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Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 with 6-inch display launched

The Canvas Doodle 3 comes with a 6-inch FWVGA display and runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. It is powered by a 1.3GHz dual core processor. Onboard storage is expandable upto 32 GB. In terms of battery, it is packed with a 2500 mAh that Micromax claims will offer a talk time up to 9 hours.

At its back, you'll get a 5.0-megapixel camera with flash and upfront the Doodle 3 offers a 0.3-megapixel camera. For connectivity you get Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. With applications like BigFlix offering unlimited movies to users for 6 months, the Canvas Doodle 3 also offers entertainment on the go.

The device will start selling from April 25 in stores for Rs.8,500.

Camera & Internal Storage

The primary camera included in Doodle 3 phablet has a 5 MP sensor similar to most other MT6572 smartphones. The camera is also supported by LED flash for low light photography. The rear camera can record 720p HD videos. Front camera is  a VGA sensor and will sufficent for basic video calling.

Processor and Battery

The processor used is Dual core MT6572, from MediaTek, which can be found in most other present generation dual core smartphones. Both cores are clocked at 1.3 GHz and are paired with Mali 400 GPU and 512 MB RAM. 
The battery capacity is 2500 mAh. Micromax claims 260 hours of standby time and 9 hours of talk time from this device.

Display and Other Features

The display is 6 inches in size and features 854 x 480 pixels. The dismal pixel density of 163 ppi implies that your display will be soft with visible pixilation. Incase this is your first smartphone and you might find the display quite usable.

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HTC Desire 816 launched in India for Rs. 23990

HTC has launched the Desire 816, the company’s latest phablet in India. It was announced at the MWC 2014 earlier this year. has a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display, powered by a 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HTC Sense 6.0 on top. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It has dual-front-facing BoomSound speakers and comes with dual SIM support.
But the most notable thing about the Desire 816 probably isn't the size - it's that plastic, glossy finish. HTC told us that this was (as you might expect) a decision to keep the price down, but while "plastic fantastic" might send you running away, let us assure you that it actually feels pretty good.

Size-wise, the Desire 816 site between the HTC One and the HTC One Max, the latter of which will be too unwieldy for some - the 816 is the perfect answer for smaller hands.Meanwhile, the glossy, plastic coat feels more premium than we initially expected. The comparisons with the iPhone 5C (especially the red) are inescapable, but on a bigger device these curves are much more appreciated by our hands.

HTC Desire 816 specifications : 
  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display
  • 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HTC Sense 5.5
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2, 1080p HD recording
  • 5 MP front-facing camera, f/2.8 720p HD recording
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • 7.99mm-thick and weighs 165 grams
  • HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • 1.5GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory with micro SD
  • 3G, WiFi  a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS with a-GPS
  • 2600 mAh battery

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HTC Desire 210 ,Lowest Price Smartphone in India

With an aim to more than double its market share in two years in India, smartphone maker HTC on Monday announced global launch of its lowest priced smartphone Desire 210 for Rs 8,700 in New Delhi.

HTC Desire 210 is a dual-sim (GSM+GSM) smartphone that sports a 4-inch WVGA (480x800p) display. The phone is powered by a 1GHz MediaTek MT6572 dual-core processor and 512MB RAM.

The phone runs Android (version unspecified) with HTC's Sense UI running on top.

The Desire 210 sports a 5MP rear camera and a VGA front-facing camera. It comes with 4GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB via microSD card. The phone comes with 1300mAh removable battery.
In terms of connectivity options, the phone offers 3G, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS.

Specification : 

  • - 1 GHz MediaTek MT6572M Dual Core Processor
  • - 512 MB RAM
  • - 4 Inch WVGA Touch Screen Display
  • - Dual SIM(Micro SIM+Mini SIM)
  • - 5MP Auto Focus Camera
  • - 0.3 MP Front Facing Camera
  • - 3G
  • - WiFi
  • - 1300 MAh Battery

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How to Root HTC explorer

1. Install HTC Sync on your PC

you can download it from: www.htc.com/www/help/htc-explorer/#download
(needed so computer recognises your mobile Phone)

2. Unlock your phone's bootloader

- Following the steps in www.htcdev.com/bootloader

Note: HTC Explorer isn´t listed as a working device yet but it has been tested and works perfectly. Choose "all other supported models" when selecting device.

