Samsung Launched Galaxy J2 with 4.5-inch HD AMOLED display 4G with Opera Max Ultra Data Saving Mode Android 5.1 At Rs 8,490
Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy J2, the company’s latest entry-level 4G smartphone in India. It has a new Ultra Data Saving mode powered byOpera Max that let users to allow and block individual apps from using mobile data and save data by enabling data optimization. Ultra Data Saving mode promises up to 50% savings in data across all the content and most apps and also frees up to 11% RAM.
The smartphone has metallic finish on the sides and has faux leather back. Samsung said that the Galaxy J2 has been developed in Samsung’s Indian R&D facility.
Samsung Galaxy J2 specifications
4.7-inch (960 x 540 Pixels) qHD Super AMOLED display1.3 GHz quad-core Exynos 3475 processor1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB with microSDAndroid 5.1 (Lollipop) OS5MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 720p HD video recording2MP front-facing camera, f/2.4 apertureDual (micro) SIMDimensions: 136.5x69x8.4mm3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS2000mAh battery
The Samsung Galaxy J2 comes in Black, White and Gold colors and is priced at Rs. 8,490. It will be available from September 21st across all the channels in India.
Commenting on the launch, Asim Warsi, Vice President, Marketing, IT & Mobile at Samsung India, said:
We at Samsung are committed to empower our customers with the best-in-class and innovative technology across price segments. Samsung Galaxy J2, our entry level smartphone, has been specially made keeping in mind the Indian customer’s sensibilities to make 4G accessible and relevant for all. The Galaxy S2 reinforces our commitment to ‘Make in India’. Ultra Data Saving Mode, which is the key feature in the device, has been developed at our Indian R&D facilities to deliver the most cost efficient 4G device.
Regarding the new data saving mode, M.D, Dr. Oh, Samsung Research India, said:
To ensure that our mobile devices can deliver the greatest value to our consumers, we want to answer their concerns about excessive data usage by providing an easy-to-use solution. Integrating our Ultra Data Saving mode with Opera Max will give our users the most advanced saving cloud in the world with unique video optimization technology and enable them to get the most out of their data plans.
Nitin Bhandari, SVP Products at Opera Software, said:
Opera Max is more than a data-management app; it gives users device-wide data savings for video, images, streaming music and webpages. We are happy to work with Samsung to power its Ultra Data Saving feature. Together, we will be able to help more smartphone users to get the most out of the internet.
Lenovo A2010 with 4.5-inch Display Quad-core Processor 4G Android 5.1 Lollipop now available on Flipkart At Rs 4,990
Lenovo launched the A2010 as India’s most affordable 4G smartphone for Rs. 4,990. It went on sale exclusively on Flipkart through flash sale last Thursday, September 3rd. Today Lenovo has started selling the smartphone in both White and Black colors through open sale, without registrations from 12PM. It did not say how long it will continue to sell the smartphone through open sale, but it is likely to be permanent.
The Lenovo K3 Note recently went registration-free permanently, so you can now get one from Flipkart for Rs. 9,999. To remind you, the A2010 packs 4.5-inch FWVGA screen, 1 GHz quad-core MediaTek SoC, 1GB RAM, Android 5.1 (Lollipop), 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, dual SIM support and 4G connectivity with support for both 1800 MHz (Band 3) and 2300 MHz (Band 40) for India, 8GB internal storage with micro SD expansion slot and a 2000mAh battery.
Several companies that usually sell their smartphones through flash sales initially have now started selling them without registration after few flash sales. Some firms like Motorola and Asus doesn’t sell their smartphones through flash sales and replenishes the stocks when it runs out.
After rolling out 4G trials in many cities, Airtel has just commercially launched its 4G services in 296 towns across India. This makes it the first company to make the fast new 4G services available to the public.
Airtel is giving away free 4G SIM cards to all compatible users, and promises to provide SIM cards within four hours at the users’ doorstep. To request for a free 4G SIM card, head over here http://www.airtel.in/4g/ get your free 4G SIM. Delivered at your door step for free here
The company is offering its 4G services at very low rates starting at Rs 25. Additionally, Airtel is offering six months of unlimited music streaming and downloads on ‘Wynk Music’ and five free movies per month for six months on the Eros Now channel of ‘Wynk Movies’.
It has also introduced the new Infinity Plan that starts at Rs 999. This plan offers unlimited voice calls on mobile, along with data benefits. It has also entered into alliance with Samsung and Flipkart to promote its new 4G service.
Airtel has launched a dedicated website, where users can check if their number is eligible for a 4G upgrade, and whether they can request for a free 4G SIM card or not. The company has also introduced 4G dongles, and home Wi-Fi modems starting at Rs 1,400 and Rs 1,500 respectively.
The company has just released an ad which boasts of really fast speed with Airtel 4G, while also claiming that a full movie can be downloaded in just three minutes.
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BSNL plans to launch a bunch of activities to boost the property. it might launch 4G services across six medium circles out of the twenty circles it operates through a strategic partnership with non-public players, in line with reports.
BSNL Chairman and director (CMD) Anupam Shrivastava confirmed the news, however haven’t disclosed the names of the non-public players with whom the operator plans to traffic jam.
According to sources, Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL) would be the primary potential alternative for partnership. RJIl has already signed AN agreement with BSNL to lease out 4000 of its mobile towers. it’s conjointly the sole player that possesses 4G spectrum in 2300 Mc band across all twenty two circles.
The other potential alternative would be Russian-based medium operator SSTL. It works underneath MTS complete in Asian country and has services across 9 circles.
Unlike the non-public players, BSNL plans to roll out 4G solely by March 2016. It owns restricted spectrum and would wish a minimum of 5MHz for the winning roll out of 4G.
Besides partnership with non-public players, the state-run medium operator would conjointly attempt joining its wired and wireless networks to deliver high speed net. Since, its broadband spectrum span across sixteen circles, this can be a potential proposal to contemplate. The operator will improve its Wi-Fi and 3G services, that it’s upgrading the networks.
BSNL will integrate 3G, 4G network which might alter the client to transfer to Wi-Fi.
For its prestigious Wi-Fi hotspot project, the state-run operator is finance concerning Rs. 7000 large integer over ensuing 2 years.
BSNL the largest PSU telecom operator which is the national Broadband backbone of India has declared that it will be investing Rs. 7000 crore in setting up integrated 3G, 4G wifi hotspots across the country over the next 3 years. BSNL subscribers will be able to transition seamlessly between 3G 4G cellular network and the wifi hotspots which will work for offloading the data from the cellular network.
“Wifi is an obvious choice for BSNL going forward but it alone cannot be successful. It has to be integrated with 3G, 4G network so that customer can be seamlessly transferred to wifi. In two to three years, we will be investing Rs 7,000 crore to set up integrated wifi across the country,” Chairman and Managing Director of BSNL Anupam Shrivatava said while speaking at TeleAnalysis event.
We had earlier shared how BSNL is setting up hotspots at 10 monuments across the country, now it will be extending its reach to more tourist spots and plans on adding 2500 wifi hotspots by the end of the current financial year. In addition to this, BSNL has also partnered with QuadGen Wireless for setting up wifi hotspots under a revenue share model.
“BSNL is in best position to provide instant bandwidth. We will set up wifi hotspots and BSNL will provide bandwidth for it. We are committed to set up 1,000 wifi hotspots by June and another 5,000 by end of this year,” QuadGen Wireless Founder and Chairman C S Rao said. BSNL plans on expanding its coverage in the south and west zones through its partnership with QuadGen over a span of 18 months.