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LG shipped a record 59.1 million smartphones in 2014

LG marked the arrival of 2014 with smartphones like the G Pro 2 and followed it up with the launch of the LG G3. The Korean manufacturer also announced a slew of midrange devices which have collectively contributed to its success. The company has now announced that it shipped a total of 59.1 million smartphones

Over 1 billion Android devices were shipped in 2014

Apple just recorded the most lucrative financial quarter in the history of mankind and also shipped its one billionth iOS device not too long ago. However, a new report claims that Android is still ahead in terms of raw marketshare with shipments of over a billion reported in 2014 alone, 1042.7 million units to be

Samsung Reported To Ship Over 350 Million Smartphones in 2013

The smartphone market is currently being ruled by Samsung with no other company coming even close to denting the company’s marketshare. The Koreans even managed to sneak up on Nokia when it came to total handset shipments. So one would say the company is having a great couple of years at the office. And according

Tablet shipments to surpass laptops in North America in Q4 2012

For the first time, tablet shipments in North America are expected to be higher than laptop shipments. This is according to Richard Shim of NPD DisplaySearch, who predicts that the tablet shipments in the fourth quarter of this year will reach 21.5 million units. On the other hand, there will be only around 14.6 million

Smartphone Shipments To Double By 2016

Smartphone shipments will surpass the 1 billion mark by 2016, according to a recent market research results published by a market research firm called NPD DisplaySearch. This year alone, the shipments are predicted to reach 567 million and double in only four years’ time. New smartphone releases, such as the announcement of the iPhone 5 this

Android Cumulative Shipments To Hit 1.1B By 2013

A recent study by IHS iSuppli Wireless Communications projects the end of 2013, the cumulative global shipments of smartphones based on Android will reach 1.1 billion. 2013 marks five years after the operating system owned by Google Inc. became available. Furthermore, annual shipments of Android smartphones will increase from 357 million this year to 451

HTC Puts Another Nail In RIM’s Coffin

HTC’s smartphone sales were through the roof last quarter. HTC beat out both Apple and Samsung in smartphone sales (Samsung won on phones overall though).  According to the latest research from Canalys, HTC shipped 5.7 million smartphones in the third quarter while Samsung shipped 5.2 million. Apple came in third place with 4.9 million.  Many