Tag Archives: Smartphone

Long-Soaring Smartphone Market Heading to Earth

HIGHLIGHTS After a decade of sizzling growth, smartphone market has suddenly cooled Smartphone sales last year shrank slightly for the first time since 2007 Lack of new features that wow consumers has hit smartphone market After a decade of sizzling growth, the smartphone market has suddenly cooled. Surveys show smartphone sales last year shrank slightly for the first time since ... Read More »

Switch off the smartphone, light exposure during sleep affects metabolism

Being exposed to light at night can wreak havoc on your sleep cycle, but that’s not the only cause for concern. A new study done by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says that light exposure at night can also impact your metabolism. According to the study, chronic overnight light exposure could have long-term effects on metabolic function. “Our preliminary ... Read More »

5 things you can do to cure your smartphone addiction

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns out, smartphone addiction is by design. Think of the constant stream of notifications, color schemes in apps and all the “likes,” followers and in-game trophies. Our phones and apps are designed to give us short-term, ... Read More »

China Smartphone Shipments Decline 21 Percent, Xiaomi Sees Growth: Canalys

HIGHLIGHTS While Huawei saw minor growth, shipments of Oppo and Vivo declined Xiaomi saw substantial growth of 37 percent year on year Q2 2018 expected to show growth for most OEMs Smartphone shipments in China have dropped by 21 percent in Q1 2018 compared to the same quarter in 2017, as per the latest data shared by market analyst firm Canalys. ... Read More »

Samsung Retains Top Spot as Global Smartphone Sales Drop 4.6 Percent in Q4: Gartner

While global smartphone sales to end users were down 4.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, Samsungretained its top spot with 18.2 percent share, Gartner said on Thursday. The South Korean giant though saw a year-on-year unit decline of 3.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, but this did not prevent it from defending its top global smartphone vendor ... Read More »

New T-Mobile REVVL Smartphone Should Fit Small Business Budget

A smartphone for only $5 per month can give your small business an affordable solution to bring your workforce together, which is what T-Mobile (NYSE:PCS) has done with the REVVL. A Look at the T-Mobile REVVL At only $125, the T-Mobile REVVL is a smartphone with features good enough to perform all basic communication, image capturing, conferencing, and storage functions. And ... Read More »

Jio Phone to Slow Feature Phone to Smartphone Conversions: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS India’s LTE installed base of handset said to cross 150 million units Chinese smartphone brands still dominated in Q2 2017 JioPhone likely to impact the Indian mobile market JioPhone, the ‘India ka smartphone’ unveiled by Reliance Jio recently, is going to be a factor in slowing down the trend of giving up feature phones for smartphones, new research said on Thursday. ... Read More »

Moto C Plus India Launch: Lenovo Wants a Greater Share of India’s Affordable Smartphone Market

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo brand Moto on Monday launched budget smartphone Moto C Plus It is priced at Rs. 6,999 competing with Redmi 4 Lenovo wants to capture more of the affordable smartphone market in India Lenovo’s Moto brand is accelerating its efforts to cash in on the affordable smartphone (Rs. 6,000-10,000) segment in India with the launch of the Moto C ... Read More »

Huawei Catches Up With Samsung, Apple in Smartphone Market

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei managed to gain ground on Samsung and Apple in terms of market share last year, following the problems encountered by the two sector giants, the Gartner consultancy group said on Wednesday. Over the year as a whole, the Chinese maker saw its sales leap by 26.7 percent, while the South Korean and US rivals both saw ... Read More »

Xiaomi Reportedly Working on Snapdragon 660 Smartphone, Likely to Be Redmi Pro 2

Xiaomi is reportedly working on a new smartphone that is powered by Snapdragon 660 processor, which has not even been announced yet, after having unveiled its Redmi Note 4X smartphone last week. As per the latest leak, the company is working on the new smartphone that can be from company’s Redmi series of smartphones (likely to be Redmi Pro 2) ... Read More »