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Apple passes Samsung to capture the top position in the worldwide smartphone market while overall shipments decline 6.3% in the fourth quarter, according to IDC News 

Apple passes Samsung to capture the top position in the worldwide smartphone market while overall shipments decline 6.3% in the fourth quarter, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A slower than expected 2017 holiday quarter closed out the year bringing minimal change to the worldwide smartphone market when compared to 2016. According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 403.5 million units during the fourth quarter of 2017 (4Q17), resulting in a 6.3%... Read More
Smartphone Growth Expected to Remain Positive as Shipments Forecast to Grow to 1.7 Billion in 2021, According to IDC Market research Press releases 

Smartphone Growth Expected to Remain Positive as Shipments Forecast to Grow to 1.7 Billion in 2021, According to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to maintain positive growth through 2021. IDC expects shipments to grow from 1.47 billion in 2016 to just over 1.7 billion in 2021. In 2016, the market experienced its first-ever single-digit growth year with shipments up just... Read More
Huawei Overtakes OPPO to Become the Number One Smartphone Company in China in 2017Q1, says IDC Market research Press releases 

Huawei Overtakes OPPO to Become the Number One Smartphone Company in China in 2017Q1, says IDC

According to International Data Corporation (IDC), 104.1 million smartphones were shipped to China in 2017Q1. This was a mere 1% year-on-year (YoY) growth, in part the result of high inventory from the previous quarter. 2017Q1 was also relatively quiet aside from a few product launches like Huawei’s new P10, P10 Plus, and Honor V9. This, along with strong momentum for... Read More
Top 3 Chinese Smartphone Vendors Grab Nearly Half of China’s Market in 2016, says IDC Market research Press releases 

Top 3 Chinese Smartphone Vendors Grab Nearly Half of China’s Market in 2016, says IDC

OPPO, Huawei, and vivo lead other smartphone brands in China in 2016 SINGAPORE, February 6th, 2017 – According to the latest IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the smartphone market in China saw a 19% YoY growth and 17% QoQ growth in 2016Q4. For the full year of 2016, the market grew by 9% with top Chinese smartphone vendors taking up... Read More