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Hugo Barra, VP Xiaomi ,Global during launch of Xiaomi smartphone Mi4i in New Delhi on Thursday. Photo: Kamal Narang
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Xiaomi launches Mi 4i at Rs 12,999; Mi Band coming to India soon

R Dinakaran

Xiaomi has launched its much awaited Mi 4i in the Capital today. The Mi 4i is Xiaomi's... »  

Asus launches ZenFone 2; price starts at Rs 12,999

R Dinakaran

Asus has launched the ZenFone 2 in India. The ZenFone 2, which claims to be the first... »

Many ‘stars’ in this Galaxy

R Dinakaran

Samsung has its sights set firmly on Apple with its new S6. Here is our take after spending some quality time with it »

Cost of Galaxy's battle against iPhone on the rise

Samsung Electronics has pulled out all the stops on its new Galaxy smartphones, but their modest prices compared to the latest iPhones throw an uneasy spotlight on the long-term cost of fighting Apple's premium branding. File Photo

Reuters

Samsung Electronics has pulled out all the stops on its new Galaxy smartphones, but their modest... »

Viber crosses 40 million users in India

Over the last one year, Viber has shown consistent growth in its user base in India.

PTI

Instant messaging player Viber has crossed 40 million user mark in India — its largest user base... »

Mobiles & Tablets

Sudhin Mathur, Director- Smartphones, Lenovo India, with the
A7000 phone, in Chennai. BIJOY GHOSH

Lenovo to fight it out in smartphones market

TE Raja Simhan

“It is a battlefield in the smart phone segment in India. We are a late entrant but fight... »  

News

E-commerce business to touch $16 bn this year: Assocham-Deloitte

Virendra Pandit

India's new sunrise industry, e-commerce, is set to achieve business worth $16 billion (Rs 108,1... »

News

A hostess displays the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. File image

Samsung expects record shipment for Galaxy S6 models

Reuters

Smartphone maker may face supply constraints for S6 Edge model »

China’s Letv ‘superphones’ to hit Indian market by year-end 

Tomojit Basu

After Chinese smartphone manufacturers such as Xiaomi and OnePlus successfully made inroads into India over the last year, Letv, among China’s leading video streaming providers, is set to make its... »

HTC to expand distribution network to double market share

K V Kurmanath

Handset manufacturer HTC, which has set its eye on the share of 12 per cent in the market, is expanding its retail and service outlet network in the country. “From just one per cent share... »

Want to find your misplaced mobile? Just Google it

Google now helps you find your Android phone. File Photo

PTI

If you misplace your Android phone in the car or leave it somewhere around the house, search engine giant Google can now help locate the smartphone. Using Google search on a deskt... »

Gionee wants to double distribution network by this year-end

Arvind Rajnish Vohra, Country CEO & MD of Gionee India

Abhishek Law

Chinese smartphone-maker Gionee was among the first Chinese brands to enter the Indian market, followed by the rest of the clan. According to Arvind Rajnish Vohra, Country Chief Exec... »

Paytm achieves 50 million wallets on its platform

K. R. Srivats

Mobile commerce platform Paytm on Tuesday announced it has crossed over 50 million wallets on its platform. With more people embracing Paytm as a convenient alternative to cash, the... »

Lenovo to fight it out in smartphones market

Sudhin Mathur, Director- Smartphones, Lenovo India, with the
A7000 phone, in Chennai. BIJOY GHOSH

TE Raja Simhan

“It is a battlefield in the smart phone segment in India. We are a late entrant but fighting it aggressively,” said Sudhin Mathur, Director - Smart phones, Lenovo India. “We have a strong n... »  

E-commerce business to touch $16 bn this year: Assocham-Deloitte

Virendra Pandit

India's new sunrise industry, e-commerce, is set to achieve business worth $16 billion (Rs 108,100 crore) this year, according to an Assocham-Deloitte joint study. Encompassing an increas... »

Microsoft launches Lumia 640 XL, Lumia 640; price starts at ₹11,999

Raghuvesh Sarup , Director, Marketing, Microsoft Devices while launching the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL in New Delhi. Photo:Kamal Narang

Our Bureau

Microsoft Devices on Tuesday launched two new smartphones – Lumia 640 XL Dual Sim and Lumia 640 Dual Sim – priced at ₹15,799 and ₹11,999 respectively. While the company will se... »

HP turns the focus on mobile devices

Our Bureau

Personal computers and laptops maker Hewlett-Packard (HP) India on Thursday launched a slew of commercial mobility solutions priced between ₹22,000 and ₹95,000. While a few of the... »

Like a kid in a candy store!

