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  • Samsung Fold Most Important Since iPhone

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 21, 2019
    Samsung's Fold folderphone launched this week. What do we think of it? Three key points: 1. Samsung Fold is the world’s most important smartphone ... ...
  • How Many S10 Smartphones Will Samsung Sell?

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 21, 2019
    Samsung this week announced 5 new smartphone models. The Galaxy Fold impressed and it is a revolutionary foldable device. The S10 5G marks the end of the 4G era... ...
  • Q4’18: Momentum Continues for VIVO

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 18, 2019
    VIVO continued to grow its volumes and revenue in Q4 2018. The Chinese vendor scaled up to be the 5th largest globally  by volumes. In our detailed insigh... ...
  • OPPO Rebounded in Q4 2018 but Online Expansion Generated Mixed Result

    by Yiwen Wu | Feb 18, 2019
    OPPO rebounded in Q4 2018 with a +5% YoY growth in smartphone shipments and a +25% YoY growth in wholesale revenue. It climbed to the fourth position in global ... ...
  • Google Pixel is Starting to Takeoff

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 12, 2019
    According to new research from our smartphone-tracker service, Google Pixel was the fastest-growing major smartphone brand in the United States in the fourth qu... ...
  • Huawei’s Product Lifting Has Paid Dividends in Q4 2018

    by Yiwen Wu | Feb 12, 2019
    In Q4 2018, Huawei beat industry average (down -6% YoY) and significantly grow its smartphone shipments by +48% YoY. Meanwhile, its smartphone wholesale revenue... ...
  • Google Pixel is Fastest-Growing US Smartphone Brand

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 07, 2019
    Google Pixel is now the fastest-growing major smartphone brand in the United States. Like Apple, Google is targeting rich Americans with rich eSIM devices and r... ...
  • Q4’18: Is it too late for LG now?

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 05, 2019
    LG’s handset shipments and revenues witnessed a steep decline in Q4 2018. Both metrics dipped annually by -45% and -44% respectively. Our latest insight r... ...
  • Global Smartphone Shipments Declined on a Full-Year Basis for First Time Ever in 2018

    by Linda Sui | Jan 31, 2019
    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments fell 6 percent annually to reach 376 million units in Q4 2018. Global smar... ...
  • How to Fix Apple?

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 30, 2019
    Global iPhone shipments, revenue, ASP and profit margin fell sharply during Q4 2018. This was Apple’s worst quarter in years. Overpricing and de-subsidiza... ...
  • Apple Shipped 66 Million iPhones in Q4 2018

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 29, 2019
    Apple today reported its financial results for Q4 2018 (October to December). Strategy Analytics (SA) estimates Apple shipped 65.9 million iPhones worldwi... ...
  • Can HMD Nokia Crack the US Smartphone Market?

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 28, 2019
    HMD (Nokia) this week announced it will push hard into the US smartphone market for 2019. HMD is partnering with Verizon and Cricket Wireless for sev... ...
  • KaiOS Phone Shipments Will Grow +50% YoY in 2019

    by Linda Sui | Jan 25, 2019
    KaiOS is a Linux-based, light OS optimized for 3G and 4G smart feature phones. It is developed by KaiOS Technologies Inc, a Hong Kong based company with 250 emp... ...
  • CES 2019 Device Blog: Day 5: Wrap-Up

    by Boris Metodiev | Jan 11, 2019
    CES 2019, the world’s largest consumer electronic trade show is now taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. The show scheduled from Jan 8 (Tue) to Jan 11 (... ...
  • Xiaomi Split Redmi Brand and Launched Note 7

    by Yiwen Wu | Jan 11, 2019
    Xiaomi split Redmi as a separate brand in order to strength its marketing presence in different segments. On January 10th 2019, the company introduced the new R... ...
  • CES 2019 Device Blog: Day 3: Robots

    by Ken Hyers | Jan 10, 2019
    CES 2019, the world’s largest consumer electronic trade show is now taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. The show scheduled from Jan 8 (Tue) to Jan 11 (... ...
  • CES 2019 Device Blog: Day 3: Technologies

    by Ville-Petteri Ukonaho | Jan 10, 2019
    CES 2019, the world’s largest consumer electronic trade show is now taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. The show scheduled from Jan 8 (Tue) to Jan 11 (... ...
  • CES 2019 Device Blog: Day 2: Smartphones

    by Rajeev Nair | Jan 09, 2019
    CES 2019, the world’s largest consumer electronic trade show is now taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. The show scheduled from Jan 8 (Tue) to Jan 11 ... ...
  • CES 2019 Device Blog: Day 1: Smartphones

    by Yiwen Wu | Jan 08, 2019
    CES 2019, world’s largest consumer electronics trade show, takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, from Jan 8 (Tue) to Jan 11 (Fri) 2019. Strategy Analytics... ...
  • CES 2019 Preview : Smartphones

    by Linda Sui | Jan 04, 2019
    CES 2019, world’s largest consumer electronics trade show, will take place next week in Las Vegas, United States. Our analysts from smartphone team are go... ...