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  • “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.

    A great paradox of our times is that the reading habit is becoming important precisely when it is also dying.

    Galaxy M has been an online exclusive smartphone series, but Samsung has decided to take it offline as well, heeding to demand from offline retail lobbies for smartphone makers to curb launch of online exclusive models and offers since these hurt their business.

    The smartphone manages to deliver strong performance on long gaming sessions.

    HMD is yet to reveal the exact specs and pricing of the new Nokia 8.2.

    The feature phone market, which accounted for 43.3 per cent of the total mobile phone shipments, registered a 17.5 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) decline in the September 2019 quarter to 35.6 million units. Shipments of 4G-enabled feature phones declined 20.3 per cent y-o-y due to heavy inventory in the channel.

    The company’s overall offline business grew by 70 per cent during this year festive season as compared to same period last year. The smartphone business in brick-and-mortar stores grew by 70 per cent year-on-year and over 50 per cent month-on-month, while the offline TV business grew by over 400 per cent year-on-year.

    “Motorola lost in the sales channel strategy,” said Counterpoint Technology Market Research associate director Tarun Pathak. “Realme gave a strong competition in the online segment, especially in sub $200 (Rs 14,000) segment where Motorola had its strength. Apart from this, their organisation restructuring also had an impact,” he said.

    Though India's per-capita media consumption continues to grow with all forms of media rising simultaneously maintaining the unique multi-modal growth format, digital media is driving overall growth with at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16 per cent over the past two years.

    Huawei is approaching a critical juncture in its fight for survival, six months after Washington barred it from buying key US components and software without special licences. Those include Google’s Android operating system, semiconductor design tools from Synopsys Inc. and Cadence Design Systems Inc. and radio frequency chips made by Qorvo and Skyworks.

    A company announcement circulated Tuesday on social media said 90,000 employees will share 2 billion yuan (USD 285 million), or about 22,000 yuan (USD 3,100) each. Huawei's 180,000-member workforce also will receive an extra month's salary.

    The brokerage said advertising spends are expected to grow at 32 per cent and 18 per cent on a compounded basis in India and South East Asia versus 15 per cent globally over FY18-FY21.

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