Tag Archives: Smartphone

Indian Smartphone Market Grew 17.1 Percent in Q2 2016: IDC

The Indian smartphone market registered a healthy 17.1 percent growth over the previous quarter this year and a marginal 3.7 percent growth over the second quarter of 2015, market research firm International Data Corporation(IDC) said on Friday. According to the IDC’s “Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker”, smartphone market revived after declining for two successive quarters by registering 27.5 million units of ... Read More »

Gionee Announces India Launch of Selfie-Focused Smartphone on August 22

Gionee has sent out press invites for an event on August 22 in India. The invite bears the hashtag #SelfieWithFlash, hinting that the company will launch a new smartphone in the Indian market. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer is widely expected to launch a selfie-centric smartphone in its S-series lineup. This month, other Chinese OEMs like Oppo and Coolpad have launched ... Read More »

LG V20 to Be ‘World’s First Smartphone With Quad DAC’

LG on Thursday announced another feature reveal for its upcoming V20 smartphone. The successor to the popular LG V10 will sport a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC (digital to analogue converter) for enhanced audio playback, LG said. In an emailed statement, the South Korean consumer electronics giant that when using compatible wired headphones, the Quad DAC on the LG V20 will ... Read More »

Coolpad Mega 2.5D Selfie-Focused Smartphone Launched at Rs. 6,999

Coolpad on Wednesday launched the Mega 2.5D selfie-focused smartphone in India, priced at Rs. 6,999. The smartphone will be available in its first flash sale exclusively via Amazon India at 2pm, August 24, with registrations kicking off from Wednesday itself – at 5pm. The Chinese consumer electronics giant claims that the smartphone has been launched under the Make in India ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Has the Best Smartphone Display Yet: DisplayMate

Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s launch attracted attention from all over the world, partially because it was following the footsteps of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, which is one of the best received smartphones made by the South Korean company. One of the things that everyone wanted to see was whether the phone can improve on the display of its predecessor, as ... Read More »

India to Constitute 13.5 Percent of Global Smartphone Market by 2019: Study

Share of India in global smartphone market is expected to reach 13.5 percent with 180 million units by 2019 from 7.6 percent at present, according to a study by Assocham-KPMG. “Thanks to digital revolution riding on the aggressively priced mobile data packages, India is expected to have a total number of 180 million smart phones by 2019 claiming 13.5 percent ... Read More »

Android Captured 97 Percent Smartphone Market Share in India in Q2 2016: Strategy Analytics

Research firm Strategy Analytics on Thursday said that Google’s mobile operating system Android captured 97 percent of the total smartphone market share in India in terms of shipments, to retain its top position during the second quarter of 2016. “Android shipped 29.8 million smartphones in India in Q2 2016, growing an impressive 28 percent annually from 23.2 million units in ... Read More »

TCL 562 Smartphone, 4 TCL Televisions Launched in India

Chinese global consumer electronics brand TCL Corp on Thursday launched TCL 562 smartphone, and four new TV models. Two of these models are in the P1 series – one curved and one flat Ultra HD – and two TV models are in the D2900 series for Indian consumers. All the devices will be available via Amazon India. “Our entry into ... Read More »

Oppo Becomes Top Smartphone Manufacturer in China: Counterpoint Research

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is now the leader in the home smartphone market with 23 percent market share in terms of sales, followed by Huawei with 17.4 percent, and Vivo with 12 percent, a market research said Saturday. Oppo’s market share right now is also more than both Apple and Samsung combined in China, the Counterpoint Research report for the ... Read More »

BlackBerry DTEK50 Android Smartphone Launched

BlackBerry Ltd unveiled a second Android-based handset on Tuesday, a device combining Alphabet Inc’s popular software and broad app catalog with the Canadian company’s security and productivity features at a lower price. The faded smartphone pioneer is hoping the DTEK50 will sell in greater numbers than the Priv, its first phone using the Android operating system, which Chief Executive John ... Read More »