Articles by Sandeep Budki

Realme 2 coming soon, brand to focus on aam aadmi

Realme 2 coming soon, brand to focus on aam aadmi

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 10 Aug, 2018

Realme plans to launch four smartphones in the next seven months in India and all the devices will be available for less than Rs 20,000.

Realme to divorce Oppo by Sept in India, establish independent identity

Realme to divorce Oppo by Sept in India, establish independent identity

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 31 Jul, 2018

Sky Li has worked closely with the Oppo Indian team and he is credited with the success of Oppo in India. He has also promised an India-first approach for the Realme brand, meaning that the phones under Li rule could be price aggressively around Rs 20k price range and it might offer some top-of-the-line specifications.

Xiaomi to launch smartphone powered by MediaTek Chipset

Xiaomi to launch smartphone powered by MediaTek Chipset

The Mobile Indian, Delhi - 11 Jun, 2018

In 2014, Ericsson had filed a case against Xiaomi for using some patents without taking permission from Ericsson, those were the same patents for which Ericsson had brought Micromax, Intel and some other companies too in court

Four new smartphones based on MediaTek Helio P22 SoC coming soon to India

Four new smartphones based on MediaTek Helio P22 SoC coming soon to India

The Mobile Indian, Taiwan - 06 Jun, 2018

The company has now confirmed to The Mobile Indian that four new smartphones will be launched in India based on the Helio P22 chipset. TL Lee, General Manager, Wireless Communication Business Unit, MediaTek told The Mobile Indian that the smartphones will be launched in the next three months.

Is Oppo's Realme inspired from Xiaomi's Redmi?

Is Oppo's Realme inspired from Xiaomi's Redmi?

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 01 May, 2018

It's a fact that Xiaomi's success in India was bound to have imitators, including its competitors. But Oppo seems to have taken it to a new level, with even their new sub brand logo paying homage to Xiaomi's now iconic Redmi look

Oppo to launch a new sub brand tomorrow in  partnership with Amazon

Oppo to launch a new sub brand tomorrow in partnership with Amazon

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 30 Apr, 2018

Oppo's new sub-brand will be an online exclusive brand and will primarily focus on launching smartphones in the price range of Rs 8,000 to Rs 15,000. In the last three-quarters, Oppo has seen a decline in the Indian smartphone market share

Xiaomi phones selling at DIS'HONEST' price in offline retail stores

Xiaomi phones selling at DIS'HONEST' price in offline retail stores

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 12 Apr, 2018

For standalone offline stores selling Mi phones, honestly is clearly not the best policy.Buying from them could mean a premium of between Rs 500 to Rs 2500 for the buyer.

Xiaomi Impact: Thomson to re-enter TV market in India

Xiaomi Impact: Thomson to re-enter TV market in India

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 22 Mar, 2018

The French-based consumer electronics company will start selling its smart televisions in the Indian market next month.

5 Reasons why Xiaomi is disruptor no. 1 in India now

5 Reasons why Xiaomi is disruptor no. 1 in India now

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 09 Mar, 2018

Xiaomi's latest launches in televisions place it in the middle of the durables category as the biggest disruptor since, guess what, Samsung. Unbelievably, Samsung is the one getting disrupted now as Xiaomi makes it moves

Xiaomi Mi Led TV 4 Review: TV category gets its Jio Moment

Xiaomi Mi Led TV 4 Review: TV category gets its Jio Moment

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 14 Feb, 2018

Xioami has entered the TV segment with a Bang with a TV that will beg the question, why pay more elsewhere? This could mark the next generation of TV's for the mass market, post ironing out the more obvious misses.

Xiaomi may launch Mi TV in India on Valentine day,  Samsung  response awaited

Xiaomi may launch Mi TV in India on Valentine day, Samsung response awaited

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 13 Feb, 2018

In the smartphone segment, Samsung is already been stung badly by the challenge from Xiaomi, with the latter pushing Samsung to second spot in India

Airtel TV app showing only live TV channel from Hotstar, movies missing

Airtel TV app showing only live TV channel from Hotstar, movies missing

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 13 Feb, 2018

If one looks at the Airtel TV app, it showcases the logo of all its content partner Eros Now, Hooq and Sony LIV except Hotstar

Xiaomi's new life at the top and retaining its start up culture

Xiaomi's new life at the top and retaining its start up culture

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 13 Feb, 2018

The numbers don't lie. and with Xiaomi ascending to no. 1 in smartphones, its time to realise that this firm is no longer the upstart startup. Is that good for consumers?

Apple hikes prices of phones, watches in India

Apple hikes prices of phones, watches in India

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 05 Feb, 2018

The price hike was on expected lines as soon as the government announced rise in import duty during budget.

HTC working on budget smartphone called Breeze: Report

HTC working on budget smartphone called Breeze: Report

The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 05 Feb, 2018

The HTC Breeze is expected to be launched at the time of Mobile World Congress 2018 event.