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Where’s the promised savings from 4G LTE?

gigaom.com
This year will be a breakout for LTE as sales of the 4G phones are expected to increase ten times over sales in 2011. The estimate, from research firm Strategy Analytics, notes that 2011 only saw 6.8 million sales of LTE smartphones, with tablets and hotspots adding another 5.5 million...
Where’s the promised savings from 4G LTE?
Samsung owns Android, captures 95% of global Android smartphone profits

Apple nabs crown as current top US mobile phone vendor

arstechnica.com
For the first time since Apple entered the mobile phone market in 2007, it has been ranked the top mobile phone vendor in the US. For the latter quarter of 2012, sales of its iPhone accounted for 34 percent of all mobile phone sales—including feature phones—in the US according...
Apple nabs crown as current top US mobile phone vendor
Samsung's Galaxy S III overtakes Apple's iPhone 4S as world's best-selling phone

Foxconn reportedly halts hiring due to slow iPhone 5 production, resumes next month (for next iPhone?)

9to5mac.com
According to the report from Financial Times, Apple’s major assembly partner Foxconn has halted new hirings at its facilities due to a slow down in production for the iPhone 5: The suspension in hiring by China’s largest private sector employer and the biggest assembler of Apple products, is the first...
Foxconn reportedly halts hiring due to slow iPhone 5 production, resumes next month (for next iPhone?)

In “breakout year” for 4G technology, LTE phone shipments to reach 67 million units in 2012: study

thenextweb.com
With LTE networks continuing to roll out worldwide, there’s no doubt there will be a huge surge in 4G LTE-capable handset and tablet sales in the coming years. In a new report, research and consulting firm Strategy Analytics says 2012 will be a straight up “breakout year” for 4G technology,...
In “breakout year” for 4G technology, LTE phone shipments to reach 67 million units in 2012: study
Samsung Dominated Apple And Nokia With A Record 213M Smartphones Shipped In 2012

That was quick: Nokia is world's largest Windows Phone 7 vendor

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Research firm Strategy Analytics says Nokia took 33 percent of the Windows Phone 7 market last quarter, leading all others. [Read more]...
That was quick: Nokia is world's largest Windows Phone 7 vendor

Samsung posts record Q4 profits, but still no official smartphone sales figures

thenextweb.com
Samsung exceeded its preliminary financial estimates in the fourth quarter to post record operating profit of 5.3 trillion won ($4.72 billion), a 76% rise year on year, thanks to increased smartphone, memory chips and flat-panel sales. At the beginning of the month, the Korean electronics giant posted its preliminary results,...
Samsung posts record Q4 profits, but still no official smartphone sales figures

Nokia Becomes World’s No. 1 Seller Of Windows Phones

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Nokia Corp., the world’s largest handset maker, sold more smartphones powered by Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Phone operating system than any other company in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to research from Strategy Analytics. Nokia accounted for 900,000, or 33%, of the 2.7 million Windows Phone devices sold during the...
Nokia Becomes World’s No. 1 Seller Of Windows Phones

Wandera Nabs $7M From Bessemer To Give Enterprises A Way To Control Mobile Data Use Using SaaS

techcrunch.com
Wandera, a startup that offers enterprises a cloud-based solution to reduce the costs of mobile data through compression and better management, is announcing that it has closed $7 million in funding. The Series A round comes entirely from Bessemer Venture Partners, and is in addition to a seed round Wandera...
Wandera Nabs $7M From Bessemer To Give Enterprises A Way To Control Mobile Data Use Using SaaS

Strategy Analytics: 3 million Windows tablets shipped in Q1 2013

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A report from research firm Strategy Analytics claims that three million tablets with a version of Microsoft's Windows OS shipped worldwide in the first quarter of 2013. Read more...    ...
Strategy Analytics: 3 million Windows tablets shipped in Q1 2013
Galaxy who? iPhone 5 & 4S were the two best-selling smartphones in Q4 2012
Survey says 90% of people want their next phone to have a larger screen

Global smartphones in use pass 1bn, but next billion could come by 2015: Report

thenextweb.com
The number of smartphones in use worldwide has passed the 1 billion mark for the first time, according to analyst firm Strategy Analytics, which estimates the landmark was surpassed during the third quarter of 2012. Strategy Analytics believes that there were 708 million smartphones one year ago, during the third...
Global smartphones in use pass 1bn, but next billion could come by 2015: Report

LTE Smartphone Shipments Projected To Hit 275 Million In 2013

readwrite.com
Did you buy a "4G" LTE smartphone in 2012? No? Well, there is a pretty good chance you will end up buying one in 2013. Boston-based research firm Strategy Analytics predicts that 275 million LTE smartphones will be sold next year - a projected 203% jump from the 91 million...
LTE Smartphone Shipments Projected To Hit 275 Million In 2013

APPLE vs. SAMSUNG: Who's The King Of Smartphones?

www.businessinsider.com
Apple and Samsung both reported blockbuster first quarters. Apple and Samsung are both now more cellphone companies than anything else (iPhones are more than 50% of Apple's revenue and cellphones are more than 40% of Samsung's revenue). Apple and Samsung together account for a huge share of the global smartphone...
APPLE vs. SAMSUNG: Who's The King Of Smartphones?

