Micromax, which was one of the top smartphone brands a couple of years is attempting to make a comeback into the crowded Indian smartphone market with a new lineup of devices under its sub-brand 'Yu Televentures.' Micromax co-founder Vikas Jain said the Indian smartphone market had undergone a massive change in the last few quarters, especially after Reliance Jio launched its services in September 2016. "From low connectivity, the country... Read More
More than 70% of smartphone users in India switched brands in the second quarter of this year, befitting Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi the most which sold nearly 37% of the phones that were replaced, according to a CyberMedia Research (CMR) report. Xiaomi was followed by Vivo (17.8%), Oppo (16.3%), itel (6.7%) and Huawei's Honor (4.5%), according to the first edition of the CMR "India Smartphone Movement" report. During the period,... Read More
Of late, homegrown manufacturer Micromax has been under pressure due to the entrance of various Chinese brands and apparently lost the top place in the Indian market and is still struggling to get going. However, that did not stop the company in launching new phones. After launching five smartphones under the newly created Vdeo series, the company has announced yet another smartphone, the Micromax Canvas Mega 2 Plus Q426+ in... Read More
Intel Security today announced a strategic partnership with Micromax, to protect its range of smartphones against growing and increasingly complex mobile threats. These devices will come integrated with McAfee Mobile Assistant that will help provide a secure mobile experience to Micromax users in India. According to TRAI, today, 133 million phones in India are connected to the internet. As the country moves towards integrating mobile in the economy, there has... Read More
Micromax has come up with a new "Vdeo" range of budget smartphones, dubbed as Vdeo 1 and Vdeo 2. With this new range, Micromax seems to be focusing on the video-calling feature as both the phones come pre-loaded with Google Duo and also a complementary Jio SIM card with 'Happy New Year Offer' including unlimited data, call and SMS usage till March 2017. The Vdeo 1 is priced at Rs.... Read More
In yet another move to make services more pervasive, Reliance Jio and Micromax have formed a partnership. With this collaboration, Micromax consumers and YU customers will be able to access an exclusive preview of the Reliance Jio 4G service for free for 90 days. As a pre-requisite for the offer, select Micromax, and all the YU smartphones will get a Reliance Jio 4G SIM with a complementary access to unlimited... Read More
Micromax-backed YU is back with two new smartphones for the Indian smartphone market. The two devices are dubbed as the Yureka S and Yunique Plus. Both the devices are a successor to Yureka and Yunique, respectively. The company has launched the Yureka S and it will be up for sale through online and offline retailers. For the Yunique Plus, Yu has not revealed a set launch timeline, but the reports... Read More
The elegant wooden finish is the first to catch attention in the new Micromax Canvas 5 Lite Special Edition smartphone. Wrapped in maple and walnut wood finish. Micromax Canvas 5 Lite Special Edition features a 5-inch HD IPS display with 720x1280 pixels resolution, a 1 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek (MT6735P) Processor paired with 3GB DDR3 RAM. It sports Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. There is an 8MP on the back, and a... Read More
Micromax has come up with yet another smartphone in its Canvas Unite series, dubbed as the Unite 4 Plus. It is priced at Rs 7,999, and it runs Indus OS 2.0 with support for 12 regional languages. The device features a fingerprint sensor, metallic body, 5-inch HD IPS display, and 4G LTE connectivity (Band 40, Band 3, and Band 5). The Unite 4 Plus also comes with Indus Reader -... Read More
Micromax has come up with yet another affordable smartphone in its Canvas Fire series, dubbed as Canvas Fire 5. The device is targeted at music lovers and features such as front firing speakers and Auro 3D sound. It has been priced at Rs. 6,199 and comes with a 6month free access to premium Gaana+ services offering unlimited song downloads. In terms of availability, the device will be up for sale in... Read More
We have often seen our readers ranting about the increased presence of Chinese manufacturers in the Indian smartphone market, in the comment box below. Well, Micromax might have been listening to you all. The company has plans to increase its presence in the Asian markets. As per a report by the Wall Street Journal, Micromax revealed it plans to enter China market by next year. Micromax's co-founder Vikas Jain told... Read More
Micromax has launched a 4G-enabled Canvas Tab P701 tablet at Rs. 7,250. The tablet features a 7-inch display and is exclusively available on Flipkart. Micromax Canvas Tab P701 features a 7-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1024 X 600. It is a dual-SIM device and supports 3G and 4G SIM cards. It is powered by 1 GHz quad core processor, coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory (expandable... Read More
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