Tag Archives: Sales

iOS Sees Strongest Growth Rate in 2 Years Thanks to iPhone 7 Sales: Kantar

The latest OS sales data figures from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reveals that iOS adoption has seen a boost in three months ending October, all thanks to the sales of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Japan currently holds the top spot where iOS holds the greatest share at 51.7 percent of smartphone sales, followed by 44 percent in Great ... Read More »

Google Pixel Was More Popular Than iPhone 7 During Black Friday Sales, Claims Analytics Firm

Users made the most of the big discounts during the Black Friday sale last week – which extended over the weekend till Cyber Monday. Deep discounts on tech products saw users lapping up smartphones and tablets in huge numbers, and the newly released iPhone 7 and Google Pixel saw an increase in sale numbers – or specifically, new device activations. ... Read More »

Black Friday’s Record Sales Driven by Mobile Devices, Finds Report

In a first, online shopping on Black Friday is estimated to have hit the $3 billion mark in the US with a major chunk of the total sales coming from mobile devices, a report said on Saturday. Adobe Digital Insights, which has been tracking e-commerce transactions, estimated sales of $3.05 billion (roughly Rs. 20,918 crores) on Black Friday 2016 – ... Read More »

Xiaomi Says Shrinking Smartphone Sales Won’t Hit the Company

Sharp drops in smartphone sales for China’s Xiaomi Inc will not have a major impact on the company as profit growth will be driven by sales from smart home devices as well as revenue from its software eco-system, a senior executive said. Xiaomi was valued at $46 billion (roughly Rs. 3,14,938 crores) in its last fund-raising in 2014 – making ... Read More »

Huawei P9 Worldwide Sales Have Topped 9 Million, Claims Company

  Chinese handset maker Huawei has claimed that it has sold over 9 million Huawei P9 units globally since the smartphone’s launch in April. The company made the announcement at an event on Thursday. Notably, the company back in September had claimed that it sold 6 million P9 smartphones, which means the company has sold an additional 3 million units ... Read More »

iPhone Sales in India Rose Over 50 Percent This Year; Apple Banking on Reliance Jio, Middle Class for Future Growth

On the back of its first annual revenue decline in 15 years, Apple is now looking at India – one of its fastest-growing markets – for future growth. CEO Tim Cook said in the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call that it saw a 50 percent growth in iPhone sales in the fiscal year ending September 2016 and sees headroom for more ... Read More »

Apple Sees Drop in Profit, Revenue as iPhone Sales Slump

Apple’s quarterly profit slumped on a widely expected drop in iPhone sales, but gains in services offered some optimism on the company’s efforts to curb dependence on its smartphone. The company said Tuesday that profit fell 19 percent to $9 billion (roughly Rs. 60,134 crores)┬áin the fiscal quarter ending September 24. Revenue fell nine percent to $46.9 billion (roughly Rs. ... Read More »

Carriers Halt Sales of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Replacements Over Safety Concerns

Samsung suffered another blow in its effort to move past a crisis over exploding smartphone batteries, as customers reported problems with replacement devices and the company was forced to halt production of the Galaxy Note 7 phones. Samsung has temporarily stopped making the high-end phones, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said Monday, asking not to be identified ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 India Sales Top 2.3 Million Units, Says Company

  Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 has achieved yet another milestone as the company claims that the smartphone has become the bestselling online phone in India. According to a tweet by the company, 2.3 million units of the smartphone have been sold to date. To recall, the Redmi Note 3 was launched back in March in India. The Chinese company claims ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 India Sales Top 2.3 Million Units, Says Company

  Security research company last week announced it had discovered a flaw in Apple’s local password protected iTunes backups in iOS 10 that reportedly weakened password security. Apple has now acknowledged the flaw and has confirmed that it is working on a fix. An Apple spokesperson in a statement to Forbes said, “We’re aware of an issue that affects the ... Read More »