Posts Tagged: Smartphones


TNS Mobile Life

Philippine Smartphone Adoption is Growing, But Users Still Stick to Basic Features

Hey smartphone user, are you fully utilizing your phone's advanced features?

  • July 3, 2013
  • at 4:04 pm
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Youku mobile

Youku Revamps Homepage for Smaller Screens In Response to “Exponential” Mobile Traffic

As we explained last month, China’s top video site has 150 million daily mobile users. In order to cater to all those mobile viewers, Youk...

  • June 25, 2013
  • at 5:17 pm
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Huawei India 2013

China’s Huawei to Invest $30 Million to Build Brand in India, Aims for 1 Million Smartphone Sales

Chinese telecoms firm and phone-maker Huawei is going to spend Rs 175 crore ($30 million) to build its brand in India. This push into the co...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 10:15 pm
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Samsung sales in China

Samsung Sold 12.5 Million Smartphones in China in Q1, Heading for Blockbuster 2013

Samsung (005930:KS) sold 30 million phones in China in 2012, but that number looks set to be surpassed by a blockbuster 2013. That’s becau...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Apple to open new store in Chongqing on July 26 ahead of new retail push in China

Canalys: China Bought 82 Million Smartphones in Q1, Apple Back Up to 5th Spot

When we looked at Canalys smartphone data for Q4 2012, we noted that Apple had sunk to sixth spot in China for that quarter as domestic gadg...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 1:15 pm
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Emart navigation and discounts on smartphones

Korean Supermarket Uses a Guiding Light to Point Out Discounts on Your Smartphone

We’ve seen Korean supermarket chain Emart (KRX:139480) do some innovative stuff before, like its shadowy QR codes. But this time Emart is ...

  • April 17, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Xiaomi Mi2S launch

Xiaomi Revamps Flagship Phone Ahead of Hong Kong and Taiwan Launches

There’s a Xiaomi fan festival going on right now in Beijing. It turned into a surprise product launch with the startup Chinese phone-m...

  • April 9, 2013
  • at 4:46 pm
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China Taobao mobile shopping

China’s Top E-Commerce Sites Saw 600% Growth in Mobile Shopping Last Year

We know that China’s netizens love shopping online – and collectively spend about $40,000 per second on local e-commerce sites &...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 10:18 pm
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IDC: Smartphone Sales Way Up in China, Now Account for 73.2% of All Mobiles Sold

The China division of the market research firm IDC has said that Chinese consumers snapped up a grand total of 213 million smartphones in 20...

  • March 7, 2013
  • at 3:37 pm
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In the Last 4 Months, Thailand Sold Almost 3 Million Smartphones

In the Last 4 Months, Thailand Sold Almost 3 Million Smartphones

Like the rest of Southeast Asia, Thailand is spending oodles of money on smartphones. Couple this with Thai telco moves and it's the perfect...

  • June 26, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Android in India

Google to Bring ‘Android Nation’ Stores to India This Year, Starting With New Delhi

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is partnering up with one Indian telco to give a big boost in visibility to its mobile OS, Android. The move will see S...

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 7:45 pm
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China iWatch iRing

iWatch? iRing? Here Comes a Brand-New Chinese Smartphone Maker With Some Neat Wearable Tech

Today, China-based Geak is debuting with two brand-new smartphones and two other surprising new products. It’s sort of like someone said, ...

  • June 17, 2013
  • at 5:43 pm
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HTC One sales 2013

Amid an Exec Brain Drain, HTC Reassures Everyone That 5 Million ‘One’ Phones Sold So Far

Amid a stream of bad news about an executive brain drain at HTC (TPE:2498), the Taiwanese phone-maker has said today that it has sold “...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 6:33 pm
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Vizio phone China launch

3 Months After CES Teaser, Vizio Phone Finally Goes on Sale in China

A few days into the new year, American TV maker Vizio revealed its first ever venture outside of the North American market with a made-for-C...

  • April 23, 2013
  • at 11:30 pm
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Alibaba YunOS new phones

Alibaba Brings Mobile OS to 6 New Phones, But No Big-Name Brands in Sight

After the kerfuffle between Alibaba and Google last summer over an Acer-made phone for Alibaba’s cloud-oriented mobile OS, it’s ...

  • April 15, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Nokia Shanghai flagship store shuts

Nokia Shuts Shanghai Flagship Store, Nobody Notices

Back on April 1st, Nokia (HEL:NOK1V; NYSE:NOK) announced that it’d be closing its flagship Nokia store in Shanghai. But it was no Apri...

  • April 4, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Xiaomi sold 7.19 million phones in 2012

Xiaomi: 15 Million Phones to be Sold in 2013

We know that the rookie phone-maker Xiaomi sold 7.19 million smartphones in 2012, so how about 2013? According to founder Lei Jun, Xiaomi wi...

  • March 11, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Baidu mobile searches data

Baidu: 1,000% Growth in Mobile Searches in China in Past 2 Years [STATS]

The quarterly mobile reports from Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), China’s most used search engine, are always full of facts and stats about growi...

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 12:45 pm
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