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Top 4 Trends That Drive the Online Gaming Industry in India
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Top 4 Trends That Drive the Online Gaming Industry in India

The prevalence of online gaming in India is growing all the time, although the uptake has been slower than in some other countries as a result of infrastructural limitations that are only just being overcome. With that in mind, here is a look at the key trends that are shaping this segment at the moment, pinpointing the user habits and fashions that will continue to influence interactive entertainment going forwards. Mobile gaming is king As mentioned, India’s fixed line internet availability is lower than in many other countries, with just 17 million homes served. This means that the primary platform that people choose to play games on is mobile, since network connectivity for portable devices is cheaper to access and easier to roll out over large areas. The good news is ...
Samsung Launch Digital Lending Platform ‘Samsung Finance+’ in India
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Samsung Launch Digital Lending Platform ‘Samsung Finance+’ in India

Electronics major Samsung launched ‘Samsung Finance+’, a digital lending platform in India. The platform will offer its consumers finance options to buy its Galaxy smartphones. Ahead of the festive season, where handset makers are lining up a slew of devices to woo customers, Samsung move will benefit its consumers and new customers. Samsung Finance+ will connect financial institutions and dealers and it will be available at over 5,000 stores in 30 cities across the country. This will be extended to 10,000 outlets in 100 cities by the end of 2019. “In the western world, 80 per cent of phones are financed, including cases where data, calling and phone are bundled and offered for a monthly payment. In India, about 15-18 per cent phones have any kind of financing,” Samsung India Se...
Huawei Aims to Ship 200 Million Smartphones this Year
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Huawei Aims to Ship 200 Million Smartphones this Year

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is looking forward to ship 200 million smartphones globally this year which will be almost the same number as Apple's annual shipment of 200 to 210 million units. Huawei's consumer business group CEO Yu Chengdong stated that the overall shipment of Huawei’s smartphones is likely to surpass 200 million this year. The company shipped 153 million units in 2017. “We are not pursuing to rank first on the market scale. For us, to be the first in user experience and the ability to innovate are most important,” Yu Chengong said. Along with this, he also told that the company is stepping up developing folding smartphones, which will be launched in 2019. “Bigger smartphones are needed as the digitalized development poses a higher requirement of handsets, but meanwh...
Vivo Expanding Its Indian Manufacturing Unit To Increase The Production of Smartphones
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Vivo Expanding Its Indian Manufacturing Unit To Increase The Production of Smartphones

Chinese Smartphone company Vivo announce the expansion of its India manufacturing operations at the hi-tech manufacturing facility in Greater Noida. With an investment of INR 300 crores till date, the facility has increased production to more than 2 million units per month, re-iterating Vivo’s commitment to ‘Make in India’. The newly added SMT lines are catering to the growing demand for Vivo smartphones in the country. With more than 5000 employees, the Greater Noida plant has a capacity of manufacturing almost 25 million products in a year. Besides manufacturing, the Greater Noida plants also resides a ‘Test Lab’ where the manufactured products undergo more than 1000 stringent levels of quality and durability tests. Vivo NEX has been completely made in India and seen much succes...
OnePlus All Set To Open Offline Stores In India
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OnePlus All Set To Open Offline Stores In India

Chinese smartphone Company OnePlus recently announced that it is all set to launch three new offline retail stores with an aim to expand its footprint in India. OnePlus has built its business around the online-exclusive model. The company had launched an offline store in Bengaluru last year, and has announced that it is adding three more stores on 28th July 2018 in, -Bengaluru -Mumbai -Kolkata The stores will be open in 4th Block, Jayanagar in Bengaluru, Central Mall in Mumbai, and South City Mall in Kolkata.  This move has been taken to allow the company’s users get better access to offline stores and service centres in order to enhance the customer experience in the country. The company has also opened a registration page and it will offer assured gifts on the purch...
Chinese E-commerce Players Eyeing to Target Indian and Middle East Market
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Chinese E-commerce Players Eyeing to Target Indian and Middle East Market

