Tag Archives: Million

iPhone Shipments This Year to Remain Below 200 Million Units: Report

Reports about dropping iPhone shipments were already making rounds in a few markets, with several analysts also predicting a sharp decline for Q1 2016 from a year ago. The iPhone has peaked, is the general consensus, with little chance of Apple ever beating the 74.8 million iPhone units shipped in a single quarter record from Q4 2015. Now, a reliable ... Read More »

Clash of Clans Maker Supercell Claims 100 Million Daily Active Users

The maker of the Clash of Clans mobile game, Supercell, says its pre-tax profit last year grew more than 60 percent to EUR 838 million ($964 million or roughly Rs. 6,453 crores) while revenue surged a third to 2.1 billion euros. CEO Ilkka Paananen said Wednesday they were proud of the success but acknowledged that “enough time and some luck” ... Read More »

500 Million Android Devices Affected by ‘Accessibility Clickjacking’ Malware: Report

Mobile security firm Skycure has claimed that a new Android malware can allow malicious apps to access all text-based data on a device without requiring permission from the user. The research firm has further claimed that the latest Android malware family dubbed “Accessibility Clickjacking” impacts almost all Android versions except the last two versions – Android 5.0 Lollipop and Android ... Read More »

EA’s Ultimate Team Worth $650 Million; Half of All Digital Extras

We know Ultimate Team is crucial to the success of EA Sports’ long-running football sim FIFA franchise, and on Tuesday, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen revealed how important it is for the company’s bank statement in a presentation at a Morgan Stanley investor conference. “We’ve been a leader in driving digital extra content for games, which really drives the profitability of ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5’s First Flash Sale Sees 4 Million Units Sold: Reports

Xiaomi’s Mi 5 is already a hit among users, it appears. The first flash sale of the flagship smartphone in China on Wednesday saw nearly 17 million users showing interest in the device, and reportedly 4 million units were sold. The response was so overwhelming that Xiaomi has reportedly asked Foxconn to ramp up the production of the smartphone. Xiaomi ... Read More »

India’s Mobile Phone Production Rises to 110 Million in 2015-16: Prasad

Mobile phone production in the country has more than doubled to 110 million in 2015-16 on the back of duty rationalisation announced in the previous Budget, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday. The minister said 16 new mobile manufacturing units have been set up during the financial year. “In 2014-15, the mobile units manufactured in the country was 5.4 ... Read More »

Telegram Hits 100 Million Monthly Active Users; Updates App

Telegram, an encrypted messenger app that was launched two and half years ago, on Tuesday announced that it has hit the 100 million monthly active user milestone. Update v3.6 was also released for Android and iOS. The company on its blog post additionally claimed that 350,000 new users sign up every day on Telegram and that the app now delivers ... Read More »

Flipkart, Hike Messenger Cross 50 Million Downloads on Google Play

Flipkart announced on Friday that it has become the first Indian app to cross the 50 million installs landmark on Google Play, adding that it achieved the milestone on the first week of February 2016. The claim was verified by statistics presented on Google Play, which counts over 50 million installs of the Flipkart app. Other e-commerce players like Amazon ... Read More »

Freedom 251: 30,000 Units Sold, Components for Up to 2.5 Million Will Be Imported

Ringing Bells, the makers of the Rs. 251 smartphone – the Freedom 251 – confirmed to Gadgets 360 on Tuesday that it has still only accepted payments for 30,000 units of the phone. It also added that the components for these phones will be imported, and only assembled in India, not made here. Ringing Bells stopped accepting orders on February ... Read More »

MWC 2016: ZTE Eyes Selling 60-70 Million Smartphones in 2016

China’s ZTE, the world’s sixth largest smartphone maker, is introducing new value-priced phone models and aims to sell between 60 million and 70 million devices overall this year, an executive said on Monday. ZTE Senior Director of Mobile Devices Waiman Lam said in an interview at the Mobile World Congress that the company is cautiously targeting growth of around 60 ... Read More »