Samsung to launch India-focused smartphones across segments

Mar 07 2018

According to Asim Warsi, the company is focusing on multi-dimensional strategies to counter the growing competition, especially from the Chinese players.

Coolpad to bring Amazon Alexa to select smartphones in India

Feb 28 2018

Handset maker Coolpad said it will integrate Amazon's voice service Alexa across its devices.

Airtel, Google partner for low-cost Android Go smartphones

Feb 27 2018

Telecom major Bharti Airtel said it has partnered Google to bring low-cost Android Oreo (Go edition) smartphones to the Indian market.

Pre-bookings for Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ begin in India

Feb 26 2018

Pre-booking for the 64GB variant of Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ -- available in black, blue and purple colours -- will be done for an advance payment of Rs 2,000.

MWC 2018: Nokia unveils five phones, iconic Nokia 8110 returns

Feb 26 2018

Nokia 8110 will be available from May for a global average retail price of 79 euros, excluding taxes and subsidies.

Hindi support coming to Google Assistant soon soon

Feb 24 2018

Google Assistant is set to get smarter as the company makes it ready to be multilingual and be available in more than 30 languages, including Hindi, by end of this year.

Microsoft, Xiaomi to make AI-powered speakers, smartphones

Feb 24 2018

Taking on Apple and Google, Microsoft and Chinese electronics major Xiaomi have signed MoU to develop Artificial Intelligence powered budget speakers and smartphones.

Global smartphone sales down 4.6%, Samsung retains top spot

Feb 22 2018

While global smartphone sales to end users were down 4.6% in the fourth quarter of 2017, Samsung retained its top spot with 18.2% share, Gartner said.

Airtel, HMD Global offer affordable 4G smartphones

Feb 19 2018

As part of its "Mera Pehla Smartphone" initiative, Bharti Airtel and HMD Global on Monday announced a partnership to offer affordable 4G smartphones.

'Selling every handset, not dumping units in secret warehouses'

Feb 19 2018

"Whatever is being produced locally or shipped into India from us is actually being sold faster than any other brand," Jain told IANS.

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