Weekly News Roundup #7 – India
In a weekly segment, I’ll be doing a roundup of the mobile technology news in India, including new device announcements and releases from Indian manufacturers, network carrier news, and anything else that captures the pulse of the Android scene in India.
It’s been a relatively slow week as far as device releases from local manufacturers are concerned, with just one new smartphone from WickedLeak being launched. That said, there has still been a lot of activity this past week in India, with Samsung officially announcing its new Mega series of smartphones, the recently-announced white Nexus 4 showing up online, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Grand Quattro receiving price cuts, and a host of network carrier related news.
As always, there’s a lot to talk about, so let’s get started!
Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 officially launched
Samsung continues its efforts to capture every corner of the Android smartphone market by offering numerous devices catering to everyone’s individual needs. Whatever your requirements, there’s probably a Samsung Galaxy smartphone best suited for you. If the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is too expensive, or too small, and you’re looking for a comparatively cheaper device with an ultra-large, almost tablet-like, display, there’s a choice available to you as well.
Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 in India this week. Leaked specifications of both devices were spot on, with the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 featuring a 5.8-inch display with a 960