Indus, the startup building an Android OS for India, targets deals with Chinese OEMs

Indus OS, the startup developing a localized version of Android for India, is now going after international OEMs after it clinched a deal that will local giant Intex sell smartphones powered by its op

Samsung leads India’s smartphone market, as Apple’s iPhone SE fails to take off

India continues to be one of the rare growth markets in the global smartphone industry after lodging a 17 percent year-on-year increase in shipments in the second quarter of 2016, according to a new r

Smartphone sales growth will drop to single digits in 2016, says Gartner

Analyst Gartner is expecting a big drop in smartphone sales growth, projecting the market will shrink from 14.4 per cent growth in 2015 to just 7 per cent in 2016 — with only 1.5 billion smart

India’s top smartphone makers come under pressure from Chinese rivals

India's smartphone market is heralded as the largest opportunity in mobile right now, but the country's top players are being disrupted as newcomers, mainly from China, rush into the country.

Jolla Signs African OEM Mi-Fone To Sell Sailfish-Powered Handsets

Mobile OS maker Jolla, who with its Android alternative Sailfish has been trying to carve out a niche for a third platform in the smartphone space for the past five years, has announced it’s signed

Smartphone Shipments To India Recover Thanks To Devices Priced Under $100

After a slow start to 2015, smartphone shipments to India recovered in the second quarter, boosted by models that cost $100 or less. According to IDC, 26.5 million devices were shipped to India during

India’s Snapdeal, Intex Seek An Android Alternative

Finnish smartphone OS startup Jolla has inked the first licensing deal for its Android alternative Sailfish OS, some three years after starting out on a grand plan to save the in-house OS Nokia was ab