Smartphone Sales

  • Global smartphone growth to fall sharply in 2014, expected to decline to 6 per cent in 2018: IDC 27-02-2014 02:56 PM

    San Francisco: Growth in global smartphone shipments will fall sharply this year and keep slowing through 2018, with average prices dropping significantly as demand shifts to China and other developing countries, according to market research firm IDC. Annual growth in 2014 is expected to be 19.3 per cent and then...
  • Global smartphone shipments top one billion for first time in 2013: Report 28-01-2014 10:54 AM

    Beijing: Global smartphone shipments topped 1 billion units for first time in 2013, climbing 38.4 per cent from the previous year to 1.004 billion units, research firm IDC said. Smartphones made up 55.1 per cent of all mobile phone shipments last year from just over two-fifths in 2012, IDC said....
  • Nokia sees smartphone sales, profits plunge in Q4 23-01-2014 05:47 PM

    Helsinki: Nokia Corp. has reported a fourth-quarter net loss of 25 million euros ($34 million) as the struggling company saw sales smartphone sales plunge 29 per cent. Nokia says that the devices and services unit, which it is selling to Microsoft Corp., saw sales fall to 2.6 billion euros in...
  • China's Xiaomi says to more than double smartphone sales in 2014 04-01-2014 12:24 PM

    Beijing: Chinese budget smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to sell 40 million handsets in 2014, more than double the number it sold in 2013, its chairman said on Thursday, reinforcing the company's ambitions to outsell more expensive offerings from Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. Lei Jun, who is also...
  • Samsung projected to sell over 60 mn smartphones in Q4 2012 23-11-2012 03:49 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung currently sits at pole position as the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. The Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II are two of the brand's hottest selling devices this year, and this has made Samsung smartphone sales look good. A recent report by Yonhap, a...
  • Global mobile sales dip 3 pc in Q3; smartphones soar 47 pc 14-11-2012 05:53 PM

    Mumbai: Despite a 3 per cent dip in global mobile phone sales to 428 million units in the third quarter, smartphone sales jumped a full 47 per cent, according data released by research firm Gartner. It said Korean major Samsung widened the gap with Apple taking the share of such...
  • Patent firm IPCom says to stop HTC German sales 28-11-2011 09:50 AM

    Berlin: German patent firm IPCom plans to halt as quickly as possible the sale of all HTC smartphones in Germany, another blow to the Taiwanese firm just two days after it shocked markets by cutting its fourth-quarter outlook. IPCom said on Friday it would enforce an injunction based on a...