Last week we have seen some pretty big announcements from tech giants like Samsung, Google and Xiaomi. The Chinese-based smartphone maker Xiaomi rolled out its first 'Made in India' smartphone called Redmi 2 Prime to the Indian market.
The South Korean smartphone giant announced its flagship phablets: Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+, Samsung Pay service and more at its Unpacked event last week. While, the Indian born, Sundar Pichai has became the CEO of the core business of Google as the search giant in a major corporate restructuring formed an umbrella company called Alphabet.
We have jotted down all the major announcements that happened last week in the tech industry. Take a look at the slider below to know more about all the smartphones that got launched last week.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Samsung took the wraps off the massive device - the Galaxy Note 5 at its Unpacked event in New York City. The Galaxy Note 5 sports a 5.7 inch QHD Super AMOLED display at 2560x1440 pixel resolution, which is the same as the Note 4. The phablet is powered by an Exynos 7420 processor with 4GB of RAM and runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system. On the camera front, it sports 16 megapixel rear shooter with OIS, and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera. Know more.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ comes with the bigger variant, RAM and battery backup compared to its predecessor current Galaxy S6 Edge. The smartphone sports a 5.7 inch Super AMOLED display with dual-curve on both sides, which works into 518ppi. It is powered by Octa-Core Exynos 7420 processor with 4x Cortex-A53 at 1.5GHz and 4x Cortex-A57 at 2.1GHz with Mali-T760MP8 GPU besides 4GB LPDDR4 RAM. Know more.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime
The Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is the company's first smartphone that is made in India. The smartphone comes with a 4.7 inch IPS HD display at a resolution of 1280x720 pixels, with the AGC Asahi Dragontrail Glass protection on top. It is powered with a 1.2GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, ARM Cortex A53 Processor with Qualcomm Adreno 306 GPU besides 2GB RAM under the hood. Know more.
Oppo Mirror 5
Oppo Mirror 5 entered the Indian smartphone market last week. The smartphone features a 5 inch TFT display offering 960x540 pixel resolution. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Quad-Core 64 Bits processor clocked at 1.2GHz, with Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB of RAM and runs on ColorOS 2.1, based on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Know more.
Phicomm Energy 653
Phicomm launched Energy 653 in the Indian market. The smartphone supports dual-SIM, 4G LTE connectivity packed at an affordable price tag of Rs. 4,999. The handset sports a sports a 5 inch HD display at a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.1 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) processor with Adreno 304 GPU besides 1GB RAM under the hood and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box. Know more.
Panasonic Eluga Icon
The Panasonic Eluga Icon sports a 5.5 inch IPS HD display offering 1280x720 pixels resolution. Under the hood, it is powered by a 1.5GHz True Octa-Core processor paired with 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded on microSD card. The Eluga Icon is a camera-centric smartphone, and adorns an 8-megapixel front-facing camera to attract the selfie's enthusiasts, and a 13MP rear snapper with auto focus and LED flash. Know more.
BlackBerry Porsche P9983
Blackberry has launched its luxury smartphone in the Indian market, dubbed as Porsche Design P9983 Graphite. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 99,990 and will be available in selected retail store in India. The smartphone sports a 3.1 inch 24-bit color OLED display with 720x720 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon (MSM8960) processor along with 2GB RAM under the hood. Know more.
Blu Win JR LTE
American-based handset maker BLU has entered the Indian market with its two new smartphones powered by WindowsPhone OS. The smartphone sports a 4.5 inch FWVGA display with 854x480 pixels resolution. It is clocked at 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 64-bit processor processor with Adreno 306 GPU coupled with 512MB RAM under the hood. Know more.
Blu Win HD LTE
The second Windows smartphone by Blu that got launched in the Indian market is the Win HD LTE. As the name suggests, the smartphone 5 inch HD IPS OGS display at a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 64-bit processor with Adreno 306 GPU besides 1GB RAM. Know more.
Philips Xenium I908
Philips recently launched a budget smartphone, Xenium I908, in the Indian smartphone market. The handset features a 5 inch full HD IPS display at a resolution of 1080x1920 pixel that translates to 441ppi. It is powered by a 1.7GHz Octa-Core processor along with 2GB RAM under the hood. It comes with 16GB of internal memory, with an expansion option of up to 32GB via microSD card. Know more.