As promised, the 2015 Union Budget provides a big fillip to electronics manufacturing in India. Custom duty has been reduced for 22 items, but so far the details have not been shared by the government.
Google has taken its Android One initiative outside India with a launch in Indonesia in partnership with Spice Mobility’s local brand Nexian and two other handset makers, Evercoss and Mito. This comes at a time when the US search giant’s Indian device partners are launching the devices in Nepal, […]
On the afternoon of January 13, YU Televentures began selling its first smartphone – Yureka – on online retailer Amazon’s India site. The phone was showcased almost three weeks earlier, and the Micromax unit had been heavily advertising the device. It had received 300,000 registrations for the 10,000 […]
Indian phone brands such as Micromax and Lava could soon offer devices with four times more memory.
A clutch of firms is raising funding to build transliteration technologies that can connect with a culturally diverse set of people.
Fuelled by an increasing demand for smartphones, Celkon Mobiles is eyeing revenues of Rs 1,400 crore, a 50 per cent growth in the 2015 fiscal year. The Hyderabad-based phone maker believes that out of the 7 lakh handsets that it sells every month, at the end of fiscal […]
Fuelled by an increasing demand for smartphones, Celkon Mobiles is eyeing revenues of ₹1,400 crore, a 50 per cent growth in the 2015 fiscal year.
While smartphone penetration across the globe is booming, India seems to be emerging as a hot spot of low-cost-high-quality smartphones, with smartphone vendors rushing to the country in a big way to join the race.
Seldom has a global technology company launched a global product or programme in Asia. On 15 September, at an event that rivalled its annual I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Google Inc. did precisely that when it launched the first family of three Android One phones in India as part of a […]
But because key retailers are selling only online, the great unwired will be hard to reach at first. On Tuesday last week, Google launched the low-price Android One smartphone, attempting to target the ever-shrinking price gap between smartphones and phones without internet features. The Android One smartphone retails […]