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Android Dominates Global Smartphone Shipments With 88 Percent Market Share: Strategy Analytics

  Even though Android has suffered some reputation hit recently, with many reports claiming that a huge proportion of its users are vulnerable to dated malware, it seems like the mobile platform is continuing to expand considerably. As per a market research firm, Google’s mobile platform’s share in global smartphone shipments grew on a year-on-year basis while that of Apple’s ... Read More »

Lenovo, Xiaomi See Gains in Indian Smartphone Market in Q3 2016: Canalys

According to a market research firm, the Indian smartphone market in Q3 2016 experienced a 20 percent year-on-year growth in terms of shipments, growing to 30 million units. Samsung grew along with the market, and retained a lead of just over 20 percent. Other manufacturers like Micromax, Intex, and Lava have seen a slump in their shipments in the country ... Read More »

Lenovo Nabs Second Spot in Indian Smartphone Market in Q2 2016, Says IDC

Lenovo now holds the number two position in India in terms of value, surpassing past Apple, Micromax, and Oppo with a market share of over 9 percent, according to a report by IDC for Q1. The Chinese tech giant also stands at the third position in terms of smartphone shipments, with a 7.7 percent market share. Samsung and Micromax hold ... Read More »

Indian Smartphone Market Grew 17.1 Percent in Q2 2016: IDC

The Indian smartphone market registered a healthy 17.1 percent growth over the previous quarter this year and a marginal 3.7 percent growth over the second quarter of 2015, market research firm International Data Corporation(IDC) said on Friday. According to the IDC’s “Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker”, smartphone market revived after declining for two successive quarters by registering 27.5 million units of ... Read More »

India to Constitute 13.5 Percent of Global Smartphone Market by 2019: Study

Share of India in global smartphone market is expected to reach 13.5 percent with 180 million units by 2019 from 7.6 percent at present, according to a study by Assocham-KPMG. “Thanks to digital revolution riding on the aggressively priced mobile data packages, India is expected to have a total number of 180 million smart phones by 2019 claiming 13.5 percent ... Read More »

Android Captured 97 Percent Smartphone Market Share in India in Q2 2016: Strategy Analytics

Research firm Strategy Analytics on Thursday said that Google’s mobile operating system Android captured 97 percent of the total smartphone market share in India in terms of shipments, to retain its top position during the second quarter of 2016. “Android shipped 29.8 million smartphones in India in Q2 2016, growing an impressive 28 percent annually from 23.2 million units in ... Read More »

HDFC Bank, 7 Other Firms Add Rs 57,965 Crore To Market Value

New Delhi: Combined market valuation of eight of the top ten most valued Indian companies surged by Rs 57,965.56 crore during the week ended July 15, amid a positive broader market trend. Barring Infosys and Sun Pharma, the rest of eight companies saw a jump in their market capitalisation (M-Cap) for the week. The M-Cap of HDFC Bank, which was ... Read More »

Coal India Slips As Buyback Offer Disappoints Market

Shares of Coal India fell as much as 2.36 per cent to hit intraday low of Rs. 313.30 after the state-run miner’s buyback offer disappointed the Street. Coal India aftermarket hours yesterday had announced that its board has approved share buyback of 1.72 per cent of shares at a price of Rs. 335 per share. The proposed buyback will cost ... Read More »

LG Display Sees Signs of Display Market Improvement

South Korea’s LG Display Co Ltd is seeing signs of improvement in the display panel industry and expects its business performance to pick up in the second half of the year, the firm’s chief executive said. “There is a sign of things changing a bit starting in late second quarter,” LG Display CEO Han Sang-beom told reporters at an embargoed ... Read More »

Samsung India to Focus on New Mobile Launches to Bolster Market Share

Being the leader in the Indian smartphone market, Samsung India Electronics will now focus on new launches with innovative features to maintain its position and gain more market share, a top company official said in Kolkata on Tuesday. “We continue to focus on all the segments of mobile phones with different price points and value proposition. Innovation is important and ... Read More »