IFA2019 – Mid-Range Smartphones Get Some Much-Needed Attention

In the smartphone market, a lot of emphasis is given to flagship products – they are the ones that tend to receive the first release of new…

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Android Security Updates: An Important Element of Device Hygiene That Device Makers Often Miss

Consumers store more personal data on smartphones than any other device. But many are unaware of how risky this can be. Few consumers in our research…

Nokia Leads the Global Rankings in Updating Smartphone Software and Security

Key brands had fewer than a third of their sub-US$200 smartphones updated to the latest Android version. Nokia leads with more than 90% of its…

5G Infrastructure – Share More, Plan Less

As 5G networks roll out globally, operators and administrators are seeking ways to accelerate the benefits of the new technology, while keeping…

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Samsung and Huawei Capture 60% of the Smartphone Market in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka smartphone market declined 11% YoY during Q3 2018 Sri Lanka smartphone segment contributed to 45% of the total mobile phone market…

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Multiple Cameras: Overkill or a Sign of Things to Come?

‘My name is Legion, for we are many’ sounds like what the AI powered multiple camera smartphones of the future would say. While dual cameras are more…

Nokia – More Phoenix than Phone

In Greek mythology the Phoenix was a bird that died in flames and was then reborn from the ashes of its predecessor. Nokia's mobile phone business…

Microsoft: writing down, but not writing-off

Microsoft announced on 8th July it is writing down the value of its Nokia Devices and Services acquisition by $7.6 billion and making a further 7,800…

Elop: a canary in a coal mine?

Microsoft announced a reorganization on 17th June that will see Stephen Elop depart the company. The devices business that he was running will be…

Webinar : How the West Was Won

Analyzing Sales of 3,000+ Handsets in 2014 Do you or your team need a detailed understanding of hot trends, strategies and competitive dynamics in…

Infographic: The Q2 Handset/Smartphone Market in One Page

Below is one of the infographics we update quarterly to summarize the events each quarter for the handset and smartphone market. The data comes from…

Microsoft and Nokia: Making a Square Peg Fit a Round Hole

In a few weeks I will get together with the former members of the Nokia UK running club. We meet up every year at an evening 10km race. After the…

MWC 2014: An Event it was

MWC 2014 Overview This year's Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, provided the industry with the next iteration of smart, cheap and…

Top Mobile Devices Trends in 2014

Technologically speaking there has never been a dull year in mobile industry. Every year promises and brings in new technologies, disruptions,…