vivo announces the launch of its E-store in India

vivo announced the arrival of its E-store in India, enabling purchases of smartphones from anywhere in the country. Early shoppers can join the “Launch Carnival” promos which include offers, discounts and a draw. The “Launch Carnival” is happening between January 16 and January 18. During that period, vivo is offering discount coupons up to INR2,000 on selected smartphones, 12-month zero-cost EMI, and one-time screen replacement for vivo V7 or vivo V7+. There are also offers for “Book My Show” vouchers up to INR500, free delivery across the country and a lucky draw for ten premium… – Latest articles

Meizu M6s design and specs leak ahead of launch

January 17 is the launch date of the new Meizu M6s, but specs and promo materials leaked on the Chinese social network Weibo revealing almost everything there is to know about it. The new phone will be the first Meizu handset with 18:9 screen and will have a fingerprint scanner on its side. The M6s will arrive with a 14nm Exynos 7872 chipset. The back will keep the minimalist style already seen in the Meizu M6 – one 16 MP camera, LED flash and nothing else. The front will be mostly occupied by a 5.7″ screen with HD+ resolution (1440 x 720 pixels). There will also be a selfie snapper… – Latest articles

Toyota concedes, reveals plans to launch first cars with Apple CarPlay

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Perhaps the longest major CarPlay holdout, Toyota on Monday announced that it will be bringing the platform to the 2019 Avalon, as well as other vehicles in the 2019 model year — including some from its luxury Lexus brand.
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Samsung said to launch new online-exclusive smartphone series to take on Xiaomi

In just 3 years, smartphone maker Xiaomi has emerged as the number one smartphone brand in India due to aggressively priced devices. The company has taken down the Samsung single-handedly in a very short amount of time. To tackle this situation, the Korean smartphone maker is all set to launch a new series of Samsung smartphones exclusively via online retail chain, according to a report from ET. The company already has On series that it sells via Flipkart and Amazon. The online-only strategy will help the company to cut on the sellers commission, which enables the smartphone maker to offer phones at a much lower price point. Not only that, the company has also cut on a number of online sellers from 10-12 to 2 or 3 preferred trade partners. This step will enable the company to cater the needs of the partners in a smart and better way. The upcoming series of smartphone from Samsung consist of devices priced between Rs. 10,000 to Rs.15,000, which is a sweet spot for the most of the youngsters and college going students. The company has already begun this initiative by launching  Galaxy A8+ with infinity display exclusively on, which goes against the smartphones …
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Honor 9 Lite India launch set for next week

We already know the Honor 9 Lite is coming to India this month, and now we have the exact launch date. On its official forums, the company has announced that the India launch event for the phone is set for January 17. It was recently revealed that the device will be exclusive to online retailer Flipkart in the country. There’s still no information on exactly what price tag the Honor 9 Lite will carry, but we’ll soon find it out. Source | Via – Latest articles