Tag Archives: Phone

India now second largest mobile phone manufacturing hub in the world: Ravi Shankar Prasad

India now second-largest mobile phone manufacturing hub in the world: Ravi Shankar Prasad (Image: Reuters) On Monday, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Law & Justice, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology Minister of India announced that India has emerged as the second-largest mobile phone manufacturer in the world. Prasad said that in the last five years, more than 200 Mobile Phone Manufacturing units ... Read More »

Mobile phone retailers to boycott Samsung for three days

Kolkata: Brick-and-mortar mobile phone retailers across the country have decided to boycott business with Samsung for three days next week, with the Korean giant not withdrawing the consumer promotion with Amazon Pay, Amazon’s digital payment service. In a Whatsapp message sent by the offline cellphone retailer lobby, All India Mobile Retailers Association (AIMRA), to the trade on Friday evening said retailers will boycott “Samsung business ... Read More »

How a Class X pass out built India’s largest mobile phone retail chain: the story of Rs 2,000 Cr Sangeetha Mobiles

Subhash Chandra L, Managing Director, Sangeetha Mobiles Bengaluru-based entrepreneur Subhash Chandra L comes across as well-educated and has a strikingly clear way of expressing his thoughts. In displaying his business acumen, he has no trouble recalling specific dates, numbers, and financial figures from over two decades ago. One might associate this with a fancy degree from an expensive, international university. However, Subhash ... Read More »

Web portal to enable blocking, tracing of stolen or lost mobile phone for Delhi launched

Launching the initiative, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said safety and security of phones are crucial given the country’s technological strides and digital prowess. (Photo: PTI) Phones users in Delhi-NCR who lose their handsets will now have some respite, with the government launching a portal that will enable blocking and tracing of stolen or lost mobile phones. The initiative was ... Read More »

Lightning Kills Man in Maharashtra while Talking on Mobile Phone

Akola: A 22-year-old man on Saturday died after being struck by lightning while talking on a mobile phone in Maharashtra’s Akola district, police said. An official said Abhijit Srikrishna Ingle (22), a resident of Waghjali village in Barshitakali taluka here, was standing under a tree to protect himself from rain when the incident happened at around 4.00 p.m. “One more person ... Read More »

Get your stolen mobile phone back thanks to Delhi Police raid in Nepal

According to police, the stolen or snatched phones were sent to Nepal after they were temporarily kept with the second hand mobile phone sellers in Karol Bagh. The police managed to get crack the whip against the racket after a tip off about the gang.  |  Photo Credit: Getty Images New Delhi: The Delhi police is all set to upload the IEMI ... Read More »

Mobile phone sales contribution to Indian e-tailers’ GMV dips in Q1 2019

The mobile phone category’s contribution to e-tailers’ gross sales, or Gross Merchandise Value, fell in the first quarter of 2019 due to demand saturation, reduced discounting, and policy changes, RedSeer Consulting has said. The first quarter also saw few exclusive launches by mobile phone companies, which also led to the decline in sales, sources said. Between January and March, the share of mobile ... Read More »

Moto E5 Plus to Launch in India on July 10; Will Be an Amazon Exclusive Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The upcoming launch of Moto E5 Plus has been confirmed by Motorola The smartphone is expected to be in the budget segment Pricing details are currently not available Motorola is all set to launch the Moto E5 Plus as the company’s latest smartphone in India. The Lenovo-owned brand at its product launch event held in Brazil in April this year announced a ... Read More »

Moto C2 Spotted on FCC, Tipped to Be Company’s First Android Oreo (Go Edition) Phone

After rumours of Motorola’s new Android One-based smartphone expected to arrive soon, fresh reports are coming in that suggest the Lenovo-owned phone manufacturer might also be working on a smartphone that runs Google’s Android Oreo (Go edition), targeted towards budget smartphones. Dubbed the Moto C2, this smartphone is expected to be the most affordable smartphone in the brand’s lineup with features like ... Read More »

Moto XT1920 pops up on FCC, looks like an Android Go phone

  Motorola is preparing the One Power device that should arrive as the successor of the Moto X4 with Stock Android. According to a listing by FCC, the company is also preparing a phone with Android Oreo: Go Edition that has a model name XT1920. Of course, this might be a standard low-end device, but the phone is listed with ... Read More »