Feature Phones

  • Panasonic launches two feature phones EZ180, EZ240 at Rs 1350, Rs 1790 12-02-2014 12:05 PM

    New Delhi: In a bid to expand its reach to price-sensitive mass market, Japanese electronics major Panasonic launched two feature phones EZ180 and EZ240 for Rs 1,350 and Rs 1,790, respectively. The company said the devices offer a good battery life, Hindi support and security features like mobile tracker, security...
  • Celkon launches feature phone C76 at Rs 1,899 10-12-2013 11:24 AM

    New Delhi: Celkon launched its multi-lingual phone, C76, which is equipped with 8 regional languages. The Celkon C76 supports wireless FM and comes with a 2.8-inch display with a spate of features like dual SIM, 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, audio-video Player and WAP/GPRS. The phone has a 1400mAh battery. It...
  • Feature phone sales fall for the first time in India: Report 20-11-2013 01:03 PM

    New Delhi: Sales of feature phones, which drove mobile phone adoption in India, fell for the first time by 0.8 per cent to 51.8 million units in July-September 2013 as smartphones continue to capture consumer interest. Mobile handset shipments grew 10.9 per cent to 62.9 million units during July-September 2013...
  • How will Microsoft solve the India riddle? 06-09-2013 01:05 PM

    New Delhi: Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's handset business gives the software behemoth control of its main Windows smartphone partner, but leaves a question mark over the bigger business it has bought: Nokia's cheap and basic phones that still dominate emerging markets like India. Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has said...
  • Here is how feature phones can run apps designed for smartphones 24-06-2013 03:01 PM

    Jerusalem: An Israeli technology company has developed a method where old or outdated phones can run apps available only on smartphones. The system developed by the VascoDe company allows users to obtain apps with the firm's cloud-based system that requires no downloads and uses the text-based Unstructured Supplementary Service Data...
  • Nokia announces Asha 501 at $99, offers free Facebook access 09-05-2013 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: At an event in New Delhi, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop unveiled the latest phone in the company's Asha series - the Asha 501. The Asha 501 runs on a new software platform. The Asha 501 has a 3-inch QVGA TFT capacitive display and includes 128 MB of inbuilt...
  • Smartphones overtake features phones worldwide: Report 27-04-2013 12:21 PM

    New York: Research firm IDC said more smartphones than "dumb" phones are being made this year, a milestone in a shift that's putting computing power and Internet access in millions of hands worldwide. Manufacturers shipped 216 million smartphones worldwide in the first three months of this year, compared with 189...