Smartphone Market in the Philippines Grew 4% YoY in 2018

Huawei and Xiaomi were the fastest growing brands during 2018 even as the likes of Samsung, Cherry Mobile, MyPhone and Apple registered a decline in…

USA market

US Premium Segment Stalls as Smartphone Market Weakness Continues in Q1

The US market continued its downward sales trend in February.  Apple is holding its market share in a declining US market, but volume mix is shifting…

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A Closer Look at Xiaomi’s 2018 Annual Results

After its IPO in June 2018, Xiaomi announced its first annual earnings results recently. Its total revenues grew 52.6% year-on-year (YoY) to RMB…

Global True Wireless Hearables Market Reaches 12.5 Million Units in Q4 2018

Apple was the market leader with its AirPods as premium models continued to dominate the market. However, mid-tier brands started to gain market…

Silver Linings in the Gloomy Chinese Smartphone Market

It is a grim time for smartphone sales in China. The largest smartphone market in the world has been on a constant decline since Q4 2017, according…

Counterpoint: Huawei P30 Pro

Dancing in the Dark – Huawei P30 Series Launch

Huawei today launched the, much leaked, P30 series. The P series forms part of a co-flagship range together with the Mate series. The Mate tends to…

Apple Unveils its Bouquet of Services

For a while now, innovation in Apple’s iPhones have been nothing more than incremental to the naked eye. Yes, every year iPhones get faster, bigger…

Shared Mobility Survey Reveals an Emerging Disruption in India

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego March 25th, 2019 Two out of three frequent users of shared mobility services…

January Marks 14th Consecutive Month of YoY Decline in US Smartphone Sales

The US market continued its downward sales trend in January 2019. November of 2017 was the last month that showed a YoY volume gain.    San Diego,…

Global Electric Vehicle Car Sales to Reach 2 Million Units in 2019

Electric vehicle car sales demonstrating growth in most regions of the world. Over 10 million electric vehicles expected to be sold annually by…

South Africa Local Smartphone Brands Grew 33% YoY in 2018

The top five smartphone brands captured nearly 80% of the South African market during the year. Mobicel was the fastest growing smartphone brand in…

50 Million Global Street Lights Expected to Be Connected by 2023

Street lighting forms the largest network of powered devices in the world. As they get digitized and fitted with sensors and control technologies,…

Introducing Stadia, Google’s New Streaming Game Service

The Announcement Today at the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, Google announced a new platform called Stadia. Stadia is a cloud-based…

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A Record 28% of All Smartphones Were Sold Through Online Channel in Q4 2018 in China

JD is the top online platform for smartphone sales with 50% channel share Honor overtakes Xiaomi to become the leading brand by sales volume in the…

Average Storage Capacity in Smartphones to Cross 80GB by End-2019

The era of 1TB storage in smartphones has begun. Samsung has introduced the Galaxy S10 Plus with 1TB NAND flash memory, which is the highest storage…

True Wireless Hearables Sales to Climb To 129 Million Units Globally by 2020

Apple will continue to dominate the market. However, Samsung, Huawei, and traditional wireless headset manufacturers will grow alongside new……

Global Refurbished Smartphone Market Growth Slows to 1% in 2018

The secondary industry was affected by the 11% drop in new smartphone sales in key supply countries such as China and the United States leading to a…

More than a Billion Feature Phones to be Sold over Next Three Years

Globally, the feature phone segment is forecast to generate around US$16 billion cumulatively in wholesale hardware revenues over the next three…