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Showing posts from February 14, 2016

First Impressions : Honor Holly 2 Plus – Phone with the Plus Sized Battery

Huawei’s online-only brand Honor is doing pretty well launching good phones in many different segments. After the Honor 7 flagship in India, they’re back with Honor 5X, a mid ranger and successor to its entry range in the form of Honor Holly 2 Plus. While the last iteration did not receive the sort of response Honor would’ve expected, the Holly 2 Plus takes it up a notch in an attempt to stick its neck up in a darn crowded 7000-10000 INR segment. We’ve spent close to a week with the Holly 2 Plus and here we present to you, our first impressions of the phone. Spoiler alert – it’s very positive for the price it’s being offered at – Rs. 8,499.Now that we’ve got the price out of our way, we would like to be upfront about the key selling proposition of the phone – a big battery phone that can also double up as a power bank when in need, more on this in a bit. For a phone of its price the Holly 2 Plus has a decent build and going into it. A metallic frame all around the edges that are not t…

Amazon Dedicates an Entire Page for Make in India Products in US and India

Ever since its foray into the Indian market, Amazon is trying to take over the Indian e-commerce market. After making some drastic changes in its logistics and the operations end, Amazon has now dedicated its main page for the Indian products as part of the ongoing Make in India week, which is a showcase of sorts by the Indian government.Amazon says that in a bid to extend support for the Make in India products, they will be displayed prominently on the website under the Make in India store, thus ensuring better visibility. The products are being offered by more than 6000 Indian manufacturers and will be spread across categories including tapestry, toys, Indian handicrafts, Ayurveda accessories and fashion.Interestingly, Amazon US will also be showcasing some of the Indian manufactured products prominently on its site under a dedicated store page. The product categories include Indian handicrafts, Grocery and Gourmet, Herbal Products, fashion, handlooms and more.This is what Amit Agar…