Realme sells 15 mn handset in 1st yr of operation, targets to double it in 2020
Realme, which began as an Oppo sub-brand in May 2018, was promptly spun off into a standalone entity and is now taking on bigger rival Xiaomi with similar price points and segments of Rs 7,000-20,000 phones.
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Realme X2 Pro review: Checks all the right boxes when it comes to display, battery and camera
The device is ideal for those looking for flagship-level specs at a mid-range price.
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Tens of thousands rally in Europe, Asia before UN climate summit
Tens of thousands of protesters, primarily in Europe and Asia, hit the streets on Friday to make a fresh call for action against global warming, hoping to raise pressure on world leaders days before a UN climate summit.
Realme to drive competition in premium segment; bullish on offline expansion
“We wanted to change the definition of the premium segment. It is not about pricing but giving experience. We are offering all features from the latest chipset to the fastest charging. we will keep on expanding the portfolio. It is just an entry and we have many more devices to come,” Madhav Sheth, India CEO.
Realme plans offline-centric smartphone series, to expand retail presence
ealme occupied the fourth spot in the Indian smartphone market with 14.3 per cent share, after Xiaomi (27.1 per cent), Samsung (18.9 per cent) and Vivo (15.2 per cent). Oppo ranked fifth with 11.8 per cent share in the July-September 2019 quarter, as per IDC data. Interestingly, Realme is part of BBK Group, which also owns brands like OPPO, Vivo and OnePlus.
Realme X2 Pro with VOOC flash charge and superfast Snapdragon chip launched at Rs 29,999
The phone comes in an 8GB+128GB and a 12GB+256GB variant.
Business to movies: Serbia emerges as a gateway to Central & Southern Europe
Serbia has been fascinating Indian filmmakers and producers in recent years with 10 Indian films being shot in Serbia over the past four years. The list of blockbusters include ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’ –– the Bollywood blockbuster on the 2016 surgical strikes by the Indian Army across the border –– and ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ (2017).
Uber’s Europe business is at risk after London revokes license
Uber’s rapid growth in London, where it says it has 3.5 million regular users, was seen as a success story for the company’s expansion outside the U.S. since it started service in 2012. But the city has since become a battleground with the world’s largest startup clashing with local regulators and the iconic black cab industry.
India ranks 73rd in UN index assessing e-commerce readiness
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index 2019 has been topped by the Netherlands for the second consecutive year. The index scores 152 nations on their readiness for online shopping, worth an estimated USD 3.9 trillion globally in 2017, up 22 per cent from the previous year.
Chinese spies spook democracies from US to Europe to Australia
In Australia, it was reported Sunday that China offered a Melbourne-based car dealer a bribe to run as a parliamentary candidate before he was found dead in March. The previous day, media reports said that a man who spied for China in Hong Kong and Taiwan offered intelligence information to Australia and wanted political asylum.
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