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Tag Archives : Smartphone

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review

Nokia have gone in hard with their product placement deals for the Lumia range
HTC One Review

HTC One Review

Let’s be honest, it has been a while since HTC have had a killer phone.
HTC Reporting Quarterly Financial Loss Due To Fierce Competition And Lackluster Devices

HTC Reporting Quarterly Financial Loss Due To Fierce Competition And Lackluster Devices

Taiwanese phone maker HTC has announced a revenue and profit warnings for Q3 2013 which says that HTC may make its first ever loss in 16 years – first time since it’s inception. The  company’s profits have been heading south for few quarters now mainly due to fierce competition from dominant smartphone makers Apple and Samsung coupled by saturation of Smartphone demand. Delay in launch [...]
Samsung’s Share Looses US $ 12 Billion, Erode By 6 % On Margin Concerns

Samsung’s Share Looses US $ 12 Billion, Erode By 6 % On Margin Concerns

Samsung’s market value eroded on Friday  by US $12 Billion which is 6 percent of its value due to  brokerage downgrades that have highlighted concerns about slowing sales of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone according to a report by Reuters. “The share slide of more than 6 percent comes after it recently introduced two stripped-down versions of the S4, fanning worries that profit margins [...]
HTC and Facebook Launches the HTC First Smartphone Arriving Next Week In US For  $99.99

HTC and Facebook Launches the HTC First Smartphone Arriving Next Week In US For $99.99

Facebook  unveiled HTC First, the first Android powered smartphone that will debut with the Facebook Home suite of integrated apps with it right from the start at the “Home on Android” event. HTC First is equipped with a 4.3-inch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, a front-facing camera, and a dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor and runs Android Jelly Bean. The smartphone will be released in four [...]
Android Domination Continues, Accounted for 68% of Worldwide Shipments Last Quarter, iPhone garners 78%

Android Domination Continues, Accounted for 68% of Worldwide Shipments Last Quarter, iPhone garners 78%

Image Credit : talkandroidphones.com iPhone User? –  You’re in the minority. Smartphones powered by Android accounted for 68% of all smartphones shipped in Q2 2012, Apple iPhone came in at a in a distant second  with a 17% share of the global market. IDC analysts traced Android’s success in the market directly to South Korean personal electronics giant Samsung, which so far this year [...]
Samsung Shipped 52 Million Phones Last Quarter, Double Than Iphone

Samsung Shipped 52 Million Phones Last Quarter, Double Than Iphone

 Samsung shipped 52.1 million smartphones, double the number of iPhones shipped by its leading rival  Apple in the second quarter of 2012 according to estimates by Juniper Research. Samsung’s numbers were mainly due to its flagship phone Galaxy S3 which achieved sales of 10 million in June.   Other players in the smartphone game aren’t coming out as shiny as Samsung. RIM shipped 7.4m [...]
Competition: Win a Sony Xperia U

Competition: Win a Sony Xperia U

To celebrate Xperia Unleashed, we’ve teamed up with Sony to give Sporkings readers the exclusive chance to win an Xperia U!
Texting surpasses making phone calls by 9%  in UK

Texting surpasses making phone calls by 9% in UK

58 percent of people in UK send text messages each day, that’s way ahead of 47 percent who prefer making phone calls according to a study by Ofcom, the Independent regulator for the UK communications industries. The change in communication is being driven by the growth of smartphones, and Ofcom found that more than one quarter of adults (27 per cent) and close to half of teenagers (47 per cent) [...]
More than Half of New Mobile Phone Buyers Choosing Smartphones

More than Half of New Mobile Phone Buyers Choosing Smartphones

A recent Nielsen survey revealed that two-thirds of new mobile phones purchased in the second quarter of 2012 were smartphones. Nielsen also reported that just under 55% of all U.S. mobile subscribers owned smartphones. Android was the market leader with  51.8% of smartphone owners  using an Android OS handset, Apple came second with 34.3% share, and Blackberry owners represented another 8.1 % of [...]
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