Shakthidharan Vadakkepat

Which version of Android is good for me? This is the dilemma of the handset buyer of today »

Review: Moto E 2nd-Gen — A worthy sequel

Huawei launches new 4G smartphones

Datawind launches Net-enabled phone

Datawind unveils 2G, 3G smartphones with free Internet plans

Breaking the price barrier of phones will drive Net adoption: Datawind CEO

Motorola launches second gen Moto E; 4G version by May

Moto Turbo launched at Rs 41,999

UST Global’s mobile app for women's safety

Survey: 78% online companies believe a mobile app is a must

Priyanka Pani

StoreHippo,  an online platform that helps retailers create their own mobile e-commerce websites with the most advanced technology stack, in a survey has found that a mobile site or app is a... »

Sony unveils Xperia Z4 even as it scales down mobile operations

Sony's top executives have not ruled out an exit from weak operations, like smartphones, amid a restructuring that has so far seen the company sell off its personal computer division and spin off the TV business.

Reuters

Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2-inch screen, showing it is still in the smartphone race even as it scales down its struggling mobi... »

Review: Microsoft 640XL: Size and other matters!

R Dinakaran

Microsoft's 640 XL, at 5.7 inches, is a phablet. But the difference between Android and Windows phablets is huge and we don’t mean just the display size. This could be mainly because of the des... »

Taiwan-based HTC to decide on ‘Make in India’ plan in 4-5 months

HTC Chief Financial Officer Chia-Lin Chang (left) with HTC South-Asia President Faisal Siddiqui at the launch of the comapny's new smartphones in New Delhi on Tuesday. -- PTI

Our Bureau

Taiwan-based smartphone-maker HTC in next four-five months will take a final decision on manufacturing its products in India. “There are multiple options under considerat... »

Soon, a ‘smart glass’ to charge your smartphone

Press Trust of India

Researchers have developed a new type of colour-changing glass that can produce enough electricity to charge a smartphone. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology said many typ... »

Samsung expects record shipment for Galaxy S6 models

A hostess displays the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. File image

Reuters

Smartphone maker may face supply constraints for S6 Edge model »

Gionee set to invest ₹300 cr in manufacturing facility in India

William Lu (left), President, Gionee, and Arvind Rajnish Vohra, Director, Gionee India, in Kolkata - ASHOKE CHAKRABARTY

Our Bureau

Chinese firm hopes to sell 80 lakh phones, earn ₹6,000 cr; turns sponsor for KKR »

Gionee to invest Rs 300 cr for setting up new facility in India in next 3 years

A file image of Arvind Vohra (left), Country Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Gionee India.

K V Kurmanath

Chinese mobile maker Gionee will invest Rs 300 crore for setting up a manufacturing facility in India in the next three years. This is part of the company's plan to Make in India. The fi... »

Apple plans iPhone trade-in programme with Foxconn in China

Apple iPhones on display (file photo).

Reuters

Apple Inc plans to introduce a trade-in programme for iPhones in China in association with the Foxconn Technology Group, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the effort. Under... »

Review: Xiaomi Redmi 2

R. Dinakaran

Redmi 2 takes aim at the Moto E with similar pricing and more value »

Idea Cellular launches 3G services in Delhi

Samsung launches Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge; price starts ₹49,900

LG launches 5K TV, G Flex 2 in India

Datawind’s low-cost smartphones to come with free Internet for a year

Xiaomi launches Redmi 2 at Rs 6,999, MiPad at Rs 12,999

Apple launches Watch priced $349 onward

Redmi 2 India launch on Thursday?

Use apps to help the eco drive »

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