MICROMAX

  • Micromax rolls out Canvas Selfie A255 with 13-megapixel rear, front cameras at Rs 15,999 in India 11 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Micromax has announced the price of its selfie-friendly smartphone in India, the Micromax Canvas Selfie A255, which will sell at Rs 15,999. The smartphone, a latest in Micromax's Canvas series, featuring a 13-megapixel camera both in the front and rear, was first announced later last year. The smartphone has...
  • Samsung losing grip of Indian tablet market after leading it in 2014: Report 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Samsung is still the leader in Indian tablet market with 19.2 per cent share in 2014, but the Korean electronics giant's grip on the segment is slipping, CyberMedia Research (CMR) said today. Overall, the tablet market in India fell by 9.2 per cent to 3.89 million units shipped in...
  • Google starts rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Android One phones in India 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Android One users in India have a reason to rejoice now. Google has started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Android One handsets in India. "To those with Android One phones in India, here's where we are with the over-the-air (OTA) update that will bring Android Lollipop to...
  • Indian smartphone market declines for the first time in Q4 2014: Report 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a first, the country's smartphone market fell by 4 per cent in the October-December period last year as compared with the previous quarter, research firm IDC said today. Overall, mobile phone shipments in one of the world's fastest growing handset markets stood at 64.3 million units in Q4...
  • Micromax Canvas Pep with a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera launched at Rs 5,999 in India February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched its new budget smartphone - Canvas Pep, which is priced at Rs 5,999. The phone has a 4.5-inch FWVGA display and runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The phone is available for purchase across online and offline stores. The dual-SIM phone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core...
  • Micromax Bolt A82 available online for Rs 5,499; supports 20 Indian languages February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Micromax Bolt A82 smartphone is now available for purchase on e-commerce site HomeShop18 for a price of Rs 5,499. The latest in Micromax's Bolt series, this smartphone comes pre-loaded with 20 Indian languages. The Bolt A82 features a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 854x480 pixels. At its heart is...
  • Micromax Bolt A82 with support for 20 Indian languages listed online; coming soon February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Micromax has released the Bolt A82 smartphone - the latest in its Bolt series - that comes pre-loaded with 20 Indian languages. The Bolt A82 features a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 854x480 pixels. At its heart is a 1.3GHz dual-core processor. It has a 5-megapixel rear camera...
  • Micromax appoints former Amazon executive Ashish Agrawal as chief technology officer February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Ashish Agrawal has been appointed as the chief technology officer (CTO) of homegrown handset maker Micromax. Before joining the Gurgaon-based phonemaker, Agrawal worked as the CTO for mobile and cloud services player Sirqul. Agrawal has 16 years of experience in mobile, e-Commerce, payments, web services and large scale distributed...
  • Samsung leads Indian mobile phone market, but losing grip: Report February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung may be the leader in the burgeoning Indian mobile market, but the Korean handset giant is losing ground in one of the world's largest markets as it faces stiff competition from rivals like Micromax, Karbonn, Lava and Microsoft (Nokia). According to the latest data from CyberMedia Research (CMR),...
  • Micromax Joy X1800, X1850: Micromax launches two new phones at Rs 699 onwards February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Mobile handset major Micromax has unveiled two new low-cost devices, with prices starting at Rs 699, as it targets consumers looking for affordable devices as back-ups to their smartphones. The first device - Joy X1800 - has a 1.76 inch screen, 750 mAh battery, 0.08MP camera, expandable memory up...
  • Micromax is now India's No.1 smartphone maker, overtakes Samsung: Report February 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Budget smartphone maker Micromax leapfrogged South Korea's Samsung Electronics to become the leading supplier in India's booming smartphone market for the first time in the fourth quarter, research firm Canalys said. In a report issued on February 3, Canalys said Micromax, based near New Delhi, accounted for 22 per cent...
