LG Mobile smartphone Q2 shipments up 20% to 14.5 million

LG Mobile Communications today said its smartphone shipments in the second quarter rose 20 percent to 14.5 million. LTE products account for more than one-third of all LG smartphones sold this year. LG Mobile Communications Q2 sales increased 16 percent to $3.51 billion. The mobile division has ...

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ZTE launches Blade Vec 4G priced at HKD 1,499

ZTE launches Blade Vec 4G

ZTE has launched the Blade Vec 4G – priced at HKD 1,499 — and Grand S II LTE – at HKD 2,499 — in Hong Kong. Jacky Zhang, CEO of Asia Pacific and CIS regions at ZTE Mobile Devices, said: “ZTE will continue our efforts to develop products with high value to bolster our position... Read More

Lenovo grabs tablet market share in Q2, Apple and Samsung dip

IDC report on tablet market share

Lenovo has captured tablet market share in the second quarter of 2014, while both Apple and Samsung slipped. IDC tablet market share report said Lenovo, the Chinese tablet brand, increased its share to 4.9 percent in Q2 2014 from 3.3 percent in Q2 2013. Apple faced music in the global tablet ...

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Telefonica to modernize and expand 4G LTE network in Spain

Telecom operator Telefonica is set to modernize its nationwide networks and expand its 4G LTE network to improve performance and capacity in Spain. The mobile service provider has selected Nokia Networks for supplying radio access equipment and professional services in Andalusia, Galicia, ...

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Qualcomm to invest $150 million in China startups

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

Wireless chip vendor Qualcomm will invest up to $150 million in Chinese startup companies across all stages. Incidentally, Qualcomm is facing a probe by Chinese authorities for the alleged violation of certain trade practices. Qualcomm’s investment will be in areas such as Internet, e-commerce, ...

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