3. Add a recovery 

That will allow you to install .zip ROMs. You can access to it in the menu android phones have when booting the phone after removing-inserting the battery and pressing "volume down" and "power" buttons simultaneously. (Other phones have different button combinations).

- Download A310E Recovery.zip
- extract it in any window on your PC (ie: C:\HTC)
- run the recovery.bat with phone in fastboot mode (first option in the "3 android menu" ) and connected with usb.

Note: I edited the recovery.bat and removed any unnecessary commands so no errors occur

Done! You got the recovery installed if no errors, you can now install any compatible .zip ROM or app.

4. ROOT the device

- Place this Superuser.zip file somewhere in the microSD first.
- Go into Recovery mode ("volume down" + "power")
- install Superuser.zip with the option "install .zip from sd" from the recovery menu.

                                                                 ROOTED !!

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How to root Samsung Galaxy Ace

Before Your Proceed

  • Just in case your phone data, call log, text messages, and media files get erased in the process, you need to backup those files as a precautionary measure.
  • In order for the rooting process to begin, it is highly suggested that you need to at least charge your phone to 60%.
  • You also need to enable USB Debugging on your phone. This can be enabled by heading to Settings > Applications > Development > USB Debugging.
  • Lastly, close all potentially conflicting applications on your computer such as antivirus software, Samsung Kies PC Suite, and firewall software as they tend to disrupt or block the rooting process. If you do have other unnecessary applications that cause your phone delays, you should uninstall them or remove them as well.

Files For Downloads

Steps To Follow :

1. Download and put the file onto the root of your microSD card as well as on the Clockwork Recovery.

2. Turn off your Galaxy Ace .

3. Restart your smartphone in recovery mode (volume up + power + home button and let go once the Samsung logo has appeared for a second time).

4. Once in the menu, navigate with the volume buttons until you reach apply update from sdcard and then validate with the home button (middle button).

5. Choose the file update.zip and Press ok with Home Button.

6. Once the installation is done, return to the main menu (choose../) and then reboot system now.

To verify whether or not the procedure went well, you're able to check the existence of the super user app and install an application that will test your root access.

Using ClockWork Recovery

Now that you've rooted your smartphone, On the Galaxy Ace 58301, you actually need to leave the file on the microSD card and access it via standard recovery each time that you would like to start up in recovery mode.

1. Proceed as if you were rooting, but choose the file ClockWorkRec5830i.zip in step 5.

2. Restart your smartphone in recovery mode.
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LG L65 Dual with Android 4.4 KitKat launched

LG has added one more budget smartphone to its L series with the launch of the LG L65 Dual. The smartphone is available in Russia at a price of RUB 7,490 (approximately Rs. 12,500) and is expected to release in other markets soon.
The smartphone seems set to arrive in a single-SIM variant as well. @evleaks on Wednesday tweetedan alleged press render image of the LG L65's single-SIM variant.
The LG L65 Dual, as the name suggests, comes with dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) functionality. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box.
The L65 Dual features a 4.3-inch IPS LCD display with a WVGA (480x800 pixels) resolution and a pixel density of 217ppi. The smartphone packs a similar 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon 200 processor and 1GB of RAM as seen on LG L70 Dual.
The L65 Dual sports a primary 5-megapixel rear autofocus camera and a secondary 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with 4GB of built-in storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB. Connectivity options on the LG L65 Dual include Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/AGPS, EDGE/GPRS, micro-USB and 3G. The device will be backed-up by a 2100mAh removable battery.
The LG L65 Dual measures almost the same as the L70, at 127.2x66.8x9.6mm, with just 0.1mm added thickness. It comes in two colours - Black and White, and weighs 126 grams. LG has also added itsKnock Code feature on this smartphone.
LG has also designed smart covers called Quickwindow for the L65 Dual. It provides instant access to the clock, weather, music and more. It also allows the user to accept or reject the call from the cover.

source : // gadgets.ndtv.com
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