Micromax announces Canvas Laptab in India, a Windows 8.1-based 2-in-1

Indian smartphone manufacturer, Micromax, has unveiled its first laptop-tablet hybrid device called the Canvas Laptab and will make it available for sale through Amazon starting May 6. Read more…



Going up: Samsung confirms plans to focus on premium mobile devices

Samsung co-CEO Shin Jong Kyun has announced that the company will deal with increased smartphone competition by focusing more on slim design, premium materials and high-definition displays. Read more…



OnePlus finally brings its more affordable 16GB One to India

After its 64GB One went on sale in India in December, OnePlus has now launched the 16GB model there for Rs.18,999 – and you won’t need an invite, as long as you’re happy to buy it on a Tuesday. Read more…



Micromax overtakes Samsung to become India’s largest smartphone vendor

After losing the top spot in China to Xiaomi last year, Samsung has now been pushed into second place in the Indian smartphone market by Micromax, which grabbed 22 percent of sales there last quarter. Read more…



OnePlus One launches in India, but the 16GB model won’t be available there

OnePlus has launched the One in India, but only the 64GB model will be sold there, and the usual CyanogenMod UX will be replaced by a beta version of the company’s own Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM. Read more…



Karbonn to launch three Windows Phones, priced from around $130

Following Micromax and XOLO, Indian manufacturer Karbonn says it will launch three Windows Phones this quarter, expected to be priced between $130 and $250, although none will offer 4G connectivity. Read more…



June AdDuplex : New OEMs and new devices come to Windows Phone

The latest report from AdDuplex shows that the sales of mid and low-end Lumias has finally slowed down. New OEMs and new devices are joining the market, while Windows Phone 8.1 adoption is growing. Read more…



Android One brings affordable smartphones to emerging markets

Google has announced Android One; a project that will introduce low cost phones to emerging markets. Google will have a hand in the hardware specifications of the device and support it via software. Read more…



Micromax expected to launch its first Windows Phones on June 16

Micromax looks set to beat its rival XOLO to become the first Indian OEM to launch its own Windows Phones, with two new handsets expected, including one that may cost as little as $100 (Rs.6,000). Read more…