Tag: IDC

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Windows Phone might just surprise you in 2014 – IDC Data

With the smartphone market being dominated by the Android and iOS phones one is left to wonder whether the Windows Phone has a future...

Huawei accounted for 5% of the 1 billion smartphones shipped in 2013

The International Data Corporation (IDC) has released its figures of how the mobile market performed last year. Top on the list of the vendors...

1 billion smartphones to be shipped by end of 2013 – IDC

The year is drawing to a close and you may be wondering how smartphones faired this year. IDC has that covered: 1 billion is...
Asus Tablets

Asus ships 3.5 million tablets in Q3 translating to 53.9% growth and third in tablets Marketshare

The tablets market is one growth area that even threatens the mere existence of PCs, smartphones are not growing as fast, particularly in the...
Huawei Ascend W1

Huawei confirms its hold on the number 3 spot as top smartphone maker, beats LG and Sony

For a while now we have known that Chinese handset maker Huawei means business and they have at various points this year been quoted...
Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Age of Giants: Rise of the phablets

Phablets- a term virtually unknown till 2011 is now a rage amongst the consumers and tech companies alike. All the major manufacturers have one...
Galaxy Mega

India sold more phablets than sub 3.5 inch smartphones in Q2

Remember those nostalgic days when the smartphone was supposed to be 3.5 inch, the gospel according to Saint Jobs? Well those are over...

Nokia steals back much needed mobile phones lead in Home country Finland

It's not always easy to take a beating in your hometown, ask Blackberry. Nokia's been there but now they seem to be back on...
India Smartphones marketshare

Small Android Brands edge Apple out of top 5 in India – IDC

With a mobile phone market growth of 24% in Q1, India has some very surprising report from IDC. A total of 60.7 million phones...