Google has long held a special focus on the technology needs of India, and is making a big step toward addressing the entire subcontinent with today's announcements of improved language support across multiple products.
In a bid to boost connectivity in rural areas, the Indian government has announced that it introduce free Wi-Fi hotspots in over 1,000 villages. Dubbed Digital Village, the government has earmarked 423 crores ($62 million) for the initial phase.
If you're not a fan of the 5.5-inch form factor of the Moto G4 or the Moto G4 Plus, you're in luck, as Motorola is all set to launch the 5-inch Moto G4 Play in India next week. The phone will make its debut on September 6, and will be sold exclusively on Amazon India.
At a media event in New Delhi, ASUS has launched the ZenFone 3 series in India. All three models in the series — the ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, and ZenFone 3 Ultra — will be going up for sale shortly.
Four months after its international debut, the Huawei P9 has made its way to India. The phone will be available in Titanium Grey, Mystic Silver, and Prestige Gold color options, and will go up for sale starting later today for ₹39,999 ($600).
ASUS is launching the ZenFone 3 series in India on August 17. The company has sent out invites to the media for its Zenvolution event, where we'll likely see all three models in the ZenFone 3 series — the ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe and ZenFone 3 Ultra.
The latest numbers from Strategy Analytics show Android controlling 97% of the smartphone market share in India. 30.7 million phones were shipped in Q2 2016, of which Android phones accounted for 29.8 million units.
ASUS has introduced a refreshed variant of the ZenFone Selfie (ZD551KL) in India. Available for ₹12,999, the "all-new" phone offers a "powerful performance with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615," as well as "Android L" on the software side of things.
Huawei has sent out invitations to the media for an event on August 17, where the manufacturer is expected to launch the Huawei P9 in the country. We may also see the P9 Plus make its debut in the country.
Amazon has finally launched its Prime service in India. The service offers free (and unlimited) one-day and two-day delivery options across 100 cities in India, with no minimum order amount for delivery.
Xiaomi is all set to kick off a three-day promotion to celebrate its second anniversary in India. The sale is kicking off on July 20, and will feature discounts, flash sales where customers will be able to pick up its phones and accessories for just ₹1
Xiaomi is partnering with Indian brick-and-mortar distributors Just Buy Live and Innocomm to significantly expand its offline presence in the country. The manufacturer has thus far offered its phones exclusively online, but is now making its handsets available at chain retail stores
Launched in 2009, Truecaller offers an integrated caller ID service which automatically searches for contact details when a user receives a call. The phone number database is created by crowdsourcing contact details from users’ address books.
Starting at ₹22,999, the LeEco Le Max 2 offers a lot of value for the price. USB-C audio is the headlining feature, as the phone is the first to ditch the traditional headphone jack in favor of digital audio. Time to find out if LeEco made the right decision by getting rid of the ubiquitous 3.5mm audio jack.