Google Pixel Smartphone Shipments Doubled to 3.9 Million in 2017: IDC

Google has reportedly managed to ship double the number of Pixel smartphones in 2017 as compared to 2016. As per IDC’s research director Francisco Jeronimo, Google doubled shipments of Pixel smartphones in 2017 with 3.9 million units sold. While the numbers are not great in the global smartphone market, it shows steady growth for the company’s lineup. Meanwhile, Android co-founder … Read more

Apple Watch Shipments in Q4 2017 Surpassed Sales of Entire Swiss Watch Industry: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS Apple Watch shipments saw a 32 percent growth Apple Watch shipments hit 8 million in Q4 2017, Canalys reports An IDC analyst claims that Apple has become the “biggest watchmaker” While Apple is already taking on the army of Android smartphones, it has now been reported that the Tim Cook-led company outsold the entire Swiss watch industry … Read more

Tablet shipments kept going down in Q3, but Apple gained

The third quarter of 2017 ended with 40 million tablets shipped globally, IDC said in its latest report. Growing demand for phones and traditional PCs strengthening their positions have been pointed out as the main reasons for the shipments decline for a 12th consecutive quarter. According to the analysts, the fall is 5.4% from 42.3 … Read more

Apple and Xiaomi Lead the Wearables Market, Overall Shipments Rise: Strategy Analytics

Apple has leapt to the lead in wearable computing on strong sales of its smartwatch, a market survey shows. The survey released Thursday by Strategy Analytics showed Apple grabbed a 15.9 percent share of the wearables market in the first quarter. While Apple does not release sales figures for its Apple Watch, the estimate by … Read more