That's up slightly from a combined total of 95.6 percent at the end of the fourth quarter of 2013.
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It was only a matter of time before the new kings of the domestic smartphone scene in India ventured onto other shores to pad their coffers. Yet, it may have been more than just global ambition that got them there.
Nevertheless, IDC analysts traced "a significant slowdown compared to 2013."
Huawei's 7.8 percent increase in global smartphone sales has helped deliver the company a 30 percent sales revenue boost, up to $12.2 billion in 2014.
Yang Yuanqing, chairman and chief executive of Lenovo, said the acquisition of Motorola Mobility and the ongoing transformation in the global landscape will enable Lenovo to stand out in smartphone business, which leaves an opportunity to challenge Apple and Samsung's dominance.
Chinese smartphone manufacturers have surpassed their South Korean counterparts in combined global market share in smartphones.
There will be cooler growth in the global smartphone market over the next few years amid 'cutthroat' competition that will bring down prices for many consumers, a market tracker has said.
The industry overall, however, saw shipments exceed 300 million units for the first time ever in a quarter, as per Canalys' tracking.
Asian nation emerges as world's largest adopter of smartphones with a penetration rate of 85 percent, but businesses still aren't providing great experience with 88 percent of mobile consumers reporting access problems.
For the second consecutive quarter, global smartphone shipments have reached above 300 million units, driven by growing competition between Samsung and Apple, and the combined efforts of Xiaomi, LG, and Lenovo.
Apple fanboys in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan can preorder the latest iPhone from September 12 and receive the smartphone on September 19, when it is available to nine countries in the first wave of its global launch. Surprisingly, China is left out of this initial list.
As Apple did with last year's smartphone offering, it's sticking with two new iPhones. From specs to features, screen size, and its release date, here's what you need to know.
Most people use the include Maps app or Google Maps for navigation on the iPhone, here's why Garmin's new offering is worth a look.
Amazon has some inventive features in its Fire smartphone, but the company needs developers to gravitate the Dynamic Perspective and Firefly SDKs.
US cloud providers rally behind Microsoft's fight against a special electronic warrant that forces it to hand over email stored anywhere in the world.
Phase one of the Office Productivity as a Service (OPaaS) rollout delivers Exchange email, calendaring and security features.
Lorex Vantage Stream wireless IP surveillance cam with 30 foot night vision range, 2-way audio, push / email alerts and smartphone connectivity.
The first Windows Phone 8.1 handset packs most standard smartphone features — except a front-facing camera — into an attractive and affordable package.
LG officially announced its latest Android smartphone and it has features that set the bar for the high-end smartphone market.
New features are part of two recent updates to the global Web development platform for small businesses.
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