Tag: India

Mobile, Smartphones

Counterpoint: India’s smartphone market shrinks by 3% in Q2, premium segment grows 112%

July 31, 2023


A new analysis from Counterpoint reveals the free fall of the Indian smartphone market might be coming to an end. Overall shipments dropped just 3% compared to Q1, which is less than analysts expected. Counterpoint researchers believe that the improving […]

Mobile, Tablets

Honor Pad X9 is up for pre-orders in India through Amazon

July 28, 2023


The Honor Pad X9 unveiled earlier this month is up for pre-orders in India through It comes in a single 4GB/128GB configuration and is listed on for INR14,499 ($175/€160) as a part of a deal, with the MRP […]

Mobile, Smartphones

India follows EU lead and makes USB-C mandatory for smartphones

January 3, 2023

Via: PhoneArena

India has taken inspiration from the E.U. and will be requiring all mobile devices to be equipped with USB Type-C by March 2025. The decision is in line with the recent European Union (EU) requirements, but with a little more […]


CR: Smartphone market in India declines in Q3 as iPhone 13 becomes best-selling model

November 4, 2022


Counterpoint Research posted its quarterly analysis of the smartphone market in India. The numbers for Q3 2021 revealed an 11% overall decline in sales on a yearly basis – down to 45 million units. This is the first yearly decline […]

Gadgets, Mobile

Apple starts manufacturing AirPods and Beats in India

October 5, 2022


Apple started moving some of its iPhone production from China to India back in 2020 and is now planning the same for AirPods and Beats. According to Nikkei, the Cupertino company already asked suppliers to move production to the South-Asian […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Apple now manufacturing iPhone 14 in India

September 26, 2022


Apple’s brand new iPhone 14 is now being assembled in India at the Foxconn plant near Chennai. This marks the first time Apple is manufacturing one of its latest generation iPhones just weeks after its announcement. The first batch of […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Xiaomi launches entry-level Redmi 10A smartphone in India

April 20, 2022


The Redmi 10A features a 6.53-inch, 1600×720 resolution IPS LCD with 400 nits brightness. It runs on an octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 chipset with 3GB or 4GB of memory and 32GB or 64GB of expandable storage. On the software front, […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Poco teases M4 Pro 5G launch in India

February 7, 2022


Back in November, Poco announced its M4 Pro 5G and thanks to a bunch of new teasers on Poco India’s Twitter profile we can expect the device to make its way to India soon. One of the short video teasers […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Lava is offering a free Agni 5G for everyone who returns their Realme 8s 5G

January 3, 2022


The Lava Agni 5G was launched as “the first Indian 5G smartphone” with a Taiwanese chipset back in November, and the phone has some intriguing mid-range specs, such as a quad-cam setup on the back, big 6.78” LCD with Gorilla […]

Mobile, Tablets

iPad Production Ready to Start in India, As Incentives Get Approved

February 24, 2021

Via: TabletNews

For the past few years, the Indian leadership has banked a lot on the idea of “made in India”, drawing various companies to the country. Names like Xiaomi, Google, Microsoft or Apple were drawn to the country with various tax […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Qualcomm targets low-end with its first LTE chip for feature phones

March 20, 2017

Via: Mashable

Qualcomm is having another go at making a dent in the affordable handsets market, and its latest bet is bringing 4G LTE capability to feature phones. The chipmaker announced on Monday a new line of chips for entry-level phones. The […]

Apps & OS, Mobile

Older smartphones get locked out of WhatsApp

January 3, 2017

Via: Mashable

This New Year, WhatsApp was not an option for many people to send greetings to their friends and family. To add to their woes, alternative messenger apps were also not easy to find. WhatsApp stopped working on a range of […]

Mobile, Smartphones

Acer is done selling smartphones in the world’s fastest growing market

December 19, 2016

Via: Mashable

Even as smartphone brands are charting plans to aggressively expand their businesses in India, Acer is calling it quits — for now, at least. The Taiwanese company is putting its insignificant mobile business aside to focus on its growing laptops […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google announces Google Station to offer free Wi-Fi services everywhere

September 27, 2016

Via: Mashable

Google wants every public place on the planet to have fast Wi-Fi service. Less than one year after Google began connecting railway stations in India with free Wi-Fi service, the company introduced a similar program to bring fast Wi-Fi service […]


HTC launches Desire 820G+ dual-SIM smartphone in India

July 17, 2015

Via: itCurated

Less than a couple of months after it was launched in Taiwan, the HTC Desire 820G+ Dual SIM smartphone has been launched in India. It carries a price tag of INR 19,990 ($315). Specs-wise, the device is powered by a […]