Tag Archives: India

Mobile phone penetration in India set to rise to 85-90% by 2020: report

According to the report, only 44.1% of women own a mobile phone compared with 73% of men. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/ Mint Mumbai: Mobile phone penetration in India is set to rise to 85-90% by 2020 from the current levels of 65-75%, according to a report issued by Omidyar Network on Wednesday. However, only half of the smartphone owners in the ... Read More »

Xiaomi’s Mi Home Is Now In India – Will Mi Routers and Vacuums Follow?

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi Home opened in Bengaluru on Thursday Xiaomi plans to launch larger stores with experience zones next It could use stores to showcase products that aren’t available in India On Thursday, Xiaomi launched its first physical retail store in India, and outlined plans to open a total of 100 such stores across India in two years. The brand ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL), ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) Price in India Slashed

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) and ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) smartphones have received price cuts in India. The Taiwanese handset maker on Thursday announced the price cut. The Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL), which was launched at Rs. 27,999, will be now be retailing at Rs. 19,999. The ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL), which was launched at Rs. 21,999, will be sold at Rs. 17,999. ... Read More »

Amazon Family, Baby Wish List Programmes for New Parents Launched in India

Amazon India on Friday announced an expansion of its Prime subscription’s benefits, with the introduction of Amazon Family global programme in India. The company claims it will help Amazon Prime members find what they are looking for at the best price, while also guiding them through the trials of new parenthood. Also unveiled was the Amazon Baby Wish List, for ... Read More »

Amazon India to Double Storage Capacity, Add 5,000 New Jobs in 2017

E-commerce company Amazon.in on Tuesday said it is set to double its storage capacity with the addition of 14 new fulfilment centres (FCs) in 2017 in India, including the recently announced seven specialised ones for large appliances and furniture. The Indian unit of the American e-commerce giant said the additional new seven FCs will be set up in Telangana, Haryana, ... Read More »

Suzuki Slingshot and Swish Discontinued in India

Suzuki was dillydallying with Swish and kept on giving incorrect responses when asked about its continuous zero sales since August 2016. They said that its production has been paused but they presented the story that it will come back. However, that is probably not gonna happen now as the company has discontinued the 125 cc scooter. An official stamp comes ... Read More »

Biggest Reason Why Yamaha R15 V3 India Launch is Far Away

It is launched in Indonesia, it looks gorgeous, ticks all the boxes but the question is – when is R15 v3’s Indian launch? With the FZ25, Yamaha has signalled that they could NOT be labelled as manufacturers who pay more-heed to unexciting scooters! FZ25, though not stellar in terms of on-paper specs, is a fuss-free 250cc at very exciting price points. ... Read More »

Nougat update starts hitting Huawei Honor 8 units in India

Huawei has started rolling out a new update to Honor 8 units in India. Arriving as version FRD-L02C675B310, the update brings along Android Nougat (version 7.0) and EMUI version 5.0. The update was being beta tested until now, but now the beta phase has come to an end. “Honor 8 with Nougat and Emui 5.0 is open to users in ... Read More »

Apple to start manufacturing iPhone SE in India

Last month Apple reportedly selected Wistron as the primary manufacturer for all its iPhones in India. The Taiwanese partner of the Cupertino-based company set up a plant in Bengaluru in order to start the local production. According to industry sources speaking to Reuters, iPhone SE assembly will begin in the coming months. Apple’s midranger is almost an year old but ... Read More »

Jeep Wrangler petrol model launched in India at Rs 56 lakh

Jeep has launched a petrol variant for its Wrangler Unlimited SUV and has priced it at Rs 56 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). It is available in top-of-the-line model with one petrol engine and six colour options. Further, likes its diesel sibling, this petrol model can be had with a hard top, soft top or no roof at all. In the case ... Read More »