Despite notable product launches like the new lower priced iPad and products from other top-tier vendors, worldwide shipments for tablets declined 3.4% year over year in 2Q17, reaching 37.9 million, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker.
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Dedicated Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) headsets collectively are expected to grow at a very strong pace from just under 10 million units in 2016 to just shy of 100 million units in 2021, with a 5-year CAGR of 57.7%, according to recent forecast data from the International Data Corporation, (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker. Continue reading “Worldwide shipments of AR and VR headsets expected to grow 58% CAGR : IDC”
Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 347.4 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17), as per the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In light of what might seem like a slowing market, consumers continue to show demand for smartphones and OEM flagship hype seems strong as ever.
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Samsung has delayed shipments for its recently launched Galaxy Note 7 flagship due to a major technical issue. The South Korean smartphone maker has halted distribution of the Note 7 amid reports of exploding batteries.
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Worldwide PC shipments that comprises of desktops, notebooks, two-in-ones and tablets hit 101 million units in Q1 2016, according to latest report from Canalys. PC shipments volumes fell by 13% year-on-year to their lowest point since Q2 2011. Continue reading “Global PC shipments hit 101 million units, drops 13% in Q1 2016: Canalys”
Chinese smartphone shipments grew 3 percent annually to hit a record 438 million units in 2015, according to the latest report from Strategy Analytics. Xiaomi maintained the top spot by shipping 17.5 million smartphones and captured 15 percent market share in China in Q4 2015, up 11 percent annually.
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The year 2015 saw a 20% increase in the number of smartphone shipments in India and a subsequent increase of 12% during Q3 2015. However, the more interesting statistic is that the shipment of LTE smartphones in India alone grew by 2400% annually.
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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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LG has announced that they have shipped 1 million units of Optimus LTE, their first phone to come with LTE support and HD display. They announced the Optimus LTE in Korea last October for SK Telecom (SKT) and LG U+ that was popular from the first day in Korea that sold 5,000 units on the first day of the launch. It shipped over 600,000 units in Korea alone, 100 days after the launch. Continue reading “LG Optimus LTE shipments exceed 1 million globally”
In a new report published by Strategy Analytics, Samsung have snatched the top spot in the global smartphone market, shipping 27.8 million smartphones in the last quarter. Continue reading “Samsung Becomes Number One in Smartphone Shipments”
BGR reports that RBC has raised Nokia’s Q3 outlook and said that the situation is not as dire as it appears. The analyst has set a target price of $9 and has said that the situation seems to be improving.
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