Canalys' stats for Q1 2021 show Xiaomi in No.2 spot behind Samsung for the first time, pushing Apple to third, with the BKK-owned brands Oppo and Vivo in fourth and fifth spots, with Xiaomi's success at the expense of Huawei, but it's still Apple that makes the most money - and is BKK the real No.1?
As distant education became the new normal in 2020, demand for Chromebooks rose to a record high, according to research from Finaria.it.
Chinese smartphone brands Vivo celebrates being listed in the top 5 smartphone brands of the 2020 calendar, alongside Samsung, Apple, Huawei and Xiaomi, according to IDC.
The competition watchdog, the ACCC, will not oppose financial services company IOOF’s acquisition of the National Australia Bank owned MLC Wealth Management.
The extent to which the smartphone market is being flooded with new devices can be gauged from the fact that this week — with the economy in the toilet due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — there have been four companies announcing new wares.
Ok, so we're not talking about the mercury in the thermometer, but Mercury Research's latest market share estimates for Q4 2018, but either way, AMD's YoY growth is WoW.
Kantar's latest smartphone OS data shows Samsung S8 ranks first in Australia, followed by the iPhone 8, X and 8 Plus, with iOS share up to 40.6% as Android dips to 57.7%.
The latest research shows iPads dominate the Australian tablet with 46% market share, with sales up 6%, but while Windows tablets are up as Android tablets tumble, Windows market share barely beats Android at 29% vs 24%, respectively.
Apple's own results are now in, showing strong sales of its iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X, but how does IDC compare Apple with the world's other top smartphone brands?
The latest smartphone OS data shows iOS making an overall share gain in the top five European markets, with strong results in Spain, Germany, China, Japan and Australia.
Apple's iPhone has done extremely well in some countries, with Kantar stating Apple "is now back on form", but while it still reports "mixed performance" in some areas, too, Chinese Android users are switching to iPhone.
Noting the lack of an iPhone X model in October hurting iOS market share on nearly a global basis, Kantar also points to "Chinese challengers" being "squeezed out in home market".
With 34.4% UK market share to Apple and 34% to Samsung, Huawei, Alcatel and Moto join them to account for almost 80% of Q3 2017 smartphone sales.
The latest Kantar data for the Australian telco market share shows the pre-paid sector up 4.5% vs a year ago to 35.7%, with over 75% on a "recharge as needed" tariff type, with competition intensifying.
iPad totally dominates the Australian tablet market share at 49%, smashing Android at 29% and Windows at 22%, with Windows 2-in-1s, AR and SIM card slots the great Windows sales hope.
A staggering 87% of all smartphones sold in China in Q2, 2017, came from Chinese makers, leaving Apple and Samsung with the rest.
Worldwide tablet sales contracted 8.5% in Q1, 2017 as the migration from traditional slates to hybrid formats continues to escalate.
Samsung may have had its annus horribilis with the Galaxy Note7, but it still comfortably leads the global smartphone market in Q3, 2017, although it and Apple are under siege from Chinese smartphone makers.
A solid 5.2% US market share increase for iOS during Q3 2016 to 34.2% as Android US share falls, but both iOS and Android made gains in Europe.
Emerging markets are powering smartphone sales, according to forecaster GfK, with full year global smartphone sales for 2016 set to increase from US$400.7 billion to US$426 billion, up 5%.
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