Google Pixel Smartphone Shipments Doubled to 3.9 Million in 2017: IDC

Google has reportedly managed to ship double the number of Pixel smartphones in 2017 as compared to 2016. As per IDC’s research director Francisco Jeronimo, Google doubled shipments of Pixel smartphones in 2017 with 3.9 million units sold. While the numbers are not great in the global smartphone market, it shows steady growth for the company’s lineup. Meanwhile, Android co-founder […]

Swiggy Has Raised $100 Million in Funding From Naspers, Meituan Dianping

HIGHLIGHTS Swiggy announced $100 million in Series F funding The round was led by Naspers, and sees a new investor Meituan Dianping Rival Zomato reportedly raised $200 million last week Swiggy on Thursday announced Series F funding from existing investors Naspers, and others including new investors Meituan Dianping, a Chinese group buying website headquartered in […]

Redmi 5A India Sales Cross 1 Million Units Within a Month of Launch, Says Xiaomi

Xiaomi India head Manu Kumar Jain has tweeted the company sold more than a million units of its Redmi 5A (Review) entry-level smartphone within a month of its launch. The smartphone is available in two variants – 2GB RAM + 16GB storage, and 3GB RAM + 32GB storage – and can be purchased both online and offline. However, the […]

Video game companies to benefit from $2 million State Government investment in dedicated industry hub for South Australia

UP to 500 jobs are expected to be created in South Australia over the next three years through a dedicated video game industry hub backed by $2 million in State Government funding. The funding announcement, made by Premier Jay Weatherill on Monday,comes after The Advertiser first revealed plans for an industry space to raise the profile […]

Apple Sold 46.7 Million iPhone Units and 10.3 Million iPad Units Last Quarter

Apple Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season, allaying investor concerns about production delays on the new iPhone X and demonstrating remarkable strength across its growing line of products and services. The stellar earnings report came just as the iPhone X went on sale Friday morning in Australia. Long […]

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: Record 1.3 Million Smartphones Sold in First 20 Hours

The Flipkart Big Billion Days sale started on Wednesday with huge discounts on a wide range of products, especially electronics. The Flipkart offers on mobile phones went live a day later, with the lowest prices on iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, MacBook Air (which were all matched by Amazon India in its own sale), as well as great […]

Micromax Says It Has Sold 2 Million Bharat 2 Smartphones Since Launch

Home-grown handsets maker Micromax has sold two million Bharat 2 smartphones by August-end, five months since launch. The company is working on expanding its Bharat Series with three new smartphones – Bharat 2 Plus, Bharat 3, and Bharat 4 – Micromax said in a statement. These new phones will be available in offline retail stores in the next fortnight, it […]

Comio Eyes Sales of 1 Million Smartphones in India by March 2018

Original device maker Topwise Communication, which is the latest player from China to have entered the Indian market, aims to sell about one million units of its Comio branded smartphones by March 2018. Comio, which will compete with the likes of Samsung, Xiaomi and Micromax in India, has unveiled three new devices priced between Rs. 6,000 and Rs. 10,000. “We […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Shipped Over 20 Million Units Since Launch: Report

While Samsung is steadily inching towards the launch of the Galaxy Note 8 later this month, its other flagship smartphone – the Galaxy S8 – which started shipping just in April this year, has earned itself a milestone. According to recent report by market research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung Galaxy S8 has shipped over 20 million units in the April-July period this year. […]