All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Canalys’

Chinese Smartphone Vendors Are On The Rise

As has already been reported, smartphone shipments continued to grow during the second quarter of 2013. Canalys today released its estimates, showing that shipments grew 50% from the second quarter of 2012 to 238.1 million units. The analyst firm’s numbers also show that Chinese smartphone manufacturers are raising their market shares quickly. Canalys estimates that the top five Chinese smartphone …

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5 Million Smart Watches Predicted to Ship Next Year

In the wake of the mega-successful Pebble Watch Kickstarter campaign, large tech companies took notice of the untapped demand in the market. Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, and Google are all rumored to be working on their own version of the Smart Watch. Though true consumer demand for such devices has yet to be proven, even analysts believe wearable computers could soon …

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Android Dominated Smartphone Shipments in 2012

Industry analyst Canalys this week revealed its fourth quarter 2012 estimates for mobile phone shipments. Unsurprisingly, it estimates that the worldwide smartphone market grew 37% from the fourth quarter of 2011. Smartphones, according to Canalys made up almost half of the mobile phone shipments in the fourth quarter 2012. Android handsets accounted for over one-third (34%) of mobile phone shipments …

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RIM, HTC Losing Big Worldwide, Shows Analyst

It’s widely known that RIM, HTC, and Nokia are in trouble in U.S. cell phone markets. As Samsung consolidates its power over the Android smartphone market, it isn’t leaving much room for another Apple competitor. It’s sometimes said that even though this is the case, other handset manufacturers have a good chance at propping up their profits by focusing on …

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