Micromax eyes a steer into electric vehicles

Micromax Informatics once had a firm grip on the local mobile phone market in India, for a time passing stalwarts like Samsung, icons like Apple and many more to be the biggest handset maker of them a

Smartphone shipments rebound to an all-time high in India

Smartphone shipments reached an all-time high in India in the quarter that ended in September this year, as the world’s second largest handset market remained fully open during the period after init

India approves Apple partners and Samsung for $143 billion smartphone manufacturing plan

Samsung and three major contract manufacturing partners of Apple are among 16 firms to win $6.65 billion incentives under India’s federal plan to boost domestic smartphone production over the ne

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

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.

Can South Korean startups (and the government) save its flailing giant tech conglomerates?

With 17 percent of the GDP, it’s fair to say that Samsung is South Korea, or at least has represented it on the global business stage for the last decade or so. But for the last year or so, with the

Apple is selling more phones in India’s biggest cities than you might think

Conventional wisdom dictates that Apple performs best in Western markets, where operator-subsidized contracts are most popular and consumer spending power is greater, but it turns out the U.S. company

Gaana Takes Investment From Micromax To Get Ahead In India’s Music Streaming Race

Gaana, one of a posse of music streaming services aiming to make it big in India, has enlisted the help of Micromax, the country's largest smartphone maker, to get ahead of the competition and reach i

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

OnePlus Allowed To Resume Sales In India After Court Order

Earlier this month, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus stopped sales in India after a New Delhi court upheld a complaint by rival Micromax. Now the ban has been lifted and OnePlus will be able to start

First Wave Of “Affordable” Android One Phones Breaks Cover In India

Google has announced the first Android One devices -- which are targeting the Indian market, starting at Rs 6,399/$105. Hardware partners for this first wave of affordable 'Droids are Micromax, Karbon

Apple Turns To Old iPhone Models, And Lower Prices, To Woo Users In India

Executives at Apple in India are preparing to celebrate passing $1 billion in annual revenue in the country for the first time this financial year. But Apple today remains a small player in India, acc

Indians, Spurred By Adoption Of Low-Cost Feature-Phones, Download 2 Billion Apps From Nokia Store

The recent launch of cheap Nokia devices featuring the proprietary S40 and Asha operating systems, and deals with India's four biggest mobile operators, have stimulated a growing appetite for apps and

India Passes Japan To Become Third Largest Global Smartphone Market, After China & U.S.

India pushed past Japan to become the third largest global smartphone market in Q1, according to a new report by Strategy Analytics. The analyst notes it's the first time ever that India has moved up