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Book an Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Just 2000 INR

Samsung has just released its brand new flagship mobiles. The tech giant made this announcement at MWC2018. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the S9+ resemble closely to Galaxy S8 for their design. However, they store advanced top-end features such as SmartThings app, improved Bixby, camera system,  and Knox 3.1 for defense-grade security.

Specs and Features of S9 and S9+

The Infinity Display braces the front of the Galaxy S9 and sports a 5.8-inch display. The S9+ is larger and has a 6.2-inch screen. Both the devices are water and dust resistant with a thinness of 8.5mm. The fingerprint sensor is placed underneath the camera sensor. The devices are equipped with a new verification called ‘Intelligent Scan’ that smartly makes use of the collective strength of iris scanning and facial recognition technology. This quickens the unlock functionality on a user’s phone.

The  Fingerprint sensor also allows users to use a specific fingerprint for accessing Secure Folder, which is often different from the print used to simply unlock the handset. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ offer stereo speakers tuned by AKG, plus the immersive audio with Dolby Atmos. Fueled by Octa-core, 10 nm processor, the Galaxy S9 packs in 4GB of RAM, and the S9+ stores 6GB of RAM. You can avail them in 64GB and 256GB of internal storage, which can be expanded up to 400GB.

Samsung Galaxy S9

Coming to the camera, the S9 casts a single super speed dual aperture 12-megapixel camera. The S9+, on the other hand, offers a dual-camera system at the back offering a dual-aperture wide-angle camera along with a telephoto camera on the back. Both the devices present Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and aperture f/1.5 to f/2.4 for capturing life-like images even in low light conditions.

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The S9 and S9+ can record super slow-motion videos at 960 frames per second. The Automatic Motion Detection functionality allows auto-recording by simply detecting movement in the frame. Once the Super Slow-mo video is shot, the S9 and the S9+ can automatically select the background music for the video. You can further customize this music from 35 different presets. You can also add your favorite tune to it from your playlist.

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With the help of real-time object detection and recognition, Bixby can quickly generate information right on top of the image that the camera is pointing at.  This Live Translation allows real-time language translation as well as currency conversion. Bixby also makes the path to purchase products that are seen in the real world.

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The SmartThings app available on the new phones successfully manages every facet of the connected lifestyle, be it at home, the office or on the go. Just like Apple’s Animoji, Samsung has also unveiled AR Emoji. This lets users create an emoji just by analyzing a 2D image of the user. Then, it creates a 3D model that reflects and imitates expressions.

samsung galaxy s9 AR Emojis

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are available in Titanium Gray, Coral Blue, Midnight Black, and a new hue, Lilac Purple. The shipping will start from March 16, 2018. In India, you can pre-book their S9 &/or S9+ for Rs. 2000 from the company website. The S9 is roughly priced at 46,600 INR and the S9+ will cost you 54,400 INR.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Variants

COMIO rolls out a new digital film to celebrate the launch of S1 Lite and C2 Lite

COMIO new digital film

COMIO the emerging smartphone brand has rolled out a new digital film to celebrate the launch of S1 Lite and C2 Lite. The film is shot based on the sentiments of today’s youth and the ability of the youth to change everything that digs them, from a personal relationship to career choices.

Young youth are building their own future and careers on their own and COMIO has done complete research on what today’s youth needs. The newly launched S1 Lite and C1 Lite have been created “by the youth, for the youth” and the film appropriately matches the youth in a decent way. Through the digital film, COMIO aims to support the youth and encourage them to dream big.

“COMIO is building its brand around the youth, with both its products and communication reflecting their needs, wants, beliefs and attitudes. So much so, that the recently launched models have been created after taking extensive feedback from them. We understand that the young Indians are unwilling to compromise their freedom and individuality- anyone or anything that stands in their way is rejected, demolished or changed for good.” – Mr. Sumit Sehgal, Chief Marketing Officer.

The film theme is that COMIO does not take the youth lightly and seriously considers their feedback in designing their products. We understand the youth of India and believe that they have the power and might to guide consumer preferences. Dedicated to India’s youth, COMIO thrives on its ability to constantly innovate and challenge market dynamics.

Alcatel POP4 10 4G LTE launched, Know specs and price here

Alcatel POP4 10 4G LTE

Alcatel one of the leading brand in technology has launched is tablet – POP4 10 in India with their motto: ‘Where design meets the performance’. The Alcatel POP4 10, 4G LTE tablet is designed with laminated 10.1” FHD display an ultimate viewing experience. With the successful launch of the other products, Alcatel continues to make waves in the Indian market. As the competition for the tablet is tight, Alcatel has made the POP4 10 4G LTE tablet super slim and features a thin metallic details. POP4 Alcatel is packed with 5830mAh battery for non-stop music, videos and games in high definition without running out of the battery all the time.

