India’s smartphone market continues to grow with cheap, large phones leading the way

top phones indiaIndia is a key market for many smartphone manufacturers, but it’s a drastically different landscape compared to places like the US or some other European countries where high-end, premium devices typically account for the bulk of sales. Most India buyers are looking for more affordable devices, which is why smartphones like the Moto G have been so successful in the past, and why we’re seeing Google keep their Android One initiative alive.  Read more

Micromax will kick off a no registration sale on the Yureka Plus in India later today

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Micromax’s latest smartphone, the Yureka Plus, will be up for grabs later today from Amazon in India with a no registration necessary promo attached, meaning residents can pick one up for just INR 8,999 ($140) without having to wait in an online queue for the handset to become available or sign up to a 12-month contract. This deal will run today, tomorrow and end on Wednesday, August 12.

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Meizu will launch the M2 Note in India next week

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If you cast your mind back to June, you may recall that Meizu unveiled its flagship smartphone of 2015, the M2 Note, at a press event in China. Now the company has taken to its official Twitter feed to announce that the handset will launch exclusively through Amazon in India starting Monday, August 10. The device will be available in both black and white colorways and will have a price tag of INR 9,999 ($157).

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