To further bolster its position in the Indian market, Apple has announced that it has finished assembling its first batch of iPhone devices in India. Apple began its first trial run with the iPhone SE smartphone, and the handsets are said to have been assembled by Taiwanese contractor Wistron Corp. The company has confirmed that these assembled iPhone SE handsets will begin shipping to Indian customers this month.

Wistron has an assembly unit in the southern state of Karnataka, where the iPhone SE was assembled. According to Indian law, Apple must source 30 percent of components locally and lower the iPhone’s price. A report states that the government hopes Apple will eventually cut its cost by $100 (about Rs. 6,800).

In other Apple news, the company is expected to phase out the existing iPad mini-series due to low sales and reportedly won’t update the lineup in the future. This development comes when the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is reportedly set to launch at WWDC next month.

Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi Redmi Note, 4 best-selling smartphone in India Market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), has released its quarterly mobile phone tracker claiming that Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 (Review) was the best-shipped smartphone in the first quarter. The company adds that a smartphone from a China-based company became the best-selling smartphone for the first time. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 replaced the Samsung Galaxy J2, the top model in the fourth quarter of 2016, to take the top spot.

For Samsung, IDC says multiple launches in Q1 2017, including the J2-series, C9, and A-series (2017 version), contributed more than a million units. Xiaomi managed to maintain second place thanks to the launches of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Xiaomi Redmi 4A.

Nokia 9 flagship Android phone is leaked in a video. While Nokia 3310 (2017) was launched on Tuesday in India, it seems that high-end hardware from the brand has been accidentally leaked, which could indicate the Nokia 9 and Nokia 8. teaser video was posted to the video-sharing website Vimeo by a photographer who previously worked with Nokia and now works with HMD, as noted in a report.

According to a previous report, Nokia 9 will run Android 7.1.2 Nougat out-of-the-box and have a 5.5-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) OLED display. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM. The other smartphone, second from the left (in the image above), could be the Nokia 8, which is tipped to come with a 5.7-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels), 24-megapixel primary camera on the back. And a 12-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

Reliance Jio’s Success Helps Mukesh Ambani Top Forbes Global Game Changers List awarded in the Forbes list of Global Game Changers of 2017. Since its launch in September 2016, Jio has delivered free or ultra-low-cost 4G internet to consumers across the country, making India one of the largest countries in the world within months. Data consumers.

777888999 Hoax Spreads On WhatsApp, Facebook A new hoax message claiming that calls from the phone number 777888999 can set your phone on fire is making the rounds on WhatsApp and Facebook. Users on such social platforms forward messages that calling the number will cause phones to explode if picked up, and some say a lady will talk to the recipient and tell them it’s their last call. However, this is a hoax, as there is no logical way for a phone to catch fire from a call. In addition, the phone number only has nine digits, which will not work in India. The call would be accompanied by a country code even if it were an international number.

OnePlus 5 prototype image leak hints at dual rear camera OnePlus 5, the successor to OnePlus 3T, is expected to launch this summer, with May mainly dominated by the upcoming flagship. A new OnePlus 5 image suggests that it is a prototype version of the smartphone. The print only reveals the back of the handset, which is perhaps the most important aspect, as the OnePlus 5 is tipped to have a dual rear camera. New information shared on Reddit suggests that the OnePlus 5 will have a 16-megapixel camera with a Sony IMX398 sensor and 1.12-micron pixels.

In addition, Redditor has suggested that the OnePlus 5 use the same camera module used by Oppo on the R9s. How this fits into the rumor about the installation of the dual rear camera has not been clarified.

Airtel’s new broadband plans now offer up to twice the data. Airtel has revised its broadband internet plans, which now offer up to twice the data for the same monthly rental. Revised broadband subscription prices were provided for Delhi circle. The Rs. 899 plan now offers 60 GB of high-speed data compared to 30 GB. The Rs.1,099 plan now offers 90 GB of high-speed data compared to 50 GB. Airtel says similarly large increases in data benefits have been hit at any price point in any city with unlimited calling to any network available on all plans.

Banking Transactions Paytm Payments to Begin May 23 After months of delay, Paytm will commence its payment banking operations on May 23 after receiving final approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The company will transfer its wallet business, which has more than 218 million mobile wallet users, to the newly created entity – PPBL – under the payment banking license granted to a resident Indian, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder of One97 Communications, who owns is from Paytm.

Moto E4, Moto E4 Plus renders, and Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) specifications leaked. We have new leaks and images for emerging smartphones from multiple companies, and we start with Lenovo. Prolific tipster Roland Quandt shared three press releases claiming to show the Moto E4, Moto E4 Plus, and Moto Z2 Play. In addition, there are more details about the specifications of the unannounced Moto phones.

Samsung’s upcoming iterative updates for the Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) have been leaked in images. A site called has published the Galaxy J5 (2017) and Galaxy J7 (2017) specifications and compared them with their predecessors. Both smartphones would now have an all-metal casing, run on the latest Android Nougat software and come with support for fingerprint scanning under the Home button.

Meanwhile, Oppo has released the official teaser for ‘R11’ and confirmed the presence of a dual-camera setup on the upcoming smartphone. The official teaser for the R11 shows Oppo’s upcoming smartphone with a dual camera setup and support for LED flash.

Huawei Y7 launched, Meizu M5 gets a price cut in India

Huawei launched its Y3 (2017) smartphone earlier this week, and on Wednesday, the company launched another smartphone in the series – “Y7”. In particular, the new smartphone from Huawei houses a huge battery of 4000 mAh. The company have not yet announced the price and availability of the phone.

Finally, after the Meizu M5 launch in India, the company announced a Rs. 1,000 price reduction for the smartphone. The device’s price at launch was Rs. 10,499, but it can now be picked up exclusively for Rs from TatacCliq. 9,499.

Dell and Lenovo launch a new line of gaming laptops in India Dell launched its latest gaming PCs and laptops in the country on Wednesday, including the Alienware 15 (starting at Rs. 1,64,990), Alienware 17 (starting at Rs. 2,14,990), Alienware Aurora Desktop (starting at Rs. 1,79,990, Inspiron 15 5000 Gaming (starting at Rs. 74,490), and the Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming (starting at Rs. 82,490). The company says the new gaming range will be available at Dell Exclusive Stores in the country. Most of these machines were unveiled ahead of CES 2017.

Lenovo also launched its new Legion line of gaming laptops on Wednesday, including the Legion Y520 and Legion Y720 laptops in the country, starting at Rs. 92,490 and Rs. 1.49,990, respectively. The company also announced that pre-booking on Flipkart includes a discount of Rs. 20,000.

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