Tag: Market

Samsung Dominated Premium Smartphone Market in India in H1 2018: CMR

Samsung dominated the premium smartphone segment in India in the first half of 2018 with almost half the market share, a new report from CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Friday. According to CMR India’s Mobile Handset Review report, Samsung (48 percent) was followed by Chinese smartphone player OnePlus, which grabbed the second spot with 25 […]

Xiaomi or Samsung, Who’s the Leader of Indian Smartphone Market?

Smartphone users in India are a confused lot after market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) on Monday crowned Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi with a market share of 29.7 percent and placed Samsung in the second spot with a share of 23.9 percent. Earlier, two global research firms – Hong Kong-based Counterpoint Research and Singapore-based […]

Jio Phone Continues to Lead India’s Feature Phone Market in Q2 2018: IDC

Reliance Jio, the telecom operator and the main driver of the 4G feature phone segment with its Jio Phone, remained the top vendor in the overall feature phone market in India in the second quarter of this year, according to data from International Data Corporation (IDC). The feature phone market remained resilient with shipments of […]

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau Outlines Strategy That Helped It Lead India’s Premium Smartphone Market

India is arguably the world’s toughest smartphone market – just ask Apple. Yet Chinese manufacturer OnePlus has found a path to success in the country of 1.3 billion. As Pete Lau, OnePlus’s co-founder and chief executive officer, describes it, OnePlus targeted younger users with stylish and affordable Android-based phones. Rather than plastering shops with ads, […]

Huawei Stalks Apple, Samsung in Global Smartphone Market

Ren Zhengfei, the founder of Chinese telecoms behemoth Huawei, likens the company to a ruthless “wolf” tirelessly running down its prey, an ethos that could soon make it the apex predator of the smartphone world. Despite being essentially barred from the critical US market, Huawei surpassed Apple to become the world’s number two smartphone maker […]

Huawei Sets Sights on Samsung’s No. 1 Spot After Dethroning Apple in Smartphone Market

Huawei on Friday said it could replace Samsung as the world’s top smartphone maker by late next year, just days after data showed it surpassed Apple for the number-two spot despite being essentially barred from the key US market. The chief of Huawei’s consumer division, Richard Yu, made the remark at the release of business […]

Apple Becomes First Company to Breach $1 Trillion Stock Market Valuation

Apple became the first $1 trillion (roughly Rs. 68.7 lakh crores) company shortly before noon on Thursday, briefly crossing the lofty mark in a closely watched ascent that made stock market history. “Apple’s $1 trillion cap is equal to about 5 percent of the total gross domestic product of the United States in 2018,” said […]

Jio Phone Leads Indian Mobile Market With 27 Percent Share, Says CMR

Jio Phone was the best selling mobile phone in India in the second quarter of 2018 with 27 percent market share, according to a CyberMedia Research (CMR) data. The report claims Jio Phone gave birth to a new category¬†called ‘Fusion’ phones – handsets that have 4G connectivity and apps in a closed ecosystem, but limited […]

Jio Phone Leads Indian Mobile Market With 27 Percent Share, Says CMR

Reliance Retail’s Jio Phone emerged as a clear leader in the Indian mobile handset market with 27 percent share in the second quarter of 2018, a new report said on Thursday. Jio Phone has also given birth to a new segment in India, the ‘Fusion’ phones segment, CyberMedia Research (CMR) said in a report. ‘Fusion’ […]

Samsung Taking a Leaf Out of Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo’s Playbook to Regain Market Share in India

Sometimes keeping ahead of the game means learning some tricks from rivals – a strategy Samsung Electronics Co¬†hasn’t been too proud to adopt in India where Xiaomi Corp and other Chinese brands have made hefty inroads. Pages pulled from their playbooks include becoming savvier with online marketing to millennials as Samsung seeks to reinvent itself […]