Infographic: Global Foundry Revenue Share | Q2 2022

Foundry Revenue Share by Vendors TSMC gained 200 bps in terms of market share in Q2 2022, driven by leading technology nodes for iPhone AP and…

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Global Smartphone CIS Shipments Dropped to 2.4 Billion Units in H1 2022

Global smartphone CMOS image sensor (CIS) shipments in H1 2022 fell 14% YoY to about 2.4 billion units, according to the latest Counterpoint…

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BoM Analysis: JioPhone Next Costs $58 to Make, Lays Robust Foundation for 5G Shift

The JioPhone Next is one of the cheapest 4G smartphones available in the market. The device will help Jio shift hundreds of millions of 2G and 3G…

Future of 5G in Russia Remains Uncertain

Future of 5G in Russia Remains Uncertain

5G in Russia is looking like a distant dream, as major network vendors Ericsson and Nokia have decided to suspend their operations in Russia, while…

Garmin Epix Gen 2 Smartwatch Review: Pretty, Costly

Garmin is a relatively niche player in the global smartwatch market, but it is by far the biggest producer of athletic watches. Its direct…

High-end Smartphones in Colombia Q2 2022 Overview

High-end Smartphones in Colombia: Q2 2022 Overview

Colombia is not a target market for flagship and premium smartphones considering its characteristics. The wholesale price segment of >$500 (or…

Infographic: Global Smartphone AP Market Share | Q2 2022

Global Smartphone AP Market Share by Shipments MediaTek dominated the smartphone SoC market with a share of 39%. MediaTek leads the low-mid tier…

IFA 2022 Focuses on Enhanced User Experience in Consumer IoT Products

IFA 2022 Focuses on Enhanced User Experience in Consumer IoT Products

This year’s edition of Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA), Europe’s biggest consumer electronics show, showcased some interesting product…

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iPhone 14 Pro, Pro Max Lead US Sales in Latest Apple Launch Day

Apple announced the new iPhone 14 series on September 9, five days before last year’s iPhone 13 announcement. Apple and carrier stores across the…

iPhone Mini: Can it be the new SE?

When Apple launched the iPhone SE first generation in 2016, in the “Let us loop you in” event, Apple executive Greg Joswiak stated “Apple has sold…

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Smartphone ODM/IDH Companies’ H1 2022 Shipments Declined 3% YoY Due to Economic Headwind

San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul September 2022 Smartphone shipments from ODM/IDH (Original Design…

Apple adds to growing industry sustainability drive

Over the last few months, various OEMs have been busy touting their sustainability credentials. At the launch of its latest foldable smartphones in…

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Snapdragon Pivotal to Enabling “Industry First” Flagship Smartphone Camera Experiences

Camera and imaging has become central to delivering advanced smartphone experiences. The differentiation between smartphone brands has transcended…

China Accounted for 67% of Global Handset Production in 2021

China Accounted for 67% of Global Handset Production in 2021

The global handset production in 2021 was similar to that a year ago. Although there was a brief rise in production in some regions due to the…

5G mmWave: Ecosystem & Economics Already Attractive (Part 3)

Every cellular generation transition has led to significant personal and economic transformation, unlocking new use-cases, applications, and…

Cable Players Capture Nearly One-third of US Postpaid Phone Net Additions in Q2 2022

The US cable players are continuing to make their presence known across the wireless landscape, even if their total subscribers are dwarfed by those…

Apple’s new iPhone 14 & Watch focus on pro features, improved connectivity & safety

The iPhone 14 series is official and there’s a lot to talk about the new smartphones that Apple announced at its “Far Out” event. But wait, Apple…

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eSIM Only iPhone 14 is an Inflection Point for eSIM Adoption

An eSIM-only iPhone, finally! eSIM in Smartphones has been around since 2017, however, the adoption has grown slowly. Google started it all when it…