Huawei’s Arrested CFO Rose Through Ranks Despite Father’s Rebuke

Since joining Huawei more than 20 years ago, Meng has gone from helping out at sales exhibitions to become a central figure in the company’s…

Why Yandex Just Launched Its First Smartphone

It might seem strange that Yandex is entering the crowded smartphone market considering that global smartphone sales have effectively stalled in…

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Online Channels Accounted to a Record Half of All the Smartphones Sold During Indian Diwali Festive Season

Top three smartphone brands captured 57% of the India festive sales volumes dominated by Xiaomi, Samsung and Realme. Xiaomi dominated the festive…

Samsung is Still the Top Smartphone Maker, But its Numbers Keep Falling

The Game of Phones (apologies to George R.R. Martin) is getting to be an increasingly tough one to play for handset manufacturers. Just consider, for…

Economic Instability Is Taking a Toll on the LATAM Smartphone Market

Chinese OEMs continues to gain traction in the region    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires – November 23st, 2018…

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Apple was the top-selling smartphone maker during China’s ‘Singles Day’ shopping holiday

Counterpoint research analyst Neil Shah calls Apple’s success on Singles Day a “positive sign” for the company’s future in the Chinese smartphone…

Transsion Group’s Smartphone Market Share Reaches Its Highest Ever in Nigeria in 3Q 2018

Transsion Group (Tecno, Itel and Infinix) recorded its highest ever share in the smartphone segment in a single quarter. Samsung captured #1…

Can Foldable Phones Help Samsung Emulate Apple?

Sector leader Apple has managed to boost revenue despite stagnant unit sales in the past couple of years by raising prices. Other smartphone…

Fitbit Smartwatch Shipments Grew 348% YoY in Q3 2018

Global smartwatch Grew 53% YoY, Apple continues to dominate the smartwatch market with 30% share, Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London,…

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Smartphones to Show -1% Growth in 2018

The smartphone market will experience an annual decline for the first time in history Seoul, London, San Diego, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Buenos Aires –…

Oppo, Xiaomi and Vivo Reached Their Highest Ever Shipments in a Single Quarter, Despite a Global Slowdown

iPhone helps Apple to record 3rd quarter revenue even as shipments remain flat YoY Huawei  holds on to 2nd position for the second consecutive…

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Why Global Smartphone Sales Are About To Decline For the First Time Ever

Buffeted by higher prices and a lack of new buyers, the global smartphone market will contract in 2018 for the first time ever, according to…

Apple Watch Leads Customer Preferences in The USA

More than two out of five people chose Apple as the most preferred smartwatch brand for their next purchase in the USA followed by Samsung and…

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India’s Smartphone Shipments Reached an All-Time High During Q3 2018

Smartphone market grew 24% QoQ and 5% YoY driven by strong shipments ahead of the festive season. Four of the top five brands (Xiaomi, Samsung, Vivo…

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HTC Launches Its Blockchain-Focused Phone but You Can Only Buy It in Cryptocurrency

"I think they are trying to find a niche and set an example of how they can integrate new technologies within the phone," Neil Shah, research…

Why is Google’s Live Translation So Bad? We Asked Some Experts

For the near future, Google may be forced to take smaller steps to improve its speech recognition technology. And while live translation has…

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Users Spending Hours on Their Smartphone, But They’re Using Them Like a PC, Not a Phone

Nearly half of smartphone users report spending more than five hours a day on their phone, with one in four reporting more than seven hours per day.…

Global Cellular IoT Connections to Cross 5B Mark by 2025: Counterpoint

Global IoT cellular connections are expected to hit the 5 billion mark by 2025 and China will continue to lead by contributing nearly two-thirds of…