi5 smartphone, which was recently launched in China, would be launched in India next month.