Will OnePlus 3 from Flipkart get warranty support from manufacturer?

OnePlus 3, arguably the most successful premium phone of 2016 in India, may not get warranty support from the manufacturer if purchased from Flipkart, going by a statement by the company. The company issued a statement that seemed to suggest that Flipkart’s sale of the model is not authorized by the company. “We have an exclusive partnership with Amazon in India. We advice customers to purchase OnePlus products only through official channels as we cannot guarantee the authenticity of the products sold elsewhere,” the company said. Typically, warranty is provided to a…

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Salman Khan to be brand ambassador of Yellow Diamond snacks

Yellow Diamond, an Indian snack company that has grown by competing against global biggies like Pepsico, said it signed on Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan as its brand ambassador. “I met with the founders of Prataap Snacks and they shared their journey from small beginnings to becoming one of India’s biggest snack food companies – a “Make in India” journey,” Salman Khan says. “Yellow Diamond snacks seeks to understand the Indian consumer and the Indian palate to help them take on the global giants. It is a pleasure and privilege to be…

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No word on 32 GB Redmi Note 3 availability in next flash sale on March 30

Fans are eagerly waiting for information on whether or not the 32-GB version of Redmi Note 3 will be put up for sale on March 30, the date of the next flash sale. While the invite for today’s sale initially said ’32 GB and 16 GB’ and was later corrected to ’16 GB’ only, Amazon’s registration page for the next sale of March 30 does not say anything about which model will be available (see above). UPDATE: Responding to complaints, Xiaomi has clarified that more stocks are on their way to…

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SuperAngryFans: LeTV Le 1s out of stock within minutes of open sale, LeEco fans angry

After hyping the first ‘open sale’ of LeTV Le 1s for days, it looks like the Chinese firm either didn’t have enough stocks or didn’t anticipate the kind of demand that the phone will see. Either way, stocks of LeEco’s first ‘open sale’ ran out within minutes, with many so-called ‘super fans’ turning into ‘super angry fans’. “First make enough quantity available. THEN CELEBRATE SUCH SALES,” said an obviously angry not-so-super fan Ravikant, echoing the widespread sentiment on social media right now. Many had high hopes from the company simply…

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Why is the Moto G Turbo price so high in India?

Motorola is now under Lenovo control, and that should have been a good thing in a price-sensitive market like India. Instead, ever since Lenovo has taken active control of the US company, the US brand seems to be convulsing to shake-off its low- and mid-range customers in India — exactly the type who built the Moto brand in the last two years. And the launch of the Moto G Turbo gives further proof that the company is slowly, but surely moving out of its ‘value for money’ image. Take the…

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Jet Airways to revamp branding, rebrand JetKonnect

In an attempt to regain lost market share, Jet Airways announced a new branding plan which includes the rebranding of its JetKonnect planes under the main brand. JetKonnect and Jetlite are brands that came into existence when Jet Airways acquired Sahara Airlines. This class of service is supposed to be a value for money brand of services. Kingfisher Airways, which acquired Air Deccan, also had a similar dual-branding strategy. Jet has been implementing a turnaround strategy, and has lost its position as the most dominant airline among private operators in…

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