Posts Tagged: Smartphones


2k HD phone screens

Get ready for Oppo’s eye-shredding 2k HD phone screen in 2014

Chinese phone-maker Oppo is trying to stand out from the global smartphone crowd with some unusual hardware. After building a swiveling came...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 5:33 pm
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Boosted by WeChat, China's mobile gaming market worth $590 million in Q3 2013

Boosted by WeChat, China’s mobile gaming market worth $590 million in Q3

Mobile gaming is still China’s fastest-growing game sector, with the market exploding 75 percent from Q2 to Q3 this year. New data fro...

  • December 13, 2013
  • at 4:17 pm
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India mobile wi-fi

Tata Docomo gives people want they want right now: more mobile data

Indian phone owners are sending fewer SMS and calling less these days. With growing smartphone adoption, people want more data. Some telcos ...

  • December 2, 2013
  • at 10:25 pm
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Powered by newest MediaTek chip, India's Intex unveils octa-core smartphone prototype

Powered by newest MediaTek chip, India’s Intex unveils octa-core smartphone prototype

Some Indian mobile phone makers are slowly but surely wiping out the image of being cheap, as in poor quality or low-spec. Instead they want...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Micromax

India’s Micromax to shift phone assembly from China to home

Indian phone-maker Micromax is looking to put the ‘home’ into ‘homegrown’ and is now testing out manufacturing its o...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 4:58 pm
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Samsung 100 million Galaxy S and Note shipments, coins word fonblet

Samsung says 100 million Galaxy S and Note phones will ship this year, coins terrible word “fonblet”

Korean gadget-making behemoth Samsung (005930:KS) is holding its Analyst Day today in Seoul, the first it has held in eight years. The compa...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 5:46 pm
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China mobile user numbers

A portrait of China’s 464 million mobile web users (INFOGRAPHIC)

China has 591 million internet users and over 460 million mobile web users, according to figures from the China Internet Network Information...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Sony phones

Sony sells 10 million smartphones in Q3, 2 million PS3s, but cuts profit forecast for 2013

Sony (NYSE:SNE) has just rolled out its latest earnings report (called Q2, but it’s technically Q3 2013). Despite good and growing num...

  • October 31, 2013
  • at 7:55 pm
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Micromax

India’s Micromax eyes Russia and Eastern Europe as new smartphone markets

It’s not just China’s homegrown smartphone makers that are going global. India’s Micromax is set to launch in Russia and Romania by th...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 2:45 pm
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Meizu entering US market 2014

Chinese phone-maker Meizu will show off MX3 at CES ahead of entering US market

Chinese phone-maker Meizu is preparing to show off its flagship Android-based smartphone in the US ahead of entering the American market lat...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 1:58 pm
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Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one?

Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one? (CHART)

We know that Asia is going nuts for smartphones, but which brands do people prefer, and how much are folks spending? Jana, a mobile rewards ...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Champagne, anyone? You can now get a gold HTC One at an ordinary price

Champagne, anyone? You can now get a gold HTC One at an ordinary price

After HTC’s silliness with an 18-carat gold HTC One that cost over $4,000, the Taiwanese phone-maker has this time made a gold HTC One...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 6:35 pm
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India’s slow 3G networks are frustrating

India’s s-s-s-stalling 3G networks are f-f-f-fr-frustrating

In the past two years or so most telcos in India have rolled out 3G networks in varying proportions across the country. Mostly, 3G is availa...

  • November 15, 2013
  • at 3:25 pm
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All the facts and figures on China's smartphone users in 2013

All the facts and figures on China’s smartphone users in 2013 (INFOGRAPHIC)

China looks set to snap up over 350 million new smartphones this year. So what brands are Chinese people buying? How much do they spend on 3...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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China snaps up 100 million smartphones in Q3; these are the top 6 brands

China snaps up 100 million smartphones in Q3; these are the top 6 brands

Those tireless number crunchers at Canalys have come out with a new report on the global smartphone market in August to September (Q3) this ...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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Thai telco Dtac adds 240,000 new users, now has 3.7 million 3G subscribers

Thai telco Dtac has just announced its Q3 financials. It added 240,000 new customers in three months, making the company the second largest ...

  • November 1, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
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LG gets curvy with new G Flex

LG gets curvy with new G Flex phone

Whilst flexible screens are a research lab reality, the consumer market is going to have to make do with rigid screens for a while longer. L...

  • October 28, 2013
  • at 4:37 pm
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Check out the Asian nations that get iPhone 5S and 5C launches on October 25 and November 1

Check out the Asian nations that get iPhone 5S and 5C launches on October 25 and November 1

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just confirmed its next wave of iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C launches around the world. Friday, October 25 will see 25 co...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 9:06 pm
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