CMR calls OnePlus 6 “finest Android smartphone out there”

CMR calls OnePlus 6 “finest Android smartphone out there”

2018-06-08T13:37:21+00:00 On

Market research firm CyberMedia Research has called the OnePlus 6, the latest smartphone from the eponymous Chinese start-up, the ‘finest Android smartphone out there today’. In a note trying to explain the success of the Chinese company in markets like India, Prabhu…

Reliance Digital, Jio Stores to sell all Motorola devices

Reliance Digital, Jio Stores to sell all Motorola devices

2018-05-30T19:00:47+00:00 On

India’s largest technology retail chain Reliance Digital said it signed an agreement to sell all Motorola products at its outlets. At present, Motorola is largely an online-focused brand. Motorola, which used to be a big brand in the country in the 1990s…

Amazon offers Rs 2,600 cashback on smartphones for Airtel users

Amazon offers Rs 2,600 cashback on smartphones for Airtel users

2018-05-18T10:33:36+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel and Amazon will offer Rs 2,600 cash back over a period of three years for anyone who purchases any of the 65 smartphones exclusively available on Amazon. However, they must make Airtel recharges of Rs 7,000 over a period three…

Soaring Jiophone sales could start hurting incumbents – Credit Suisse

Soaring Jiophone sales could start hurting incumbents – Credit Suisse

2018-04-24T15:41:11+00:00 On

Jiophone sales are rising fast and could start affecting the growth rates of rival telecom companies once the churn effect of fleeing Aircel subscribers gets over, analysts from financial services firm Credit Suisse said. Analysts Sunil Tirumala and Viral Shah said trends…

Reliance Jio’s 49 plan revives interest in Jiophone – Credit Suisse

Reliance Jio’s 49 plan revives interest in Jiophone – Credit Suisse

2018-03-27T10:34:36+00:00 On

Financial services firm Credit Suisse said sales of Jiophone, which had begun to lose steam after an initial surge, are now back on track due to the affordable Rs 49 plan launched by Reliance Jio. Jiophone, priced at Rs 1,500, is estimated…

Bharti Airtel’s new EMI scheme offers savings of Rs 8,000-11,000 over 2 years

Bharti Airtel’s new EMI scheme offers savings of Rs 8,000-11,000 over 2 years

2018-03-16T15:14:09+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecom services provider, today unveiled its installment schemes for the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus that can save you anywhere from Rs 8,000 to Rs 11,000 over a two-year period. The plans are similar to what…

Xiaomi outsells Samsung 2:1 in India’s largest smartphone market

Xiaomi outsells Samsung 2:1 in India’s largest smartphone market

2018-03-09T08:39:15+00:00 On

Xiaomi, the Chinese brand, sold 2 smartphones for every smartphone sold by Samsung in Maharashtra — one of the most urbanized states in India, according to market research firm CMR. The numbers are a cause for worry for Samsung as they indicate…

Jiophone decimates Samsung, itel; Powers LYF to No.1 in January

Jiophone decimates Samsung, itel; Powers LYF to No.1 in January

2018-03-05T18:08:24+00:00 On

LYF, the mobile phone brand that was launched along with Reliance Jio, emerged as India’s No.1 mobile phone brand by shipments in January, market researcher CMR said. In January, LYF had a share of 27% in the overall mobile phone market in…

Airtel teams up with Lava & Micromax to launch Android Go smartphones

Airtel teams up with Lava & Micromax to launch Android Go smartphones

2018-02-27T13:11:01+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel said it will launch affordable 4G smartphones powered by Google’s Android Go platform next month, under a tie-up with handset makers Micromax and Lava. “Entry level 4G smartphones under Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ program will be shipped with Android Oreo…

Bharti Airtel ties up with HMD global to offer cashback on Nokia 3 & 2

Bharti Airtel ties up with HMD global to offer cashback on Nokia 3 & 2

2018-02-19T15:26:19+00:00 On

Bharti Airtel said it has tied up with HMD, the maker of Nokia smartphones, to offer cash back of Rs 2,000 on the Nokia 2 and 3 smartphones. The initial price of Nokia 3 will be Rs 9,499 and that of Nokia…

Reliance Jio tests 4G-based TV broadcasting technology eMBMS

Reliance Jio tests 4G-based TV broadcasting technology eMBMS

2018-01-20T13:23:55+00:00 On

Lost in the details of the financial and technical data disclosed by Reliance Jio on its third-quarter performance was a tiny bullet point announcing that the company had broadcast a pan-India stream over eMBMS. eMBMS or enhanced Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service is…

Vodafone offers Rs 1,500 cashback on Samsung Galaxy J series

Vodafone offers Rs 1,500 cashback on Samsung Galaxy J series

2018-01-08T18:25:34+00:00 On

Vodafone announced cashback of Rs 1,500 on Samsung handsets Galaxy J2 Pro, Galaxy J7 Nxt and Galaxy J7 Max. Vodafone customers, both existing and new, can purchase any of the popular Samsung 4G smartphones, it said. To avail this special offer, prepaid…

Vodafone offers Rs 2,100 cashback on Rs 3,700 itel A20 smartphone

Vodafone offers Rs 2,100 cashback on Rs 3,700 itel A20 smartphone

2017-12-19T14:41:57+00:00 On

Vodafone India announced a cash back deal on itel’s A20 4G smartphone. Under the scheme, anyone who buys the mobile phone for Rs 3,690 will get a cashback of Rs 900 after 1.5 years and Rs 1,200 after another 1.5 years. However,…

Bharti Airtel offers cashback on Intex 2GB RAM models, others

Bharti Airtel offers cashback on Intex 2GB RAM models, others

2017-12-06T13:16:18+00:00 On

Continuing with its tie-ups with hardware brands, Bharti Airtel announced three more ‘cash back’ models from Intex, including one with 2GB of RAM. The cheapest will be the Intex Aqua LIONS N1, priced at Rs 3,149 and eligible for for a cash…

Will Reliance Jio launch Rs 199 plan with 1 GB per day for 28 days?

Will Reliance Jio launch Rs 199 plan with 1 GB per day for 28 days?

2017-11-30T19:19:05+00:00 On

A new plan being bundled with Xiaomi’s new affordable plan, Redmi 5A, suggests that Reliance Jio could soon launch its first monthly unlimited plan priced at Rs 199. The plan, valid for four weeks, will give 1 GB of data per day,…

Bharti Airtel offers one more 4G phone for Rs 1,349 effective price

Bharti Airtel offers one more 4G phone for Rs 1,349 effective price

2017-10-30T13:31:19+00:00 On

After Karbonn, Bharti Airtel has now tied up with Celkon to offer a full touchscreen 4G smartphone at an effective price of Rs 1,349 and an upfront cost of Rs 2,849. The partnership is part of Airtel’s ‘Mera Pehla Smartphone’ initiative. It…