Smartphones

Smartphone shipment touches 38mn units, grew 23% in Q1, 2021: Counterpoint

The overall mobile handset market (smartphone and feature phones) grew 19 percent year-on-year in the March 2021 quarter due to the strong performance of both feature phone and smartphone segments. The feature phone market registered a 14 percent y-o-y growth during the quarter, driven by strong shipments of JioPhone under its new model and subsequent promotions.

Apr 26, 2021, 23:00 PM IST

Realme 8 5G with up to 8GB RAM launches in India, check prices, features and more

You can purchase the Realme 8 5G smartphone from Flipkart and the Realme website from April 28, 12 pm (noon). 

Apr 22, 2021, 17:01 PM IST

OPPO to launch e-store in India to boost sales amid the pandemic

In India, the smartphone brand claims to have a robust network of retailers and distributors, that includes 60,000 sales points and 180  retail outlets.

Apr 21, 2021, 23:54 PM IST

Poco M2 Reloaded with 6.53-inch display launched, check prices, features and more

The device is a budget variant of the Poco M2 smartphone that was launched by the Chinese smartphone maker in India in 2020. 

Apr 21, 2021, 17:09 PM IST

Google files patent for foldable devices, might launch smartphones

With Google’s entry in sight, will more brands jump on the foldable device bandwagon? 

Apr 17, 2021, 17:16 PM IST

Nokia X20, Nokia X10, Nokia G20, Nokia G10, Nokia C20, Nokia C10 smartphones launched

At top of the new portfolio are the Nokia X20 and Nokia X10, powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G Mobile Platform, Android 11 straight out of the box, ZEISS Optics and innovative AI solutions.

Apr 09, 2021, 11:09 AM IST

Realme C20, C21, C25 smartphones launched in India, sale begins from April 13

The 6.5-inch realme C21 comes with MediaTek Helio G35, a 13MP AI triple camera, instant fingerprint sensor and a 5000mAh battery. It will be available in two storage variants (3GB+32GB) for Rs 7,999 and 4GB+64GB variant for Rs 8,999, from April 14.

Apr 08, 2021, 15:13 PM IST

Slowdown? What is that? Auto, smartphone, home appliances witness robust sales in January-March

Car, smartphones and Home appliances sales continue to surge, showing an uptick in post-lockdown surge in purchases.

Apr 02, 2021, 18:13 PM IST

Replacing your old Android phone with a new one? Here's a checklist of top 5 things to do before switching over

Here's a checklist of top 5 things to do with your old Android phone before switching over to a new Android phone.

Mar 31, 2021, 13:11 PM IST

India's online smartphone market hits record 45% in 2020

Flipkart remained the top online platform with 48 percent share, followed by Amazon which captured 44 percent share. Amazon grew 34 percent (on-year) and was the fastest growing online platform, Counterpoint Research said. Xiaomi remained the top online brand with a 40 percent market share driven by the Redmi as well as Poco brand smartphones.

Mar 27, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

Samsung Galaxy M02 entry level smartphone now in India: Check price, introductory offers

Galaxy M02 comes with a 6.5-inch screen with HD+ Infinity V Display for an immersive viewing experience. The large HD+ screen is ideal for video calls, content streaming, online education and entertainment, Samsung says.

Samsung Galaxy M02 will be available in four colours: Black, Blue, Red and Gray.

Feb 03, 2021, 10:51 AM IST

School students in rural India owning a smartphone increased in 2020: Economic Survey

The Survey recommended that if utilized well, the resultant reduction in the digital divide between rural and urban, gender, age and income groups is likely to reduce inequalities in educational outcomes. According to the Ministry of Finance, over 92 courses have started and 1.5 crore students are enrolled under Swayam MOOCs which are online courses relating to NIOS. 

 

Jan 30, 2021, 17:53 PM IST

10 best smartphones with 6GB RAM under Rs 15,000; check details

So, if you’re looking for the best phones in the Rs 15,000 range, you can expect decent smartphones with good design, best in class performance, a decent camera, and a flagship-grade experience. Here are the best smartphones with 6GB RAM which are priced under Rs 15,000 in India.

Jan 27, 2021, 19:03 PM IST

Don't want your name on Truecaller? Follow these simple steps and unlist your phone number

Truecaller explains that the users can at any time opt-out from the company's database through its webpage. If you are a Truecaller user, you will first have to deactivate your account. Truecaller also advises that if a user has verified his/her number, then the user must first deactivate their account.

Jan 22, 2021, 18:00 PM IST

Vivo Y31 with 48MP AI triple camera launched at Rs 16,490

The smartphone is available for purchase in two attractive colour options- racing black and ocean blue on Vivo India E-store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, as well as across all partner retail stores. The smartphone features 48MP AI Triple Rear Camera setup with photo processing algorithms. The device also has a 2MP Bokeh camera and a Super Night Mode for the rear camera which uses the multi-frame noise reduction algorithm to reduce the noise in your photos.

Jan 20, 2021, 14:33 PM IST

Realme C12 smartphone's 4GB RAM variant now in India: Check price and other details

Other features include a 6,000mAh battery with 10W charging, microSD card slot(for storage expansion), micro-USB and 3.5mm audio jack ports, rear fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 5.0 and GPS. The smartphone has a triple-camera layout with a 13MP main lens, a 2MP monochrome(B/W sensor), and a 2MP macro sensor. The new variant costs more than its entry-level sibling (3GB+32GB) by Rs 1,000. 

Jan 19, 2021, 12:52 PM IST

itel Vision 1 PRO with HD+ waterdrop display launched in India: Check price, specs and more

The device is further adorned with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 1600*720 pixels resolution for immersive and brighter video viewing.

Jan 15, 2021, 13:13 PM IST

Vivo Y12s with 5000mAh battery launched in India: Check price, availability and more

The smartphone features a 6.51-inch Halo FullView display with HD+ (1600X720) resolution, providing a seamless experience for both videos and games.

Jan 13, 2021, 09:28 AM IST

Lava MyZ, world's first 'Made-to-Order' phone launched in India: Now, customise your phone as per your requirement

Lava 'Made-to-Order' smartphones will allow customers to choose between a 2GB, 3GB, 4GB or 6GB RAM, and mix & match it with 32GB, 64GB & 128GB ROM in a combination of their choice.

Jan 07, 2021, 13:23 PM IST

Xiaomi all set to launch Mi 10i in India: Livestreaming, expected price, features and more

The phone will be livestreamed on Xiaomi's official youtube channel. 

Jan 05, 2021, 10:00 AM IST