TecQ Wrap: HTC One A9, Gionee Marathon M5, Lenovo Vibe S1 and More

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1. In Photos: All You Need to Know About HTC One A9

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HTC One A9. (Photo: The Quint)

HTC recently unveiled the One A9, a phone that has been expected by many to set new standards in the smartphone market.

It might appear to be similar to the iPhone in the looks department, but there is a lot more to this phone. The HTC One A9 is a dual-SIM smartphone with 4G LTE compatibility. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon 617 processor that’s clocked at 1.5 GHz

The phone is expected to be available by December 10, and here is all that you need to know about it.


2. Review: Gionee Marathon M5 Goes the Extra Mile and Wins

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Gionee Marathon M5 (Photo: The Quint)

Imagine a phone that’s smart and doesn’t make you look stupid by making you carry additional power banks. Imagine a phone that keeps on going for a minimum of two days, even as you work, surf or play. Now imagine not having to shell out a bomb for it.

Sounds like a dream? Then that would make the Gionee M5 Marathon a dream come true.

The M5 is a fun device made for a lot of work and play. For those who are constantly on the move, the 6,020 mAh battery has them covered. Check out our full review here.


3. Asus Launches Its R510JX Gaming Notebook in India at Rs 69,990

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Asus R510JX Gaming Notebook. (Photo Courtesy: Asus)

Asus announced the launch of its gaming notebook R510JX. The notebook runs on Windows 10 and is priced at Rs 69,990.

The finished design on the Asus R510JX has a stylish black and red theme and gives the notebook a premium feel. It also comes with a Full-HD antiglare display which is resistant to fingerprints and smudges.

For full details, click here.


4. Lenovo Unveils Vibe S1 Smartphone at Rs 15,999 in India

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Lenovo Vibe S1 (Photo Courtesy: Lenovo)

Lenovo has added another smartphone to its Vibe series – the Vibe S1, for Rs 15,999.

The Vibe S1 is the world’s first smartphone with dual selfie cameras – an 8 MP BSI primary front camera and a 2 MP secondary front camera to analyse depth of field information and replicate human binocular vision.

Sounds good, doesn’t it? Check out the complete details on the Vibe S1 here.


5. Ringo App Offers Cheapest Local Calling in India at 19 Paisa/Min

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Ringo App interface on iOS. (Photo Courtesy: Ringo)

Ringo, the low-cost calling app, has introduced local calling in India at a flat rate of 19 paisa/min.

That’s Rs 1.01/min cheaper than any telecom service provider in India. Ringo users can call any landline or mobile in the country at a flat rate of 19 p/min, without any additional charges like roaming, STD or top-up cards.

Unlike other VOIP apps in the market Ringo uses telephone networks instead of phone data or the internet for a phone call, and thus offers superior calling experience, without any call drops.

Click here to know more about the app.

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