Tag Archives: Units

Disney Layoffs Hit TV Distribution, Home Entertainment Units Post Fox Merger; 20th TV EVP Greg Drebin Exits

Five months after Disney’s $71.3 billion acquisition of key Fox assets was completed, there has been a new round of layoffs in Disney’s media distribution areas that include home entertainment and TV distribution, I have learned. I hear several dozen employees, just under 60, were affected, both on Fox and Disney side. I hear among the highest-ranked among those who are leaving are Greg Drebin, EVP ... Read More »

Xiaomi Says Over 3 Million Redmi 3S Units Were Sold in India in Less Than 6 Months

Xiaomi has been a growing brand in India in last two years and now the company has announced that it managed to sell over 3 million units of Redmi 3S smartphones (including Redmi 3S, Redmi 3S Prime, and Redmi 3S Plus models) in less than six months after the phones’ launch in August last year. The Xiaomi Redmi 3S and ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 India Sales Target Said to Be 7 Million Units

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone, the budget stalwart continues to gain in popularity, with the top variant going out of stock within minutes of the sale starting. So reports that Xiaomi has doubled the India sales target for the smartphone compared to the Redmi Note 3, the predecessor of the new model. The Chinese company has set the Redmi ... Read More »

Apple Reports Record $78.4 Billion in Revenue; iPhone Sales at an All-Time High of 78.3 Million Units

Apple on Tuesday reported a rebound in iPhone sales to lift the tech giant to record revenue in the past quarter in quarterly results that eased concerns of slowing growth. The results showed strong demand for Apple’s iPhone 7 models launched last year, with demand outpacing supply. Revenue climbed to an all-time record $78.4 billion (roughly Rs. 5,30,498 crores) compared ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4’s First Sale in India Sees 250,000 Units Sold in 10 Minutes

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone, which went on sale on Monday, has seen tremendous response from the Indian market. Xiaomi in a press statement has announced that 250,000 units of the Redmi Note 4 were sold in 10 minutes in the smartphone’s first sale in the country. The company said that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Review) saw ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Shipment Goal at 60 Million Units, Small Batch to Be Released Early: Reports

South Korean consume electronics giant Samsung is hoping to make a comeback with its 2017 flagship, the Galaxy S8, and the smartphone is expected to sport a lot of innovative features. To make up for last year’s Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung has set ambitious goals for itself and is looking to ship as many as 60 million units of ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Units Exploded Due to Its ‘Aggressive Design’: Report

Samsung held a grand Unpacked event in August to unveil its most promising device ever, convinced that this device would finally let the tech giant claim the throne it sought so badly. However, the turn of events since then has been a living nightmare for Samsung. What is even worse is that the root cause of these Samsung Galaxy Note ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Refurbished Units to Reportedly Be Sold in Emerging Markets

  After unsuccessful attempts at finding the flaw in its Galaxy Note 7, Samsung officially announced a recall of all the units from markets worldwide. The company has been using different tactics to encourage users to turn their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 units in, the latest one being continuous prompts through a software update. However, a new report claims that ... Read More »

Smartphone Shipments in India Cross 30 Million Units in Q3 2016: IDC

For the first time, the smartphone market in India crossed the 30 million unit shipments milestone in the third quarter of this year, the International Data Corp (IDC) reported on Tuesday. According to IDC’s Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone shipments clocked 32.3 million units in Q3 2016 with 17.5 percentage growth over the previous quarter, maintaining its traction with 11 ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4A Was a Hit on Singles’ Day, 1 Million Units Sold in 24 Hours

  China’s Singles’ Day sale kicked off on Friday with Alibaba selling over $5 billion (roughly Rs. 33,515 crores) in transactions in the first hour which was more than in the first hour of last year’s spree. Xiaomi also shared some impressive numbers for its sales performance during the Singles’ Day sale. Hugo Barra, Vice President, Xiaomi Global in a ... Read More »