Micromax

  • Smartphone growth in India slips; Samsung still at top: Report August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: India, the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific, is witnessing a weaker pace of growth at 84 per cent year-on-year compared to the triple digit expansion seen in the first quarter this year. During the April-June quarter, smartphone shipment in the world's second most populous market grew 84...
  • Micromax becomes the No.1 mobile phone seller in India, but Samsung still tops the Indian smartphone market August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian budget smartphone maker Micromax has ousted Samsung Electronics Co Ltd as the leading brand in all types of mobile phones in the April-June quarter, grabbing a 16.6 percent market share, a recent research report showed. Samsung had 14.4 percent market share, down from 16.3 percent in the first quarter,...
  • Has Micromax dethroned Samsung as the king of mobile phones in India? August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax has unseated Samsung in India as the top handset seller in the second quarter of 2014, a study says. Conducted by technology market research firm Counterpoint Research, it says that with a 16.6 percent share of the mobile market, Micromax is followed by Samsung with a 14.4 percent...
  • Micromax launches a 32-inch LED TV in India at Rs 16,490 July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Phone maker Micromax launched a 32-inch LED TV which would be sold exclusively on e-commerce platform Snapdeal.com. This is the first time Micromax has entered into a strategic partnership with Snapdeal.com to launch its latest offering, the e-retailer said in a statement. Priced at Rs 16,490, 32 inch LED TV...
  • All about Android One and Google's partnership with Micromax, Karbonn and Spice June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Google has announced it will introduce sub-$100 (about Rs 6,000) smartphones, starting with India, by October this year as the tech giant eyes the next one billion Android users. The device will be produced by homegrown handset maker Micromax along Karbonn and Spice for India, which is the world's...
  • Google announces Android One initiative; partners with Micromax, Karbonn, Spice to launch low-cost smartphones in India June 25, 2014

    San Francisco: Google on Wednesday announced it is working on a low-cost smartphone aimed at emerging markets as part of an initiative called Android One. The Android-powered handset will be built with a basic set of features including FM radio, have a screen slightly smaller than five inches and be priced...
  • Canvas Win W092, W121: Micromax launches two Windows Phone smartphones at Rs 6,500 onwards June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched its first set of Windows Phone-based smartphones - Canvas Win W092 and Canvas Win W121 - in India. Both are budget phones, with the former priced at Rs 6,500, while the latter will come for Rs 9,500. The Canvas Win W092 is believed to be...
  • Micromax to unveil Windows Phone smartphones today June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax is all set to announce its new smartphone series today at its event in New Delhi. Smartphones under the new series will be based on Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. According to an executive from Micromax, the company will announce 2-3 Windows Phone smartphones at the event....
  • Micromax appoints former Airtel CEO Sanjay Kapoor as Chairman June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A week after hiring Samsung India's mobile chief, handset maker Micromax today appointed former Bharti Airtel CEO Sanjay Kapoor as Chairman, gearing up to become the country's top smartphone player. Kapoor, who resigned from India's largest private telecom operator in May last year, also joined the promoter group of...
  • Samsung India mobile chief Vineet Taneja joins Micromax as CEO May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Stepping up the battle in the Indian mobile handset market, homegrown firm Micromax has roped in Samsung India's mobile and IT business chief Vineet Taneja as its new Chief Executive Officer. Micromax, the country's second largest smartphone player, expects the move to help it further strengthen its position...
  • Micromax Unite 2 A106: The Rs 6,999 dual-SIM quad-core phone takes on the Moto E May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: To take on the much-discussed Moto E, Micromax has unleashed its Rs 6,999 phone - the Unite 2 A106 that boasts of higher specifications than the entry-level Motorola smartphone. The Unite 2 is a 1.3GHz quad-core phone (MT6582M) that runs on Android KitKat 4.4.2. The display is 4.7-inches WVGA...
  • Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 to be available in India from April 25 at Rs 8,500; features 6-inch display, 5MP camera April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The recently launched Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 phablet will be available in India starting April 25. Priced at Rs 8,500, the phablet has a 6-inch display. The Android Jellybean operating system based-device is powered by a 1.3 GHz dual-core processor, 4GB internal memory and 512 MB RAM (expandable...
  • Micromax launches 6-inch Canvas Doodle 3 phablet at Rs 8,500 April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown handset maker Micromax launched its new six-inch phablet 'Canvas Doodle 3' for Rs 8,500. The Android Jellybean operating system based-device is powered by a 1.3 GHz dual core processor, 4GB ROM and 512 MB RAM (expandable memory up to 32 GB), Micromax said in a statement. ...
  • Micromax plans to buy a stake in South Korean smartphone company Pantech: Sources April 14, 2014

    Seoul: India's No.2 smartphone marker Micromax Informatics Ltd has expressed interest in buying a stake in South Korean peer Pantech Co Ltd as part of its drive to expand overseas and go upmarket, two sources said on Monday. Pantech, South Korea's No.3 smartphone maker, has been under a debt-restructuring programme after...
  • Microsoft partners with Micromax to offer Windows Phone 8.1 devices April 4, 2014

    New Delhi; Tech giant Microsoft has partnered with India's homegrown handset maker Micromax to offer Windows 8.1-powered operating system (OS) smartphones in the country, which is considered one of the leaders in emerging markets for smart devices. The deal - that was announced yesterday at Microsoft's BUILD conference in San...
  • Micromax Canvas Blaze HD EG116 with 5-inch display, 8MP camera available online for Rs 15,999 March 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched a new smartphone - Canvas Blaze HD EG116 - in India at Rs 15,999. It is a dual SIM phone and is powered by a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad-core processor. The phone is available on e-commerce site Snapdeal.com for Rs 15,999. The website...
  • Micromax launches 7-inch Funbook P280 tablet at Rs 4,650 February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched its new tablet - the Funbook P280 - that comes with a detachable keyboard. The new tablet has a 7-inch display and is powered by a 1GHz Cortex A8 processor. It is packed with a 2400 mAh battery. Running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the tablet...