Karbonn expands its Titanium lineup with a new budget smartphone dubbed Dazzle. The all-new Titanium Dazzle is priced at Rs 5,490.
Caesar Sengupta, vice-president of product management at Google, writes in an official Google+ post that Lollipop rollout has begun for a small number of phones and gradually roll out to others.
One of the fastest growing mobile phone market globally, India lags behind China as most handset makers, including Indian players, get their devices manufactured in China.
Mobile handset makers like Micromax and Karbonn have sought tax holidays and subsidies in the upcoming Budget to promote local manufacturing, a move they expect will create lakhs of jobs.
Indian budget smartphone maker Micromax leapfrogged South Korea's Samsung to become the leading supplier in India's booming smartphone market for the first time in the fourth quarter, research firm Canalys said.
With the competition in the Indian smartphone market heating up, handset maker Motorola is focusing on user experience and after sales service and will set up about 10 experience zones across metros to woo customers.
Indian smartphone manufacturer Karbonn has launched an affordable smartphone called the Karbonn Titanium Mach One. The device will be priced Rs. 6990 and will be available exclusively on Snapdeal.
Google India is all set to host its third edition of its "Great Online Shopping Festival" (GOSF) between Dec 10-12, a company statement said here Monday.
Three of the top five vendors there - Micromax, Lava and Karbonn - are Indian companies, achieving promising growth in their home market, but with aspirations and potential, in time, to be disruptive on the global stage.
Enthused by the initial response to Google's Android One, handset makers Karbonn, Spice and Intex are gearing up for round two with a slew of smartphone launches beginning December this year.
Google Inc's partnership with three Indian phone makers is set to rev up fast-growing demand for lower priced smartphones, and spell more trouble for Samsung Electronics.
In June this year, the US-based tech giant had announced the 'Android One' initiative to bring in under-$100 handsets aimed at bringing the next one billion population to the Android operating system ecosystem.<br />
AndroidOne surely is going to end the OS fragmentation - standardised OS with the best-fit hardware, tons of apps and no competition, feels Sanchit Gogia.
Micromax Infomatics Ltd, Karbonn Mobiles and Spice Group are the first phone manufacturers to sign up for Google's Android One initiative, which provides specifications for key hardware parts.
Touted as the 'Apple' of China, Xiaomi is one of the latest entrants in the multi-billion Indian smartphone market, following other Chinese firms like Oppo and Gionee.