Chinese e-commerce players are now targeting India and middle east countries markets due to high potential for economic growth as per the report in Chinese media today. According to a report from app data provider App Annie, five of the top 10 best performing cross-border e-commerce Chinese apps in the first five months such as Club Factory, SHEIN, ROMWE and JollyChic focussed on the Middle East and India markets. According to the report in Xinhua news, the Indian market enjoys a huge population and high potential for economic growth, thus attracting many e-commerce players to expand their presence. Smartphones are popular in Arab countries and local consumers have strong purchasing power. But the oil-rich countries lack textiles and other light sectors, offering cross-border e-co...
Flipkart’s ‘Big’ Announcement Highlights: Smartphone, Tie-up & Mobile Launch
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Flipkart’s ‘Big’ Announcement Highlights: Smartphone, Tie-up & Mobile Launch

India's leading e-commerce company, Flipkart has come with a big announcement on Tuesday. It had already hinted a mega device launch in partnership with a mobile company a few days back. Today, it announced an exclusive partnership with Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer, Asus. In the big announcement that took place Tuesday afternoon, Flipkart informed about its future plans for selling smartphones in India. After the partnership, the e-commerce giant is ready to launch Asus products in India, starting with Zenfone Max Pro which is scheduled to launch on 23 April.   This live stream is going to unveil something BIG – a huge partnership that is all set to transform the mobile phone industry , was said in livestream at 12:14 pm today.   Asus had launched Zenfone Max Pro ...
Samsung Launched Galaxy S9 and S9+ Smartphones
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Samsung Launched Galaxy S9 and S9+ Smartphones

South Korea based tech giant Samsung unveiled its latest flagship model in the smartphone segment Galaxy S9 and S9+ with added features. "With the Galaxy S9 and S9+, we have reimagined the smartphone camera. Not only do the Galaxy S9 and S9+ enable consumers to shoot great photos and videos anywhere, it's a smartphone that is designed to help them connect to others and express themselves in a way that is unique and personal to them," said D J Koh, president and Head of IT & Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronic.   Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ Features- The phones have features like dual aperture and slow motion video options that compete with iPhone X and Google Pixel 2 series. It also have features like dual-stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos surround sound capabil...
Xiaomi Usurps Samsung To Become Top Smartphone Seller in India
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Xiaomi Usurps Samsung To Become Top Smartphone Seller in India

Samsung Electronics has lost its crown as the top smartphone seller in India for the first time in six years, as it was outsold by China’s Xiaomi in the final quarter of 2017, data from two tech research firms shows. Xiaomi’s aggressively priced suite of high-spec handsets and market expansion strategy enabled it to take the top spot in the world’s biggest smartphone market after China, said Tarun Pathak of Counterpoint Research.  The Chinese company, which is exploring a public listing and is now valued at close to $100 billion, entered India just over three years ago. Its strategy there has so far rested on flash sales on leading homegrown e-commerce player Flipkart and U.S. tech giant Amazon.com’s Indian site, an approach that helped it snatch market share without have to spend hea...
These 5 Companies Dominate China’s Smartphone Market, Samsung Is Not Among Them!
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These 5 Companies Dominate China’s Smartphone Market, Samsung Is Not Among Them!

Chinese market is the most popular smartphone maker and market in the world. China is now the world’s largest smartphone market and continues surging forward as its economy and people ramp up their consumption of things to match their already vast production. Kantar Worldpanel shows that now China's top five phone vendors own the market accounting for 91 percent of the overall market. The top five brands are; Huawei Xiaomi Apple Vivo Oppo That’s up from 79 percent a year earlier, extending a lead that now sees companies like ZTE, Meizu, and Lenovo struggling to find a foothold in their home country. Global smartphone leader Samsung is now at a 2.2 percent share in China and deteriorating, according to Kantar’s Dominic Sunnebo. Each of these companies have selected...