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Smartphone sales in SA rise 28% as average selling price falls

By Press Release 21 November 2017

South African smartphone sales climbed 28% year-on-year to 3 million units in the third quarter of 2017, while basic mobile phone sales were up 6% to 1.6 million units for the same period, according to point of sale tracking data... FULL STORY >

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Chinese smartphone sales shrink for first time in six years says IDC

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2015

Having shown a steady increase for the past six years, IDC reports that smartphone sales in China have declined during Q1 2015. FULL STORY >

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Smartphone shipments to grow nearly 40% in 2013 - IDC

By Hanleigh Daniels 27 November 2013

IDC finds that worldwide smartphone shipments are on pace to grow by nearly 40% in 2013, whilst the average selling prices of smartphones have declined more than 12%. FULL STORY >

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Apple - Revenue up, profit down for fiscal Q4 2013

By Hanleigh Daniels 29 October 2013

Apple posts its financial results for its fiscal Q4 2013, which reveals that iPhone sales have increased by 26% thanks to the new model launches. FULL STORY >

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Smartphones still driving mobile phone shipments - ABI Research

By Hanleigh Daniels 29 July 2013

ABI Research’s latest research reveals that Samsung and Apple successfully managed to fend off the threat of low-cost smartphone vendors for yet another quarter. FULL STORY >

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Samsung top smartphone vendor in China and Finland

By Hanleigh Daniels 28 May 2013

Samsung overtakes Nokia as the top selling mobile phone vendor in Finland for the first time and also assumes top spot in China. FULL STORY >

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Samsung Galaxy S4 sales surpass 10 million in 1st month

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 May 2013

Samsung surpasses the 10 million global sales milestone for its Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone within the first month of its availability. FULL STORY >

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IDC - More smartphones shipped in Q1 2013 than feature phones

By Hanleigh Daniels 26 April 2013

IDC's latest research reveals that more smartphones were shipped during Q1 2013 than feature phones. FULL STORY >

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Apple quarterly profit down for first time in almost a decade

By Hanleigh Daniels 24 April 2013

Apple reports its Q2 2013 fiscal results, revealing a drop in profits for the first time in nearly a decade. FULL STORY >

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ABI Research charts rise of the low-cost smartphone

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 April 2013

ABI Research's latest research show that more affordable smartphones will constitute nearly half of all smartphone shipments by 2018. FULL STORY >

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Nokia reveals interim Q1 2013 report

By Hanleigh Daniels 19 April 2013

Nokia releases its latest (Q1 2013) interim financial report revealing a decrease in feature phone sales, but uptake in Lumia smartphones. FULL STORY >

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IDC - smartphones expected to outship feature phones during 2013

By Hanleigh Daniels 5 March 2013

IDC expects that during the course of this year smartphones will outship feature phones for the first time. FULL STORY >

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Strategy Analytics - iPhone 5 was best-selling smartphone in Q4 2012

By Hanleigh Daniels 21 February 2013

Strategy Analytics latest research revealed that the newest iPhone topped the sales charts during the final quarter of last year. FULL STORY >

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Global mobile phone sales drops 1.7 percent in 2012 - Gartner

By Hanleigh Daniels 14 February 2013

Gartner reveals its take on the global smartphone and mobile phone sales market for Q4 2012 and full-year 2012. FULL STORY >

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Apple king of the mobile phone hill in US during Q4 2012

By Hanleigh Daniels 4 February 2013

Apple achieves another first as it surpasses Samsung for the top mobile vendor spot Stateside during Q4 2012. FULL STORY >

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