Indian tablet market inclusive of slate and detachables ended the year 2016 with total shipments of 3.7 million units with a marginal annual drop of 3.1 percent, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The research firm attributed the shipment decline to the continuing decrease in demand for tablets. Continue reading “Tablet shipments in India decline 3.1% in 2016, Datawind leads with 27.6% share: IDC”
The smartphone market in China saw a 19% YoY growth and 17% QoQ growth in Q4 2016, according to the latest IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. OPPO, Huawei and Vivo grabbed 48% of the Chinese smartphone market in 2016.
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India shipped 197.5 million mobile handsets, of which 78.4 million were alone shipped during the third quarter of the calendar year, according to CMR’s India Monthly Mobile Handset Market Review Report for 3Q 2016 ending September 2016. The report revealed that 66% of the phones in Q3 were Made in India.
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GOQii, the activity and fitness tracker maker has grabbed top spot in India’s wearable market overtaking Xiaomi, according to a latest report from IDC.
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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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More than 15.8 million 4G devices were shipped in the first quarter of 2016, according to the CMR’s 1Q CY report of India LTE Devices. Of these, 97.9% were smartphones, 1.5% were DataCards and the remaining 0.6% were tablet PCs. This amounts to 63% of the cellular devices shipped through the quarter.
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Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 101.9 million units by the end of 2016, representing 29.0% growth over 2015, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker.
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Worldwide smartphone sales to grow just 7 percent in 2016, to reach 1.5 billion units, according to the latest report from Gartner. The latest numbers are down from 14.4 percent growth in 2015.
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Jawbone, well-known for its fitness wearables, has reportedly stopped the production of its UP series of fitness trackers. Continue reading “Jawbone stops fitness trackers production, trying to sell audio business too: Report”
A total of 0.91 million tablets were sold in India, recording a 7% growth over the last quarter of CY 2015, according to CMR’s India Quarterly Tablet PC Market Review, 1Q CY 2016. The report said that 4G launches will increase sales of large screen smart connected devices, including tablets, for video content consumption, leading to market stabilization. Continue reading “Datawind tops Indian tablet market with 34.2% market share in Q1 2016: CMR”
India shipped a total of 23.5 million units of smartphones in Q1 2016 registering 5.2 percent growth over the same period last year, according to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. The smartphone shipments has decreased by 8.2 percent over Q4 2015 and it has been dipping consecutively for two quarters. Continue reading “Indian smartphone shipment drops 8.2% in Q1, Reliance Jio grabs 5th spot: IDC”
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
Continue reading “Fitbit continues reign, Xiaomi pips Apple to grab second spot in wearables market Q1 2016: IDC”
Indian smartphone market grew by 12 per cent year on year with 24.4 million units shipped in the Q1 of 2016, according to a new report by Canalys. Apple and Lenovo have become the fastest growing smartphone vendors in the country.
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Worldwide smartphone shipment growth fell flat for first time and this is the smallest year-over-year growth on record. According to a report from IDC, vendors shipped a total of 334.9 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16), up slightly from the 334.3 million units in 1Q15.
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