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Smartphone sales in China fell by 14% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022, the technology research firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that a total of 74.2 million units changed hands.

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Supply constraints have kept the Indian smartphone market to just 2% growth in the first quarter of the year, the technology analyst firm Canalys reports, adding that 38.0 million smartphones were shipped.

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Global smartphone shipments fell by 11% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022 due to sluggish demand, the technology analyst company Canalys claims, but with no numbers to back it up.

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After one reviews a number of Android phones, it becomes difficult to pick points of difference that make a newer model better than something which was launched in the past.

Sales of smartphones with an average selling price of more than US$400 (A$533) — a category that has been labelled premium — increased by 24% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that this outpaced by far the growth for the overall smartphone market last year.

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer realme is being touted as the "fastest-growing major 5G grand globally", in the last quarter of 2021, but its shipments for the quarter are very small, coming in at about 5.3 million units.

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Global smartphone sales in 2021 grew by 6% year-on-year to 1.4 billion units, the technology analyst firm Gartner says, adding that this was mainly due to a rebound in the first half of the year after a 12.5% decline in 2020.

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The Indian smartphone market shipped 162 million units in 2021, a rise of 12% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that there was a strong comeback in the third and fourth quarters after a tough start to the year.

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With smartphone shipments in total for Q4 2021 growing by just 1% in an era of supply chain issues and chip shortages, Apple has regained the top spot thanks to the iPhone 13 range, iOS and its unparalleled ecosystem of apps, accessories and hardware companions, such as Apple Watch, AirPods and more.

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Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has unveiled a number of its products on special offers during the pre-Christmas and Boxing Day periods.

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Smartphone sales around the globe fell by 6.8% in the third quarter year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Gartner says, adding that component shortages were primarily to blame.

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Chinese smartphone vendor vivo is offering up to $30 in savings on the purchase of some of its Y series models from Tuesday to 30 November in a Black Friday promotion.

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India's Reliance Industries has launched the Jio Next, a cheap 4G smartphone that it hopes will give it dominance of the Indian market and overtake its Chinese competitors.

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Smartphone sales in China increased by 3% quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter of 2021 but this represented a drop of 9% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

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Smartphone company vivo is pushing its vivo X60 Pro 5G, launched in May, as a good way to avoid returning from a big night out with a mass of blurry pictures on one's smartphone.

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO, part of the giant B.B.K. Electronics group, is set to start designing its own chips for its high-end smartphones, the Nikkei Asia website claims, adding that this was understood to be a bid to rid itself of dependence on suppliers like Qualcomm and MediaTek.

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Smartphone shipments to India have fallen during the third quarter, by 5% year-on-year, to 47.5 million units, in keeping with the global trend, the technology analyst firm Canalys reports.

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The OPPO A94 5G is the third low-budget model from this Chinese vendor released this year, and also the most expensive of the lot, the others being the A54 5G and A74 5G.

Component shortages have ensured that third-quarter global smartphone shipments would fall, with the technology analyst firm Canalys reporting a drop of 6% for the three months ending in September, according to preliminary figures issued on Friday. The second quarter had witnessed a drop of 20.4%.

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Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has announced ColorOS 12, a new version of its modified Android mobile operating system, describing it as being closer to stock Android.

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