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October 25, 2016

google pixel starts selling on flipkart from today



While Pixel has not been Google's first line of smartphones.Google’s Nexus line of phones had always appealed well to the niche high end Android users. However the  $750 Google Pixel at a retail price ofn INR 55,000 plus does really offer that much more.

The HTC made and Google designed phone has style embodied all over it, the moment the phone lands to your hand.. its hi end look and superior polish makes it look very distinct from all other higher end android powered smartphones. The phone does packs some serious punch and for those people always on the move, charging the phone is a a giffy. Meanwhile Google announced today that stores across Indian cities will start selling the Pixel and Pixel XL starting Tuesday well in time to coincide with the diwali online shopping


.Meanwhile online retail site Flipkart will be  Google India’s online seller partner for Pixel smartphones. Flipkart  has also informed customers who had pre-ordered that it will begin shipping their smartphones starting tomorrow. A Google India spokesperson said that Flipkart is shipping some inventory starting today

November 6, 2012

Apple's iPhone hit the "Samsung" wall as sales declines 8%, as Samsung Wall,declines

Worldwide tablet shipments totaled 27.8 million units in the third quarter of 2012 (3Q12), according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. The tablet market grew 49.5% year over year in 3Q12 and 6.7% over the second quarter of 2012. Android shipments, powered by  Samsung's the best ever" Smartphone sales in Q3,2012


Apple  declined its  Smartphone Marketshare by 8% from 59%  in 2011 to 51% as it continues to lead the market  by a large margin from sales of Kindle and Galaxy 3

With a 50% marketshare the iPhone  continues to rank number 1 with 14 million shipments in Q3,2012, which is less than 11.1 million .

Most notable was the impressive quarter turned out by Samsung—driven by its ever-growing portfolio of tablets. Samsung shipped 5.1 million tablets worldwide in 3Q2012  and increased its marketshare by  up 115.0%  as it recorded the fastest growth  notching up 5.1million from 1.2 million last year



Android Market   is yet to face  a serious challenge : as it grew 50% from 2011Q3, powered by Samsung and Kindle.





September 21, 2012

Why your wait for iPhone 5 will get 83% Longer



Make sure you get  ready to stand in the queue 83% more for that coveted iPhone 5 sales from today. The crowds for the iPhone 5 are 83 percent larger than they were for the iPhone 4S,  as iPhone 5 sales is predicted to cross 8 million iPhones  during Sept 21st to 23rd,2012

Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster, who has been tracking iphone sales since its debut in 2007  that Friday's launch of the iPhone 5 in the U.S. was the biggest ever.Munster has predicted iphone 5  sales tp cross  8 million  on 2st to 23rd septembe,2012  weekend.

Going by  this trend   Apple can  expect to sell 49 million iPhones in the December quarter. The only caveat, he said, is whether Apple can make the phones fast enough to meet demand.

August 25, 2012

Global Mobile Market shrinks in 2012,Apple, Samsung posts huge gains


An estimated 419 million cell phones were sold to end users in the second quarter of 2012 , down from just over 1 billion in the second quarter of 2011. IDC, which estimates channel sales and not end-user sales, said earlier this month that the market grew by 1% year-over-year in the second quarter.However Global mobile phone market shrank by 2.3%, 
According to Gartner’s numbers, Apple and Samsung were the two biggest winners by a mile in the June quarter of 2012. Apple sold an estimated 28.94 million iPhones compared to 19.63 million in the same quarter last year, while Samsung’s end-user sales climbed to 90.43 million mobile phones from 69.83 million in the second quarter of 2011.
The only other vendors that saw growth in the quarter were Huawei and ZTE, which sold 17.94 million phones last quarter compared to 13.07 million during the same period last year. All other vendors saw year-over-year declines according to Gartner, including HTC (2498), which sold 9.30 million phones compared to 11.02 million in Q2 2011, and RIM, which saw sales drop 37% to 7.99 million units from 12.65 million during the same quarter last year.

June 11, 2012

50% Smartphone Sales in 2012 Controlled by Samsung and Apple




The latest data on who controls the Global Mobile Phone  Market  does not throw up suprises .. However recent Garter Report showed the extent to which Samsung and Apple controls the  smartphone market across the world. Apple and Samsung together now represent 49.3 percent of all smartphones sold globally in the first quarter of 2012, up from 29.3 percent in the first quarter of 2011, while other vendors continue to experience a decline.

The numbers show that collectively Samsung and Apple has grown 20%, that is out of every 10  mobiles sold  including smartphones in 2012 , Users buy either a Apple product  or a Samsung product.