Study: 2012 LTE phone shipments to jump 10X via iPhone, more

www.electronista.com
Global LTE phone shipments may jump by a factor of ten this year, according to an outlook report published by research firm Strategy Analytics. The total number of LTE-equipped handsets is expected to reach 67 million units, up from 6.8 million units in 2011, as the technology is embraced by...
Study: 2012 LTE phone shipments to jump 10X via iPhone, more
Can Apple get away with another "S" iPhone?

Twitter Users in the US and Europe Go Mobile: 71% Use a Phone or Tablet to Tweet in 2012 Compared to 64% for PCs

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Twitter users in the US and Europe are increasingly opting to use mobile devices rather than their PCs when using the social network. In fact, the proportion of the former group eclipsed the latter last year: just under two thirds used a PC while almost three quarters used a mobile...
Twitter Users in the US and Europe Go Mobile: 71% Use a Phone or Tablet to Tweet in 2012 Compared to 64% for PCs

Have Smartphone Sales Hit the Saturation Point?

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AT&T and Verizon both nailed big numbers in their earnings reports this week, driven by smartphone sales. But new reports suggest a bleaker future for smartphone growth, which has dipped to its slowest growth rate since the fall of 2009. Could the smartphone market finally be hitting a saturation point...
Have Smartphone Sales Hit the Saturation Point?
Samsung’s Galaxy series bests iPhone for top smartphone sub-brand

Samsung holds 2011 dual-core chip crown; can it repeat?

gigaom.com
Only 20 percent of smartphones sold last year had dual-core chips, but among those, Samsung sold the lion’s share of silicon. Research firm, Strategy Analytics, shared the data on Wednesday, estimating that Samsung held 60 percent of the dual-core processor market in mobile devices. Even in the face of new...
Samsung holds 2011 dual-core chip crown; can it repeat?
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Dominates In Consumer Cloud Services (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN)

Global mobile phone shipments breached 1.6 billion units in 2012, Samsung, Apple and Nokia still on top

www.engadget.com
A charger on every nightstand and a phone in every pocket -- it could be a presidential slogan, but it's really just reality. According to research from Strategy Analytics, a staggering 1.6 billion mobile phones were shipped (not sold) globally in 2012, and 700 million of them were smartphones....
Global mobile phone shipments breached 1.6 billion units in 2012, Samsung, Apple and Nokia still on top

Samsung Tops China's Smartphone Market For The First Time As Sales Triple, Says Strategy Analytics

techcrunch.com
Samsung Electronics topped China’s smartphone market for the first time in 2012, according to data from Strategy Analytics (reported by Yonhap News Agency). The Korean tech behemoth nearly tripled its sales in the world’s largest market for smartphones: in 2012, it sold 30.06 million smartphones in China, up from 10.9...
Samsung Tops China's Smartphone Market For The First Time As Sales Triple, Says Strategy Analytics

US Android smartphone sales dip, iOS rises during Q2

www.electronista.com
Analysis of recent sales figures suggest that US Android handset sales dipped in the second quarter while iOS went up, according market research firm to Strategy Analytics. Overall smartphone shipments across all manufacturers fell five percent to 23.8 million, compared to 25.2 million for the same quarter last year. The...
US Android smartphone sales dip, iOS rises during Q2

China phone manufacturing from January to July grows 3.4% year-on-year to 621m units

thenextweb.com
China churned out an impressive 621 million handsets from the beginning of the year through July, up 3.4 percent from the same period last year, a government agency has reported. DigiTimes compiled the statistics from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). In addition to handsets, Chinese makers produced 127...
China phone manufacturing from January to July grows 3.4% year-on-year to 621m units

What to Expect at Mobile World Congress 2012

blogs.wsj.com
This post was originally published on our sister site MarketWatch: Revenue-building strategies for mobile-phone operators, financial services in a mobile world and how to capture more of the connected consumer’s time and money — these are just some of the topics likely to be front and center when 60,000 delegates...
What to Expect at Mobile World Congress 2012

Samsung ships record 57 million smartphones globally in Q3

9to5google.com
Strategic Analytics released its latest report today that depicted global smartphone shipments growing to 162 million in Q3 2012, and it said Samsung led the charge with a record 35 percent global share. “Samsung shipped 56.9 million smartphones worldwide and captured a record 35 percent market share in the third...
Samsung ships record 57 million smartphones globally in Q3
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