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Infinix Mobility in partnership with Daraz.Pk, debuts with the launch of ‘Hotnote’ Smartphones in Pakistan

Infinix Mobility in partnership with Daraz.Pk, debuts with the launch of ‘Hotnote’ Smartphones in Pakistan

Infinix, the fast-growing mobile technology brand in Europe, Africa and Middle East has announced the launch of their new smartphone Infinix HotNote in Pakistan. Designed in Paris and shanghai, with a novel selling concept, the device will be made available through the county’s leading online retail store Daraz.pk. HotNote runs on android 4.4.2 KitKat, equipped with an immense 4000 mAh super capacity battery and exhibits innovative super-fast charging speeds. Charging the device for just 20 minutes, would result in operational battery life of up to 7 hours. The device with its unsurpassed technology, gives 2 days of extreme smartphone usage, it can run up to 600 hours in standby and provides consumers with almost 21 hours of talk time. Infinix is bringing a revolution to the smartphone industry of Pakistan. Jean Alexis,Vice Presidentat Infinix said “We are incredibly excited about this new device. The size, superior battery life and overall performanceof the Infinix Hot Note allow the consumers to enjoy the big screen, superior performance with a prolonged battery life. The device bridges the gap between smartphones and tablets, pleasing consumers across all touch points.” This ‘factory-to-consumer’ model, Infinix’s exclusive partnership with the country’s largest e-commerce platform significantly reduces the channel costs, meaning that consumers are able to enjoy this high tech device at a modest price of PKR. 12,900/- Muneeb Maayr, CEO of Daraz.pk commented on its exclusive partnership: “Daraz.pk is proud to be the online retail partner for Infinix Mobility, due to their unique selling approach we are quite optimistic to see a shift in boosting ecommerce business in Pakistan. HotNote has already gained significant traction on leading digital forums through its unique initial campaign leading to the great response we have received. Along with Infinix mobility, we are delighted to begin this new chapter in online retail in country.” Infinix HotNote comes with dual SIM and dual slot support for both 2G & 3G. It has a 5.5 inch HD IPS screen, with 16GB ROM and 1GB RAM combined with a 1.4GHz Octa Core processor that makes it lightning fast and allows it to run games in high resolution, play music and HD videos, and multitask without any strain on performance. HotNote has a front camera of 2MP enabling users to capture 75 degree wide-angle shooting for selfies, and comes with an 8MP back camera with advanced imaging sensor, allowing users to capture HD video at 30 frames per second.The device comes with metallic premium finishing in four different colours Anthracite Grey, Champagne Gold, Copper Brown and Mint...

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Microsoft Lumia 430 Eyes the Budget Segment in Pakistan

Microsoft Lumia 430 Eyes the Budget Segment in Pakistan

Microsoft has stormed the market with its budget smart phones, increasing its market share slowly but gradually. Today they have launched a new family member named the Lumia 430 Dual Sim. The Lumia 430 is targeted specially for the budget conscience clientele. The Lumia 430 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Dual-core 1.2 Ghz processor, with 1GB RAM. This is normally more than enough to run Windows Phone 8.1 smoothly. The best part is the device is Windows 10 ready as well, so even a budget friendly device will be able to run Windows 10 on it without any hitch. The device has 8GB internal memory and also supports a microSD upto 128GB, so plenty of memory to use there. The 4-inch smartphone is a perfect size to fit your device easily in the pocket, so no issues there. The device comes back and front facing cameras with pre-loaded apps like Microsoft Office, Skype, and One Drive as well. “People around the world have responded enthusiastically to our affordable Lumia range. We continue to invest in this segment to ensure that as many people as possible can enjoy signature Microsoft experiences, even on a tight budget,” said Mohammad Kamran Khan, General Manager, Microsoft Mobile Device and Services, Pakistan. “The Lumia 430 Dual SIM continues our commitment to combining the right hardware, software, services and apps with the right price to give people a smartphone they can afford and be proud to use.” The Lumia 430 Dual-Sim comes in two colors Bright Orange and Black and will be available for PKR...

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Elephone’s Next Smartphone with 2K Display and 4GB RAM to run Windows 10 and Android 5.0

Elephone’s Next  Smartphone with 2K Display and 4GB RAM to run Windows 10 and Android 5.0

Many users have talked about wanting a device which would run both Windows and Android on their device, this is termed as “dual-booting” for those that are new to this concept. Now Samsung, Asus and a couple of other OEM’s have tried to start this project but due to Google and Microsoft’s reservations have ultimately decommissioned these projects. All those who dream of owning a dual-boot device, should fret not. Elephone a Chinese based company is here to the rescue. Previously they have been known to come up with some pretty decent devices, like the Elephone P5000 which came with a 5350 mAh battery or the P6000 a 64-bit Android 5.0 running smartphone for only $160. Now the new device that Elephone is coming up with is said to have a a 5.5 inch QHD (2560 x 1440) display with 514 ppi, 4GB of RAM, Intel Atom processor and a 20.7 Mega Pixel Sony IMX 230 camera. A finger print scanner and a battery that is more than 3800 mAh are also part of the package. The best part is this device will be running Android 5.0 Lollipop and Windows 10. How cool is that right? Knowing Elephone’s aggressive pricing strategy this device will not be too expensive, but then again it will not be widely available outside of China as well. So would you guys go for a dual booted device? Hit us...

