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Old 28th February 2013, 13:01   #13951
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The Play Store has been updated.

Finally Google books is available in the Indian market. Hundreds of thousands of titles, all available for download. =D
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Old 28th February 2013, 19:15   #13952
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Budget 2013: Just heard that mobile phones costing above 2k to become expensive, this is with effect from when?
I'm yet to buy the S3 ! What would be the approximate increase in price? S3 was 29,500 2 weeks ago at Croma.
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Old 28th February 2013, 21:53   #13953
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Budget 2013: Just heard that mobile phones costing above 2k to become expensive, this is with effect from when?
I'm yet to buy the S3 ! What would be the approximate increase in price? S3 was 29,500 2 weeks ago at Croma.
Wouldn't the hike be effective from April 1st? That's what I heard
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Old 28th February 2013, 22:37   #13954
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Wouldn't the hike be effective from April 1st? That's what I heard
Effective midnight is what i read somewhere! 10k phone would be 10,600 now, 30k phone would be 31,800 !
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Old 28th February 2013, 23:08   #13955
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Google released a Hindi keyboard called Google Hindi Input - https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...utmethod.hindi

It comes with Hindi keystrokes as well as a pretty cool mode which can translate English keystrokes to Hindi letters. Check out this video -



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Old 1st March 2013, 06:54   #13956
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Hey guys, I'm sitting on the fence for a new phone. I really really want to get the s3. It's probably ~27-28k right now. Only thing which would break my heart is, if the price drops when the s4 is launched. And when is the hike in mobile phones applicable from?
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I really really want to get the s3. It's probably ~27-28k right now.
Check Tradus seller purple-inc. With Mobiles10, you can get it for 26.5 k. At that price it is a damn good phone. I'm ordering one today for my wife.
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Hey guys, I'm sitting on the fence for a new phone. I really really want to get the s3. It's probably ~27-28k right now. Only thing which would break my heart is, if the price drops when the s4 is launched. And when is the hike in mobile phones applicable from?
I don't think the price may drop any time soon. My reasoning.

1) A recent price cut, probably to pave path to S4 is already done. So, another price cut may not happen anytime soon.
2) Announced price hike for Mobile phones above 2000 INR
3) Even though S4 is around the corner, S3 still remains on top of the flagship list as it ticks almost all the wishlist (minus the 1GB RAM)
4) With the recent releases, I think S4 will be priced well above 40K and won't even get into S3 territory.

IMO S3, its still the best option below 30K INR

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Google released a Hindi keyboard called Google Hindi Input......

It comes with Hindi keystrokes as well as a pretty cool mode which can translate English keystrokes to Hindi letters. Check out this video -
Very odd, it is neither the old Remington keyboard (de facto standard in Typrewriters) nor the new ISCII keyboard!!
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Guys is this seller trustworthy? Seems to be a very good deal for the Canvas HD:

http://deals.jeetle.in/mobile-phones...vas2-a110.html
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Guys is this seller trustworthy? Seems to be a very good deal for the Canvas HD:

http://deals.jeetle.in/mobile-phones...vas2-a110.html
That is not the Canvas HD, its the canvas2. And you can get one those in between 9.5 to 10k max in the retail market.
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Guys is this seller trustworthy? Seems to be a very good deal for the Canvas HD:

http://deals.jeetle.in/mobile-phones...vas2-a110.html
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That is not the Canvas HD, its the canvas2. And you can get one those in between 9.5 to 10k max in the retail market.
Agree with you vaisakhr - Its the Canvas A110. The A116 is the Canvas HD.

Canvas A116 HD is not available anywhere, online / retail. It was being sold only on Snapdeal and they are out of stock since 20th Feb. Not sure when will it be back. It sells at 13990 INR.
Canvas2 A110 is available at some stores online. Major sites like Flipkart and Snapdeal are offering between 9 - 10k, but they are sold out at the moment.

Check any retail store for their price offerings. The Canvas 2 should not cost anymore than 9.5 - 10k (both online / retail).
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The Play Store has been updated.
Somehow my Incredible2 (Gingerbread) is still on Market. Is there any way of upgrading to Play? htc are still to launch 4.x for the Incredible, it is due but still work in progress.
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Samsung Galaxy S Advance available in 15k range. Is it worth buying ?

Is the official JB update confirmed on this model ? I don't want to get stuck on GB.

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Samsung Galaxy S Advance available in 15k range. Is it worth buying ?

Is the official JB update confirmed on this model ? I don't want to get stuck on GB.

Rohan
I would recommend to skip Galaxy S Advance. The technology (1GH CPU and 768MB RAM) is soon to be outdated. JB might run, but could give slower performance. Games would not perform well.

My personal recommendation. Go for Galaxy Grand Duos. Its the perfect balance between Galaxy S Advance and the S3. I have just bought a Grand and the performance is amazing ! You could get it at a good deal on tradus.

Check my post HERE (Android Thread: Phones / Apps / Mods).
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