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How to Update Infinix Zero 2 to Android 5.1 Lollipop

How to Update Infinix Zero 2 to Android 5.1 Lollipop

Infinix Mobility has proudly announced that Android 5.1 Lollipop is now available for the Infinix Zero 2. In this post I will provide step by step instructions to update Infinix Zero 2. (Do not worry it is not that hard). NOTE: Anybody who uses this method and something goes wrong with their device, Talk Android Phones will not be held responsible in any way. If your device gets bricked, you must have messed up the steps. Also if you have rooted your device, Un-root it first. Well if you have read the above notice carefully then you are good to go. I would recommend to go through all the steps first before doing anything. STEP 1: Download the ROM First things first, you need to download the official Android 5.1 Lollipop update from Infinix’s website the link is give below: Infinix Zero 2 Android 5.1 Lollipop STEP 2: Setting up your Computer Now, things get a bit tricky! You will require all of the below files in order to make this work properly! Download SP Flash Tool : Download the latest version from this link and extract the zip file in your computer. Download MediaTek VCOM Tools: Go to this link and follow the instructions given. Make sure you disable signature verification first before installing this driver. For added help here is one more link. After both the above steps are completed you need to open Flash_Tool.exe (found in the SP Flash Tool folder). Click on Scatter Loading Look for a text file from the ROM you had downloaded called “MT6592_Android_scatter.txt” Wait for the SP Flash tool to compile its own stuff. Select Firmware Upgrade option You can see the images below to know where “Scatter Loading” and “Firmware Upgrade” can be found. STEP 3: Set up the Phone Now come back to your phone and Go to settings –> Developer Options –> Enable USB debugging. If you don’t see Developer Options, go to About  and keep clicking on Build Number until it says “You’re now a developer”. Then Enable Debugging Remove your phone SD card. Connect your phone to the PC for the drivers to be installed. (If you have never connected your device before) Remove it once phone is detected. Switch it off. Pray everything works!!!  STEP 4: Flashing the ROM Now its time to head back to the computer, you would already have the SP Flash tool open at this point. Click on the Download button Connect your phone via USB Cable to your computer Wait for the magic to happen! (The yellow bar below will start to fill)   The process will end once you see a Big White Tick on...

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Infinix Mobility has launched the Infinix Hot 2 [Official]

Infinix Mobility has launched the Infinix Hot 2 [Official]

Infinix had quickly caught the eye of many customers when it first launched its affordable device the Hot Note. The Hot Note had tremendous battery life, and was dirt cheap. Soon after they came up with the Zero 2 and a 2GB variant of the Hot Note called Hot Note Pro. Now, they have come up with another great device which is even cheaper than the previous three devices, called the Hot 2. The Infinix Hot 2 is a great device if you do not want to spend too much on an android device and also enjoy Android as Google made it. The Infinix Hot 2 comes with Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box and the ROM itself is very close to being stock (The Hot 2 launched in Africa is an Android One device). Not sure, if they are launching the same device here. If they are, then we might even get Android 6.0 Marshmallow pretty soon as well. We, will right a full review once we get our hands on the device. The specs on the device include: 5.0” IPS LCD HD Display (1280×720) 1.3 GHz Quad- Core Media Tek CPU 1/2 GB RAM 16 GB internal w/ microSD card slot upto 32GB 8 MP Primary and 2 MP Secondary Camera 2,200 mAh battery Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Dual Sim The Infinix Hot 2 comes in two variants a 1GB and a 2GB version for PKR 9,999 and PKR 11,399 respectively. You can head over to Daraz.pk right now to order your very own Infinix Hot 2. If you want any further details, you can read the full press release below. INFINIX MOBILITY LAUNCHES THE INFINIX HOT 2 ON DARAZ.PK, GIVING CUSTOMERS THE BEST VALUE FOR MONEY  Karachi, October 28, 2015. In an exclusive partnership with ecommerce giant Daraz.pk, leading phone manufacturer Infinix Mobility has announced the launch of its most affordable smartphone, Infinix Hot 2 x510, in Pakistan at https://www.daraz.pk/infinix-shop/. Designed in Paris and Shanghai, the Infinix Hot 2 x510 is expected to take the smartphone industry by storm, following the impressive acceptance and patronage of other Infinix devices introduced on Daraz.pk, earlier this year. The latest smartphone which will not make you feel a dent on your wallet is an ode to today’s technologically advanced era – making the concept of affordability coupled with functionality a cemented reality.  This phone is a complete game changer. In a price as low as Rs 9,999, the phone comes with an amazing 5.00-inch 720×1280 display, offering an amazing HD experience. Infinix has integrated this incredibly affordable device with a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, ensuring speedy functionality and smooth operations. The phone which runs...

