NEW DELHI (INDIA): Smartphone accessories firm Videocon Hi5 has tied up with Flipkart, India’s leading e-commerce market place, as its exclusive online partner for the sale of its Smartphone accessories.
In the phase 1 of this tie up, Videocon Hi5 will offer fast moving accessories including Smartphone Power banks and Smartphone chargers on Flipkart, and subsequently add other products including Smartphone cables, headphones, Bluetooth speakers etc.
As per an estimate, approx 1million units of Power banks are sold every month, of which approx 50% is sold online.
Among the products offered in the Power banks range are 6000 MaH Li-on Power banks, 10,000 MaH Li-on Power banks and 10,000 MaH Li-polymer power banks in metal body, available on vibrant colors including Black, Blue, White in Li-on category’ and Rose Gold, Grey and Black in the Li-polymer category. The Smartphone chargers are available in 1Amp and 2Amp variants, and available in vibrant and youthful dual tone colors including White, Black, Yellow, Orange and Blue.
The Power banks will be available on Flipkart for an attractive price range of Rs 599 to 999 (incl GST), and chargers will be available for Rs 229 for 1Amp and Rs 299 for 2Amp (incl GST). These products will be available on Flipkart starting today.
Commenting on the announcement, Arvind Bali, CEO, Videocon Telecom said, “We are delighted to partner with Flipkart, India’s leading e-commerce market place for showcasing and selling our premium range of Smartphone accessories. Online is a very important channel, and clearly mobile accessories segment, approx 50% sales happen online, and Flipkart was our obvious choice. Ours is a vibrant and youthful brand and most of our target segment i.e. Youth shops online , and hence a very important channel.
Commenting on the announcement, Rajiv Subramanian, Director, Flipkart commented, “We are excited to be the exclusive online partner for the launch of Videocon Mobile charging portfolio. Videocon launch would definitely add great value in terms of quality selection for the Indian consumers in the mobile charging space where we are the undisputed market leaders. Power Banks is a focus category for Flipkart in Electronics Accessories where we have more than 70% of the online and nearly25% of the All India market share”
Google launches new smartphones -Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
NEW DELHI: At their global event today, Google announced two new additions to the #MadebyGoogle family: Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Bringing the best of Google to its users, the two phones are powered by AI for more helpful, thoughtful, and personal experiences.
The smartphones are available in two sizes — the 5.5-inch Pixel 3 and the 6.3-inch Pixel 3 XL — and three colors: Just Black, Clearly White, and Not Pink.
The both phones will be available in 12 markets including India from November 1. Prices in India are Rs. 71,000 for Pixel 3 64GB, Rs. 80,000 for Pixel 3 128GB, for Rs. 83,000 Pixel 3 XL 64GB variant, and Rs. 92,000 for Pixel 3 XL 128GB.
The Google Pixel 2 XL (64GB) will continue to be sold at Rs 45,499
Pre-orders start from Thursday, 11th October 2018 on Flipkart, Airtel’s online store, and at offline partners including Reliance Digital, Croma and other leading stores across India. Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be available for sale both online and in retail stores from 1st November 2018.
As part of the pre-order offers, consumers will be able to own a Pixel 3 at a no-cost EMI starting at Rs 3,944 per month. In addition, current Google Pixel and Nexus phone owners will have special loyalty offers from Flipkart and our participating offline retail partners including Reliance, Croma, and other leading stores.
LG unveils new smartphone in India
NEW DELHI: Expanding its Q series, South Korean tech Major LG Electronics on Tuesday launched a new smartphone “Q7” in India at Rs 15,990.
The 5.5-inch FHD+ smartphone with 18:9 aspect ratio will be available across leading retail stores from September 1.
The device is powered by 1.5 GHz Octa-Core chipset coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 2TB.
“We are confident that the consumers who are looking for a balanced smartphone with the premium features will find the LG ‘Q7’ very hard to resist,” Advait Vaidya, Business Head- Mobiles, LG India, said in a statement.
The device runs Android Oreo and houses 3,000mAh battery — equipped with Qualcomm’s “Fast Charge” technology.
The smartphone sports 13MP with PDAF rear camera and 8MP front camera. It also comes with an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based camera feature “Q-Lens”.
Homtom enters India market with three smartphones, says company to invest Rs 600 crore in country
NEW DELHI: Chinese brand Homtom said that it has launched its three smartphones in India on August 24.
The smartphones are H1, H3 and H5 and in available in Black and Gold variants at retail stores across India at just Rs 7,499, Rs 9,990 and Rs 10,990, respectively.
The all three smartphones will run on 8.1 Android Oreo operating system.
To promote Make in India, Shenzen-based company said that it will be investing around Rs 600 crores in the next 3-4 months.
The company will be shelling out about Rs 200-300 crores for CKD manufacturing for which it will be setting up its own facility in Noida by mid-2019 to manufacture its products in country.
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