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  • Smartwatches Soar 56% in Q2 2018

    by Neil Mawston | 8月 02, 2018
    Global smartwatch shipments soared +56% YoY in Q2 2018. Smartwatches are now among the world's fastest-growing electronic gadgets. Apple Watch lost ground to ... ...
  • Xiaomi is Crushing Fitbit in Fitnessbands

    by Neil Mawston | 8月 02, 2018
    Global fitnessband shipments dipped -19% YoY in Q2 2018. Fitnessbands are losing ground to smartwatches. In what's left of the fitnessband market, Xiaomi i... ...
  • Huawei Post Solid Growth in Western Europe Smartphone Market in Q2 2018

    by Linda Sui | 8月 02, 2018
    According to the latest report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service: Global Smartphone Vendor Market Share by Region : Q2 2018, global smartpho... ...
  • Sony Mobile: Prices Up, Shipments Down

    by Neil Mawston | 8月 02, 2018
    Sony Mobile's worldwide shipments and revenue collapsed to a record low in Q2 2018. Sony continues to struggle in all regions worldwide, including Japan an... ...
  • Apple Grew Revenue in 2018 Q2 but was Displaced by Huawei in Terms of Unit Sales

    by Yiwen Wu | 8月 02, 2018
    Apple continued to grow in Q2 2018, but the unit growth rate slowed to +1% YoY. Apple slipped to the third position in global smartphone market by volume, follo... ...
  • Huawei Overtakes Apple to Become World's Second Largest Smartphone Vendor in Q2 2018

    by Linda Sui | 7月 31, 2018
    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments fell 3 percent annually to reach 350 million units in Q2 2018. Samsung ma... ...
  • Q2’18: India Smartphone Market Grew by 14% YoY

    by Rajeev Nair | 7月 30, 2018
    Indian smartphone market grew by 14% annually and 10% sequentially in Q2 2018. The quarter was marked by strong online channel contributions with both vendors a... ...
  • Gorilla Glass DX for Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 24, 2018
    Corning of the US has recently introduced Gorilla Glass DX and DX+ optimized for wearables. The protective coating is antireflective (for better reading) a... ...
  • Sleep Wearables for Big Data

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 24, 2018
    Insomnia and lack of sleep are common problems in modern society. How can wearables, such as Apple Watch, help you sleep better? Can wearable vendors differenti... ...
  • Online Channel Make Up 23% of Global Smartphone Sales in 2018

    by Linda Sui | 7月 20, 2018
    According to the latest report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service: Smartphone Sales by Distribution Channel Forecast for 30 Countries: Online... ...
  • Ecobee’s Switch+: a Sign of Things to come in the Smart Home

    by Jack Narcotta | 7月 18, 2018
    The next stage in the evolution of the smart home, it would appear, won’t be about placing more Echo Dots (or Google Home Minis, for that matter) around a... ...
  • Smartwatch Revenues Leap 33% in 2018

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 12, 2018
    We forecast global smartwatch revenues will rise by an impressive +33% in 2018. Apple Watch, Garmin and others are benefiting from consumers' buoyant deman... ...
  • Hearables Will Grow 75% in 2019

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 12, 2018
    Hearables -- or smart headphones -- are deep-in-ear wireless devices optimized for voice comms, medical monitoring, fitness tracking, and other featur... ...
  • Child Wearables Set to Grow

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 05, 2018
    Wearable device makers, such as Huawei, Qualcomm and LG, will target children under the age of 13 for fresh growth next year. Which brands, products and regions... ...
  • Will Google Pixel Topple Apple Watch?

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 05, 2018
    Rumors abound that Google will launch a Pixel smartwatch in the United States and worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2018. What is the likely strategy?... ...
  • Apple Watch Dominates China

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 05, 2018
    Apple Watch is dominating the China smartwatch market today. This wildly popular model is crushing competition from Huawei, Samsung and others, a... ...
  • Garmin Soars in Fitness Trackers

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 05, 2018
    Garmin’s global fitnessband revenue share has doubled in the past year. It is the world’s fastest-growing major vendor. A strong blend of attra... ...
  • Reliance Jio Phone 2 Launched in India

    by Rajeev Nair | 7月 05, 2018
    Reliance Jio launched the successor (Jio Phone 2) to its first 4G feature phone in India and would be available for retail from August 15 2018. The vendor with ... ...
  • Qualcomm Targets Child Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 04, 2018
    Qualcomm recently introduced its Snapdragon Wear 2500 chipset, which is optimized for the (quietly) growing category of child-focused and parent-focused smartwa... ...
  • Russian Army Troops Get Ruggedized Smartwatches

    by Neil Mawston | 7月 04, 2018
    It is being reported by Russian media that some Russian army troops will be using military-grade, ruggedized smartwatches from 2018 / 2019 onwards. T... ...

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