Feature Phones

Showing of 1 - 20 from 57 results
Feature Phones - Total results - 57
Nokia 5310 Xpress Music phone is the latest Originals member, launched in India at Rs 3,399
News & Analysis

Nokia 5310 Xpress Music phone is the latest Originals member, launched in India at Rs 3,399

Nokia 5310 will be available online-only for the first four weeks; starting 22 July it will be available across leading offline retail outlets in India.

How to download and use WhatsApp on KaiOS-powered JioPhones, Nokia 8110
How To

How to download and use WhatsApp on KaiOS-powered JioPhones, Nokia 8110

Now WhatsApp is also available on feature phones with KaiOS, here are the steps on how to install it on the device.

JioPhone and KaiOS are redefining the feature phone landscape in India
News & Analysis

JioPhone and KaiOS are redefining the feature phone landscape in India

The advantages of using a feature phone today, even in the age of the smartphone, are many.

HMD Global targets both smart and feature Nokia phones in the African market
News & Analysis

HMD Global targets both smart and feature Nokia phones in the African market

Market share of feature phones in Africa increased from 55 percent in 2016 to 61 percent last year.

Smartphone sales in India saw a 3% drop in Q4 2017, thanks to rise in 4G feature phones: GfK report
News & Analysis

Smartphone sales in India saw a 3% drop in Q4 2017, thanks to rise in 4G feature phones: GfK report

The report also said the average sales price (ASP) of smartphones globally increased by 10 percent year-on-year to $363, the fastest quarterly growth rate so far.

Diwali 2017: Top ten feature phones to pick from this festive season
News & Analysis

Diwali 2017: Top ten feature phones to pick from this festive season

Whether you want a cheap communication device or a standby phone, here are the best options to pick from this festival season.

JioPhone will be a short-term threat say handset makers Itel and Hitech Mobiles
News & Analysis

JioPhone will be a short-term threat say handset makers Itel and Hitech Mobiles

JioPhone, the feature phone that's effectively 'free' with a refundable Rs 1,500 deposit, will create only a 'short term' hiccup when it hits the market, feel at least two mobile handset makers — Itel Mobile and Hitech Mobiles.

JioPhone launch: For Mukesh Ambani, market is big enough to target feature phone users, say analysts
Business

JioPhone launch: For Mukesh Ambani, market is big enough to target feature phone users, say analysts

While the smartphone industry is undergoing a massive revolution, the feature phone market has not seen many innovations as internet connectivity grew from 2G to 4G

In a world dominated by smartphones, Africans did not give up on feature phones
News & Analysis

In a world dominated by smartphones, Africans did not give up on feature phones

In many cases, the cost of both handsets and data is the main factor constraining smart-phone sales.

Digital India: 4G feature phones hold the key to India's future, and they'll be here soon
News & Analysis

Digital India: 4G feature phones hold the key to India's future, and they'll be here soon

We tend to forget that the feature phone has a pivotal role to play in ushering India into the digital age

200mn 4G enabled feature phones to be sold in next five years: Report
News & Analysis

200mn 4G enabled feature phones to be sold in next five years: Report

Nearly 200 million 4G-enabled feature phones will be sold in India in the next five years, triggering a slow-down for the domestic smartphone market, a new report claimed on Wednesday.

Nokia 3310 is coming to India in Q2 2017: Features, price and availability
News & Analysis

Nokia 3310 is coming to India in Q2 2017: Features, price and availability

The Nokia 3310 may be a good idea for some, one that can simplify your life and keep you focussed in more ways than one.

The Lava 4G Connect M1 is a 4G-ready feature phone that will be available for Rs 3,333
News & Analysis

The Lava 4G Connect M1 is a 4G-ready feature phone that will be available for Rs 3,333

Lava has just announced a 4G feature phone for a price of Rs 3,333. The phone is called the Lava 4G Connect M1 and features a 2.4-inch display.

Quick adoption of digital payments by retailers bring smartphone sales back on track: Report
News & Analysis

Quick adoption of digital payments by retailers bring smartphone sales back on track: Report

Along with retailers, easy finance options by smartphone manufacturers also helped pull up sales in time for the new year.

Demand for smartphones is on the rise, but feature phone market will also continue to grow, says Zen Mobiles CEO
News & Analysis

Demand for smartphones is on the rise, but feature phone market will also continue to grow, says Zen Mobiles CEO

We spoke to Zen Mobile CEO Sanjay Karilona, on the feature phone segment in India and the importance of local context. Here are excerpts from the interview

Feature Phones: The unsung heroes of consumer electronics are still alive and kicking in India, says study
News & Analysis

Feature Phones: The unsung heroes of consumer electronics are still alive and kicking in India, says study

Feature phones are here to stay, and any assumptions of their disappearance or lack of relevance are premature, at least for now.

HMD Global launches its first Nokia phones; Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIM
News & Analysis

HMD Global launches its first Nokia phones; Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIM

HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the rights to use the Nokia brand on mobile phones, announced its first new products on Tuesday - two basic handsets without internet access priced at $26 before local taxes and subsidies.

Nokia and BlackBerry may still have a chance to come back
News & Analysis

Nokia and BlackBerry may still have a chance to come back

Just a few years ago, seeing an Indian youth with a Nokia or an office-goer with a BlackBerry device on the road was a common sight.

IT minister mandates Panic button on all smartphones from 2017 for women safety
News & Analysis

IT minister mandates Panic button on all smartphones from 2017 for women safety

The government has said no device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency.

India smartphone shipments to overtake feature phones in 2016: CMR
News & Analysis

India smartphone shipments to overtake feature phones in 2016: CMR

Market research and consulting services firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) announced its forecast for the Indian mobile handsets industry, pegging the total units expected to be shipped in India at 250 million units, up 4 percent vis-à-vis 2015.