Karbonn promoter, minority shareholder Vohra join hands to buy Gionee India
Pardeep Jain, promoter of Karbonn Mobile’s holding entity Jaina Group, and Gionee India’s minority shareholder Arvind Vohra have signed agreement with Gionee for acquiring 74% stake in Gionee India
Chinese smartphone vendors gain 40% of Indian market last year: Survey
Among all, Lenovo saw its shipment volume rise to the second only afte...
Lenovo launches K6 Note for offline market, to increase presence in offline retail
Although Lenovo had been selling its brand of phones in th...
Flipkart Leads way with 5% rise in smartphone sales
No. 2 Amazon lost share sequentially to 30% from 32% and so did third-placed Snapdeal, whose share dropped to 16% from 18%, Counterpoint said.
Apple pips Micromax to become second largest smartphone maker
Apple India sales grew 54% to Rs 9,997.1cr during FY16 compared to Rs 6,472.89cr a year ago, while net profit rose 21% to Rs 294cr as the company widened its retail network into smaller cities and lowered prices.
Chinese smartphone firms have a dream run in India this year
China’s largest smartphone maker Oppo’s sale in India grew to Rs 934 crore last fiscal as compared to Rs 211.5 crore in 2014-15, as per the filings.
Lenovo-Motorola attains third spot in Indian smartphone market: Canalys
Lenovo, along with its acquired Motorola brand, had combined shipments just short of three million units in India, up almost 60% year on year.
Motorola mulls manufacturing facility in India
Mobile handset maker Motorola today said it is evaluating a manufacturing facility for mobile phones in India.
Lenovo to kill Motorola smartphones brand, call it 'Moto by Lenovo'
Motorola chief operating officer Rick Osterloh said on the sidelines of the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show that Motorola will be phased out.
Motorola to start pilot for doorstep customer care
Motorola is launching 'Moto Xpress', a pilot project to provide after-sale services to its consumers at their doorstep in Delhi, Gurgaon and Noida.
India accounts for three of Xiaomi’s top five global sales channels
Xiaomi was India’s largest smartphone maker with a 31.1% share, followed by Samsung at 26.2% in the quarter ended March, according to Hong Kong-based Counterpoint Technology Market Research.
Exits in smartphone market up six-fold on rising competition, says report
The top five smartphone brands — Xiaomi, Samsung, Oppo, Vivo and Huawei — currently control over 72% of the market against 63% in 2015, albeit with a different brand combination.
More buyers for premium phones, average sales price has gone up by 19%
The trend shows that consumers will spend more on higher-priced phones, not only in the mid segment but also in the premium segment, where players such as Apple and Samsung have launched top-end devices.
Lenovo plans discounts on models sold offline, to open 150 exclusive service centres
While the company will not drop prices of its popular models, discounts through cashbacks and buybacks will be offered during Diwali.
Now, Huawei to start making phones in India by month-end
The devices will be made in Flextronics’ assembly plant near Chennai where it already makes smartphones for Lenovo and Motorola.
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