Smartphone market
4:10

Huawei dislodges Apple as number two smartphone maker

The Chinese telecoms giant is now the number two smartphone maker; the first quarter since 2Q10 in which Apple has not been number one or two.

3:20

Apple leads global smartphone market

Apple captured first place with 19% global market share, nudging Samsung into second position.

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Africa's smartphone market in recovery

Smartphone shipments reached 21.7 million units, spurred by ongoing economic recoveries in some of Africa's major markets, says IDC.

3:30
Nov 1, 2017

Huawei guns for Apple, Samsung in SA

The Chinese smartphone maker banks on its second flagship of the year, the Mate Series, to dominate the market.

3:00
Aug 23, 2017

4G smartphone demand spurs market growth

In Q2 2017, global smartphone sales totalled 366.2 million units, a 6.7% increase over the second quarter of 2016, says Gartner.

3:10
Jan 19, 2017

Smartphone market heads to 6bn mark

By 2020, smart mobile devices will be universally adopted throughout the world.

3:30

Smartphone market sees dramatic slowdown

Although smartphone growth remains positive, it is down significantly from the 10.4% increase in 2015, says IDC.

4:10
Jul 21, 2016

Global smartphone production volumes surge

Production volume totalled around 315 million units in Q2, representing an 8.9% increase over the previous quarter.

2:30
Mar 23, 2016

Smartphone market emerges from inventory digest

Following stagnant demand, the stock up of Chinese-branded devices started to pick up in the middle of February, says TrendForce.

1:20
Jan 11, 2016

Tablets face pressure from big-screen phones

With the emergence of big 5.5-inch-plus screen phones, consumers may ditch tablets in favour of smartphones, says IDC.

2:10
Oct 30, 2015

Apple sells 48m iPhones in Q3

The company turns to China for growth, with over $12?billion in revenue coming from the Far East, says Juniper Research.

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Sep 25, 2015

iPhone 6S global sales cycle kicked off in Australia

Dozens of people - and a robot - queued for the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus in a cold, rainy Sydney.

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