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  • Is the Android One best value for your money? 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Domestic handset maker Micromax said it has partnered state-run 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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    New Delhi: YouTube users in India will soon be able to save videos from the Google-owned 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 5 days ago

    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...
  • Google launches Android One phones in India, priced at Rs 6299 onwards 5 days ago

    Update: Google's Android One phones come to India at Rs 6,299: Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno New Delhi: Google has launched the first smartphones under its Android One project in India, pricing them at around Rs 6,299 to capture the low-cost segment of the world's fastest growing...
  • Micromax launches the octa-core Canvas Nitro smartphone in India at Rs 12,990 September 8, 2014

    New Delhi Micromax has launched its new smartphone - the Canvas Nitro - in India at Rs 12,990. The Micromax Canvas Nitro, to be available exclusively on eCommerce site Snapdeal, is powered by a 1.7 GHz Tru Octa Core processor and Android KitKat operating system. The handset features 5-inch HD IPS...
  • Why Samsung is afraid of Android One September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Google'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 which is rapidly losing share in emerging markets. Micromax Infomatics, Karbonn Mobiles and Spice Group are the first phone manufacturers to sign up for Google's...
  • Google expected to launch sub-Rs 6000 Android One smartphones in India on September 15 September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Google is expected to launch its much-awaited sub-$100 (around Rs 6,000) smartphones in India this month, which will further intensify competition in the booming multi-billion dollar smart devices market here. According to an invite sent by the company, Google will make "an exciting new announcement" on September 15. Sources...
  • Micromax beats Apple in Indian tablet market: Report September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax has overtaken Apple and reached the second position in the tablet market in India in the second quarter with 14 percent market-share, data released by the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Monday. "Strong performance in Q2 2014 allowed Micromax to tip Apple to the second spot," an...
  • BCCI awards Micromax 2014-15 title sponsorship for Rs 18 crore August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Marketing Committee of the BCCI on Thursday awarded the Title Sponsorship for the International Series and Domestic Tournaments to be played in India during the 2014-15 season to Micromax Informatics Limited for an approximate fee of Rs 18 crore. According to a BCCI release, "The winning bid for...
  • 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...