Strategy Analytics Blogs and Podcasts

  • Uber ATG's Legacy

    by Roger Lanctot | Dec 21, 2020
    Uber Technologies has sold its Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) subsidiary to Aurora Innovation putting its fatally flawed autonomous driving endeavors in the ... ...
  • Xiaomi 8A is India's No.1 Phone Model

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 17, 2020
    New research (here) from our Smartphone Model Tracker (SMT) shows Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual is India's no.1 bestselling smartphone model in Q3 2020. It cap... ...
  • Just 2 of China's Top Phone Models are Non-Chinese

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 17, 2020
    New research from our Smartphone Model Tracker (SMT) shows just 2 of the top-20 bestselling smartphone MODELS in China today are non-Chinese. Western brands hav... ...
  • Tizen is World's No.2 Smartwatch OS

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 17, 2020
    New research here from our WDE (Wearables) service shows Samsung's Tizen was the world's 2nd largest smartwatch platform by shipments and revenue during Q3 2020... ...
  • Smartwatch Prices Fall 2%

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 17, 2020
    New research from our WDE (Wearables) service shows global smartwatch prices fell -2% YoY during Q3 2020. This is their lowest level for two years. A flood of c... ...
  • Xiaomi is No.3 in UK

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 17, 2020
    In a stunning quarter, Xiaomi cemented its position as the 3rd most popular smartphone brand in the UK during Q3 2020. Its shipments and marketshare have DOUBLE... ...
  • Xiaomi Grabs 6% Phone Share in Germany

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 17, 2020
    New research from our Country Share Tracker (CST) shows Xiaomi jumped to a record 6% share of Germany's mobile handset market in the third quarter of 2020. It i... ...
  • Smartphone Replacement Cycle Will Recover in 2021

    by Boris Metodiev | Dec 17, 2020
    Global smartphone replacement rate reached the peak in 2013, when operator subsidies also reached the record-high level. However, replacement rate has been expe... ...
  • Smartphone Displays: Larger, Brighter, Bendy

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 17, 2020
    Latest research from our Techs (EDT) service finds the vast majority of smartphones sold worldwide today employ a screen larger than 6 inches. Display size is v... ...
  • CES 2021: What to Expect

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 17, 2020
    Tradeshow season is fast approaching. CES is upon us and takes place from January 11 to 14, 2021. The event is 100% online and will be livestreamed daily. We lo... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 21 - 2020 Recap

    by Chris Schreiner | Dec 15, 2020
    In the final UX Soup of 2020, Chris takes a look back at memorable moments and interviews from previous episodes. Thank you to everyone who has been listening t... ...
  • Dara Seeks Jab Priority for Uber Drivers

    by Roger Lanctot | Dec 14, 2020
    Uber's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has put the word out to individual states in the U.S. seeking prioritization for Uber drivers, who he characterizes appropriately a... ...
  • Mobility Lives! Car Sharing Shines!

    by Roger Lanctot | Dec 14, 2020
    At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic back in the spring of 2020, the outlook for mobility services suddenly turned bleak. Micromobility operators shut down com... ...
  • Nreal and Vodafone bring smartphone-tethered AR to Europe

    by David MacQueen | Dec 11, 2020
    After several companies showed smartphone-tethered AR at CES 2020, I predicted that we'd see that device category take off this year. Although I thought it woul... ...
  • Top Wearable Trends for 2021

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 11, 2020
    Despite a global pandemic, wearables have continued to grow this year. What does next year bring? Will growth re-accelerate? When will Apple intro smartglasses?... ...
  • Xiaomi Smartphone Models Remained Strong in Indonesia and Other Emerging Markets in Q3’20

    by Juha Winter | Dec 09, 2020
    Previously in this blog, we wrote about Xiaomi making phenomenal market share gains in many Western European markets, primarily at the expense of Huawei. Howeve... ...
  • Japan, South Korea and Australia Will Have the Highest Smartphone ASP in 2021

    by Boris Metodiev | Dec 09, 2020
    Global smartphone wholesale (trade) revenues are expected to decrease -9% YoY in 2020, as a result of the global coronavirus pandemic. We expect revenues to reb... ...
  • Apple AirPods Max Go Over-Ear

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 08, 2020
    Apple today launched AirPods Max -- its first over-ear design for Bluetooth headphones. They cost US$549 retail and wil... ...
  • UX Soup: Episode 20 - Listener Emails

    by Chris Schreiner | Dec 08, 2020
    We asked you to reach out to us at UXSoup@strategyanalytics.com with your emails, and you did! This week, we answer some of your questions, including our most m... ...

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