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Smartphone market outlook and the MediaTek Helio X10 based Xiaomi Redmi Note 2/Prime launched for $125, $140 and $156

Let’s start with an extremely good presentation video by Mrwhosetheboss: And an actual experience video from Chinese sources (finished by comparing to iPhone 6): Aug 16, 2015, Xiaomi Today: Xiaomi sold 800,000 Redmi Note 2 phones in 12 hours Note that Xiaomi … Continue reading

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Tablet and smartphone market trends

September update: Qualcomm’s smartphone AP revenues declined 17% year-over-year in the second quarter of 2015, Strategy Analytics estimated. Qualcomm maintained its smartphone AP market share leadership with 45% revenue share, followed by Apple with 19% revenue share and MediaTek with 18% revenue share. … Continue reading

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HTC RE camera hands-on! (Android Central)

They took a look on the announcement day (Oct 8. 2014) at the HTC RE camera, the first foray into the post-mobile world from the Taiwanese manufacturer. It’s a small, handheld camera with a 16MP sensor that can shoot on its own, … Continue reading

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Q3’13 smartphone and overall mobile phone markets: Android smartphones surpassed 80% of the market, with Samsung increasing its share to 32.1% against Apple’s 12.1% only; while Nokia achieved a strong niche market position both in “proper” (Lumia) and “de facto” (Asha Touch) smartphones

Details about Samsung’s strengths you can find inside the Samsung has unbeatable supply chain management, it is incredibly good in everything which is consumer hardware, but vulnerability remains in software and M&A [‘Experiencing the Cloud’, Nov 11, 2013] post of … Continue reading

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Superphones turning point: segment satured with Tier 1 globals while the Chinese locals are at less than 40% of the Samsung price

OR Samsung is leapfrogging Apple while the Chinese local brands are coming close to Samsung but at less than 40% price. Meanwhile the superphone segment of the market becomes saturated. This is even more important as coinciding with:– Eight-core MT6592 … Continue reading

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Linux client market share gains outside the Android? Instead of gains will it shrink to 5% in the next 3 years?

The Linux Foudation quite proundly referred to ReadWriteMobile: The ‘Year of the Linux Desktop’? That’s So 2012 [Feb 3, 2013] For those Linux enthusiasts still pining for the mythical “Year of the Linux Desktop,” the wait is over. In fact, … Continue reading

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Boosting both the commodity and premium brand markets in 2013 with much more smartphones and tablets while the Windows notebook shipments will shrink by 2%

This is my conclusion after reviewing The ongoing trends in the commodity and premium brand ecosystems of Android devices: – Smartphones– Tablets and The emerging new trends in the premium ecosystem of the Windows devices:– Notebooks – Smartphones as reported … Continue reading

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