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Is The New Google Pixel Smartphone Ad Compelling Enough To Make You Fall For It?

Even if you are someone who currently owns a Google Pixel smartphone, chances are you do not really remember when was the last time Google pushed you to buy one via its advertising or marketing efforts. Wondering why? This is...

Thousands of Indian Smartphones Found Infected With Stalkerware: A Silent Surveillance App

In India, people are no more shying away from putting their near and dear ones on surveillance, be it for personal or professional reasons. Interestingly, Smartphone has emerged as a new tool to get the job done, and in...

Apple iPhone Revenue by Year: FY 2007 – 2020

The above graph represents the global Apple iPhone revenue by year, starting from fiscal 2007 to 2020. Surprisingly, the Cupertino giant reported a notable 14.6% YoY decline in its global iPhone revenue, amounting to $142,381 million in fiscal 2019, ended September 28,...

Total Smartphone Shipments In China by Quarter

The above graph represents the total smartphone shipments in China by quarter, starting from Q1 2012 to the recently completed quarter. Surprisingly, the Q3 2020 was the 14th consecutive quarter when the country recorded some year-over-year decline in its smartphone shipments. In...

Smartphone Shipments in China by Top Vendors, by Quarter

The above graph represents the smartphone shipments in China by top vendors, starting from Q1 2012 to the recently completed quarter. China's Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 84.8 million units in Q3 2020, with a notable 14.3% YoY...

Apple iPhone 11 Ruled The Premium Smartphone Segment in Q1 2020

A recent Counterpoint report has shed light on the global premium smartphone segment in Q1 2020. This report, while notable in and of itself, is also significant due to the global economic stand-still we witnessed in the face of...

Refurbished Smartphone Shipments: India Shows Growth While Global Market Is On Decline

The year 2019, while showing a 2.9% decline in the worldwide smartphone shipments, also witnessed 1% YoY decline in the worldwide refurbished smartphone shipments. But, in India, the trends are different. The findings are derived from the...

Global Smartphone Shipments by Quarter

The above graph represents the global smartphone shipments by quarter, starting from Q1 2011 to Q2 2021. Smartphone companies shipped a total of 353.6 million units in Q3 2020, with small 1.3 YoY decline. On a quarterly basis, the...

OnePlus 8 Is Launched But Is It A Real Head Turner?

OnePlus 8 series smartphones have finally arrived - despite all the odds the world is going through. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic that's sweeping the world and heavily disrupting the tech industry, the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro were officially...

Is The Indian Mobile Industry Heading For Collapse?

On Saturday, the Goods and Services Tax Council meeting which was chaired by our Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman came to a decision to hike the GST rate on mobile phones by 6%, therefore, pushing it to 18% from the...

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Future Retail Can’t Sell Its Assets To Reliance Retail: Singapore Tribunal

In a double victory for Amazon, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has denied Future Retail's appeal to lift the temporary suspension...