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Honor India to Launch Smartphone With Four Cameras in January, Honor 9 Lite Expected

HIGHLIGHTS Honor will bring another smartphone with four cameras in India in January It is expected that Honor 9 Lite will be launched The smartphone is likely to be priced around Rs. 10,000 for base variant Huawei-owned brand Honor has said it plans to release a smartphone with dual front and dual rear cameras later this month. The company did not say ... Read More »

10.or D Budget Smartphone Launched in India Under ‘Crafted for Amazon’ Programme: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Crafted for Amazon products are made in India The 10.or D will go on sale on January 5 10.or D price in India starts at Rs. 4,999 10.or D has been launched in India, following teasers from earlier this week. Part of the company’s 10.or (pronounced tenor) private label for smartphones, the launch of the 10.or D follows the launch of the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Ousts Samsung, Leads Smartphone Sales in Top 50 Indian Cities: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS IDC claims Tier I cities in India are “key volume driver” Major 50 cities account for 50 percent of smartphone sales in India Bhopal, Gurugram, and Jaipur emerge as “fastest growing cities” As per a report by International Data Corporation (IDC), Xiaomi held the maximum market share in the top 50 Indian cities in the Q3 2017 period, followed by Samsung, Lenovo (including Moto), Oppo, and Vivo. ... Read More »

Can Google and HTC Crack the Apple-Samsung Smartphone Duopoly?

Google late Wednesday announced that it would pay $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,159 crores) for employees from HTC’s smartphone unit, prompting waves upon waves of speculation about what might come next from this hookup. But I have one hope: that Google’s clout and HTC’s design can give us something to challenge Appleand Samsung. Now, let me be clear. I’m not against either Apple or Samsung ... Read More »

Can Google and HTC Crack the Apple-Samsung Smartphone Duopoly?

Google late Wednesday announced that it would pay $1.1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,159 crores) for employees from HTC’s smartphone unit, prompting waves upon waves of speculation about what might come next from this hookup. But I have one hope: that Google’s clout and HTC’s design can give us something to challenge Appleand Samsung. Now, let me be clear. I’m not against either Apple or Samsung ... Read More »

HTC U-Branded Smartphone Set to Launch on November 2; More HTC U11 Plus, U11 Life Details Emerge

HIGHLIGHTS HTC has sent media invites to an event on November 2 The company teases it will bring back the ‘U’ phone at the event It is widely expected to launch the HTC U11 Plus at the event HTC on Thursday posted on Twitter that it was planning to bring back the “BrilliantU”, further teasing that it intends to unveil at least one ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Top-Selling Smartphone Globally in First Half of 2017: IHS Markit

Last year’s iPhone models have performed admirably well, as per a new report. IHS Markit claims that globally, the iPhone 7 outsold all other smartphones in the first six months of 2017. The next in that list was the iPhone 7 Plus, giving Apple two market leaders. The top bestselling smartphones were rounded off by two Samsung models and one more iPhone model. ... Read More »

Indian Smartphone Market Hit by GST Awareness, Should Bounce Back Next Quarter: IDC

After witnessing slow growth in the first two quarters of this year, the Indian smartphone market is preparing for a bumper period owing to the upcoming festive season, a new report said on Wednesday. According to market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), 28 million smartphones were shipped to India in Q2 (April-June) – marking just 3.7 percent Quarter-on-Quarter (QoQ) growth and a ... Read More »

Micromax Confirms Infinity Smartphone Series Launch on August 22

HIGHLIGHTS Micromax Infinity phones to sport Galaxy S8-like design The Infinity series to be unveiled on August 22 Micromax also likely to debut the Evok Dual smartphone Micromax has started sending ‘Block your Date’ invitations to media for a launch event on August 22 where the company is expected to reveal the all-new Infinity series. Micromax, taking a page out ... Read More »

Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ get “Best Smartphone” award at MWC Shanghai

Samsung announced today that the Galaxy S8 duo was awarded “Best Smartphone” title at the 2017 Asia Mobile Awards. The award was given by the GSMA at a glamorous event at the DaGuan Theatre in Pudong. The award for “Best Smartphone” was given after an assessment from a panel of journalists, market analysts, and influencers. They took into consideration the ... Read More »