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Feature Phone News
Do you have a feature phone? Beware! This terrible fate awaits!
Tue, Nov 06, 2018
The swift uptake of 4G mobile services in India might push 2G mobile handsets out of business in the next two to three years. Out of a total of over 1 billion users, only 400 million own smartphones, i.e. hooked onto high-speed internet.
Jio launches lowest rental of Rs 49 for feature phone users
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
Turning its focus towards feature phone users, Reliance Jio today announced the lowest rental plan of Rs 49 in which it will offer unlimited voice and data for 28 days for JioPhone subscribers, effective January 26.
Airtel partners with Karbonn to launch A1 Indian, A41 Power for under Rs 2,000
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Couple more bundled handsets phones were released on Thursday as Airtel announced its 'Mera Pehla Smartphone' initiative with Karbonn.
Monthly recharges under bundled handsets to drive market for second hand, refurbished phones
Tue, Oct 31, 2017
Is India ready to shell out for bundled handsets and top ups month on month? This may just push the second hand phone market to grow.
Nokia releases 3310 3G variant in some markets; to be available from October 16
Thu, Sep 28, 2017
After its disappointing debut as a 2G variant of the Nokia 3310 the company has now released its 3G enabled feature phone.
How Jio loosened the purse strings for data consumption in India in one year
Tue, Sep 05, 2017
Reliance Jio has increased data consumption on the back of free services but the cost of data packs continue to remain low. One year of Reliance Jio has changed the telecom industry in many ways.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4, Samsung Galaxy J2, Oppo A37, Galaxy J7 sold the most in India in Q2
Thu, Jul 27, 2017
While smartphones are now at the 50% of the mobile phone sales in India, with JioPhone's launch the feature phone market is expected to grow significantly in the next few quarters.
Nokia 105 to be available in stores on July 19; starts at Rs 999
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Nokia 105 will be available in stores soon and has a starting price of Rs 999.
Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 finally to launch in India tomorrow; specifications, price, availability
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
After the launch of the Nokia 3310 last month, the smartphone brand will come out with the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 in India on Tuesday.
Samsung Galaxy J2 emerges as No 1 smartphone in India in less that 2 years of launch
Fri, May 26, 2017
Samsung Galaxy J2 tops the order of mobile handsets being used in the state of Punjab.
Nokia 3310 officially launched in India at Rs 3,310
Tue, May 16, 2017
The iconic Nokia 3310 was launched in India which will become available on Thursday and is priced as a mimicry of its name at Rs 3,310. It will be available in four colours - yellow, red, grey and dark blue.
Nokia 3310 to be launched in India by June; here's price, availability and more
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
The Nokia 3310 was earlier expected to be out in India by the end of May, but there are reports that it could be delayed.
Cheaper priced 'Made in India' Nokia 3310 phones to be available by June
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela confirmed in the report to partner with Foxconn to manufacture Nokia units in the country.
Six top phones to watch out for at MWC 2017
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
The five day event which acts as a platform for smartphone makers big and small to unveil their launches during the year.
Besides Nokia 3310, here are other iconic phones that need to make a comeback
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
HMD Global is likely to bring back the iconic Nokia 3310 as a way of paying homage to it.
LAVA launches India's first 4G ready feature phone
Mon, Feb 06, 2017
The feature phone was launched on Monday at a price of Rs 3,333 and will be available at retail stores and multi-brand outlets across India in a few weeks time.
Is the Govt killing feature-phone market for good?
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
Prices of feature phones are expected to rise significantly with the implementation of the 'panic button' feature.