Went from 103M in three years
Huawei managed to sell 200 million smartphones in 2018 - a massive increase from 103 million in 2015 or just three million in 2010. As of the first half of this year, Huawei is the world’s second biggest smartphone manufacturer overtaking Apple and leaving Samsung in the prime position.
Now Wall Street realizes
AMD is the second best x86 maker out of two, and this is how things will remain. The recent rumors and prediction by fellow analysts and journalists that AMD can win up to a third of the market is, pure and simple, science fiction.
Beating Huawei, Apple and Xiaomi
Oppo managed a small miracle in 2016. The company achieved 122.2 Year over a Year growth increasing its market share from last year’s 8.2 percent to 16.8 percent, according to IDC beancounters.
370 million units sold by the end of 2016
A new report from the Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA) says that worldwide purchases of OLED panels are on the rise, with the proportion of market share in high-end televisions expected to reach 68 percent in 2020.
Got to fold a little
A new report from the folks at Kolon Industries says that foldable smartphones could make up 20 percent of overall market share, at least in South Korea, during the year after which they are expected to begin mass production.
20 million units in fiscal 2016
Sony has quite an aggressive forecast as the company plans to sell 20 million PlayStation 4 units in fiscal 2016. This should represent a healthy 8.3 percent increase year over year.
Jon Peddie research counted
AMD made many announcements at the Games Developers Conference and we wanted to follow up the claim that 83 per cent of the total addressable market for dedicated Virtual Reality HMD, Head Mounted Displays figures would be AMD.
Not that AMD is telling anyone
AMD told the Games Developer Conference press event that it had 83 per cent of a market share in VR. The claim appeared to be legit as it quoted Jon Peddie Research, however we had some severe doubts.
Android 4.4 still king
Google has released its official February platform distribution numbers and the Marshmallow Android 6.0 is now available on 1.2 percent of all google devices.
Thanks to “Free Upgrade” offer, upgrade aggressiveness
The folks over at Neowin have recently reported that Microsoft’s latest operating system is quickly approaching a large installation base worldwide and should eventually overtake Windows 8.1 as the world’s second most dominant operating system (behind Windows 7) sometime later this year.