Indonesia Bets on 4G to Increase Mobile Internet Coverage; 5G to Focus on Industry for Now

Indonesia’s mobile telecom subscriptions increased 5% YoY in Q1 2022 to reach 362 million, which is 33% higher than the country’s population of 273…

phone (1) launch: much ado about Nothing

This afternoon, the latest smartphone brand will launch in selected markets across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The Nothing phone (1),…

Chinese OEMs Push Fast-Charging as Differentiating Factor

Chinese OEMs like Xiaomi, vivo and OPPO are betting big on fast-charging smartphones. They have released models that support more than 65W fast…

US Smartphone Inventory at Manageable Levels; Resilient Demand Despite Inflationary Pressures

There have been worries about high global smartphone inventory and weak demand due to high inflation levels. While this might be the story in other…

China Foldable Market Trends Favor Domestic Brands

Chinese brands such as Huawei, OPPO, vivo, and Xiaomi are expected to determine the future direction of the China foldable smartphone market. In the…

Feature phones collection

Feature phones still have a place in the US market

Feature phones see an average share of just 2% in the US handset market but their shipments still remain consistent. These feature phones still have…

HONOR Magic4 Ultimate Review: Impressive Camera Capabilities, Smooth Gaming Experience

The HONOR Magic4 Ultimate has a curved 6.81-inch LTPO screen and a Penta-camera setup at the back. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, a…

Nokia HMD set to gain from Walmart summer reset

In late Spring or early Summer each year, Walmart refreshes its lineup of smartphones. This year, the refresh came in June, and along with it, OEM…

China Smartphone Sales During 618 Fell 10% YoY Amid COVID-19, Slowdown

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Seoul, London, San Diego, Buenos Aires – July 1, 2022 This year’s 618 e-commerce festival in China, which ran from May…

Software & Services Will Drive Smartphone Industry Revenues Through the Next Decade

The global smartphone market generated $530 billion of revenues in hardware and apps & services. Hardware accounted for more than 85% of these…

Russia Parallel Imports

Parallel smartphone imports start in Russia, can they help?

Smartphone brands leave Russia Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the 24th of February 2022, several smartphone makers withdrew from…

Dish Clears 1st FCC Hurdle, Launches in 120 US Cities

Dish launched commercial services in its first market, Las Vegas, in early May. Known as Project Genesis, the service costs $30 per month for…

iOS Tablets Chips Away at Android Dominance in Q1 22

With numerous supply chain issues and disruptions affecting worldwide tablet shipments since Q1 2021, tablet market shares have shifted. Android…

Brand and features beat price in TWS market

As competition in the TWS market intensifies, product portfolios are changing. OEMs that mainly focus on low-priced products, like Xiaomi and JBL are…

Bespoke Home 2022: Samsung’s Smart Home Strategy Gathers Pace

At this year's Bespoke Home 2022 event, Samsung showcased its vision for smart home products. As the name of the event implies, Samsung is attempting…

Rakuten Mobile – Time To Show Disruptive Networks Can Deliver Disruptive Profits?

With only 310,000 new users added during the 1Q 2022 (slightly more than Q4) Rakuten Mobile’s most pressing challenge is to boost subscriber growth.…

Repairability of Smartphones

A Repairable Future

After years of discussion, New York has finally become the first state in the US to pass the Right to Repair Law for electronics. The bill which is…

Infographic: Smartwatch Market | Q1 2022

Smartwatch Market Share by Brand The global smartwatch market grew 13% YoY, reaching shipments at 33.7 million units in Q1 2022 and continued…