Posted on 26 April 2013 by bbiswajitece
Global report has been launched by IDC on smart phone & cell phone sales for the first quarter of this year.
Last year in Q1 total smart phones shipped were 402.4 million units & in this year Q1 418.6 million units were total smart phones shipped where 216.2 million was the total number of smart phones i.e. 51.6%.
Samsung again shows its dominance in the market by shipping 115 million units out of which 70.7 million were smartphones. It is also interesting to know that Samsung possess 32.7% share of the global smartphone shipments & in the final quarter 27.5% of all phone shipments occurred.
Apple takes on the second spot in terms of smart phones shipments. Apple achieved 6.6% YoY increment which is much lower than global smart phone market but it is good in terms of 4% growth in cell phone market.
In terms of total phone shipments Nokia takes on the second spot with 61.9 million units & at the same time 25.1% decline YoY & also not in top 5 smart phones maker list in Q1 2013.
LG occupies the third spot by shipping 10.3 million Optimus devices with a good growth YoY whereas in 2012 LG sold 4.9 million units in Q1 of 2012. Standing side by side of the Korean Company Huawei also comes in picture with 10 million smart phones sold in the last three months.
Posted on 30 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
A rumour has been quoted over a year that Apple is trying to enter into TV industry, but still now no such public interest has been shown by the company & Cupertino has laid down the TV design. Every consumers is eagerly waiting for this kind of new launch in such old consumer segment like TV. As per report from Digi Times within 12 months time Apple will launch its iTV.
iTV is said to be the new name given to this television as per supply chain sources from Digi Times which possess 3,840×2,160 pixel resolution including internet connectivity with voice and motion controls. Already in CES at Las Vegas there was quite a rage about the 4k television.
Recently a sale report arose saying that Apple is looking for new supplier for TV panel, since its own supplier is manufacturing the display panels of iPad & iPhone in full fledged. LG may be chosen as one of the true partner for manufacturing display panels in the later part of this year or may start the work in early phase of 2014 since company is planning to release in the next 12 months.
Apple and manufacturing partner Foxconn have been discussing the mass production of UHDTVs for “quite some time,” but the Cupertino company is said to be looking for a reliable panel supplier. The publication noted that most firms capable of building the high-resolution displays will already be at near full capacity in 2013 to satiate demand from Chinese vendors as per some special sources.
Posted on 29 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
Apple Inc. has recently taken a decision to scale up its presence across India due to the so-called success iPhone in India. The company is planning to triple its exclusive outlets figure by 200 till 2015.
Already in India total 17 franchisees are there operating 65 Apple’s exclusive stores also known as Apple’s Premium Re-sellers.
Again company itself running Apple stores in some countries like U.S. & China, so company will share designs & manpower too to create new exclusive stores just like that of original Apple stores.
Rs. 1 crore is the estimated fund decided by Apple Inc. to the franchisees over a year as a means of reimbursement for the new Indian stores.
Most of the mobile handsets in the country still belong to the 2G category.
As per IDC report Apple has marked a record sales of around 400 percent & also jumped to second spot in total revenue in the smart phones sales market.
Posted on 22 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
Smart Watch one of the latest entry into the gadgets segments in this current year. Already as per rumours Samsung & Apple both are working to launch a new hi-tech smart watch & soon Google also might put itself into the action. As per latest report from Financial Times, a smart watch is being prepared from Google’s end. Already Google’s Android unit has recently developed an Google Glass rather than built by X-lab.
In 2011 Google has filed a patent application for smart watch as per report came from Financial Times.Dual-screened display and an interactive user interface should be included in the feature of smart watch as per mentioned in that patent application.
As a part of Project J, Samsung was working on a smart watch as per rumours spread in the past. But few days back Samsung has confirmed that there are really working on a smart watch but not revealed any further details.Again as per rumours, smart watch is likely to come with an arm band, will have the ability to bike mount and will come with a pouch as well. Altios OS bet version is the new OS being used to run the new smart watch.
iWatch is the name of the smart watch working by the Apple soon to be released in upcoming years. This smart watch from Apple runs on full version iOS with very exciting features like that of iPhone & iPad i.e. integrated pedometer for counting steps and sensors for monitoring health-related data, making calls, caller id feature & many more.
Posted on 18 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
A recent update from some Thailand’s new website CoconutsBangkok, has reported that a user named Suwicha Auesomsaksakul, while holding an Apple iPhone 5 got exploded while making a call. Again, as per news the user was holding the phone for 30 seconds only when the phone became hot & smoke starts to appear, then the user throw the phone on the ground & after that the phone explodes like a fire cracker atleast times & there was a burning mark left on phone’s home button.
This incident with the Apple’s iPhone is not for the first time i.e explosion or burn. Already a report came in 2011 when a red smoke & glow was coming out from iPhone when an Austrailian passenger was travelling on an airplane. Similarly in Finland an iPhone was exploded in an user’s pocket. Lastly, in Brazil an emitting sparks was coming out from Brazil.
Samsung Galaxy Note battery got exploded in a 55 year old man pocket, though the man was carrying a spare battery but then also he suffered a second-degree burn, this incident happened in last month.
Last year a news came Samsung’s flagship phone Galaxy S III was exploded in a user’s car in Ireland, After this incident the company drew a conclusion that fire caused was not due to the defect in smartphone but due to some external energy source.