  • Micromax Yureka smartphone goes on sale in India at Rs 8,999 January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Micromax's Yureka smartphone that was announced in December last year is now available for purchase in India. The phone is exclusively available on Amazon.in for Rs 8,999. The company put 10,000 units on sale that Amazon claims "flew fast". The phone is currently (at the time of writing...
  • Micromax plans up to $500 million IPO: Report January 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Micromax Informatics, India's second-largest smartphone maker, plans to raise as much as $500 million through a stock market listing in its financial year beginning in April, the Economic Times newspaper reported on Saturday. Micromax, which entered the Indian handset market in 2008 with cheap large-screen phones, will sell a minority...
  • Ban on sale of OnePlus One handsets in India lifted by Delhi HC December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court lifted the December 16 ban on sale of OnePlus handsets embedded with Cyanogen software and asked its single judge who had passed the earlier order, to hear it afresh two weeks from now. A bench headed by Justice Pradeep Nandrajog while setting aside the single...
  • Micromax Yureka vs OnePlus One: Cyanogen has not been fair to both the companies, observes Delhi HC December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese phonemaker Shenzhen OnePlus Technology told the Delhi high court that its version of the Cyanogen operating system (OS) is different from the one that Micromax has an exclusive licence to for use in India. Shenzhen was recently restrained by the High Court from selling its devices in India...
  • Micromax launches Cyanogen-based Yureka smartphone at Rs 8,999 in India December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax has announced the launch of its first smartphone under the Yu brand. Named Yureka, the phone carries a price tag of Rs 8,999. The Micromax Yureka runs Cyanogen OS which is based on Android 4.4.4 operating system. According to Micromax, the Yureka will be one of the...
  • India's tablet market clocks strongest growth in Q3: Report November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Fuelled by festive buying and strengthening commercial demand, India's tablet market reported its strongest third quarter growth so far during July-September 2014, said a report by International Data Corporation (IDC) Friday. Tablet market shipments in India witnessed a strong quarter-on-quarter growth of 10 per cent making it a 0.94-million-unit...
  • Micromax announces new Yu brand targeted at the youth; plans to launch the first Yu smartphone next month November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Country's second largest smartphone maker Micromax unveiled a new range of devices under Yu brand, focussed on the fast growing segment of tech enthusiasts. A subsidiary of Micromax, Yu Televentures, has partnered Cyanogen to offer customised user experience to end users. The first handset will be launched next month. Details...
  • India can be a tough market for Google's Android One October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Google's ambitious move to address the fragmented Android ecosystem with its Anrdoid One devices will help in redefining the affordable smartphone segment, but the Indian market will be a tough call for the US-based tech giant, feels research firm IDC. Last month, Google launched Android One range of...
  • Is the Android One best value for your money? September 18, 2014

    The first Android One phones have arrived. Google has launched the first set of three phones under its Android One project in India at a price starting at Rs 6,299. The first Android One devices to be available in India are the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V and the...
  • BSNL to offer free Internet access on select Micromax devices September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Domestic handset maker Micromax said it has partnered staterun telecom firm BSNL to offer free Internet access on select devices in a bid to drive data usage in the country. Under the partnership, BSNL will bundle free data usage of up to 2GB per quarter for 12 months on...
  • Why Google's Android One can change the smartphone market September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Google on Monday launched in India three Android One phones capable of Internet access at prices starting at Rs 6,299, as it looks to win customers in the world's fastest growing smartphone market with low prices and better quality software. Powered by Google's Android operating system, the handsets, made...
  • Android One users in India can soon watch YouTube videos offline September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: YouTube users in India will soon be able to save videos from the Googleowned service, making it possible to watch them offline, and the feature will eventually be available globally, the company said Monday. The feature will be available through the YouTube app on Google's new Android One smartphones...
  • Google's Android One phones come to India at Rs 6,299: Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The first Android One phones have arrived. Google has launched the first set of three phones under its Android One project in India at a price starting at Rs 6,299. The first Android One devices to be available in India are the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V...