Tag: Premium

OnePlus Among Top 5 Premium Android Phone Vendors Globally in Q2 2018: Counterpoint

Driven by strong sales in India, China and the UK, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus entered the top five premium Android Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) globally, in the second quarter of 2018, said a report on Wednesday. According to Hong Kong based Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor Q2 2018 report, OnePlus was one of the fastest growing […]

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 […]

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Gets Camera Enhancements, August Android Security Patch via Software Update

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium has a software update that brings enhancements to its camera. The update, which is reportedly the first firmware upgrade since the Xperia XZ2 Premium launched back in April, also includes the August Android security patch. Notably, Samsung also earlier this month came in the news for pushing the August Android security […]

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, […]

OnePlus Accounted for 40 Percent of Premium Smartphones Sold in India in Q2

Riding on the success of its OnePlus 6 device, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus captured 40 percent of the premium segment in India in the second quarter of 2018, a new report has said. Samsung captured 34 percent share of the premium segment while Apple 14 percent, its lowest ever. According to Hong Kong-based Counterpoint Research, […]