Xiaomi says widening India product range to shed budget image

Xiaomi, which began selling devices in India in 2014, has outflanked South Korea’s Samsung Electronics as India’s top smartphone player, according to…

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Nokia 9 Pureview running Android 10 spotted on Geekbench; final release seems imminent

A research note from Counterpoint Research showed that Nokia had updated 96 percent of its smartphones to Android Pie. It promises to stick to this…

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Samsung is done building smartphones in China

While Samsung is one of the heavyweights in the global smartphone market, it has struggled in China for years. The tech giant has accounted for just…

Amazon plans Alexa wireless earbuds with fitness-tracking built in, bigger Echo with better sound, source says

Amazon is the clear leader in the burgeoning smart speaker space, owning roughly 70% of the market, according to Consumer Intelligence Research…

China Is Not Apple’s Only Problem

Global premium smartphone sales fell 6% year-over-year in the second quarter, marking the second consecutive quarter of shrinking sales across…

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Samsung solidifies its leadership in Central and Eastern Europe

According to Counterpoint's latest market research, Samsung is doing exceptionally well in Central and Eastern Europe. The Korean giant recorded 21%…

With new chipset Huawei forges ahead with smartphone launch plan

NO GOOGLE, NO JOY The services in doubt include pre-installing the Google Play store and a suite of popular apps such as Google Maps that buyers…

Behind the Rise of China’s Facial-Recognition Giants

One of Megvii’s early successes came in 2015, when Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial used its technology to launch a feature called Smile to Pay.…

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Nokia is better than Samsung at timely Android updates, study says

Counterpoint Research found that 96 percent of Nokia phones sold since the release of Android Pie have either shipped with or been updated to the…

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Total of 16.8 Million Nokia Phones Shipped in Q2 2019 – Counterpoint

Counterpoint Research released their infographic about the mobile market in the second quarter of 2019. The infographic shows regional market shares,…

Huawei plans high-end phone launch under cloud of Google ban

Huawei vaulted quickly into the top ranks of the global smartphone business in recent years with highly regarded hardware, and Europe has been a key…

Lower The Cost, Sell More Handsets, Profit!

As Apple struggles to find growth in iPhone sales and pushes the price up to compensate, other manufacturers are finding that lower-priced handsets…

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Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo Collaborate on AirDrop-Style File Transfer

Fast Share is reportedly a Google Play Services feature, which probably explains why Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo are working together to roll their own…

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Samsung Launches the 108-Megapixel Image Sensor as It Seeks to Turn Around Its Fortunes in China

“Samsung’s market share in China is just 1%. However, with its strong component business, it is gaining foothold in China,” Neil Shah, research…

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Apple’s AirPods Business Is Bigger Than You Think

What is clear is that Apple is crushing the competition with AirPods. Last year, it accounted for 60% of the global wireless earbuds market, easily…

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Here’s how LG and Sony can get out of their smartphone sales rut

LG and Sony both revealed their Q2 2019 results this week, and they aren’t surprising if you’ve been paying attention in the last few years. Both…

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iPhone’s global marketshare dips to 10.1% amid rise of Samsung & Chinese brands

Samsung's share advanced from 19.6% to 21.3%, keeping it the market leader, while second-place Huawei was up from 14.9% to 15.8%, Counterpoint…

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren’t Smartphones

While global smartphone sales began sliding last year as markets became saturated, smart feature phone shipments tripled to around 75 million from…