Exclusive: Panasonic set to launch smartphones in India [update]

By on April 10, 2013 at 7:01 AM.

Exclusive: Panasonic set to launch smartphones in India [update]

Panasonic is set to re-enter the Indian cellphone market, multiple sources have confirmed to BGR India. The Japanese electronics giant had exited the market in mid-2000's after its failure to sell slim high-end clamshell phones that were suited for its home market. We are told that Panasonic has already tied up with a major Indian distributor and is close to launching its first phones. More →
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Apple TV launched in India for Rs 8,295 [update]

By on February 19, 2013 at 11:18 AM.

Apple TV launched in India for Rs 8,295 [update]

Moments after we revealed Apple putting up Apple TV product page on its India site, it has quietly launched it in the country for Rs 8,295. [UPDATE: Apple updated its India site to reflect the price revision. We hear that the earlier price did not include taxes.] We were earlier told it would be priced at Rs 6,990. We checked with a couple of Apple premium resellers but it seems the stocks have not made it to stores, yet. More →
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Acer Iconia B, the $99 Android Jelly Bean tablet, appears on Acer India website

By on January 5, 2013 at 1:04 AM.

Acer Iconia B, the $99 Android Jelly Bean tablet, appears on Acer India website

Barely two days after news came of Acer planning to launch the Iconia B Android tablet in India, it has appeared on the company's India website. At the time of filing this post, the tablet page was still going up on the company's US site. The Iconia B is rumored to be priced at $99 and aimed at emerging markets. It is expected to be launched in India for Rs 7,999 later this month. More →
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Nokia Lumia 510 launched with Windows Phone 7.8 out of the box

By on December 15, 2012 at 2:58 PM.

Nokia Lumia 510 launched with Windows Phone 7.8 out of the box

Nokia is launching the Lumia 510 in India with Windows Phone 7.8 running out of the box. We have a Lumia 510 with Windows Phone 7.8 and we can confirm it offers most of the new experiences that come with the Windows Phone update. The biggest one of these updates is the new homescreen in which tiles can be resized to three different sizes, just like Windows Phone 8. Windows Phone 7.8 also brings the functionality to share files over Bluetooth, a ringtone maker app  and many more add-ons. It will also have the new camera lenses that Nokia is providing to all Lumia smartphones as part of the update. More →
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Apple to launch Apple TV in India for Rs 6,990

By on December 13, 2012 at 11:47 AM.

Apple to launch Apple TV in India for Rs 6,990

Last week we exclusively reported that Apple was planning to launch its Apple TV in India. However, we were sketchy on details about when Apple would launch it and at what price. Multiple sources have now confirmed to us that in all likelihood Apple would launch the Apple TV in the coming fortnight for Rs 6,990. More →
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Apple rumored to be launching Apple TV in India soon

By on December 6, 2012 at 10:09 PM.

Apple rumored to be launching Apple TV in India soon

Apple is working at launching its Apple TV in India, multiple sources have indicated to BGR India. Not to be confused with the rumored television, Apple TV in its current avatar is a tiny $99 box that brings iTunes to the user's television as well as enables users to connect their iOS devices wireless to their television and stream content or even play games on the bigger display. (It's that tiny box on the right corner of the photograph above.) More →
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BGR Investigates: Artificial shortage sends iPhone 5 prices up in India

By on December 6, 2012 at 7:32 PM.

BGR Investigates: Artificial shortage sends iPhone 5 prices up in India

If you are out shopping for an iPhone 5 in India, you are most likely to be asked to wait or pre-book one as it is sold out. Most cellphone retailers will tell you that they are expecting Apple's distributors to get the next shipment soon. Many will even crib about the limited stock they received, which is not even enough to satiate the pre-bookings they already have from their customers. ET's Hitesh Raj Bhagat (disclosure: he happens to be a friend of mine) reported about it a couple of days ago and briefly hinted whether retailers are hoarding the iPhone 5 and selling it at a premium. The stark reality is that they indeed are doing that. Read on for our investigation. More →
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Apple iPad mini likely to launch in India from Rs 21,900

By on November 21, 2012 at 3:58 PM.

Apple iPad mini likely to launch in India from Rs 21,900

Yesterday we exclusively reported about Apple's plans to launch the iPad mini in India in coming weeks and now we have some more details to go along with out initial report. According to multiple sources, the iPad mini is likely to be priced at Rs 21,900 for the base 16GB Wi-Fi only model. More →
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Apple prepares to launch the iPad mini in India

By on November 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM.

Apple prepares to launch the iPad mini in India

Apple is all set the iPad mini in India in coming weeks. Multiple sources have confirmed to BGR India that distributors are expecting iPad mini stocks to be available any day now and will be ready to be shipped to retailers by the end of next week. However, Apple is yet to freeze the launch date and could possibly push the launch by another week or so to ensure retail preparedness. More →
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