Total shipments wearables in India hit 612K units, of which includes smart wearables, that can run third-party apps, and basic wearables which cannot run third-party apps, according to the latest IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Tracker, CY Q1 2017. In terms of product category, basic wearables accounted for almost 90 percent of total wearable shipments in Q1 2017.
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India will have 236 million mobile internet users by 2016 and this base will hit 314 million by 2017, according to a latest report from IAMAI & KPMG. The latest report titled “India On The Go – Mobile Internet Vision Report 2017” states that India will have over 500 million internet users by 2017.
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Indian mobile handset market declined 15% in terms of overall shipments in Q1, 2015, as per a latest report from CMR. The report said that out of the total 53 million mobile handsets shipped during the quarter, 37% (19.5 mn) were smartphones.
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SwiftKey for Android has been updated with a major performance improvement and support for new Indian languages. The company says that the keyboard appears on screen between 15 percent and 20 percent faster.
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Notion Ink, an Indian company known for its Adam tablet, has just launched an Android application – I’m Shakti. The app is meant for usage in emergency situations and it sends out text messages with the location of the user to five emergency contacts set by the user.
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Aircel India just announced on it’s official Facebook page earlier today that it is bringing the Apple iPhone 4S to India soon. The company would be sharing more details about the launch soon. There are no details about the pricing or the plans but expect it to be similar to the iPhone 4 Pricing with a slight premium. We might also see the introduction of the 8GB iPhone 4 along with the 16GB 32GB and 64GB iPhone 4S Continue reading “Aircel launching the Apple iPhone 4S soon in India”
The new raise in service tax could heavily affect mobile subscriptions.
Thursday, March 02, 2006:? The budget, with an increase in service tax, has brought bad news for mobile users. It is going to hit the marginal users the hardest. The service tax hike from 10 per cent to 12 per cent will see increase in the monthly telephone bills and drop in talk value for the users.
This move could also affect the Government’s target of increasing the number of mobile subscribers in both rural and urban segments.
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