In India’s dampened smartphone market, Xiaomi experienced 18 percent year-on-year declienge in Q3 but managed to hold on to pole position. According to IDC, more than 70 percent of Xiaomi’s shipments went to online channels, […]
As the world adjusts to a new normal, so too has the tablet and Chromebook market. According to IDC, worldwide tablet shipments reached 38.4 million units in Q1, a drop of 3.9 percent over the […]
Samsung Electronics has launched The Freestyle portable entertainment device that combines projector functionality, smart speaker and ambient lighting. Weighing only 830g, The Freestyle can project on screens from 30- to 100-inch on any surface indoor […]
Supply shortage and pandemic aside, India’s smartphone market grew seven percent in 2021 to 161 million units, according to IDC. Xiaomi led a band of China makers (Vivo, Realme and Oppo) that dominated the top […]
The supply chain challenge is impacting smartphone market growth. In India, Q3 shipment dropped by 12 percent to 48 million units — after four consecutive quarters of increase, according to IDC. According to Navkendar Singh, […]
Xiaomi grew an impressive 84 percent year-over-year in Q2 as India’s smartphone market recovered from the pandemic with a 86 percent rise, according to IDC. Overall the China phone maker snagged a 29.2 percent market […]
Samsung regained its top spot in the global smartphone market in Q1, nudging Apple off the position it held a quarter ago, according to IDC. The Korea tech giant captured a 20.3 percent marketshare while […]
Apple enjoyed 64.3 percent growth in the tablet market in Q1, expanding its leadership from 30.0 percent to 31.7 percent, according to IDC. Second placed Samsung inched up slightly to 20.0 percent share on 60.8 […]
2020 was a remarkable year for the wearables market. With more people working and learning remotely, demand for such devices rose an astonishing 28.4 percent to 444.4 million units, according to IDC. The research firm […]
It took a pandemic to stem four years of decline in India’s tablet market. COVID-19 fuelled a 14.7 percent year on year growth to 2.8 million units in 2020, according to IDC. The rising demand […]
Despite a 14.6 percent year-on-year decline, Samsung maintained its pole position in the global smartphone market in 2020, according to Gartner. Apple sailed past Huawei to take the second spot with 3.3 percent annual growth. […]
The success of its iPhone 12 series propelled Apple to the top of the smartphone market with 23.4 percent share in Q4, according to IDC Apple shipped 90.1 million devices in that quarter to drive […]
Refurbished and used smartphones are expected to be in hot demand, growing from 225.4 million units in 2020 to 351.6 million units in 2024, a compounded annual growth rate of 11.2 percent, according to IDC. […]
Apple Watches and AirPods have helped to place Apple top of the heap with 33.1 percent share of the global wearables market in Q3, according to IDC. Next was Xiaomi, which experinenced 26.4 percent year […]
Xiaomi held on to pole position as India’s smartphone market enjoyed a double-digit growth in Q3, according to IDC. The China smartphone maker shipped 13.5 million units, growing serven percent year on year (YoY). Despite […]
Samsung Electronics is making locating Galaxy devices a breeze with the launch of SmartThings Find. The global introduction follows an early access trial involving six million users across Korea, the UK and the US. Available […]
In a battle of the China smartphone makers, Vivo slid ahead of Oppo in Thailand’s smartphone market in Q2. According to IDC, Vivo reached top spot with 19.5 percent market share, thanks to its focus […]
Despite a 0.7 percent drop in revenue, Intel climbed to the top of the global semiconductor market in 2019, according to Gartner.
The Honor Pro has helped Huawei grow in Q3.Amid a 0.4 percent contraction in the global smartphone market in Q3 compared to the corresponding quarter last year, Huawei continued to stride ahead with 26 percent growth. It has narrowed the gap with Samsung at the top while pulling away from Apple in third spot.
Huawei achieves strong domestic performanceDespite the challenges of US sanctions, Huawei has steamrolled ahead and narrowed the gap with Samsung for global smartphone supremacy in Q3.
Samsung, China Mobile and Alibaba have made it to the top 10 of Forbes 2019 top 100 digital companies. The Korea giant came in third behind Apple and Microsoft, but edged out Google and Intel.
By Edward Lim
When it was first introduced in 2011, the Samsung Galaxy Note received brickbats for its 5.3-inch screen size with critics wondering if this was a wrong move for the Korean smartphone maker. History has proven that Samsung had made the right bet as others followed suit with larger screen sizes as well.
While its competitors struggled, Huawei strode ahead and emerged the winner in the worldwide smartphone market in Q1. Though it’s still behind market leader Samsung, the China-based smartphone giant narrowed the gap with an astounding 50 percent growth in the quarter, according to IDC.
Worldwide shipment of wearable devices will touch 225 million in 2019, an increase of 25.8 percent from 2018, according to Gartner.
Televisions have come a long way since the days when one can be kept for decades and handed down to the next generation. The goggleboxes of old were also centre pieces that were much to be admired and where families and even communities gathered.
Smartphone vendors shipped 355.2 million units in Q3, down six percent from the corresponding quarter last year, according to preliminary estimates by IDC. This is the fourth straight quarter of year-on-year decline.
Spotify has joined hands with Samsung to give users a seamless listening experience across Samsung devices.
Xiaomi and Samsung shipped 9.9 million smartphones each to India in Q2. Together they account for 60 percent of the total shipment that quarter, according to Canalys.
Taiwan smartphone maker HTC is making a cut of the most painful kind — by slicing 20 percent of its workforce. The decision to swallow the bitter pill comes in the wake of heavy losses and strong competition.