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According to industry analyst IDC’s recent sales data, the first quarter of 2013 has a very significant statistic. Smartphones have finally outsold feature phones (cell phones that are not smartphones but do more than just calls and texts — basically all non-smartphone cell phones) worldwide. However, the lead is very [...]Read More »
Amidst global domination by rivals Apple and Samsung, Sony’s head of mobile, Kunimasa Suzuki, has told reporters that the company is now aiming to win 3rd place behind Apple and Samsung in the smartphone market.
This puts them in contention with Huawei (currently in third place with 4.9 percent) and [...]Read More »
After almost 14 years of being on top in the cellphone industry, Nokia has finally been unseated in 2012 by Samsung. Nokia has held the top spot in terms of cellphone shipments since the year 1998, but is now forced to be content with being number 2. (Note: This is [...]Read More »
Research firm IDC has released their quarterly “Worldwide Smart Connected Device Market” report, which is a ranking that is tailored to the more mobile-centric computing industry we have today. The results of Q3 2012 aren’t quite surprising with the arguably 2 current biggest names in the game, Apple and Samsung, [...]Read More »
Aside from the United States where iPhone pulled in just above Android by the end of October, more Android devices are sold worldwide than iPhones and iPads. Despite having more devices out there, however, iOS still dominates Android when it comes to web traffic.
Chitika, an advertising firm, conducted a [...]Read More »
To say that Google’s Android phones are a hit in China might be understating it, with news from Analysys International surfacing that Android-equipped smartphones have surpassed the 90 percent mark in the crucial market of China. This is even higher than Android’s 75% global marketshare.
With that kind of dominance, [...]Read More »
Despite being handed numerous setbacks courtesy Apple, Android continues to build on its world wide dominance in the mobile area with the latest stats from the International Data Corporation (IDC) showing that, in Q3 2012, Android has extended its lead over rivals.
When we last check with IDC, Android was [...]Read More »