Posts Tagged: Smartphones


Intex Aqua Curve

Indian company launches a $200 curved smartphone like LG and Samsung, but you get what you pay for

Following in the footsteps of Samsung and LG, Indian IT brand Intex today launched an Android-powered smartphone called the Aqua Curve. Pa...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 10:19 pm
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India's Micromax enter Russia, aims to be a top 4 phone brand this year

India’s Micromax enters Russia, aims to be a top 4 phone brand this year

Just as it promised a few months ago, Indian phone-maker Micromax today started operations in Russia. The official launch in the country bri...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 9:53 pm
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Micromax Canvas MAd

India’s Micromax launches a phone that pays you to watch advertisements

In what could be described as a trendsetting move, Indian mobile device maker Micromax has launched its new Canvas Mad A94 model, which come...

  • January 20, 2014
  • at 3:09 pm
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Chinese phone-maker Meizu has a plan to win over Android fans in Europe and the US

Chinese phone-maker Meizu has a plan to win over Android fans in Europe and the US

Chinese phone-maker Meizu made it clear at CES 2014 a few days back that it intends to launch in America later this year. That’s a lot...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 9:28 pm
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iPhone sales on NTT Docomo

Japan’s NTT Docomo sees big boost in subscribers from iPhone sales

After years of waiting, Japanese telco NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM; TYO:9437) finally made a deal to sell the iPhone in October. So how’s tha...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 4:40 pm
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Xiaomi sold 18.7 million phones in 2013, more than double its previous year's tally

Xiaomi sold 18.7 million phones in 2013, more than double its previous year’s tally

This morning, disruptive phone-maker Xiaomi revealed its sales statistics for 2013. The Chinese startup, which first launched an Android-bas...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 11:57 am
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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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Record Q4 for LG pushes it to 47.6 million smartphones shipped in 2013

Record Q4 for LG pushes it to 47.6 million smartphones shipped in 2013

South Korean gadget-maker LG (066570:KS) has released its Q4 2013 earnings report today, which shows some strong numbers. LG fought back aga...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Gartner: China will buy 400 million smartphones in 2014, penetration to pass 90%

Market research firm Gartner predicts 443.5 million mobile phones will be sold in China in 2014, and 90 percent of them will be smartphone...

  • January 22, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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COS is China’s own mobile and smart TV OS that’s designed to oust Android

China’s own mobile OS has been revealed, and it looks a lot like Android

There are about 270 million active Android users in China right now, and Google’s mobile OS has helped spur a huge boom in mobile comm...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 5:16 pm
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China now has half a billion mobile internet users, 618 million total internet users in 2013

China now has half a billion mobile web users, 618 million total internet users

China now has 618 million internet users and 500 million mobile web users, according to new figures today from the China Internet Network In...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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Meizu entering US market 2014

China’s Meizu plans to launch smartphones in US market in Q3

Chinese phone-maker Meizu unveiled its latest flagship phone, the MX3, last September, but it’s getting a fresh wave of coverage today...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 9:18 pm
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Xiaomi aims at 40 million phones sales 2014

Xiaomi aims to double smartphone sales to 40 million in 2014

We’re hours away from the start of 2014, but the founder and CEO of young Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is already thinking ahead to the ...

  • December 31, 2013
  • at 6:18 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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