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Windows Phone Leads BlackBerry in Latest Smartphone Numbers

Windows Phone Leads BlackBerry in Latest Smartphone Numbers

By Sean Patterson March 7, 2014

Holiday season 2013 capped off another record year for tablet shipments, but market watchers are now beginning to see the rapid growth of the smartphone market reach saturation points in established markets. As these mature markets reach their peaks, the …

Smartphone Sales Threaten Camera Companies Smartphone Sales Threaten Camera Companies

Smartphone sales have slashed the value of stocks in companies like Nikon and Canon since their introduction in 2007, and now analysts say it’s going to be difficult for smaller camera companies to stay afloat at all. “There are too …

U.S. Smartphone Penetration Hits 64% U.S. Smartphone Penetration Hits 64%
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The modern smartphone market is now six years old. As the technology improves, analysts are predicting that smartphone markets in the U.S. and Europe will soon reach saturation points, with emerging markets such as Brazil and China leading smartphone growth …

Smartphone Shipments to Reach Nearly 1B This Year Smartphone Shipments to Reach Nearly 1B This Year

After it was reported that smartphone shipments rose over 6% in the second quarter of 2013, analysts continued to predict record sales for the smartphone market. Smartphones have even, for the first time, overtaken feature phone sales. Today, DigiTimes Research …

Smartphone Sales Have Now Overtaken Feature Phones Smartphone Sales Have Now Overtaken Feature Phones

Though tablet sales slowed during the second quarter of 2013, smartphone sales are still going strong. One analyst’s new numbers have shown that smartphones are now selling more worldwide that feature phones. Analyst firm Gartner today released estimates showing that …

Low-Priced Smartphone Market to Accelerate Low-Priced Smartphone Market to Accelerate

As demonstrated by mobile providers shifting their pricing schemes to attract the remaining few customers in the U.S., the high-end smartphone market is beginning to saturate. Industry watchers are now looking to the mid-range and low-cost smartphone markets as the …

Nokia Revenue Falls, 7.4 Million Lumia’s Sold in Q2 Nokia Revenue Falls, 7.4 Million Lumia’s Sold in Q2

Nokia today released its second quarter 2013 earnings report. Though predictions for the company were not hopeful, Nokia managed to post a mixed bag of financial signals. The company posted a €115 million loss in operating profit, a massive improvement …

Brazil, India Smartphone Markets Growing Brazil, India Smartphone Markets Growing

China is expected to overtake the U.S. at the top global smartphone market sometime in 2013, and some metrics show that it has already happened. Now, analysts are predicting that other emerging countries could rise to become top smartphone markets …

Mobile Phone Sales Declined Slightly in 2012 Mobile Phone Sales Declined Slightly in 2012

Business analyst Gartner today released its 2012 mobile phone sales estimates, reporting a 1.7% decline in overall mobile phone sales from 2011. Even with the decline, though, customers bought 1.75 billion phones last year and smartphone sales in particular were …

BlackBerry Z10 Sales Break Company Records BlackBerry Z10 Sales Break Company Records

BlackBerry, the company formerly known as RIM, today announced that the BlackBerry Z10, the company’s first BlackBerry 10 device, is already breaking records. The device was only just released yesterday in Canada, and the hometown crowd seems to have backed …

Samsung Galaxy S III Sales Top 40 Million Samsung Galaxy S III Sales Top 40 Million

It’s official – the Galaxy S III is a real competitor to the iPhone. Samsung revealed this weekend that it has sold more than 40 million Galaxy S III smartphones. That’s as many units of the Galaxy S II that …

Smartphone Sales Hit a Record 10 Million at AT&T Smartphone Sales Hit a Record 10 Million at AT&T

AT&T announced today that it sold more than 10 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2012. The number tops AT&T’s company record of 9.4 million, which was set during the 2011 holiday season. The huge sales numbers include a …

Motorola Mobility Shows First Quarter Operating Loss Motorola Mobility Shows First Quarter Operating Loss

Motorola Mobility, the mobile and data division of Motorola, yesterday released its first quarter financial results showing the company has increased its operating loss from this time last year. Motorola Mobility’s first quarter GAAP operating loss was $86 million, up …

AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up
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AT&T just announced their first quarter financial report for their mobile business and things are looking pretty good. They added 726,000 new subscribers during the last three months and broke a record for first quarter smartphone sales with over 5.5 …

ComScore Releases Latest Smartphone User Trends ComScore Releases Latest Smartphone User Trends
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Some very interesting data coming out of ComScore today compliments of their MobiLens service. The numbers come from a survey of over 30,000 US mobile phone users in the three months leading up to February 2012. They provide a comparison …

Dell Ends Smartphone Sales For US Market Dell Ends Smartphone Sales For US Market
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After only a couple of years competing in US market, Dell has decided to discontinue smartphone sales. The computer giant began offering the touch-screen Aero smartphone in the later part of August 2010. The device was designed around Google’s Android …