Alcatel POP4 10 is powered by Octa-Core Snapdragon 430 processor. The tablet has pre-installed easy learning app with NCERT books of all the grades available in English, Hindi, and Urdu at your fingertips, which are accessible with no internet connection, making it an easy learning process.

“Premium design and high performance are two of the most sought-after features by a tablet user. This tablet is designed to cater to the requirements of our consumers featuring a wonderful 10.1 FHD display and providing an incredible 4G LTE network with Snapdragon 430 Octa-Core processor. I am sure the Indian consumer will love our latest offerings ‘’ – Mr. Praveen Valecha, Regional Director, Alcatel India

Alcatel POP4 10 Specifications

Alcatel POP4 10 sports a 10.1-inch Full-HD (1920×1080 pixel) display. The tablet is boosted with Android OS and powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. Alcatel POP4 10 comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage and additionally offers 5GB cloud storage. POP4 10 4G LTE is packed with 5830mAh battery which lets you enjoy 7 hours of video streaming and 30 hours of talktime. Connectivity options for the tablet, other than 4G LTE support, includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB support and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Waves Maxx Audio dual-speaker is fitted with POP4 10.

Alcatel POP4 10 Price and Availability

The POP4 10 is priced at Rs 10,999 and will be made exclusively on Flipkart.

COMIO S1 Lite and C2 Lite launched at INR 7499 and INR 5999

COMIO S1 Lite

COMIO has launched its latest smartphones which are designed “For the youth, Of the youth, By the youth”. The smartphones are named as COMIO S1 Lite and C2 Lite. These smartphones are packed with various quality features at a very value for money budget. The smartphone cost INR 7499 for COMIO S1 Lite and INR 5999 for COMIO C2 Lite.

As the current trend in the smartphone market is more focused on the design of the smartphone, COMIO has built these two devices with elegant design and color. COMIO S1 Lite and C2 Lite come with features like COMIO UI which is based on Android stock OS, OTG, battery backup and host of security features.

“India is a growing market with huge potential and infinite possibilities. We are thrilled to bring to our customers our latest offerings – COMIO S1 Lite & C2 Lite. They boast not only of an elegant design and camera but also superior battery life. The Lite series will prove to be an all-rounder. COMIO believes in delivering unrivaled products with unbeatable value to all consumers”- Mr. Sanjay Kumar Kalirona, CEO & Director, COMIO Smartphones

COMIO S1 Lite Specifications

S1 Lite is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MTK6737 SoC with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage which expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. The device sports elegant unibody design with curved edges which is available in 3 color variants – Ocean Blue, Royal Black, and Sunrise Gold. COMIO S1 Lite features an HD IPS display of 5-inch with a smooth streamlined body. The smartphone comes with 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera and 8-megapixel selfie camera with flash. S1 Lite is packed with 3050mAh battery and includes connectivity option such as 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

COMIO S1 Lite - Specification

COMIO C2 Lite Specifications

C2 Lite is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MTK6737 SoC with 1.5GB RAM and 16GB internal storage which expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. The device sports elegant unibody design with curved edges which is available in 3 color variants – Metallic Grey, Royal Black and Sunrise Gold. COMIO S1 Lite features an HD IPS display of 5-inch with a smooth streamlined body. The smartphone comes with 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera and 5-megapixel selfie camera with flash which features beauty functionality. S1 Lite is packed with 3900mAh battery and the device runs on COMIO UI based on Stock Android 7.0 Nougat.

COMIO C2 Lite - Specification

“Our new models are inspired by the Indian Republic which is ‘For the People, Of the People and By the People.’ We understand the youth of India and believe that they have the power and might to guide consumer preferences. COMIO has conducted research and designed its new products taking their needs into account. S1 Lite and C2 Lite are dedicated to India’s Youth.” – Mr. Sumit Sehgal, Chief Marketing Officer, COMIO Smartphones

Features

The devices include venus browser which offers a lightweight web platform for smartphone users with advanced functionalities like browsing, app store, and services. Users can do many things with this app like shopping, playing games, browsing, listening to music and watching movies etc. COMIO smartphones also feature anti-theft functionality which sends an alert message to the registered mobile number from your SIM. One of the interesting features of anti-theft is the ‘intruder selfie’ which states that when someone tries to unlock the device by trying to break the pattern or PIN, the device will automatically capture the image of the unauthorized person. Other options include the lock and unlock feature, shutdown blocker, data backup and SIM related functions.

