Lenovo To Sell Half Of Its Locally Made Smartphones In India


China’s tech giant, Lenovo had revealed that in the year 2016, more than half of its own devices shall be sold under the “Moto and Vibe” brand in India.

Last year, precisely August, Lenovo entered a partnership deal with Flextronics manufacturer to start the manufacture of Motorola and Lenovo smartphones in India.

Director of Lenovo smartphones in India, Sudhin Mathr told reporters

“Outside China, India is the only country where we are manufacturing both Moto and Lenovo phones. We intend to enhance our manufacturing capabilities in India and in 2016, more than half of the smartphones we sell here would be Made in India.”

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Lenovo was able to get Motorola from Google in 2014 for a price of $2.9 billion (roughly Rs. 19,722 crores)

Research from Canalys says that the group is currently the third largest smatphone company in India, withmSamsung and Micromax taking the lead.

The group looks at it 2016 prodcuts to help strengthining up the position among the smartphones.

Motorola has also launched it Moto- X force with a varied price of Rs. 49,999 (32GB) and Rs. 53,999 (64GB). The device features a shatter proof screen an will be available for sale on February 8 on Amazon and Flipkart.

Motorola Indian General Manager Amit Boni said
“One of the constant complaints we heard from customers was screens shattering and the replacement sometimes costing as much as the phone itself. This is the problem that we wanted to solve,”

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The smartphone features a 3GB RAM, 5.4 inch display screen, 2GHz octa-core processor, a front camera of 5MP and a 21MP  rear camera and 3,760mAh battery along side an external storage that is up to 2TB.

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