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    FS: Mobile iPhone 6 Plus Gold 64GB Factory Unlocked

    Thanks for bringing it to my attention. I did not know that! Yes, there is no Facetime since it is from Dubai. Anyway, sold it through other channels. Closing this thread now.
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    FS: Mobile iPhone 6 Plus Gold 64GB Factory Unlocked

    Have an iPhone 6 Plus 64GB Gold finish for sale (factory unlocked). Received it as a gift, and I don't prefer iPhones these days. Was purchased in Dubai on launch date (27 Sept). UAE spec pre-booked from operator DU. Opened for testing and have immediately put in a screen guard and skin. Have...
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    Sony Xperia Z Coming to India on March 6

    Spot on! Its funny how a lot of people get really emotional over Apple's pricing policy, but are ready to pay the same for any other brand. As far as I am concerned, the extra premium that you pay is worth the very good customer service that they provide. Case in point: My brother-in-law dropped...
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    Ankit Fadia, The Genius Revealed - Forbes India

    A friend took up his "certified hacking course" sometime in 2008/2009 and was taught how to hack Windows 95 using exploits publicly available on the internet. He just couldn't go beyond a couple of sessions and lost a considerable sum of money.
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    Urgent: iPhone 5 or wait for Xperia Z?

    I'm not holding my breath for it. Will wait a while for the prices to stabilize before getting it. P.S: I just saw the specs again and it has a freaking 5" screen!! I mean are they trying to make sure no one should use a phone again with one hand?
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    Urgent: iPhone 5 or wait for Xperia Z?

    Thanks a lot guys! Looks like I will not be taking the offer now. Will wait for the "Z" :)
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    Urgent: iPhone 5 or wait for Xperia Z?

    So the company that a relative works for is offering the factory unlocked iPhone 5 16GB at 36K. I wasn't considering buying it, but this offer just seems too good to miss. Now I like Android phones, and its been a while since I upgraded. I was considering waiting for the Xperia Z. My question...
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    HTC One Unveiled - 4.7 inch of 1080p goodness with Sense 5

    Yup, you are right, but that's exactly my point. Some people like me prefer the 4" form factor as it is the perfect balance between size and convenience. 3.5" is too small and anything over 4.3" is too big. I am surprised that the only 4" flagship phone I can get at the moment is the iPhone 5...
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    HTC One Unveiled - 4.7 inch of 1080p goodness with Sense 5

    Why do all Android manufacturers keep bumping up the size of the display? It has come to a point where it is very risky if not impossible to hold a 40K phone in one hand and actually type on it. Would love to see a flagship product which has a 4" display, but I guess that's just me dreaming.
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    Car & Bike Chevy Beat vs Honda Brio

    Been a week since I took delivery of the car. Its a real pleasure to drive, especially inside the city. The default sound system is average at best, and will need an upgrade after a couple of months. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!
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    Car & Bike Chevy Beat vs Honda Brio

    I went for the Brio cause I really liked it, and my wife will be using it as well. And I am way more comfortable driving it than the Beat, which has a very awkward console placement and my left leg always leans against it when driving. Besides, I like the peace of mind that the Honda brand comes...
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    Car & Bike Chevy Beat vs Honda Brio

    Thank you all for the suggestions! I have finally made up my mind and will be booking the new Brio S(MT) (with electrically adjustable side view mirror and mud flaps) this evening. I am not going for the 2 year service package, but I *may* take up the extended warranty.
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    Car & Bike Chevy Beat vs Honda Brio

    @Chaos, thanks for the info! I've heard from a friend that he too gets around 14kmpl inside the city. The only aspect for which I feel like I'll be paying a premium, is maintenance. The dealer told me that I can pay 10k upfront for servicing the first 2 years and another 10k for extending the...
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    Car & Bike Chevy Beat vs Honda Brio

    Yes, I did consider the Beat diesel, but since it isn't as spacious as the Brio, I didn't go for it. And I wasn't interested in the i10 or the Figo.
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    Car & Bike Chevy Beat vs Honda Brio

    Thanks for the info! I had another look at the Brio and I'm going for it. However the on road price is 5.48L for the S-MT festive variant. The dealer is offering 18k insurance and another 5k cash discount. How did you get it for 4.65L :O