China has now become Apple’s second-largest market for smartphones, after the United States and rival Samsung pretty much leads all, having overtaken both Apple and Nokia in smartphone and cell phone shipments, respectively…

According to the study, the global market for mobile phones contracted by two percent year-over-year, with global shipments decreasing to 419.1 million units in the first quarter of 2012. Gartner noted this is the first time since the second quarter of 2009 that the market exhibited a decline.

The annualized cell phone sales easily beat the 1.4 billion PCs projected for this year and smartphones shipments grew to 144.4 million units in Q1 2012, a 44.7 percent year-over-year increase.

Samsung ends Nokia's Domination in Indian Market,loses 20% in 5 months

Source: StatCounter Global Stats - Mobile Vendor (Beta) Market Share





















There was Nokia loosing its battle in the developed world. for the last two years, But Indian marketplace was ruled by Nokia since the  advent of Mobile Industry in India since 1996.Nokia's marketshare had collapsed   across all its leading markets.. with the exception of India.. However Q1,2012 saw Samsung which overtook Nokia in Q3,Q4 2011 ended what was nokia's last frontier . and a market which Nokia owned leadership position for the last decade and a half

Samsung's success reflects a shift in the wireless market, where cellphone market growth is being generated exclusively by the smartphone segment, and not by feature phones and other low-cost entry phones, According to  iSuppli ( Research Group). Smartphones accounted for 34 percent of Samsung's handset shipments in the first quarter, in contrast to 14 percent of Nokia's shipments.

Globally iSuppli estimates " Samsung shipped 92 million handsets to 83 million by Nokia, and 35 million by Apple in the first quarter,of 2012
Strategy Analytics, in contrast, said Samsung shipped 44.5 million smartphones in the first quarter for a 30.6 percent share, while Apple shipped 35 million units for a 24.1 percent share. Nokia had a 8.2 percent share.





February 27, 2012

Global Smartphone Shipments vs Share Prices:Nokia Vs HTC vs Apple






The above charts  from asymco shows the  the latest smartphone unit shipments in Q4,2011 and compares their performance across stock markets.

The blue line shows the absolute year-on-year quarterly growth based on reported numbers of smartphones shipped. The orange line represents how much faster (or slower) the company is growing relative to the market. If the orange line is above zero, the company gained share. If it’s below zero, it lost share.


As Smartphone data on Q4 ,2011 sales  startsshow Motorola, as part of a profit warning, revealed their Q4 smartphone shipments were 5.3 million. RIM had reported 14.1 million units (quarter ending November). HTC has also warned that their shipments of smartphones (and tablets) totaled 10 million. Samsung provided guidance on overall sales but since they don’t report data on smartphone (or phone) sales, the estimates are ranging between 32 and 35 million.
According to Strategy Analytics’s estimates, Samsung  sold 36.5 million smartphones into distribution channels in Q4 while ,Apple shipped 37 million smartphones last quarter, narrowly edged Samsung out of the top spot. 


February 15, 2012

Smartphone Shipments grow 47% to 149 million,Mobile device by 5.4%



Mobile Devices by vendor Marketshare sold for in Q4,2011  To end Users



Mobile Devices by Vendors Marketshare sold for  the year ,2011  To end Users



Apple’s last quarter has seen it sales  cross  35.5 million units and grabbing a 23.8% market share,  and  in the process replaced Samsung as the  Biggest Smartphone  Company in q3,201




The world's largest smartphone vendor  Apple is showing signs of slowdown in the fourth quarter,  as the iPhone 4s market shows “ signs of wearing down and  slipping  from the no 1 position for a couple of quarters as the novelty of its latest 4S model runs out.

According to figures released by Gartner smartphone sales for the period came to a staggering 149 million units in Q4 2011, a 47.3% increase compared to the year-ago quarter. 
Total smartphone sales in 2011 reached 472 million units and accounted for 31 percent of all mobile devices sales, up 58 percent from 2010. 
Apple saw its iPhone sales more than double in the last quarter when it took a 24 percent share of the smartphone market, helped by a 15-month period before the 4S model was launched, which created a lot of pentup  demand. 

Compared to Smartphones,worldwide mobile device sales to end users totalled 476.5 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 5.4 percent increase from the same period in 2010  

However the latest  Garter research suggest that the Apple iPhone 4s party is over as and there will not be a repeat of Apple's 2011 sales numbers as the iphone 4s which drove  Apple to the top spot shows shows signs of decline

However Apple's strong performance will continue into the first quarter of 2012  as availability of theiPhone 4S widens, but without the benefit from delayed purchases sales would decline from the previous quarter.

The  overall growth in global  cellphone sales volume  has been slowing to 7 percent from 11 percent growth seen last year, in 2011, while smartphone market growth would slow to 39 percent from 58 percent.