Micromax Says It Will Get Its Mobile 'Volume Leadership' Back

Micromax Says It Will Get Its Mobile
Homegrown handset major Micromax is making an aggressive comeback in the Indian market, aiming to get its "volume leadership" back as it fends off Chinese rivals like Vivo, Oppo and Xiaomi.The company is focusing on strengthening its position in the Rs. 9,000-15,000 category and aims to garner 10 percent share in the category over the next six months."There were players that had flooded the market with hoardings and offering over the top margins to retailers. The dust is now settling down and th…
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Jio Phone: Micromax Says Yet to See Any Impact, but Open to Idea of 4G Feature Phone

Jio Phone: Micromax Says Yet to See Any Impact, but Open to Idea of 4G Feature Phone
JioPhone demand is on the radar of Indian smartphone maker Micromax as it explores whether its feature phone lineup needs to be upgraded to support 4G networks. The JioPhone bookings start online and offline officially on August 24, and deliveries will start in September.Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder of Micromax, said the company already has 4G-enabled feature phone prototypes ready, but it is unsure whether trickling down such technology in phones at that price range is the way to go. The vast majo…
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Samsung Bixby Voice Support Now Rolling Out to Globally to Over 200 Countries

Samsung Bixby Voice Support Now Rolling Out to Globally to Over 200 Countries
Samsung's virtual assistant Bixby finally supports voice globally, with the South Korean giant rolling out the update in over 200 countries around the world. The company has confirmed that Bixby's voice capabilities are now expanding to countries worldwide. This comes a month after it began rolling out in the US for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ users. Bixby still understands voice commands only in English and Korean."Starting today, Galaxy S8 and S8+ users can enable Bixby's voice capabilities by p…
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Google Working on Assistant-Powered Smart Headphones, App Code Hints: Report

Google Working on Assistant-Powered Smart Headphones, App Code Hints: Report
Google wants its smart, virtual assistant to be everywhere. It is already living inside over a 100 million devices, but Google wants to make the most of its artificial intelligence. In a bid to compete against Apple's AirPods, Google could be working on its own smart headphones, if a recent report is to be believed.The Google app for Android has hidden a code that references headphones that support Google Assistant, 9to5Google has found. Mentions of the headphones, codenamed Bisto, was found wi…
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Coolpad Cool Play 6 First Impressions

Coolpad Cool Play 6 First Impressions
Chinese brand Coolpad has announced its Cool Play 6 smartphone for the Indian market, with September 4 as the release date. The company says it is pushing the boundaries of the affordable smartphone segment with the Cool Play 6 and its 6GB of RAM, and expects the competition to follow suit. Whether that will happen anytime soon is anybody’s guess, but a phone with 6GB of system memory is sure to create a buzz in the market. Thankfully, on paper at least, the device is no slouch in other departme…
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Huawei Mate 10 Teaser Video Reveals Leica-Branded Dual Rear Camera Setup

Huawei Mate 10 Teaser Video Reveals Leica-Branded Dual Rear Camera Setup
As we approach the launch of Huawei's next flagship smartphone, the Mate 10, which is expected on October 16, the Chinese manufacturer is starting to let out sneak peeks into what you can expect from the smartphone. We know from past official confirmations and reports that the Huawei Mate 10 will highlight a near bezel-less 'EntireView' display and Leica-branded lenses. Now, we have a peek into one of those features in new teaser video.Huawei dropped its first teaser video of the upcoming Mate …
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Vivo V7+ India Launch Set for September 7, Will Be a Selfie-Focused Smartphone

Vivo V7+ India Launch Set for September 7, Will Be a Selfie-Focused Smartphone
Vivo has sent out invites for the Vivo V7+ launch in India. The launch is set for September 7 in Mumbai where price, specifications, and availability details will be unveiled. The Vivo V7+ will be a new addition to the 'V series' of smartphones in Vivo's expanding product portfolio for the Indian market.While nothing is known about the Vivo V7+ smartphones as of yet, the invite shows the smartphone's display panel, hinting at an almost bezel-less display. There is a thin chin at the top and bot…
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Micromax Canvas Infinity With 5.7-Inch 18:9 Display Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Micromax Canvas Infinity With 5.7-Inch 18:9 Display Launched in India: Price, Specifications
After launching the Evok Dual Note in India last week, Micromax on Tuesday launched the Canvas Infinity smartphone in India. The big highlights of the Micromax Canvas Infinity are its 5.7-inch 18:9 display and its 16-megapixel selfie camera setup. The smartphone is an Amazon India exclusive, but will also go on sale via offline stores at a later date.Micromax Canvas Infinity price in India, availabilityThe Micromax Canvas Infinity price in India is Rs. 9,999, and to start with, the smartphone is…
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Moto G5S Plus India Launch Set for August 29; Will Be an Amazon Exclusive

Moto G5S Plus India Launch Set for August 29; Will Be an Amazon Exclusive
Photo Credit: Amazon India Lenovo launched its Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus smartphones in August and now the company is finally bringing the latter handset to India. As per a dedicated page on Amazon India, the Moto G5S Plus will be launched in India on August 29 at 12pm IST and the smartphone will be sold exclusively through the website. In Europe, the pricing for the smartphone starts from EUR 299 (roughly Rs. 22,700).It's not known when the Moto G5S Plus will go on sale in India, with the A…
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Moto X4 Leaked in Live Images and Render Before Official Launch

Moto X4 Leaked in Live Images and Render Before Official Launch
Photo Credit: via SlashGear Lenovo's upcoming Moto X4 smartphone is expected to launch on August 24 later this week, but even before the official announcement, the handset has now been leaked in render and live images. From the leaked images, it appears that the Moto X4 will feature a rather shiny back that might remind you of HTC's U11 smartphone, which has been made available in shiny and vibrant colours.The Moto X4 leaked live images, shared by SlashGear, show the same design on the smartp…
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