Samsung still tops India tablet market, iBall No3 – CMR

Even as International Data Corporation (IDC) claimed that local player iBall overtook Samsung as India’s most popular tablet brand last quarter, IDC’s rival and former partner CyberMedia has released numbers that show Samsung on top. CyberMedia Research is today an independent technology market intelligence firm and tracks tablet and phone shipments in India, among other […]

MediaTek’s LTE phones coming to India in March?

Back in October, MediaTek, the Taiwanese chipmaker that practically ruled India’s low- and mid- range smartphone market, announced that by December, India would see several smartphones powered by its first LTE chip MT6595. December’s over. January’s also over, and February is almost over. Yet, India is yet to see the flood of LTE handsets powered […]

Will overtake Android, iOS in innovation by 2016- Cyanogen Inc

Popular open source Android-based operating system maker Cyanogen Inc officials said the mobile ecosystem has fallen into a slump as far as innovation was concerned, and promised to introduce a new paradigm in the market by 2016. Howard Harte, director of engineering at the company, and chief technology officer Steve Kondik were speaking at the […]

List – Cheapest 5-inch smartphones in India with Android KitKat

Spice has launched its Smart Flo 503 and Karbonn has unveiled its Titanium S2 Plus, making them the cheapest 5-inch Android KitKat smartphones in India right now. While the Android One phones, launched a month ago, are supposed to provide the most affordable and complete Android experience for entry-level smartphone users, the launch of these […]

Lenovo A328 – the best Google Android One alternative?

So you’re excited about the Google Android One platform, and want to buy one the three phones launched by Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. But just before that, you want to check out other options. Here’s a low down of the alternatives to Google One in the market, all of which have the same quad-core processor, […]

As phones get bigger, tablets pay the price

The soaring popularity of big size phones, or phablets, is affecting sales of tablets in India, according to market tracker 6Wresearch. Phablets, or phones with displays of 5 to 6 inches, have increasingly gained consumer affection due to three factors. First, they come with built-in cellular and 3G connectivity, unlike low-cost tablets that typically offer […]