Apple holds 65% of the handset profit share during Q2 2017

Global mobile handset profit pool declined 10% YoY during Q2 2017. The main reasons were an increase in the mix of cheaper iPhone models, the growth…

80% of Global Handset Profits Comes from Premium Segment

Mobile handsets above wholesale ASP US$400 contributed to almost 80% of the mobile handset industry profits. For Samsung the same metric was 66% and…

India Smartphones Q2 2017: LTE smartphone installed base grows 3x

Next 150 Million users are estimated to take half the time as VoLTE feature phones will be bringing LTE to lower price points. For Q2 2017,…

India LTE Handsets Base Crosses 150 Million units in Q2 2017

Next 150 Million users are estimated to take half the time as VoLTE feature phones will be bringing LTE to lower price points. For Q2 2017,…

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…

Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017

Selfie Centric Smartphones Grew Nine-Fold Annually, Smartphone Shipments Grew 15% in Q1 2017 OPPO, vivo, Gionee registered highest annual growth…

India ODM-OEM Tracker

Domestic Manufacturing in India is growing at a rapid scale. However, local value addition is still low with most of the OEMs having assembling…

India Smartphone User Base Tops 300 Million as Smartphone Market Grew 18% YoY in 2016

Chinese brands vivo, OPPO and Lenovo, Xiaomi dominated the Indian smartphone market during the holiday season.    New Delhi, Hong Kong, Seoul,…

Top Chinese Mobile Handset Brands Crossed a Combined USD 1 Billion in Operating Profits

Global mobile handset hardware segment generated USD 10.2 Billion in operating profits during Q3 2016. However, this was down 19% YoY as a result of…