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  • MWC 2018: Day Two: Smartphones

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 26, 2018
    Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018), the biggest show on Mobile and Smart Connected Ecosystem is taking place in Barcelona, from Feb 26 to Mar 1, 2018. Strategy An... ...
  • MWC 2018 : Day One : Smartphones

    by Boris Metodiev | Feb 24, 2018
    Mobile World Congress - the largest and arguably the most important mobile industry event – is taking place in Barcelona, Spain from Feb 26 to Mar 1, exhi... ...
  • MWC 2018: What You Should Go See

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 22, 2018
    Mobile World Congress -- the world’s largest mobile tradeshow -- will be held in Barcelona next week. How will the event differ from last year’s sho... ...
  • India: The New King of Mobile Handset Manufacturing

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 22, 2018
    According to new research from our EDS (Devices) service, India was the world’s fastest-growing location for manufacturing mobile phones in 2017. Wha... ...
  • DJI Unveils the Mavic Air - Possibly the Best Ultra-Portable Camera Drone Yet

    by Ken Hyers | Jan 23, 2018
    DJI today unveiled the Mavic Air camera drone. The ultra-portable folding camera drone packs many of the features found in DJI's more expensive Mavic Pro and Pr... ...
  • Baidu & Qualcomm Target China AI Smartphones

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 08, 2017
    Qualcomm and Baidu have announced this week that they will work together in 2018 on a voice-first smart-assistant optimized for the China smartphone a... ...
  • Top Five Smartphone Tech Predictions for 2018

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 07, 2017
    A new report, from our Emerging Devices (EDS) service, predicts five important trends that will emerge in the global handset enabling technologies market d... ...
  • Samsung Retakes No.1 Handset Spot in Canada

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 23, 2017
    According to our EDS (Devices) service, Samsung overtook Apple iPhone in Canada handset shipments for the first time in two years during Q3 2017. Samsung’... ...
  • Razer Launches Its First Gaming Phone

    by Boris Metodiev | Nov 06, 2017
    Razer introduces its first ever smartphone, true to the company’s motto “made by gamers, for gamers”. The aptly named Razer Phone is powered b... ...
  • Handset Shipments Reach Half-Billion Units

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 03, 2017
    According to our EDS (Devices) service, global handset shipments grew a steady +3% annually in Q3 2017. Robust demand for LTE models across Asia pushed worldwid... ...
  • Q3’17: LG’s Revenues, ASP’s Rise but Profitability Fell

    by Rajeev Nair | Oct 31, 2017
    Handset shipments for LG declined by -15% annually, in Q3’17. Profitability too took a hit on account of higher marketing expenses, on its flagship promot... ...
  • True Foldable-Display Smartphones to Come in 2018

    by Ken Hyers | Oct 26, 2017
    Strategy Analytics’ Emerging Devices practice has published a new report that details the evolution of foldable handsets and dual-screen smartphones and f... ...
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an Integral Part of a Modern Smartphone

    by Ville-Petteri Ukonaho | Oct 19, 2017
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become and important differentiator among smartphones. Virtual Assistants, machine learning and on-device AI are all important ... ...
  • India 4G Feature Phone Segment Getting More Vibrant

    by Rajeev Nair | Oct 18, 2017
    There is growing competition to Reliance – Jio in the new 4G Feature Phone segment in India. The latest entrant being Micromax, with its Bharat 1 device. ... ...
  • ZTE Axon M : ZTE Revives the Flip Phone

    by Ken Hyers | Oct 17, 2017
    ZTE has unveiled a new smartphone with a strikingly new form-factor. The Axon M is arguably the most innovative new design in smartphones since the first iPhone... ...
  • What is the Future for Fingerprint Sensors?

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 16, 2017
    With Apple abandoning fingerprint authentication for its flagship iPhone X, what is the future for this technology? Will other handset makers follow suit,... ...
  • Bitcoin Hits Record High

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 16, 2017
    Bitcoin, a digital currency, soared to a record high in recent days. As Wikileaks posted recently, the price of Bitcoin has jumped from US$0.06 i... ...
  • TCL-Alcatel Sells Half Its Phone Business

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 11, 2017
    After years of relentless decline and disastrous missteps, TCL-Alcatel has finally admitted defeat and sold half its mobile phone business to outside inves... ...
  • Nokia Stops Development of OZO VR Camera

    by Ville-Petteri Ukonaho | Oct 10, 2017
    Today, 10th of October 2017 Nokia announced that it will stop the development of its industry leading professional virtual reality camera OZO. Nokia justifies t... ...
  • What is Next for Handset and Smartphone Displays?

    by Ville-Petteri Ukonaho | Oct 04, 2017
    What is the first thing that catches the eye on a handset once it is turned on? The display. The display has long been the main technology that defines usabil... ...

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