Articles tagged with: Smartphones

Smartphones use in Australia doubles in 2012

Almost half of Australia's adult population now own a smartphone. Take-up soared by 104 percent to 8.67 million units over the 12 months to May 2012,  more

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China is largest single Android market with the USA in second place

Almost two-thirds of the handsets sold in China this year are powered by the Android OS. China is its largest single market, a third of the Android devices sold in 2012 were sold in China. more

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Over Half of European PostPay Smartphone Users On 1GB or Above Tariffs

The 1 GB or above monthly Mobile Data allowance now accounts for over half of Smartphone Post Pay contracts offered in 10 European markets from a TCL survey. more

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EMT's Smartphone Sales up by 66 Percent

Estonia's EMT says that its sales of smartphones were up by 66 percent over the past year. This compared to a global average increase in sales of 47 percent. more

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MediaTek Helps Power Smartphone Adoption in Brazil

Fabless semiconductor vendor, MediaTek says that its chips are to power a new range of affordable Android smartphones being sold in Brazil. more

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Smartphones Overtake Laptops for Wi-Fi Hotspot Usage

The survey revealed that hotspot connections are now led by smartphones (40%), followed closely by laptops (39%) and then tablets (17%) which have seen rapid growth since their recent emergence.  more

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Ovum predicts that Smartphones to hit 1.7 billion in 2017

In a new report, the telecoms analyst firm finds that 450 million smartphones were sold in 2011, of which around 160 million were sold in emerging markets.  more

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Southeast Asia's mobile phones market grew by 24% in volume over the past year

High consumer demand for smartphones and basic feature phones in Southeast Asia's fast developing markets continue to drive buoyant performances in the mobile phone sector.  more

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Smartphone Accessory Revenues Valued at $20 Billion in 2012

Smartphones will drive $20 billion in aftermarket accessory revenues in 2012, accounting for more than half of the $36 billion that all aftermarket handset accessories will produce. more

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Samsung and Apple Take 90% of Smartphone Profits with Just 55% Market Share

Samsung and Apple captured 55% of global smartphone shipments in 1Q'2012 and over 90% of the market's profits. The question remains: can anyone break away to become a strong third in this market? more

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