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Gartner: Global smartphone market impacted by supply chain disruption
Global smartphone sales to end-users declined 6.8% in the third quarter of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, according to new reports from Gartner.
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Hands-on review: Xiaomi Mi 11 5G Dual Sim Smartphone
The Mi 11 is designed for the visual creatives out there who will love its “on the fly” brilliance.
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Apple
Global wearables market fuelled by smaller companies and new tech
The appetite for wearable devices remained strong in the first quarter of 2021 (1Q21) even as volumes retreated from record fourth quarter levels, IDC finds.
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Apple and Xiaomi only vendors to see smartphone growth in 2020 — Gartner
Apple’s growth was largely due to the success of the iPhone 12, which helped the company surpass Samsung to regain the status of number one global smartphone vendor for Q4 2020.
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Apple and Samsung lead semiconductor spend in 2020 — Gartner
The top 10 original equipment manufacturers increased their semiconductor spend by 10% in 2020 and accounted for 42% of the market, according to Gartner.
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Worldwide smartphone market grew 4.3% in Q4 2020, improving over Q3 decline
It comes off the back of a better-than-expected year for smartphones: while total 2020 shipments declined by 5.9% in comparison to 2019, IDC says the market’s recovery in the face of the pandemic was ‘impressive’, with the momentum heading into 2021 remaining strong.
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Gartner: Worldwide smartphone sales decline, Xiaomi moves ahead of Apple
Overall global mobile phone sales to end users totalled 401 million units, a decline of 8.7% year-over-year.
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Futuresource: COVID-19 - Innovative retailers reaping rewards
Opportunity beckons to upgrade supply chain processes, transform the consumer experience and build customer loyalty across the omni-channel landscape.
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IDC: Huawei finally takes top spot in smartphone market
The Chinese vendor has managed to nab 20% of the market, taking out Apple and Samsung after years of trailing in second or third place.
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Wearables market sees 29.7% growth, driven by hearables
The growth in Q1 2020 was fuelled by new product launches from market leaders as well as increased perceived utility as people set up offices at home.
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Smartphone shipments take a pummelling in Q1 2020
Data from Canalys paints a grim picture for the worldwide smartphone industry, with more economic strife to come in Q2.
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Smart speaker market continues to grow - report
“Markets [in which] smart speakers are booming saw the most significant year-on-year growth.”
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82% growth in Q4 2019 indicates growing appetite for wearables
IDC reports the popularity of hearables was behind the unprecedented growth – the headphones and ear pods market captured 55.3% of the entire market.
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Just two smartphone makers saw growth in Q4 2019 as global sales decline
The research conducted by Gartner also revealed a newcomer for second place in global sales internationally.
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Apple still owns growing wearables market, says GlobalData
While many consumers cannot afford the latest Apple Watch, there is an untapped demand for cheaper smartwatches.
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Trade war and coronavirus uncertainty proves challenge for Huawei as smartphone shipments drop
The full-year decline in 2019 represents the third consecutive year of falling shipments.
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Smartphone market continues to grow - Canalys
Shipments of smartphones grew 1% this quarter, despite falling 2% generally in 2019.
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Samsung
Momentum across APAC drives wearable band market as Fitbit falters
Fitbit faltered in Q3 and was the only vendor in the top five not to grow shipments over last year.
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Apple
Gartner: Apple continues to lose as smartphone market drops
Huawei, Samsung, and OPPO increased market share in the third quarter of 2019, while Apple and Xiaomi share declined.
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IDC: Global smartphone market returns to positive growth
"The market returning to positive growth shows the resilience of the industry as well as the ongoing demand for mobile phones, all in the face of many global macroeconomic challenges."
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Apple
Gartner: Wearable device spending to total US$52 billion in 2020
Competition from lower-cost smartwatches will reduce average selling prices by 4.5% in 2021.
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Apple
The rise and rise of ‘hearables’, as told by IDC
Ear-worn devices captured 46.9% of the overall wearables market during the 2Q19, up from 24.8% a year ago.
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Premium headphones driving revenue boom, says Futuresource
Thanks to the trend in premium brands, worldwide headphone revenue is growing four times faster than shipment numbers.
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Gartner - 5G will give global smartphone market bump in 2020
This will mean some respite after the Australian market’s massive 2019 decline and help NZ’s see some stability.