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Lava looks to target sub-Rs 14,000 price segment to regain market share
Lava chairman Hari Om Rai told ET that the likes of smartphone market leader Xiaomi have benefited from heavy discounting in the online space, a strategy which is not sustainable.

India is a growing and important market for Samsung, says executive
"India is currently a growing market and Samsung considers it a very important one," said Park, adding that there is lot of work done in collaboration with designers based out of India on handsets.

Apple appoints Nokia veteran Ashish Chowdhary to lead India operations
The decision to hire Ashish Chowdhary shows Apple is aiming for a long-term growth in a price-sensitive market.

How India is contributing in development of new-age computers
Whoever develops the new-age computer, which has the ability to do an extraordinary amount of calculations simultaneously, will have the edge to dominate our information age. We have been laggards for decades but with increased funding, India is fast playing catch-up.

Handset prices may go up on weak rupee
Queries sent to Samsung, Oppo and Vivo were not answered till press-time Monday. According to Counterpoint estimates, October was a record month in terms of sales, contributing to 60% share.

Xiaomi sells 8.5 m devices during festive season
Xiaomi sold over 400,000 Mi LED TVs and over 2.1million Mi Ecosystem products and accessories during the festive sales.

Apple to tighten e-commerce play post Amazon deal
The relationship with Amazon means only Apple-authorized resellers will now be allowed to sell its products on the marketplace.

Competition Commission orders probe against Intel Corp
Section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002, relates to abuse of dominant position by enterprises.

Refurbished phones lose shine in ecommerce push
India contributed 13% to the global refurbished market in the July-September quarter recording yearover-year growth of 26%, data from Counterpoint Research showed.

Smartphone companies may end 2018 with 50m sets in cart
Besides, in October-December, smartphone sales growth through the ecommerce channel is set to far outpace offline sales for the second quarter running.

Gaming smartphones penetration to hit 6.5% by 2021 in India: Report
According to CyberMedia Research, gaming smartphones could possibly reach 6.5 per cent of the total smartphone market by 2021.

Apple iPhone is not my phone yet, say cost-conscious Indians
The lack of progress in India was a problem cited by Tim Cook, during a meet last week.

How Apple is losing its grip on India
Apple's problems go beyond price. The company, facing regulatory headaches, lost some top execs this year.

India iPhone sales to fall for first time in four years: Report
While more than half the phones sold this year were older iPhone models, high selling prices meant Apple's Indian revenue should still be flat or slightly higher than a year ago.

Flagship 5G smartphones to hit India next year; mass segment devices by 2020
Smartphones capable of delivering 5G speeds will be available in India by late 2019 or early 2020.