Posts Tagged: feature phones

Japan's market for mobile gaming

Japan’s smartphone games market now worth $5.4 billion, half of total gaming industry

According to a new report, Japan’s domestic smartphone gaming market was worth JPY 546.8 billion (US$5.4 billion) in 2013, up a staggering...

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 1:40 pm
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Sun Cellular and Opera seeks to provide internet access to feature phone users in the Philippines

The number of people using the internet through mobile phones are growing in Asia. This is fuelled by more smartphone users in the regio...

  • September 20, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Japan's market for mobile gaming and content in 2012

Japan’s market for mobile content worth $8.8 billion in 2012, games bring in $5.1 billion

Japan’s Mobile Content Forum (MCF) has issued a new report that includes a number of interesting statistics on this country’s mobile ind...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 3:49 pm
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Facebook’s Big Push Onto Asia’s Feature Phones Nets 100 Million Users

Looks like the Asian Facebook population is united in how they want to access their Facebook accounts.

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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In The Philippines, SMS Textbooks Are The Future Of Education

Even the means of studying is truly changing these days.

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 6:55 pm
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Mobile Gaming Company GREE Apologizes for Charging Minors Beyond Spending Limits

Mobile social gaming giant GREE (TYO:3632) has issued an announcement in Japanese today apologizing that some minors were charged beyond the...

  • January 7, 2013
  • at 12:35 pm
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Google and Globe Telecom Introduce Data-Free Mobile Search, Gmail, Google Plus in Philippines

While the smartphone revolution is well established in most mature mobile markets, there’s still a long way to go in some countries, p...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Opera Mini Usage Trends Show Smartphone Growth Around Asia [Map]

A few weeks back Opera released its ‘State of the Mobile Web’ report, with insights on regional mobile market based on trends fr...

  • September 14, 2012
  • at 2:15 pm
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Samsung looks for more success in 2012 with Galaxy III

Are Asian Consumers in Emerging Markets Waiting for Smarter Phones?

A new report from Gartner claims that because of decreased demand from Asia, worldwide sales of mobile phones dropped two percent in the fir...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 9:18 am
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India phones

44 million new smartphones shipped in India in 2013, but feature phones still prevail

IDC has crunched phone shipment numbers for India in 2013, and the result shows that smartphones are growing strongly but feature phones sti...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 12:55 pm
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Samsung Galaxy S4 sales to hit 10 million in under 1 month

Gartner: Smartphones now outsell feature phones, Samsung still way ahead

Research firm Gartner has spilled out new statistics for worldwide smartphone shipments in Q2 2013. It’s a pretty historic moment, as smar...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Singapore’s Mig33 looks to smartphone era, rebrands as microblogging platform

It’s been a while since we last heard about Mig33, a social network for feature phones based in Singapore. The company is revealing today ...

  • August 6, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Nokia sales in China and Asia, 2013

Struggling Nokia Sells Only 4.1M Phones in China in Q2, 20.2M Across Asia-Pacific

How low can Nokia go? Even lower, it seems. According to Nokia’s (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) newly released Q2 2013 financials, Greater China an...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 6:52 pm
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Winner of Hackathon Bandung Launches TaTao, a Tug-of-War Feature Phone Game

We held a hackathon in Bandung, Indonesia three months ago, and I have been informed that one of the winning teams from that event is contin...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 8:10 pm
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360Buy to Snap Up More than $300 Million Worth of Nokia Phones in 2013, Plans Huge China Sales Push

Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) is having quite a disastrous time in China of late but it’s not going down without a fight. The Finnish ph...

  • December 21, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Nokia Says Indonesia 2nd Biggest Asia Market, Launches 2 New Asha Phones

Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) launched two new models in its Asha budget phone series – the 308 and 309 – in Jakarta, Indonesia, earli...

  • September 25, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Mig33 Dreams Big in Indonesia and Beyond, Moves onto Blackberry and Android [INTERVIEW]

Mig33 is perhaps the largest mobile social network on feature-phones. The company is very ambitious as it now looks to expand its market rea...

  • July 3, 2012
  • at 12:30 pm
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InMobi Sees iOS Falling in Hong Kong, Android Invading [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Mobile ad platform InMobi has ...

  • April 30, 2012
  • at 10:37 pm
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