The international cellphone manufacturing companies that have applied under the scheme are Samsung, Rising Star and three Apple contract manufacturers.
Analysts say that many players in the past have attempted entering the segment but couldn’t really make an impact.
Besides e-SIM connectivity and Social Media apps, the new watch makes it even easier to stay in the groove through Samsung’s partnership with Spotify.
The Gurgaon-based company also announced to charge 'zero commission' on sales of retailers that will onboard its 'magicstore' platform.
According to Weinbach, the device's software is not even close to being ready for now and it doesn't appear to be ready even for a September release in the current state.
The Galaxy Watch Active2 4G comes with e-SIM connectivity that helps users stay connected for calls, messages and notifications.
The 25W charging is an improvement over the first Galaxy Fold which had 15W wired and wireless charging along with reverse charging at 9W.
According to the company, consumers have several contactless service options, helping them resolve their issues without stepping out of their homes.
While Galaxy S20 Ultra White variant is priced at Rs 97,999, Galaxy S20+ BTS edition costs Rs 87,999 and the BTS edition of Galaxy Buds+ is priced at Rs 14,990.
Samsung Care+ has seen more than one lakh consumers enrolling for the service despite lockdowns that affected the markets between March and June.
Amazon consumers will get an instant cashback up to Rs 1,000 on prepaid transactions through SBI credit cards.
As part of the deal, the social media giant will hand-hold these retailers to set up their business pages and accounts on Facebook family of apps – Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
In a separate statement, OPPO said it has undertaken a similar initiative allowing customers to place orders through WhatsApp and SMS and getting contactless home delivery of the devices.
'Our technology and products are being hailed as first-class but the public gaze towards Samsung still remains harsh,' Lee said. 'This is my fault. I apologise.'
The company said its profit will likely decline in the April-June quarter with the pandemic pushing down the sales of mobile and household devices.