“Affordable Premium” Smartphones Grew 49% Annually in Q1 2017

Global smartphone shipments grew 11% in Q1 2017 compared to Q1 2016. This is a stark contrast from the -2% decline Q1 2016 endured. The industry…

Road block for IoT Revolution: IoT Privacy and Security

There are various definitions of IoT, but to keep things simple we will say everything that can be “connected” will be connected. IoT promises an…

Oppo, vivo and Gionee are driving the selfie-trend in India

Key takeaways Overall mobile handsets and the smartphone segment witnessed a healthy growth of 6% and 15% YoY respectively in Q1 2017. Smartphones…

Amazon Echo Look: playing a longer game

Amazon is introducing a new variant of the Echo voice assistant, Echo Look. It is currently available only by invitation at a cost of $199. It is…

Key Takeaways from Huawei Analyst Summit – HAS 2017

Huawei held the 14th annual Huawei Global Analyst Summit (HAS) in Shenzhen from April 11th to April 13th. The theme of this year’s event was “Leading…

How will eSIMs drive the IOT revolution ?

A staggering 50 billion IoT devices are expected to be connected by 2020, making IoT one of the hottest topics at this year’s MWC.  Cellular…

One in Two Smartphones Sold Globally Sports a TLC NAND Flash Memory Solution

The smartphone has become one of the most important devices in the world today, enabling people around the globe to connect, communicate, create and…

China Mobile : 500 Million LTE Subs :: A Unique Milestone

Since the first rollout of LTE networks at the end of last decade, the global LTE subscriptions or connections over the last seven years has swelled…

Tesla in a Valuation Bubble?

Impressive gains for Tesla, but scaling up an issue Tesla ($50.9 billion as on April 10, 2017) for a short period of time became the most valuable…

Amazon & Social ‘e’nfluence

The ecommerce battles are rising with Amazon being at the forefront of the landscape but many regional competitors  (Flipkart in India, Lazada in…

Market Pulse || Analysis for the Market in February 2017

We are pleased to bring you our Monthly Market Pulse. In this edition we provide our snap analysis of some of the key product launches from MWC. This…

Infographic: Q4-2016 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our Q4-2016 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize handset and smartphone market…

Why Integrating Bixby is a Good Challenge to have for Samsung!

In smart devices space, the battle has moved from hardware to software to services and now to intelligence. The basic definition of smartphone is…

Samsung Galaxy S8 – Out of the Ashes

Samsung needs a great product. The humbling recall of its Galaxy Note 7 not only tarnished the company's hard won reputation for quality and…

BaselWorld-2017 : The Rise of Hybrid and Premium Smartwatches

Baselworld is the world’s largest trade show for the watch and jewellery industry, organized every spring in the city of Basel, Switzerland. This…

Surprise! Feature Phones to Drive the Next Wave of LTE Growth

More than half a billion LTE capable phones in a feature phone form-factor will be shipped globally over the course of five years. Local kings…

What to Expect from the LG G6

LG unveiled their latest flagship at the “G6 Unpack Event” at MWC in Barcelona, Spain, February 27th.   The G6 appears to have checked off most of…

MWC2017 and the IoT Revolution

IoT Revolution -2017 Summary After many years of talk and theory, MWC2017 showcased a multitude of real world IoT applications.  The numerous…