Galaxy Tab A
By Corporate Bureau

Samsung Electronics’ tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 has been launched in the Indian market. It is priced at INR 47,990 ($750).

The features of Galaxy Tab S3 include a 9.7-inch Super AMOLED display. The thin metal frame of and a 6 mm weighs just 434 grams with an elegant looking glass back. The device promises better productivity with an advanced S Pen.

Other attractions are quad Speakers, fast charging and a 6,000mAh battery lasting 12 hours of Video Playback, 13MP autofocus rear camera with flash and a 5MP front camera, supporting Pogo keyboards with no charging or pairing requirements.

Available in black and silver colors, Galaxy Tab S3 is ready in retail stores, said Vishal Kaul, Samsung India Director for Mobile Business.

“The powerful new Galaxy Tab S3 is built with premium technology that offers a productive and versatile experience to consumers, designed for users at home, work or on the go. With this premium tablet, Samsung will further consolidate its leadership in the market,” Kaul said.

Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM and 32GB internal memory, Galaxy Tab S3 is expandable via microSD up to 256GB and runs Android 7.0 Nougat.

Videocon Telecom In Mobile Accessories

Meanwhile, Videocon Telecom is diversifying into new businesses including retailing of CCTV cameras, smartphone accessories, smart homes and city solutions and mobile VAS.

Expecting IR 300 crore from the new businesses, the company anticipates 1,358 crores from the existing business this year.

“Self-sustaining business lines are the company’s mantra while selecting the new business to venture into,” noted Arvind Bali, Videocon Telecom Chief Executive Officer.

Videocon is venturing in the smartphone accessories market and will offer a range of products, including smart watches, smart bands, Bluetooth headphones and speakers, power banks, earphones, chargers, and cables.

“Smartphone accessories market is about INR 8,000 crore in India, and likely to grow 20 percent year-on-year,” Bali added. Videocon also provides B2B enterprise communication solutions under the brand name ‘Videocon Edge’.

“Looking at the potential of the market, we had set up the enterprise communication solutions vertical last year. The vertical has done fairly well last year, created a good funnel of enterprise and government sector customers.

The enterprise communication solutions market is estimated at 1,600 crores, and eyeing a fair market share this financial year. “Our ambition is to be among the top three players in the market by 2020,” Bali said.

The company’s wholesale ILD business will continue to rank among the top five in the country.