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  • 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...
  • New Android One smartphones may hit the Indian market by December September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Enthused by the initial response to Google's Android One, handset makers Karbonn, Spice and Intex are gearing up for round two with a slew of smartphone launches beginning December this year. The first set of Android One devices were launched last week, priced Rs 6,299 onwards by Micromax,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Google launches Android One phones in India, priced at Rs 6299 onwards September 15, 2014

    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 lowcost segment of the world's fastest growing...
  • Why Samsung is afraid of Android One September 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Google's partnership with three Indian phone makers is set to rev up fastgrowing 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 subRs 6000 Android One smartphones in India on September 15 September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Google is expected to launch its muchawaited sub$100 (around Rs 6,000) smartphones in India this month, which will further intensify competition in the booming multibillion dollar smart devices market here. According to an invite sent by the company, Google will make "an exciting new announcement" on September 15. Sources...
  • Spice Fire One MiFX 1: Spice's first Firefox smartphone launched in India at Rs 2,299 August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice has launched its first Firefox OSpowered smartphone, Spice Fire One MiFX 1, in India. Priced at Rs 2,299, the new Spice device aims to tap the vast majority of feature phone users who wish to switch to affordable smartphones. Spice's dualSIM 2G handset features a 3.5inch touchscreen, 1...
  • Spice Fire One MiFX 1: Spice's first Firefox smartphone coming to India today at Rs 2,299 August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice is all set to launch its first Firefox OSpowered smartphone, Spice Fire One MiFX 1, in India on Friday. Priced at Rs 2,299, the new Spice device aims to tap the vast majority of feature phone users who wish to switch to affordable smartphones. Spice's dualSIM 2G handset...
  • Intex's first Firefox smartphone coming today; to be priced under Rs 2,000 August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: While Spice has already announced its Firefox smartphone, it's time for Intex to lift the veil of its first Firefox device. With the aim to take on Spice, the company will announce the launch of its Firefox phone in India on August 25. Intex claims that the phone...
  • Intex to launch subRs 2000 Firefox smartphone on August 25 August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: While Spice has already announced its Firefox smartphone, it's time for Intex to lift the veil of its first Firefox device. With the aim to take on Spice in the Firefox smartphone market, the company will announce the launch of its Firefox phone in India on August 25....
  • Spice Fire One MiFX 1: Spice launches its first Firefox smartphone at Rs 2,299; to be available from August 29 August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice has launched its first Firefox OSpowered smartphone, Spice Fire One MiFX 1. Priced at Rs 2,299, the Spice device to be launched on August 29 aims to tap the vast majority of feature phone users who wish to switch to affordable smartphones. ...
  • Spice launches its first hexacore smartphone Stellar 526 in India at Rs 11,499 July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice launched two new Android smartphones Stellar 520 and Stellar 526 priced at Rs 8,999 and Rs 11,499, respectively. The 3G dual SIM Stellar 526 features a 1.5 GHz True hexacore processor, the latest Android Kitkat operating system, five inch IPS HD display, 1GB RAM, 8GB memory...
  • Spice to soon launch Firefox, Android One phones in India; Firefox phones to cost Rs 1,500, Android One phones Rs 6,000 July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown handset maker Spice today said it will bring the muchawaited Rs 1,500Firefox and Rs 6,000Android One smartphones to India before Diwali. Earlier this year, Mozilla (developer of Firefox web browser) had tied up with Indian firms Intex and Spice to bring smartphones priced at USD...
  • Spice Smart Pulse M9010: Spice launches SIMenabled smartwatch that also works as a standalone phone; priced at Rs 3,999 July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Announcing the launch of its first wearable device, Spice has launched a SIMenabled smartwatch. Named the Spice Smart Pulse M9010, the smartwatch is believed to be India's first SIMenabled smartwatch. It offers dualSIM (2G+2G) capabilities and can be used as a standalone phone. The smartwatch features a 4cm...
  • All about Android One and Google's partnership with Micromax, Karbonn and Spice June 27, 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 lowcost smartphones in India June 25, 2014

    San Francisco: Google on Wednesday announced it is working on a lowcost smartphone aimed at emerging markets as part of an initiative called Android One. The Androidpowered handset will be built with a basic set of features including FM radio, have a screen slightly smaller than five inches and be priced...
  • Mozilla to soon launch Rs 1,500 Firefox smartphones in India June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Mozilla, the developer of the Firefox web browser, has tied up with handset makers Intex and Spice to bring smartphones priced at $25 (Rs 1,500) to India in the next few months, a move that may redefine the "ultraaffordable" mobile phone market in the country. Mozilla showcased a smartphone...
  • Spice Stellar 360 with 3.5inch touschreen, QWERTY keypad available for Rs 4,799 June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Spice has now introduced a touchandtype Android smartphone that comes with a QWERTY keypad. The phone is available on ecommerce site Saholic.com for Rs 4,799. Spice Stellar 360 runs Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS, and is powered by a 1.3GHz dualcore processor with 512MB RAM. It has a 3.2...
  • SpiceJet says not selling slots to Qatar Airways May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Friday refuted reports that it was in talks with Qatar Airways for selling its overseas slots. The company, however, reiterated that it is in discussion with an external entity for getting funds. The news of Qatar Airways' interest in buying SpiceJet's overseas slots led...