Mobile Phones


Worldwide Devices Shipments to Continue 2022 Decline in 2023

by Omid Rahmat

Worldwide shipments of total devices (PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are projected to decline 4.4% in 2023, to total 1.7 billion units, according to Gartner (also see fourth quarter PC shipments). In 2022, the …

Tags:Gartner| Market Data| Mobile Phones| PC Market (Personal Computers - PCs)

282 Million Used Smartphones Shipped in 2022

by Omid Rahmat

Trade-in programs continue to be the driving factor for the new and used smartphone market globally. We have witnessed new programs launch successfully across multiple regional markets where trade-in is still a new concept …

Tags:Forecasts| IDC| Mobile Phones| Smartphone Market

2021 Smartphone Growth to Reach Its Highest Level Since 2015, According to IDC

by Artem Alekseenko

Following back-to-back quarters of growth, International Data Corporation (IDC) has raised its near-term outlook for the global smartphone market. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, shipments of smartphones are forecast to …

Tags:Analytics & Tools| Forecasts| IDC| Mobile Phones| Smartphone Market

LG To Close Mobile Phone Business Worldwide

by Artem Alekseenko

LG Electronics Inc. (LG) announced that it is closing its mobile business unit. The decision was approved by its board of directors earlier. LG’s strategic decision to exit the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector …

Tags:LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Phones| Smartphones

TrinamiX Has 3D imaging solution behind OLED

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Trinamix GmbH of Germany, a BASF company, has a new 3D imaging solution that it says can be used for secure face authentication when mounted behind an OLED on a mobile …

Tags:face recognition| Germany| Mobile Phones| OLEDs

It is Time to Say Goodbye!

by Norbert Hildebrand

After more than a decade of writing articles and presenting my opinions and analysis to the more than grateful readers, it is time for me to say “Goodbye!” In other words, I am planning …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Automotive| Mobile Phones| TVs (TV Sets)| Virtual Reality

ZTE is on Again, But For How Long?

by Steve Sechrist

It’s Alive… It’s alive Dr. Frankenstein exclaimed of his brainchild monster’s awakening, and so too with jolts of reviving energy from renewed access to US chip technology, ZTE is back in the mobile smart …

Tags:Manufacturing| Mobile Phones| Smartphone Market| Vol 25 - Issue 23

Mobile and Tablet Panel Price Trend Forecast from Sigmaintell

by Andrew Fenn

Sigmaintell Research has released its pricing trend forecast for mobile and tablet display panels in May 2018. The report shows that full-screen panel demand is growing, while non-full-screen demand is shrinking fast. Analysts also …

Tags:Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| Mobile Phones| Pricing| tablets| Vol 25 - Issue 22

Dataxis: Mobile Operators in Latin America Keen to Adopt OTT Video

by Andrew Fenn

Dataxis reports from its latest research that 34 mobile operators in Latin America have already deployed their own OTT platform as added value for their clients. Moreover, some of these are keen to add …

Tags:LATAM| Mobile Display Monitor| Mobile Phones| OTT Video| Pay TV| Vol 25 - Issue 09

Deloitte: 2018 Predictions for Technology, Media and Telecommunications

by Norbert Hildebrand

In the latest “2018 Technology, Media and Telecommunications Predictions“, Deloitte talks about its view of the hot trends and new developments in the technology market for the upcoming year. Since this report is very …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Mobile Phones| OTT Video| TV Viewing| Vol 25 - Issue 03