Reliance Jio is gearing up to make LYF phones in India. The company has asked Chinese and Taiwanese device makers along with Foxconn to manufacture LYF VoLTE smartphones, smart set-top boxes, home automation and automobile telematics devices in the country, according to latest report from the Economic Times. Continue reading “Reliance Jio asks Foxconn to make LYF smartphones, other products in India”
With selfies now becoming an obsession among the smartphone users, handset makers are launching selfie-focused phones with lots of in-app customization to enhance the pictures. The increase in social media and picture sharing platform has intensified the need to buy a smartphone with a good camera. Continue reading “Top 10 selfie smartphones available in India under Rs. 20,000”
Global 4G smartphones are expected to show double-digit uptake at 21.3% year-over-year growth globally for 2016, reaching 1.17 billion units, up from 967 million in 2015, as per latest report from International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.
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The latest numbers released from marketing firm Strategy Analytic shows that the Android market captured a record 88% of global market share in third quarter of 2016. Moreover, the report also claims that global smartphone shipments grew 6% annually from 354.2 million units in Q3 2015 to 375.4 million in Q3 2016. Continue reading “Android dominates global smartphone shipments with 88% share in Q3 2016: Report”
Lava will start selling its ‘Made in India’ feature phones, smartphones, tablets and accessories in Egypt soon. The company on Thursday announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Egypt based Easy Group for the same. Continue reading “Lava enters Egypt, partners with Easy Group for complete end-to-end business”
LeEco is joining the bandwagon of other smartphone makers to Make in India. The Chinese smartphone makers has tied up with electronics manufacturer Compal Electronics to set up a smartphone manufacturing unit in Greater Noida.
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Earlier in May, Nokia announced that it is coming back to smartphone and tablet market with new Android devices. Now more details about Nokia’s entry in to the highly competitive smartphone market have surfaced
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Google is not responsible for the Nexus smartphones when it comes to manufacturing and design. However, a new report from The Telegraph says the company is set to release own branded smartphone by the end of this year. Continue reading “Google tipped to release own branded phone by end of 2016”
Honor has been making waves in the smartphone industry ever since it arrived in India. However, it has never ventured into the phablet segment up until now.
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More than 15.8 million 4G devices were shipped in the first quarter of 2016, according to the CMR’s 1Q CY report of India LTE Devices. Of these, 97.9% were smartphones, 1.5% were DataCards and the remaining 0.6% were tablet PCs. This amounts to 63% of the cellular devices shipped through the quarter.
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Worldwide smartphone sales to grow just 7 percent in 2016, to reach 1.5 billion units, according to the latest report from Gartner. The latest numbers are down from 14.4 percent growth in 2015.
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Micromax has revealed that it is looking forward to start selling smartphones in China from next year, according to a latest report from Wall Street Journal.
Continue reading “Micromax plans to start selling smartphone in China from 2017, will go public”