CES 2017-Day 1: highlights

CES 2017-Day 1: highlights

Alexa is stealing the show Amazon’s Alexa is everywhere at CES 2017: China’s Huawei has added Alexa to its flagship Mate 9 smartphone; LG has put webOS and Amazon Alexa in a fridge; Lenovo’s Smart Assistant is basically an Echo by a different name; Mattel’s Aristotle...
Run-up to CES 2017

Run-up to CES 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gets under way on 5th of January. We have a team of analysts present at the event meeting with tech companies large and small to discuss and analyze the latest developments. This year the focus of the event will be on the evolving...
Impact of Indian Demonetization on Handset Market

Impact of Indian Demonetization on Handset Market

On Nov 8th 2016 India’s Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi announced that INR 500 and INR 1,000 notes – that make up 86% of cash in circulation – could no longer be used as legal tender to buy goods and services. India’s central bank would start issuing new notes of INR...
Waymo – Google’s way forward

Waymo – Google’s way forward

Google has been one of the pioneers in autonomous driving technologies. The company’s self-driving ambitions have given birth to Waymo, a self-driving technology company. Waymo has Google’s vast data reserve to leverage. The search giant started with a self-driving...

Infographic: Q3-2016|Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q3-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market activities in a single page. Some overview of the global mobile phone market is: 1.  Global mobile phone shipment recorded YoY...
MediaTek Enters Samsung’s Supply Chain

MediaTek Enters Samsung’s Supply Chain

Samsung the largest mobile manufacturer in the world launched its J2 Prime mobile phone recently. Like any other J series mobile phone available in the market it comes in the mid-range price segment with decent specifications. It is nothing unusual for Samsung to...