Global sales of smartphones to end-users totalled 366.2 million units in the second quarter of 2017, a 6.7-per cent increase over the second quarter of 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. In the smartphone operating system market, Android extended its lead with 87.7-per cent market share, while iOS accounted for 12.1 per cent.
“Although demand for utility smartphones remains strong, there is a growing demand in emerging markets for 4G smartphones, with more storage, better processors and more advanced cameras. This is translating into higher demand for mid-priced [$150 to $200] smartphones,” said Anshul Gupta, Research Director, Gartner….Read More
India is the battel field of all leading mobile phone brands and India is the second largest smart phone market in the world, only next to China. According to Counterpoint Technology Market Research, India’s smartphone shipments grew 18% last year, far exceeding the global growth rate of 3%.
As per International Data Corporation (IDC) data shows that Samsung’s smartphone won the share of 24% with leading position in India market, Xiaomi ,Oppo and Vivo and Lenovo is following closely. Analysts estimate that Apple’s share of the smartphone market in India is only 3%, but this high-end smartphone manufacturers are increasingly concerned about India, the world’s second largest ….Read More
According to latest reports, Vivek Zhang, Chief Marketing Officer, Vivo India, has stepped down from his role. It was also suggested in earlier reports that Vivo India is planning a major reshuffle of its India management. The latest move of the company has now finally been announced officially.
In his latest statement to a media channel, Zhang said, “I will not be able to comment on this development at this moment.” His next move is yet to be known. Sources reveal that he might get a new role in Vivo India….Read More
As per the news sources, Vivo India has handed pink slip to its 20 employees of Greater Noida assembling unit which led to a clash between security guards and employees. The news report also mentions that the employees were not given prior notice. They were asked to wrap up their work and leave post lunch.
Over 100 contractual employees gathered at the assembling unit and expressed anger at this mass layoff. This triggered a scuffle between security guards and employees, the situation turned worst with employees ransacking the office and damaging the property. According to the employees, the company did not show any consideration ….Read MOre