<h1 class="entry-title">Tag: mobile phones</h1>
15 Aug

Huawei Smartphone Exports Drop but Chinese Sales Rise After US Ban

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio Firm Flies on as a Shot-Up Shturmovik In an interview on July 4 with the Financial Times, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei revealed that this is his favourite image of his company — a photo of a shot-up Shturmovik, a Russian Il-2 ground-attack aircraft riddled with shell holes […]

22 Jul

Where Is Apple’s Ecosystem Strongest?

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio Apple used the Mac to launch the iPhone 12 years ago, but the iPhone grew into a far bigger product. Globally the company shipped 209 million iPhones in 2018 according to IDC data, against 18 million Macs. Apple then leveraged the global position of the iPhone to […]

19 Jul

Smartphone Shipment Growth Will Be in Emerging Markets, but Won’t Add Much Value

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio Globally the smartphone market is no longer expanding. IDC forecasts an increase of just 1.8% in units to 2023, with volumes rising over the 1.5 billion unit threshold annually after a dip this year. Where does that leave emerging markets, which for many years were a motor […]