Tag Archives: Costs

Hyundai Absorbs Some GST Cess Hike Costs, Spares Some Variants Of Cars Like New Verna and Creta

Hyundai’s recently launched Verna is yet another runaway hit for the Korean carmaker in India. There were fears that the Verna train might be slowed down by the government’s recent decision to hike cess on the GST charged on most passenger cars and SUVs. At the launch of the new Hyundai Verna, the company had promised a price protection for the first 20,000 customers ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Lightning-to-3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter Costs $9

  It’s official, there is no 3.5mm audio jack on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Apple wants people to move on from the 100-year-old standard to wireless ear buds apparently. However it knows that the transition cannot happen overnight, and for that purpose, Apple is bundling two accessories with the iPhone 7. There are Lightning-powered EarPods and the ... Read More »

WhatsApp gets Message costs and Replies

WhatsApp has were given a brand new function with a view to permit users quote messages when replying. even as earlier this week, the brand new characteristic turned into noticed in beta builds of WhatsApp for Android, it’s miles now rolling out for maximum users across Android and iOS strolling the overall launch builds from Google Play and the App ... Read More »

Volkswagen Ameo launched in India; costs start at 5.14 Lakh

Volkswagen Ameo, the German carmaker’s most awaited sub-compact sedan was released today in India at a starting fee of 5.14 Lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai). Marking the carmaker’s first sub-four metre sedan inside the Indian market, the Ameo is touted by means of Volkswagen as a car the made-in-India and made-for-India. currently the car can be to be had best in petrol ... Read More »

iPhone SE Costs Apple $160 to Build and Assemble: IHS

The iPhone SE is the cheapest iPhone you can purchase from Apple. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it also costs considerably less to manufacture compared to other iPhone models. According to research firm IHS, the iPhone SE roughly costs $160 to build and assemble. Folks at IHS cracked open the iPhone SE and analysed the innards to ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Costs Roughly $255 to Make: IHS Teardown

Samsung launched the Galaxy S7 smartphone in India at a price point of Rs. 48,900 earlier this month. But do you know how much that device must have cost Samsung to put together? A lot less. According to an estimation, the components used in Samsung’s new flagship smartphone cost a total of $255 (roughly Rs. 17,200). According to research firm ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Is the Cheapest Smartphone in the World, Costs Just Rs. 251

Ringing Bells is set to official unveil the Freedom 251 smartphone, delivering on its commitment of launching the cheapest smartphone in India. Bookings for the Freedom 251 – which is priced at just Rs. 251 (approximately $4), making it arguably the cheapest smartphone in the world – begin on Thursday at 6am. The Freedom 251, which Ringing Bells says has ... Read More »

Microsoft Lays Off ‘Dozens’ as It Cuts Costs in Mobile Division: Report

Microsoft is reportedly laying off many of its employees related to its mobile division in multiple countries including Finland, in an attempt to cut costs. The report comes courtesy Finnish publication Helsigin Sanomat, which says that dozens of employees have been let go from the company. The report claims that the company is handing out pink slips to employees in ... Read More »