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IDC: Global smartphone shipments continue to grow Market research News 

IDC: Global smartphone shipments continue to grow

While the supply chain situation hasn’t drastically improved, the smartphone market has shown positive results in recent quarters. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, shipments of smartphones are expected to grow 7.4% in 2021, reaching 1.37 billion units, followed by 3.4% growth in 2022 and 2023, respectively. The 7.4% growth can be attributed to a... Read More
IDC: Global smartphone market grew 13.2% in the second quarter Market research 

IDC: Global smartphone market grew 13.2% in the second quarter

Overall smartphone shipment volumes grew 13.2% year over year in the second quarter, slightly beating IDC’s forecast of 12.5% growth. According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 313.2 million devices during the quarter, which further proves this market is headed back toward sustained growth. Every region contributed... Read More
IDC: 2021 smartphone growth to reach Its highest level since 2015 News 

IDC: 2021 smartphone growth to reach Its highest level since 2015

Following back-to-back quarters of growth, International Data Corporation (IDC) raised its near-term outlook for the global smartphone market. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, shipments of smartphones are forecast to reach 1.38 billion units in 2021, an increase of 7.7% over 2020. This trend is expected to continue into 2022, when year-over-year growth will be 3.8% with shipments... Read More
OPPO introduces microscopic magnification in its latest camera smartphones News 

OPPO introduces microscopic magnification in its latest camera smartphones

Global smartphone company OPPO announce a microscopic lens on a smartphone called “Microlens.” The lens, which magnifies subjects 30 times optically, and 60 times with hybrid magnification, makes its debut on the OPPO Find X3 Pro. “OPPO has always broken barriers when it comes to smartphone cameras, with several ‘firsts’ to our name. Microscopic imaging was a natural step in smartphone... Read More
LG closing worldwide mobile phone business News 

LG closing worldwide mobile phone business

LG Electronics Inc. announced, in a decision made by its board, it is closing its mobile business unit: LG’s strategic decision to exit the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector will enable the company to focus resources in growth areas such as electric vehicle components, connected devices, smart homes, robotics, artificial intelligence and business-to-business solutions, as well as platforms and services.... Read More
Sony debuts Xperia PRO 5G smartphone for pro content creators New Products 

Sony debuts Xperia PRO 5G smartphone for pro content creators

Sony Electronics Inc. introduced a new professional 5G smartphone with HDMI connection, Xperia PRO. Sony claims the Xperia PRO is the world’s first smartphone with a dedicated HDMI input, allowing users to connect an Alpha camera or any other HDMI input equipped camera to enable a 5G data link to broadcast video in real-time. Using compatible third-party live streaming applications, ... Read More
IDC says fourth-quarter smartphone shipments show growth Market research News 

IDC says fourth-quarter smartphone shipments show growth

The worldwide smartphone market continued to improve in the holiday quarter of 2020 (4Q20) returning to familiar ground with 4.3% year-over-year growth, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 385.9 million devices during the quarter. While the full year 2020 declined 5.9% compared to 2019, the progress... Read More
Rise Above Research forecasts global camera sales to drop 37% this year Market research 

Rise Above Research forecasts global camera sales to drop 37% this year

Fueled by the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the global digital camera market will see its largest sales drop in history, according to Rise Above Research’s new 2020 Worldwide Digital Camera Forecast. The market will decline 37% overall, compared to 2019. Many factors are behind this decline, including the predominance of smartphones, the perceived lack of and economic impacts resulting... Read More
IDC expects worldwide smartphone shipments to plummet 11.9% in 2020 Market research 

IDC expects worldwide smartphone shipments to plummet 11.9% in 2020

The worldwide smartphone market is forecast to decline 11.9% year over year in 2020 with shipments totaling 1.2 billion units, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. The forecast follows the largest year-over-year decline in history in the first quarter of 2020. Smartphone shipments are now expected to decline 18.2% in the first half of the year as the... Read More
Worldwide smartphones decline 11.7 percent, according to IDC Market research News 

Worldwide smartphones decline 11.7 percent, according to IDC

Worldwide smartphone shipments decreased 11.7% year over year in the first quarter of 2020 (1Q20), according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies shipped 275.8 million smartphones during 1Q20. Although the first quarter usually experiences a sequential (quarter over quarter) decline in shipments, with the average sequential decline over the last... Read More
Samsung announces Galaxy A71 5G and Galaxy A51 5G models with four lenses News 

Samsung announces Galaxy A71 5G and Galaxy A51 5G models with four lenses

Samsung Electronics announced the Galaxy A71 5G and Galaxy A51 5G smartphones, adding 5G connectivity and features like an Infinity-O display, quad camera, long-lasting battery and connectivity through 5G. “Our ambition with the Galaxy A series portfolio is to deliver must-have innovations, and powerful experiences, at a varied range of prices but without compromising on features,” said YeonJeong Kim, Vice... Read More
Sony debuts smartphone with high-end imaging/video chops: Xperia 1 II New Products 

Sony debuts smartphone with high-end imaging/video chops: Xperia 1 II

Sony announced its new flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 II with advanced imaging capabilities. Designed with Sony’s Alpha AF technology, the newly developed triple camera array with focal lengths of 16mm, 24mm and 70mm with ZEISS optics calibrated specifically for Xperia 1 II, as well as ZEISS T* coating, which contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast by reducing reflections. Utilizing technology... Read More
IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8% Market research Press releases 

IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8%

Worldwide smartphone shipments increased 0.8% year over year in the third quarter of 2019, reversing seven quarters of decline, according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies shipped a total 358.3 million smartphones during the quarter, which was up 8.1% from the previous quarter and enough to return the industry to... Read More
Huawei rethinks the smartphone with its quad-camera HUAWEI Mate 30 series New Products Press releases 

Huawei rethinks the smartphone with its quad-camera HUAWEI Mate 30 series

Iconic Handset Features the Flagship Kirin 990 5G SoC, Amazing Quad Camera System with Breakthrough SuperSensing Cine Camera & Futuristic Halo Ring Design MUNICH, Sept. 19, 2019 /CNW/ — Huawei today unveiled its ground-breaking HUAWEI Mate 30 Series at an exclusive launch event in Munich. Setting new standards in every area from aesthetic design through to hardware engineering and software innovation, the HUAWEI Mate... Read More
Nokia 7.2 arrives in the United States with a 48 MP triple camera with ZEISS Optics New Products Press releases 

Nokia 7.2 arrives in the United States with a 48 MP triple camera with ZEISS Optics

A perfect combination of timeless looks and cutting-edge technology with a powerful triple camera and always-on HDR PureDisplay technology NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces the Nokia 7.2, the first Nokia smartphone to combine a triple camera and PureDisplay. Nokia 7.2 features a powerful 48MP triple camera with Quad Pixel technology and... Read More