Micromax to launch its first Windows Phone “Canvas” smartphone on June 16

By on June 14, 2014 at 2:51 PM.

Micromax to launch its first Windows Phone “Canvas” smartphone on June 16

A few months after Microsoft announced Micromax as one of its hardware partners, the Indian smartphone vendor is set to launch its first Windows Phone smartphone on June 16. The company has sent us a media invite for the launch event on Monday. More →
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Micromax Canvas Gold A300 octa-core Android KitKat smartphone photos and specifications leaked

By on June 13, 2014 at 2:58 PM.

Micromax Canvas Gold A300 octa-core Android KitKat smartphone photos and specifications leaked

After launching the Canvas Knight A350 back in March, Micromax is reportedly close to launching another octa-core smartphone. An Indian blog MicromaxCanvas (via GizBot) has leaked a set of photos and specifications for this forthcoming smartphone called Canvas Gold A300. More →
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Micromax Unite A092 entry-level Android smartphone spotted on company’s website

By on June 11, 2014 at 6:57 PM.

Micromax Unite A092 entry-level Android smartphone spotted on company’s website

After launching the Unite 2 last month, Micromax has listed yet another entry-level smartphone on its website called the Unite A092. The company has yet to officially launch the device, hence there is no price mentioned at the moment. More →
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Micromax gears up for IPO, hires former Bharti Airtel CEO Sanjay Kapoor as Chairman

By on June 5, 2014 at 5:29 PM.

Micromax gears up for IPO, hires former Bharti Airtel CEO Sanjay Kapoor as Chairman

Indian smartphone vendor, Micromax, today announced it has appointed Sanjay Kapoor as its Chairman. The former Airtel CEO has been inducted in the promoter's group and chairman for Micromax with immediate effect, the company said in a press release. The move comes weeks after Micromax appointed Samsung India's country head Vineet Taneja as its CEO. More →
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Micromax’s unannounced Windows Phone 8.1 phone’s specification details leaked [Update]

By on May 31, 2014 at 2:22 PM.

Micromax’s unannounced Windows Phone 8.1 phone’s specification details leaked [Update]

Update: The leakster has clarified that his tweet actually meant Micromax was planning on launching two smartphones — a Windows Phone device and another smartphone powered by Snapdragon 801 SoC. Check his tweet out after the break. More →
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Micromax Unite 2 vs Motorola Moto E: Specification and feature comparison

By on May 26, 2014 at 7:39 PM.

Micromax Unite 2 vs Motorola Moto E: Specification and feature comparison

The Motorola Moto E has truly shaken the entry-level segment and local vendors like Micromax have been trying their best to compete against the brand. A few days back Micromax announced the Unite 2 to compete against the Moto E. The Unite 2 comes with specifications higher or similar to that of the Moto E at exactly the same price point of Rs 6,999. We compare the two phones on the basis of their specifications and features. More →
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Top 5 Android KitKat smartphones in India priced under Rs 10,000

By on May 26, 2014 at 1:57 PM.

Top 5 Android KitKat smartphones in India priced under Rs 10,000

The Motorola Moto E launched earlier this month, and as expected, it shook the entry-level segment by offering a product and features no other company provided. It was little surprise then that the device sold out within the first 16 hours, and the company is still struggling to keep up with the demand. This success hasn’t gone unnoticed by others and local brands have almost immediately responded by launching Android KitKat running smartphones in the same price point. These include the Micromax Unite 2, Lava Iris X1, the recently updated Xolo Q1000 Opus, and the Micromax Canvas Engage. More →
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Micromax Canvas Engage running on Android KitKat available online for Rs 6,199

By on May 26, 2014 at 11:05 AM.

Micromax Canvas Engage running on Android KitKat available online for Rs 6,199

After the Unite 2, Micromax is close to launching its second budget smartphone running on Android KitKat, called the Canvas Engage (A091). The device is available on eBay for Rs 6,199. More →
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Opinion

Here’s why Micromax hired Vineet Taneja as CEO

By on May 25, 2014 at 4:10 PM.

Here’s why Micromax hired Vineet Taneja as CEO

Micromax chose a sleepy Sunday afternoon to make one of its most important announcements of hiring Samsung India's mobile chief Vineet Taneja as its CEO. The move might come as a shock to many but it was an open secret among insiders for whom when and not if was the question. More →
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Former Samsung India mobile chief Vineet Taneja joins Micromax as CEO

By on May 25, 2014 at 1:14 PM.

Former Samsung India mobile chief Vineet Taneja joins Micromax as CEO

Stepping up the battle in the Indian mobile handset market, homegrown firm Micromax has roped in Samsung India's mobile and IT business chief Vineet Taneja as its new Chief Executive Officer. Micromax, the country's second largest smartphone player, expects the move to help it further strengthen its position in the segment, which is witnessing explosive growth. More →
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