Google maintaining Android One support, despite lukewarm response

Google remains committed to its Android One project, despite signs that vendors in India – where it was initially launched – have cooled toward the effort, Economic Times reports. According to the paper, Micromax, Karbonn and Spice, the initial backers …

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Indian device vendor Karbonn launches into UK

Devices from Indian device maker Karbonn Mobile are being launched into the UK market this month [November 2014], with the low-cost device segment in the country described as “quite an untapped market”. “We are trying to capitalise on that as …

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Price war fuels 64% jump in smartphone shipments in India

India’s smartphone market expanded 64 per cent in Q3 from a year ago with growing traction from low-cost domestic and Chinese vendors. Samsung continued to lead, with a 25 per cent market share, followed by local hero Micromax with a …

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