Posts Tagged: Smartphones


Xiaomi 20 million sales in 2013

Xiaomi raises its target, now plans to sell 20 million smartphones in 2013

Chinese startup phone-maker Xiaomi said earlier this year that it’s aiming to sell 15 million smartphones in 2013. But the company has now...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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mobile data usage in China, 2013

Despite China’s Smartphone Boom, People Still Use Very Little Mobile Data Each Month

China has over 300 million people on 3G, and China’s smartphone boom is still young and frisky. So how much mobile data are all those ...

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 4:32 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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Youku redesigns homepage for smaller screens and mobile viewers

Youku Surges to 200 Million Daily Mobile Views This Month as Chinese Consumers Ditch Laptops

It’s mobile, mobile, mobile with China’s video sites these days as they chase China’s middle-income web users onto tablets...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Why High-End Smartphones Do Not Lead the Southeast Asia Market

The likes of Apple's iPhone 5 and Samsung's Galaxy S4 are seeing declining sales in the region, further increasing cheaper Android phones' s...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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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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Xiaomi Mi2S launch

China’s Xiaomi Sells 7 Million Phones in First Half 2013, Pulls in $2.15 Billion Revenue

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi is only in its second full year of production but already it’s churning out a lot of phones – and plenty ...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 12:31 pm
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HTC One sales 2013

End of An Era? HTC Shares Plunge, Now Worth Less Than in 2005

Markets and investors today passed their judgement on HTC’s Q2 earnings that were released last Friday. And the verdict is damning. HT...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 4:17 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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Disney phone China launch

New Disney phone enters budget smartphone war in China

China’s boom in smartphones is mostly fuelled by budget Android devices. Here’s another contender in the cutesy form of the Disn...

  • August 9, 2013
  • at 8:20 pm
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WeChat is Now the 5th Most Used Smartphone App In The World

The market research crew at GlobalWebIndex has compiled a list of the 10 most used smartphone apps in the world in Q2 2013. Among the list o...

  • August 6, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Sony smartphone sales

Sony’s 9.6 Million Smartphone Shipments Boost Latest Quarterly Financials

Sony (NYSE:SNE) has just released its latest financial report for the quarter from April to June (confusingly called Q1 in Japan). Focusing ...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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Nokia Counts on Thais’ Love of Photos To Build Awareness For Lumia 925

Nokia launched its Lumia 925 phone along with a social marketing campaign dubbed “See More Thailand” yesterday in Thailand. The Nokia Lu...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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How Nokia failed in China

How Nokia Totally Missed Out on China’s Economic Miracle

As we noted last week, Nokia sold only 4.1 million phones in China in the second quarter of this year. That puts the company close to where ...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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China Has 460 Million Mobile Netizens

China Now Has 591 Million Internet Users, 460 Million Mobile Netizens (And More New Stats)

In new stats from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), China now has 591 million internet users and 460 million mobile web...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 4:47 pm
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Ubuntu Touch in China

A Post-Android Future? One Chinese Telco Signs Up For Ubuntu’s Mobile OS

With Chinese authorities having already warned that the nation is too dependent on Google’s Android, there’s a feeling that China is see...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 9:10 pm
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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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