Global smartwatch shipment, for the first time saw a year-over-year decline of 32%, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker.
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Fitbit has continued to dominate the wearable space in Q1 2016. According to a latest report from IDC, Fitbit held 24.5% market share in this quarter and shipped 4.8 million units
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A total of 9.3 million smartphones were shipped in India in the month of October 2015, according to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC). A large chunk of these smartphones were 4G enabled from companies like Lenovo, Samsung and others.
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The research firm IDC has updated its forecast about worldwide smartphone growth as it is now expected to grow just 10.4% in 2015 as compared to the original forecast of YoY growth of 11.3%.
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India shipped a total of 56.6 million handsets during the April-June, 2015 quarter, out of which 43% were smartphones. The smartphone market grew 24.8% during the same period.
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India will have 236 million mobile internet users by 2016 and this base will hit 314 million by 2017, according to a latest report from IAMAI & KPMG. The latest report titled “India On The Go – Mobile Internet Vision Report 2017” states that India will have over 500 million internet users by 2017.
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A latest report from Flurry has offered insights about apps, emerging growth categories and device adoption trends in India. The report also offers some information about mobile shopping trends and increased use of phablets in the country.
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Popular third party keyboard SwiftKey has released a new report that puts light on emoji usage of Hinglish users. SwiftKey analyzed more than a billion pieces of emoji data to learn how speakers of different languages use emoji.
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According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 11.4 million wearables in 1Q15, a 200% increase from the 3.8 million wearables shipped in Q1, 2014. This is wearable market’s eighth consecutive quarter of steady growth in the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15).
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Internet of Things (IoT) has been in the limelight for a while now is touted to be the next big thing in coming years. A latest report from IDC only seconds the belief as it expects the worldwide Internet of Things market to reach a whopping $1.7 trillion by 2020.
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Worldwide tablet shipment will reach 234.5 million units in 2015, a modest year-over-year increase of 2.1% from 2014, as per latest IDC predictions.
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Xiaomi has surpassed Samsung as the largest smartphone maker in China, as per a latest report from IDC. The Chinese smartphone maker reported a market share of 12.5% in 2014, overtaking Samsung which stood at 12.1%.
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Android continued its dominance and captured 84% of global market share in Q3 of 2014, according to a latest report from Strategy Analytics. For the third quarter, global shipments of Android-based smartphones reached 268 million, up from 206 million for the same quarter a year ago.
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India will add 300 million internet users by 2018, according to a latest report by McKinsey & Company and Facebook. The report said that country’s internet penetration rate is only 15%.
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