Latest Blog Posts from Strategy Analytics Devices Knowledge Center

Posted by woh @ 18/04/2014 01:29:00
According to a new report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service, 'Smartphone Sales Forecast by Type: Phablets and Superphones', the superphone from 4 to 5 inch and the phablet from... read more

Posted by woh @ 18/04/2014 01:14:00
According to a recently published report from our Wireless Device Strategies (WDS) service, 'Handset Sales Forecast by Type: Phablet, Superphone, Smartphone, Feature Phone & Basic Phone', read more

Posted by mwilkins @ 17/04/2014 14:46:00
In a new report from the Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, we discuss findings from a recent consumer survey indicating that current wearable device pricing is considerably out of sync with consumer expectations. Overcoming such a mismatch will require consumer education to the value and ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 16/04/2014 14:44:00
According to a new report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service, global smartphone wholesale (trade) revenues will grow +21% over the next 7 years. Increasing smartphone volu... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 16/04/2014 14:36:00
According to a new report from our Wireless Device Strategies (WDS) service, global dual-SIM handset sales will grow a healthy +18% YoY in 2014. Asia, China, India and Africa remain the ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 16/04/2014 14:27:00
According to a new report from our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, wearables are going to come in all shapes and sizes during the next decade. Deciding which wearable device types will be operator-friendly in such a fragmented ecosystem will be challenging. Carriers, like ... read more

Posted by khyers @ 08/04/2014 18:39:00
Global smartphone wholesale revenues grew 9% annually in Q4 2013. Apple and Samsung dominate the industry by both volume and value. LG came to the third place, increasing +38% YoY, driven by a greater mix of 3G and 4G models. Sony ranked at fourth place with very close... read more

Posted by khyers @ 08/04/2014 18:34:00
Global LTE handset industry revenues rose 81% annually during Q4 2013. Apple remained the world's largest 4G handset vendor by revenue, followed by Samsung and Sony. Sony also represented the highest annual growth rate among major players. The read more

Posted by khyers @ 08/04/2014 18:30:00
  Global smartphone sales will grow +21% in 2014, as consumers worldwide continue to upgrade their mobile devices. Asia Pacific remains easily the biggest region, followed by North America. The three largest smartphone countries by far in the next seven year... read more

Posted by khyers @ 07/04/2014 12:32:00
With a new strategy, BlackBerry’s challenge will be to sell software and services to enterprises while telling them they don’t necessarily have to buy BlackBerry smartphones As BlackBerry smartphone sales remain weak, the company is embracing a strategy that will see it increas... read more

Posted by khyers @ 04/04/2014 19:04:00
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Posted by sbicheno @ 02/04/2014 16:36:00
Chinese smartphone specialist Xiaomi recruited the former head of Google’s mobile products business - Hugo Barra - to become the new head of its international operations last year. Having taken a few months to find his feet, Barra has recently been on a publicity offensive with Xiaomi&rsquo... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 02/04/2014 12:01:00
After suffering a number of setbacks in the wake of the global economic crisis, the global handset market is set to maintain healthy growth in 2014. Strategy Analytics’ Wireless Device Strategies... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 02/04/2014 10:25:00
Canadian smartphone specialist BlackBerry announced another major year-on-year fall in global units shipments recently, which marks the 11th quarter in a row it has seen an annual decline. Our Wireles... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 26/03/2014 18:36:00
There are currently unconfirmed reports online that pre-orders of the Android-based Nokia X smartphone are selling-out rapidly and speculation that this may amount to many millions of units. While Str... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 26/03/2014 16:43:00
Taiwanese smartphone specialist HTC has recently updated its flagship handset: the HTC One (M8). According to WSS service it appears to have once more produced one of the more attractive, well-engineered and feature-rich smartphones available but, as HTC’s performance over the last few year... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 26/03/2014 14:16:00
Facebook - the social networking giant - is acquiring Oculus VR - a specialist in consumer virtual reality (VR) technology.  According to Strategy Analytics' WDE service the overlap may not seem obvious at first, but initially the acquisition is expected to focus on VR gaming, with Facebook ... read more

Posted by sentwistle @ 24/03/2014 16:38:00
You are invited to register for a webinar on smartphone retail pricing dynamics. Thursday 27th Ma... read more

Posted by dmercer @ 20/03/2014 17:58:00
Before Christmas I posted a warning to today’s twin tech titans that they couldn’t afford to rest on their laurels. After analysing the latest result... read more

Posted by sbicheno @ 19/03/2014 17:26:00
According to our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service, Chinese vendor Oppo is choosing to address the Android smartphone... read more

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