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Feb 07, 2017
The Lava 4G Connect M1 is a 4G-ready feature phone that will be available for Rs 3,333Lava 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.
Jan 20, 2017
Quick adoption of digital payments by retailers bring smartphone sales back on track: ReportAlong with retailers, easy finance options by smartphone manufacturers also helped pull up sales in time for the new year.
Dec 29, 2016
Demand for smartphones is on the rise, but feature phone market will also continue to grow, says Zen Mobiles CEOWe 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
Dec 22, 2016
Feature Phones: The unsung heroes of consumer electronics are still alive and kicking in India, says studyFeature phones are here to stay, and any assumptions of their disappearance or lack of relevance are premature, at least for now.
Dec 13, 2016
HMD Global launches its first Nokia phones; Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIMHMD 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.
Jun 29, 2016
Nokia and BlackBerry may still have a chance to come backJust 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.
Apr 29, 2016
IT minister mandates Panic button on all smartphones from 2017 for women safetyThe government has said no device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency.
Jan 20, 2016
India smartphone shipments to overtake feature phones in 2016: CMRMarket 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.
Oct 16, 2014
Why Nokia won't 'Make in India'. Vietnam beckoned; the taxman and rupee pushedNokia's entry into large-scale manufacture of cell phone in Sriperumbudur was driven by labour cost arbitrage and very slim margins. A falling rupee and better logistics in Vietnam forced the decision
Aug 18, 2014
Indian smartphone market surged by 84% in Q2; Samsung continues to leadThe sub $200 category of the smartphone market is increasing in terms of the shipment share as the contribution from this category stood at 81 percent in Q2 2014.