ASUS VivoBook S14 (S410UA) launched – Valentine’s Day with Stylish Laptop

ASUS VivoBook S14

ASUS VivoBook S14 (S410UA) has launched in India on 14th February 2018. Based on the current market competition, ASUS has launched a far stylish and multitasking laptop at a very affordable price. The VivoBook S14 (S410UA) is a 14-inch lightweight laptop and extremely portable which features an 18.8mm thin profile weighing 1.4kg.

ASUS VivoBook S14 (S410UA) carries Intel Core i7 Processor up to 8th Generation with 8GB RAM. The 8th Generation Intel Core Processor processes 60% more than the previous version. VivoBook S14 features up to 256GB SATA M.2 SSD for superfast data access speeds and NanoEdge display with 7.8mm ultrathin bezel to provide a larger display area for the better immersive view.

In addition, VivoBook S14 (S410UA) features exclusive ASUS Splendid and ASUS Tru2Life Video technology. ASUS Splendid visual optimization technology ensures the best image quality for any type of content. It features four display modes, which can be accessed with a single click. Normal mode is ideal for daily tasks; Vivid mode optimizes contrast to deliver stunning photos and video; Eye Care mode reduces blue light levels to ease eye strain, and Manual mode allows for personalized color adjustments

“The demand for stylish laptops has been increasing with the change in lifestyle and huge disposable income in our target audience. Consumers are seeking trendy yet powerful laptops for day to day use. With our new VivoBook S14, we bring those users a laptop that can represent their style with powerful hardware for making their daily task easy.” – Arnold Su, Business Development Manager, ASUS India

ASUS VivoBook S14 Specification

The portable 14-inch VivoBook S14 laptop has a tough scratch resistant metallic spun-metal-finish in Metal Grey which also features the ASUS logo on the lid. With windows Precision TouchPad (PTP) standards, the notebook gives smooth tracking, writing, and multiple gesture recognition and features a backlit Keyboard that ensures comfortable typing experience. Integrated palm rejection technology differentiates between fingertip and palm contact to counter unintentional cursor movement, helping improve accuracy.

With the compact and stylish design, the VivoBook S14 comes with USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C (USB-C) port for any-way-up connections and superfast data transfer. Additionally, the laptop also comes with micro HDMI port and a microSD card slot with dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi for speeds up to 867Mbps and energy efficient Bluetooth 4.2. ASUS VivoBook S14 (S410UA) is packed with a lithium-polymer battery which provides up to 8 hours of battery life and 3 times longer lifespan than standard lithium-ion cylinder batteries.

Availability and Price

ASUS VivoBook S14 (S410) will be available from 14-Feb-2018 in India exclusively at Flipkart store. The VivoBook S14 is available in 3 variants that are 7th Generation Intel Core i3 model, 8th Generation Intel Core i5 & 8th Generation Intel Core i7 Model starting from INR 54,990.

Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro: Know Everything Here

Redmi Note 5

Xiaomi has announced the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro in India today, 14 February 2018. We know it for a fact that the Redmi Note 5 is just a refurbished model of Redmi 5 Plus. Note 5 comes with a 6” screen. It further has a Snapdragon 625 chipset.

The huge surprise here is that the Redmi Note 5 Pro will be presented with a Snapdragon 636 processor. The mobile will flaunt a dual camera on the back panel. The camera placement is like that of the iPhone X, in the upper left corner of the handset. It also features a 20 MP selfie snap paneler at the front side.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro packs in an octa-core CPU, which is clocked at 1.8 GHz. It also has an Adreno 509 GPU. Coming to the front, the device flaunts the the same display screen as the Redmi Note 5, which is a 5.99” screen along with a Full HD+ resolution braced under a 2.5D glass along with some software buttons.

At the back, the dual-cam setup units 12 MP + 5 MP, respectively. The first sensor offers an f/2.2 lens along with a 1.25 μm pixel size. The second sensor will provide “focused foreground and creamy blurred backgrounds”, which has the f/2.0 lens along with 1.12 μm pixel size. Xiaomi had presented the 20 MP front camera using a Sony IMX376 sensor, which was further paired with an LED light.

Redmi Note 5 launch

The fingerprint sensor is placed behind the handset, and the power button and volume rocker are positioned on the right hand side. It offers a 4,000 mAh battery, which you can charged with the help of a micro USB at the bottom.