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Microsoft Introduces Lumia 540 Dual SIM: Crafted Details and Crisp, Clear HD for Under $150

Microsoft Introduces Lumia 540 Dual SIM: Crafted Details and Crisp, Clear HD for Under $150

Microsoft have launched another Dual Sim smartphone to its long line of budget friendly smartphones. The Lumia 540 Dual Sim is a 5inch Windows 8.1 running  smartphone, which is made solely for those who are looking to get a smartphone with decent specs for a low price. The Lumia 540 Dual Sim is said to be under $150, which is around Rs. 15000 Pakistani rupees. The great news is that this device will be ready for Windows 10 when it releases, so your set for the future as well, for such a low price. Tech specs include, a 1.2Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory. The Lumia 540 Dual Sim also comes with a 5Mp wide angle front camera and a 8MP back camera with LED flash. The availability of the device is said to be early May 2015, but no specific dates have been mentioned yet.  You can check out the entire press release below. Press Release Karachi – 15th April, 2015: Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday unveiled the Lumia 540 Dual SIM, designed for young, ambitious people looking for their first serious smartphone. The Lumia 540 Dual SIM features the latest Windows Phone 8.1 innovations and boasts a 5-inch HD display and crafted design details. It helps people stay productive on-the-go with Microsoft services like Skype and Office available out-of-the-box, and enables better mobile experiences, such as taking wide-angle selfies that fit in more of the action, thanks to the front-facing 5 megapixel camera. The new Lumia 540 Dual SIM is capable of upgrading to Windows 10 when the service becomes available later this year. It is priced to appeal to value-conscious consumers in markets like Pakistan, the Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific, starting at just under 150USD (Approx. PKR 15,000). The Lumia 540 Dual SIM features quality-crafted hardware including a removable, durable back cover with a luminous, layered design and a generous 5-inch HD display for enjoying apps, photos, videos and the personalizable home screen. Built-in Skype integration enables people to switch seamlessly between voice and video calls, with the wide-angle, front-facing camera capturing even more of the conversation. The rear-facing 8-megapixel camera captures detail-rich photos with the help of an LED flash. Available apps include favorites such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Instagram, with thousands more available from Windows Phone Store. Microsoft services like Office, Outlook and up to 30 GB of free cloud storage via OneDrive mean people have the productivity tools to achieve more, anywhere. Smart Dual SIM allows people to assign unique profiles to their SIM cards, such as “work” or “family,” to help them better manage daily communication. “The Lumia 540 Dual...

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BookMe Premium now available on the Windows Store

BookMe Premium now available on the Windows Store

BookMe Premium, the ticketing app, has finally landed on Windows Phones. The app lets you make ticket reservations for movies as well as for inter city transport.  The app lets you not only book a ticket but also lets you choose which seat you want straight from the app. This feature is available for Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Islamabad at the moment, with promise of other major cities joining in the near future. BookMe Premium also gives inter-city travelers the convenience of booking bus seats from their smartphones. Now people can travel to any city in Pakistan by booking their favorite seats on inter-city bus services like Daewoo Express, Bilal Travels, Faisal Movers, Skyways. The e app also gives details about any events taking place in the country for safe travel planning. Microsoft’s collaboration with the BookMe app seems to be a step in the right direction for a country like Pakistan. On this note Muhammad Kamran Khan, country general manager, Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services Pakistan had this to say:  “Our innovative products and services enrich the lives of many every day. We believe in enabling people to do more on the go, with their Lumia smartphones, thus enhancing the Lumia experience to deliver excitement with ease. Now people can book tickets for their favorite movies, choose their favorite seats and travel around the country with convenience with the BookMe Premium app.” The app that was previously available for only android and iOS devices, now has come to the Windows store as well. So, what are your thoughts on the app? Do let us know. Happy Booking to you! Download Link for Windows: BookMe Premium...

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Microsoft Mobile Devices introduces two new smartphones Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL at MWC 2015

Microsoft Mobile Devices introduces two new smartphones Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL at MWC 2015

These days its all about the Mobile World Congress (MWC) taking place in Barcelona, Spain where OEM’s from all across the globe are busy unveiling some of their latest devices. Microsoft Mobile Devices & Services introduced two new smartphones Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL at the Mobile World Congress 2015 today. The news devices give people greater flexibility and freedom to choose when and where they get things done. Both phones are upgradeable to Windows 10, which offers more personal computing and greater productivity, and will be available later this year. In a competitive marketplace, Microsoft Mobile Devices & Services continues to deliver innovative smartphone experiences at all price points. Both devices offer seamless integration of hardware essentials — with a choice of screen sizes and camera capabilities — and Microsoft services to offer incredible productivity with affordability. With Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, people are prepared for anything — for work, at home and on the go. They can smoothly and quickly access important documents or run popular websites, apps and games thanks to the onboard 1 GB of memory and powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor featuring quad-core CPU running at 1.2GHz. People can also enjoy photos and videos on a crisp high-definition (HD) display — either 5 inches on Lumia 640 or 5.7 inches on Lumia 640 XL. The long lasting battery of up to 2500 mAh in Lumia 640 and 3000 mAh in Lumia 640 XL, people can power through the day with battery to spare. The 13MB camera with ZEISS optics on Lumia 640 XL and the 8MP camera on Lumia 640 captures rich photos even in low light, while the front-facing camera is ideal for Skype video calling, and Lumia Camera software right out of the box. The phones come packed with the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1 and the Lumia Denim update, complete with one-swipe Action Center, Word Flow and Live Folders. People can also upgrade Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL to Windows 10 and enjoy its benefits as it becomes available later this year. Moreover, they can have the best of both worlds with LTE support available on dual-SIM models for the first time. In addition, all dual-SIM models will feature Smart Dual SIM to help ensure people never miss a call. “Our newest Lumia devices build on our momentum in the affordable smartphones space,” said Jo Harlow, corporate vice president for Phones at Microsoft. “With the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, we continue to make innovation accessible to more people. We have packaged competitive hardware with innovative Windows software and Microsoft services to help you achieve more, wherever and whenever you want.” Lumia...

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