Posted by A Ocean on April 26, 2013 ·
Nokia is getting inspired from Apple by having exclusive press events and sending out invites that gives only a hint of what it might be about. Nokia has sent out an invite to the members of the press to an event here in London on May 14. The invite teases “See what’s next” followed by “The Nokia Lumia story continues.”
Nokia might announce at least one new Windows Phone handset at the [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 20, 2013 ·
Microsoft is pitching Nokia Lumia 920 against the Samsung Galaxy S3. Microsoft announced today that they are planning to air the “ Windows Phone Challenge” touting the camera in the Nokia Lumia 920 vs. the Samsung Galaxy S3.
Since we kicked off the Windows Phone Challenge over a year ago at CES (it was called “Smoked by Windows Phone” back then), the one question I’ve been consistently asked [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 25, 2013 ·
Nokia is making efforts to widen its Windows 8 user base, it has today announced two new Lumia smartphones at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The entry level Nokia Lumia 520 will be priced at US $185 off contract, while the mid range Lumia 720 will cost US $338 .
The Nokia 720 features a 4.3-inch display 1GHz dual-core processor, 512MB of RAM, 8GB of storage, and expandable memory. The camera [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 18, 2013 ·
Nokia’s low-cost Asha series phones are selling twice as much as Lumia, Apple is rumored to be developing cheap iPhones, how could Samsung be far away, Samsung is coming up with a new handset line called Rex that is targeted at emerging markets according to a WSJ report.
“As the number one mobile leader and innovator, we are committed to developing the best possible mobile solutions [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 14, 2013 ·
Android and iOS once again dominated the smartphone market with 91.1 percent of all global smartphone shipments for the fourth quarter of 2012. Android and Apple shipped and landed 87.6 percent of the 722.4 million smartphones shipped worldwide in 2012 according to a report by IDC.
“The dominance of Android and Apple reached a new watermark in the fourth quarter,” said Ramon Llamas, research [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 13, 2013 ·
Apple and Samsung accountes for 52 percent of all global smartphone sales in fourth quarter of 2012 according to a report by Gartner. Overall, mobile phone sales declined across the globe by 1.7 percent last year, the last time when sales fell were in 2009.
Below is the report :
“The last time the worldwide mobile phone market declined was in 2009,” said Anshul Gupta, principal research analyst [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 4, 2013 ·
Nokia’s preference and love for Microsoft’s Mobile OSes is evident with most of its flagship phones running on the OS, it’s not surprising when the Finland based company hinted that Windows 8 running tablets might be announced in the future according to Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop.
Speaking to reporters in Sydney, Mr Elop said the company was not yet announcing anything, [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 1, 2013 ·
Apple iPhone is not doing as bad as the reports suggests, Apple sold 17.7 million iPhones in US during the fourth quarter of 2012 according to a from report from Strategy Analytics’ Wireless Device Strategy Samsung,came second at 16.8 million mobile phones in the same quarter.
52 million phones were sold in the U.S. between October and December. Of the 52 million phones sold, two out of every three [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 28, 2013 ·
Android and Apple smartphones wiped the floor with rivals and captured a whopping 92 per cent of global sales in the fourth quarter of last year according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics.
During the same period global smartphone shipments grew 38 percent annually to reach 217 million units.
Neil Shah, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, said, “Global smartphone shipments grew 38 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 25, 2013 ·
Surprise, Huawei had the third largest market share in the global smartphone industry in the fourth quarter. While the Chinese manufacturer trailed Samsung and Apple, it did unveil the Huawei Ascend P1 S, which has a 6.68mm thin design to be the thinnest smartphone made.
Huawei held a 4.9 percent marketshare based on unit shipments. This is much less than the 29 percent chunk held by Samsung and Apple’s [...]