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Jio Phone Delivery Started

Jio Phone Delivery Started

The mass-market phone that is being offered for free effectively - the company takes a three year interest-free refundable deposit of Rs 1,500 - is key to Jio's bid to quickly scale up its almost 130 million user base by targeting the 500-million feature phone customers.


Sony Xperia XZ1 Launched in India at Rs 44990

Sony Xperia XZ1 Launched in India at Rs 44990

The Sony Xperia XZ1, along with its smaller sibling the Xperia XZ1 Compact and the phablet-sized XA1 Plus were announced together at the recently held IFA 2017 in Berlin. It will retail for INR 3,490. The Xperia XZ1 has a 2700mAh backing it with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology. The old three piece construction found on the Xperia XZ and XZs however has been replaced by a new metal unibody two piece setup on the XZ1.


Intel Coffee Lake-S: flagship 8700K CPU, 40 PCIe lanes

Intel Coffee Lake-S: flagship 8700K CPU, 40 PCIe lanes

The new i7-8700K will come with a suggested price of $359 (£265, AU$450), and there's also a Core i7-8700 (non-overclocking) version with a lower base clock of 3.2GHz and turbo to 4.6GHz (and a TDP of 65W) which will weigh in at $303 (£225, AU$380).



Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to sell shares for charity efforts

Well, the social network giant is not in any trouble, Zuckerberg just wants to fund the company's work in education, science, and advocacy. He noted that the new plans did not deter him and Chan from their pledge to give away 99% of their Facebook shares over their lifetime.


Spec Renault Captur unveiled, bookings open

Spec Renault Captur unveiled, bookings open

Automobile manufacturer Renault India on Friday unveiled the premium SUV - Captur - and commenced its bookings. Offered in both Petrol and Diesel engines, the Renault Captur will come with the same powertrains as offered in the existing Renault Duster.


Samsung's Foldable Phone Could Be Closer Than We Think

Samsung's Foldable Phone Could Be Closer Than We Think

The phone was earlier codenamed as Project Valley but was changed to Galaxy X in May 2016. NRRA has listed the device as "radio equipment for LTE mobile communication". While a lot of new smartphones were launched in 2017, the main focus seemed to be either on the camera (dual camera setup) or wireless charging. Koh also reportedly said that Samsung is now addressing some technological hurdles to commercialize such a device.