Delhi HC Bans the Sale of OnePlus Smartphones in India

After the ban of Chinese phone company, Xiaomi, Delhi HC has now forced to suspend the sale of OnePlus in India. The smartphone company has confirmed that it will no longer import, market or sell their flagship device, One, in India.

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Micromax, the domestic brand, has raised a complaint with the high court pointing the violation of their country-specific agreement with Cynogen by OnePlus. Micromax has agreed that their YU brand of devices will feature the mentioned operating system. According to them, OnePlus has infringed their exclusive rights with Cynogen.

OnePlus learnt about the deal between Cynogen and Micromax only a week before their phones were released in India and it is believed that the company is working on its own ROM to replace Cynogen as soon as possible.

According to some reports, OnePlus will only be allowed to sell its existing stock in India and thereafter it can only sell compliant devices.

The Delhi HC has stated that OnePlus may sue Cynogen in California where an agreement between the two companies was signed.

India is definitely an emerging market for smartphones, with more and more companies targeting it. With ban on Xiaomi and OnePlus, Indian users are finding it difficult to get their hands on trending phones.


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Gone Girl on 31st October in India

Ben Affleck’s much awaited movie, Gone Girl, is set to hit theaters in India on 31st October. The movie has got a phenomenal box office opening in the USA and positive reviews from the critics.

Gone Girl revolves around a man (Ben Affleck), whose wife’s disappearance has become the focus of an intense media circus. Later the man sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.

Watch the Trailer:

Here’s an interview with Ben Affleck where he talks about Gone Girl.

New Moto G Launched in India

Motorola has further penetrated the budget smartphone market with their new Moto G (not to be confused with the old Moto G). It is a successor to the older version with larger, 5-inch display, 8mp rear camera, 2mp front shooter. It’s a dual SIM phone available in 8GB and 16GB versions. The great thing is, their new 16 GB version is priced at 12,999 – cheaper than the original Moto G.

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Here are the basic specifications:

– 5 inch, Gorilla Glass display

– Expandable memory, upto 32 GB

– 1.2 GHz Quad-Core SnapDragon 400 processor

– 1 GB Ram

– 4.4.4 Kit Kat with promised Android L update

– 2070 mAh Li-Ion battery

– Water resistant nano coating


The phone has been launched exclusively on Flipkart, which will be on sale from midnight (06-09-2014).