Saturday, October 31, 2015
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Huawei Technologies Co, has dislodged Xiaomi from the top in the lucrative China Smartphone market. Huawei topped Xiaomi in the 3rd quarter and posted its 1st year-over-year in phone shipments, based on a new survey.
Xiaomi’s phone shipments is down by 8% in the 3rd quarter while Huawei’s jumped 81%, according to research firm Canalys on Thursday. In the 2nd quarter, Xiaomi had a 15.9% share of the market, while Huawei had a 15.7% share, according to the report.
The Sina news report Huawei was able to sell a total of 27.4 million devices for the 3 months ended September 30, compared to the 18.5 million devices sold by Xiaomi during the same period.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Apple's iPhone 6s will hit the stores of South Korea on October 23, and the battle between the smartphone giants is set. Samsung announced that they will be releasing the Galaxy Note 5 as an answer to the iPhone 6s. The Galaxy Note 5 will be available in two colors, titanium silver and pink gold. Noticed the new pink gold color directly competing with Apple's rose gold iPhone 6S. The color pink gold is identical to rose gold.
Samsung said that the new color variations for the Galaxy Note 5 will gradually be expanded to other Asian countries but release details are still being worked out. There are no news if it will actually make it to the U.S.
The Galaxy Note 5 titanium silver and pink gold models will join the existing Note 5 gold platinum, black sapphire, and white pearl color options.