Global smartphone shipments goes flat, Oppo and Vivo hit top 5 list in Q1 2016: IDC

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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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Worldwide wearables shipments to hit 110 million units, grow 38.2% by the end of 2016: IDC

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 110 million units by the end of 2016 with 38.2% growth over the previous year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker.

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Tablet shipments in India increased 13% in 2015, 4.4M units sold: CMR Report

A total of 4.4 million tablets were shipped in India, registering a growth of 13% compared to 2014, according to CMR’s India Annual Tablet PC Market Review, CY 2015.

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Worldwide wearables market soar 126.9% in Q4 2015, Fitbit continues reign: IDC

Buoyed by the growing popularity of fitness trackers and the Apple Watch, the worldwide wearable device market showed a notable increase in Q4 2015.  As per the International Data Corporation (IDC)Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, vendors shipped  27.4 million units in the Q4 2015, a 126.9 percent increase from the year before.

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Mobile internet users in India to reach 371 million by June 2016: Report

The number of mobile Internet users in India is expected to grow 21% to reach 371 million by June 2016 from 306 million in December 2015, according to a latest report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and market research firm IMRB International.

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Global wearable device sales to soar 18.4% in 2016: Gartner

Worldwide wearable devices sales to hit 274.6 million in 2016, up 18.4 percent from 232.0 million units in 2015, according to the latest forecast from Gartner. The market is further expected to grow to 322.69 million wearable electronic devices in 2017 from 232.01 million units in 2015.

Chinese smartphone shipments hit 438 million units in 2015, Xiaomi maintains lead : Report

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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4G smartphones surpass 3G shipments in October 2015: IDC

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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Global wearables shipments to cross 200 Million in 2019: Report

Worldwide wearables markets will see continued growth as second- and third-generation iterations reach the market, according a latest forecast from IDC. The research firm stated that the worldwide wearable device market that includes smartwatches and fitness trackers, will reach a total of 111.1 million units in 2016, up a strong 44.4% from the 80 million units expected to ship shipped in 2015.

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Worldwide smartphone shipments will grow 9.8% in 2015: Report

2015 will be the first full year of single-digit worldwide smartphone growth, according to a latest forecast from IDC. The research firm has predicted that worldwide smartphone shipments will grow 9.8% in 2015 to a total of 1.43 billion units.

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Global tablet shipments decline 12.6% in Q3 2015: Report

Just yesterday, IDC revealed its numbers for the worldwide smartphone shipment and today, the research firm is out with report for the global tablet shipments.  A total of 48.7 million units were shipped in the Q3 2015, reporting a 12.6% decline owing to the challenges faced by the tablet market.

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Worldwide smartphone shipments hit 355.2M, soars 6.8% in Q3 2015: IDC

Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 355.2 million smartphones worldwide in Q3 2015, up 6.8% from the 332.6 million units in Q3 2014, as per the latest report from IDC.

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Samsung Exynos 8890 with custom cores for Galaxy S7 said to enter mass production in December

Samsung’s Octa-Core Exynos 8890 SoC also called the Exynos M1 with custom CPU cores surfaced in benchmarks last month. There were reports that Samsung is also testing Snapdragon 820 SoC for the upcoming Galaxy S7 flagship smartphone and it might also release another variant with the high-end Snapdragon processor that will release sometime in the first half of 2016. Continue reading “Samsung Exynos 8890 with custom cores for Galaxy S7 said to enter mass production in December”