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E-Commerce Smartphone Wars Are Part of a Bigger Picture

HIGHLIGHTS Over the last two years, Amazon has ramped up its phone category The company is increasingly striking exclusive deals with phone makers The phones serve as an entry point to Amazon’s marketplace Yash Agarwal, a sales man at a New Delhi-based travel firm, purchased his first smartphone from a neighbourhood mobile store about three years ago. When that phone ... Read More »

Hike Acquires Creo, a Bengaluru-Based Smartphone and Streaming Media Dongle Maker

HIGHLIGHTS Hike acquired Creo for an undisclosed sum Creo has launched products that include media dongles and smartphones Creo will work on a platform for third-party developers to build services Hike on Friday announced it had acquired Bengaluru-based technology startup firm Creo for an undisclosed sum. Creo was founded in December 2013 by Sai Srinivas Kiran G and Shubham Malhotra. Both ... Read More »

Chinese Brands Hold 48 Percent Smartphone Market Share Globally: Counterpoint

While overall global smartphone shipments grew 3 percent Year-over-Year (YoY) reaching 365 million units in the second quarter of 2017, Chinese brands have emerged as the dominant force, making a dent in Apple’s market share, a report said on Wednesday. According to the market research firm Counterpoint Research, Chinese smartphone brands marked a record 48 percent market share worldwide with India, ... Read More »

Aqua Lions 3 is the latest sub 10k smartphone from Intex

Intex Aqua Lions 3 has a 5-inch IPS HD display along with a sleek body. It weighs 162 grams and comes in two premium shades of Champagne and Black color. The device has MT6737 quad-core processor from MediaTek which performs at 1.25GHz. Well, it looks like MT6737 is out on a spree to find a place in as many smartphones ... Read More »

Meizu A5 Budget Smartphone Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone has expandable storage of up to 128GB The Meizu A5 is available in China for now It supports 4G VoLTE as well Chinese manufacturer Meizu has launched a new ‘A’ series smartphone. The Meizu A5’s big highlight is its budget price tag. The smartphone is listed on the company’s website, and the price of the smartphone is at CNY ... Read More »

Gionee Offers Up to 60GB of Reliance Jio 4G Data to Smartphone Buyers, Unveils Paytm Cashbacks

Gionee India has announced strategic partnerships with Reliance Jio and Paytm to roll out offers on the purchase of its smartphones. These offers are on a vast portfolio of smartphones, and while Reliance Jio offers additional 4G data benefits of up to 60GB, Paytm offers cashbacks of a maximum of Rs. 500 on a shopping of Rs. 700 or above ... Read More »

India to Surpass US in Smartphone Shipments by 2019, Claims Statista

By 2019, India is expected to have almost 15 percent of the smartphone shipment market share, followed by the US with 10 percent and Brazil with four percent, a report by Germany-based market research and business intelligence portal Statista said on Friday. China is expected to maintain its leadership, with nearly half of all smartphone shipments worldwide (although no figures ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Leaked Screenshot Tips Smartphone Will Sport 8GB of RAM

OnePlus recently confirmed that the company will be skipping the numeral ‘4’ and will be naming its yet-to-be-announced phone OnePlus 5. It also confirmed a Summer launch date. Now further details have emerged regarding the upcoming smartphone. Interestingly, previous rumours suggested that the phone will pack 6GB of RAM but a leaked screenshot suggests that the upcoming flagship from OnePlus ... Read More »

Samsung India’s Biggest Smartphone Vendor in Q1, China’s Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo Round Up Top 5: Counterpoint

Smartphone shipments in India registered a growth of 15 percent annually in the first quarter of 2017, reaching 29 million units, a report said on Saturday. According to findings by market research firm Counterpoint, Samsung continued to retain the top spot, followed by Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Lenovo (that also includes Motorola) occupied the other three spots. Together, all these ... Read More »

New Smartphone from LG, Cloud Management Services from Staples Make Small Biz Headlines

If you want to run a mobile business, you need mobile specific tools like a smartphone and a cloud management platform. This week, small businesses got a few new options. First, Verizon called a new LG smartphone perfect for content creators. And Staples launched a new cloud management and records storage solution. You can read about these new services along ... Read More »