Not just an incremental update

Sabyasachi Biswas

When Sony launched the Xperia Z about two years ago, it was one smartphone that stood ou... »

It is skins against stock

Sabyasachi Biswas

We just can’t stress enough about how hot the sub-₹15,000 price segment in the smartphone mar... »

RCom gearing up to launch 4G services, to bid for spectrum in auctions

Getting ready: Anil Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, along with wife Tina Ambani and son Jai Anmol Ambani at the AGM of the group in Mumbai on Tuesday. - PAUL NORONHA

Rajesh Kurup

Reliance Communications (RCom), the country’s India's fourth-biggest mobile phone operator, is g... »

We want to grow the affordable smartphones segment: Microsoft Devices

Ajey Mehta, Managing Director, Microsoft Devices, during the launch of Lumia 830 and Lumia 730 in New Delhi on Wednesday. - KAMAL NARANG

S Ronendra Singh

Microsoft Devices on Wednesday launched Lumia 830 and 730 dual-SIM smartphones priced at... »

Smartphone-maker HTC to ramp up sales, service centres

Kolkata. Date: 27/09/2014.
Faisal Siddiqui, Vice President & Country Head of HTC.
Photo: Ashoke Chakrabarty

Abhishek Law

Taiwanese smartphone-maker HTC has had a good run in the country, with a steadily increa... »

BlackBerry tightens hold over enterprise market with smartphone Passport

S Ronendra Singh

BlackBerry on Monday launched — Passport — its next big salvo in the smartphone game. Priced at ₹49,990, the new device attempts to bring the best of big screen features and the physical ke... »

Huawei launches new smartphone, tablet

Expanding product line-up Cai Liqun, CEO, Huawei Telecommunications
India, with Michael Adnani, VP-Retail & Head-Brand Alliances, Flipkart, at a press conference in New Delhi. - KAMAL NARANG

S Ronendra Singh

The world's third largest smartphone brand Huawei Telecommunications on Monday launched a smartphone - Honor 6 and a tablet - T1 priced at Rs 19,990 and Rs 9,990 respectively. The produc... »

Intex to make tablets and smartphones

Adith Charlie

After feature phones, Intex Technologies is set to manufacture smartphones and tablets in the country. The company expects to come up with its first home-made smartphone by December, Kesh... »

Sony launches Xperia Z3 at ₹51,990, Xperia Z3 Compact at ₹44,990

Kanichiro Hibi, Managing Director, Sony India, launching Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact , in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Ramesh Sharma

Our Bureau

Sony India on Thursday launched its flagship smartphones Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact priced at ₹51,990 and ₹44,990 respectively.  The latest smartphones will be available at o... »

Apple releases iOS 8 workaround to fix dropped cell service


Apple Inc released a workaround for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who reported a drop in cellular service and the inability to use the fingerprint reading Touch ID after downloading the iOS 8.0... »

Smartphone workouts

Elizabeth Mathew

The festive season is around the corner – and wherever in the country you are, you know its going to start with Navratri and end pretty much only after New Year’s eve. So if you’re expecting to... »

BlackBerry launches square-screen Passport in turnaround push


BlackBerry launched an unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport on Wednesday as it embarked on what may be the most critical phase of its long turnaround push. At simultaneous ev... »

Now, SMS to book your meal on a train journey


Now railway passengers can book their meals through an SMS to 139 as the service will be launched from tomorrow on a few select trains on a trial basis. The SMS food service will be made... »

HTC unveils new handsets in Desire series

Expanding smartphone ranges: Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head, HTC, with actor Chitrangadha Singh unveiling new phones ‘Desire 820 and 816 G’, in the Capital on Tuesday. - KAMAL NARANG


Smartphone maker HTC today unveiled GSM-only model of its Desire 816 range at lower price point of ₹18,990 that will be available from mid-October. The current model 816 E, which is... »

Mobile app for clicking selfie with Isro’s Mangalyaan


City-based start-up Smartur has developed a mobile application (app) built on augmented reality that allows users of Android phone users and iOS mobile devices to click a selfie with Indian spaces... »

Round 2 in Android One war: New phones may hit market by Dec-end

BSNL, Micromax in tie up

Can the Octopus fight the budget sharks?

‘Creating India’s digital infra is exciting’

Apple: Record 4 mn orders of iPhones on first day

Piloting a new job at Apple

Apple yet to set release date of iPhone 6 for China

Stepping out of an enduring shadow

Vodafone ties up with IRCTC partner

Our Bureau

Vodafone India has entered into an agreement with Bharat BPO, a partner of Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corp, to provide online booking of railway tickets through mobile ph... »

BlackBerry launches new smartphone Passport at Rs 49,990

Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director, Blackberyy India during the launch of Blackberry Passport Phone in New Delhi on Monday, September 29, 2014. Photo: R.V Moorthy

S Ronendra Singh

BlackBerry India on Monday launched its new smartphone — Passport — priced at Rs 49,990. The Passport is available for pre-booking at and all BlackBerry exclusive stores from M... »

Xiaomi raises Indian smartphone sales goals


Chinese firm Xiaomi is stocking up on its smartphones in India in readiness for the festive season as it looks to gain ground in the world's third largest smartphone market, a top executive said o... »

Sony Xperia Z3 review

Sabyasachi Biswas

When Sony launched the Xperia Z about two years ago, it was one smartphone that stood out from the rest – glass front and back, protection from water and dust, a brilliant camera and an even bette... »

Took a selfie. What next?

Sabyasachi Biswas

Before we came to realise it, selfies drove smartphone makers to pay as much attention (if not more) to the front facing camera, as the rear-facing ones. Now Sony claims that its new Xperia C3... »

Fits in the pocket, but not in your heart

Sabyasachi Biswas

We loved the last entry-level Lumia, the 520, for its practicality and the features that it offered for its price. It was built well, managed to churn out good performance, and had a decen... »

Obi Mobiles to tie up with Silicon Valley designers

Our Bureau

Obi Mobiles is tying up with a Silicon Valley partner in the USA to design the latest mobile phones in the next six months. The company also plans to target the markets of the Middle East... »

WhatsApp-ing of childbirth lands gynaecologists in trouble

KPM Basheer

In perhaps the first such case in India, two gynaecologists and an anaesthetist who allegedly captured on the mobile phone their patient’s childbirth in the operation theatre and uploaded the vide... »

Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold


Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.A year ago, Apple Inc said it had sold 9 millio... »

Customised tablet devices with prices starting at Rs 5k


Challenging the one-size-fits-all approach of leading electronics manufacturers, a home-grown company has brought in a new concept of customised tablets for specific segments like children, women,... »

Mobile, upwardly

Nothing superhero-ish about it

Better with each generation

Expect 2 mn Android One handsets to be sold in 2014: MediaTek

Google launches Android One mobiles at Rs 6,399

Vodafone to open 1,150 stores in India in 12 months

Ready for now and tomorrow

Use apps to help the eco drive »

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