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Samsung Dominated Premium Smartphone Market in India in H1 2018: CMR

Samsung dominated the premium smartphone segment in India in the first half of 2018 with almost half the market share, a new report from CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Friday. According to CMR India’s Mobile Handset Review report, Samsung (48 percent) was followed by Chinese smartphone player OnePlus, which grabbed the second spot with 25 percent share, and Apple with 22 percent… Read More »

Huawei First-Half Revenue Up 15 Percent as Smartphone Market Share Rises in China

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd posted a 15 percent rise in first-half revenue, with industry data showing market share gains at home for the smartphone maker that has been largely shut out of the US market over security concerns. The world’s third-largest smartphone maker said on Tuesday revenue rose to CNY 325.7 billion ($47.7 billion) for the six months to June… Read More »

Global PC Market Grows for First Time in 6 Years: Gartner

The global personal computer market grew for the first time in six years in the second quarter of 2018, driven by upgrades in the business segment, a market tracker said Thursday. The research firm Gartner reported that worldwide PC shipments rose 1.4 percent in the past quarter to 62.1 million units, but said it remains unclear if the sector is… Read More »

Indian Smartphone Phone Market Grew 14 Percent in 2017 to Record 124 Million Shipments: IDC

Analyst firm IDC (International Data Corporation) on Tuesday posted reports from its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker wherein it observed that India recorded total smartphone shipments of 124 million units in 2017, with an annual growth of 14 percent over last year. This double digit growth makes India the fastest growing smartphone market in the world, among the top 20 global… Read More »

Smartron Expands to the Middle-East Market, With srt.phone and t.book

Domestic original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Smartron on Tuesday announced that it will collaborate with multiple partners to introduce their devices in the Middle-East market. “With this expansion in the Middle-East market, we are extending the tronX ecosystem along with all our devices that are going to be launched in the next few months,” Mahesh Lingareddy, Founder and Chairman, Smartron, said in a statement.… Read More »

Oreo reaches 0.3% of the Android market in latest distribution chart

At this point, the slow growth in distribution numbers for the latest version of Android is nothing new – the fact is, it’s always been like this. It’s still pretty funny to see Oreo at a whopping 0.3% of the market at the moment, growing from 0.2% one month ago. When interpreting those numbers, remember that Google released Android… Read More »

GST Impact: Indian Smartphone Market Contracts for First Time, Says Canalys

Market research firm Canalys on Wednesday reported that the Indian smartphone market contracted for the first time in its history this past quarter. The report claims that shipments in the country fell 4 percent year-on-year to just under 27 million units. The report adds that the primary factor for falling shipments was the impending introduction of GST on… Read More »

Optimism on market rebalancing drags oil prices lower

 Renewed optimism about the rebalancing of the crude oil market brought concerns about excitability and dragged the price for oil lower early Thursday. A decision from Saudi Arabia this week to cut its output further, signs of strong demand growth in the United States, the world’s leading economy, and security concerns in OPEC-member Nigeria helped push the price… Read More »

Moto C Plus India Launch: Lenovo Wants a Greater Share of India’s Affordable Smartphone Market

Lenovo’s Moto brand is accelerating its efforts to cash in on the affordable smartphone (Rs. 6,000-10,000) segment in India with the launch of the Moto C Plus, at a price of Rs 6,999. Earlier this month, Lenovo had launched Moto C at Rs. 5,999, which is the cheapest Moto device in the company’s current portfolio in India. The… Read More »

Two IPOs to hit market this week, eye Rs 1,000 cr

Aiming to tap the upbeat investor sentiment, two companies – CDSL and GTPL Hathway – will launch initial public offers (IPOs) this week to raise over Rs 1,000 crore. The bidding in BSE-promoted CDSLs IPO will begin on June 19 and close on June 21, while that of GTPL Hathway, part of Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd, will… Read More »