Worldwide Smartphone Market Posts 11.6% YoY Growth in Q2 2015

by Helen Vince

According to the latest preliminary release from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15), up …

Tags:Apple| Huawei| IDC| Lenovo| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Xiaomi

Huawei’s 6 Month Turnover up 30%

by Helen Vince

Huawei Technologies has released results for the first half of the year, recording turnover of CNY175.9 billion ($28.3 billion), an increase of 30% year on year. The company’s operating margin was 18%. The company …

Tags:Financial Data| Huawei| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 30

Huawei to Make Phones in India

by Helen Vince

Huawei Technologies has secured approval from the Indian government to manufacture mobile phones in India, one of the world’s largest markets for mobile phones. The Chinese company first applied for a manufacturing licence 19 …

Tags:Huawei| India| Mobile Display Monitor| Supply Chain| Vol 22 - Issue 29

Smartphones Driving China’s Move to 4G Networks

by Tom Allen

Smartphones are on track to account for two-thirds of mobile connections in China by the end of this year, according to a new study published today by GSMA Intelligence, the research arm of the …

Tags:Apple| China| Huawei| Samsung| Smartphone Market| Xiaomi

MDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 28

by Tom Allen

The Honor 7 smartphone from Huawei has been launched in China. The company’s new flagship features a 5.2″ display, with 1920 x 1080 resolution and in-cell touch. Android 5.0 runs on an octa-core 64-bit …

Tags:China| Huawei| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 28

Huawei Chooses Cypress

by Tom Allen

Huawei is using Cypress Semiconductor’s TrueTouch capacitve touchscreen controller in its Mediapad X2 tablet PC. The TruTouch TMA568 controller enables gloved finger tracking and water tolerance.

Tags:Back Panel| Huawei| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 27

Huawei Confuses With ’10-Inch’ Screen – Not Display

by Tom Allen

The name of Huawei’s new tablet, the T1 10″, is slightly misleading, as it isn’t actually a 10″ (or even 10.1″) model at all – the display is 9.6″. According to Techradar, which asked …

Tags:Huawei| Mobile Display Monitor| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 26

Huawei Adds Russian Distributor

by Helen Vince

Huawei has entered into an agreement with Elko in Russia, which will see the distributor offer Huawei smartphones and tablets throughout the country.

Tags:Distribution| Huawei| Mobile Display Monitor| Russia| Smartphones| Vol 22 - Issue 25

Huawei ‘Confirmed’ as Google Partner

by Tom Allen

There have been repeated rumours that a Chinese maker would build Google’s next Nexus smartphone, and now Huawei has won that honour. A source, apparently a Huawei UK employee, has told IB Times that …

Tags:Google| Huawei| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Smartwatches| Vol 22 - Issue 25

MDM Product Roundup – Vol 22 No 24

by Tom Allen

HTC has announced its first smartphone with resolution beyond 1920 x 1080. Unfortunately, the HTC One ME currently appears to be exclusive to China. The handset has a 5.2″ display with 2560 x 1560 …

Tags:China| Fingerprint Recognition| Gaze Recognition| HTC| Huawei| Mobile Display Monitor| Notebooks| sharp| Smartphones| Sunlight Readable Displays| Tobii| Vol 22 - Issue 24

EE Trials 4G Broadcast in Wembley

by Tom Allen

EE and partners have demonstrated a 4G Broadcast trial at London’s Wembley Stadium. A custom-built app enabled select viewers in the stadium, during the FA Cup Final last month, to watch a live-stream of …

Tags:3G & 4G| BBC| Broadcast| Huawei| Mobile Display Monitor| Qualcomm| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 22 - Issue 23

Tech Companies Dominate Brand-Value Rankings

by Tom Allen

Millward Brown’s annual ‘Brandz’ report ( contains quite the win for technology firms: four are in the top five, and six in the top 10. Apple (the overall most valuable brand in the world), …

Tags:Apple| AT&T| Google| Huawei| IBM| Large Display Monitor| Market Shares - Brands| Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Verizon| Vol 22 - Issue 22