Posted on 08 March 2013 by bbiswajitece
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoC(System on Chip) may be used by Apple to manufacture low-cost iPhone as report released from China times. The manufacturing process will be started on the second quarter of the year.
TSMC’s 28nm process of Taiwan based chip maker to make cheap on board SoC for Apple, in this phone only 3G connectivity features will be available.
28nm process are like Snapdragon 400 and 200 processors for mid-range and entry-level smartphones launched by Qualcomm & it supports all basic connectivity except LTE to cut basic cost of a mobile phone maker.
LCD Drivers of low cost iPhone will be purchased from Renesas Electronics & NAND flash memory will be bought from companies like Toshiba, Elpida, Micron Technology, SK Hynix and SanDisk as per report released from China Times.
Recently Apple is working on two iPhone models one is successor to the iPhone 5 with a 4.5-inch screen while the other will a cheaper smartphone model sporting a polycarbonate body as per recent report from Apple Insider via Japanese blog Macotakara.
Dual-core MSM8960 or the Quad-core APQ8064 were the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets may use by Apple to make their new low budget iPhone.
Posted on 23 February 2013 by bbiswajitece
Another rumour has been coming up from Apple’s armory that a smaller & cheaper version of smart phone to be soon launched in summer by the name given from the company iPhone Mini.
After having a formal meeting with Apple’s Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer, Katy Huberty points out some exciting reasons why Apple should introduced a cheaper smart phone.
As per Huberty Apple’s customer base is increasing by 50 percent with the help of iPad Mini sales across Chinal/Brazil which shows a total new smart phone customer in the ecosystem.
Recently Chinese customers were not willing to purchase older version of smart phones & were much interested in the newer versions of Apple iPhone.
Apple is expanding their partnership with some world leading mobile carriers like NTT Docomo, T-Mobile, and China Mobile in Q2 2014.
Customers were these days interested to buy older versions of iPhone not going for new devices as described by Huberty.
Again more customers were interested to buy iPhone 4/iPhone 4S rather than iPhone 5.
Thats why company may change some features or appearance of iPad & already iPad Mini 2 will be showcase in the market with retina display & iPad 5 will be redesigned before it put its footsteps in to this tech market.
Posted on 09 February 2013 by bbiswajitece
Number of handsets shipped in the Q4 2012 was 438.1 million, out of which 50 percent were smart phones shipped i.e. 216.5 million units. This handset shipment almost increased by 37 percent as compared to 2011. The shipment of these mobile phones were sent across 50+ countries. This data were estimated by Canalys an Independent analyst firm.
Again there was a close look at the mobile OS platform, mostly 34 percent of the total mobile phone shipments were Android based & 11 percent were iOS6 , all these different OS based phones shipped into Q4 2012. Again only 69 percent of Android based smart phones i.e. 216.5 million units were shipped, second was iOS based smart phones was 22 percent, third was Blackberry OS based smart phones was 3.5 percent shipped i.e. 7.6 million, others OS based smart phones were low in terms of percentage like Microsoft possess 2.4 percent, Nokia contains 1.5 percent & rest possess 1.4 percent respectively.
Next as per research conducted by Canalys, Samsung tops in tems of smart phones shipments i.e. 29 percent of all smart phones shipped i.e. 62.9 million in number. Apple holds the second position & 47.8 million smart phones were shipped i.e. 22.1 percent. Huawei & ZTE occupy the third & fourth position. While Sondy drops from fifth position & Lenovo has replaced the Sony. 64.6 million units of smart phones out of total smart phones i.e. 216.5 million units shipped to China.
Posted on 05 February 2013 by bbiswajitece
As per some research firm statcounter Apple being the first & Samsung being the second has climbed on the top peak of mobile internet usage on world wide basis.
As per Jan 2013 stats Apple tops the list with 25.86 pc, Samsung being next with 22.69 pc & Nokia on third with 22.15 pc.
As per 2011 figures India has 119,749,712 internet users only 10 percent of global internet population. China contributes 38 percent of total population i.e. 511,963,000 using internet. But in the top, US leads with 77.86 percent i.e total population of 242,614,88.
Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter pass a commrnt that No.1 spot is falling despite for such low share on Apple. Again the spot ceded by Finnish company i.e. Nokia from Jan 2012 to Jan 2013.
Again the above table indicate the current market status of Apple, Samsung & Nokia compared to previous & present year.
Posted on 29 January 2013 by bbiswajitece
iOS is one of the world’s modern operating system with nearly 300 million iPhone, iPod, iPad & other touch devices.
To accomodate high speed international users Apple has launched a new iOS 6.1 on the iPhone 5 & the other newer iPads. Recently, Apple is trying to reach many places like Denmark, Finland, Switzerland & Middle East to enhance its LTE reach to its customer. Company wants to expands its LTE network via. 36 additional iPhone carriers and 23 new iPad carriers.
Siri has discovered a new options with iOS6.1 downlodable to Apple devices in US to purchase movie tickets.
Fadango’s & Apple Voice Assistant helped a lot in creating a sort of features to book movie tickets while it makes a way to free from waiting in a line.
With the help of iCloud the subscribers can download songs to their iOS devices.
Apple TV one of the unique feature via. Bluetooth Keyboard through iOS6.1After th initial beta version launched the update comes around three months. This beta update is available after three days & the users can avail update through iTunes.