REVIEW: Oppo RealMe 1 beats Redmi Note 5 Pro as King of Mid-Range

REVIEW: Oppo RealMe 1 beats Redmi Note 5 Pro as King of Mid-Range

2018-07-08T10:35:13+00:00 On

China-based Xiaomi, India’s No.1 smartphone brand, has been forced to start an aggressive TV campaign after its biggest rival, BBK Electronics, introduced its own no-frills handset RealMe 1. With this, BBK Electronics — which owns brands such as Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus…

FULL TEXT: Mukesh Ambani announces launch of Reliance Jio GigaFiber in 1,100 cities

FULL TEXT: Mukesh Ambani announces launch of Reliance Jio GigaFiber in 1,100 cities

2018-07-05T15:21:23+00:00 On

Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced that Jio will start giving out connections of its much-awaited broadband service, Jio GigaFiber, starting on August 15. Surprisingly, Ambani said the service will be available in 1,100 cities of India from Day 1, and…

Kerala tops smartphone penetration in India; Gujarat, Punjab close behind

Kerala tops smartphone penetration in India; Gujarat, Punjab close behind

2018-06-20T12:31:24+00:00 On

Kerala has emerged as the state with the highest smartphone penetration in the country, according to data released by CyberMedia Research, a market intelligence firm tracking the technology sector. CMR’s data also reveales that on a pan-India level, about 47% of the…

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…

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…

4G tablets overtake 3G models in India for the first time

4G tablets overtake 3G models in India for the first time

2017-09-13T17:32:43+00:00 On

The sales of 4G-enabled tablets overtook that of 3G tablets for the first time in the April-June quarter of this year, numbers from CyberMedia Research showed. About 36% of the tablets sold in India during the three months came with 4G technology,…

Samsung Galaxy J2 beats Redmi Note 3 & 4 as most popular smartphone in India

Samsung Galaxy J2 beats Redmi Note 3 & 4 as most popular smartphone in India

2017-05-27T09:03:35+00:00 On

Samsung J2 is the most widely used smartphone in India[/caption]The humble Samsung Galaxy J2, launched two years ago, is the most widely used smartphone in India, beating hot-selling models like Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 & 4 CyberMedia Research said. “Samsung Galaxy J2…

Xiaomi at No.2, overtakes Vivo, Oppo in Indian smartphone market

Xiaomi at No.2, overtakes Vivo, Oppo in Indian smartphone market

2017-05-19T15:42:29+00:00 On

Xiaomi has emerged as the second biggest smartphone brand in India after Samsung as its smash hit Redmi Note 4 broke sales records, according to market share numbers for the first three months of the year. The numbers also revealed that for…

ViVo, Oppo, Xiaomi need cheaper smartphone models to grow in India in 2017

ViVo, Oppo, Xiaomi need cheaper smartphone models to grow in India in 2017

2017-03-03T07:35:15+00:00 On

China’s LOVE brands — Lenovo, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi — will have to introduce cheaper models in 2017 to continue their strong growth in India, CyberMedia Research said in a report. The reason? India’s replacement and upgrade market — Rs 10,000-13,000 —…

Huawei starts manufacturing Honor phones in India

Huawei starts manufacturing Honor phones in India

2016-09-23T13:54:51+00:00 On

China-based Huawei said it will start to manufacture smartphones in India in collaboration with leading Sketch-to-Scale solutions provider, Flex, in October. Starting from first week of October 2016, the Flex manufacturing plant in Chennai will manufacture one of the Honor smartphones models,…

Lava launches 5.5 inch, 1 GB VoLTE phone at Rs 7,349

Lava launches 5.5 inch, 1 GB VoLTE phone at Rs 7,349

2016-09-20T13:51:05+00:00 On

LAVA International Limited, an Indian multi-national company in the mobile handset industry, launched its new product LAVA X28 with 5.5” HD screen, priced at Rs 7,349. LAVA X28 specifications includes 4G VoLTE connectivity and latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. VoLTE is…

Indian phonemaker SWIPE reveals own operating system FREEDOM OS

Indian phonemaker SWIPE reveals own operating system FREEDOM OS

2015-08-12T17:07:25+00:00 On

SWIPE, the Indian smartphone brand, has brought out its own version of Android called Freedom OS, adding features like 100 GB of cloud storage. The operating system will make an appearance on SWIPE ELITE – the company’s upcoming Android phone that is…

ARM-MediaTek-TSMC combo could threaten Intel’s market by year end

ARM-MediaTek-TSMC combo could threaten Intel’s market by year end

2015-04-10T09:42:43+00:00 On

New benchmark scores for MediaTek’s implementation of ARM Holdings’ latest core design indicate that MediaTek and ARM are likely to have potential chips suitable for notebooks, servers and even desktop PCs by the end of this year or early next year. These…