6 game-changing smartphones of 2019
The year 2019 saw the launch of many smartphones. However, there were some of these which were game-changers and paved the way for the next generation of smartphones. ET Wealth rounds up the top six among these.
Your appliances are getting less energy-hungry by the day, thanks to tech
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Samsung signs agreement with Dixon to manufacture TV sets in India
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LG to unveil expanded 8K TV lineup at CES 2020
LG said it will showcase eight TVs, with new 77 and 65-inch class models, at CES that kicks off on Tuesday in Las Vegas, Nevada, Yonhap news agency reported. The new TV models are additions to LG's existing 88 and 75-inch screen sizes in its OLED and NanoCell TV lineup. Billed as the next big thing in the TV market, 8K TV offers four times the number of pixels of a 4K UHD screen and 16 times that of a full HD screen.
Will make Yamuna so clean people will be able to take dip in it: Kejriwal
"I can say this with complete confidence that within the next five years, Yamuna would be clean. Before next elections, you all would be able to take bath in Yamuna, and I will take a dip along with you then. We will clean Yamuna to that level. I hope we will hold a town hall session on the banks of river Yamuna," Kejriwal added.
Consumer goods’ festive sales hit a four-year high
Companies say sales aided by pent-up demand, buoyant stocks and 0% interest schemes.
Smartphone sales buck slowdown on strong urban, rural demand
The growth in smartphone adoption was further fuelled by the government's push to position the country as a global hub for manufacturing and coax Apple and other leading brands to produce and export more phones from India. Experts say that phone shipment is expected to see high single-digit to double-digit growth in India.
LG unveils new soundbars with built-in Google Assistant & AI sound calibration
The new soundbars will be launched at CES 2020.
Infinix to bring smart TVs to India next year
Smartphone maker Infinix will soon join peers such as Xiaomi, Motorola and OnePlus by bringing its smart televisions (TVs) to the Indian market in the first half of 2020.
Samsung India to re-enter windows and fixed speed split AC
The Korean giant is re-entering mass air conditioners in India from next year with an aggressive pricing strategy.
Air purifiers’ seasonal sales fox manufacturers
Manufacturers and retailers say the season begins after Diwali and peaks when pollution is in the headlines in newspapers and television. Once these fade, sales subside. The market is worth Rs 200-230 crore, growing at about 15-20% annually, with over 50 brands jostling for business, making this one of the most populated electronics categories in the country.
Chinese invaders giving a tough competitive call to Indian TV players
As per regulatory filings made by the company to Registrar of Companies (RoC) and accessed through business intelligence platform Veratech Intelligence, the Korean firm reported a drop in television sales by 8.6% to Rs 3,444.98 crore in 2018-19.
Haier makes a Rs 775 crore bet on Indian arm
The infusion came after the local subsidiary, Haier Appliances India, more than doubled its authorised share capital to Rs 4,000 crore from Rs 1,900 crore, as per the latest regulatory filings made with the Registrar of Companies (RoC).
Senior level exits peak in consumer companies
In retail, food and grocery chain Nature’s Basket chief executive officer Avani Davda has put in her papers, thereby moving out months after the business was acquired by Spencer’s Retail from the Godrej Group. Davda said the exit is due to personal reason.
Chinese, Korean brands kings of Indian electronics market
Industry executives said these companies such as Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Realme, Motorola and Haier now control the largest chunk of the Indian market in certain categories such as smartphones, televisions and home appliances.
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