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New Nokia strengthens brand with Google’s Android One & a curved display smartphoneFebruary 25, 2018HMD Global launched five new mobile phones at MWC 2018, all with striking industrial design. By choosing to only offer handsets with Google's pure Android One or Android Oreo (Go Edition), HMD threatens to disrupt established OEMs with legacy software. The new Nokia 8110 demonstrates featurephones are evolving now with LTE and will not die soon. HMD's flagship Nokia 8 Sirocco has a stunning steel-framed dual curved edge display in a super compact frame which will target Europe.
The state of India’s smartphone market: highly competitive with great potentialNovember 17, 2017India is seen as the next driver of smartphone growth. This report provides analysis on (1) recent regulatory changes in India's smartphone industry; (2) the impact of the aggressive entry of Reliance Jio; (3) the performance and strategies of major OEMs; (4) our view of the market outlook and some caveats for smartphone OEMs.Subscribers Only
Spreadtrum powers first 4G feature phone in India, but what does the future hold?April 24, 2017Spreadtrum has announced that its mobile SoC, the SC9820, is powering the first commercially available 4G feature phone in India. The proclamation comes on the heels of a combined $22 billion investment in...Subscribers Only
Smartphone patent licensing landscape in key regionsAugust 17, 2016The objective of the article is to examine patent rulings in the past few years that have made major impacts on the smartphone industry in four different regions: United States, Europe, India and China. In particular, this article will examine the following two aspects of the patent industry that are relevant to the smartphone market: I. Rulings made on Standard Essential Patent (SEP) royalty rates II. Recent changes in patent laws for each regionSubscribers Only
Carrier billing support will give the Indian mobile content market a much needed boostMay 05, 2016Idea Cellular has become the first Indian mobile operator to support carrier billing for Google Play purchases through a partnership with UK-based operator billing vendor Bango. Third-placed operator Idea counted 172m mobile subscribers at the end of 2015, behind Bharti Airtel (243m) and Vodafone (194m). The agreement covers all Google Play content including apps, games, music, video and books and is available for both pre and post-paid customers. The Indian launch means Google Play carrier billing is now supported by almost 100 operators in 45 countries.
Mi5 will not propel significant growth in Xiaomi shipments until Xiaomi tackles international challenges - IHS TechnologyFebruary 24, 2016The Mi5 is a class leading smartphone with innovative design elements and the very latest hardware technology, but Xiaomi needs to do more with its software ecosystem to significantly grow its business beyond its home market of China. Although, the Mi5's low prices will help shipment volumes everywhere Xiaomi launches the MI5. Until Xiaomi tackles the fundamental international issues with its portfolio, its shipment growth will continue to be low. Xiaomi is trying to address this with two things: the number of patents it is now filing around the world and its partnership with Qualcomm on the Mi5.
'Make in India' to boost domestic mobile phone manufacturingJanuary 19, 2016In September 2014, the Government of India (GOI) launched the ‘Make-in-India’ program to encourage multinational and domestic companies to manufacture their products in India, with the objective of attracting capital and technological investment in India. Within a year, by August 2015, GOI had received US$17 billion worth of proposals from foreign and homegrown companies for manufacturing electronics in India.Subscribers Only
LTE Market Monitor Q4 2014: Indian Operators Prepare for 4GFebruary 24, 2015A quarterly report looking at the state of LTE globally in Q4 2014. Includes: 4G milestones and market developments; maps illustrating the LTE footprint by region and technologies; and an overview of spectrum auctions that took place.Subscribers Only
Samsung’s long awaited Tizen launch will not ruffle Google’s feathersJanuary 16, 2015Samsung is finally launching a smartphone powered by its homemade operating system, Tizen. Samsung is launching the Z1 exclusively in India. Unusually for an OS launch product, the Z1 does not feature high-end hardware to show off the new software. Despite the launch, IHS does not believe that Tizen will make a significant impact on the smartphone market. It is much more likely that Tizen's impact will be felt in the wearables market.Subscribers Only
Android One to give Google’s brand a boost in emerging marketsSeptember 15, 2014Google has launched its Android One initiative in India. The program aims to provide a high level of experience on low-end devices by supplying a standard reference design that will work with the latest version of Android. This aims to solve Android's fragmentation problems as well as stave off competition from Microsoft at the low end of the smartphone market.Subscribers Only
Rapidly rising Xiaomi launching smartphones in India despite issues with business modelJuly 29, 2014Chinese smartphone manufacturer is lauching in India as part of its gradual international expansion. The Indian smartphone market is booming and Xiaomi should be able to capture a significant portion of it. However, it is unclear whether Xiaomi's business model can work outside of China where it cannot rely on its appstore for revenue.
Monetising mobile messaging: Asian apps' content strategies lead the wayNovember 01, 2013Social and communications apps came second only to games in terms of mobile application store performance in Q2 2013. But many apps are looking beyond core communications to drive revenue growth with more complete mobile content strategies. Asian apps lead the way so far with KakaoTalk, Line and WeChat all looking to use content to generate revenues...Subscribers Only
Design and Sourcing update for Mobile Intelligence SubscribersAugust 15, 2013Since the acquisition of Screen Digest Limited in 2010 by IHS Global Limited we have worked to create a new and exciting team under the name IHS Electronics & Media. This team brings together a unique...
Samsung makes smartphones smarter with sensors, but risks overshooting market needsMarch 15, 2013The Galaxy S4 will cement Samsung's existing position as the leading mobile handset maker globally. This flagship smartphone will act as a halo device that will boost Samsung's mobile brand and support sales of all of Samsung's handsets at all price point
Eight Mobile Trends for 2013 and the Strategies to WinFebruary 19, 2013 Subscribers Only
Forecasting the 4G Era's PotentialFebruary 19, 2013 Subscribers Only