In a long conversation with Micromax CEO Rahul Sharma, we found out a lot about why the company went silent for a long time. A conversation that was long overdue and why the company needed to rework their backend to comeback to the market.
Micromax still is one of the largest smartphone vendors in the country, while their premium and flagships did not do so well in 2016, the company sold a large number of entry level smartphones and feature phones. However, once a big advertising giant, Micromax seems to be losing pace to Chinese competition like Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo who target the market by bombarding it with budget phones.
Rahul Sharma, was keen to let us know a few [...]
We have long been hearing about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 in leaks and rumours, and we know that the phone is expected to launch on the 29th of March. Samsung is manufacturing the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 plus around the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and has also placed the largest order for the chips, making them un-available to other manufacturers.
However the Samsung Galaxy S8 phones that come to India may not be running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. Our source working closely with the launch of the the India variant of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus claims that in India the phones will launch with Exynos Chipsets and not the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 which [...]
The Moto G5 Plus was launched recently in India, and the Moto G5 is Expected to hit the country in the coming weeks. While both the grey and gold variants of the phone went on sale, the Moto G5 Plus is also expected in a Blue colour. Dubbed the sapphire blue variant, both the Moto G5 Plus and Moto G5 will get this interesting matte blue finish.
The blue colour variant of the Moto G5 Plus is expected to launch with the Moto G5 when it goes on sale in India in the coming weeks. The leaks of the new Moto G5 colour were pushed by Roland Quandt, who later said that the Moto G5 Plus too will have a blue colour variant.
The Moto G5 Plus runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon [...]
OnePlus has launched the OnePlus 3T in a limited edition Midnight Black color, a matte black finish that looks impressive on the phone.
The OnePlus 3T Midnight Black version will only be available with 128 GB of storage and 6 GB of RAM and will retail for USD 479 / EUR 479 / GBP 439 while supplies last. And in India, the limited edition OnePlus 3T Midnight Black will be sold through three channels: Amazon.in, oneplusstore.in and OnePlus Experience Store in Bangalore at a price of INR 34,999.
OnePlus is teaming up with Hypebeast for a unique online pop-up sales event from 4 PM GMT on March 24 where the first 250 units of the limited-edition OnePlus 3T Midnight [...]
Apple has also announced that come April 2017, a new App will hit the App Store from the company. Called clips the app is designed to allow you to combine text, images and videos to make socially sharable posts.
Users will be able to create animated captions called “Live Titles,” and apply effects including comic book filters, speech bubbles, shapes and full-screen animated posters.
Clips gives iPhone and iPad users a new way to express themselves through video, and it’s incredibly easy to use,” said Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of Apps Product Marketing. The effects, filters and amazing new Live Titles we’ve designed for Clips let anyone make [...]
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 has been through an exciting journey leading up to it’s launch. with the phone just days away from being announced. The leaks just keep pouring in. Leakster Evan Blass has released more press renders of the Galaxy S8 in the two colours, Orchid Gray and Black Sky.
The images also show a dedicated button which wills sit below the volume buttons on the left side, which might be used for the assistant Bixby, or otherwise. Few images also appeared on Slashleaks with the bottom edge of the upcoming Galaxy S8, and if you focus you can easily make out the speaker grille and headphone jack.
Read also : Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ : Everything [...]
Apple has updated the standard iPad with the A9 chip and reduced the ownership price to US $ 329 in the US and Rs. 28900 in India for the base 32 GB Wi-Fi Model.
The Apple iPad has a 9.7 inch retina display and includes features like touchID and Siri. The new iPad comes in silver, gold and space gray and starts at MRP INR 28900 for the 32GB with Wi-Fi model and MRP INR 39,900 for the 32GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model.
The new iPad is available to order beginning Friday, March 24, and starts delivering to customers and arriving next week in Apple Stores, through select Apple Authorised Resellers in the US while it will go on sale in India in May. New Polyurethane Smart [...]
Apple has quietly launched a special edition of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus to mark 10 years of Apple’s association with (PRODUCT)RED line. The (PRODUCT)RED series is designed to contribute towards research for a cure for Aids.
Since we began working with (RED) 10 years ago, our customers have made a significant impact in fighting the spread of AIDS through the purchase of our products, from the original iPod nano (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition all the way to today’s lineup of Beats products and accessories for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. The introduction of this special edition iPhone in a gorgeous red finish is our biggest (PRODUCT)RED offering to date in [...]
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 4A in India and will go on sale at 12pm on March 23 at a price of Rs. 5999 exclusively on Amazon India.
Originally, Xiaomi Redmi 4A was launched in three color variants – Gold, Rose Gold and Dark Grey. However, on March 23, only the Gold and Dark Grey variant will be available for sale. The Rose Gold variant of Xiaomi Redmi 4A is expected to go on sale via Mi.com on April 6.
Xiaomi Redmi 4A was launched globally in November 2016, however, it had not been launched in India. The Redmi 4A has a 5-inch HD display with a 1280 x 720 px resolution.
The budget smartphone from Xiaomi runs on the Qualcomm’s 64-bit [...]
Chinese electronics and digital content major Leeco (Formerly LeTV) is now only a year and few months after its mega launch in India in serious financial problems. The brand which propelled ahead launching product after product and spending large sums of money for marketing and rebranding has a serious cash crunch.
Co-founder Jia Yueting told employees through a letter
We blindly sped ahead, and our cash demand ballooned. We got over-extended in our global strategy. At the same time, our capital and resources were in fact limited.
Reuters claims that LeEco is setup to sell the [...]
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has been no mystery to the tech world, and while the phone is expected to launch in about a weeks time almost everything is already known about the next big flagship from Samsung.
Tech industry tipster has Evan Glass has leaked what appear to be images of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8’s color options. Expected to launch in three colors, according the Blass, the Samsung Galaxy S8 will be available in black sky, orchid grey and arctic silver.
The leaks also include details about the pricing of the Samsung Galaxy S8 which is expected to start at € 799 while the bigger brother the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is expected at 899€.
India’s homegrown brand Micromax may not have seen good days in the past few year, but, it appears that the company is planning a comeback to the market. The company which had become popular thanks to their budget alternatives to big brands like Samsung and HTC back at a time where players like Xiaomi and OnePlus were nonexistent, now is challenged by many big smartphone players offering budget smartphones.
The smartphone market has become extremely aggressive and competitive, forcing big players like Samsung, Sony and Moto to launch products that compete with the budget alternatives of Chinese brands. While for [...]