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India’s tablet computer market declined 5.6% last quarter: IDC

Friday, August 26, 2016 | More »

Tablet shipments in India declined by 5.6 per cent to 0.98 million units in April-June compared to the same period last year, according to a research report. The shipments in the second quarter, however, higher by 14.4 per cent compared to previous January-March quarter, the report by research firm ...


Smartphone maker Lava strengthens top deck

Homegrown mobile handset maker Lava International Ltd—that manufactures mobile phones under the brand name Lava—has appointed Rahul Agarwal as chief technology officer (CTO) and Ankit Pal as design head, as it gears up to enter the services sector spanning entertainment, education, agriculture a...

20 June, 2016 | More »


Indian smartphone shipments drop 8.2% in January-March: IDC

Smartphone shipments in the country shrank by 8.2 per cent to 23.5 million units in January-March 2016 from 25.6 million units in the preceding three-month period, declining consecutively for two quarters, research firm IDC said. However, on a year-on-year basis, shipments grew 5.2 per cent from the...

17 May, 2016 | More »

Nicel KM and Joseph John, Co-founders, Zwayam

Exclusive: SME-focused online recruitment platform Zwayam raises $250K

Bangalore-based Zwayam Digital Pvt. Ltd, which runs an online recruitment platform targeting small and medium businesses under the same brand name, has raised $250,000 (around Rs 1.7 crore) in seed investment from a bunch of unnamed angel investors. The startup plans to use the capital raised to exp...

3 May, 2016 | More »


Half of India’s new smartphones are locally manufactured: IDC

Every second smartphone shipped in the quarter ended December 31, 2015 was locally manufactured in India, research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) said. “Almost one in two smartphones shipped in Q4 were locally manufactured in India and we expect this to increase further as more vendors ...

19 February, 2016 | More »


IDC’s Jaideep Mehta backs beauty and wellness marketplace Stylofie

Jaideep Mehta, South Asia MD of research firm IDC, has invested an undisclosed amount in beauty and wellness marketplace Stylofie. As part of the transaction, Mehta will join Stylofie’s board of directors, the startup said in a statement. Stylofie will launch its services in Delhi-NCR by the e...

9 February, 2016 | More »


India the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia-Pacific in Q3; overall shipments touched 23.3M units: IDC

India was the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia-Pacific with a quarter-on-quarter growth of close to 27 per cent in the third quarter of 2014. The country’s smartphone shipments in the quarter stood at 23.3 million units, recording a year on year growth of 82 per cent over Q3, 2013. The ma...

26 November, 2014 | More »


Chinese handset maker Xiaomi jumps to No.3 spot in the worldwide smartphone market: IDC

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has jumped to the number three spot in the worldwide smartphone market, behind Samsung and Apple. According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report, the company shipped 17.3 million hands...

30 October, 2014 | More »


India sees over 186% growth in smartphone sales in Q1, is one of the fastest growing markets in APAC region: IDC

India was the highest growing smartphone market in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region with a year-on-year (YoY) smartphone shipment growth of over 186 per cent in the first quarter of 2014. Vendors shipped a total of 17.59 million smartphones in Q1, 2014 compared to 6.14 million units in the same period...

5 June, 2014 | More »


Tablet sales in India shrink by a third in Q1 to 0.78M units: IDC

India’s overall tablet shipments for the first quarter of 2014 stood at 0.78 million units, recording a year on year decrease of 32.8 per cent over Q1 2013. The drop was primarily due to lack of new buyers even as the market continued with the struggle to attract new customers. According to the re...

29 May, 2014 | More »

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