IDC reports 0.8% YoY growth in global smartphone shipments in Q3 2019, Samsung leads

International Data Corporation (IDC) has reported a growth of 0.8% Year on Year for smartphone shipments in its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Total shipments counted to 358.3 million smartphones that resulted in an 8.1% growth compared to the last quarter, marking positive growth in smartphone shipments after almost 2 years.

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TikTok creator ByteDance introduces Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 Plus, up to 12GB RAM, quad rear cameras

TikTok creator ByteDance acquired set of patents and some empoyees from the smartphone maker Smartisan earlier this year, and the company this week introduced Jianguo Pro 3, the first smartphone after the deal. The phone packs a 6.39 FHD+ AMOLED screen with DC Dimming, is powered by Snapdragon 855 Plus with up to 12GB of RAM, runs Android Pie-based Smartisan OS 3.0, features a 48MP (IMX586) main, 13MP 123-degrees ultra-wide, 8MP telephoto for 2x zoom and a 5MP 2cm macro lens. There is also a 20MP camera on the front with 4-in-1 pixel binning. Continue reading “TikTok creator ByteDance introduces Smartisan Jianguo Pro 3 with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 Plus, up to 12GB RAM, quad rear cameras”

Worldwide smartphone shipments up 1% YoY in Q3 2019 showing signs of recovery, Samsung leads with 20% market share: Reports

Smartphone shipments for Q3 2019, after a long time, has seen growth of 1% compared to the same period last year. Reports released by Counterpoint Research and Canalys show smartphone shipments of 380 million and 352.4 million, respectively. International Data Center (IDC) is yet to publish their report on smartphone shipments.

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India smartphone shipments reach 49 million units in Q3 2019, up 10% YoY, Xiaomi and Samsung continue to lead: Report

Recently, Counterpoint Research published a report on smartphone shipments in India during Q2 2019 and during Q2 2019, Xiaomi and Samsung continued to lead. Similarly, Counterpoint Research has published a report on smartphone shipments in India during Q3 2019 that reveals record-high smartphone shipments in India.

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Indian smartphone market witness highest second-quarter shipments in Q2 2019: IDC

In a recent report, India smartphone market saw the highest ever second quarter shipment of 36.9million in 2019, with a 9.9% year-on-year (YoY) and 14.8% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth. Continue reading “Indian smartphone market witness highest second-quarter shipments in Q2 2019: IDC”

Black Shark 2 Rookie Kit Gamepad goes on sale in India

Black Shark 2 gaming smartphone was launched by Black Shark in India a few months back. Now, the company has launched the Rookie Kit Gamepad for the Black Shark 2 smartphone in India and this mobile gaming accessory consists of Black Shark Gamepad – (Left Side Version) and Black Shark Gamepad 2.0 Holder (Left Side).

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Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 2.3% YoY in Q2 2019; Samsung and HUAWEI post annual growth: IDC

In May 2019, International Data Corporation(IDC) published a report regarding the worldwide smartphone shipments in Q1 2019 and HUAWEI posted 50.3% growth while Apple shipments were down 30.2%. Similarly, IDC has published new reports and it shows that worldwide smartphone shipments have declined 2.3% YoY in Q2 2019.

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India smartphone shipments reach 37 million units in Q2 2019, Xiaomi and Samsung continue to lead: Report

According to a report from Counterpoint Research, the smartphone shipments in India reached 37 million units during Q2 2019 which is a shipment-record in the second quarter and top 5 smartphone brands contribution reached the highest ever level in Q2 2019.

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Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 6.6% YoY in Q1 2019, HUAWEI posts 50.3% growth, Apple shipments down 30.2%: IDC

As the companies have posted their earnings, International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced that smartphone vendors have shipped 310.8 million units in Q1 2019, down 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year, and this also marks sixth consecutive quarter of decline. Continue reading “Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 6.6% YoY in Q1 2019, HUAWEI posts 50.3% growth, Apple shipments down 30.2%: IDC”

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop packs 18000mAh battery, dual pop-up front cameras and triple rear cameras

Avenir Telecom, under exclusive license from Energizer already confirmed that it will unveil Ultimate U620S,  U570S and the U650S smartphones at the MWC. Today the company has announced that it will introduce Power Max P18K Pop with five cameras, a 6.2-inch Full HD+ screen and a whopping 18,000 mAh battery, which it claims to be the highest capacity battery ever  in a smartphone offering several days of battery life on a single day of charge. Continue reading “Energizer Power Max P18K Pop packs 18000mAh battery, dual pop-up front cameras and triple rear cameras”

Essential Phone 2 could feature under-display camera, light sensor and fingerprint sensor

Essential PhoneEssential Phone 1 was launched way back in 2017; almost two years since launch and the company is yet to bring a sequel to it. However, filling the void, a set of design images show that the company is working on it and has not given up. Earlier reports suggested that it was working on a futuristic phone powered by AI. Continue reading “Essential Phone 2 could feature under-display camera, light sensor and fingerprint sensor”

Tambo TA-40 Android Oreo (Go edition) phone with 5.45-inch 18:9 display, fingerprint sensor launched in India for Rs. 5999

Tambo has launched the TA-40 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone in India. It has a 5.45-inch  18:9 aspect ratio display, is powered by a quad-core SoC with 1GB of RAM, has a 5-megapixel front and rear cameras with LED flash, face unlock, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a 2400mAh battery.

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Worldwide smartphone shipments expected to further decline by 3% in 2018, will return to growth in 2019: IDC

According to IDC, worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to decline by 3% in 2018 before returning to low single-digit growth in 2019 and through 2022. Despite the on-going US-China trade war, IDC says that it believes that continued developments from emerging markets, combined with potential around 5G and new product form factors, will bring the smartphone market back to positive growth. Continue reading “Worldwide smartphone shipments expected to further decline by 3% in 2018, will return to growth in 2019: IDC”

Yandex.Phone with 5.65-inch FHD+ display, dual rear cameras, water-resistant body announced

Yandex, the leading Internet company in Russia has introduced Yandex.Phone, the company’s latest Android smartphone. It has a 5.65-inch FHD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, is powered by Snapragon 630 with 4GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Yandex Launcher, has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel secondary camera for portait shots, and a 5-megapixel camera on the front that also has an LED flash.

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