smartphone market

Samsung surpasses Apple in smartphone shipments by 1% amid persisting market decline

Samsung overtook Apple through a slender 1% lead to secure the top spot in smartphone shipment volumes during the first quarter of 2023, despite the ongoing contraction of the smartphone market, accor

Samsung beats Xiaomi to reclaim No. 1 spot in Indian smartphone market

Xiaomi, which has led the Indian smartphone market for three consecutive years, has ceded ground to its long-rival Samsung in the world’s second largest market, according to a new report. According

Global smartphone growth stalled in Q4, up just 1.2% for the full year: Gartner

Gartner’s smartphone market share data for the just gone holiday quarter highlights the challenge for device makers going into the world’s biggest mobile trade show, which kicks off in Bar

Samsung forecasts slowing profit growth for Q2, missing analyst estimates

Samsung has put out earnings guidance for its Q2 which indicate quarterly growth at its slowest for more than a year — as a lack of new ideas to sell high end smartphones drags on the company&

Gartner reports first ever global decline in smartphone sales

Global smartphone sales have not been firing on all cylinders for several years now but Gartner's latest figures record the first ever decline since the analyst began tracking the market all the way b

Gartner: Android’s smartphone marketshare hit 86.2% in Q2

What growth there is left in the smartphone market continues to center on emerging markets where consumers are upgrading from feature phones.

Peak Android? YoY Growth Lowest Ever In Q2, Says Gartner

It's no wonder Google is expanding its efforts to broaden Android's reach by working with OEMs in emerging markets, via its Android One smartphone affordability program; the latest global smartphone m

Smartphone Market Leaders, Samsung And Apple, Both Lost Share In Q1, Says Analyst

Strategy Analytics has put out its latest smartphone market figures for Q1, and the market watcher has Samsung and Apple both losing share in the quarter.

China Now Has 700M Active Smartphones, Says Umeng

The number of active smartphones in China exceeded 700 million by the end of 2013, says a new report from analytics firm Umeng. Out of all the devices sold in 4Q 2013, 41% were to people purchasing th

India Passes Japan To Become Third Largest Global Smartphone Market, After China & U.S.

India pushed past Japan to become the third largest global smartphone market in Q1, according to a new report by Strategy Analytics. The analyst notes it's the first time ever that India has moved up

Android + iOS Grabbed 92% Of Global Smartphone Shipments In Q4 2012 — Android “Undisputed Volume Leader”, Says Analyst

They'd make unhappy bedfellows but -- taken together -- Google's Android platform and Apple's iOS accounted for a record 92 per cent of global smartphone shipments in Q4 last year, according to new fi

Kantar Worldpanel: Apple Shoots Back To Top Of U.S. Smartphone Sales On An iPhone 5 Rocket, Android Leading Elsewhere

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Kantar: Android Now Accounting For More Than Half Of All Smartphone Sales Across U.S., Europe and Oz

<a target="_blank" href="">Kantar Worldpanel ComTech</a>, a market analysis division of WPP, has today published its latest figures on mobile device sales across a numb

Nielsen: Smartphones Used By 50.4% Of U.S. Consumers, Android 48.5% Of Them

Nielsen today became the latest analyst house to call it for smartphones outnumbering more basic devices in the U.S. The company <a href="">says</a> that in

Why China Matters To Apple, Others: This Year It Will Become The World’s Largest Smartphone Market

China is already a significant market for companies like Apple, with CEO Tim Cook describing "staggering" and "off the charts" sales of the iPhone in China last quarter. But according to IDC the oppor

Japan's smartphone market: The iPhone is huge, the BlackBerry and Android aren't

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