Samsung has launched two models in its Galaxy A and E series of smartphones in India. The Galaxy A series- A3 and A5 sports a metallic body while the E series- E5 and E7 features the regular plastic body. Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 is priced at Rs 20,500 and Rs 25,500 respectively while the Galaxy E5 is priced at Rs 19,300 and Galaxy E7 costs Rs 23,000. All the four smartphones run on Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS with Samsung TouchWiz UI, 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU and sports dual SIM card slots. A3 features a 4.5-inch qHD display with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels and has an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera.
At CES 2015 LasVegas, HTC unveiled the Desire 826 smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. The Desire 826 sports a 5.5-inch 1080p display and runs on a 1.7GHz octa-core 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 CPU with 2GB RAM. Running Android 5.0 Lollipop OS with HTC Sense UI, the device sports a 13MP rear camera (28mm lens and BSI sensor) and an ultra-pixel front camera. Powered by a 2,600 mAh battery, the Desire 826 comes with dual front facing speakers featuring Dobly Audio with HTC’s BoomSound.
Sony India launched its new digital noise cancelling Bluetooth MDR-EX31BN earphones at a price of Rs 5,490. The MDR-EX31BN comes with a 13.5mm sound driver and digital noise cancellation capability. The earphones connect with a wireless Bluetooth receiver that works on one-touch connectivity with NFC letting the user a hands free experience. Available in red and black color options, the MDR-EX31BN comes with a micro USB charging cable that allows continuous usage of more than 10.5 hours upon full recharge.
Verico has launched its first smartphone in India called Uni SHAPE 5V3 smartphone, in an exclusive tie up with Snapdeal. Priced at Rs 8,999, the Uni SHAPE 5V3 phone is a dual SIM device with a 5-inch QHD screen and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS. The phone runs on a Cortex A7, 1.3GHz quad-core processor with a 1GB RAM and a 4GB internal memory which expandable up to 64GB. It sports a 13MP rear and 5MP front camera and is powered by a 2100mAH removable Li-on battery.