Tag: Apple

17 May

“World Island” Sees Competition in the Smartphone Business Toughen First

17 May

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, CEMARead full bio The Chinese focus on the “World Island” is protecting the Americas — at least for the moment — as consolidation bites in the Android business. Recent quarters have seen a big squeeze in the Android smartphone business as Huawei grows, but mainly at the expense of smaller […]

04 Apr

Apple is Planning a Big Push Into Services – So How Big and Where is its User Base?

04 Apr

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, CEMARead full bio Apple has announced a major push into news services and digital payments as it ramps up its position in services faced with plateauing or declining sales of iPhones in a maturing smartphone market.IDC researches and publishes installed base data linked to its device trackers, and this blog […]

07 Jan
Apple’s focus on newer premium models has looked inevitable

Apple’s focus on newer premium models has looked inevitable

07 Jan

Simon Baker Program Director, Mobile Phones, CEMA Read full bio Apple’s decision to focus more on upmarket iPhones has looked inevitable for some time and should not be a surprise to many in the industry. There has been a creaking sound between operating systems across the industry as Apple has maintained its top level prices, […]

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