Tag Archives: India

Origin Access Now Available In India

A month after being made available in select countries like the US and Canada, Electronic Arts’ Origin Access service is now available in India. As we reported, it would follow the same pricing as the Xbox One version of the program known as EA Access. Simply put, Rs. 315 per month is what you’ll need to pay for access to ... Read More »

India Funding Roundup: A Student Micro-Lending Startup, Rentals Marketplace, and More

Buddy Bengaluru-based student micro-lending startup, Buddy, announced that it has raised a Pre Series-A funding round of $500,000 (roughly Rs. 3.4 crores) from Blume Ventures, TracxnLabs and other angels. Buddy enables college students to buy e-commerce products via short and long-term payment plans, and has partnerships with India’s largest e-commerce players including Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal. The startup started operations ... Read More »

India Amongst Fastest Growing Smartphone Markets in Asia Pacific: IDC

Nearly 103.6 million smartphones were shipped in India in 2015 – an increase of 28.8 percent as compared to 2014 – positioning India as one of the fastest growing smartphone markets in the Asia Pacific region, said a report on Tuesday. According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) “Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker”, 25.6 million smartphones were shipped in India in the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime Price in India Down to Rs. 7,999; Offers on Mi 4 and Mi 4i

Xiaomi India on Tuesday announced that the Redmi Note Prime will be now available at Rs. 7,999, down Rs. 500 from the launch price. To recall, Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime smartphone was launched in India back in December priced at Rs. 8,499. As before, the Redmi Note Prime will be available exclusively via Amazon India and Mi.com. The Chinese company ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe K4 Note Now Available Without Registrations in India

Launched last month under the flash sale model, the Lenovo Vibe K4 Note on Monday became available in general sale, i.e., without registrations. As before, the Vibe K4 Note will be available at Rs. 11,999. Interested consumers can also buy the AntVR headset for the Lenovo Vibe K4 Note, priced at Rs. 1,299. The handset is available in both Black ... Read More »

Intex Aqua Craze, Aqua Lite Budget Smartphones Launched in India

Intex has unveiled its new Aqua Craze (seen above) smartphone in India at Rs. 6,190. Additionally, the Aqua Lite has also been launched by the company with a listing on its site that’s complete with a price of Rs. 3,199. Not availability details of the latter were mentioned however. The dual-SIM Intex Aqua Craze runs Android 5.1 Lollipop, and features ... Read More »

Lava A88, A71, and X11 Budget 4G Smartphones Launched in India

Lava on Thursday launched three new budget 4G smartphones in India, the Lava A88, A71, and X11. While the A71 is already available in the market at Rs. 6,499, Lava says the other two smartphones will go on sale in the third week of February – the A88 is priced at Rs. 5,499, while the X11 is priced at Rs. ... Read More »

HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM Price Slashed in India

Following its launch of the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM on Friday, HTC has dropped the price by Rs. 1,000 on Tuesday. The smartphone, which was launched Rs. 14,990, will now be available at Rs. 13,990. As before, the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM will be in Blue Lagoon and White Birch colour variants with major retailers in the coming ... Read More »

HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM Gets a Price Cut in India

A month after launching the HTC Desire 728 Dual SIM in India, the Taiwanese company realises that perhaps its smartphone would sell better with a cheaper price tag. HTC announced on Tuesday that it has slashed the retail price of the HTC Desire 728 (dual-SIM variant) in the country to Rs. 16,990. Launched in India last month, the HTC Desire ... Read More »

Apple Set to Gain Approval to Open Retail Stores in India: Report

Apple has been lately making moves to get approval to open its own retail stores in India, as it seeks to tap the second biggest smartphone market in the world. In the meanwhile, Tim Cook, the company’s chief executive, was recently quoted saying that Apple was was looking to bring its retail stores to the country. Now, a new report ... Read More »