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OPPO now manufactures 1 smartphone in 3 seconds in India

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO on Friday said it is now manufacturing one smartphone every three seconds at its 110-acre facility in Noida. The company said that to ensure seamless supply chain, the factory stocks materials for...

Consumers spend record $32bn on apps in Q1 2021 globally

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Consumers spent $32 billion on in-app purchases across iOS and Google Play globally in Q1 this year, the biggest quarter ever and 40 per cent from the same quarter last year, a new report...

India’s online smartphone market hits record 45% in 2020

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Led by Flipkart again, Indias online smartphone market reached its highest-ever share at 45 per cent in 2020, registering a growth of seven per cent (on-year) in a pandemic-hit year, according to a new...

Save your date with full-blown mobile manufacturing in India

By Nishant Arora (IANS): After China, India is the next smartphone capital of the world, estimated to have 820 million users in the next two years. In such a promising scenario, manufacturing of an entire mobile ecosystem -- from handsets...

Vivo to open 100 exclusive stores in India this year

New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Chinese smartphone brand Vivo on Wednesday said it is all set to open nearly 100 exclusive stores across India this year. Currently, the smartphone maker has 550 retails stores across the country and by the...

Google Camera 8.2 improves long-press video recording

New Delhi, Mar 7 (IANS): Google has started rolling out its Camera app version 8.2 on the Pixel series phone bringing an improved experience for taking videos with a long-press of the shutter button. The Google Play Store has begun rolling...

Future iPhones may arrive with Smart Magnetic Connectors

San Francisco, March 7 (IANS) Apple has patented different types of Magnetic Smart Connector systems that might be used in the company's iPads and iPhones. According to a PatentlyApple report, the Cupertino-based giant has patented various styles of smart connectors....

OPPO to make 5G more affordable for masses in India

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO, which is making nearly 60 lakh devices a month with over 10,000 employees during peak season at its manufacturing facility in Greater Noida, said on Thursday that it will continue to...

Xiaomi ropes in 2 new smartphone manufacturing partners in India

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Hit by supply chain disruptions during the global pandemic, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday said it has hired two new smartphone manufacturing partners, BYD and DBG in India to set up factories in...

Global smartphone sales to reach 1.5B units in 2021: Gartner

New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The global sales of smartphones to end users is expected to reach 1.5 billion units in 2021, a 11.4 per cent growth (on-year), owing to delayed smartphone replacements and the availability of lower end...

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Traffic congestion in Mumbai, Bengaluru nosedives in 2nd Covid wave

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The traffic congestion index for major cities in some of the hardest-hit states -...