Mar 29, 2014

Micromax Canvas Power Features a 4000mAH Battery

Its yet another Canvas smartphone launch from Micromax and this time its called Power. Wondering why? Its beacause the new Micromax Canvas Power has a 4000 mAh battery that can keep you hooked onto your phone the entire day without you having to worry about its battery running out.

Apart from being big on battery, the Micromax Canvas Power sports a 12.7 cm (5") TFT screen and runs on the Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS. 

The Canvas Power is powered by a 1.3 GHz MTK 6582M Quad Core Processor and comes with 512 mb of RAM. It is a dual sim 3G enabled budget smartphone. 

The Smartphone is equipped with a 5MP rear camera with LED Flash and 720p HD video reacording. It also sports a front (0.3 MP) digital camera. It comes with 4Gb of internal memory which is expandable upto 32Gb. Another good feature of the phone is the fact that it comes with the Kingsoft Office Suite pre-loaded.

The phone is attractively priced at Rs 8999.

Mar 28, 2014

Gionee GPAD G4 Android Smartphone Features

The GPAD G4 is a 3G smartphone offering from Gionee Mobiles that come with a 4.47cm (5.7″) IPS HD display with 720X1280 Pixels and runs on the Android v4.2 Jelly bean OS. The phone is sleek in design and has a Aluminium Unibody finish; giving it a premium look and feel.
The GPAD G4 is equipped with a 1.5 GHz Quad core Cortex A7 processor and 1GB of RAM. 

The smartphone also boasts of a 13MP primary (rear) camera with auto focus, LED Flash and Full HD video recording. There is also a 5MP secondary camera capable of clicking HD images.

Apart from this the GPAD G4 comes with a 3200mAh battery and an internal memory of 16GB.

The GPAD is currently available at the Gionee estore for INR 18999.

Jan 5, 2014

13 Best Amul Ads Of 2013 [In Pics]

Amul ads are often described as the best Indian concept advertising of all time. In this post we track 13 of the best Amul advertisements of 2013

1. Amul's take on the bribery scam, popularly referred to as the 'Choppergate' in which several Indian politicians and military officials were accused of accepting bribes from a helicopter manufacturer. The controversy surrounded a US$550 million deal for the purchase of a new fleet of choppers meant for the use of Indian VVIPs. 

2. The Chinese' troops intrusion into the Indian territory led to this witty advertisement.

3. The month of April 2013 saw the collapse of a ponzi scheme (popularly referred to as a chit fund scam) run by the Saradha Group. With investors' loss running into billions of rupees, this collapse led to a great political showdown in the state of West Bengal. The following ad is Amul's take on the whole issue.

4. The IPL match-fixing scandal shocked cricket lovers in 2013. India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni however refused to open his mouth on the issue. Here in this "Opens Mouths" advertisement we see Amul's humurous take on the issue.

5. In June 2013, a cloud burst caused devastating floods in the state of Uttrakhand. The Indian led the evacuation and rescue operations and saved thousands of lives. In this advertisement Amul pays respect to the Indian Army. Indeed India is in 'Good Hands'.

6. Amul celebrates the Supreme Court's decision to re-open dance bars in Mumbai in this "Nach Kholiye" advertisement.

 7. U.S Vice President Joe Biden finding it difficult negotiating Mumbai's portholes.

8. The Month of August saw the world wake up to a funny story - England spinner Monty Panesar had allegedly urinated on the bouncers after being thrown out of a pub.!Here is what Amul thought of the whole incident.

9. Amul's take on the controversy surrounding Narendra Modi referring to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi as "shahzada"

10. With Rahul Gandhi slamming the ordinance against disqualification of convicted lawmakers, Amul was quick to bring out the following ad

11. RJD leader Lalu Prasad was sentenced to five years imprisonment in a fodder (referred to as "chara" in Hindi) scam case. Amul was quick to bring out this "ab toh koi chara nahin raha*!' ad to mark the incident.

* Means "now there is no way out"

12. With Sachin playing his last test match, India rightfully "Retires Hurt"

13. 2013 saw the rise of the aam aadmi (common man) with the AAM Aadmi Party led by Arvind Kejriwal. The party won 28 seats in the Delhi assembly elections went on to extend 'outside' support to the Congress. Amul was quick to come out with this "Aam In Arm" ad.

Hope you've loved our little feature. 

Dec 28, 2013

16 Vintage Amul Advertisements [In Pics]

In this picture post we will be showcasing a few vintage Amul Advertisements. Central to all Amul ads is the Amul Girl - a bubbly young Indian girl with blue hair and a half pony tied up. 

These ads, considered by many to be the best Indian concept advertisement of all time, often offer witty commentary on events that grab media attention. Hope you like our little presentation. Enjoy!

1. A very old advertisement by Amul celebrating the famous dance form of India - The Bharatnatyam

2. A ad with a social message : encouraging the use of helmets

3. Amul's comment on a dismal performance by the Indian team on the cricket field.

4. Lata Mangeshkar, conferred with an honorary doctorate for her contribution to music.

5. Amul's way of ushering in the summer.

6. Amul's comment on the Nizam of Hyderabad's jewellery being put up for public auction.

7. Amul comment on Load Sheddings!

8. Amul celebrating Bengali Music

9. Amul takes a call on U.S. President, Jimmy Carter's fondness for peanuts.

10. Amul celebrates Charlie Chaplin's film `Gold Rush'.

11. An Amul pun on sales tax.

12. Amul's take on International Year of the Child

13. A comment on Indian Airlines flight cancellations

14. Amul's take on bankers' demand for increased Dearness Allowance

 15. An titled "Indian Virgin Needs No Urgin"

 16. Amul's peace offering to the protesters for the hoarding captioned "Indian virgin needs no urgin" which was put up earlier.

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Dec 27, 2013

[In Pics] Vintage India Travel Posters

In this post I will be sharing some vintage Indian travel posters that make the term beautiful seem like an understatement. These are not just posters but complete Pieces of Art by themselves. Enjoy!

Also view my post on Vintage Air India Posters