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is equipped with MIUI 9 that is based on Android Nougat. The mobile will be made available in Champagne GoldBlue, Rose Gold, and Black color options. As usual, you can avail three memory and price combinations: 3 GB + 32 GB, 4 GB + 64 GB and 6 GB + 64 GB.

Redmi Note 5 Specs

The Redmi Note 5 measures 158.5 x 75.5 x 8.1 mm and weighs 180 g. The four color options available include: Rose Gold, Blue, Champagne Gold, and Black. We are assuming the memory combinations to be 3 GB + 32 GB or 4 GB + 64 GB.

The pricing bit of the Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi Note 5 is.

Redmi Note 5 PriceRedmi Note 5 Pro Price

Redmi Note 5 - 4GB + 64GB

Redmi Note 5 - 6GB + 64GB

OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition To Go On Sale on 8th Feb

OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition

The Selfie Expert and Leader, OPPO, has unveiled the OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition in the presence of Sidharth Malhotra. With the success of OPPO’s first full-screen model featuring groundbreaking A.I. Beauty Recognition Technology designed to personalize beautification, OPPO launched the F5 Sidharth Limited Edition in striking and shining blue color. The online sale of OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition starts from 8th Feb and is priced at INR 19,990 on Amazon. The offline sale of the phone starts from 9 Feb 2018 across all offline stores.

F5 Sidharth Limited Edition

With the launch of OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition, OPPO also released a short film featuring Sidharth Malhotra and directed by critically acclaimed film director – Mohit Suri. The micro film captures a special story of a young girl and how she achieves her dream. The new OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition is a very integral part of her journey.

Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India

“It brings us immense pleasure to offer our consumers another special that will enable them to capture special moments spent with loved ones. OPPO as a brand is focused on the youth and always innovates its marketing and product strategies to offer unique experiences. The OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition, a blend of innovation and technology, is an effort in that direction. We are extremely happy to collaborate with Sidharth Malhotra and bring the youth something unique, stylish and fun.”

OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition

OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition stands out to be a stylish smartphone with eye-catching effect on the rear of the body and finished with a glossy blue effect. OPPO F5 series model is very well-known for its AI beauty recognition technology, F5 Sidharth Limited Edition also comes with A.I. Beauty Recognition Technology for personalized beauty. The A.I. gathers information and learns the specific facial features of different people from its centralized image database.

Sidharth at OPPO F5 launch

The OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition also comes with a 20MP front camera and a 16MP rear camera and is a better choice to buy compared to other brand phones in the same price which has 13MP or 16MP. The front camera can deliver Bokeh effect, and the front HDR solves any over-exposure issues.

The smartphone is 6.0-inch full-screen FHD+ display and it offers a high-resolution 18:9 aspect ratio. The gracefully curved body fits well in the palm, expressing a simple and elegant look. The OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition runs on Color OS 3.2 and comes with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The O-share file sharing Technology is 100 times faster than Bluetooth – 8 to 10 pictures (3MB each) can be transferred between OPPO phones within seconds.

Pricing and Availability

Perfect for that Valentine’s Day gift, the OPPO F5 Sidharth Limited Edition will go on sale online on Feb. 8th on Amazon. The Off-line sales start from 9th and will be available across all offline stores.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air upgraded with 8th generation Core processors

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Xiaomi upgraded its Mi Notebook Air with the brand new eighth generation Intel Core processors in the Republic of China. The Mi Notebook Air 13.3-inch model will now be equipped with quad-core processors against the dual-core processors, which is available on the preceding models.

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The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 13.3-inch is now configurable with either 8th generation Core i5 or Core i7 chipsets. It also supports the NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card. The 8th generation Intel Core i5-8250U provides four cores, along with a maximum clock frequency of 3.4GHz and eight threads. The Core i7-8550U model offers eight threads, four cores, and a maximum clock frequency of 4GHz. Intel promises that the 8th generation processor will bring about 40 percent performance improvement over the previous models.

The notebook is regulated with 8GB RAM and 256GB PCIe SSD storage. It furthermore also supports hard disk expansion. You can also avail a 2GB discrete graphics memory in order to support programs such as casual gaming and Adobe Premiere Pro for video editors. The technology has a full HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. It has a viewing angle of 170-degree, along with the brightness of 300 nits. The Mi Notebook Air 13.3-inch is capable of driving two external 4K displays.

