Apple iPad Pro, Micromax Canvas Pulse 4G launch, and more tech stories of the day!

Dec 15, 2015: Roundup of today's top tech news by S Malhotra

1. Apple iPad Pro launched for Rs 67900
Apple has finally launched the iPad Pro (Wi-Fi-only) 32GB storage variant for Rs 67,900, while the 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 79,900 in India. The 128GB storage variant with 4G LTE connectivity has been launched at Rs 91,900.

2. iPhone 5s now available for Rs 22,500
Apple iPhone 5s is now available for Rs. 22,500 for the 16GB model in India.

3. OnePlus X to be available without Invites every Tuesday outside India
OnePlus has confirmed in a tweet that, "Do your happy dance - the #OnePlusX is now invite-free every Tuesday! Starts tomorrow." However this is country specific and is not available in India for now.

4. Micromax Canvas Pulse 4G launched at Rs. 9,999
Micromax 4G-enabled Canvas Pulse 4G smartphone launched at Rs. 9,999 exclusively via Flipkart. Features a 13 MP rear caemra, 4G connectivity and dual sim support. 

5. OPPO launches after sales service
Chinese device maker OPPO is planning to open 200 after sales service centers in India.

6. China to give whole nation 4G by 2018
China Ministry of industry and information technology has stated that it plans to cover its urban and rural areas with 4G network by 2018.

7. Specifications and images of Samsung Galaxy A9 spotted online
Images and specifications of the Samsung's long-rumoured Galaxy A9 have been spotted online. The device is expected to be launched next year and will be priced at CNY 3,000 (approximately Rs. 32,000).

8. Kult 10 4G smartphone launched at Rs. 7,999
Kult in partnership with Wistron has launched its first smartphone in India called Kult 10. The device boasts of a 5-inch display, 4G LTE connectivity and dual-SIM support.

9. UberPool ride sharing service launched in Delhi
Uber has launched its ride sharing service in Delhi called UberPool. The service will cost 30%-40% lower than the Uber Go the company's cheapest taxi service.

10. Lenovo K4 Note to launch in January 2016
Lenovo India has teased the launch of its upcoming smartphone in a tweet yesterday, “Prepare for the dawn of the new #KillerNote”. The company is reportedly planning to launch its K4 Note phablet in Jan next year.

The top stories of the day includes updates on new smartphones/tablets launches, trending apps, special offers and deals as well as other interesting tech news.


By: Silky Malhotra

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