Ratan Tata invests in Xiaomi

Smartphone brand Xiaomi has received investment from Indian business man Ratan Tata. Ratan Tata, chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons, has made investment in several ecommerce firms as well. This is the first investment by any Indian into Xiaomi. In ...

Smartphone shipment to touch 1.2bn this year: Juniper

The number of smartphone shipments will approach 1.2bn this year, an increase of 19 percent from 985m in 2013, says a new research from Juniper Research. Also, Average Selling Price (ASP) of a smartphone will decline globally to reach $274 by ...

Samsung plans phone factory in West Java, Indonesia

Devices vendor Samsung is planning to set up a factory in West Java to manufacture mobile phones primarily for Indonesia. Indonesia is one of the world’s fastest growing markets for smartphones and feature phones. Recently, BlackBerry Z3 ...

Samsung gears up for more smartphones and tablets

Samsung is gearing up to regain its lost market share in both smartphones and tablets space by unveiling a series of innovative devices. The company is targeting significant increase in device sale in the current quarter. Samsung shipped about ...

Huawei ships 64.21 million devices in H1 2014

Huawei today said its Consumer Business Group (BG) shipped 64.21 million devices during the first half of 2014. Smartphones shipments rose 62 percent to 34.27 million units – supported by the growth of Mate 2 4G and Ascend P7. In Q2 2014, Huawei ...