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How to Update Hot Note and Hot Note Pro to Android 5.1 Lollipop

How to Update Hot Note and Hot Note Pro to Android 5.1 Lollipop

Infinix Mobility has proudly announced that Android 5.1 Lollipop is now available for their Infinix Hot Note and Hot Note Pro. Now OTA (Over the Air) updates are coming in very slowly. You can check for your self if you have received the update by clicking on the System Update app in your app drawer. Now for those who don’t like to wait (like me) can manually update Hot Note and Hot Note Pro as well. In this post I will provide step by step instructions to update Hot Note. (Do not worry it is not that hard). NOTE: Anybody who uses this method and something goes wrong with their device, Talk Android Phones will not be held responsible in any way. If your device gets bricked, you must have messed up the steps. Also if you have rooted your device, Un-root it first. Well if you have read the above notice carefully then you are good to go. I would recommend to go through all the steps first before doing anything. STEP 1: Download the ROM First things first, you need to download the official Android 5.1 Lollipop update from Infinix’s website the link is give below: Infinix Hot Note 16GB with 1GB RAM Infinix Hot Note 16GB with 2GB RAM   STEP 2: Setting up your Computer Now, things get a bit tricky! You will require all of the below files in order to make this work properly! Download SP Flash Tool : Download the latest version from this link and extract the zip file in your computer. Download MediaTek VCOM Tools: Go to this link and follow the instructions given. Make sure you disable signature verification first before installing this driver. For added help here is one more link. After both the above steps are completed you need to open Flash_Tool.exe (found in the SP Flash Tool folder). Click on Scatter Loading Look for a text file from the ROM you had downloaded called “MT6592_Android_scatter.txt” Wait for the SP Flash tool to compile its own stuff. Select Firmware Upgrade option You can see the images below to know where “Scatter Loading” and “Firmware Upgrade” can be found. STEP 3: Set up the Phone Now come back to your phone and Go to settings –> Developer Options –> Enable USB debugging. If you don’t see Developer Options, go to About  and keep clicking on Build Number until it says “You’re now a developer”. Then Enable Debugging Remove your phone SD card. Switch it off. Pray everything works!!!   STEP 4: Flashing the ROM Now its time to head back to the computer, you would already have the SP Flash tool open at this...

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Tech Mela 2015 Day 1 – Discounts and Freebies

Tech Mela 2015 Day 1 – Discounts and Freebies

Hey guys today is the Day 1 of the Google supported Tech Mela. It is happening for the first time in Pakistan, where different smart phone and mobile network related brands are show casing their devices. Discounts and freebies are the main attraction of the day for example You can get up to 30% discount on all Huawei devices, including their flagship device the Ascend Mate 7. Not only that but you can the Huawei Talk band 2 for just PKR 11,830 (original price is PKR 16000). Infinix has also used this stage to officially launch  an upgraded version of their very successful device the Infinix Hot Note. This new version is called the “Infinix Hot Note Pro” and now has 2GB RAM (original had 1GB ) while all other specs remain the same. So, all those who are thinking of getting a new Hot Note device we recommend getting this one. New OEM’s have joined the party such as Intex, Injoo and Xtouch, they all have budget friendly devices, which is always a plus point. Some of these devices even come with some neat freebies such as a Power bank you can get with the Injoo One smart phone. Telenor, PTCL, TPL Tracker, Haier and Rivo Mobile conclude the list of brands you can find on Day 1. That is about it from our end. Make sure to tune in tomorrow for Day 2 of Tech Mela. Source: Tech...

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Tech Mela – Pakistan’s Biggest Online Festival is starting from 11th Sep 2015

Tech Mela – Pakistan’s Biggest Online Festival is starting from 11th Sep 2015

From 11 to 20 September 2015, the largest online tech shopping festival in Pakistan will be on at www.techmela.com. Dubbed ‘Tech Mela’, this Google-supported online shopping event will last for a total of 10 days and focus on exclusive, special deals and discounts of up to 30% on smartphones, gadgets and data and voice plans that are only available online during this special period. Tania Aidrus, Country Manager South Asia Frontier at Google had this to say:  “Pakistan’s mobile industry is really taking off with more and more people coming online and using their smartphones as their primary Internet device. It is absolutely the right time to hold this virtual shopping festival just before the traditional holiday and festive period of Eid-ul-Adha and what better way than to hold it completely online where the next wave of buyers will be congregating. With Internet penetration growing rapidly and the desire to purchase on the Internet increasing, we hope this initiative will bring more awareness and adoption of e-commerce in Pakistan.” She added: “The majority of digital consumers in Pakistan are already researching online to decide which device to purchase, and for the most part they find online resources more relevant and credible to their purchase journey;” said Tania, “Tech Mela is an initiative to complete the research and purchase loop, and we hope the exclusive deals will spur greater acceptance of e-commerce among even more Pakistanis.”  According to TNS Research, there are 30 million online users in Pakistan, half of whom are using mobile for the purpose. Google is teaming up with e-commerce partner and top online shopping destination Daraz.pk to make Tech Mela happen this week onwards. To make things even more exciting, aside from special deals Tech Mela will also feature deals from Huawei, Samsung and Microsoft and several exclusive mobile device launches to the Pakistan market by companies like Infinix and Injoo. So only 3 days left for the biggest “Online Tech Mela” in Pakistan. Do not miss it! Source: TECH...

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Infinix Zero 2 goes through a Scratch Test – See how it fares!

Infinix Zero 2 goes through a Scratch Test – See how it fares!

Infinix is really taking a stand on how durable their Zero 2 device really is. So, we thought to put it to the test. The Infinix Zero 2 is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on the front and Kevlar at the back. So, we thought to test how the device would fair in a scratch test. Most of the time your device would be lodged right next to some change or cars keys in your pocket. So, if you are worried what would happen, then watch our scratch test below.   Infinix Zero 2 – Scratch Test from Talk Android Phones on...

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