Tag Archive: Market

A porcelain smartwatch might be what the wearable market needs right now

Bored with most of the smartwatches that are currently available on the market? We feel you. Well Hong Kong startup FEN has a different take on how a smartwatch should like, one you might find quite intriguing. Users have been complaining that a lot of wearables aren’t stylish enough, but that’s not really a problem

Swappa will no longer sell gadgets on international market, only in the US

Have an older Android phone you want to sell or want to purchase a really cheap phone? Chances are you’ll go on Swappa to check out the available options. So far the website has been curating transactions in different markets across the globe including the US, UK, Canada and Europe. But as it turns out,

Pixel grabs 10% of the premium smartphone market in India, but there’s a long way to go

The Pixels are off to a great start in India.

The Pixel and Pixel XL made their debut in India on October 26, retailing for ₹57,000 ($ 830) and ₹67,000 ($ 975) respectively. The launch was followed by an advertising blitz by Google that saw billboards plastered across major urban centers and commercials on major channels. With a Note 7-sized hole waiting to be filled, Google shipped 33,000 units of the Pixels in the country, catapulting  [Read More…]

Samsung ‘hopeful of gaining market share’ in India this quarter

Samsung is on track to lose at least $ 5.3 billion with the Note 7 fiasco, but the company is bullish on the Indian market. The South Korean company expects to increase its market share in the country during the lucrative festive season in spite of the Note 7 setback by focusing on the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

Samsung was able to get customers that have pre-ordered the Note 7 in the country to switch  [Read More…]

Sony dives deeper into mobile market

Sony has announced that it will be releasing a handful of mobile games for both iOS and Android by March of 2018. In the past, Sony has dipped their toes in the mobile market with Playstation branded mobile games. Now they look to go full-on with a handful of internally developed games for both iOS and

Coolpad Mega 2.5D review: An inexpensive performer for the Indian market

Coolpad is a Chinese brand offering excellent smartphones at impressively low prices.

The quick take

The recent deluge of smartphones in India under $ 125/₹8,500 is changing the way we perceive budget smartphones, and upping the consumer expectations. Once ready to compromise for a basic smartphone experience, budget smartphone customers are now spoilt for choice with manufacturers pushing the boundaries with devices that have decent specifications sheet, good looks, as well as a capable camera.

Coolpad  [Read More…]

Ocho welojes: The 8 latest smart watches on the market

Asus Zenwatch 2 The Asus ZenWatch turned some heads when it was released in 2014, but with more of the market moving towards round faces, nobody knew what to expect for its successor. The Asus ZenWatch 2 was announced at IFA in 2015 and released in September of 2015. The ZenWatch 2 was different from its

If you’re looking for the best phone on the market, start with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (first impressions)

Welcome to our first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7! Here at AndroidGuys, several of us were taken in by Samsung’s beautiful new superphone and pre-ordered our phones just like many of you. We’ll have our full review in the coming weeks (we like to take our time with a device before reviewing it),

The Honor 8 is more important to the U.S. market than you think

The Honor 8 brings premium hardware from the Huawei-owned brand to the United States for the first time — and that’s a big deal.

The Honor 8 has officially launched in the United States, bringing increased competition to the $ 400-level “affordable flagship” segment. Owned by Chinese tech giant Huawei, Honor intends to challenge the likes of OnePlus among younger people and tech-savvy phone buyers with an impressive glass and metal design, impressive internals and a  [Read More…]

Android dominates in India with 97% market share

The latest numbers from Strategy Analytics show Android controlling 97% of the smartphone market share in India. 30.7 million phones were shipped in Q2 2016, of which Android phones accounted for 29.8 million units.

From Strategy Analytics’ senior analyst Rajeev Nair:

Total smartphone shipments in India grew a healthy 19 percent annually from 25.8 million units in Q2 2015 to 30.7 million in Q2 2016. India is currently the world’s third largest smartphone market, after China  [Read More…]