Tag Archives: Budget

Budget 2019 shows govt wants you to buy electric cars and here are the five best ones coming soon to India

The 2019 Budget showed us that the government is all fired up about transforming India into a global EV manufacturing centre. Who could have imagined Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing an additional tax benefit of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken for the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs)? But yes, this has happened. Besides, the government is also ... Read More »

Nokia 3 Budget Android Phone’s Specifications, Price Leaked

While the Nokia 3310 reboot and Nokia P1 flagship will certainly grab the limelight at Nokia’s MWC 2017 event in Barcelona later this month, it is expected that HMD Global will give the rumoured Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 Android phones equal importance. And for those who are curious about Nokia’s upcoming affordable Android smartphones, a new report brings the ... Read More »

Budget 2017: Mobile Phones Prices Likely to See 1-2 Percent Hike, Says Counterpoint

With the Union Budget 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley levied a 2 percent Special Additional Duty (SAD) on imported populated PCBs for use in the manufacturing of mobile phones. The new customs duty is likely to affect the pricing of the ‘Make in India’ mobile phones considering price of the PCBs make up a significant part of a phone’s cost. ... Read More »

Budget 2017: ‘Made in India’ Mobile Phones Likely to See Price Hike

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday presented the Union Budget 2017-18 with some changes in customs duties to “provide adequate protection to [the] domestic industry.” The government has imposed Special Additional Duty (SAD) on populated printed circuit boards (PCBs) for use in the manufacturing of mobile phones. The Budget 2017 has levied a 2 percent Special Additional Duty (SAD) on ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 to Feature Improved Camera, SoC; Budget Pixel Also in the Works: Report

Google is reportedly working on its next-generation Pixel devices expected to be announced later this year. According to a new report, Google is again focusing on the camera on the Pixel 2 device and this year we may finally see an affordable Pixel smartphone from the company. 9to5google cites an unnamed person familiar with the matter to report that Google ... Read More »

Meizu U10, U20 Budget Android Smartphones With Fingerprint Scanner Launched

Meizu has announced two new smartphones in its U series, the U10 and U20 smartphones. The smartphones will come in Black, White, Champagne Gold, and Rose Gold colour variants, and are priced starting CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 10,000). The smartphones comes in two memory/ storage bundles, and the Meizu U10 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage bundle is priced at CNY 999 ... Read More »

Lyf Wind 3 and Flame 8 Budget Android Smartphones to Be Available Online

Reliance Retail’s Lyf brand is gearing up to launch two new smartphones, the Wind 3 and Flame 8, in India. Both the smartphones will be the first to go on sale via a third party e-commerce website Flipkart. As of now, there is no word whether both these handsets will be also available via the company’s offline retail channel. The ... Read More »

LG X5, X Skin Budget Smartphones With 4G Guide Launched

LG has unveiled two new X-collection smartphones, the X5 and X Skin, in South Korea. The employer has also unveiled the X Energy smartphone in its domestic turf which became final month introduced globally. The LG X5 has been priced at SKW 2 hundred,000 (about Rs. eleven,seven-hundred) and can be to be had in White and Black hues. The LG ... Read More »

Panasonic T30 and T44 budget 3G-Enabled Android Smartphones launched

Panasonic on Friday unveiled new wi-financeswireless smartphones, the T30 (seen above) and T44, in India. The organization says that the new Panasonic smartphones are focused at Tier II and Tier III markets in India. The Panasonic T30 has been priced at Rs. three,290 while the Panasonic T44 comes with a rate tag of Rs. four,290. The Panasonic T44 may be ... Read More »

Five Flagship Features All Budget Phones Must Have Too

When it comes to Indian smartphone market, the budget segment is where all the action is. This is evident from the fact that most leading brands, as well as Chinese handset makers, are targeting the segment with the most expensive of these phones being priced at around Rs. 20,000. This inevitably leads to a higher level of competition with brands ... Read More »