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Coming to the port selection now, the Mi Notebook Air 13.3-inch presents one HDMI port, one USB Type-C port, and two USB Type-A ports. It also features a fingerprint sensor that is integrated with the trackpad. The system flaunts a backlit keyboard, and it offers AKG-tuned speakers with Dolby Audio support. Additionally, the device supports Intel dual antenna Wi-Fi receiver for both 2.4GHz as well as 5GHz bands.

mi notebook air ports

The Mi Notebook Air features a 1-megapixel front camera. It is backed by a 40Watt battery. The company claims it has eight hours of online video playback. The device supports fast charging using USB Type-C port and is preinstalled with Windows 10 Home Edition. It will cost you 5,399 RMB (approximately 54,000 INR). The Mi Notebook Air with 7th generation Core chipsets will start from RMB 4,599 (roughly Rs 46,000).

WhatsApp Business App Launched for Small Businesses, Free of Cost

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On Wednesday, Facebook unveiled the WhatsApp Business app for small to medium sized businesses. WhatsApp business is a part of the WhatsApp for Business enterprise. It was first announced in September 2017. The program was then tested with businesses like BookMyShow and MakeMyTrip in India. The latest app is available to download using Google Play in Italy, Mexico, Indonesia, the UK, and the US. It is absolutely free of cost. The app will soon enough have a version for Apple’s iPhone too.

The WhatsApp Business app aims to help small companies connect with their customers. This app can help customers with important information like business description, email or store addresses, and website.

The app will save time by offering smart messaging tools like giving quick responses for frequently asked asked questions. The app can also help in greeting messages to introduce customers to your business. Plus it can help you with sending away messages to customers to inform then you’re busy.

The regular WhatsApp users can use WhatsApp as usual. You don’t have to download anything new. The company claims that WhatsApp helps over 80 percent of small businesses in Brazil and India to communicate with their customers for growing their businesses. WhatsApp also alleges that 84 percent of SMBs believe that WhatsApp has helped them connect with customers. And 80 percent of SMBs believe that WhatsApp has helped them in growing their businesses.

These brand new WhatsApp business accounts are targeted at the companies that draw in a high volume of WhatsApp messages and require massive help to keep up with them.

The company does state that WhatsApp proposes to charge businesses in some or the other form in the near future for offering this functionality. However, the popular app does believe that it is too soon to discuss when this would take place in the future. It is pretty soon to even wonder what the future business services may look like.

WhatsApp is competing in a crowded market, and this arena also includes Facebook’s Messenger application. Furthermore, Tencent Holding’s well-known app WeChat and numerous other messaging services are also available to compete in the market.

Honor 9 Lite Launched in India: Everything You Need to Know

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Honor 9 Lite is Huawei’s second quad-camera smartphone. It got launched in India on Wednesday at an event in New Delhi. The device will go on sale on January 21, that too exclusively through Flipkart. It has a dual camera setup on both the front and back panels. The Honor 9 Lite, moreover, runs on the company’s latest EMUI 8.0, which is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The Honor 9 Lite will be available in two storage variants in India.

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Honor 9 Lite SPecs and Features

The Honor 9 Lite starts from 10,999 INR for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB model. The 4GB RAM/ 64GB variant will cost you 14,999 INR. The two RAM/ storage models that are unveiled in India are available in Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Glacial Grey colours. Coming to the launch offers, Honor is offering 10 percent instant discount for Citibank credit and debit card users.

Honor 9 Lite specifications and features

The Honor 9 Lite is a dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone. It operates on Huawei’s latest EMUI 8.0, based on Android 8.0 Oreo, out of the box. The brand new device flaunts a 5.65-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS display. It has an aspect ratio of 18:9 along with 428ppi pixel density. The mobile phone is fueled by the octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC. It offers 3GB or 4GB of RAM options.

The Honor 9 Lite sports four cameras. Both the sets of dual cameras offer a 13-megapixel primary camera along with a 2-megapixel secondary camera. Additionally, the back camera has the LED flash with a PDAF autofocus.

honor 9 lite display

In a hybrid dual-SIM configuration, the device offers two storage options of 32GB and 64GB. They both can be expanded using a microSD card for up to 256GB. For connectivity options, the smartphone presents Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG support, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Sensors available on the mobile are magnetometer (digital compass), accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.

The phone is backed by a 3000mAh battery. The company promises to provide a talk time of up to 20 hours on 3G and a standby time of up to 24 days. You can completely charge the battery within almost 2 hours 20 minutes. The Honor 9 Lite measures 151×71.9×7.6mm, and it weighs 149 grams.

honor 9 lite specs

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Book an Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Just 2000 INR

Samsung has just released its brand new flagship mobiles. The tech giant made this announcement at MWC2018. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the S9+...