Xiaomi Says It Shipped 9.2 Million Smartphones in India Last Quarter
- Xiaomi shipped 9.2 million smartphones in Q3 2017
- This is a record for the Chinese company in the country
- Xiaomi Redmi Note, Redmi 4 and Redmi 4A is the top-selling smartphones
Honor 7X India Launch Likely to Be Exclusive to Amazon, Registrations Kick Off
- Honor 7X has now been listed on Amazon India
- Amazon India is offering prizes to select registrants
- The availability would set for January 8
Debuted in China last month, the Honor 7X is the successor to the Honor 6X. The smartphone has a thin-bezel, 5.93-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio and full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) resolution. The dual-SIM handset is powered by an octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 659 chipset, along with 4GB of RAM. It packs a 3340mAh battery and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat-based EMUI 5.1 custom skin.
The Honor 7X sports a dual-camera setup with 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera sensor on the front. The smartphone comes in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB storage variants; all have expandable storage via microSD card (up to 256GB) through a hybrid dual-SIM configuration.
The government on Monday launched Phase II of BharatNet project through which it aims to provide high-speed broadband connections to all panchayats by the end of 2019.
BharatNet Phase II Launched, Aims to Provide High-Speed Broadband to All Panchayats
Major telecom players like Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, and Vodafone India have given cheques to the government to hire infrastructure in gram panchayats (GPs) to provide broadband services.
Jio has given over Rs. 13.19 crores, Airtel Rs. 5 crores, Idea Cellular Rs. 5 lakh and Vodafone Rs. 11 lakh to take connectivity to villages in rural India.
Oppo Partners Reliance Jio to Offer Up to 100GB Additional Data
Chinese handset maker Oppo on Monday partnered with telecom operator Reliance Jio to provide special data benefits to new buyers of its smartphones.
According to the new offer, customers who purchase a new Oppo handset and recharge with a denomination of Rs. 309 or above will get additional 4G data up to 100GB (up to 10 recharges).
Specifically, Oppo F5, F3, F3 Plus, and F1 Plus buyers will get up to 100GB of data, with up to 10GB of data for up to 10 recharges. Oppo F1s, A33F, A37F, A36Fw, A57, and A71 will get up to 60GB of data, with up to 10GB data for up to 6 recharges.
To activate Additional Data voucher, the customer is required to download MyJio app on the Oppo device and follow steps – MyJio > My Vouchers > View Voucher > Recharge > Recharge my Number > Confirm Recharge > Successful Recharge Notification.
Mobile Phones to Replace Debit Cards, ATMs in 4 Years: Niti Aayog CEO
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Saturday said debit and credit cards, as well as ATMs, will be redundant in next three-four years and people will use their mobile phones for financial transactions.”India will make credit cards, debit cards and ATMs technologically redundant in next 3-4 years and we all will be using mobiles for doing many transactions,” Kant said at Amity University Noida campus where he was felicitated with an honorary doctorate degree.