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Xiaomi leads India market in Q3, smartphone prices to grow: IDC

Xiaomi leads India market in Q3, smartphone prices to grow: IDC

This is the first time when the smartphone market is at par with the feature phone market, each contributing 50 percent to the overall mobile phone market.

Nov 15, 2018, 16:59 PM IST
Xiaomi tops smartphone market, Jio leads 4G handset segment in India: IDC

Xiaomi tops smartphone market, Jio leads 4G handset segment in India: IDC

The 4G feature phone market continued to grow at more than 50 percent quarter-on-quarter, driven primarily by Reliance JioPhone which led the market with 38.4 percent share.

May 14, 2018, 13:12 PM IST
Apple leads global tablet market, Samsung second: IDC

Apple leads global tablet market, Samsung second: IDC

Apple managed to ship 9.1 million iPads.

May 04, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Apple takes top spot in global wearables market: IDC report

Apple takes top spot in global wearables market: IDC report

For the first time, Apple is the single biggest shipper of wearables, selling 8 million in the last quarter of 2017.

Mar 02, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Lenovo India tops tablet business, sustains leadership

Lenovo India tops tablet business, sustains leadership

Lenovo maintained its strong lead driving growth through its family tablet variants "Tab 4" and "Tab 7".

Feb 22, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
Phablets to hit 1bn units by 2021: IDC

Phablets to hit 1bn units by 2021: IDC

The smartphone shipments will grow from 1.5 billion units in 2017 to 1.7 billion units in 2021 globally.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
Sharp decline, quick recovery defined Indian smartphone market

Sharp decline, quick recovery defined Indian smartphone market

According to the market research firm Gartner, there will be a two per cent drop in the Indian government`s IT spending this year owing to demonetisation and a drop in industrial production.

Nov 06, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Lenovo beats Samsung in tablet segment in Q2: IDC

Lenovo beats Samsung in tablet segment in Q2: IDC

Lenovo beat Samsung to capture the top position in the tablet market in India with 21.8 percent market share in the second quarter of 2017, a report said on Thursday.

Aug 31, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
GST briefly hit HCP market, HP Inc the leader: IDC

GST briefly hit HCP market, HP Inc the leader: IDC

According to the report by research firm International Data Corporation, the rollout of GST caused weak sell in shipments in the second quarter of 2017 as the focus of the distributors was on clearing the existing inventory.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
'Extreme external force' applied to 'burnt' Redmi Note 4: Xiaomi

'Extreme external force' applied to 'burnt' Redmi Note 4: Xiaomi

Bhavana Suryakiran sustained minor burn injuries on his thigh as the Redmi Note 4 he was carrying in his trouser pocket caught fire in Ravulapalem town in East Godavari district earlier this week.

Aug 18, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Indian tablet market declined 28% in Q1 2017: IDC

The tablet shipments in the consumer segment declined 28 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year, resulting in a sharp 18.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) drop in total tablet shipments in India, a report said on Wednesday.

May 31, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
Lenovo MBG emerges as second best brand in India in CY 2016: Report

Lenovo MBG emerges as second best brand in India in CY 2016: Report

As per the International Data Corporation (IDC) India Q4 2016 smartphone market report, Lenovo has emerged as the second best smartphone brand in CY 2016 with 8.9 percent and 9.8 percent market share by volume and value respectively.

Feb 16, 2017, 12:18 PM IST
Reliance Jio to lead 4G revolution in key markets like India

Reliance Jio to lead 4G revolution in key markets like India

With the Reliance Jio Infocomm (Jio) giving free 4G SIM cards and launching affordable 4G-enabled smartphones to connect the next billion, India is set to lead the 4G revolution, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Wednesday.

Nov 30, 2016, 13:26 PM IST
HP leads Indian PC market; Dell captures second spot

HP leads Indian PC market; Dell captures second spot

Global printing and personal computer major HP Inc. maintained the top spot in the Indian PC market with an overall market share of 28.8 percent.

Nov 22, 2016, 13:48 PM IST
Indian tablet market grew 14.4% in Q2 2016; Datawind continues domination

Indian tablet market grew 14.4% in Q2 2016; Datawind continues domination

Buoyed by purchases in the commercial segment, the Indian tablet market registered a 14.4 percent growth in the second quarter of 2016, recovering somewhat from a sluggish first quarter, a report said on Friday.

Aug 26, 2016, 13:38 PM IST
PC shipment grew 7.2% in Q2 2016, HP leads: IDC

PC shipment grew 7.2% in Q2 2016, HP leads: IDC

HP Inc. reclaimed its top spot with overall PC market share of 28.4 percent in the Indian PC market.

Aug 24, 2016, 15:06 PM IST
Indian smartphone market grew 17.1% in Q2 2016: IDC

Indian smartphone market grew 17.1% in Q2 2016: IDC

 The Indian smartphone market registered a healthy 17.1 percent growth over the previous quarter this year and a marginal 3.7 percent growth over the second quarter of 2015, market research firm International Data Corporation(IDC) said on Friday.

Aug 19, 2016, 13:40 PM IST
Smaller cities to spearhead smartphone growth in India: IDC

Smaller cities to spearhead smartphone growth in India: IDC

There is a clear trend of migration from feature phones to low-end smartphones in smaller cities and towns, making these markets the next growth engine for the smartphone industry.

Mar 04, 2016, 08:08 AM IST
Windows Phone is not dead! Microsoft's 'breakthrough' Surface Phone is coming

Windows Phone is not dead! Microsoft's 'breakthrough' Surface Phone is coming

The Windows Phone future appears to be more uncertain now than it was when Lumia was a Nokia product.

Dec 31, 2015, 10:06 AM IST

Symantec predicts rise in cyber attacks in 2016

US software security firm Symantec Corporation warns cyber threats would increase in the next year, especially risks to Apple devices, internet of things (IoT), and critical infrastructure.

Dec 20, 2015, 22:38 PM IST

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