Nokia Lumia 630 single SIM now available in India for Rs 10,500

The Nokia Lumia 630 comes in both single and dual-SIM flavors, and both variants are now available in India. The Dual-SIM Lumia 630 launched last month for Rs 11,500, and now the single-SIM Lumia 630 is available for Rs 10,500. The Lumia 630 features a 4.5-inch FWVGA ClearBlack IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, a 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 512MB of RAM, a 5 megapixel camera, 8 GB of ...

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How To: Get Nokia’s Z Launcher Running on Rooted Devices

As CJ pointed out earlier today, Nokia released Z Launcher, a launcher for Android. I went to test it out on my Rooted Nexus 5 and was greeted with "sorry, we are currently not supporting rooted devices". This was a bit of a roadblock, until a few people (1,2) on twitter pointed out a work around. Obviously, if you're hitting this wall, you'll already be rooted. Head over here to download an app called Xpos ...

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Nokia Z Launcher: Hands-On (Video)

Nokia announced it's second Android experiment earlier today, following the Nokia X family. The Finnish company, or rather the part of the Finnish company that wasnt acquired by Microsoft, released a new Android launcher in pre-beta, and it's called "Z Launcher." Z launcher aims to help users have quick access to the apps and people they need most, whenever they need them. Nokia definitely caught us off gua ...

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Nokia just released an Android Launcher: Z Launcher

I cant believe this has happened but apparently Nokia, or rather the part of the company that wasnt acquired by Microsoft, just launched an Android launcher, and it's called "Z Launcher." Z launcher is an interesting homescreen replacement for Android phones that tries to strip away all the noise and clutter, displaying only a few items on the screen that are important to you. There's the time, date and one ...

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Video: Watch Jeff Bezos unveil the Amazon Fire phone

Amazon didn't live stream their Amazon Fire Phone launch event earlier today but they've been kind enough to upload the video on their YouTube channel to check out. It's an hour and a half long but if you want to watch Jeff Bezos unveil the company's first smartphone, here's the video right below. Worth checking out if you want to see a demonstration of those new fangled features such as "Dynamic Perspectiv ...

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Amazon Fire Announced, their first phone

The Amazon Fire was announced today, the company's first ever mobile phone. The Fire phone features a 4.7 inch Gorilla Glass display at 720p HD resolution, a quad-core 2.2GHz processor with an Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM, all in a rubberized frame with aluminum buttons. There's also dual-stereo speakers with support for virtual Dolby Digital Plus surround sound and the Fire phone comes with headphones tha ...

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HTC China sold over 50,000 HTC One E8 phones in just 15 minutes

Looks like the HTC One E8 is off to a great start, with over 50,000 units sold in just 15 minutes in China. The HTC One E8 is the plastic version of the M8, that opts for a 13 megapixel rear camera instead of the 4 megapixel Ultrapixel camera of the M8. Apart from that, specs are mostly the same, but at a much lower pricetag, making the E8 tremendous value for money. I'm really excited about this one, and i ...

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Review

I fondly remember that day in the year of 2011 when I splashed out on my very first Android smartphone, the dinky little Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro. It had a 3-inch 320x480 display and it packed all the power of the then-flagship Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc into a tiny and cute side-slider with a wonderfully spacious, clicky keyboard. The fact that it distilled everything that was great about the Xperia Arc ...

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Nokia paid several million euros in ransom money to save Symbian

Many years ago, when Nokia was still a phone company and wasnt gobbled up by Microsoft, they had another smartphone operating system running on their mobile phones. Good ol' Symbian, or as it was known back then, S60. Today's fun gossip is that the mobile OS, which was the most widely used smartphone OS in the world back then, was held in a bit of ransom-related drama that saw Nokia pay several million euro ...

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Samsung Just Announced a QHD Display Galaxy S5 for Korea

Samsung just announced a new variant of the Galaxy S5 in Korea, this one with a QHD screen. The Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A features a QHD Super AMOLED display (2560×1440), a 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB RAM, 16 megapixel camera, a 2800mAh battery, and it runs Android 4.4 KitKat. All that, and it's still waterproof, and dustrproof (IP67) with support for LTE speeds up to 225Mbps. The regular Ga ...

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Nokia Lumia 635 now available in Singapore for S$239

The Nokia Lumia 635, the single-SIM LTE variant of the Lumia 630 that we reviewed here on UnleashThePhones, is now available in Singapore for S$239 without any contractual agreements from Nokia Stores and Nokia Solution Partners, as well as from all three local operators for a subsidized rate on a 2-year contract. The Lumia 635 runs Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box with a quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdrago ...

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Sony releases a Live on YouTube app for Xperia phones

Sony released a new app today, that's exclusive to their Xperia smartphones and tablets, and it's called "Live on YouTube." As you can guess from the name, the app allows Xperia owners to livestream video straight from their Xperia phone or tablet, right on over to YouTube, also seeing the amount of viewers or likes that the video is getting, and even share a link to the live broadcast. For this to work tho ...

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