Tag Archives: First

Freedom 251 Maker Reportedly Refunds First 30,000 Customers

Ringing Bells, the maker of the controversial Freedom 251 smartphone that’s priced at Rs. 251, reportedly claims to have paid back the money it generated from the first 30,000 pre-booking orders on the first day of the sale this month. Mohit Goel, managing director of the Noida-based company, has claimed that the money of all 30,000 customers has been refunded ... Read More »

First ‘Android N’ Screenshot Tips Settings Navigation Drawer

We might be months away from the release of Google’s next Android OS version but a new screenshot may have offered the first look at the Marshmallow successor. Android’s official Developer site now lists a screenshot for showing Day-Night theme in system setting. Notably, the page for turning-on/ off Bluetooth includes a hamburger setting on the top left which has ... Read More »

LeEco’s Le Max Pro Goes on Sale as First Snapdragon 820 Smartphone

LeEco Le Max Pro, the world’s first smartphone unveiled to sport Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC, has gone on sale in China – making it the world’s first Snapdragon 820 smartphone in the market. The flagship smartphone from the Chinese technology conglomerate went on sale in limited quantities in China on Tuesday at rather low price of CNY 1999 (roughly $305 ... Read More »

First Mid-Range ‘Android One’ Phone Unveiled at MWC 2016

When Google first made revelations about its Android One phones back in June 2014, the platform was supposed to target emerging markets as well as ensure a minimum set of standards for smartphones. Recent reports however told a different story altogether with the company reportedly relaxing its ‘strict’ hardware requirements that made it tough for OEMs. But a new Android ... Read More »

LeEco’s Le Max Pro Goes on Sale as First Snapdragon 820 Smartphone

LeEco Le Max Pro, the world’s first smartphone unveiled to sport Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC, has gone on sale in China – making it the world’s first Snapdragon 820 smartphone in the market. The flagship smartphone from the Chinese technology conglomerate went on sale in limited quantities in China on Tuesday at rather low price of CNY 1999 (roughly $305 ... Read More »

First Mid-Range ‘Android One’ Phone Unveiled at MWC 2016

When Google first made revelations about its Android One phones back in June 2014, the platform was supposed to target emerging markets as well as ensure a minimum set of standards for smartphones. Recent reports however told a different story altogether with the company reportedly relaxing its ‘strict’ hardware requirements that made it tough for OEMs. But a new Android ... Read More »

Spied: New Generation Hyundai Elantra Spotted Testing in India for the First Time

Having built quite a reputation for introducing blockbuster cars, Hyundai India recently conveyed its plans to move into the premium vehicle space by showcasing the new generation Tucson and Elantra models at Auto Expo 2016. While the Tucson premium SUV is confirmed to¬† launch later this year, the company has also commenced testing the new generation 2017 Elantra sedan and ... Read More »

Unity Hyundai Becomes India’s First Digital Automotive Experience Outlet

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) has inaugurated India’s first Digital Automotive Experience Outlet called Unity Hyundai in the national capital. The Korean carmaking firm is India’s largest passenger car exporter and 2nd largest manufacturer. The company has taken a ‘New Thinking, New Possibility” approach which is aimed at offering customers a completely new way to shop for a car by ... Read More »

UM Renegade Sport S: First Look Review

UM Motorcycles recently launched two cruiser motorcycles for the Indian market from its Renegade range at the 2016 Auto Expo – the Renegade Sport S and Renegade Commando. A third bike, the Renegade Classic, was unveiled at the Auto Expo as well and will be launched in June this year. US-based UM International has a 50-50 joint venture in India ... Read More »

First Drive: Nissan GT-R

They say good things happen to those who wait. Patience isn’t my strongest suit but this wasn’t just any ‘good’ thing about to happen to me. I arrived early at the Buddh International Circuit to experience the fast and furious Nissan GT-R but came across another lesson in patience. 6 hours and several cups of coffee later, I finally got ... Read More »