Android now has 83 percent of the smartphone market, with Chinese vendors benefiting from market growth and a slump in Samsung's sales. Apple also did well, but Windows Phone lost ground on flat sales.
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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.
This new convertible from Toshiba is tailor-made for the BYOD crowd.
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.
Toshiba releases its second 13.3-inch Chromebook and two new 11.6-inch Windows 8.1 notebooks.
New research foresees BlackBerry falling behind Windows Phone, but Android and iOS remain the dominant platforms in a consumer-oriented smartphone market.
HTC just released a Windows Phone version of its flagship smartphone. It is not an easy choice to make.
Over the course of five articles, David Gewirtz has explored Windows Phone and its place in the smartphone market. In this article, his final in the series, he shares his final conclusions. Is Windows Phone a strike out or a home run? Read the article to find out.
Microsoft has put a lot of dollars and effort into Windows Phone, even going as far as to buy Finnish handset firm Nokia in order to gain traction in the smartphone space. But despite this investment Windows Phone's usage share has grown from about one percent to around two percent over the past 12 months.
So far it doesn't look like there's room for a third wheel in the smartphone arena. The once iconic BlackBerry has withered on the vine, while Microsoft's Windows Phone is suffering from a distinct failure to launch, but Amazon's different approach to hardware gives it a real chance.
Microsoft continues to improve Windows Phone and the latest update addressed nearly all my concerns and deserves consideration as your primary smartphone.
The first Windows Phone 8.1 handset packs most standard smartphone features — except a front-facing camera — into an attractive and affordable package.
The Radius features a dual-axis hinge and five viewing modes, while the two Click 2 models offer 13.3-inch screens that detach from their keyboard case.
I've owned both Android phones and one iPhone or another for years, and they bore me. Having looked at friends' Windows Phones, I'm thinking it's time to switch.
Amazon will reportedly woo smartphone buyers with 3D effects and navigation with gestures and tilting. The company will have to have flawless software right away to overcome a learning curve.
Windows Phone's niche in the UK market under new threat as Motorola's Moto G phone is a success among young males with lower incomes, says the latest edition of Kantar's smartphone sales data.
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